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Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Following the death of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, condolence messages now trail Mallam Abba Kyari’s passing. Among prominent persons who have reacted to the demise of the late administrator is Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a message posted on his verified twitter page, the presidential...
The Treasury House building which has the Accountant General of the Federation’s (AGF) office was on fire this morning, Wednesday 8, 2020. The source of the fire remains unknown for now but workers in the complex as at the time the fire broke out said it started at about 10:25am...
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday nominated 41 non-career ambassadors-designate. Buhari, in a letter addressed to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, requested the lawmakers to confirm the nominees. The President also nominated one career ambassador-designate, representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The nominees are: Engr. Umar Suleiman (Adamawa); L.S. Mandama (Adamawa); Oboro Effiong Akpabio (Akwa...
President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday broke silence on the travails of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. The President explained that the guiding principle of his administration is that there are no sacred cows, adding that when allegations are made against the chief...
The United States says efforts are now underway to develop plans and options to relocate U.S. Africa Command headquarters and forces from Germany. This was contained in a statement by the command on Friday, stating that the relocation is in response to President Donald Trump's direction. As part of the U.S....
The support base of embattled President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), DR. Akinwunmi Adesina has been strengthened by two top level individuals, Sierra Leone President, Julius Maada Bio and Harold Doley, the first United States representative to the AfDB. They are the latest joining in with their voice. In...
Mali's President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, and Prime Minister, Boubou Cisse, have been arrested by mutinying soldiers, according to several reports. Al Jazeera Media Network reports that the development on Tuesday came hours after soldiers took up arms and staged an apparent mutiny at a key base in Kati, a town...
Veteran Nigerian actor, Mr. Jimmy Johnson, popularly known as "Okoro" is dead. The deceased,  aged 80, and very prominent in the then popular Nigerian TV comedy series, Village Headmaster died this morning at an Abuja hospital. Details later...
Mama Zindzi Mandela, South Africa’s Ambassador to Denmark and youngest daughter of struggle icons, Nelson Mandela and Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, has died at the age of 59. She died on Sunday night at a hospital in Johannesburg, but the cause of her death has not been ascertained as at press time. She's...
Amidst ongoing trial of a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States, President Muhammadu Buhari has had cause to celebrate a Nigerian for his acts of honesty, propriety and sincerity. Buhari Saturday sent warm greetings and...