Armed Forces Day: Buhari regime orders closure of Abuja roads

“Pleased to inform…the general public of the closure of access roads to the Arcade, Federal Secretariat Complex and environs on Friday by 2:00 p.m prompt President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime has ordered the closure of roads accessing Arcade, Phase I, II and III of the Federal Secretariat complexes and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja. […]

Nigerians should focus on Tinubu’s capacity, not question his source of wealth: Jibrin

The Gazette had published a series of damning reports on Mr Tinubu’s corrupt enrichment through the questionable Lagos tax infrastructure and Alpha Beta. The director-general of the Bola Tinubu Support Group Management Council, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has urged Nigerians to focus on APC national leader Bola Tinubu’s ability to lead the country instead of questioning the […]

World Bank Predicts 2.5% Growth For Nigeria In 2022

As the global economy is predicted to decelerate by up to 4.3 per cent in 2022, Nigeria and other countries facing debt sustainability challenges may face reduced access to external funding, forcing abrupt fiscal adjustment, the World Bank has warned. With a budget deficit of over N6 trillion and mounting pressures on debt sustainability, Nigeria […]

7 Months After, Federal Govt Lifts Ban On Twitter Operations

The federal government has lifted the suspension slammed on US micro-blogging organisation, Twitter, in Nigeria following a directive from President Muhammadu Buhari to end the ban effective from today. Director-general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, who also chaired the Technical Committee, Nigeria-Twitter Engagement, made the announcement yesterday in a […]

Amina Mohammed Reappointed Deputy UN Secretary General

International attention turned Nigeria yesterday as the United Nations (UN) reappointed Amina Mohammed as its deputy secretary-general. In a swift reaction to the development, President Muhammadu Buhari felicitated with her and assured the former minister of environment of the prayers and support of Nigerians, especially the Federal Executive Council (FEC), where she served before her […]

EFCC re-arrests Instagram celebrity, Mompha, over N32.9 billion money laundering allegation

The EFCC says Mompha laundered funds “obtained through unlawful activities” and retained crime proceeds. Operatives of the Lagos Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have re-arrested suspected internet fraudster, Ismailia Mustapha, for laundering funds obtained through unlawful activities and retention of alleged proceeds of crime. Mompha was arrested on Monday, January 10, […]

UAE inaugurates visa application centre in Lagos

The United Arab Emirates has inaugurated a visa application and document attestation centre at the office of the UAE Consulate General in Lagos. This was contained in a statement sent to us by the office of the UAE Consulate, stating that the event took place on Tuesday. The inauguration was led by the Consul General […]

Nigeria v Egypt – Match Facts:

Nigeria’s Super Eagles and Egypt’s Pharaohs kick off their TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, Cameroon 2021 campaign with a top gun encounter this Tuesday by 5pm Nigerian time. The following are the match facts from Opta: ● This will be the ninth encounter between Nigeria and Egypt at the Africa Cup of Nations – only […]

Unvaccinated workers won’t be allowed into office from January 17: FCTA

“The team will prevent violators from gaining access to offices of the FCTA from January 17, 2022.” The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will stop unvaccinated workers from entering their offices from January 17. The Senior Special Assistant to FCT Minister on Media and Strategic Communication, Abubakar Sani, announced this in a statement on Tuesday […]