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Ogun Govt Shares LG Assets To Newly Created Councils

1 week ago /
Nation 

Following the smooth take-off and effective administration in 37 Local Council Development Areas, the Ogun State Government has embarked on sharing of assets and liabilities of existing 20 Local Government Areas among the newly created Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State. The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy...

Why We Dispersed Protesters In Abuja – Police

1 week ago /
Nation 

The FCT Police command has explained why it dispersed some protesters under the auspices of Our-Mumu-Don-do Movement at Unity Fountain, Maitama, Abuja. The Police in a statement issued by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said some miscreants, hoodlums and other criminal elements had infiltrated the protest hence the need...

Abandoned Luggage Led To Bomb Scare At MMIA – FAAN

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has explained what led to a bomb scare at the Hajj and Cargo Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, on August 8, 2017. Earlier in the day, an unattended bag was noticed at the Hajj and Cargo Terminal, after the departure of the 4th flight...

Real Madrid Beat Manchester United To Super Cup Glory

1 week ago /
Sports  

Real Madrid have defeated Manchester United 2-1 to win the UEFA Super Cup. Goals from Casemeiro in the 24th minute and Isco in the 52nd minute put the Spanish side in control of the game, but United pulled one back through new signing Lukaku. It wasn’t, however, enough to overturn the deficit...

PDP: Senator Makarfi Urge Party Faithful To Work Towards Unity Of The Party

1 week ago /
Politics 

Chairman of the national caretaker committee of the people's democratic party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has urged party faithful to consolidate on their victory at the supreme court by working towards the unity of the party. Senator Markafi was speaking during the inauguration of four committees ahead of Saturday’s non-elective convention scheduled to...

PDP Southwest Leaders Demand Disciplinary Action Against Senator Buruji Kashamu

1 week ago /
Politics 

Southwest leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP have demanded for disciplinary action against the senator representing Ogun east senatorial district Buruji Kashamu for the role he played in the party’s loss during the Ondo, Ogun and Edo state elections. The demand is part of the six point communiqué issued at...

Minister Of Science And Technology, Inaugurates The Waste To Wealth Programme

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Minister Of Science And Technology, ‎Gbonnaya Onu has inaugurated the waste-to-wealth programme, in Abia state, for the south east zone of the country.  Speaking during the ceremony in government house Umuahia , Onu noted that the programme will move the Nigerian economy from being resource-based to knowledge-based.   For him, through...

Update On Ozubulu Church Attack

1 week ago /
Nation 

The people of Ozubulu community in ekwusigo local government area of Anambra state have described the sunday killing of some members of saint philip catholic church as an act of terrorism, against the position of the police that the incident was caused by a rift between two members of the...

Cross River State Floats Airline, Shipping Company

1 week ago /
Nation 

Cross river state is to float first commercial airline and shipping company in partnership with some foreign investors  before december 2017. Governor ben ayade stated this after a presentation by some potential transaction advisers for the project during an enlarged state executive council meeting. Ayade expressed optimism about the prospect the projects...

Voting Commences In Closely Contested Kenyan Election

1 week ago /
International News 

Voting is underway across Kenya with a large voter turnout already in various polling stations. At least 19,611,423 million registered voters are set to cast their ballot, in the closely contested general elections. Long queues are building up in various parts of the country, with a similar situation felt in the capital...

Five Killed, Four Injured In Kogi Road Crash

1 week ago /
Nation 

Five people have been confirmed dead and four others injured in a fatal accident along the Lokoja-Okene Express Road in Osara  Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State. The accident, the second in two weeks involved a truck and a bus conveying market women from Lokoja to Okene. An eyewitness said that...

Constitutional Amendment Worries Civil Society

1 week ago /
Nation 

A coalition of civil society organizations in Nigeria are concerned about some parts of the constitutional review carried out by the national assembly. The coalition stated this in Abuja as they met to strategize on how best CSOs can chart a positive course in the constitution amendment quest of the national...

Update: Dino’s Recall Suit

1 week ago /
Nation 

A federal high court in Abuja is to hear on August 11, the suit filed by senator Dino Melaye seeking to stop his recall. The independent national electoral commission was the defendant in the suit, but all that changed on Monday when the case came up for mention. While one Michael Olowolayemo...

NNPC Re-Constitutes Anticorruption Committee

1 week ago /
Nation 

The group-managing director of the Nigerian national petroleum corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru wants members of staff of the corporation to play their part in saving monies for Nigeria by being corrupt-free. He said this as he inaugurated the reconstituted NNPC anti-corruption committee in Abuja on Monday. There is no gain saying that...

Fayose Calls For Thorough Investigation Of Church Attack

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has called on the police and other security agencies to thoroughly investigate Sunday’s attack on St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu in Anambra State. Governor Fayose made the call in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Idowu Adelusi, on Monday. According to the statement,...

Anambra Church Attackers Will Face Justice, Says Osinbajo

1 week ago /
Nation 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that the attackers who killed 12 worshippers at St Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, in Anambra State will be brought to justice for the “heinous crime”. "The Acting President has been in touch with the Anambra State Governor, Willy Obiano, police authorities and other security...

NBC launches Digital Broadcasting In Kaduna

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has launched the Kaduna phase of the Digital Switch Over (DSO), signalling the commencement of the full roll-out of digital broadcasting across the state capital and environs. Speaking at the DSO launch in Kaduna, the Director General of NBC, Suleiman Kawu, who described the launch as...

Ekiti University Students Union Protest Over Elections

1 week ago /
Nation 

Students of the Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti trooped out in the early hours of Monday to protest the alleged manipulation of the student’s union government election, conducted last Thursday by the management of the institution. The students barricaded the entrance of the institution, preventing vehicular movement into the school, after which...

Obaseki Approves Special Bursary For Visually Impaired Students

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the payment of special bursary for visually impaired indigenes of the state studying in tertiary institutions. Governor Obaseki gave the approval on Monday during a courtesy call by executive members of the state chapter of the Nigeria Association of the Blind (NAB) at...

Presidency Reacts To Calls For Buhari’s Resignation

1 week ago /
Nation 

The presidency says those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari are acting in breach of the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria. Senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity Garba Shehu said this while reacting to the position of some protesters who stormed the streets...


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