With barely a year to the 2019 presidential election, the Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the South-East have endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term. The group met with the President at the Presidential Villa where its leader, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, said the group also […]
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The federal government has uncovered the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) fighters in North Central and South South Nigeria. This disclosure was made in a report presented to President Muhammadu Buhari and was part of the result of findings by security operatives, including the Department of State Services (DSS). A presidency source, at the […]
Former international footballer, George Weah has been sworn in as the 24th president of Liberia. The 51-year-old was sworn in on Monday afternoon by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, Francis Korkpor. The ceremony took place at the 35,000 capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia. Several African heads of state were in […]
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has disclosed that it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, Malaria and other diseases. This is contained in a press statement signed by the Special Assistant, Communication and Strategy to the Minister of Health, Kazeem Akintunde, on Sunday. […]
Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has issued a directive that for a Fulani herdsman to operate in Ekiti, he must pay the sum of N5,000 to the community where he is operating for identity and location. He also told Serikin Fulani in the state, Muhammed Abashe, that he will be held responsible for any […]
Some men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen on Sunday evening reportedly raided a farm belonging to the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, setting it on fire. The farm, it was gathered, is located at Ilado Community in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State. Sources told newsmen […]
The Long queues which rocked filling stations across the country a few weeks ago came alive in Lagos and Ogun states on Saturday and Sunday as desperate motorists and other users of Premium Motor Spirit queued up in droves for the product. It is understood that quite a number of the petrol stations in the […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former president Olusegun Obasanjo for bagging a doctorate degree at the National Open University (NOUN). Buhari, who was the visitor at 7th Convocation of NOUN on Saturday in Abuja, described Obasanjo as the “Father of Open and Distance Education in Nigeria.’’ Obasanjo, who was among the 14,769 graduands, was conferred […]
PENDULUM | Letter of Appreciation to Mrs Aisha Buhari – By DeleMomodu Your Excellency, let me start by telling you that this letter is not intended to flatter you but to show my profound appreciation, and that of so many like minds, for your uncommon sagacity at a time it seems wisdom has taken leave […]
The federal government has revealed that work will commence on establishing cattle colonies across the country next week. Minister of agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbeh, who disclosed this when he visited the agriculture and veterinary complex of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, however explained that states which are not interested in the idea would […]
Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says President Buhari, has been depressed and crestfallen over all the killings that have been happening in some states. Speaking in an interview with Channels TV on Friday January 19th, Adesina said those accusing President Buhari of not showing empathy to victims of the various crisis particularly […]
The Nigerian community in South Africa has said that a mob has destroyed four shops and several houses belonging to their members at Krugersdorp, near Johannesburg. Cyril James, the Ward Chairman of the Nigerian Union in the area, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN on Saturday that the attacks began on January 18. According […]
Two pregnant women transferred from Kwara National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) to Oyo State camp in Iseyin, delivered baby girls at the ongoing orientation camp. Ifeoma Anidobi, NYSC Coordinator in Oyo State, made this known in Ibadan on Friday in an interview with NAN. Anidobi said the babies arrived on Tuesday, the first day of […]
In the wake of the ongoing killings and attacks by Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country, the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have warned herdsmen to steer clear from the South-East and South-South states. The pro-Biafra groups warned that they would […]
The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), a Federal Government’s agency saddled with the responsibility to monitor the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), has said that statistics showed that the police and the armed forces were among six groups with the highest risk of the virus. This is contained in a statement issued […]
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday assured the states residents that waste deposited on major highways and streets around the state would no longer be visible in a couple of weeks. The Governor spoke at the Lagos State House, Ikeja after inaugurating the new board of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC). […]
A High Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital, on Friday, January 19, nullified the installation of 21 kings by Governor Abiola Ajimobi. The Punch reports that the Court, which was presided over by Justice Olajumoke Aiki, declared the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration and other Related Chieftaincies in Ibadan land by the […]
Buhari: I Was In Coma On Receiving Jonathan’s Call After 2015 Election by CollinsWeGlobe(m): 8:56pm On Jan 19 President Muhammadu Buhari has again commended the role played by immediate-past President Goodluck Jonathan in ensuring smooth transition of power in 2015. He said he went into temporary coma on receiving Jonathan’s call in which he conceded […]
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving a TV licence for the institution, UNILAG TV. The vice chancellor of the university, Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, made the commendation at a meeting with the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, and the Senior Special Assistant, Garba Shehu, at […]
The Nassarawa state government has placed a one-month suspension on three teachers of the Government Science Secondary School Nasarawa-Eggon caught on camera seriously flogging their students for failing to resume on the date of resumption. The state commissioner of Education, Ahmed Tijani, announced the suspension of the teachers when he spoke to newsmen in the […]