Friday, 25 September, 2020

Day: September 14, 2020


The United States Government has said it had imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians involved in undermining democracy during the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa states elections and in the run-up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo states Read more…


Tanzania’s ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has reiterated that it has no intention to amend the country’s constitution to allow its presidential candidate John Pombe Magufuli to extend his term in office. Tanzanian’s constitution limits a president’s rule to Read more…


Muyiwa, one of the sons of Nigeria’s former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige (SAN), has said that his father was killed as a result of jealousy. Muyiwa said this during the 90th posthumous birthday held in honour Read more…


SaharaReporters has exclusively gathered that a soldier, Lance Corporal Martins Idakpini, is undergoing severe torture at a military base in Sokoto on the orders of Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai. Idakpini was arrested in June shortly after making a Read more…


Dar es Salaam — Chadema’s presidential candidate Tundu Lissu yesterday pledged to make major reforms on land ownership if his party is elected in the October 28 General Election to form the government. He said there were bigwigs in government Read more…


Eva Alordiah has asked why Nigerian men offer women money just to say “hi” to them. The rapper asked who is to blame for this behavior. She wrote:  How Nigerian men say Hi to women – “Do you need money?” Read more…


Aggrieved citizens under the umbrella of Nigerians against Bad Policies on Monday in Abuja besieged the headquarters of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission in protest over the recent hike in electricity tariff. The group demanded the immediate reversal of the increment, Read more…


The Nigerian Government has approved the reopening of all airports in the country including airstrips for domestic commercial flights. Domestic flights were suspended in March due to the Coronavirus outbreak in Nigeria. Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, made the announcement Read more…


The Inspector-General of the Nigeria Police Force, Mohammed Adamu, has urged politicians not to see election as a do-or-die affair, warning them to eschew violence. Adamu, who spoke at the stakeholders meeting ahead of the September 19 governorship election in Read more…


Nigeria’s Health Minister, Ehanire Osagie, has begged the Joint Health Sector Unions to suspend its nationwide strike. Ehanire made the appeal while speaking at the Monday briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. He cited the Coronavirus Read more…

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