Buhari To Attend ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit On Counter-Terrorism In Burkina Faso

  President Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday to attend the one-day ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Given the growing threat of terrorism in the sub-region, the West African leaders had called…

Boko Haram: 22,000 Missing In Northeast Insurgency – ICRC

  Nearly 22,000 people, mostly children, are missing as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, the Red Cross said on Thursday. The jihadist uprising which started in 2009 has killed more than 27,000 people, displaced some…

FG Approves $5.3bn Ibadan-Kano Rail Project

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi   The Federal Government has approved the $5.3billion Ibadan to Kano standard gauge rail project. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this on Thursday in Lagos during the third Maritime Stakeholders Interactive Forum. “There are…

22,000 Missing In Boko Haram War – ICRC

    Nearly 22,000 people, mostly children, are missing as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, the Red Cross said on Thursday. The jihadist uprising which started in 2009 has killed more than 27,000 people, displaced…

FG Vows To Keep Borders Shut Till Neighbouring Countries Comply

Nigeria borders will remain closed until neighbouring countries respect Nigeria’s policy on food ban and other contraband importation. This was disclosed on Wednesday by the Comptroller General of Customs, Hammed Ali during a visit to Maigatari border in Jigawa State….

PDP, Atiku Should Apologise To Nigerians, Instead of Appealing – Lai Mohammed

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, hasasked the PDP and its presidential candidate in the last elections toapologise to Nigerians for “willfully distracting” the BuhariAdministration with an election petition. Mr Lai Mohammed said instead of appealing…

BREAKING: 188 Nigeria Returnees Arrive MMIA From South Africa

  The Air Peace flight MEN2759 conveying 188 Nigerians from South Africa has arrived at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos at 9:35 pm local time. The aircraft which departed the OR Tambo International…

Tribunal Judgement: We Are Now Vindicated – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has described the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal as a victory for Nigerians, stating that Nigerians freely gave him the mandate. President Buhari in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity,…

PDP Rejects Tribunal Verdict On Presidential Election, Heads To Supreme Court

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the recent verdict of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal upholding President Buhari’s victory at the 2019 election. The party in a statement described the judgement by the 5-man panel as ‘subversion of…

BREAKING: Tribunal Dismisses PDP, Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari’s Victory

  The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2019 Presidential election challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in its entirety. Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the…

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