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This 48-page report prepared and made public by the United States Department of State was unequivocal about persistent impunity at all levels of government in Nigeria, ... Before Buhari assumed office, Nigerians were told that the payment of petrol subsidy by the Jonathan government was one big fraud.
The IMN is demanding the release of its leader, who has been in state custody since a deadly military crackdown on the group more than two years ago. IMN members of the Islamic ... the federal government. Some Nigerian states have banned the IMN, describing its members as extremists and insurgents.

The event took place on 26 April 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, in the presence of Denys Gauer, the French Ambassador to Nigeria. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the high-level meeting of Ministers of Security and Agriculture/Animal Resources from ECOWAS Member States, Cameroon, Chad, ...
The national carrier RwandAir on Friday launched its new route to the Nigerian capital Abuja, making it the airline's second destination in the West African country after ... At the same time, it will also be an opportunity for the airline to continue increasing connectivity in the West African states," Manzi added.
The Nigeria's Governors' Forum (NGF) yesterday met again in Abuja, the nation's capital. The chairman ... The meeting deliberated the proposal to replicate EduMarshals Project at the state level, how to harness traffic management System at the state level as well as the TV/Radio Rates Collection Project.
“It is noteworthy that in 2017, Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and the United States Department of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote and encourage commercial and investment ties between Nigeria and the United States, with initial focus on ...

Confirming his arrival back in Abuja, Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Engagement Unit, Bashir Ahmad, tweeted: President @MBuhari has returned to Abuja after a 2-day Working Visit to Bauchi State where he commissioned some projects including the Nigerian Air Force Reference ...
Imam Imam, the late spokesperson to the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has been buried in Abuja. Mr Imam died Friday morning at Nizamiye Hospital Abuja after a brief illness. He was buried at Apo Cemetery after funeral prayers at An Noor Mosque, Wuse 2, Abuja. Some of those who attended ...
... of Abuja metropolis. The police operatives had reportedly told the embattled lawmaker that they were taking him to court in the metropolis of the nation's capital but suddenly made a detour to move him to Kogi state. According to reports, Melaye refused and subsequently jumped out of the moving vehicle.
Early experience had noted that this road had been started and abandoned three times while Lagos State and the Federal Government fought over jurisdiction. Business tickets for .... We had wanted to go to China but I was sure that if we pursued the Chinese visa, we will never leave Nigeria! The road from ...
He informed the monarch that they were in the state as an independent panel to investigate allegations of collusion levelled against the Military. Nimyel added that the panel will report its findings to Army Headquarters in Abuja, Taraba State Government and Federal Government with a view to helping the ...
The main draw of the Tombim Abuja Open Nigeria Futures I Tennis Championship will serve off Monday (today) at the National Tennis Center, ... He added that aside Nigerian players, there are over 80 players representing 28 countries taking part in the $25, 000 prize-money tournament which is the first of ...
Under former president Barack Obama, the United States took the fight against rising Islamist extremism to Africa and stepped up its military presence in several countries. President Donald Trump has continued to prioritise security on the continent. Before he was sacked in March, secretary of state Rex ...
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian police fired bullets and tear gas to disperse Shi'ite Muslim protesters marching for their leader's freedom in the capital on ... Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been jailed since December 2015, when security forces killed hundreds of members in a ...
Among the three states, Lagos has 24,465 candidates, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja 7,699 and Rivers State 4,810 respectively. On the other hand, three ... UNICEF statistics show that 60 per cent of the Nigerian children who are not attending school are from the Northern part of the country. So, it is not ...
Rivers State Governor, Mr. Nyesom Wike, has given the Nigerian media a wake-up call that they should live up to their responsibility of being the mouthpiece of the poor. He also ... He urged the IPI Congress delegation to intensify its national advocacy visit to create more awareness for the Abuja congress.
ABUJA, April 16 (Xinhua) -- One protester was shot dead following a skirmish between police and demonstrators in the Nigerian capital Abuja on Monday, witnesses and local sources said. The march for the release of Shi'ites leader in Nigeria turned violent when the protesters pelted a team of anti-riot ...

