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Monthly Archives: February 2020

Suspension: Oluwo Reacts, Says he was Suspended for Swagging

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has said he was only suspended from the Traditional Council and not as Oluwo of Iwoland.  The Osun...

Edo/Ondo Guber: INEC to Display Candidate’s Personal Particulars, Academic Qualifications

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would display personal particulars and academic qualifications of candidates in the forthcoming governorship election in...

US Exposes FG’s Plan to Pay APC Gov $100m from Abacha...

The United States Department of Justice says the Federal Government led by the President, Muhammadu Buhari is blocking attempts to recover Abacha loot traced...

Alleged Assault: Osun Traditional Council Suspends Oluwo, Constitutes Investigation Committee 

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has been suspended by the Osun state Traditional Rulers Council following his alleged assault on another monarch, the...

Ndume Fumes, Kicks against Proposed Bill for the Creation of Agency...

Senator Ali Ndume has reacted to a newly introduced bill set to create an agency for repentant insurgents. The senator from Borno State, who also...

Despite Criticism, We’ve Made Progress in the North East – Buhari...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday has said that despite criticism, his government has made substantial progress in the war against Boko Haram in the...

Tambuwal to Give 1,800 Women Interest Free Loan 

The Sokoto State government, through Giginya Microfinance Bank, will be offering interest-free loans to about 1,800 women in the state. The 1,800 women are to...

Attacks on Judges over Political Decisions Undermine Judicial Independence— NHRC

Following the protest at the residence of a Supreme Court Justice, Mary Peter-Odili, the National Human Rights Commission has condemned the attack on judges...

UNICEF Launches Child Friendly Community Initiative Project in Bauchi State

In line with their mandate of supporting women and children for an enhanced living around the world, Unicef Nigeria in collaboration with Bauchi State...

Jabi Motor Park Gutted by Inferno

A fire outbreak has occurred at the Jabi Motor Park in Abuja on Friday, causing the destruction on many shops. At the time of filing...

Edo, Ondo Guber Polls: INEC Fixes Date for Party Primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the date for party primaries and nomination of candidates for the Edo and Ondo governorship elections...

Nollywood Actor, Franks Dallas, is Dead

The Nigerian film industry has been thrown into mourning again with the reported death of popular actor, Frank Dallas. He reportedly died on Wednesday...

Nigeria Gets New Resident UNFPA Representative 

Ms Ulla Mueller is the new Resident Representative of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Nigeria, Media Associate to UNFPA, Mrs Kori, Habib said...

NYSC Offers Free Medical Service to 1,000 People in Niger State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has offered free medical treatment to 1,000 residents of Maikusidi community and environs in Wushishi Local Government Area...

My Stay in Abuja not Affecting Governance— Taraba Governor

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku has accused the leading opposition party in the state, the All Progressive Congress, of orchestrating a campaign of hate...

Inventor of Computer ‘Cut, Copy and Paste’, Confirmed Dead

Computer scientist and inventor of cut/copy & paste Lawrence “Larry” Tesler, has died. The scientist had died on Monday, February 17 at the age of...

Focus on What’s Good for Nigeria, Gbajabiamila Tells Journalists

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila,has challenged Nigerian journalists to always focus reportage on what is good for Nigeria. Gbajabiamila said the...

Lawan Urges Finland to Collaborate with Nigeria on Hi-Tech, Trade

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has urged Finland to collaborate with Nigeria in the area of Hi Technology and trade. Lawan made the appeal...

Maryam Sanda Wants Appeal Court to Set  Aside Death Sentence

Maryam Sanda, the woman who was sentenced to death for killing Bilyaminu Bello, her husband, has asked the Court of Appeal to set aside...

Oyo to Begin Registration of Commercial Motorcyclists, Reduces Bikers’ Daily Levy...

Oyo State Government has disclosed that it would soon commence registration and issuance of Riders' Cards to commercial motorcyclists in the state as a...

NDLEA Destroys 16,142 kgs of Illicit Drugs in Bauchi, Calls for...

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has destroyed about 16,142 kilogrammes of seized illicit drugs in Bauchi State. Speaking at the public destruction of the...

Ex-Kogi Gov, Abubakar Audu’s Son, Muhammed, Arrested for Alleged Fraud

The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) have arrested Muhammed Audu, son of the late Prince Abubakar Audu, a former governor of...

Buhari Urges Christian, Muslim Preachers to Emphasize Family Values

President Muhammadu Buhar has  advised Christian and Muslim leaders, and preachers generally, in the country to give more attention to issues that strengthen the family,...

Former Minister of Science and Technology Prof. Emmanuel Emovon is Dead

A former Minister of Science and Technology in Nigeria, Professor Emmanuel Emovon, is dead at the age of 90. He was made minister during the...

Court Dissolves 1-Year-old Marriage Over Lack of Love

A Grade 1 Area Court in Kubwa, on Thursday dissolved a one-year-old marriage between Halima Sa’idu and her husband Haruna Abdullahi over lack of...

FG Approves N6.9 billion for Completion of Tada Shonga Irrigation Project

The Federal Executive Council has approved additional N6.9 billion for the completion of Tada Shonga Irrigation Project. The project is located in Shonga, Kwara state. Minister...

Buhari will not Resign, has Mandate till 2023— Minister

The Federal Government has said President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign despite the security challenges in the country.  The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism,...

Despite N1.7trn Intervention in Three Years, Discos have Failed – FG

The Federal Government has said that the Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have failed to distribute 10,000mw being generated despite the N1.7 trillion intervention to...

Expert Warns against Abuse of Paracetamol

A medical doctor with the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Gbenga Adebusoye, has warned that abuse of paracetamol in general and in tenderizing meat...

FG Approves N1.4bn for Edo, Ondo Road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the completion of Benin-Adumagbe-Igba-Akure road linking Edo and Ondo states. This was disclosed by the...

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