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Monthly Archives: September 2019

Ekiti APC Suspends LG Primary Elections Indefinitely in Some Council Areas.

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State Chapter on Saturday said it has postponed the local government primary elections in two local government...

Develop Local Drugs to Fight Diabetes, Omo-Agege Urges Pharmacists

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on pharmacists in the country to intensify efforts at research that will lead to...

Four RRS Officers Arrested for Extorting N5000 from a Motorist in...

Four officers of the Rapid Response Squad, Lagos State Police Command, have been arrested for extorting N5000 from a female motorist in the Ajah...

DSS Confirms Death of Two Officers in Auto Crash

The Department of State Service has confirmed that two of its personnel lost their lives in a fatal accident at Gidan Busa Katari, along...

Iran-Saudi Rivalry in Africa: Implications for Regional Stability(Part 2)

By Dr Riham Bali There is a strong Shiite presence in Nigeria, 20 million of the total 92 million Muslims in Nigeria. This is a...

Lawan Seeks Reduced Intervention in Budget Process

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Friday called for reduced political interventions in the budgetary process. Lawan, according to a statement by his Special...

Minimum Wage: Kaduna Workers Receives N30,000 Alert, Laud El-Rufai

Civil Servants in Kaduna State on Friday commended Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i for paying the N30,000 minimum wage as promised. Mr El-Rufa’I had in a statement...

Nasarawa Gov Showcases State’s Economic Strategy to UN Deputy Scribe

Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has restated the commitment of his administration to industrialize the state. Governor Sule made this known when he presented...

Appeal Court Affirms Isah Jibrin as Kogi East Senator, Dismisses PDP,...

The People's Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2019 National Assembly Election for the Office of Senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District, Atai...

Iran-Saudi Rivalry in Africa: Implications for Regional Stability (Part 1)

Dr Riham Bahi The ongoing reshuffle in the Middle East has generated new competition among regional powers, the resurgence of the Saudi-Iranian rivalry being a...

Why Nigeria Faces Climate Problems – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York gave some insights into the severe climate challenges confronting the country. At a meeting with the Nigerian...

Succour for Almajiri Children as CSO Group Launches Free Medical Care...

A civil society group under the aegis of  Almajiri Child Right Initiative has launched a programme to support free medical services for Almajiris in...

Gov Sule Records Victory as Supreme Court Quashes Maku’s Appeal

Nasarawa State governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has again recorded another victory after the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed the appeal filed by the governorship candidate...

Buhari Felicitates with Segun Awolowo, at 56

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to Segun Awolowo, Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), on his 56th birthday, congratulating him...

lleged Money Laundering: Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Accounts Linked to...

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the permanent forfeiture of funds allegedly linked to former Head of Service (HoS) Winifred Oyo-Ita. Although the...

Buhari Felicitates with Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire on 60th Birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with  former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, on her 60th birthday, congratulating her for many years of...

Fayemi Foots Funeral and Medical Bills of FUOYE Protest Victims

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has taken over the medical and funeral expenses of victims of the violent protest held at the Federal...

ABU Sacks 16 Lecturers over Sexual Harassment, Negligence of Duty

The management of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) in Zaria, Kaduna State have sacked 15 lecturers over offences involving sexual harassment, negligence of duty and...

Anambra Earmarks 6bn for Cargo Airport Contruction

Anambra State Government has earmarked N6 billion for the construction of the Umueri International Cargo Airport near the state capital, Awka. This was disclosed by...

UNGA: Zulum Speaks on SDGs at Today’s High-level Side Event 

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum will today, Friday, ‎join a panel of discussion on implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the midst...

Saudi Arabia to Issue Tourists Visas for the First Time

Saudi Arabia has said it will offer Tourists Visas for the first time to open up it's kingdom to holidaymakers in a bid to...

NASENI Decries MDAs’ Low Patronage of Local Products

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has decried the low level of patronage from government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in...

Ondo Govt Releases Payable Fees in Primary, Secondary Schools

Ondo State government has released the details of the approved sums payable by pupils, per session in the state. Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Information and...

NDDC Partners IFAD in $129m Job Creation Project

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is partnering with the International Fund for Agricultural Development, IFAD, in a $129.21million Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Project...

BSPHCDA Marks World Contraception Day, Calls for More Awareness on CBS

Bauchi State government, through the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHCDA) has marked this year’s World Contraception Day with a call on media practitioners...

We Need more Investments in Nigeria, Buhari Tells Portuguese Counterpart

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in New York, at the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly, met with President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa...

Political Party Reform Bill Underway – Prof Sulaiman

The Director General, National Institute for Legislative Studies, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman,has stated that a new 4-year strategic development plan that would strengthen Nigeria electoral...

Buhari Mourns Aid Worker, Calls for Release of all Hostages

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday expressed deep sorrow over the killing of another aid worker as revealed in a video by Islamic State in...

Robbers Invade Bank In Ekiti, Police Officer Killed

Armed robbers have invaded the WEMA bankin Ise Ekiti, killing a police officer and carting away unspecified amount of money. Mr. Caleb Ikechukwu, Police Public...

Criticise Buhari and Get Sacked, Umahi Warns Aides

Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi on Thursday, warned that he would sack any of his aides who insults President Muhammadu Buhari. The South East...

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