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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Niger Lawmaker Faults Governor’s appointments

A member of the Niger State House of Assembly, Mr Malik Madaki, on Saturday faulted the alleged lopsided appointments in the state by Gov. Abubakar Bello. Madaki,...

Bye-election: Turnout not just Low, Very Poor – Lagos REC

The National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday appealed Nigerians to always participate actively in electoral processes to avoid voter apathy. Mr Sam Olumekun, INEC Resident Electoral Commission...

Independence: Governors of Edo, Delta Call on Nigerians to Work for...

The Governors of Edo and Delta Mr Godwin Obaseki and Dr Ifeanyi Okowa have called on Nigerians to work for a united Nigeria as...

Magbojuri Takes Over in NAFDAC – Official

Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Spokesperson of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says Mr Ademola Magbojuri has taken over...

Corruption Charge: Chief Accountant Reveals Ofili-Ajumogobia’s salary Details in Court.

Mr Awoyemi Kazeem, a Chief Accountant at the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Friday revealed at an Ikeja High Court the salaries and allowances of Justice...

Oil Rises to $58, Set for Weekly Gain

Oil prices rose on Friday as investors bet that efforts to cut a global glut are working and that the demand outlook is improving. U.S. crude was...

National Electricity Grid Records Temporary Collapse.

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)  said a total  system collapse of the national electricity grid was recorded on Sept. 28 at 8:03 p.m.,...

Exam Fraud: Edo Govt. Sacks Perm Sec, Suspends 3 Others

The Edo  Government has sacked Dr. Osayuware Idahosa, Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Youth and Special Duties, over  allegation of padding the...

2nd Niger Bridge will be completed: Osinbajo

The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complete work on the  Second Niger Bridge as well as other federal projects in the South-East...

NNPC/Chevron Deworm Ondo School Children

The Joint Venture of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) and the Chevron has said over 60,000 school children would benefit from their mass deworming...

FCT is Open for Business- Minister

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, says the Territory is open for business. Bello said this while addressing participants and...

Trump to Travel to Asia Nov. 3-14- White House

US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania, would travel to Asia in Nov. 3-14 for the first time since becoming president. The president and...

S. Africa Court: Zuma cannot be Forced to Launch Corruption Inquiry

South African President, Jacob Zuma is not obliged to set up a judicial inquiry commission into alleged corruption and influence-peddling in his government, a...

Disaster: NEMA Applauds Okorocha’s Urban Renewal Programme

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has applauded Gov. Rochas Okorocha’s urban renewal programme, saying it has made response to emergencies in Imo easier. Mr...

Turkey Orders 117 Soldiers Detained over Coup Link -Sources

Turkish prosecutors have issued detention warrants for 117 military personnel over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the 2016...

3M Children Need Emergency Education Support in North-East Nigeria–UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said over 57 per cent of schools in Borno remained closed, in spite the new school year, due...

NBA Pledges Support to CJN’s justice Reform

The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has pledged its support to efforts of the Chief Justice of Nigeria(CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, in reforming the justice...

Lamido Canvasses Free, Credible Convention for PDP

A former governor of Jigawa, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has called the leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to ensure that the party’s December national...

INEC to Release Timetable for Etiki, Osun Guber Polls Thursday

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would on Thursday release the timetable for Ekiti and Osun gubernatorial elections coming up in 2018. The Chairman of...

Senate Congratulates Nigerians on 57th Independence Anniversary, Sues for Peace

The Senate on Thursday, congratulated Nigerians on the celebration of the country’s 57th Independent Anniversary, on Oct. 1, and cautioned the people to avoid...

10,000 Nigerians Admitted in U.S. Varsities This Year- Envoy

Ten thousand Nigerian students are among over one million international students admitted in U.S. universities this year, a U.S. envoy announced in Lagos on...

Task Force Arrests 8 Suspected Indian Hemp Cultivators in Ondo

The Anti-Encroachment Task Force of the Ondo State Ministry of Natural Resources on Thursday in Akure arrested eight suspected Indian hemp cultivators in possession...

SGF Demands Transparency in Execution of Constituency Projects

Dr Habiba Lawal, Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) on Thursday called for transparency in the execution of constituency projects to...

Reps urge FG to Stop Alleged Diversion of N/East Devt Fund

The House of Representatives on Thursday urged the Federal Government to stop the alleged diversion of North East development fund to the implementation of...

Hooliganism is Synonymous with Sunshine Stars- Osun Commissioner

The last seems not to have been heard as the Commissioner for Sports, Social Protection and Special Needs in the state of Osun, Biyi...

IPAC Berates INEC over body’s Cancelled Election in Ondo

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Ondo State has berated the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for disallowing the body from conducting its election...

25.5 million Unsafe Abortions Performed Annually, Mostly in Poor Regions –...

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday said dangerous methods were used in nearly half of the 55.7 million abortions carried out each year globally. A WHO...

Israeli President Praises Merkel for `Strong Stand’ against Far-right

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has commended German Chancellor Angela Merkel for opposing the Alternative for Germany (AfD) (far-right party) which has prompted concern within...

Sen. Uchendu’s swearing-in, triumph of People’s power, Resilience –NIMASA DG

Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), says the swearing-in of Sen. Andrew Uchendu is a triumph of...

Cholera Poses Grave Risks to Pregnant Women in Northeast – UNFPA

The outbreak of cholera posed grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast States ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the UN...

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