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    Senegalese President, Faye Meets Tinubu In Aso Rock

    Nigeria's number one man, President Bola Tinubu is currently hosting Bassirou Diomaye Faye, the new President of Senegal, at the State House in Abuja. It...

    ‘We Want A Return To Democracy, Set Date For Elections ASAP’ – Mali Political Parties Tell Military Leaders After Failed Transition Promise

    Political parties in Mali have requested a time frame for presidential elections after the ruling junta failed to organise polls within a promised 24-month...

    Reopen Nigeria-Niger Border Immediately- Immigration Boss Orders Personnel

    The Comptroller-General of Immigration, CGI, Kemi Nandap has ordered her officers to reopen Nigeria-Niger Republic border immediately. Her order came after President Bola Tinubu lifted...

    Lifting of Sanctions on Niger, B’Faso, Mali Shows ECOWAS as Toothless Bull Dog – Obono-Obla

    Former presidential aide Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has mocked the leadership of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS. This followed ECOWAS' decision to lift sanctions...

    ECOWAS Suspends Economic Sanctions Imposed On Niger, Mali, Guinea

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lifted the economic sanctions that were imposed on Niger Republic, Burkina Faso, Mali, and Guinea. The...

    Lift Sanctions On Mali, Burkina Faso And Niger Republic – Gowon Beg ECOWAS

    Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon has pleaded with Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, Authority of Heads of State and...

    “We Would Never Release Bazoum” – Coup Leader Tchiani Says Niger, Burkina Faso And Mali Won’t Return to ECOWAS

    General Abdourahamane Tchiani, head of the military junta in Niger Republic has made a vow. According to him, none of the three Sahel countries would...

    Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso Quit ECOWAS

    Defying pressure by leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to restore constitutional rule, junta leaders of Niger, Mali and Burkina...

    Immediately Release And Reinstate Mohamed Bazoum As Niger’s President – ECOWAS Court Rules

    A West African court on Friday ruled that the ousted president of Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, and his family were arbitrarily detained and called for...

    I Can’t Give Order To Governors On Distribution Of Palliatives – Tinubu

    President Ahmed Tinubu has said he cannot give order to state governors on how to distribute the palliatives the Federal Government is giving to...

    Northern Elders Forum Begs Tinubu To Remove Sanctions On Niger Republic

    The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has called on President Bola Tinubu to lift economic sanctions imposed on neighbouring Niger Republic. Democratically elected President Mohamed Bazoum...

    Malian Afropop Star Salif Keita Named Advisor To Junta Chief

    Malian music star Salif Keita has been appointed a “special advisor” to the head of the country’s military junta. Under a decree published late Monday...

    Niger Coup: “Nigeria Should Not Join ECOWAS’ Plan Of Military Invasion” – Orji Uzo Kalu

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress and senator of the federal republic of Nigeria, Orji Uzor Kalu has asked President Bola Tinubu not...

    “Be Aware That War Entails Complex Factors” – Bashir Ahmad Cautions Nigerians On ECOWAS Military Intervention

    Bashir Ahmad, an aide to the immediate past president, Mohammadu Buhari has reacted to the directive of the Economic Community of West African States...

    Niger: “If We Don’t Do It, No One Else Will Do It For Us” – Tinubu On ECOWAS Standby Force

    President Bola Tinubu of Nigeria has revealed why the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) resolved to deploy a standby military troops to...

    ECOWAS To Send 5,000 Troops To Niger Republic

    West African nations on Friday forged ahead with plans for a possible military intervention in Niger following the military coup there, although it has...

    US Will Hold Niger Coup Plotters Responsible For Detained President’s Safety – Blinken Says

    The United States will hold the junta that took power in Niger accountable for the safety of democratically elected President Mohamed Bazoum, his family,...

    ECOWAS Orders Military Action Against Niger Coup Plotters

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has issued an order to its standby force to restore constitutional order in Niger Republic. The President...

    Niger Coup Leaders Rejects Diplomacy As ECOWAS Summit Considers Military Action

    Leaders of a coup in Niger have rejected the latest diplomatic mission from west African countries aimed at restoring constitutional order, resisting pressure from...

    Tinubu Arrives Cotonou For 63rd Independence Anniversary Of Benin Republic

    President Bola Tinubu, has arrived in Cotonou, the capital city of Benin Republic to attend the country’s 63rd Independence anniversary. The President is attending the...

