Saturday, February 22, 2020

Suspension: Oluwo Reacts, Says he was Suspended for Swagging

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has said he was only suspended from the Traditional Council and not as Oluwo of Iwoland.  The Osun State Traditional Council had on

Edo/Ondo Guber: INEC to Display Candidate’s Personal Particulars, Academic Qualifications

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it would display personal particulars and academic qualifications of candidates in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo and Ondo States for citizens

US Exposes FG’s Plan to Pay APC Gov $100m from Abacha Loot

The United States Department of Justice says the Federal Government led by the President, Muhammadu Buhari is blocking attempts to recover Abacha loot traced to Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu.

Alleged Assault: Osun Traditional Council Suspends Oluwo, Constitutes Investigation Committee 

Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, has been suspended by the Osun state Traditional Rulers Council following his alleged assault on another monarch, the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo.

Ndume Fumes, Kicks against Proposed Bill for the Creation of Agency to Rehabilitate, De-radicalize Boko Haram Terrorists

Senator Ali Ndume has reacted to a newly introduced bill set to create an agency for repentant insurgents. The senator from Borno State, who also doubles  as the Chairman Senate

Despite Criticism, We’ve Made Progress in the North East – Buhari Boasts

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday has said that despite criticism, his government has made substantial progress in the war against Boko Haram in the North East. The President spoke when

Tambuwal to Give 1,800 Women Interest Free Loan 

The Sokoto State government, through Giginya Microfinance Bank, will be offering interest-free loans to about 1,800 women in the state. The 1,800 women are to be selected out of 6,000

Attacks on Judges over Political Decisions Undermine Judicial Independence— NHRC

Following the protest at the residence of a Supreme Court Justice, Mary Peter-Odili, the National Human Rights Commission has condemned the attack on judges and the Judiciary over judgments on

UNICEF Launches Child Friendly Community Initiative Project in Bauchi State

In line with their mandate of supporting women and children for an enhanced living around the world, Unicef Nigeria in collaboration with Bauchi State Government has launched  a new project

Jabi Motor Park Gutted by Inferno

A fire outbreak has occurred at the Jabi Motor Park in Abuja on Friday, causing the destruction on many shops. At the time of filing this report, the cause 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...

Mrs Sally Mbanefo, DG, NTDC, Sacked.

The federal government has removed the Director General of Nigerian Tourism and Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs Sally Mbanefo, from office.In a letter dated November...

Customs Chief Urges Experts to Develop Legal Framework on Border Insecurity

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali has urged experts from West and Central Africa to develop a framework, to address insecurity at...

Buhari, Tinubu Not at Loggerheads – Presidency Spox

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has dismissed insinuation that President Muhammadu Buhari  and the APC...

U.S. Disbursed 3.4bn Dollars to Nigeria HIV/AIDS Response — Envoy

The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, on Tuesday said that the U.S. Government had disbursed over 3.4 billion dollars to support the Nigerian HIV/AIDS response.The...

Diversification: Panacea for Resolving FX Shortage in Long Run, Says Expert

A Financial Analyst, Mr Emmanuel Eze, has said that if the diversification of the economy is appropriately implemented, it could resolve the nation’s foreign...

ONDO PDP SUSPENDS POROYE,21 OTHERS

By 'Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has announced the suspension of 22 of its members over what they described...

ONDO PDP SUSPENDS POROYE,21 OTHERS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State, has announced the suspension of 22 of its members over what they described 'gross anti- party...

Bayelsa State Earned N11.07b as Revenue in September

By Akpekwu Imbufe Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Rear Admiral John Jonah (Rtd), weekend, said, in spite of the economic recession, Bayelsa state earned a gross...

Wike Doubts Integrity of SARS as Police Deploys 600

Akpekwu Imbufe (bureau Chief, Southsouth) When the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, visited Buguma ,Monday, on a flag-off of the rehabilitation of a General...

Freed Inmates Get Starter Packs after Training

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi 36 freed inmates trained in various skills have received starter kits to enable them carry out the trades they were trained...

197 IDPs in Benin to Register for NECO, GCE, NATEC Exams

The  Coordinator of  IDP Camp in Uhogua, Benin, Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, says more than 197 IDPs in the camp are sitting for this year’s...

Legislative Aide Dies at National Assembly complex

A Senior Legislative Assistant with the National Assembly, Mr Abubakar Doki on Monday collapsed and died in the National Assembly premises.The deceased who was...

We Are Restrategising To Elimate Boko Haram Finally from Battlefield- Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Monday, said that the army was restrategising to track and eliminate the remaining Boko Haram...

U.S. Votes Recount: Trump Accuses Clinton of Reneging on Concession Speech

President-elect Donald Trump has accused former Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton of reneging on her concession speech certifying the results of the Nov. 28...

Apapa Gridlock Killing Trade Facilitation Programme, Says NPA

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, said the traffic gridlock in Apapa had affected access into the ports and killing...

World Bankers’ Confab in Lagos Opportunity for Foreign Investment – CIBN

Mr Segun Ajibola, President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), has called for utilisation of the forthcoming World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI)...

28 Ships Laden with Petroleum Products, Food Items, to Arrive Lagos

Twenty eight ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Nov....

Imported Rice: Stakeholders Call for Caution on Ebonyi Govt’s Proposed Ban...

Agricultural stakeholders in Ebonyi have called for caution on the State Government’s planned ban of the sales of imported rice in its markets and...

Tambuwal Pays N2m Fine to Free Prisoners

Sokoto State Government on Sunday paid N2 million fines on behalf of 20 inmates to enable the offenders regain their freedom from prison. The News...

NSCDC Moves to Enhance Peace Between Farmers/Herdsmen in Edo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has commenced sensitisation of Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Edo, as part of proactive measures to...

IDPs: Dangote Donates N1.3bn Food Items, Relief Materials in N/East in...

Dangote Foundation says it has donated food items and relief materials worth N1.3 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in the North-East...

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