Category: National News

Federal Government and South-west Governors Agree to Work out Legal Framework for Amotekun

The Federal Government and South- West Governors have agreed to work out a legal framework for the functionality of the regional security outfit; Operation: Amotekun....

How Anambra Billionaire, Ignatius Odunukwe, Was Killed, His Body Cut To Pieces And Dumped In The Bush

Suspected kidnappers and killers of Chief Ignatius Odunukwe , the billionaire businessman and owner of the popular electricity generator brand, Firman Generators, have...

Photos Of President Buhari At The UK – African 2020 Summit

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is currently participating in the Program of Opening Plenary of the UK-Africa Summit in the United Kingdom. Personal photographer to...

IMF Holds Nigeria’s 2020 Growth Projection at 2.5%

The International Monetary Fund, (IMF), in its World Economic Outlook (WEO) released yesterday, has projected that the Nigerian economy will grow at 2.5 per cent this...

Real Reason I Ordered Closure Of Border – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has given the real reason he ordered the closure of the nation’s borders against West African neighbors. He said the closure...

PHOTOS: President Buhari Pays Courtesy Visit To Prince Charles In London, UK

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, January 19, 2020 met with the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, in Glasgow, Scotland. We gathered that President...

123 Million Nigerians Now Have Internet Access: NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the number of Nigerians with access to the internet has increased to 123.5 million in October. This is in comparison to...

Nigeria’s Government explains Finance Act 2019 which comes to effect from February 1

The Nigerian Government had made pubic the breakdown of Finance Bill, 2019, which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on January 13, 2020 and takes effect...

Yorubas Set To Hold “Amotekun Solidarity Walk”

It’s no longer news that a new security outfit has been launched by the Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups. The new...

Senator Ubah Appeals Against His Sack

The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Upstream, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, of the Young Progressives Party, YPP, Anambra South, said on Saturday that Abuja High...

Anthony Joshua Meets President Buhari in London, prostrates and gets a selfie

World boxing champion Anthony Joshua has joined up in London to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari. Buhari is in London to participate in the inaugural UK- Africa...

Death Snatches Punch Longest-Serving Director, Dr Lekan Are

Nigeria’s widest circulating national newspaper, Punch, has lost one of its directors, Dr. Lekan Are, who has just died at the age of 86. Dr Are was the...

Shehu Sani Sues EFCC, Demands N100M Damage

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been sued by the former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, for “unlawfully”...

Buhari Told To Arrest Yoruba Leaders Immediately

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has been called upon to arrest the Yoruba leaders promoting the establishment of the new security outfit, Amotekun...

Adams Oshiomoleh May Be ‘Kicked Out’ As APC National Chairman Soon As Buhari Succumbs To Pressure

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may lose his exalted position soon as sources close to the party hinted that...

BREAKING: Nigerian Court sacks Ifeanyi Ubah as Senator, victory for PDP

A Federal High court sitting in Bwari in Abuja, has sacked Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) representing Anambra South district in the Senate. The...

Finance Minister Announces Date For The Implementation of N7.5 VAT

The minister of finance, Zainab Ahmed, budget and national planning, says the new value-added tax rate will commence implementation on February 1, 2020. Ahmed said this...

Governor Wike Approves N30,000 Minimum Wage For Workers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has approved the payment of the N30,000 minimum wage for employees of the Rivers State public service. The government made this known...

Ooni of Ife to recognise leadership qualities in young people

The 51st Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, will honour 100 youths who have distinguished themselves at the maiden edition of the Royal African Young Leadership...

Presidency Identifies Nigerian Governors That Could Face Trial After Their Tenures

Nigerian governors who are found to have hijacked funds meant for the local governments in their respective states would be made to face trial at the end of their...