Friday, May 14, 2021


President Olusegun Obasanjo

 2023: We stand on Yoruba Muslim Presidential candidate, MURIC tells Obasanjo

The Muslims Rights Concern, MURIC, has opposed the rumored drafting of the current president of the African Development Bank, ADB, Akinwunmi Adesina, for the 2023 presidential race by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo.

Group calls for EFCC Act review, says the anti-graft agency only serving political interests

Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL, a non-governmental organisation, on Thursday called for a review of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Act to enable it to serve Nigerians better.

NHIS marks 20th anniversary, unveils new Executive Secretary

As the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, observes its 20th anniversary, the scheme on Friday in Abuja unveiled the profile of the newly appointed Executive Secretary, Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo.

NASS leadership: Crisis of endorsement by stakeholders

Who leads the 9th National Assembly is already a contentious issue. Although the National Assembly is self-regulatory, the controversy was sparked off by the endorsement of personalities for the positions of the Senate President and Speaker House of Representatives by the leadership of All Progressives Congress, APC.

MKO Abiola’s son reopens old wound, says ‘Obasanjo reaps on my father’s blood’

Jamiu Abiola, a son to late Chief MKO Abiola, has slammed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for “benefitting on his father’s blood” but neglecting to recognise his contribution to Nigeria’ democracy.

Expert backs Atiku on privatisation of NNPC

Momoh Aliyu, a financial expert and Managing Director of Cyber1 Systems Network International, has backed decision by PDP’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar to privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.

Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate

A former vice president and the presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has been formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The News Agency...

House pays tribute to late Tony Anenih, observes one minute silence 

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, described late Chief Tony Anenih as “a true democrat”. The tribute followed a letter by Rep Segius Oguns (Edo-PDP)...

Nigerians react to unveiling of new national carrier 

Mixed reactions on Wednesday trailed the unveiling of the name and logo of the proposed new national carrier by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika.

Obasanjo calls for stronger Africa, China tie to curtail poverty

Mr Obasanjo made this known at a forum organised by the Embassy of China, titled: “A new era for China-Africa cooperation, partnership for peace, security and development” in Abuja.

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