Wearing Suit Doesn’t Gurantee You Visa, US Consular Official Tells Nigerians

Consular officers of the United States embassy in Nigeria has said that wearing suit to interview is not a guarantee that visa will be given. The consular officer spoke during a Facebook live session on Wednesday. According to the officers, the applicants could come for interview in traditional Nigerian dresses which they find unique. “When […]

BREAKING: Buhari Signs New Minimum Wage Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the national minimum wage bill into law. The senate passed the bill on March 19, approving N30,000 as the new national minimum wage. The house of representatives, had earlier passed the bill. On Tuesday, workers in the federal capital territory (FCT) begged Buhari to sign the minimum wage bill into […]

Presidential Election: Buhari Challenges Atiku To Tender Prove Result Was Manipulated

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and winner of the February 2019 election, Muhammadu Buhari, has faulted claim by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar that they won the election. Africa News24 reports Buhari told the Presidential Election Tribunal that, by the result announced by the Independent […]

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The federal government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22 as public holidays to mark the Easter celebration. Georgina Ehuriah, permanent secretary, ministry of interior, announced the holiday in a statement. Easter is a Christian festival commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is described in the New Testament as having occurred on […]

Canada Denies Requesting For 1m Nigerian Immigrants

The Canadian embassy in Nigeria has denied asking for one million Nigerian immigrants into its country. The embassy was reacting to viral reports, which was shared by Dele Momodu, a prominent publisher and journalist. According to the report, the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari for one million Nigerian immigrants. Dele […]

2019 Poll: Atiku Insists He Defeated Buhari, Releases ‘Evidence’ Of Election Result

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has insisted that the result from the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) showed he defeated President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election. He made the claim in his submission to the presidential election tribunal, as he gave the “unique MAC address and […]

Buhari’s Aide Fires Back At Omotola Over “Hellish” Comment

For describing Nigeria as being “hellish”, Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari‘s personal assistant on new media has replied Omotola Jalade, a frontline Nollywood actress. Omotola had, in a post on her social media platforms, said that the country is hell under the watch of the President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. She lamented […]

23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia (See Full List)

At least 23 Nigerians are on the death row in Saudi Arabia for “drug-related offences”, The Nation reports. Citing a document, the newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death. They were reportedly arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, […]

You Are Free To Consult Opposition Over N’Assembly Leadership, APC Tells Members

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that its members are free to consult with opposition parties as regard the leadership of the National Assembly. This was conveyed by Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC publicity secretary, while reacting to reports that it was against its members consulting with the opposition over leadership of the ninth assembly. “Let […]

See PDP’s Reaction To ‘Atiku Not A Nigerian’ Claim

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, says the claim by the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria’s ruling party, that Atiku Abubakar, its 2019 Presidential candidate is not a Nigerian, is “reckless and groundless.” AfricaNews24 (AN24) recalls that on Friday, the APC’s lead counsel, Lateef Fagbemi faulted the candidacy of Abubakar, who was […]

Killings: Reps Give Buhari 48 Hours To Address Nigerians

The House of Representatives has given President Muhammadu Buhari 48 hours to address the nation over the spate of killings in the country. This was part of the resolutions reached by lawmakers in the House when the matter came up during Thursday’s plenary. They agreed that the President should address them and the nation regarding […]

Buhari Appoints New Fire Service Controller General

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Liman Ibrahim as the new Controller-General of the Federal Fire Service. A statement signed by Al-Hassan Yakmut, Secretary, Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board on Thursday in Abuja said the appointment took effect from March 29. Yakmut said that Ibrahim’s appointment was made following […]