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Canada To Send Troops To Mali UN Peace Keeping

6 months ago /
International News  Security 

Canada will send helicopters and support troops, including medical staff, to join a united nations peace-keeping mission in Mali later this year, a senior Canadian government source said late on Friday.

UNICAL To Commence Anti-Terrorrism Studies

6 months ago /
Education  Security 

Following the spate of insecurity in  the Niger delta region in particular and Nigeria in general,the university of calabar,unical, has revealed plans to include security and anti-terrorrism studies to the institution’s programmes  of study.

 

DAAR Honours Prominent Nigerians At Award Ceremony

6 months ago /
Nation 

The second edition of the Daar awards ceremony came to a close in Abuja with a dinner during which time some outstanding Nigerians were honoured

Ayade Appeals To FG To Support Garment Factory

6 months ago /
Nation 

Cross-river state governor, Prof Ben Ayade has appealed to the federal government to patronise the Calabar garment factory to support made in Nigeria initiative.

Edo Assembly Passes Bill To Prohibit Trafficking In Persons

6 months ago /

The Edo state house of assembly has passed into law a bill  to prohibit trafficking in persons and also approved the establishment of a state task force.

CCT Chairman Arraignment Stalled As Judge Withdraws

6 months ago /
Nation 

The arraignment of the chairman of the code of conduct tribunal, Danladi Umar before a federal capital territory high court Maitama has been stalled.

DAAR National Discourse Participants Seek New Mindset For National Development

6 months ago /
Nation 

Speakers at the DAAR awards national discourse have advocated a new mindset that will free young  and   vibrant minds from the limitations of being addressed as youths and awaken the consciousness of dignity in labour in them.

Kano Denies Rumours Of Attack On Schools

6 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The Kano state government has dispelled rumours making the rounds especially on social media platforms of an alleged security threat in form of invasion and kidnapping of students in boarding schools in the state. 

House Of Representatives To Investigate Audit Of Ajaokuta Steel

6 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's house of reps is to investigate circumstances under which the federal ministry of mines and steel under Kayode Fayemi engaged the globally discredited price water house coopers, PWC,  to audit Ajaokuta Steel Company for the purpose of conversations. 

Senate Kicks Against Court Order Not To Override Buhari

6 months ago /
Nation 

Senate on Thursday kicked strongly against an injunction granted by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, restraining it from overriding President Mohammadu Buhari decision on the Electoral Act Amendment bill 2018 recently passed by the National Assembly.

Tillerson Speaks On Russia

6 months ago /
International News 

Sacked U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Has warned of what he called Russia’s "troubling behaviour and actions"

FG Approves Lassa Diagnosis Laboratory For FMC Owo

6 months ago /
Health  Nation 

Officials of Nigeria’s ministry of health have announced government's readiness to establish a lassa diagnosis laboratory at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo in Ondo state.

Sierra Leone Election Goes For Run-Off

6 months ago /
International News 

Former Sierra Leone military coup Leader Julius Maada bio has won the first round of sierra Leone’s presidential election.

Explosives Discovered In Adamawa Communities

6 months ago /
Nation 

Communities affected by herdsmen attacks have discovered more bomb shrapnel and undetonated explosives in some homes and farmlands.

Buhari Assures Of Rescue Of Dapchi Girls

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians and the international community that the missing 101 Dapchi girls will be rescued or released.

ILO Recommends Social Security System For Nigerian Workers

6 months ago /
Nation 

The international labour organisation, ILO, wants Nigeria to pursue and explore social security for her workforce in order to enhance the provision of decent jobs.

About 90 School Girls Unaccounted For After Boko Haram Attack

7 months ago /
Security 

The Yobe state Govt has confirmed that dozens of students of government girls secondary school, Dapchi, in Bursari local government area  are still unaccounted for after an attack on the town of Dapchi by suspected Boko Haram terrorists on Monday night.

Kwara House Of Reps Members Demand Disqualification Of CCT Chairman

7 months ago /
Nation 

Kwara state lawmakers in the House of Representatives have advised the attorney general of the federation to disqualify the code of conduct tribunal Chairman Danladi Umar from presiding over the corruption case against senate President Bukola Saraki.

President Buhari Restates His Administration's Determination To Providing A Functional And Efficient Rail System

8 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's determination to providing a functional and efficient rail system in Nigeria.  The President gave the reassurance on Thursday while commissioning additional locomotives and passenger coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna standard gauge rail line at the Nigerian Rail corporation in Rigasa, Kaduna State. President Buhari reassured Nigerians that...

Minister Of Interior Arrive Benue State For An Assessment Of The Killings

8 months ago /
Nation 

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazzau has arrived Benue State in North-Central Nigeria for an assessment of the destruction and killings carried out by armed Fulani herdsmen in two local government areas of the State. The Minister who is leading a federal government delegation to also commiserate with the government and people...