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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
OMAN: Sultan Qaboos, a remarkable legacy of wisdom

OMAN: Sultan Qaboos, a remarkable legacy of wisdom

  Sultan Qaboos left this world on Friday, January 10, 2020. The peaceful Sultanate of Oman, located South of the Arabian Peninsula, stretching between deserts and the Arabian (or Oman) …

Par Khal Torabully, le 24 janvier 2020
GHANA - Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voter’s Register bears teeth at EC … for announcing registration date

GHANA - Inter-party Resistance Against the New Voter’s Register bears teeth at EC … for announcing registration date

The various political parties kicking against the compilation of the new voters’ register are unhappy with the Electoral Commission for announcing a specific date for the commencement of the exercise.

Par Today Newspaper, le 24 janvier 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
NEWS ALERT:  Benin authorities arrest journalist Ignace Sossou, question him about Facebook posts

NEWS ALERT: Benin authorities arrest journalist Ignace Sossou, question him about Facebook posts

    Vancouver, Canada, December 23, 2019 — Authorities in Benin should immediately release and halt efforts to intimidate journalist Ignace Sossou and drop any charges against him, the Committee …

Par CPJ, le 24 décembre 2019
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
GHANA: Minister Backs Postponement  *Of referendum

GHANA: Minister Backs Postponement *Of referendum

Minister of State at the Office of the President Dr. Kweku Afriyie has thrown his weight behind calls for the upcoming referendum to be postponed.

Par Today Newspaper, le 19 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
RIGHT OF REPLY: Niger and Nigeria: Two Countries, One People, By Zakaria Abdourahaman

RIGHT OF REPLY: Niger and Nigeria: Two Countries, One People, By Zakaria Abdourahaman

With regard to the allegations mentioned in the article, it is safe to say that the writer lacks knowledge and information on what he has narrated. Going through all the …

Par Premium Times, le 3 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
LA Press Freedom Week to celebrate the power of journalism

LA Press Freedom Week to celebrate the power of journalism

    New York, September 05, 2019—The Committee to Protect Journalists will participate in LA Press Freedom Week, a multi-day celebration of press freedom and the importance of the First …

Par CPJ, 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
GHANA: TEWU Chair, Fin Officer Dragged to court

GHANA: TEWU Chair, Fin Officer Dragged to court

The National Chairman of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), Mr Peter K. Lumor, together with the Chief Finance Officer, Mr James Azortibar, have been sued over allegations of …

Par Today Newspaper, le 26 août 2019