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AKK gas pipeline: President Buhari’s big infrastructure push

One of the big promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his campaign for Nigeria’s presidency is the Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Former Niger Delta militants decry non-implementation of 2009 amnesty programme agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to implement the 2009 Amnesty Programme agreement promised to ex-Niger Delta militants under the aegis of the Forum of ex-Niger Delta Agitators during the first phase.
President Buhari at the event

SERAP: Why President Buhari’s government is undermining judiciary

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has said failure to publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary, was the reason the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to disregard the judiciary.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

SERAP urges President Buhari to implement report on financial autonomy for judiciary

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his good offices and leadership position to “urgently publish and fully implement the recommendations of the report on financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary submitted to you in June 2019.”

Ijaw youths allege plot by to stop Amnesty programme

Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, has raised alarm over alleged plot by President Muhammadu Buhari government to stop the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme.

Ex-AGF: Why we did not challenge the Bakassi handover at ICJ

Nigeria did not challenge the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon because it would have made the country look “irresponsible” in the comity of nations, Mohammed Bello Adoke has said.
Olapade Agoro

June 12: President Buhari meant business of thwarting Nigeria political darkness behind tunnel –...

Former Presidential Candidate of National Action Council, Dr. Olapade Agoro, has observed that the pronouncement by President Muhammadu Buhari at June 12 Democracy Day is an indication that he (Buhari) meant business to bring in the glorious light thwarting Nigeria political darkness behind the tunnel.

Ex-President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki, others pay tribute to late President Umaru Yar’Adua

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, former vice president Atiku Abubakar and the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, have paid tribute to late former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua who died 9 years ago.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria sinking deeper into abyss of disrepair

The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.

FCT elections: Motorists flout restriction order on Airport road

In spite of the restriction of vehicular movement during the Saturday’s area council election in the Federal Capital Territory, vehicles have continued to ply the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expresse way.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Ex-President Obasanjo an election ‘rigger without peer’

The national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has taken his turn at lashing out at Olusegun Obasanjo over the the former president’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Chibok abduction: Probe panel’s report missing in Goodluck Jonathan’s book – Kashim Shettima

The Governor declared that by refusing to publish any part of his own panel’s findings on the Chibok abduction, Jonathan’s book was nothing short of a presidential tale by midday”.
Chief Anthony Anenih

Senate urges federal government to name ICTM after Tony Anenih

The Senate on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to name the National Institute of Construction Technology and Management (ICTM), Uromi, in Edo State after Tony Anenih, former chairman, Board of Trustees of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Chief Anthony Anenih

Uche Secondus: PDP to immortalise Tony Anenih

The National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has declared that the party will immortalise the late Tony Anenih.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu: Wellbeing of education sector dependent on oil prices

Adamu Adamu, minister of education, says the wellbeing of the education sector is dependent on oil prices.

Federal government woos striking university lecturers back to negotiation table

The Federal Government on Monday began fresh moves to woo members of the Academy Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) back to the negotiation table.

SERAP: Tax evasion fueling poverty in Nigeria

A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), realised in Lagos yesterday, has revealed how failure of multinational companies to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on over $8 billion oil and gas assets sold to Nigerian entities fuels poverty, underdevelopment and inequality in Nigeria

Samuel Ortom: Benue people not against Fulani

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has said that the people of the state had nothing against Fulani people as it was being insinuated by people out to cause confusion.

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Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.

Peace Mass Transit announces shutdown

Transport firm, Peace Mass Transit, has announced that it will be shutting down operation in Enugu and Ebonyi states from Sunday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Three policewomen detained for allegedly assisting rapist escape

A suspected rapist, simply identified as Kelechi, has escaped from police detention at Ajiwe Police Station, Lagos State.
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the institute, made this known to newsmen on Saturday in a telephone interview in Lagos.

Institute begins free virus screening, gives criteria

As the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research begins a free screening for COVID-19 on March 30 in Lagos, only invited individuals will be tested.
It was sequel to the directive of Gov. Ben Ayade and the resolution of the state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)

Cross River bans religious gatherings

The Cross River State Government on Saturday banned all religious gatherings of more than five persons in the state.

US prepares emergency evacuation of citizens from Nigeria

The United States government is preparing emergency flights to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria over fear of escalation of Coronavirus in the country.