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National Conference: Governor Elechi advocates for the creation of new states

4 years ago /

The government of Ebonyi state southeast Nigeria wants the principle of derivation to be applied in the revenues accruing from solid minerals as the case with oil and gas.

Federal High Court fixes April 8 to hear Sanusi's suit challenging his removal

4 years ago /

The Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 8 for the continuation of the suit filed by the sacked Governor of Central Bank, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who is challenging his removal from office.

National Conference: Ikwerre community commends President Jonathan

4 years ago /

The Ikwerre people of Rivers State South-South Nigeria have joined in the commendation of the convocation of the on-going national conference.

President Jonathan appoints new Group Executive Directors for NNPC

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed new Group Executive Directors for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.

President Jonathan cancels Nigeria Immigration Service examination

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the cancellation of last Saturday’s ill-fated Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment exercise.

National Conference suit adjourned

4 years ago /

The federal high court in Abuja has commenced hearing in the suit instituted by a lawyer, Tunji Abayomi challenging the constitutionality of the on-going national conference.

FCT: Kuje rain disaster

4 years ago /

The people of Rubochi community in Kuje area council of the federal capital territory, Abuja, are still counting their losses after heavy rains destroyed their property worth millions of naira.

Colleges of Education: Students protest prolonged strike

4 years ago /

Students of Nigerian Colleges of Education on Tuesday staged a protest at the Federal Secretariat in the Central Business District of Abuja to draw attention to the on-going strike by their lecturers.

NSA seeks to counter terrorism with a 'soft approach'

4 years ago /

The office of the National Security Adviser says it is adopting new tactics to counter terrorism in Nigeria.

Unemployment: “For the past ten years as a graduate, I don’t have any job”

4 years ago /

Over half a million unemployed Nigerian youths converged on various centres across the country for the recruitment exercise by the Nigerian immigration service.  

PDP on insecurity

4 years ago /

The leadership of Nigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP says unnamed people whose aim is to discredit president Goodluck Jonathan are sponsoring the unending acts of terrorism in the country.

Immigration stampede: Wife of Comptroller-general visits surviving victims

4 years ago /

The wife of the Comptroller general of the Nigeria Immigration Services, Ann Parradang has visited the victims of last weekend’s stampede at the national hospital Abuja.

 

Immigration stampede: Reps call for automatic employment of victims family members

4 years ago /

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has resolved to investigate last Saturday’s stampede that killed about 15 applicants during a nation-wide recruitment interview by the Nigeria Immigration Service.

Immigration stampede: Senate orders investigation

4 years ago /

The Nigerian senate has ordered investigation into the incident that resulted into the death of 15 persons on Saturday during a recruitment exercise by the Immigration Services.

Kwara Politics: President Jonathan says PDP must reclaim stolen mandate

4 years ago /

President Jonathan on Tuesday vowed to reclaim Kwara state which is under the control of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC.

APC speaks on Nigeria Immigration Service recruitment

4 years ago /

The All Progressives’ Congress APC, one of Nigeria’s political parties has called for the investigation of the stampede which caused the death of 15 people at the National Stadium on Saturday, during the recruitment exercise of the Nigeria Immigration Service.

National Conference: Sitting adjourned till Monday, March 24

4 years ago /

The National Conference has adjourned sitting to Monday next week after an inaugural session.

National Conference: Nigerians comment on the logo

4 years ago /

The logo of the National Conference shows a map of Nigeria with six different colours and six stars, in a semi-circle on the Northern margins/fringes of the Nigeria map.

Nigeria Immigration Service: NLC calls for sack of Minister of Interior, Abba Moro

4 years ago /

Hundreds of thousands of applicants turned up at various centres for the recruitment aptitude test of the Nigeria Immigration Service for the 4,500 vacancies declared by the service as avoidable death, tears and sorrows characterized the exercise across the nation.

Insurgents from outside Nigeria behind violence in Katsina State

4 years ago /

Senate deputy minority leader, Abu Ibrahim fears that insurgents from outside of Nigeria are behind the violence in Katsina and elsewhere linked to Fulani herdsmen.