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President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday joined President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, and other African leaders to inaugurate the headquarters of the Committee of Intelligence and Security Services (CISSA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with a pledge to intensify security cooperation.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over the meeting of the National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Aswan, Egypt to attend the Aswan Forum designed to set “An Agenda for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa.”
This is even as the Nigeria Customs Service said the nation’s borders may open before the January 2020 date if an agreement is reached before the date.
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Wednesday swore in newly appointed Commissioner Adamu Manu Soro to replace his elder brother Nura Manu Soro who resigned as Commissioner for Finance hours after his redeployment to Youths and Sports two weeks ago.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja on a three-day state visit to South Africa following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa, to discuss the welfare of Nigerians in that country.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today for New York, United States to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74).
Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year.
South African Government on Monday formally apologised to Nigerians and the Nigerian Government over recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals including Nigerians in that country.
Clayson Monyela, spokesman of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in South Africa, says Nigeria overreacted to the recent xenophobic attack in the country.
Given the growing threat of terrorism in the sub-region, President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Saturday to attend the one-day ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The Zimbabwean government has become the second to announce the voluntary evacuation of some citizens from South Africa after two of their nationals died during xenophobic violence, media reports said on Wednesday.
The Consul General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, has said that the first batch of the Nigerian returnees from South Africa would depart South Africa for Lagos on Wednesday.
Some Nigerians in South Africa yesterday raised alarm that foreigners will be target of attacks today in different parts of the country.
The Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the special envoy he sent to South Africa in the wake of xenophobic attacks on Nigerian living in the country.
The Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this to journalists on Monday after a closed-door meeting with the Senate Committee on Diaspora in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, to further engage the South African authorities on “appropriate measures” the latter will take to end the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has outlined Nigeria’s expectations from Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr following the extension of his contract.
“In Europe, it’s difficult to find that [special story] – maybe in London it’s possible, I’m not too sure. All the African players have this story. It means they are motivated through the roof. It’s about the story that is behind them,” he told the Guardian.
The Senate has dismissed as “baseless” and “unsubstantiated”, the allegations that the National Assembly was behind the fraud in the Niger Delta Development Commission.
NASA astronauts entered the International Space Station on Sunday after a landmark 19-hour journey on the first crewed US spacecraft in nearly a decade, a triumph for SpaceX and private enterprise.
First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, has stated that the Football Federation is passionate about women football and that they are already coming up with plans to have the vacant position of the women national team filled.
Wilfred Ndidi says he has improved remarkably as a player under the guidance of Brendan Rodgers at Leicester City.
A police station in Minnesota went up in flames late Thursday in a third day of demonstrations as the so-called Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul seethed over the shocking police killing of a handcuffed black man.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said it has put in place arrangements on passenger facilitation, ahead of resumption of flights.
The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to employ no fewer than 2,000 more teachers in its public primary schools.
Premier League giants Arsenal are reportedly in talks with the agent of Philippe Coutinho, Kia Joorabchian, ahead of the summer transfer window.