Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday urged Muslims to watch out for the new moon of Dhulhajj1438AH from Tuesday, August 22. The Sultan gave the directive in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah that Tuesday, August […]
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The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) on Friday urged Nigerians, especially those in the informal sector to enroll in the contributory health programme to enjoy universal health coverage. Mrs Nonye Unaegbu, the Senior Manager, NHIS made the call at the free medical screening conducted by Managed Healthcare Services, a Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO) for members
An official of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development says the country cannot export honey because it produces less than three per cent of its current needs. Dr Gideon Mshelbwala, a Director in the Department of Veterinary and Pest Control Services of the ministry, made the statement in Abuja on Friday on the occasion of
The Federal Government has formally handed over more than 600 snakes, spiders and millipedes recently seized in Calabar to the University of Uyo, in Akwa Ibom . Personnel of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Cross River and Akwa Ibom Commands intercepted three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 600 animals at the NIWA jetty, […]
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THE Sokoto State House of Assembly says it has impeached its Deputy Leader, Alhaji Kabiru Ibrahim (APC- Kware), following a no-confidence vote passed by members. The Speaker, Alhaji Salihu Maidaji, announced the decision of the [...]
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By David Meshioye: Federation of Cameroon Football (FECAFOOT) has declared that beating Nigeria to the Russia 2018 World Cup ticket remains their top priority, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Head of the Department of Communication and Marketing at FECAFOOT Laurence Fotso revealed in an interview with Camfoot: “Everything is planned, everything is structured and reassured, no event is […]
Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi has dismissed rumours making the rounds that her marriage has crashed. The queen said the news was an attempt to defame her character as her marriage is still intact with Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. The Ooni of Ife, had earlier debunked the allegation, stating that his marriage is still intact and full of […]
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As the 8th Senate lays out its agenda for the next 22-months, President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has highlighted that due to the rising tensions in the polity, the passage of Bills to mitigate against hate speech and jungle justice will comprise a major part of the Senate’s social impact agenda when
Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris says Federal Government saves N4.7 billion monthly from charges imposed by banks for managing its funds since the introduction of Treasury Single Account (TSA). Speaking in [...]
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THE Federal Government has inaugurated two committees to renegotiate agreements reached with staff unions of colleges of education and polytechnics 2010. Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu inaugurated the teams in Abuja, a statement by [...]
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Africa has huge power needs and is making big steps towards meeting growing demands with solar energy. Africa’s sunshine positions it to command a staggering 40% of the world’s solar power generating potential, compared to [...]
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The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has in strong terms condemned the recent fracas at the Edo State House of Assembly during their change of leadership on Monday. He described the incident as a display of “political hooliganism and barbarism.’’ Oba Ewuare reacted via a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, […]
LEADERS and stakeholders in Niger Delta have rejected the quit notice issued northerners and Yoruba, last Thursday, by a Coalition of Niger Delta Agitators, CNDA, to leave the oil region before October 1, saying it was illegal, irrational, superfluous and not the solution to the problems facing the country.
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The House of Representatives on Wednesday queried the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF) Mr Anthony Ayine over the failure of his office to conduct performance audit of the Treasury Single account (TSA) since inception [...]
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Security Agencies Restored Normalcy At wuse market The timely intervention of security agencies restored law and order this afternoon at wuse market after a group of agitator tried to force its way into the market. mohammed ali reports that normalcy has been restored and the market is expected to be opened to business thursday.
ACADEMIC activities at the University of Jos have been paralysed following directive by the University chapter of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to join the strike declared by its national body. The University could [...]
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Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) to help curtail spread of Polio by influx of children infected with the virus from neighboring Benin and Niger republics. Bagudu, who received a delegation of WHO led by County Representative, Dr Wondi Alemu, in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday, said the
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, says the African culture is a great asset capable of liberating the continent from economic bondage.
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Staff of Kebbi State House of Assembly on Monday embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-payment of their allowances for the past three years. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the strike stalled the activities of the House as the workers’ chants made it impossible for the members to communicate, forcing