Wednesday, November 25, 2020

FG to Reopen Land Border soon

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has announced plans to reopen the nation's land borders that have been closed since August 2019. The Minister gave this

We Will Shock Nigerians with Massive Defections – Buni

Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has said that the ruling party is about to shock Nigerians

PDP Celebrates Atiku At 74

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on his 74th birthday. The main opposition party in a statement by it's spokesman, Kola Ologbondoyan, described Alhaji

Lawmaker Raises Alarm over Ocean Disaster in Ondo

Lawmaker representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, on Wednesday drew the attention of the Senate to the need to rescue Ayetoro community from  ocean surge. Coming under Order

Breaking: Football Legend Diego Maradona is Dead

Football legend Diego Maradona is dead. He died at the age of 60. According to reports from multiple media sources in Argentina, the former world footballer of the year died

Troops Neutralise 82 Bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

No fewer than 82 bandits have been neutralised by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in Katsina and Zamfara States. The Defence Headquarters disclosed this in a statement titled "Operation Hadarin

Lewandoski, Messi, Ronaldo Shortlisted for FIFA Best Award

European player of the year Robert Lewandowski has been shortlisted along with ten others for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award. The shortlist which was unveiled on Wednesday, has the

Buhari Mourns Former Nigerian Leader, Mamadou Tandja

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tributes to Mamadou Tandja, the former President of Niger Republic who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 82. Reacting to the news of

Senate Confirms Seven Consumer Protection Nominees, Rejects Akpata

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of seven nominees to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. This was just as the Upper Chamber rejected Mrs. Yinka Osoba Akpata

Maina: Court Fixes Thursday for Ndume’s Bail Application

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Thursday for the hearing of bail application filed by Senator Alli Ndume who has been remanded in prison since Monday. Ndume was

FG to Reopen Land Border soon

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has announced plans to reopen the nation's land borders that have been closed since...

We Will Shock Nigerians with Massive Defections – Buni

Chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress, Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has said that the ruling...

PDP Celebrates Atiku At 74

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, on his 74th birthday. The main opposition party in a statement by it's...

Lawmaker Raises Alarm over Ocean Disaster in Ondo

Lawmaker representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, on Wednesday drew the attention of the Senate to the need to rescue Ayetoro community...

Breaking: Football Legend Diego Maradona is Dead

Football legend Diego Maradona is dead. He died at the age of 60. According to reports from multiple media sources in Argentina, the former world footballer...

Troops Neutralise 82 Bandits in Katsina, Zamfara

No fewer than 82 bandits have been neutralised by troops of Operation Hadarin Daji in Katsina and Zamfara States. The Defence Headquarters disclosed this in...

Lewandoski, Messi, Ronaldo Shortlisted for FIFA Best Award

European player of the year Robert Lewandowski has been shortlisted along with ten others for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award. The shortlist which was...

Buhari Mourns Former Nigerian Leader, Mamadou Tandja

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tributes to Mamadou Tandja, the former President of Niger Republic who passed away on Tuesday at the age of...

Senate Confirms Seven Consumer Protection Nominees, Rejects Akpata

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of seven nominees to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. This was just as the Upper Chamber...

Maina: Court Fixes Thursday for Ndume’s Bail Application

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed Thursday for the hearing of bail application filed by Senator Alli Ndume who has been remanded...

JUST IN: Senator Accused of Assaulting Lady, Elisha Abbo, Dumps PDP

Adamawa Senator, Elisha Abbo, has dumped the People's Democratic Party for the ruling All Progressives Congress. Abbo, who represents Adamawa North, announced his defection in...

Ban Overseas Studies for Public Servants’ Children – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Akure zone, has said the only way to end incessant strikes in the education sector is to...

Ex-Niger President Tandja Dies at 82

Former Niger Republic president, Mamadou Tandja, has died at the age of 82, the nation's authorities announced. Niger's government announced that Tandja died Tuesday in...

Prices of Food Items Increased in October—NBS

Prices of major selected food items in Nigeria increased in October 2020, according to the National Bureau of Statistics' report on Food Price Watch. The...

Buhari Condoles with Communications Minister, Isa Pantami, over Daughter’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, over the passing of his daughter, Aisha. The President, who...

Court Order to Remand Ndume Over Maina’s Court Absence Bias— Northern...

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has described the order to remand Senator Ali Ndume by a Federal High Court in Abuja as dangerous...

Draft Bill on Restructuring to be Considered Before Buhari’s Tenure Ends—El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said some members of the All Progressives Congress are making efforts to submit a draft bill on...

#EndSARS: Rebuild Vandalised Infrastructure in Lagos, Calabar, Senate Tells FG

The Senate has called on the Federal Government, to as a matter of urgency, reconstruct and rebuild infrastructure destroyed by hoodlums during the #EndSARS...

Buhari Commissions 5000 BPD Modular Refinery in Imo

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the establishment of modular refineries in the country will make petroleum products available in the country and eliminate importation. The...

Senate Resumes Plenary, Pegs Deadline for Submission of Budget Defence on...

The Senate on Tuesday mandated the committees yet to submit reports on budget defence for MDAs to do so on or before Nov. 27...

Gombe Assembly Impeaches Speaker

Gombe State House of Assembly has impeached its speaker, Ibrahim Guba. The speaker was impeached from office by 16 out of the 24-member house on...

Ondo Assembly Deputy Speaker Impeached

The Ondo state House of Assembly has impeached the embattled Deputy Speaker, Iroju Ogundeji. Iroju , representing Odigbo constituency 2, was impeached following the house...

Pandemonium in Ibadan as Okada Riders Clash with Prison Officials

There was pandemonium at Agodi area of Ibadan on Tuesday as a result of violent clash between commercial motorcyclists popularly called Okada riders and...

Buhari Hails Former NNPC Boss, Jackson Gaius Obaseki, at 75

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Jackson Gaius Obaseki, on his 75th birthday. President Buhari...

As Brothers, I will Always Stand by Chad – Buhari

Nigeria will always be there for the Republic of Chad, as we are not only neighbours but brothers, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged. The President...

BBC Names Aisha Yesufu, Ikpe-Etim Among 100 Influential Women in the...

Human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, and Nigerian film maker, Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim have been named by the British Broadcasting Corporation among 100 influential women in...

Brazilian Police Use Rubber Bullets on Protesters against Killing in Carrefour...

The Brazilian police have used rubber bullets to disperse a crowd during protests in the Porto Alegre city over the killing of a customer...

Gunmen Invade Agric Minister’s Home in Kano, Kidnap Brother

Babawuro Nanono, the brother of the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. It was gathered that the kidnappers invaded the...

Lagos East Bye-Election: APC Sues PDP Candidate, Alleges Results’ Falsification

Ahead of the December 5 Lagos East Senatorial bye-election, the Lagos  state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Monday dragged the candidate...

#EndSARS: IGP Promotes Officers Killed During Protests

Toward boosting the morale of police officers across the country, owing to the killing of over 22 officers, injuries and damage inflicted on other...

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