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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has enlisted the support of other ex-presidents and Prime Ministers in West Africa to mitigate elections-related conflicts to promote peace in the region.
Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
African leaders resisting “democratic transformation” must heed their citizens’ calls for change, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Saturday after receiving an award aimed at promoting good leadership on the continent.
Liberia’s Supreme Court has thrown out a request by the governing Unity Party to halt the 26 December presidential run-off election between ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai.
Two persons were feared killed while one was injured as bank robbers attacked a bullion van at Bolorunduro area in Ondo East council area of Ondo state.
Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, over the death of his son, Pastor Dare Adeboye.
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele on Thursday vowed to resist importation of maize as Nigerians have the capacity and capability to grow the crop locally to meet consumption demand.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo, on Thursday, insisted that the unity of the country should not be compromised in anyway.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mr Mele Kyari, has assured Nigerians that the Port Harcourt Refinery Complex (PHRC) will roar back to life on or before April 5, 2023 when repairs would have been completed.
The Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with Nigerian journalists as they celebrate this year’s World Press Freedom Day on Monday, May 3, 2021, assuring that the current National Assembly will never pass any law that will suppress press freedom in the country.
The House of Representatives has called on the Ministry of Agriculture, the Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to put measures in place to curb illegal fishing by foreign vessels on Nigeria’s waters.
The federal government yesterday expressed its commitment to do all it could to save the remaining 16 students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, whose abductors have threatened to kill for the delay in ransoming them.
The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has warned secessionist groups not to hoist unnecessary flags in his state, noting that the state was not part of such struggles
An orphan, Iniubong Umoren, who reportedly went for a phantom job interview in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has been found dead. Umoren’s disappearance was reported on Twitter by her friend, Umoh Uduak aka Happiness Activist.