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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Ndume Meets Fashola over Bad Roads in Senatorial District

Senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, on Monday paid a working visit to the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola to discuss...

Independence Anniversary: Nigeria shall be Great -Senate

The Senate on Monday said Nigeria shall be great and overcome its present challenges. This was disclosed by Senator Adedayo Adeyeye, Chairman Senate Committee on...

Bauchi Police Arrested  185 Suspects in Connection with Various Crimes 

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested 185 suspected criminals in connection with various crimes within the State. Parading the suspects before pressmen at the...

POTUS Sends Message to Buhari on Nigeria’s Independence 

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on the 59th anniversary of Nigeria's independence. Mr Trump in a...

Rivers State Acquires Shell’s 45% Stake in Ogoni

Governor Nyesome Wike has announced that Rivers State has acquired Shell’s 45% stake in Oil Mining Lease 11, situated in Eleme and other parts...

Dickson Congratulates Bayelsa New Speaker.

The Governor of Bayelsa State Henry Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the newly elected Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, the Rt. Honorable...

Buhari Celebrates Ex-minister, Yerima Abdullahi, on 80th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the former Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Ambassador Ibrahim Yerima Abdullahi, as "one of our greatest, selfless, dedicated...

Independence Day: Jonathan Sends Message to Nigerians

Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has called on Nigerians to strengthen their faith in the country and work together for the prosperity of the nation...

We won’t Tolerate Breach of Nigerians’ Fundamental Rights – Buhari

Amidst the controversy surrounding the continued detention of activist, Omoyele Sowore, in defiance of a court order asking him to be released on bail,...

Court Orders Sowore to be Remanded in DSS Custody

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore to be remanded in the DSS Custody pending the...

Independence Day: All is not Well with Nigeria— Atiku

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said all is not well with Nigeria, 59 years after gaining independence. Atiku in a state of the nation...

Group Awards Scholarship to Brilliant Pupils in Ondo State

A sociocultural group, Pacesetters Club, has awarded scholarship running into thousands of naira to brilliant pupils drawn from public junior secondary schools in the...

Falana Absent as FG Arraigns Sowore, Bakare

The publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore is being arraigned before a Federal High Court and his co-defendant, Mr Olawale Bakare. Sowore  is the convener...

We Protected Onumah against a Possible Mob Attack— DSS

The Department of State Service has broken its silence over its arrest of journalist and critic of President  Buhari's administration, Chido Onumah, saying that...

Bauchi to Access $44.63m for Sustaining Social Safety Net...

The huge successes recorded in the ongoing Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO) , World  Bank Assisted project and other social safety nets...

Army Arrest Man Accused of Supplying Materials to Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army on Sunday arrested a suspected Boko Haram insurgents’ logistics supplier and seized a car stacked with motorcycle used tyres in Borno. A.K....

Nigeria@ 59: We have not Fared Badly- Governor Akeredolu

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Sunday took a critical look at Nigeria after fifty nine years of independence and gave a pass...

Detained Activist, Chido Onumah, Released

An activist and columnist with Premium Times, Chidi Onumah, has been released by the DSS. Onumah was picked up by  some operatives of the DSS...

Police Uncover Baby Factory in Lagos

Lagos Police Command on Sunday disclosed that they uncovered a suspected baby factory and rescued 19 pregnant girls at Ikotun area of the state.  Police...

Another Activist, Chido Onumah, Arrested

Nigeria’s State Security Service, SSS, has arrested an activist, Chido Onumah. Mr Onumah, a journalist and author, was arrested at the Abuja airport on Sunday...

PDP Mourns Stanley Nwabia

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed shock over the death of social commentator and one of its stunch supporters, Stanley Nwabia.  The party in a...

Borno: Zulum Releases Gratuities for Second Batch of 1,000 Ex-workers  

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved payment of gratuities to second batch of 1,000 former civil servants who retired at intermediate ranks...

Death Toll Rises to 16 from Yellow Fever Outbreak in Bauchi

The Executive Chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed has disclosed that the death toll recorded from...

Social Commentator, Stanley Nwabia, Dies at 43, Atiku Reacts

A popular social commentator on Twitter, Mr Stanley Nwabia has died at the age of 43 on Sunday morning.  It was reported that Mr Nwabia...

Samson Siasia’s Mother Regains Freedom after 75 Days in Captivity

The septuagenarian mother of former Super Eagle skipper and coach, Samson Siasia, has been released by her abductors. The Politico had reported that  Ogere Siasia...

Flash Back: Osinbajo, Tacha, 36 Cows and Other Top News Highlights...

The just concluded week like the previous had many talking points which dominated the media. The 90bn allegation against Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and...

NCC Blocks 2.2m Improperly Registered Sim Cards

In line with the directives of the Minister of Communications, Ibrahim Pantami, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has ensured that all improperly registered SIM...

Iran-Saudi Rivalry in Africa: Implications for Regional Stability(Part 3)

By Dr Riham Bali As it competes with Iran for influence in Africa, Saudi Arabia has gone beyond investing in economic and religious projects to...

Army Urge Public not to Panic over Firing of Gunshots on...

The Nigerian Army Guards Brigade has urged the public not to entertain any fear over the firing of field artillery guns during the 2019...

School Shut over Desecration of Qur’an in Zamfara 

Following an alleged desecration of the Qur'an, all staff of Shattima Model Primary School, Gusau, have been placed on indefinite suspension by Zamfara State...

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