Sunday, April 18, 2021


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Pantami: I preach Islam, not my personal opinions

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has said that none of his Islamic preachings were anchored on his personal opinions but a verdict from the teachings of Islam.

WTO ranks Nigeria as Africa’s number 1 importer of commercial services

The World Trade Organisation, WTO, on Friday ranked Nigeria as the number one importer of commercial services in Africa for the year 2020.

BREAKING: Buhari returns from London

After over two weeks of stay in London, United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Thursday evening.

FEC observes 1-minute silence in honour of ex-Minister Mahmud Tukur

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has observed a minute silence in honour of former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mahmud Tukur.

Pantami not on FBI’s watchlist – Investigation

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali-Pantami, is not on the U.S Federal Bureau of Investigation’s watchlist, findings by PRNigeria revealed.

Buhari mourns Prince Philip, extends Nigeria’s condolences to Queen

President Muhammadu Buhari extends his condolences to Her Majesty the Queen over the death of her husband Prince Philip who passed on peacefully at...

BREAKING: IGP appoints AIG Inuwa as Force Secretary, retains Mba, Owohunwa as PRO, PSO

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali-Baba, has appointed AIG Hafiz Inuwa, as the Force Secretary and a member of the Force Management Team.

I am taking a short rest in London – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is taking a short rest in London, United Kingdom.

IMF extends debt relief for 28 low-income countries

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has approved the third tranche of grants for debt service relief for 28 member countries under the Catastrophe Containment and Relief Trust, CCRT.

Anti-Buhari protest in London, attempt to diminish Nigeria’s image – Kawu-Sumaila

Former Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Assembly matters, Abdulrahman Kawu-Sumaila has described the recent attack on the personality of the president in London, United Kingdom as unfortunate and barbaric.

Buhari departs Abuja for medical check-up in London

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for London, United Kingdom, for a routine medical check-up.

COVID-19: Biden urges Americans to maintain precautions amid signs of new surge

U.S. President Joe Biden implored Americans to maintain precautions and expanded federal efforts to vaccinate the country as signs of a potential new surge in Coronavirus, COVID-19, cases spawned fears of deadly fourth wave of infections.

BREAKING: Buhari leaves for London for medical check-up

President Muhammadu Buhari proceeds to London, the United Kingdom, Tuesday March 30, 2021, for a routine medical check-up. This is contained in a statement Monday...

North Korea accuses UN of ‘double standards’ over missile launches

North Korea said on Monday that the UN Security Council’s position, UNSC, on missile launches by Pyongyang amounted to double standards that violated the country’s sovereignty and right to self-defence.

US President Biden invites Buhari, 39 other leaders to climate summit

The United States President Joe Biden has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to a Leaders Summit on Climate holding between April 22 and 23. Mr Biden...

Yusuf Buhari set to marry Kano princess

Yusuf Buhari, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari, is planning to marry the daughter of Emir of Bichi in Kano State, Nasir Bayero. Zahra Bayero...

COVID-19: People feeling lonely in UK doubles – Report

The number of people in the United Kingdom, UK, experiencing loneliness during the Coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, has more than doubled since March 2020 in spite of an overall reduction in anxiety levels, a new study has revealed.

NDLEA seizes 200kg of hard drugs at Lagos, Abuja, Kano airports

NDLEA simultaneously seized 200 kilograms of illicit substances at the Lagos, Kano and Abuja airports last week. Its director, Media and Advocacy, Femi Babafemi, made...

Nigeria, UK sign agreement to repatriate £4.2 million Ibori loot

The federal government has signed an agreement with the British Government for the return of £4.2 million stolen by former governor of Delta State,...

Prince Philip’s heart surgery successful – Buckingham Palace

The United Kingdom’s Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has successfully undergone heart surgery and is due to remain in the hospital for several more days for medical surveillance, the Buckingham Palace said on Thursday.

Fake Chevron staff docked for N4.5m contract scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office on Wednesday March 3, 2021 arraigned a fake Chevron Nigeria staff, Uguru Ozoemena Justus, before Justice...

Buckingham Palace to investigate bullying allegations against Meghan

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are reclaiming their narrative after the United Kingdom’s Times newspaper published a buzzy report about a bullying complaint allegedly filed from inside Kensington Palace, reports on Thursday said.

COVID-19 vaccines will arrive Nigeria in 10 days’ time – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigeria might get COVID-19 vaccines in the next 10 days.

Nigerian Army appoints new spokesperson

The Nigerian Army has appointed Mohammed Yerima, a brigadier-general, as its new spokesperson, replacing Sagir Musa who is also a brigadier-general.

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