Atiku blasts Buhari, says attacking him won’t fix mismanagement of Nigeria

Paul Ibe, the spokesman of former Nigerian vice president Atiku Abubakar on Thursday lambasted president Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying "Focusing on Atiku won't solve the problems Buhari, APC created for Nigeria."Ibe wrote: "The...

Buhari’s government lists 16 things it has done to reposition and empower Nigerian youths

The Muhammadu Buhari Administration has always had youths as centerpiece of its policies.Here is a brief compendium of some initiatives put in place, for Nigerian youths, to reposition and empower them:1. N-Power: 500,000 enrolled in 2 batches between 2016 and 2020 receiving 30,000 monthly, with enrolment of...

Opinion . Turning the tide on gender-based violence in Nigeria amid COVID-19

Written by Mr Edward Kallon, UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in NigeriaIf you are in a room with ten women, there is a high chance that three of these women have experienced physical, sexual, economic or psychosocial violence simply...

Atiku: I received the news Nigeria has entered another recession with a “very heavy heart”

It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five years, Nigeria has entered into another recession. Heaviness of heart, because this could have been avoided had this administration taken...

Activists ask Nigerian President to slash high cost of governance instead of cutting public services amid worsening recession

Nigerian activists on Saturday urged President Muhammadu Buhari in an open letter to slash the high cost of governance instead of cutting public services to tackle an escalating economic crisis.“The paltry resources Nigeria invests in essential public goods and...

Security aide to Nigeria House Speaker kills newspaper vendor

A security aide to Nigeria House Speaker has killed a newspaper vendor, the Speaker said in a statement.Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Federal Republic of Nigeria, released the following statement.A horrible incident has taken place. This evening as...

President Buhari: My dream is to make Nigeria corruption-free

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja said his desire is to make Nigeria a country that has no tolerance for corruption, but one where the menace is vigorously battled.Receiving the Report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry...

Nigerian anti-narcotic agents call for immediate sack of their boss, demand judicial panel of inquiry to probe his many sins

Officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Nigeria have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Chairman/Chief Executive Col. Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah retired over what they described as monumental decadence that characterised Abdallah's misrule.According to...

SERAP wins round one in battle to compel Okowa and UBEC to account for education funds

There is prospect Nigerians keen on knowing details of how Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) funds are disbursed and spent by the Delta State Government may soon have some answers, as Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has won...

International rights group condemns Nigeria’s use of punitive financial moves against protesters

People hold banners and flags as they protest against police brutality in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday Oct. 19, 2020. © AP Photo/Sunday Alamba

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Atiku: I received the news Nigeria has entered another recession with a “very heavy heart”

It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five...

Atiku: I received the news Nigeria has entered another recession with a “very heavy heart”

It is with a very heavy heart that I received the confirmation that for the second time in five years, Nigeria has entered into...

South African President to G20: Time to double your support for Africa amid a ravaging COVID-19 economic crisis

South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa told the G20 leaders during a virtual summit on Saturday that Africa was in need of more help amid...

Ramaphosa to lead South African delegation at virtual G20 leaders’ summit

President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the virtual G20 Leaders' Summit between Saturday, November 21, and Sunday, November 22, 2020....

IMF disburses $10 million to Somalia

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday completed the first review of the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement for Somalia....
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