News - ICT

Osinbajo Attends President Kagame’s Inauguration In Rwanda

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has left Abuja for Kigali, the capital of Rwanda where is attending the Presidential inauguration of President Paul Kagame. The inauguration is expected to be witnessed by several African Heads of State and Government, following President Kagame’s victory in the country’s Presidential election on August...

Goodluck Jonathan Expressway Opened

1 day ago /
Nation 

Another section of the uncompleted Goodluck Ebele Jonathan expressway in the Nigerian capital Abuja has been opened for use to members of the public This follows construction of two flyover bridges around the powerhouse junction and AYA roundabout that are major components of the road project Minister of the federal capital territory,...

Saudi Border To Open For Qatari Pilgrims

1 day ago /
International News 

Saudi Arabia will open its border with Qatar to allow Muslim pilgrims to attend the annual Hajj in Mecca beginning this month. The announcement came after the first high-level meeting between the neighbours since Saudi Arabia and three other states cut all links in June. They accuse Qatar of aiding terrorists -...

FCT: Flood Kills 3, Destroys Properties In Lokogoma

2 days ago /
Nation 

Tragedy struck the Lokogoma area of the federal capital territory on Thursday as a heavy downpour claimed three lives. The victims were occupants of a highlander jeep, which was engulfed by flood resulting from early morning rain. An entire stretch of about twenty housing estates were affected by the flood....

Police: Why We Did Not Arrest Attackers Of Charlie Boy’s Group

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Police wednesday gave reasons why they did not arrest those who attacked members of ‘OurMumuDonDo’ movement asking for the return or resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari from office. The group, led by popular musician and entertainer, Charlie Boy, had gone to Wuse Market last Tuesday to protest, but were...

We Didn’t Fulfil Promises Made To ASUU, Education Minister Admits

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has admitted that the Federal Government failed to fulfil some of the promises made to the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Adamu said this while speaking with State House Correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council Meeting on Wednesday, two days after ASUU declared an...

UNODC Commend Nigeria’s Effort In Tackling Corruption

2 days ago /
Nation 

The United Nations Office On Drug And Crime (UNODC) has commended Nigeria’s effort so far in tackling corruption in the country despite the difficulties and complexities of the war. The country representative of UNODC Cristina Albertin gave the commendation on Wednesday in Abuja at the public presentation of a-5-year fact finding...

Outcome Of Kenyan Elections-Analysis

3 days ago /
International News 

President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected in a hotly contested election in the East African Country  Of Kenya. Kenyatta took fifty four point three percent of the votes while his main challenger Raila Odinga secured Forty Fourth point seven percent.   But the election was not devoid of violence. The presidential poll was...

NANS Campaigns Against Female Victimization

3 days ago /
Education 

The National Association Of Nigerian Students, female wing university of Abuja chapter is calling on the  government and other relevant bodies to strengthen their resolve to  document the prevalent cases of sexual harassment in tertiary institutions across the country. The call was made during the official launch of the campaign against...

Court Martial Sentences Airman To Death For Killing Girlfriend

3 days ago /
Nation 

The General Court Martial of the Nigerian Air Force has sentenced Air Craftsman Kalu Bernard of the Nigerian Air Force Ammamem unit, to death by hanging for killing his girlfriend and colleague, Miss Oladipupo Sholape on March 12, 2017. The President of the General Court Martial, Group Captain Elisha Bindul, handed...

Konduga Attack: Death Toll Rises To 16

3 days ago /
Nation 

The death toll from the Konduga attack which occurred on Tuesday has risen to 16 while 84 others are injured. The incident occurred when two female suicide bombers and a male counterpart approached a mini motor park in Konduga town, the Head Quarter of Konduga Local Government Area, detonated the IED strapped to...

Court Adjourns Ruling On Evans’ Case Against Police

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has adjourned till Wednesday to rule on whether to hear a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed by suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans. Justice Abdulaziz Anka adjourned the case on Tuesday after listening to the submissions of counsel to Evans, Olukoya...

Abuja municipal area council to resume collection of tenement rates

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Abuja municipal area council has resumed the collection of tenement rates after it was given the green light to go ahead by the national assembly. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, the supervisor of the council in charge of the rates, Salamatu Ibrahim called on all landlords in the area to...

Edo House Of Assembly Suspends Sacked Speaker, Deputy And Majority Leader

4 days ago /
Nation 

The speaker Edo state house of assembly Justine Okonobor, his deputy Elizabeth Ativie and the majority leader, Folly Ogedengbe have been impeached for various acts of misconduct. The three principal officers were impeached after 19 out of the 24-members of the house signed an impeachment motion. The lawmakers elected kabiru adjoto, representing...

 

Ozubulu killings: FG Sends Delegation On Condolence Visit

5 days ago /
Nation 

The catholic bishop of Nnewi, Hillary Okeke has appealed to the federal and Anambra governments not to abandon the victims of the Ozubulu church killings. Bishop Okeke said this when the federal government delegation which was on a condolence visit to the state paid a courtesy call on him. The delegation in...

Osinbajo Congratulates Kenyatta On Election Victory

5 days ago /
Nation 

Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has assured the people and government of Kenya of Nigeria’s support and cooperation in the nation’s bid towards transformation. Professor Osinbajo said this in his congratulatory message to the President, Uhuru Kenyatta following his re-election victory at the August 8 general elections. “Permit me to use this momentous...

Borno APC Slams Shekau Capture Rumours

1 week ago /
Nation 

The all progressives congress, APC in Borno state has alleged that some loyalists of former Governor Ali Modu Sheriff, ‎led by one barrister Kolo Adam, are behind the recent rumours, claiming that boko haram’s leader, Abubakar Shekau has been arrested at a un rented facility in Maiduguri. APC's publicity secretary, Makinta...

FEC Approves ICT Backbone

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Executive Council has approved a national ICT infrastructure backbone.  The project will cost 328 million dollars and will ensure the interconnectivity of all ministries, departments and agencies of government.  The council also approved the refinancing of treasury bills from naira to dollars.   Minister of finance, Kemi Adeosun says it is...

Kaduna EFCC Recovers N227m In Seven Months

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recovered over N227m during its operations in the last seven months. According to the Head of Operations at the zonal office, Mr Ibrahim Bappa, the sum is made up of N221,336,884.06 and $17,600 (about N6.4m) recovered...

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...


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