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President Buhari Visits Ebonyi State In South East Nigeria, Meets Elders, Commissions Projects [Pictures]
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Nigeria: Gombe Elders Condemn Goje’s Alleged Attack On Gov Dankwambo

By Ahmad Umar Gombe (Nigeria) — Gombe Elders Forum in northeast Nigeria, has condemned what it described as “undeserved attack on the State Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo and his wife, by his immediate predecessor, Senator Danjuma Goje. At a news conference on Monday, Spokesman for the Forum, Ambassador Abulmumini Abubakar (AIG rtd) said, the elders […]

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Returning PDP To Power In Nigeria Amounts To Double Tragedy — Lai Mohammed

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Minister of Information Lai Mohammed has said  it will be a tragedy if the PDP is ever allowed to come back to power. The Minister who stated this while addressing a news conference in Lagos on Sunday said the present Administration has been working round the clock since […]

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2019 Nigerian Elections: Aso Rock Replies PDP Presidential Aspirant, Sule Lamido

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Presidency, Aso Rock, has described the series of attacks on President Muhammadu Buhari, by a PDP Presidential aspirant, Sule Lamido, on war against corruption, as an indication of the level of intellectual and moral bankruptcy of the opposition in the country. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, in a reaction […]

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Nigeria’s Speaker Bags Tafawa Balewa Award For Advancement Of Constitutional Democracy 

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said that the country’s first and only Prime Minister, late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa has remained a political colossus in Nigeria’s history, 50 years after his death. The Speaker said this Wednesday, after he was conferred with the award of […]

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Nigeria: Full Text Of President Buhari’s 2018 Budget Speech

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria Tuesday presented the 2018 budget proposal to the joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja. Buhari proposed to spend N8.6 trillion 2018, representing an increase of 16 percent from the 2017 budget estimate. The expenditure comprises recurrent costs of N3.494 trillion; debt service of N2.014 trillion; statutory transfers of […]

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Nigerian Minister Hails African lnternational Film Festival For Lifting Movie Industry

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) — The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has expressed delight with the initiative of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF), for providing the platform for film-makers in Africa and the rest of the world to exhibit excellent movies. He noted that the platform was to provide an avenue […]

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Nigeria: FEC Endorses 2018 Appropriation Bill, Silent On Details

 N’Assembly yet to receive presidential communication on presentation Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Thursday approved the 2018 Appropriation Bill. Briefing journalists after the weekly FEC meeting, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, who did not disclose details of the estimates proposed for the next fiscal year, said […]

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