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Daily Archives: March 26, 2019


Buhari: Shame On Nigeria President For Runing Abroad For Medical Treatment – BBC

BBC has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari for “an apparent lack of faith in the health systems at home”. Buhari was named in the category of five African presidents who routinely travel abroad for medical treatment.   Others listed were Presidents [...]

August 14, 2017 International
Bolaji Abdullahi,

2019: PDP rants to take back power do not bother us – APC spokesman

Bolaji Abdullahi: The All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that it was not bothered about the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) prediction that Nigerians would reject its candidates in the 2019 general elections. The APC stated this yesterday through its National [...]

August 14, 2017 Government and politics
Prof Nasiru Isa Fage

ASUU decides on strike today

ABUJA – ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will today take a final decision on whether it will proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government or not.   Unconfirmed report had it that the union met yesterday [...]

August 14, 2017 What Te Papers Say
Nnamdi Kanu

Any plan by FG to re-arrest Kanu’ll be resisted — MASSOB

ABAKALIKI—THE leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, weekend, said that it will vehemently resist any attempt or plan by the Buhari-led Federal Government to re-arrest the leader of the Indigenous People of [...]

August 14, 2017 Government and politics
Malam Isa Yuguda

Former Bauchi governor Yuguda, ex-Minister, others join Green Party

A gormer governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda has joined the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN)‎. Many of his loyalists have also defected. They include a one-time National Organising Secretary of the PDP, Alhaji Umaru Dahiru, a former minister,‎ [...]

August 14, 2017 Government and politics
Fulani Herdsman

Fulani herdsmen invade Enugu community kill two, 19 missing

Nsukka- Anxiety and confusion has enveloped Abbi Community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area, Enugu State, following the invasion of the area by Fulani herdsmen who unleashed mayhem on the people, killing a brother and sister apart from razing down about [...]

August 14, 2017 Societal issues
Nigerian government on Sunday apologised to the United Nations (UN) over raid of its humanitarian base camp

Army invasion: Nigerian government apologises to UN

Nigerian government on Sunday apologised to the United Nations (UN) over raid of its humanitarian base camp by the Nigerian Army last Friday in Maiduguri. Government said it will continue to respect and safeguard diplomatic status of the organisation’s personnel and property [...]

August 14, 2017 International
Olusegun Obasanjo

Why I head-hunted Okonjo-Iweala to become finance minister – Obasanjo

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said some of the projects that constituted the Paris Club debt were dubious and fraudulent. Mr. Obasanjo also explained why he headhunted Nigeria’s immediate past finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who also held that [...]

August 14, 2017 Finance
former President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan failed to fight corruption, he should apologize – APC chieftain, Oni

Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Oni has advised former President Goodluck Jonathan to stop talking about what he failed to do concerning corruption. He said Jonathan failed in his bid to fight corruption and should [...]

August 14, 2017 Government and politics
Nigeria spends N6.2b feeding 3million pupils

Nigeria spends N6.2b feeding 3million pupils

Nigeria’s Federal Government has spent N6.2 billion under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, one of its four ongoing Social Investment Programmes (SIP), with Ogun and Osun states having the most children covered. The Senior Special Assistant to the President [...]

August 14, 2017 Government and politics
Fayose launches presidential campaign

Fayose launches presidential campaign

With about a year to go as governor of Ekiti state, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday stormed the non-elective convention of PDP with his presidential election campaign team. Although he had earlier indicated his desire to contest the presidential election [...]

August 14, 2017 Government and politics