Here’s how Trump’s transition blockade finally ended

wo weeks after Joe Biden was projected to win the presidential election, General Services Administrator Emily Murphy was finally prepared to stop stalling the transition.It was Friday, November 20. President Donald Trump’s lawsuits challenging the election result were going nowhere, Georgia was certifying its hand recount for Biden, and both Michigan and Pennsylvania were preparing to certify their elections early the next week.So GSA officials gave the White House a heads … Continue reading Here’s how Trump’s transition blockade finally ended

Federal govt to distribute over 1million prepaid meters free for stable power supply

The federal government has imported over 1million prepaid meters to distribute free of charge to Nigerians, as part of its efforts to ensure a stable power supply. Minister for Power, Alhaji Sale Mamman announced this at the commissioning of 132/33 KVA transmission sub-station at Gagarawa local government area of Jigawa State, said the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to improving power in … Continue reading Federal govt to distribute over 1million prepaid meters free for stable power supply

National Gas Expansion Programme: President Buhari to launch autogas scheme Dec 1

Driven by its desire to reduce high reliance on petrol and achieve a cleaner environment, the Federal Government gas concluded plans to launch Nigeria’s autogas scheme in Abuja on December 1, 2020 In his presentation – Natural Gas: The  Catalyst for Nigeria’s Economic Renaissance – at the stakeholders’ engagement over the weekend in Lagos obtained by Vanguard, Chairman, National Gas Expansion Programme, NGEP, Dr. Mohammed … Continue reading National Gas Expansion Programme: President Buhari to launch autogas scheme Dec 1

Buhari describes as insane Boko Haram killing of farmers in Born

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane. The president made the condemnation in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Sunday. President Buhari said the government had given all the needed support to the … Continue reading Buhari describes as insane Boko Haram killing of farmers in Born

Explosion rocks Wike’s father’s church in Rivers

An explosion has rocked a church said to be owned by the father of Rivers State governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt. It was gathered that over five youths had invaded the church identified as Christain Universal Church International on 25 Azikiwe Street Mile, 3 Diobu, Port Harcourt and detonated the explosive suspected to be Dynamite, on Saturday night. A source who spoke in … Continue reading Explosion rocks Wike’s father’s church in Rivers

Zabarmari: Zulum leads horrified kinsmen to bury 43 farmers killed by Boko Haram

… Death toll still uncertain Governor of Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum was at Zabarmari early morning on Sunday, to lead kinsmen and other residents, still in shock, for the funeral of 43 farmers slaughtered by the Boko Haram insurgents. Though the victims lived in Zabarmari is a farming community in Jere local government area, famous for rice cultivation and local processing, they were … Continue reading Zabarmari: Zulum leads horrified kinsmen to bury 43 farmers killed by Boko Haram

Tyson -Jones fight ends in draw: fight results and highlights

Mike Tyson did not score a knockout against Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday night, but he looked formidable in his return to the boxing ring at the age of 54. Tyson looked aggressive from the outset and stalked Jones, 51, through most of their eight-round exhibition fight at Staples Center. But Jones remained on his feet when the final bell rang — and three former … Continue reading Tyson -Jones fight ends in draw: fight results and highlights

Zoning: Pressure mounts on Secondus as more PDP govs threaten defection

The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has come under increasing pressure to declare its position on which of the zones will produce the party’s presidential flag bearer in the 2023 election. The situation is not helped by threats by more governors elected on the platform of the party to switch camps if the party leadership fails to show more commitment to … Continue reading Zoning: Pressure mounts on Secondus as more PDP govs threaten defection

#EndSARS: Court adjourns suit on attacks on media freedom, as SERAP seeks probe of false posting

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed “to probe false posting on the Ministry’s official Twitter handle of court proceedings in a lawsuit against him and the National Broadcasting Commission [NBC], asking the court to declare arbitrary, illegal, and unconstitutional the N9m fines imposed on Channels TV, AIT and Arise TV over their coverage of … Continue reading #EndSARS: Court adjourns suit on attacks on media freedom, as SERAP seeks probe of false posting

FG demands apology from UK over claim that Gowon looted central bank

The federal government has demanded an apology from the British government over the “unsubstantiated” claim by a member of its parliament that Yakubu Gowon, Nigeria’s former head of state, looted public treasury. Ferdinand Nwonye, spokesman of the ministry of foreign affairs, in a statement on Friday, said Nigeria has also demanded that the statement be retracted. Tom Tugendhat, chairman of the UK parliament foreign affairs … Continue reading FG demands apology from UK over claim that Gowon looted central bank