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President Muhammadu Buhari is in Daura, Katsina State for a week-long private visit. The aircraft carrying the President from Abuja landed at 4:45pm on Friday at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua International Airport in Katsina where he was received by the Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, his deputy, Mannir Yakubu, senior government...
Nigerian Ambassador to the United States, Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor, is dead. He died Thursday night at 85.Though no official statement has been issued, competent sources confirmed his death.A retired justice of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal, Nsofor assumed office as Nigeria’s ambassador to the United States on November 13, 2017. The...
The suspected killer of an hotelier, Alhaji Jimoh Bello , has been arrested, more than six months after his murder. According to a statement by the PPRO, Ogun State Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, released on Thursday, the suspect, 20-year-old herbalist, Misipode Dosu, was arrested following an intelligence and technical based investigation.
The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi says, Nigeria is safer than it was seven years ago. Speaking on a Channels TV programme on Thursday, the defence minister said the Buhari administration has subdued Boko Haram, and urged Nigerians to appreciate the government’s effort. “The problem of this...
Aformer Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over his failure to appear before the House of Representatives on Thursday. According to Fayose, the President showed the sign of ‘a dictator’ by shunning the invitation extended to him by the legislative arm of government over the insecurity...
The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, reacted to the story making the rounds that the country engages in religious freedom violation. United States yesterday blacklisted Nigeria for engaging in what it described as “systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom.” According to Lai Mohammed,...
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, said on Saturday that former President Goodluck Jonathan made him several offers to remain in the Peoples Democratic Party but that he turned them down because he was not tribalistic. Amaechi, who was the governor of Rivers State at the time, said he...
Ahmed Zakari, special adviser to the president on infrastructure who said this at a stakeholders’ meeting on Wednesday December 2, said the prepaid meters are meant to be provided to customers at no cost. Zakari also revealed that there is an order that mandates DisCos to reimburse customers who purchase meters through the Meter...
His fans were thrown into mourning when the news broke that popular gospel singer, Damilare Odunuga who's popularly known as Dare Melody was involved in a fatal motor accident. It later turned a celebration galore when it was confirmed that he alongside three other people were left unhurt.The accident...
The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager had successful surgery on a brain blood clot earlier in November. It was then announced he was to be treated for alcohol dependency. Maradona scored 34 goals in 91 appearances for Argentina, representing them in four World Cups.He led his...