President Muhammadu Buhari will in Abuja on Thursday, December 1, award N10 million each to two recipients of this year’s Nigerian National Order of Merit (NNOM).
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday railed against unbridled corruption that allegedly pervades the National Assembly, calling on President Buhari to step in.
A new report by Amnesty International (AI) has revealed how extrajudicial execution and torture by Nigeria security forces, especially the Nigerian Army, led to the death of at least 150 pro-Biafra protesters across Nigeria’s south-east, between August 2015 and August 2016.
Two persons were confirmed killed Wednesday night in Maiduguri, Borno State, as a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber detonated himself outside Muna Garage, a busy bus station that has recently become a major target for the insurgents’ attack.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has described as deeply worrisome the rate at which officers and men lose their lives in the course of discharging their statutory duties.
The Imo state government has appointed Cameroonian born and former coach of FC Ifeanyi Uba, Emmanuel Deutsch, as the new Technical Adviser of the Heartland Football club of Owerri.
ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, ABUJA
President Muhammadu Buhari will present 2017 budget despite the shortcomings in the 2017, 2018, and 2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).
OBIORA IFOH, Abuja
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed the Appeal Court judgment that reinstated Eyitayo Jegede as the authentic candidate of the party in Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.
EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK, Benin
Edo state Government has condemned Tuesday’s violent protest by some civil society organizations against the pension bill passed by the State House of Assembly, describing the chaos and violence as politically-motivated.