Nigeria Politics

Activists urge Commonwealth to sanction Nigeria over attacks on #EndSARS protesters

Nigeria's Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) said on Sunday it has sent an Urgent Appeal to Rt Hon Patricia Scotland QC, Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, urging her to use her “leadership position to apply the Commonwealth Charter to...

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES UN WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME ON 2020 NOBEL PRIZE FOR PEACE

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on winning the 2020 Nobel Prize for Peace.President Buhari believes that the award is a well-deserved honour for the frontline UN...

PRESIDENT BUHARI FELICITATES WITH GOMBE GOVERNOR AT 59

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State on the occasion of his 59th birthday, October 9, 2020.President Buhari rejoices with the founding member of the All Progressives...

Garba Shehu’s ‘attack’ on Adeboye was to rebuke Osinbajo – Perspectives by Fredrick Nwabufo

I believe you have all noticed. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is regaining his stature and waxing reformist on some of the problems dogging Nigeria. He is breaking out of the supposed cabal-stitched straitjacket into a tinderbox of...

Nigeria – Gbajabiamila suggests ways to address misunderstanding between Executive, Legislature

The misconception of the roles of the Legislature in government by the Executive arm and the public often time is responsible for the frequent frictions between the two arms, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep....

Nigeria – Reps to partner FHA on delivering housing for Nigerians – Gbajabiamila

The Nigerian House of Representatives is ready to partner with the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) to deliver housing for Nigerians, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said.Gbajabiamila said he believed Nigerians deserve the best...

PRESIDENT BUHARI MOURNS POPULAR DRAMATIST, JIMOH ALIU

President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with the theatre and entertainment industry, the Aliu family, and Ekiti State government on the loss of popular dramatist, Chief Jimoh Aliu, aged 80.The President salutes the dedication...

Socialist Party of Nigeria says President Buhari’s independence day speech was flat, insulting, a waste of time

President Muhammadu Buhari angered a few Nigerians with his independence day speech this week with the Socialist Party of Nigeria finding it uninspiring and insulting.In a statement received by Today News Africa...

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY

1ST OCTOBER 2020Fellow NigeriansI speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew...

PRESIDENT BUHARI SYMPATHISES WITH HADEJIA FLOOD VICTIMS, SAYS IT’S A SET BACK TO AGRICULTURE

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sympathy for the victims of the Hadejia floods which, according to received reports, destroyed over 100,000 hectares of rice farms in Jigawa State.Reacting to the tragedy that...

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Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

Principality of Andorra becomes IMF’s 190th Member

The Principality of Andorra joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday, becoming the Fund's 190th member.Ambassador...

Eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now highly unlikely amid COVID-19 – Report

Prospects for fully eradicating extreme poverty by 2030 now appear highly unlikely, even under the most optimistic scenarios, according to a...

IMF’s Georgieva says second round of support coming to Africa but Oxfam argues debt cancelation the only way out of COVID-19 turmoil

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Ms. Kristalina Georgieva said on Wednesday that the Washington DC-based institution is...

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