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Buhari Calls Former Governor Of Ekiti State Over Death Of ‘True Patriot General Adebayo’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday described the late former governor of the defunct Western Region, Major-General Adeyinka Adebayo, as a true patriot. In a telephone call from London to the son of the late general and former governor of Ekiti...

Nigerian Battered Corps Member Posted Out Of Zamfara – NAN

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has redeployed a corps member, Mr. Michael Uwakwe, from Zamfara to Anambra, following his assault by a police officer. The NYSC Director, Corps Welfare and Inspectorate, Mrs. Victoria Okakwu, stated this in Abuja, Wednesday. Okakwu...

Osinbajo To Onnoghen: You’re Now The Guardian And Protector Of Justice In Nigeria

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who was sworn in on Tuesday, has become the guardian and protector of fairness, justice and truth in Nigeria, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, reminded him during his inauguration in Abuja. “From this...

I’m 60. I’m In Good Health. I’m Acting President, Therefore I’m Blessed, Declares Osinbajo

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, declared on Wednesday that he was blessed to be 60 years old, in good health and to be serving Nigeria as Acting President. “I think I am frankly not different from yesterday but I must say...

Governor Amosun Erupts in Anger After Customs Officers Shot Dead 2 Men Believed To Be Carrying Smuggled Rice

Men of the Nigeria Customs Service have killed two men in Ogun State and Governor Ibikunle Amosun has erupted in anger, condemning the killings. In a statement, the government said Mr. Amosun has “condemned in strong terms the killing of...

Osinbajo Vows To Protect Nigerian Women Against Violent Men

The Federal Government will continue to protect Nigerian women against all forms of gender-based violence and abuse, Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Wednesday as millions of Nigerian women and men joined the rest of the world to celebrate...

I believe Osinbajo Is A True Man of God, Gbenga Daniel Gives Holy Verdict

Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel has described the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo as a true man of God and thoroughbred professional imbued with exemplary leadership qualities. In his goodwill message on the occasion of the 60th...

Tragic Land: Hundreds Of Court Cases Stalled Because Lagos Is Swearing In 3 Judges. People’s Lives In The Balance

By Olabisi Ololade/Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday swore in three new judges into the State Judiciary, with a plea that they should dispense justice without fear or favour, affection or ill will. But, hundreds of people...

Breaking: Assassins Invade Metuh’s House, Fire Gunshots, Tie Up Security Guards, Driver

Armed men suspected to be assassins last night invaded the house of embattled former National Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh located at Prince and Princess Estate, Abuja, his spokesman said in a statement to THE SIMON ATEBA...

Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Acting President, Turns Musician At 60, And He’s An Amazing Singer. Watch

Nigeria's Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, is 60 years old today and he marked the occasion with a big cake from his wife Dolapo and and song. Mr. Osinbajo is standing in for President Buhari who is on medical vacation...

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Africa’s chance at World Trade Organization and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala candidacy – Perspectives by Yushau A. Shuaib

With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different...

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Economic growth in West Africa, which was poised to expand by 4.0 percent in 2020, following growth of 3.6 percent in...

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The African Development Bank on Tuesday projected that an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty as the...

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