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Goodluck Jonathan Explains Why His Administration Did Not Deliver Report

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has explained the reason why his administration could not implement the report of the 2014 National Conference before leaving the office.

President Buhari Has Directed The Production Of E-Passports

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the production and personalization of all Nigerian E-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of the Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Company (NSPMC).

Court of Appeal Update: PDP And Atiku Call Witness Number 26

1 month ago /
Politics 

The PDP and Atiku/Obi tendered a document to the court. A manual on election technologies and a receipt certifying the said documents from INEC.

Buhari Commends Chanrai Family For Commitment To Nigeria’s Development

1 month ago /
Nation 

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.

William Troost-Ekong Takes Nigeria To The Semi-Finals for AFCON

1 month ago /
Sports  

William Troost-Ekong sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo.

NNPC Advises Motorists And Others To Disregard Fuel Hike Rumour

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard trending rumours of a planned hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol.

CBN Intensifies Financial Literacy Consumer Protection Campaign

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has continued to intensify its campaign aimed at creating a knowledgeable customer base for financial institutions.

Nigeria’s Debt Grows to N24.947tn in Q1

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

A marginal increase of N560.009 billion, representing 2.3 per cent rise in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019, has pushed Nigeria’s total public debt, comprising the federal government, states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) debt stocks to N24.947 trillion or $ 81.274 billion as at March 31, 2019, according to data from the Debt Management Office (DMO).

Buhari Hails Victorious Super Eagles

1 month ago /
Sports  

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019.

FG Now Feeding Almost 10M Pupils In 32 States

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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.

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

Osinbajo On Human Capital Development

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has continued to emphasize the firm commitment of the Buhari administration on Human Capital Development, stating that the Federal Government is creating economic opportunities for young people, and ensuring a conducive environment for businesses to thrive in the country.

Buhari Congratulates Nigerian Writer

1 month ago /
Arts and Culture 

President Muhammadu Buhari has on behalf of all Nigerians congratulated Nigerian writer, Lesley Nneka Arimah, for winning 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing.

Buhari Reviving Education

1 month ago /
Education 

President Muhammadu Buhari says reviving the educational sector, with a renewed focus on teaching valuable lessons like integrity in schools, will require giving priority to the welfare and training of teachers, who directly create the enabling environment for learning.

Shiite Protesters Storm National Assembly, Security Men Shot

1 month ago /
Nation 

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

1 month ago /
Nation 

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