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UNICEF urges FG to reverse prison sentence on 13-year-old boy convicted of blasphemy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged the Federal Government to reverse the sentencing of a 13-year-old boy, Omar Farouq, to 10 years’...

42 ambassadors await postings 96 days after Senate confirmation

Ninety-six days after the Senate confirmed the nomination of 42 career ambassadors, the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has yet to assign them...

Nigeria takes drastic measures to ensure local rice production

Nigeria has taken drastic measures to develop its local rice production, riding on the coattails of Mali, Senegal and Côte d’Ivoire. Some 300bn CFA francs...

Côte d’Ivoire: Ouattara makes ex-president Laurent Gbagbo an offer

Officially, the president of Côte d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, and his predecessor, Laurent Gbagbo, have no contact with one another. However, behind the scenes, the...

Concerned Nigerians Group writes US, Commends Visa Ban on Election Riggers

  concerned Nigerians, a human rights and pro democracy group has commended the imposed visa restriction by the United States government on election riggers in...

Imposing Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Responsible for Undermining the Democratic Process

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian democracy. We commend all those Nigerians who participated in elections throughout...

Vice President Osinbajo leaves for Ghana, to meet Nigerian community

In the statement titled “Osinbajo departs Abuja for Accra to attend ECOWAS extraordinary summit on Mali,” Akande said Osinbajo would also be meeting the...

Mali Coup: Military junta agrees to set up 18-month transition government

Mali’s Military junta has finally agreed to an 18-month transition government in order to make way for a new election in the country. The military...

Woman Beaten Up After Surprise Toyota Yaris Gift From Her Husband Turned Out To Be A Stolen Car

A South African woman was beaten up after her husband innocently surprised her with a Toyota Yaris that turned out to be a stolen...

P&ID contract: Inside details of how UK court found two Nigerians culpable of bribery

Riddles beclouding the 2010 ill-fated Gas Supply and Processing Agreement (GSPA), which led to the award of a $9.6billion judgment against Nigeria, is beginning...

Traditional Institutions Must Be respected, Tinubu should’ve stood up to greet Ooni -Afenifere

Activist, Yinka Odumakin, says All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, should have stood up to greet the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, at...

“It Is Shameful” — Fani-Kayode Slams Tinubu For Failing To Stand Up To Greet Ooni Of Ife At An Event In Lagos

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Nigeria’s Aviation Minister has slammed Bola Tinubu, ex-Lagos State governor, for failing to stand up to greet the Ooni of Ife, Oba...
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Ahead of 2023 General election, INEC insists on Electronic Voting, (EVMs) invites for a virtual or practical demonstration.

Press Statement Original manufacturers of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) have been invited for a virtual or practical demonstration to enable the Commission evaluate the available...

Emirates to resume flights to Nigeria as UAE lifts visa ban on Nigerians

Nigeria has agreed to allow Emirates flights into the country, after the UAE backed down on a visa ban against Nigerians, OBSERVERS TIMES learnt Aviation...

Prof Armstrong Idachaba: Inter Agency Synergy, NBC MEETS BON

  The Chairman, Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, (BON), Hajia Sa'a Ibrahim, has made a request on behalf of it's members for a one-year extension for...

Fayemi: When Governors engage Zulum on safety, he replies “what about my people?”Leads 4 Governors to Borno

... Says Zulum was frank at meeting with Buhari Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum has revealed in Maiduguri, that at different...