Mr Danladi Ibrahim, Acting Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) says the ongoing construction of Lokoja, Oguta River ports will be completed before the end of 2018. Ibrahim, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, said the Lokoja port was 75 per cent completed while Oguta port, in Imo, was 70
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has remitted another N7.8 billion to the Federal Government. The board’s Head, Media and Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos. According to him, the board has planned to remit the amount as surplus to the Federal Government […]
Honourable (Barr) Femi Kehinde, former member of the House of Representatives has, Saturday, emerged as the flagbearer nad governorship candidate of the All Grassroots Alliance, AGA, at the party's primary election held at Osogbo, Osun state.
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THE Director General, Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, on Sunday expressed doubt over the ability of the former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, to tackle insecurity in [...]
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Nollywood actress turned pastor, Eucharia Anunobi has revealed that being a pastor doesn’t stop her from acting roles given to her. The actress said this while reacting to reports that she has stopped acting. According to her, “my individuality is different from whatever character I portray in a movie.” Speaking to the Punch, she said, […]
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The All Progressives Congress APC has reacted to threats by the Peoples Democratic Party PDP to boycott the 2019 general elections, saying such threat was borne out of the fact that the opposition party now understands that its end is near.
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President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, was on Sunday conferred with the traditional title: ‘Wazirin Ilorin’ by the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, at a Special Thanksgiving Prayer Session by the Emirate. The session was organized to mark the recent victory of Saraki at the Supreme Court on his case with the federal government […]
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Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, has called on the Federal Government not to give free tickets to politicians and government officials that would patronise the services of the new national carrier. Runsewe, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja, said anybody that would patronise […]
The senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has surprisingly been bestowed with a chieftaincy title ‘Waziri’ of Ilorin by Emir, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, when he visited him for a thanksgiving ceremony on Sunday.
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Chuks Udo Okonta, Lagos: The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) has announced plans to host the investiture of its 49th President, Eddie Efekoha. The Chairman of the Investiture committee, Sunny Adeda, who disclosed this today at a press parley in Lagos, stated that the event will hold on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at the
Eighteen people have been killed in a brutal attack by suspected Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad region, a Chadian military source said Sunday. “Boko Haram elements attacked a village south of Daboua,” not far from Chad’s border with Niger, at around 9:00 pm (2000 GMT) on Thursday, the military source said. The assailants […]
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Bishop David Oyedepo, President of the Living Faith Church International, also known as Winners’ Chapel, has again condemned the “uncontrollable and persistent killings of fellow citizens across the country”. He spoke on Sunday while declaring a seven-day prayer and fasting, from July 23-29, 2018, “to rescue the terrorised soul of Nigeria”. The declaration was contained […]
Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, wife of the Vice President, on Saturday urged groups, organisations and individuals to support more indigent girls and women to access quality education and empowerment.
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Napoli President, Aurelio De Laurentiis has accused former head coach, Maurizio Sarri of trying to take his ‘whole team’ with him to his new club, Chelsea. De Laurentiis replaced Sarri with Carlo Ancelotti at the end of last season. Chelsea’s appointment of Sarri played a major role in the signing of midfielder, Jorginho from Napoli. […]
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The University of Abuja is set to stage the maiden edition of the All Nigerian Universities Karate Championship. The championship which is schedule to be up and running from July 27th to 29th of at the Main Campus, Abuja will see over 400 athletes from 37 universities across the nation fighting for glory. President of […]
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Ehizuelen Michael Mitchell Omoruyi The Executive Director of the Center for Nigerian Studies at the Institute of African Studies, Zhejiang Normal University, China Ahead of 2018 BRICS Summit, Xi Jinping is to visit five nations in the Middle East and Africa, following the signing of documents related to China’s Belt and Road Initiative. This will […]
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