Tag Archives: Nigeria

Army Accuses Amnesty International Of Working To Destabilise Nigeria

  The Nigerian Army has accused Amnesty International of working to destabilise the country. In a statement on Monday by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, the military alleged that the human rights group has deviated from the

#2019Debate: Subsidy In Nigeria Is Fraught With Corruption – Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya

Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya the Vice Presidential candidate of the Alliance For New Nigeria (ANN), has said that the operations of subsidy in Nigeria, is laden with corruption. According to Khadijah, “Subsidy in Nigeria is fraught with corruption and if transparency is

It Is Mandatory For Nigeria To Assist ECOWAS, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari with Speaker of Ecowas Parliament, Moustapha Cisse Lo, and Senator Ahmed Kaita at the State House in Abuja on December 13, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) that

2019 Elections: APGA Will Bring Nigeria Back To God, Says Oye

National Chairman of APGA, Victor Oye, and other leaders of the party, during the launch of its national campaign in Anambra, on Thursday.   The national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Oye, says the party will

Alleged $10bn Sanctions: MTN Set To Settle With Nigeria Out Of Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till December 12 for a report of settlement in the suit filed by telecoms giant, MTN challenging the fine imposed on it by the Federal government of Nigeria. Justice Saliu Saidu

Nigeria, Russia Sign Agreement To Tackle Terrorism, Other Crimes

(File) Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami   The Federal Government has signed a treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters with Russia. Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, George Edokpa, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in

Atiku Is The Man That Can Unite Nigeria, Tackle Insecurity – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki says the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is the one capable of uniting Nigeria and tackling insecurity. Saraki said this on Monday during the launch of the 2019 PDP presidential election

‘Nigeria Will Prevail Over Boko Haram’, Buhari Reacts To Killing Of Soldiers

(File) President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a meeting at the State House in Abuja on November 2, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno State by Boko

U.S Grants $453,568 To Civic Organisations In Nigeria

The United States Consulate General in Lagos says from January 2018 till date, it has awarded the sum of $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic institutions in Nigeria. According to a statement signed on Monday by

How We Will Create More Jobs In Nigeria – Atiku’s Spokesperson

   The spokesperson for Atiku campaign organisation, Segun Sowunmi, says the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, if elected will create more jobs through privatisation of Nigeria’s economy. Sowunmi in an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme,

US, EU Want More Women, Youth Participation In Nigeria Politics  

  The European Union, the United States of America and other western nations have called for the participation of women and youths in politics in Nigeria. The group made this call on Sunday in a joint statement signed by the

We Promised Change, Now There’s Huge Change In Nigeria – Amaechi

 The Director General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration has lived up to the 2015 campaign promises by delivering the change promised. Amaechi said this on

Nigeria Qualify For 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations

Super Eagles prepare for their AFCON qualifying match against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba, the Delta State capital on November 13, 2018. Photo: Twitter – @NGSuperEagles   The Super Eagles of Nigeria

U.S. Unveils New Policy To Boost Investment In Nigeria, Others

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Tibor Nagy, addresses a press conference in Abuja on November 10, 2018.   The United States Government has unveiled a new trade policy to increase American corporate investment in Nigeria and