Tag Archives: Nigerians

Vote Buying Has Left Nigerians In A State Of ‘Unmitigated Disaster’ – Dogara

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, says vote buying has left Nigerians in a state of unmitigated disaster. Dogara said this on Monday, during a public hearing organized by the National Assembly on improving electoral processes

Osinbajo Asks Nigerians In Diaspora To Hold Leaders Accountable

File photo: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.   Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo says one of the major problems of Nigeria is the gross mismanagement of resources and grand corruption. He said this on Sunday when he met with Nigerians in

Fresh 193 Stranded Nigerians Return From Libya

  A fresh batch of 193 stranded Nigerians has returned from Libya. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by the acting Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Segun Afolayan. According to Afolayan, the returnees

EFCC Asks UK To Extradite Diezani, Other Nigerians Over Looted Funds

File photo   The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has asked the United Kingdom to extradite Nigerians who have looted the country’s commonwealth but are hiding in the UK especially the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Acting Chairman

Osinbajo, Gowon Ask Nigerians To Be Thankful

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon have called on Nigerians to be thankful and prayerful. Both leaders said this on Sunday at a service to mark the 2018 thanksgiving at the Aso Villa chapel

U.S. Urges Nigerians To Stop Violence Against Women, Children

  The United States Consul General, John Bray, has urged Nigerians to take a firm stand against impunity, stigma and the culture of silence which fuel violence against women and girls in the country. Bray made the appeal on Monday

Eid-El-Maulud: Buhari Asks Nigerians To Pray For The Nation

President Muhammadu Buhari (file)   President Muhammadu Buhari says the country needs the support and prayers of all citizens to be fully successful in overcoming its challenges. He said this in his message to the nation on Monday on the

I’ll Ensure 2019 Elections Are Credible, Buhari Assures Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari Receives In Audience Imams, Senior Islamic Scholars From All States Of The Federation   President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians of his determination to ensure that the 2019 general elections are free and fair. The President re-emphasised this

MTN To Offer Nigerians Mobile Banking Services In 2019

  MTN Group will apply for a mobile banking license in Nigeria and launch a service there next year, its CEO said on Tuesday, further embedding the South African telecoms company in its biggest but increasingly problematic market. “We will

Expect More Investments In Education, Buhari Assures Nigerians

File photo   President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that allocations to the education sector will be improved as revenue increases, describing the sector as a major engine for the development of any country. According to a statement by the

Planned Strike: Nigerians’ Interest Should Be Paramount, Saraki Tells FG, Labour

Senate President Bukola Saraki (file)   Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the Federal Government as well as the organised labour to be more concerned about the interest of the people. He made the appeal on Monday in a

Buhari And I Can Never Deceive Nigerians – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo (file)   The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that himself and President Muhammadu Buhari can never deceive Nigerians. He said the Buhari-led administration is concerned about the plight of the ordinary Nigerians and would continue

Osinbajo Asks Nigerians To Monitor Nation’s Resources

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo visits Ibadan, Oyo State on October 27, 2018.   The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called on Nigerians to pay more attention to how the nation’s resources are being managed. He made the call while

Nigerians urged to reconcile with God for national healing

Nigerian flag A cleric, Rev. Maxwell Onyia, has enjoined Nigerians to reconcile with God in order to attract His blessings and national healing to the country. Onyia gave the admonition in a sermon he delivered at the Anglican Church of