Latest DMO report shows that Nigeria owes IMF, World Bank, others $31.98Billion

Latest figures released by the Debt Management Office has shown that Nigeria’s bilateral and multilateral debts stood at $31.98 billion as of September 2020 The latest reports also reveal that the outstanding debts are not only owed to bilateral and multilateral institutions but also include commercial loans from Eurobonds and[Read More…]

The government has oppressed us for protesting against insecurity – Coalition of Northern Groups

The Coalition of Northern Groups, has accused the Buhari administration of oppressing its members at different times for exercising their human right to protest against insecurity.  The spokesperson of the group, Sulaiman AbdulAzeez, said this on Monday while referring to the recent arrest and detention of activist and Sahara Reporters[Read More…]

Sanwo-Olu vows to tackle Apapa gridlock

Lagos state government says it will begin operations involving a team of dedicated officers from Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASMA, and policemen from Area B to take over traffic control in Apapa. Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday embarked on a fact-finding visit to Apapa Ports to ascertain[Read More…]

COVID-19: Trump signs $900Billion US relief package

United States President, Donald Trump has on Sunday signed a $900 billion (N349.2 trillion) COVID-19 relief package ending days of arguments over his refusal to accept the deal that will deliver cash to businesses and individuals and avert a federal government shutdown. The bill includes a $1.4 trillion to fund government[Read More…]

We are working on extraditing Maina to Nigeria; Nigeria Police says 

The Nigeria Police Force has on Tuesday disclosed plans to extradite Abdulrashid Abdullahi Maina to Nigeria following his arrest in Niger Republic.  The Police through the statement also assured Nigerians that it would arrest all suspects no matter who or where they are.  Abdulrashid Maina, former Chairman of the Pension Reform[Read More…]

Traders told me the story about northern governor leading Boko Haram says Mailafia

Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Obadiah Mailafia says he got the information about a northern governor leading Boko Haram from traders in a market. Mailafia was invited by the Department of State Services (DSS) over a claim he made that a governor from the north is[Read More…]

Ondo Deputy Governor to contest under Zenith labour party

The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) has cleared Ondo Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, to contest the October governorship election under its platform. Ajayi who resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) in June amid several controversies, had joined the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he contested the primary in[Read More…]

PDP Senator & Six Others Suspended In Kaduna

  The State Working Committee (SWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna has suspended Senator Suleiman Hunkuyi, the former lawmaker representing Kaduna North district in the Senate. The PDP Publicity Secretary in the state, Abraham Catoh, confirmed this in a statement on Saturday. He explained that Senator Hunkuyi[Read More…]

COVID-19: Catholic Churches In Nigeria Give 425 Health Facilities As Isolation Centres

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has offered all its 425 health facilities across the country as isolation centres for COVID-19.  Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), who disclosed this at the presidential task force briefing on Monday said state governments can now take advantage[Read More…]

Fresh Lockdown Possible For Violations Of Covid-19 Guidelines – FG

The Federal Government has warned of a possible fresh lockdown, over the violation of the guidelines on the ease of the lockdown in the country. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu gave the warning on Thursday in Abuja, at the 27th joint[Read More…]