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President Buhari condoles with Senator Kabiru Gaya over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Sen.  Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya over the death of his wife, Hajiya Halima Gaya. President Buhari described late Hajiya Halima as a “remarkable woman who dedicated herself to promoting...

President Buhari to observe Eid-el-Fitr with family at home amid COVID-19 pandemic

With the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations around the corner and the month-long Ramadan fast coming to an end, President Muhammadu Buhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home. This is in...

The media industry needs bailout money amid COVID-19 – Perspectives by Fredrick Nwabufo

The primacy of the media in any society is indubitable. The media is the iron curtain between tyranny and democracy. It is the bastion of the ethos, truth and spirit of a people. And it serves...

Niger state governor Sani Bello signs three major bills into law

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has signed into law three bills passed by the Niger State House of Assembly. The bills include the Niger State Tertiary Institutions Law, with an operational date starting from...

Nigerian House of Representatives resolves health workers’ salary delays amid raging COVID-19 pandemic

The leadership of the House of Representatives has resolved the issues surrounding the delays in the payment of salary of some health workers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, amid raging COVID-19 pandemic.

One of Nigeria’s most corrupt pastors Chris Oyakhilome sanctioned by UK regulators for spreading falsehood and linking 5G to coronavirus

One of Nigeria's most corrupt pastors Chris Oyakhilome who has become infamous for imposing gate fees during end of the year's services and attacking journalists, has been sanctioned by British regulators over his discredited 5G conspiracy...

Between Buhari, Adesina, and Gambari – Perspectives by Femi Olufunmilade

"A tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing". - William Shakespeare. This describes a campaign of calumny in the form of an old article in the 12th...

President Buhari mourns Deborah Folashade Diya, wife of General Oladipo Diya

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with former Chief of General Staff, Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya, over the passing of his wife, Chief Deborah Folashade Diya, praying that the almighty God will comfort the family.

We screwed up public education in Nigeria and now is the time to fix it – Perspectives by Akin Olaniyan

Nigeria has always been an interesting case. It’s the richly endowed country that is also home to some of the world’s poorest. It is where sprawling mansions exist in close proximity to slums. For some unexplainable...

Nigerian court orders fresh trial of Blue Dolphin Limited over illegal oil bunkering

Justice Philomena Ekpe of the Court of Appeal, Calabar division, Cross Rivers State,   on Tuesday, May 19, 2020  set aside the decision of a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which acquitted Edward...

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Akinwumi Adesina to step back as African Development Bank agrees to probe him again after Trump administration pressures

The African Development Bank’s board has agreed to open a fresh independent investigation of its President Akinwumi...

Akinwumi Adesina to step back as African Development Bank agrees to probe him again after Trump administration pressures

The African Development Bank’s board has agreed to open a fresh independent investigation of its President Akinwumi Adesina following pressures from the...

Trump administration asks African Development Bank to re-investigate its embattled President Akinwumi Adesina accused of nepotism and favoritism

The Donald Trump administration has written the African Development Bank, urging the continent’s biggest multilateral lender to reopen an investigation into...

African Development Bank: Tolling Bells for Humanity – Perspectives by Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Finance Cesar MBA ABOGO

COVID-19 is severely testing Africa's social, economic and political resilience. While it is true that our countries are taking bold actions to...

African Development Bank approves €188m ($204m) loan for Mauritius to respond to COVID-19

The African Development Bank has approved €188 million ($204 million) loan for Mauritius to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Group’s Board of Directors said...

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