Labour, coalition want Nigeria to vote against blockade of Cuba

Labour, coalition want Nigeria to vote against blockade of Cuba

The Nigeria Movement of Solidarity with Cuba has urge Nigeria Government to vote against continuing blockade of Cuba by the United States of America. The group in a protest letter ...
Buhari deploys Buratai Nigeria’s ambassador to Benin Republic, Olanisakin in Cameroon

Buhari deploys Buratai Nigeria’s ambassador to Benin Republic, Olanisakin in Cameroon

Erstwhile Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Yusufu Buratai (rtd) has been named Nigeria’s ambassador to Benin Republic. Similarly, the immediate past Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin ...
NBC Act amendment bills ‘ll criminalise media practice in Nigeria - NGE

NBC Act amendment bills ‘ll criminalise media practice in Nigeria – NGE

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has said the media industry is not a political opponent or enemy of the federal government, noting that the two bills; to amend the ...
Edo APC berates Obaseki over demolition of private property

Edo APC berates Obaseki over demolition of private property

The Edo state chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned Governor Godwin Obaseki-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) administration over its renewed demolition of private property in the state capital, ...
National commissioner lights up Abuja city gate as NCFRMI marks 2021 World Refugees Day

National commissioner lights up Abuja city gate as NCFRMI marks 2021 World Refugees Day

The national commissioner in charge of National Commission For Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) Hajiya Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim has light up the Abuja City Gate as part of activities ...
Twitter ban: 476 online platforms devoted to pull down Nigeria – FG

Twitter ban: 476 online platforms devoted to pull down Nigeria – FG

The federal government has insisted that its suspension of social media platform-Twitter- remains in force until the organisation is registered in Nigeria and as well obtain license to operate in ...
Senate confirms new Chief of Army Staff

Senate confirms new Chief of Army Staff

The Senate Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major General Faruk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). His confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Joint Committee ...
Zamfara first lady empowers 500 women

Zamfara first lady empowers 500 women

Wife of Zamfara state governor, Hajiya Aisha Bello Muhammad Matawalle has empowered 500 vulnerable women in the state with 250 tailoring and 250 grinding machines, under her pet project, the ...
Despite FG intervention, NLC mobilises fresh strike in Kaduna

Despite FG intervention, NLC mobilises fresh strike in Kaduna

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday announced that it has commenced mobilisation to resume strike in Kaduna state, following El-Rufai’s failure to keep the terms of the MoU signed ...

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Police kill bandit, foil attempted kidnap of Indian

Police kill bandit, foil attempted kidnap of Indian

Kaduna state Police Command has foiled an attempt to kidnap an Indian, as operatives engaged bandits in gun duel, killed one bandit and recovered four AK47 magazines, at Dankande, Igabi ...
Senate confirms Faruk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff

Senate confirms Faruk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff

The Senate Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major General Faruk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff. His confirmation followed the consideration of a report by the Joint Committee of ...
Sani-Bello’s order to special squad: Comb the forest and free 136 kid-abductees

Sani-Bello’s order to special squad: Comb the forest and free 136 kid-abductees

Niger state Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has ordered a combined security squad to comb the forest and battle the bandits to rescue the 136 children abducted over two weeks ago ...
Man, 30, steals wheelbarrow, ags 3 months imprisonment

Man, 30, steals wheelbarrow, ags 3 months imprisonment

Buhari Abdullahi, a 30-year-old man was Monday sentenced to three months in prison by a Karu Grade I Area Court, for stealing wheel barrow. The convict, a labourer and resident ...
NDLEA nabs 244, convict 21 suspects within 1 year - Commander

NDLEA nabs 244, convict 21 suspects within 1 year – Commander

The National Drug Law Enforcement (NDLEA), Akwa Ibom state Command says it has arrested 244 suspects and convicted 21 of them between July 2020 and June 2021. The State Commander of ...
Enugu state gov express shock over police misuse of firearm

Enugu state gov express shock over police misuse of firearm

Enugu, June 20, 2021 (NAN) Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed shock over deaths and bodily harms occasioned by the reported misuse of firearm by a police operative ...

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Govt should encourage FinTech in every sector of the economy -- Agama

Govt should encourage FinTech in every sector of the economy — Agama

The world over, the use of technology is non negotiable. And in Nigeria, FinTechs are making serious inroad in the economy as they continue to drive growth in the non-oil ...
Dangote to export fertilizer to U.S, Brazil next month

Dangote to export fertilizer to U.S, Brazil next month

Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote’s new fertiliser plant near Lagos will export its first shipment in late June or early July, to Louisiana, while the majority of exports from the plant ...
Increase in fuel subsidy looms as price of Brent crude soars

Increase in fuel subsidy looms as price of Brent crude soars

While the higher price of Brent crude soared close to $75 per barrel, and should have been a sign of hope for Nigeria’s economy, the federal government is at a ...

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