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FRSC: New number plates unconstitutional

4 years ago /
Nation 

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday held that it was unconstitutional for the Federal Road Safety Commission to impose new number plates on motorists in the country.

Satellite identifies more objects from Malaysian plane

4 years ago /
International News 

A further one hundred and twenty-two objects potentially from missing Malaysian flight have been identified by satellite.

Africa’s Industrialization

4 years ago /
Nation 

A meeting of a committee of experts ahead of the 7th meeting of African Ministers of Finance, National Planning and Economic Development on rapid industrialization of the continent in Abuja, was disrupted by protesters calling for stoppage of tax incentives for multinational corporations in Africa.  

Man City beats Man United

4 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester City dealt a devastating blow on Manchester United on Tuesday with a three-nil bashing that confirmed city’s favorable contention for the English Premier League title.

Refineries: The politics of privatization

4 years ago /
Nation 

The question of whether to privatize Nigeria’s four refineries begs for answers.

The strategic east – west road in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region to be completed by 2015

4 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Darius Ishiaku told newsmen in Abuja that the three – month extension for the completion of the project is necessitated by insufficient funds.

Senate confirms Godwin Emefiele, Bulkachuwa

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as the new Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and the appointment of Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa as the new President of the Court of Appeal.

Nigeria Police Force trains officers ahead of 2015 elections

4 years ago /
Security 

In preparation for the 2015 general elections, the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Abubakar has sent sixteen thousand, six hundred and ninety-one officers on a promotion course.

PPPRA assures Nigerians that fuel scarcity will soon end

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigerians have been assured that scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, popularly known as petrol witness in some states of the federation would soon be a thing of the past.

Walter Oyatogun's funeral arrangement released by family

4 years ago /
Sports  

The family of the late veteran sportscaster, Walter Oyatogun has announced his funeral programme.

Who monitors how Anti- Corruption Network raise and spend funds?

4 years ago /
Nation 

Civil Society groups and NGO’s focused on good governance have been instrumental to uncovering fraud and corruption in public offices in Nigeria.

NFF says tenure of the League Management Company will soon elapse

4 years ago /
Sports  

The Nigeria Football Federation says the tenure of the league management company will officially come to an end when elections are held into the board of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

Delta State government allegedly spends N9 billion in two days

4 years ago /
Nation 

An anti-corruption group led by former House of Representatives member, Dino Melaye has called on relevant agencies to investigate the Delta State government over alleged misappropriation of public funds.

Court declares Obasi Lawson as IPMAN national president

4 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Some members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria IPMAN have expressed joy over the recent court judgment in Port Harcourt which declared Obasi Lawson as the new national president of IPMAN.

Reactions from Buhari's oil sector comments

4 years ago /
Nation 

Former Nigerian Military Head of State Muhammadu Buhari on Monday blamed the National Assembly for allowing the oil sector to remain un-audited for eight years.

House of Representatives seeks establishment of FCT Board of Internal Revenue

4 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Tuesday started clause by clause consideration on a bill to establish the federal capital territory board of internal revenue.

National Conference: Northern governors canvass for a common position

4 years ago /

Northern governors, on the platform of the Northern Governors Forum on Tuesday in Abuja resolved to support the ongoing national conference.

Over 70 killed in separate attacks by Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram in Benue and Borno states

4 years ago /
Nation 

It was a bloody day for residents of Benue and Borno states yesterday when suspected Fulani herdsmen and Boko Haram killed 70 people, among who were five policemen.

 

Senate to screen Sanusi’s replacement

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has joined in the search for a substantive replacement for suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.  

CBN building in Lagos razed by fire

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Central Bank of Nigeria building at Marina, Lagos State, went up in flames on Tuesday evening, spreading panic among residents who fled for dear lives.