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FG confirms  Adamu as Inspector General of Police

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Police Council has confirmed Mohammed Adamu as the Inspector General of Police after a closed door meeting in State House, Abuja. The meeting which started by 3:01pm and ended few minutes after 4pm with all...

Facing Security Issues at Home: Governors resolve to meet Buhari

Governors from the 36 states of the federation that have seen many crime and terror-inspired incidents at home Wednesday night resolved to meet President Muhammadu Buhari over the persistent security challenges across the country. Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF)...

Journalist Faces Death Threats After Exposing Corruption in Presidential Amnesty Programme

A journalist who exposed several instance of apparent corruption at the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP),  recently received death threats – presumably from Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Co-ordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo...

Next cabinet and the whiffs of incorrigible Buharists

There is hope for the anti-corruption war to become institutionalized if the President can reappoint and appoint incorrigible Buharists like Abubakar Malami, Zainab Ahmed, Ahmed Idris and identified others countrywide into his cabinet and administration. They will certainly help...

Rebuilding devastated North-East Region is Priority in Next Level Buhari Administration, VP Osinbajo Vows in Visit to Borno

Standing amid piles of debris and destroyed infrastructures, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild terrorist-ravaged  Borno state and other parts of the North-East. The VP disclosed that following the signing into law of...

Presidency orders trucks, tankers to vacate Apapa Port Access Roads within 72 hours

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks. This directive follows an emergency meeting convened by President Muhammadu...

Nigerian aviation workers begin indefinite strike Wednesday

Nigeria's workers will begin an indefinite strike tomorrow, following the expiration of a seven-day ultimatum earlier issued to the Federal Ministry of Transportation (Aviation) and the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). "Having therefore exhausted all efforts and patience on the...

To Ganiat Fawehinmi At 70 by Sen Babafemi Ojudu

By Sen Babafemi Ojudu He was in court that day on one of his many legal crusade against the government of General Ibrahim Babangida. It was 1990. From the court premises he was snatched by the hordes of security men...

CBN exploring legal option to restrict deposit banks’ unfettered access to government security

  As MPC holds key rates at 13.5% as inflation persists   Nigeria’s Central bank has been authorized to develop a legal framework that will restrict lenders’ autonomous access to government equities, having found that banks have failed to provide credit...

Nigeria’s Media Freedom Seriously Threatened by National Assembly

Withdraw ‘repressive NASS media accreditation guidelines now’, SERAP tells Saraki, Dogara The journalists’ community denounced the repressive media accreditation guidelines issued by the ninth National Assembly Monday. A body of journalists on Tuesday said in a statement that journalists stood united throughout...
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Boko Haram, ISWAP want to plunge Nigeria into religious war, says Lai Mohammed

  ...real reason they are targeting Christians, Christian villages Irreverent Boko Haram insurgents and their ally, the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP)...
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Nigeria confirms first coronavirus case in Lagos

The federal ministry of health on Thursday night confirmed an infection in Lagos that would represent the first person in Nigeria to contract the virus. The case...

Excess Crude Account: Governors dismiss allegations of depletion

    The National Economic Council, NEC, Thursday dismissed media speculations regarding the Excess Crude Account being depleted. Nigerian governors also pushed back on the allegations...

Disputed poll: Guinea-Bissau’s Presidential candidate swears in self as president

  In spite of ongoing legal and political battles over the official presidential poll results, a candidate in the election, Mr Umaro Sissoco Embalo, has administered...

UBA records another first, unveils superfast online loan product, “Click Credit”

  In line with the bank’s mission of creating value for its customers and to assist in meeting their urgent financial needs, United Bank for Africa...