    Niger Coup Plotters Dismiss ECOWAS Threat, Bazoum Reinstatement

    The Economic Community of West African States Authority of Heads of State and Government, on Sunday, in Abuja, issued a seven-day ultimatum to the...

    “ECOWAS Resolutions Are Strong And Commendable” – Buhari’s Aide, Bashir Ahmad On Niger Republic Military Coup

    Bashir Ahmad, an aide to former president, Muhammadu Buhari has applauded ECOWAS for the resolutions on the military coup in Niger Republic. It was earlier...

    Coup: ECOWAS Orders No Flight Zone, Financial Sanctions On Niger

    Following the military coup in Niger Republic, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has ordered a no-flight zone as well as financial...

    We Will Use Force If Necessary To Restore Bazoum As Niger’s President – ECOWAS Warns Niger’s Military, Issues Sanctions And Freezes Assets

    A seven-day ultimatum  has been given to the Nigerien military by ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, on Sunday, to restore constitutional...

    ECOWAS Gives Niger’s Military One-Week To Reinstate Bazoum As President

    Members of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, on Sunday, issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Nigerien military to restore constitutional...

    Niger Crisis: ECOWAS Leaders Meet At Aso Rock Villa

    Members of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government are meeting at the State House, Abuja, for an extraordinary session to discuss...

    Niger Republic: Immediately Return To Your Barracks And Restore Constitutional Authority Within 15 Days – African Union Issues Ultimatum To Coup Plotters

    Following the military junta's seizure of power in Niger Republic, the African Union has issued a demand for them to "return to their barracks...

    Tinubu Receives Presidents Of Benin, Niger, Guinea-Bissau

    The presidents of Benin, Niger, and Guinea-Bissau arrived at the Aso Rock Villa, on Tuesday, to visit their Nigerian counterpart, Bola Tinubu. ⁣ ⁣ President Patrice...

    Tinubu Arrives Abuja From Guinea-Bissau

    President Bola Tinubu, on Monday evening, arrived in Abuja from Bissau, capital of Guinea-Bissau, where he attended the 63rd Ordinary Session of the Authority...

    Senate Adjourns Plenary Until July 4

    The Senate on Wednesday, adjourned plenary until July 4. This followed the adoption of a motion by the Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Barau...

    Why We Called For An Interim Govt – FNM Group

    A certain group called the Free Nigeria Movement (FNM) behind the call for an interim government on Monday has come out to clarify its...

    We Won’t Forget Owo Attack Victims — Akeredolu

    Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, yesterday, said that his administration would not forget the 41 persons murdered during the June 5 horrific attack...

    The Inspector General Of Police Is Not Retiring At 60 – Minister

    The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, will not be retiring when he turns 60 years on March 1, 2023, the Minister of Police Affairs,...

    We Will Show Drug Dealers No Mercy In 2023- Marwa

    Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned that unrepentant drug barons and...

    Dino Melaye Threatens To Sue Blogger For Implying He Had Affair With Female Influencers

    Dino Melaye,the former senator representing Kogi west, has threatened to sue a blogger for implying he had an affair with two popular female skit...

    Igbos Have Over 30 Million Votes Ready For Peter Obi – Kanoyo O. Kanayo

    Veteran Nollywood actor Kanayo O. kanayo has urged Igbos in other parts of the country to stay put where they are so that they...

    2023: Voters These Days Are Obsessed With Social Media- Yemi Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, described social media as a blessing to the electorate and not politicians alone. This...

    Electrician Bags Life Jail For Raping Customer’s Daughter

    Justice Abiola Soladoye of an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, on Tuesday, convicted and sentenced a 27-year-old electrician, Olamide Ayodele, to life...

    Fayose, Other PDP Bigwigs Shun Atiku’s Rally In Ekiti

    Members of the Peoples Democratic Party trooped out to receive the party’s presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, for...

    Police Invades Emefiele’s Home In Abuja

    Controversy has surrounded the presence of a team of policemen at the Federal Capital Territory home of the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin...

    Court Sentences Lagos Vulcaniser To Death For Robbing Nurse Of N57,000

    An Ikeja Special Offences Court presided over by Justice Mojisola Dada sentenced a 32-year-old vulcaniser, Chidozie Onyinchiz to death by hanging on Tuesday for...

