Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Twitter Suspension: Reps Engage Lai Mohammed

Members of the House of Representatives joint committee mandated to investigate the suspension of activities of Twitter in Nigeria by the Executive arm, on Tuesday, engaged the Minister of Information

Chief of Army Staff Charges Troops 82 Division Area to be Selfless, Disciplined

The Chief of Army Staff Maj Gen Faruk Yahaya has charged the troops of 82 Division Nigerian Army to remain selfless and disciplined in the discharge of their duties.  He

Senate Tasks FCDA on Renovation of NASS complex

The Senate has urged the Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCDA) to expedite  action on the renovation of the National Assembly complex to stop the leaking of the roof during rain

Buhari Inaugurates Steering Committee on Poverty Reduction, Establishes Private Equity Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja inaugurated National Steering Committee (NSC) of the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy (NPRGS) to be chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, reiterating his

ECOWAS Court Restrains FG From Prosecuting Twitter Users in Nigeria

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja has restrained the Federal Government from prosecuting anyone using social networking site, Twitter and any other social media platforms. The court , while

$3m Bribery: Court Sentences Lawan to 7 Years in Prison

A former member of the House of Representatives Farouk Lawan has been sentenced to 7 years in prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Apo, Abuja. Lawan, who was

Senate Confirms Faruk Yahaya as Army Chief

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major General Faruk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff. His confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Joint Committee

Summer Transfers: Man City Table £100m for Kane

Manchester City have taken the first steps towards trying to sign England captain Harry Kane from Tottenham. Sources from both clubs have distanced themselves from suggestions an official £100m bid

NASS Complex Roof Leaking Despite 37bn Budget for Renovation

A picture of the leaking roof of the National Assembly complex on Tuesday during plenary has gone viral. In the picture, staff of the assembly holding buckets and mopping sticks

Buhari Approves FG’s Team to Engage With Twitter over Suspension

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of a Federal Government's Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking site 

Police Chase Ondo Monarch out of Palace

The traditional ruler of Atijere community in the Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Samuel Edema, has been chased out of his...

Gov Kashim Shattima Donates Food Items to Corps Members

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi In an effort to boost the morale of Batch B Corps members deployed to Borno State,   Governor Kashim Shettima has donated...

FUTA staff unions petition IG over VC’s assaults on members

By Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Joint Action Congress, JAC, of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, has petitioned  the Inspector General of Police, IGP,...

Police Nab Man Who Supplied AK47 to Herdsman in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious gun runner who allegedly supplied AK47 rifle to one herdsman, Ibrahim Adamu, earlier arrested...

Gov Ahmed Commends Military on Fight against Insurgency

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has commended the Nigeria Army and other security agencies for their bravery in the fight against insurgency in the...

Nigerian Graduates Need Analytical Skills to Succeed – Expert

An Economist, Mr Olakunle Fakiyesi, on Tuesday said that Nigerian graduates needed to imbibe analytical skills and verbal reasoning to succeed in their future...

Borno Govt to Employ 5,000 Teachers – Commissioner

Borno Government on Tuesday said it would employ 5,000 teachers to improve quality of education in the state. The Commissioner for Education in the state, Alhaji...

Yobe Livestock Farmers Call for Taskforce on Quackery, Expired Drugs

Livestock farmers in Yobe on Tuesday advocated for the establishment of a government task force to eliminate the menace of unqualified healthcare providers and...

Police Arrest 10 Suspects over Alleged Abuse of Female IDPs

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, said two policemen, three Soldiers, one prison official, one Air Force personnel, a staff of Borno...

Benue Set o Export Farm Produce in 2017

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has directed each of the state’s 23 local government areas to come up with four exportable farm produce within...

Oyo Sacks 662 Workers for Certificate Forgery, Expunges 2,021 from Payroll

The Oyo State Government has sacked 662 workers for certificate forgery and expunged 2,021 fictitious names from its payroll. Mr Soji Eniade, the Head of Service (HoS), told newsmen in Ibadan that...

No Longer Business as Usual – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Nigerian elite to stop insisting that things should be done the ‘old way’, which impoverished the nation. Speaking...

Police Recruitment: Commission Releases Names of Successful Applicants

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has released names of successful applicants for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force in the Federal Government’s 10,000 policemen recruitment...

Military to Re-open Maiduguri/Baga road December, 24, 2 Years after –...

Alhaji Habib Kekeno, the Caretaker Chairman of Kukawa Local Government area of Borno on Tuesday said the military would reopen Maiduguri/Baga road on December,...

Buhari Presents 2017 Budget Proposal to National Assembly December, 14

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2017 budget proposal to the joint session of the National Assembly on December, 14. This was contained in a...

FG Worried about Allegations of Sexual Harassment in Institutions — Minister

Alhaji Abubakar Malami, the Attorney -General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, said the Federal Government was worried and deeply concerned about allegations...

Aviation, Tourism Can Accelerate Nigeria’s Exit from Economic Recession, Says Expert.

Mr Gbenga Olowo, President, Aviation Round Table (ART), has advised the Federal Government to focus on the aviation and tourism sectors as the country...

Wike Links Withdrawal of CSO to Assassination Plot

Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, said the withdrawal of his Chief Security Officers (CSO) was part of a plot by the Police High Command to...

Rivers Re-Run: Youths to Protect Votes at all Cost

Youths in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, under the aegis of Ikwerre Political Forum have vowed to protect votes cast in the...

Rivers Re-Run: Ogoni People United Behind Abe

Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Magnus Ngei Abe, in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run elections, yesterday, says Ogoni people are...

Police Avert Attack on Kaduna APC Headquarters

…as State Chapter, 7 council bosses endorse indefinite suspension of Senator Shehu Sani In what was suspected to be pre-planned attack, thugs suspected to be...

Abuja Carnival Providing a Credible Platform for National Unity, Peaceful Co-Existence...

President Muhammadu Buhari says that the Abuja Carnival has continued to provide a credible platform for national unity, peaceful co-existence and understanding of our...

Dangote, Moroccan Group Sign MoU on Fertilisers Production

The Nigeria’s agricultural sector has received a major boost as the Dangote Group and the OCP Group of Morocco signed an agreement to boost...

MDAs in Arrears of Unaudited Accounts – Ex-ANAN President

A former president of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Dr Samuel Nzekwe, said on Sunday that most Ministries, Departments and Agencies...

President Buhari to Attend 3rd Dakar Forum on Peace and Security...

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa...

Rivers Re-Run Poll: INEC Urges Stakeholders to Avoid Violence, Inciting Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has appealed to stakeholders in Rivers to refrain from making pronouncements that could overheat or instigate violence ahead...

Uba Sani Tells Shehu Sani to Grow Up, Stop Tantrums

Uba Sani, the Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Kaduna State Governor, on Saturday broke his silence on the political dilemma of a...

FG Denies Starvation in IDP Camps

Nigeria has dismissed reports by some aid agencies that a good number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-Eastern might die due to...

Governor M A Abubakar Challenge Critics

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi Governor M A Abubakar of Bauchi state has challenged critics of his administration, most of whom are holding sensitive public offices...

Stop releasing allocations to Ondo State Until Akeredolu takes over,Group tells...

A human rights group, the Conference of Nigeria Civil Rights Activists, CNCRA, on Friday urged the Federal Government to withhold the monthly allocation meant...

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