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Buhari Deserves Credit For Tackling Insecurity – Garba Shehu 

Mallam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on Media and Publicity, says the president deserves credit over his efforts in tackling the farmers/herders crisis in the country. Shehu disclosed this on Friday while presenting a paper, tagged ‘Fake news: Challenges of information management’, at the 10th year anniversary of the Federal […]

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Nigeria Lifts Suspension On Emirates Flights

The Federal Government has lifted the ban imposed on Emirates Airline. Minister of Aviation, Senator. Hadi Sirika, said the ban was lifted after “painstaking negotiations” with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Emirate’s home country. Nigeria had barred Emirates flights over discriminatory policy on Nigerians as regards to COVID-19 protocols by the UAE. Briefing journalists late […]

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How To Restructure Nigeria Before 2023 – Jega

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has said there is a need for the country to embark on short-term restructuring before the general elections in 2023 to address some of the challenges facing the nation. Jega stated this at the 2021 public lecture he delivered at the Achievers University, […]

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo Congratulates The First Woman President

The National leadership of the Apex Igbo social-cultural Organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has sent a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo UK and Ireland, Chief Lady Aqueen Ibeto. Stepping into the culturally reserved enclave of men, Aqueen Ibeto made history, became the very first Igbo woman to be entrusted with the […]

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‘Nigerians Deserve To Live In Peace’ – Buhari 

President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed charges to all security agencies to double down on their response to all those challenging Nigeria’s sovereignty and creating insecurity through criminality in whatever way. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this after a Security Council meeting presided by President Buhari on Thursday at the Aso Villa in Abuja. […]

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Man Set Free After Spending 43 Years Behind Bars For Crime He Didn’t Commit (Photos)

After spending 43 years behind bars for a crime he said he didn’t commit, a Missouri man’s conviction has been set aside. Senior Judge James Welsh filed his ruling Tuesday morning to set aside the conviction of 62-year-old Kevin Strickland, who served 43 years at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri, after he was […]

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China Bans Celebrities From Showing Off Wealth On Social Media

Celebrities in China can no longer “show off wealth” or “extravagant pleasure” on social media, the Cyberspace Administration of China announced Tuesday. The move is part of the Chinese government’s crackdown on the entertainment industry and fandom. Both celebrity and fan-club accounts must “follow public order and good customs, adhere to correct public opinion orientation and value […]

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Why Osinbajo Should Succeed Buhari – APC Group

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo should succeed President Muhammadu Buhari at the expiration of his tenure in 2023 to consolidate the gains made by the Buhari’s administration, a support group within the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said. Osinbajo has not yet declared for president but many groups have sprung up rooting for him ahead of […]

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Petrol May Rise To N340 Per Litre In 2022 – NNPC

Malam Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), has hinted that a litre of fuel may sell between N320 and N340 in 2022. He said this during the presentation of the World Bank Nigeria Development Update, November 2021 edition titled “Time for Business Unusual” in Abuja on Tuesday. Kyari said […]

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President Buhari Promises To Take Action On Gas Price Hike

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is aware and concerned about the hike in the price of gas and is promising action to ameliorate the situation. He said this while addressing State House correspondents after a meeting with the President in his office where he presented CEOs […]

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Naira Loses Steam At Parallel Market

The naira lost steam at the parallel market on Monday, sliding to 555 per dollar. The local currency had crashed to 540/dollar on Friday, after trading at 535/dollar on Thursday. After tumbling to 575/dollar recently, the local currency began a gradual uptick in recent weeks peaking at 530/dollar last week. Operators in the parallel market, […]

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Nigerians React After A Prophet Said Davido Won’t Make Heaven If He Doesn’t Pay Tithe From The N250m Donation

A minister of the gospel, Prophet Aloysious, has sent a note of warning to David Adeleke, widely known as Davido. He sent this note of warning via his Facebook page. In the note, he wrote that if Davido doesn’t pay his tithe from that money, he won’t make heaven. Read what some people said about […]

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Five Potential Candidates To Replace Solskjaer

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s time as Manchester United manager finally ran out on Sunday as the Norwegian was sacked following a humiliating 4-1 defeat at Watford. Solskjaer failed to win a trophy in nearly three years in charge at Old Trafford and tangible signs of progress after finishing second in the Premier League last season have been blown […]

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Nigerian Politicians Fear Western Sanctions More Than Local Laws – Senator Sani

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Shehu Sani on Sunday said Nigerian politicians fear western sanctions more than the local laws. He stated this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics on the heels of the visit of the US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. […]

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How Wema Bank Officials Flew To Dubai To Meet Davido Over Millions Raised In Two Days

Two days after Nigerian Singer, Davido’s huge Crowdfunding, Wema Bank Officials have flown to Dubai to meet with the singer. Recall that three days ago, the singer had taken to his social media accounts and called on his friends and colleagues to send him One million Naira each for the celebration of his 29th birthday […]

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Nigeria Must Urgently Address Slow Judicial Process – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo believes the slow process of dispensing justice in the country must be urgently addressed. He made the remark on Friday when he chaired a Wole Olanipekun & Co., WOC, Justice Summit on Justice Sector Reforms in celebration of the 70th birthday of Wole Olanipekun, SAN, in Lagos. Describing the issue of […]

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2023 Presidency: Let’s Wait For Tinubu’s Speech In January – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked Nigerians to wait till January 2022 for the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, to declare whether he will be running for president in 2023 or not. Fashola said this during an interview on Channels Television’s programme ‘Hard Copy’ aired on Friday. […]

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US May Stop Military Aid To Nigeria Over Human Rights Abuse, Blinken Warns

The United States has once again warned that it may stop rendering military assistance to Nigeria if the country fails to protect human rights. The US Secretary of States, Antony Blinken, who gave the warning, also urged the federal and Lagos State governments to sanction any individuals found to have violated human rights during the […]

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