Author Archives: The Citizen

Northern Nigeria: Almajiris endanger Nigeria, says Mrs. Osinbajo

Wife of Vice-President of Nigeria, Mrs.Dolapo Osinbajo has said that continuous wondering of over 14 millions children in parts of Northern Nigeria endanger the nation’s security and human values ...

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NBA seeks justice for victims of herdsmen attacks

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has asked the Federal Government to administer justice to victims of herdsmen attacks and convey the sense of equity to restore confidence among the people ...

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Presidency condemns reports on new NIA boss

The Presidency has frowned at media reports criticising the appointment of the new Director-General of National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ahmed Rufa’i ...

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Borno govt relaxes curfew in Maiduguri

The Borno State government has relaxed the three-week curfew imposed on the metropolis of Maiduguri, the capital ...

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Pres. Buhari congratulates Obasanjo on NOUN doctorate degree

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for bagging a doctorate degree at the National Open University(NOUN) ...

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Former Kebbi Governor, others defect to APC

The former Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Saidu Dakingari, on Saturday led other Peoples’ Democtatic Party (PDP) defectors to publicly join the All Progressives Congress (APC). The ...

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Kidnapped Americans, Canadians regain freedom

The two Americans and two Canadians that were abducted in Kaduna on Tuesday by  gunmen  have been released, the Kaduna State Police Command  said. The ...

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Fuel scarcity: Transport fares rise by 24% – NBS

The fuel scarcity currently being experienced in many parts of the country is taking its toll on Nigerians, with the average cost of transportation rising ...

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FG to borrow N385bn via local bonds

The Federal Government is planning to borrow between N315bn and N385bn ($1bn-$1.26bn) in the first quarter of the year through sales of naira-denominated bonds, the ...

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LG autonomy will end herdsmen killings — NULGE

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), South-West block, has stated that the insecurity in the country will be adequately addressed if autonomy is ...

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