The Imam of one of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosques attacked by a terrorist on Friday is a Nigerian. Lateef Alabi who is the Linwood mosque’s acting Imam was leading the congregation in prayers on the fateful day when terrorist Brenton Tarrant struck. Alabi said the death toll would have been...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has condemned the terrorist attack on two places of worship in the city of Christchurch in New Zealand. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said this in a statement by the Ministry’s Spokesperson, George Edokpa, on Friday in Abuja. Mr Onyeama condemned the attacks which...
The Federal Government has disclosed its readiness to revisit the creation of grazing reserves across the country. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made this known on Thursday while receiving 64 participants of the Executive Intelligence Management Course 12 and faculty members of the Institute for...
President Muhammadu Buhari, has set up an Inauguration Committee, to be Chaired by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha. The President has also appointed Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as the Chairman of another Committee, saddled with the responsibility of auditing the policies, programmes, and projects,...
The United States Government has said it is compiling reports on the 2019 general elections in order to give a proper response. The Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs, Tibor Nagy, stated this in a telephone press conference on Tuesday, adding that US was actively involved with political...
The Nigerian Army has warned the United Kingdom against interfering in Nigeria’s elections following comments by the UK that the role of the military in the Rivers State elections was improper. The British High Commission in Nigeria had in a series of tweets on Monday expressed concerns over the report...
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari government to investigate the USD16bn purportedly expended on electricity generation and distribution under the leadership of Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan regimes. This was contained in a release on Friday signed by CACOL Coordinator for Media and...
The Buhari Media Organisation, BMO, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of deliberately inciting their supporters with the false impression of a “stolen mandate”. This, it said, is a calculated attempt by the main opposition party to cause a breach of the peace,...
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has enjoined the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar to work with President Muhammadu Buhari instead of going to court over the outcome of the just concluded presidential election. Amaechi, who is the Director General of the All Progressives Congress,...
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday said he would never cease criticising the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari until the president does the right thing in government. The former president stated this in his remarks during the celebration of his 82nd birthday held at the auditorium of Olusegun Obasanjo...