Nigerians Will Surmount Current Economic Challenges — Primate Okoh

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that they would surmount the nation’s current economic challenges. Okoh gave the assurance at the retirement service organised for the Most Rev. Adebayo Akinde, Archbishop of Lagos Mainland, held at the Cathedral Church of St Jude, Ebute Meta, Lagos. “Nigerians […]

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Donald Trump Faces Narrow Path to White House Victory

As the traditional Labor Day kickoff of the fall presidential race approaches, Republican Donald Trump faces an increasingly narrow path to the White House. A Trump victory over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton likely would require a sweep of a set of battleground states where he is competitive but trailing in recent opinion polls—Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania […]

Red Cross Warns Nigerians Against Crisis, Says Humanitarian Services Overstretched

The Nigeria Red Cross Society has warned the people against acts capable of causing further trouble, saying that the services of humanitarian organisations in the nation have been overstretched. The Vice-Chairman of the society, Prof. Peter Katchy, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday that development partners preferred peace in Nigeria, […]

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Fashola inaugurates I.2Mw solar plant

Power generation went up yesterday by 1.2megawatts (Mw) following the inauguration  of a solar electricity plant in the Lower Usman Dam, the Minster of Power, Works and Housing,  Babatunde Fashola, has said. He said the solar plant, built in partnership with the Japanese government, is the first solar plant tied to the national grid, adding […]

U.S to help tackle underdevelopment in Northern Nigeria

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday said the United States Government had indicated commitment to support the Northern states in job creation, solid mineral exploration and enhancement of girl-child education. Shettima stated this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting between the visiting U.S Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry […]

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We regret voting for Buhari in 2015, he deceived us – Chibok community

Members of the Chibok community, on Monday, expressed disappointment with the President Muhammadu Buhari’s-led Federal Government over its handling of the abducted school girls. The residents during a rally in conjuction with the BringBackOurGirls movement in Abuja, said they regretted voting for Buhari in the 2015 presidential election. They expressed disappointment over the inability of […]

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Nigeria will strengthen partnership with Islamic Bank for developmental purposes – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said the Federal Government will deepen its partnership with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to fund critical projects in health, water and the infrastructure sector. Receiving, Dr. Ali Madani, the President of the IDB Group at the State House, President Buhari commended the bank for supporting several developmental projects […]