INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu also urged RECs to get used to virtual meetings for future operations as technology had come to stay in the conduct of
Community Leader, Dangana Jimiko while also reacting to allegations by a civil society organisation, Tracka.NG that Senator Philip Aduda had named the
Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba gave the names of the rescued corps members as Oladehin Paul, Ojo Temitope, Ojewale Elizabeth and Adenigbuyan
"We have a challenge of oil price that is not good right now, but what about countries without oil? There are countries that do not have oil and yet they
Tiamin Rice Limited and two others, who are owners of the rice factory, made the allegation in a fresh documents they filed against a motion by the IGP and
The prosecution of the pirates would be the first trial of bandits arrested in international waters under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime
The Food Reserve Agency when established, would be responsible for storing food grains and other food commodities for strategic purposes.
Imams and clergies have been mandated to ensure strict compliance to regulations put in place to enable the opening of worship centres.
"Buratai while applauding the troops for their gallantry and resilience, also visited injured soldiers at the Field Ambulance Logistics Base 3, Damaturu,
Kyari died in Lagos after contacting the dreaded Corona virus disease while on a recent trip to Germany last month.
Kyari was an influential figure within the Buhari administration. During the administration's first term, he worked mainly behind the scenes to implement
"The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020," Presidential
“This is an exciting milestone in the production of these A-29s for the Nigerian Air Force. The Jacksonville production line is active, and Embraer and
"We will continue to pray Allah's protection against COVID-19 every where in the world and for the quick recovery of all those infected he said", Gawuna said.
"Should any individuals be found to be serving themselves and not the people, then it is right and proper to call them out. But this must be done on the
They collaborated on the initiative along with other residents through the Lekki Food Bank initiative to help those that are finding it difficult to live
Chairman of the state Taskforce on covid-19, Professor Idris Mohammed described the facilities provided as state of the art and some of the best one can
"Where many PDP governors will duck, Wike will raise his head and when he talks he speaks conviction and logic. For instance, he was the only governor that
"I’m glad the matter of maltreatment of Nigerians in China has been sorted out between both countries", Gbajabiamila said in a social media post after the
"Mobile courts will now be activated to try all violators of the directive on the cessation of movement across the FCT."
By Senator Iroegbu The United States President, Donald Trump’s decision to cut WHO to size was nothing but international politics at its best. It is also a
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar on Wednesday at the Airforce Base in Kaduna state inspected 2 prototype
PHOTONEWS: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held a teleconference with the Federal Government’s Presidential Task Force on #Covid19 chaired by
Full text of Tinubu’s position on APC crisis released on Sunday.
“While Corona has been presently contained in Nigeria, we must be alert to another sickness that seems rampant within a certain segment of society. That
"The President does not have a history of intervening in the affairs of any state in the country, unless the issue at hand is of national consequence. On
“Malam Nasir El-Rufai welcomes with gratitude the consent of His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi to serve as Chancellor of KASU and as Vice-Chairman of the board
PRESS STATEMENT BY THE LEGAL TEAM OF MALLAM MUHAMMADU SANUSI, II, CON ON HIS ILLEGAL DETHRONEMENT, DEPORTATION AND BANISHMENT TO NASSARAWA STATE BY THE KANO STATE GOVERNMENT
This action is our view is illegal and unconstitutional. The Kano State Emirate Council Law which was recently enacted by the Government of Kano State
Jamoh, who is the immediate past Executive Director, Finance and Administration, at the Agency, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for believing in merit,
The bill will address the "seeming stagnancy and primitive methods of doing business in Nigeria, essentially to meet up with the present international best
The President in his letter, explained that the request for amendment is aimed at clarifying the administrative date for the increase in Value Added Tax
The Awe local government chairman was asked to make his house available for the newly deposed emir to be housed therein while other issues were being
Traditional ruler of Loko, Alhaji Abubakar Ahmed Sabo who confirmed the development said Sanusi arrived his palace “around 3 a.m. on March 10″.
IHR said NAHCON needs to ensure that such programmes encompass ‘how to prevent coronavirus’ and educate the pilgrims on the dos and don’ts of the disease.
The pictures showed Okonjo-Iweala with other members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council in Pretoria after a meeting Saturday. The new decision
"The EY Entrepreneur Award 2020 West Africa that I won is dedicated to the very, very young Nigerians that I have the rarest opportunity to lead since
NEWSMAN, Abuja – Nigerian journalists on Friday gathered in the country’s capital Abuja to celebrate women in the media. Below are some photos of the
Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke said the troops proved that the Nigeria
How Lawan passed $22.79bn loan despite senators opposition, ‘We won’t allow funds diversion’, SP says
Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnanya Abaribe and other lawmakers were flabbergasted that project details of the loan request were not attached to the report
Adeniyi's promotion along with five others was announced by Baze university in a statement in Abuja. It followed rigorous internal and external assessments.
