Senate insists on non sale of National Theatre, TBS

By Cecilia Ijuo The Senate has reaffirmed its commitment to the non sale of the National Theatre, Tafawa Balewa Square and other national monuments. This is sequel to the adoption of the report of its Committee on Culture and Tourism at plenary on Thursday. Presenting the report, the chairman of the committee, Sen. Fatimat Raji-Rasaki […]

President Buhari visits Borno State and Commissions Projects by the Kashim Shettima Administration on 25th April 2019

Borno Projects 5: President Buhari with Governor of Borno State Kashim Shettima, Borno State Governor Elect Prof. Babagana Zulum, Senator Abubakar Kyari and other dignitaries during commissioning of 8.5M Bolori Township road during his visit to Borno State to Commission projects by the Kashim Shettima Administration on 25th April 2019 Borno Projects 11: President Buhari […]

ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION: GOV SANI-BELLO CALLS FOR NATIONAL EFFORTS IN PROTECTING ECONOMIC TREES…URGES FG TO PROVIDE TREE SEEDLINGS FOR COMMUNITIES

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has called for Federal Government’s quick intervention in curbing the incessant and indiscriminate felling of economic tress across the country, altering of imminent environmental disaster that awaits the country. Governor Sani-Bello made the call when he paid a visit to the Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Chief Audu […]

One million Sudanese marchers surround army headquarters

Sudanese marchers converged from all directions on army headquarters for a “million-strong” demonstration Thursday to turn up the heat on the ruling military council after three of its members resigned following talks on handing over power. The rally comes after Sudan’s new military rulers and protest leaders agreed to set up a joint committee, to […]

Buhari sacks cabinet on 22 May

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said President Muhammadu Buhari will dissolve the Federal Executive Council on 22 May. The minister dismissed the fake news that the cabinet has been dissolved. He said the valedictory session will hold on May 22. President Buhari swore in the 36 ministers on 11 November 2015, with […]

NPDC to produce Nigeria’s 40% LPG requirements by year end

By Edith Ike-Eboh The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC) will be producing 40 per cent of the nation’s Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, before the end of the year. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) disclosed this in a statement by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, the Group General Manager, Public […]

NNPC says AKK gas pipeline project to be completed 2022

By Edith Ike-Eboh Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says that the Ajeokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project will be completed by 2022. Baru disclosed this while delivering a keynote address at the 19th Oloibiri Lecture Series and Energy Forum in Abuja on Thursday. He spoke on the topic  ” The Road […]

Couple fined $8,400 for having sex on Berlin train

(dpa/NAN) A man and a woman have been fined $8,400 for having sex in the middle of the day on a Berlin train, a court spokesman said on Thursday. The incident took place on a Sunday in April, 2018. Police at the time said the man and woman were performing oral sex in full view of […]

Search for Reps leadership: the reality and the myth

By Abubakar Ainu According to historian Hugh White’s, only “weak politicians allow their policies to be dictated by public opinion,” while strong “political leadership changes public opinion to support good policy.” By my understanding of this definition, political leadership must form a balance between opportunity and obligation; an opportunity to make a difference to people’s […]