The Financial Times of London says President Muhammadu Buhari has been running a government that lacks a clear direction in the last four years. The newspaper therefore called on the President to see his re-election as an opportunity to do the right thing. The Financial …
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The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has alleged that the Nigerian government has made members of the Boko Haram insurgents richer through ransom.
Kukah said there was urgent need for the government to accommodate the complaints of the aggrieved persons and put...
The Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, FMMSD, is finalising plans to spend N20 billion on exploration, the minister in charge, Kayode Fayemi has said. The minister disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday at the project presentation of the Mineral Sector Support for Economic...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to sanction broadcasting organizations that violate the nation’s Broadcast Code, saying the serial violation of the code by many radio and television stations constitute a threat...
Yoruba leaders, under the auspices of Yoruba Summit, Thursday, called on the Nigerian government to declare the killer herdsmen and militias as terrorists. They also rejected the proposed cattle colony by the Federal Government, describing the proposal as a “violation of the sensibilities of...
Former Minister of Education and co-coordinator of the Bring Back Our Girls Group, BBOG, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili has revealed the action she would take against the Federal Government and the Nigeria Police. Ezekwesili disclosed that the group will file a suit against the Nigerian Government and its...
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has rejected the Federal Government’s proposal of establishing colonies for cattle herders in Abia State. Ikpeazu stated that Abia state will not cede any part of her territory to Fulani herdsman as colony for cattle. The governor, in a statement signed by...
Forty-eight hours after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2019 general elections, the Federal Government has admitted that politics will take centre stage, as governance will assume a back seat this year. To this end...
The Nigerian Government has expressed concerns over the growing wave of violent altercations between Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the different parts of the country. He, however, admitted that government had not done enough to carter for the needs of the herders. The Federal Government said...
Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, has assured Nigerians of a brighter 2018 as efforts are in top gear by the Federal Government to stem job losses and further create new ones.
The Minister in a New Year message, urged Nigerians not to tremble over the recent statistics on...
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National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, has said Nigerians should not condemn but listen and understand the agitations by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
He said this while delivering the Keynote speech at the 2017 Annual...
Yam farmers and traders in Adoka town in Otukpo local government Zaki-Biam in Benue State have requested the federal government's help in fast tracking fertilizers and other local facilities as part of efforts to boost production and meet the exportation of the government. Aderemi Ojekunle, who...
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The Federal Government has declared Friday, September 1 and Monday, September 4, 2017 as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), made the declaration on behalf of the government in a statement on Monday in Abuja by...
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A Boko Haram commander said the release of the first batch of Chibok girls involved a prisoner swap of detained Boko Haram militants, Sahara Reporters report.
Sahara Reporters, the online medium who was among the first to break the news cannot be ascertain the number and names of Boko haram...
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Former vice president, Atiku Abubakar said that local authorities in Adamawa State imprisoned his father for refusing to send him to school.
He made the disclosure at the Ford Foundation Special Reunion to mark the 80th Anniversary of Ford Foundation in Lagos.
The former Vice President...
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Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, has described the Nigerian media as one of the most vibrant in Africa and indeed across the world.
Mohammed while speaking at the 3rd Forum on China-Africa Media Cooperation in Beijing, China, on Tuesday, the Minister said...
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A gunman named as Omar Mateen on Sunday stormed a gay nightclub in Florida and killed 50 people in what has been described as the worst attack since 9/11.
The US government and security operatives since then have set the wheels in motion in investigating the incident.
On assumption, if this...
Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hinted that the government may adopt a more flexible option in the management of foreign exchange, Guardian reports.
It will be recalled that president Muhammadu Buhari has vowed not to devalue the nations currency despite international influence...
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