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NIS Unveils Liberalised Visa On Arrival Application Platform

(Press Release) In furtherance of Federal Government’s Economic policy on creation of a conducive environment to attract foreign high net worth investors and professionals into the economy, Nigeria Immigration Service announce the introduction of liberalised online Visa on Arrival (VoA) facility to the general public especially the Business Community. The VoA application and processing facility is a product ...

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Hanga Chides Kwankwaso, Says Atiku, Ganduje Not Plotting New Party

                                                Kwankwaso: In the eye of the storm Prominent Kano politician and stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Rufai Hanga, has rebuked Senator Musa Rabiu Kwankwaso for dragging the name of former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar into his dirty internal politics of Kano State. Hanga spoke over the weekend agai ...

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Ibori, Dickson in Closed-door Meeting

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday visited Oghara, the ancestral country home of former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said during the visit, the Governor held a closed door meeting with Chief Ibori in his residence.   The meeting centred mostly on peace and security in the Niger Delta, as well as ...

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IBB Mourns General Adebayo, Says ‘Was A Cosmopolitan Leader’

Nigeria's former Military President General Ibrahim B.  Babangida has paid tribute to late General Adeyinka Adebayo, describing him as a "cosmopolitan leader." IBB in condolence message Thursday said "At 89, one would think age was well spent and it was time for him to go and have a deserved rest, but losing a dear one no matter the age, comes with grief, pains, sorrow and nostalgia. That was my feeling whe ...

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Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Conduct Joint Clearance Operation

In order to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within remote and border areas, Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along Nigeria and Cameroon border. The two-day joint operation which was led by Col Dourai and Lt Col  Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces had troops drawn from the Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention ...

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CBN MSMEF Fund For Persons With Disabilities: Our Story

THE TRUE STATE OF AFFAIRS WITH THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISE (MSMEF) DEVELOPMENT FUND FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA. (Text of Press Briefing) On behalf of the Joint National Association Of Persons With Disabilities In Nigeria, I welcome you to this Press Briefing, The CBN launched the MSME Development Fund on August 15, 2013 with a share capital of N220 billion. 2 ...

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Colonel Umar Hails Osinbajo’s ‘Trailblazing Actions And High Performance’

  By Danlami Nmodu Former Military Governor of Kaduna State,Colonel Abubakar Umar (rtd) has  hailed what he described as the "trailblazing actions and high performance"   of Nigeria’s Acting President ,Professor  Yemi Osinbajo. In a statement Thursday, Colonel  Umar, who is presently the  Chairman, Movement For Unity And  Progress said “Since taking over, the acting President has embarked on measures w ...

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Address: Military Commander Slams Amnesty International, Asks Press To ‘Shine Your Eyes’

PRESS CONFERENCE BY THEATRE COMMANDER OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE MARCH 1, 2017 IN MAIDUGURI The gallant troops have continued to consolidate the peace. This brief, therefore, will touch on some of the operations and other related issues. Details are as follows: a. Clearance Operations. Our troops have conducted some clearance operations during the period under review as follows: On 1 Feb 17 at about 0950hrs own ...

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MacArthur Awards Grants To The Cable, Daily Trust, Premium Times, BUK, Others

(Press Release, February 23, 2017) MacArthur announced today $5 million in journalism and media funding to advance anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria. The grants are part of the Foundation’s On Nigeria grantmaking, which seeks to create a new atmosphere of accountability, transparency, and good governance in the country by strengthening Nigerian-led anti-corruption efforts and reducing retail or “petty” cor ...

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AFRICIMIL, PPDC Request Asset Declaration For Elected And Appointed Public Officers

(Press Release) The Code of Conduct Bureau has denied two civil society organizations access to the written asset declarations of current and past elected and appointed public officers brought under the Freedom of Information Act, 2011. In their concerted effort at advocating for increased transparent and accountable governance in Nigeria’s public service, two Civil Society Organisations, the African Centre ...

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Group Issues 48-Hour Ultimatum To Governor Dickson: Apologize To Annkio Briggs Or ..

A  group, the Joint Revolutionary Council has issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Bayelsa State Governor Henry Seriake Dickson ,urging him to “apologize to foremost Ijaw female activist, Annkio Briggs for the brutal assault on her person and her colleagues during a recent peaceful protest in Bayelsa.” A statement  Cynthia Whyte by the group’s spokesperson, emailed to Newsdiaryonline Saturday night said “If this i ...

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Fani-Kayode Is “God’s Finger” In Southern Kaduna – Group

Members of one of the foremost groups in Southern Kaduna, The Southern Kaduna Rebirth (SOKARE), have described former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, as one of those whose voices have helped in forcing the terrorist Fulani herdsmen to cut down massively on the scale of terror they planned to unleash on the people of the area. In a press release signed by its chairman, Peter Ayuba, and made available ...

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