By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Nigeria Will Be Self Sufficient In Sugar Soon -Minister

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, says the Sunti Golden Sugar Estates, a N64 billion investment by Flour Mills Plc (FMN) will contribute greatly to ending Nigeria’s Sugar Dependence. This More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Policy Dialogue Participants Calls For Property Tax Implementation

Participants at the monthly Policy Dialogue on the Next Level in Abuja have urged the Federal Government to introduce property tax towards generating necessary funds for its critical projects. In a resolution More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Commandant Suggest Use Of Sport To Mend Relationship

Brig.-Gen. Adeyinka Laguda, Commandant, Warrant Officers’ Academy, on Saturday urged Nigerians to use sports to mend sour relationship towards promoting national cohesion. He stated this while declaring close More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Group Urges FG To Declare State of Emergency On GBV

Some women groups in the FCT on Saturday urged Federal Government to declare state of emergency on Gender Based Violence (GBV) to end all forms of abuse meted on women and girls. Dr Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Dutch Police Nab Suspect In Hague Stabbing

Dutch police arrested a suspect in the stabbing of three teenagers in a busy shopping street in The Hague, the city’s police force said. “Following the stabbing incident in Grote Marktstraat, a 35-year-old More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Dutch Police Search For Stabber Of 3 Kids

Three children were wounded in a stabbing on a shopping street in The Hague early Friday evening, Dutch police said, adding that they were seeking a suspect. National broadcaster NOS said the attack More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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P&ID: Nigeria Secures Variation Of UK Court Order

Nigeria has succeeded in securing variation of the UK court order from cash payment of 200 million dollars security to issuing bank guarantee of the same amount in respect of the P&ID scam. Abubakar Malami, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Nigeria, Neighbours Partner On Gulf Of Guinea Security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea. The President’s spokesman, Malam More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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Pilgrims Hour Of Visit To Church Of Nativity Extended

Religious leaders in the Palestinian town of Bethlehem have been forced to extend visiting hours at the Church of the Nativity to cope with the growing number of pilgrims visiting the birthplace of Jesus. Rula More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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NAHCON, Mufti Menk Partner On Educating Nigerian Pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) will partner international scholars like Mufti Menk, Assim Al-hakeem and Hasib Noor in educating Nigerian pilgrims on Hajj. The acting Chairman of NAHCON, Malam More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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US Warns Citizens Against Travelling To Burkina Faso

The U.S. has raised its travel advisory for Burkina Faso to level 4, advising citizens not to travel to the country “due to terrorism, crime, and kidnapping”. In an advisory, the State Department said it More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
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North East Has Highest Obstetric Complications

Dr Umar Ibrahim, the Medical Director of National Obstetric Fistula Centre, Ningi, Bauchi State, says the North East region has the highest number of obstetric complications in the country. He made the disclosure More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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6.7m Benefits From Free Mosquitoe Net In Niger

No fewer than 6.7 million residents across the 25 local government areas of Niger state benefited from the distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal (LLIN) nets replacement campaign in the state. Mr Christopher More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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FG, ECOWAS, UN Collaborate On Old Persons

The Federal Government is set to work closely with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations for the introduction and implementation of new and existing policies that would improve More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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Borno Governor Sacks HoS

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has relieved the state Head of Service (HOS), Mr Mohammed Hassan, of his appointment. Alhaji Usman Shuwa, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), made the disclosure in a statement More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
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CP Calls For Clearing of Bush On Highway

Mr Lawal Jimeta, new Police Commissioner to Edo on Monday undertook an on-the-spot assessment of checkpoints in some crime prone areas of the state. Speaking to newsmen during the exercise, Jimeta said part More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Justin Bieber Wears New Pink Hair Do

Justin Bieber has been on the hunt for a new house in Los Angeles with wife Hailey and it appears that the planned new residence isn’t the only change the 10,000 Hours artist is embracing. He stepped out Sunday More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Senate To Reconsider Death Penalty In Hate Speech Bill

The Nigerian Senate may amend the proposed death penalty clause in the Hate Speech Bill before it. Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, who is the sponsor of the bill, made this known in a statement he signed on Sunday in Abuja. Abdullahi, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Union Gives Kaduna Govt. 21 Days Ultimatum Over Poor Pay

A Joint Unions of Tertiary Institutions of Kaduna State has given 21 days notice to Kaduna State Government to settle their outstanding demands lingering for 10 years. This is contained in a statement signed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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NYSC, NIREC Collaborates on Peaceful Co-existence

The Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC) has appealed for attitudinal change that would encourage peaceful co-existence among Nigerians, irrespective of religious persuasion. Mrs Adenike Adeyemi, Director, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Air Pollution Causes Lung Cancer In Non-Smokers

