Sunday, February 25, 2018

Governor Simon Lalong Approves Creation of Six Additional Ministries

In what can be described as an avenue to accommodate new commissioner nominees that was sent to the Plateau State House of Assembly for screening next week, Governor Simon Lalong h...

State House Plans to Complete all Ongoing Projects – Perm Sec

The Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal Arabi, has said the 2018 budget proposals of the State House will focus on completing all on-going projects. Speaking when he appeared ...

Buhari Rejects Transparency Latest Rating on Corruption

The Presidency has rejected the 2017 corruption perception index for 2017 in which the Transparency International said Nigeria didn’t do well. A statement by Presidential spokesma...

Buhari Apologizes for Dapchi Girls’ Abduction

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of students reportedly abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, that no effort will be spared t...

Ofili-Ajumogobia’s trial: Judges are Entitled to Gifts, SAN Tells Court

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Robert Clarke, on Friday told an Ikeja High Court in Lagos that Nigerian judges were entitled to receive all forms of gifts in line with the Nation...

Akeredolu, PDP Disagree over Projects in Ondo

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Ondo State on Thursday attacked the current administration of Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, saying the APC government had done nothing in the last...

Ondo Govt Hails NURTW for Peaceful Conduct

Ondo State Government has hailed National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state for conducting its activities in a peaceful manner, unlike in the past. Governor Olu...

Council of State Approves $1bn for Agriculture, others

The Council of State has approved one billion dollars to support reforms in the agricultural sector and other initiatives aimed at fully diversifying the nation’s economy. Governo...

NDDC to Partner NANTA for a Tourism-based Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission( NDDC), says it would partner with the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies(NANTA) to create a tourism-based economy in the Niger ...

Seaplane Transportation: Bayelsa Signs MOU  

In a bid to boost tourism and business operations in Bayelsa State, Bayelsa Airlines has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bristow Helicopters, to provide quality avi...

One Killed as Students of COE Gindiri Protests

The management of the College of Education Gindiri in Plateau state has on Thursday closed down academic activities in the school indefinitely, following students protest, which cl...

CAN President Mourns Billy Graham

Rev. Samson Ayokunle, President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described Evangelist Billy Graham as the most humble and influential religious leaders well known in the...

UNICEF to Launch Global Campaign against Child Mortality

Disturbed by the alarming rate at which new born babies die particularly among the world poorest countries, UNICEF says it is poised to launch global campaign against newborn child...

Council of State Honours Late Justice Dahiru Mustapha 

The Council of State on Thursday observed a minute silence in honour of the late former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Mustapha. The meeting was convened by President Mu...

Ondo Govt Suspends Coronation Anniversary of Akungba Monarch

The Ondo State government has announced the indefinite suspension of the one year celebration of Oba Sunday Ajimoh, the Alale of Akungba Akoko,in Akoko South West Local Government ...

FG Saves N4.5trn in Court Claims – Malami

The federal government has saved the sum of N4.5 trillion in legal expenses as a result of effective defence of cases against it in law courts. Briefing State House correspondents...

Buhari Deploys Military to Dapchi over Missing Students

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed military and other security agencies to take immediate control of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, in Yobe state, where some stud...

FG Approves $6.7bn for Ibadan-Kaduna Rail Project  

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $6.7 billion for Ibadan-Kaduna rail with completion period of three years. According to the Minister of Transport,  Rotimi Amaechi...

El-Rufai Appoints Zamuna, Pukarma Piriga II.

The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has appointed Mr. Jonathan Phraguwa Zamuna as the new Pukarma Piriga II (Chief of Piriga) in Lere local government area of ...

You can’t Censor the Media, PDP Tells Lai Mohammed

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday told the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, that he cannot censor the media to downplay the failures of the President Muha...

Brutalised Journalist Petitions DSS

A Correspondent of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), who was allegedly brutalised by an official of Department of State Services (DSS) on February 17, has petitioned the...

Akeredolu Approves N500 Million Car Loan for Workers

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the disbursement of five hundred million naira (N500,000,000) as car loan to 800 civil servants and teachers in Ondo State. Akeredolu m...

Bauchi State Commences Training of 1400 Youths to Serve as Security Personnel

In an effort to create employment opportunities by the Bauchi State government, 1400 youths made up of young men and women from the state have commenced training as private securit...

Army Rescues Yobe School Girls

Some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls secondary school Dapchi in Yobe have been rescued by the army. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director Genera...

Dapchi Attack: Buhari Orders 3 Ministers to Visit Yobe for `First Hand Information’

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Minister of Defence, retired Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and that of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeam...

Independence Day Bombing: Okah, Nwabueze to Know Fate on March 7

Charles Okah and Obi Nwabueze, the accused standing trial for their alleged involvement in the Oct. 1, 2010 blast, will on March 7, know their fate as Justice Gabriel Kolawale  of ...

Boko Haram: 111 Yobe School Girls Unaccounted for – Police Boss

The Police Commissioner in Yobe, Abdulmaliki Sumonu, on Wednesday confirmed that 111 girls were still unaccounted for, following Monday’s attack by Boko Haram insurgents  on Govern...

ATAP Female Students Receive Training on Online Security and Safety

Bauchi State Coalition for Public Expenditure Management Improvement of (BACIPEM) in collaboration with Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD) has commenced trai...

Ondo Ex- Commissioner Solicits Support for School Sports

The immediate past Commissioner for Works in Ondo State, Gboye Adegbenro has advised government at all levels to encourage sports in Primary and secondary schools . He stated this...

Buhari Hails Elder Statesman, Femi Okunnu, at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated elder statesman and Nigeria’s former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu, on his 85th birthday. President B...

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