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Nigeria must manufacture more to stop exporting its jobs, says Okonjo-Iweala

Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said Nigeria must move towards more value addition to its resources by expanding its manufacturing scale. According to her, more manufacturing of the country’s abundant raw materials will lead to more creation of jobs which will reduce the exportation of jobs that should benefit the […] Read Full Story

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BREAKING: Olateru reappointed AIB boss as NiMet, NCAT get new chiefs

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the reappointment of Akin Olateru as the Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria. Buhari also appointed Bako Matazu as the new Director-General of the Nigeria Meteorological Agency; and Alkali Modibbo as the new Rector of the Nigeria College of Aviation Technology, […] Read Full Story

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Buhari confusing bandits, says sacked Ganduje’s aide, Yakasai

Salihu Tanko Yakasai, a former Special Adviser on Media to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) is confusing bandits and terrorists in the country with conflicting ultimatums and “stern warnings”. Yakasai, who was sacked last month for criticising the Buhari regime and his All Progressives Congress government over […] Read Full Story

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Nigerians’ll receive same Covid vaccine given to Buhari –FG

Kayode Oyero The Federal Government says eligible Nigerians will receive the same jabs of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine administered to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaib, stated this on Monday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. Nigeria […] Read Full Story

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BREAKING: Buhari, Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccines in Aso Villa

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo were on Saturday vaccinated against COVID-19. Buhari was vaccinated by his personal physician, Dr. Suhayb Sanusi, at about 11.51am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Shortly after the […] Read Full Story

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Buhari, Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccines in Aso Villa

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo were on Saturday vaccinated against COVID-19. Buhari was vaccinated by his personal physician, Dr. Suhayb Sanusi, about 11.51am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. ALSO READ: Nothing wrong […] Read Full Story

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AK-47: Shoot-at-sight order not enough, Buhari should condemn herdsmen activities –Rep

Kayode Oyero The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, says the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should not give order for security agents to shoot non-security personnel armed with AK-47 rifles by proxy. Elumelu, who spoke on Channels Television’s ‘Politics Today’ programme on Thursday, also urged the President to condemn the […] Read Full Story

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Buhari welcomes release of Kagara abductees

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Saturday, welcomed the release of those abducted from the Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari welcomes release of Kagara abducted students’. READ ALSO: Attempt […] Read Full Story

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Abducted Zamfara schoolgirls must be released unconditionally –UN

Kayode Oyero The United Nations has described the abduction of over 300 schoolgirls from Jangebe in Zamfara State by suspected bandits, as a “heinous violation of human rights”. The global body also said the abducted schoolgirls must be released “immediately and unconditionally”. UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, made this known in a statement on Friday. READ […] Read Full Story

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BREAKING: Bawa denies selling seized property in EFCC custody

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The nominee of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) for the position of the Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, on Wednesday, denied selling the seized property in EFCC custody at its Port Harcourt Zonal office. READ ALSO: NGF considers talks with bandits, others Bawa who is currently being grilled […] Read Full Story

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School kidnapping takes place in US, other developed countries —Lai Mohammed

Kayode Oyero  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the kidnapping of students is not a peculiar crime to Nigeria, adding that the most developed countries of the world including the United States also experience school kidnapping. Mohammed stated this on Monday while featuring on Channels Television’s ‘News Night’ monitored by The PUNCH. The […] Read Full Story