Borno Suicide Bombings: Another terribly sad day for civilians in northeast Nigeria – UN Humanitarian Chief/newsheadline247
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Borno Suicide Bombings: Another terribly sad day for civilians in northeast Nigeria – UN Humanitarian Chief

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria has condemned the multiple suicide bombings in the Borno State that killed 30 people, including a community volunteer and injured 40 others. “This is another terribly sad day for civilians in northeast Nigeria and for the humanitarians who are working to help them,” Edward Kallon said in a statement Read more

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Nigeria’s crude oil reserves fall to 36.97 billion barrels – Report

Nigeria’s crude oil reserves have dropped by 481 million barrels to 36.972 billion barrels in 2018. This is coming from to a new report by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The organisation in its 2019 Annual Statistical Bulletin, said Nigeria’s crude oil reserves stood at 37.453 billion barrels in 2017 and 2016; 37.062 Read more

Democracy Day: Buhari hosts world leaders to dinner, gala night /newsheadline247
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Democracy Day: Buhari hosts world leaders to dinner, gala night

President Muhammadu Buhari hosted World leaders to dinner and gala night on Tuesday night ahead of Wednesday’s maiden edition of the country’s Democracy Day celebration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other dignitaries at the event including State Governors, members and leadership of the newly inaugurated National Assembly, Diplomats, captains of industries were Read more

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Obasanjo: Foreign investors no longer have confidence in Nigeria’s economy

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said foreign investors no longer have confidence in the nation’s economy as it is poorly managed by the administration of Muhammadu Buhari. The former president, in an interview with Premium Times, while accusing Buhari’s government of moving the country towards the path of disaster. pointed out that the progress the Read more

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Nigeria’s democracy: Jega calls for review of extant laws

A former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega has called for a review of extant laws to strengthen the nation’s democracy. Jega made the call on Tuesday in a paper he presented at a one-day National Democracy Day Anti-Corruption Summit held in Abuja. The paper entitled: “Curbing Electoral Spending And Read more

INSECURITY: DAWN commends South-West govs on joint efforts to save Yorubaland/newsheadline247
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INSECURITY: DAWN commends South-West govs on joint efforts to save Yorubaland

The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission on Sunday hailed governors in the region for coming together to hold a security summit as a strategy to combat the growing insecurity challenge in Yorubaland. According to the Director General of the DAWN commission, Mr Seye Oyeleye, in a press statement said with the summit, spate of Read more

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Buhari accepts Onnoghen’s voluntary retirement, appoints 5 new Supreme Court justices

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement of Justice Walter Onnoghen, a former Chief Justice of Nigeria. The president also wrote the Acting CJN, Justice Tanko Muhammad, to initiate the process of appointing five new justices of the Supreme Court. Buhari’s decision was made public on Sunday in a statement by his Senior Special Read more