A 24-year-old man, Abba Adam, charged with illegal possession of hard drug with intent to distribute it, was on Monday remanded in prison by the Federal High Court, Abuja. Although the accused pleaded guilty to the charge, the judge, Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, ordered his remand to enable forensic report on the case to be reviewed. […]
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in the FCT, on Monday sentenced a 33-year-old dry cleaner, Auwal Usman, to three months imprisonment for stealing two pots used for cooking Burukutu, a local drink. Usman, a resident of Utako village, Abuja, who was arraigned for theft of the two pots, pleaded guilty to the charge and […]
Jared Kushner, son-in-law to President Donald Trump is to face two days of grilling by a panel of the U.S. Senate over his links with Russia. The panel which is charged with the responsibility to determine if Trump’s campaign team enlisted Russian support to win the 2016 Presidential Election will question Kushner in a closed-door. […]
The Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, in this interview with Financial Vanguard, spoke on issues that challenge manufacturing companies in Nigeria , brewery sector, Guinness brands, proposed capital raising, future prospects, among others. Excerpt: By Peter Egwuatu WHAT are the challenges facing the manufacturing industry in the country? The economic environment hasRead
President Muhammad Buhari receives in audience APC delegation lead by APC National Chairman, Chief John Oyegun. Others are Imo State Governor Owelle Rocharles Okorocha, Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Almakura, Kaduna State governor Mallam Nasiru El-Rufai and Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello in Abuja House London on 23rd July 2017.
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Members of Imo State Association of the Deaf, numbering over 300 on Monday, blocked the entry gate of the Imo State Government House, Owerri, in protest. The protesters tried to force themselves into the premises of the government house but were resisted by the security men on duty at the entry gate. The security men […]
Dr Karine Lacombe, an associate professor at Saint-Antrine Hospital, Inserm, France, says the new treatment for Hepatitis C is effective in Africa from results of preliminary clinical trials in the region.
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The Adamawa Government will compensate the players and officials Adamawa Queens FC that were attacked by armed robbers, a top official of the club has said. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the players and their officials were attacked near Katsina Ala on June 27 while going from Yola to honour a match […]
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Monday advised all the three tiers of government to boost investment in agriculture to reduce price of foods. Mr Muda Yusuf, the Director-General of LCCI, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that lower p[rice of food items would alleviate poverty and reduce tension […]
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has posted 2,000 corps members to Gombe State for the 2017 batch ‘A’ stream II service year. NYSC spokesperson in Gombe State, Margaret Dakama, said in a statement that the orientation course would hold from July 26 to Aug. 15. “In Gombe State, about 2,000 prospective corps […]
The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, has restated the commitment of the present board and management of the commission to complete abandoned projects as much as possible. Mr. Ekere spoke on Saturday at Methodist Central School, Ekpene Enin during a grand reception for him by Mboho Edemaya, the […]
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has posted 2,000 corps members to Gombe State for the 2017 batch ‘A’ stream II service year.
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The NBBF Technical committee has released the name of the of 29 players invited to camp in Nigeria and United States of America ahead of the apex women’s championship in Africa holding in Mali. Meanwhile, the team made up of 17 foreign-based and 12 home-based players were ordered to report to camp today, Monday, July 24, 2017. […]
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Oil Oil prices inched up but held near a one-week low on Monday ahead of a joint OPEC and non-OPEC meeting later in the day that may address rising output in Nigeria and Libya. London Brent crude for September delivery was up 12 cents at 48.18 dollars a barrel by 0651 GMT. The contract settled […]
The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Monday said it would commence airlift of pilgrims from the state to Saudi Arabia on Aug. 1. Malam Yunusa Abdullahi, Public Relations Officer of the board, said in Kaduna that travel visa for over 5,000 pilgrims had been processed and the balance would be ready within the […]
The Management of the state-owned Edo University, Iyamho,(EUI) says the institution was established to essentially cater for academically-endowed students and the wealthy in the society.
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