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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Police Authority Approves Three Additional Area Commands for Ondo State

Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has appreciated authorities of the Nigeria police for approving three additional area Ccommands to adequately beef-up security...

Lagos Airport Ready for Emergency Cases, Certification — Official

The Manager, Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) , Lagos,  Mr Nehemiah Auta, has said that the personnel at the airport had been adequately trained and...

Pope Francis Appoints Dechelem as Bishop of Bauchi Diocese

Pope Francis has appointed Rev. Fr Hilary Dechelem, parish priest of Church of Immaculate Conception Upper hill, Makurdi as Bishop of Bauchi Diocese. Rev. Fr...

WHO Says Tobacco Users Die Prematurely

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says up to half of all tobacco users die prematurely from tobacco-related diseases. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for...
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje

Gov. Ganduje Condemns Kidnapping of Federal Lawmaker

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has condemned the kidnapping of the member  representing Takai/Sumaila  Federal Constituency, Garba Durbunde. Durbunde was said to have been ...

Thesis: Vice Chancellor Warns against Plagiarism

Prof Muhammad Sanusi-Liman, Vice-Chancellor, Federal University Lafia, on Thursday warned the postgraduate students of the institution against plagiarism while writing their research reports. Sanusi-Liman gave...

Trump, Others Condemn Kathy Griffin ‘beheading’ photo

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday condemned Kathy Griffin’s photo shoot with a bloodied Trump mask on Twitter. Trump, on his Twitter handle, said “Kathy...

I caught my husband making love in our bedroom, woman tells...

A 40-year-old trader, Mrs Folake Alimi, on Wednesday told an Igando Customary Court in Lagos that she caught her husband making love to a...

Police Hunt for Perpetrators of Violence at Oshodi LG Primaries.

The Police say they are on the hunt for perpetrators of the violence at Shogunle during the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) primaries for councillors...

Former China Statistics Chief Gets Life Sentence for Corruption

A Chinese Court on Wednesday jailed for life the former head of the statistics bureau after finding him guilty of corruption, the latest official...

Ganduje Signs 3 Bills into Law to Improve Revenue Generation in...

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has signed into law three bills that are aimed at improving revenue generation in the state. This was announced...

Tobacco Kills 7m people, Gulps $1.4trn annually – WHO

Tobacco use kills more than seven million people annually and costs over 1.4 trillion dollars in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity, the World Health...

British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election: YouGov...

Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain’s June 8 election, according to a projection by polling company YouGov. In stark contrast...

Journalists Deserve Better Reward System not `wheel-barrow treatment’ – Minister

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Solomon Dalung has commended the efforts of Nigerian Journalists toward entrenching genuine democratic culture in the country. The...

My Relationship with Buhari Cordial, says Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki said on Tuesday that his relationship with President Muhammadu Buhari remained cordial, despite false claims in...

Trump Victim of Social Media Ridicule after Gibberish Tweet

Social media was trying to make sense of Donald Trump early Wednesday, after a nonsensical late-night tweet set off a storm of jokes about...

Schools to teach Maths, Science Subjects in Indigenous Languages, says Minister

The Federal Government says primary and secondary schools in the country will soon start teaching Mathematics and Science subjects in indigenous languages. The Minister of Science...

Cross River: NLC Suspends Workers Strike

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called off the state wide strike declared by workers of the Cross Rivers State Government,...

Rivers: Commercial Activities Resume after Crunching Pro-Biafran Sit at Home

Commercial activities have resumed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, after a crunching pro-Biafran sit at home strike called by the Indigenous People...

Low Income Earners to Own Homes with N30,000 Monthly – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has announced a N100 billion Family Home Fund under its social housing project that provides inexpensive mortgages to Nigerians who...

Osinbajo Inaugurates Industrial Policy, Competitiveness Advisory Council

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated the Nigerian Industrial Policy and Competitive Advisory Council. Osinbajo will chair the council which was inaugurated at the...

Osinbajo signs new laws for small businesses to easily access loans

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday signed into law two bills from the National Assembly that would facilitate access to more affordable credit for...

CBN Lifts Naira with $482.6m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, intervened in the inter-bank market to the tune of $482.6 million, underlining its determination to guard...

Ondo Assembly Inaugurates New Principal Officers

The Ondo State House of Assembly has inaugurated new principal officers to pilot the affairs of the house. The Speaker, Rt Hon. David Oloyelogun read...

We Pay N5.1 Billion as Salaries Every Month — GMA.

  Bauchi State Governor Muhammed Abubakar has disclosed that his administration pays a whooping sum of N5.1 billion monthly from its federal grants as salaries...

Police Put Officers on Red Alert in Ondo over Incessant Kidnapping...

Following incessant cases of kidnapping in some secondary schools in Lagos State, the Assistant Inspector General of Police for  Zone 11, Agboola Oshodi-GLover has...

Democracy Day : APC Honours Abdullahi, Others

The Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi International Conference Cente, Minna, Niger state yesterday was filled to the brim as members of the All Progressives Congress...

How Nigerian Youths can gain Political Power – Ondo Lawmaker

‘It is not enough to say that youths must take over, Nigerian youths must be in charge, do the talking as well as the...

Trump Tweets against Germany, Escalating Row after Tense Summits

U.S. President Donald Trump called Germany’s trade and spending policies “very bad” on Tuesday, intensifying a row between the allies and immediately earning himself...

I still want to become president – Donald Duke

A former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, on Tuesday said he would still take a shot at the presidency, if the...

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