Democracy Day: Police shoot teargas at protesters in Abuja, Lagos

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The police on Saturday shot teargas to disperse protesters in the Gudu area of Abuja and Ojota area of Lagos as the country marked Democracy Day on June 12. The protesters had earlier blocked the Gudu Junction to protest the...

Gov. Ganduje warns thugs against wielding weapons at gatherings

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The Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has warned political thugs against wielding dangerous weapons during events and gatherings across the state. Governor Ganduje gave the warning in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, on Saturday in...

June 12: APC chairman urges support for government

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Chief Mercillinus Nlemigbo, APC Caretaker Committee Chairman, Imo, says a collective and unconditional support for government at all levels is imperative for stronger democratic process in the country. Nlemigbo made the call at the occasion of Nigeria’s Democracy Day Celebration...

Army to conduct shooting exercises in Rivers

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The Nigerian Army 6th Division has announced that it would commence its annual range classification exercise from Sunday, June 13, to Sunday, June 27. Lt.-Col. Charles Ekeocha, the division’s spokesman said in a statement in Port Harcourt, on Friday, that...

Zamfara Gov. suspends Emir of Zurmi over banditry allegations

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The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has approved the suspension of the Emir of Zurmi, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, over his alleged involvement in banditry. The suspension came on the heels of Thursday’s attack on Kadawa village in the emirate in...

FULL TEXT: President Buhari addresses Nigerians on Democracy Day, June 12, 2021

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Fellow Nigerians, I join you all today to commemorate and celebrate our Democracy Day. It is a celebration of freedom and a victory for one people, one country and one Nigeria. As with all democracies we will always be going through...

FULL TEXT: Borno’s journey in two years By Prof. Babagana Zulum

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Fellow citizens, It has been two years since we took the oath of office, following the overwhelming mandate you, the good people of Borno State, entrusted in us during the 2019 democratic transition. In these two years, we have together, witnessed...

South Africa expels Malawi diplomats over alcohol scandal

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Malawi said Friday that several of its diplomats had been expelled from South Africa, which said they had been found guilty of peddling duty-free alcohol. Malawi’s foreign affairs ministry in Lilongwe said South Africa had given the diplomats and their...

Sultan declares June 12 first of Dhul Qadah 1442AH –advisory council

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has declared Saturday, June 12, as the first day of Dhul Qadah 1442AH. Abubakar made the declaration in a statement issued on...

Ecobank launches US$350 million 10NC5 year Tier 2 Sustainability Notes

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By Tom Chiahemen - Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé - based parent company of the Ecobank Group, has successfully raised US$350 million Tier 2 Sustainability Notes, which represents the first ever Tier 2 Sustainability Notes by a financial institution...