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Buhari’s Government Orders Forces To Crush Security Threats

Nigeria's Federal Government has ordered all security agencies in the country to crush any security threats and deter all crises that have the potential to breach the peace and national stability.While it restated that its first priority is...

We Were Like Bushmen In China, Says Femi Adesina

When President Muhammadu Buhari and his delegation got to China recently, they saw "so many wonderful things" and began to ask themselves "when will our country get there?", spokesman Femi Adesina has disclosed in an interview."But then we aspire...

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...

Boko Haram Commanders Arrested, Others Surrender

Apart from the recent arrest of Khalid al-Barnawi, the leader of Ansaru terrorist group in Lokoja, Kogi State, the Nigerian military has confirmed that more terrorists have been arrested while other Boko Haram members have also surrendered to the...

Sokoto Govt Targets N33 Billion IGR In 2016

The northern Nigerian state of Sokoto said on Monday it plans to generate N33 billion from internal revenue sources in 2016, up from the N25 billion target it set in the 2015 fiscal year.The Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Sa'idu...

Pressure Grows On Buhari To Devalue Naira As Nigeria’s Fiscal Woes Metastasise

By Ihechukwu NjokuThe visit of International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde to Nigeria has placed an uncomfortable spotlight on the fiscal woes of Africa’s biggest oil producer as the pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to devalue the Nigerian...

Ambode Swears In Commissioners, Special Advisers, Here Are Their Portfolios

​Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday swore in the newly appointed Commissioners and Special Advisers, with a charge on them to work round the clock and ensure that the state fulfils its potentials.Speaking at the well attended...

Nigerian Army To Crush Boko Haram By December, Says Buhari

By Simon Ateba/Lagos @simonatebaPresident Muhammadu Buhari is "fully confident", he said on Wednesday, that the Nigerian army will crush Boko Haram terrorists by December this year.The terrorists have killed about 1700 people since Buhari was sworn into office in...

SERAP asks Buhari to investigate Volkswagen over emission scandal

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his “good offices and leadership to urgently investigate Volkswagen's business in Nigeria to see if cars sold to Nigerians rigged...

Cleaning Up The Mess Left By Jonathan, Others, My Top Priority, Says Buhari

  By Simon Ateba/Lagos @simonatebaThe task before him, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday, is to clean up the mess left by the administration of Goodluck Jonathan and others who allowed corruption to eat deep into the fabrics of Nigeria.In...
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Full list of commissioners and advisers appointed by Lagos Governor

Here is the full list of commissioners and special advisers appointed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
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Three months after inauguration, Nigeria’s ‘baba-go-slow’ will finally swear in ministers on Wednesday

The two-day retreat hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari came to an end on Tuesday, with a charge from the President to...

Nigerian Supreme Court declines Atiku’s request to access INEC’s central server that would have shown massive fraud

The lawyer for Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition candidate in the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria, has reacted to the Supreme...

German expertise behind West Africa’s first LNG storage and regasification plant

German companies ESC Engineers and Noordtec worked closely with Equatoguinean contractor Elite Construcciones on the design, development and construction of the...

Equatorial Guinea driving the gas business in Africa

Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa on Tuesday as it inaugurated the first...