Monday, 4th December 2023

George Akume

12 Nov
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji  Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar 111, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume  and  daughter of the President, Iyaloja Folasade Tinubu-Ojo, were among those who paid their condolences to the Ambassador at Large to the African Region...
8 Nov
The federal government has expressed concern over rising cybercrime in Nigeria, emphasizing the urgent need to safeguard the data security of citizens in the digital realm. This was disclosed at a multisectoral stakeholder meeting on the cyber crimes awareness campaign organized by the Federal Ministry of Justice in Abuja. The Solicitor-General of the Federation, (SGF)…
7 Nov
Eminent Nigerians are set to be honoured at the forthcoming 5th edition of the 2023 Leadership Excellence (LEEX) Awards.
4 Nov
President Bola Tinubu yesterday tasked his ministers to put aside their personal ambitions and focus on his administration’s efforts to pull Nigeria out of poverty. 
26 Oct
Barring a repeal of the pension law for former governors in their states, a total of seven serving ministers and the Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF) shall be entitled to pension largesse worth over N2.4 billion a year.
9 Oct
Tiv Professionals Association has called on all elected and appointed officials of Benue State extraction in the President Bola Tinubu administration to close ranks and address the worrisome resurgence of insecurity in and around the state.  
29 Sep
Since 1960, when Nigeria became politically independent from the British colonial government, there has never been this level of despondency occasioned by economic hardship, rising poverty, insecurity and other forces widening the national fault lines.
26 Sep
Nigeria’s 63rd Independence anniversary will be low-key, the Federal Government disclosed, yesterday. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume, told journalists at a press briefing in Abuja, that President Bola Tinubu...
25 Sep
The Federal Government (FG) on Monday revealed plans to mark Nigeria's 63rd independence anniversary, which is scheduled for October 1, 2023, in a low-key way.
23 Sep
When the formergovernor of Benue State, George Akume, assumed office as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), expectations were high as members of the public sought a departure from the status quo in order to re-energise governance system....
21 Sep
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), George Akume, has said the 2023 Independence Day will be marked in low-key fashion, but failed to adduce reasons for the decision.
18 Sep
No fewer than 10,000 Christians drawn across the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory on Monday, said President Bola Tinubu surprised Nigerians with the appointment of Christians into key positions despite the Muslim-Muslim ticket adopted by the All Progressives Congress (APC). Under the aegis of the All Christian Youths in Northern Nigeria (ACYNN),…


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The Women for Justice group in Nasarawa State said that they have lost six of their members while participating in the ongoing protest against the Appeal Court verdict that quashed the victory of David Ombugadu.
19 mins ago
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are very critical to creating wealth, employment and economic prosperity and would play key role in the efforts s to fully restore the country’s economy.
24 mins ago
Three persons have been arrested in Delta State over the killing of a barber following a fight in the deceased shop.
44 mins ago
Nigerian striker Victor Boniface has once again been nominated for the Bundesliga Rookie of the Month Award, making it the fourth consecutive time he has been shortlisted.
49 mins ago
Former campaign spokesman of President Bola Tinubu in the Southeast, Dr. Josef Onoh, has said that it is the turn of Ogui-Nike community and not Enugu-Ngwo, to produce the next chairman of Enugu North local government council, in the February 2024 council elections in Enugu state. Onoh made the disclosure in a meeting he held…
1 hour ago
Renowned singer and entrepreneur Mr Eazi recently revisited the controversy surrounding his 2017 tweet claiming Ghana's influence on Nigerian music. In an episode of the Afrobeats Intelligence Podcast, he shared his perspective on the cancel culture backlash.
1 hour ago
Rizz was named the Word of the Year 2023 by dictionary publisher Oxford University Press (OUP).
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Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has ordered an immediate investigation into the killing of many villagers following miss target airstrike by the Nigerian Army on Sunday, December 3, 2023.
2 hours ago
  The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has alerted the public to antics of some expelled members of the party trying to discredit its national leader and presidential candidate, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, and Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf. In a statement on Monday by Ladipo Johnson, on behalf of the NNPP National Working…
2 hours ago
At least 57 people were killed and many more were feared trapped under debris following landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rainfall in northern Tanzania, the president and officials said on Monday. Torrential downpours at the weekend washed away vehicles and brought down buildings in the hillside town of Katesh, some 300 kilometres (186 miles)…