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November, 2019

  • 21 November

    Criminals Have Hijacked Nigeria, Says 2Baba

    Veteran Nigerian singer, Innocent Idibia, better known as 2Baba, on Thursday said criminals have hijacked Nigeria and they are also ready to wreck the country. The singer made this known in a post on Twitter. According to him, some set of people have dedicated their time and energy to make …

  • 18 November

    We Can’t Give Financial Aid To Nigeria Forever, Says Danish Ambassador

    Jesper Kamp, Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, has said his country cannot give financial aid to Nigeria forever. Kamp said his home country has resolved to rather create employment opportunities for Nigerian youths. He disclosed this at the launch of a partnership between FOSS Analytical Business and Prime Atlantic Global Instruments …

  • 18 November

    Inflation Rises To 11.61 Percent In October

    The consumer price index, which measures inflation, rose to 11.61% in October, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. This is an increase of 0.36 percentage points compared to 11.24% recorded in September. This was the exact inflation rate recorded in May 2018 when the country …

  • 16 November

    Photos: Buhari Returns To Nigeria From United Kingdom

    President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday night, returned to the country, after a private visit to the United Kingdom. Buhari arrived Abuja on the presidential national carrier, and was welcomed by some top government officials and a cultural troupe. However, he returned earlier than schedule. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser, Media and …

  • 16 November

    U-23 AFCON: Nigeria Crash Out After Draw Against South Africa

    Holders Nigeria have crashed out of this year’s CAF U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, after they played 0-0 against South Africa in their final Group B game on Friday. The Nigerian U-23 Eagles needed the three points to guarantee qualification into the semi-final but could only settle for …

  • 15 November

    Electoral Process Has Failed In Nigeria, Says Jega

    Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega says electoral process has failed in Nigeria. Jega stated this on Thursday at the University of Ibadan, UI, while delivering 2019 Convocation Lecture titled, “Towards Credible Electoral Process and Sustainable Political Systems in Nigeria: What role for Universities”. …

  • 14 November

    I Was Swindled Severally In Attempt To Flee Nigeria, Says BBNaija’s Frodd

    Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Chiemeka Okoye, better known as Frodd, has recounted how he was swindled several times in an attempt to travel out of the country. Taking to his Instagram page, Frodd said he was swindled on many occasions in an attempt to jet out of Nigeria to …

  • 14 November

    Nigeria Expecting $400m Abacha Loot From US, Says ICPC Boss

    Bolaji Owasanoye, chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said Nigeria is expecting the return of $400 million hidden in the United States by former Head of State, the late General Sani Abacha. Owasanoye said Nigeria also expects compensation after the ongoing Malabu case is …

  • 12 November

    162,000 Nigerian Children Die Of Pneumonia In 2018 – UNICEF

    The United Nations Children’s Fund has said about 162,000 Nigerian children died of Pneumonia in 2018. UNICEF also listed Nigeria as the largest contributor to global pneumonia deaths, saying it kills more children globally than any other infection. UNICEF said,“Pneumonia claimed the lives of more than 800,000 children under the age …

  • 11 November

    2020 Budget: Works Ministry’s Allocation Can Only Fix 500 Roads Out Of 3,800 – Buhari

    Abdulfatai Buhari, chairman, senate committee on land transport, has disclosed that 2020 budgetary allocation to Ministry of Works and Housing can only cover 500 roads out of  3,800 earmarked for repairs. Buhari, representing Oyo North senatorial district, said Babatunde Fashola, the works minister, presented the list of 3,800 roads to …

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