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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Kano Govt. Orders Hospital to Put Waste Bins in Wards, Premises

The Kano State Government has ordered Murtala Muhammed Specialist Hospital, Kano, to place standard waste bins in its wards and premises. The Commissioner for Environment,...

NDDC Begins Emergency Repairs on East West Road

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has started emergency repairs on some of the failed portions of the East West Road, especially the dilapidated...

1 Officer, 3 Soldiers Die as IED Explodes – Army

The Army has confirmed that it lost an officer and three soldiers in Borno on Thursday when their patrol vehicle encountered IED buried on...

Buhari Has Done Nothing Wrong in Speaking with us in Hausa-...

The National Vice Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC),Engr. Segun Oni, has urged people in the country to stop criticizing President Muhammadu...

Development: Gov. Bello says Kogi will soon catch up with Lagos...

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi says that his administration is working hard to ensure rapid development of the state. The governor said that with ongoing...

Kaduna Govt. Announces Foreign Scholarship Opportunities

The Kaduna State Government has announced scholarship opportunities for qualified candidates to study Medicine, Nursing and Health Technology-related courses in foreign universities. Prof. Andrew Nok,...

Army Has Contributed to Democratic Process – Buratai

The Nigerian Army says it has contributed immensely to the democratic process in the country through robust participation in peace support and internal security...

S. Africa Parliament to Vote on No-confidence Vote in Zuma in...

The South African parliament will vote on a no-confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma on Aug. 3, the national legislature said on Friday. The parliament...

Nigeria Loses N80bn to Road Accidents Annually — FG

Nigeria loses N80 billion annually due to road accidents, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole said in Friday. Adewole who made this known at a...

Lagos Inaugurates Ibile Microfinance Bank, says Committed to Poverty Reduction

The Lagos State Government on Friday inaugurated its microfinance bank, restating its avowed commitment to poverty reduction and employment generation in the state. The Commissioner...

School Fetes Student for Scoring 329 in 2017 UTME

A 15yr old student of Emplace College, Akure,Ondo State Goodluck Bolaji Samuel, has been celebrated for his outstanding performance in the Joint Admission Matriculation...

President Buhari Fast Recovering in London Hospital, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says President Muhammadu Buhari is fast recovering from his illness contrary to allegations that he is on life support. The...

TV Hosts Question Trump’s mental state after Bleeding Facelift Tweet

The hosts of the “Morning Joe” television show are questioning US President Donald Trump’s “unmoored behaviour” after he lashed out at them in a...

Obasanjo Says Education, Good Governance will Enhance African Trade

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says that basic education and good governance will enhance intra-African trade. Obasanjo said this at the ongoing 24th Annual General Meeting...

It’s Yam Revolution now! By Oyedeji Kayode

The debate on whether yam exportation should be encouraged is healthy. On one side, government must be commended for "thinking through the box" to come...

UN says demand for Qatar to close down al-Jazeera ‘unacceptable’

The UN says the demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations for Qatar to close down its al-Jazeera TV channel is an...

Suicide Bombers Attack Lebanese Army in Refugee Camp, 7 Soldiers Injured

Five suicide bombers blew themselves up on Friday during raids on two refugee camps in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria, injuring seven...

Corruption Root Cause of Separatist Agitations – Magu

The acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has identified corruption as the root cause of separatist agitations and...

Recovering Stolen Funds Costly – Osinbajo

Preventing corruption is better than curing it as recovering stolen funds is costly, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said. ”You need to engage forensic consultants...

NCAA Management Moves to Resolve Staff Union Welfare Dispute

The management of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has initiated moves to resolve its dispute with the National Union of Air Transport Employees...

Board Begins Pregnancy Test for Female Intending Pilgrims Monday

The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board will on Monday, July 10 commence pregnancy test for female intending pilgrims in the state. Similarly, the mandatory screening...

Plateau Govt Opens 40 Bids for Road Contracts

The Plateau Government on Thursday opened 40 bids for road contracts. The state Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mr Pam Dongs, said that the exercise...

Fmr Minister of Power Calls for Segmentation, Privatisation of Power Transmission...

Former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji on Thursday called for the segmentation of power transmission lines to improve electricity supply and check national...

Election Tribunal: Andrew Uchendu’s Victory Confirms APC’s popularity – Party Chieftains

Chief Emeka Bekee, the Secretary, All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, says the victory of Chief Andrew Uchendu at the Rivers Election Petition Tribunal...

Osinbajo Appoints 14 Resident Electoral Commissioners

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has approved the appointment of 14 new Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The...

Onu Restates FG Commitment to Promote Made in Nigeria Products

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology on Thursday restated the commitment of the ministry to promote the patronage of made in...

Apapa Wharf Road Reconstruction Begins July 7 as Stakeholders Reach Agreement.

Stakeholders on Thursday reached an agreement to take necessary measures in Apapa to ensure commencement of reconstruction of Wharf Road leading to the nation’s...

Troops Arrest Notorious Boko Haram Terrorist in Buni Gari

Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade, deployed to Buni Gari in Borno said they have arrested another suspected Boko Haram terrorist. Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, the...

Ondo State Govt. to spend N2.2bn on Agriculture

The Ondo State Government says it has earmarked N2.2 billion in the 2017 budget for the development of the agricultural sector. Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu said...

Nigeria Inches Closer to 40bn Barrels Oil Reserve Target

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says plans to grow the nation’s crude oil reserves to 40 billion barrels by the year 2020 have...

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