Nigeria News

September 2023

Supreme Court Fire: Police Begins Investigation

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has said officials are investigating the cause of the fire incident at the Supreme Court in the early hours of Monday morning.

Obaseki Locks Out His Deputy From Government House (Photos)

The breakdown of relations between Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, took a new turn this morning with the governor’s decision to bar his estranged deputy from the Government House.

Why I Ordered Oyo Monarchs To stand – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has given insight into why he ordered traditional rulers in Oyo State to stand and then sit.

Tinubu Arrives New York For UN General Assembly

President Bola Tinubu has arrived at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York to attend the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

Governor Adeleke’s Averted Plane Crash: NCAA, NSIB To Commence Investigation

Following allegations that there was sabotage in the aircraft conveying Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State and some of his aides, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, and Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau, NSIB, yesterday, said they were not aware of the incident but noted that investigation into the matter has commenced.

President Tinubu To Depart For New York on Sunday For UNGA78

President Bola Tinubu will on Sunday depart Abuja for New York, USA, to attend the 78th United Nations General Assembly with a focus on strengthening Nigeria’s economic ties and attracting Foreign Direct Investments to the country.

I Am Not A President That Will Give Excuses – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday said he is not the type of president that will give excuses for failure, assuring that he will deliver the dividends of democracy to the people.

Tinubu Secures Landmark Deal With UAE, Visa Ban Lifted

President Bola Tinubu and the President of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday in Abu Dhabi, finalized a historic agreement which has resulted in the immediate cessation of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travelers.

Tribunal Declares Simon Lalong Winner of Senatorial Election

The National/State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Jos, the Plateau State capital, has declared Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected Senator to represent Plateau South senatorial district of the State in the February 25 elections.

Presidential Election Tribunal: PDP Rejects Judgement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which nullified the petitions of its candidate Atiku Abubakar against the election of President Bola Tinubu.

Tinubu Breaks Silence As He Defeats Obi, Atiku At Election Tribunal

President Bola Tinubu has assured Nigerians of his renewed and energized focus on delivering his vision of a unified, peaceful and prosperous nation.

Presidential Election Tribunal Judgement: Anti-Bomb Experts Take Over Courtroom

Ahead of today’s judgment on disputes on the 2023 presidential election, anti-bomb experts from the Department of the State Services, DSS, have taken over the courtroom where the verdict is expected to be delivered.

Emergency Management Officials, Traders Arrested For Reselling Palliatives in Nasarawa

Operatives of the State Security Services (SSS) have arrested officials of Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency (NASEMA) and their accomplices in some markets in the state over their attempted diversion and reselling of palliatives meant for the vulnerable.

Kaduna Secretariat Locked Over NLC Warning Strike

The Kaduna state secretariat is currently under lock and key in compliance with the two-day warning strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress.

Anti-Party Activities: NNPP EXPELS Kwankwaso

A faction of the New Nigeria Peoples Party under the leadership of Major Agbo has expelled the presidential candidate of the party, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, over his alleged anti-party activities and misappropriation of party campaign funds.

Judiciary Should Not Determine Election Winners – Bode George

Former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, has raised concerns over the role of the judiciary in determining election winners in Nigeria.

Presidential Election Tribunal: Judgement To Be Delivered on Wednesday

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja has fixed Wednesday, September 6, 2023, to deliver judgment on petitions challenging the electoral victory of President Bola Tinubu in the February 25 presidential election.

Aisha Buhari Condemns Nigeria’s Healthcare System

In less than three months after her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, left power, former First Lady Aisha Buhari has amplified a video of a woman berating Nigerian hospitals and doctors for “ruining lives.”

FG To Establish Solid Minerals Corporation

The Federal Government has set out to establish a solid minerals corporation to effectively harness the nation’s mineral resources.

Tinubu Leaves For G20 Summit in India

President Bola Tinubu will depart Abuja today to attend the G-20 Leaders’ Summit in New Delhi, India, on the special invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

State NLC Joins Strike

Following the declaration of a two-day warning strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress, some state chapters of the organized labor union have expressed their readiness to join the industrial action.

PDP Wins ALL 18 LGAs in Edo Council Election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won in all 18 Local Government Areas in the Edo State local government election held on Saturday, according to results released by the state independent electoral commission.

Cameroon Dam Opening: Benue Govt Tell Residents In Affected Areas To Relocate

Benue State Commissioner for Water Resources, Environment and Climate, Odoh Ugwu, has charged people living at the bank of River Benue to move to safer area because of the plans by Cameroon to open Lagdo dam.

FG Recalls ​UK High Commissioner Sarafa Isola

The Federal Government has recalled Sarafa Isola, Nigeria’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom (UK).

Petrol Consumption Falls By 30% – NNPCL

The nation’s fuel consumption has declined by 30 per cent following the removal of petrol subsidy by President Bola Tinubu.

Keyamo Orders Demolition of Hangers At Lagos Airport

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo has given October 1st deadline for relocation from the old terminal at the International Airport to the New Terminal.
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