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NEMA offers support to 550 rainstorm victims in Niger

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in Niger on Friday offered support to 550 victims of rainstorm disaster in Tafa Local Government Area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the disaster occurred on April 7 in New Bwari, Kuchin, Ijah, and Goipee communities of the local government area where at […]

Nepotism is corruption, Obasanjo tells presidency

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented that nepotism in Nigeria is obstructing the fight against corruption.In what seemed like reporting the country’s leadership to the world, the elder statesman, before a gathering of investors at the ongoing yearly meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in Moscow, accused the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of […]

Buhari appoints new NNPC GMD, seven others

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, bringing to an end the tenure of Maikanti Baru, as the oil firm’s boss. NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday morning, stated that […]

Governors to take decision on state police soon – Fayemi

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum Kayode Fayemi has said the forum would make its decision on state police known to the public as soon as possible. “The forum has retained security as a growing concern and permanent issue on the agenda of our deliberation, state police is an issue that is of interest […]

Governors acknowledge receipt of N2trn

The Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Atiku Bagudu, has said governors are grateful to President Muhammadu Buhari for the release of about two trillion naira to the 36 states of the federation. Bagudu stated this when he addressed State House correspondents at the end of a closed-door meeting between President Buhari and governors elected […]

Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 11.40% in May —NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, says the Consumer Price Index which measured inflation increased to 11.40 per cent (year-on-year) in May from 11.37 per cent recorded in April. The NBS made this known in its “CPI and Inflation Report’’ for May released in Abuja on Monday on its website. The bureau said the figure was […]

Listen to Obasanjo, others, Fulani leaders urge Buhari

Amid raging insecurity across the country, Fulani leaders have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to, as a matter of urgency, listen to the advice of former President Olusegun Obasanjo on how to restore peace and stability.They spoke under the aegis of the Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN). Their national chairman, Alhaji Sale Bayari, […]

Controversy intensifies over EU election report

The recently released report of the European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Nigeria on the 2019 general elections continued yesterday to attract different interpretations. While the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in what looked like a sober reflection, said yesterday that it had resolved to review party registration guidelines, proponents of the ruling […]