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Justice Dimgba Rebuffs Alison-Madueke As A Defendant

2 days ago /
Nation 

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court Abuja, has dismissed an application brought by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, seeking to be joined as a defendant in the trial of Jide Omokore. The judge also struck out the eighth count in which her name was listed. Omokore, chairman,...

President Buhari To Address UNGA Today

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to address the seventy-second general assembly of the United Nations in New York on Tuesday The president who left Abuja on Sunday arrived New York at about 7pm ahead of his presentation of the country’s statement to the world body. The address of the Nigerian leader is...

President Buhari Departs For U.N. General Assembly on Sunday

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, to join other world leaders at the 72nd session of the united nations general assembly (UNGA 72).  The high point of the president’s visit will be his participation in the general debate during which he will deliver the country’s national...

Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting holding in the council chambers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The failure of the council to meet last week had sparked speculations that the President, who recently returned from a medical vacation in London, was not fit...

Bring Back Diezani Campaign Suspended

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigerians in the United Kingdom are set to take the campaign for the repatriation of the former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke to face corruption trial at home to the office of the British minister on number 10 downing street in London. The development is coming as officials of the Economic And...

Alison Madueke Again, Sells 2 London Property, UK Freezes £10m House

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has frozen a £10million worth of London property allegedly bought for Diezani Alison-Madueke as investigations into the case against the former minister unravels by the day. Two properties at Regents Park in London, along with one in Buckinghamshire, have now been frozen based on the...

Buhari Meets APC/PDP Leaders

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s democracy needs a viable opposition for national growth and development. The president who said this on Friday when he hosted leaders of the two main political parties in Nigeria, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC and the Peoples Democratic Party PDP at the Aso Rock Villa...

Governor Fayose Wants President Buhari To Resign

1 month ago /
Nation 

Speaking for the first time since the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical trip in London after one hundred and three days, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose is still insisting that the president should resign to enable him take good care of his health. At a parley with political office...

Buhari Cancels First FEC Meeting After Return

1 month ago /
Nation 

The weekly Federal Executive Council meeting will not be holding again today. A statement from the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says the President will, however, receive the report of the committee investigating allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal...

Rodents Forced President Buhari To Work From Home – Garba Shehu

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari will work from home after rodents damaged his official office during a more than 100-day overseas medical absence, a presidential spokesman told AFP on Tuesday. The rodents damaged furniture and air conditioning fittings in the president’s official Abuja office while he was in London receiving treatment, Senior Special...

Jubilation Shows Buhari More Popular – Groups

1 month ago /
Nation 

Zonal Coordinator of the National Committee of Buhari Support Groups, NCBSG in the South-West, Professor Ajayi Boroffice, said the nationwide jubilation over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation in London after 103 days showed that he is now more popular and accepted by Nigerians. Boroffice, in a statement...

Buhari’s Return Rekindles Hope For A Promising Nigeria – Gov Bello

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has said that the successful return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation has rekindled hope and strengthened faith among Nigerians that the country would be great again. Bello, who had earlier visited the President while recuperating in London, noted that the uncommon, natural...

I Am Grateful To Nigerians – Aisha Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for prayers offered for the recovery of her husband. She made this known on Monday in a tweet after the President’s return from the UK where he was undergoing medical treatment. “As we welcome our dear President back home, I am...

President Buhari Resumes Work

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is back at work as he resumed office at the state house on Monday morning, after over three months of medical leave in London. The Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina told journalists that President Buhari stepped into his office some minutes...

Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable, Says Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria’s unity has already been settled and is non-negotiable. The President said this in his national broadcast this morning, following his return from London where he spent more than 100 days receiving medical attention. He said: “In 2003 after I joined partisan politics, the late Chief Emeka...

DAAR Communications PLC. Disclaimer

1 month ago /
Nation 

The management of DAAR Communications PLC., owners and operators of Africa Independent Television (AIT), Raypower FM and Faaji FM has described as phony, illegal, unauthorized, embarrassing and highly mischievous websites and social media accounts, including Facebook that are credited to the media conglomerate. The management of Daar Communications PLC., has therefore...

Anambra: Divergence Reactions Trail The Return Of President Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

In Anambra state divergence reactions have trailed the return of President Muhammad Buhari after over one hundred days of medical vacation in London While some people joined other Nigerians to celebrate, others believe that his return will not add value to the life of the ordinary Nigerian and wondered whether the...

APDA Welcomes President Buhari

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance, APDA has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country after 103 days medical vacation in London. The party paid glowing tributes to Nigerians for their prayers, patience and steadfastness in their support for the president while receiving treatment abroad. It said Nigeria is indeed a...

President Buhari Addresses The Nation (Full Speech)

1 month ago /
Nation 

After more than three months in London on a medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Saturday and this morning he addressed the nation. In his speech, the President spoke about Nigeria’s unity, agitations, and the war on Boko Haram, among other things. Read his full speech below: My dear...

Dangote Plans To Buy Arsenal, Sack Wenger – Report

1 month ago /
Sports  

Africa’s richest man,  Aliko Dangote, says the first move he will make if he succeeds in buying Arsenal is to fire Coach, Arsene Wenger. The Nigerian billionaire said in an interview with Bloomberg that he has coveted the English Premier League club since he became a supporter in the mid-1980s. “The first...


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