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At Least 22 Dead, 50 Injured, In Suicide Bomb Attack At Manchester Arena

2 hours ago /
International News 

Greater Manchester police have confirmed children among the victims of the attack carried out by a man with an explosive device.

Ekiti Commission Of Inquiry: Fayose's Action An Exercise In Futility, Says Fayemi's Media Aide

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Following the inauguration of a judicial commission set up by governor Ayodele Fayose to probe the immediate past administration led by Dr Kayode Fayemi. The special assistant on media to the former governor Fayemi who is currently the minister of mines and steel development, said governor Fayose's action is at variance...

Minister Of Labor And Employment: N-Power Recruitment Opens After May 29

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's minister of labor and employment Chris Ngige says the second phase of the N-power recruitment of unemployed persons will be opened immediately after may 29, 2017. The minister who was reacting to questions on two years of Buhari’s administration says although the APC government had promised three million jobs yearly,...

Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin Calls On The Acting President To Intervene On The Constant Harassment By EFCC

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's former chief of naval staff vice admiral Usman Jibrin has called on the acting president professor Yemi Osinbajo to intervene on the constant harassment and destruction of his properties by the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. This was disclosed in a petition to the acting president as well as...

Fayose Raises 8 Man Commission To Look Into State Finances

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose on Monday inaugurated an eight-man commission of inquiry to look into the finances of the state government under the administration of former governor kayode fayemi between 2010 and 2014. This is in compliance with the resolution passed by the state house of assembly on may 10...

Benue Government Bans Open Grazing

21 hours ago /
Nation 

The Benue state government on Monday officially outlawed kidnapping, cultism as well as open grazing of livestock. The state government also said it will advance the promotion of ranches establishment for livestock within the perimeters of the state. State governor Ortom signed both bills into law during the state town hall meeting at...

Barcelona To Name New Coach May 29

22 hours ago /
Sports  

Barcelona President, Josep Bartomeu, has confirmed that the club will announce its new coach on May 29, two days after the Copa del Rey final. Reports in the Barcelona media last week said the club have already agreed on a two-year deal with Athletic Bilbao coach, Ernesto Valverde. Luis Enrique said in...

Fayose Sets Up Panel To Probe Fayemi

22 hours ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has inaugurated an eight-man commission of inquiry to look into the finances of the state government under the administration of his predecessor, Mr Kayode Fayemi, between 2010 and 2014. Governor Fayose set up the panel in compliance with the resolution passed by the State House...

BREAKING: Supreme Court Dismisses Sheriff’s Application Against Makarfi Faction

22 hours ago /
Politics 

The Supreme Court has dismissed the application filed by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Modu Sheriff, against the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party. Sheriff had filed the application on March 21, seeking to stop the Supreme Court from hearing the appeal filed by the Senator...

AIT Set To Bring Barney To Nigeria On Children’s Day

22 hours ago /
Entertainment 

African Independent Television (AIT) is set to bring Barney to Nigeria on Saturday,   May 27, 2017. The event will hold at Funtaj International School hall, Plot 584 David Jemibewon Crescent, off Oladipo Road, Gudu, Abuja. Celebrities like:  Funke Akindele Bello, Chuks D’ General, Leaf W 88, MC 99 Pounds, Shortcut, and...

Osun State Assembly To Honour Aregbesola With Honorary Award

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Osun State House of Assembly would on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, honour the Governor of the State, Rauf Aregbesola with Honorary Life Member of the House. The Legislative honour would be corroborated with annual lecture as part of the programmes listed to mark his 60th birthday celebration. According to a statement...

Clergy Calls On Nation Building

1 day ago /
Religion 

Nigerian leaders have again been told to always pursue policies and programmes that have the Nigerian people at the core A former president of Pentecostal followership of Nigeria, bishop mike Okonkwo who said this at a church service to pray for Nigeria and her leaders advised people not to lose faith...

MPC Meeting To Review Developments In Global, Domestic Market

1 day ago /
Business and Economy  

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank will be meeting on Monday and Tuesday to review major developments in the global and domestic space. The third meeting of the committee in the year is coming at a time when the global economy is viewed to be in a sweet...

DG NEMA Says The Agency Will Continue To Support The Internally Displaced Persons

1 day ago /
Nation 

The newly appointed director general of the National Emergency Management Agency, Mustapha Maihaja says the agency will continue to support the internally displaced persons (IDPs) affected by insurgency in the northeast, until they are fully resettled back to their communities. Addressing a humanitarian coordination meeting   in Maiduguri, Borno state the NEMA...

Oyegun Asks APC Governors To Execute Developmental Projects

1 day ago /
Nation 

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Oyegun has challenged governors under the party to execute developmental projects in the state. Speaking during the commissioning of hospital projects in Zamfara State, Oyegun commended the administration of Governor Abdul’ Aziz Yari for the projects executed over the last six...

Southern Cameroonians In Nigeria Seek Help Through The Media

1 day ago /
Nation 

Southern Cameroonians in Nigeria want the Nigerian media to help highlight the crisis they face in their country. Coordinator of the group Cornelius kwanga, say they have no place to call home as they look up to Nigeria to solve the problem. He appealed to Nigerians to be their voice, as they...

Air Force Fighter Jets Destroy Boko Haram Logistics Base

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Air Force has destroyed emerging Boko Haram logistics base in Sambisa Forest. Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya said in a statement that the operation commenced when the Force component of Operation Lafiya Dole conducted an Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission in the Sambisa...

Over 3,000 Women Receive Free Medical Treatment In Benue

1 day ago /
Nation 

Over 3,000 women in Benue State, who suffer from life-threatening ailments like cervical cancer and hypertension, have received free treatment under an initiative of the wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari. Some of the beneficiaries of the free medical screening and treatment commended Mrs Buhari for reaching out to them...

Okowa Condemns Alleged Plan To Hijack Buhari’s Government

1 day ago /
Nation 

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has condemned alleged moves by some military personnel to remove the government of the day through a coup d’état. Okowa told newsmen on Sunday that any politician wooing the military to take over, is an enemy of the country. The governor spoke at the sideline of a...

Nigerian Army Establish New Unit In Daura

3 days ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army has established a new unit in Daura, Katsina state, on the Nigerian border with Nigér. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says the Forward Operating Base, F.O.B. Daura, became necessary as part of efforts to curtail the movement of Boko-Haram terrorists and other criminal elements along Nigeria’s border regions. Buratai explained...


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