President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, August 22, presided over a council meeting with the country’s service chiefs at the presidential villa in Abuja. It is understood that those who attended the meeting that lasted three hours include the national security adviser, service chiefs, and the inspector-general. Speaking after the meeting, Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), […]
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The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria, on Tuesday, reminded Nigerians that it was no longer in the business of issuing them visas. The Embassy’s Charge d’ Affaires, Mr Michel Deleen, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the Embassy had since 2013 swapped its visa issuance processes in […]
President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home indefinitely until renovations are completed on his office which was damaged by rodents. According to a report by ThisDay, this revelation was made by the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Shehu Garba. He said, “Following the three months period of disuse, rodents have caused a lot of damage […]
The Judicial and executive arms of the federal and state governments have agreed to designate special courts for the purposes of prosecuting purveyors of hate speeches as well as suspected terrorists and kidnappers. This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and […]
After spending more than 103 days in London on a medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Nigeria on Saturday and promised that this morning he will address the nation. In his speech, in the early hours of Monday, President Buhari spoke about Nigeria’s unity, agitations, and the war on Boko Haram, among others. Read his full […]
Pro-secession group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has withdrawn its threat to stop the conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The decision was reached after a meeting organised by a non-governmental organisation, the Ala-Igbo International Foundation with the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu in Owerri, the Imo State capital. ChannelsTv quoted […]
The federal government has revealed when the ongoing strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is expected to be called off. According to Adamu Adamu, the minister of education, while speaking on Thursday at a meeting with the senate committee on tertiary education and TETFUND in Abuja, the strike may be called […]
The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo had declared that the Federal Government has drawn the line on hate speech, warning that not only will it be rejected, but it will henceforth be considered an act of terrorism. The acting president made this known on Thursday while speaking at an ongoing security summit organised by the National […]
A total of N400bn was received in bribes by public officials within a period of one year, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a report on Wednesday, August 16, 2017. According to the report, police officers, judges and prosecutors are the highest recipients of bribes among government officials in Nigeria. Police officers were however […]
US President Donald Trump has wielded the dismissal stick on Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi, when he announced the dissolution of two business advisory councils. Ogunlesi, who has a majority stake in London Gatwick airport, was appointed by the US President in December 2016 to serve as a member of his strategy and policy […]
A man identified as Mr Emmanuel Sunday from Okrika community, Rivers state who is accused of killing people with juju was on Wednesday stripped naked to take an oath over an alleged murder. The incident which had large crowd including children at the Okrika market square is currently generating reactions in the social media spheres. […]
Nigerian billionaire and Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has vowed to sack Arsene Wenger if his long-promised takeover of Arsenal is ever successful. The billionaire, who is valued at £10billion by Forbes earlier this year, has publicly expressed his desire to take over at the Emirates for several years and saw an initial bid to […]
[email protected] claim of mistakenly receiving N7.3million in his Diamond Bank account, the bank has reacted via their official page to Ray who asked for them to resolve the mistake. The Bank has sorted things out, writing on Twitter: Most Nigerians expressed displeasure with the response as they feel the young guy deserves to be celebrated […]
As against its initial wish, the Federal Government has said that it will not oppose the desire of electricity consumers that are willing to pay for meters from their distribution companies based on agreement between both parties as endorsed by the power sector regulator. In April 2016, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. […]
The General Court Martial (GCM) sitting at the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base in Makurdi has sentenced Aircraftman (ACM), Bernard Kalu, to death by hanging for killing his female colleague and lover, late Aircraftwoman (ACW) Solape Oladipupo, aka Shomzy Shomzy, on March 12, 2017. The sitting, which started in the early hours of Tuesday, continued […]
Wife of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Olori Wuraola, has reacted to rumours of her crashed marriage over alleged infidelity on her part. In a statement released by her press secretary, Abraham Adedeji, he revealed that there is absolutely no truth to these absurd claims of infidelity and that they vehemently deny […]
American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist, Bill Gates finally joined Instagram 24-hours-ago. The billionaire tech Boss whose first post was from Tanzania, where he had lunch with students at the Kicheba Primary School in Muheza, already 223K followers His first post reads; ‘Hello from Tanzania, Instagram! I just had a great lunch with some […]
Former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison Madueke has finally broken her long silence on the several allegations of financial impropriety leveled against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. In a statement issued on Monday, the embattled former minister said she never stole Nigeria’s money, adding that the anti-graft agency was taking […]