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Tägliche Archive: August 2, 2017

Nigeria’s political structure is Anachronistic- Sen. Ohuabunwa

Nigeria’s political structure had become “anachronistic and deserved total restructuring,” Sen. Mao Ohuabunwa (PDP), representing Abia north senatorial district, has said. Ohuabun...

N30trn Revenue Probe: Senate Gives Glo, Others Appearance Ultimatum

The Senate on Wednesday gave executives of Glo Mobile and other firms allegedly involved in N30 trillion Federal Government revenue leakage till Thursday to appear before it for de...

Turkey Replaces Army, Navy and Air Force Chiefs

Turkey has replaced its top three military commanders in the army, navy and air force chiefs, Presidential spokesperson said on Wednesday. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had agree...

LASPOTECH Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

Academic and administrative activities were paralysed on Wednesday at the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) as workers of the institution down began an indefinite strike on Aug. ...

FEC Approves 27 New Industries for Pioneer Status

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved 27 new industries  and products to enter into the pioneer status to give tax holidays to them for three years, to enable them to...

STANDBIC IBTC: Employees Engagement, Part of Work Place Effectiveness

A call has been made Wednesday that employers should engage their employees with passion and the feeling of profound connection to archive workplace effectiveness, efficiency and o...

Naira Gains Marginally against Dollar

The Naira on Wednesday appreciated marginally against the dollar at the parallel market, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Nigerian currency gained 50k to exchange a...

Edo Govt. Bans Use of Schools, Roads for Social Events

The Edo Government has banned the use of the premises of public schools, roads and other public places for social events. The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Mr Pa...

Nigerian Prisons Service Redeploys 32 Senior Officers

The Controller-General of the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), Ahmed Ja’afaru has redeployed 32 senior officers as part of its efforts to ensure efficient service delivery. Mr Fr...

NDLEA Gets New Spokesperson

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Col. Muhammad Abdallah, has appointed Mr Jonah Achema as the new Spokesperson of the anti-narcotics Agency...

Ambode Holds Town Hall Meeting, Says Work on Oshodi-International Airport to Start in September

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday said work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport road would commence in September. Ambo...

Over 250, 000 Guests Expected at 2017 Felabration Festival- Yeni Kuti

Yeni Kuti, daughter of the late legendary musician, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, says no fewer than 250,000 guests will grace this year’s Felabration festival. Yeni said at a press briefi...

Trump Signs Russia Sanctions Bill into Law: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday. The U.S. Congress voted last week by overwh...

NIPOST Adopts 3 Words Addressing System

Mr Bisi Adegbuyi, the Postmaster-General Federation on Wednesday said the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) would adopt the three words addressing system in its services to improve ...

Minors cannot get national identification card – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says minors cannot obtain the National Identification Cards (NIC) until they are 16 years. Mr Loveday Ogbonna, the Head, Corpo...

Capacity of Boko Haram has Been Degraded — Group

A group, Concerned Professionals Congress (CPC),has stated that the recent attacks on soft targets by Boko Haram insurgents are not an indication that the sect is getting back its ...

Paris Club Refund: Not Enough to Pay One Month Salary- ODSG

Ondo State Head of Service, Barr Toyin Akinkuotu has assured the public servants in the state that 75 percent of the Paris Club refund would be used to pay salaries, as he vowed th...

Aregbesola’s Mum Woman of Endearing Virtue – Boroffice

The senator representing Ondo North senatorial district, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice has extended condolence and commiseration to the government and people of the State of Osun over the ...

Fela still relevant 20 years after his death, says Segun Arinze

Popular Nollywood actor and TV personality, Segun Arinze,  known as “Black Arrow’’, says Afro-beat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is still relevant 20 years after his death. Fela’s ...

Constitution Amendment will Succeed this Time – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has assured Nigerians that the present efforts at amending the 1999 Constitution will not be in futility. Saraki gave the assurance when...

Boko Haram: Adamawa Govt. Confirms 7 Dead in Attack on Madagali Village

Adamawa Government has confirmed the death of seven people in an early morning attack on Midlu village of Vapura ward in Madagali Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday. ...

Association Disagrees with Gov. El-Rufa’i on Restructuring of Chiefdoms, Emirates

The Federated Kurama Association of Akurmi Chiefdom in Lere Local Government Area, Kaduna State, on Wednesdaydisagreed with ongoing plans by the state government to restructure exi...

Trump to Hold Maduro Responsible for Detained Opposition leaders

The U.S. will hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro “personally responsible’’ for the safety of two opposition leaders, President Donald Trump said in a statement. Opposition l...

Tsav Refuses to Apologize, Says “I Stand by Letter of Corruption against Ortom”

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, the Commissioner in charge of the Public Complaints Commission (PCC) in Benue, says he will not retract his alleged damaging comments about Gov. Samuel Ortom ...

President Xi Says China Loves Peace but won’t Compromise on Sovereignty

China loves peace but will never compromise on defending its sovereignty, President Xi Jinping, said on Tuesday while marking 90 years since the founding of the People’s Liberation...

Alleged N30trn Revenue Leakage: Senate Quizzes 60 Firms

The Senate Joint Committee on Customs and Marine Transport investigating alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the import and export chain on Tuesday began quizzing companies inv...

Britain’s Prince Philip Set for Final Solo Appearance before Retirement

Prince Philip, the 96-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will make his final solo appearance at an official engagement on Wednesday before he retires from active public...

Tinubu Condoles Aregbesola over Mum’s death

All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Sen. Bola Tinubu, has commiserated with Gov. Rauf Aregbesola over the passing of his mum. In a condolence message on Tuesday in Lagos,...

Breastfeeding ‘smartest Investment’ to Make – WHO, UNICEF

The UN on Tuesday kicked off World Breastfeeding Week, stressing that although breastfeeding has cognitive and health benefits for infants and mothers, investment shortcomings impe...

Boko Haram: Army Appeals Information on Insurgents’ hideout

The Nigeria Army on Tuesday called on Nigerians to volunteer useful information to assist the military succeed in the counter-insurgency campaign. This is contained in a communiqu...

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