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Nigeria Declares Monday (May 29) As Public Holiday

The federal government of Nigeria has declared on Monday, May 29, as public holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. Speaking on behalf of the federal government, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd), congratulated Nigerians for witnessing yet another Democracy Day which marks the second year anniversary of President Muhammadu Buhari’s […]

Health Minister Breaks Silence On Why Buhari Could Not Be Treated In Nigeria

Prof. Isaac Folorunso Adewole, the Minister of Health, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari could not be treated in Nigeria because of the long existing bond between him and his foreign doctors. The minister’s remark on the president’s health was brought to light on Tuesday during an exclusive interview with THISDAY in Abuja. Adewole, while breaking the […]

Presidency Speaks On ‘Rumoured’ Coup Plot

The Presidency has urged Nigerians to ignore the media reports on Coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, stated this at a media chat with State House correspondents to mark two years of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led […]

Senate Wants Lower Naira Notes Converted To Coins

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to convert the country’s lower currency notes into coins to facilitate “highly repetitive” retail transactions. The motion was accepted shortly after a Senator spoke on the implications of rejection of the existing coin denominations for the economy. “The local retailers keep rejecting the coins […]