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Dokpesi Solicits Support Of Ogbeha/Mantu

3 days ago /
Politics 

In continuation of his visit to party leaders and founding fathers of the peoples democratic party, a foremost aspirant in the PDP national chairmanship race, High Chief Raymond Aleogho Dokpesi was at the Abuja homes of the former deputy senate president, Senator Ibrahim Mantu and a former military governor and...

Medical Expert Urges Federal Government To Step Up Efforts On Maternal Mortality

3 days ago /
Health  Nation 

Maternal mortality has been identified as the leading cause of deaths among women of childbearing age in Nigeria. Wife Of Niger State Governor, Amina Sani Bello said this on AIT’s Programme Clearview. She also raised an alarm on the increasing number of abandoned babies in the country. It is a sad story, when...

NNPC Promises Hitch-Free Ember Months

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has assured Nigerians of enough petroleum products through out the ember months to ensure motorists have convenient movement. NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said this during the 2017 special marshal sectorial workshop which held in Abuja. The 2017 special marshal sectorial workshop provided a veritable...

Group Wants Nigeria Restructured Based On 1999 Constitution

3 days ago /
Nation 

Any effort at restructuring Nigeria must be based on the existing 1999 constitution and channel led through the national assembly. The patriotic movement of Nigeria which said this while briefing newsmen in Abuja however cautioned against setting aside the constitution in an attempt to restructure the country. It identified some areas like...

FG Urges Youths To Embrace Science Innovations

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government wants   youths to make use of the various platforms provided by the science and technology ministry aimed at creating knowledge-driven innovations that would help in diversifying the economy. Minister Of Science And Technology Ogbonnaya Onu made the call while presenting the scientific learning innovation, “mathsoccer game” invented by...

INEC Fixes November 18th For Idemili North State Constituency By-Election

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed Nov. 18 for the by-election into the Idemili North State Constituency of Anambra state. The commission disclosed this in the timetable and schedule of activities issued by the commission’s secretary, Augusta Ogakwu on Thursday in Abuja. According to the timetable notice of the by-election would be issued...

Lagos Police Boss Edgal Not Demoted

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigeria police force has said it is not aware that acting commissioner of police, Lagos state Police command, Imohimi Edgal, and Ali Jangi have been demoted to deputy commissioners of police. This is in reaction to a letter from the police service commission, PSC addressed to the inspector general of...

Nigeria AirForce Partners NASENI On Local Maintenance Training

6 days ago /
Nation 

In a bid to intensify its capacity building efforts, the Nigerian Air Force has completed the training of some of its personnel in various fields at the national agency for science and engineering infrastructure (NASENI). The training which took place at the seven centres in NASENI, was aimed at further raising...

Nigeria Agriculture: Ministry Wants Laws To Export Yams, Goat Carcasses

6 days ago /
Business and Economy  

…Blames poor budget implementation on Procurement Act.

PDP National Convention: IBB Bless Dokpesi For Chairman

6 days ago /
Politics 

The forthcoming December national convention of the PDP has been described by former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida as an avenue for party faithful to uphold the visionary ideals of the founding fathers of the party. He said Democracy was about choice and only people with vision, courage and strong commitment...

Jubilation In Ekiti, As EFCC Releases Finance Commissioner And Accountant General After 14 Days Of Detention

6 days ago /
Politics  Security 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released Toyin Ojo, Ekiti State Finance Commissioner and the Accountant-General, Mrs Yemisi Owolabi. This was confirmed in a statement by Lere Olayinka, the media aide to Governor Ayodele Fayose. “Today, God gave Ekiti State and its people another victory over the EFCC and its...

National Centre For Disease Control Brief Senate On Monkey Pox

6 days ago /
Health 

The National Centre For Disease control (NCDC) says there is no specific vaccine for the monkey pox virus.Its National Coordinator, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who dropped the hint yesterday in Abuja, noted that the agency had not embarked on any vaccine programme nationwide. He added that there was no diagnostic laboratory...

NNPC To Reinvogorate Exploratory Activities In Seven Hydrocarbon Basins

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday said it would reinvigorate exploratory activities in the seven hydrocarbon basins in Nigeria to shore up the nation’s reserve base. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, disclosed this in Abuja when he received Gov. Ibrahim Geidam of Yobe in a courtesy visit. In a...

IGP Idris Drags Senate To Court

6 days ago /
Nation 

On Thursday, October 12, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja. He was seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices...

Osinbajo Denies Approving NNPC ‘Contracts’

6 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said that he only approved two loans for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and not contracts. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande had earlier said that the Vice President approved contracts for NNPC. Akande said the contracts were approved after...

President Buhari Reappoints Orji As Sovereign Wealth Fund MD

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Uchechi N. Orji as Managing Director of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and has approved the nomination of Isa Hayatu Chiroma as Director General of the Nigerian Law School. Presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina announced this on Thursday. Mr. Orji was originally appointed as Managing Director of...

House Of Reps Investigates State House Clinic

6 days ago /
Health  Nation 

The House of Representatives has asked an ad-hoc committee to investigate the condition of the State House Clinic, Abuja, and alleged irregular deductions from the salaries and allowances of the staff. This house set up the committee after adopting a motion raised by Henry Archibong (PDP-Akwa Ibom) at the plenary on...

Fayose Commissions Projects, Assures Citizens Of More Dividends Of Democracy

6 days ago /
Nation 

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has commissioned a number of projects spread across various communities in the state, as part of activities marking his 3rd year anniversary in office. Among projects commissioned by the governor are the newly completed two and half kilometer Ori-Apata-Nata Nova Road Ado Ekiti, rural electrification of Irasa...

NLC Wades Into Labour Party Crisis

6 days ago /
Politics 

The national political commission of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has frowned at the recent disturbing developments in the Labour Party, leading to a  special convention which allegedly took place  in Abuja on October 3, 2017 with a new leadership At a media briefing in Abuja, the commission resolved to intervene...

Osun Police Boss Warns Against “Get-Rich-Quick” Attitude

6 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Osun state commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye has advised Nigerians to avoid engaging themselves in any means of getting rich quickly as so many people have fallen victims of fraudsters who often lure innocent citizens into their net.  The commissioner of police gave the piece of advice while parading...


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