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Tägliche Archive: August 3, 2017

NUC Stresses Need for Accurate, Reliable Data of University System

Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary National Universities Commission (NUC) has stressed the need for all university managements to have accurate and reliable data on all of...

No Special Privilege for Anybody in PDP -Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is opened to new to members, but there will not be special privilege for anybody, its national chairman Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, has said. Makarfi ma...

President Buhari Mourns Saratu Aregbesola, Calls Gov. Aregbesola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commiserated with the Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, over the passing away of his mother, Saratu Aregbesola. The President’s Senior Special A...

Gov. Ganduje Appoints Adviser, Others

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has approved the appointment of Alhaji ‎Muhammad Fairuz‎ as a Special Adviser on Solid Minerals. A statement by the Director General Media and...

Official Uniforms for Bus Conductors will Guarantee Commuters’ safety – Amaechi

The introduction of official uniforms for bus conductors will ensure safety and bring more development to the nation’s transport sector, the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi A...

Fidau Held for Aregbesola’s mother in Osun

A  fidau prayer was on Thursday held for the mother of Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of  Osun, Saratu,  who died on Tuesday  in Ilesa. Leading the prayer  in Ilesa, the Mufashir of  Osogbo...

Attack on Journalists in Kaduna, an Attack on Democracy, Free Speech — TUC

The Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Kaduna State, has described recent attack on journalists in the state by political thugs as an attack on democracy and free speech. Chairman of t...

Gov. Ambode Asks for Additional Police Area Commands in Ikorodu, Badagry

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday urged the Police to site two additional area commands in the state to check criminal activities. Ambode made the request while pla...

FCT Police Command Dismisses 4 Policemen over Theft at Jonathan’s house

The FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr Musa Kimo, has approved the dismissal of four policemen over alleged theft at the Gwarimpa residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The ...

Pistorius Rushed to Hospital after ‘suffering chest pains’

Oscar Pistorius, former Paralympic and Olympic hero, s serving time for murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was taken to hospital after “suffering chest pains”, local media repor...

Washington’s relationship with Russia is at “an all-time low” – Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday Washington’s relationship with Russia is at an “an all-time and very dangerous low.” Trump, also blamed Congress for the situation, a ...

EFCC Debunks Face-off with AGF

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says there is no existing or impending face-off between it and the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minist...

Osinbajo Tasks ECOWAS on Free Movement, Regional Security

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has tasked the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on the need for free movement of its citizens while strengthening regional security...

Court Remands 14 Suspected Secret Cult Members in Prison Custody

An Ilorin Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, ordered the remand of 14 suspected secret cult members in the custody of the Federal Prison Yard, Ilorin, for alleged disturbance o...

Navy Changes Date of 2017 Recruitment Exercise

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says it has rescheduled the date for its 2017 recruitment aptitude test from Oct. 7 to Aug. 12. The Acting Director of Information, Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun...

Investment: Oyo State Deserves NIPC Certification – NIPC Boss

Mr Aminu Takuma, Coordinator, Zonal Offices, Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), has said that Oyo State deserves investment certification, having done so much in inves...

Police Arrest Zambia Opposition Leader on Live TV Interview

Police in Zambia on Thursday arrested an opposition leader while he was being interviewed on a private television station. Saviour Chishimba, leader of the United Progressive Pe...

Facebook to Step up Fact-checking in Fight against Fake News

Facebook (FB.O) is to send more potential hoax articles to third-party fact checkers and show their findings below the original post, the world’s largest online social ...

2019: Saraki Says NASS will conclude INEC Act Amendment in 2017

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has assured that the National Assembly will conclude the amendment to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Act before end...

NAFDAC Seals 3 Shops in Maiduguri over Alleged Unwholesome Products

The National Agency For Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday said it had sealed three shops in Borno over alleged circulation of unwholesome products. Mal...

UK Acid Attack Survivor, NGO Call for Tougher Sentences

Victims of acid attacks in Britain on Thursday called on the government to enforce longer prison sentences and tighten controls on the sale of corrosive substances, after a jump in...

MTN Returns to Profit-making after Turbulent 2016

MTN Group, Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator, says it has moved away from a turbulent 2016 that highlighted the risks of the company’s emerging markets strategy to a profit-ma...

Iran’s Supreme Leader Confirms Rowhani as President

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Thursday confirmed Hassan Rowhani as President. Khamenei also handed Rowhani the letter of appointment. Rowhani is to be sworn in on ...

Ex-heavyweight Boxing Champion Wladimir Klitschko Retires

The former heavyweight boxing world champion Wladimir Klitschko has retired from the sport at age 41, his management said in a statement Thursday. The Ukrainian Klitschko held var...

Avoid Anything That Threatens Nigeria’s unity, Gowon Tells Youths

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Wednesday, advised Nigerian youths to avoid anything that threatened the sovereignty and unity of the country. Gowon gave the advice at...

INEC Seeks Media Support Toward Free, Fair Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday in Jos that media support was “very crucial” to its quest for free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria. ...

VON DG Decries Statement by Clark, Urges Him to Support Buhari

Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), has decried the ultimatum given by Ijaw National Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, to the Federal Government to constitute negotiation team on Ni...

Group Faults Akeredolu Over Commissioners’ List

Some women in Ondo State under the aegis of Ondo State Women Must Count (OSWMC) have faulted the names of commissioner nominees sent to the House of Assembly by the state governor,...

Alhaja Aregbesola was an Agent of Change- Ojudu

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu has described the late Alhaja Saratu Aregbesola as a silent pillar of humanity who de...

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