News - Nation

Catholic Group Plans Screening Exercise For Elective Office Seekers

4 days ago /

Less than six months to the 2019 general elections, some Christian faithful under the aegis of the catholic action Nigeria, an NGO wants political parties and those seeking public offices to tell the electorate how they intend to tackle the many challenges facing the country.

Experts Advocate More Government Action On Illicit Financial Flows

5 days ago /

The Nigerian government will need to do more in monitoring pricing by transnational so as to curb illicit financial flows from the country.

Fourth National Youth Games: Delta State Tops Medals Table

5 days ago /

Delta state has moved to the top of the medals table in the on going 4th edition of the national youth games  in Ilorin Kwara State, north central Nigeria.

Buhari Mourns On Nigeria's Ambassador To Qatar

5 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the sudden death of Nigeria's Ambassador to Qatar, Mr. Abdullahi Bawa Wase.

Adeosun, The Economy And NYSC Saga

5 days ago /

The confusion which trailed the news of the resignation of the Minister Of Finance Kemi Adeosun eventually came to an end on Friday evening as the presidency confirmed receipt and acceptance of her resignation

UNHCR To Relocate Cameroon Refugees In Cross River

5 days ago /

The united nations high commissioner for refugees, UNHCR says it will be collaborating with the cross rivers state government to begin relocation of Cameroon refugees living in host communities to a more permanent settlement.

Adamawa State Raises Alarm As Lagdo Dam Is Set To Open Floodgates

5 days ago /

The Adamawa state  government has called for the federal government's immediate intervention over the lateness of flood alert usually issued by the Lagdo dam authorities in the Cameroon republic.

Benue Government Slams Akume Over Comments

5 days ago /

The Benue State Government has described the recent  “unsubstantiated allegation” against the person and administration of Governor Samuel Ortom, credited to the APC leader in the State Senator George Akume as part of a failed plot to bring  their discredited party back to life.

Saraki Advocates Visionary Leadership For Nigeria

5 days ago /

Nigerian senate President, Bukola Saraki has stressed the need for Nigerians to support leaders who will turn Nigeria around.

Flood: NEMA Puts Army On Red Alert

5 days ago /

The disaster response unit in the armed forces has been placed on red alert by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to mitigate imminent flood disaster in the country.

PDP Demands Adeosun’s Arrest, Prosecution

5 days ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants the immediate arrest and prosecution of former finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, who resigned on Friday, for deserting national service and forging her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate in addition to alleged impropriety and abuse of office as minister.

Buhari accepts Kemi Adeosun's resignation

6 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the resignation of the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun.

Golden Eaglets Lock Horns With Ghana’s Black Starlets For WAFU U-17 Ticket

6 days ago /

Nigeria’s golden eaglets will be seeking the qualification ticket of the Africa u-17 nations cup billed for Tanzania in 2019 when they take on the black starlets of Ghana in the final of the WAFU b u-17 championship.

Pre-National Sports Festival Road Show Postponed

6 days ago /

The ministry of youth and sports development has announced the postponement of the pre-festival activities earlier lined up following the successful launch of the logo and mascot last week in Abuja.

Nigeria Crashes Out Of U-21 Africa Volleyball Nations Cup

6 days ago /

Nigeria crashed out of the 17th edition of the Africa u-21 volleyball nation’s cup on Friday in Abuja, the federal capital.

Coast Clear For NFF Elections.

6 days ago /

The coast is now clear for the 20th September elections into the NFF executive committee 2018-2022.

Nigeria Restates Support For ECOWAS Integration Agenda

6 days ago /

The Nigerian government restated its support for the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS regional integration agenda.

Fayose Signs Revised 2018 Budget Bill Of N10bn Into Law

6 days ago /

Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose, has signed the revised 2018 bill of 10 billion naira into law.  

INEC To Partner Security Agencies, EFCC, ICPC To Prosecute Voter Buyers In Osun

6 days ago /

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC  is going into partnership   with  security operatives  and anti-graft agencies like the economic and financial crimes commission, as well as the independent corrupt practices commission to arrest and prosecute politicians involved in vote buying and selling during the Osun state  governorship election.

Economic Management Team To Meet Over Minimum Wage On Tuesday

6 days ago /

The Federal Government's Economic Management Team (EMT) chaired by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday meet to deliberate on the contentious minimum wage face-off between government and the nation's workers.