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Monthly Archives: January 2020

Senate Swears in PDP’s Ekpenyong

The Senate on Thursday swore-in Senator Christopher Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), representing Akwa-Ibom North-West Senatorial District in the National Assembly. The lawmaker...

We’ll Deal with Bandits Terrorizing your State, Buhari Assures Niger Delegation

President Muhammadu Buhari has said “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of...

Russia Closes Far East Border with China to Prevent Spread of...

Russia announced on Thursday it was closing its border with China to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government meeting...

We’ll Provide Enabling Environment for Businesses to Thrive – Buhari

The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the...

Court Grants Adoke N50 Million Naira Bail

An FCT High acourt sitting in Gwagwalada has granted bail to Mohammed Adoke, former  Attorney General of the Federation, in the sum of N50...

Buhari, Security  Chiefs  Meet in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a security council meeting with his security advisers and the service chiefs at the State House, Abuja. Service chiefs...

Kobe Bryant’s Widow Breaks Silence over Husband’s Death

Vanessa Bryant, the widow of the deceased NBA legend, Kobe Bryant has spoken publicly for the first time on the tragic death of her...

Zulum Visits NDE over Unemployment in Borno

As part of multidimensional efforts to address the scourge of unemployment in Borno State, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum was at headquarters of the National...

Oyetola Reverses Demotion of LG Workers

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has reversed the demotion of some local  government workers in the state The workers were part of those sanctioned...

#BuhariResign: Nigerians Demand Buhari’s Resignation, as Presidency Describes Abaribe as Foolish

Many Nigerians have backed the call for President Muhammadu Buhari's resignation made by the Senate Minority Leader, Sen. Eyinaya Abaribe.  Abaribe on the floor of...

Buhari Congratulates Governor Willie Obiano on Knighthood

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on his recent honour as Knight Commander in the Order of St....

Thiem Dumps World Number One, Nadal, out of Australian Open

Dominic Thiem stunned Rafael Nadal to send the world number one out of the 2020 Australian Open. The Austrian therefore set up a semi-final clash...

Presidency Attacks Sen Abaribe for Asking Buhari to Resign

The Presidency has described as foolish, the call by Senate Minority Leader, Eyinaya Abaribe, on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign on account of the...

Declare National Security Emergency, Senate Tells Buhari, Constitutes Ad-Hoc Committee to...

The Senate has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency declare a National Security Emergency to address the escalating challenges of...

Nigerians Divided over Adeboye’s “Female Secretary” Tweet

Nigerians have expressed divided opinions over a statement credited to the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor E.A Adeboye. The cleric...

Oyo LG Dissolution Crisis: Makinde Visits Inspector General of Police, says...

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, visited the Inspector General of Police, IGP Adamu Mohammed in Abuja on Wednesday, declaring that his administration would...

Governo Mohammed Charts the Way Forward for Bauchi

As the Bauchi State Government settles down for governance after the Supreme Court affirmed Senator Bala Mohammed as Governor of the state, the Governor...

In Defence of Femi Adesina By Abdullah O. Haruna Haruspice

Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has come under intense criticisms in recent times for projecting the...

Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Eligibility of Senator Omo-Agege

Justice Othman Musa of the FCT High Court in Bwari has dismissed the suit filed challenging the eligibility of the Deputy President of the...

Kano Assembly Gives Ganduje Nod to Borrow N15Bn

Kano State House of Assembly has approved a loan of N15 billion requested by the Governor,  Abdullahi Ganduje, for the 44 Local Government Areas...

Defection: PDP Declares Imo Lawmakers’ Seats Vacant, Calls for Fresh Elections

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday declared the seats of the Imo State House of Assembly members who recently defected from the party to...

Insecurity: Senate Minority Leader Calls on President Buhari to Resign 

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the Senate Minority Leader, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari following the rising insecurity in the country and asked that the President...

British Airways Suspends All Flights to China Over Coronavirus

British Airways has suspended all direct flights to and from mainland China after Britain warned against all but essential travel to the country due...

Pinnacle to ICPC: Apologize to Us or Face Litigation

A licensed digital switchover company, Pinnacle Communications Limited, has told the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission(ICPC)  to apologize to it over...

NYSC DG Clears the Air on Corps Members Allowance

The Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has cleared the air on the amount approved as corps members’ monthly allowance by the Federal Government in...

Otedola Visits Daughter at Kunle Afolayan’s “Citation” Location

Billionaire and business mogul, Femi Oyetola and his wife paid a surprise visit to the location of a new movie "Citation" by filmmaker, Kunle...

Hate Speech Bill: We Will not Pass Any Law Detrimental to...

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has reassured Nigerians that the ninth National Assembly will not pass any law to the detriment of the...

Oyo LG/LCDA Crisis: Court Restrains Sacked Council Chairmen from Forceful Take...

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has restrained the 68  sacked chairmen of Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas from taking over...

Buhari Wants Senate to Confirm Obiora as CBN Deputy Gov, Akande...

The Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora and Professor Adeola Akande as Deputy...

Kogi Governor Retains SSG, CoS, Transmits 17 Names of Commissioner Nominees...

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has announced the reappointment of three high profile persons who worked with him in his first tenure.  According to a...

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