Nigeria

[This Day] The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has declared that the federal government had not breached any law in the 2022 budget proposals by exceeding the three per cent threshold prescribed as deficit by the Fiscal Responsibility Act (FRA 2007).
Posted: October 23, 2021, 1:03 pm
[This Day] About 20 persons have been burnt to death in a fire explosion that occurred at a forest in Rumuekpe community in Emohua Local Government Area of Rivers State following an illegal artisanal oil refining (Kpofire).
Posted: October 23, 2021, 1:03 pm
[Premium Times] Several Nigerians believed Mr Saro-wiwa and others were framed up for the murder because of their very impactful non-violent campaign against oil-extraction and the continuous degradation of the Ogoni land by the government-backed multi-national oil companies.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:58 pm
[This Day] After working with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for roughly three decades, the Group Managing Director of the national oil company, Mallam Mele Kyari, has disclosed that aside from President Muhammadu Buhari, other Nigerian political leaders in the past interfered in the corporation's operations.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:57 pm
[This Day] Lead counsel to Yoruba Nation activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho), Chief Yomi Aliyu, (SAN), yesterday said his client was a campaigner for self-determination and not terrorist as claimed by Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:57 pm
[This Day] Former governor of Anambra State, Dr. Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has said President Muhammadu Buhari was responsible for the political tension that had set up demands by self-determination groups led by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to agitate for the secession of the South-east geo-political zone from the rest of the country.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:56 pm
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's Ambassador to Benin Republic, Gen. Tukur Buratai (Rtd), has said military option alone cannot resolve Nigeria's security challenges.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:55 pm
[Premium Times] Witnesses said the heavily-armed gunmen engaged the prison guard in a fierce gun battle
Posted: October 23, 2021, 12:31 pm
[Premium Times] Erratic internet connection is routine in Nigeria, with the country trailing in terms of broadband penetration and speed averages.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 8:02 am
[Vanguard] The political understanding to compensate the South West region of the country, following the annulment of the 1993 presidential elections won by late Bashorun M K O Abiola and his subsequent death in detention while insisting on actualizing his mandate gave birth to the idea of rotational presidency between the north and the south of the country.
Posted: October 23, 2021, 7:03 am

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