Tuesday, June 15, 2021



PHOTOS: Osinbajo test drives Nigeria-assembled electric car, says ‘its fantastic innovation’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has test-driven the first electric car assembled in Nigeria, Hyundai Kona EV.

10 years after, Buhari approves automatic employment for siblings of slain NYSC members

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service for one graduate from each of the immediate families of the 10 slain National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, members in 2011 in Bauchi State.

Nigeria may not celebrate another Democracy Day, says Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said another Democracy Day may not be celebrated in Nigeria if the system of government is not decentralised.

Buhari proved he’s in charge, says ex-President Jonathan’s former media aide, Abati

A former spokesman to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, has said that after his interaction with President Muhammadu Buhari during his interview with Arise TV recently, he concluded that the President is in charge of the country.

Buhari tasks NLNG on timely completion of Train 7

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged that the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, Train 7 be delivered on schedule so that the Train 8 project could begin.

EFCC recovered $20m crypto loot – Bawa

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has said that about $20m worth of cryptocurrency loot from internet fraudsters have been recovered by the commission.

Twitter writes Nigerian govt, seeks dialogue over suspension

The Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed that Twitter has formally written to seek for dialogue on issues leading to the indefinite suspension of its operations in the country.

JUST IN: Boko Haram frees UN staff, 9 others

The Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, has released a senior Protection Assistant with the United Nation High Commission for Refugees, UNHCR, Abubakar Garba-Idris, who was abducted on Maiduguri/Damaturu highway.

Zaria under bandits’ siege, Zazzau emir raises alarm

The Emir of Zazzau, Ahmad Nuhu-Bamali has raised the alarm over the increasing insecurity in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, saying that these communities are now under the siege of bandits.

‘MKO remains the most acceptable Nigerian democrat’

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has described the late Chief Moshood Abiola, widely believed to have won the June 12, 1993 presidential poll, as “the most acceptable democrat cherished by Nigerians”.

Major Al-Mustapha advises new COAS on how to end Boko Haram

Retired Maj. Hamza Al-Mustapha has advised Maj.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, the new Chief of Army Staff, COAS, on how to end the Boko Haram insurgency. Mr...

Nigeria’s Democracy hasn’t given birth to good governance – Saraki

Former President of the Senate Bukola Saraki has said that Nigeria’s democracy had not given birth to good governance even after practicing the system for 22 unbroken years in the country.

Boko Haram luring recruits with N5,000 or N10,000 – Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has said Boko Haram insurgents offer as low as N5,000 to N10,000 to recruit informants and weapon smugglers.

Police disperse June 12 protesters in Lagos

A detachment of policemen on Saturday dispersed June 12 protesters from the  Gani Fawehinmi Park, Ojota, Lagos State.

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia says foreign pilgrims will not participate in 2021 Hajj

Saudi Arabia has limited 2021 Hajj pilgrimage to 60,000 residents and nationals living in the Kingdom due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of...

Nigerian troops capture top ISWAP informant in Borno

The Nigerian troops have captured a notorious ISWAP Informant who leaked information on the movement of security personnel and commuters to the terrorists.

Democracy Day: Buhari to address Nigerians Saturday

As part of this year’s Democracy Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday address Nigerians in a television and radio broadcast.

JUST IN: Bandits kill 60 people in Zamfara

Bandits have killed about 60 people of Kadawa village in Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, DAILY NIGERIAN gathered.

Twitter, TikTok, other social media platforms must register to operate in Nigeria – FG    

The Federal Government says its directive that Over the Top (OTT) and social media platforms operating in the country must register and obtain license to operate is in conformity with global trend.

Lai Mohammed reveals details of Twitter’s plots against Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,  has justified the indefinite suspension of Twitter by giving insights into the several attempts by the microblogging and social networking site to destabilise the country.

Nigerian Army redeploys 11 Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment of 11 Generals and other senior officers, following the appointment of the new Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Farouk Yahaya.

Nigerians in America write Buhari, express concern over insecurity

Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Americas, NIDOA, USA Chapter, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari on some issues affecting the country and suggested the way forward.

JUST IN: Buhari appoints new NBC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Balarabe Shehu-Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC.

Insecurity: State governors must wake up to their responsibilities – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged State Governors to look inward towards finding solutions to security challenges particularly those occasioned by herders/farmers clashes in their states.

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