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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari has named railway stations across the country  after some prominent Nigerians citizens including late former Premier of Western Region, Obafemi Awolowo, Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, Vice Yemi Osinbajo. According to a statement by the Director of Press of the Transportation Ministry, Eric Ojiekwe, on Monday, also...
The Nigerian Government has reopened four land borders after 16 months of closure that halted economic activities with neighbouring nations along these routes. This decision was taken at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting Wednesday in Abuja following the recommendation of a committee that four of the nation’s land borders...
Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has pledged technical support to Kogi State in its efforts to establish a robust waste management system. LAWMA Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Ibrahim Odumboni, gave this indication while receiving Kogi State Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Victor Adewale Omofaiye, and his team, who were...
The Nigerian Senate has warned the Buhari-led Federal Government to dedicate a substantial part of the 2021 budget to create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and ensure food security for Nigerians or risk another agitation similar to the recent EndSARS protest by Nigerian youth. The warning was sounded by Senate President...
INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As...
By Tobiloba Kolawole. The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has restated that his relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari remains strong and unimpeachable in spite of the desperation of the political opponents to orchestrate disaffection between them through mendacious propaganda. In a press statement personally signed by the governor and released...
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has sanctioned three major broadcast stations over their alleged roles in escalation of violence across the nation . The regulators fined Arise TV, African Independent Television (AIT) and Channels Television between N2million and N3million. The broadcast regulator had accused the stations of escalating the unrest that...
By Tobiloba Kolawole The International Diabetes Federation has urged families to learn more about the warning signs of diabetes. This was the call by members of the body around the world to mark Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day 2018, which also held in across Nigeria last Wednesday. In a...
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday depart for Bamako, the Republic of Mali on a one-day visit. This is according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, Femi Adesina. Buhari’s planned visit followed the briefing by the ECOWAS Special Envoy to the country, former...
Nigerian doctors in state-owned hospitals have begun an indefinite strike to drive home their demand for pay rise, improved welfare and adequate facilities. The industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), which began on Monday was confirmed by the group's President, Aliyu Sokomba, who spoke to AFP. As...