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Nigeria Government ‘to avoid lavish presidential inauguration’

Nigerian President Buhari’s inauguration for a second term would be a low-key affair in order to keep costs down, Minister of Information and Culture,...

Nigeria’s centuries-old Kano emirate is broken up

The government in northern Nigeria’s Kano state has approved a law to split the 200-year-old Kano emirate into five. The controversial move is seen by...

Apprentice withdraws N156,000 from boss’ account to play NaijaBet

  The police in Lagos have arrested an apprentice mechanic in the Mushin area of the state, Ibrahim Adebowale, for allegedly withdrawing a sum of...
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Buhari okays appointment of ex-Minister he once accused of corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of former Minister of Commerce Bello Maitama-Yusuf as member of the Board of Directors of the Nigerian...

Arrest me, I still won’t recognise Buhari’s victory – Adebanjo

The factional Leader of Afenifere, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has insisted that he would not recognise President Muhammadu Buhari as the...
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Buhari’s relative kidnapped in Nigeria

Police say gunmen have kidnapped a traditional ruler in Daura who is distantly related to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari. Musa Umar was seized on Wednesday...
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Buhari, UN Secretary-General to co-chair $50bn Fundraiser for Lake Chad

President Muhammadu Buhari has received with excitement information about the willingness of the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to co-chair a special session to...

Atiku: I was born by Nigerian parents from Sokoto, Jigawa

Abubakar Atiku, the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party has debunked notions that he was Cameroonian by birth and thus not qualified...

Nigerian Immigrant, Kelechi Madu, Wins Assembly Seat in Canada

Indeed, anything is possible if you aspire… When leaving the shores of Nigeria over two decades ago, one would doubt that the thoughts of becoming...

Nigeria’s Chief justice Walter Onnoghen guilty of declaring false assets

Nigeria’s Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen has been convicted of falsely declaring his assets. His suspension over the charges by President Muhammadu Buhari in January, weeks...

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Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Dismisses Suit Seeking To Stop Buhari’s Inauguration

  The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the suit filed by the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) and its Presidential Candidate, Mr Ambrose Aworu, seeking...

Muslims and Jews pray alongside each other at Africa’s oldest synagogue

Djerba, Tunisia – Afef Ben Yedder delicately placed an egg inscribed with wishes in a cavity in Africa’s oldest synagogue in southern Tunisia, hoping...

Nigerians are importing pizza from London – worried Minister discloses

As Nigeria is seeking ways to curb the unbridled importation of goods that is surpassing exportation and crippling the country’s economy, it has been...