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Hoarders in trouble as Nigerian rice processors slash price to N19,000 per bag

The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria, RIPAN, has agreed to slash the price of 50kg bag of processed rice to N19,000 effective December 14,...

Buratai replies to critics, says terrorism may persist in Nigeria for 20 more years

The Chief of Army Staff Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai has reacted to widespread criticism against the service chiefs over resurgence of banditry and Boko Haram...

BREAKING: Abdulrasheed Maina arrested in Niger Republic

Operatives of intelligence service in a collaboration with men of anti-corruption agency in Nigeria on Monday evening, arrested Abdulrasheed Maina, in a town in...

Coalition of Northern Groups says Buhari worst leader in Nigeria’s history

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has described the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the worst in Nigeria's history. The CNC stated this while...

UN coordinator says 110 farmers killed in Borno rice field attack

The UN humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, on Sunday said at least 110 people died in Boko Haram attack on Borno rice farmers...

Minister: We need N81m to cut grass at Abuja stadium

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has disclosed that it will cost the sum of N81m to cut the overgrown grass...

Abia lawyers ask Buratai to withdraw soldiers from Umuahia

The Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Abia state Branch, has called on the Chief of Army Staff to immediately redeploy the soldiers deployed to Umuahia...

Buratai: Theatre Commander ‘very close’ to capturing Shekau

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Tukur Y. Buratai has commended the Theatre Commander of the Operation Lafiya Dole, Ibrahim Attahiru, his Sector Commanders...

Eid-el-Kabir: Emir Sanusi calls on traders to crash high foodstuff prices

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, II on Friday prayed for the sustenance of peace and unity of the country, even as he appealed...

Osinbajo: Ngige to continue dialogue with ASUU

Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo on Friday, said discussion with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, over the ongoing strike action would continue with...

How to deal with Kanu, Igbo Assembly advises Buhari

Dialogue is the only panacea to the cessation calls by the Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and leaders of other agitating groups,...

Buhari’s corruption fight gets Pope’s backing

Archbishop Antonio Fillpazzi, the Apostolic Nuncio to Nigeria, Embassy of Holy See Vatican, has pledged Vatican’s support for the anti-corruption crusade and development of...

Sallah: A’isha Buhari felicitates with Nigerians

Wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has felicitated with Nigerians for witnessing this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The First Lady, in her tweeter handle, thanked Nigerians...

Eid-el-Kabir: Buhari writes Nigerians, appreciates prayers

Fellow Compatriots, I felicitate with you all, particularly the Muslim faithful, on the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. I congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters who...

Christians to join Muslims in Sallah celebration

The Catholic Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria, CAMPAN, would join Nigerian Muslims to celebrate this year’s Eid el-Kabir on Friday, its National President, Patrick...

Police decorate 144 officers in Plateau

The Police Command in Plateau on Thursday decorated 144 newly promoted officers with their new ranks. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Peter Ogunyanwo,...

Ethiopian Airline bids to take over Arik Air

Africa’s leading airline, Ethiopian Airlines has submitted a formal offer to take charge of troubled carrier Arik Air, which accounts for more than half...

Rail line to link Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara underway – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, said the ministry would design the rail lines to connect Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto in line...

NNPC boosts gas supply to power generating companies

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has increased daily average natural gas supply to the nation’s gas power plants by 123 per cent to 730...

Kano residents groan as rams prices soar

Three days to Eid-el-Kabir festival, prices of rams have soared in Kano with sellers complaining of low patronage. The prices of the animals in Katsina...

NSCDC nabs 5 notorious motorcycle snatchers in Niger

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Special Unit deployed to Minna-Suleja Federal Highway has arrested five notorious motorcycle snatchers terrorising residents of...

FRSC deploys 33,000 personnel, 859 vehicles for Sallah patrol

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said on Tuesday that it is deploying 33,000 personnel and 859 vehicles for a nationwide special patrol during...

Emir laments dying literature studies, reading culture

The Emir of Suleja in Niger State, Malam Muhammad Awwal Ibrahim, has bemoaned the dearth of traditional libraries that used to house literature books...

Nigeria’s inflation rate drops by 05% — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, said on Monday that the inflation rate dropped from 16.1 per cent in June to 16.05 per cent...

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