News - Nation

Buhari Urges World Leaders To Close Inequality Gaps

2 weeks ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged world leaders to work towards narrowing gaps in social and economic opportunities for citizens as the panacea to rising conflicts across the globe, attributing the Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria to lack of inclusion.

FG Condemns Execution Of Nigerian In Saudi Arabia

2 weeks ago /

The Federal Government has condemned in the strongest terms, the execution of a Nigerian national, Mrs. Kudirat Adesola Afolabi, widow and mother of two, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for drug-related offenses.

Court Dismisses Suit Against Imo Governor-Elect

2 weeks ago /

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri has dismissed a suit filed by Senator Sam Anyanwu challenging the emergence of the Imo State Governor-Elect, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

FG, IFAD Train Farmers On Impact Of Climate Change

2 weeks ago /

Following the 2019 predictions of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NIMET, on climate change and weather, the Federal Government in collaboration with the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, is training farmers in Anambra State on precautionary measures.

Rwanda Marks 25 Years Of Genocide, Urges Unity

2 weeks ago /

The Rwanda Government wants Nigeria as well as other African countries and the world to learn lessons on the importance of unity from the Rwanda 1994 genocide.

House Queries BPP Over Performance

2 weeks ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Public Procurement has queried the discrepancies in the figures of performance of the Bureau of Public Procurement, BPP, under the 2018 budget.

Onnoghen Retires As CJN

2 weeks ago /

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN,  Justice Walter Onnoghen, has sent a notice of retirement to the National Judicial Council, NJC.

Buhari Seeks Robust Relations With 9th National Assembly

2 weeks ago /

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated members-elect of the 9th National Assembly on their election saying that he looks forward to a robust and cordial working relations with the parliament.

Stop Parade Of Suspects - CSOs Tell Police

2 weeks ago /

A coalition of Civil Society Groups has asked security agencies in Nigeria especially the Nigeria Police Force to stop the parade of crime suspects before the media as the practice is barbaric and against the fundamental rights of the individual.

I will Scale Assembly Gate Again To Rescue Nigeria's Democracy - Gbajabiamila

2 weeks ago /

Pictures of Nigeria's current Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, have surfaced on the social media scaling the main gate of the National Assembly in 2014.

Race For Senate Leadership Heats Up

2 weeks ago /

The race for the leadership of the 9th assembly gathered more momentum on Thursday as a group of youths staged a protest mounting pressure on the former governor of Gombe state, Danjuma Goje to run for the Senate presidency.

Ekiti Commissioners-Designate Approved By State Assembly

2 weeks ago /

The Ekiti state house of assembly has screened and approved commissioner-nominees sent to it, by the Ekiti state governor, Kayode Fayemi.

Kwara Inaugurates 80-Member Transition Committee

2 weeks ago /

The Kwara state governor-elect, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has inaugurated an eighty-member transition committee to facilitate the smooth takeover from the outgoing administration.

Presidential Committee Gives Kano Thumbs-Up For Anti-Drug War

2 weeks ago /

The Kano state government has been commended for its efforts at curtailing the menace of drug abuse in the state.

Red Cross Seeks Implementation Of Humanitarian Law In Tackling Security Crisis

2 weeks ago /

Nigeria’s current insurgency crisis and other internal security challenges come with consequences on civilian populations.

UNICEF Research Blames Poor School Attendance By Girls For Lack Of Female Teachers In Northern Nigeria

2 weeks ago /

Two pieces of research conducted in northern Nigeria by the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, have revealed that poor school attendance by girls is the result of the unavailability of female teachers.

Nigeria Loses Over N21bn To Fire Disasters In Ten Years

2 weeks ago /

The Nigerian government is to scale-up the management of fire disasters in the country to reduce the impact on the national economy.

Court Orders Maryam Sanda To Enter Defence, Discharges Other Defendants

2 weeks ago /

An FCT High Court has ordered Maryam Sanda, who allegedly killed her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, to enter defence.

Ex-Boko Haram Militants Begin Reintegration

2 weeks ago /

The Federal Government has begun the process of reintegrating repentant Boko Haram militants into the communities as they undergo the deradicalization and rehabilitation programme of “operation safe corridor”.

Kano Immigration Command Assures Foreigners Of Their Safety

2 weeks ago /

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Kano Command, has assured diplomats in the state of a friendly environment devoid of discrimination.


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