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All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

2023: Asiwaju Tinubu’s presidential ambition dead on arrival – PDP chieftain

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and former Delta State governorship aspirant, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has declared that the presidential ambition of former Lagos State governor, Senator Bola Tinubu is dead on arrival.

Using coronavirus donations to give charity a bad name

Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

Nigeria president announce easing of some lockdown restrictions

Nigeria’s president said the country will begin a gradual easing of lockdown restrictions to curtail the spread of the coronavirus in the capital, Lagos, Abuja and Ogun States May 4.
President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Nasarawa State, Mr Abdullahi Sule, are meeting right now.

President Buhari attends virtual ECOWAS Summit

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari today (Thursday) in Abuja via teleconference participated in the Extraordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS).
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday night issued formal regulations to back his decision to extend the lockdown on two major cities (Lagos, Ogun) and the federal capital territory for another two weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Lockdown: President Buhari issues regulation backing extension

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday night issued formal regulations to back his decision to extend the lockdown on two major cities (Lagos, Ogun) and the federal capital territory for another two weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Nigeria postpones national sports festival indefinitely over coronavirus

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the postponement of the National Sports Festival due to Coronavirus pandemic.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Emir Sanusi’s dethronement is good, sad news

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the dethronement of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II as the traditional ruler of the Kano Emirate as a good and sad news at the same time.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

Coronavirus: Nigeria to cut down 2020 budget – minister

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday constituted a committee to assess the impact of the Corona virus outbreak on Nigeria’s economy with a view to cut down the size of the 2020 budget and reduce the 75 dollars oil benchmark.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: How coronavirus affected my 83rd birthday celebration

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday lamented how Coronavirus affected his 83rd birthday celebration.
Aliko Dangote, president of the Dangote Group and chief sponsor of the Dangote Foundation, says he wants to be like Bill Gates and try to give a chunk of his wealth to charity in the next few years.

President Buhari hails Aliko Dangote’s donation of N200 million to fight coronavirus

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote for donating N200 million to fight the influx of deadly Coronavirus disease into the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

Kaduna killings: President Buhari vows to end banditry

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday vowed to defeat rampaging bandits who killed 50 villagers in Kaduna State on Sunday.
The Emir of Zuru, Major General Muhammadu Sani Sami, retired, (Sami Gomo II) has said politicians who could not win elections are the ones trying to break the country into pieces.

Kebbi emir reveals those sponsoring insurgents, others

The Emir of Zuru, Major General Muhammadu Sani Sami, retired, (Sami Gomo II) has said politicians who could not win elections are the ones trying to break the country into pieces.

Coronavirus: Nigeria stands by China

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his good wishes to President Xi Jinping and citizens of the People’s Republic of China during this trying time. =
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson and recounted what he has been doing to reposition the nation towards the path of development.

What President Buhari told British premier Boris Johnson in London

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and recounted what he has been doing to reposition the nation towards the path of development.
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Isa Funtua: Why Igbos, Alex Ekwueme lost Presidency in 1999, will lose again in...

Malam Ismaila Isa Funtua, the Life Patron of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigerian (NPAN), a politician, businessman and a close associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, says the Igbos and deceased former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, lost the presidency in 1999 because the late politician refused to play politics of inclusiveness, saying the Igbos are doing the same thing today.
Recall that the N10.594 trillion 2020 Budget passed by the National Assembly was on Tuesday assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. 4

President Buhari places travel restrictions on ministers, others

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has placed travel restrictions on ministers, presidential aides, heads of agencies and other top officials of the government.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

President Buhari sets agenda for Governor Sule at 60

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, on his 60th birthday, urging him to make good governance his priority in order to leave a lasting and favourable legacy.

Ex-Presidents Jonathan, Soglo lead pre-election assessment mission to Guinea

Former Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Benin Republic’s ex-President Nicéphore Soglo have been nominated to co-lead a pre-election assessment mission to the Republic of Guinea’s parliamentary elections scheduled for February 2020.
A group of protesters under the aegis of Guardian of Democracy Initiative on Friday, stormed the premises of the Federal High Court, venue of the ongoing trial of #RevolutionNow convener Omoyele Sowore.

US to review relationship with Nigeria over Omoyele Sowore

United States (US) Senator Robert Menedez has said America will review its relationship with Nigeria over the continued detention and rearrest of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari honours Customs officer who rejected N150 million bride

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has presented Integrity awards to two public servants, Bashir Abubakar and Mrs Josephine Ugwu of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, for exhibiting Integrity in the performance of their official duties.
Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commended female military and police officers for what she regarded as excellent display

Aisha Buhari: How we can improve early detection of cancer

Mrs Aisha Buhari, wife of Nigeria’s President, has underscored the need for greater awareness on cancer in African countries to promote early detection and treatment.
Former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has felicitated with the Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on the occasion of his 52nd birthday, describing him as a man loved by his people.

Former President Jonathan hails Governor Fintiri at 52

Former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has felicitated with the Governor of Adamawa State, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, on the occasion of his 52nd birthday, describing him as a man loved by his people.

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OPL 310: Optimum’s default clause termination letter invalid – Lekoil

An oil and gas E&P company with a focus on Nigeria and West Africa, Lekoil, yesterday maintained that a letter written by Optimum Petroleum Development Company, operator of the Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 310, proposing to terminate the Cost and Revenue Sharing Agreement (CRSA) executed for the facility, remains invalid.

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Over 27,500 applicants, out of which over 19,000 were female sat for the recently-concluded teachers’ recruitment test exercise conducted by the Osun State Government.
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NDLEA arrests 8 drug traffickers in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, says it has arrested eight suspected drug traffickers with 603.24 kilogrammes of illicit drugs in different parts of the state.
Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, Registrar, Teachers’ Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), disclosed this in Abuja on in an interview with newsmen.

TRCN boss: Type of teachers Nigeria needs now

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, TRCN, Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, has said the country needs technologically savvy teachers to be able to cope with developments in the sector and achieve her potential.

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Children hold kites as the Petare neighbourhood celebrates the 400th anniversary of its founding, in Caracas, Venezuela, February 17, 2021. The writing on the kite reads- Petare, 400 years. REUTERS-Leonardo Fernandez Viloria

Venezuela’s largest impoverished district marks 400th anniversary with kite festival

In Venezuela’s sprawling impoverished Petare neighborhood on the east end of Caracas, dozens of children and residents flew kites to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of what was once a small village outside the capital.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate seeks documents as N27 billion PHCN pension probe begins

The Senate on Monday opened investigation into the alleged ‘missing’ N27bn meant for the payment of the pension of former staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police inaugurates Operation Puff Adder ll in Zamfara, deploy 275 personnel

Speaking at the inauguration of the operation at 42 PMF Squadron Gusau on Thursday, the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abutu Yaro, commended Inspector-General of Police (I-G) Muhammad Adamu for giving special attention to Zamfara.

Woman in court for ‘blocking’ road with stones

A 34-year-old woman, Sandra Lukan, who allegedly used hard-core stones to block roads, on Monday appeared before a Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

2020 Budget: Nigerian government records 89% capital release in December 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says as at December 2020, Federal Government recorded 89 per cent release to Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for capital component of the 2020 budget.