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Monthly Archives: September 2019

21-Year-Old Ekiti University Student Convicted for Cyber Crime

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday convicted a 21-year-old student, Ojo Ayomide, for cyber crime related offences. Justice Nkeonye Maha, convicted Ayomide, 400-...

Musa Wada Wins Kogi PDP Governorship Ticket

Engr Musa Wada has won the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Kogi State. Wada polled a total of 748 votes to...

Kidnapped Edo CMD Regains Freedom

The Chief Medical Director of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Professor Sylvanus Okogbenin kidnapped on Monday last week has returned to his house at Irrua...

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba of APC Loses at Tribunal

Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost at the election tribunal in Calabar, Cross River State. Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba of...

Culture, Veritable Tool For Peace, Sustainable Development – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has tasked the Director Generals and Chief Executive Officers of agencies in the Culture Sector...

Buhari Felicitates with SGF on 63rd Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on the occasion of his 63rd birthday. Buhari in...

Xenophobia: FG Recalls High Commissioner to South Africa, Pulls out of...

The Federal Government of Nigeria has recalled its High Commissioner to South Africa over the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the country. Also, the...

Hassan Rilwan Appointed Head of Kaduna Scholarship & Loans Board

The Kaduna State Government has appointed Hassan Rilwan as the Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board. A statement from Sir Kashim Ibrahim House...

Xenophobic Attacks: MTN Closes Service Centres

Telecoms giant, MTN Nigeria, said it has confirmed attacks on its facilities in three major cities of Lagos, Ibadan and Uyo in Lagos, Oyo...

Xenophobia: Don’t attack South Africans, Business Interests in FCT- Minister...

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called on the residents of the territory, especially students and youths, not to carry out retaliatory...

Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls for Calm, Warns against Reprisals on Foreigners.

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has vowed to deal with troublemakers exploiting the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa to foment...

Gov Mohammed Inspects ongoing Capital Projects Ahead of 100 Days in...

Ahead of his 100 days in office and keeping track of awarded contracts , Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has inspected water and...

Xenophobic Attack: A Reporter’s Diary

It was not the first time xenophobic attacks on Nigerians would be reported, the news had always been in the media and would disappear...

Xenophobic Attacks: Tiwa Savage Cancels Her Upcoming Performance in South Africa

A Nigerian musician Tiwa Savage has cancelled her performance at the upcoming DSTV Festival in Johannesburg on the 21st of September.  She said via her twitter...

Attack on Shoprite, Others against Nigerian Spirit – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos government has described attacks on Shoprite complexes at Jakande and Sangotedo Area of Ajah as against the Nigerian spirit of accommodation and benevolence. Gbenga Omotoso,...

FG to Partner Greece on Ship Building in Nigeria — Akpabio

The Federal government is to partner with the Republic of Greece on the training of Niger Delta youths and others in ship building, fishing,...

Beyond the Street Attacks: The Deep Capacious Lineage of Afrophobia in South...

Let no one tell you that the Afrophobic violence in South Africa is a recent or isolated phenomenon. It is not. Makwerekwere, a term of...

Kyari Promises Transparency in NNPC Operations 

Malam Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reassured Nigerians on his commitment  to ensuring transparency and...

BASG to Access Funding for Infrastructural Development

To complement Bauchi State Government's efforts in environmental development and job creation amongst youth,  Governor Bala Mohammed is to work with consultants to enable...

Bayelsa Guber: Senator Douye Wins PDP Primary

Senator Douye Diri has emerged as the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the November 16 gubernatorial election. The voting process started late...

Governor Flees as Gunmen Invade Kogi PDP Primary

The governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party ended abruptly in the early hours of Wednesday when gunmen invaded the venue of the...

Man Burns Son to Death over N500

A 35-year-old man identified as Mr. Idorenyin Essien from Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, has been arrested for allegedly burning his son to...

Zambia Cancels Friendly Match with South Africa

The Football Association of Zambia (FAZ) has called off its friendly match against South Africa due to recent xenophobic attacks. In a statement released on...

No Nigerian Died in Recent Xenophobic Attacks says Consul-General in SA

Nigeria’s Consul-General in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama ,has debunked reports and videos depicting the death of Nigerians in the latest xenophobic attacks in South...

Xenophobic Attacks: Buhari is a Bloody Coward- Femi Fani Kayode

Chief Femi Fani Kayode, former Aviation Minister and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), has called President Muhammadu Buhari a coward over his reaction...

Xenophobia: Betrayal of Struggle – Adekoya

The Deputy Minority Whip of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Adekoya Adesegun Abdel-Majid has expressed displeasure with the violent attacks on Nigerians in the...

Deeper Life Pastor Commits Suicide in Ogun

A pastor with the Deeper Life Bible Church, Mr. Tunde, has reportedly committed suicide at the Mowe area of Ogun State after being defrauded...

EKSU Student Flood Victims Get Relief Materials.

Ekiti State Government on Tuesday distributed relief materials to Ekiti State University students who were victims of last weekend flooding in Iworoko area of...

SGF to Join Stakeholders’ Meeting on Tiv/Jukun Violence

Following the public appeal by President Muhammadu Buhari to Governors of Benue and Taraba States as well as their traditional and political leaders for...

FG to Nigerians: Attack on South African Businesses in Nigeria will...

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against...

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