Thursday, May 6, 2021

News Agency of Nigeria

May 6, 2021

#EndSARS: We gave N940 million to Lagos businesses: Sanwo-Olu

Lagos supported businesses with money ranging from N50,000 to N5 million to beneficiaries to rebuild their businesses with funding from the government.

A composite of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and #EndSARS protesters used to illustrate this story
May 6, 2021

Yorubas, Igbos will oppress, eliminate minority groups if Nigeria breaks up: Obasanjo

“If the Yoruba can stand as a country; if the Igbos and the Hausa/Fulani can stand as separate countries, where do we want the minority groups to be?”

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Ayo Adebanjo, and Professor George Obiozor
May 6, 2021

Niger governor reshuffles cabinet

Last December, the state’s House of Assembly had accused the ministry of works of gross misconduct for incurring expenditure above its 2020 appropriation.

Abubakar Sani Bello, Governor of Niger State.
May 6, 2021

Thanks for your prayers Nigerians, says troubled Buhari after bandits released students

“The government has always paid ransom. Not only this government. Even during Jonathan. They paid ransom. But they denied it.”

Bandits and Buhari
May 6, 2021

Older people like Buhari, Tinubu have failed Nigerians: Yahaya Bello

“You have called on me to lead you as the president and, I will heed to your call when the time comes. You must make your voices crystal clear.”

Governor Yahaya Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, and Bola Tinubu
May 6, 2021

Buhari planning mass suicide of workers over salary slash: NLC

“It is, therefore, extremely horrendous for a minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to pronounce salary slash for Nigerian workers currently.”

President Muhammadu Buhari, Finance minister Zainab Ahmed, NLC president, Ayuba Wabba
May 6, 2021

Osinbajo understands Nigeria’s problems, says Gbenga Daniel amid calls for Buhari’s impeachment

“But to the extent that we have not successfully been able to tackle unemployment, is for the main preoccupation of any administration.”

Buhari, Osinbajo, and Gbenga Daniel
May 5, 2021

After N800,000 ‘transport fare’, bandits release Kaduna college students

The students were finally released after 55 days in captivity. The terms of their release were not immediately stated.

El-rufai and bandits
May 5, 2021

Troops rescue kidnapped victims after gun battle with bandits: Official

The bandits killed two volunteers, burnt a church and looted some houses in the area.

Nigerian troops
May 5, 2021

Buhari regime approves fresh N6.2 billion contracts for power projects

Contracts approved include those for procurement of transformers and vital spare parts for maintenance of power transmission equipment in parts of the country, the minister said.

Minister of Power Sale Mamman and President Muhammadu Buhari