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Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Within the past 48 hours, Ogun State has been embroiled in needless controversy over the competing claims of Governor Dapo Abiodun, his team and the Senate Committee on Aviation as regards the ownership, relevance, stage of work, viability, documentation and priority claims between the Federal Government owned Abeokuta International...
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved a number of projects including the change of scope for the construction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano highway from N155b to N797.2b and a N10.4b for the procurement of fire fighting vehicles and equipment for the Federal Fire...
Amidst rising insecurity in Nigeria and the clamour by citizens for the sack of heads of the nation's security agencies, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief...
House of a popular Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, well known as Sunday Igboho, has been razed by fire. The fire, which was said to have started at 3am midnight on Tuesday burnt some part of the house situated in the Soka area of Oyo State. As at the time of...
Following the recent tension occasioned by activities of suspected kidnapper-Fulani herdsmen and subsequent reactions of indigenes of Oyo and Ondo States, former President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki has strongly appealed for peace and initiatives that will douse the brewing of a violent clash. In a statement he signed, Senator...
Seven months after nominating ambassador nominees for Senate confirmation, Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the deployment of 52 non-career envoys and 43 career ambassadors based on the confirmed list from the Senate. According to the postings contained in a list circulated on Sunday, former Minister of State for...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to citizens especially the elite class to be fair in their criticism of his administration. President Buhari made the appeal in his address to Reverend Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, who visited the Presidential Villa on Thursday in...
The Buhari-led Presidency has condemned Sokoto-based Muslim Solidarity Forum (MSF) for calling on the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Kukah, to tender unreserved apology to the Muslims, or quietly and quickly leave the state, over his controversial Christmas essay. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant...
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad. A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs says the list includes 43 career ambassadors and 52 non-career ambassadors. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday by its Permanent Secretary, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda. While Aduda...
The Nigerian Army 7 Division General Court Martial has sentenced a soldier, one private Azunna Mmaduabuchi, to death by firing squad Mmaduabuchi who was serving at 202 Battalion Bama was found to have deliberately fired nine rounds of ammunition on Lieutenant Babankaka Ngorgi who instantly died. Delivering the judgement at Maimalari...