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Nigeria will emerge stronger from current challenges: Abdusalami

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, says Nigeria will overcome its current challenges and emerge stronger in the community of nations. He stated this at the public launch of the book “The Making of Modern Nigeria: From the Pre-Colonial Era...

Kano residents regret 24-hour curfew

Residents, especially business owners, of Kano, Nigeria's northern commercial hub, are counting their losses after police imposed a 24-hour curfew following the ruling of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Wednesday. . After deducting more than 165,000 votes obtained by...

‘Please forgive me’, Edo Deputy Governor apologizes to Governor Obaseki

The embattled Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, has apologized to Governor Godwin Obaseki over a clash between them. Speaking to journalists on Thursday in Benin City, Shaibu appealed to Governor Obaseki to forgive his “mistakes” so they could continue...

UNGA 78: NNPCL subscribes to the United Nations Global Compact

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) announced on Thursday that it has registered as a participant in the United Nations Global Compact. The NNPCL said in a management statement on Thursday that with the signing it became the first...

Mohbad’s body exhumed for autopsy: Police

The body of the 27-year-old Afrobeats star, who recently died under unclear circumstances, has been exhumed for autopsy, police said. Ilerioluwa Aloba also known as mohbad He died on September 12 and was buried the next day, a move that...

Can national dialogue resolve Kenya’s recurring post-election instability?

A July 29 agreement between Kenyan President William Ruto and main opposition leader Raila Odinga ended months of street protests against tax and cost-of-living increases, many of which were responded with a heavy hand by the police. He deal lays...

Nigerian teachers demand payment of withheld salaries

He Congress of Academics of Nigerian Universities (CONUA) has called on the Nigerian government to pay the eight months' salary of its members withheld during the strike called by its counterpart, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), which...

CBN introduces digital portal for microfinance bank license applications

He Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced on Wednesday that it has introduced a digital platform for the submission of Microfinance Bank (MFB) license applications. The main bank made it known in a statement signed by Isa AbdulMumin, CBN Corporate...

Tinubu celebrates the first lady’s 63rd birthday

President Bola Tinubu has celebrated the 63rd birthday of his wife, Oluremi, describing her as a trusted partner in all his life projects. Tinubu said this in a personal message to the first lady on Thursday. Mrs Tinubu was born on...

CAN regrets incessant kidnapping in Taraba

He Nigerian Christian Association (CAN) The Taraba State Chapter has called on the State Governor, Agbu Kefas, to take urgent measures to address the incessant banditry and kidnapping across the state. Newslodge earlier reported that there has been a rise...
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Nigeria will emerge stronger from current challenges: Abdusalami

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, says Nigeria will overcome its current challenges and emerge stronger in the community...
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