Islamic Tijjaniyya movement stormed the streets of Abuja and Kaduna to celebrate Maulud Nabiyy, the birth of Prophet Muhammed, on Saturday. Rabiu Kwankwaso, a serving senator and former governor of Kano state, was among the notable Nigerians who identified with the movement. Their activities ...
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and China have signed a memorandum of understanding in which Beijing will fund and build a new ECOWAS headquarters building in Abuja, Nigeria. The cost of the building is 31.6 million U.S. dollars. The new building will consolidate ...
Although the official price for the sale of petrol in Nigeria is N145, the report shows that petrol is sold at higher prices in almost all Nigeria's 36 states and Abuja. In fact, only Abuja had petrol selling at the average price of N145 per litre. Apart from Abuja, the states with the lowest average prices per litre were ...
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says only motorists in Abuja bought Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, at the approved price of N145 per litre in March. The Bureau stated this in its PMS Price Watch for March, 2018 posted on its website. It said that Abuja was one of the states with ...
Following the increasing spate of terrorism in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in the Sahel and Gulf of Guinea, the Nigerian Army and the United States Army are to co-host African Land Forces Summit in Abuja. The summit is coming on the heels of recent concern over US government partnership with the ...
But in 2014, the 14-year-old joined Odyssey Educational Foundation, a coding initiative based in Abuja, the capital. ... And Women in Technology, a Lagos-based initiative, has grown from its launch in 2009 to a presence across 36 Nigerian states, educating and equipping girls to pursue — and hold onto ...
Addressing a press conference at Wadata Plaza, Abuja, the party's National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said All Progressives Congress, APC-led government was leading the onslaught against some highly-placed PDP members, using state power to achieve its aim. It said: “You are aware of ...
The Nigerian Army in conjunction with the US Army African Command will host the 2018 “African Land Forces Summit” in Abuja from April 16 to April 19. ... He said: “It is pertinent to also state that, the United States military through the auspices of the African Command holds annual conferences called the ...
Abuja, Nigeria - Nigeria's capital Abuja is a planned city with expansive roads lined with trees. ... Nigerian politicians are proud of Abuja and tout it as an example of what a modern African city should be. ... "The original inhabitants were given the option of going to any state of their choice or remain.
Tonye Cole, co-founder and CEO of the Sahara Group, told the New Nigerian Economy panel that there are three major elements for successful diversification. “We must free the potential, free the diaspora, and allow the free flow of ideas. Nigeria should allow its states to be autonomous. We have a growing young ...
The home of Mr. TonyEzimakor, Abuja Bureau Chief of Daily Independent Newspaper was on Friday invaded and ransacked by operatives of Department of State Service (DSS). The rampaging security men took away his laptop, memory cards and other belongings. The gun-wielding officers stormed his ...
The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Nigerian government to set the limits of the consolidated debt of federal, state and local governments. According to Justice G.O. Kolawole of the Federal High Court, the judgement is in compliance with section 42 (1) of the Fiscal Responsibility Act.
Briefing Reporters in Kano, the Chairman of the committee, Engr. Abubakar Nahuce, said “all we have seen in the social media were pictures and videos that are not verifiable, some of them are not even in Nigeria, some are from Kenya elections which people are attributing to Nigeria,”. 4. An investigator ...
But at a press briefing in Abuja Friday, the leadership of the Corps said there was no security agency in Nigeria that was currently undertaking the functions ascribed to Peace Corps in the said Bill. “The functions of the Nigerian Peace Corps as succinctly captured in the Bill do not in any way conflict with ...
ABUJA, Nigeria — Boko Haram militants have killed at least 11 people, including three aid workers, in an attack on a military base near a camp for displaced people in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria, according to the United Nations migration agency. The raid Thursday night in the town of Rann, ...
President Muhammadu Buhari (M) flanked by the ECOWAS President Mr Jean Cloude Kessi Brou, Special Adviser Mr Diane Mamadi and Ambassador of Cote D'Ivoire to Nigeria, Mrs Toure Maman Nee Kone, Minister of State Foreign Affairs and .Chief of Staff Mallam Abba Kyari during an audience at the ...
As the search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram at Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, intensifies, the United States Government yesterday announced that its Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, would visit Nigeria and some other African countries next week ...
