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Buhari To Present 2019 Budget Estimates Despite Workers Strike

20 hours ago /
Nation 

President Muhammad Buhari is determined to present the 2019 Budget estimates before a joint sitting of the National Assembly on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike by National Assembly workers over unpaid salary arrears.

FG Launches 5-Year National Health Security Plan

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has launched a five-year National Health Security Plan to enhance preparedness and response strategy to disease outbreaks in the country.

Imo State Donates Vehicles To Police Command

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Imo State Government,  South East Nigeria has donated 100 new vehicles to the state police command.

NBA President Arraigned By EFCC

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned the President of The Nigerian Bar Association, Paul Usoro on ten count charges bordering of corruption.

Police Barricade National Assembly, Prevent Striking Workers From Entering

1 day ago /
Nation 

The National Assembly on Tuesday recorded heavy security presence ahead of legislative sitting.

ASUU/FG Meeting Deadlocked

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU on Monday night staged a walkout from an on going reconciliation meeting with the federal government.

Zamfara Govt Seeks Support Of Independent Petroleum Markets On Security

1 day ago /
Nation 

As part of on going efforts by the Zamfara state government to nip armed banditry in the bud, the state government has met with independent petroleum marketers seeking their support and advice on how to cut off supply of fuel to the bandits. 

Court Grants Bail To 20 Accused Over Killing Of Gen. Idris Alkali

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Nation 

Justice Daniel Longji of the Plateau State High Court 5, on Monday admitted bail to 20 out of 28 accused persons standing trial on their alleged involvement in the killing of General Idris Alkali.

Manchester United Sacks Manager Jose Mourinho

1 day ago /
Sports  

Jose Mourinho has left his job as Manchester United manager after two and a half years in charge.

Amnesty International Report Alleges Rights Violation In Terror War

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Amnesty International has called on the Federal Government to speedily initiate an independent investigation into alleged human rights violations and abuses in some parts of the country that witnessed clashes between farmers and herdsmen.

Friends Of Atiku Support Group Launched In Abuja

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

The presidential candidate of the peoples democratic party, PDP and former Vice president Atiku Abubakar, has urged members of the various support groups not to relent in their efforts to woo voters for the 2019 election. 

Court Of Appeal Acquits Senior Advocate Of Bribery Allegation

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal, Abuja has upheld the decision of an Abuja High court, which acquitted a senior advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi SAN, of bribery charges.

Nigerian Guild Of Editors Calls For Campaign Of Issues

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Guild of Editors has enjoined the media in the country to embrace politicians who campaign on issues and shun those who embark on smear campaign.

Polytechnic Teachers Strike Continues As Meeting With FG Ends In Deadlock

1 day ago /
Education  Nation 

It's a long holiday for students in Nigerian Polytechnics as a meeting between Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics and the Federal Government has ended in a deadlock.

CUPP Admits More Political Parties

1 day ago /
Nation  Politics 

Ten more opposition political parties have entered into a memorandum of understanding to join forces with 43 others in the coalition of united political parties, CUPP.

Presidency Expresses Concern Over Role Of Amnesty In War Against Terror

1 day ago /
Nation 

The presidency says it is concerned about the role that Amnesty International is playing in the war against terror in Nigeria.

Buhari Assures of Level Playing Field For Elections

1 day ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again promised a level playing field for all contestants into political offices in next year's elections.

INEC Trains Election Officers

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Monday began training of state election officers and heads of operations from the thirty-six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory as part of preparations for the smooth execution of the 2019 general elections.

Workshop Seeks To Promote African Documentaries

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Nation 

The need to tell African stories through quality documentaries that can compete with the international media world took center stage at a workshop in Abuja organized by the African international documentary festival foundation.

Trump, US Congress Feud Over Funding Of Mexico Border Wall

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A feud between President Donald Trump and congress over funding his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall gives lawmakers only five days to find a compromise and avert a partial shutdown of some government agencies that could leave about a quarter of the federal workforce without pay checks at Christmastime.