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Air Force Chief Commends Nigerian Media For Robust Reportage Of Issues

6 hours ago /

The Nigeria air force has commended the media for the patriotic and robust treatment of issues affecting the nation and people.

FCT Doctors Threaten Strike

6 hours ago /

Authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration have denied receipt of any notice of a strike by resident doctors in the nation's capital

Odili Sues For Unity

6 hours ago /

Former Rivers state Governor Peter Odili has called on every rivers man and woman to give total support to the incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike under whose leadership the state has achieved development, cohesion and unity.

Senate Asks INEC To Scrap “Smaller” Political Parties

6 hours ago /

Nigerian lawmakers in the upper legislative chamber have asked the independent national electoral commission to “scrap smaller political parties to reduce the cost of 2019 general elections.

PDP Demands Release Of Premium Times Reporter

6 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate release of Premium Times newspapers reporter, Samuel Ogundipe, who was arrested and detained by the police over a report.

Court Fixes 24th August For Hearing In Ortom’s Impeachment Notice

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A Makurdi high court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche has fixed 24th Aug., 2018 for hearing an interlocutory motion filed by counsel to the Benue state Governor Samuel Ortom on an injunction restraining the defendants from carrying out purported impeachment process and to restrain them from carrying out legislative functions at the assembly.

PDP, Insists On Dismantling APC Rigging Machine

6 hours ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says there is no threat or smear campaign that will make it buckle on its resolve to contend with the All Progressives Congress (APC) and dismantle its rigging machinery in all future elections.

Youth Croup Calls For Strengthening Of Whistle Blower Policy

6 hours ago /

Some Nigeria youths have advised Buhari’s administration to provide full protection for all Nigerians who give useful information about corrupt practices.

Saraki Appoints Onaiwu As Liaison Officer On State Matters

6 hours ago /

The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki has appointed Earl Osaro Onaiwu as liaison officer to the senate president on state matters.              

University Of Agriculture Makurdi Shut Down Indefinitely

6 hours ago /

The Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi Benue state was closed down indefinitely on Wednesday following protests and vandalization by students as a result of an accident that claimed the of life of a student and injured several others within the campus.

Kano Records 28 Deaths From Cholera Outbreak

6 hours ago /

The Kano state government says the state has recorded 28 deaths between January and July this year as a result of acute diarrhea with 50 confirmed cases of cholera across 33 local government areas of the state.

Ondo State Seeks Inclusion Of 2,000 Youths In Amnesty Programme

11 hours ago /

The special adviser to the president on Niger Delta Professor Charles Dokubo says only a presidential proclamation can authorize the enlistment of more people into the presidential amnesty programme.

Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo Visits Obasanjo

11 hours ago /

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he admires the boldness and confidence of the Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo as he aims to get the presidential ticket of his party ahead of the 2019 elections.

Methodist Church Of Nigeria Backs Calls For Restructuring

14 hours ago /

The Methodist church of Nigeria is adding its voice to calls for the restructuring of Nigeria to allow for the practice of true federalism.

NASS Resumption: Lawmakers Trade Blames

1 day ago /

Nigerian lawmakers have been trading blames over the failure to reconvene the national assembly on Tuesday as earlier scheduled.

Osinbajo Commends CJN

1 day ago /

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo   has congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walter Onnoghen on his conferment with the 2018 Michael Hill Prize by the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law (ISRCL) in Montreal, Canada.

Last Minute Rush For Voter Registration

1 day ago /

It is last minute rush for eligible voters in Gwagwalada area council of the federal capital territory as the august 17 deadlines for suspension of the ongoing continuous voters registration ahead of the 2019 elections approaches.

INEC Extends Voter Registration Deadline

1 day ago /

The independent national electoral commission (INEC) has extended the deadline for the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise by two weeks.  

Odumakin Laments Perversion Of State Institutions

1 day ago /

The national publicity secretary of the pan Yoruba socio-cultural and political pressure group Afenifere Yinka Odumakin says events in Nigeria, particularly in the last few weeks have shown that except all men of goodwill stand up, Nigeria may witness a major catastrophe.

Naval And Maritime Training Gets A Boost In Nigeria

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The chief of naval staff, vice admiral Ibok Ette Ibas says the navy is going into collaboration with international maritime agencies to improve the training of its personnel and other security agencies locally in line with emerging global military best practices.


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