South Africans march to Nigerian Embassy, protest against immigrants

Protestors gesture during a march by protestors under the banner of “#Put South Africans First” outside the Nigerian Embassy in Pretoria on September 23, 2020. (Photo by LUCA SOLA / AFP) The march to the Nigerian Embassy trended on social media with the hashtags: #23SeptemberCleanSA and #PutSouthAfricansFirst, sparking a conversation about the ongoing protests against […]

Ghanaian president visits Buhari to discuss detoriating relationship between the two countries

Ghana President, Nana Akufo-Addo, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa on Sunday night. Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad,disclosed this in a tweet on Sunday but did not give details of the  outcome of the meeting. “President @MBuhari receives Ghanian President H.E. @NAkufoAddo tonight in his official residence at the State House, Abuja,” Ahmad […]

Edo Decides: They’re rigging me out – Gov Obaseki cries out

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, through Crusoe Osagie, his Special Adviser, has cried out that “there is an ongoing deliberate election manipulation in areas where he has strongholds. Obaseki is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the incumbent Governor of Edo State. According to him: “Suddenly, card readers are not working […]

Nigeria needs loans for roads, rail, power – Buhari

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, justified the nation’s debt profile, saying his regime needed to borrow to fund critical infrastructure like roads, rail, and power. According to a statement titled “President Buhari justifies borrowing to fund infrastructure,” by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, […]

FG declare September 16 as National Identity Day

The Federal Government has declared Sept. 16 as National Identity Day and has supported the enrolment of Nigerians forDigital Identity (ID) across the country. Dr Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said this in a statement signed by Mrs Uwa Suleiman, his spokesperson on Tuesday, in Abuja. Pantami reminded Nigerians of the importance […]

Petrol subsidy removal will save Nigeria N1trn, create jobs annually -Sylva

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva By Deji Abdulwahab Mr Timipre Sylva, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources says the Federal Government’s decision to fully remove subsidy from petrol will save the country ₦1trn annually and create massive jobs. Sylva, who said this on Thursday, while speaking with newsmen in Abuja, […]

Security agencies reassure Edo residents of peaceful poll (Is it war or elections?)

Policemen on duty By Deborah Coker Security Agencies in Edo on Sunday reassured Edo residents of their commitment to ensure that the Sept. 19 governorship election was peaceful and violence free. The reassurance was given during the day two of the inter agencies’ combined exercise, tagged “Inter Agencies Show of Force”. SP Chidi Nwabuzor, Police […]

Northern, Southern Leaders Resolve to Pull back Nigeria from the Brink

By Adedayo Akinwale The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Middle Belt Forum, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), have resolved to work together with the aim of pulling Nigeria from the brink. They have also expressed their commitment to support and involve themselves in all activities targeted at improving the Nigerian constitution for […]

Drug abuse: Gov. Fintiri tasks religious leaders on awarenes

By Ibrahim Kado Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has called on religious leaders to create more awareness against drugs abuse, especially among the youth. Fintiri made the call during the general assembly meeting and presentation of the 1442 Islamic calendar and prayer time by the state’s Muslim Council in Yola on Saturday. He said […]

Defence/Security Minister pledges improvement in welfare of retired military personnel

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), has assured the serving and retired members of the Nigerian Armed Forces of improved welfare in recognition of their sacrifices to their father land. The minister disclosed this in a statement signed by his Special Assistant Media and Publicity, Mr Mohammad Abdulkadri, in Abuja, […]

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