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The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]

The Federal Government has today advised Nigerians against traveling to high risk and volatile areas of some countries until the current situation of xenophobic attacks is brought under control. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave the advice in a statement issued through its spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye. The advice came following the tension created by the current […]

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), today asked the Federal Government to sue the South African Government to demand compensation for Nigerian victims of the xenophobic attack in the foreign country. Falana said in a statement that in the event that the South African government does not accede to the demand for compensation, the […]

Following the wake of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, an irate mob has retaliated by setting the Bodija, Ibadan office of telecommunications company, MTN ablaze. The incident resulted in a gridlock as vehicles passing through Agodi government secretariat road en route the University of Ibadan are having a hectic time navigating the road. Following this […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress has promised to support any position taken by the Public Service Negotiating Council at its meeting on the new national minimum wage scheduled for today. The President of the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said this on the sidelines of the inauguration of the International Lawyers Assisting Workers in Abuja on Tuesday. Negotiation […]

  The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has said that the army will take decisive action against its personnel involved in the killing of policemen in Taraba State. Buratai made this known during the opening ceremony of the Chief of Army Staff combined second and third quarters conference in Abuja. It […]

The Presidency has said that the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation will participate in today’s Benue and Taraba States stakeholders’ meeting aimed at addressing the lingering Tiv/Jukun crisis. The meeting between the representatives of the two states has been called to resolve the unabated Tiv/Jukun crisis, which of recent, has […]

  Normal business activities have resumed at the Kwara Mall today after police took over the edifice on Tuesday evening. The Kwara Police Command deployed its personnel to secure the Mall, housing Shoprite and other businesses and to prevent a reprisal attack on presumed businesses owned by South Africans. This followed the killing of Nigerians […]

  The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack the South African businesses operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said that targeting South African businesses in Nigeria, […]

The outbreak of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians by South Africans is garnering reactions, with Nigerian dignitaries and organizations including President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the Senate and the House of Representatives, expressing their displeasure over the continued killings. A statement released by the Presidency revealed that President Buhari has specifically sent a special envoy […]

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