Category: National News

No One Should Be Jailed For Exercising Their Freedom Of Expression – Amnesty Int’l Tells Buhari

Amnesty International, commonly known as Amnesty or AI is a non-governmental organization based in the United Kingdom, focused on human rights. The organization called...

“We won’t pass hate speech bill” – Senate President, Ahmed Lawan

Following the public outcry that greeted the hate speech bill, the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has said the Senate will not pass the proposed anti-free speech bills....

(See List) WAEC withdraws 1992, 1993 candidates’ certificates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) released withdrawn list of certificates of candidates, who were believed to have engaged in malpractices during its...

‘Improve Economy Situation Speedily’ World Bank-Buhari

According to World Bank; the 2019 Nigeria Economic Update Report warned that Nigeria might be home to 25 per cent of the world’s destitute people if the government...

Festus Keyamo has a strange opinion on the social media bill

Legal practitioner, and current Minister of state for Labour and employment, Festus Keyamo stirred the nest this morning when he brought up a topic about the Social...

Nigeria Government secures variation of UK court order to P&ID ruling

Nigeria has succeeded in securing a variation of the UK court order from rather than making the cash payment of 200 million dollars security in respect of the P&ID...

More troubles for Air Peace owner Onyema, as EFCC seizes passport over $44.9m wire deals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken possession of the international passports belonging to the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr. Allen Onyema. This...

Buhari lays foundation for construction of Transport University on Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow Monday perform the ground breaking ceremony for the University of Transportation, Daura and commission the Kwanar Gwante...

Nigeria Government grants free train rides till 2020

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the commencement of free train rides on its new Lagos-Ibadan railway. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi who...

Young Nigerian Manufactures First ‘Carbon Fibre’ Sports Car in the country

A 25-year old Nigerian, Jerry Mallo, has designed and manufactured Nigeria’s first Carbon Fibre sports car called: “Bennie Purrie” Mallo, who is a...

Nigeria Air Force Jet Destroys Boko Haram Gun Trucks

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation ‘Lafiya Dole’ destroyed two Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs) gun trucks and killed some...

FRSC dismisses use of Google Maps for drivers as a problem

Hours after a sector commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Ayuba Gora, said driving with the aid of google maps using...

Nigeria’s Buhari to attend Gas Summit in Malabo

Nigeria’s globetrotting President, Muhammadu Buhari, is on the move again. This time, he will begin a two-legged trip out of Abuja, first to Malabo, Equatorial...

Nigerian bank recognizes senior citizens with free services

Access Bank Plc has become one of (if not the first) bank to acknowledge that senior citizens in Nigeria need to be taken care of; with special treatment accorded them....

CBN retains Monetary Policy Rate at 13.5 per cent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), has retained the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 13.5 per cent while other policy parameters remained constant. Governor of the...

Police Arrest Six Suspects Over Murder Of Kogi PDP Woman Leader

Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered security agencies to carry out a thorough expeditious investigation into the murder of Woman Leader of the...

Nigeria’s SEC Cancels Deadline for Multiple Accounts Regularisation

Individuals who have shares but have not gone to perfect their details as instructed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), for one reason or the other, may...

Buhari finally reacts to murder of elderly woman in her house in Kogi

After over a week of the gruesome incident, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to the inexplicable murder of Madam Salome Achejuh Abuh, Woman Leader of the...

US Indictment: Buhari’s aide Addresses The Issue

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, has spoken on the indictment of the Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen...

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President Buhari orders completion of Ajaokuta steel company

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate completion of the Ajaokuta Steel Company located in Ajaokuta, Kogi State. The company – which has yet to...