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Federal Government Declares Tuesday June 4th And Wednesday June 5th Public Holidays For Eid-Al -Fitr Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th June as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Al-Fitr celebration.A statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Barrister Georgina Ekeoma Ehuriah, congratulated Muslim faithful on successful completion of the Ramadan Fast and enjoined all Nigerians to use the …

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Swearing-In On A Stolen Mandate

President Muhammadu Buhari is being sworn in for a second term in office today May 29, 2019. This is based on his declaration as winner of the February 23 elections by the electoral commission. That election was fraught with almost every electoral irregularity that Nigeria has ever been familiar with …

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Buhari Signs Executive Order Banning The Use Of Licenced Guns

Days after the Niger Delta Militants threatened to declare Niger Delta Republic on June 1st, President Muhammadu Buhari signs an executive order to remove, revoke, banish all firearm or shotgun certificate or license in Nigeria. The order takes effect from June 1st, the day the Niger Delta Militants are threatening …

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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Thursday morning

Good morning! Here’s today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Abuja directed all cabinet ministers to remain in office until May 28. The President, who gave the directive during the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, however, instructed them to …

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Amaechi Speaks on Buhari’s Refusal to Convert Him to Islam

  The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Wednesday thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for not converting him to Islam, saying he was misunderstood and criticised for associating with the president. Amaechi stated this on Wednesday at the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council. The former Rivers State Governor …

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Atiku’s nationality: Falana mocks APC

Legal luminary, Femi Falana, lawyer, has mocked the position of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the nationality of Atiku Abubakar, Nigeria’s former vice president. He spoke at the weekend during a press freedom conference organized by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ). Atiku and the Peoples Democratic …

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El-Rufai reveals how to end godfatherism in Lagos politics

The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has revealed to Lagosians how to unseat godfathers in politics of the State.The governor spoke yesterday in Lagos at an event organised by the Bridge Club tagged, “An evening with His Excellency, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State.”He noted that the …

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9th Anniversary: Nigerians Remember Late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua

Nigerians have taken to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to praise Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, a former president, who died in office 2010, nine years ago today.recalls that Yar’Adua was the second civilian president under Nigeria’s current constitution after winning the 2007 Presidential election.Yar’Adua, who led Nigeria for 3 years, died aged …

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Again, EFCC Moves Against Bukola Saraki

A few days after the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC) announced the appointment of the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, as its “Ambassador-at-Large”, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has initiated a fresh investigation, which seeks to probe all salaries, allowances, estacodes, and payments he received as governor from …

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Amb. Dr. Jonathan Daniel Confirmed as one of the Speakers at the *AFRICAN CANADIAN BUSINESS FORUM*

Scheduled to hold at The Nigerian Canadian Association Community Hall. 3132 26 St NE, Calgary, Alberta Canada. October 10 – 17, 2019 View details https://www.africancanadianbizforum.com/speakers.html Executive Members of Arise O Nigeria are hereby invited for this international Conference in Canada tagged *”AFRICA MEETS THE WEST TRADE AND INVESTMENT CONFERENCE’* Organized …

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Boko Haram: Army Reveals Those Working Against Nigeria

The Nigerian Army on Saturday alleged that some unpatriotic individuals, groups and foreign interests were working against the security situation in the country in particular and West African Sub-region in general. It said they were making concerted efforts to further induce ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists and bandits with funds and other …

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BREAKING: Senate Passes 2019 Budget

The Senate Tuesday approved the sum of N8.916 trillion as the budget for the 2019 fiscal year.The amount passed by the apex legislative chamber is, however, N86 billion higher than the N8.83 trillion initially submitted to the National Assembly in December 2018 for approval by President Muhammadu Buhari.Details later…

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