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Atiku: My spirit unbroken, I remain a democrat, warns against justice rationing

  Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate in the February 2019 poll, on Wednesday went philosophical in his reaction to the Supreme Court’s judgment on his appeal against the Presidential Poll Tribunal verdict. Reacting to his adversity...

Fake news, hate speech: FG has no intention of stifling press freedom

  In a bid to curtail hate speech and fake news in Nigeria, the federal government on Tuesday revealed that it is set to sanitise the social media space.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, who announced this at...

Gubio, Magumeri: Military decision to set up ‘super camps’ responsible for attacks- Zulum

  Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has said the decision of the military to establish “super camps”, is responsible for last week’s attack by Boko Haram on Gubio and Magumeri local government areas of the State. Zulum stated this at the...

Buhari swears in, assigns portfolios to new ministers

Amaechi, Lai, Bello, Ngige retain positions President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, announced the portfolios of 43 new ministers, shortly after swearing them in at the State House, Abuja. The Senate had earlier screened and cleared the 43 nominees sent by...

Group decries FG ‘lip-service’ to Ogoniland clean up

Says HYPREP lacks recommendation, Capacity to clean up Ogoniland The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), has decried the Nigerian government lip-service to the cleanup of Ogoniland after four years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. This comes Eight...

APC govs condemn call for revolution

  Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria, have condemned the call for revolution saying it is unpatriotic. Responding to questions from newsmen on the #RevolutionNow protests, which held in some parts of the country on...

Buhari to swear in new ministers August 21st

  President Muhammadu Buhari will swear in new ministers into his cabinet, on Wednesday August 21st. According to a statement by the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babatunde Lawal, the swearing...

#RevolutionNow protesters storm NHRC Abuja

•As Lagos Organisers Change Venue, Continues On Tuesday #RevolutionNow activists on Monday stormed the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Maitama, in Abuja, to protest against the poor security situation and other social issues in the country. The protesters were forced to...

#FreeSowore trends as DSS arrest Omoleye Sowore over revolution campaign

  The hashtag #FreeSowore is currently trending on Nigerian Twitter, as Nigerians call for the release of human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, who was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). The DSS was reported...

2023: Naming a successor will create problems for me- Buhari

  •Says N1trn injected into education sector in four years  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that naming a successor now, ahead of the 2023 presidential elections, will create problems for him and those making such calls at this time. President Buhari made...
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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s cases rise by 553 in one-day record

  Nigeria has recorded 553 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak...
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At last, 286 stranded Nigerians in China Arrive in Abuja, quarantined

    After several weeks of sending a ``Save-Our-Souls’’ to the Federal Government, the 286 Nigerians stranded in China as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown...

Brendan Rogers says he had coronavirus

  Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of...

Four years after, Pres. Buhari reconstitutes NNPC six-member board

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has got a new board following the expiration of the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 by...

Trump threatens protesters with ‘vicious dogs’ and ‘ominous weapons’

  Instead of quelling some of the outrage expressed by demonstrators near the White House who were protesting the killing of George Floyd, President Trump...