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Car bomb explosion rocks military barracks in Libya

4 years ago /
International News 

A car bomb has exploded at the gates of a military barracks near the airport in the Libyan city of Benghazi, killing two soldiers.

Mohammed Badie and 682 supporters sentenced to death

4 years ago /
International News 

An Egyptian court this Monday sentenced the leader of the outlawed Muslim brotherhood Mohammed Badie and 682 supporters to death intensifying a crackdown on the movement that could trigger protests and political violence ahead of an election next month.

Minister Asmau Ahmed advised farmers to breed for nutritional value

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Agriculture, Asmau Ahmed, has advised farmers to breed for nutritional value as this will reduce the rising rate of child-malnutrition and ensure food security in the country.  

Nigerians call on FG to use every means possible to free abducted school girls

4 years ago /
Security 

The abduction of over two hundred female students from a government secondary school in Chibok, Borno state two weeks ago is generating more concern as their whereabouts remain unknown.  

National Conference: NULGE disagree with National Conference committee on local governments

4 years ago /

The National Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, says it rejects the position of the National Conference committee on political restructuring and forms of government, which proposed that the Nigerian constitution should no longer recognize the local government system as the third tier of government in Nigeria.  

National Conference: Delegates differ on courts for electoral matters

4 years ago /

Members of the National Conference committee on political parties and electoral matters have been deliberating on whether the resolution of electoral disputes should remain with regular courts.    

CBN to commence public enrollment in May.

4 years ago /

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has concluded plans to commence the enrollment and verification of the banking public through its Bank Verification Number scheme BVN.

National Conference: Committee members want minimum wage on the legislative list

4 years ago /

The national committee on public service wants minimum wage and other labour related matters on the exclusive legislative list.     

Nigeria seeks foreign investments

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Industry, trade and investment, Samuel Ortom says despite challenges faced by Nigeria, the country is still looking for opportunities of investments.

Lawmakers ask FG to seek international help in search of abducted school girls

4 years ago /
Security 

The federal government has been urged to seek the assistance of the international community in its fight against terrorism.  

National Conference: Immigration committee recommends integrated national database

4 years ago /

The committee on land tenure and national boundaries as well as the immigration committee touched on issues bothering on internal boundaries and national security at their sitting on Monday.    

Fresh crisis hit Eggon local government in Nasarawa

4 years ago /
Nation 

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.  

FG calls on ASUP, COEASU to end strike

4 years ago /
Education 

The federal government has again pleaded with striking polytechnic and colleges of education lecturers to call off their strikes in the interest of suffering students and the system.  

France to play the Davis cup semi-final at Roland Garros

4 years ago /
Sports  

France will play the Davis cup semi-final against defending champion, Czech Republic at Roland Garros, home of the French open.  

NGF meets to discuss crisis in Taraba

4 years ago /
Nation 

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.    

Super Eagles to face Bafana Bafana in the qualifiers for 2015 AFCON

4 years ago /
Sports  

Reigning African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria have been drawn in Group A of the qualifiers for the 2015 Africa cup of nations, Afcon in Morocco.

NLC President blames politicians for the insecurity in the nation

4 years ago /
Nation 

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

4 years ago /
Nation 

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

UN to access performance of Delta state's economy

4 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta state says the just concluded preparatory workshop for the United Nations assessment of key sectors of the state economy is in furtherance of attaining the MDGs deadline.                                                  

Experts suggest the use of ADR over traditional courts

4 years ago /
Nation 

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