Nigeria's main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) clear the doubts in the minds of Nigerians over allegations of complicity by the Buhari administration in the financing of terrorism, by naming those found complicit. According to the party, the...
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has threatened to embark on a one-month sit-at-home protest in ‘Biafraland’ if the Federal Government fail to produce its leader, Nnamdi Kanu in court on October 21. The succeesionist group made the threat in a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful...
The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) has exonerated itself of any blame in the death of a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, saying doctors at the hospital did their best to save him. The hospital also accused Mailafia's widow of insincerity...
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai has compared the North-Western part of Nigeria to Afghanistan, saying the geopolitical zone has human development indices closer to the troubled country. According to el-Rufai, the North-West has the highest poverty rate in the country as well as the highest number of out-of-school children in...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), ON Wednesday morning, said records from fourteen states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) showed that Nigeria recorded 513 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. The nation also recorded three COVID-19 related deaths. With the fresh 513 infections, Nigeria's tally of...
The spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed has accused governors of Southern states of the country of playing lazy politics for demanding for the presidency to be zoned to the South for the 2023 general elections. Baba-Ahmed also insisted that the north will not be bullied or...
There seems to be a disconnect between the Nigerian government and the Nigerian Army over the fate of surrendered terroterrorists, as the Army has said they will be prosecuted and not just be allowed to go home. The position of the Army is contrary to that of the officials of...
Nigerians who are hoping that the Muhammadu Buhari administration will follow the footsteps of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in naming and shaming alleged terror sponsors in the country, may be in for a rude shock as the Presidency has said it is not interested in such voyage. The Special...
As the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) prepares to launch the much anticipated launch of e-naira, the apex bank has warned that businesses in the country must accept it as a legal tender. The warning was handed down by the CBN Director, Payment System Management, Mr. Musa Jimoh during an...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has kicked against the accumulation of debt by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, describing it as a criminal act. According to Obasanjo, who spoke at an event in South Africa, accumulating debts for future generations will become a problem for future generations. "FG was accumulating debts...