News

Dutch Investigators Say Russian Brigade Brought Down Malaysia Airline Flight MH17

2 days ago /
International News 

A team of Dutch investigators say the missile that brought down a Malaysia airline flight over eastern Ukraine in 2014 belongs to a Russian brigade.

Fayose Appeals For The Appointment Of More Judges For Ekiti State

2 days ago /
Judiciary   Nation 

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has urged the Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen to appoint more judges for the state, in order to solve the problem of congestion of courts and delayed trial.

Osinbajo Asks States To Be More Creative In Revenue Generation

2 days ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged states to think and plan as countries to be more financially viable.

Burkina Faso Cuts Ties With Taiwan

2 days ago /
International News 

Burkina Faso foreign ministry said on Thursday it has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan.

Bill To Override Presidential Rejection Of Peace Corps Bill Fails In House Of Representatives

2 days ago /
Nation 

A bill to override president buhari’s rejection of the establishment of the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill has hit the rock in the house of reps. 

D.R.C Ebola Patients Escape From Hospital

2 days ago /
Health 

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say three patients infected with the Ebola virus slipped out of an isolation ward at a hospital as medics raced to stop the deadly disease from spreading in the busy river port of Mbandaka.

Jang Granted Bail, Vows To Clear His Name

2 days ago /
Nation 

Former Plateau Governor, Jonah Jang has vowed to press on with the fundamental rights enforcement suit he instituted before the EFCC charged him to court.

House Of Representatives Orders Arrest Of Presidential Aide, Obono Obla

2 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s House Of Representatives committee investigating the legality and modus operandi of the special presidential investigation panel for the recovery of public property has instructed the clerk of the house to issue a warrant of arrest for the chairman of the investigative panel, Okoi Obono-Obla who for the fourth time has refused to honour its invitation.

Bayelsa Government Seeks National Assembly’s Intervention In Brass Liquified Natural Gas Project

2 days ago /

The Bayelsa state government wants the National assembly to intervene in the ongoing construction work at the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG project,  to attract the needed development in the host communities.

Ekiti Deputy Speaker, Whip Removed

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Deputy Speaker Of The Ekiti State House Of Assembly, Segun Adewumi has been impeached and Sina Animashaun sworn in his place.

Federal Government Says Its Economic Diversification Programme Has Paid Off

2 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The presidency says its diversification programme has improved the economy, so much so that the non-oil sector contributed 90.36 %to GDP as against 9.61 % coming from oil earnings.

Bauchi Governor To Name New Deputy Soon

2 days ago /
Nation 

Governor of Bauchi State in northeast Nigeria, Mohammed Abubakar says a new deputy governor will be appointed for the state within the shortest possible time following the sudden resignation of Nuhu Gidado.

Public Complaints Commission Promises Enhanced Fight Against Injustice

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Public Complaints Commission, PCC, has vowed to tackle head on, complaints of injustices across board, regardless of who is involved. 

Wike Emerges Leadership Newspaper Governor Of The Year

2 days ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been conferred with the award of leadership newspaper governor of the year 2017.

Buhari To Get 2018 Budget On Friday

2 days ago /
Nation 

President of the Nigerian Senate Bukola Saraki says the 20I8 appropriation Bill recently passed by both Chambers of the National Assembly will be transmitted to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday. 

Buhari Applauds Gambia’s Successful Transition

2 days ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the successful transition in the Republic Of The Gambia, and the ongoing peace process in the country gives greater hope of harmonious co-existence and development on the African continent. 

Presidency Denies Inteference In APC Convention Planning Committee

3 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Special adviser to the president on media and Publicity Femi Adesina has denied media reports alleging that the presidency substituted or smuggled in some names of members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) convention planning sub-committees.

Presidency Faults Amnesty Report

3 days ago /
Nation 

The presidency has faulted the recent report released by amnesty international alleging human rights violation by Nigerian Security Agencies, saying it lacks credibility and falls short of evidential narration.

FG Audit Reform Conforms With Best Practices - AGF

3 days ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it's five-year strategic development road map on audit and financial prudence guidelines to check leakages, is in line with international best practices.

Buhari Appoints Musiliu As Chairman, PSC

3 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Inspector-General of Police, Musiliu Smith, as Chairman of the Police Service Commission.