    No Cause For Alarm Over Akeredolu’s Health – Aide

    The Ondo State Government has said there is no cause for alarm over the health of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN. According to the state government,...

    Benue Assembly Approves Ortom’s Loan Requests Of N2.2bn

    Benue House of Assembly on Tuesday approved requests by Gov. Samuel Ortom to access two loans totalling N2.2 billion to pay the state’s counterpart...

    2023 Elections Belong To Young People – INEC Chair

    The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the 2023 general election will be held in spite...

    Saraki Explains Why Peter Obi Administration Will Be Disastrous

    Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has expressed fear that if the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi is elected president in 2023, his administration...

    We’ll Hold Elections Despite Attacks On Facilities – INEC

    The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the 2023 general election will be held in spite of...

    JUST IN: ECOWAS Gets Six New Ambassadors

    The President of the Economic Community of West African States Commission, Dr. Omar Touray, has accredited new ambassadors to ECOWAS. Touray named the new ambassadors...

    Mozambique’s Ex-president’s Son Jailed 12 Years For Corruption

    A Mozambican court on Wednesday sentenced the son of Mozambique’s ex-president Armando Guebuza to 12 years in jail. This is following a vast corruption scandal...

    2023: Hausa Businessman Gifts Tinubu N100 million To Purchase APC Presidential Form

    A Kebbi business mogul, Hon Aminu Suleiman has issued a cheque of N100 million to Presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu for the purchase of...

    Pilots Feared Dead As Airforce Jet Crashes In Kaduna

    An aircraft of  the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has crashed in Kaduna state. Two officers who were in the aircraft are feared dead. Details of the...

    Suspected Homosexuals Arrested In Borno For ‘Planning Gay Wedding’

    Police in Borno has reportedly arrested some suspected homosexuals who were allegedly planning to hold a gay wedding ceremony. According to one Mohammed Tijjani, the...

    Buhari Sowed Discord Among Nigerians, Caused Ethnic And Religious Crisis – Bishop Kukah

    Catholic Bishop Matthew Kukah says President Muhammadu Buhari has reversed the gains made by his predecessor in ensuring Nigerians are united and living peacefully...

    2023: “If I Get The Ticket, I Will Win The Election For PDP” – Wike Says He’ll Replicate Rivers’ Success As President

    PDP Presidential aspirant and Rivers governor Nyesom Wike has said that he would replicate Rivers’ socio-economic growth and infrastructural development at the centre, if...

    You Cannot Give Youths Erratic Electricity That Is Undependable And Then Blame Them Again That They Are Lazy – Bola Tinubu

    Bola Tinubu, presidential hopeful of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has stated that young Nigerians cannot be blamed for being “lazy” with erratic electricity...

    Over 70 ISWAP Terrorists Killed And Scores Injured In Airstrikes At Lake Chad

    Over 70 Islamic State affiliated fighters have been killed in an air strike in the Lake Chad area, at the border with Niger Republic. The...

    2023: My Economic Policies And Development Of Agriculture, Infrastructure, ICT And Innovation Will Make Nigerians Vote APC Again – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his policies and all the work his government has done would make Nigerians not have a rethink in...

    12-Year-Old Girl Raped By 52-Year-Old Islamic Teacher Gives Birth To A Baby Boy

    A 12-year-old girl who was sexually molested by a 52-year-old Islamic teacher in a Kaduna community has given birth to a baby boy. It took...

    I Didn’t Support Buhari in 2015, I Only Said Nigerians Shouldn’t Vote For Jonathan – Soyinka

    Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has said that he didn't tell Nigerians to support Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. Speaking at a media briefing in Lagos on...

    My Voice Was The Loudest In 2015 Against The Inherent Dangers Of A Buhari’s Presidency, No One Listened – Former Governor, Ayo Fayose, Says...

    Former governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose, says he is being vindicated daily after he was attacked in 2015 when he spoke against the...

    We Donated $1m To Vulnerable Nigerians In 2021 – ECOWAS

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it donated one million dollars to assist vulnerable families in the country in 2021. A...

    “2023 Will Come And Go And This Country Will Remain” – Goodluck Jonathan

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, February 21, allayed fears surrounding the country's unity ahead of the 2023 election. In his speech at the...

