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N259.25bn Signed Into Law For Kaduna State’s 2020 Budget - El-Rufai

1 month ago /
Nation 

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El Rufai on Monday signed the state’s 2020 budget of N259.25bn into law.

Appeal Court Proclaims Lalong’s Triumph

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Jos Division on Friday affirmed the victory of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State after dismissing the appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate, Senator Jeremiah Useni, challenging his victory at the poll during the 2019 general election.

Workers’ Welfare, Our Priority – Gov. Abiodun

1 month ago /
Nation 

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has said his administration will prioritise the welfare of civil servants and improve their working conditions. 

Customs Holds DPR Accountable For Illegal Border Petrol Stations

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.), on Thursday told the House of Representatives that the closure of Nigeria’s land borders was a decision by the country’s armed forces.

Former President Zuma’s Appeal To Prevent Corruption Trial, Disapproved By SA Court

1 month ago /
International News 

A South African court on Friday rejected an appeal by former President Jacob Zuma that sought to prevent his prosecution on corruption charges over a 2 billion dollars arms deal.

Boko Haram Gun Trucks Destroyed By Nigerian Air Force Air Strikes

1 month ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram terrorists operating around Borgozo axis in Borno State suffered a major casualty on Thursday, when the Air Task Force of the Operation Lafiya Dole repelled an attack against troops.

Britain Will Leave EU By Jan. 31- UK PM Johnson

1 month ago /
International News 

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said that Britain would leave the EU by Jan. 31 at the latest if his Conservative Party wins a majority in the election in two weeks time.

Governor Tambuwal - Nigeria democracy can’t be Operated like a military dictatorship

1 month ago /
Nation 

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto on Thursday expressed concerns over the proposed fake news and hate speech bills saying Nigeria’s democracy cannot be operated like a military dictatorship.

INEC Says Smart Card Reader Is No Longer Reliable

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Wednesday admitted that the smart card reader has lost its efficacy and vibrancy in relation to the electoral process.

UN Restores Assistance For Anti-Graft War, Insecurity

1 month ago /
Nation 

The United Nations (UN) has restored its support to the Muhammadu Buhari administration’s fight against corruption, insecurity and other challenges.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Seeks Justice For Air Peace Boss Allen Onyema

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Tuesday said it was worried about the United States (U.S.) indictment of Air Peace Chief Executive Officer Allen Onyema and the plan to probe him in Nigeria.

Group Decries Deficient Budgetary Allotment For Army

1 month ago /
Nation 

A non-political pressure group, Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative, (GOPRI), has appealed to the National Assembly to increase the allocation to the Nigerian Army in the 2020 Budget.

Governor Of Plateau State Presents N71 Billion For 2020

1 month ago /
Nation 

Plateau state governor Simon Lalong has submitted a budget estimate of N71.5 billion to the state house of assembly as the budget for the 2020 fiscal year with a promise to commence payment of new minimum wage from next year.

Buhari Calls For Special Courts’ Creation

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday renewed his call for the establishment of special courts to enhance speedy administration and dispensation of justice.

APC Governors Should Pay Minimum Wage, Says Oshiomhole

1 month ago /
Nation 

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors were told on Monday to champion the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Greenhouse Gas Levels In Atmosphere Hit New High Point

1 month ago /
International News 

Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, hit a record high in 2018, the United Nations has said, calling for swift action to safeguard "the future welfare of mankind".

Flooding Across Northern Italy

1 month ago /
International News 

Venice has been hit by further high water levels after weeks of flooding brought the lagoon city virtually to its knees.

Over 435 Doctors Sacked In Zimbabwe Due To Striking

1 month ago /
International News 

The Zimbabwean government on Friday said it has so far fired 435 junior doctors at public hospitals for engaging in an illegal strike.

Nigeria Experience GDP Growth By 2.28 Per Cent

1 month ago /
Nation 

The nation’s Gross Domestic Product increased to 2.28 per cent in real terms in the third quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

South Korea To Carry On with Japan Intelligence Pact

1 month ago /
International News 

South Korea announced that was sticking with an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan that it had earlier said it would withdraw from amid a spat over history and trade.