National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has appealed to the Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, to prevail on Juju priests in the kingdom to stop administrating oaths on victims of human trafficking.
The emir of Maradun in Zamfara state, Alhaji Garba Tambari, says some traditional rulers across the country have resolved to ensure the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election.
Members of Katsina Elders’ Forum had on Sunday, February 18, met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Daura, Katsina. Governor Aminu Masari, Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruk were among those who attended the meeting.
The department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), northwest zonal office, Kaduna, says it is investigating alleged diversion of 40,000 litres of fuel meant for Gombe. Head, down stream, of the zonal office, Yahaya Maishera, said this.
Spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) and a former vice chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University, Professor Ango Abdullahi, has strongly defended herdsmen menace in Nigeria in a recent interview with a news medium.
Nigeria’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Samson Itegboje, Acting Consul-General in New York Tanko Suleiman and minister, Economic and Investment, Mr Nicholas Ella, urged Nigerians in US not to give up on the Country.
Former president Olusegun Obasanjo is currently on a a visit to former president Goodluck Jonathan in his country home, Otuoke, Bayelsa state. The former president made this known on Facebook when he posited photos of Obasanjo.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Friday, February 16, said it supplied a total of 29.058 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly known as petrol to thirteen Northern states in three days.
One of the females recently evacuated from Libya, Miss Towabola Adebayo, is dead. She died on Wednesday, February 14, after two days of medical treatment at University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital (UPTH).
Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to protect Nigerians in distress globally and to tackle the menace of child trafficking. Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, said this.
Ethiopia on Friday announced state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his intention to step down amid political crisis.“rhe ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met and decided to impose emergency rule.
Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Kaduna state today, Thursday, February 15, to commission an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) built by the Nigerian Air Force. The Tsaigumi UAV is the first indigenous operational Remotely Piloted Aircraft
Reinstated executive secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Yusuf Usman, has said the smear campaign against him in the media will not deter him, adding that he is determined to fight back against corrupt practices.
Coordinator, United Youths Alliance Against Corruption, Solomon Agbo, has accused the Federal Government of attempting to ‘sweep under the carpet’, the case involving the suspended executive secretary of the NHI.
Cyril Ramphosa has been elected has the president of South Africa after former president Zuma resigned as president on Wednesday, February 14. The new president was the only candidate nominated in parliament on Thursday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will implement the amended Electoral Act if assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. Commissioner, Voter Education and Publicity said this on Thursday.
In this report, NAIJ.com brings you some key moments in the life of former president of the republic of South Africa Jacob Zumu, who was compelled to resign by his party, the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
The Nigerian Senate has on Wednesday, February 14, confirmed president Buhari's nominees as Resident Electoral Electoral Commissioners of Independent National Electoral commission (INEC). The names have been in the Senate since.
The Nigerian Senate has threatened to cut funds from Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) for refusing to submit their 2018 budget breakdown. The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, issued this threat on Wednesday.
Nigeria top security chiefs have warned that insecurity around the country should be brought down because it is capable of threatening the 2019 general elections, it was learnt yesterday, Tuesday, February 13 in Abuja.
The newspaper review for Wednesday, February 14, leads with story of herdsmen sacking a local government in Ondo state and the demand by a group for emergency rule in some states of the federation among other stories.
For the 12th consecutive time, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation, says headline inflation declines by 15.13% compared to 15.37% in Dec 2017. This was disclosed in a National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report.