Monday, September 23, 2019
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to resign from office since the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, allegedly admitted that the president was not in possession of the required certificate and begged Nigerians to pardon...
The Code of Conduct Bureau has commenced verification of the N48bn assets declared by Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde. Makinde had declared the N48bn assets in June. The director of the bureau in Oyo State, Mr Bisi Atolagbe, said this in...
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, sacked the only commissioner he nominated into his cabinet. Oshiomhole, who is the immediate past governor of Edo State, said this during...
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's first post-independence leader, has died aged 95. He died after battling ill health, his family confirmed to the BBC. Mr Mugabe had been in hospital in Singapore since April. He was ousted in a military coup in November...
The Nigerian Government on Thursday said it was not aware that the South African foreign missions in Nigeria has been shutdown. The South African Foreign Affairs Minister, Naledi Pandor was reported to have said that the country had temporarily closed...
Former minister of education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili has given reasons for her decision to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa held in South Africa. Ezekwesili, 56, who also previously served as vice-president of the World Bank's Africa division,...
The South Africa High Commission to Nigeria has shut down its offices and consulate for fear of attack by youths in the country. The acting High Commissioner, Amb. Bobby Moroe, confirmed to our correspondent this morning that he had directed...
Protests against xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa continued on Wednesday with the Federal Government declaring that Nigeria would boycott the World Economic Forum on Africa scheduled for the former apartheid enclave. Though the Federal Government beefed up security...
Nigeria has recalled its Ambassador to South Africa. The nation has also pulled out of the World Economic Summit. It also demanded full compensation, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported, quoting a “presidential source.” Details soon…
A United Nations rapporteur has questioned the Nigerian government’s claim that the Shiites group, IMN, was responsible for the killing of a police officer and a journalist in July. Agnes Callamard, who is the U.N. special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary...

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