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Police confirm killing of 2 in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau has confirmed the killing of two persons at Kugiya market in Bukuru, Jos South Local Government Area of the...

BREAKING: 7 persons killed, scores injured in fresh Kaduna attacks

No fewer than six persons have been killed in a reprisal attack at Ungwan Bido village of Jema'a Local Government Area of the state,...

Imo governor, Hope Uzodinma, launches rabbits empowerment scheme

The governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has flagged off rabbits empowerment scheme for the youths in the state. Speaking at the flag-off ceremony on...

Again, CBN retains monetary policy rate at 14%

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday left the Monetary Policy Rate unchanged at 14 per cent.

Osinbajo unveils document to promote economic growth, minimise corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said that the implementation of the Nigerian Code of Corporate Governance would promote corporate success and economic growth as well...

Kebbi absorbs new medical doctors into civil service

The Kebbi Government has absorbed 40 new medical doctors from the Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, Sudan and Indian universities into the state’s civil service. A...

NAF deploys 52 senior officers to various formations

The redeployment comprises of 16 Air Vice Marshalls, 16 Air Commodores, Nine Group Captains and Four Squadron Leaders.

Dapchi update: Parents confirm release, say ‘we’re here in school with our girls’

The Chairman, Forum of Parents of Missing Girls, Bashir Manzo, on Wednesday, said that parents of the abducted students of the Government Girls Science...

Court orders for continuation of Melaye’s recall process

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has ruled that the recall process, initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to recall Dino Melaye,...

Buhari meets NASS leaders, PDP senators absent

President Muhammadu Buhari last night met with the leadership of the National Assembly at the presidential villa, Abuja. However, most Principal officers elected on the...

Police deny rumours of attack on Kano schools, board directs schools to reopen

The Kano State Police Command has dispelled rumour making the round that the state government has ordered for closure of schools for fear of...

Police arrest 6 in Niger over ‘stoning’ Gov. Sani Bello

The police in Niger, on Wednesday, arrested six persons suspected to have been involved in the stoning of Governor Sani Bello in Bida town,...

NIPS: Providing leadership for Africa’s oil and gas industry

President Muhammadu Buhari recently inaugurated the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit, NIPS, in Abuja as a fundamental oil and gas industry platform aimed at linking...

Nigeria secures $3.7bn alternative financing

The group managing director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, has said that the corporation has secured a total of $3.7bn in...

Plateau govt troubled by increasing number of women in drug abuse

Plateau Government on Wednesday expressed concern over increasing number of women in drug abuse and child trafficking-related issues in the state. The state commissioner for...

Sallah: NLC urges Banks to improve Kano ATM services

The Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, Kano State Chapter, has called on Banks operating ATM Machines across the state to improve their services by providing...

Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram commander, Abu Nazir, rescue kid fighters

By Ibrahim Sulaiman The Nigerian Army on Sunday said it carried out a successful clearance operation at Jarawa village, Kala Balge Local Government Area, Borno...

‘Police raid Ekweremadu’s Abuja house, find nothing’

The police on Friday raided the Squad raided the official guest house of the Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, at Ganges Street,...

2 female suicide bombers killed in botched attack on Muslim worshippers

By Mustapha Buhari, Maiduguri Two female suicide bombers on Saturday died after detonating their explosive vests at a mosque in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno...

Gov. Ambode eats humble pie, says Fashola ‘more vast than me’

By Mustapha Usman The animosity between Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and his immediate-past predecessor and minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, may...

We’ve not indicted Saraki, governors over Paris loan – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has debunked a report that it has indicted all the governors of the 36 states of the federation...

N1.2bn Fraud: Court grants ex-FCT minister’s son N100m bail

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Friday granted Shamsudeen Bala, son of a former minister of the...

Women are less corrupt, says Magu

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, on Friday said corrupt tendencies were more pronounced among males than...

NEDC will turn North East ruins into glory, Dogara assures

By Adnan Tudunwada The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged Nigerians to support the establishment of the proposed North East Development...

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