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Tägliche Archive: August 7, 2017

Anambra Killing: Ohaneze Ndigbo Faults Presidency on Double Standards

Reacting to the mass killing at St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra State on Sunday, the Ondo State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has accused the Federal Government of doubl...

Southwest PDP to Discipline Buruji, Others as Fayose Sets to Declare Presidential Ambition

The leaders of The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West have for sanction on Senator Buruji Kashamu and others who plunged into needless crisis and also warned members ...

Lagos Police Mourns ex-CP, James Danbaba

A former Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr James Danbaba, is dead. A member of the family, Clement Dah, who confirmed the death, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) th...

Kogi Commissioner Urges Youths to Support Efforts to Tackle Security Challenges

Mr Aroma Adoji, Kogi’s Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, has charged youths to support efforts by the federal and state governments toward tackling security challenges...

Crude Oil Production Stands at 2.35m Barrels Per Day – NNPC

The  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Monday the  nation’s  current crude oil production had risen to 2.35 million barrels per day. Its Group Managing Direct...

CSOs Protest: we will not be distracted–Presidency

The Presidency has described as mere distraction the demonstration embarked upon by some civil society groups demanding that President Muhammadu Buhari should resume office or resi...

Osinbajo Urges Nigerians in Diaspora to Take Advantage of Nigeria’s profitable Economic Environment

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in Diaspora to take advantage of the country’s liberal and friendly economic environment to invest in the nation’s economy. Osin...

Delta Govt. clarifies on N10bn Paris Club Refund

Delta Government on Monday made clarifications on the utilisation and disbursement of the N10 billion Paris Club refund accruing to the state. Mr Charles Aniagwu, the Chief Press ...

3 `God is Good’ Kidnapped Passengers Released – Police

Police in Rivers said three out of the five passengers of ”God is Good” motors kidnapped on Monday morning on the East-West road in Rivers had been released. The Spokesman of the ...

Supreme Court Judgment: Kano Assembly to Swear-in Mohammed Aug. 8

The Kano State House of Assembly has fixed Tuesday, Aug. 8, to swear in Alhaji Abdullahi Mohammed of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the elected member representing Kura/Garu...

1,097 Patients in Sokoto Treated under Sen. Wamakko’s free eye Treatment Programme

No fewer than 1,097 persons suffering from various eye ailments in Sokoto State have so far been treated under Sen. Aliyu Wamakko’s free eye treatment programme. The Special Assis...

Gov. Ahmed  Flags-off  Construction of   N1.1bn Secretariat

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of  Kwara  on Monday flagged off  the construction of  a new  N1.1billion  new secretariat complex for civil servants. Speaking at the occasion, the governor...

FG Offers Savings Bonds at 13.5%, 14.5 % in August

The Federal Government on Monday offered for subscription a two-year savings bond at 13.535 per cent and three-year savings bond at 14.535 per cent. The Debt Management Office (DM...

Anambra Guber Polls: Don’t listen to IPOB, APGA advises electorate

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on Monday advised the electorate in Anambra to shun the call by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to boycott the governorship electi...

Ozubulu Church Attack: FG may deploy more doctors to Nnewi

The Federal Ministry of Health says it has placed medical experts on standby to beef up services at the Nnamdi Azikwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, for worshippers injured i...

Apprentice, 17, in Court over Alleged Rape

A 17-year- old apprentice, Godspower Adarugbe, who allegedly conspired and raped his neighbour’s daughter, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accu...

Independent Candidacy will remove Party Impunity – Sen. Oduah

A National Assembly member, Sen. Stella Oduah, said approval of independent candidacy in ongoing review of 1999 Constitution would help in reducing political parties’ impunity in p...

Selfie, Fake News among 5,000 new Words in German Dictionary

Some 5,000 words including selfie, tablet and fake news are being added to the German dictionary’s new edition, its head of editorial told dpa on Monday. “It’s simply a fact that ...

Pensioners Paralyse Commercial Activities in Benin

Pensioners in Edo on Monday paralysed commercial activities at the city centre in Benin over the alleged non-payment of several months of pension arrears , as well as their gra...

Army Holds Promotion Exams for 326 Majors, Captains

The Nigerian Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) on Monday said a total of 326 Majors and Captains from across Army formations would sit for promotion examination, beginnin...

The Ozubulu Massacre and What It Says About Us

I am distressed, as many Nigerians are, about the massacre of worshipers in a church in Ozubulu, Anambra State yesterday morning by a gang of gun-men. My heartfelt condolences go t...

Gov. Wike Sacks Special Advisers

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Monday relieved all his Special Advisers of their appointments except one. A statement by Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Governor on El...

Gatlin’s father Flays London Crowd for Booing Son

Justin Gatlin’s father has asked the fans to lay off his son after the 35-year-old was booed inside the London Stadium, while accepting his 100 meters World Championships gold meda...

Air Peace to begin Akure Flights on Aug. 11 

A Nigerian carrier,  Air Peace will on Aug. 11 begin scheduled commercial flight operations to the Akure Airport in Ondo. The airline made the announcement in a statement issued...

190,000 Sign Petition against Macron’s plan to Introduce First Lady Status in France

More than 190,000 people have expressed their opposition toward French President Emmanuel Macron’s initiative to create an official First Lady status for his wife, Brigitte Macro...

Lavrov Urges Parties Involved in Korean Peninsula to Show Maximum Restraint

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Monday, urged all parties involved in the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue to show maximum restraint in order to avoid the implementation of...

NiMet Predicts Cloudy Skies, Rains, Thunderstorms for Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the Central States on Monday morning with isolated thunderstorms over Abuja, Jalingo, Jos, ...

Biafra Agitation : Islamic Cleric Advocates for United Nigeria

A renowned international Islamic scholar Sheik Dahiru Usman  Bauchi has declared that agitators for the separation of Nigeria will not succeed just as he said Nigeria will remain o...

Farmers Protest Herdsmen Killing in Ondo

Hundreds of Ikale farmers in Ore, Odigbo Local government area of Ondo State have staged a protest over the ‘incessant’ killings by Fulani herdsmen in the areas. The protest follo...

Troops Neutralise over 13 Terrorists

Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole neutralised over 13 terrorists on Saturday in various areas in Borno and Adamawa during clearance operations. The army spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sa...

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