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PDP leaders deny knowledge of the defection of 11 PDP Senators to APC

4 years ago /
Politics 

Leader of the Senate, Victor Ndoma-Egba has said that no member of Nigeria’s ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has notified the upper chamber of the national assembly of intention to defect from the party to the main opposition APC.

Kano state lawmakers declare their loyalty to APC, not Shekarau

4 years ago /
Politics 

The Kano state APC caucus has declared that it will not follow its leader, the former governor Ibrahim Shekarau to the PDP.

APC MEMBERS MOVE TO STOP SOME PARTS OF THE 2014 BUDGET

4 years ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress caucus has said that it intends to obey the directive by its party to stop executive bills and some aspects of the 2014 budget.

PDP Leaders intensify efforts to woo decamped Governors, Reps, back into the fold

4 years ago /
Politics 

Key PDP members, yesterday, stormed the National Assembly complex at about 10pm on Tuesday and did not leave until the early hours of Wednesday.

Jonathan announces the reason why he appointed new Chief of Defense staff

4 years ago /
Security 

President Goodluck Jonathan says he will not accept any form of rivalry among service chiefs.

PDP announces reform agenda, reveals election strategy

4 years ago /
Politics 

National Chairman of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Mu’azu says that as the party undergoes significant internal reforms and reinvention, the PDP will soon convene a national reform conference.

Governor Al-Makura launches employment programme for youths in Nassarawa state, Nigeria

4 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

The Nasarawa state government has commenced training of 1,470 (one thousand four hundred and seventy) youths in the state as part of its Youth Empowerment Scheme.

Federal government awards N100million to each Local government area

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has released N100M (one hundred million naira) to each local government in the country to meet up with the 2015 millennium goals targets.

Según Okeowo dies at 73

4 years ago /

Foremost national student activist, Segun Okeowo is dead.

President Goodluck Jonathan leaves for Addis Ababa

4 years ago /
Politics 

President Goodluck Jonathan will leave Abuja on Wednesday to attend the 22nd Summit of African Union Heads of State and Government, which begins in Addis Ababa on Thursday.

The new structure of the Nigerian Police Force

4 years ago /
Security 

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar has approved the redeployment and posting of four and three Assistant Inspectors General of police.

INEC ordered to pay N17.2 billion to complainant, BHL

4 years ago /
Nation 

A federal High court in Abuja has awarded the sum of N17.2 billion (seventeen point two billion naira) against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in a case of patent infringement filed by Bedding Holding Limited.

Federal Government announces plans to stop government sponsorship of religious pilgrimages

4 years ago /
Politics  Religion 

The Nigerian government has begun moves to withdraw the sponsorship of pilgrims to the Holy land.

2014 BUDGET: Nigerians accuse the federal government of misplacing priorities

4 years ago /
Politics 

Only eighty million naira has been proposed in the 2014 budget for the provision of infrastructure in the health and education sectors in the Federal Capital Territory. 

CHILD ABUSE: Human Rights Activists call on state governments to pass Child Right Act into law

4 years ago /
Nation 

The plight of the Nigerian child in the face of gross abuse and neglect brought together child advocacy groups at all levels of government to see how the country has implemented the provisions of the African charter on the rights and welfare of the child.

Abuja residents protest absence of affordable health care facilities

4 years ago /
Health 

Durumi II is home to a large number of people but for many years, they have been left without access to primary health care facilities.

Police disrupt protest calling for the removal of Rivers State Police Commissioner

4 years ago /
Politics 

Police in Abuja disrupted an anti-Joseph Mbu protest by the Dino Melaye-led Anti-Corruption Network.

Popular Comedian under investigation for fraud, money laundering

4 years ago /
International News 

Police in France have raided properties linked to controversial comedian, Dieudonne M'bala M'bala as part of a fraud inquiry. 

French woman files an appeal after being sentenced to 8 years for drug trafficking

4 years ago /
International News 

French woman, Liana Guillon - jailed in the Dominican Republic in 2012 following a conviction on drug trafficking charges - launched a new appeal on Monday to plead for her release.

Fresh tensions arise between Japan and South Korea over new Japanese policy

4 years ago /
International News 

The South Korean foreign ministry made an official protest against Japan on Tuesday over Tokyo's changes to teaching guidelines to strengthen claims on disputed islands.