Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Chukwuemeka Ayomide

June 21, 2021

Despite apparent nepotism, Buhari insists appointments have been based on equity, fairness

In clear breach of Nigeria Police Act which he signed, President Buhari sidestepped the only qualified police officer, who is from the South, to appoint a northern Inspector General.

June 21, 2021

Ex-FIIRO boss must return salaries earned with false PhD: HEDA

A rights group, HEDA, has petitioned the ICPC to compel ex-FIIRO boss Chima Igwe to return the salaries earned while he worked with a forged PhD certificate.

ICPC Chariman Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye
June 19, 2021

Boxing maestro Deontay Wilder reveals he is from Nigeria

It is not immediately clear if Wilder’s realisation of his roots informed his moniker, “Bronze Bomber.” The Binis are known for their expertise in bronze works.

Deontay Wilder
June 18, 2021

Nigeria excluded from U.S.’ $91 million COVID-19 response fund to Africa

Peoples Gazette had earlier reported that Nigeria lost $40.6 billion alone to insecurity in 2020.

Biden, Buhari
June 18, 2021

Beware of fake visa lottery sites, messages, U.S. Embassy warns Nigerians

A statement on the official website of the U.S. consulate in Nigeria had banned Nigerians from participating in its diversity visa lottery.

Mary Beth Leonard
June 18, 2021

Malnourished Nigerian children suffering from multidimensional poverty: UNICEF

A new UNICEF report says a large number of malnourished Nigerian children are suffering from multidimensional poverty.

Malnourished children. [CREDIT: The Cable]
June 18, 2021

Washington Post, New York Times, others reject pro-Buhari propaganda sponsored by Malami

Five media organisations in the United States have rejected an attempt to plant opinion articles that sought to launder the image of President Muhammadu Buhari.

June 17, 2021

IMF asks Buhari regime not to reintroduce fuel subsidy

The mission also urged the Nigerian government to increase its effort towards strengthening tax administration to help the country’s revenue.

June 16, 2021

Buhari regime demands power to regulate online media

If the House considers the recommendation of the information minister, online broadcasting entities will have to get approval from NBC to operate in Nigeria.

June 16, 2021

Herdsmen Grazing Routes: Malami misleading Buhari, says Falana

Human rights lawyer Femi Falana says justice minister Abubakar Malami is misleading President Muhammadu Buhari regarding gazetted grazing routes for herdsmen.

Buhari in his farm