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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Cabinet Reshuffle Soon – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced plans to expand the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to accommodate people with fresh ideas. Speaking at the National Executive Council...

Buhari Welcomes World Bank Latest Rating of Nigeria 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday welcomed the improvement of Nigeria on the World Bank’s Doing Business latest rankings. Besides moving up 24 places in the rankings, Nigeria...

Federation Account Records N797bn VAT Revenue in 10 Months – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday said about N797.51 billion revenue generated from Value Added Tax (VAT) between January and October was transferred...

Unilag Has Graduated over 50,000 in 5 Years – VC

The University of Lagos, says the decisions taken and best practices put in place by its Senate have enabled it to graduate a total...

Professor Malami Laments Poor State of Unity Schools in Nigeria

A renowned University Professor of Medical science with Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital and National President of Cancer Society of Nigeria, Professor Sani...

6 New Variants of Condoms Launched in Lagos

An NGO, Society for Family Health (SFH) Nigeria, on Tuesday launched six new variants of condoms-Flex Classic- to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy...

CP says police will enforce anti-open grazing law in Benue

The police in Benue say they will strictly enforce the provisions of the anti-open grazing law, which comes into effect on Wednesday, Nov. 1, and...

Abuja Airport New Terminal Building 80% Completed – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC) handling the new terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, says the project is...

4 Killed, 12 Injured in Boko Haram Ambush in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said four passengers were killed and six others wounded when Boko Haram insurgents attacked travelers on Banki-Maiduguri road. The Director, Army Public...

2019: Women can decide next president of Nigeria- Don

The Deputy Registrar of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba Akoko,Ondo State, Dr. Adedayo Adedeji has advised women in the country to take advantage of their...

Father Sets Son Ablaze over Quarrel with Brother

A 43-year-old father, Malam Musa Mohammed, has been arrested by the Rights Protection Agency in Niger for setting his 15-year-old son, Bello Musa, ablaze. Mrs...

SEC Commences Capital Market Curriculum in Schools by 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said it would begin capital market curriculum in primary and secondary schools in September 2018. Mr Mounir Gwarzo, the...

Senate Advises FG to Prioritise Funding, Completion of National Library

The Senate on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to prioritise the funding and completion of the permanent site of the National Library of Nigeria to mitigate...

Court Rules on Dasuki’s application to Stay Metuh’s trial Nov. 1

The Federal High Court, Abuja, will on Nov. 1 rule on whether or not to stay proceedings in a matter between the Federal Government and Olisah...

Accord Party Deregisters Ex- Gov. Ladoja

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Accord Party, has directed its Oyo state chapter to deregister Sen. Rashidi Ladoja, from the party. Mr Innocent...

Britain Trained 22,000 Nigerian Troops in 2016 – Envoy

The British Government said its army trained no fewer than 22,000 Nigerian army personnel in 2016. Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, UK Minister of State for...

Senate Jubilant Over SGF Sack.

The Senate says sack of former Secretary to Government of the Federation, Mr Babachir Lawal, has vindicated its position on investigation carried out by...

Muslim Bags PhD in Christian Studies

 A Muslim, Prof. Rasheed Jimoh-Ijaodola, has bagged a doctorate degree in Christian Studies at the University of Ilorin. Jimoh-Ijaodola is Professor of Law and  Dean,...

MTN Calls $4.2bn Claim by Turkcell “opportunistic, “baseless”

MTN on Tuesday called a 4.2 billion-dollar claim by Turkcell in a South African court over a disputed Iranian mobile phone licence “opportunistic” and “baseless”, the...

8 Kidnap Suspects Arrested  in Adamawa by Police

The police in Adamawa have arrested eight persons, suspected to be behind kidnapping cases in the state. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Moses Jitoboh, told...

Foundations Fete Hydrocephalus Babies in Ondo, Offer Free Surgery

Hope was restored for hydrocephalus babies in Ondo State as Liron Hydrocephalus Foundation (LHF) celebrated them as champions and unveiled free education centre for...

Burglars Stole N1m from Air Peace Office in Akure

The Police Command in Ondo State on Tuesday said it had arrested three members of staff of Air Peace Limited who allegedly participated in...

Enugu LG Polls: Over 5,000 Security Personnel on Ground- CP Danmalam

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmalam, has said that over 5,000 security personnel will be deployed for the Enugu State...

Odinga Yet to Respond to Kenyatta Poll Victory as Kenyans Wait

Kenyans waited on Tuesday for the response of opposition leader Raila Odinga to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory in the Oct. 26 election. Odinga, a veteran politician who...

APC Caucus Passes Vote of Confidence on Leadership

Chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday night, passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the party. Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara...

Ojudu: Of Resilience, Courage and Tenacity of Purpose

Babafemi Ojudu’s vision and mission in life is clear. From his days in the newsroom, his goal as an investigative reporter was unequivocal-to expose...

Buhari has not Sidelined me – Tinubu

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has declared as fake news the talk of him being sidelined by a...

PDP Faults Sack of Lawal, Oke

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the sack of Alhaji Babachir Lawal, the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation; and Amb....

Buhari Chairs APC National Caucus Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding ove a meeting of the national caucus of All Progressives Congress. The meeting which is being held at the State...

Lawal: Do your Job, Buhari Tells EFCC, ICPC

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the nation's anti-graft agencies not to hesitate to take appropriate steps on the immediate past Secretary to the Government...

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