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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Again, CBN Warns Nigerians against Investment in Virtual Currencies

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again urged Nigerians to stay away from investments in crypto currencies, warning that virtual currencies are not...

Nigeria should take Corruption Rating by Transparency International as a Challenge...

Senate President, Bukola Saraki says that the recent corruption rating of the country by Transparency International (TI) should be seen as a challenge to...

INEC Announces Election Dates from 2019 to 2055

Amidst the ongoing disagreement between the National Assembly and the Executive over the order of the 2019 elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)...

PDP to APC: Your Party has Collapsed

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has reviewed the outcome of Tuesday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and surmised...

Civil Defense Corp Parades Suspected Pipelines Vandals

Inline with the mandate of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) to checkmate vandalization of petroleum pipeline, water board pipes, power cables e.t.c, the...

Plateau Assembly Confirms 20 Commissioner Nominees.

Plateau State  House of Assembly  has screened and confirmed 20 nominees for appointment as commissioners. It could be recalled that Gov Simon Lalong forwarded the...

4,418 Road Crashes Recorded in 2017- FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) has revealed that a total of 4,418 Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) with many casualties were recorded across the country...

Ali Baba to Give out N30m Interest-free Loans

The living legend of stand-up comedy in Nigeria, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly called Ali Baba, has announced plans to spend 30 million naira on...

2017 Hajj: NAHCON Refunds N26.2m to Jigawa Pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has refunded N26.2 million to the 1,744 persons in Jigawa who performed the 2017 Hajj and prospective...

My husband Ran away because of House Rent, Woman Tells Court

A divorce-seeking woman, Funke Adeyemi, on Wednesday told an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, Ibadan, that her husband, Wasiu Adeyemi, abandoned from home because of...

President Buhari Re-appoints Segun Awolowo as NEPC Chief Executive Officer

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Olusegun Awolowo as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC). Mr...

Kidnappers Abduct VOA Reporter’s wife, Child, Kill FRSC Officer

Suspected kidnappers on Wednesday abducted the wife and child of a reporter with the Voice of America (VOA) in Kaduna. The abductors also killed a staff of...

2018 Press Freedom Day: NUJ to Give Awards to Deserving Journalists

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has concluded arrangements to celebrate 2018 Press Freedom Day by giving awards to deserving journalists, corporate organisations and...

Our Peaceful Protest was Hijacked by Hoodlums — Plateau Chairman of...

Chairman of the Amalgamated Commercial Tricycles Owners and Riders  Assocation of Nigeria in Plateau State,Adullahi Sarki on Tuesday, expressed  regret that their protest which...

2019: Dickson Calls for a Multi-Party Committee

Tuesday, Seriake Dickson, Bayelsa State governor called for a multi-party committee, for the harmonization of critical areas to facilitate bills that would bring about...

Herdsmen Destroy Cash Crops in Ondo Speaker’s farm

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon.Bamidele Oleyeloogun, became another victim of Fulani herdsmen’s attack as he lamented that they invaded...

NNPC, Kogi Sign MoU to Produce 84m Litres of bio-fuel

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kogi State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a fuel-ethanol plant that...

Buhari Declines Assent to Peace Corps Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn his assent on the controversial Peace Corps of Nigeria establishment bill. The bill was recently passed by the National Assembly...

FG Inaugurates Committee to Probe Dapchi Abduction

The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the mystery surrounding the abduction of 110 students of the Government Girls Science and...

$500bn Oil Proceed : Buhari’s claim is Baseless, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari that PDP squandered the sum of $500bn oil proceeds within 16...

Buhari congratulates ace filmmaker, Tunde Kelani, at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the media and entertainment industry in congratulating renowned movie producer, filmmaker and photographer, Tunde Kelani, on his 70th birthday. President...

Buhari Felicitates with NLC on 40th Anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on its 40th anniversary. President Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina joined...

Over 1.5m Stunted Children in South-West, Edo – UNICEF

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says over 1.5 million children under five years in the South-West and Edo needs urgent intervention to address their...

APC NEC Extends Odigie-Oyegun-led NWC’s tenure

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday, extended Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee’s (NWC) tenure by one...

Owerri Bank Robbery: Family of Slain Policeman Awarded Scholarships

Seven children of Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko, the policeman who lost his life while fighting courageously to abort an armed robbery attack on a bank...

NDDC Approves Training of Youth at Innoson

The Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) says it has approved the training of 100 young men and women in Automobile Technology at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing...

Abduction of Yobe Schoolgirls Confirmed Need for State Police – Lawmaker

The abduction of some schoolgirls in Yobe confirmed the need for state police, a Lagos State lawmaker, Mr Yinka Ogundimu, said on Tuesday. Ogundimu, the Chairman...

Dapchi Abduction: PDP Demands Full Scale Inquest by National Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the National Assembly to immediately, as a matter of urgent national importance, open a full scale investigation...

Pastor Paraded over Murder of Toddler, 3 Female Members

The police in Rivers State, weekend, paraded a Pastor, Chidiebere Okoroafor of Altar of Solution Church, Izuoma-Afam in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the...

Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) to Accord Rousing Welcome to Al...

The Rivers State Chapter of the Green Party of Nigeria (GPN) is set to accord a befitting and rousing welcome to its leader and...

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