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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Buhari Congratulates Doyin Abiola at 73

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Managing Director of National Concord Newspapers and first female Editor-in-Chief of a daily, Dr. Doyinsola Abiola, on...

2019: Ensure Safety of Corps Members, NYSC Tells INEC

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Jigawa State National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) Coordinator ,Mr. Michael Amolo has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission...

FG bans open drug market in 2019

The Federal Government says it will shut down all open drug markets this year to curb unwholesome drug distribution system. The Minister of Health, Prof....

FIRS Generates N4.03trn Revenue

The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Tunde Fowler, said the Service collected N4.03 trillion revenue in 2017. A statement by the Head, Communications...

Fani-Kayode Ill, Counsel Tells Court

Mr Norrison Quakers (SAN), counsel to former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday told a Federal High Court in Lagos that his client was ill and...

2019: Ijaw Leaders Strategies, Say Election Is a Referendum on Restructuring

Arising from a meeting of Ijaw Leaders of Thought, Tuesday, the Ijaw nation says, the 2019 general election would be seen as a referendum...

Restructuring: Dickson Commends APC

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, says the far reaching recommendations on the proposed restructuring of the country by the ruling All Progressive...

Screening of Commissioner Nominees by Bauchi Assembly Commences

The screening of the 19 commissioner nominees sent to the Bauchi State House of Assembly by Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State. has commenced...

Lassa Fever: Ondo Govt to Monitor Burials

As part of the measures to curtail the spread of lassa fever epidemic in Ondo State, the state government has said that any occurrence...

Afenifere Rejects Cattle Colony in South West

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has rejected moves by the Federal Government of having cattle colony in the country, saying the group would move...

I Took an Oath to Protect the Lives of Citizens of...

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong yesterday said he had surprised the PDP in the state by paying outstanding salaries left by the past...

Mandela’s ex-wife Discharged from Hospital after Kidney Infection

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid veteran and ex-wife of late President Nelson Mandela, was discharged from hospital on Tuesday after treatment for a kidney...

Lagos Assembly Passes N1.046 Tln Budget for 2018

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the state’s 2018 appropriation bill of N1,046 trillion into law. The passage followed the adoption of...

Govt Begins Registration of Farmers in Ondo Forest Reserves

The Ondo State government has commenced the registration and documentation of all categories of farmers in government forest reserves across the state. Commissioner for Agriculture,...

Too Many Political Parties may mar 2019 Polls – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has raised concern about the growing number of political parties ahead of the 2019 general elections. The Chief Technical Adviser...

CBN Injects $210m into Forex Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has injected $210 million into various segments of the inter-bank market. The CBN offered the sum of $100,000,000 as...

Cameroonian Separatist Leader Deported to Cameroon from Nigeria – Officials

A key Cameroonian separatist leader arrested in Abuja earlier this month has been deported by Nigerian authorities to Cameroon, his lawyer and the government...

Group Opposes Return of Schools to Mission Owners in Ondo

The Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Ondo State chapter has kicked against any plan to return schools to faith -based organisations. Expressing its...

FG to Declare State of Emergency in Education

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Monday, said the Federal Government would declare a state of emergency in the education sector in...

Buhari Seeks African Single Market to Create more Jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the speedy establishment of a single, unified market in Africa. This according to the President would boost trade, create...

75 Hectares of Rice Farm Destroyed by Fire in Bauchi

75 hectares of unharvested rice plantation have been destroyed by fire in Bauchi Local Government Area of Bauchi State. Our correspondent learnt that the rice...

SON Unveils Product Authentication Mark Logo

In an effort to further ensure quality products in the Nigerian markets, Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has unveiled its Product Authentication Mark (PAM)...

10 Die in Ondo Road Accidents

No fewer than Six(6) persons have been confirmed dead in a road accident along Lagos-Ore Expressway in Ondo State and another four (4) in...

Fulfil Your Campaign Promises, Yoruba Youth Group Tells Buhari

A Pan Yoruba youth group, Oodua Youth Coalition ( OYC) has challenged the President Muhammadu Buhari led federal government to fulfil its promises to...

Grammys: Shakira Makes History, Wins Best Latin Pop Album Twice

Pop singer, Shakira marked an historical feat at the Grammys on Sunday, when she became the first artist to win Best Latin Pop Album twice. The...

BBNaija: Season Three Begins with 20 Housemates.

The third season of reality TV series, Big Brother Nigeria was launched on Sunday with 20 contestants also known as “housemates”. This year’s edition, which is tagged...

Ekwueme was an Epitome of Integrity- Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday described late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme as fearless and an epitome of integrity. He said this in his remarks at...

CITAD Calls for Establishment of National Peace Commission

The Executive Director of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Yunusa Zakari Ya'u has called for the establishment of National Peace Commission to...

NIA Boss a Full-blooded Nigerian, never Failed Exams – Presidency

The Presidency has described as “half-truths, misinformation, and outright falsehood” the allegations that trailed the appointment of Ahmed Rufai Abubakar as the Director-General for...

We must commit to Curbing Terrorism Financing – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need for governments and all stakeholders on the African continent to curb the flow of terrorism financing. Speaking at...

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