The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) and other stakeholders have strengthened their partnership towards the repatriation of refugees by the commission. The commitment towards the repatriation of refugees from Niger Republic, Cameroon and Chad was made stronger during a courtesy visit by the Honourable Federal […]
THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday, told the Federal Government to reverse with immediate effect, the new pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, otherwise known as petrol to its former price.
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The traditional rulers of Anambra Central Senatorial District have disagreed with their colleagues in the Southern senatorial zone over the zoning formula for the governorship position in the state. The traditional rulers in a meeting held on Thursday at the palace of the Igwe of Ukwulu community, Igwe Peter Uyanwa, rejected zoning of the governorship […]
As Buhari swears-in members of FCC, FCSC, RMAFC By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore-in the Chairman and members of the Federal Character Commission, FCC, Federal Civil Service Commission, FCSC and the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC. The swearing-in which was attended by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, theRead
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has distanced itself from the emergence of a new coalition known as National Consultative Front. The CUPP in a statement by its spokesman, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere said it frowned at the inclusion of its name as part of the new coalition when its leaders were not consulted He said, […]
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By Ben Efe, A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday ruled that the impeachment of Athletics Federation of Nigeria president, Ibrahim Gusau was unimplementable. However, according to Danjuma Mohammad, Director of Legal services for the Sports Ministry, the ‘’judgment is declaratory and an appeal would be filed in next couple of days’’. ALSO READ: FearRead
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned African countries to continue to mitigate the risk of a surge in coronavirus infections as they begin to reopen airports. The Nigerian air space will be open to local flights from July 8. Admitting that resumption of land and air transport operations were vital for the free flow […]
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Former Nigerian Ambassador to Togo, Vincent Sunny Okobi is dead. His son, Amaechi Okobi, made the announcement on Thursday in a statement on behalf of the family. Amaechi noted that they were deeply saddened by the passing of the diplomat. Okobi was a clerk under then Governor-General of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe, before leaving Nigeria for […]
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It is no longer news that the Big Brother Naija Season 5 will kick off July 19, 2020. What may, however, be newsworthy is the fact that all potential Housemates are in quarantine ahead of the premiere. According to Channel Director, Africa Magic, Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, while fielding questions from journalists at a virtual press conference,Read More
ABUJA-THE federal government, Thursday, warned public hospitals in the country against rejection and delayed testing of emergency patients.
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THE gubernatorial candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the 2019 general elections in Oyo State, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao on Thursday, revealed the main reason the political party lost the 2019 gubernatorial election in the state
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Victor Osimhen’s likely move to Italian Serie A side Napoli could be scuttled by the player’s desire to play in England and also the fear of perceived racial discrimination in Italy. The Super Eagles striker, arrived in Napoli yesterday to discuss a possible move to Napoli, that have made a $90.1m offer for Lille toRead More
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A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant in Ondo, Banji Okunomo, has called for prayers for Governor Rotimi Akeredolu. The governor tested positive for coronavirus early this week. In a statement on Thursday, Okunomo wished Akeredolu speedy recovery. He stressed that COVID-19 was real and urged Nigerians to adhere strictly to the NCDC guidelines of NCDC […]
The number of Nigerian athletes that will compete at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2021 continues to swell after Isau Ogunkunle and Faith Obiora are confirmed among the list of players that qualified based on their world ranking by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). From the 2019 African Championships held in Egypt which servedRead