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Insecurity: Nigerians know we have done our best – President Buhari

President Buhari says Nigerians know that his administration has done its best in fighting insecurity. A statement from the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the President said this when he spoke to state house correspondents after observing the Eid El-Kabir prayers with his family members and close aides at the presidential […]

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N81bn theft at NDDC is mere pickpocketing compared to what Nigerians from other regions are stealing – Asari Dokubo

Leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, Asari Dokubo has reacted to the alleged mismanagement of N81 billion by the interim management committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Dokubo described the alleged mismanagement as mere pickpocketing and nothing compared to what Nigerians from other regions have looted from the Niger Delta […]

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Lockdown won’t go longer than necessary – President Buhari assures Nigerians

President Buhari has assured Nigerians that the current lockdown put in place to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus, will not go longer than necessary as it would be ”reviewed from time to time to ease the increasing hardships on the people”. The President gave the assurance in his Eid-el-Fitri message to Muslims. A […]

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256 Nigerians evacuated from UAE arrive Nigeria

The 256 Nigerians who were earlier today evacuated from the United Arab Emirates UAE to Nigeria due to the Coronavirus pandemic have arrived Nigeria. The chartered aircraft that conveyed them touched down the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos at about 7pm this evening. They are currently being checked and will be immediately moved to […]

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Abba Kyari never drove a car till he died; he was misunderstood and mischievously misrepresented by some Nigerians – Late CoS daughter reveals in tribute

Abba Kyari’s eldest child, Amina has penned down a tribute to her father who died from Coronavirs complications on April 17.   In a tribute titled ‘My daddy, my best friend’ and published in ThisDay, Amina revealed that her father who was “terribly misunderstood and mischievously misrepresented by some Nigerians, despite his contributions to humanity […]

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Planned evacuation of Nigerians from UAE, UK, USA, others due to the COVID-19 pandemic to begin this week- Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has disclosed that the planned evacuation of Nigerians residing abroad who have signified interest to be repatriated home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will begin this week. This is coming weeks after data collation and carrying out of Covid-19 test. Abike Dabiri -Erewa made this known […]

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17 Chinese, 10 Nigerians arrested for illegal mining in Osun

A recently inaugurated joint task force in Osun State has arrested 27 persons for illegal mining in the state. The 27 persons who were arrested in a coordinated sting operation around Ilesa and Ife axis of the state include 17 Chinese, 9 locals as well as the traditional chief (Bale) of a community in the […]

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NCDC warns Nigerians against drinking bleach to treat COVID-19

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has warned Nigerians against drinking bleach to treat COVID-19. This advise comes days after William Bryan, acting head of the US Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate, presented the results of US government research that indicated Coronavirus appeared to weaken more quickly when exposed to sunlight […]

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FG to use BVN to identify poor, vulnerable Nigerians – Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq says (Video)

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Farouq , has said the Federal government will be using BVN/Bank accounts and mobile phone records to identify poor and vulnerable Nigerians who would receive the Conditional Cash Transfer in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. She disclosed this while responding to questions at the Presidential […]

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Nigerians who top up N100 airtime, have N5,000 account balance will benefit from Conditional Cash transfer

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, says urban poor dwellers with an account balance of N5,000 or less will be among the beneficiaries of the Federal Government Conditional Cash Transfer scheme. The minister made this known when she fielded questions from State House correspondents in Abuja on […]

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Coronavirus: FG to evacuate Nigerians abroad

The federal government has announced that it will be evacuating Nigerians who stay abroad and are willing to return home. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed that the evacuation process was initiated following pleas from Nigerians who are stranded abroad due to the Coronavirus pandemic. She further revealed that they are […]

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Lockdown may be extended if you don’t behave yourselves – Lai Mohammed tells Nigerians

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has warned that the lockdown order issued by President Buhari on Sunday March 29, might be extended if Nigerians don’t behave themselves. The Minister disclosed this at a press conference by the Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus in Abuja on Friday April 3. Lai Mohammed urged Nigerians to […]

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Atiku announces N50m relief fund for Nigerians as the world battles COVID-19

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has announced a 50 million relief fund for Nigerians as the world continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic. Recall that the former vice president’s son tested positive to Coronavirus on Monday. In a statement released today, Atiku called on the Federal government to fashion out a way to distribute N10, […]

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Xenophobia: Nigerians speaks out, pleads for military intervention!

The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development (AIED) has advised the Federal Government of Nigeria to put all options on the table in dealing with the unending xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. The organization in a statement on Tuesday signed by its Director of Media and Publicity, O’Seun John, condemned the targeted harassment, […]