A Nigerian senator has held himself at a federal court in Abuja, in a concerted effort to prevent the police anti-robbery squad from arresting him. ... Mr. Melaye said in a tweet update from his hideout inside the court building that Governor Yahaya Bello, his state governor and political rival, was responsible for ...
A Nigerian journalist, Tony Ezimakor, has been detained by the State Security Service, SSS. Mr. Ezimakor is the Abuja Bureau Chief of Daily Independent Newspaper who provided details of his arrest. The newspaper said he was “invited and detained on Wednesday, February 28, at the DSS headquarters ...
ABUJA and LAGOS (Bloomberg) -- Lines of cars and trucks snaking around blocks in the center of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, highlight the state's ... “Since Nigeria imports a greater share of her fuel needs, the country is at the mercy of global crude oil prices,” said Pabina Yinkere, an energy analyst at ...
The Shiites, who are members the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), hit the Maitama area of Abuja early on Monday to protest the continued ... El-Zakzaky is confirmed to have suffered a stroke in detention and was recently released to public view when he appeared before the Directorate of State Security.
Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria ( IMN ) shutdown Abuja, the nation's capital on Thursday as they embarked on a peaceful rally to celebrate their fallen heroes and demand for ... Over a thousand innocent civilians were gunned down with 48 hours in brazen demonstration of Nigerian state power.
Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John ... Apparently aware that State House correspondents would seek his reaction to the letter, the party chairman avoided them. As soon as he ...
The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello at about 11 am on Friday collected his transferred temporary voter card at the office of the Independent ... Governor Bello had registered in Abuja, prior to the 2015 general elections, and all efforts to transfer the voters card to Kogi state, according to him, had ...
Ibrahim Gaidam, governor of Yobe state Thursday declared that none of the missing students of Government Girls Science Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe state ... APC in a statement by its spokesman, Bolaji Abdullahi Wednesday in Abuja said it was alerting Nigerians to many wild and unsubstantiated ...
ABUJA – FORMER Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, for Presidents Goodluck Jonathan, Alhaji Shehu Shagari and Chief Ernest Shonekan ... The Council of States meeting is always attended by former Presidents or head of States, serving and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, serving ...
It added, “The clamour for State Police in Nigeria surprisingly got a boost on Thursday February 8th 2018, when Vice President Yemi Osinbajo publicly backed the call for the decentralisation of the Nigerian Police during a National Security Summit organised by the Nigerian Senate in Abuja. According to ...
left to right- the Nigerian state minister of health, Osagie Ehanire, the West African Health Organization Deputy Director General, Laurent Assogba, ... The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has opened its Regional Centre for Surveillance and Disease Control (RCSDC) office in Abuja.
Nigerian soldiers participate in an operation in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, March 16, 2016. (Xinhua/Wale Salau). ABUJA, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's army chief Tukur Buratai has ordered troops to capture the leader of terror group Boko Haram, alive or dead. Buratai said on Sunday it has come ...
Ado Eki — Dozens of state government secretariats are suffering decades of maintenance problems despite the huge funds spent for their regular facelift, our correspondents report. ... In Abuja, the fate of the Old Federal Secretariats located at the Garki district contrasts with its counterparts in the states.
Segun-Bello explained that, the Child Rights Act states that, no application brought on issues affecting the rights of children should be struck out just on the basis of lack of jurisdiction, therefore, excuses are not tolerated. She said that the family court is situated at two levels in all states, including Abuja that ...
Most Governors are running their States from Nigeria's capital city of Abuja. This writer has been told that Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello spends most of his waking hours in Abuja. Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai is in Abuja every other day these days. Several State Governors have moved office ...
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, yesterday lamented the present state of the country, saying the nation was going through a ... but had so far spent so much time and energy demonising its predecessor that it seems to have forgotten its promises of a better life for Nigerians.


 

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