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The presidency on Wednesday reacted to the criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration by the Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka. Soyinka had in a statement on Tuesday corroborated ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s position on the state of the nation. He said the country was divided as never before...
Members of the National Association of Nigerians Students, South-West Zone D, had given the Nigerian Government five days ultimatum, which expires on Sunday, to reverse the hike in the prices of petrol and electricity tariff. The police have threatened to deal with Nigerian students planning protest in Ogun State over the hike in petrol...
The Defence Headquarters said on Thursday it would not react to criticism from some Nigerians over the killing of Benue’s most wanted criminal, Terwase Akwaza, aka Gana, by soldiers in the state. In a chat with journalists during the weekly briefing on military operations in Abuja, the Coordinator of the...
Despite criticism from several quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday his administration had recorded “notable achievements” in the last five years. The president, who stated this at a meeting of the National Food Security Council held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, specifically mentioned agriculture as one of the areas...
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the level of preparedness of nations to shocks of food security, explaining that the Federal Government’s wisdom in promoting self-sufficiency over the years helped significantly in averting a food crisis. Speaking at the National Food Security Council meeting held at the State House,...
A combatant dispatch of armed policemen have swooped on anti fuel price-hike protesters in Lagos, this morning. Members of the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) les by Comrade Taiwo Hassan Soweto have been arrested. Journalists with Objectv Media, Premium Times, Sahara Reporters and others who...
The Debt Management Office on Wednesday released Nigeria’s total public debt stock as of June 30, 2020, and put the country’s entire debt at N31trn, indicating an increase of N2.38trn within a space of three months.
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday, said the price of petrol in Nigeria remained among the cheapest in Africa. The minister, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja, was reacting to criticism trailing last week’s increase in the pump price of petrol from N151 to...
Erica has just been disqualified from the Big Brother Naija lockdown house She was asked to leave the house immediately
The Federal Government on Friday, September 4th, received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine. Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Alexey Shebarshin, delivered the samples to the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, during a visit to the ministry in Abuja. This was contained in a statement signed by the ministry’s...