"President Buhari urges Nigerians not to panic about the news of this first case of Covid-19 in our country, as undue alarm would do us more harm than good."
Officials announced that they were "working to identify all the contacts of the patient, since he arrived in Nigeria" for diagnosis and isolation, if the
Ruining the legacy of the Nigerian judiciary: A case study of the recent agitation of the decisions of the Supreme Court in pre-election and election by Kayode Ajulo, PhD
In the entire gamut of the Nigerian law, it is not provided anywhere that the Supreme Court can review its decision but rather correct mistake under the
Speaking on behalf of the school authorities and the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha, Rev. Father Paschal described the gesture as "simply overwhelming"
The residents commended the government at the commissioning of the gully erosion and road rehabilitation works at Dutse Sagwari Layout, Bwari Area Council
Justice Amina Augie who read the lead judgment said the application lacks merit, adding that the decisions of the court are final and cannot be reviewed.
"Specialists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History determined that it was a piece of Yoruba origin," a Mexican official said.
"Aggrieved party members should state the particulars of the grievance or complaint, the states concerned and remedy being sought," the Committee said in a
“He should have been sober and resolved the matter in order to ensure the matter is not brought to court but instead, he became hardened and joined issues
The resignation came amid alleged plans by some members of the assembly to impeach him over issues that were undisclosed.
Chairman of the FCT Ministerial Task team on Traffic Management, Ikharo Attah, gave the directive in a statement on Monday in Abuja.
“To the terrorists, everything is a target, they don’t know what it is to even attack you as a group that is concerned and responsible for their
Fury knocked down Wilder twice, drawing blood from him en route to the referee stopping the fight in the seventh round when Wilder’s corner threw in the towel.
NIMASA DG, Dakuku Peterside said the event was organised to raise public awareness about the deleterious effects of marine pollution and chart a national
“We have carried out several public enlightenments to sensitize and create awareness on the need for property owners to come forward and settle their
The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu as Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).
"The Federal Government should warn Oshiomhole to stop making remarks that will destabilise Nigeria," the Rivers governor said.
President Buhari, who praised General Yakubu Gowon for the initiative, said: “Whenever I meet General Gowon up till today, I thank him for initiating the NYSC."
The new policy came a day after President Muhammadu Buhari launched the Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 which, among others, increased the country’s visa classes
“I think the privatisation has not worked. It has failed because the essence of privatisation is to create efficiency,” Lawan told the manufacturers'
"Consequential adjustments on other levels will be implemented as soon as the ongoing Government-Labour negotiations are concluded,'' Gov Hope also added.
The confirmation of the nominees was sequel to the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service.
"I can confirm to you that His Excecllecy, Emeka Ihedioha has officially approached the Supreme Court for Review," Akwarandu told NEWSMAN.
The Senate on Wednesday gave a two-week marching order to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government to appear before the Senate Committee on Local
The judges, who arrived in court in the capital, Lilongwe, under military escort, upheld the complaint by the opposition on Monday.
When others whose names were not on the list arrived, they were told to leave, according to the accounts of several journalists who were there. All the
National Secretary of the SDP, Shehu Gabam in a chat on the state of the nation insisted that the insecurity across the country has not allowed investors
Britain's 47-year membership of the bloc will end on the stroke of 2300 GMT -- midnight Brussels time, three and a half years after a shock referendum vote
“Senate notes the ruling of the Court of Appeal Abuja in respect of appointment of a Minister from the Federal Capital Territory and refer same to the
Confusion enveloped the area immediately after the legislators announced the decision to suspend Candido, with workers and other people running
The soldiers – one in uniform carrying assault rifle (AK 47) and two others in plain clothes handcuffed Omirin and dragged in into a waiting Ford Focus
Nigerian youths have been advised to use the social media to effect leadership change in the society rather than the practice of pulling down their leaders
The Senate on Thursday confirmed nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve on the board of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday paid a private visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock presidential villa in Abuja where he was
Senator Christopher Ekpenyong has been officially sworn-in as the lawmaker representing Akwa Ibom North Senatorial District. President of the Senate, Ahmed
"If a leader like President Buhari needs to resign, there are millions of other Nigerians who need to resign, including Senator Abaribe..." Presidency statement
The Senate in its resolution urged the federal government to take additional steps to secure Nigerian citizens and in particular, those of Plateau origin.
