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31 Aug 2018
Nigeria Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has responded to the claims of the Not Too Young To Run movement over his declaration to run for president in the 2019 presidential election. Saraki announced his bid in Abuja on Thursday, August 30, 2018, in a town hall meeting organised by the movement. The meeting was an efforts…
30 Aug 2018
Nigeria Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Thursday officially declared his intent to run for president in the 2019 general elections. "I hereby announce my intention to run for the office of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the coming General Elections in 2019 on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). I…
29 Aug 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived Lagos State after meeting Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. She was received at the Murtala Mohammed International airport by Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. The premier and the governor proceeded to the presidential wing of the airport for a brief meeting. May will also meet with business…
29 Aug 2018
As part of her visit to Nigeria on a three-day, three-nation trip to Africa, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May will visit Lagos. The premier, who is currently in a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja, will fly to Lagos where she will meet with business leaders and announce the formation…
29 Aug 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Nigeria on a two-day state visit. May proceeded to the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the promotion of British trade and interest. The prime minister said her visit is a “unique opportunity at a unique time for the UK,” stating…
27 Aug 2018
A former governor of Cross River state, Donald Duke has said President Muhammadu Buhari's subpar performance is one of the reasons he is contesting for the presidency. Duke, a member of Nigeria's opposition People's Democratic Party, was the governor of Cross River between 1999 and 2007. "Buhari could have done a lot better, If he…
27 Aug 2018
The Nigeria National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Matters on Monday 'adopted' the N143 billion Independent National Electoral Commission budget as presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. There have been controversies around the budget as the INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, in his presentation to the committee on the August 15, demanded N189.2 billion. In his letter…
26 Aug 2018
The Lagos State Government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge would be reopened by 5pm on Sunday, seven hours ahead of schedule. The decision to reopen the bridge ahead of the time earlier announced followed the completion of the test by engineers, Dr Taiwo Salaam,  Lagos State Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation said. The State…
24 Aug 2018
The Nigeria Police Force on Friday announced the arrest of the two policemen involved in the shooting that led to the death of Tunde Nofiu at Ajangbala Eleha, Iwo, Osun State. Nofiu was reportedly shot dead on Thursday night at Odo-Ori market in the town while boarding a bike to Ile-Ogbo. Consequently, hundreds of youths…
24 Aug 2018
There was commotion on Friday morning in Iwo, Osun State, as hundreds of youths took to the streets to protest the alleged killing a youth, Tunde Nofiu, by men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state. The deceased was reportedly shot dead on Thursday night at Odo-Ori market in the town while…
24 Aug 2018
The United States Embassy in Abuja on Friday resumed full services for both visas and American Citizen Services (ACS). "Full Consular visa and American Citizen Services (ACS) resume in Abuja today. We regret the inconvenience the temporary closure of the Abuja Consular office caused. Good to be back!," the embassy tweeted on Friday. The Embassy…
23 Aug 2018
There was an early morning face-off between Nigerian soldiers and suspected cultists at Solomada Estate area of Ikorodu on Thursday. Trouble started when the suspected cultists allegedly attacked and killed a soldier. In retaliation, reports said soldiers besieged the estate in search of the suspected killers of the military man. Details later.

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