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Muslims In Abuja Prepare For Eid El-Fitr

22 hours ago /
Nation 

Muslims in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have begun preparations for the celebration to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that commercial activities are in top gear in the areas like Garki, Wuse, Jabi Markets. NAN reports that people at Garki, Wuse and Jabi...

Another Fire Outbreak As A Building Goes Up In Flames In East London

22 hours ago /
International News 

Less than two weeks after a fire outbreak led to the deaths of at least 79 people in London, the city has recorded yet another fire incident.   Residents of a block of flats in east London have been evacuated from the building where the fire broke out.   London Fire Brigade said flames...

Quit Notice: Our Lives Are In God’s Hands, We Are Not Leaving North – Eze Sylvanus Aneke

22 hours ago /
Nation 

The Eze-Igbo in Kaduna State, Igwe Sylvanus Aneke has said that his life and that of other Igbos in North are in the hand of God. He insisted that Igbos in Kaduna were not planning to vacate on the instruction of coalition of Arewa youths. Igwe Aneke said Northern youths were too...

Nigerians Eager To Know Buhari’s Health Condition – Ex-Minister

22 hours ago /
Nation 

The Minister of State for Education under president Umaru Yar’Adua, Professor Jerry Agada, has slammed President Mohammadu Buhari and his media aides for shielding the health status of the president from the masses. Prof Agada, one time national president of Association of Nigeria Authors ANA berated the president and his media...

President Buhari Could Return To Nigeria Next Week

22 hours ago /
Nation 

According to Sahara Reporters, President Muhammadu Buhari might be on his way back to the country, next week. It was gathered that two of the President’s aides, speaking anonymously, had revealed that as Sahara Reporters noted earlier, the symptoms the President is experiencing, were due to drug reactions. President Buhari had for...

Wike Dissolves Cabinet

22 hours ago /
Politics 

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has dissolved his cabinet. Simeon Nwakaudu, his special assistant on electronic media, announced this in a statement issued on Saturday. The governor directed all former commissioners to hand over to the permanent secretaries in their ministries. He also thanked them for their service and wished them well...

DSS Busts Plot By Suspected Terrorists To Attack Kano

2 days ago /
Security 

The Department of State Services (DSS), on Friday, said it had uncovered a plot by suspected terrorists to attack Kano, Kaduna, Sokoto and Maiduguri during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. Mr Tony Opuiyo, an operative of the service who made the disclosure in Abuja, said two suspects — Yusuf Adamu and Abdulmuminu...

INEC Acknowledges Receipt On The Recall Of Senator Dino Melaye

2 days ago /
Nation 

In accordance with the electoral guidelines for the recall of a member of the national assembly, the independent national electoral commission, INEC, has acknowledged receipt of a petition on the recall of senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west senatorial district. The commission in a statement issued after its weekly meeting said...

Femi Falana - Bad Governance To Be Blamed For Increasing Agitations And Threats To National Unity

2 days ago /
Nation 

Organized labour in Nigeria and human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has blamed elected leaders and bad governance for the increasing agitations and threats to national unity. At a joint media briefing in Abuja on Thursday, they said the ploy by mischief-makers to disintegrate Nigeria may succeed if the political elite continue...

Middle Belt Leaders Call For The Full Implementation Of The 2014 National Conference

2 days ago /
Nation 

In view of the recent threats to peace, stability, and national cohesion, leaders from the middle belt have called for the full implementation of the resolutions of the 2014 national conference. The leaders, after due deliberations on factors, structure, system and forces behind Nigeria’s stability, at a conference tagged ''middle belt...

EFCC Rewards 25 Youths With Net Book Laptops

2 days ago /
Nation 

The EFCC has rewarded 25 youths with Net book laptops with Bribe Buster application for joining the Commission in the anti-corruption campaign through their art works. Mr Osita Nwajah, the Director, Public Affairs of the commission, presented the gifts to the youths during the launch of the Creative Youth Community Development...

 

Saraki Restates readiness for FG's Appeal Against CCT Ruling

2 days ago /

Following the decision of the Federal Government to file an appeal against the ruling of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), which upheld the plea of no case submission he made on the 18-count charge of false asset declaration preferred against him, Senate President, Bukola Saraki says he remains unperturbed...

BENUE: The Herdsmen's Curse

2 days ago /
Security 

As the debate over the number of people killed and local government areas occupied by invading violent herdsmen continues, farming communities keep losing farmlands, produce and their loved ones.  AIT visited Tombo-Mbalagh, a farming community on the flood plains of River Katsina-Ala, where women and children who escaped the recent...

Yobe Government Approves 2.1bn Naira For Capital Projects

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Yobe State Government has committed the sum of over 2.1 billion Naira for the execution of capital projects spread across the state. The State Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Mala Musti, revealed this to journalists at the end of the state executive council meeting held in Damaturu the...

CRK, IRK Still In The School Syllabus

3 days ago /
Education 

The minister of education Adamu Adamu says media reports of the removal of Christian Religious Knowledge from the school curriculum is the fabrication of mischief makers. Briefing state house correspondents after the weekly meeting of the federal executive council on Wednesday at the Aso Rock Villa, Adamu said Islamic Studies and...

Battle For Mosul: Destruction Of Al-Nuri Mosque 'Shows IS Defeated'

3 days ago /
International News 

Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, says the destruction of an ancient mosque in the city of Mosul is "an official declaration of defeat" by so-called Islamic State (ISIS). Iraqi forces say ISIS blew up the Great Mosque of al-Nuri and its famous leaning minaret as jihadists battled to stop advancing pro-government...

FRSC Calls For Strengthening Of Inter-agency Synergy

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), Zonal Commanding Officer of Zone 4 comprising of Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau, Jonas Agwu has advocated the need to strengthen inter agency synergy to achieve its mandate. He was speaking during a familiarisation visit to Nasarawa state command of the federal road safety corps. “We are...

Edo Govt Moves To Reduce Illiteracy Through Technology

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has attributed the poor literacy state in the society to lack of proper foundation at the basic education level. Mr Obaseki made the deduction when he received the district governor of Rotary Club 9141,  Rotarian Ikpenmwosa Ogiemudia,  with other senior Rotarian on a courtesy visit...

Fayose Holds Rally, Attacks APC

3 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will again be roundly defeated in 2018, even as thousands of his supporters trooped out on Wednesday, to celebrate three years of his electoral victory. Governor Fayose made this known while addressing the crowd after declaring open the...

INEC Hosts ICT Regulatory Council

3 days ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission, INEC, says it will welcome whatever is required of it within the law, to improve on election processes in Nigeria.   Chairman of the commission, professor Mahmood Yakubu made this known when members of the computer professional registration of Nigeria, led by its registrar Allwell Achumba visited...


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