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The President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, John Nnia Nwodo, has said that no amount of insultive, provocative and incendiary speeches can get the Igbos Biafra or Restructuring.
General Abdulsalami, ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan to grace Governor Dickson’s mother memorial launch
Former Head of State Abdulsalami Abubakar and former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan are set to grace the launch of the Cancer Centre of Mrs Goldcoast Dickson, the late mother of Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson.
Leaders of Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pan-Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and the Middle Belt Forum, yesterday, made good their threat to boycott the meeting initiated by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna to find solutions to myriads of problems facing the country.
A former Military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Thursday warned Nigerians against leaving the issue of security to the government alone.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar have been nominated for the 2019 edition of the National Peace Awards (NPA).
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with ex-head of state, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has accused ethnic, political and religious leaders of sponsoring and inciting inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence in the country.
Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.
None of the former heads of state and presidents was present at the commemoration of the maiden edition of the newly recognised June 12 Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari received Chairman of Nigeria’s National Peace Accord Committee and former Head of State Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar in Makkah, Saudi Arabia during the OIC Summit June 2 2019.
Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu has been elected the national president of the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines & Agriculture (NACCIMA). She is the first female Northerner to take on the leadership of the body.
A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), John Osamede Adun, also known as Bob Izua, has lauded Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki’s performance since assuming office.
Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, on Friday restated the need for all Nigerians to live in peace, saying that the country can only talk of development in an atmosphere of peace.
The National Peace Committee-led by former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Wednesday, appealed to stakeholders in Bauchi state to calm their supporters in the wake of the halted collation of result for the March 9 governorship election.
Former First Lady, Justice Fati Lami Abubakar, took a swipe at the political development in the country and declared that Nigeria is ripe for a woman president.
Retired Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, former Military President, has commended Nigerians for their orderliness and peaceful conducts during the 2019 general elections.
Paul Ogwuma, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and his wife have acquired property worth £33 million (N15.6 billion), a UK investigative journalism magazine has revealed.
Juventus are satisfied with the state of their squad and won’t be trying to sign Mauro Icardi from Serie A rivals Inter, according to sporting director Fabio Paratici.
The Presidency has finally reacted to the criticisms trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to ministers to fix meeting appointments or send enquiries to him through his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari.
The Nigeria international joined Gent from FC Midtjylland in a deal worth €6m this season and, Thorup confesses his high transfer fee effectively ruled out a move for the 6ft7in forward.
Other international stars on the playlist include Drake, who occupies No 1, Jay Z, Beyonce, Lauryn Hill, Jill Scott, Frank Sinatra, Rihanna, DJ Khaled, and Robin Thicke amongst others.
The Executive Secretary, Kaduna State Scholarship and Loans Board, Jummai Dikko, said the board has earmarked over N1.8 billion for foreign and local scholarship to students from the state.
Chukwueze began the season with a bang - getting a goal as the Yellow Submarine were forced to a 4-4 draw against Granada.
Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby has revealed that six Super Falcons players invited for the first leg of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Women’s Football qualifier billed for August 28 in Blida, Algeria, will not be available due to club duties.
The immediate past governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, Tuesday, for the first time since he was sworn in as Senator, returned back to the state, and said that he’s back to give the governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha, last warning on the “intimidation of Imo citizens.”
A leading independent newspaper in Nigeria, Daily Trust, has called for nomination of exemplary personalities for the coveted African of the Year 2019.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.