• Weather: Hazy across most parts of the country says NiMet

    Weather: Hazy across most parts of the country says NiMet

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Wednesday.

    The prediction was made in the Weather Outlook by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Tuesday.

    It added that isolated thundery activities would prevail over Lokoja and Makurdi during with day and night temperatures of 30 to 36 degrees Celsius and 13 to 23 degrees Celsius respectively.

    The agency predicted that the southern states will experience cloudy to partly cloudy morning with […]

  • Igbo are majority in this country, they cannot leave, says Okorocha

    Igbo are majority in this country, they cannot leave, says Okorocha

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State and Chief Emmanuel Iwuayanwu Friday called on Nigerians to unite together in order to protect the integrity of Nigeria as one country.

    They made this call at the Concord Hotel, Owerri, during the opening ceremony of the National Executive Council meeting of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, in the State.

    According to Okorocha who declared the event open said, “We have no place to call our own if not Nigeria. We must defend the integrity […]

  • You are the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s independence – Reps reply Obasanjo

    You are the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s independence – Reps reply Obasanjo

    The members of the House of Representative are saying a former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, is the most corrupt president Nigeria ever had.

    In a recent lecture delivered,  the ex-president had denounced the lawmakers as massively corrupt. The lawmakers in retaliation called him the most corrupt Nigerian president since the country’s

  • FG taking necessary measures to check hunger and famine in the country, says Ogbeh

    FG taking necessary measures to check hunger and famine in the country, says Ogbeh

    Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said that the federal government has put necessary measures in place to forestall hunger and famine in the country.

    He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja yesterday that “there will be no hunger: it is just that there is heavy export of our grains to North, West and Central Africa.’’

    “However, we are taking steps to ensure enough food in the next harvest.’’

    The minister said the federal government […]

  • Buhari suppressing Judiciary to turn Nigeria to one party country, says Fayose

    Buhari suppressing Judiciary to turn Nigeria to one party country, says Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has called on the judiciary to rise in defence of democracy by doing justice fearlessly, speedily and with honesty in the Ondo State election cases and other political cases before the courts.

    Governor Fayose, who hailed the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa for the swift composition of a new panel to hear appeals over the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, urged the panel to be […]

  • Leave Nigeria if you have another country – Buhari

    Leave Nigeria if you have another country – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said any Nigeria who has another country to relocate to are free to do so.

    On his part, he said he would stay back to solve the nation’s position.

    According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke while addressing Niger Delta stakeholders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    “We are determined to make life comfortable and affordable to all Nigerians. If anybody has a country to go to, let […]

  • This country is doomed – Former Speaker, Na’ab

    This country is doomed – Former Speaker, Na’ab

    A former Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’aba, has stated that Nigeria is heading for doom due to the lack of internal democracy in the various political parties in the country.

    Na’aba made this remark at the launch of a book titled: “Of Rust and Gold (Snippets of History)” in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Wednesday.

    The book was authored by a former member of the House of Representatives, Barr. Femi Kehinde.

    The former Speaker, who chaired the occasion, urged all Nigerians, […]

  • Look At The Brighter Side Of The Country – Pastor Kumuyi Urges Nigerians

    Look At The Brighter Side Of The Country – Pastor Kumuyi Urges Nigerians

    According to reports, the General Superintendent, Deeper Life Bible Church, Williams Kumuyi, has urged Nigerians to look at the brighter side of the country as it celebrates its 56th independence anniversary.

    Kumuyi made the call when he spoke to journalists at the Benin Airport on his way to Delta State for a Church programme on Sunday.

    The cleric also urged the Federal Government to look elsewhere for oil for the country’s economic growth.

    He said there was hope for the country with the […]

  • Nigeria would have been a better country without Buhari – Onuesoke

    Nigeria would have been a better country without Buhari – Onuesoke

    A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, says Nigeria would have been a better country without President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Onuesoke spoke to journalists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in reaction to the statement credited to a former governor of Ekiti State and now Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Engr. Segun Oni, that without Buhari Nigerians would have been refugees by now.

    He said it is unfortunate that people […]

  • No country survives religious war – Sultan

    No country survives religious war – Sultan

    According to reports, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, yesterday said there is no country that has survived a religious war and called on Nigerians to unite.

     

    Speaking at the closing ceremony of a programme organised by International Dialogue Centre KAICIID which focus on Intra-religious Understanding in Nigeria held in Abuja, Abubakar said “there are a lot that unite Nigerians than what divide us.”

    He said Nigerians must do away with religious extremism and focus on building peace and harmony.

    Abubakar […]

  • Eid-el-Kabir: Put love for country above personal interest – Jonathan tells Nigerians

    Eid-el-Kabir: Put love for country above personal interest – Jonathan tells Nigerians

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan has advised Nigerians to put the love of the country above personal interests.

    Citing the example of Prophet Ibrahim who was willing to sacrifice his son, the former president said only sacrifice would make the “Nigeria of our dreams” possible.

    He stated this in a series of tweets from his twitter account to felicitate with Muslim faithfuls on the celebration of sallah.

    “Let us imbibe Ibrahim’s ideals and put Nigeria first in all we do. I salute the Muslim […]