Tuesday, January 21, 2020

NUC Approves Medicine, 17 other Degree Programmes for FULafia

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the commencement of Medicin and Nursing for the Federal University of Lafia. Similarly, the commission also approved 16 other degree programmes for the

Buhari Greets President Xi Jinping on Chinese Lunar New Year

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to President Xi Jinping and all citizens of People’s Republic of China home and abroad, as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year from

No Going Back on Amotekun – Akeredolu Insists

Ondo State Governor and chairman, South West Governors Forum,  Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has declared that the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed  Operation Amotekun has come to stay inspite of pressure

Breaking news Supreme Court Upholds Ortom’s Election

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Samuel Ortom as Governor of Benue State. In a unanimous judgement delivered on Tuesday, the apex court concurred with the Court of

Adamawa CAN Chairman Killed by Boko Haram

The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi has been killed by Boko Haram. A spokesman for the

Cross River Gov. Suspends Activities of LG Pension Board

The Cross River State Government has  suspended the activities of the Local Government Pensions Board till further notice. This was made known in a statement signed by the Commissioner for

Buhari Approves Appointment Salih-Farah as substantive NITT D-G

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Bayero Salih-Farah as the substantive Director-General and Chief Executive officer of Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT). The Director, Public Affairs

Gen Abubakar Calls  for Collective  Effort to Address Security Challenges in Nigeria

Former Nigeria Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar has appealed to all Nigerians to join  hands and put an end to the incessant security challenges that have bedevilled the country.

Malami’s Letter will be Replied Soon—Oyo Govt

Oyo State Government has said it would soon reply the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami's letter which declared the dissolution of the elected caretaker

Critics of Amotekun Feel Guilty over Past Injustices, Soyinka Replies Balarabe Musa

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has criticized elder statesman, Balarabe Musa, over his comment that the Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Operation Amotekun would lead to the declaration of Oduduwa

Ondo: Police IG Idris Probes Payments to Cops

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris has set up a probe panel to investigate the  anomalies connected with the payment of the...

Governor Wike Alleges Plot to Assassinate Him

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has alleged threat to assassinate him by security agencies in the state. Wike made the allegation while flagging off...

Dickson Calls For Synergy on Peace, Stability of the Niger Delta

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Tuesday, called on Ijaw leaders and people of the Niger Delta to work with government for peace and stability...

Home Grown School Feeding Program Receives Boost in Bauchi.

By Bashir Hassan,  Bauchi Bauchi State Government has    restated its commitment in domesticating the Federal Government The Home Grown School Feeding Programme HGSF.Governor Mohammed Abubakar...

Court Of Appeal Annuls APC Seat in Rivers House of Assembly

The Court of Appeal, sitting in Abuja, yesterday, annulled the election of a member of the Rivers State’s House of Assembly, Mr. Andrew Miller...

APC North-Central Nominates Former Sports Minister, Abdullahi for Party’s Publicity Secretary

The North-Central geo-political zone of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has through a voice vote unanimously nominated former Minister of Sports, Malam Bolaji Abdullahi,...

Nigeria’s Break-Up Unthinkable, Not Possible – President Buhari Tells Separatists

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the essence of the unity of Nigeria, urging those contemplating its break-up to have a rethink.The President said this...

EFCC Arrests Illegal Oil Vessel at Point of Discharge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says its operatives have arrested an oil vessel off-loading products suspected to be Automated Gas Oil (AGO)...

Ekweremadu Advocates Staggered Primaries for Nigeria’s Electoral System

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, on yesterday advocated staggered or phased primaries by political parties to deepen the country’s democracy.Ekweremadu...

Shiite Members Protest Detention of El-Zakzaky at National Assembly

Members of the Shiitte sect also known as the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, (IMN) on Thursday barricaded ‎the National Assembly’s entrance protesting the continued...

8000 Security Men for Lagos Bye-Election

By Yemi Adeleye Mr Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command on Thursday said that no fewer of 8000 security personnel would...

Lagos By-Election: INEC Takes Delivery of Sensitive Materials

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos on Thursday took delivery of sensitive materials for Saturday’s by-election in Ifako-Ijaiye Federal Constituency of Lagos...

Rivers Amnesty: Crime and Criminality on the Decline

Great Owhor, President of Ikwerre Political Forum, said  the granting of amnesty to militants and cultists had reduced crime and criminality in Rivers State.Owhor...

NGF Gets $2m Grant From Bill Gates Foundation to Boost States’...

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) on Thursday in Abuja said it was going to assist the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) with a...

Reps to Reduce Powers of Court of Appeal President

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday commenced the process of conferring exclusive power to appoint chairmen and members of National and State Houses of...

Bukola Saraki’s Man, Bolaji Abdullahi, Emerges APC’s Spokesperson.

 Bolaji Abdullahi, a former Minister of Sports in the Goodluck Jonathan administration, has emerged the new national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress...

‘Stop diverting attention to attacks on Elrufai’ – Group Tells Shehu...

The last may not have been seen of the raging battle between Senator Shehu Sani, representing Kaduna Central and the party Excos at his...

ONDO PDP CRISIS: Poroye summons Mimiko,Jegede others

The last may not have been heard in the crisis rocking the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the faction...

Nyako Trial: FG Seeks to Tender Documents of Over 30 Bank...

The Federal Government on Wednesday sought to tender documents of over 30 bank accounts in evidence against former Gov. Muritala Nyako and seven others...

NNPC Boss Solicits Oba of Benin’s Support for Protection of Oil...

Dr. Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has urged the  Oba of Benin, Oba  Ewuare II, to...

Zungeru Hydro Power Dam : Bello Sets Up 24-Man Committee on...

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday set up a 24-man Committee on the compensation of communities that were affected by  the construction of...

Hausa Speakers in Nigeria Now 120m – Communique

The population of Hausa speakers in Nigeria has reached about 120 million, a colloquium has said.This was contained in a communiqué issued on Thursday...

DPR Urges Cooking Gas Retailers to Get License Before January 2017

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday urged retailers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) (cooking gas), to get license before January 2017.Mr Etukudo...

Safe School Initiative Records Success in Adamawa, Yet to Take Off...

The Safe School Initiative has recorded some success in Adamawa with improvement in school enrolment in the state. About 800 students have so far been...

Electricity Consumers Decry Power Outage, High Bills in Malumfashi

Electricity consumers in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State have decried the epileptic electricity supply by the Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO). They told...

OPEC Agrees to Cut Production by 1.2mb/p, Exempts Nigeria

After seven hours of deliberation, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has agreed to reduce oil production by around 1.2 million barrels per...

Enugu State Council of NUJ Plans To Establish Library to Boost...

The Enugu State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has appealed to philanthropists to help the union to establish library in the...

Recession: Government Must Deepen Investment in Infrastructure, Agriculture- Expert

An Economic expert, Mr Leonard Ugbajah, says the quickest way out of recession was for government at all levels to deepen investment in infrastructure and agricultural development...

NCC Suspends Proposed Price Hike in Data Tariff

By Dayo Williams, Abuja. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended its proposed price hike in data tariff by telecommunications service providers, initially billed...

Senator Shehu Sani Goes Ballistic; Blasts Governor Nasir El-rufai.

In what seemed a continuation of the war of attrition between Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State and the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial...

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