Dr Ray Osarogiagbon, Director, Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Programme, Baptist Cancer Centre, Memphis, Tennessee, in the U.S., has warned that air pollution contributes to high rate of lung cancer deaths More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Lawyer Appeals For Support For Office Holders

Mr Friday Nwuhuo, representing Ezza North-East Constituency in the Ebonyi House of Assembly, has appealed to his constituents to continue to support political office holders from the area.Nwuhuo made the appeal More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Minister CAlls On States To Enact Laws To Curb Bush Burning

The Minister of State for Environment, Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, has condemned bush burning practice in Nigeria as it contributes to climate change. According to her, climate change results in  excessive heat, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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Kwara To Complete Kishi-Kiaima Road In 2 Week

The Permanent Secretary, Kwara Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Yusuf Manjo, has assured that the ongoing grading of the 6-kilometre Kishi-Kiaima road by the state Road Maintenance Agency (KWARMA) will be completed within More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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19 Cows Killed By Lightening In Osun

No fewer than 19 cows were killed by lightening at Iba in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Osun State. It was gathered on Saturday that some Fulani herdsmen were rearing their cattle on the field around Apala More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 24th, 2019
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Man Celebrates 30 Children, 70 Grand Children

Alhaji Adamu Loddo, a Jalingo-based 68-year-old man on Saturday urged parents to ensure proper upbringing of children as he celebrated the gift of 30 surviving children and 70 grand children. Loddo, who expressed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Traffic Officer Shots Taxi Driver

A taxi driver has been shot and injured by a City of Cape Town Traffic Services officer, attached to the “Ghost Squad”. It is understood the incident took place on Friday after the taxi driver rammed the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Jeremy Corbyn To Ensure Coy Pay Fair Share

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to stop multinational companies offshoring their tax bills to places with “lower tax regimes” with measures to force them to pay their fair share in the UK. The Labour leader More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Lawyer Shot Dead In Court

A lawyer was shot dead after a shotgun being exhibited as evidence during a trial went off in a freak accident.  South African senior advocate Addelaid Ferreira-Watt died at Ixopo Regional Court after More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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NGO Urges More Women Involvement In Climate Change

An Non Governmental Organization, Women Environmental Programme (WEP) has called for the inclusion of women in the planning and implementation of climate change related actions. Mr John Baaki, Programme Coordinator More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Africa Will Survive US, China Trade War

Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President of the UN General Assembly has said that Africa needs to look inward to be able to overcome the negative effects of the trade war between the U.S. and China.Muhammad-Bande More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Ogbomosho Association Spurs Sport Minister To Greater Height

The Abuja-based chapter of Egbe Ogbomoso Ajisegiri, a socio-cultural group, has urged Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, not to relent in carving a niche for himself. The group pointed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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FAAC Shares N702bn For October

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Wednesday shared a total of N702.058 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of October. This was announced in a communique read by Accountant More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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ECOWAS Decries Conflicts In Region

The ECOWAS Parliament and Commission on Wednesday raised concerns over the security challenges in the region. It called for collective efforts to restore stability in the region, especially the political crisis More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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PDP Senators Reject Bayelsa, Kogi Polls

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship election results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The senators, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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NEITI Partners EFCC On Corruption Fight

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says it will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to strengthen effort in fight against More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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Hate Speech Bill: Governors Urge NASS To Hold Public Hearing

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has advised the National Assembly to hold public hearing on the hate speech bill to ensure that views of Nigerians were captured in the passage of the bill. NGF Vice Chairman More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 21st, 2019
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NNPC To Automate Downstream Facilities

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari says the corporation is poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Gov. Dickson Challenges Nov. 16 Bayelsa Poll Result

Gov. Seriake Dickson says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would challenge the result of Nov. 16 Bayelsa governorship election in court.Dickson disclosed this while addressing a world press conference in Yenagoa More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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How Politicians Steal Empowerment Funds -ICPC

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in Abuja on Tuesday gave insight into how politicians use empowerment and capacity building projects to steal public funds. Chairman More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Aviation: Buhari Sends Bills To NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, transmitted a letter to the Senate, seeking consideration and passage of six Aviation Bills. The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan read the letter during plenary. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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PHOTO: Buhari Receives Bayelsa Gov.-Elect

President Muhammadu Buhari (R) receiving the Governor-Elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday  More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Jack Ma Awards $1m To 10 Entrepreneurs

The Jack Ma Foundation at its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale  awarded $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa.The ANPI is a flagship More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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2 Lecturers Abducted In Kaduna Escape Kidnappers Den

