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The Federal Government and the United States are presently holding a meeting on the visa ban on some categories of Nigerians. The meeting, which is ongoing at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is expected to provide the country the opportunity to brief the US government on steps taken so far to resolve the issues. The […]

US President Donald Trump on Monday vowed that any attack by Iran would be met with a response “1,000 times greater in magnitude,” after reports that Iran planned to avenge the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani. A US media report, quoting unnamed officials, said that an alleged Iranian plot to assassinate the US ambassador to South […]

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan has said that electronic voting is the only way to get to credible elections in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. Speaking on the presidential panel of The Osasu Show Symposium 2020, Jonathan said the outcome of elections should be decided by the ballots, not by any other means — not […]

The Senate Committee on Constitution Review has given in to pressures from Nigerians by extending the deadline for memorandum submission to September 18. The panel had given Nigerians two weeks, which ended on Wednesday, to send in their input for consideration in its proposed review of the 1999 constitution.   The panel’s Secretariat said on […]

Ahead of the Ondo, Edo governorship elections Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, will on Thursday swear in 85 judges. The Judges are to serve on the election petition tribunals to be set up for the election in both states. In a statement signed by the Media Officer of the Court of Appeal, Sa’adatu […]

Protesters from the Niger State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday stormed the PDP Legacy House in Maitama Abuja, venue of an ongoing PDP National Working Committee meeting, to demand the sacking of the party’s National Financial Secretary, Abdullahi Maibasira. The protesters accused Maibasira of conspiring with the All Progressives Congress-led State Government […]

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 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried the alleged shooting and security breach which reportedly took place at the Presidential Villa during week. The party said it was alarmed by the report, which was allegedly triggered by squabbles involving some members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s immediate family and some of his personal aides. In a […]

Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech on Democracy Day 12 June 2020, in which he highlights the various efforts of his administration in all sectors-agriculture, power, rail, roads and so on. Fellow Nigerians, The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an […]

There was free-for-all on Thursday as a 24- member Kaduna House of Assembly impeached Deputy Speaker, Hon. Mukhtar Isa Hazo. The development followed a vote of no confidence on him. Just after the impeachment, a new Deputy Speaker emerged. He is Hon. Isaac Auta representing Kauru Constituency. According to The Nation Online report, Auta was […]

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