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Tägliche Archive: August 9, 2017

Hate Speeches Worse than Terrorism- Odigie-Oyegun

Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, has described perpetrators of hate speeches, images and songs in the country as worse than Boko Har...

Sacked Councillors not Entitled to Severance Allowances – PLSG

The Plateau Government has debunked claims that local government councillors it sacked in July 2015, were entitled to severance allowances following the voiding of that sack by a J...

FEC Approves MTEF, Targets 7% Growth Rate by 2020

The Federal Executive Council has approved the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework Fiscal Strategy Paper with a target to achieve seven percent growth rate by 2020. Addres...

N30trn Revenue Scam Probe is not a Charade – Senate

The Senate on Wednesday said ongoing probe into alleged N30 trillion revenue leakage in the country’s import and export value chain was not a charade as perceived by some Nigerians...

Senate Condemns Police Brutality on Abuja Protesters

The Senate on Wednesday condemned the use of force by the Police in dispersing protesters campaigning against the medical vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday...

Borrowing Costs: FEC Approves Domestic Debt Refinancing into $3bn Treasury Bills

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the refinancing of the country’s domestic debts into treasury bills worth three billion dollars as part of the overall str...

Lassa Fever: LUTH CMD Calls for Collective Precautionary Measures

The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Wednesday, has advised Lagosians to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Lassa Fever....

President Kagame Inaugurates Construction of 818m Dollars New International Airport.

Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, on Wednesday formally laid the foundation stone for the construction of 818 million dollars International Airport in Bugesera district, Eastern Pr...

Bauchi Teachers Eat Meals Meant for Pupils

Some teachers in Bauchi have been accused of partaking in the ongoing school feeding meant for their pupils under the current Federal Government’s home grown school feeding program...

Ondo Journalists to Priotize Training, Retraining of Members

The Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State, has said it would encourage its members to always acquire training and retraining in the profession...

Taxi Drivers Shut down Akure in Protest against Ticket Price

Taxi drivers in Akure metropolis took to the street of Akure, the capital city of Ondo State,in protests over what they described as exorbitant hike in the price of ticket from N20...

Woman Docked for Alleged Persistent Beating of Disabled Husband

A 38-year-old woman, Blessing Igwe, was brought before a Gudu Upper Area Court in Abuja on Wednesday for allegedly battering her disabled husband all the time. She also allegedly ...

INEC to Punish Erring Officials

Dr Briyai Frankland, the new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Cross River, says the commission will deal decisively with any member of Staff who connive with Politicians to...

TSA: Court Strikes out FG’s suit against 7 Banks, Awards N1.2m Cost

A Lagos Federal High Court on Wednesday in Lagos struck out a suit filed by the Federal Government seeking to recover 793.2 million dollars allegedly kept by seven commercial banks...

Lassa Fever: LUTH Increases Surveillance

Activities at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, appeared normal in spite of the two recorded deaths and over 100 people under surveillance for Lassa Fever. ...

Kenya Rights Commission Questions Some Provisional Vote Tallies

The Kenya Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday that it had discovered some discrepancies in an initial comparison between provisional results announced by the election commiss...

Senate will amend Border Community Development Agency Act – Sen. Gumel

Sen. Abdullahi Gumel, Chairman, Senate Committee on States and Local Government Administration, said Senate had commenced amendment of Border Community Development Agency Act to ta...

Borno Govt. Spends N14bn on 22 Road Projects — Commissioner

Borno Government says it has spent N14 billion on the construction of 22 roads in the past two years. Alhaji Adamu Lawan, the Commissioner of Works, Housing and Transport, made th...

Anambra Election: Incumbency won’t stop PDP – Oduah

Sen. Stella Oduah, who represents Anambra North in the Senate, on Wednesday said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would reclaim Anambra governorship seat in the election slated f...

Kenyan Police Tear-gas Chanting Odinga Supporters

Kenyan police fired tear-gas on Wednesday at a group of 100 chanting supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, shortly after their political leader claimed “massive” fraud in t...

Odinga Rejects Poll Results Showing Kenyatta in Lead

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga rejected early results of a presidential election on Wednesday that showed he was losing to incumbent and long-time rival Uhuru Kenyatta. As ...

Gov. Wike Inaugurates State Law Review Commission

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday inaugurated the 14-member Rivers State Law Review Commission in Port Harcourt, and  advised its members to amend existing laws to strengthen g...

Surrender Now to Avoid Humiliating Death, Army Tells Terorrists.

The Nigerian Army has called on the remnants of the Boko Haram terrorists to surrender now to avoid humiliating death from the renewed onslaught of the army. The army, in a statem...

Okowa Heads PDP Non-election Convention Committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday in Abuja named Delta Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, as Chairman of Saturday’s non-election convention of the party. The committee was im...

NIMASA Boss Calls for Gender Equality in Maritime Sector

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has urged Women International Maritime Africa (WIMAfrica) to refocus its a...

Cost of Contesting Election in Nigeria High – Oshiomhole

Hajiya Aisatu Oshiomhole, the mother of former Edo Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday advised politicians to restructure the political scene and reduce the high cost of contest...

Rivers Shuts 1,886 Illegal Schools — Wike

The Rivers Government has closed no fewer than 1,886 schools operating without government’s approval,  Gov. Nyesom Wike said in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. Wike made the development...

AFBA Conference: Charting Course for Development

A three day conference of the African Bar Association started on Monday in Port Harcourt with more than 1000 lawyers from different countries in attendance. The theme of the 2017 ...

APDA Was Our Plan B – Ondo PDP Members

The people who hinged their defection to the newly registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance(APDA) to the crisis said they decided to fuse the structure of APDA in the state ...

Governor Abubakar Identifies Job Creation as Key in Checking Youth Restiveness

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has identified job creation as the only antidote to political violence in Nigeria just as the nation continues to grapple with the challenge of...

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