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Blame Jonathan And Past Administrations, Not Buhari, For Poverty In Nigeria, Says Presidency

With the economy gasping for breath almost a year after Mr. Muhammadu Buhari was sworn into office in May last year, and with voices rising that he is failing or has partially failed, the Presidency said in a statement...

6 Medical Doctors From Ekiti State Die In Car Crash, Fayose Declares 3 Days Of Mourning

Six medical doctors from Ekiti State and a driver have died in a car crash and Governor Ayodele Fayose has declared three days of mourning. "I am deeply sad. This is one loss too many," Mr. Fayose said in...

Low Oil Prices, Nigeria’s Blessing In Disguise, Ambode Declares In London

The massive fall in oil prices in the international market, which is gravely affecting the economy, is a blessing in disguise for Nigeria, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode said at the weekend.Governor Ambode was speaking in London, the...

1.9 Million Nigerians Currently Displaced By Boko Haram, Government Says

A total of  1, 934, 765 displaced persons are currently living in formal camps, host communities and satellite camps in liberated communities as a result of insurgency in North Eastern States of Borno, Yobe, Taraba, Gombe, Bauchi and Adamawa...

Breaking! Nigerian Troops Ambush Fleeing Boko Haram Members, Kill Several

The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it had ambushed fleeing Boko Haram members in Borno State and killed several of them.The Army said troops of the 81 Battalion and some elements of the 251 Task Force Battalion, 25...

Breaking! Papa Wemba, Africa’s King Of Rumba Music, Dies While Performing In Ivory Coast

Papa Wemba, one of Africa's most popular musicians and self acclaimed king of Rumba genre, later known as Soukous, who thrilled an entire continent for decades has died. He was 66.Born on June 14, 1949, the famous Congolese musician whose real...

A Day With President Buhari, By Waheed Bakare

Perhaps, one of the dreams of a journalist is to have an exclusive interview with the president of his country. So, when the management of the New Telegraph asked me to get ready to lead a four-man team that...

Fuel Scarcity To Linger, Minister Says Unavailable $700 Million Needed To Upgrade Refineries

The fuel scarcity being experienced by Nigerians for several months since President Muhammadu Buhari assumed office almost a year ago, may not end anytime soon, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, averred on Saturday.Mr. Kachikwu disclosed...

Nigerian Army Arrests, Parades Fake Colonel Caught With Arms In Abuja

 The Nigerian Army has arrested and paraded a fake Colonel who was caught in Abuja with arms.Mr. Prince Onyemauche was arrested in February alongside a serving senior non-commissioned officer, SSgt Jacob Phillip.He was arrested about 3.00 a.m. along Wazobia Motor...

Good News: Electricity Workers End Strike

Following the intervention of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr. Chris Ngige, the National Union of Electricity Employees has ordered its workers to return to work immediately, the Ministry said in a statement on Saturday, a good news...
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Buhari arrives Sochi for Russia-Africa summit

President Muhamamdu Buhari Monday arrived at the Sochi International Airport, Russia, for a three-day inaugural Russia-Africa...
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Nigerian Vice President proposes regulations to protect customers’ deposits and banks

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday shared his views on how to strengthen the financial sector and reduce risks and...

U.S., UK and Norway urge South Sudan to respect agreement and form transitional government of national unity

In a statement on Monday, the governments of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway also known as Troika urged South...

Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s property

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday October 21,  2019 ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties located in...

African Development Bank and 3 regional development banks launch report on livable cities

Rapid urbanization has provided most cities in the world with opportunities to provide more sustainable, vibrant, and prosperous centers for their...

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