Nigeria Urged To Explore ECOWAS Trading Opportunities

A former Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Bolaji Akinyemi The Nigerian government has been advised to tap into the gains of the establishment of the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) as a single large trading bloc.

Nigerian Navy Assures IDPs Of Victory Over Insurgents

The Nigerian Navy has assured Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in the Federal Capital Territory of the Armed Forces resolve to win the fight against insurgents and make the country safe for all residents. The assurance was made on Monday at one of the events organised to mark the 59th

Pres. Jonathan Urges Nigerians to Pray for Buhari


President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday urged Nigerians to pray fervently for the incoming administration to enable it succeed and for the peace and unity of the country. Jonathan made the appeal when Christians converged at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, to pray for successful transition in the 2015 Presidential Thanksgiving

Jonathan Seeks Prayers For Incoming Administration

Nigeria’s outgoing President, Goodluck Jonathan, has asked Christians to continue to pray for the incoming administration to succeed in the management of the country’s affairs. President Jonathan was speaking at a Presidential Election Service held in Abuja on Sunday to offer prayers for the incoming government as well as bid

Buhari Speaks on Fuel Subsidy & Scarcity Issues: “I Will Try and Find Out What Went Wrong”


President-elect Muhammadu Buhari is speaking out about the current fuel issues Nigeria is facing. Here are excerpts from a recent interview he had with Daily Trust: One burning issue is fuel subsidy. I believe you are aware of the queues in major cities like Lagos and Abuja.

Jonathan To Undertake Peace Campaign After Hand Over

Nigeria’s President, Goodluck Jonathan, says his major commitment after leaving office on May the 29th will be to engage religious and ethnic leaders across the country on the need to uphold peace. He said he took the decision because of his strong belief that Nigerians can only practice their different

Supreme Court To Hear Constitution Amendment Suit May 25

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has rescheduled the ‎hearing of the case between the National Assembly and the Presidency on constitution amendment to Monday, May 25. This rescheduling of the hearing date was done to ensure the resolution of the face-off between the National Assembly and President, Goodluck Jonathan, over the

IGP Tasks AIGs, CPs Ahead Of May 29 Inauguration

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered Commanding Officers to beef up security around key and vulnerable installations in their jurisdiction ahead of the May 29 inauguration. A statement issued by the Police Spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, specifically ordered Zonal Assistant Inspector Generals (AIGs) and Commissioners of

Thursday News RoundUp: Konga Is Going Mobile-Only

But that’s only for a few days – five days – as part of its mobile-only experiment, just like what Flipkart is currently trying out in India, and Etisalat has a new data center in Abuja. Here are the news stories that made the rounds across the African tech space.

Etisalat Nigeria now has a Data Centre in Abuja

The Nigerian operation of the United Arab Emirate-based telecommunication service provider, Etisalat, has launched a data centre in Abuja, Nigeria to dress the network’s growing demand for colocation, cloud and disaster recovery services.

Is this Real? Man Reportedly Rides Donkey to Abuja to Honour Buhari


We’ve had trekkers and bicycle riders all traveling long distances in honour of their favorite politicians. And now, is it possible that we have a donkey rider in the house? Some social media sources are saying that the man in the picture below, rode a donkey to Abuja (from an

APC Unveils Policy Agenda

The Federal Capital Territory is hosting visitors from both within and outside the country at the first major event of the All Progressives Congress,(APC) unveiling of the economic agenda for the party. The key areas of interest for the party is the economy, and the president elect Muhammadu Buhari has

#TrekforGEJ: Oladele & His 2 Female Companions Arrive in Bayelsa


It has been quite an exciting journey for Oladele Nihi. He set out on a mission to trek from Abuja to President Goodluck Jonathan’s hometown, Otuoke, Bayelsa state to honour him. Along the way, he has made new friends and inspired a lot of people, including Gloria and Ifey, two

Online tracking of buildings begins in Abuja

Officials say the system was conceptualized to capture records and the entire process of registering building development The post Online tracking of buildings begins in Abuja appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

Buhari to get 21-Gun Salute at the Presidential Inauguration | Army Alerts Public on Firing Rehearsals


The Guards Brigade of the Nigerian Army on Monday in Abuja alerted the public on firing of artillery guns for Presidential Inauguration and Swearing in Ceremony come May 29, 2015. This information is contained in a statement issued by Maj. Charles Ekeocha, the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations in the