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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Buhari appoints ex-IBB spokesman, Duro Onabule, as NTA Board Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Chief Duro Onabule, a veteran journalist and Chief Press Secretary to former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida, to head...

Akeredolu Announces Dissolution of Local Government Chairmen, Councillors

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, has ordered the dissolution of all the chairmen and councilors in all the 18 local...

Gov Gaidam Approves Over 1bn for Payment of Gratuities

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State has approved the sum of N1, 196, 440, 441.00 (one billion, one hundred and ninety-six million, four hundred...

Buhari Approves Deployment of Four Ambassador-designates

President Muhammadu Buhari has deployed four out of the newly appointed Ambassadors-Designate. The four diplomats were among the nominees confirmed by the Senate recently. They are...

Universities and Industries must Collaborate for National Development —FUTA DON

A university don, Professor Olatunde Borode, has called on the federal government and stakeholders in the education sector to intensify efforts at promoting collaboration...

Stop Multiple Exchange Rates, IMF Advises FG

The International Monetary Fund has called on the Nigerian government to lift the remaining foreign exchange restrictions and scrap the system of multiple exchange...

How Foreign Banks Break Rules to Encourage Corruption in Africa-...

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has lamented the conspiracy between some African leaders and international banks in stashing away funds meant for the development of the...

We’re Committed to Sustaining Good Relations with Saudi Arabia – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed that the relationship between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia is a mutually beneficial one, which should grow stronger in the...

Buhari to Return to London Soon – Presidency

The Presidency has denied speculations going round that President Muhammadu Buhari will no longer return to London for follow-up medical checks. Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu,...

Kano Intensifies Surveillance after Recording Cases of lassa fever, CSM

The Kano state government has strengthened surveillance after recording cases of cerebral spinal meningitis  (CSM) and Lassa fever in some local government areas (LGAs), an...

Sokoto Govt Establishes School of Basic and Remedial Studies

Sokoto State Government has approved the establishment of a school of basic and remedial studies to prepare candidates for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination...

Borno Govt. Praises FG on Damaturu- Maiduguri Road

The federal government have been commended bythe Borno State Government on Thursday for its completion of the 145 km of Damaturu- Maiduguri dual carriage...

Navy Clamps Down on Illegal Refineries in Delta

Illegal refinery operators have been advised by the Nigerian Navy to desist from the illicit business, saying there will be no more hiding place...

Ahead of September Election, German Parties Stake out Positions

Members of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition staked out their positions ahead of September’s election. This happened at a meeting that stretched into the...

Ghana CBN Governor Resigns

Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku, Governor of Ghana’s central bank, has resigned, sources who asked to be anonymous have revealed. The central bank governor who officially started his...

NCC Creates Minimum Service Quality for Telecom Industries

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has established minimum Quality of Service (QoS) standards to ensure service delivery for the telecommunication industry across the country. According...

Malnutrition: UNICEF Trains 24 Health Workers in Borno IDPs Camp

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF), said it has trained 24 health workers in Borno, on measures to prevent malnutrition among Internally Displaced Persons...

Toyota Recalls 2.9m Vehicles Globally over Airbags

Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said it was recalling a total of about 2.9 million vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions including...

Economic Recovery Plan: FG to Grant Incentives to Investors

The Federal Government will grant incentives to encourage investment in the priority sectors listed in the recently released Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. The Minister...

Dogara Pledges to Push for Settlement of Pensioners’ entitlements

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday said the House will meet with the Executive to work out a definite plan...

FG Summons Indian High Commissioner over Attack on Students

The Federal Government on Wednesday asked Indian Government to ensure the immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for attacks of Nigerian students in...

Medication Errors Kill Millions Annually – WHO

Medication errors kill and injure millions of people while an estimated 42 billion dollars is lost annually, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on...

Osinbajo Heads Panel to Resolve Face-off with Senate

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has been asked to chair a committee with a mandate to interface with the Senate over the ongoing...

‎FEC Okays $500m Eurobond to Fund 2016 Budget Deficit

The Federal Executive Council has approved the $500 million Eurobond from the international capital market to fund the 2016 budget deficit. Speaking to State House...

We Won’t Disclose Cost of Buhari’s Treatment – FG

The Federal Government has said  it will continue to defy pressure from groups and individuals, calling for the disclosure of the amount spent on...

Osinbajo to Attend Anti-corruption Summit in Paris

Vice-President  Yemi Osinbajo  will attend an  Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum taking place in Paris between Thursday and Friday. According to a statement by his spokesman,...

Police Arrest Suspects in Connection with the Murder of Abdulhakim Bauchin...

Bauchi State Police command has arrested four suspects associated with the gruesome murder of Abdulhakim Bauchin Bauchi. Parading the suspects to newsmen on Wednesday at...

Criminal Court Halts Morsi Retrial over Recusal Request

Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday halted the retrial of Egypt’s ousted Islamist president Mohammed Morsi on charges of orchestrating a mass jailbreak during the...

4 Die of Meningitis in Abuja- AMAC

The Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) on Wednesday confirmed that Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) has killed not less than four children in Durumi-Garki, a...

Dokpesi Received N2.1bn from ONSA-Witness Tells Court

A prosecution witness, Mrs Zainab Kokobili, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court, Abuja, that Raymond Dokpesi, received N2.1billion from the Office of the...

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