Nigeria’s security challenges are surmountable, says Buhari

Senior special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity Femi Adesina (left); wife of the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry ((DLCM), Mrs. Esther Kumuyi (left); Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi; Former Head […]

Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reassured Nigerians that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair. Buhari gave the assurance in Jos at the graduation ceremony of Senior Executive […]

Buhari, Atiku, others gets date for presidential debate

President Goodluck Jonathan debating alone during the 2011 NESG Presidential Debate session Nigerian Election Debate Group (NEDG) and Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria (BON) have announced the dates for 2019 presidential and vice-presidential election debate. The […]

How FG spends N3.5 million feeding El-Zakzaky monthly – El Rufai

Members of Shite Movement, Protesting at the Federal Secretariat demanding for the release of their leader, El-zakzaky. PHOTO: LUCY LADIDI ELUKPO. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has explained how the Nigerian government spends about N3.5 […]

Farmers to pay five percent interest rate on government loans

The Nigerian Government said local farmers would pay five per cent interest rate for loans collected through the reforming of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA). Agriculture and rural development minister, Audu Ogbe who spoke at […]

Buhari signs extradition law, FCT budget, others

[FILE PHOTO] Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) to the President, Ita Enang President Muhammadu Buhari has assented an extradition law consistent with extant protocols. His Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters […]

We’ve fulfilled our promises on works, power, housing, Fashola insists

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Louis Edozien (right); Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Housing, Mohammed Bukar, during a news conference on the third year […]

Minister assures Nigerians of internet connectivity in all 774 LGs in 4years

Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma (left) and the Japanese Ambassador, Mr Sadanobu Kusaoke, during the signing ceremony of N642 million grant aid project on economic and social development, in Abuja. Nigeria’s […]

Buhari declares state of emergency on water supply, sanitation

[FILE PHOTO] Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday declared a state of emergency on the country’s water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector. Buhari said the step is to curb the high-prevalence […]

PDP accuses Buhari of shielding Oshiomhole from being prosecuted

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari of shielding the chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole from being prosecuted over allegations of corruption. Oshiomhole was reportedly interrogated […]

Why FG, ASUU agreement would be difficult – Education minister

Education Minister, Adamu Adamu Nigeria’s education minister, Adamu Adamu, has said it would be difficult for the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to agree for a suspension of the ongoing indefinite […]

WAEC confirms Buhari’s WASC certificate

West African Examination Council has confirmed the West African School Certificate obtained by President Muhammadu Buhari after the completion of his secondary school education, the presidency said on Friday. The Council has also issued an […]

Atiku free to apply for US visa, says Gbenga Daniel

[FILE PHOTO] Former Anambra State governor Peter Obi, former Nigerian vice president and the presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party Atiku Abubakar and the director-general of his campaign organisation and former governor of […]

Buhari launches Armed Forces Remembrance Day emblem with N10 million

President Buhari being decorated by Chairman Nigerian Legion Brig. Gen. Adakole Akpa Rtd as he participates at the Emblem Appeal Launch for 2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched […]

Night market resumes in Kaduna as government relaxes curfew

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai PHOTO: TWITTER/GOVERNOR KADUNA Kaduna State government on Wednesday told residents they are free to move around their environments to engage in their legitimate businesses except for hours between 10:00 pm […]

PDP reacts to Buhari’s certificate saga

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday challenged President Muhammadu Buhari to submit his academic credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2019 general election. “We charge President Muhammadu Buhari to […]

Aviation minister offers hope on suspended Nigeria Air activation

Nigeria’s aviation minister of state, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said all hope was not lost on the establishment of the national carrier ‘Nigeria Air’. The national carrier which was unveiled on July 18, 2018, at […]

How Nigerian elite influences sack of corrupt officials – Osinbajo

[FILE PHOTO] Vice Prseident Yemi Osinbajo Nigeria’s vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said whenever he wants to sack a public official found to be corrupt, calls from religious and political leaders reach him not to […]