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Adamawa: NDLEA Parades Notorious Chadian Drug Baron

1 day ago /
Nation 

The NDLEA Adamawa state command has paraded a notorious drug baron who is a Chadian for dealing in trans-border drug peddling from Nigeria to chad via Cameroon. The NDLEA says the drug dealer packaged the illicit narcotics in between Panadol tablets and was able to evade security s from Anambra...

Jonathan Blasts Critics, Says Only PDP Can Lead Nigeria To Greatness

2 days ago /
Nation 

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has faulted critics of his administration and the Peoples Democratic Party, saying the party is back and is the only one that can lead the country to greatness. Mr Jonathan’s comments came at the PDP’s non-elective national convention today in Abuja, one month after the Supreme...

US, China Pressure North Korea To Abandon Nuclear Missile Programme

1 week ago /
International News 

The united states and china piled pressure on north Korea Sunday to abandon its nuclear missile programme after the un security council approved tough sanctions which could cost Pyongyang $1 billion a year. One day after council members voted unanimously for a partial ban on exports aimed at slashing Pyongyang’s foreign...

North East: Nigerian Military Unable To Hold Recaptured Territories – U.S.

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The United States Department of State is worried about Nigeria’s inability to effectively secure and hold onto territories recaptured from Boko Haram terrorists despite the successes recorded by the Multi-National joint task force. This assertion is contained in the United States country report on terrorism for the year 2016 submitted to...

Osinbajo Seeks Oil, Gas Sector Reform In Africa

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has restated the need for African leaders to come up with reforms that will ensure development in the oil and gas sector. Professor Osinbajo expressed confidence that such reforms would go a long way in cushioning the losses incurred as a result of the fall...

FG Orders Immediate Probe Into NDDC

3 weeks ago /
Nation  Niger Delta 

The Federal Government has ordered an immediate probe into the one trillion Naira debt owed by the Niger delta development commission to contractors and allegations of project inflation. Speaking to journalists in Abuja on Thursday before the national economic council meeting, minister of Niger   delta affairs, Usani Usani, said that the...

Executive, NASS Disagree On Budget Alteration

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The chief whip of the house of representatives, Alhassan Doguwa, has disagreed with the governors of Ebonyi and Ondo states over the powers of the National Assembly to alter budget estimates. The Governors had insisted that there was need for amendment of the constitution to redefine the powers of the...

Kaduna Clash: Over 400 Displaced, Death Toll Rises To 40

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The death toll in the communal crisis that occurred between a Fulani settlement and Kadara community in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State has risen to 40. This is as the victims have appealed to the Kaduna State Government to help them get over the shock from the attack as...

US Senator John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

3 weeks ago /
International News 

John McCain, a US senator and former Republican presidential candidate, has been diagnosed with brain cancer. McCain has a malignant brain tumour known as a glioblastoma. The tumour was removed from McCain along with a blood clot during a surgery at the Mayo Clinic. “The senator and his family are reviewing further treatment...

Senate Moves To Remove Financial Intelligence Unit From EFCC

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Senate said it would initiate a bill for a law to make Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) autonomous. This is coming on the heels of the suspension of Nigeria from the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, the highest inter-governmental association of...

UN Opposes Forced Return Of Nigerian Refugees From Cameroon

1 month ago /

The United Nations (UN) has opposed the Cameroonian government’s “forced repatriation” of 130, 000 Nigerian refugees to the border towns of Banki, Gwoza and Pulka in Borno State. According to the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), the repatriation is in gross violation of the tripartite agreement of voluntary return of...

Trump Visits France Amid Chaos At Home

1 month ago /
International News 

Escaping domestic chaos over the ongoing Russia links scandal, US President Donald Trump landed in Paris on Thursday for talks with President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. The trip comes just days after Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., released an email chain which shows he was keen to accept allegedly damaging...

Trump Russia Claims: Mood In The White House Is 'Fantastic'

1 month ago /
International News 

President Donald Trump says the mood in the White House is "fantastic" despite intense scrutiny of his campaign's alleged dealings with Russia. He told Reuters the administration was "functioning beautifully". The president also defended his son, who it has emerged met a Russian lawyer during the election campaign. US media describe the White...

Libya, Nigeria May Attend OPEC, Non-OPEC July Meeting

1 month ago /
Business and Economy  

Libyan and Nigerian officials may attend a joint meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC nations later this month as oil producers look for ways to cap rising production to help support oil prices. Both countries have boosted production since they were exempted from an OPEC-led deal to cut output, weighing on global...

Wike Asks Rivers Attorney General To Prosecute Former Majority Leader

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has directed the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Emmanuel Aguma (SAN), to ensure the conclusive prosecution of a former Majority Leader of the state House of Assembly, Mr Chidi Lloyd. Governor Wike wants the newly reappointed Attorney General to prosecute Mr...

Rebuilding North East May Take 10 Years – Presidential Committee

1 month ago /
Nation 

Vice Chairman, Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI), Tijjani Tumsah, has said it may take a minimum of ten years before appreciable progress can be made in rebuilding the North-East. Tumsah made this known at a forum with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Abuja. He said that the...

Pentagon To Provide Options Against North Korea

1 month ago /
International News 

The U.S. military is ready to provide options to President Donald Trump over the continued launch of ballistic missiles by North Korea, Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said. Mattis, in a statement by the U.S. Department of Defence, however, said diplomatic and economic efforts remained the tools of choice to convince...

Al-Makura Warns Herdsmen, Farmers Against Avoidable Clash

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, has cautioned farmers and herdsmen to stick to their respective portions in order to ensure lasting peace in agrarian communities. The Governor gave the warning at the launch of the sale of fertiliser for the 2017 cropping season in Agyaragu village in Jenkwe Development Area...

Lagos Ranked World’s Third Unaffordable City For Renters

1 month ago /
Environment 

A new report has ranked Lagos, the nation’s commercial nerve centre as the third least of world cities that are highly unaffordable for renters. The report released by RENTCafé, a property search website puts Lagos rent at $355 (N129, 575) per month while the household income is $625 (N228, 125), making the city the third behind...

Alleged Diezani Bribe: N15m Recovered So Far From INEC Officials, Says Witness

1 month ago /
Nation 

A second prosecution witness, one Mr Usman Zakari has testified in the trial of two officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) facing charges of receiving a bribe of N264m from the former Minister of Petroleum, Mrs Diezani Allison-Madueke. The two defendants are Christian Nwosu and Tijani India Bashir while...


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