The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, and Federal University of Technology, Akure, FUTA, have put in place a machinery to further deepen their relationship towards sustaining an existing Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, and other allied collaborations in the areas of engineering, meteorology and digital sciences. The MoU, part of which include maintenance and repairs of NAFRead More
By Jonathan Nda-Isaiah And Christiana Nwaogu, Abuja The federal government has announced a recommencement of the compulsory Group Life Insurance coverage for federal civil servants. This comes fourteen months after the federal government exposed its assets and workforce to uncertainties and hazards due to its inability to renew its N5.4billion annual coverage. The permanent secretary, […]
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EMBATTLED former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a high powered committee to investigate into what happened to the N1.6 trillion pension assets that his team recovered. He also requested that the committee of inquiry should be made up of people of […]
Orders reinstatement of security aides PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered the reinstatement of the security aides of the Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano. According to a statement by his special adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the president gave the order in Awka on Wednesday. Adesina said Obiano had while receiving Buhari […]
THE pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere and the apex Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo have concluded plans to celebrate the brave display by former Head of State, late General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi and former Governor of the Western region, late Col. Adekunle Fajuyi at the point of death.
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Kayode Tokede and Bukola Idowu, Lagos and Mbakaan Kwen, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced yesterday that inflation rate eased to 15.91 per cent in October from 15.98 per cent in September. Specifically, the difference is 0.07 per cent, making it the ninth consecutive slowdown in inflation rate, though still positive, in headline […]
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Keystone Bank Limited, has reaffirmed its commitment to deliver unparalleled products and services to its customers with the recent launch of its new brand campaign tagged: “I Bank with Keystone Bank”.
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Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, is reported to have fled the country for neighbouring Namibia. Her husband is thought to be under house arrest in the southern African country’s capital, Harare, [...]
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Governor of Ekiti State and chairman of the Governorship Forum of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Ayodele Fayose, has said one of his greatest wishes on his 57th birthday was to have woken up Wednesday morning to [...]
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Eleven people have died after a plane belonging to a safari company crashed in northern Tanzania, according to the aircraft's owners, Coastal Aviation.
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The Speaker of Benue House of Assembly, Mr Terkimbi Ikyange, has called on the Federal Government to formulate a policy that will authorise ranching as the only method of rearing livestock Ikyange made the call on Tuesday in Makurdi when he received members of Plateau Youth G-17 Peace and Progress who came to study
The Association of Christian Theologians (ACTS) has asked the federal government to stop its annual sponsorship of holy pilgrimages to Mecca and Jerusalem. The religious group also insisted that the seemingly nice gesture was actually at variance with the spirit and letter of the Nigerian Constitution. The ACTS made their opinion known through a communiqué […]
The Association of Movie Producers in Benue says the upcoming Benue Nollywood Week slated for between Nov.17 and Nov.18 will be used to showcase the moral and cultural values of the Benue people. The association’s chairman in the state, Mrs Rose Okwoli, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Makurdi.
The Police Command in Benue says it has arrested four suspected herdsmen for alleged attempt to rape two women – Doosul Nambo and Ladi Mhbahme – in Guma Local Government area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Moses Yamu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Makurdi that
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned those who have the intention to rig and also foment trouble during the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election to steer clear. The President General of Ohanaeze, Nnia Nwodo, who insisted the election must be free and fair, handed down this warning on Wednesday in Enugu. According to […]
The Kebbi State police command on Tuesday arrested two male suspects with a human skull concealed in a traveling bag. The state’s commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kabiru, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday. He said the suspects were intercepted by a patrol team in Wasagu Local Government Area of the
Frontline rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Wednesday accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit over $20.2bn since the return of democracy in 1999 to date. He made this assertion in Lagos while speaking at a National Seminar on Promoting Transparency and Accountability in the Recovery of Stolen Asset in Nigeria: Agenda […]
Corruption: Over $20.2bn