Nigeria secures release of 31 citizens sold into slavery in Burkina Faso

The Katsina State government said it has secured the release of its 31 indigenes, victims of slave trade racketeers operating in Nigeria, Benin Republic and Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. Seven of the victims are already back in Katsina and their return was facilitated...

Buhari effects minor cabinet reshuffle moves Keyamo to labour

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate redeployment of two Ministers of State. According to a statement by the Director Information Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, Mr Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs...

Keep Asaba clean or risk government’s wrath — Mrakpor

Director General ( DG) Delta State Capital Territory Development Agency, Hon. Joan Onyemaechi Mrakpor has warned residents of the State Capital Territory, Asaba, to clean up their environments or risk arrest and prosecution. Mrs. Mrakpor who gave the warning Wednesday, during a...

Herdsmen: Abia gets Ministry of Homeland Security

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has said his administration would soon flag off Ministry of Homeland Security. The governor said the ministry would receive attention when the Commissioner nominees he sent their names to the State House of Assembly would have been...

The US issues new laws on Visa application for Nigerians

From August 29, Nigerian citizens will be required to pay a visa issuance fee, or reciprocity fee, for all approved applications for nonimmigrant visas The new Law which will be effective worldwide, will be on B, F, H1B, I, L, and R visa classifications. The reciprocity fee will...

Nwoko, Kyari, Mrakpor for Anioma Back To School project for orphans

The third edition of the annual ‘Back to School Programme’ for orphans organised by the Anioma Youth Network for Development (AYND) scheduled to take place this Saturday at Onicha Ugbo, Delta State is to be graced by top dignitaries from various walks of life. Among...

Ministerial screening will commence on Wednesday.

See full list below… 1. Ikechukwu Ogar (Abia)2. Mohammed Musa Bello (Adamawa)3. Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom)4. Chris Ngige (Anambra)5. Sharon Ikpeazu (Anambra)6. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)7. Maryam Katagun (Bauchi)8. Timipre Sylver (Bayelsa)9. George Akume (Benue)10. Mustapha Baba...

Insecurity: FG should create Jobs for Niger Delta Youths —– Martins

A  philanthropist, Ogbiya Joseph Martins has urged the Federal Government ( FG) to as a matter of urgency address the high rate of unemployment among the youths in the Niger -Delta region. Martins who operates an oil and gas company in the region made the appeal after he was...

Obasanjo writes Buhari again, says it is a matter of life and death

I am constrained to write to you this open letter. I decided to make it an open letter because the issue is very weighty and must be greatly worrisome to all concerned Nigerians and that means all right-thinking Nigerians and that resident in Nigeria. Since the issue is of...

Herdsmen have rubbished Buhari’s administration—Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Sunday declared that the problems of the country have overwhelmed President Muhammadu Buhari. He equally stated that the problems would not be solved by the present administration, noting that the failure of President Buhari to find a...
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