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Shippers’ council, transport agencies move to eliminate corruption in maritime

Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is collaborating with agencies under the Ministry of Transportation to develop strategies to curb corruption in Nigeria and Africa.
Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Alison Madueke: I wrote my biography to tell my story

Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Group: Nigerians must rise against Aso Rock cabal

A Yoruba social-cultural group, Yoruba Youth Forum (YYF), has condemned the recent signing of a bill into law by President Muhammadu Buhari in London, saying the action showed that the powerful cabal in the presidency will stop at nothing to make Vice President Yemi Osinbajo irrelevant.

VP Osinbajo’s spokesman apologises to journalist ‘attacked’ at Aso Rock

Laolu Akande, spokesman of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, has apologised to Abayomi Adeshida, a photojournalist with Vanguard, who was beaten up by security operatives at Aso Rock on Thursday morning.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana worries over bail condition imposed on Omoyele Sowore

Activist lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has expressed concern that one of the bail conditions imposed on detained publisher of the Sahara reporters, Omoyele Sowore, by the court is the type that would confine him to a specific part of the country even after meeting other conditions.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Group: Existence of cabal in Aso Rock a threat to democracy

A Yoruba socio-cultural group, known as Yoruba Youths Forum (YYF), has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the existence of a powerful cabal in the Aso Rock is a threat to Nigeria’s democracy.
Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu’s father hasn’t heard a word from President Buhari – cleric

Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: Aso Villa feud shows incompetence, disorganisation in Buhari Presidency

The Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday said the quarrel between the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, and the family of President Muhammadu Buhari’s older nephew, Mamman Daura, over rooms in the Presidential Villa was disgraceful.

NDDC Board: Call for reversal of nominations not by PDP – Ijaw group

Claims that some interests with the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) are working to reverse the appointment of the yet to be inaugurated board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been discarded as irrelevant.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari chairs 2020 budget extra-ordinary FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday chaired an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.

President Buhari returns from South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Friday after a three-day official visit to South Africa.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB kicks against attacks of supporters in South Africa

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has kicked against alleged attacks on its members by the South African Police while protesting President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to South Africa.

New presidential guards brigade assumes duty

The nation’s 59th Independence anniversary on Tuesday was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, amidst tight security.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

UNGA: IPOB vows to protest against President Buhari in New York

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has vowed to protest against President Muhammadu Buhari and his government during the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in the US this week.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: FEC meeting helped me survive tribunal ruling

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he was not traumatised while the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivered it judgment on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

PDP: President Buhari has no solutions to security challenges

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Muhammadu Buhari administration of failing to take decisive steps to address the security challenges in the country saying he lacks the solution.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

PDP knocks President Buhari over ‘escalating insecurity’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for his failure to take decisive steps to end bloodletting and guarantee a stable, peaceful and secure nation.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Military decision to set up super camps responsible for recent Boko Haram attacks – Borno...

The governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum, says the decision of the military to establish “super camps” is responsible for last week attacks in Gubio and Magumeri local government areas of the state.

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Kabir Marafa, senator representing Zamfara central, says he will remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to fight injustice.

Senator Marafa: Governors plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole with Abdulaziz Yari

Kabir Marafa, a former senator, said some governors are plotting to replace Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) with AbdulAziz Yari, former governor of Zamfara state.
Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.

Wayne Rooney confesses his ambition to manage after he retires from playing

Wayne Rooney admits he has a desire to get into football management as he prepares for his return to the English game in January.
Caretaker premier Saad Hariri on Thursday made phone calls to World Bank president David Malpass and IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva, his office said.

Lebanon premier asks World Bank, IMF help with economic rescue plan

Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister Thursday asked international funding bodies for support in drawing up an emergency rescue plan for his protest-wracked country.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Yuletide: Army advises Nigerians to be security conscious

Maj.-Gen. Usman Yakubu, Commander Corps of Artillery, Kontagora has called on Nigerians to be more security conscious before, during and after the Christmas and New year festivities.

Insecurity: General Buratai tasks non-commissioned officers

The Chief Of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, has called Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) to display fresh innovations in tackling security challenges facing the country.