Buhari: Petrol Subsidy Eroding Revenues Available to Fund Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari acknowledged yesterday, for the first time since taking office in 2015, how much petroleum subsidies had eroded national revenues, making it impossible for the country to adequately fund its annual budget despite significant increases in crude oil prices. Buhari made the remarks in Abuja while presenting a N16.39 trillion Appropriation Bill for the fiscal year 2022 to …

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APC wins all chairmanship and councillorship positions in Nasarawa LG elections

The All Progressives Congress (APC) won the local government council elections in Nasarawa State on Wednesday. Mr Ayuba Wandai, Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, made the announcement on Thursday in Lafia. Wandai stated that the APC candidates for chairmanship and councillorship positions were victorious in all 13 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the State. “In this regard, and …

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LG Poll: Gov. Sule Apologizes for the Elections’ Delayed Start

Abdullahi Sule, the governor of Nasarawa State, apologized to the state’s electorate yesterday for the delay in the start of the state’s local government elections, which were held across the state yesterday. The state’s local government election was noted to have suffered a setback, as the exercise, which was slated to begin at 8 a.m., was unable to begin in …

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Building Collapse: Lagos will restore the state masterplan -Sanwo-Olu

Following the constant building collapses in Lagos State as a result of poor craftsmanship and indiscriminate construction activity, the state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that the state government will restore the state masterplan. According to him, the government is preparing to reposition its masterplan in order to prevent unregulated development activities. Read Also:  National Delegates Congress of Osun PDP …

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Nigeria’s security concerns require immediate action from the government – cleric

Dr. John Yusuf Suberu, a prominent religious leader in Nigeria, has urged the federal government to take immediate and proactive steps to address the country’s security concerns. Suberu said that, despite Nigeria’s tremendous human and natural resources, leadership has remained a key stumbling block since the country’s return to democracy in 1999. The founder of Touch for Recovery Outreach International …

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Nigeria’s opposition parties have called for Buhari, Lawan, and Gbajabiamila to be impeached

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called for President Muhammadu Buhari to be impeached by the National Assembly. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the spokesperson, made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday. He said that the President had abused his power, committed egregious misbehavior, and failed to protect Nigerian citizens’ lives and property. According to Ugochinyere, life in …

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BREAKING: 11 commissioners and 2 special advisers are sworn in by Obaseki

On Wednesday in Benin, Gov. Godwin Obaseki inaugurated 11 commissioners and two Special Advisers who will make up the Edo State Executive Council. The governor tasked the new appointees with ensuring transparency and accountability in whatever they conducted on their assigned beats. He informed them that each ministry has produced organizational performance scorecards in order to establish a high-performance culture. …

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National Delegates Congress of Osun PDP in Osun was calm- Chairman Committee

Admiral Rafael Osondu, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Delegates Congress Committee for Osun, described the exercise that took place across the state on Tuesday as peaceful. He hailed it as critical to the party’s advancement and victory in the next governor and national elections in the state. Speaking to journalists during the delegates Congress, Osondu praised the …

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BREAKING: Nigerians under the age of 18 are not eligible for SIM cards, says NCC

Nigerian Communications Commission has stated that anyone under the age of 18 will be barred from registering and having a SIM card in Nigeria. According to a draft copy of the updated Telephone Subscribers Regulations published on the commission’s website, this is the case. Only subscribers above the age of 18 were allowed to have SIM cards after the commission …

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Donald Trump dropped out of Forbes’ list of 400 wealthiest Americans

Donald Trump, the former President of the United States, was not included in Forbes’ annual list of the wealthiest Americans. Trump is now worth an estimated 2.5 billion dollars, according to Forbes, putting him 400 million dollars short of making this year’s 400 lists. On Tuesday night, Forbes’ verified Instagram profile sent a message to this effect. According to Forbes, …

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IPOB fights back at Southeast govs with Nnamdi Kanu: You can’t halt the sit-at-home order

IPOB, the Indigenous People of Biafra, reacted to the Southeast governors’ decision on its sit-at-home order on Wednesday. Emma Powerful, an IPOB spokesman, stated that Southeast governors are powerless to stop the region’s sit-at-home order. The sit-at-home edict, according to Powerful, is the only method for people in the Southeast to register their unhappiness with Nigerian security forces’ brutality. He …

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COVID-19: Rather than living in fear or doubt, Adeboye advises getting vaccinated

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has stated that he will get vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to preach the gospel globally. This was stated by Adeboye at the church’s monthly Holy Ghost convention, which was being watched. He clarified that he has never advised anyone against receiving the vaccine. …

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Nigerian Students’ Association planning mass protest at OAU, where the Vice-Chancellor is being chastised for a student’s death

Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede, Vice-Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, and his management team have been slammed by Nigeria’s apex students’ body, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone D, for shutting down the school. The closure was described as “reckless,” and it was demanded that the institution be reopened as soon as possible to allow …

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Osinbajo will attend presidential inauguration of Sao Tome and Principe on Saturday

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria in So Tomé city on Saturday (today) at the inauguration of Mr Carlos Manuel Vila Nova, the newly elected President of Sao Tome & Principe. According to a statement issued on Saturday by the Vice President’s Media Assistant, Laolu Akande, the Vice President will be joined by other heads of state and government, …

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NANS threatens mass protests and demands VC’s removal from the OAU

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Zone D, has condemned the ‘reckless’ closure of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, by the Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede-led management and demanded the re-opening of the institution as a matter of urgency and necessity so that students can continue their exams. Even as it revealed that its Zonal leadership will relocate …

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Where the Critics Were Wrong About Kano Naval Base

I was becoming increasingly concerned as opposed to the establishment of a naval “base” in Kano grew. The decision came after the Navy Council approved the establishment of three such bases in Lekki, Oguta, and Kano. The one in Kano appears to be the source of the discomfort. It has created a lot of commotion. Some of the commotions come …

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Pat Utomi, Donald Duke, Jega, Shehu Sani, and Others Unveil APC/PDP Political Alliance

As the general elections in 2023 loom closer, prominent Nigerians have banded together to form a new non-partisan coalition. According to Naija News, the coalition, which is led by the National Consultative Front (NCF), aims to rally support for legislation that would allow for the electronic transmission of election results. A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. …

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Super Tucano Aircraft Is Especially Helpful In The Theater Of War — Air Force

The six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft, according to Air Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, Chief of Air Staff, have made a significant contribution to the war on terror in the North-East. On Thursday, July 22, 2021, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) received the first of six A-29 Super Tucano aircraft from the United States, which are expected to aid in the …

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Nigeria @61: Nigeria Is Better As Unitary Entity – FCT Minister

Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), said the country was better off as a single entity and that working together would achieve much more. He, on the other hand, urged Nigerians to stand firm against any attempts to divide them. Read Also:  Nigeria at 61: Colonial masters plunder our resources – Abdulsalam Abubakar, former Head of …

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