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The Presidential Electoral Petition Tribunal has ruled that President Muhammadu Buhari possess the West African School Certificate Examination, WASCE, to contest the 2019 presidential election. The tribunal said Buhari was not only qualified, but eminently qualified to contest the election, saying that the petitioners (Atiku Abubakar and PDP), could not run away from the fact […]

On Wednesday fire gutted the Apata Ibadan depot of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation. The incident, according to an official of the Corporation who spoke with newsmen occurred in the loading section of the depot. The development caused traffic gridlock on Apata-Abeokuta Road. There has been no official statement as of the time of filing […]

A nursing mother and her three-month-old baby were among ten(10) women released from captivity on Tuesday night by bandits in Katsina State. The gesture was the fallout of Governor Aminu Masari’s dialogue with the bandits. The identities of the released women were given as Sa’adatu Garba, Dije Abdulmini, Dahara Garba, Salame Abu Musa, Rabi’atu Muazu, […]

The return of Nigerians trapped in xenophobic attacks in South Africa has been delayed for over five hours on account of Immigration hurdles posed by South African government, Chairman Nigerian Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri – Erewa , has disclosed. Speaking in an interview at the cargo wing of the Lagos International airport, she said […]

The Presidential Election Petition tribunal on Wednesday dismissed the testimony the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) star witness, Osita Chidoka. Chidoka’s testimony was struck out for introducing facts not canvassed in the petition when it was filed. Chidoka served as the National Collation Officer of the PDP during the 2019 presidential election and testified as a […]

The proceedings of Presidential Petition tribunal commenced on 18th of March 2019 when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar filed the petition challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 23, election. On May 8th, the tribunal commenced inaugural sitting and it was chaired by the President of […]

  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and the Nigerian Navy have pledged deeper collaboration to tackle crude oil theft and attacks on oil and gas facilities. The two organisations came to the resolution when the NNPC GMD, Malam Mele Kyari paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe-Ibas at […]

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has said the enhanced e-passport is acceptable and valid for entering all countries. He gave the reassurance in a statement by NIS Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James, in Abuja on Thursday. The CG’s reassurance is coming against the backdrop of the recent problem on […]

  South Africa’s Foreign Minister acknowledged on Thursday that prejudice against people from other African countries was one of the causes behind deadly attacks on foreign-owned businesses, a day after Pretoria was forced to shut its embassy in Nigeria over threats of retaliatory violence. At least five Africans have been killed in attacks on foreigners […]

Youths protesting the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa on Wednesday made a bonfire on the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Road, Lugbe, Abuja, a few metres from a South African franchise, Shoprite Mall. Billowing smoke from the bonfire paralysed vehicular traffic on the Expressway as security agents mounted guard over the shopping mall which […]

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