[allAfrica] Nigeria's National Assembly (NAAS), which has been roiled by controversy over the selection of its leadership, resumed work this week with members saying they were ready to deliver the change for which Nigerians voted by electing President Muhammadu Buhari. While media coverage focused on political rivalries, Senator Bukola Saraki told AllAfrica on 9 July how he planned to support the president's ambitious change agenda, as the Nigerian leader prepared to visit Washington, DC. Saraki p
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -When Halima Rahim became a mother for the first time, friends and acquaintances in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar Es Salaam, were quick to offer advice and help.
[The Conversation Africa] Poaching has been at the forefront of conservation concerns in recent years. One initiative to try and deal with the scourge in southern Africa has been to manage natural resources collaboratively through the creation of transfrontier parks.
As President Buhari visited The White House, the momentous occasion reordered and chronicled so many episodes and activities for political pundits and analysts to chew on. It was mouthful and overflowing...
1. Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – Chief of Defence Staff
2. Major-General T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff
3. Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of Naval Staff
4. Air Vice Marshal Sadique Abubakar – Chief of Air Staff
5. Air Vice Marshal Monday Riku Morgan – Chief of Defence Intelligence
6. Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd.) – National Security Adviser
The new Chief of Defence...
President Muhammadu Buhari, the newly elected Nigerian leader has been invited to speak at Strategic Policy Lecture Series initiated by Africa Political & Economic Strategic Center (Afripol) and University of Houston in Houston Texas, United States of America; to speak on the topic: THE STRATEGIES TO DEFEAT AND ERADICATE BOKO HARAM.
The menace and threat that Boko Haram poses to corporate security and integrity of Nigeria cannot be overemphasized....
The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate ReleaseJune 25, 2015
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria
On Monday, July 20, President Obama will host Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House. The visit will underscore the United States’ longstanding friendship with Nigeria, our commitment to strengthening and expanding our partnership...
5 Anambra students to represent Nigeria at 27th world debate in Singapore
Five students from various secondary schools in Anambra will represent Nigeria in the 27th World Schools Debating Championship scheduled for Singapore between June 27 and July 3.
The students are: Adachukwu Onyekwena (Girls Secondary School, Amaenyi, Awka), Nnamdi Udoji (Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha) and Chinemerem Oguaba (Awada Secondary School, Obosi).
Ifeanyi Festus Ezeli-Ndulue is a professional basketball player in United States playing for the Golden State Warriors in the National Basketball Association (NBA) 2015 finals against Cleveland Cavaliers.
Festus Ezeli as popularly identified in NBA is an ingenious Nigerian from Anambra State and was born October 21, 1989 in Benin City, Edo State. He was drafted in 2012 by the Golden State Warriors as the 30th pick in the...
Senator and former Governor of Kwara State, Bukola Saraki has been elected the President of Nigeria’s 8th Senate, while Senator Ike Ekweremadu has also been elected as the Deputy Senate President defeating Senator Ali Ndume.
Mr. Saraki of the All Progressives Congress, APC, was elected unopposed with 57 lawmakers present voting for Saraki, while 51 were absent. He defeated his party’s preferred candidate, Ahmed Lawan, to...
David Oyelowo is a Hollywood British movie superstar of Nigerian parents. Since his movie debut he has become a household name and has been getting great reviews on his recent project HBO'sNightingale. “At the age of 24, Oyelowo brought his regal bearing to the stage, where he became the first black actor to portray a king in a Royal Shakespeare Company production. More recently, he has made a name for himself by taking on American film roles....
His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari Inaugural speech, after his swearing-in as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on 29th May, 2015
I am immensely grateful to God Who Has preserved us to witness this day and this occasion. Today marks a triumph for Nigeria and an occasion to celebrate her freedom and cherish her democracy. Nigerians have shown their commitment to democracy and are determined to entrench its culture....