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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Buhari Directs Emergency Response to Benue Flooding, Sympathises with Affected Communities

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to immediately mobilize personnel and resources to come to the aid of the...

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Sallah Message to Nigerians

Fellow Compatriots, I felicitate with you all, particularly the Muslim faithful, on the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. I congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters who...

Sallah: Oba Ewuare Advises Muslims to Pray for Nation’s unity

The Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, Oba of Benin, has urged Muslim faithful to use this period of Eid-el-Kabir to reflect on...

Abusive Language: Group Wants Govt. to Rein in Fani-Kayode

Youths For Change NG, an umbrella group of Nigerian youths, has urged government to rein former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode if he continues along...

NPA Promotes 11 Managers to AGMs

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has promoted 11 Managers to Assistant General Managers, in line with the organisation’s commitment toward operational efficiency. The promotions were...

Imohimi Takes over as New Lagos State Police Commissioner

Mr Edgal Imohimi on Friday assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police (CP) in Lagos State, spokesman for the Command, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole,...

UK Government Supports North-East Region with £200 Million

UK Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Priti Patel, have announced the donation of 200 million pounds to indigenes of the North-East...

Save Police from Institutional Embarrassment – Dickson

While condemning the controversy between the Nigeria Police and Senator Isa Misau, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, over corruption allegations; Bayelsa State...

Saraki, Sowore & Nigeria’s Barabbas Moment By Professor Pius Adesanmi

There are two problems bordering on abomination in my title. First problem: the names, Saraki and Sowore, are appearing in the same sentence. Second...

Lagos NUJ polls: Ex-NAWOJ President Urges Media Professionals to Set Standard

Mrs Toro Oladapo, a former National President, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), has urged media professionals to use the September 30 elections of...

FAAN Apologises over Power Outage at Lagos Airport as Normalcy returns

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has expressed regret over Wednesday’s minor power outage that disrupted business at the terminal of the Murtala...

South East Governors Wade into IPOB Agitations, Initiate Dialogue to End...

The South East Governors’ Forum says it will engage the leadership of Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) to find solutions to its agitations. The...

Sen. Wamakko Frees 21 Inmates with N2.1m

Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, on Thursday secured the freedom of 21 inmates of Sokoto Central Prison after paying their N2.1...

House Wife Nabbed for Poisoning Her Step Son to Death In...

A 19 year old house wife, Hindatu Abdullahi, who poisoned her step son to death with toxic insecticide has been arrested by the Bauchi...

Senate Vows to Continue Investigation into Alleged N30trn Revenue Scam

The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport has vowed to continue its ongoing investigation into alleged N30 trillion revenue scam...

Afenifere Laments Incessant Attacks by Herdsmen in Yoruba Land

The Pan Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Afenifere has decried the incessant attacks on farmers by Fulani herdsmen in the southwest states, urging government at all...

EFCC Officials Undergoing Trial for Corruption – Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says some of its officials are currently being prosecuted for corruption in various courts across the country. The...

Attempt to Create `stand-alone’ NFIU Needless — Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday insisted that the Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) was independent of its control. The Acting Chairman...

President Buhari Showers Cash on the D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday showered the D’Tigress, the Nigerian women basketball team players and its officials, N2million each and N500,000 each, respectively. The team...

Hajj: Nigerian Pilgrims Most Law Abiding – Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabia authority has named Nigerian pilgrims as the best in law abiding and exhibiting good behaviour during the 2017 Hajj. Alhaji Mannir Yakubu,...

Rector of Federal Polytechnic Bauchi Accused of High Handedness By ASUP

To drive home their demand for sound management, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Federal Polytechnic Bauchi chapter, has embarked on mass protest...

ASUU Strike: FEC Appoints Osinbajo as “Chief Negotiator’’

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has assigned Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to henceforth chair the concluding part of the ongoing negotiation between the Federal Government...

Daura Agog as President Buhari Arrives.

Thousands of people thronged the Daura airstrip in Katsina State to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari.Buhari is in Daura to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. A correspondent...

I Inherited N 220 Billion Debt from Mimiko Government- Akeredolu.

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said he inherited Two Hundred and Twenty Billion, Five Hundred and Eight-Eight Million, One Hundred and Twenty Five...

Wike Advocates Strengthening of Anti-Graft Institutions

Gov.  Nyesom Wike of Rivers has called for the strengthening of the nation’s anti-graft institutions to ensure a successful fight against corruption. Wike made the...

UCH Resident Doctors Set to join Nationwide Strike Sept. 4

Dr Olusegun Olaopa, the President, Association of Resident Doctors, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan chapter, on Wednesday said resident doctors in the hospital would...

UNIPORT Confirms Identity of Suspect Who Killed Niece for Ritual

The University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) on Wednesday identified a 200-level student (names withheld), of the Department of Physics, as the suspect who dismembered...

APC Mourns Senator Mahmud Kanti-Bello

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed grief over the passing of, Senator Mahmud Kanti-Bello whom the party described as as distinguished party leader...

NGO tasks Governments on prevalence of Sickle Cell Disease in rural...

The Sickle Cell Hope Alive Foundation (SCAF), an NGO, on Wednesday in Ibadan urged governments at all levels to pay more attention to sickle...

Olori Wuraola Confirms Marriage Crash to Ooni of Ife

Olori Wuraola, estranged wife of the Ooni of Ife, has confirmed that her marriage to the monarch, Adeyeye Ogunwusi 11, has crashed. The Olori has...

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