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FG Approves Take-Off Of Maritime University

6 hours ago /
Education 

Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has been granted approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence undergraduate degree programmes beginning from the 2017/2018 academic session.

Osinbajo Outlines Challenges Of Nigeria’s Foreign Service

7 hours ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the biggest challenge of Nigeria’s foreign service is adapting to the demands of a new dispensation 

Northern Senators Remove Abdullahi Adamu As Chairman Over Alleged Financial Misconduct

7 hours ago /
Nation 

Northern Senators Forum has removed Senator Abdullahai Adamu as chairman, replacing him with Senator Aliyu Wamakko.

Senate Wades Into NASU Strike

8 hours ago /
Education  Nation 

The Nigerian senate has mandated its committee on tertiary institutions and Tetfund to intervene in the current strike by non-academic workers in Nigeria’s universities under the umbrella of non-academic staff union {NASU}.

Anambra Senatorial Seat: Court Of Appeal To Hear Obiora Okonkwo’s Suit February 26

12 hours ago /
Nation 

A five-man special panel constituted by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa,  has fixed February 26 for definite hearing of the appeal filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  Obiora Okonkwo seeking  to restore the consent judgment of the Federal High Court delivered on December 13, 2017, ordering the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to issue him a certificate of return as senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial district.

Buhari Visits Adamawa

12 hours ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Mohammadu Buhari, arrived Yola, Adamawa State capital on Tuesday for an anti-corruption summit with theme "Performance Based Governance: Transparency Accountability and Social Value.

Nigerian Air Force Unveils Indigenous Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

12 hours ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s intelligence and security operations are set to receive a boost with the induction of an indigenous unmanned aerial vehicle.

Ahiara Catholic Priests React To Bishop Okpaleke’s Resignation

13 hours ago /
Nation 

Leader of the Indigenous Catholic Priests in the crisis ridden Ahiara Diocese, Reverend Father Austin Ekechukwu, has been speaking on the sudden resignation of Bishop Peter Ebele Okpaleke, whose appointment was rejected by both the priests and laity in the Mbaise church.

Ayade Provides N500m Interest Free Loan For Agric Development

13 hours ago /
Nation 

All local government workers in Cross River State are set to benefit from a non-interest loan largess by Governor Ben Ayade to encourage them in going into agriculture and its value chains.

Peru Ex-President To Face Trial For Killings

1 day ago /
International News 

Peru's ex-President, Alberto Fujimori, has been ordered to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers.

Victor Moses Emerges NFF Player Of The Year

1 day ago /
Sports  

Victor Moses is the 2018 Nigeria Football Player of the year.

2019 Elections: Emergence Of Coalitions, Likely Chances In Impending Electoral Battle

1 day ago /
Politics 

Political gladiators are embarking on what they know best, alignments and realignments of forces, in a bid to secure electoral victory with less than a year to the 2019 general elections. Also, new coalitions are emerging across the country. In this report, we examine the emergence of coalitions and the likely...

Osinbajo Meets Lagos Chamber Of Commerce

1 day ago /
Business and Economy  

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and has told the federal government that the overlap of regulatory functions of government agencies inimical to doing business in the country.

All Recovered Assets Will Be Sold - Buhari

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that all mismanaged and misappropriated national assets recovered will be sold off.In a statement issued on Monday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,  Mr Garba Shehu, he also vowed to ensure that the proceeds of the sales are paid to the...

Boko Haram Abducts Three Persons, Raid Girls’ School In Yobe

1 day ago /
Nation 

Boko Haram terrorists on Monday abducted three persons and attacked a girls’ secondary school in Yobe State, carting away food items.The Commissioner of Police in Yobe State, Mr Sumonu Abdulmaliki, said the terrorists abducted all three persons around Geidam Local Government Area after carrying out the attack on Dapchi village...

Wreckage Of Iran Plane Crash Found

1 day ago /
International News 

The wreckage of a plane that crashed in Iran on Sunday has been found. All the 66 people on board are feared to have been killed.

Sudan releases more than 80 political prisoners

1 day ago /
International News 

Sudan's government has released more than 80 political prisoners, following a directive from president Omar Al-Bashir.

Buhari Congratulates Awolowo-Dosunmi On 70th Birthday

1 day ago /
Entertainment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s former Ambassador to The Netherlands, Dr. Olatokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu, on her 70th birthday, February 20, 2018. In a statement released by the President’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, President Buhari joins the Awolowo family, friends and professional colleagues of the cerebral daughter of the late sage, Chief Obafemi...

Young Nigerian Scientists Compete In Abuja

1 day ago /
Education  Nation 

Young Nigerians drawn from the seven hundred and seventy four local government areas of the country are slugging it out to join a team of renowned scientists.

Senator Abdullahi Adamu Slams Obasanjo, IBB Over Criticism Of Buhari

1 day ago /
Nation 

Former governor of Nasarawa state senator, Abdullahi Adamu has reacted to critical appraisals of president Muhammadu’s administration by two former presidents.


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