Two lecturers, Adamu Chonoko of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Umar Chonoko of Kaduna Polytechnic, abducted 10 days ago in Kaduna, have escaped from their kidnappers den. Spokesperson of Kebbi Indegenes Resident More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Police Confirm Release Of Abducted Priest In Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State says that the abducted Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Theophilus Ndulue, has been released and reunited with the Catholic Diocese of Enugu. The command’s Public Relations Officer, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Buhari Congratulates Lyon on Bayelsa Governorship Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the Nov. 16 election in Bayelsa, David Lyon, on his victory. Buhari’s congratulatory message was contained More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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INEC Declares APC’s Lyon Winner Of Bayelsa Governorship Poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Mr David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa. INEC’s Returning Officer, Prof. Faraday More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Army Rescues Octogenarian, Others From Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army troops deployed at Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno has subdued Boko Haram terrorists and rescued an Octogenarian, three women and four children held captives by the insurgents. The Nigerian More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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PTA Wants Public Officials To Patronise Public Schools

Mr Umaru Ebeyan, Chairman, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Nasarawa chapter, has advocated for a law to compel public officials to enroll their wards in public schools. The NAPTAN More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Buhari Explains Reorganisation In Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari says the ongoing reorganisation at the presidency is aimed at enhancing service delivery to Nigerians. A statement by the President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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Gunmen Abducts Another Catholic Priest In Enugu

The Enugu Police Command said that it has commenced a massive manhunt of abductors of a Catholic Priest, Rev.-Fr. Theophilus Ndulue. This was coming barely two weeks after the release of another catholic priest More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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CDD Claims Politicians Use Fake News To Discredit INEC

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)and the electoral process during Kogi governorship election.Ms More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, November 17th, 2019
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VP Osinbajo Says Right Virtues Makes Nations Great

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says some key principles for a nation to achieve greatness include righteousness, service and diligence, hardwork and planning as well as time consciousness. Osinbajo made this known More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Vantage Capital Exits $18.5m In SA Energy Co

Vantage Capital, Africa’s largest independent mezzanine fund, announced that it successfully exited its $18.5 million mezzanine investment in Genser Energy, a management-owned, independent power producer.  Genser More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Nigerian Chinasa, Other Wins Future Stars Coaching Programme

Online money transfer company, WorldRemit and Arsenal on Friday announced that Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia have won the 2019 Future Stars coaching programme. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Nigerian Borders Closure Beneficial -Yusuf

An entrepreneur, Alhaji Kamarudeen Yusuf, the Chairman and Chief Executive, Kam Industries has commended the Federal Government for closing the country`s land borders. According to him, the closure will make More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Jega Calls For More Integrity In Elections To Deepen Democracy

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says that improving the integrity of elections is key to democratic development of any nation. Jega said this in Ibadan More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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LASU Adopts Second Stream Programme For Students Entrepreneurship

The second stream undergraduate programme of the Lagos State University (LASU) was introduced to help deepen entrepreneurship skill of students of the institution, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Policeman Defiles Colleagues Daughter

A 45-year-old policewoman (name withheld) on Thursday narrated to an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how a fellow police personnel, Mohammed Alidu, allegedly defiled her nine-year-old daughter More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Red Cross Trains Surgeons On Weapon Wound Patients

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Nigeria delegation says it trained 30 surgeons from 20 states in the country on management of weapon wounded patients. The Head of ICRC Delegation in Nigeria, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Kogi Election: Foundation Cautions Politicians Against Violence, Malpractices

An NGO, Igala Heritage Foundation (IHF), has warned political parties and their candidates against violence and malpractices during Saturday governorship election in Kogi. The foundation gave the warning in More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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HIV/AIDS: Counterpart Funding Decreasing – Society Chairman

Mr Ikenna Nwakamma, First Cochairman, The Coalition of Civil Societies on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (TCOCSHAN) says counterpart funding by international donors in fight against HIV/AIDS is decreasing. Nwakamma told More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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U.S. Calla For Peaceful, Transparent Elections In Bayelsa, Kogi

The U.S. government has called for a free and fair election in the upcoming gubernatorial eletions in Kogi and Bayelsa, stating that it would be paying close attentions to electoral offenders. The call was made More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Ekiti Approves Olugbesoye As New Monarch For Iloro-Ekiti

The Ekiti State government has approved the appointment of Prince James Olugbesoye as the new Oluloro of Iloro-Ekiti in Ijero Local Government area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Border Opening: Nigeria, Benin, Niger Set Up Committee

Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite countries to recommend a date for the reopening of the borders. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Accident Bureau Releases Preliminary Reports On Air Peace Incidents

