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Islamisation: Ex-Minister Fani-Kayode attacks ex-Governor Lamido over statement on ex-President Obasanjo’s comment
A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has knocked a former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, for criticising former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his belief that Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram are out to ‘Fulanise’ West Africa and Islamise Africa, respectively.
A former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido yesterday warned ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo against turning himself into a bigot.
The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.
Kim Jong Un expressed “willingness” to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the Hanoi summit in February, according to multiple Japanese press reports.
A former member of the Board of Trustees of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Onwuka Nkwa, yesterday, said finances of the party should not be controlled by one person.
Newcastle is considering an approach for young Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, who’s finishing up an excellent season on loan at Aston Villa.
North Korea’s state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked.
The Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of New Telegraph Newspapers, Mrs Funke Egbemode, has been re-elected President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE).
North Korea has fired several unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea off its eastern coast, the South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff said, a likely sign of Pyongyang's growing frustration at stalled diplomatic talks with Washington meant to provide coveted sanctions relief in return for nuclear disarmament.
An advocacy group under the aegis of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International, on Thursday, went before the Federal High Court in Abuja to challenge decision of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to zone the leadership of the National Assembly in a manner that would exclude the South East region of the country.
The realities begin to unravel when one takes an honest look at the official presidential results released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and a different result presented by Atiku Abubakar — with special attention to the National Assembly figures.
Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says Nigeria should join other countries and intensify efforts in studying the Atlantic Ocean for economic and climatic benefits.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to counter US influence.
The Election Committee of the Nigerian Guild of Editors, (NGE) on Wednesday, said it had cleared 23 candidates for election into its Executive Council and Standing Committee.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Boko Haram terrorists are being contained with the recent renewed joint military offensive against them in Northern Borno and border areas.
A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday blamed the corruption in the judiciary in recent times on the challenges arising from incursion of strange elements into the nation’s legal system
Nigerian Tobechukwu “Tobi” Phillips just broke a barrier as the first Black valedictorian in Alvin High School’s 125 year history in the Texas high school which was first established in 1894 and integrated with African-American students in 1965.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The ECOWAS Task Force on the region’s single currency would meet in June to give the assessment on the studies of the currency, President of the commission, Mr Jean-Claude Brou, has said.
Pep Guardiola insisted on Thursday that he has complete confidence in his bosses at Manchester City ahead of UEFA’s ruling on their participation in the Champions League, as his side prepares for this weekend’s FA Cup final against Watford.