News - Nation

Justify Confidence Reposed In You, President Buhari Urges UNGA. President-Elect

2 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally congratulated Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, urging him to justify the confidence reposed in him by Nigerians and the world.

Buhari Commends Chanrai Family For Commitment To Nigeria’s Development

2 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Chanrai family for their commitment to the development of Nigeria through long-term investments, and humanitarian services in providing free health services to the underprivileged.

World Athletes Celebrated As Winners Of 2019 ESPYS Awards

2 months ago /

World-renowned athletes and celebs made their way to the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the 2019 ESPYS to bring in the glitz, glamour and more to the red carpet.

Reuben Okoya Joins Bayelsa Governorship Race

2 months ago /

Political leaders in the forthcoming Bayelsa governorship election want women to come out in their numbers to join the gubernatorial race ahead of the November polls.

FG Now Feeding Almost 10M Pupils In 32 States

2 months ago /

The presidency says the Buhari administration’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, now feeds over 9.8 million pupils daily in 32 states as Yobe State joins the programme.

BREAKING: NJC Recommends Appointments Of Justice Tanko

2 months ago /

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has recommended the appointments of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria and eight others as Heads of Court.

PDM Party Clashes Over Petition: National Chairman Seeks Withdrawal

2 months ago /

The  National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Movement Party, Frank Igwebuike, has told the court of appeal of its intention to withdraw the party's petition by its presidential candidate, Aminchi Habu in the February 23 election seeking nullification of the poll that produced president Muhhamadu Buhari as the winner.

Edo Assembly Crisis: Senate Wades In, Sets Up Ad-Hoc Committee

2 months ago /

Senate on Wednesday waded into the raging crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly when it reached a decision to set up an ad-hoc committee to establish the state of affairs in the State Assembly.

Buhari Set To Send Ministerial Nominees' List To Senate, Lawan Reveals

2 months ago /

Nigerian Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the Senate will before the end of this week, receive the list of ministerial nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari.

BREAKING: Gunmen Abduct Adamawa Permanent Secretary

2 months ago /

Gunmen have abducted Emmanuel Piridimso, the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Mineral Resources, in Adamawa State. 

Why Sagay Can’t Comment On FG’s Decision To Drop Goje’s Case

2 months ago /

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, has said that he cannot speak on the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to drop the prosecution of Gombe Central senator, Danjuma Goje, because he did not have details of the matter.

Taraba Governor, Ishaku Calls RUGA Settlements Colonialism

2 months ago /

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said the Federal Government should cancel RUGA settlements, rather than suspending it.

Shiite Protesters Storm National Assembly, Security Men Shot

2 months ago /

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiites, on Tuesday, stormed the National Assembly and shot a police officer and a civil defence officer.

Nigeria/Netherlands Sign Agreement

2 months ago /

Nigeria and the Netherlands have signed a trade and international cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening economic relations between both countries.

Buhari Meets NNPC New Management

2 months ago /

The New Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Meles Kyari has promised to make NNPC a global company of excellence.

Buhari Congratulates Mrs. Beatrice Ekwueme On 85th Birthday

2 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to the family of former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme on the 85th birthday of his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Chigozili Ekwueme.

INEC Meets Media

2 months ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, continues its review of the 2019 general elections on Monday with an interactive session with senior journalists and editors in Lagos.

Buhari Hails Super Eagles

2 months ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles of Nigeria for making Progress in the African Cup of Nations Egypt 2019, after a delightful win over a Cameroonian football team.

CBN To Finance Women Entrepreneur

2 months ago /

The Central Bank of Nigeria has embarked on a gender-based financial empowerment scheme for women entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

Police Gets Thumbs Up On Education Development

2 months ago /

The leadership of the Nigerian Police has been given thumbs up over on-going efforts on human capital development, particularly the education for families of police personnel