Tuesday, February 16, 2021


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Nasarawa gets new SSG

The governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has approved the appointment of Muhammed Ubandoma Aliyu as the Secretary to the State Government, SSG. This is...

Fear grips Borno communities as insurgents attack military base, kill 6 soldiers, disperse 45

Palpable fear has gripped the people living in some communities of Borno state as Boko Haram/ Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, terrorists attacked a Military Base in Auno, killing six Nigerian soldiers.

COVID-19: Zulum extends lockdown as Borno cases rise to 116

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has extended the lockdown in the state by one week, just as the total confirmed cases in the state are now 116 as of Wednesday.

Zulum appoints new Shehu of Bama

Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, has appointed Umar Ibn Shehu Kyari Ibn Umar Elkanemi as the new Shehu of Bama.

British Airways flight makes emergency landing, no passenger injured

A passenger plane of British Airways from London to Islamabad on Friday made an emergency landing with no passengers injured, local airport authorities said in a statement.

Man caught while attempting to secretly board Air Peace aircraft ‘to convey him overseas’

Operators of Air Peace Airline has said that a man in his 20s emerged from the bush along the runway of the Murtala Muhammed Airport I, MMAI, and tried to gain access into its aircraft through the wheel-well on Friday.

2019: Ezekwesili pledges 50 % appointment for women, youths

The Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili has promised a better deal for women and youths if elected...

PDP hails court affirmation of its power, but fails to get rid of Kashamu

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday left the Peoples Democratic Party disappointed by ruling that the expulsion of Senator Buruji Kashamu and...

Buhari appoints new minister of Environment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Suleiman Hassan as the minister of Environment, following the resignation of the Minister of State, Ibrahim...

BREAKING: Kidnappers intercept 5 vehicles, abduct all occupants in Kaduna

Armed bandits on Sunday intercepted five vehicles at Tashar Tsuntsaye near Kiriga in Birnin Gwari-Kaduna highway and shepherded all the occupants into the bush. A...

Chimamanda Adichie speaks on sexual molestation at 17

The award-winning author revealed this while speaking at the Stockholm Forum for Gender Equality.

NYSC trains officers on capacity building, service delivery

The Management of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has resolved to sustain its policy direction targeted towards training and re-training of members of staff nationwide in order to encourage peak performance in the discharge of their duties.

Oshiomhole joins issues with Makarfi, says Buhari should be ruthless against looters

The former governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to adopt a “ruthless” measure against alleged looters of the nation’s...

Nigerian Monetary Policy Committee retains lending rate at 14%

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, said this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the first MPC meeting for 2018 in Abuja on Wednesday.

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