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Clark, Niger Delta Leaders Call For True Federalism

4 hours ago /
Nation 

The national leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark, and members of the group have called for the practice true federalism in Nigeria. The leaders made the call on Thursday during a meeting held at the conference centre of the Petroleum Training Institute, Effurun in Delta State. An emergency...

Nigeria Now Investor Friendly, Dogara Tells Italian Business Community

7 hours ago /
Nation 

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged Italian business community to take advantage of the ongoing reforms by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to invest in Nigeria. Dogara spoke when he met with leaders of Nigerian community in Italy and some Italian business owners in Rome, at a meeting organised...

Judge Withdraws From Trial Of Justice Nganjiwa

10 hours ago /
Nation 

A Lagos State High Court judge has withdrawn from the trial of a judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa, following allegations of bias. Trial Judge, Justice Adedayo Akintoye,on Wednesday,  held that in the interest of justice, she had transferred the case file back to the Administrative Judge of...

BREAKING: Zimbabwe President, Robert Mugabe Resigns

2 days ago /
International News 

Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker,  Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by brutality and economic collapse. “I Robert Gabriel Mugabe in terms of section 96 of the constitution of Zimbabwe hereby formally tender my resignation… with immediate effect,” said speaker Mudenda, reading the...

Ekwueme’s Death Monumental Loss To Nigeria, Africa – Dogara

2 days ago /
Nation 

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, has described the death of Nigeria’s first Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a monumental loss not just to Nigeria but the entire African continent. Speaker Dogara, in a statement signed by him on Monday, extolled the virtues of Dr Ekwueme, saying was a distinguished...

Absence Makes Man Utd Grow Fonder For Pogba

2 days ago /
Sports  

He does not yet share team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s cult status, but Paul Pogba’s display on his comeback from injury showed his importance to Manchester United is second to none. Having toiled in Pogba’s absence, recently taking four points from a possible 12 in the Premier League, United rediscovered their swagger...

Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution On Syria Chemical Weapons

5 days ago /
International News 

Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended an international inquiry into chemical weapons attacks in Syria. It is the 10th time Moscow used its veto powers at the UN in support of its ally since the conflict began. Us ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, accused Russia...

ECOWAS Parliament Holds Donor Conference

6 days ago /

The ECOWAS parliament is leveraging on the enhancement of its powers to develop more programmes and policies that will promote the needs and aspirations of west Africans. This is the focus of the ongoing ECOWAS parliament’s legislature donors conference in Abuja. Since the inception of the ECOWAS parliament in the year 200,...

Lawmakers Commence Consideration Of Livestock Bills

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate committee on agriculture has commenced legislation of livestock identification bill, national fertilizer quality control bill and the legal framework for inclusion of cassava policy bill. Chairman of the committee Abdullahi Adamu at a public hearing said the three bills will help set high standard that will benefit consumers...

Akwa Ibom Governor Swears In New Commissioners

1 week ago /
Nation 

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has inducted two commissioners into the State Executive Council. Mr Ibanga Akpabio is the Commissioner for Ministry of Labour, Productivity and Manpower Planning, while Professor Victor Inoka is assigned the Ministry of Education to replace Pastor Paul Udofia. At the swearing-in ceremony which took place on...

Yakubu Reads Riot Act To Politicians, Electoral Officials

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Mahmood Yakubu has urged candidates and parties contesting in the november 18, 2017 Anambra governorship election to avoid any form of inducement to influence poll officials. Prof Yakubu said INEC was committed to ensuring free, fair and credible exercise that reflects only the...

BREAKING: Buhari Asks Zimbabwean Military, Others To Respect Constitution

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm, peace and respect for the constitution in Zimbabwe. The President also urged all political and military stakeholders in the country to avoid any action that may plunge Zimbabwe into unnecessary conflict and impact negatively on the region. “Every attempt must be made to resolve all...

Power Slips From Mugabe As Military Steps In

1 week ago /
International News 

Zimbabwe’s military appeared to be in control of the country Wednesday as generals denied staging a coup but used state television to vow to target “criminals” close to President Robert Mugabe. Mugabe’s decades-long grip on power was dramatically weakened as military vehicles blocked roads outside the parliament in Harare and senior...

Military Begins Investigation Into Chibok Shooting

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Military authorities have launched an investigation into a fatal shooting involving an Army captain and a non-commissioned officer deployed to Chibok, Borno State. Reports say the Army unit had received a distress call at about 12.50 pm Sunday that a staff sergeant, under the influence of alcohol, was assaulting civilians...

UN Wants Nigeria To Be Proactive In Peace Building

1 week ago /

The United Nations wants the Nigerian government to be more proactive and creative in its peace building efforts in parts of the country. Speaking at the unveiling of the 2016 strategic conflict assessment of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja, the representative of the U.N scribe Mohammed Ibn chambers said the trend...

I Don’t Run The National Team, Says Messi

2 weeks ago /
Sports  

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel Messi, has hit back at claims he influenced Argentina’s team selection for their World Cup qualifiers. The Barcelona ace almost single-handedly rescued his country from the brink of suffering an embarrassing knockout from the tournament during the qualifiers. But despite his heroics, Messi has been blamed for...

What President Buhari Said During Presentation of 2018 Budget Proposal (Full Speech)

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday presented a proposal for a budget of N8.612 trillion for the year 2018. At the presentation of the budget before a joint session of the National Assembly, President Buhari addressed the lawmakers on the key achievements and plans of his administration as well as the...

Sub-National Index: FCT Ranks 33rd

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Federal Capital Territory Abuja occupies 33rd position on the 2017 national competiveness index that rates the 36 states in Nigeria and the nation’s capital on four thematic development and governance indices The sub-national index ranking is a study by the national competiveness council of Nigeria in collaboration with the national bureau of statistics and private...

FG To Set Up Cattle Colonies

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's minister of Agriculture Audu Ugbeh says government grazing reserves to be called cattle colonies will be set up all over the country to end herdsmen- farmers conflict. The minister was speaking in Kano at the inauguration and training of seed inspectors holding at the government, house Kano. Speaking to the newly...

BREAKING: President Buhari Proposes N8.612tn Budget For 2018

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed a budget of N8.612 trillion for the year 2018. The President gave the breakdown of the 2018 Appropriation Bill, while addressing a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday. President Buhari told the lawmakers that the proposal is based on an oil benchmark of $45...


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