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The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
The Nigerian Presidency has welcomed with reservations a new book titled “Beneath The Tamarind Tree”, written about the kidnapping of 270 Chibok school girls, by Isha Sesay, the ex-CNN broadcaster and now a Child Rights activist.
Protesters have converged on NNPC filling station at Guzape over rape allegations levelled against the Founder and Global Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.
Hadiza Bala Usman, managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says she was able to rise through the ranks in public service because she did not let herself be limited by societal and cultural pressures.
Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has declared the move by President Muhammadu Buhari to suspend the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen, as an unconstitutional action.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected the declaration by Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, that she is withdrawing from the February 16 presidential election.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, on Sunday took her campaign trail to the streets of Abuja, where she spoke one-on-one with Abuja residents about her aspiration to become the next president of Nigeria come 2019 and the need for them to vote for her.
The group, Atiku for Better Nigeria, in a statement released in Abuja at the weekend signed by its National Coordinator Barrister (Mrs) Benita Israel-Dike, condemned Ezekwesili, a presidential contestant who was a minister in PDP government, for attacking both the People’s Democratic Party and its candidate, as lacking in knowledge economy and playing politics of deceit.
The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) Tuesday marched to the Presidential Villa in protest against the execution of another aid worker, Hauwa Liman, by Boko Haram.
Dr Oby Ezekwesili, the Co-Convener of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), on Tuesday described Boko Haram’s execution of Hauwa Liman, a worker with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) as heart-breaking.
The Trader Moni, a Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) scheme, according to information from the programme’s Twitter handle, is “to help alleviate poverty in Nigeria by empowering traders and artisans.”
The Chibok Parents’ Association says former President Goodluck Jonathan did not rescue any of the 219 girls as claimed by Reuben Abati, his former aide.
Who can blame them? There is little to convince anyone that Nigeria values life. If it is not communal clashes, it is tankers and trailers. If it is not malaria, it is cholera, or some other disease long forgotten in much of the world. If it is not armed robbers, it is SARS. It is sometimes difficult to tell the difference between the two.
The intimidation and harassment of journalists and bloggers, as well as violent crackdowns on peaceful protests, show the determination of the authorities to suppress the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in Nigeria, said Amnesty International Nigeria on Thursday, World Press Freedom Day.
Less than 24 hours to President Muhammadu Buhari’s scheduled meeting with the United States of America (USA) president, Donald Trump, the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised anti-democratic issues and human rights abuse against the Nigerian leader.
The Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s treatment of women.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of veteran national female football player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine.
The Nigeria youth international will continue his development in the Spanish second-tier division with the Rojiblancos
Although details of the emergency meeting remained under wraps, there is a possibility that participants would also discuss the development in Kogi West.
The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Friday told its members not to comment on the ongoing investigation of ex-governor Abdul’Aziz Yari by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission.
‘The Icons’ group of the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality show, have won this week’s wager task.
The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji on Friday called on the Governors in the South West region to declare a state of emergency as a measure to restore peace and security in the zone.
A tax Appeal Tribunal sitting in Kaduna and with jurisdiction over the North West Zone, comprising the seven states of Kaduna, Kano, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Sokoto and Jigawa, with Umar Mohammed Adamu as Chairman, has in the last eight months since the commencement of sitting resolved tax disputes amounting to over N10billion.
Debt Management Office, DMO, yesterday, issued N59.53 billion FGN Bonds for the three tenors offered at the monthly auction
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday officially appointed Gboyega Akosile as his Chief Press Secretary.
Industrialist and former governorship candidate of the Progressives People’s Alliance (PPA) in Anambra State, Chief Godwin Ezeemo, has tipped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for victory during the governorship election in Anambra State in 2021.