Nigeria

Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Enang
ALL Progressives Congress APC Muhammadu Buhari‎ National News Nigeria Sen. Ita Enang

Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Enang

[FILE PHOTO] Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, said that the presidency had directed All Progressives Congress (APC), candidates should base their campaigns on issues in the 2019 […]

Akwa Ibom government names Ibom International Airport after Attah
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Akwa Ibom government names Ibom International Airport after Attah

[FILE PHOTO] Obong Victor Bassey Attah, former governor of Akwa-Ibom State The Akwa Ibom Government has renamed Ibom International Airport after Obong Victor Attah, a former civilian governor, who governed the state from 1999 to 2007. Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom made the announcement at a banquet held in […]

Projects: Lagos government assures delivery on schedule
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Projects: Lagos government assures delivery on schedule

[FILE PHOTO] Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, the Governor of Lagos State.<br />Photo: Twitter/ AkinwunmiAmbode The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it would spare no efforts to ensure delivery of all major ongoing projects across the state on schedule. The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, said this after […]

Nigeria’s security challenges are surmountable, says Buhari
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Nigeria’s security challenges are surmountable, says Buhari

Senior special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity Femi Adesina (left); wife of the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry ((DLCM), Mrs. Esther Kumuyi (left); Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi; Former Head of State Gen. YAKUBU GOWON; his wife Victoria; wife of former Cross River state Governor […]

Do not play politics with the death of our soldiers – Buhari
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Do not play politics with the death of our soldiers – Buhari

[File Photo] President Buhari, doing pep talk with troops deployed to curb activities of bandits in Zamfara and neighbouring states code-named Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport, shortly before departing for Abuja . Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians to resist the temptation of playing politics […]

How FG can end insurgency in Nigeria – Shehu Sani
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How FG can end insurgency in Nigeria – Shehu Sani

[FILE PHOTO] Senator Shehu Sani Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna Central zone, has advised the Nigerian Government on what to do to put an end to insurgency in the country. “The insurgency is a common tragedy to the nation. Partisanship can only sustain the inferno. The opposition should be patriotic […]

Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture
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Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) says it has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged: “i-Empower” to deepen the culture of safety among its employees. Mr Felix Ofulue, the Head, Corporate Communications Unit, said in Lagos on Sunday that the academy would eliminate the risk of fatality […]

Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate
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Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has been formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the position of Waziri makes the former Vice President next to the Lamido of Adamawa, […]

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$2.7bn rail concession deal: GE withdrew from transport business

The Nigerian Railway Cooperation (NRC) says General Electric (GE) has withdrawn from the $2.7 billion railway concession deal because it has stopped the transportation section of its business, not due to harsh economy policies. Mr Fidet Okhiria, the Managing Director, NRC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency […]

Why 14 million primary school pupils are shut out
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Why 14 million primary school pupils are shut out

• FG Not Interested In Feeding Rivers’ Pupils — Okah • Lagos, Rivers’ Farmers Losing Over N2.014b Monthly —PAN • Lagos, Rivers Would Soon Join Scheme —Akande The Federal Government’s inability to raise the sum of N336b yearly is responsible for the partial implementation of the much-talked about National Home […]

Buhari finally speaks on killing of Soldiers by Boko Haram
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Buhari finally speaks on killing of Soldiers by Boko Haram

File photo. President Buhari, doing pep talk with troops deployed to curb activities of bandits in Zamfara and neighbouring states code-named Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport, shortly before departing for Abuja . President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday finally broke his silence over the killing of soldiers […]

Buhari condemns killing of soldiers, says Nigeria will conquer Boko Haram insurgency
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Buhari condemns killing of soldiers, says Nigeria will conquer Boko Haram insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO: SUNDAY AGHAEZE President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno by Boko Haram terrorists, saying his administration remains committed to the security of military personnel and other citizens. The president stated this in a statement issued […]

Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections
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Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reassured Nigerians that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair. Buhari gave the assurance in Jos at the graduation ceremony of Senior Executive Course 40, 2018 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), KURU. “We […]

Nigerian soldiers lash out in video after bloody Boko Haram attack
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Nigerian soldiers lash out in video after bloody Boko Haram attack

[FILES] On Monday, ISWAP said it had killed "more than 40 Nigerian soldiers" in Metele and carted away "four tanks" along with other vehicles and ammunition. Nigerian troops fighting on the frontlines of the Boko Haram conflict have released a video claiming dozens had died in a recent attack and […]