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Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Following the re-election of Comrade Kabiru Yusuf as the President of Arewa Consultative Youth Movement , (ACYM), the body says it would conduct a mock election to determine which aspirant’s vision is in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of Northern Youths . Those who made the list included...
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the federal government will continue to make more arrest of suspected looters of the national treasury and put them on trial despite the difficulty in putting them behind bars. He also said corruption was fighting back as represented in the desperation by...
- Ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo recounts, how he failed thrice get the endorsement of late Afenifere leader, Senator Abraham Adesanya prior, to the 1999 election - He says he does not regret appointing late Chief Bola Ige and Dupe Adelaja, daughter of late Adesanya, as ministers during his administration - A...
The National Assembly is up in arms against President Muhammadu Buhari for permitting the withdrawal of $496 million from the Excess Crude Account for the purchase of a special brand of jet fighters from the United States without the authorization of the National Assembly as required by law. Senior...
Why we re-arrested Melaye in court—Police By Ikechukwu Nnochiri & Joseph Erunke ABUJA—THE  Nigeria Police Force yesterday arraigned Senator Dino Melaye before a Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja for attempting to kill himself by jumping out of a vehicle conveying him to Lokoja to face criminal allegations against him. Dino,...
The Governor of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has warned the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to shelve any plan of going after him for any reason. Wike said any attempt to touch him will “finish Nigeria.” The governor further stated that the Federal Government must apologise to the State and seek...
It is sad that when other communities in Nigeria are bracing themselves to the challenges of development, Benue people are burying scores of their own. It would appear that the intractable challenge of daily slaughtering of Benue sons and daughters has defied all permutations from Agatu to Guma to...
At the end of the joint press briefing by President Trump and our own President Buhari, Donald Trump actually delivered the greatest takeaway from the event of yesterday which no one is talking about. As usual our young population whom it should bother most have been carried away by...
The Benue State Government has instituted a case against Miyetti Allah Kauttal Hore and its leadership over the continuous killing of many people in the state. This is coming few hours after President Trump frowned at the continued slaughter of Christians in Nigeria under President Buhari’s watch. The state governor, Samuel...
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has criticised US President, Donald Trump, over his comments on the killing of Christians in Nigeria. During a joint press conference with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, Trump said the US will not accept the attacks on Christian communities in Nigeria. In a statement issued on...
The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has faulted the United States President Donald Trump’s offer on killings in Nigeria, saying such an offer would further divide Nigeria. The Amir (President) of the MSSN in Lagos State, Saheed Ashafa, said this in a press statement to react to the discussions...
The Chairmen of the Committees on Public Accounts in the National Assembly – Kingsley Chinda (House of Representatives, PDP Rivers, Obio/Akpor Constituency) and Mathew Urhoghide (Senate, PDP Edo South) – have both had cause to ask the respective Chambers of the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President...
President Muhammadu Buhari would be hosted by the US President Donald Trump in the evening of Monday, April 30, at the White House. Expectations are quite high as Nigerians, and indeed Africans, are anticipating impatiently what the two leaders are going to talk about. In this piece, NAIJ.com highlights five...
Ex-Finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala who recently released a new book titled ‘Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines’ which she authored, talked about the challenges that reformers face in the phase of corruption in developing countries. She also narrated how she came to join Jonathan’s team, after...
- Critics of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti has been told by the latter that they would wait in vain to deal with him after leaving office - The governor said he has no apologies because he has defended Nigerians in good conscience - Reacting to the $1 billion withdrawal...