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PRESIDENT JONATHAN URGES NEW MINISTERS TO BE CREATIVE AND INNOVATIVE

4 years ago /

Minister of sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has become the latest casualty of the reshuffling of the Federal Executive Council as President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday swore-in eleven ministers recently cleared by the Nigerian Senate.

SECURITY EXPERTS SPEAK ON BOKO HARAM

4 years ago /

The recent upsurge in the activities of Boko Haram that have left scores of people dead has continued to generate reactions from the public.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN SACKS MINISTER OF SPORTS, BOLAJI ABDULLAHI

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has relieved the Minister of Sports, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi of his job.  

LAWYER FILES SUIT TO STOP CONFAB

4 years ago /

Controversial civil rights lawyer Tunji Abayomi has filed a case seeking to stop the proposed national conference put in place by President Goodluck Jonathan.

COURT UPHOLDS CPC’S POWER ON UNWHOLESOME PRODUCTS

4 years ago /

A Federal High Court in Abuja has upheld the power of the Consumer Protection Council to confiscate cigarettes considered harmful to Nigerians.

SENATE TO CONSIDER ELECTRONIC VOTING

4 years ago /

The Nigerian Senate is planning to lift the embargo on electronic voting through the on-going constitutional amendment.

PRESIDENT JONATHAN BANS OVER-SEAS TRAINING FOR CIVIL SERVANTS

4 years ago /

The Civil service while defending their 2014 budget yesterday announced that President Goodluck Jonathan has placed a ban on overseas training for civil servants.

SENATE COMMITTEE ALLEGES CORRUPTION IN MINISTRY OF WATER RESOURCES

4 years ago /

The chairman senate committee on water resources Heineken Lokpobiri has alleged sharp practices in the awards of contracts in the ministry of water resources and threatens persecution of those found guilty.

JONATHAN SACKS HEADS OF MAJOR PARASTATALS IN THE AVIATION SECTOR

4 years ago /

In what appears to be a follow up of the sack of former Aviation Minister Stella Oduah, President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday fired four heads of parastatals of the Aviation Ministry in a major shake up. 

PRESIDENT JONATHAN APPROVES SUSPENSION OF TWO JUDGES

4 years ago /

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the compulsory retirement of Justices Gladys Olotu and U. A. Inyang of the Federal High Court and FCT High Court respectively with effect from February 3 2014.

SOYINKA'S REJECTION OF CENTENARY AWARD SPARKS REACTION

4 years ago /

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka at the weekend said his rejection of the centenary award to him is because late Head of State, General Sani Abacha was also on the list of awardees.

NNPC SUPPLIES 33 MILLION LITERS OF FUEL TO MAJOR MARKETS IN NIGERIA

4 years ago /

Determined to ease the discomfort being experienced by motorists and commuters in Lagos and its environs, the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC on Monday supplied an additional volume of 33 million litres of premium motor spirits to the major oil marketers association of Nigeria

LABOUR PARTY CHAIRMAN SPEAKS ON BOKO HARAM

4 years ago /

National Chairman of Labour Party, Dan Iwuanyanwu has joined other Nigerians in condemning the serial killings in the North-eastern part of the country

SSS ARRESTS SEVEN MAN BOKO HARAM GANG

4 years ago /

The Department of State Services has arrested a 7-man gang suspected to have been involved in the killing of the Zaria based Islamic cleric, sheikh Awwal Albani, his wife and son in Zaria, Kaduna state, North-West Nigeria.

ENUGU RESIDENTS BEMOAN FUEL SCARCITY

4 years ago /

Commuters and motor vehicle operators in Enugu state are groaning under the pains of the scarcity of petrol affecting most parts of the country.  

DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT TO ABOLISH SINGLE SEX SCHOOLS

4 years ago /

Delta state government has abolished single education system in all its public schools with effect from the next academic calendar.

MILITARY IMPOSES DUSK-TO-DAWN MOVEMENT RESTRICTION IN ADAMAWA

4 years ago /

Nigerian troops operating in northeast state of Adamawa have reviewed the curfew period imposed on Michika and Madagali local government areas of the state.  

CENTENARY THANKSGIVING: CLERGY TASKS LEADERS TO DO MORE IN NATION BUILDING

4 years ago /

The Prelate Emeritus Methodist Church of Nigeria, Sunday Olamakinde has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to save the country from disintegrating by revisiting some of his developmental policies.

TERRORISTS ATTACK MAIDUGURI

4 years ago /

Scores of persons are feared dead after two explosions rocked a busy market of Maiduguri in North-East Nigeria.

SAME SEX MARRIAGE: PRESIDENT KOROMA SPEAKS

4 years ago /

As the controversy surrounding Uganda’s recent law on same sex marriage continues to grow, President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone says each country must be allowed to determine its approach to the issue.