Category: News

Former NNPC GMD, Baru, is dead

Former General Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru is dead. Dr. Bari was said to have died on Friday night. The...

Buhari reconstitutes NNPC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This was confirmed by the Presidency on...

UNEMPLOYMENT: FG to pay jobless youths N20,000 monthly to sweep markets, clear gutters

The Federal Government has rolled out a scheme to engage unemployed youths which in rural areas in the clearing of drainages, sweeping markets, road maintenance, traffic...

INSURGENCY: Bandits kill 15 in fresh Katsina attacks

Not more than fifteen people were reportedly killed in Faskari and Sabuwa local government areas of Katsina State in a deadly attack by bandits who stormed communities...

DHQ denies Amnesty Internation child molestation allegation

The Defence Headquarters has debunked claims of arrests, detention and torture of children, leveled against it by Amnesty International. Amnesty International had...

COVID-19: Again, President Buhari call for debt cancellation for African countries at UN High-Level meeting

Considering the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed for debt cancellation for African countries. President Buhari said...

$311 Abacha loot:18 groups apply to monitor spending

A coalition of eighteen  Civil Society Organisations have expressed interest to monitor how the Federal Government will spend the repatriated sum of $311 million...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases hit 123,000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation on Thursday reported that COVID-19 cases in Africa as of May 26 had risen to over 123, 000. The WHO Regional Office for Africa in...

Alleged Exam malpractice: Court discharges Senator Ademola Adeleke

A Federal High Court in Abuja  has discharged former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, over examination...

Presidency gives scorecard of Buhari administrations achievements to mark second term first year anniversary

The first-anniversary celebration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office will be marked on a low-key. A statement by the President’s special aide,...