Black Ladder


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UK's Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office funds humanitarian help in northeast Nigeria

BRITAIN'S Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) has provided funding for a humanitarian project aimed at improving the survival rate of children affected by the brutal conflict in northeast Nigeria.



DSS says it has identified those behind nefarious plot to form interim government on May 29

NIGERIA'S Department of State Services (DSS) has warned that certain individuals are working on a plot to disrupt Nigeria's democratic transition with plans to form an interim government on May 29.



Labour Party cuts its governorship nomination fee to N15m from N25m after outrage from members

NIGERIA'S  Labour Party has reacted to the fierce criticism over the exorbitant cost of its governorship nomination forms and slashed them to N15m ($32,500) from the original price of N25m ($54,000) announced earlier this month.



Dino Melaye announces himself as a candidate for Kogi's forthcoming gubernatorial elections

FORMER Kogi West Senatorial District lawmaker Senator Dino Melaye has indicated that shall be a candidate in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections where he will be seeking the governorship ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).



Super Eagles threaten to boycott next Nations Cup qualifier in June over unpaid bonuses

MEMBERS of the Super Eagles have threatened to boycott Nigeria's next 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone taking place in June unless their unpaid bonuses and allowances are paid up by then.



Can someone please explain to me why we have not built a dozen pontoon bridges across the River Niger. You know, Bola Tinubu could etch his name in gold by doing this 

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Nigerians are always quick to blame their governments for everything but sometimes you have to ask why can they not just get off their lazy backsides and do things themselves 


Deputy governor Hamzat says Lagos State government will not shield MC Oluomo from prosecution

DEPUTY governor Obafemi Hamzat of Lagos State has hinted that his administration will not offer undue protection to Musiliu Akinsanya the chairman  of the Lagos State Parks and Garages Committee popularly known as MC Oluomo if he has committed any crime.



Iyorchia Ayu stands down as PDP chairman and is replaced with Umar Damangun for now

EMBATTLED chairman of Nigeria's main opposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Iyorchia Ayu has bowed to pressure and stood down after being recently suspended and has been replaced with his deputy Umar Damangun in an acting capacity.



Boris Johnson delivers keynote speech in Lagos saying he believes Nigeria will defeat insecurity

FORMER British prime minister Boris Johnson  has expressed optimism that banditry and terrorism will be defeated in Nigeria in the near future and normality will return to the country with law and order prevailing once again.




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