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Monthly Archives: October 2019

When Did the Rain Start Beating Us?

By Babafemi Ojudu In a fairly large space at the Smithsonian Museum, at the epicentre of Washington DC, were his exhibits. When I saw it,...

Border Closure: Ghana Traders Shut Nigerian Owned Shops in Retaliation 

Some Ghanaian traders under the umbrella of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) on Thursday shut down shops owned by Nigerians in Kumasi. According to...

Buhari, Saudi Crown Prince Agree to Establish Nigeria-Saudi Council

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted an invitation from the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, for the establishment of Nigeria- Saudi Council aimed at...

Tinubu Pays Tribute to Mobolaji Johnson

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader and former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Thursday described the Late Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson the first...

Appeal Court Upholds Salam’s Election.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, capital city of Ondo State, has dismissed the ruling of the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal which...

Enugu Government Bans Non-Sporting Activities at Stadium

The Enugu State Government has banned all non-sporting activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium Indoor Sports Hall. The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Vitus Okecchi...

Wike Sacks Perm. Sec.

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has sacked the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Survey, Mr Dumo Jack. This was disclosed in a...

Operation Positive Identification: Reps Set up Committee to Probe Army.

The House of Representatives  Committee on Army has set up a subcommittee headed by Tajudeen Adefisoye,  to interface with the army and address areas...

Trump Impeachment: Public Hearing Set to Begin

Public hearings in the impeachment enquiry of US President Donald Trump is set to begin. In a vote that conformed with its partisan divide, the...

Buhari Felicitates with Afe Babalola on 90th Birthday 

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with legal luminary, Chief Afe Babalola, on his 90th birthday. The President in a statement issued by his Special Adviser...

Buhari Meets with U.N Treasury Secretary on Infrastructures

President Muhammadu Buhari met with the U.S Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin in Riyadh on Wednesday at a meeting held on the margins of the...

Meet 2019 ABU Best Graduating Medical Student.

A medical student, Sale Murtala Dandashire, has emerged overall best graduating medical student, 2019 at Ahmadu Bello University Medical School, Zaria. Dandashire hails from Kankara...

Aregbesola Commends Soyombo, The Cable on Ikoyi Correction Centre Undercover Work

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has commended The Cable journalist, Fisayo Soyombo, and publisher, Simon Kolawole for their undercover work at the Ikoyi Correction...

LAUTECH: Oyetola, Makinde Set up 10-Man Committee

There seems to be an end in sight to the crisis rocking the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso, jointly owned by Oyo...

FG Okays N718m Mobile Scanner for Apapa Port

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N718 million for the purchase of a mobile security scanner for the Apapa port in Lagos state. The...

Britain’s Three-time Olympic Gold Medalist Paralyzed

Pete Reed, a 38-year-old 6ft 6″ Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy and Three-time Rowing Gold Medalist Winner for Britain has suffered a rare...

Yahoo Boys’ Mothers Now Forming Association – Magu

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday said that mothers of cyber fraudsters, known as Yahoo boys,...

Presidential Election: PDP, Atiku React to Supreme Court Verdict

The People's Democratic Party has said it was shocked by the verdict of the Supreme Court on Wednesday which dismissed the appeal filed by...

Bauchi State Executive Council Promises  Robust 2020 Budget 

Bauchi State Executive Council says it has taken measures to address the challenges affecting the administration of budget in the state in order to...

Johnson was Incorruptible, Detribalised, Humane Public Officer-Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has described the first military governor of Lagos State, Brig-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson as an incorruptible, detribalised and humane public...

Activist Writes Buhari, Demands Clarification on OPI

President of Project Victory Call Initiatives, (PVC-NAIJA), Dr Bolaji O Akinyemi has demanded from President Muhammadu Buhari, clarification on the purported Operation Positive Identification...

South Sudan Declares State of Emergency

South Sudan on Thursday declared a state of emergency after a heavy downpour and flood killed nine people and displaced 25,000 others. The South Sudan...

We can’t Use Arik Air as National Carrier – Sirika

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said that the federal government can’t convert Arik Air into a national carrier because it doesn’t meet...

Nigeria, U.S. Discuss Infrastructure Financing

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the willingness of the Nigerian government to mobilize additional capital from development finance institutions for the upgrade of critical...

Buhari Mourns Former Lagos Governor, Mobolaji Johnson

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to government and people of Lagos State over the death of Brigadier-General Mobolaji Olufunso Johnson (rtd), 83, who...

Sanwo-Olu Mourns Passage of Brigadier General Mobolaji Johnson

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed sadness over the death of the first Military Governor of the State, Brigadier Gen. Mobolaji Johnson...

Buhari Celebrates Supreme Court Ruling on Atiku’s Appeal  

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the ruling of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, dismissing the case brought before them by former vice-president, Alhaji Atiku...

Supreme Court’s Verdict: Senate President Urges Atiku to Accept Defeat

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the party...

Buhari Commits to Deeper Relationship with Saudi Arabia   

President Muhammadu Buhari has held talks with King Salman in Riyadh, on the sidelines of the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII)...

Aisha Buhari Advises Africans against Stigmatising Women with Infertility

Mrs Aisha Buhari has urged Africans to stop stigmatising women who are dealing with infertility. Mrs Buhari made the call during the high-level panel discussion...

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