New dawn in Nigeria, Botswana diplomatic relations

Onyeama: Nigeria’s Foreign affairs minister Diplomacy By Isaac Aregbesola Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria and Botswana have signed agreements on cultural cooperation and diplomatic relations as part of efforts to deepen bilateral relations. The Minister, after the 4th session of Nigeria-Botswanan Joint Permanent Commission for Cooperation (BNJPCC), said Nigeria attached great importance to […]

Atiku donates N10m to families of victims of Abia pipeline explosion

Mr Peter Obi (L) Governor Ikpeazu of Abia State and Abaribe Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has donated N10 million to Abia government to assist families of victims of pipeline explosion in Umuimo and Umuaduru communities in Osisioma Local Government. The money was donated on behalf of the Atiku […]

Arrested Kwara suspects confess selling 31 human heads, many body parts

The arrested ritualists, human head and body parts sellers in Ilorin Kwara Eight suspected ritualists arrested by the police in Ilorin Kwara state have confessed selling 31 human heads to some yet-to-be identified prominent personalities in the country. They also confessed selling vital body parts for rituals and spiritual powers. The suspects were busted by […]

Jummai Alhassan strips Taraba APC office, retrieves all donated furniture

Alhassan strips Taraba APC office, retrieves all donated items By Saidu Adamu Former women affairs minister Aisha Alhassan, who recently resigned her appointment and dumped the APC, has retrieved computers and furniture she donated to the party’s state secretariat in Jalingo. According to Mr Aaron Artimas, APC publicity secretary in the state, Alhassan also removed […]

Experts advise news agencies on how to use social networks

The 1st Information Directors Forum of African news agencies in Rabat, Morocco under the theme “The challenges of managing a newsroom” suggests ways of relating with social networks By Nkechi Okoronkwo/Rabat Media experts have charged African news agencies to embrace the use of social networks in their daily operations without sacrificing credibility and quality in […]

Buhari v Atiku: No preferred candidate, says USA

President Buhari and Atiku Abubakar: USA says it has no preferred candidate in 2019 election By Zubairu Idris/Katsina The United States of America (USA) has said that it has no preferred candidate in the forthcoming general elections in Nigeria in February 2019. Mr Phillip Franz, a political officer in the US embassy in Nigeria, stated […]

GOV SANI-BELLO PARTICIPATES IN RETREAT/ SPECIAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEETING

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello on Wednesday participated in a one-day retreat for members of the State Executive Council in Abuja. The theme is on strengthening partnership with investors and general review of some strategic governance issues. Some of the projects discussed nclude reconstruction and dualization of Minna-Bida as well as the expansion of […]

Group protests Kaduna PDP primaries

The Shuaibu Idris Miqati Support Group, made up of supporters of one of the aspirants that contested the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primary in Kaduna State has kicked against the process of the primary. The Kaduna PDP primary was won by Isa Ashiru Kudan. The group which led a protest to the state secretariat […]

Traveling ban order, not political witch-hunt – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government clarified on Wednesday in London that the implementation of Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing to do with 2019 general elections. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made the clarification at the Chatham House, a UK-based Royal Institute of International Affairs chaired by Dr Alex […]