Category Archives: Nigerian News

SENATE CONFIRM PROF. MAHMOOD YAKUBU AS INEC CHAIRMAN FOR A SECOND TERM.

Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that the Senate on Tuesday confirmed the reappointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the second term of five years. This comes five days after the Senate Committee on INEC screened Yakubu following his nomination for appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Senate confirmed Yakubu’s nomination sent

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ASCAB TO BUHARI: CHANGE SERVICE CHIEFS NOW.

The massacre of 110 farmers in Kwashebe, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State, by members of the Boko Haram terrorists’ group on Saturday has led to series of calls for President Mohammadu Buhari to immediately change the Service Chiefs.  Alliance for the Survival of Covid19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), in a statement on Monday by its chairman, Mr. Femi Falana,

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How can there be peace in Nigeria, a country deeply divided along ethnic lines?

Until these are redressed Nigeria may never survive the actions of youths in the southern part of Nigeria! SIX TOP CRUDE OIL PRODUCING STATES1.Akwa Ibom-504,000-bpd-32%2.Delta……. ..-346,000-bpd-22%3.Rivers……..-344,000-bpd-22% Bayelsa……290,000-bpd-18% Abia ……….290, 000-bpd- 18%6.. Imo ………..290. 000-bpd-18% How the Fulani ethnic group assigned all relevant federal positions to themselves. ( The minority, list educated and contributes less to the economy yet in charge

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#ENDSARS MASSACRE: UK PARLIAMENT VOTE INTERNATIONAL SANCTIONS ON NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT.

The United Kingdom parliament on Monday debated from 6:00pm to 7:18pm, a petition seeking to impose sanctions on Nigerian Government officials involved in the killing of peaceful protesters in Lekki Tollgate on October 20. The petition, started by Silas Ojo, accumulated more than 220,000 signatories, crossing the 100, 000 mark needed for a petition to be debated by the lawmakers.

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RECESSION: THE BUDGET OFFICE IS ONE OF THE GREATEST PROBLEMS WE HAVE IN NIGERIA— ABIANTE

Nigerians have reacted to the announcement made by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Saturday that the country had slid into recession the second time in five years. House of Representatives member, Awaji-Inombek Abiante from Rivers State, during the meeting of House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology on Monday said that the 2021 budget as presented by

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#ENDSARS: FG Insists On Regulation Of Social Media After CNN Report On Lekki Shooting

The federal government of Nigeria has affirmed that it is still standing on its plan to regulate the social media in the country in order to suppress the spread of fake news. This was made know by the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday during a televised live briefing from Abuja where he spoke about the CNN report

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F.G TO SANCTION CNN OVER ITS INVESTIGATIVE REPORT ON THE SHOOTING OF #ENDSARS PROTESTERS BY SOLDIERS AT LEKKI TOLLGATE – Lai MoHAMMED

Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that the Federal Government of Nigeria yesterday called for sanction against international news station, Cable News Network (CNN) for allegedly promoting fake news on the killing of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate, Lagos last month. The peaceful #EndSARS protest degenerated into violence after hoodlums hijacked it shortly after the shooting incidence by soldiers at Lekki

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I WILL DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO ENSURE THE REPEAT OF #ENDSARS PROTESTS DOES NOT OCCUR IN NIGERIA AGAIN – BUHARI

Wakeupafrica360 correspondent in Nigeria reports that president Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will do whatever it will take to ensure that the #EndSARS protests does not occur in the country again. The President gave the assurance during the National Security Council (NSC) meeting held at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Tuesday. The President and heads

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The alleged Lekki tollgate plaza massacre

This videos according to the Nigerian government is “fake news” but has cnn joined fake news paddlers? According to the Nigerian government, the alleged Lekki tollgate plaza massacre is fake news and further evidence of the need to regulate the use of social media in Nigeria 🇳🇬. The information minister Lai mohammed has sighted China 🇨🇳 as a model that

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REGULATE NIGERIAN OIL SECTOR PROPERLY FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PEOPLE – HEDA NIGERIA

A fresh increase in the retail pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol appears to be in effect as the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has increased the ex-depot price of the product, to N155.17 per liter from N147.67 per liter. The ex-depot price is the price

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