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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised fresh alarm over the latest plans by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to "further mortgage our nation through an additional $1.2 billion loan from Brazil despite the public outcry against the accumulation of loans from China and other foreign interests." PDP cautioned the Buhari...
International Criminal Court (ICC) has told BBC that it would "analyse materials" it has received about the violence which hit Nigeria last month following protests against police brutality. ICC chief prosecutor's office said contrary to an earlier report, it has not already opened a "formal preliminary examination" into the unrest. For...
In furtherance of the resolution of an emergency meeting of the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led National Economic Council (NEC) last week, the Ad-Hoc Committee set up to engage with youths, civil society organisations, and different strands of leadership across the nation in the wake of the recent protests have...
West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said the results for the 2020 Senior Secondary School Examination (SSCE) would be released today, Monday, November 2, 2020. The announcement was by WAEC via its Twitter handle on Sunday. READ ALSO: Wait! Before You Click Submit, See Review Tips Before Tues. Chevening Scholarship Deadline “This...
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night again indicates his readiness to move forward with the demands of the Nigerian youth through the EndSARS protest by appealing to come to the negotiation table and not be afraid. The President made the appeal in his remarks at the maiden National Youth...
Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has dismissed report by Amnesty International, accusing the police personnel of shoting at peaceful protesters. While affirming that officers of the Nigeria Police Force acted professionally, Adamu said his men exercised commendable restraints and some paid the supreme price for peace during the...
Idowu Sowunmi with agency reports An American citizen abducted last week in Niger has been rescued during a high-risk U.S. military raid in neighbouring Nigeria, officials told ABC News early Saturday. The mission was undertaken by elite commandos as part of a major effort to free the U.S. citizen, Philip Walton,...
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday held a video conference with Mr Charles Michel, President of the European Council, during which the latter reiterated Europe’s support for Nigeria’s Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The President is leading Nigeria’s charge for Okonjo-Iweala, the country’s former...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja expressed the commitment of the government of Nigeria to work with an international think-tank group and investment promoter, Horasis Global Visions Community, to find solutions to challenges facing the country, its government and corporate entities. Speaking at a virtual meeting with the members...
Nigerian Army has berated Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his team for not saying the truth about the invasion of Lekki Toll Gate by soldiers on October 20 to disperse #EndSARS protesters. The Army, in a statement by its Acting Deputy Director, Public Relations, Headquarters 81 Division, Osoba Olaniyi,...