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AZMAN’s woes worsen as NCAA audit report shows airline’s gross safety violations, exceedances

Grounded AZMAN Air's predicaments appear to be many as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA's audit report opened a Pandora's box on the airline's...

Oshiomhole at 69: Buhari advises ex-APC chair to shun politics of bitterness

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday advised a former National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, to eschew politics of division and acrimony among others as he is getting close to becoming a septuagenarian.

FG to states: Domesticating NCoA, mandatory for 2021 performance-based grants

The Federal Government has urged state governments to rededicate efforts towards domesticating the National Chart of Account, NCoA, to qualify for the 2021 performance-based grants.

UPDATED: Biafra agitators kill 7 northerners in Imo

Suspected members of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, an off-shoot of the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, have killed seven Northern traders...

Banditry: Tunde Bakare faults Buhari’s shoot-on-sight order

The Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church in Lagos State, Tunde Bakare, on Sunday, faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s shoot-on-sight order on those illegally wielding AK-47 in the country.

SERAP sues Buhari over ‘missing N3.8bn Health Fund’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari to court over his alleged failure to probe the alleged diversion of ₦3,836,685,213.13 meant for the Federal Ministry of Health, teaching hospitals, medical centres, and National Food Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC.

In another land scam, Kano emirate moves to convert eid ground to residential plots

Barely 48 hours after a High Court in Kano state issued an order, restraining Kano Emirate from allocating plots at Ya'rakwa Eid Praying Ground,...

Police confirm killing of Miyetti Allah leaders by bandits in Nasarawa

The police command in Nasarawa State on Saturday confirmed the killing of Mohammed Hussaini, the state chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of...

Emir of Kano Aminu Bayero under probe over N1.3billion land scam [FULL DETAIL]

Barely a year after his installation, the emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero is enmeshed in financial scandal involving the sale of 22 hectares...

Alleged N2.1bn fraud: Atiku reacts to Dokpesi’s acquittal, says EFCC must resist political witch-hunt

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed his excitement over the clearing of the alleged N2.1 billion money laundering charges against the founder of Ray Power and AIT, Raymond Dokpesi.

BREAKING: Boko Haram releases video, claims responsibility for shooting down NAF jet

A Boko Haram faction has claimed responsibility for shooting down the Nigerian Air Force’s Alpha-jet aircraft, NAF-475, which went missing during an interdiction mission in Borno State.

NAF jet, 2 pilots still missing

Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, indicates that the Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with 2 crew...

Buhari to Nigerians: Don’t allow mischief makers divide us

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, reiterated his position that Nigerians are better and stronger as one nation, calling on them not to allow mischief...

Over 51m Nigerians enrolled for NIN – Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali-Pantami, has disclosed that over 51 million Nigerians have now been enrolled for the National...

Nigerian Air Force Alpha-jet missing in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has declared one of its Alpha-Jets missing during an interdiction mission in the Boko Haram stronghold in Borno State.

Buhari warns Niger coup plotters, says consequences of violent takeover of gov’t are dire

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the attempted coup in Niger Republic, saying "any illegal effort to depose a democratically elected government is not only...

Nigerian gov’t approves $26m for power projects in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved about 26 million dollars for various power projects in Borno,...

Nigerians can now declare their assets online – CCB

Nigerians can now submit their asset declaration forms online, the Chairman of Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, Danladi Umar, has said.

IGP commissions police radio station in Abuja

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, has inaugurated the Nigeria Police Radio, 99.1FM in Abuja.

Claims of ‘Lekki massacre’ not verified ― US Report

The U.S Department of State has released a report claiming that the alleged killing of many protesters by Nigerian soldiers at the Lekki tollgate could not be verified.

JUST IN: 8 killed, 4 injured as bandits open fire on travellers, attack Kaduna communities

At least eight people have been killed, and four injured by armed bandits in separate attacks dotted across Chikun, Giwa and Kajuru local government...

Why we recruited more Northerners in Short Service – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian army has explained the discrepancy in the recruitment into its Short Service Commission 47 Course.

Osinbajo presides over virtual FEC meeting

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over today’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting, as President Muhammadu Buhari is away for medical vacation in London, UK.

Peace returning to Northeast – Magashi

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, says the military has recorded a progressive return of peace to the North-East.

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