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APC governors disown Obaseki over allegation of currency printing

The Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF has debunked claims by Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo that the Federal Government printed between N50 billion – N60...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 — NBS [FULL LIST]

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded...

States, FCT generate N1.31trn as IGR in 2020 – NBS

The 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, generated N1.31 trillion as Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in 2020 compared to N1.33 trillion recorded in 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, says.

I stand by my claim on printing of N60bn – Obaseki  

The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki has said he won’t join issues with the Federal Government over his claim that N60 billion was printed in March to support allocation to states.

Nigerian govt denies printing N60bn to support March allocation

The Federal Government has denied a claim by the Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, that it printed about N60bn to augment March allocation to States.

APC replies Obaseki on state of Nigerian economy

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has faulted claims by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo, that Nigerian economy was in critical situation due to huge debt burden.

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunny, thunderstorms weather

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms across the country from Monday to Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja...

Gov. Obaseki reveals how Nigeria printed N60bn to augment FAAC allocations to states

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has raised the alarm over Nigeria's current financial status, saying money had to be printed to augment...

Nigerian govt receives stolen Ile-Ife Artifact from Mexico

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Thursday in Abuja received a stolen Ile-Ife artifact recovered from Mexico.

Health minister begs Nigerian doctors to call off strike

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has appealed to the resident doctors to call off their strike in the interest of patients that needed care at this critical time.

Food Security: Expert advises Nigerian farmers to embrace insurance packages

An insurance underwriter, Tella Adekunle, has urged small-scale farmers to embrace agricultural insurance packages to promote food security in Nigeria.

Expect sunshine, thunderstorms for 3 days, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted sunshine and thunderstorms from Wednesday to Friday across the country. NiMet's weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja...

NDLEA arrests Nasarawa drug baron,  Sami Ashoko, intercepts illicit substances in Edo, FCT

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a wanted drug baron, Sami Ashoko with 100bags of drugs weighing 1,095.3 kilogrammes in Nasarawa State.

NSF: 7 athletes test positive to COVID-19

Musa Ebomhiana, the Project Manager, Media and Communications, Sub-Committee for the Edo Games, says seven athletes at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival, NSF, in Benin have tested positive to COVID-19 screening.

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.

NDLEA seizes N564m heroin, arrests suspect at Abuja airport

A drug trafficker, Goodluck Odeh, has been intercepted at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, NAIA in possession of two kg of heroin with a street value of N564 million.

Edo 2020: Every gold medal attracts N1m, Okowa tasks Delta contingents

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday assured the state’s contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival holding in Edo from April 2, that every gold medal won at the festival would attract N1 million reward.

NiMet predicts dust haze, thunderstorms from Tuesday to Thursday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted dust haze and thunderstorm from Tuesday to Thursday across the country. NiMet’s Weather Outlook, released on Monday in...

Omo-Agege cautions APC against past PDP mistakes

Ovie Omo-Agege, Deputy President of the Senate, has cautioned the All Progressives Congress, APC, against past mistakes of the opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Mr...

Bill to prohibit open defecation in Nigeria scales second reading

A bill seeking to prohibit open ruination and defecation in Nigeria on Wednesday scaled second reading in the Senate. The bill which seeks to establish...

Tinubu Colloquium: Ganduje cajoling the cynics to peeve the president?, by Bala Ibrahim

Barring any last minute changes, on Monday, March 29, 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari will chair the 12th colloquium to celebrate the 69th birthday of...

NAPTIP arraigns 28-year-old man for trafficking 30 women to Libya

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, on Tuesday ordered that a 28-year-old man, Abubakar Suleiman, who pleaded guilty to trafficking 30 women to Libya, be remanded, pending sentencing.

NiMet predicts 3 days of dust haze, thunderstorms

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted dust haze and thunderstorms from Friday to Sunday. NiMet’s weather outlook released in Abuja, predicted dust haze condition to...

NiMet predicts 3 days of sunshine, dust haze

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, has predicted three days of sunshine and dust haze from Monday to Wednesday.

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