News

Medview airlines deny flights were grounded

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The management of Medview airlines is blaming fifth columnists for putting out information that the authorities have grounded their operations.

Nigerian Immigration Service exploits unemployed youths

3 years ago /
Nation 

In 2013, a major recruitment scandal rocked the Nigeria Immigration Service, when some members of the National Assembly raised an alarm that the service had circumvented the public service recruitment procedure by offering employment to a number of candidates who did not pass through the civil service recruitment process.  

Failed NDDC projects: Commission blames faulty design and inefficient supervision

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

The Niger Delta region has a population of about thirty million people but statistics show that one-third of this population are unemployed.

Army tasks parents on good upbringing of their children

3 years ago /
Security 

The role of parents in curbing youth violence in the country is key to national development.

NDDC board endorses construction of 704km East-West coastal Highway

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

Ewa Henshaw stated this at a special retreat for members of the board and management of the Commission in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

Minister of Interior, Abba Moro visits National Hospital

3 years ago /
Nation 

The minister of interior, Abba Moro has visited victims of saturday’s stampede of job seekers receiving treatment at the National Hospital, Abuja.

Immigration stampede: PDP on Immigration disaster

3 years ago /
Nation 

As the nation griefs over the death of many job seekers, two political parties are currently engaged in verbal war over the incident.

Immigration stampede: Over 20 killed across the nation

3 years ago /
Nation 

On Saturday the unemployment malaise in the nation was brought to light again as dozens of job seekers lost their lives in various parts of the country as they sought for employment into the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) as they were trampled to death during a stampede as many others were injured.

Abuja National stadium stampede: Injured victims speak out

3 years ago /
Nation 

Following the stampede, which left at least seven persons dead at the Abuja National stadium on Saturday, the Nigerian minister of interior Abba Moro’s visit to the National hospital Abuja was only to be expected.  

2014 Global Money Week: CBN urges students to be enterprising

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria has stressed the need for parents and guardians to ensure that young people around them develop a proper habit of saving as the world marks Global Money Week.

FAAC meeting: Committee distributes N531.332 billion

3 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Federation Account allocation committee has distributed 551.332 billion naira as statutory revenue for the month of February. 

Missing money: NNPC insists no money is missing

3 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The senate probe into alleged unremitted $49.8 billion continued on Thursday with the group-managing director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Andrew Yakubu saying no money is missing.  

Ombatse: Legal angle

3 years ago /
Security 

The recommendation for the prosecution of those indicted over the gruesome killings by the Ombatse cult group in Nassarawa state is now raising dusts.  

Fuel scarcity: Key player pledges commitment to bring it to an end

3 years ago /
Nation 

In a bid to check the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country, a key player in fuel distribution has pledged his commitment and that of others with like mind to work towards ensuring that the scarcity ends.

Bridging the digital divide between the sexes: Stakeholders take campaign to Secondary schools

3 years ago /
Education  Gender and Youth Development 

The future of information and communications technology for the Nigerian woman appears promising as more secondary school girls have taken up the challenge of bridging the current digital divide by having careers in ICT.

Child Rights Act: Forum re-echoes need for its nationwide implementation

3 years ago /

The Nasarawa State Commissioner for Women Affairs, Eunice Ngeolege-Kigbu wants all state governments to domesticate the Child Rights Act.

Navy demands release of N4.5 billion 2013 outstanding budget

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian navy has expressed fears that its contractual agreement for the supply of off shore petrol vessels would be breached if its outstanding N4.5 billion capital appropriation for 2013 is further delayed.

Federation Account: Some agencies are still yet to make 25% remittance

3 years ago /
Nation 

Poor allocations and late release of funds to government ministries, departments and agencies have been the major complaints of most parastatals in the on going 2014 budget defence at the National Assembly.

Human Rights Abuse: UN wants implementation of 2013 report by Nigeria

3 years ago /
Nation 

The United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Navi Pillay has advised the Nigerian government to implement the recommendations of the 2013 UN report on Human Rights situation in Nigeria.

Sixty-nine killed in Katsina attack

3 years ago /
Security 

At least sixty-nine people have been killed in an attack on villages in Katsina state, north west Nigeria, according to security officials.