Nigeria loses $450m to cyber attacks – Senate

Wants NSA to issue red alert to security agencies By Ezrel Tabiowo Abuja Shocking revelations yesterday emerged on the floor of the Senate, following a disclosure that Nigeria lost a whopping $450 million to cyber attacks on the country’s ICT space. Accordingly, the Senate in two separate resolutions, urged the National Security Adviser, Major-General More...

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Osinbajo seeks Reps’ nod to borrow $1.28bn, €9m

By Joshua Egbodo Abuja Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has sought the approval of the House of Representatives, the inclusion of $1.28 billion, and €9 million in the nation’s 2016 to 2018 external borrowing More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Kano, launch-pad for assessing our economic growth – FG

By Bashir Mohammed Kano Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Udoma Udo Udoma, has described Kano as “a veritable launch-pad” for assessing the nation’s economic growth. He added that the World Bank More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Customs intercepts arms-laden container in Lagos

By Ajibola Abayomi Lagos A container load of arms was yesterday intercepted by the Nigerian Customs Service at the Tin Can Island in Lagos. Although the details of the seizure were still sketchy according to the More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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12, 000 women suffering from VVF – Expert

By EgwuAgha Amarachukwu Abakaliki Medical Director of National Obstetric Fistula Centre (NOFC), Ebonyi state, Prof. Sunday Adeoye, has called on women, especially pregnant mothers, to always seek the services of More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Channels State House reporter, Chukwuma, dies at 55

  Saraki, Ekweremadu mourn By Abdullahi M. Gulloma and Taiye Odewale, Abuja The State House correspondent of Channels Television, Mr. Chukwuma Onuekwusi, is dead. Onuekusi died in the early hours of yesterday at More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Gunmen kill masquerade, 3 others in Kogi

By Oyibo Salihu Lokoja A masquerade and three persons have been killed in Okene local government area of Kogi state by yet-to-be identified gunmen. It was reliably gathered that the killing occurred at Idare Street More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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5 Ondo Assembly members defect to APC

Five members of the Ondo state House of Assembly yesterday at plenary formally presented their letters of defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The members are More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Al-Makura, Nasarawa’s best gov – NUJ

By Mohammed Yangida Lafia Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nasarawa state chapter, has commended Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for coming to the aid of the union at its “critical time.” In a letter of appreciation More...

By Muhammed Adamu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Alleged misconduct: Jigawa PDP chair, others get bail

By Bayo Alabira Dutse A Magistrate’s Court sitting in Dutse, the Jigawa state capital, has granted bail to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman in the state, Alhaji Salisu Mahmud, and five others that were More...