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Monthly Archives: November 2016

NCC Suspends Proposed Price Hike in Data Tariff

By Dayo Williams, Abuja. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended its proposed price hike in data tariff by telecommunications service providers, initially billed...

Senator Shehu Sani Goes Ballistic; Blasts Governor Nasir El-rufai.

In what seemed a continuation of the war of attrition between Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State and the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial...

Mrs Sally Mbanefo, DG, NTDC, Sacked.

The federal government has removed the Director General of Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo, from office.In a letter dated November...

Customs Chief Urges Experts to Develop Legal Framework on Border Insecurity

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali has urged experts from West and Central Africa to develop a framework, to address insecurity at...

Buhari, Tinubu Not at Loggerheads – Presidency Spox

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has dismissed insinuation that President Muhammadu Buhari  and the APC...

U.S. Disbursed 3.4bn Dollars to Nigeria HIV/AIDS Response — Envoy

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, on Tuesday said that the U.S. Government had disbursed over 3.4 billion dollars to support the Nigerian HIV/AIDS response.The...

Diversification: Panacea for Resolving FX Shortage in Long Run, Says Expert

A Financial Analyst, Mr Emmanuel Eze, has said that if the diversification of the economy is appropriately implemented, it could resolve the nation’s foreign...

ONDO PDP SUSPENDS POROYE,21 OTHERS

By 'Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has announced the suspension of 22 of its members over what they described...

ONDO PDP SUSPENDS POROYE,21 OTHERS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has announced the suspension of 22 of its members over what they described 'gross anti- party...

Bayelsa State Earned N11.07b as Revenue in September

By Akpekwu Imbufe Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (Rtd), weekend, said, in spite of the economic recession, Bayelsa state earned a gross...

Wike Doubts Integrity of SARS as Police Deploys 600

Akpekwu Imbufe (bureau Chief, Southsouth) When the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, visited Buguma ,Monday, on a flag-off of the rehabilitation of a General...

Freed Inmates Get Starter Packs after Training

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi 36 freed inmates trained in various skills have received starter kits to enable them carry out the trades they were trained...

197 IDPs in Benin to Register for NECO, GCE, NATEC Exams

The  Coordinator of  IDP Camp in Uhogua, Benin, Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, says more than 197 IDPs in the camp are sitting for this year’s...

Legislative Aide Dies at National Assembly complex

A Senior Legislative Assistant with the National Assembly, Mr Abubakar Doki on Monday collapsed and died in the National Assembly premises.The deceased who was...

We Are Restrategising To Elimate Boko Haram Finally from Battlefield- Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday, said that the army was restrategising to track and eliminate the remaining Boko Haram...

U.S. Votes Recount: Trump Accuses Clinton of Reneging on Concession Speech

President-elect Donald Trump has accused former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton of reneging on her concession speech certifying the results of the Nov. 28...

Apapa Gridlock Killing Trade Facilitation Programme, Says NPA

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, said the traffic gridlock in Apapa had affected access into the ports and killing...

World Bankers’ Confab in Lagos Opportunity for Foreign Investment – CIBN

Mr Segun Ajibola, President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), has called for utilisation of the forthcoming World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI)...

28 Ships Laden with Petroleum Products, Food Items, to Arrive Lagos

Twenty eight ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Nov....

Imported Rice: Stakeholders Call for Caution on Ebonyi Govt’s Proposed Ban...

Agricultural stakeholders in Ebonyi have called for caution on the State Government’s planned ban of the sales of imported rice in its markets and...

Tambuwal Pays N2m Fine to Free Prisoners

Sokoto State Government on Sunday paid N2 million fines on behalf of 20 inmates to enable the offenders regain their freedom from prison. The News...

NSCDC Moves to Enhance Peace Between Farmers/Herdsmen in Edo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has commenced sensitisation of Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Edo, as part of proactive measures to...

IDPs: Dangote Donates N1.3bn Food Items, Relief Materials in N/East in...

Dangote Foundation says it has donated food items and relief materials worth N1.3 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in the North-East...

Develop Safe School National Policy, NGO tasks FG

Exam Ethics Marshal International (EEMI), an NGO, has urged the Federal Government to develop safe school national policy, to ensure the safety of pupils...

Islamic Development Bank to Invest 35m Dollars in Jigawa

Gov. Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa on Sunday said the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has concluded plans to invest about 35 million dollars to promote...

APC Appeals to ther Contestants in Ondo Poll to Accept Defeat...

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has called for calm and appealed to opposition parties and their candidates to accept defeat in the Ondo state...

Former Minister, Deputy Governor Defect to APC in Gombe

Former Minister of Transport, Sen. Abdullahi Idris and other Chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Gombe State have defected to the All...

2, 000 Persons Displaced by Cattle Rustlers in Niger- DG

No fewer than 2,000 persons have been displaced by the activities of cattle rustlers in Niger State within the past three weeks, an emergency...

MEDIA STATEMENT ON THE KANGAROO PRESS CONFERENCE BY SENATOR SHEHU SANI...

No one is in doubt that Shehu Sani has been nursing the wounds of suspension for disrespecting the party leadership in the Kaduna State...

I Will Banish Poverty and Hunger in Ondo State, Akeredolu, Ondo...

By 'Yomi Ayeleso,Akure. Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), the Governor-elect in the just concluded governorship election in Ondo State, has promised not to fail the people...

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