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Monthly Archives: January 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court Affirms Governor Fintiri’s Election

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state in the March 9, 2019 governorship poll. The apex court...

NUC Approves Medicine, 17 other Degree Programmes for FULafia

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of Medicin and Nursing for the Federal University of Lafia. Similarly, the commission also approved 16...

Buhari Greets President Xi Jinping on Chinese Lunar New Year

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to President Xi Jinping and all citizens of People’s Republic of China home and abroad, as they...

No Going Back on Amotekun – Akeredolu Insists

Ondo State Governor and chairman, South West Governors Forum,  Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has declared that the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed  Operation Amotekun has...

Breaking news Supreme Court Upholds Ortom’s Election

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom as Governor of Benue State. In a unanimous judgement delivered on Tuesday, the apex court...

Adamawa CAN Chairman Killed by Boko Haram

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi has been killed by...

Cross River Gov. Suspends Activities of LG Pension Board

The Cross River State Government has  suspended the activities of the Local Government Pensions Board till further notice. This was made known in a statement...

Buhari Approves Appointment Salih-Farah as substantive NITT D-G

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Bayero Salih-Farah as the substantive Director-General and Chief Executive officer of Nigerian Institute of Transport...

Gen Abubakar Calls  for Collective  Effort to Address Security Challenges in...

Former Nigeria Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has appealed to all Nigerians to join  hands and put an end to the incessant security...

Malami’s Letter will be Replied Soon—Oyo Govt

Oyo State Government has said it would soon reply the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami's letter which declared...

Critics of Amotekun Feel Guilty over Past Injustices, Soyinka Replies Balarabe...

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has criticized elder statesman, Balarabe Musa, over his comment that the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun would...

Benue Guber Election: Supreme Court Postpones Verdict

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for the appeal on the outcome of the March 2019 gubernatorial election in Benue later today. The candidate of...

Police Take over Amotekun Protest Venue in Lagos

Policemen , on Tuesday , barricaded the venue of the protest against the Federal Government ’ s position declaring the establishment of Operation Amotekun...

FG to Partner with Spanish Govt. on Humanitarian Crisis, Girl Child...

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has solicited the support of the Spanish Government for victims of humanitarian crisis and girl child...

Amotekun:  ‘Hairdresser’ Approach to Social Problem in a Perambulating State

Dr Kayode Eesuola The recent  launch of Yoruba para-military  security outfit, Amotekun,  the revelations  surrounding it and the reactions it has  generated over the weeks ...

Former Edo Speaker to Expose Oshiomhole in a Documentary

The immediate speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto, says he is set to release a three-hour documentary, “exposing Mr...

Malami Writes Makinde over LG Chairmen Dissolution 

Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has written to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on the dissolution of...

Supreme Court Judgment: Buhari Congratulates APC, Ganduje, Lalong

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his party, All Progressives Congress (APC), o  the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the elections of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje,...

Boko Haram: Zulum Meets Executives of Lake Chad Basin Commission

Governor Umara Zulum was on Monday at the headquarters of the Lake Chad Basin Commission, also in N’Djamena, capital of the Republic of Chad.  Zulum,...

Boko Haram Insurgency: Gov Zulum Travels to Chad, Meets Mutinational Forces

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday paid visit to headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force in N’Djamena, capital of the Republic...

Border Closure to Prevent Smuggling of Arms, Hard Drugs into Nigeria- ...

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the partial closure of Nigeria's border was not only informed by the smuggling of food products, especially rice,...

NUJ Felicitates with Bauchi Gov over Supreme Court Victory

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Bauchi State Council, has congratulated Governor Bala Mohammed over the Supreme Court judgment that affirmed his election. The union in...

Supreme Court Verdict: Gov Bala Extends Hand of Friendship to Former...

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has extended a hand of friendship to the former Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar and   urged the defeated  governorship candidate...

Buhari, British PM Meet in London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, on the sidelines of the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020, in London.  According to...

Lalong  Reacts to Victory, Says it’s Time for Building Enduring Legacy...

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong says the affirmation of his election victory by the Supreme Court has finally sealed and confirmed beyond further questioning...

Sanwo-Olu Appoints Five New Permanent Secretaries

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the appointment of five new permanent secretaries. A circular released on Monday by the Head of...

Supreme Court Upholds Lalong’s Victory.

The Supreme Court has affirmed the election of Simon Lalong as the Governor of Plateau State. The apex court gave the judgement on Monday in...

Double Registration: Court Strikes Out Natasha Akpoti’s Suit against Yahaya Bello

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by Natasha Akpoti, Social Democratic Party (SDP)’s candidate in the Nov. 16 governorship...

Fintiri Sympathises with LCCN Church over Pastor’s Murder

Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri has expressed concern over the spate of killings in the state following the murder of a pastor, Dennis Bagauri...

Nigerians Condemn EFCC’s Raid of Nightclub in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has said it apprehended 89 internet fraudsters also  called "Yahoo Boys" at a popular night club, 360,...

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