Saturday, April 17, 2021
Home News

News

Abaribe withdraws controversial Armed Forces Commission Bill

A bill seeking the establishment of an Armed Forces Service Commission on Wednesday caused a rumpus in the Senate that forced its sponsor, Eyinnaya...

Judge worried over delay in Evans’ trial

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday expressed concern over the delay in the trial of a kidnap suspect, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a. Evans). This followed...

CAN praises Pope Francis for rejecting same-sex marriage

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Tuesday praised  Pope Francis for rejecting same-sex marriage and standing by the Bible, which it described as...

Okonjo-Iweala visits Buhari, Offers Ways To Improve Nigeria’s Trade

Director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has urged Nigeria to look at ways to add value to its primary products...

NBS: Unemployment rose to 33.3% in Q4

More than 23 million Nigerians are jobless, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Monday. The Bureau said unemployment rate in the country rose...

Buhari sacks NIMET DG, NCAT Rector

Reappoints Olateru as AIB Commissioner President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi, and...

CAMA Act: CAN sues FG

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has sued the Federal Government over the recently gazetted Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020, also known as CAMA. The...

#EndSARS: 7,000 motorcycles stolen from DRTS recovered — official

Mr Wadata Bodinga, the Director, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Directorate of Road Transport Services (DRTS), says  it has recovered more than 7,000 motorcycles stolen...

Insecurity: No more negotiation or amnesty for criminals – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has warned Criminals terrorising the State that the era of negotiating and granting amnesty to criminals is now over. The...

Tijjaniya sect appoints Sanusi as its leader

Adherents of the Dhariqa Tijjianiyya Muslim sect have appointed former Emir of Kano State, Muhammadu Sanusi II as their new Caliph (leader) in Nigeria. The...

Pricing guideline not increase in pump price -PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulation Agency (PPPRA) says the March guiding prices posted on its website does not translate to increase in the pump...

No room for negotiation with bandits, terrorists – FG

Contrary to expectations, the Federal Government has declared it won’t negotiate with terrorists and bandits. This was disclosed by National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General...
- Advertisment -

Most Read

Insurgents vandalise towers, cut power supply to Maiduguri, environs-TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says insurgents have again vandalised two towers on the Damaturu – Maidugiri 330kiloVolt (KV) Transmission Line. TCN’s General Manager,...

Plateau to kick-start COVID-19 economic stimulus for farmers

Mr Gideon Dandam, Coordinator, Fadama Project in Plateau, says the State Government will kick-start the COVID-19 economic stimulus programme for farmers in April. Dandam said...

INEC reassures on hitch free conduct of Abia by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reassured on hitch free conduct of Saturday’s Aba North/South federal constituency by-election in Abia. Dr Joseph Iloh, the...

Gay man fights to get Namibia to recognise his twins

A Namibian high court is to decide whether a gay man can return home with his twin daughters, who were born to a surrogate...