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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Abuja-Kaduna Rail Line: Passengers Want Additional Coaches

Some passengers at Idu Railway Station in the FCT on Saturday called the Federal Government to provide additional coaches to Abuja-Kaduna rail line to...

Pay Us Full Emoluments to Avert Brain Drain, Union Urges Niger...

The Academic Staff Union of Colleges of Education, Niger State branch, has called on the State Government to pay its members emoluments fully to...

Mobile Police Base for Southern Kaduna – I-G

The Nigeria Police on Saturday said it would establish a mobile police base in Kafanchan to address security problems in Southern part of Kaduna State. The...

FG Sets Up Gambia Mediation Team

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a Mediation Support Team to assist him in resolving the political impasse in The Gambia. The MST, headed by...

Chevron Appoints New MD

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has announced the appointment of Mr Jeffrey Ewing to the position of Chairman and Managing Director of its companies in...

Embrace Peace, Buhari Tells Militants

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Shi’a Community and Niger Delta militants to embrace peace and always abide by the laws of the country. The President...

Buhari: No Untouchables in Graft War

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration’s determination to wrestle corruption to the ground remains unshaken. And to underscore that he is unrelenting in waging...

New Year Message: Be Hopeful– Saraki Admonishes Nigerians

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has said that things would get better for Nigerians in 2017. A statement by Mr Yusufh Olaniyonu, the Special...

Only Prayers Can Solve Nigerian Economic Woes- Ike Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, has urged Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of the nation’s economy in the...

India’s PM Modi Announces Incentives in New Year Address

Indian Prime Minister,Narendra Modi, announced a slew of incentives to the poor, farmers, women and small businesses on Saturday, in a New Year’s speech...

Apple to cut iPhone production Q1 of 2017

Apple Incorporated will trim production of iPhones by about 10 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, the Nikkei daily reported, citing calculations...

New Year Message: President Buhari’s Full Speech

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today...

EFCC: Magu not Sacked, Presidency

The Presidency has dismissed social media report on the removal of Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu,...

Behold Zenda, the Oldest Lion in U.S. Euthanized by Philadelphia Zoo

The Philadelphia Zoo has euthanized a 25-year-old lioness believed to have been the oldest lion in the United States of America after the animal suffered acute...

CBN’s Anchor Borrower’s Scheme Launched in Bauchi

Bauchi State Government, in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has officially launched the Anchor Borrower's Scheme with 20,000 farmers successfully registered under the...

N-POWER: FG Pays N30, 000 Stipends

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of the N30, 000 monthly stipends for beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme -the job creation programme of...

40 Undergraduates to Enjoy Rosy-Tony scholarship

Forty additional undergraduates studying across Nigeria would benefit from the scholarship scheme of Imo-born philanthropist and politician, Chief Tony Chukwu and his wife, Rose. The...

Nigerian Army Presents Captured Boko Haram Flag to President Buhari

The Nigerian Army on Friday night in Abuja hosted President Muhammadu Buhari to Guards Brigade Regimental Dinner and presented to him the captured Boko...

New Year: Cleric Urges Nigerians to Unite against Corruption

Professor Ishaq Akintola, the Director, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Saturday, in Lagos, urged Nigerians, irrespective of their religious beliefs, to unite against corruption...

New Year Message of Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna...

'We must uphold hope and a common humanity' I felicitate with the people of Kaduna State as we welcome a new year. We invoke the...

Buhari signs Act on Endangered Species

The Act is a further step taken to discourage trafficking in endangered species and encourage the culture of preservation. The government has also increased the...

DSS Nabs Gang Robbing Foreigners

The Department of State Services said it has uncovered a criminal gang which specialises in robbing foreigners, either visiting or living in Abuja. Members of...

Woman Masterminds Son’s Kidnap

A woman has been arrested in Damaturu, Yobe state, north east Nigeria  over the kidnap of her 10 year-old son. The woman, identified as Barakat...

UN Envoy Commends Nigeria for War on Insurgency

The fight against the destructive Boko Haram insurgents has recorded substantial military and security successes, UN acting Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Central...

SERAP Petitions Special Rapporteur on Southern Kaduna killings

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has petitioned Ms Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. This is contained in a...

NDLEA Arrests 234, seizes 7,550.8kg Cannabis in Kogi

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kogi has arrested 234 suspects, including 10 females, for drug-related offences between January and December 2016. Alhaji...

Rivers, Abia Speakers Resign

The Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Adams Dabotorudima, and his counterpart in Abia House of Assembly resigned from their positions on...

Court Sentences District Head’s Son to Death by Hanging

A Katsina State High Court sitting in Funtua on Thursday sentenced Mu’ammar Tukur, son of former District Head of Bakori, to death by hanging...

Akeredolu Inaugurates Transition Committee

The Ondo State Governor-elect, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has inaugurated a 21-member Transition Committee ahead of his inauguration on February 24, 2017. Akeredolu also inaugurated...

Flight Cancellation Reduces as Visibility Improves

Flight operations to northern parts of Nigeria has picked up as poor visibility occasioned by the harmattan haze that crippled operations since Monday has...

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