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Buhari Pledges To Give His Best To Nigeria

9 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to give his best to all Nigerians, guided by a clear conscience in making decisions for the progress of the country. Receiving leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the south east at the presidential villa on Monday, President Buhari thanked them for their patriotism,...

National Institute For Policy And Strategic Studies Offers Assistance In Resolving Security Challenges

9 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

The 9-member committee constituted by the federal government to look into spate of killings in parts of the country have been told to engage the national institute for policy and strategic studies, Kuru, Jos, for possible solutions to the crisis. President of the alumni association of the Institute, Khaleel Bolaji, who...

Buhari Says Government Is Focused On Delivering On Electoral Promises

9 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains resolute and focused on delivering on the three-pronged promises of securing the lives and properties of Nigerians, halting the pillage of the economy by corrupt public officials, and creating employment opportunities for the youths. Receiving the board of directors of the Nigerian economic summit...

Pope Francis Ends Latin America Tour

9 hours ago /
Religion 

Pope Francis has celebrated an open-air mass for more than a million people in the Peruvian capital, lima at the end of his south American tour. The pope described politics as "more sick than well". He also highlighted the fact that three recent Peruvian presidents have been jailed or charged with corruption. In...

Okowa Wants Buhari To Stop Herdsmen Killings

9 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has told president Muhammadu to prevail on the Fulani herdsmen and stop the killings in some parts of the country. Speaking with reporters on Monday in Abuja, Okowa urged president Buhari to make a strong statement that will automatically put a stop to the killings. He said...

FG Dragged To Court Over Appointment Of NIA Director-General

9 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari and the attorney general of the federation and Minister Of Justice, Abubakar Malami  have been dragged before the federal high court sitting in Abuja over the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the director-general, national intelligence agency The plaintiff and rights activist, Deji Adayanju, representative of the 'concerned...

US Govt. Workers Stay Home Without Pay As Shutdown Drags On

10 hours ago /
International News 

Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees were staying home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown before the start of the working week. Although, leaders of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party and the opposition Democrats said progress had been made in a weekend...

Osinbajo Attends Weah’s Inauguration

10 hours ago /
International News 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is attending the inauguration of president-elect of Liberia, George Weah, in Monrovia, Liberia.  Weah won the country’s presidential runoff election on December 26, 2017. From Monrovia, prof. Osinbajo will proceed to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the 48th world economic forum annual meeting taking place from the 23rd -...

Cross River Government Donates Food Items, Toiletries To 3,000 Cameroon Asylum Seekers

10 hours ago /
Nation 

Worried by the plight of southern Cameroon refugees taking asylum in the state, cross river state government, has donated food items and other accessories to the over 3000 people residing in Ikom Local Government area of the state. The items ranging from Rice, Plantain, Beans, Yam, Garri, Palmoil To Provisions, Indomie...

South-East APC Leaders Ask Buhari To Seek Re-election

10 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday held a meeting with All Progressives Congress, APC, leaders from the South East, at the presidential villa in Abuja. President Buhari had earlier met with National Economic Summit group before the meeting with the South East leaders. The delegates after the meeting with President Buhari affirmed their...

George Weah Sworn In As Liberian President

11 hours ago /
International News 

Former international football star, George Weah, was sworn in as Liberia’s new president on Monday, in the country’s first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944. Weah, 51, took over from Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who spent 12 years at the helm, steering the West African nation away from the trauma of...

Macron Suggests EU Special Trade Deal For UK After Brexit

14 hours ago /
International News 

French President Emmanuel Macron has suggested the UK could get a special trade deal with the EU after brexit. But he warned that Britain would not have full access to the single market without accepting its rules. Speaking to newsmen during his first official visit to the UK, macron as Brussels has...

NBA Wades Into Benue Herders/Farmers Clashes

16 hours ago /
Nation  Security 

A delegation of the Nigeria Bar Association led by its president, Abubakar Mahmoud has met  with representatives of religious bodies, local government chairmen, civil society organizations and other interest groups in Makurdi to find a lasting solution to the herdsmen/farmers clashes rocking the state and other parts of the country. Some of...

FERMA Begins Repair Of Failed Federal Roads In South East

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) recently commenced repair of the Afor-Enyiogugu Sam Mbakwe airport road in Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State. This is in line with the directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to commence a 12-week rapid intervention and repairs of the Federal highway across the country. While...

PDP Senator Praises ‘Intelligent’ Aisha Buhari

16 hours ago /
Nation 

The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has heaped praises on the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, saying she does not belong to the other room. This is in reaction to the earlier tweets of the President’s wife, who on Friday using her official Twitter handle @aishambuhari  shared videos of...

Obasanjo Harps On Visionary Leadership

17 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo is advising the country’s leaders to seek further education on how to develop the nation in the interest of the people.  The former president who was speaking  in Abuja after being conferred with the award of a doctor of philosophy in Christian theology by the national...

APGA Set To Produce Credible Candidates For 2019 Elections

17 hours ago /
Politics 

The All Progressive Alliance, APGA, says only credible people will be given tickets of the party to contest for any political position in the 2019 general election The party’s National Chairman, Victor Oye who said this also advised party faithful to maintain high standards to promote the party’s image before the...

Vice President Osinbajo To Attend The Inauguration Of President-Elect Of Liberia

17 hours ago /
International News  Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, will today attend the inauguration of President-elect of Liberia, George Weah, in Monrovia, Liberia. Weah won the country’s presidential runoff election on December 26, 2017. From Monrovia, Prof. Osinbajo will proceed to Davos, Switzerland, to attend the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting taking place from the...

Islamic State Terrorist Identified In West Africa

18 hours ago /
Security 

Security service organizations including the Department of State Service, DSS have in a report submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari say they have identified an Islamic State in West Africa , ISWA network operating within some North Central and South-South sections of Nigeria that is using foreign terrorists and recruiting young...

Why I Don’t Make Decisions Hurriedly – Buhari

3 days ago /
Nation 

Against the backdrop of criticisms over his actions or inactions on some burning national issues, President Muhammadu Buhari has explained why he doesn’t make decisions hurriedly. The President at a dinner where he hosted chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Thursday said he is fully aware of...


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