Eid-El-Fitr Message from President Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah, on the occasion of this yearâ€™s eid el fitr, which marks the He prayed that the almighty Allah will reward our sacrifices with increased blessing and a more prosperous future. president Buhari expressed strong belief thatÂ true Muslims have
Oscar Pistorius sentencing today, will finally lay to rest a long running legal battle in South Africa, which many said has been largely twisted due to the celebrity status of Oscar Pistorius. South African model Reeva Steenkamp died in Febraury 2013 after she was shot at the home of her boyfriend, Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC), in an affidavit filed by the anti-graft commission, has released the full details of how funds from the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), during the last administration, through Musiliu Obanikoro, former Minister of State for Defence, was traced to Mr. Fayoseâ€™s accounts in Zenith Bank. The
OUT OF THE BLUE, a group calling itself the Niger Delta Avengers, NDA sprouts. They kill soldiers and policemen. They kidnap and kill oil company workers. Piracy on the high seas. They asked oil companies to stop operations and pack out of the Niger Delta region. They blow up oil pipelines, power and other infrastructure.
Reports said similar freak weather conditions have not been seen for decades, and tens of thousands are now being evacuated from their homes. Mingtang Stadium, the cityâ€™s landmark, is now also full of floodwater, making it look more like a bathtub than football grounds. Reports said it is the first time in 30 years, since
National Orientation Agency (NOA) has As called on Muslim faithful to hold on to the lessons and virtues of Ramadan as they remain relevant, both to their spiritual wellbeing and to nation building as the celebrate Eid-el Fitri to mark the end of the month of Ramadan fast. This was stated in a press release
It was a big surprise to many, not just the tens of thousands currently ‘engaged’ on Lagos roads; in a state notorious for street-hawking to ban street-hawking. The government of Akinwumi Ambode announced plans last week to enforce ban on street hawking following vandalism to government properties to the tune of N139 million. And true
I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah, on the occasion of this yearâ€™s Eid El Fitr, which marks the completion of the Ramadan fast. I congratulate Muslims in Nigeria and around the world on the successful completion of this month-long spiritual journey of fasting, prayer and almsgiving in obedience to the Divine Command.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the suicide bombing in Medina, which occurred on Monday in Islam’s second holiest city. The President made the statement in a press release issued by the Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina on Monday in Abuja. Condoling with Saudi authorities over the reprehensible attack, President Buhari
The Federal Government, throughÂ Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau in a statement on Tuesday signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bassey Okon Akpanyunghas added Thursday 7th July, 2016 as Public Holiday for the celebration of Eid-el fitr, having declared Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th July, 2016 as public holidays earlier. Eid-al-Fitr is the first
About 20 suspected criminals have been paraded by the FCT Police Command in Abuja. The Suspects were said have committed different crimes in parts of the country including Abuja. The suspects were said to have been engaged in car snatching, robbery, possession of life ammunition, possession of stolen vehicles and other personal belongings of unsuspected
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has welcomed China’s decision to support Nigeria in its quest to actualize the transition from Analogue to Digital broadcasting. The Minister was responding to comments by the Vice-President of the StarTimes Group of China, Ms. Zhao Yueqin, who led a delegation of the company on a
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will continue to welcome support and investments from the international community in the agricultural and solid minerals sectors as Nigeria moves to reduce dependence on crude oil. In a farewell audience with the outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Sweden to Nigeria, Mr. Svante Kilander, in
Are you the Special One, the Happy One or something else? “I donâ€™t know, really. The other two times, I was arriving at the country, this is a different one. I was sacked by Chelsea and then I stayed in the same country, the same competition with the same faces in front of me so
“I think itâ€™s fair to say the foundation for a very strong and lasting relationship between Nigeria and China has been built by both our President, President Muhammadu Buhari and President Xi Jinping of China,” Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, stated today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Speaking at a courtesy call by a Chinese
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), as provided for under Section 1(2) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Act of 1997, as amended. The new board is composed of the following: A. Chairman-Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum; B. Group
The Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, has constituted the Force Management Team. The formation of the Force Management which came precisely two weeks after the ascension of the IGP to the office of the Inspector-General of Police is sequel to the promotion of these senior officers to the rank of Deputy
Experts have suggested that for the anti-corruption war of the Buhari administration to be won, emphasis should be placed on citizenâ€™s ownership of the fight and enforcement of relevant laws. These and other issues formed part of discussions on NTAâ€™s good morning Nigeria, as the programme focused on the anti-corruption war in Nigeria. Looking at
The Nigeria Police Force on July 4 rescued a woman and her children kidnapped on July 3, 2016 at her residence in Ayobo Area of Lagos State. When the information of the Kidnap got to the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim Idris, NPM, mni, ordered the immediate deployment of a detachment
President Buhari Returns to Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is back in Abuja after a four day private visit to Daura Katsina State. The president arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at aboutÂ 12 o’clock in the afternoon.Â He was received by the Minister of FCT Muhammad Musa Bello, the acting Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris, andÂ the permanent