#NigeriaAt59: Buhari Sends Strong Message To Governors Over State Finance

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged State governors in the country to ensure they properly monitor finances in their states. Africa News24 (an24) reports that President Buhari gave this directive in his nationwide broadcast to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Anniversary on Tuesday, October 1. The President in his statement said, “I call upon our States to […]

Independence Day Speech: Time Has Come For Nigerians To Bury Their Differences- Buhari (Full Text)

Full text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s broadcast to mark the 59th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence from British colonialists. Dear Compatriots, 1st October each year is an opportunity for us to reflect and thank God for his endless blessings on our country. It is also a time for us, collectively, to: Remember the sacrifices made by […]

Independence Day: We Are Better Together As Nigerians – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejoiced with all Nigerians on the country’s 59th Independence Anniversary urges citizens to  be wary of those who hide under religion, politics, tribe and sundry groupings to turn us against one another. Malam Lanre Issa-Onilu, publicity secretary of ruling party issued a special message appealing for unity of all […]

Sanwo-Olu Reacts To Alleged ‘Rift’ Between Buhari And Osinbajo

…..Says No Cracks In Presidency Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has insisted that the relationships in the presidency have no cracks, stating that anything contrary to his claim is just rumours and gossips. Report emerged that President Muhammadu Buhari had directed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to, henceforth, seek presidential approvals for agencies he is supervising. Thereafter […]

Kristalina Georgieva Elected As IMF Managing Director

Bulgarian economist Kristalina Georgieva has been selected as the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund. Africa News24 (an24) understands Ms Georgieva was previously chief executive of the World Bank. Ms Georgieva has been appointed for a five-year term, starting on 1 October. She will succeed Christine Lagarde, who is leaving to become head […]

NLC Rejects N30,000 New Minimum Wage, See Why

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kebbi State chapter has rejected the N30,000 minimum wage approved by the state government. Africa News24 (an24) reports that Umar Halidu, the Kebbi State NLC Chairman, rejected the N30,000 minimum wage while addressing journalist in the state. Umar Halidu said the decision to reject the approved sum was reached at […]

Sanwo-Olu Pursues Investment In Electricity, Health, Others At UNGA 2019

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that 9,000 megawatts is the amount of energy required to transform Lagos State economy. If realised, Lagos, the most populous city-state, and the fifth largest economy in Africa, would be self-sufficient in electricity supply that would adequately power its industrial sector, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and residential buildings. The […]