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Monthly Archives: November 2020

Buhari Lauds Improvement in Nigeria’s Relations with Slovakia

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed good wishes towards the outgoing Ambassador of Slovak Republic to Nigeria, Peter Holasek, who just completed a five-year tour...

Buhari Congratulates Former Information Minister, Prof Jerry Gana, on 75th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent good wishes to Professor Jerry Gana on his 75th birthday, congratulating him for a life of service to country,...

‘Harvest Season Turns Mourning Season’, Senate Minority Caucus Laments Borno Massacre

The Senate Minority Caucus on Monday expressed deep sadness over the gruesome killings of rice farmers in Borno State by the Boko Haram insurgents. In...

Borno Massacre; Nigerians Attack Garba Shehu on Military Clearance Comment 

Many Nigerians have launched verbal attack on the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, over his comment...

World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians Die Of AIDS — UNAIDS

The Nigerian Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), Dr Erasmus Morah, said no fewer than 1.6 million Nigerians have died of HIV/AIDS...

Makinde Nominates Siju Lawal As Commissioner For Works

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has transmitted the name of Alh Lawal Ismail Ayansiju as Commissioner designate for the state Ministry of Public...

APC Begins Membership Registration December 12

The Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday announced the commencement of the party membership registration and...

UI Senate Approves Prof Ekanlola’s Nomination as Acting VC

The University of Ibadan has recommended Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola, who is the current Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic, as acting Vice Chancellor. This followed the...

Akeredolu Swears in New Attorney General in Ondo

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has sworn-in Charles Titiloye as the new Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of the state. Governor Akeredolu announced...

Borno Farmers Killing: Lawan Leads Delegation on Condolence Visit

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has on Monday, led a Federal Government Delegation to Maiduguri, Borno State, on a condolence visit over the killing of...

UI Scholar, Kudus Adebayo, Wins Best PhD Thesis Award in African,...

University of Ibadan multiple award winner, Dr Kudus Oluwatoyin Adebayo, has emerged winner of the 2020 Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS) Rahamon...

Presidency Blames 43 Farmers Murdered for Failing to Get Military Clearance...

The Presidency has said the 43 rice farmers murdered by Boko Haram terrorists at Ijere Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday were...

43 Farmers Killed in Borno Not 110, DHQ Faults UN’s Figure

The Defence Headquarters has insisted that 43 farmers were killed by Boko Haram in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday and...

U.S President-elect, Joe Biden, to Appoint Nigerian-American, Adewale Adeyemo, as  Deputy...

The U.S. President-elect, Joe Biden is expected to name a Nigerian-born lawyer, Adewale Adeyemo, as his Deputy Secretary of Treasury. Media reports quoted unnamed sources...

Ghana to Hold Presidential, Parliamentary Elections December 7

Ghana holds presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December with 17.029 million voters expected to cast their ballots. There is high expectations about the vote,...

Northern Governors Condemn Massacre of Borno Farmers

The Northern Governors Forum has said it is appalled by the killing of rice farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents. In a...

Tambuwal Agonizes over Sokoto Indigenes Killed on Borno Rice Farm, Pledges...

Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has condemned the massacre of over 100 rice farmers in Borno state over the weekend. While commiserating with his Borno...

I didn’t Defect to APC over Presidential Ambition- Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has reiterated that he did not defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC) to contest for presidency in 2023. Umahi...

Buhari Hails Erudite Jurist, Chief George Uwechue, at 82

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with foremost jurist, Owelle of Ogwashi Uku, Chief George Uwechue, SAN, on his 82nd birthday. The President joined friends and...

Governors Condemn Killing of Borno Rice Farmers

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has condemned the killing of over 40 rice farmers in Garin Kwashebe, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State...

Suspected Kidnapper Boards Victim’s Vehicle in Sokoto

A suspected kidnapper in Sokoto State met his Waterloo on Sunday as he boarded a commercial vehicle of his recent victim unknowingly. According to Daily...

APC to Hold Emergency NEC Meeting Dec.8.

An emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been scheduled for Tuesday, December 8. The Deputy National...

UN Says 110 Farmers Killed by B’Haram, Several Women Missing in...

The United Nations on Sunday said at least 110 farmers were killed by Boko Haram terrorists at Garin Kwashebe in Jere Local Government Area...

Senegalese Soccer Icon, Papa Bouba Diop, Dies at 42

Former Senegal, Fulham and Portsmouth midfielder Papa Bouba Diop has died aged 42. Diop made 129 appearances in the Premier League and also had spells...

Police Arrest Drunk Officer in Viral Video

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Sunday announced that it has taken into custody, one of its personnel whose rifle was siezed by...

Nigerians Mock Governor Mai-Buni for Spending Three Days in a Month...

Yobe State Governor, Mala Mai Buni, has come under fire for saying he stays in the state for at least three to four days...

Suspected Herdsmen Kill Six in Kaduna ‘Reprisal’ Attack

At least seven persons have been killed in fresh attacks and reprisals in Jemaa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The incident occurred in the...

Governor Zulum Leads Residents to Bury Farmers Slaughtered by Boko Haram

The forty-three farmers who were slaughtered by Boko Haram terrorists on Saturday at Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State have been buried. The...

FlashBack: Maradona’s Death, Farmers’ Massacre, Sen Ndume’s Ordeal and Other Top...

The report of the killing of over forty farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists dominated the media late last week as many...

APC has Turned Buhari into a Lame Duck President – PDP

Three years to the 2023 general election, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused  the All Progressives Congress (APC) of turning President Muhammadu Buhari...

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