    Coup Plotters Attempted To Kill The Guinea-Bissau President Sissoco Embalo – Guinean Minister Tells Buhari

    Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guinea-Bissau, Suzi Barbosa has claimed that those behind the recent coup in his country attempted to kill President Umaru...

    Burkina Faso’s Military Junta Restores Country’s Constitution A Week After Coup

    The Burkinabe junta has announced the restoration of constitutional order, just one week after a coup that ousted the elected Burkina Faso president Roch...

    Ousted Malian President In Recent Coup Ex-Pres. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Dies At Age 76

    Recently dethroned Malian President,  Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who was the elected President of the West African country from 2013 until he was kicked out...

    Insecurity In Nigeria Will Soon Become History – Buhari Says In His Christmas Message

    In a Christmas message to Nigerians on Friday, December 24, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari vowed that the insecurity challenge bedevilling swathes of the nation he oversees...

    Insecurity: How Many Of You Here Can Raise Their Hands And Say They Can Stay At Their Constituencies In Peace For One Week –...

    Ooni Of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has been seen in a new video addressing the rise in insecurity in the country. Speaking at an...

    2023 Presidency: Don’€™t Direct Yoruba To Support Any Aspirant – Obasanjo Warns Ooni of Ife

    Ahead of the 2023 general election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has appealed to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, not to endorse any...

    Sylvester Oromoni: Withdraw Dowen College License Immediately – NANS Warns Sanwo-Olu

    The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Investigative Committee, has urged Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to suspend the operating license of Dowen College...

    Religion Is Number One Problem For Nigerians – Soyinka

    Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has said that religion is the number one problem hindering Nigerians from being liberated as “rational beings.” Soyinka said this while...

    Declare Bandits As Terrorists – Katsina Assembly Advises Buhari’s FG

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been told to declare bandits as terrorists. The latest call came from the Katsina State House of Assembly. The Chairman of the...

    Time Has Indeed Vindicated Gooluck Jonathan As The Best President Nigeria Ever Had – Reno Omokri

    Reno Omokri, a former presidential aide, has stated that time has vindicated his former principal, Goodluck Jonathan, as the best president Nigeria ever had. Omokri,...

    EFCC Returns N19.3bn Kogi Salary Bailout ‘Hidden’ In Sterling Bank To CBN

    Nigeria's apex bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has confirmed the receipt of N19,333,333,333 the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovered from...

    We’re Doing Nnamdi Kanu A Favour By Giving Him The Opportunity To Defend Himself In Court – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is ready to consider demands for the unconditional release Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is the leader of the Indigenous...

    #EndSARS: How Lagos Head Of Service Reveals Government’s Ownership Of LCC To Panel… Confirmed Lekki Toll Gate Massacre

    Some more information has emerged on how Lagos' Head of Civil Service, Mr Hakeem Muri Okunola, testified on behalf of the state government before...

    I’ll Consider Demand For Nnamdi Kanu’s Unconditional Release – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is ready to consider demands for the unconditional release Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu is the leader of the Indigenous...

    Covid-19 Support: Buhari Approves ₦656.11bn Fresh Bailout For 36 States

    The sum of N656.112 billion has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari for the Bridge Financing Facility of the 36 States. This was disclosed at...

    Lekki Massacre: Over 75,000 Nigerians Sign ICC Petition to Jail President Buhari Over #EndSARS

    Over 75,000 Nigerians have signed a petition for President Muhammadu Buhari to be jailed. The Nigerians both home and abroad signed the petition asking for...

    Drama As ‘Boko Haram Terrorists’ Abduct 22 Girls For Marriage In Niger State

    Some terrorists suspected to be members of the Boko Haram Islamic sect have invaded Kurebe community in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger...

    2023: Delta Gubernatorial Aspirant, Kenneth Okpara Is Dead

    One of the governorship aspirant of People Democratic Party for the 2023 election in Delta State, Kenneth Okpara is dead. Okpara died at the early...

    #ENDSARS: Nigerian Police Tried To Cover Up Shooting Of Unarmed Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate – Lagos Panel Report Reveals

    Details have emerged showing how some officers of the Nigerian police tried to coverup the shooting of unarmed protesters at the Lekki tollgate. This was...

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