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Nigeria Calls For Stronger Economic Relations With France

10 hours ago /
International News 

Nigeria’s ambassador to France Modupe Ipele has called for the strengthening of economic and business relations with France.

Presidency Asks Obasanjo To Explain Absence At Inauguration, Democracy Day.

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says former President Olusegun Obasanjo needs to explain to Nigerians why he was absent from the 2019 Presidential inauguration and Democracy Day celebrations because the claim that he was not invited or he did not receive an invitation cannot be sustained.  

Kwara Dissolves Boards Of All State-Owned Companies

10 hours ago /
Nation 

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has dissolved the board of directors of all the state-owned companies.

NNPC Subsidiary Posts N6.75bn Profit In 2018

10 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

The National Engineering and Technical Company Limited, NECTO, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has posted a total profit of six point seven five billion naira in 2018.

Police Arrest 38 Suspected Kidnappers

11 hours ago /
Security 

More than 10 suspected criminal gangs have owned up to their involvement in various crimes across the country, including the kidnap of the board chairman of the Basic Education Mahmood Abubakar.

Air Strike Kills Scores Of Bandits In Zamfara

11 hours ago /
Security 

The air component of operation Hadarin Daji says it has degraded a camp and killed scores of armed bandits in air strikes conducted at a location near Dangote village in Zamfara state.

Buhari Orders Security Forces To Halt Attacks On Kona People In Taraba

13 hours ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the current attacks on the people of Kona in Taraba State and ordered security forces to end the violence immediately and decisively.

Abia Governorship Tribunal Begins Definite Hearing.

13 hours ago /
Judiciary 

The Abia State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Umuahia has commenced definite hearing on the matter between Alex Otti of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA against Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

FERMA Begins Rehabilitation Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

13 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, has flagged off the general maintenance and repair works of section 2 of the Lagos Badagry Expressway, which starts at Igbo elerin, in Okokomaiko and terminates at Agbara.

Enugu Election Tribunal Commences Sitting

13 hours ago /
Judiciary 

The National and State Houses of Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Enugu has commenced hearing in the case challenging the election of Chukwuka Utazi as Senator representing Enugu North district.

Senate President Promises Structured Over Sight Functions

13 hours ago /
Nation 

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has assured Nigerians that the upper legislative chamber will take a structured approach in carrying out its oversight functions.

Police Arrest Three Suspects Over Abduction Of Former Health Minister’s Son

14 hours ago /
Security 

Assistant Inspector General of police in charge of zone eleven, Adeleye Oyebade says effort is ongoing to rescue the son of the Former Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole. The police chief also stated that 3 persons have been arrested in connection with the crime.

Civil Society Situation Room Appeals To Buhari To Assent To Electoral Act Amendment Bill

14 hours ago /
Politics 

The Nigeria civil society situation room has appealed to the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to speedily assent to the electoral act amendment bill passed by the 8th National Assembly.

Kano Governorship Tribunal Adjourns Till July 4 For Re-trial

14 hours ago /
Politics 

The Kano state governorship election petition tribunal has adjourned till July 4th for pre-trial even as it raised concerns over delay in service of the court process on respondents.

Senate President Lawan Assures NASS Will Not Be A Rubber Stamp

14 hours ago /
Politics 

Senate President Ahmed Lawan has assured Nigerians and the international community that the ninth National Assembly will not be a rubber stamp as being speculated.

Trump Threatens Military Action Against Iran

14 hours ago /
International News 

U.S. President Donald Trump says he is prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran.

UN Investigator’s Report Indicts Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman Of Khashogi’s Murder

14 hours ago /
Judiciary 

A U.N. Rights investigator said on Wednesday that evidence suggests Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohamed Bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Quack Doctor Kills 15 In Adamawa

15 hours ago /
Security 

An unqualified medical practitioner has been identified in Adamawa state as having killed fifteen persons out of forty-five treated. The quack doctor possesses only a NAPTEP qualification. The revelation was made by the state governor Umaru Fintiri during the ministerial briefing organized to probe the activities of the state civil service.

AFCFTA: Buhari Says Nigeria Will Be Guided By National Interest

15 hours ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will be guided by ‘‘national interest’’ in taking any decision on the agreement establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

Fire Guts Gombe New Market

16 hours ago /
Security 

Seventeen shops and property worth millions of naira were on Wednesday morning burnt down at the popular New Market in Gombe Metropolis.


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