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DAAR, NBC Reach A Truce

6 days ago /

DAAR Communications Plc., owners of the Africa Independent Television, AIT,  and Raypower FM and the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, have reached a truce.

Attack On Judiciary: Wike Expresses Disappointment Over NBA’s Silence

6 days ago /

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has expressed disappointment over the failure of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, to submit any memoranda or appear before the Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up to look into the violent invasion of the state Judiciary Complex on  May 11, 2018.

Cross River State Govt. To Sanction Indebted Cocoa Allottees

6 days ago /

The Cross River State Government has expressed its readiness to sanction any indebted Cocoa Allottees who failed to pay into the state coffers on or before the given deadline no matter how highly placed.

Chinedum Orji Emerges Speaker 7th Abia Assembly

6 days ago /

The member representing Umuahia Central State Constituency, Chinedum Orji, has emerged Speaker Abia State House of Assembly.

NLC To Measure Workers’ Performance In Cross River

6 days ago /

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in Cross River State says the union will set up a monitoring team to measure workers’ performance following the assurance of the State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, to implement the new salary structure.

UPDATE: Presidential Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Filled By Coalition For Change

6 days ago /

The Presidential Election Tribunal has struck out the 3rd Petition filled by Coalition for Change following its withdrawal.

BREAKING: Presidential Election Tribunal: Justice Garba Replaces Bulkachuwa As Chairman

6 days ago /

Justice Mohammed Garba, who is the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division,  is now the new Chairman of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja.

Presidential Election Petition Resumes With New Presiding Justice

6 days ago /

Justice Mohammed Garba is the new Presiding Justice hearing the petitions challenging the process and return of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party,  the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the 2019 elections.

Buhari Saddened By Bandits Attack In Sokoto

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is saddened by the death of scores of people in the banditry attacks which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah Local Government Area (LGA) of Sokoto State.

Lawmakers-Elect Begin Accreditation

1 week ago /

National lawmakers-elect has begun accreditation ahead of Tuesday’s inauguration of the ninth National Assembly amidst complaints about the process by lawmakers.

NNPC Records N174.6bn Product Sales In March 2019

1 week ago /

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC says it recorded N174.62 billion sale of white products in March 2019.

Forum Wants Nigerians To Embrace Peace For Unity

1 week ago /

Nigerians have been urged to embrace peace at all times and work towards promoting unity among ethnic groups, and ensure sustenance of inter-religious harmony, for the country to achieve development.

YPP Calls For Peaceful Process In Selection Of NASS Leadership

1 week ago /

The Young Progressives Party, YPP has called for a peaceful process in the election of the leadership of the ninth National Assembly.

Gbajabiamila Rolls Out Legislative Agenda

1 week ago /

Barely Forty-Eight hours to the election of new leadership for the ninth National Assembly a leading contender for the Speakership of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila says if elected, his priority will be to reform legislative function to be more proactive in tune with global best practices.

 

FG Ups The Ante In War Against Substandard Products

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The Nigerian government says it will stop at nothing to rid the country of fake and substandard products as part of measures to scale up the economy.

Abduction Of Three Expatriates: Wike Gives Andoni Chiefs 3-Day Ultimatum

1 week ago /

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has given the chiefs and leaders of Andoni local government area, a 72-hour ultimatum to ensure the immediate release of three kidnapped expatriates working on the construction of the Ogoni-Andoni-Opobo unity road or risk dethronement.

Buhari Condoles With Emir of Ilorin

1 week ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter of condolence to the Emir of Ilorin, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, following the loss of his mother Alhaja Aishat Nma Zulkarnaini-Gambari.

Coalition Of Parties Endorse Gbajabiamila

1 week ago /

Thirty-Five Political Parties under the auspices of “coalition of integrity political parties” have endorsed the candidature of Femi Gbajabiamila as the speaker for the 9th assembly

Abuja Flood Disaster Leaves Trail Of Tears And Pain

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Hundreds of lives are now under serious threat in the densely populated Lokogoma District of Abuja with flooding claiming the life of a 17-year old teenager and submerging several houses and property.  

AIT/Raypower: PDP Commends Judiciary For Upholding Justice, Rule of Law

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the judiciary for upholding justice and the tenets of democracy, particularly the right of fair hearing, by ordering the immediate reopening of Africa Independent Television, AIT and Raypower FM.