Ex president Jonathan urges Nigerians to vote Atiku in order to have three square meals a day. 

Ex-President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, On Monday advised Nigerians to vote for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in order to have three square meals a…

Presidency orders immediate arms procurement for military

The presidency has ordered immediate procurement of critical equipment for the armed forces in line with the Federal Government policy of purchasing such items from the original manufacturers on government-to-…

Nigeria in fresh debt of $200m to finance electricity projects

The Federal Government has been granted $200 million loan for the funding of the nation’s electrification project. AfDB said in a statement that, “The Board of Directors of the African…

Ballon d’Or: Luka Modric beats Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to emerge winner

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric won the 2018 Ballon d’Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the award in more than…

Buratai directed by the Minister of Defence to remain in North-east until security improves

Mansur Dan-Ali, the Minister of Defence, has directed the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, to remain in the North-east until security situation in the region improves.   Represented by Tukur…

Counter Terror War: Special Forces need special weapons – Says HURIWA

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental body – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked the National Assembly to pass a legislative framework which will make funding of the…

MISS PEACE NIGERIA (CULTURE) TASKS YOUTHS ON PEACEFUL ELECTION

By Kennedy Onyegbado The role of the youths in peaceful elections cannot be over-emphasized. This is because youths are one of the greatest assets that any nation can have. Not…

$1bn fund to fight insurgency not yet received-MILITARY

The President promised in December 2017  to take $1bn from the Excess Crude Account as fund to fight insurgency in the North-East, a decision which became a  subject of controversy…

UN stand to fight sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls

Mr Gabriel Idioma, Head of Field Unit, UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Yobe, made the call for urgent action to end Sexual and Gender-based Violence against women and girls. “We…

FEAR IN NNEWI-ONITSHA OVER UNUSUAL SECURITY PATROL

The people of NNEWI in Onitsha Anambra State were in a state of dilemma yesterday following an unusual patrol of Police and Army in the roads and streets of the…