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Buhari Commends Quality Of Nigerian Professionals In Netherlands

President Buhari in a meeting with some Nigerian professionals in the Netherlands on July 16, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerian professionals in the Netherlands for representing the country well and for always being in touch with their

Boko Haram Ambush: Nigerian Army Denies 23 Soldiers Missing In Borno Attack

The Nigerian Army has denied alleged attack on soldiers by Boko Haram terrorists in Bama which reportedly to the disappearance of some soldiers and military vehicles. Over the weekend, reports by some media said that at least 23 Nigerian soldiers are

Nigerian Army Denies 23 Nigerian Soldiers, Eight Trucks Missing

The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, the military squad fighting insurgency in the northeast, has described as false reports claiming that 23 Nigerian soldiers are missing. Major General Nicholas Rogers told Channels Television correspondent in Borno State on Monday,

Herdsmen-Farmers Crisis: Nigerian Students In UK Protest Against Killings

   Some Nigerian students at the Cambridge University in England have protested the recent killings in parts of the country as a result of the herdsmen-farmers crisis. The students, who staged the demonstration on Saturday, decried what they called

Boko Haram And Nigerian Forces Killed, Maimed 881 Children In 2017 – UN

  The United Nations says 881 children were either killed or maimed by Boko Haram and Nigerians Security Forces in 2017. This was contained in the UN Secretary-General’s report on ‘children and armed conflict’. Many of the casualties were recorded

35-Year-Old Nigerian Takes Shot At 2019 Presidential Vote

  A 35-year-old Nigerian on Thursday said he wants to become the country’s youngest presidential candidate, taking advantage of a newly passed law reducing age limits for political office. “Chike Ukaegbu announced his candidacy for President of Nigeria — a

LIVE: Stakeholders Speak On Future Of Nigerian Youth At BRF GABFEST Lecture

Stakeholders are currently at the City hall in Onikan, Lagos discussing issues on how to get Nigerian youths involved in governance. The inaugural lecture titled Babatunde Raji Fashola (BRF) Gabfest is organised to celebrate the 55th birthday of the Minister

Remain Vigilant And Protect Nigerian Lives, Buhari Orders Service Chiefs

A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari while meeting with the service chiefs at the State House in Abuja.   President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the security chiefs in the country to remain vigilant and ensure the protection of lives

[UPDATED] Buhari Apologises To MKO Abiola’s Family On Behalf Of Nigerian Government

  President Muhammadu Buhari has apologised the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, for his travails after the election. The president gave the apology in Abuja on Tuesday after conferring the title, Grand Commander

2019: Nigerian Youths Are Free To Contest For Presidency, PDP Tells Buhari

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari for asking the youths to postpone their campaigns till after 2019. The party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, insisted that the

Amnesty International Plans To Publish ‘Malicious Report’ Against Nigerian Military – Defence HQ

Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim (File photo)   The Nigerian Military has accused Amnesty International of a plan to publish a false report against members of the military operating in the North East. According to a statement

Nigerian Dies In Johannesburg After ‘Jumping Off’ Building

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Death Of Nigerian Diplomat In Sudan, ‘Criminal Act’ – Police

  The police authorities in Sudan have described the death of a Nigerian diplomat found dead at his home in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital as  a “criminal act.” “An employee in the consular section of the Nigerian embassy was found dead

CAHB bars Nigerian women from Congo 2018

Idris Adesina Nigeria will not feature in the 2018 African Women’s Handball Championships in Congo later in the year after the Confederation of African Handball barred the country from the event following Nigeria’s failure to appear at the last edition