Wednesday, December 13, 2017

CBN Injects $210m into Forex Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria has  injected  $210m  to boost the interbank window of the nation’s foreign exchange market. The interventions were made at the wholesale, the Small an...

We Need Int’l Support to Mitigate Impact of Climate Change – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the negative effects of climate change. In a submission to the...

Apologize or Forget Coming to South West, Youth Tell Wike

The Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC) has issued a seven day ultimatum to the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wik, to tender a public apology to the Yoruba people for passing derogatory...

FG Hands over Presidential Lodge to Lagos State Government

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has formally handed over the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government. Fashola, at the handover cer...

Numan/Demsa Crises: Gov. Bindow Appoints Commission of Inquiry

Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa has approved the appointment of a six-man Commission of Inquiry on the recent crises in Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of the state. A sta...

Army Denies Suicide Bomb Attack in IDPs Camp, Ambush on Soldiers in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday dismissed as ‘misleading’, reports of a suicide bomb attack at an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Pulka community of Gwoza Local Government...

Odigie-Oyegun Congratulates Secondus, Assures him of Cooperation.

National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Tuesday assured that he would relate with National Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr U...

APDA to Akeredolu: Reduce Your Travels to Focus on Governance

The Advance Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) in Ondo State on Tuesday advised Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to reduce his frequent travels outside the state to focus on governance. Mr D...

Sen. Misau Granted Bail on Self-recognition

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday granted bail to Senator Isah Misau  self-recognition. She however, ordered that the defendant should deposit h...

Oscar Pistorius Sustains Injuries in Prison Fight over Phone

Jailed Paralympian Oscar Pistorius sustained minor injuries in a fight with another inmate in his South African prison, local media reported on Tuesday. Singabakho Nxumalo, a spok...

Mrs Buhari Arrives Katsina to Inaugurate Maternity Clinic in Daura

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday arrived Katsina State to inaugurate children and maternity clinic at the General Hospital, Daura. The children and maternit...

PDP Convention: Reconciliation Committee to Address Grievances

The Reconciliation Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured members and leaders that all issues and grievances associated with Saturday’s national convention of the ...

SARS Officers Allegedly Kill Colleague’s Husband in Ondo

A middle-age man, Seun Ayoade, has been reportedly killed by members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) led by one Inspector Oladele Ojelabi in Akure, Ondo State capital. &n...

Ethiopian Airlines to Operate first all Women Crew Flight to Nigeria Dec. 16

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline group, has announced its first all women cabin crew flight from Addis Ababa to Nigeria scheduled for Dec. 16. A statement issued by th...

Mugabe Flies to Singapore for Medical Checks

Former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe has left the country for medical checks in Singapore, his first foreign travel since the army forced him from office in November, a state...

Oil Price Jumps above $65

Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening d...

FG Begins Consultations on Farmers-Herders’ Clashes

Following his visit to Adamawa State last week in the wake of the communal clashes in the area, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday commenced a series of national consultations ...

Aisha Buhari to Commission New Maternity Complex at Daura Hospital

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, commission the completed maternity complex in Daura, Katsina state and hand it over to the state government. Th...

FG Releases N1.2trn for 2017 Capital Expenditure

The Federal Government on Monday said it released N1.2 trillion to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the...

Bauchi State TV Reporter Rewarded

A reporter with the Bauchi State Television Authority (BATV), Elizabeth Carh, was rewarded by Evidence 4 Action Mamaye Project Bauchi for her consistency and steadfastness in bring...

Power Plants to Generate Additional 1,129 Mega Watts in 2018 –Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018, they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the current 7,000 Meg...

Ondo Advocates Tree Planting to Mitigate Effect of Climate Change

The Commissioner for Natural Resources in Ondo State, Alhaji Rasheed Badmus, has advocated the need for residents to cultivate the habit of planting trees in their homes in order t...

PCNI Trains 30 Social Media Reporters in Borno

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative (PCNI), on Monday, begun a three-day capacity building training of 30 social media reporters in Borno. The Vice Chairman of PCN...

Lalong Re-assures Corps Members of Safety

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has re-assured the members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in the state of their safety and well-being during their service year. L...

COAS Annual Conference Underway as Ajimobi Commends Army

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday   commended the army for its support in ensuring  security of lives and properties in the state. The governor gave the commendation  in ...

Bitumen Exploration Set to Begin in Ondo

In its bid to give priority to industrialization in order to provide employment opportunities for youths, the Ondo State government has concluded all arrangements to commence the e...

IBB Varsity Raises Fees for Non-indigenes-VC

The management of the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida University, Lapai have increased fees for new students of the institution who are non-indigenes, for the 2017/2018 session. The Vi...

Breaking news: The UEFA Champions League last-16 draw is out

The UEFA Champions League last -16 draw is out according to reports. Juventus is to face Tottenham Hotspur while Basle will face Manchester City. FC Porto will face Liverpool whil...

OIC States to Adopt Roadmap over U.S. Decision on Jerusalem – Erdogan

The leaders of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) member-states will adopt a road map on the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the upcomin...

Heathrow Airport Faces Flight Delays, Cancellations over Heavy Snowfall

A number of flights were delayed and cancelled at the Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom over a heavy snowfall, the airport’s press service said in a statement. “Heathrow Airp...

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