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It was a harvest of tributes for a former Chief of Air Staff, late Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok as his remains were laid to rest in his hometown in Ibesikpo Asutan, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, disclosed that the late former governor of Lagos State, Alh. Lateef Jakande served the country principally through journalism and through newspaper management before becoming an active politician.
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented that the nation’s ranks of dedicated and resourceful patriotic leaders have been depleted by the dreaded Covid-19 pandemic.
The former president said, “He was as passionate in his defence of Nigerian unity as he was devoted to his roots. No wonder, he actively promoted the history and culture of his local community who also immensely benefited from his wise counsel and generosity.”
Some members of United Kingdom House of Lords have asked the UK to take more action against Nigeria to check the rising killings of Christians by terrorists and state actors in parts of the West African country.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed plans by his administration to have an agro-allied based airport to aid the development of the state as a destination of choice for agriculture in Nigeria.
The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Saturday said the Yoruba people are a nation of hospitable, accommodating and warm people who believe in the oneness of Nigeria.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has debunked the reconciliation news between him and Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, saying he has no quarrel with Adams.
As the only zone in the South that is yet to produce the President since the return to democratic rule in 1999, the South-East is considered to have a good case in its quest to occupy the seat when President Muhammadu Buhari leaves office in 2023.
Sokoto State Governor, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has described former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, as a statesman, who is still relevant for consultations on issues of governance and challenges facing the country.
The minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says the federal government will not stop school activities, despite the attacks on learning institutions across the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday interrogated former Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Abdulazeez Yari, over his alleged handling of transactions relating the Paris Club Fund refund while he served as chairman of Nigeria Governors’ Forum.
Xisco Munoz’s side bounced back from a shock defeat at neighbours Luton in the best possible fashion as Dan Gosling’s second-half goal earned them a priceless victory.
The Presidency yesterday shrugged off threats of Nigeria’s balkanisation by advocates of Biafra and Oduduwa Republics, saying that President Muhammadu Buhari cannot be bullied into giving in to their demands.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies are discussing downgrading next week’s the full-scale ministerial meeting, delegates said, a signal the coalition may stick with plans to gradually revive oil production.
Global commodities trader Trafigura has agreed to buy Angolan state oil giant Sonangol’s 31.78% stake in Puma Energy for $600 million.
The European countries party to the Iran nuclear deal told Tehran on Wednesday its decision to enrich uranium at 60% purity, bringing the fissile material closer to bomb-grade, was contrary to efforts to revive the 2015 accord.
The Federal Government on Wednesday said there was no truth in the allegation made by the Governor of Edo State that the government printed an additional N60 billion that was shared at the Federation Account Allocation Committee, FAAC.
The Kano State Consumer Protection Council (KSCPC), has seized over N1 billion worth of fake drugs and unwholesome foods across the state in the past three months of the year.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has begun training agricultural extension officers in Akure, the Ondo State capital on the protection of children from exploitation, hazards, and risks in the Nigerian agriculture sector.