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 

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...

Chief of Army Staff Charges Troops 82 Division Area to...

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

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...

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...

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...

$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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

#EndSARS: Teenager, Who Gave Birth in Ondo Prison, Granted Bail,...

Ms Kemisola Ogunniyi, who gave birth in Surulere Correctional Centre, Ondo,  in Ondo State following her arrest in connection with #EndSARS protest last year...

No School Will Be Safe Until FG Negotiates With Bandits—Gumi

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has said no school will be safe until the Federal Government negotiates with herdsmen and bandits. Gumi, who has...

Lagos Council Chairman, Olufunmi Olatunji, is Dead

Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area in Lagos Hon. Olufunmi Rafiu Olatunji is dead. It was gathered Olatunji had been battling with illness...

Euro 2020: Austria to Meet Italy in Second Round

Austria reached the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time as a deserved win over Ukraine secured a last-16 tie against...

Euro 2020: Denmark Brave Odds to Qualify from Group B

Denmark set up a last-16 tie with Wales in the European Championship after an emphatic and emotional victory over Russia on a frantic night...

FG Approves Establishment of Four New Varsities, N18bn Take-off Grant

The Federal Government on Monday announced the approval of the establishment of four new specialised universities with N18 billion take-off grant. The Minister of Education...

APC May Face Challenges After Buhari’s Exit in 2023 – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) may face challenges after the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari...

Despite Massive Loss, Ronaldo Struggles to Find Buyer for $18.5m Apartment...

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo,  is eager to sell off his flat in Trump Tower in New York City, and willing to take a massive...

Cross River APC Orders Three Million Bunches of Brooms for New...

The Cross River Chapter of the All Progressives Congress has placed an order for three million bunches of brooms from local broom makers for...

EFCC Investigating Tinubu for Corruption—Bawa

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has disclosed that the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola...

Buhari Constitutes EFCC Board, Appoints Chairman, Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed George Abang Ekpungu as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), for a tenure of five...

Buhari Commends Senior Lawyer and Elder Statesman, Afe Babalola, over IPP...

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitatesd with founder and Chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola, on the commissioning of an Independent Power...

University Expels Student Over Post Facebook Critical of Akwa Ibom Gov

Akwa Ibom State University has expelled Ekpo Iniobong Isang, a final year student of Engineering in the institution, over his Facebook post against, Udom...

Borno Govt Restates Commitment to Security, Welfare of Corps Members

The Borno State Government has reiterated its commitment to security and welfare of members of the National Youths Serivce Corps (NYSC) deployed to the...

Zambia Releases Funeral Programme for Kaunda

The Zambian Government on Monday released the funeral programme for Kenneth Kaunda, the country’s first President. According to the programme, processions will hold in the...

Again, UAE Bans Nigerian Flights

The United Arab Emirates has banned all flights to and from Nigeria (Lagos and Abuja) effective from Monday, June 21, 2021. This was announced by...

Motorists Stranded as #BuhariMustGo Protesters Block Abuja-Airport Road

Motorists were stranded on Monday as RevolutionNow protesters blocked Umaru Yar’Adua Way leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The protesters stormed the road...

NADECO Writes UN Over Buhari’s Government, as Group Demands President’s Impeachment

The umbrella body of pro-democracy groups in Nigeria, the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) has called on the United Nations to prevent the Impeding collapse...

JAMB Releases New Schedule, Gives Fresh Instruction to Candidates

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has asked candidates who were scheduled to take the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in delisted centres...

Buhari Celebrates Former IGP, Solomon Arase, at 65

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, on his 65th birthday, "wishing the decorated officer the very best in...

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