NigComSat, Thales of France Sign Navigation, Maritime Safety Agreement

By Remi Adebayo Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Ltd has entered into an agreement with Thales Alenia Space of France in the move to collaborate on the testing and characterization of NigComSat-1R payload towards the demonstration...

NYSC warns corps members against political thuggery, other crimes

By Muhammad Auwal The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned corps members to shun political thuggery and other related crimes. Malam Abubakar Mohammed, NYSC Coordinator in Adamawa gave the warning in Yola on Friday shortly...

LASG to fast-track pension payment to retirees with terminal ailments

By Bukola Adetoye Lagos, Dec.14, 2018 (NAN) The Lagos State Government says it will henceforth fast-track the payment of gratuity and pension to retirees living with terminal diseases. Mrs Folashade Onanuga, the Director-General of Lagos State...

Spain announces plan to raise minimum wage to 1,050 Euros(430k) in 2019

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez today said his cabinet would approve a 22 percent increase in the monthly minimum wage to €1,050 ($1,192) by 2019. The increase, "the biggest since 1977", will be approved at a...

Ukraine denies Russian adult men entry

Ukraine has denied Russian adult men aged 16 to 60 years from entering Ukraine, the head of the border service, Petro Tsygykal, said in a televised meeting on Friday. “Today, the entry of foreigners is...

FRSC warns market women against displaying goods on highway

The Ifo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, (FRSC) has advised sellers in Ogun to desist from selling goods on highways in order to avoid unnecessary loss of lives. Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Ifo...

Enugu auto-crash claims 5 lives – Police

No fewer than five persons have lost their lives in an auto-crash in Enugu in the late hours of Thursday in Enugu, the Police Command in Enugu State has said. The Police Public Relations Officer...

How Osinbajo, RCCG Plan ANN Hijack to Run Against Buhari -Dr Jay Osi...

BY REMI ADEBAYO ●Says Plot to Weaken Party Ahead of 2023 Still Active Fearing that President Muhammadu Buhari might replace him as running mate in the 2019 presidential election, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo alongside leadership of...

2019: Why Adelabu’s Aloofness May Cost Oyo APC Governorship Seat

Consultation is part of politics, no doubt. The standard practice in democratic contest is that a candidate with eye on the ball immediately mends fence and engage fellow contestants to guarantee electoral victory. Often the...

Ekiti debts: DMO, Fayose bicker over state liability

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has said that the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose had a debt profile of about N120 billion as at June. The revelation about the financial records of Ekiti...

2019: Stakeholders predict APC victory in Yobe

The candidature of President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Maimala Buni for president and governorship respectively, remained an assurance for the victory of the party in 2019 in the state. The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders made...

Euro weak as Italian budget raises EU political risks

The euro hovered near a one-week low against the dollar on Friday as the European Commission’s criticism of Italy’s populist budget sparked fresh concerns about political tensions in the common currency zone. The dollar index,...

Oni of Ife unveils new wife, a Prophetess

Oni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Friday unveiled his new wife, Queen Morenike Naomi Oluwaseyi. The new Queen, 25, a prophetess, is the Founder/President of En-Heralds, an interdenominational ministry based in Akure, Ondo state. She...

Henry starts off at Monaco, as Ligue 1 returns

The French Ligue 1 will resume from the international break on Friday, but Thierry Henry’s start of his reign as AS Monaco coach will be the major talking point. Henry who begins with a trip...