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UN Cautions Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea And Sudan Of Locust Invasion

4 weeks ago /
International News 

The UN has said that if an Ethiopian locust infestation is not brought under control then the crop-devouring insect could "invade" neighbouring countries.

Senate Needs Nigerians To Partake In $10bn Investment In Gas Sector

4 weeks ago /
Business and Economy  

Senate has thrown its weight behind the $10bn Train7 project investment in the nation’s gas sector, urging Nigerians to actively participate in the project.

FIRS, First Bank To Settle Out Of Court N25bn Damages

4 weeks ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and First Bank Plc have opted for out of court settlement in a N25 billion damages suit filed against them by an indigenous company.

Vice President For Railway Plant Today

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will today perform the ground-breaking of Railway Wagon Assembly Plant in Kajola, Ogun State.

The Federal Government Announces Monday 11th Public Holiday

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Appeal Court Sustains El-Rufai’s Election

1 month ago /
Nation 

Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld the election of Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, as Governor of Kaduna State in the March 9th, 2019 gubernatorial election.

Four Judges Killed In Vehicle Attack

1 month ago /
International News 

Four judges were killed in an alleged Taliban attack in Afghanistan’s central province of Logar, officials said on Thursday

Policeman Killed As Burning Building Collapses In Lagos Island

1 month ago /
Nation 

The front section of a six-storey building gutted by fire on Tuesday in Lagos Island collapsed and killed a policeman at the scene.

Vice President-Osinbajo Takes The Chair Over FEC In Aso Rock

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday chaired the Federal Executive Council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Democrats Claim Victory In Key Virginia And Kentucky Elections

1 month ago /
International News  Politics 

US Democrats have made gains in state elections, in what is being seen as a blow to President Donald Trump.

Federal Government Starts Social Media Sanitisation, Says Minister

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has said it had begun the process of sanitizing the social media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire

Senate Declares One Minute Silence In Honour Of Mobolaji Johnson

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Tuesday observed a minute silence in honour of the late former military General of Lagos State, Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson.

Senate Panel Rejects CBN Governor’s Representative

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday walked out the representatives of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, over the issue of exchange rates differentials in the funding of some critical government projects.

Nigerian Army To Investigate Personnel On Extra Judicial Killings

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extra judicial killings and torture of suspects

California Governor Appoints Nigerian As Oil And Gas Supervisor

1 month ago /
International News 

Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, has appointed a Nigerian, Uduak-Joe Ntuk, as the State Oil and Gas Supervisor, responsible for managing the Division of Oil, Gas and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR).

Attackers Kill Journalist Over Ebola Virus Awareness In DR Congo

1 month ago /
International News 

A Congolese journalist who had been raising awareness about the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been killed at his home.

Federal Government Promise To Support Dangote Refinery

1 month ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said governments across the world will support a project with the likes of Dangote Petroleum Refinery.

Customs- No Date Yet To Reopen Borders.

1 month ago /
Nation 

There is no date yet for the reopening of borders that have been partially closed since August, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), clarified on Sunday.

Four Killed In Burkina Faso Ambush

1 month ago /
International News 

Officials in Burkina Faso said on Sunday that four people had been killed in an ambush, including the deputy mayor of the northern town of Djibo.

Israeli Embassy Starts Diplomatic Operations In Nigeria

1 month ago /
International News  Nation 

The Embassy of Israel in Nigeria on Friday re-opened after a two-day closure of all Israeli embassies and consulates because of a strike by diplomats and military attaches over allowances.