Breaking: In 2021, BBNaija season 6 kicks off with Shine Ya Eye edition

July 24, 2021 Editor 0

Arguably, Africa’s biggest reality Television show, Big Brother Naija, the sixth edition of 2021 kicked off on Saturday night. The opening ceremony of the show kicked-off around 7:30pm, with host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announcing this edition is tagged Shine Ya Eye. This year’s edition is expected to last up to 72 days as from July 24. Details loading…

Reps fight over controversial Electoral Act clause

July 15, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Members of the House of Representatives, on Thursday engaged in fisticuffs as tempers rose over disagreement on a clause in the Electoral Act amendment Bill currently being considered. This was as Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.announced invitation of the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmud Yakub and Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), NCC Umar Danbatta, Read More

2021: Chronicles of under 50 leaders in Nigeria’s public service (3)

July 13, 2021 Orkuma Simon Tuleh 0

Welcome to the third edition of this publication which began from a zest to promote greater inclusion of young leaders into the public sector and showcasing profiles of outstanding individuals leading Ministries Departments & Agencies of government. Our team having faced the challenges of indulging noteworthy individuals to provide relevant information not available in the public space keeps getting burdensome Read More

Buhari’s vision, policies ensuring self-sufficiency in food production – APC group

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC) said President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was moving Nigeria steadily towards self-sufficiency in food production in a way that has never been witnessed since independence.  The group said the country’s steady progress in the administration’s efforts at positioning agriculture as the fulcrum of the country’s economic Read More

Breaking: Buhari makes u-turn on London medical trip

June 25, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has postponed his planned trip to London for medical follow-up, the Presidency said in a statement in Abuja. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, who disclosed this, said a new date for the trip would be announced in due course. “The medical follow-up visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to United Kingdom Read More

Breaking: FG delivers house promise to Super Eagles 1994 squad

June 24, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of three-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise by the Federal Government. This was disclosed by Garba Shehu, President’s Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity in  a statement on Thursday. Part of the statement reads, “Following a Read More

Amina Mohammed reappointed UN Deputy Secretary-General

June 19, 2021 Agency Report 0

Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed has been re-appointed as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. António Guterres on Friday asked Mohammed to serve as Deputy Secretary-General for a second term, shortly after the UN General Assembly re-appointed him for a second term. Guterres’ second term starts on January 1, 2022, and will run for a period of five years. He succeeded Ban Read More

Bauchi gov appoints new SSG

June 15, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Four days after he sacked his cabinet including secretary to the state government and all the commissioners, governor Bala Mohammed Tuesday appointed a new secretary to the state government. The new SSG Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim was until his appointment the director general Bauchi State Bureau for Privatization and Economic Reforms. According to a press release issued by the Special Adviser Read More

G7 devt finance institutions, others to invest $80bn in Africa

June 14, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

The G7 Development Finance Institutions (DFIs), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the African Development Bank, EBRD and the European Investment Bank yesterday announced that they were committed to investing $80 billion in the private sector over the next five years to support sustainable economic recovery and growth in Africa. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a Read More

Breaking: Eriksen wakes up after slumping on the pitch, Denmark vs Finland Euro 2020 game continues

June 12, 2021 Agency Report 0

Inter Milan player Eriksen, 29, is “awake” and undergoing tests in hospital after collapsing on the pitch and receiving CPR; UEFA confirmed Eriksen has been “stabilised” and that Denmark vs Finland would restart at 7.30pm UK time after being suspended due to a “medical emergency” Christian Eriksen is “awake” and undergoing tests in hospital after collapsing on the pitch as Read More

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More

Breaking – Twitter ban comment: FG invites US, UK, EU, Canada Envoys

June 7, 2021 Editor 0

Barely 48 hours after criticising the federal government for banning Twitter, the envoys of the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and the European Union in Nigeria have been summoned. An invitation to Journalists issued on Monday morning by Kimiebi Ebienfa of the Crisis Monitoring and Public Communications Division of the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, read, “I am directed to Read More

APC’s Litmus Test: Buhari, Tinubu, others to speak at public presentation

June 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo and many other leaders of the ruling party are scheduled to speak at the public presentation of a book ‘APC’s Litmus Test’ written by the director general of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Mallam Salihu Moh. Lukman. A statement made Read More

FG pledges support for UK companies in Nigeria

June 3, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The federal government has assured United Kingdom companies operating in Nigeria of its support in ensuring that they thrive even in the face of dwindling foreign exchange earnings. It also vowed to create the enabling environment for them to carry out their businesses unhindered. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo and the governor of the Central Bank Read More

Killings: Ebonyi indigenes call for change in security tactics

June 1, 2021 Editorial II 0

Following the report of recent attacks by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Odoke, Ndiobasi and Obakotara communities in Izhi, Ebonyi Local Government Area, an Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) has blamed governor Dave Umahi, for the continued killings in the state. The Ebonyi indigenes said the recent attack is considered the highest number casualties in the South-east region Read More

PDP in denial of its problems, control by godfathers, says APC group

May 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A new group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged, known as the APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APCLAC), describing the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as one in denial of its problems and being run by godfathers. The group being championed by some strong voices and party chieftains in a statement announcing its birth Friday in Abuja, Read More

Breaking: New Chief of Army Staff replaces late Attahiru

May 27, 2021 Editor 0

President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. Major General Yahaya replaces late Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash last Friday, a press statement by the acting Director Defence Information Brig. General Onyema Nwachukwu has revealed on Thursday. The statement further read, “Prior to his appointment Major General Read More

Breaking: Donald Duke returns to PDP ahead 2023

May 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke has returned to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Caretaker Committee in Cross River state, Effiok Cobham, disclosed this on Wednesday at a press briefing in Calabar. When asked to confirm the speculations that the former governor had returned to the party, he said, “Yes, Read More

Disbanded Obono-Obla panel uncovered NNPC’s $60bn US account – Prosecutor

May 26, 2021 Joshua Egbodo 0

Prosecutor for the disbanded Okoi Obono-Obla’s Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Mr Tosin Ojaomo has disclosed that the panel prior to its doslution, uncovered an account with about $60 billion, belonging to Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), domiciled in Texas, U.S. He made the disclosure Wednesday while making submissions before the House of Representatives’ Read More