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AAG: Buhari congratulates Team Nigeria

Nigeria's women team pose with their silver medals

President Muhammad Buhari has congratulated the Team Nigeria, who came second on the overall medals table at the just concluded African Games in Congo Brazzaville. This was contained in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Sunday. Buhari, who expressed appreciation at the […]

Five killed in suicide bomb attack in Cameroon

FILE PHOTO: Boko Haram attack on a bus station in Jos, Plateau State in Nigeria

Reuters – At least five people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on Sunday in the northern Cameroon town of Mora, military sources said, in what appeared to be the latest cross-border attack by Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The dead included a police officer, two civilians and the two female suicide bombers, […]

I remain a card carrying member of APC, says Saraki

(L) Senate President, Bukola Saraki and other senators

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has dismissed claims that he is set to dump the ruling party in Nigeria, All Progressives Congress (APC) after he made changes to his social media account. Saraki whose Twitter account bore APC was changed shortly after his troubles with the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) for allegedly falsifying his assets […]

Code of Conduct Tribunal right to call for Saraki’s arrest – CACOL

Senator Bukola Saraki

Eromosele Ebhomele The Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders, CACOL, has slammed those castigating Nigeria’s Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, over the latter’s trial of Senate President Bukola Saraki and subsequent order of his arrest for abstaining from the tribunal. Though the Nigeria Police Force says it does not have a warrant of arrest from the tribunal […]

Olu of Warri officially dead, all adults to wear clothes inside-out for 3 months

• The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse II

Warri Traditional Council of Chiefs officially announced the demise of Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwase 11 on Saturday, which laid to rest the controversy surrounding the death of the monarch. NAN reports that Chief Yahya Pessu, member, Olu Advisory Council and other chiefs announced the Atuwase’s death in Ode-Itsekiri, the ancestral home of Itsekiri nation. […]

Nigeria’s oil refineries resume production

The Port Harcourt refinery is Nigeria's oldest, built in 1965, nine years after oil was found under the marshy soil and creeks of the delta ©Pius Utomi Ekpei (AFP)

Bright orange flames flare upwards from a pencil-thin chimney at the Port Harcourt Refining Company, sending thick black smoke into the white clouds above Nigeria’s southern oil hub. On the ground, workers in boiler suits and hard hats inspect the tanks, valves and gauges around the metal pipes that stretch up, down and across the […]

Buhari lauds Obasanjo’s role in resolving Guinea’s political crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari land Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday lauded Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, President Jose Mario Vaz and the people of Guinea-Bissau for the peaceful resolution of the recent political crisis that left the country without a government for 37 days. A statement issued in Abuja by the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, also quoted […]

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