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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Why Civil Servants are Called ‘Evil Servants’ – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday explained why many Nigerians see the civil service  as the headquarters of corruption in the country. He said the system...

‎Bauchi Lawmaker Docked over Alleged Falsification of Information

A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Sakwa constituency, Garba Musa Kore, has been taken to court for allegedly falsifying information...

Aisha Buhari Constructs Orphanage, School in Maiduguri

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has commenced the construction of Aisha Buhari Foundation Orphanage and School in Maiduguri. Foundation of the project was...

China Beat Annual Target by Lifting 12.4m out of Poverty in...

China beat its annual target by lifting 12.4 million people out of poverty in 2016, official data showed Tuesday. “The progress was partly due to...

Petroleum Industry Bill to be passed by March- NASS

Sen. Donald Alasoadura, Chairman Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream), has assured that the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill will be passed latest in March. Alasoadura...

COAS Inaugurates 16 Brigade in Yenogoa

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Tuesday inaugurated the newly established 16 Brigade of the Nigerian Army in Bayelsa into operation...

NANS Appeals to Police to Handle Students’ Protest with Civility

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Nigeria Police to be civil while handling peaceful protests by students. Mr Afolabi Aguda,...

Court Adjourns till March 10 Ruling on Suit to Unseat Tambuwal

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday adjourned ruling in an application seeking to amend an originating summon pleading for the removal of...

Fashola Inaugurates N1.1bn Emergency Repairs on Abuja-Kaduna Road

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Tuesday in Kaduna inaugurated the N1.1 billion emergency repair project on Abuja-Kaduna Road. Fashola,...

Expert Advises Akeredolu on Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

A youth development expert and the founder of African Revolution Academy, Oludaisi Omokungbe has advised the new government of Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in Ondo...

BAHA Passess 2017 Budget into Law

Bauchi State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill into Law. The appropriation bill was reviewed upward from N145,447,258,163 to N147,,950,699,413 to...

2016 GDP Figures Show Growth in Agric, way out of Recession...

The Presidency on Tuesday said there were strong indications that the Nigerian economy was on its way out of recession considering the 2016 overall...

FG to Attract $10bn Investments to Oil & Gas Industry –...

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu, has said that the Federal Government will attract more than 10 billion dollars investments to...

Ondo Assembly Crisis: Workers Express Delight over Reopening

Ondo State House of Assembly workers, on Tuesday, expressed their delight with the reopening of the Assembly Complex in Akure. ‎ It will be recalled that...

Nigeria’s GDP Shrinks by 1.3% in 2016 4th Quarter

Nigeria’s economy shrank for the fourth consecutive time  in the last quarter of last year. Experts say this is the first time the nation's economy...

Bush on Trump Presidency: Political Climate in Washington is “pretty ugly”

Former president George W. Bush says the political climate in Washington as “pretty ugly” under Donald Trump’s presidency but expressed optimism the U. S....

For the Catholic, Lenten Season Begins on March 1

Catholics all over the world will on Wednesday mark the 2017 Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of the 40-day Lenten Season. Msgr. Gabriel Osu, the...

Infant Mortality Rate: 800,000 Under-5 Children Die Annually in Nigeria- NGO

The Partnership for Advocacy in Child and Family Health (PACFaH) says no fewer than 800,000 children under the age of five are dying in Nigeria...

Kebbi Govt. Distributes Equipment worth N270m to 10 Hospitals

The Kebbi Government has distributed equipment worth N270million to 10 hospitals under the Millennium Development Goals programme (MDGs). This was made known in a statement...

The New Long Goemai of Shendam Presented with Staff of Office

The Goemai people of Plateau State have officially installed a new traditional ruler, the Long Goemai Miskom Martins Shaldas lll. The new traditional ruler was...

Ondo Local Govt : Drama at the Appeal Court as Court...

There was a mild drama at the Court of Appeal, sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital , as the counsel to the Ondo...

APC Condemns Ondo Killings

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State on Monday condemned the reported killing of five persons in Ondo West Local Government Area of...

I Buy Made-in-Aba products – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says he is an ardent patron of products made in Aba and all he is wearing...

Buhari not Critically Ill, not in Hospital – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says President Muhammadu Buhari is neither critically ill nor in life threatening situation and there...

NCAA Gets New Management

The Federal Government on Monday approved the appointment of five new Directors and one General Manager for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). NCAA made...

Judge Carpets NSCDC over Poorly Drafted Criminal Charge

Justice Ibrahim Buba of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday chided the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), over a poorly...

Facebook Accepts Naira Advertisements Payment

Mr Chris Cox, the Chief Product Officer, Facebook, has said that the social networking company was now accepting Nigeria’s local currency, Naira, for payment...

Sokoto State Committed to Prevention of Outbreak of Endemic Diseases- Commissioner

Alhaji Balarabe Kakale, Sokoto State Commissioner for Health, on Monday restated the commitment of the state government toward preventing the outbreak of endemic diseases...

Bauchi NUJ Elects New Exco

Members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ) in Bauchi State have elected new leaders to run the affairs of the union in the state...

Local Government Chairmen : I am not Aware of any Appeal-...

The Governor of Ondo State,Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has denied filling an appeal to upturn the judgment of the state high court barring the state...

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