Buhari addresses United Nations General Assembly – Full Speech

President Muhammadu Buhari addressing UNGA77 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, addressed the 77th United Nations General Assembly in New York. Following is his full speech: Mr. President, On behalf of the Government and people of Nigeria, I congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of UNGA77. I assure you of the full support and […]

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Osinbajo off to London for Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday departed Abuja for London, UK, to represent Nigeria at the state funeral for the late Queen Elizabeth ll. His spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement, said the vice-president would join members of the Royal Family and other world leaders at a number of events lined up for funeral. Commonwealth Heads […]

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Why we chose to become Nigerians – Foreigners

The 286 foreigners who were conferred with Nigerian citizenship on Thursday have explained why they chose to become Nigerians at a time the country is going through some challenges. As reported by NAN, 208 of them were conferred citizenship status by naturalisation and the remaining 78 by registration. A German businessman, Mr Hubertus Diers, explained […]

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The next President Nigeria needs – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has counselled Nigerians to elect someone who would take Nigeria as a project and not compromise the interest of the country for personal aggrandizement. Fielding questions from newsmen at the Uphill residence of former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar after a courtesy visit, Jonathan advised Nigerians, especially the youths to […]

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Buhari rewards victorious athletes with N200m, National Honours – Update

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved National Honours and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championships. Speaking at a presidential reception in honour of the athletes, the President said his government is committed to rewarding excellence, no less for members of Team Nigeria who ignited […]

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Buhari rewards Amusan, Brume, others with honours, N200m

President Muhammadu Buhari presenting Tobi Amusan with national honour; Photo: Bashir Ahmad, Twitter President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, approved National Honours of Officer of the Order of the Niger,OON, and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics championships. At an award ceremony held at the […]

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Atiku vows to give private sector ‘warm handshake’

Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, yesterday vowed to improve Nigeria’s economy with a “warm handshake” for the private sector. He said that Nigeria is currently being dressed in borrowed robes by the ruling All Progressives Congress administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Nigeria’s current debt, local and foreign, stands at N41 trillion, […]

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FG needs N15 billion to replace colonial administrative map

Surveyor-general of Federation (OSGoF), Abudulgani Adebomehin, has said it will cost the Federal Government N15 billion to replace the Nigeria’s Administrative Map produced by the colonial masters. He told journalists in Abuja that when they came on board to meet an obsolete map, with many errors, they demanded authentic ones to contribute to the fight […]

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Presidency must come South, ignore religion, Akeredolu insists

Photo/faceboo/rotimiaketi Election opportunity to turn Nigeria’s fortune for good, says CAN president Keyamo: Tinubu strong, healthy, not withdrawing from presidential race Obi moves to sign performance agreement as NLC promises 12m votes PDP crisis: Wike keeps party leaders guessing FRSC bans officers from piloting political convoy ahead of campaigns The dust is yet to settle […]

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House of Reps diaspora committee congratulates Nigerian Kemi Badenoch as new UK Trade Secretary

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has congratulated the Nigerian British lawmaker, Kemi Badenoch on her appointment as Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade. Born in south London, Kemi Badenoch is the daughter of Prof Feyi Adegoke who attended Queens School, Ibadan. She spent her early years living in […]

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