Showing posts with label Nigeria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Nigeria. Show all posts

Friday 26 July 2019

The Ministers that President Buhari Knows Personally

President Buhari has nominated ministers for his second term almost two months after he was inaugurated.
A former Senator, Gbemisola Saraki and former deputy Governor, Pauline Tallen were also nominated in a list of 43 that was read by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

Monday 14 August 2017

10 Newpaper Headlines You Need To Know This Morning

Good Morning! The Headlines you need to know this morning.

1. The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta on Sunday accused some leaders of the Pan Niger Delta Forum including Chief Edwin Clark and HRH, King Alfred Diete-Spiff, of using the forum to seek political relevance and bounce back to life financially.
MEND, which also announced its withdrawal as a member of PANDEF, a forum of various ethnic nationality leaders in the Niger Delta, said it was “annoying working with pretenders who conspired to keep silent when Goodluck Jonathan wasted the opportunity of the region.”

Monday 20 February 2017

You’re pushing Nigeria to the wall – FG warns South Africa

Xenophobic Attack South Africa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has called on the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders.
The aide said the seeming silence of the South African government was pushing Nigeria to the wall and may warrant sanctions.
She equally called on the African Union to intervene urgently in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa.

Saturday 15 October 2016

Is Nigerian President, Mohammadu Buhari a sexist? By Nimrod

In the past few days there has been some rumble from Nigeria's first family with the first lady in an interview with BBC Hausa service, openly questioning her husband's work and said she may not support him if he runs again. The statement has drawn varying reactions from commentators both online and off line. Some even posted picture of the first couple facing each other tagging it Buhari vs Buhari, others have even questioned if the president is about to divorce the first lady, whom they claimed that he had divorced more than once in the past.

Thursday 25 August 2016


This writer knows a reasonable amount of well educated and well intentioned Hausa-Fulani. This article puts to light the same things a hood number of them have commented against.
Throughout history the major premise of violent conflict has always been the contention for resources. People groups, communities, and nations have gone into full scale war over material resources. This is not uncommon.

Thursday 25 February 2016

ASUU Declares 2016 Budget a Big Failure

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Nasir Isa

The Academic Staff Union of (ASUU) tuesday took a swipe at the 2016 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari, declaring that the appropriation bill was a ‘big failure’ in many ways.
The group explained that considering the many national challenges confronting the Nigerian economy, the 2016 budget fell short of expectations of Nigerian citizens in various dimensions.

Tuesday 23 February 2016

Nigeria to import crude oil in future –Onu


Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said when on-going economic diversification doubles and redoubles, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Nigeria will import crude oil.

Friday 19 February 2016

Buhari: Today, Our Country Has The Fastest Growing Economy In Africa

Muhammadu Buhari
As the economy of Nigeria worsen President  Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said his government cannot afford to fail the huge expectations of Nigerians, who expect it to lead the country to greater heights.

Saturday 13 February 2016



●IGP assures Nigerians of end to Fulani herdsmen/farmers clashes
●Reps walk out NTI boss over poor budget defence
●Anambra discovers 850 ghost workers
●Remains of Olubadan laid to rest in Ibadan
●NDLEA arrests mother of three with 904 grammes of cocaine at Abuja

Saturday 6 February 2016

South Africa Ready To Deport More Nigerians

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A report has emerged saying that South African government is set to deport thousands of Nigerian Citizens in the country.
According to Daily Sun newspaper, South African Police rounded up Nigerian nationals living in Kempton Park in an early morning raid and been transferred to Lindela Prison.

Monday 9 November 2015


MTN Group Ltd. said Chief Executive Officer Sifiso Dabengwa resigned from Africa’s biggest mobile-phone company following a $5.2 billion fine by Nigerian regulators related to unregistered subscribers, according to a Bloomberg report.

Non-Executive Chairman Phuthuma Nhleko has agreed to act as executive chairman for a maximum period of six months while the company identifies a successor to Dabengwa, Johannesburg-based MTN said in a statement on Monday. Dabengwa resigned over the weekend after consultation with the board and his financial compensation hasn’t been resolved, spokesman Chris Maroleng said by phone.