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President Goodluck sacks Gulak

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has terminated the appointment of his Special Adviser on Political Affairs, Ahmed Gulak.

Lawmakers ask for prompt actions on abducted girls

3 years ago /

The lawmakers want the nation’s security agencies to expedite action in rescuing the abducted school girls.

Nigeria received $356 million in foreign direct investment for the first two months of 2014

3 years ago /

Nigeria received over $356 million in foreign direct investment for the first two months of 2014, this is according to data from the National Bureau on Statistics, NBS released on Tuesday.  

Fresh crisis hit Eggon local government in Nasarawa

3 years ago /

Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-Makura has condemned the fresh communal crisis in Nasarawa Eggon local government area of the state between the Eggons and Gwadara ethnic groups, which has killed dozens and destroyed property worth millions of naira.  

NGF meets to discuss crisis in Taraba

3 years ago /

Restoring the peace among warring groups in Taraba state was one of the issues that dominated discussion at the just concluded meeting of the Northern Governors’ Forum.    

NLC President blames politicians for the insecurity in the nation

3 years ago /

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC Abdulwaheed Omar says the Nigerian political class should be hold responsible for the challenges of insecurity in the country.  

Vice President Namadi Sambo loses brother in autocrash

3 years ago /

Vice president Namadi Sambo has lost his brother Captain Sambo Sambo in a car crash.  

Experts suggest the use of ADR over traditional courts

3 years ago /

Alternative Dispute Resolution, ADR, mechanism will greatly help in decongesting the courts in Nigeria because of the multi-door access to justice it provides.

Oil subsidy aiding corruption, says RMAFC

3 years ago /

The removal of oil subsidy and the passage of the petroleum industry bill, PIB, will speed up economic development and improve the lives of Nigerians.  

Nyanya bomb blast: Affected seven-year-old victim may lose leg

3 years ago /

A seven-year-old victim of the April 14 bomb blast in Nyanya, Elizabeth Ailaboje may lose her left leg following the failure of the government to fund her medical treatment.

NBA Warri chapter demand justice for assassinated colleagues

3 years ago /

Nigeria Bar Association, NBA Warri branch has called on the Inspector General of Police to fish out the killers of two of its members and bring them to book.

Extension of state of emergency. To be or not to be?

3 years ago /

Few weeks to the end of the extended emergency in the three north-east states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, the debate on what should be the federal government’s next line of action is still raging in Abuja. Yesterday, some national assembly members rose against any extension of the emergency.    

Federal government berates Murtala Nyako

3 years ago /

The federal government on Wednesday expressed dissatisfaction by what it described as irresponsible utterances by governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa state.    

Akwa Ibom state PDP zones 2015 governorship to Eket Senatorial district

3 years ago /

Akwa Ibom state governor Godswill Akpabio has applauded the state executive committee of the PDP for uploading the party’s constitution concerning zoning of elective offices.

 

Citizen or Indigene. Where do you fall?

3 years ago /

One of the age-long issues the ongoing National Conference is seeking to resolve is the citizenship question.

Pastor Ayo Orisejafor calls on religious groups to be united against vices

3 years ago /

President, Christian Association of Nigeria, C.A.N., Ayo Oritsejafor says the current spate of vices in Nigeria is a litmus test of the faith of all religious groups in the country.          

Godswill Akpabio does minor cabinet reshuffle

3 years ago /

In this latest development, Bassey Albert and Effiong Abia have been dropped by His Excellency.

 

Nasarawa communal crisis: Governor Al-Makura urges ethnic communities to embrace peace

3 years ago /

Nasarawa state governor Tanko Al-Makura has urged all ethnic groups in the state to see security as  every one’s responsibility and not just  that of the security operatives.

 

Christians in Abia take the security situation in the country to the Lord in prayer

3 years ago /

As many Nigerians challenge both the government and security agencies on the need to devise appropriate response to terror attacks in the country, the Abia state chapter of a group known as Nigeria Prays says the nation also needs to commit the situation to God.

 

NUJ urges political elite to guard their statements on the nation's security

3 years ago /

The national president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has cautioned the political elite to mind their utterances that could jeopardize efforts at tackling the security challenges in the country.