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House Of Reps Wants Coordinated Security Intervention In Zamfara Killings

3 days ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s house of representatives wants a coordinated security intervention in Zamfara state to check the incidences of attacks on communities, kidnappings and cattle rustling.

Kano Underage Voting And 2019 Elections

3 days ago /
Nation 

The independent national electoral commission INEC, has promised to carry out detailed investigations into the alleged incident of underage voting during the local government election in Kano state.

Campaigners Lament High Cost Of Cancer Treatment In Nigeria

6 days ago /
Health 

The challenges associated with cancer and  its management took centre stage in Abuja at a sensitization walk across the Nigerian capital .

Tinubu Meets APC National Working Committee

1 week ago /
Politics 

The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Reconciliation Committee, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has begun his assignment to resolve pending issues in the party with a parley with members of the National Working Committee in Abuja. Speaking with journalists after the closed-door meeting on Wednesday, Tinubu said he was ready for the...

President Buhari Expresses Grief Over Death Of Alhaji Muhammad Lugga

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of the former chairman Bank of the North, Alhaji Muhammad Lugga who died after a prolonged illness. 

Russia Saratov Crash: Investigators Comb Crash Site Near Moscow

1 week ago /
International News 

Russian investigators are searching snow-covered fields near Moscow for clues why a passenger plane crashed.All 65 passengers and six crew were killed when the Saratov Airlines jet went down minutes after taking off from Domodedovo Airport on Sunday afternoon.Officials say they are considering weather conditions, human error and technical failure...

Buhari Mourns General Shagaya

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is saddened to learn of the tragic accident that took the life of Senator John Shagaya.

Prof. Osuntokun, Others Link Leadership To Good Governance

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Leadership is critical to nation building and any nation that fails to take cognizance of this will only be moving against the tides of history. This is the view of speakers at a public lectures held to mark the birthday of the General  Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God,...

Gambia Rejoins The Commonwealth

2 weeks ago /
International News 

The Gambia is rejoining the commonwealth, almost five years after it withdrew under the rule of ousted President Yahya Jammeh who branded it a "neo-colonial institution”.

Police Deny Social Media Report On Herdsmen Killings In Lagos, Ogun, Ondo Axis

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian Police Force has denied reports circulating in the social media that some herdsmen are attacking and killing travelers within the Lagos-Ogun State Axis.

Governor Akeredolu Signs 2018 Appropriation Bill Of 181 Billion Naira Into Law

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of 181 billion Naira into law. At the budget signing ceremony in Akure, the state's  capital on Tuesday, Governor Akeredolu commended members of the State House of Assembly for its cooperation and speedy passage of the appropriation bill. The Governor...

European Shares Tumble In New Sell Off

2 weeks ago /
International News 

European markets have followed Asian markets lower on Tuesday as investors continued to dump shares. London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell sharply at the open with losses of up to 3%, before recovering some ground. In the US overnight the Dow lost 4.6%. Japan's Nikkei 225 closed down 4.7%. The sell-off began last...

BREAKING: Former VP Ekwueme Buried Amid Tributes

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

After a week-long series of events in honour of late elder statesman, Alex Ekwueme, his remains have finally been laid to rest amid tributes. Top government officials, close friends and family, gathered at his hometown; Oko in Anambra state, where he was buried on Friday. Some of those present to witness the...

Traditional Ruler Denies Involvement In Disappearance Of Psychiatric Patient

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

As more reactions continue to trail disappearance of one Emmanuel Otobo, an indigene of Okpoku Local Government Area of Benue state from a psychiatric home in Akoko Area of Ondo state, those concerned have been charged to exercise caution and allow police conclude investigation.

Ayade Pays Tribute To Alex Ekwueme

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has paid tribute to the former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as the nation prepares to give the late icon a befitting burial. Signing a condolence register opened at the government house in Calabar the Cross River State capital, Ayade described...

Governor Ayade Wants FG To Name Major Edifice In Abuja After Ekuweme

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has called on the federal government to immortalize the late former vice president of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme by naming a major road or  national edifice after him to reflect his contributions to the social, political and development of the country.

Afenifere Rejects Cattle Colonies For South West

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere has declared the southwest region as a no-go-area for establishment of cattle colonies, as proposed by the federal government of Nigeria.

Former Vice President, Alex Ekueme’s Remains Arrive In Abuja

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The remains of the former Vice President, Alex Ekwueme, has arrived at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. The body arrived the country from London, United Kingdon on Monday, January 29 around 5:00 am. Family members, cabinet members and top government functionaries including the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo were...

Igbo Elders Council Rejects Cattle Colonies

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Igbo elders’ council has rejected the proposed cattle colonies across the states of the federation by the Buhari-led administration.

Ortom Blasts Defense Minister Over Herdsmen Attacks

1 month ago /
Nation 

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has criticised the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali for comments allegedly made by him where he blamed the herdsmen killings in Benue on the implementation of the anti- grazing law 2017. Ortom described it as rather unfortunate, adding that if an Honourable Minister could make...


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