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Senators Disagree On Constitutional Amendment

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate experienced a rough session on Wednesday as lawmakers engaged in a heated debate over a bill seeking to further amend the 1999 constitution.    

Boko Haram Insurgency: Tactics, Motivation And Impunity

5 years ago /
Security 

The increase in both the frequency and potency of terror attacks in Nigeria has brought international scrutiny upon Africa’s most populous nation as the latest hotbed of global terror operations.  

House Of Representatives Extend Voters Registration By One Week

5 years ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's House of Representatives wants the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to extend the voters registration exercise by one week in the states where the exercise is currently going on to accommodate those whose names have been omitted from the register.  

Delta State Polytechnic Holds Her First Convocation

5 years ago /
Education 

Delta state governor, Emmanuel Uduaghan says institutions of higher learning in the state will be encouraged to produce graduates who are academically sound and worthy in character.  

Ethiopians Celebrate National Day In Abuja

5 years ago /

Ethiopians home and abroad have been told to double their commitment to improve the economic development of their country.  

CBN Remains Committed To Cashless Policy

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN says it remains committed to implementing the cashless policy in the country.

AU Calls For The Unconditional Release Of Abducted Schoolgirls

5 years ago /
Security 

The African Union has joined in the growing call for the release of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls.  

INEC To Distribute Permanent Voters Card In 10 States

5 years ago /
Politics 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will distribute permanent voters card to eligible voters in ten states of the federation between Friday May 23 and Sunday May 25, 2014.    

World Cup 2014: No Farewell Reception For Super Eagles - NFF

5 years ago /
Sports  

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF has no plan to organise a farewell reception for the Super Eagles as they jet out next week for the final lap of preparations ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

FRSC Suspends Enforcement

5 years ago /
Transport  

The Federal Road Safety Corps and the joint tax board, JTB, suspended the enforcement of the enhanced motor vehicle number plate and drivers licenses following court judgment from Lagos and Abuja.

Nigerian Army Claims It is Winning War Against Insurgency

5 years ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is succeeding in the fight against terror in the northeast.  

NEXIM Bank Files Suit Against CNPP; Denies Mismanagement Allegation

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The government agency while briefing journalists in Abuja says the move became necessary as the allegation undermines its international credibility especially when no such funds exist.  

AstraZeneca Rejects Offer From Pfizer

5 years ago /
International News 

United kingdom drugs company AstraZeneca has rejected an improved "final" takeover offer from US drugs giant Pfizer.  

APC Supporters Attack AIT Crew During Kano LG Election

5 years ago /
Politics 

Mixed reactions have continued to trail Saturday’s local government election in Kano state.

Albert Horsfal Calls For Unity Amongst The Political Class In The Fight Against Insurgency

5 years ago /
Nation 

The Director General of the defunct Nigeria Security Organization, NSO, Albert Horsfal has thrown his support for full-scale state of emergency in the troubled Northeastern part of Nigeria where Boko Haram insurgency has claimed several lives.    

Swiss Voters Rejects Proposal To Introduce Highest Minimum Wage

5 years ago /
International News 

Swiss voters have rejected a proposal to introduce what would have been the highest minimum wage in the world, in a referendum with almost 77% of voters opposing it.            

Rebased GDP: The Facts And Fiction

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Debates have been on since the Nigerian economy was rebased early in April 2014 to make it the largest economy in Africa.    

National Conference: Committee Says Anti-graft Agencies Need Strenghtening

5 years ago /

A member of the committee on politics and governance at the Nigeria’s National conference says in order to effectively fight greed and graft, there is need to strengthen the anti-corruption agencies in the country.    

Bankers And Lawmakers Dialogue On Banking Reforms

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

Nigerian bankers want speedy passage of Banking and Finance Bill currently in the National Assembly to ease banking and financial operations in the country.    

Acting CBN Governor Calls For Harmonization Of Proceeds From Oil

5 years ago /
Business and Economy  

The acting governor of the central bank of Nigeria, Sarah Alade has called for the harmonization of proceeds from oil in the sovereign wealth fund and the excess crude account.