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BIZ: Stock Market Update

4 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian equities market closed on a positive note on Thursday.

SPORT: N45M Up For Grabs At 7th Okpekpe Road Race

4 days ago /
Sports  

The total prize of money of over N45million is up for grabs at the seventh okpekpe international 10km road race next month.

BIZ: Pension Probe: House Of Reps Committee Chairman Resigns Over Probity

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Chairman, House Of Representatives Adhoc committee probing the activities of the National Pension Commission, Johnson Agbonayinma has stepped down from being the chairman of the committee over concerns raised by the National Pension Commission that he will not be objectives.

BIZ: NDIC Calls For Speedy Amendment Of Enabling Law

4 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Cooperation, NDIC has called on the Nigerian Senate to fast track the process of harmonizing the amendment of the NDIC act. 

UEFA Champions League Lives Up To Billing As Man. City Crashes Out

4 days ago /
Sports  

The UEFA champions league lived up to its billing as arguably the most glamorous club football competition in the world on Wednesday as the quarterfinals matches were concluded.

Group Wants A More Harmonious Rapport Between Executive And Judicial Arms

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria will progress faster when deliberate steps are taken to bridge the relationship gap between the executive arm of government and the judiciary to eliminate perceived persecution of judicial officers in the country.

Onnoghen's Conviction A Major Victory For Anti-Corruption Policy - Presidency

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Presidency has affirmed that the conviction of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, by the Code of Conduct Tribunal was a major victory for the anti-corruption policy of the Buhari administration.

Forum Urges Govt’s Decisiveness In Tackling Kidnapping/Banditry

4 days ago /

The Nigerian government will need to do more in tackling acts of kidnapping and banditry which have led to an estimated one billion Naira in payment for ransom.

FG Directs Probe Of 22 Banks Over Non-Remittance Of Stamp Duty Collections

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation, and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC,  has been accused of short-changing the system with the appointment of consultants to probe banks over the collection of stamp duties by commercial banks.

Kogi Governor Declares 2nd Term

4 days ago /
Politics 

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has officially declared his intention to run for a second term in office.

APC Zonal Youth Leaders Oppose Zoning For National Assembly Positions

4 days ago /
Politics 

Zonal and State Youth Leaders of The All Progressives Congress, APC, have condemned the zoning arrangement adopted by the party for the National Assembly leadership positions.

Murray-Bruce Says Nigeria Cannot Avoid Electric Vehicles

4 days ago /
Nation 

Ben Murray-Bruce says Nigeria cannot run away from the revolution of electric vehicles.

House Of Reps Investigates $1.2bn Mismanagement Of Brass LNG Project

4 days ago /
Niger Delta 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives wants the management of new Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG, ventures to give details of how 1.2 billion dollars was spent on the execution of the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas project.

At Least Two Killed Ekiti Herdsmen Attack

4 days ago /
Nation 

Suspected herdsmen, who reportedly invaded a village in Iyemoro-Ekiti, Ekiti State,  are still on the run.

Sudan Arrests Deposed Bashir’s Brothers

4 days ago /
International News 

Sudan’s military rulers say two brothers of deposed President Omar Al-Bashir have been arrested as part of a continuing campaign of arrests against "symbols of the previous regime."

Gov. Ayade To Reduce Cabinet, Directs Commissioners, Others To Hand Over

4 days ago /
Nation 

Ahead of his second term inauguration on May 29, Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has hinted that he will reduce the number of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies, MDAs, of his government to a manageable size.

North Korea Tests “Tactical” Weapons, Rejects Dialogue With Pompeo

4 days ago /
International News 

North Korea says it no longer want to deal with U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo and said he should be replaced in talks by someone more mature, hours after it announced its first weapons test since nuclear talks broke down.

Buhari Assents To Minimum Wage Act

4 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the Minimum Wage Repeal and Enactment Act 2019.

Multi-National Troops Kill, Repel Boko Haram Terrorists In Northern Borno

4 days ago /
Security 

Troops of the multi-national joint task force have killed several Boko Haram terrorists in cross- Kaura, in northern Borno.

Gombe Election Tribunal Strikes Out Petition Against Danjuma Goje

4 days ago /
Politics 

The election tribunal sitting in Gombe has struck out the petition filed by the candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party, PRP, Umar Usman Lamido challenging the election of senator Danjuma Goje in the 2019 general election for Gombe central senatorial district.