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Embassy Official Say Nigerian Woman Who Died In UAE Tests Negative To Ebola

3 years ago /

A 35-year-old Nigerian woman who died in Abu Dhabi on Aug. 15 after showing possible symptoms of Ebola has tested negative to the virus.

Submission Of The 2014 National Conference Report: Remarks By President Jonathan

3 years ago /

Remarks by His Excellency, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR On the Occasion of the Submission of the National Conference Report Thursday 21st August, 2014.      

President Jonathan Headed To Germany On A Private Visit

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will leave Abuja early Friday on a private visit to Germany. The President will be accompanied on the trip by some of his principal aides and is expected back in Abuja early next week.

Canada 2014: Bring Home The Trophy - President Jonathan

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan heartily congratulated Nigeria’s under-20 female football team, the Falconets on their qualification for the final match of the ongoing FIFA tournament in Canada.  

Continuos Voters Registration: Abuja Residents Complain Of Misinformation

3 years ago /

Inadequate voter education has again reared its ugly head as it is threatening the success of another exercise by the independent national electoral commission, INEC.    

2015 Election: There Would Be No Masked Security - Jega

3 years ago /

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Attahiru Jega, said on Wednesday that the commission would not allow security operatives to be masked during the 2015 general elections.      

CBN Sells N70.6 Billion In Treasury Bills

3 years ago /

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) sold N70.64 billion ($435 million) in treasury bills of three-month and six-month maturities at an auction, at similar yields it fetched at a previous auction this month, the regulator said on Thursday.

Nigeria Police Force Appoints Emmanuel Ojukwu As New Spokesman

3 years ago /

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Suleiman Abba, NPM, mni, has appointed DCP Emmanuel Ojukwu as the new Force Public Relations Officer to replace ACP Frank Mba who has been redeployed to Lagos State Command as an Area Commander, Area J. ACP Mba was the Force Public Relations Officer from February 2012 to August, 2014.

David Mark Wades Into Doctors' Strike

3 years ago /

Nigerian Senate President, David mark met with Nigerian doctors for the second time in less than one week appealing to the doctors to return to work.    

Doctors' Strike May Be Prolonged - SGF

3 years ago /

Resolution to the seven-week old doctors’ strike may still be far off. 

Nigeria’s External Debt Rises To $9.38BN, Local Debt At N8.9 Trillion – DMO

3 years ago /

The Debt Management Office (DMO), on Tuesday, said Nigeria’s foreign debt rose 40 per cent to $9.38 billion, from its last publicly available data of $6.7 billion as at March 2013.

Bayelsa Development Forum Condemn NEF's Ultimatum For Jonathan

3 years ago /

The Northern Elders Forum’s ultimatum to President Goodluck Jonathan to produce the Chibok girls or forget contesting the 2015 elections has been viewed as a move to incite a section of Nigerians against others.    

PVC Collection: Kwara Residents Complain

3 years ago /

The three days issuance of permanent voters registration cards by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ended in Kwara but not without complaints.    

INEC Creates Additional 30000 Polling Units As Residents Call For Extension Of PVC Collection

3 years ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has created an additional 30000 polling units. Bringing the total number to 150000 polling centres nationwide.  

NFF Release Super Eagles List For Nations Cup Qualifying Matches

3 years ago /

The Nigerian Football Federation has called up 23 players for next month’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Red Devils of Congo and South Africa’s Bafana Bafana. 

Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade To Be Sworn-In As Lagos Chief Judge

3 years ago /

Justice Oluwafunmilayo Atilade of the High Court of Lagos to succeed her sister, Justice Ayotunde Philips as Chief Judge.     

INEC Begins Continuous Voters Registration Exercise Tomorrow

3 years ago /

The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is  to begin continue voter registration exercise on the 20th -25 august, 2014.

President Jonathan Appoints Prof. Oshita As New DG And CEO Of IPCR

3 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of a new Director-General and chief executive officer for the Institute of Peace and Conflict Resolutions. He is Professor Oshita Osang Oshita     

Oil Subsidy Scam: EFCC Recovers N5bn From Fraudulent Marketers

3 years ago /

Attempts by the federal government to go after culprits involved in the oil subsidy scam have yielded positive results with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) recovering about N5 billion from persons and organisations indicted for fuel subsidy fraud.

LUTH Resident Doctors Protest Over Sack

3 years ago /

Lagos University Teaching Hospital Resident Doctors are currently protesting over the sack of all resident doctors in the nation by the federal government according to the Punchng.com. The doctors carried placards, some of which had inscriptions like –'Poor Chukwu you are a disgrace', 'Sack Boko Haram not doctors', and 'Resident doctors have been volunteering for Ebola care'. More details to come...