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Killings Threaten Nigeria’s Economy - Osinbajo

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says the spate of killings in parts of the country is a threat to the peaceful environment needed to grow the nation’s economy to a self-sufficient level and as a major hub on the African Continent.

NDLEA Gets Court’s NOD To Arrest Senator Kashamu

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has ruled that the Senator Representing Ogun East senatorial district, Buruji Kashamu can be arrested and extradited to the United States of America to face trial over allegation of drug related offences.

Thousand Flee Hawaii Volcanic Eruption

1 year ago /
International News 

Mount Kilauea volcano has erupted near a residential area on Hawaii's largest island, prompting.  

Four Miners Killed In South Africa Earthquake

1 year ago /
International News 

Four miners have been killed after an earthquake caused a cave-in at a South African gold mine.

President Buhari In Daura For APC Ward Congress

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari is in his country home in Daura, Katsina state where he is expected to participate in Saturday's ward congress of his party, the All Progressives Congress APC. 

VP Osinbajo Launches MSMES Clinic In Akure

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has reiterated its commitment to providing conducive environment for small and medium scale businesses to thrive in the country.

Swedish Academy Cancels 2018 Nobel Prize For Literature

1 year ago /
International News 

The Organizers of the Nobel Prize for literature have said that it will not announce an award this year, after it was engulfed in a scandal over sexual assault allegations.

MH370 Crash Search Uncovers 19th Century Shipwrecks

1 year ago /
International News 

Two shipwrecks from the 19th century have been found during a failed search for Malaysia Airline flight 370.

Nigeria’s Pension Assets Hit N7.8 Trillion

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s net pension assets value of the contributory pension fund has hit 7.8 trillion Naira as at February 2018.

Imo Governor Honours BBN Winners

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Government of Imo State, South East Nigeria has rolled out the drums to celebrate the two Imo born housemates of the just concluded Big Brother Naija Reality TV Show.

Court orders Police return Melaye to National Hospital

1 year ago /
Nation 

A Kogi State High Court, Lokoja, has given an interim order that Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, be moved to the National Hospital Abuja, for further treatment.

Armed Herdsman Arrestd In Guma, Benue State

1 year ago /
Security 

Troops of the 72 Special Forces Battalion have arrested a suspected armed herdsman in Gbajimba, a community in Guma Local Government area of Benue state.

Arewa Youths Blame Leaders For North’s Backwardness

1 year ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria moves towards the 2019 general elections, a northern group, Arewa Consultative Youth Movement has said that the level of development in the north is unimpressive because the political leaders are unmindful of the aspirations of the populace.

President Buhari Back Home After US Trip

1 year ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after an official trip to the United States of America where he met with President Donald Trump. 

Nigerian Government Pledges Commitment To Press Freedom

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said that the Buhari administration is committed to press freedom and providing an enabling environment for journalists to practice without intimidation.

Poverty Slowing School Enrolment In Northern Nigeria - UNICEF

1 year ago /
Nation 

The United Nations Children Education Fund, UNICEF, has said that the high level of poverty in Northern Nigeria is responsible for the growing rate of out of school children, especially girls.

Fierce Dust Storms Kill Over 100 People In India

1 year ago /
International News 

More than 100 people have been  killed and hundreds more injured as fierce dust storms followed by thunder showers hit several parts of western and northern India.

Cross River Sets Up Task Force To Enforce Codeine Ban

1 year ago /
Health  Nation 

Following the directive of the federal government  to ban  the importation of codeine as active ingredient for cough syrup, the Cross River State governmnent has set up Task Force to enforce the directive.

Dino Melaye Docked In Lokoja, Denied Bail

1 year ago /
Nation 

Embattled Senator Dino Melaye has been arraigned in another court on charges of criminal conspiracy and illegal possession of firearms, this time in Lokoja, the Kogi State Capital.

Nearly 100 Killed In India Dust Storms

1 year ago /
International News 

At least 95 people have died and scores more injured in fierce dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.