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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Governors Raised False Alarm on Recession – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has dismissed the alarm raised by state governors that the economy might relapse into recession. CBN Deputy Governor Economic...

Magu Warns NUPENG Drivers against Petroleum Products Diversion

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) Ibrahim Magu has warned Petroleum Tanker Drivers of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and...

Police Parade Three Kidnappers in Osun

Three suspected kidnappers were Tuesday paraded by the Assistant Inspector General of Police for zone 11, Adeleye Oyebade, at the Zonal Command in Osogbo,...

Senate Probes Alleged Infraction In Appointment of New NYSC DG

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to investigate the allegation of infraction in the appointment of a new Director-General for the National Youth Service Corps...

UBEC Chairman, Mahmood, Daughter Regain Freedom

The Chairman, board of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Muhammed Mahmood and his daughter have regained freedom. Hussain Danladi, one of Mahmood’s aides, confirmed their...

Ondo: Why I Set Ablaze Nine Members of My Girlfriend’s Family...

Deji Adenuga, who was alleged to have burnt nine members of his ex-girlfriend family where eight have been reported dead, has confessed to the...

Boko Haram Kills 25 in Adamawa State

Boko Haram insurgents, on Monday, attacked Kuda-Kaya village in Madagali Local Government Area in Adamawa State, killing 26 persons. Witness accounts indicated that dozens of...

Oyo: Tribunal Orders INEC to Allow Makinde Inspect Election Materials

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Oyo State on Tuesday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow the Governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, to inspect...

Reps to Probe Death of Boys Brigade in Gombe

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, resolved to investigate the death of boys brigade children during Easter procession in Gombe. This followed a motion under...

Urban Water Expansion: Corporation Engages Women Groups on Social Impact of...

Towards addressing  perceived social negative impact associated with its ongoing Urban Water Supply Expansion  project,  Bauchi State Water and Sewerage Corporation (BSWSC) has solicited...

SERAP Asks Gov Dickson to Reject Life Pension for Bayelsa Lawmakers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, to reject the proposed life pension bill sponsored by the leader...

Five Feared Killed in Lagos Train Mishap

An Ogun State bound train, Tuesday morning, allegedly crushed five persons including a tricyclist after the tricycle veered into its tracks. The passenger train which...

Ayade Sacks 6000 Political Appointees

Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has sacked over 6000 political appointees in his cabinet. Their sack followed directive from him that all political...

Minimum Wage: Oyo APC Tells Makinde to Stop Crying Wolf

The Oyo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday said that the outgoing government in the state has the right to...

PDP Accuses INEC of Replacing Servers to Conceal Rigging

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday alleged that the Independent National Electoral Commission was replacing all the servers in its national headquarters in Abuja...

Student Jailed Eight Months for Stealing Wallet

A Minna Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 20-year-old student, Osama Abubakar, to eight months’ imprisonment for stealing a commercial motorcyclist’s wallet. Abubakar had pleaded guilty...

NIS Commences Registration for issuance of 10-year E-Passports

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has begun registration for the issuance of the new 10-year electronic passports to Nigerians. According to The Cable Sunday James,...

Court Restrains Saraki, others over Report on 2018 Senate Invasion

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari has restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and...

TCN Restores Abuja Electricity Supply after Fire Incident

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has restored normal bulk transmission of electricity to its Apo transmission substation after fire destroyed one of its 45MVA...

Insurgency: Nigeria must Chain Extremism, Promote Diversity, Says Oyetola

Osun state Governor has enjoined Nigerians to eschew ‎things that can hamper the peaceful coexistence in the country. He said the time had come for...

Amosun Inaugurates 26-Member Transition Committee 

Ogun State Governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun,  on Monday inaugurated a 26-member transition committee ahead of the inauguration of a new government in the state...

56 New Polytechnics, Colleges Get Operational Licences

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has given 56 newly approved private institutions licences to operate. The institutions consist of 20 private polytechnics, four Colleges...

Last PDP Member of Lagos Assembly Defects to APC

The last member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Dipo Olorunrinu Monday at plenary formally defected...

Workers’ Day : FG Declares Wednesday as Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, May 1, as public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day. The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. (Rted) Abdulrahman...

Gov Dickson Declines Assent to Bill Seeking life Pension for former...

The Governor òf Bayelsa State, the Honorable Henry Seriake Dickson, has declared assent to the bill seeking life pension for former lawmakers from Bayelsa...

Group Chides Tinubu, Pro-Buhari Groups over Statement on Saraki

A civil society group, the Arewa Youth for Peace and Security, (AYPS), has lambasted the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola...

PDP Committee Set Up to Investigate Sango

The Plateau Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a 7 man committee to investigate its suspended Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango. Chief...

Bauchi Election Tribunal Begins Sitting

The Bauchi State National and State Assembly Elections Tribunal on Monday commenced pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it by various political parties. The News...

OSUSTECH Shut as Students Protest over School Fees

The management of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH) Okitipupa , Ondo State, has shut down the university over the protest...

Results: JAMB Warns UTME Candidates against Fraudsters

The Joint Admissions Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned its 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates awaiting their results against fraudsters who deploy various...

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