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Sen. Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), says for Nigeria to attain parity with older and more established democracies, the country must accept protests as part of its national development.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Sunday quoted President Muhammadu Buhari as telling families to turn back children who bring home unaccounted goods.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kaduna state has accused Government officials of hiding palliatives meant for citizens.
The South-East Caucus of the House of Representatives has bemoaned the impression in some quarters that the protest has been hijacked by some ethnic nationalists.
Days of demonstrations in Thailand, where protesters are calling for regime change, have inspired a rare outpouring of frustration with the government by netizens in neighboring Laos, where criticism of the one-party communist state is strictly forbidden and punishable with hefty prison terms.
Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, says former President Olusegun Obasanjo commended Buhari’s speech on the #EndSARS protests last night.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia on Friday inaugurated a 16-man Judicial Panel of Inquiry to investigate allegations of extra-judicial killings and brutality by security agents in the state.
#EndSARS: What President Buhari told ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon, others about protesters – Presidency
President Muhammadu Buhari has told former Nigerian leaders that #EndSARS protesters ‘gradually turned violent’ after the government conceded to their demands.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Federal Government to immediately set up an independent judicial panel to look into the role of security agencies’ handling of the youth’ peaceful protests.
Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has called on the protesting youths in the state to sheathe their swords and allow the government time to redress their grievances.
Hundreds of Ijaw women from oil-producing communities in Bayelsa State on Friday staged a peaceful protest against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over the neglect of their oil impacted communities by the Commission.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has attributed the return of Sen. Barnabas Gemade and the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, to the successful reconciliation efforts of the APC Caretaker Committee led by Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence in its ongoing reconciliation efforts, asking all former members who left its ranks to return home.
Some lecturers at the University of Lagos, including a former Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Ayo Olowe have the threat by the union against the Pro-Chancellor, Dr Wale Babalakin does not represent the collective will of the majority of academic staff and other stakeholders of the University.
The Gov. Mai Mala Buni-led Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked stakeholders and other members of the party with grievances to withdraw their cases from the courts.
Health workers toiling on the frontline across Africa say they are facing rising infections, shortages of protective equipment and growing strains as they battle the coronavirus.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with a former Minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all Nigerians to seize the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Maulud to reflect on the virtues of the Holy Prophet by showing love and understanding for fellow citizens.
Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden cast his ballot in the US presidential race Wednesday in Delaware, six days before the end of a turbulent campaign pitting him against incumbent Donald Trump.
The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office.
South African giants, Kaizer Chiefs, has confirmed that goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, has received a call up for Super Eagles’ 2022 Africa Cup of Nations double-header against Sierra Leone in November.
The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has congratulated Prof. Mahmood Yakubu on his re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for another five years in office.
Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, Dr Demola Sogunle, said “the extension of the application closing date was necessary because most universities are yet to conduct the mandatory Post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (PUTME), while some others are yet to release their admission lists.
The Ministry of Power is to collaborate with the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) to improve power generation, transmission, and distribution in the country.
The Energy Market Authority (EMA) of Singapore and the Energy Commission of Malaysia (ST) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the energy sector.
Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said on Wednesday that freedom of expression should stop if it offends more than 1.5 billion people, following the display of images in France of the Prophet Mohammad that Muslims see as blasphemous.