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Full text: Former President Obasanjo’s letter to President Buhari

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.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Ohanaeze: The future of Nigeria is bleak

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, says there is no future for Nigeria except the country is restructured.

Igbo Youth Assembly condemns IPOB’s sit-at-home order

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.

South East Development Commission Bill passes second reading at House of Representatives

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.

PTAD saves N4.9 billion from pension payroll clean up

The Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, (PTAD), Sharon Ikeazor, says the thorough clean up conducted in pensions operations by her directorate has succeeded in saving Nigeria about N4.9 billion naira annually.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi government wades into border crisis with Benue

The Ebonyi Government has urged Ekwashi and Ukwuagba Ngbo Autonomous communities of Ohaukwu LGA in the state to stay calm as government was working to resolve the attack on them on Tuesday.

Tanko Yakasai: Afenifere conceived restructuring to destabilise the country

Tanko Yakasai, an elder statesman, says restructuring was conceived by Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, to destabilise the country.

General Buratai: Plateau, Zamfara, other killings influenced by external, internal factors

Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, says the army has made “giant strides” in the last one year in combating security challenges. He also said the security outlook of the country “is very positive.”

Bishop wants Humphrey Nwosu included on June 12 honours list

The Anglican Bishop of Okigwe South Diocese, Rt. Rev. David Onuoha, on Saturday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to include the former chairman of the defunct National Electoral Commission, Prof. Humphrey Nwosu, in the list of those to be honoured on account of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential elections.

Biafra: MASSOB berates President Buhari over civil war comment

The Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereignty State of Biafra (MASSOB) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment that Nigeria soldier had mercy on the people of Biafra during the civil war.

Civil War: Why Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday spoke on why the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the Civil War.

[email protected]: 100 prisoners get free medical service in Anambra

No fewer that 100 prisoners in Anambra have benefited from a free medical outreach of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) as part of events marking the 45th anniversary of the corps.

General Gowon: I pray Nigeria doesn’t fight another civil war

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has said he prays Nigeria does not go through another Civil War.

General Gowon: Nigeria’s security challenges worrisome

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has described as worrisome the widespread security challenges and killings in the country.

BSN: Mother tongue must be taught in schools

The General Secretary of the Bible Society of Nigeria, Dr. Dare Ajiboye, has said that government at all levels in the country need to work assiduously to preserve the local languages in the country.

NYSC announces resumption date for new corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has fixed April 19 for the opening of orientation camps nationwide for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ corps members.

What selling my father’s ‘Tutu’ artwork means to me – Ben Enwonwu’s son

Oliver Enwonwu, the son of the late artist and carver, Ben Enwonwu, on Thursday said the auctioning of Ben Enwonwu’s artwork, “Tutu” for $1.68 million in London recently would inspire many Nigerian artists into hard work and the hope of a bright future.

President Buhari hails Femi Okunu on 85th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated elder statesman and Nigeria’s former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu, on his 85th birthday.

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
Senator Shehu Sani (APC-Kaduna)

Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.