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Buhari’s achievements laudable in spite inheriting empty purse

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration recorded laudable achievements, in spite of terrible economic downturn and an empty purse foisted on it. The minister said this at the inauguration of a book...

Regional bloc pledges support to Zimbabwe — Zuma

 The Chairperson of Southern African Development Community (SADC), Jacob Zuma on Friday said the regional bloc was ready to provide necessary support to the people of Zimbabwe to resolve the current political crisis. Zuma, also President of South Africa, made...

EFCC confirms arrest of former SGF, Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Senator Anyim Pius Anyim. Spokesman of the commission, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed on Friday that Anyim was being held...

U.S. govt reiterates support to Nigeria’s inclusive democratic governance

The U. S. has reiterated its commitment to support Nigeria in its efforts to ensure inclusive democratic governance and justice in the country. U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, gave the assurance at the U.S. International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP)...

Oyo security outfit hands over 21 refurbished patrol vans to security agencies

The Oyo State Security Trust Fund (OYSTF) on Friday handed over 21 refurbished patrol vans to security agencies as part of efforts to sustain existing peace in the state. The Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Security, Mr Segun...

Minister drums support for “Labour Room’’ TV Reality Show

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has appealed to the corporate sector to support “The Labour Room’’, Nigeria’s reality show geared toward national development. The minister made the appeal when he paid a visit to the “Labour...

FRC commences physical verification of 43 FG capital projects

The Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), says the agency will commence the physical verification of 43 Federal Government capital projects across the six geo-political zones of the country. He said this during a press briefing on Friday in Abuja...

Missing journalist found dead in Anambra

A Cameraman with the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Mr Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared missing by members of his family. Although the cause of his death remained sketchy, TBI Africa gathered that the...

Anambra election: NSCDC deploys 14, 000 personnel for security

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said it deployed 14, 000 personnel for Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra to boost the number of personnel provided by other security agencies. The Corps said the measure was also to guarantee...

Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption – Tinubu

The All Progressive Congress (APC) Chieftain, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday in Abuja said the Goodluck Jonathan administration won gold medal in corruption and red card in good governance. Tinubu stated this in a keynote address at the presentation of...

Why we approved Buhari’s $5.5b loan request— Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday said it approved the 5.5 billion dollars loan request from the executive because President Muhammadu Buhari is trustworthy and keeps to his words. It said the approval was in spite of the nation’s rising...

Ikoyi Passport Office gets notary public for easy documentation

An office of the notary public has been established at Ikoyi Passport Office in Lagos for speedy processing of legal documents required by applicants. TBI Africa’ correspondent who visited Ikoyi Passport Office on Thursday reports that many applicants were patronising...

Johannesburg Mayor gives govt ultimatum over illegal immigrants

The City of Johannesburg has given the South African Department of Home Affairs an ultimatum to produce a plan to address illegal migration by November 24. Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, issued the ultimatum on Thursday demanding Home Affairs Minister, Ayanda...

Bayelsa must implement public sector reforms despite opposition

The Bayelsa State Government said on Thursday that it would not rescind its decision to reform its public sector, despite the opposition against it by the organised labour in the state. Briefing journalists after the State Executive Council meeting in...

Ogun paid over N536m to LG pensioners in September

The Ogun State Government said it paid N536.9 million to local government pensioners in September. The Director of Finance and Supply, Bureau of Local Government Pensions, Mr. Rotimi Opeodu, disclosed this on Thursday during an oversight visit to the Bureau...

Aisha Buhari inaugurates free medical services for 3,000 women, children

The Future Assured Initiative of the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has inaugurated free medical services to over 3,000 women and children, suffering from different kinds of ailments in Gombe. Buhari who was represented by Mrs.Zuwaira Gambo, Coordinator,...

Democracy under threat in Zimbabwe—Rights group

The United Global Resolve for Peace (UGRFP), an NGO, has said democracy is under threat in Zimbabwe following military takeover of government on Wednesday. UGRFP’s Executive Director, Mr Olaseni Shalom, in statement on Thursday in Abuja, said the situation in...

200, 000 PVCs awaiting collection in Kogi, says REC

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kogi State, Prof. James Apam, has said no fewer than 200, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) of registered voters in the state are awaiting collection by their owners. Apam...

Normalcy returns to Maiduguri after multiple bomb attacks

Normalcy has returned to Muna Gari community of Konduga local government area, Borno, after Wednesday’s multiple suicide bomb attacks. The police had confirmed 18 persons killed and 29 others wounded after four suicide bombers hit the area. Police patrol and...

No rift between Dickson and I, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said there is no rift between him and Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State contrary to perceptions held by some. According to a statement issued by Francis Agbo, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dickson on...

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Buhari’s achievements laudable in spite inheriting empty purse

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration recorded laudable achievements, in spite of terrible economic downturn and...