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Nigeria Army Lifts UNICEF Suspension In North East

5 hours ago /

The suspension of the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, operations in the North East by theatre command of Operation Lafiya Dole has been lifted after an emergency meeting with UNICEF officials in Maiduguri.

IGP Calls For Greater Synergy Amongst Security Agencies

5 hours ago /

Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police,  Ibrahim Idris, said that all hands must be on deck for a successful 2019 general elections.

NCC Moves To Curb Call Masking

6 hours ago /

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, says it has developed strategies to curb the activities of fraudsters using call masking to evade international call charges.

Command And Staff College Jaji Graduates 172 Officers In Tactical Communications

6 hours ago /

The Nigerian Armed Forces have called on officers to exhibit a high level of professionalism at all times especially in dealing with security threats confronting the nation.

Buhari Decries Use Of Social Media To Propagate Hatred

11 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has again decried the use of social media platforms by some Nigerians to propagate hatred between religious, political and tribal groups.

Sustainable Growth In Lake Chad Is Dependent On Quick Attainment Of Peace – Buhari

11 hours ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says sustainable growth and development of the Lake Chad region is dependent on the quick attainment of peace and stability in the area.

Nigeria Launches Another Economic Blueprint

1 day ago /

Nigeria has launched another economic blueprint aimed at accelerating human capital development by the year 2030.

Debarred Lawyer Detained

1 day ago /

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has remanded a debarred lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye in Kuje Prison pending the hearing of his bail application on a charge bordering on fraud allegation and extortion.

Buhari Appoints Hassan As Environment Minister

1 day ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the   appointment of Suleiman Hassan as the Minister of Environment, following the  resignation of the Minister of State, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, who resigned to take up a traditional role as Emir of Nasarawa.

Supreme Court Affirms Abubakar As Bauchi State Governor

1 day ago /

The Supreme Court on Thursday struck out a suit seeking to dethrone the Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar.

Court Sets January 7 Date For Ruling In Case Seeking To Exclude APC From Elections In Rivers

1 day ago /

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has fixed January 7, 2019, for judgement in a case by the Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, asking the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to allow the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state field any candidate in the 2019 elections.

Anglican Primate Okoh, Gov. Akeredolu Enjoin Politicians To Avoid Provocative Utterances

1 day ago /

The Primate, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Nicholas Okoh, wants politicians to avoid provocative statements that will tear the country apart as Nigeria prepares for the 2019 general elections.

Court Of Appeal President Charges Judges To Dispense Justice Fairly

1 day ago /

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, has charged judges of the court to be fair and just in their activities during the forthcoming election petitions.

PDP Lawmakers Want Nigeria Returned To Parliamentary System

2 days ago /

A Group Of 71 Lawmakers In The House of Representatives, Mostly From The Opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Have Canvassed For The Return Of Nigeria From The Presidential To The Parliamentary System Of Government.

Senate Approves Niger delta Amnesty Programme

2 days ago /

The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill on rehabilitation and reintegration to give legal backing to the Niger-delta amnesty programme.

House Of Reps Threatens To Boycott Budget Presentation

2 days ago /

The House of Representatives on Thursday threatened to boycott the presentation of the 2019 appropriation bill in protest of alleged comments made by the minister of budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, that the National Assembly is to blame for the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget estimates.

Buhari Cautions Against Hasty Reforms In Oil And Gas Industry

2 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has thrown his weight behind moves to institute reforms in the nation's oil and gas industry but cautioned against hasty decisions to avoid negative outcomes.

Cross-River, UNFPA Inaugurate Response Centre For Gender-Based Violence

2 days ago /

In a response to the increase in gender-based violence, Cross-state government, in collaboration with the United Nations population fund has inaugurated a prevention and response centre in Calabar.

It Has Become Mandatory For Nigeria To Assist The ECOWAS Sub-Region - Muhammadu Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari says in his capacity as President of Nigeria and Chairman of ECOWAS, it has become mandatory for Nigeria to assist the sub-regional body.

Presidency Holds Extended NEC

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The presidency has announced that there will be an extended National Economic Council (NEC) on Friday, February 14.


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