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Monthly Archives: February 2018

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...

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...

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...

Ekiti 2018: Ojudu Set to Declare Gubernatorial Ambition

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu is set to declare his gubernatorial ambition on March 9 in Ado...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

Dapchi Attack: Buhari Orders 3 Ministers to Visit Yobe for `First...

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...

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...

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 Government Girls Secondary...

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 training of...

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...

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 Buhari,...

Teacher Flogs Student to Death in Zamfara

A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara has allegedly flogged a student to death. The incident was...

CBN revises guidelines for agric scheme to accommodate Non-Interest Institutions

CBN Revises Guidelines for Agric Scheme to Accommodate Non-Interest Institutions. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has revised the guidelines for Commercial Agriculture...

You are the worst Lawmaker from Owo,Varsity Workers Tell Federal Lawmaker

The Joint Action Committee of the National Association of Academic Technologists(NAAT), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff of Universities (...

Okonjo-Iweala Appointed into Commonwealth High-level Group

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into a High Level Group on Governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat. Prof. Ben Maloney,...

FAAC Disbursements Increase by 25% in 2017 – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) disbursements increased by 25 per cent in 2017. NEITI...

Jos DISCO Maintains Uniform Tariff System —— CEO

Chief Executive Officer of Jos Electricity Distribution PLC Mohamed Modibbo has dispelled purported allegations of charging exorbitant tariffs to its customers and also explained...

Take Ownership of the Education, Dickson Urged Bayelsans

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, Tuesday, urged Bayelsans to take ownership of the educational sector in the state. According to Dickson, such a move would...

NDDC seeks German Collaboration for Cancer Centre

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) Nsima Ekere says he is seeking the intervention of the Federal Republic of Germany in...

APC Reconciliation: Presidential Aide Drums up Support for Tinubu

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), have been urged to embrace the choice of national leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu as the head of...

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