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October, 2022

  • 1 October

    Endgame Ekweremadu By Prof. M.O Ene

    Senator Ike Ekweremadu is a serving senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and an unprecedented three-term deputy senate president. He is a former speaker of ECOWAS parliament, a lawyer, scholar, astute politician, author, and a father. Ekweremadu and his wife Nwanneka battled privately to save the life of their …

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  • 1 October

    I’ve resolved to bequeath sustainable democratic culture that will remain lasting – says Buhari (Read full speech here)

    INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA DELIVERED ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S 62ND INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION ON 1ST OCTOBER, 2022 Fellow Nigerians, I address you today, with a deep sense of gratitude to God and a high level of …

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  • 1 October

    National Honours: Buhari approves CON for Zulum 

    The President, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the conferment of CON (Commander of the Order of the Niger) as national honours on Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum. Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, announced this in a letter he conveyed to the governor. “I …

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  • 1 October

    Nigeria at 62: Chevron’s commitment to enabling local capacity

    Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has pledged to continue to help build businesses in the country “through the harnessing of its tremendous human resources and capacity; and support for Nigerian Content policy of the Federal Government.” The pledge is contained in a statement by the company to mark the 62nd independence …

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  • 1 October

    Buhari confers National Honour on Omo-Agege  

    For his immense contributions to lawmaking, oversight and representation, President Muhammadu Buhari has awarded the national honour of the Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR) on the Deputy President of the Senate and Delta APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege. According to the letter conveying the national …

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  • 1 October

    Court nullifies Oyetola’s nomination as APC Osun governorship candidate

    By Taiye Agbaje . Abuja, Sept. 30, 2022 A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, nullified the nomination of Governor Isiaka Oyetola of Osun as the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s candidate in the July 16 governorship election. Justice Emeka Nwite, in a judgment, nullified Oyetola and his deputy governorship candidate, Benedict Alabi, on …

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  • 1 October

    Burkina Faso soldiers announce overthrow of military government

      Ouagadougou, Oct. 1, 2022 Burkina Faso’s army captain, Ibrahim Traore, announced Friday night that the army had seized power and ousted military leader Paul Henri Damiba, who himself had taken power in a coup only eight months ago. Traore said in a statement that a group of officers who …

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  • 1 October

    Bawa hails elevation of EFCC prosecutors for SAN rank.

    Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has commended the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, LPPC,  for elevating two staff and prosecutors in the EFCC: Sylvanus Tahir and Rotimi Oyedepo to the coveted rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN. He gave the commendation on Friday, …

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  • 1 October

    How Africa’s Free Trade Area can succeed – Buhari; Lauds Afreximbank President, Prof. Oramah

    President Muhammadu Buhari says the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will succeed if African governments demonstrate a higher level of commitment to tackle the slow pace of physical integration, political cooperation and tariff barriers that inhibit business integration. Addressing the second African Sub-Sovereign Governments Network (AFSNET) Conference on Friday …

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  • 1 October

    Nick Imudia ends term at Konga, Prince Ekeh takes over as CEO

    Nick Imudia, Co-Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, is set to stand down from the role at the end of September 2022, after a successful term as agreed with the Board of Konga Group while Prince Ekeh, his Co–CEO who just completed his MBA from …

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  • 1 October

    Step down, Omo-Agege tells Atiku, Okowa  

    As the Presidential campaigns officially kick off, the Deputy Senate President and Delta All Progressives Congress (APC) Gubernatorial Candidate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, to step down. Senator Omo-Agege hinged …

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  • 1 October

    Nigeria at 62: Envoy in New York promises improved services to nationals

    By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, Sept. 30, 2022 Amb. Lot Egopija, the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, has pledged to further improve the consular services for nationals in the United States (U.S). Egopija gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York …

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  • 1 October

    Nigeria at 62: Timi Dakolo, Goya Menor to perform in New York

    By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, Sept. 30, 2022 Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo and Street Hop singer, Bright Goya popularly known as Goya Menor, among other artists, will perform at a carnival organised to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of Nigeria’s independence in New York, United States of America (USA). The carnival is …

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September, 2022

  • 30 September

    Committee approves confirmation of SAN tank on 62 legal practitioners

    By Ebere Agozie Abuja, Sept. 30, 2022 The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) under the chairmanship of Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) has approved the elevation of 62 legal practitioners to the Inner Bar. Hajo Bello, the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court and Secretary to LPPC …

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