Tuesday, February 16, 2021



My message to Nigerian media, by Kadaria Ahmed

It is with a heavy heart, worry about Nigeria and a sense of impending doom that I am sending this message to my colleagues...

Igboho and his teenage appetite for war, by Abdullahi Haruna Haruspice

Every society needs a Sunday Igboho who commands the respect of a war commander. A man with the stoic dexterity of a warrior, that can galvanize other brave minds to the battlefield. Not the war of attrition as being oiled by Sunday Igboho and others gyrating in teenage appetite.

My administration purchased 23 fighter jets since 2015 – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has purchased 23 new aircrafts for the Nigerian Air Force since its inception in 2015.

We’ll keep confronting insurgency, other criminality – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration remains unyielding in confronting the Boko Haram insurgency as well as other forms of criminality that have bedevilled the country.

Memo to Minister of Defense, by Abba Dukawa

Federal government boldly declared on National Television that the militants had been “technically defeated”. That “technical victory”, it is apparent, is fast becoming a Pyrrhic victory with the renewed wave of attacks by the insurgents on soft targets.  

Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend inaugural Democracy Day celebration

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as well as President of the Senate Ahmed Lawan and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila are some dignitaries attending the inaugural ceremony of the Democracy Day.

UN recounts Liberia’s opportunities, challenges as peacekeeping mission ends

The UN deputy chief noted the severe economic constricts in the country and high unemployment among its youth.

President George Weah slashes own salary by 25 percent

President George Weah of Liberia pledged to cut his salary by 25 percent in a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times...

Liberia’s Weah makes first cabinet appointments

New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a...

George Weah to be sworn in with Liberian hopes sky-high

Former international footballer George Weah will be sworn in as Liberia's new president on Monday, a landmark moment that marks the troubled country's first...

Liberia awaits result of watershed presidential election

Liberia on Thursday peacefully awaited the results of a landmark presidential poll pitting former football star George Weah against Vice President Joseph Boakai in...

Liberia Supreme Court begins hearing election appeal

Liberia's Supreme Court on Friday began hearings of an appeal filed by two political parties claiming fraud in the first round of the presidential...

Buhari hosts West African leaders over Gambia transition row

President Muhammadu Buhari is hosting West African leaders to a meeting aimed at avoiding violence and preserving democracy in The Gambia. President Buhari, and the...

Buhari, 3 other African leaders converge on Banjul to persuade Jammeh

​President Muhammadu Buhari and three other African leaders, Presidents Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, John Mahama of Ghana and Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone...

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