Author Archives: The Citizen

We’re working for release of remaining Chibok girls – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he had resolved to pay back the goodwill Nigerians extended towards him during his recent health challenge by protecting their interests with all the energy at his disposal ...

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Buhari’s govt yet to win anti-graft war, says Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Thursday in Abuja, said it would be a factual lie to claim that the war against corruption ...

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IPOB: I don’t know Nnamdi Kanu’s whereabouts – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Thursday prayed the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit seeking to compel him to produce the ‘missing’ leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra ...

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EFCC arrests former SGF, Pius Anyim, over alleged fraud

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja over fraud he allegedly committed involving Centenary City ...

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Lagos govt bans ‘Okada’, ‘Keke Marwa’ from 520 roads (Full List)

Following the recent controversy surrounding the arrest of Commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada’ inside streets in Lagos, the State Government has released 520 routes where motorcycles and tricycles are banned ...

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Senate begins 2018 Budget consideration next week

The Senate will begin the consideration of the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill next week ...

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EFCC: Unfreeze my $5.8m, N3.35bn – Patience Jonathan prays court

Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, on Thursday asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to set aside the order made on ...

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National Convention: PDP extends sale of forms to Nov. 29

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the sale of its nomination forms for those planning to contest positions at its ...

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16 Libya deportees pregnant

Sixteen of the 169 Libya deportees received by the Edo State government are pregnant. Many of the girls refused to speak with reporters and some ...

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Golfers convene for 56th FirstBank Lagos Amateur Open Championship

First Bank of Nigeria Limited is hosting the 2017 Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship, scheduled to Tee-Off on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the beautiful greenery ...

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