Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Monatliche Archive: July 2017

Youths Lament Non-availability of JAMB CBT Centres in Ondo South

A socio-political group, Ikale Youth Ambassadors (IYA), has described as disheartening the hardships that candidates who sat for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination...

Cultists Renounce Cultism in Akure Community

Over 100 youths from Akure community, the state capital of Ondo state, at the weekend, renounced their membership of various cult groups in the community. The youths, who were m...

Constitution: Rejection of Clauses not end-of-the-road for them – Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, said proposed amendments to the 1999 Constitution dropped by the National Assembly may be adopted in a review of the exercise...

Bank of England Staff to Hold First Strike in 50 Years

Trade union members at the Bank of England, Britain’s central bank, will go ahead with the first strike action by staff for over 50 years on Tuesday, the Unite union said on Monday...

Kachikwu Assures Dangote’s $18bn Refinery of Govt. Support

Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has promised adequate incentive support to the 18-billion dollar Dangote refinery to fast track its completion in Lagos....

Bode George Gets Key to Lagos PDP Secretariat, Says no Crisis in State Chapter

A former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Monday said he had received the key to the sealed secretariat of the party in the s...

FG Inaugurates Steering Committee for Orphans, Vulnerable Children

The Federal Government on Monday, inaugurated the National Technical Steering Committee on the Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) in the country. The Minister of Women Affairs a...

Dogara Wants Police, Army Properly Equipped

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, on Monday reiterated his support for proper equipping, staffing and training of the Nigerian Police to enable it to perform...

2 Die, 8 Injured in Ogun Auto Crash

Two persons were confirmed dead in an accident involving a white Toyota Hiace commercial bus and a multi- coloured Benz truck at Area J3, on the Ijebu Ode/Benin Expressway in Ogun ...

Rivers APC: Amaechi’s kinsmen defect to PDP

Some All Progressive Congress Chieftains in Ubima, Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State reported to be kinsmen of a former governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transpo...

Malaria: Osun to Get 2.99m Mosquito-Treated Nets

The Federal Ministry of Health through the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), is to distribute 2.995 million mosquito treated nets to Osun residents to reduce malaria s...

Mark Lauds Buratai for Restoring Combat Training at NMS Zaria

Former President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, on Monday applauded the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, for the restoration of combat training at the Nigerian Military...

I-G Warns Police Commissioners against Unprofessional Conducts

The Inspector-General of Police, (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has warned Commissioners of Police (CPs) in the commands across the federation to be professional in handling criminal cas...

British Court Rejects General’s bid to Sue Tony Blair over Iraq War

Britain’s High Court on Monday rejected a bid by a former Iraqi general to file a case against former prime minister Tony Blair for a “crime of aggression” in joining the 2003 U.S....

Give us Credible Poll,Ondo NUJ charges Electoral Committee

The Chairman of the Ondo State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ),James Sowole on Monday charged  newly inaugurated Credentials Committee to organize a credible, free...

Bello Sends N 11 bn Supplementary Budget to Kogi Assembly

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kog has sent a supplementary budget of N11 billion to the state House of Assembly for approval in the 2017 fiscal year. In a letter to the house, read by Spea...

Man Publicly Executed in Yemen for Raping,urdering 3-Year-Old Girl

A man convicted of raping and murdering a three-year-old girl was executed in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Monday in front of hundreds of onlookers, witnesses said. A policeman fir...

NAF Commences Training of 450 Special Forces

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has commenced the training of 450 “carefully selected” regiment personnel as Special Forces. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information...

Turkey Detains 1,098 in Latest Anti-terror Raid

Turkish authorities detained 1,098 people over the past one week for suspected links to militant groups or 2016 failed coup attempt. In a statement on Monday, the Interior Ministr...

Usain Bolt Departure Great for Rivals, Bad for Athletics

Usain Bolt’s rivals will, for once, be glad to see the back of a man who has dominated global sprinting for the last decade. But the sport of athletics will be far less enthusiast...

Missing Kenya Election Official Found Dead before Vote

A senior Kenyan election official was found dead on Monday three days after going missing, a colleague said, stirring fears of turmoil before the Aug. 8 national vote. Chris Musan...

Ikeja Bus Terminal 90 Percent Completed, Ready for Use — LAMATA

An official of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Mr Kolawole Ojelabi, says that the Ikeja Bus Terminal project is 90 per cent completed. Ojelabi, who is th...

Conflict of Interest Mars Rivers APC LGA Delegate Election

When the All Progressive Congress (APC)’s Local Government Congress held last weekend in a bid to elect party delegates to the national convention, the charge of the state chairman...

Students Group Honors Senate Spokesman.

A group, Northern Nigeria Students Forum (GAMJI), recently honoured chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Dr. Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, representing (Niger North Sena...

Arrested Myanmar Journalist Transferred to Prison.

A veteran Myanmar journalist, arrested after criticising an ultra-nationalist Buddhist monk, was on Monday transferred to prison in Mandalay, where he would likely be charged with ...

Zimbabwe poultry farm hit again by avian flu outbreak

Zimbabwean poultry farm has reported a second outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu, two months after it first occurred,the state-owned media said on Monday. Lanark farm, a ...

FG Earmarks N300m Start-up Loan for Youths in Art Sector- Minister

The Federal Government on Sunday night unveiled plans to support talented youths in the arts sector with N300 million start-up loans. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alha...

Oil Hits $53 Approximately on Tighter U.S Market

Oil prices hit a two-month high on Monday lifted by a tightening US crude market and the threat of sanctions against OPEC-member Venezuela. Brent crude futures were 52.90 dollars ...

FCT Police Command Nabs Armed Robbery Suspect, Recovers Arms

The FCT Police Command said on Sunday it had arrested a member of an armed robbery gang that specialised in robbing people of phones, bags and other valuables at gun point. Its sp...

4.8 % Growth Target in ERGP is Achievable in 2018 – minister

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma says the 4.8 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth targeted in Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) fo...

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