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Ambode Receives UEFA Champions League Trophy

2 days ago /
Sports  

Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday received the UEFA Champions League Trophy alongside its ambassador and former captain of Barcelona Fc, Carles Puyol.

Okorocha Inaugurates Committee on New Tertiary Institutions.

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has inaugurated an implementation committee that will spearhead the takeoff of the newly established tertiary institutions in the state.

Police Launches Operation Puff Adder in Zamfara

2 days ago /
Security 

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has officially launched Operation Puff Adder to flush out armed bandits, kidnappers and armed robbers in Zamfara state and its environs.

FG Suspends Free Train Ride on Itakpe-Warri Route

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has ordered the immediate suspension of the free train ride for passengers on the Itakpe-Warri route.

Group Seeks Justice For Atiku

6 days ago /
Politics 

Nigeria’s Former Vice President and Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded 2019 General Elections, Atiku Abubakar, needs the support and goodwill of Nigerians to enable him to reclaim his “stolen” mandate.

Setting Agenda For The Power Sector

6 days ago /
Nation 

The 2019 General Elections are over and as elected officials prepare for office; Nigerians are hopeful that their interest will be looked after.

Federal Government Dissolves Oko Poly Board

6 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dissolution of the governing council of the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, South East Nigeria.

ECOWAS Moves To Prevent Drugs Trafficking, Organised Crime

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, wants member states to put in place, plans for the full implementation of a four-year declaration on the prevention of drug abuse, drug trafficking and organised crime in the sub-region.

Low Turnout Marks Rivers Assembly Supplementary Election in Abua/Odual

6 days ago /
Politics 

The rescheduled Rivers State Abua/Odual Constituency election witnessed low turn-out across the Local Government Area.

Peaceful Supplementary Election in Rivers

6 days ago /
Politics 

Sorting, and counting of votes is ongoing in the Rivers state supplementary election in Opobo/Nkoro Local Government Area.

INEC Holds Supplementary Election For Rivers Assembly

6 days ago /
Politics 

The supplementary elections into the Rivers state House of Assembly in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers state has been described as peaceful.

British MP’s Seek Assange’s Extradition to Sweden

6 days ago /
International News 

More than 70 MPs and peers have signed a letter urging the United Kingdom, UK, home secretary to ensure Julian Assange faces authorities in Sweden if they want his extradition.

EU Countries Accept Stranded Migrants

6 days ago /
International News 

Four European Union Countries have agreed to take in 64 African migrants who were rescued after being stranded at sea for almost two weeks.

Venezuela Ex-Spy Chief Arrested

6 days ago /
International News 

The Former Head of Venezuela's Military Intelligence, Hugo Carvajal has been arrested by Spanish Police over us drug charges.

Sudan Protesters Insist on Immediate Civilian Rule

6 days ago /
International News 

Leaders of the protests in the Sudanese Capital Khartoum have called on supporters to stay in the streets two days after the military coup.

Buhari Mourns Justice Mamman Nasir.

6 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of the former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir, "as not only a loss to the judiciary but also the country at large, because of his remarkable commitment to public service.”

Nigerian Army Trains Female Soldiers for Combat Duties

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Army says it is building a corps of professional combatant female soldiers who are ready to be deployed at short notice for various operations.

Federal Executive Council Approves N2.8bn For Interconnectivity of Prisons

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal government has approved over two point eight billion nairas for network interconnectivity of prison formations across the country.

 

Atomic Energy Workers Begin Strike

1 week ago /
Nation 

Workers of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission in Abuja have begun a three-day warning strike to press home their demand for improved welfare, at the expiration of seven-day notice.

House of Reps To Investigate Proposed Upward Review Of Tobacco, Alcoholic Tax

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has asked its committee on finance to conduct an investigative hearing on the need for an upward review of the tax policy on tobacco and alcoholic beverages