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released the preliminary reports on serious incidents involving three Air Peace aircrafts. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Commissioner for AIB, Mr Akin More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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NNPC Secures $1.16m US Grant For 1,350MW Abuja Power Plant

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) have concluded arrangement to sign a 1.16 million dollar grant as part funding for the NNPC-Abuja More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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NAHCO Records N7.38bn Revenue

The Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (NAHCO Aviance) says it has recorded a gross revenue of N7.38 billion for the nine months ended Sept. 30. The company also said the figure was N241.3 million higher More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Yellow Fever: Katsina Records 80% Immunisation Coverage -Masari

Katsina State Government says it has carried out 80 per cent coverage of immunisation against yellow fever disease across the state. Gov. Aminu Masari made this known in Katsina while declaring State of Emergency More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Judge Remands Student, 5 Suspected Cultists For Shooting Man In Private Part

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday remanded Shittu Saheed, a student of the Lagos State University (LASU), and five suspected cultists for armed robbery and allegedly shooting More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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APC Faction Suspends Gov. Obaseki Of Edo

A faction of Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has suspended Gov. Godwin Obaseki and members of his cabinet from the party. The party’s factional Chairman retired Col. David Imuse said this at a More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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CAN Preaches Peace, Tolerance For Development

Rev. Supo  Ayokunle, National President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called for tolerance, love and mutual respect for each other’s belief to facilitate national growth and development. He More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Reps C’ttee Asks FIRS To Return N4.6bn To FCT

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Account has asked the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to return N4.6 billion which represents two per cent of total tax collected in the Federal Capital Territory More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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FG To Equip 200,000 Youths With Digital Skills

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says Federal Government will equip 200,000 youths with basic, intermediate and advance digital skills in the areas of web design and management, software training More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Army Seeks Commission’s Support On Insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called on the North East Development Commission (NEDC) to support its rebuilding efforts in the North East. Buratai made the call when he paid a courtesy More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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NNPC Urges Unadulterated Products To Motorists

The Group Managing Director of  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, has tasked the board  and  managementg of  NNPC Retail Limited to ensure the delivery of unadulterated More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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FG Frowns At False Declaration Of Mineral Production

Dr Uchechukwu Ogah, Minister of State for Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, on Tuesday said that the Federal Government would no longer tolerate false declaration of mineral production and other sharp practices More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Israeli Research Sees No Need For Chemotherapy To Cure Early-Detected Breast Cancer

Israeli researchers have found that breast cancer can be effectively treated without chemotherapy if the disease is detected in its early stages, the Hebrew language newspaper “Yedioth Ahronoth” reports. The More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Locally Produced Pencils To Save Nigeria $2.4bn

An entrepreneur, Mr Muideen Ibrahim, says locally-produced pencils will save the country over $2.4 billion (N734.4 billion) if encouraged and supported by the Federal Government with enabling policies. Ibrahim, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Navy Board Approves Promotion Of 140 Officers

The Navy Board has approved the promotion of 140 naval officers to the next ranks in the Nigerian Navy. Navy Director of Information Commodore Suleman Dahun made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. A More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Army Council Approves Promotion Of Officers

The Nigerian Army Council has approved the promotion of 34 Brigadiers-General to the rank of Majors-General and 47 Colonels to the rank of Brigadiers- General respectively. The new promotion was announced in More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Sport: FOC Commends Sportsmanship Of Officers

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, has commended officers who participated at the Intra-Command Sports Competition for their sense of discipline More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Lagos Calls For Wholesome Meat For Residents

Mr Gbolahan Lawal, Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain to put in place necessary procedure to deliver wholesome meat fit for human consumption. Lawal More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Dangote Unveils Rice Mill In Kebbi

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi on Sunday commended Dangote Group for setting up a rice mill in the state, saying it would create employment and boost the economy. Bagudu who visited the factory site at Saminaka More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Buhari Tasks Muslims To Imbibe Prophet Muhammad’s virtues

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked Muslim faithful to follow ”shining examples of non-violence, peaceful disposition and remarkable virtues of patience” of Prophet Muhammad. The President’s spokesman, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Lagos 2020 Budget To Attract Investment -Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the proposed 2020 N1.168 trillion budget will attract private sector investment. Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday while presenting the 2020 Budget to the State House More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Phidophilia: Police Arrest 2 Elders For Rape Of Pupil

Two elderly men have been arrested by Kebbi State Police Command for an alleged rape of 11-year-old primary school pupil in Gwandu Local Area of the state. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the girl, More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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Nigeria Plans Moving 24m Citizens Out Of Poverty

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030. The NGF disclosed this in More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 9th, 2019
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IGP Redeploys New AIGs

