NEWSVultures important to human environment, people should stop killing them – NCF

The National Conservation Foundation, NCF, has warned against the trafficking and illegal killing of vultures in the country and called on security operatives and herb sellers to support the foundation in its efforts to stop the acts. NCF Manager, Mr. Adebayo Mahmud gave the warning in Osogbo on Friday at a workshop organised by the […]

Atiku in secret talks with PDP over 2019 presidential election

Ex-Vice president, Atiku Abubakar has began secret talks with some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to This Day, he is exploring a possible return to the party and to contest on its platform in the 2019 presidential election. The discussions are coming on the heels of the pressure from the Adamawa chapter […]

N-Power to conclude online test for applicants August 31

The applicants for the 2017 N-Power, the employment scheme of the federal government, are currently undergoing online tests. ‎ The N-Power Volunteer Corps is part of the Federal government’s Social Investment Programmes, under which it plans to hire 300,000 unemployed graduates in 2017. As part of the prerequisites for recruitment, applicants in different categories in […]

Obasanjo congratulates Kenyatta on election victory

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has written to congratulate Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as the president of Kenya. Mr Obasanjo’s letter, dated August 12, 2017, noted that last Tuesday’s election in the East African country is not devoid of “some elements of push and pull” associated with recent elections in the continent. He however […]

NITDA wins outstanding govt agency award

The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, on Friday emerged the outstanding government agency of the year at the Titans of Technology awards in Lagos. The award is an annual event organised to celebrate organisations, institutions and individuals at the forefront of ICT adoption and usage in Nigeria. The 12th edition of the ceremony which […]

Anambra church resumes services one week after gunman killed 13

Normal church services were held at St. Philips Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra, a week after a gunman killed worshipers during early morning service. The church was sealed after the August 6 massacre which caused 13 deaths with about 20 others sustaining various degrees of injury. A News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, correspondent, who attended the church […]

Military invasion: Nigeria apologises to UN

The federal government on Sunday assured the UN of its commitment to respect and safeguard diplomatic status of the organisation’s personnel and property in Nigeria. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement by its acting spokesperson, Jane Adams, said that the assurance was sequel to the military search of the UN premises in Maiduguri, […]

We acted rightly, Nigeria Police reply minister

The Nigeria Police Force on Sunday said it had a valid search warrant to search AFEX Commodities Exchange Limited warehouse in Zaria, Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, recalls that the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and his predecessor, Akinwumi Adesina, now AFdB president, accused the police of raiding the company’s warehouse, carting away […]