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5 things to know about Nigerian Assembly’s N139.5bn Budget released by Saraki

The costs of all the projects, except for those listed under the Capital Expenditure for the National Assembly Office, were omitted. This makes it difficult to know how many the lawmakers are spending on...

FG speaks on execution of Nigerians in Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government, on Friday, said that drugs were hidden on the body of Kudirat Afolabi, who was executed in Saudi Arabia on April 1. It said Afolabi was among the 20 persons arrested with...

FG warns Atiku to quit seeking self-help, else he faces ‘dire consequences’

“As a self-avowed democrat, he should realise that the only lawful channel for challenging the result of an election is through the courts. Resorting to self-help, as he seems to be doing now, is...

Senate Confirms Appointment Of Ambassadorial Nominees

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday, April 11, confirmed the appointments of three ambassadorial nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari. Senator Monsurat Sunmonu presented the report of the committee on foreign affairs on the confirmation of...

BREAKING: Nigerian Government Bans Mining in Zamfara

Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has announced the ban of mining activities in Zamfara, following the protest against killings in the state. The development comes 24 hours after some protesters marched to Aso Rock...

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu’s strong allegation against DSS

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) harvest human organs and sell it to India. Kani made this allegation...

Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Onnoghen Resigns

Nigeria’s chief justice, Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen, who was charged with non-declaration of assets before the tightly contested elections, has resigned, his lawyer said on Friday. President Muhammadu Buhari suspended Walter Onnoghen just weeks before...

“We must ask ourselves, how did we as a region get to this point”-...

According to President Buhari, there are rising opportunities of prosperity for some people, while others struggle to survive triggers, tension and conflict. A statement by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and...

Nigeria’s total debt now N24.38tn – DMO

Ms Patience Oniha, Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), says the total public debt of Nigeria as at Dec. 31, 2018 is N24.38 trillion. Oniha, who made the disclosure during a news conference on Thursday...

How Paga is replicating the Kenyan success

Paga, one of Nigeria’s leading mobile money operators in Nigeria marked 10 years of its existence and announced that it had processed c.US$4.6m transactions since it began operations. The firm currently has over 12.1m active users,...