The judge held that the suit was a mere waste of the court’s time as there was no evidence that Omo-Agege was ever convicted by any court of law nor was he
Speaker Gbajabiamila said the announcement of Doguwa as House Majority Leader was the unanimous decision of the APC caucus in the House of Representatives.
The opposition leader in the Senate said the incessant killing of Nigerians has reached an unbearable proportion.
According to the letter, the earlier Board duly confirmed by the Senate will be put on hold to allow the Interim Management Team carry out a forensic audit
Featuring over 10 speakers from global tech companies and West African Corporate organizations, #NerdsUnite2020 is designed to facilitate discussions on
Both requests were contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and dated January 16, 2020 and December 24, 2019.
Following the loss of his federal constituency seat which he has attributed to a gang up by some APC leaders against him, former federal lawmaker
Sentenced husband killer, Maryam Sanda on Monday wailed endlessly inside the dock at the FCT High Court in Abuja where the judge ruled that she be hung
Sanda fled the dock immediately the judge convicted her. However, court officials and prisons officials dragged her back into the dock.
Bryant was allegedly traveling in his own private helicopter when it crashed. Four other people were killed.
The presidency said in line with the directive, the Nigerian Air Force is setting up refueling facilities at Minna, Niger State to support the aircraft
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The village was locked up by National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) on the allegation that it harboured criminals but artists deny the allegations
“All those policies have been well-articulated; researched upon; and by the grace of God, if accomplished, will take us to the next level," Gov. Uzodinma said.
The APC candidate got 29,716 votes to defeat his closest opponent, John Lebo of the Peoples Democratic Party, who secured 26,039 votes.
Residents of Tarkwa Bay in Lagos have lost their homes and are now destitute after their forceful eviction by the Nigerian military on the orders of the
A couple in China has left their two young children behind at the Nanjing Lukou International Airport, China, after their son who had a fever was banned
Some eminent Nigerian leaders from across the nation on Friday held a closed door meeting in Lagos on the need to preserve continued unity and peaceful
An FCT High Court on Thursday ordered that former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke be remanded in EFCC custody pending a bail
"Necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative (Amotekun)", the federal government said.
A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Youth Groups in the country have challenged the Deputy President of Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege to present
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians to protect themselves against the new Chinese coronavirus disease. First identified by
Northern socio-political group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Thursday condemned the gruesome execution by Boko Haram terrorists of Reverend Lawan
Newly sworn-in Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma on Thursday attended his first National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the presidential villa in
…To meet with Governors of South West region …Says Nigeria not at risk with the Yoruba Security Outfit – Press Statement: There is urgent need for
"What I counsel is that the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary must wake up and smell the coffee. When they do, they will realize that people who have
Former Chairman of Bwari Area Council and a 2015 House of Representatives candidate of AMAC/Bwari Federal Constituency under the All Progressives Congress
PRESS RELEASE As enshrined in the Nigerian constitution, the primary responsibility of government, at any level, is the protection of lives and property of
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Peaceful protests rock the streets of Owerri, Imo state capital on Sunday demanding justice on recent Supreme Court Judgment between Emeka Ihedioha and
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Friday in Kigali signed a term sheet with Made In Africa Inc. (MIA) to provide the company with a
Revelations from the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are a clear justification of President Muhammadu
The Nigerian Airforce has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country. Chief of Air
World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua on Saturday in London, United Kingdom presented the recent belts that he defended in the heavyweight
While in the rest of Africa's most populous nation many know little about the history of Biafra, in the former capital of the self-proclaimed state at
President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote has identified the maritime industry as a key element in the efforts to re-stimulate the Nigerian
The aid workers working for international organizations were abducted by Boko Haram militants in December 2019.
"It is therefore wrong to assert that the picture was taken on the Day of the Supreme Court Judgment. The public should please take note for clarity sake."
The bill will address the "seeming stagnancy and primitive methods of doing business in Nigeria, essentially to meet up with the present international best
STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019.
It is incontrovertible that we ran a good race, fought tough battles, (including, principalities and powers)and governed the state well, with the fear of
The new figures are an improvement from the earlier reports that off-takers bought off 60,000 birds from beneficiaries of the scheme.
Rugby is set to return to the National Sports Festival 2020 after a ten year absence having missed out in the last three editions held in Lagos, Rivers and
The United Kingdom has announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system