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Breaking: Former Chief of Air Staff and Chief of Defence Staff Shot Dead

9 hours ago /

Former Chief of Air Staff and Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Badeh (Rtd) was shot dead in the late hours of Tuesday, 18th December 2018, on his way from the farm.

Traditional Rulers Endorse Ayade For Re-Election

10 hours ago /

Over 2, 000 traditional rulers in Cross River State have given a boost to the re-election bid of Governor Ben Ayade as they have unanimously endorsed him for continuity in office beyond 2019 as chief executive of the state.

Osinbajo Advocates Africa-Europe Partnership In Building Digital Economies

11 hours ago /

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, wants Africa and Europe to work together to advance and harvest the economic benefits of the digital economy and prevent a counter-productive widening of the digital gap.

Kwara House Of Assembly Wants Enforcement Of Use Of Life Jackets By Waterways Transporters

11 hours ago /

Following the boat mishap in Lafiagi area of Kwara State that led to the loss of lives, the Kwara State House of Assembly has called on the National Inland Waterways Agency to make it mandatory for passengers to board a boat or canoe with a life jacket.

Over 235, 0000 IDPs Return Home In Benue, Nassarawa, And Taraba States -Military

11 hours ago /

The joint military force Operation Whirl Stroke, OPWS, says no fewer than 235, 000 persons who were previously displaced have returned to their ancestral homes in Benue, Nassarawa and Taraba States.

House Of Reps Calls For Construction Of Buruku Bridge

11 hours ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the tragedy that claimed many lives in Buruku, Benue State has called for the construction of a solid bridge to help commuters have the easy passage for their daily activities.

Oshiomhole Supports Enhanced New Minimum Wage For Workers

11 hours ago /

The Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomole, says both the Federal and State Governments have no right to deny workers an enhanced new National Minimum Wage.

House Of Reps Holds Plenary Despite Workers Strike

13 hours ago /

About 25 members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday defied an ongoing strike by National Assembly workers to hold plenary sitting.

Breaking: Appeal Court Sets Aside Order Making Buruji Kashamu PDP Governorship Candidate

13 hours ago /

The Ibadan Division of the Appeal Court, on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, sacked Senator Buruji Kashamu and other ‘candidates’ in the Adebayo Dayo-led faction of the Ogun State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Nigeria Moves Towards Effective Forest Investment Plan

13 hours ago /

A capacity building forum to empower key players to ensure effective implementation of Nigeria's National Forest Investment Plan has opened in Abuja.

Ekiti State Visitation Panels Submit Reports

13 hours ago /

The visitation panels set-up by the Ekiti State Government to look into specific institutions which include the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, College of Health Technology, Ijero, College of Education Ikere and the fact-finding committee for the Broadcasting Service of Ekiti State, BSES, has submitted its report to the state government.

Buhari To Present 2019 Budget Estimates Despite Workers Strike

13 hours ago /

President Muhammad Buhari is determined to present the 2019 Budget estimates before a joint sitting of the National Assembly on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike by National Assembly workers over unpaid salary arrears.

FG Launches 5-Year National Health Security Plan

13 hours ago /

The Nigerian government has launched a five-year National Health Security Plan to enhance preparedness and response strategy to disease outbreaks in the country.

Imo State Donates Vehicles To Police Command

13 hours ago /

Imo State Government,  South East Nigeria has donated 100 new vehicles to the state police command.

NBA President Arraigned By EFCC

19 hours ago /

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned the President of The Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro on ten count charges bordering of corruption.

Police Barricade National Assembly, Prevent Striking Workers From Entering

19 hours ago /

The National Assembly on Tuesday recorded heavy security presence ahead of legislative sitting.

ASUU/FG Meeting Deadlocked

19 hours ago /

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU on Monday night staged a walkout from an on going reconciliation meeting with the federal government.

Zamfara Govt Seeks Support Of Independent Petroleum Markets On Security

19 hours ago /

As part of on going efforts by the Zamfara state government to nip armed banditry in the bud, the state government has met with independent petroleum marketers seeking their support and advice on how to cut off supply of fuel to the bandits. 

Court Grants Bail To 20 Accused Over Killing Of Gen. Idris Alkali

20 hours ago /

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court 5, on Monday admitted bail to 20 out of 28 accused persons standing trial on their alleged involvement in the killing of General Idris Alkali.

Amnesty International Report Alleges Rights Violation In Terror War

1 day ago /

The Amnesty International has called on the Federal Government to speedily initiate an independent investigation into alleged human rights violations and abuses in some parts of the country that witnessed clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

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