FG’ll boost cultural tourism, says Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday graced the 2020 edition of the Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival amidst aplomb. According to him, the Federal Government would sustain investments in security infrastructure to boost cultural tourism and attract more investments in the entertainment industry. He said the return of the festival after […]

El-Rufai appoints Sanusi chancellor of Kaduna varsity

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, on Wednesday, appointed the dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, as the chancellor of the Kaduna State University. This is coming less than 24 hours after the governor appointed Sanusi into the board of its investment promotion agency. A statement released by El-Rufai’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, […]

Buhari, DSS get ultimatum to free Sowore, Dasuki, others

 Foreign affairs ministry downplays comment by U.S. lawmaker• How activist’s ordeal forced deferral of award to Osinbajo As a mark of its disapproval of alleged excesses of the Department of State Services (DSS) , a coalition of civil society groups yesterday gave President Muhammadu Buhari a 14-day ultimatum to release Omoleye Sowore, publisher of Sahara […]

Ex-First Lady Michelle Obama visits Nigerian-born artist Njideka in her studio

United States former First Lady Michelle Obama has paid a visit to Nigerian-born Njideka Akunyili-Crosby. The renowned artist received the ex-first lady in her California studio. The visit, which happened on Saturday, was made known by Njideka’s sibling,  Chidiogo, via her Instagram handle. Chidiogo had hashtagged Njideka and posted: “So this just happened! Casual Saturday […]

Fresh protests held in tense Guinea capital

Thousands of Guinean protesters took to the streets in the capital Conakry Thursday, in fresh demonstrations days after deadly clashes marred a funeral march for those killed in recent anti-government marches. The poor West African country has been shaken by deadly clashes during weeks of protest over suspicions that President Alpha Conde is seeking to […]