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mr Mohammed Adamu has ordered the redeployment of the recently promoted Commissioners of Police to the rank of Assistant Inspectors General (AIG). The Force Public Relations More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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NDDC Audit: Deputy Speaker Urges Buhari To Prosecute Offenders

Deputy Speaker of the Cross River House of Assembly, Mr Joseph Bassey has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for ordering a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission from 2001 More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Okorocha Offers Olive Branch To Opponents After Court Victory

Sen. Rochas Okorocha, representing Imo West Senatorial District, has offered an olive branch to his opponents in the long-drawn battle for the senatorial seat.The gesture was contained in a statement signed by More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Abia North: Appeal Court Affirms Kalu’s Election

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri on Thurday affirmed the election of Sen. Orji Kalu, representing Abia North Senatorial District.In a unanimous decision, the appellate court held that the lower tribunal, which More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Take Advantage Of “Ready, Set, Work”, Sanwo-Olu’s Aide Urges LASU Students

Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Education, Tokunbo Wahab, has urged final year students of Lagos State University (LASU) to take advantage of the  “Ready, Set, Work” project for them to be competitive More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Indonesia’s Lion Air Finds Cracks In 2 737NGs

Lion Air has found structural cracks in two Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 NG planes with fewer flights than a U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) threshold for checks, Indonesia’s aviation safety regulator said More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Billionaires’ Wealth Falls For First Time In Decade

The world’s richest people became a little less well off last year, according to a report by UBS and PwC, as geopolitical turmoil and volatile equity markets reduced the wealth of billionaires for the first time More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 8th, 2019
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Senate Supports $10bn NLNG Investment

The Senate is throwing its full weight behind the 10billion dollars Train seven Project investment in the nation’s gas sector, by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas ( NLNG). It also urged More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Senate Orders Probe Into Activities At Lagos Ports

The Senate has mandated its committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to carryout a comprehensive investigation into the activities of Messrs OMLS limited and other security agencies at the Safe Anchorage More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Civil-Security Summit Excites UN

Mr Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator to Nigeria, has commended the Federal Government over the ongoing workshop on Civil Security Cooperation in Humanitarian Intervention (CISEC). Kallon stated More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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High Court Grants Bail To Briton In PI&D Case

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, admitted a British national, James Nolan, to bail in the sum of  N500 million. Justice Okon Abang, who granted the bail in an application filed by Nolan, ordered More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Border Closure Has Both Good, Bad Sides

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Thursday said the temporary closure of Nigeria’s land borders by the Federal Government was both good and bad for the economy. Mr Gabriel Idahosa, Vice More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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FCT Police arrest 42 suspects over rape, other criminal offences

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday said it arrested 42 suspects over rape, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the territory. The Commissioner of Police in charge More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Chelsea, Nine-man Ajax Share Spoils In Thrilling Draw

Chelsea and nine-man Ajax Amsterdam battled to an incident-packed 4-4 draw in Champions League Group H on Tuesday, with the hosts coming back from 4-1 down after scoring two own goals. The result left both teams More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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First Lady Foundation Provides Succour To Patients In Kano Hospitals

The First Lady’s NGO, Aisha Buhari Foundation (ABF), on Tuesday presented nutritional food items to six thousand (6,000) patients across eleven hospitals within Kano metropolis.Suleiman Haruna, the Director More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Kano Gets Appeal Court Division

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice ‎Zainab Bulkachuwa has approved  the setting up of a new division of the appellate court in Kano. Already, a delegation of the appeal court, led by Justice More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Obaseki Says Admin. Has Created Job, Reduce Poverty

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has scored his administration high in the areas of poverty alleviation and job creation after three years in office. Obaseki gave the score card at a meeting with All progressives More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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NAF Partners Engineering Institute To Improve Efficiency

Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar says the air force will deepen its partnership with the National Engineering Design Development Institute (NEDDI) for greater efficiency. Abubakar, who disclosed More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Yobe Donates 30 Vehicles To Aid Security Agencies

The Yobe state Government on Monday supported the Nigeria police amd other security agencies with 30 Toyota Hilux vehicles procured at the cost of N720 million. Gov. Mai Mala Buni, who presented the vehicles More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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FG Gives Conditions For Reopening Land Borders

The Federal government has given conditions that ECOWAS Member States must adhere to before reopening its border, including that the ECOWAS states must respect the Rule of Origin for imports. Mr Geoffrey More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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NAICOM To Classify Insurance Coy By Service To Customers

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Monday said insurance companies in the country would henceforth be assessed and ranked based on the quality of their service delivery to customers. Mr Sunday Thomas, More...