Tag Archives: Nigeria

FG Promises Allocation of 0.5% GDP to Research and Development

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that the Federal Govern­ment would henceforth allocate 0.5 percent of the Na­tion’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to research and devel­opment in order to fast-track meaningful development in Nigeria. Buhari, represented by his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibra­him Gambari, revealed this in Abuja at the opening …

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Governor Wike Speaks on Choice of his Preferred Presidential Candidate

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, says speculations won’t make him change his mind on the presidential candidate to support. Speaking on Wednesday at the flag-off ceremony for the construction of Akpabu-Egbeda-Elele/Omoku Link road in Emohua LGA of the state, Wike said he won’t be influenced by unprofitable media talks by …

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Governor Tambuwal Warns Youths Against Thuggery

Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, has warned youths to rebuff any offer to be used as political thugs during the elections. Tambuwal made the appeal on Tuesday at a campaign rally in Binji and Tangaza LGAs of Sokoto. The Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Council …

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NBA Condemns Killing of Female Lawyer, Demands Justice

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has condemned the killing of a female lawyer, Bolanle Raheem by a police officer. Bolanle was killed yesterday while trying to make a U-turn under Ajah Bridge, Lagos. It was gathered that Bolanle after took her family to an eatery for Christmas celebration, after which …

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