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Fola Ojo

Mr President, we are under siege

The above is an excerpt from one of many brilliant works of poetry by the late American writer and poet, Maya Angelou. In the expository tome, “ALL GOD’S CHILDREN NEED TRAVELLING SHOES”, Angelou reminds us all about the attribute of the place a man calls home.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

Federal government inaugurates governing boards of five health regulatory bodies

The federal government on Monday inaugurated the members of the governing boards of five professional health regulatory bodies.
John Sentamu

Archbishop Sentamu: Nigeria lacks will to address devastation in Niger Delta

Chairman of the Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commission (BSOEC) and Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, has decried lack of political will by the Nigerian government to address environmental devastation in the Niger Delta region.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Boko Haram, herdsmen fighting to islamise Nigeria, Africa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that the deadly activities of Boko Haram and herdsmen in the country is no longer as a result of lack of education or employment and now as a result of West African Fulanisation and African islamisation agenda.

Boko Haram: Over 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon – officials

Officials from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and those from Adamawa and Borno states on Monday said about 90,000 Nigerian refugees in Cameroon ”are safe’’ and will soon return.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Malabu scandal: I have no account, property outside Nigeria – Ex-President Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the report that claimed that lawyers for the Federal Government had, in a London court filing, accused him of accepting bribes in order “to broker a $1.3 billion oil deal eight years ago.”
Zainab Aliyu

Why Zainab Habib was freed by Saudi authorities

Nigerian student, Zainab Habib Aliyu, was yesterday released by Saudi Arabian authorities four months after she was arrested over alleged drug trafficking, which carries capital punishment in the kingdom.
Zainab Aliyu

Federal government confirms release of Zainab Aliyu in Saudi Arabia

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mustapha Sulaiman, has confirmed that Saudi authorities have released the Nigerian girl, Zainab Aliyu, and another man, Ibrahim Abubakar, arrested for alleged drug-related offence.
Zainab Aliyu

Detained Zaniab Aliyu released in Saudi Arabia

Nigeria Mission in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday said that the detained Zainab Habib has been released.
Zainab Aliyu

Official: President Buhari directs AGF Malami to intervene in Zainab Aliyu’s detention in Saudi

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, the Attorney General of the Federation, to immediately intervene in the case of Zainab Aliyu, an official has said.
Huawei

Federal government hails Huawei over impact on Nigeria’s ICT sector

The impact of world’s leading communication giant, Huawei Technologies, has made noticeable impacts in Nigeria, the country’s Federal Government has said.

Federal government allows foreign doctors to treat Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, wife

The Islamic Human Rights Commission, IHRC, confirmed that the Nigerian Government has finally allowed a team of foreign doctors to examine the health conditions of Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenah El-Zakzaky.

Federal government to issue N20 billion 30-year bond on April 24

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government will on April 24, issue a 30-year bond for the first time.
Mr. Jon Tong Chol, Ambassador of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Nigeria, on Thursday called for closer working relations with Nigeria.

North Korea calls for closer working relations with Nigeria

Mr. Jon Tong Chol, Ambassador of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to Nigeria, on Thursday called for closer working relations with Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Malabu scandal: EFCC urged to seize Dan Etete’s $56 million private jet

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been urged to seize a private jet owned by a former Nigerian minister of petroleum, Dan Etete.

US based medical group plans revamping Nigerian healthcare system

A multi-billion-dollar healthcare system in the United States, Montefiore Health System, has expressed readiness to help find a lasting solution to Nigeria’s healthcare problem.

IMF advises Nigeria to remove fuel subsidy

The Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Mrs. Christine Lagarde, has advised the Nigerian government to jettison spending on fuel subsidy and instead expend such money on health, education and c.

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NSE: Market indices reserve losing streak, up by 0.06 per cent

Trading on the nation’s bourse reversed losing streak on Friday, recording first gain in June with a marginal growth of 0.06 per cent.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-1

Aisha Buhari reaffirms commitment to women, children

The First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has reaffirmed her commitment toward improving the living conditions of women, children and the vulnerable persons in Nigeria.

Niger gets new chief judge

Justice Aliyu Mayaki on Friday took the oath of office as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state.

Kano government to build Army training center worth N318 million in Falgore forest

Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, said on Friday that the state government would spend over N318 million on the construction of an Army training center in Falgore Forest, which was turned into a hideout by criminals.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.

EFCC arrests cyber fraudsters in multiple cross country raids

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested seven suspected internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.