newsheadline247.com/I wasn’t elected to fight executive but to represent the people – Gbaja
National News

Over 80 Reps move for a bill to establish South West Development Commission

About 80 members of the Federal House of Representatives have moved for a bill for the establishment of South West Development Commission – a commission to address the infrastructure deficit in the southwest geopolitical zone. The bill on Wednesday scaled through second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives. Sponsored by Mr. Olufemi Read more

Babagana Zulum-newsheadline247.com
National News

Nigerian Army needs 100,000 more soldiers to defeat Boko Haram, says gov Zulum

Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has said that the Nigerian Army would have to strengthen with additional 100,000 soldiers to win the battle against the Boko Haram terrorists. Governor Zulum stated this on Wednesday when some members of the Federal House of Representatives visited him. The chairman of the house committee on defence, Babajimi Read more

Buhari/newsheadline247.com
National News

Insecurity: We’ll exit Nigeria if…, Yoruba Group tells Buhari

Yoruba Ko’ya Movement, a foremost Pan-Yoruba socio-cult­ural group, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to call the Miyetti Allah, the association of all cattle breede­rs and herdsmen in the country, to order and rise above ethnicity over the security of lives and properties of Nigerians. The Yoruba group while expressing this on Sunday added that president Read more

newsheadline247.com
National News

Insecurity: Buhari writes in Christian magazine —’90 percent of Boko Haram victims are Muslims’

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that 90 percent of Boko Haram victims are Muslims adding that the terrorist group is plotting to use religion to divide Nigerians. The president further stated that there is no room for those who seek to divide Nigerians on the basis of religion. Buhari said this in an article on Christianity Today Read more

newsheadline247.com
National News

Just In: Buhari Presents Nigeria’s 2020 Visa Policy [Photo]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday officially presented to the public the Nigeria Visa Policy (NVP) for the year 2020. He presented the document at the State House in Abuja. The document is a revised version. The president said the review of the visa policy is envisioned to attract innovation, specialised skills and knowledge from abroad Read more

Buhari, Gbajabiamila,Lawan/newsheadline247.com
National News

Insecurity: Buhari, Senate President, Speaker in closed-door meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has been reportedly met with the leadership of the National Assembly. The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, walked into the venue of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, at 3.04pm. The agenda of the closed-door meeting is yet to Read more

newsheadline247.com
National News

US visa ban: Nigeria allegedly snubbed notification on identity-management, information sharing

The United States of America has stated that Nigeria and other foreign governments were notified about identity-management and information-sharing criteria in 2019, before the eventual visa ban. Nigeria is rated one of the worst-performing countries on the performance metrics. However, the Republic of Chad improved on their metrics and was removed from the list of Read more

newsheadline247.com
National News

‘Prayer Walk’: APC reacts to protests over killings, cautions people in ‘position of influence

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to a protest organised by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) cautioning people in ‘positions of influence’ against utterances that could aid ethno-religious disputes. The party stated this in its reaction to the ‘prayer protests’ against rising killings, held by some churches on the instruction of the CAN in Read more

National News

Trump finally imposes immigrant visa ban on Nigeria, clamps down ‘birth tourism’

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has ultimately imposed an immigrant visa ban on Nigeria and six other countries, earlier confirming media reports on the policy. The Immigrant visas are issued to those who want to relocate to the US which also leads to the issuance of permanent residency. Other countries axed Read more