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President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to give an address at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday, Sept. 24. Buhari would be the second speaker on what would be the fourth day. The Nigerian leader is billed deliver his address around 9 am (around 2 […]

The Cross River State Government has disclosed that in the last four years, 200, 000 refugees have moved into the state, with about 50, 000 of them being displayed from the Republic of Cameroon due to the ongoing civil strife in the country. The Director-General of the state Migration and Control Agency, Mr. Mike Abua, […]

The Kaduna State Police Command last night, confirmed the killing of a police personnel and the abduction of the emir of Bungudu, Zamfara state, Alhaji Hassan Atto as well as unspecified number of people along the Kaduna – Abuja road. A statement issued by the spokesman of the command, Mohammad Jalige at 12 midnight said […]

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in new commissioners of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The swearing-in ceremony took place on Wednesday morning in the Presidential Villa. The President also presided over a Federal Executive Council Meeting which had in attendance, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, AGF Abubakar Malami, Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, SGF […]

Prayers are being sought for the quick and safe release of a Catholic priest, Father Benson Bulus Luka, kidnapped from his parish residence in Nigeria’s Kafanchan Diocese. “It is with great pain that we announce to you the kidnapping of our Priest, Rev. Fr. Benson Bulus Luka,” the Chancellor of Kafanchan Diocese, Father Emmanuel Uchechukwu, […]

For five consecutive months, Nigeria’s inflation rate has continued its downward trend to settle at 17.01 per cent (year-on-year) in August from the previous rate of 17.38 per cent in July. The composite food index, however, rose by 20.30 per cent in August 2021 compared to 21.03 per cent in July 2021. In a statement, […]

The prevalence of artisanal fishing is an indicator of why Nigeria’s fishing industry is underperforming. When Inibe Alupe graduated from Niger Delta University in 2008, he looked forward to a job in an office after undergoing the one-year compulsory national youth service. Over 12 years after, Mr Alupe still has no white-collar job. He has […]

The once dreaded leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, has been reportedly killed in a gun battle with security forces in Borno State, multiple reports say. The terrorist warlord was allegedly killed in the last week of August, shortly after former boss and erstwhile leader of the Boko Haram […]

Niger State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mohammed Makusidi has disclosed that no fewer than 150 persons have lost their lives to a cholera outbreak across the 25 local government areas of the state between April till date. Makusidi stated this in Minna, the state capital, at the ongoing workshop by Pathfinder International. He said initially […]

Nigeria’s Minister of Police affairs, Mohammed Dangyadi, has revealed that the Federal Government is working on accepting repentant terrorists and reintegrating them back into society. He made this statement in a recent interview on Channels Tv’s “Politics Today”, adding that those who voluntarily surrender to the government will not be killed, maimed or tried in […]


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