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Monthly Archives: September 2020

Zazzau Emirate: Kaduna Orders Fresh Selection Process of New Emir

Kaduna State Government has ordered a fresh process to recommendations candidates for the office of the 19th Fulani Emir of Zazzau following the demise...

PDP Senators Hail Buhari over Edo Election, Leadership Style

Senators belonging to the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party on Wednesday commended President Buhari for his unique approach to governance. Two lawmakers ,who took their turns...

Suspension of New Electricity Tariff in Public Interest- NERC.

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday said that its order to suspend the recent tariff increase was done in the public interest. Mr...

Buhari Mourns Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Sabah

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of the State of Kuwait over the transition of the Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad...

How we are Tackling Biodiversity Loss in Nigeria, Buhari Tells World...

President Muhammadu Buhari has outlined measures by Nigeria to reverse biodiversity loss, expressing concern that most indigenous flora and fauna commonly found within the...

Police Declare Former Minister Wanted in Delta for Dehumanizing His Staff.

Delta State Police Command has declared a former Minister, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi wanted for allegedly dehumanizing some of his staff who were accused of stealing at...

We’ll reopen Eko Bridge in October- Controller of works

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, said the  ongoing emergency rehabilitation of the Eko Bridge linking Alaka is almost completed...

Neymar Has Accumulated Tax Debt of €34.6m— Spanish Authorities

Spanish authorities have said Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has an accumulated tax debt of €34.6m. This is contained in a document published on Spanish tax...

Nigeria@60: Queen of England Congratulates Nigeria

The Queen of England, Elizabeth II, has sent a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari congratulating him on Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary. The message, conveyed by...

Nigeria@60: Buhari to Address Nigerians on Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will , on Thursday, October 1, address Nigerians from the Eagle Square in Abuja, as part of the activities marking the...

Group Raises Concern on Voter Inducement Ahead of Ondo Election.

Yiaga Africa, a civil society group,has raised concerns over inducement of voters ahead of Ondo governorship election slated for October 10 Mr Samson Itodo, Executive...

Unity Schools to Resume October 11- Adamu Adamu

Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, has approved the reopening of unity schools across the country on October 11. This was contained in a letter signed...

COVID-19: Lagos Govt Cancels Independence Day Parade

The Lagos State Government has cancelled the planned parade for the Independence Day celebration following the increase in COVID-19 cases in the state. In a...

Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 Scales First Reading

The Petroleum Industry Bill 2020 has passed its first reading on the floor of the Senate during plenary on Wednesday. The Leader of the Senate,...

First Person Cured of HIV Dies of Cancer

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown popularly known as the "Berlin Patient" is dead, AFP reports. He died of cancer,...

PDP must Retire Bode George Politically to Win Lagos— Fayose

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has advised the People's Democratic Party in Lagos State to retire Chief Bode George politically for the party...

NERC Directs Suspension of New Electricity Tariffs for Two Weeks

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued an order suspending the increment of electricity tariffs for two weeks following the recent agreement reached by...

Oba of Benin Warns PDP against Godfatherism in Edo

Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, has cautioned the People's Democratic Party not to engage in godfatherism in Edo State by trying to control the...

Minister Mourns FCTA Secretary for Education, Marafa

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) acting Secretary for Education, Alh. Umaru Marafa has died after a brief illness. Until his death, Marafa had served in...

Watford Sign Nigerian Defender, William Troost-Ekong

Super Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong has signed for English second tier league side, Watford FC. Ekong signed a five-year contract with the Hornets and becomes...

Bauchi Govt Hosts Stakeholders’ Meeting on Economic Diversification

Bauchi State Government has declared total commitment to harness other sectors of the economy in a bid to boost its internally generated revenue for...

COVID-19: Jigawa Govt to Re-open Schools Soon- Gov Badaru

The Jigawa Government said it will announce details on schools’ reopening across the state on Monday, Oct. 5. The state Governor, Muhammad Badaru, made this...

Governor Zulum Resettles over 1000 IDPs in Baga Town...

Despite the attack  on his convoy, Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has resettled over 1000 IDPs back  in Baga town. Zulum who spent two nights...

Alleged pension fraud: Absence of Maina, Ndume Stalls Trial

The absence of Abdulrasheed Maina, ex-Chairman, Pension Reformed Task Team (RTT), at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, stalled the continuation of his...

Buhari Sympathizes with Hadeja Flood Victims

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sympathy for the victims of the Hadejia floods which, according to received reports, destroyed over 100,000 hectares of rice...

Buhari Appoints Oni as National Pension Commission Chairman, Seeks Confirmation of...

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm the appointment of Dr. Oyindasola Oluremi Oni (North Central) as Chairman of the National Pension...

Reps Withdraw Controversial Water Resources Bill.

The House of Representatives at its plenary on Tuesday withdrew the Water Resources Control Bill which it passed two months ago. Sequel to the adoption...

Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation of Judges, Others

The Senate on Tuesday received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of eight Justices of the Court of Appeal as Justices...

Buhari Congratulates Professor Muhammad-Bande on Successful Tenure as 74th UNGA President

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, following his successful tenure as the...

Court Dismisses Mailafia’s Suit against Police Investigation

A High Court sitting in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, on Tuesday, struck out an application by a former Deputy Governor of the...

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