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Monthly Archives: February 2018

Ondo Anglican Bishop Akinbuluma Dies

The Bishop of Irele,Ondo State, Anglican Diocese,Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Rt. Revd Felix Olamigoke Akinbuluma has been confirmed dead. A family source who spoke...

Electorates Endorse Dogara for 2019 Elections

Electorates from the constituency of Speaker Yakubu Dogara that comprises Dass, Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro Local Government Areas in Bauchi state have endorsed him...

Lalong Sets up Panel to Investigate Students Unrest at COE Gindiri

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, on Monday set up an administrative panel to investigate the causes of the riot that broke out at the...

Plateau State Government Suspends Tricycles Operations in Jos and Bukuru Metropolis

Against the background of protest that broke out by operators of tricycles popularly known as Keke NAPEP, the government of Plateau State has suspended...

Police Recover 7 Stolen Vehicles in Ondo

Police Recover 7 Stolen VehicleThe Ondo State Police Command has recovered seven stolen Honda Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) from a three-man gang of armed...

Buhari Receives Rescued Lecturers, Police Officers’ wives in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the rescued lecturers of the University of Maiduguri and Police Officers’ wives at the presidential villa, Abuja. The...

Presidency Cancels FEC Meeting this Week

The presidency says the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council, scheduled earlier for Feb. 28 will not hold. The Special Adviser to the President on Media...

Brig.-Gen. Chukwu Assumes Duty as New Army Spokesman

Brig.-Gen. Jude Chukwu on Monday assumed duty as the new Director of Army Public Relations. Chukwu takes over from Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, who proceeds for a course...

Stop Shedding Crocodile Tears, PDP Tells FG

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has told the Federal Government and the All Progressives Congress( APC) to “stop shedding crocodile tears” and provide answers to...

Under-Age Voters: PDP Rejects INEC’s Investigative Committee

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the eight-member in-house committee constituted by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to investigate reports of under-age voters in...

Man Commits Suicide after Killing 5 Family Members.

The police have confirmed that a middle aged man, Stephen Nnadiogo, has committed suicide by drinking poison after stabbing his four children and sister-in-law...

Dapchi Attack: FG Confirms 110 Girls Abducted

The Federal Government on Sunday confirmed that 110 schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical School Dapchi, were unaccounted for in the Boko Haram attack on...

Group Lauds Lalong over Creation of Six New Ministries

Plateau Regeneration Group PRG on Sunday commended the Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong for creating six additional ministries in the state. This was contained in...

Dan China Slams FG With 1 Billion Naira Suit

A 2011 gubernatorial aspirant under the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), in Bauchi State, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu Usman Dan China, has filed a...

Akeredolu Rejects Local Govt Autonomy

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has stated that he would never be part of agitations for the local government in the country to...

Army Institute, Biu, Matriculates 1,517 Students for 2017/2018 Academic Session

The Nigerian Army Institute of Technology and Environmental Studies (NAITES) in Biu, Borno, on Saturday matriculated 1,517 students for the 2017/2018 academic session, with a warning...

I Know of Two APC Senators in Ondo State- Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN on Saturday said there are two senators in the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Ondo State. The Governor stated...

CBN Governor Inaugurates Egg Powder Factory in Ondo,to Generate 25,000 Jobs

About 25,000 new jobs, a foreign exchange earnings of $1 billion in addition to increased incomes for poultry farmers in Nigeria, is in the...

Bauchi First Lady Calls for Partnership in Checking Menace of Drug...

The First Lady of Bauchi State, Hajia Hadiza Abubakar has called for concerted effort and collaboration with relevant stakeholders, Government, specialized organizations, Non-Governmental Organizations...

Dapchi Girls: Hold Presidency Responsible for Abduction,PDP Tells Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that Nigerians should hold President Muhammadu Buhari-led Presidency directly responsible for the abduction of schoolgirls in Dapchi,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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