EKITI WILL NOT C0-FUND SCHOOL FEEDING— FAYOSE

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has described as fraud, the request by the Federal Government that states should provide 40 per cent counterpart funding for the school feeding programme. Fayose insisted that the...

”NIGERIAN ARMY REACTS TO AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL’S INDICTING REPORT”

Amnesty International said today Friday June 10th that Nigerian army last month killed at least 17 unarmed members of a group calling for secession, but the military dismissed the allegations as unfounded. An army spokesman...

NIGERIAN BEANS STILL TOO DANGEROUS TO EAT: EU.

The European Union has extended its ban on importation of dried beans from Nigeria by three years because it contains “high levels of pesticide”. Isegbe, the coordinating director of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, disclosed...

”REFLECTION ON 2016 WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY; ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER REMAINS A MAJOR CHALLENGE...

The World Environment Day (WED) was commemorated on June 5th 2016 with the theme ‘Join the race to make the world a better place’. The celebration which started since 1974 by the United Nations...

BUHARI APPOINTS AKABUEZE DG OF BUDGET OFFICE

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ben Akabueze, his special adviser on planning, as the new director-general of the budget office of the federation. Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, disclosed this in a statement...

BUHARI NOMINATES 47 CAREER DIPLOMATS AS AMBASSADORS:

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, sent a list of 47 career diplomats nominated as ambassadors to the Senate. Senate President, Bukola Saraki read Buhari’s request at plenary, asking the chamber to approve the list at the...

#‎NOTTOOYOUNGTORUN

The bill seeking to reduce the age qualifications for interested candidates to contest for the positions of President, governor and senate in the country to 30 years yesterday passed second reading in the House...

196,000 ADOLESCENTS LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS IN NIGERIA — UNICEF

Over 196,000 adolescents, representing 10 percent of the global burden, are said to be living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria with an alarming estimated number of AIDS-related deaths, UNICEF’s analysis of UNAIDS 2013 HIV and...

BANK CEOs PROMISE TO REDUCE MASS SACK AS CBN START COLLATERAL REGISTRY

The bank chief executive officers under the aegis of the Bankers’ Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has promised to reduce the rate mass sack in banks. The committee stated this at the...

FORMER NIGERIA SUPER EAGLE CAPTAIN AND COACH, STEPHEN KESHI DIES AT AGE 54.

Confirming the incident, The Assistant Director of Communications in the Nigeria Football Federation, Ademola Olajire said that Keshi died after he was rushed to an hospital in Benin after complaining of his legs. http://bit.ly/StephenKeshiDies Just...

FINALY MAKARFI TAKES CHARGE OF P.D.P

The immediate past Deputy National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, has handed over the affairs of the party to the Ahmed Makarfi-led Caretaker Committee until a national convention is...

NIGERIA WILL OVERCOME HER ECONOMIC CHALLENGES THROUGH EFFECTIVE CAPITAL MARKET.

--- VICE PRESIDENT YOMI OSINBAJO AND SEN. BUKOLA SARAKI He said this on Monday in Abuja, while delivering a keynote address at a two-day stakeholders’ forum on “Realising the Full Potential of the Nigerian Economy...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DIRECT BANKS TO STOP FIRING STAFF

The federal government has directed banks, insurance and financial institutions to suspend the ongoing retrenchment in the sector. Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, gave the directive in Abuja on Friday, saying his office...

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO IMPLEMENT YAR’ ADUA ARMNESTY AGREEMENNT NIGER DELTA MILITANTS:

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently studying the gazette signed by late President Umaru Yar’Adua on the Niger Delta crisis as one of the possible ways of tackling the renewed violence being orchestrated by the...