Thursday, December 5, 2019

Court Orders DSS to Release Sowore, Bakare Within 24 Hours

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the DSS to release Omoyele Sowore and Bakare within the next 24 hours. Recall that the DSS...

Customs Intercepts Petrol Laden Jerrycans Concealed in Caskets by Smugglers

The Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said it intercepted 19 ‘jerrycans’ of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol concealed...

Senate Constitutes Committee to Review 1999 Constitution – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, on Wednesday disclosed that the red chamber would set up a committee on the review of the...

FG Approves N4bn for Kwara-Osun Road, N244m for Veterinary Research Institute

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N4 billion for the completion of a road connecting Kwara state and Osun states. This was disclosed by...

FG Issues Federal Universities Dec. 6 Deadline to Enrol into IPPIS

The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has directed the Vice Chancellors of Federal Universities who are yet to enrol their institutions into...

President Buhari Appoints Nine New Permanent Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of nine new permanent secretaries in the federal civil service. The Acting Head of the Civil Service of...

Border Closure has Helped Sugar Industry, says NSDC Boss

The Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Dr Latif D. Busari, has joined the growing list of prominent Nigerians who have...

We’re Committed to Liberia’s Stability – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the stability of Liberia is a key part of his vision for peace, stability and prosperity in the...

Buhari Bids Farewell to Long Term Friend and Former Petroleum Minister,...

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid glowing tributes to his long-time ally and friend, Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, who served as Minister of Petroleum Resources...

OAU to Award Paul Kagame Honorary Doctorate Degree 

Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile-Ife has selected Rwanda President, Paul Kagame, and three other persons for honorary doctorate awards. The awards will be given as...

Governor Ayade Sends 36 Commisioner Nominee Names for Approval

Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade has forwarded a list of 36 commissioner nominees to the Cross River House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. The...

Three Persons Injured in Lagos Gas Explosion 

Three persons sustained sever injuries in a gas explosion that occurred at Four Point by Sheraton Hotel, Oniru Victoria Island, Lagos State. As a result...

Scam Alert: NCS Warns Applicants against Fake Recruitment Websites

The Nigeria Customs Service has warned members of the public against patronizing fake recruitment websites regarding the recruitment of new personnel of the service.   The...

Yahaya Bello Presents Kogi 2020 Budget Bill

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello,  has presented a budget estimate of N176.12 billion for the 2020 state’s fiscal year before the state...

Breaking: Wife of Late Activist, Bose Beko-Ransome Kuti Dies at 74

Bose, the wife of the late human rights activist, Beko Ransome-Kuti, has died at the age of 74 years. Mrs Beko Ransome-Kuti was said to...

President Buhari Commissions 2019 National Security Strategy 

Pesident Muhammadu Buhari has just commissioned the 2019 National Security Strategy to tackle security challenges in the country. The commissioning took place at the Council...

Court Backs Magu’s Stay as EFCC Acting Chairman 

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has declined to declare the continued stay of Mr Ibrahim Magu as the Acting Chairman of the...

Dessers Yet Again Expresses Desire to Play for Nigeria 

Dutch Eredivisie side, Heracles Almelo’s Cyriel Dessers has yet again expressed his desire to play for the Nigerian Super Eagles. Dessers is the leading Nigerian...

Record 168million People will Need Humanitarian Assistance in 2020— UN

The number of people on the brink of survival has increase by 22 million over the past year according to United Nations annual global...

Lawan Swears in Smart Adeyemi as Senator

The President of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan,  on Wednesday during the plenary administered the oath of office on Senator Smart Adeyemi, (APC, Kogi West) Senator...

Court Orders Recovery of Pension Collected by Saraki, Akpabio, Others

A Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Lagos has ordered the Federal Government to recover pensions collected by former governors serving as ministers and members...

Cardinal Onaiyekan Bows out as Abuja Catholic Archbishop

John Cardinal Onaiyekan on Tuesday formally bowed out as the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and handed over to his successor, Ignatius Kaigama. Onaiyekan, who...

Babcock University Student Emerges Overall Best Student, Bags 11 Awards at...

Mayowa Abiru, who is a graduate of Babacock University, went home with 11 awards after emerging the overall best student of the 2019 Bar...

Akeredolu Commissions New Critical Care Unit for State Teaching Hospital.

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has commissioned the newly-built Critical Care Unit (CCU) Building at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital Complex (UNIMEDTHC),...

Hate Speech Bill:   US Official Meets Sponsors,  Says Bill Impressive but...

Political Officer of the Embassy of the United States of America, Jerry Howard, on Tuesday described the Hate Speech bill before the National Assembly...

Sugar Council Projects 1m Metric Tones of Sugar Production in 2020

The National Sugar Development Council (NSDC) has announced that it is projecting a sugar production of about 1 million metric tones in the year...

Buhari Unveils Locally-Made Mine-Resistant Vehicles

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled locally produced mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicles named "Ezugwu" and other armoured vehicles designed to carry out insertion and extraction of...

Buhari’s Daughter Bags First Class Honour in UK University 

President Muhammadu Buhari's daughter, Aisha Buhari(jnr) has graduated with a First Class honour in a United Kingdom University. The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, disclosed this...

Reduce Price of Data to Attract More Customers – Minister...

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has said that if the price of mobile data is low, the demand will be higher, when...

FG Undertaking 524 Highway, Bridge Projects Nationwide – Fashola

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has updated the Federal Executive Council on the ongoing road and bridge construction/rehabilitation projects...

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