Leading Ladies Africa, Union Bank Empower 40 Women

Leading Ladies Africa, in collaboration with Union Bank Plc has empowered 40 female-owned enterprises as part of efforts to support businesses and economic activities. Africa News24 (an24) understands the empowerment scheme themed, “Enterprise and Leadership Programme,” was initiated to provide start-ups from the various sectors of the economy with the support needed to develop and […]

Buhari Joins Other Presidents To Attend ECOWAS Security Summit In Burkina Faso

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to leave the country on Saturday in order to attend a one-day ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. With the increasing level of threat in the sub-region, West African leaders are meeting to review the initiatives they have taken so far. The […]

Communications Minister, Pantami, Orders NCC To Block 9m Unregistered SIM Cards

Nigeria’s Minister of Communication, Dr Ibrahim Pantami has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to block 9.2million improperly registered subscriber identity module (SIM) cards in use across the networks in the country. Africa News24 (an24) learnt Dr Pantami gave the directives through a statement by the Federal Ministry of Communication. According to the details in […]

We Won’t Cause More Hardship Buhari Tell Nigerians As 5% VAT Increased to 7.2%

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will not inflict additional hardship on citizens. He said it will rather keep seeking ways to ameliorate their sufferings and create a more enabling environment for everyone to thrive. The President spoke while receiving the new executive of Trade Union Congress (TUC) […]

PEPT: Temitope Adewale Congratulates President Buhari

The Lagos State House of Assembly member representing Ifako-Ijaiye constituency 01, Temitope Adewale Adedeji (JAH) has congratulated President Buhari for emerging victorious at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). In a press release signed by his Media Aide, Adewale also commended the PEPT for standing for the truth despite the pressures from all sides to […]

Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Buhari On Victory At Petition Tribunal

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Presidential Election Appeal Tribunal. READ ALSO: Tribunal: Buhari Defeats Atiku For Second Time In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Governor Sanwo-Olu described the victory as a final lap of a relay race where […]

Atiku Vs Buhari: Tribunal Rules Against PDP, Atiku

…..Tribunal Dismisses Atiku’s INEC Server Results  The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has said that there is no evidence that INEC electronically transmitted the results of the last presidential election to any server. In the judgement read on Wednesday, the court stated that the petitioners – Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) – […]

Boko Haram Members Now Bandits Says Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President has on Tuesday, said that the remnants of Boko Haram in the North-east region of the country are bandits, “and we will continue to treat them as such.” Africa News24 (an24) learned that the President made this known while speaking on Tuesday, September 10 at the State House in Abuja, Nigeria’s […]

Xenophobia: Buhari Sends Special Envoy To S’Africa, Registers Displeasure

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special envoy to President Cyril Ramaphosa, to register his displeasure over the killing of Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement released by the Presidency in Abuja, it said the envoy was expected to land in Pretoria by Thursday this week. The statement, which was signed by the President’s […]

Abia: Full List Of Commissioner-designates Gov. Ikpeazu Sent To Assembly

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has forwarded the names of 24 people penciled down to make up his cabinet to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. This is contained in a release signed by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu. See full list below; 1. Honorable Chimaobi Ebisike 2. Prof […]

Nigeria Must Not Let Families Of Ex-Servicemen Down, Says Sanwo-Olu

…Lagos Governor Receives NDA’s 3rd Regular Course Alumni Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday made a case for the welfare of the families of ex-Servicemen who died in the course of serving the nation. The nation, the Governor said, must not shirk its responsibility in creating economic opportunities for the families of the […]

Xenophobia: Nigerians Call On Government To Take Urgent Steps

Animosity between Africa’s two superpowers – Nigeria and South Africa – has heightened has another attack was executed late Sunday spewing into the early hours of Monday, Africa News24 (an24) earlier reported that Nigerians were attacked as well as the looting of businesses belonging to them. READ ALSO: South Africans Invade Nigerians, Other Foreigners’ Businesses […]