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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Islamic New Year: Sultan Declares Sunday 1st Day of Muharram 1441...

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sept. 1 as the first day of Muharram 1441AH. Mr Abubakar made the declaration in a statement...

South-East Governors Ban Fulani Herdsmen, Cattle Movement.

The Governors of South-East geopolitical zone have banned movement of herdsmen and cattle from one community to the other within the zone. The Governors also...

Buhari Felicitates with Esogban of Benin on 90th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Chief David Uyunmwun Edebiri, the Esogban of Benin, Kingdom, on the occasion of his 90th birthday. President Buhari in a statement...

Buhari wont Give up on Leah Sharibu – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman,   Garba Shehu, has said the administration will not give up on the safe return of Leah Sharibu, the student of...

Tribunal Dismisses Petition Challenging Adamawa Governor

The Adamawa State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed a petition by the Action Peoples Party (APP) and its substitute candidate in the last...

Two Feared Dead as Truck Crushes Motorcycle in Ibadan

Many commuters plying Olubadan Stadium road, Iyaganku area of Ibadan were in a rude shock on Saturday afternoon as two persons were feared dead...

Uzodinma Commends Buhari for Closure of Nigeria’s Border

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governorship candidate in Imo State during the February 2019 election, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over...

Troops Kill Two Insurgents, Recover IEDs

The Nigerian Army said two Boko Haram terrorists were killed while they successfully foiled the efforts of the terrorists to ambush commuters and supply...

UI Reinstates Student Union Activities

University of Ibadan has reinstated Student Union activities two years after it was banned following a protest over the delay in the issuance of...

Six Die in Ogun Auto Crash

No fewer than six persons lost their lives while 24 others sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident which occurred in the early...

Bauchi Governor Kicks out Aide Weeks after Appointment

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has sacked his Special Adviser on Political Affairs, Alhaji Musa Haruna Shittu, weeks after appointment. Recall hat Governor Mohammed...

Money, Kudi, Owo: Remembering A Compulsive Giver

By Babafemi Ojudu Is Frank Igwebueze in the house? Good morning, Frank. I woke up this morning thinking of MKO Abiola and his philanthropic obsession. A...

Begin Degree Programme in Traditional Medicine, Minister Urges Varsities

The Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, has called on Nigerian universities to introduce Bachelor of Science degree programme in herbal medicine...

Tribunal Upholds Bauchi Reps Member’s Election

The National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Bauchi has upheld the election of Mansur Manu Soro,the member representing Darazo /Ganjuwa federal constituency on...

Enugu Govt Appoints Ex-IGP as Security Consultant

The Enugu State Government has appointed a former Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ogbonna Onovo as its security consultant. This was contained in a statement...

Again, Bayelsa APC Gubernatorial Primaries Postponed

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has postponed its Bayelsa State governorship primary to September 3 and 4. This was disclosed in a statement by the...

Lagos Taskforce Intercepts Truck with 123 Men, 48 Bikes

Lagos State Environment Sanitation and Special Offenses Taskforce on Friday intercepted a truck laden with 48 motorcycles and 123 men coming from Jigawa State. The...

NNPC, PENGASSAN, NUPENG Hold Meeting

The  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) and the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG)...

Gunmen Kill Five, Burn Houses in Fresh Kaduna Attack

No fewer than five people have been confirmed killed while several houses were burnt during an attack by unidentified gunmen at Zangan village in...

Four South African Police Arrested for Killing Nigerian

The South African Police have arrested four policemen linked to  the murder of a Nigerian businessman, Pius Abiaziem in South  Africa. Abiaziem was allegedly murdered last week...

Buhari Warns Traditional Rulers to stop Escalating Tiv/Junkun Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the government and people of Benue and Taraba States to exercise restraint following the gruesome killing of Rev....

EFCC Nabs Nigerian Internet Fraudster Wanted by FBI

Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that one the most wanted suspect by the Federal Bureau...

Tribunal upholds Senator Al- makura’s Election

The National and State Assemblies Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the election of Senator Umaru Tanko Al-makura of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for...

Labour Day: US Embassy in Abuja Closes on Monday

American embassy in Abuja, Nigeria has announced that it will shut down operations on Monday, September 2. According to a notification issued on Friday, the...

Ortom Condemns Murder of Catholic Priest, Rev. Tanko

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has described the killing of a Catholic priest, Rev. Fr David Tanko as painful, shocking and unfortunate.  The governor, in...

Buhari Congratulates Borno Gov, Babagana Zulum, at 50

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on his 50 birthday.  According to a statement issued by the Special Adviser...

Accident Involving Zamfara Gov Convoy Claims Two Policemen 

Two Policemen died in an accident involving the convoy of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State.  Confirming the incident in a statement made available to...

IGP Orders Deployment of Helicopters to SW, NW for  Surveillance

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the deployment of aerial surveillance helicopters to major cities in the South-West and North-West of...

Yahaya Bello Emerges APC Candidate for Kogi Guber

Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has emerged the candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Kogi gubernatorial election, in the primary held...

Buhari Hails Investment Commitment from JBIC, Toyota Group

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group, at the margins of the...

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