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President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia have paid special tribute to late John Aguiyi-ironsi, the second son of the former Head of State, late Maj.-Gen. Aguiyi Ironsi, who was laid to rest on Friday in Umuahia, the Abia capital.
Former National Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, has commended former Military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, for his selfless and meritorious service to the country.
Former Chief of Defence Staff, General Alani Akinrinade, has advised former President Olusegun Obasanjo, to adjust his style as a leader and statesman, cautioning the former military head of state-turned a two-term civilian president of Nigeria to consider dropping his habit of writing open letters to a sitting president at the slightest chance.
Former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has charged the Igbos to work hard towards promoting the unity and indivisibility of Nigeria.
Former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has called on Nigerians to play their roles in ensuring peace in the country and across the world.
The Nigerian government traced $2.4 billion looted from its coffers to the late Military Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Bello Adoke (SAN), has revealed.
The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) said the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) contributed 59.7 per cent of revenues in the Federation Account in the last three months.
Gen. Yakubu Gowon, a former Military Head of State as well as the Convener and Chairman of “Nigeria Prays” on Sunday led other Christian leaders to Osogbo for a one-day-national-prayer rally for the country.
Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.
Former Military Head of State, retired Major-General Yakubu Gowon, caused a stir Friday when he suddenly slumped during graveside prayers for deceased Major-General David Ejoor in Ovwor-Olomu, Ughelli South, Delta State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja advised Nigerians to see the forthcoming general election as an opportunity to strengthen the country’s unity.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described as “bloody nonsense” the penchant of some Nigerians to hide under the canopy of ethnicity and religion to perpetrate injustice and corrupt acts.
President Muhammadu Buhari was received in Kaduna on Friday by a massive crowd of party supporters, who thronged the Ahmadu Bello Stadium (ABS) for the flag-off of the All Progressives Congress campaign in the state.
The Nigerian Bar Association, Cross River State chapter, has condemned the proposed arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Samuel Onnoghen, saying the country is descending into a totalitarian and fascist state.
As the 2019 elections get closer, the Jama’atul Izalatul Bidi’a Waikamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS), one of the largest Islamic societies in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and Cameroon, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.
Bala Shagari, the eldest son of late ex-President Shehu Shagari, has said that his father didn’t just want to be buried in Shagari town, he also indicated the specific location where he expected to be interred.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have been executed if Nigeria’s system was working.
A woman was killed and at least 65 people were wounded, including five Georgian soldiers, in a complex attack that hit a medical facility near the largest US military base in Afghanistan early on Wednesday, officials said.
Serie A giants Inter Milan and Spanish Laliga top side Atletico Madrid are reportedly leading the race to sign Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud in January.
Frank Lampard will be given £150m to spend by Chelsea in January upon the lifting of their transfer embargo.
The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, and his Labour and Employment counterpart, Chris Ngige, to explain why nothing was done regarding the 21 days ultimatum given by Electricity Workers Union over unpaid benefits to disengaged employees of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), as well as improved condition of services by their current employers.
New York rapper A$AP Rocky was back in Sweden on Wednesday for a concert, four months after receiving a suspended sentence over a Stockholm street fight.
The Nigerian Presidency, on Sunday, reacted to the raging debates and harsh reactions that have trailed the arrest and trial of the Convener of ‘Revolution Now’ agitation, Omoyele Sowore.
Cardi B might have, earlier in the week, gone through some drama with her husband Offset, but the 27-year-old social media sensation is not letting that hold her down as she is living her best life in Lagos.
A police officer in Umuaka village in Imo state allegedly shot dead an 18-year old man for retaliating when the officer slapped him.
Pep Guardiola admits that Manchester City had no answer for the speed of Manchester United’s attack as the Premier League champions fell to a damaging derby defeat at home.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Ifeoma Anabogwu, has said that enforcement and implementation of laws posed a great problem in Nigeria.