Experts Task Nigerian Govt. To Support Manufacturing Sector

Some financial experts on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to create access to finance for the manufacturing sector to sustain the present Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth. They said that there was the need to...

Buhari Withholds Assent To 2 Bills Passed By Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has refused assent to two bills passed by the National Assembly, citing non clarity in the wordings used. In two letters sent to the Senate, the president refused to assent to the...

Nigerians deserve to know why national carrier stopped working – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigerians deserve to know why the country lost its former national carrier, Nigeria Airways. Buhari said this while receiving the president of the International Civil Aviation Organisation, Dr. Muyiwa...

SSS, Intelligence Officials Prevent EFCC From Arresting Boss

There was confusion in Asokoro district of Abuja on Tuesday when armed guards of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) and the State Security Service (SSS) prevented officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

Katsina Recycles Used Polythene Bags To Produce Interlock Bricks

The Katsina State Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has commenced recycling of used polythene bags to produce interlock bricks for house ground decorations. Mr Rabiu Garba, Officer in-charge of Research and Development, disclosed while speaking to...

NJC to take responsibility of retired judges’ benefits – Senate

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has been asked to harmonise retirement benefits of retired judges of state High Courts, saying that such was in line with section 6 of the Constitution of the Federal...

Man to undergo community service for stealing mosquito nets

A Mapo Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Monday jailed a 20-year-old man, Olalekan Adebisi, for six months for stealing 50 pieces of mosquito nets. Senior Magistrate, Mrs Mercy Aderounmu,...

Buratai to produce Nnamdi Kanu, pay me N10m compensation – Senator begs court

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, has prayed an Abuja Federal High Court to compel the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai to pay him the sum of N10m as damages for the psychological trauma...

2018 Hajj: Lagos Fixes N1.3m As Tentative Fare

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board has on Tuesday announced the sum of N1.3 million as tentative fare for the 2018 Hajj exercise. Mr Muftau Okoya, Executive Secretary of the board, speaking to newsmen...

EFCC Obtains WarrantTo Detain Ex-SGF, Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has obtained a remand warrant to further detain Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the Jonathan government. Anyim is being investigated for...

Cabinet Ministers Desert Mugabe

According to sources, only five Zimbabwe cabinet ministers and the attorney-general turned up for a meeting called by President Robert Mugabe as 17 others opted to attend a meeting to plan the 93-year-old leader’s...
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Reps To Debate On 2018 Budget Next Week

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yussuf Lasun on Tuesday said that members would commence debate on the general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N8.6 trillion from Nov. 28. Lasun, while...

IFAD, Distributes N8.6m Rice Processing Equipment To Farmers

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) – Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) on Tuesday distributed rice processing equipment worth N8.6 million to five women farmers groups in Niger. The State Programme Coordinator (SPC), Dr...

Human Skulls, Arms Cache Discovered In Militant Camp

The Nigerian Army says it recovered cache of arms and seven decomposed human skulls after it raided a militant camp in Omoko, Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, Spokesman of 6 Division...