The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has demanded the Nigerian Government to speed up plans of reopening closed land borders. The group in a an announcement titled “Matters of Urgency” stated “expedite actions” should be taken on the “closed borders given its negative impact on trade and employment.” Nigerian Government said the borders were closed […]

Californians airlifted from fires as dangerous winds arrive The Bobcat Fire breaks on the San Gabriel Mountains, north of Monrovia, as the raging fires in the Angeles National Forest grew to 10,344 acres with no containment. – Dangerous dry winds whipped up California’s record-breaking wildfires as hundreds were evacuated from blazes by helicopter and tens […]

Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, has apologised for the state pardon he gave to some criminals during the COVID-19 lockdown. Amongst the freed inmates was a convicted serial rapist. Mohammed revealed that he regretted appending his signature to free some inmates when he received State Action Committee on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) on […]

United States President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops comes as he faces backlash from a report that he allegedly made disparaging remarks about American war dead. Donald Trump on Wednesday, was expected to announce further troop withdrawals from Afghanistan and from Iraq, where several thousand US troops hunting down jihadist sleeper cells have faced […]

For decades, Nigeria’s three major oil refineries have been grounded to near-zero capacity utilisation with all of its refined fuel imported from other countries. Data exclusively obtained from the African Refiners & Distributors Association (ARA) revealed that strong refinery performance in Niger meets local fuel demand, and excess production exported to Nigeria, Mali and Burkina […]

Plateau State has broken its own record as the new COVID-19 epicentre, posting a surprising 183 new cases on Tuesday. This is a new high for the State since the pandemic’s outbreak in Nigeria in February. Plateau, on July 28 had recorded its highest figure of 148 cases, but the recent 183 COVID-19 infections has eclipsed […]

The closing address of President Muhammadu Buhari at the first year ministerial performance review retreat in Abuja. The last two days have provided an opportunity for us to undertake an objective assessment of our stewardship of the contract we have signed with the Nigerian people since the inception of our second tenure as a Government. […]

The Nigeria Army has explained how it killed Benue’s most wanted criminal, Mr Terwase Akwaza, alias Gana. The Commander, 4 Special Forces Command, Doma, Nasarawa state, Maj. -Gen. Moundhey Ali, told newsmen on Tuesday that Gana was killed at a roadblock mounted by the Army along Gbese-Gboko-Makurdi road following exchange of gunfire. Governor Samuel Ortom […]

The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday confirmed the death of its kidnapped officer, Bulus Sanda. The officer, together with a sick police officer from another state, a 14-year-old girl, and a security man were abducted by gunmen at their houses in Mararaba-Rido, Chikun Local Government Area of […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, disclosed that the United States President, Donald Trump once asked him why he was killing Christians as a result of the bloody clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria. This was just as the President charged ministers and other top government officials to go “on the […]

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