NNPC subsidy claim meant to cover stealing of trillions by ‘presidency cabal’ — PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as fictitious the claim by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that it spends N24 billion monthly and N774 million per day on subsidising pump price of fuel for Nigerians. The party, in a statement on Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the figures as […]

My major regret in life – Obasanjo

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday revealed one of the major regrets in his life. The two-time Nigerian leader who is marking his 81st birthday, said the early death of his parents and their failure to enjoy the fruits of the sacrifice they made while raising him continues to make him sad. He made […]

Mamman Daura reveals when Nigeria will be a safe country

Director General, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Mamman Daura, has said that Nigeria will be a safe country only when all security agencies, both private and government-owned, begin to channel energies towards acquiring good knowledge as well as investing in intelligence gathering. Daura stated this at the opening of a two-day workshop in […]

Liberia seeks 6000 teachers from Nigeria

Liberian President, George Weah, has called on the Nigerian government to provide 6000 teachers to his country as part of the Technical Assistance agreement between the two nations. Speaking Monday shortly after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Presidential Villa in Abuja, Mr. Weah said his government inherited many problems […]

Dapchi school attack: Presidential committee visits Yobe

The Presidential Committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of the Dapchi secondary schoolgirls, on Monday visited the State. Receiving the members of the committee, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe called on the Federal Government to intensify aerial surveillance to rescue the abducted schoolgirls and enhance general security of the state. The Governor commended […]

Gov. Ortom reacts to Buhari’s planned visit to Benue

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has reacted to the planned visit to the state by President Muhammad Buhari. Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, the Governor said Buhari is the father of the nation and as such can visit any state of the federation anytime he so wished. Ortom said that Benue was […]

Crystal Palace 2 Manchester United 3: Late Matic stunner completes breathless comeback

Despite falling two goals behind at Crystal Palace, Manchester United claimed a dramatic 3-2 win thanks to Nemanja Matic’s late scorcher. A stunning late Nemanja Matic strike rounded off a sensational Manchester United comeback as Jose Mourinho’s side wiped out Crystal Palace’s two-goal lead to win 3-2 at Selhurst Park on Monday. Goals from Andros Townsend […]

NIGER MAGISTRATES AND SHARIA COURT JUDGES GIVE ULTIMATUM

Magistrates and Sharia Courts Judges Association of Nigeria Niger State Chapter have giving a twenty one (21) days ultimatum to the State Government to boycott of court proceedings, if nothing is done to better the conditions of Services. This is part of resolutions reached at the Congress meeting jointly signed by both Chairmen of the […]

Katsina to establish 800-hectare special green industrial park

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State on Monday said the state government, in partnership with Skipperseil, would soon establish Special Green Industrial Park where investors will set up industries under 100 percent availability of green power. The project, according to the governor, is to be locater on 800 hectares of land along Katsina-Jibia Road […]

Senator Mark showers encomium on ex-President Obasanjo at 81

Immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark, has showered encomiums on the former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, on his 81st birthday. Sen. Mark in a goodwill message to former President Obasanjo described him as an uncommon patriot who put the interest of the nation first in […]