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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Buhari Mourns Punch Chairman, Olu Aboderin

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his condolences to the family of the Chairman of Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr Gbadebowale Aboderin, who passed away at...

Buhari Advocates Sub-Regional Security Operations to Tackle Security Threats

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for intensified and sustained security operation across the West African sub-region to tackle the rising threats of insurgents and...

Buhari Signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill into Law

President Muhammadu has fulfilled the promise in his nationwide broadcast on May 29 by signing the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill into law. President Buhari signed the bill...

No-case Submission: Ruling on Metuh’s Case Adjourned to July 11.

An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Thursday fixed July 11 for ruling on the no-case submission filed by Olisa Metuh, a former PDP spokesman, accused of destruction of...

Nigerian-British Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor Joins Angelina Jolie in `Maleficent II’

   Nigerian -born British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has joined Angelina Jolie in Maleficent 2, an upcoming sequel to the 2014 American Dark Fantasy film ,...

Woman Loses Marriage for Starving Husband of Sex

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Thursday dissolved an 11 year-old marriage between one Nurudeen Akinpelu and Folake over...

CBN Resisted Pressure to Float the Naira – Spokesman

Mr Isaac Okoroafor, the acting Director, Corporate Communications, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the apex bank resisted suggestions to float the Naira when...

Lampard Appointed Derby County Manager on Three-year Deal

Former Chelsea midfielder, Frank Lampard, has been appointed manager of Championship side Derby County, with the second-tier side announcing on Thursday that the 39-year-old had agreed...

Development: No Region will Suffer Neglect — SGF

The Federal Government has assured that no part of the country will suffer neglect due to its geographical location or political consideration in its...

Ekiti 2018: Fayemi Picks 74-year old Egbeyemi as Running mate

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced a former executive chairman of Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State,Chief Adebisi Egbeyemi as the deputy...

Court Invalidates Rivers APC Congresses; No Cause for Alarm – Ojukaye

Reacting to the invalidation of the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC)’congresses by a High Court judge in Port Harcourt, a...

South-South Governors Forum Restate Demand for Restructuring , 13% Derivation

The Forum of South-South Governors on Wednesday in Port Harcourt restated its demand for restructuring and 13 per cent derivation from the Federal Government. Spokesperson for the...

Senate Summons C-G Prisons over Imprisonment of Under-age

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Controller-General, Prisons, Mr Ahmed Ja’afaru, to appear before its Committee on Interior, to explain why under-age offenders and infants should...

INEC Receives 166,575 PVCs in Lagos, Distributes over 4,000 in 1...

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos State, on Wednesday, said it received 166, 575 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) of new registrants and...

APC Crisis Deepens as Court Nullifies Congresses in Rivers

The crisis that engulfed the Rivers State Chapter of the of the All Progressive Congress (APC), penultimate weeks has deepened as a High Court...

I Want to be Africa’s Biggest Philanthropist – Dangote

 Africa’s richest man and Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said that he would  like to be known as the biggest philanthropist...

We will Support your efforts towards Stability, Buhari Tells Sierra Leonean...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the new President of Sierra Leone, Mr Julius Maada Bio, of Nigeria’s support, including military, as they work towards...

Benue Assembly Outlaws Same Sex Marriage

The Benue House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a Bill to prohibit marriage contract between persons of same sex in the state. Cited as Same...

OAU Appoints Omosule as New Bursar

 The Governing Council of Obafemi Awo!owo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has appointed Mrs Margaret Omosule as the Registrar and Secretary to the Governing Council of...

Senate Investigates ‘OAU Sex-For-Marks-Scandal

The Senate on Wednesday, commenced investigation into the alleged sexual harassment case between a student of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife, Monica...

Ebola: FAAN Intensifies Screening of Passengers at MMIA

 The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has intensified screening of inbound and outbound passengers at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) , Lagos...

APC Remains Strong, Committed to Nigerians – Vatsa

Mr Jonathan Vatsa, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain in Niger, says the party remains strong and committed to meeting the desired needs of...

N4.7bn Fraud: EFCC Leads Further Evidences in Trial of Ladoja

A prosecution witness, Mr Abubakar Madaki, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court Lagos, that series of investigations were conducted on fraud allegations against former...

S. African Govt Introduces Hate Speech Bill to Parliament

South Africa’s Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DJCD) on Wednesday introduced a hate speech bill to Parliament in a bid to accelerate the process of...

Unlawful Retirement: Court Orders Immediate Reinstatement of Sokoto State Auditor-General

The National Industrial Court sitting in Sokoto on Wednesday ordered the immediate reinstatement of Sambo Nawawi, as the Sokoto State Auditor General, who was...

IPOB: Igbo Traders Resist Sit-at-home Order in Calabar

Igbo traders in Calabar, Cross River, on Wednesday defied the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the News Agency of...

Nigerians Expect Victory from you, Buhari Tells Super Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged members of the national team, Super Eagles, to win the forthcoming World Cup for Nigerians. The President who hosted the...

NYSC @ 45: Corps Members on Free Medical Outreach in Jos

To mark the 45th anniversary of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), corps members serving in Jos on Wednesday conducted a free medical outreach as well...

House of Reps. Member Defects to PDP

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Jagaba Adams Jagaba, representing Kachia/kagarko federal constituency of Kaduna state has defected from the All Progressives...

Melaye Defects to PDP

The embattled senator, Dino Melaye, representing Kogi East Senatorial District in the senate has defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to the...

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