Archives de l’auteur : The Lagos Times

NIGERIA: Why we cannot expose Boko Haram sponsors – Nigerian Army

NIGERIA: Why we cannot expose Boko Haram sponsors – Nigerian Army

    The Nigerian Army has said it is not their duty to expose those sponsoring Boko Haram in the country. Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, John Enenche, stated this at a …

Par The Lagos Times, le 3 juillet 2020
NIGERIA - APC crisis: Oshiomhole blasts Giadom over National Chairman claim

NIGERIA - APC crisis: Oshiomhole blasts Giadom over National Chairman claim

  Adams Oshiomhole, embattled National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said the party’s Deputy National Secretary, Victor Giadom, can’t replace him. Oshiomhole said going by the rules …

Par The Lagos Times, le 19 juin 2020
NIGERIA: We didn’t say our campaign promises would be fully achieved in 5yrs – Garba Shehu

NIGERIA: We didn’t say our campaign promises would be fully achieved in 5yrs – Garba Shehu

    The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in his response to questions via e-mail, punctures the assertion that all promises …

Par The Lagos Times, le 1 juin 2020
NIGERIA: FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians

NIGERIA: FG, DisCos declare 2-month free electricity for Nigerians

    Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say they have aligned with the Federal Government to provide a two-month rebate of free electricity to customers nationwide. The DisCos’ spokesman, Sunday Oduntan, …

Par The Lagos Times, le 9 avril 2020
NIGERIA: Osinbajo reveals FG next move to tackle insecurity

NIGERIA: Osinbajo reveals FG next move to tackle insecurity

    Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, disclosed that there is an ongoing plan to recruit more troops and officers to beef up the personnel of security agencies. Laolu …

Par The Lagos Times, le 6 février 2020
Oxford dictionary adds okada, danfo, Mama Put, 26 other Nigerian words, expressions [Full list]

Oxford dictionary adds okada, danfo, Mama Put, 26 other Nigerian words, expressions [Full list]

    Oxford English Dictionary said it has added 29 Nigerian words and expressions in the January updates to the dictionary. “The majority of these new additions are either borrowings …

Par The Lagos Times, le 22 janvier 2020
NIGERIA: I joined politics because I’m not corrupt – Buhari

NIGERIA: I joined politics because I’m not corrupt – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he decided to become to join partisan politics after release from prison. Speaking when he received the youths leaders of the All Progressives Congress, …

Par The Lagos Times, le 10 janvier 2020
NIGERIA: President Buhari in Malabo for gas summit

NIGERIA: President Buhari in Malabo for gas summit

    President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Malabo Equatorial Guinea  for the  5th  gas summit  of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF). Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President …

Par The Lagos Times, le 30 novembre 2019
NIGERIA: No third-term agenda — Buhari

NIGERIA: No third-term agenda — Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he will adhere to the provisions of the constitution by not attempting another term in office. Buhari said this on Friday at the All Progressives …

Par The Lagos Times, le 24 novembre 2019
NIGERIA: Buhari congratulates Lyon as APC cruised to victory in Bayelsa

NIGERIA: Buhari congratulates Lyon as APC cruised to victory in Bayelsa

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa, David Lyon, on his victory. Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained …

Par The Lagos Times, le 19 novembre 2019
NIGERIA: Nigerian borders to remain closed until neighbouring countries meet conditions – Emefiele

NIGERIA: Nigerian borders to remain closed until neighbouring countries meet conditions – Emefiele

    “Before the borders are reopened, there must be concrete engagements with countries that are involved in using their ports and countries as landing ports for bringing in goods …

Par The Lagos Times, le 30 octobre 2019
NIGERIA: Buhari, Jonathan in closed door meeting

NIGERIA: Buhari, Jonathan in closed door meeting

    By Ismaila Chafe   President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with former President Goodluck Jonathan at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The former president arrived the State House …

Par The Lagos Times, le 13 octobre 2019
NIGERIA: Minimum wage: Buhari ready for honest, transparent negotiations – Osinbajo

NIGERIA: Minimum wage: Buhari ready for honest, transparent negotiations – Osinbajo

    By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinabjo says President Muhammadu Buhari‘s administration will honestly and transparently resolve labour’s request for salary increase to other level of workers yet …

Par The Lagos Times, le 6 octobre 2019
NIGERIA: Border closure leaves rice-loving Nigerians steaming

NIGERIA: Border closure leaves rice-loving Nigerians steaming

    The days of heaping 50-kilo sacks of rice across the saddle of their motorbike and slipping a few notes to a customs officer are now gone. With Nigeria …

Par The Lagos Times, le 20 septembre 2019
NIGERIA: Buhari orders immediate voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

NIGERIA: Buhari orders immediate voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

    President Muhammadu Buhari Monday ordered the immediate voluntary evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa after days of anti-foreigners attacks in the country, his media adviser Femi Adesina said. …

Par The Lagos Times, le 9 septembre 2019
NIGERIA: FG demands compensation over attacks in South Africa

NIGERIA: FG demands compensation over attacks in South Africa

    The Federal Government yesterday demanded compensation and accountability from South Africa over attacks on Nigerians. But it appealed to Nigerians not to retaliate by attacking South African companies …

Par The Lagos Times, le 6 septembre 2019
NIGERIA: TraderMoni, MarketMoni beneficiaries doing well – Osinbajo

NIGERIA: TraderMoni, MarketMoni beneficiaries doing well – Osinbajo

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says feedback from the field and testimonies indicate that the TraderMoni and MarketMoni beneficiaries  are doing very well and are paying back their loans. Osinbajo’s spokesman, …

Par The Lagos Times, le 28 août 2019
NIGERIA: Wadume’s arrest to bring answers to policemen killing in Taraba – IGP

NIGERIA: Wadume’s arrest to bring answers to policemen killing in Taraba – IGP

    The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has commended his men for the perseverance and painstaking efforts exhibited that led to the arrest of suspected notorious kidnap …

Par The Lagos Times, le 21 août 2019
NIGERIA - AfroBasket title: Buhari congratulates D’Tigress

NIGERIA - AfroBasket title: Buhari congratulates D’Tigress

    President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for an impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, that saw the Nigerian ladies …

Par The Lagos Times, le 20 août 2019
NIGERIA: Osinbajo laments unstable electricity in Nigeria, inaugurates power project in Ogun

NIGERIA: Osinbajo laments unstable electricity in Nigeria, inaugurates power project in Ogun

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday lamented that in spite of Federal Government’s efforts at improving power generation in the country, electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) have failed to deliver uninterrupted …

Par The Lagos Times, le 18 août 2019