Friday, October 15, 2021

Bomb Blast Rocks Shiite Mosque in Afghan City, Kills 32

Another bomb blast has rocked a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kandahar, a hospital spokesman told AFP. The blast which happened on Friday killed at least 32 people

Senate Confirms Nwoha as Commissioner in National Assembly Commission

The Senate has confirmed Hon. Amaechi Nwoha as Commissioner representing South East in the National Assembly Service Commission. According to Special Assistant to the Senate President, Ezrel Tabiowo,  Nwoha was

Nigeria’s Health Budget Rated 3th Lowest in the World

The Country Director of Oxfam Nigeria Dr Vincent Ahonsi has said that Nigeria’s health budget is the third-lowest in the world and that 40 per cent of the population are

ISWAP Leader Abu Musab Al-Barnawi is Dead—Irabor

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has said a leader of the Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP), Abu Musab Al-Barnawi, is dead. Irabor confirmed this on

Convention: PDP Extends Sale of Forms For Aspirants.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the sale of nomination forms for national officers in the October 30 to 31 national convention, from the earlier announced date of Friday,

Insecurity: Over 13,000 Insurgents Have Surrendered to Army—DHQ

The Defence Headquarters has said 13,243 insurgents and their families have so far surrendered to the army in the North-East theatre. The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Bernard Onyeuko, gave

Police to Deploy Over 34,000 Personnel, Three Helicopters for Anambra Poll

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba Alkali, has disclosed that 34,587 officers will be deployed to Anambra State for the November 6 governorship election. According to the police boss, the

Anambra Poll: Supreme Court Clears Soludo as APGA Candidate

The Supreme Court in Abuja has declared a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo as the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance in

Senate Suspends Plenary to Begin Budget Defence on Monday

The Senate on Wednesday adjourned the plenary till November 9, 2021, to enable its Committees to begin budget defence sessions with Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The upper chamber suspended sitting

COVID-19: FG Issues Dec 1 Deadline for Civil Servants to be Vaccinated

The Federal Government has mandated all civil servants to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before December 1, 2021. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who announced

We’ll Complete 2nd Niger Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway before Leaving Office –...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the 11.9km Second Niger Bridge, 120km Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and other key projects under the Presidential Infrastructure Development...

Expert Urges Media to Seek Information on Reproductive Health as NRHJN...

Towards increasing uptake of family planning services among couples for improved health outcomes, an expert in the area of reproductive health Dr Ejike Oji...

Electoral Act: Don’t Make Direct Primaries Compulsory – Saraki Appeals to...

Former Senate President, Dr Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has sent a passionate appeal to members of the National Assembly who are in the process of...

2021 International Day Of The Girl Child: 14-Year-Old Aisha Becomes...

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Monday vacated his seat for a 14- year-old girl, Aisha Katagum of the Government Junior Secondary School...

IPOB Distances Self From Killings in Anambra, Others, Says Politicians Creating...

Indigenous People of Biafra has distanced themselves from the recent killings in Anambra State and other parts of the South East. The group in a...

NUPENG Suspends Planned Strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has suspended its planned industrial action earlier scheduled to commence on Monday (today). The union announced...

Bajowa Congratulates Martins Oloja on Appointment as MD/Editor-in-Chief of The Guardian

A retired General of the Nigerian army,  Olu Bajowa, has congratulated veteran journalist, Mr Martins Oloja, on his appointment as the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of...

National Convention: PDP Begins Sale of Nomination Forms.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) begins sale of nomination and expression of interest forms today. This is coming ahead of its National Elective Convention, scheduled...

Super Eagles Beat CAR in Douala to Redeem Image

The Super Eagles of Nigeria redeemed their image on Sunday by securing a 2-0 victory over the Central Africa Republic in Douala, Cameroon. Goals from...

Bandits, Terrorists, Secessionists Are Criminals, No Preferential Treatment—Minister

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said bandits, insurgents and secessionists are treated without preferential treatment by the Federal Government, describing all...

APC Sweeps Plateau Council Elections

The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship and councillorship candidates winner of the October 9 Local...

FlashBack: Buhari’s 2022 Budget Presentation, Facebook Outage, Pandora Papers Revelations and...

One of the top stories from last week was the 2022 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National...

Fury Conquers Wilder in Classic Trilogy

British boxer Tyson Fury again defeated Deontay Wilder via Technical Knockout to retain his WBC title in their heavyweight clash on Sunday morning. Fury had...

Court to Rule on Maina’s Corruption Case Nov 8

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja has fixed November 8 for judgment in the corruption charges filed against the former Chairman...

Oyetola Denies Buying Property in London as Aregbesola’s CoS

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has denied buying a mansion in London from a company belonging to one Kola Aluko, a businessman standing trial...

Arresting Chiwetalu Agu While Gumi Roams Freely is Ethnic Profiling- ...

Civil advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has lambasted the Nigerian Army and the Department of State Services over the arrest of...

Budget 2022: FG Allocates N2.14tn for Defence, Security

The Federal Government has allocated the sum of N2.14tn to Defence and Security, in the 2022 Proposed Budget. According to the Minister of Finance, Budget...

Budget 2022: FG Allocates N3.8tn to Critical Sectors

The Federal Government has allocated the sum of N3.8tn to critical sectors of the economy including, health, education and infrastructure. According to the Minister of...

Anambra 2021: 2.5m Voters to Elect New Governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, said 2,525,471 registered voters would be participating in the November 6 Anambra State governorship election. INEC Chairman,...

2023: Political Parties Should Pick Presidential Candidates From South East—Umahi

Governors in the South-East geopolitical zone have called on all political parties to pick their 2023 presidential flagbearers from the region. Chairman, South-East Governors Forum...

FG to Sanction Agencies not Meeting Revenue Targets

The Federal Government  has said that it is working on a plan to sanction ministries, departments and agencies if they fail to meet their...

77% of Revenue Collected in 2021 from Non-oil Sector – ...

The Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Muhammad Nami, has stated that the diversification efforts of the present federal government is yielding desired...

PDP Moves to Remove Ayade, Deputy from Office.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dragged Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade to court seeking an order directing him and his deputy to...

Budget: Debt Servicing Cost Rises To N2.9trn, Gulps 74% Of Revenue

The Federal Government has said that it spent N2.89tn on debt servicing between January and August. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab...

Ministers, Kebbi First Lady, Journalists Nominated for Nigeria Outlook Women Trailblazer...

Nigeria Outlook, one of the leading media groups in the country, has announced plans to celebrate the African woman and step up the advocacy...

JTF Personnel Brutalise Civilian in Bauchi as Victim Narrates Ordeal, Appeals...

The last may not have been heard of cases of dehumanization and brutalization of civilians by uniformed personnel of the Nigerian security forces. The latest...

Bola Tinubu Back in Nigeria after Treatment in the UK

The National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC), Bola Tinubu, is back in the country after spending over three months in the United...

Our Vision for NNPC is Nothing Less than a Global Company

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday received the certificate of incorporation of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited, saying the country expects nothing less from the...

Buhari Signs Agricultural Research Council Bill into Law, Approves Two New...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (Amendment) Bill 2021. This according to his spokesman, Garba Shehu, is in consonance...

Scores Killed in Afghan Bomb Blast

At least 50 people have been killed in a bomb attack on worshippers at a Shiite mosque in the Afghan city of Kunduz on...

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