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Following the decision of the Federal Government to suspend the supply of petrol to areas 20 kilometres to the country’s borders, the price of the commodity has increased automatically, a report has revealed. Following the new order, fuel price in Ogun, Lagos, Adamawa, Katsina, and Sokoto states, has surged as scarcity looms in communities such as Ihunbo, Ilase, Ajegunle, Idiroko and Agosasa in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun.
Nigerian Young Farmers Network (NYFN) has urged the government at all levels to support youth in businesses to grow the economy following the recent border closure. Mr Promise Amahah, the national coordinator made the appeal in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday.
As Nigeria's border closure bites harder, neighbouring country, Ghana has again begged the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind its decision. Daily Sun reports that Charles Owiredu, Ghana's deputy minister of foreign affairs, made the plea when he met with Ambassador Zubairu Dada in charge of foreign affairs in Nigeria.
Nigerians were unanimous in urging Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to accept the Supreme Court verdict in good fate. They congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the validation of his election and urged him to match electoral promises with action. They spoke in different interviews with Augustine Ehikioya, Sanni Onogu, Tony Akowe, Adebisi Onanuga, Robert Egbe, Yusufu Aminu, Musa Odoshimokhe, Victor Oluwasegun and AbdulGafar Alabelewe.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting. The meeting started around 11am at the Presidential Villa with the rendition of the National anthem.
President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday. The Golden Eaglets won the match by 3-2 after they had trailed Ecuador by 1-2, 15 minutes to the end of the match.
A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Victor Akande, says Nigerians will praise the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government later over the closure of the nation’s land borders. Akande, representing Ojo Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly, made this assertion in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos.
Human rights activist, Inibehe Effiong, has lambasted President Muhammadu Buhari for embarking on a three-week foreign trip without handing over to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, for the second time this year. Effiong said in a statement, “This President is lawless. Buhari has gotten away with murder.
President Buhari will spend two weeks in London, as he's expected to return to Nigeria on Sunday, November 17, 2019. President Buhari visit to London will come immediately after his trip for a summit in Saudi Arabia.
A senior official at Russia’s federal military-technical cooperation service told the RIA news agency that Moscow has agreed to give 12 Mi-35 attack helicopters to Nigeria. The contract was announced as Russia welcomed dozens of African heads of state to the southern Russian city of Sochi this week.
Political party files fresh suit challenging Buhari’s election at Supreme Court. In a new twist to litigations on the 2019 presidential election, the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has again filed a suit at the Supreme Court
FG – Six modular refineries to commence operations. The Federal government has disclosed that 6 modular refineries it licensed would soon commence operations in the country in fulfillment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to growing local content in the Niger Delta region.
Aisha Buhari — How Mamman Daura’s family blocked me from Aso Rock apartment. President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has given a rare insight into the power struggles at the State House, with details of how her husband’s relatives physically confronted her.
SOUTHEAST leaders, including governors and the region’s caucus members at the National Assembly resolved on Monday to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday. Their mission is to discuss the issues concerning the welfare of the people of the region.
Buhari meets Omo-Agege behind closed doors at Presidential Villa...President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with the deputy president of the Nigerian Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantity in the north-eastern part of the country. The acting group general manager, group public affairs division of the corporation, Samson Makoji announced the discovery in a statement on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Femi Falana, counsel to the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore has defended his client for choosing the word “revolution” in the August 5 protest that held across the country. Femi Falana, said even the Supreme Court does not regard a revolution as a lawful offence and cited previous authorities by the Supreme Court to support his claim.
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerians in The Diaspora to always remember their country with skills, resources and talents, and work towards living decent and dignified lives that bring honour to their fatherland. Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity in a statement in Abuja, said the President made the call when he met with Nigerians in South Africa, in Pretoria on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Akinfenwa family on the demise of Senator Mojisoluwa Akinfenwa, former national chairman of Alliance for Democracy. Buhari, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, also commiserated with the government and people of Osun State on the loss of the elder statesman, who represented Osun East constituency in the National Assembly from 1999 to 2003
The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned what it described as barbaric and disgraceful the attack on peaceful protest of its members by South African police. The group said the act was an indication that state sanctioned politics of savagery has taken firm hold in Cyril Ramaphosa’s South Africa.