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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday canvassed the need for Nigeria to remain as one indivisible entity despite the diversity of ethnicity, culture, language and religion of the citizenry.
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.
Royal Dutch Shell has filed a suit against the Nigerian government at the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Founder of Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, Professor Gregory Ibe, has said that the Igbo nation should be supported to produce the next president of Nigeria in 2023, stressing that the Igbo needs the presidency more than any other ethnic group.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has advised Nigerians to stop politicising the issues of security and efforts of security services, particularly the Armed Forces, to keep Nigeria safe.
The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lauded the supreme sacrifice, selfless service and invaluable roles played by officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces in continually ensuring the oneness and indivisible Nigeria.
Nigerian government have moved to sequester the assets of the country’s premier lender First Bank of Nigeria Limited in an effort to recover the damages oil major Royal Dutch Shell owed the Ejama Ebubu community of Rivers State in a legal contest spanning many decades, Bloomberg reported Thursday.
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.
A Civil Society Organisation, Citizens Action for Good Governance, CAGG, Friday, condemned former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on a statement made over President Muhammadu Buhari, on the #EndSARS protests in the country.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has appointed retired general Ajibola Kunle Togun as the Chairman of the Oyo State Security Network, code-named Amotekun.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured that Nigeria will soon see the end of the insurgence that has bedeviled the North-Eastern part of the country like she saw the end of the Nigeria/Biafra civil war.
The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun.
Prof. Pat Utomi, who served in the government of the late President Shehu Shagari, has described the ex-Nigerian leader as a true nationalist whose good deeds would not be adequately captured by newspapers and history.
Nigeria’s second military ruler, Yakubu Gowon, says he did not believe a military coup could take place in Nigeria until the first one on January 15, 1966.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the fact that Nigeria has remained a united country despite its challenges is a success which should be celebrated by Nigerians.
Markets in Asaba, the Delta State capital, will shut down on October 7 as natives of the town mark the 52nd year anniversary of a mass killing in 1967 during the Nigerian Civil War.
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, and his counterpart from The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, TREM, Bishop Mike Okonkwo have passionately pleaded with Nigerians to exercise restraint in the face of provocative xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa and avoid the temptation to retaliate.
Since the issue is of momentous concern to all well-meaning and all right-thinking Nigerians, it must be of great concern to you, and collective thinking and dialoguing is the best way of finding an appropriate and adequate solution to the problem.
Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide, a socio-cultural group, has condemned the Sit-at-Home call on Igbos by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), saying it will only promote hatred and threaten national unity.
A bill for an Act to establish the South East Development Commission to serve as catalyst for the development of commercial potentials of the South-East has passed second reading at the House of Representatives.
The Supreme Court on Friday described the dissolution of local governments in Oyo State and their replacement with caretaker committees as illegal.
The Supreme Court on Friday upheld an earlier judgment of the Court of Appeal which okayed the deregistration of National Unity Party and 73 others.
Real Madrid forward Eden Hazard has apologised for laughing with Chelsea players after his side were knocked out of the Champions League semi-finals.
Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, has said it is against military takeover of any kind.
Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin (Unilorin), says the institution has adopted proactive measures to prevent untoward security breaches.
The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) says the nationwide strike will not be called off until a concrete resolution is reached on financial autonomy
Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino said his team “deserved better” after losing 4-1 on aggregate to Manchester City in the Champions League semi-finals following a 2-0 defeat in Tuesday’s second leg.
Nigeria’s Dangote Cement Plc is expected to pay a total of N40.39 billion in taxation to the nation’s treasury from its operational result in the first quarter of 2021.
The Presidency has reacted to the Department of State Services (DSS) alert condemning the unsavoury statements by those they described as misguided elements who have continued to threaten the government, sovereignty and corporate existence of Nigeria.
The Chief Executive officer of Afrinvest Ltd, Lagos, Ike Chioke, has advised Federal Government to adopt more proactive security measures in curbing kidnapping of students in various schools in the country.