IPMAN urges FG on full deregulation of petroleum sector

Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, the National Public Relations Officer of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has advised the Federal Government to hasten up full deregulation of the petroleum sector to further open up the market.   Suleiman gave the advice in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja […]


Independence: Nigerian envoy in U.S. promises nationals improved services

Amb. Lot Egopija, the Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, has pledged to further improve the consular services for the nationals in the U.S.   Egopija gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York in his message to commemorate the 62nd Nigeria Independence Day.   The envoy […]


Foundation celebrates 1st anniversary of day care centre for the aged

A Nigerian social worker based in Canada, Mrs Nimota Raji-Gambari, has opened a day care centre to cater to the elderly in Akute, near Lagos,.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the adult day care centre – Nimota Care Foundation – caters to the health and welfare needs of more than 40 […]

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Court nullifies Oyetola’s nomination as APC candidate

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, nullified the nomination of Gov. Isiaka Oyetola of Osun as the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s candidate in the July 16 governorship election.   Justice Emeka Nwite, in a judgment, nullified Oyetola and his deputy governorship candidate, Benedict Alabi, on grounds  that Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, who […]

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2023 : Tinubu, authentic youth candidate, says group

A group, Youth Alliance for Tinubu (YAT), says APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is the authentic youth candidate for the 2023 presidential poll.   This is contained in a statement jointly signed by Mr Bello Bala-Shagari and Mr Segun Tomori, National Coordinator and National Secretary, respectively, and issued to newsmen on Saturday in Abuja. […]


Nigeria’s greatest achievement is remaining an indivisible entity- Idahosa

The Vice Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) Bishop Isaac Idahosa says the greatest achievement of the country is remaining an indivisible entity at 62 .   Idahosa said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja to mark the 62nd independence anniversary of the country.   He said Nigeria, haven survived […]


Ansar-ud-deen tasks Muslim women on participation in manufacturing, tech. advancement

The Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria, a faith-based organisation, has urged Muslims women to participate in manufacturing and technological advancement to contribute their quota to national development.   Mrs Moriam Ejibunu, Abuja Branch Women Committee Chairperson, made the call on Saturday at its 25th Anniversary and Award Ceremony with the theme, “Importance of Education and Self […]


Nigeria will surmount its challenges – Lagos LG chairmen

Some chairmen of local government councils in Lagos State say Nigeria remains a great country and will surmount its various challenges.   They said this in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos, as Nigerians celebrate the country’s 62nd independence anniversary.   Dr Ahmed Apatira, the Executive Chairman Itire-Ikate […]

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2023: Refrain from politics of division, bitterness – Sanwo-Olu

As the 2023 general elections approach, the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu,  on Saturday urged Nigerians to shun politics of division and bitterness.   Sanwo-Olu gave the advice at  the Independence Day Parade to commemorate the 62nd National Independence Day Celebration of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.   The parade held at the Mobolaji […]

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Independence: Sen. Al-Makura tasks Nigerians on unity, credible elections

Sen. Umaru Al-Makura (APC-Nasarawa South), has urged Nigerians to deep-reflect on the journey so far and commit to unity as the country marks its 62nd Independence day anniversary.   Al-Makura made the call while baring his mind to newsmen on Nigeria at 62 and Nasarawa State at 26, on Saturday in Lafia.   He said […]