Category: National News

23 Nigerians face death in Saudi Arabia

Twenty three (23) Nigerians convicted for possessing narcotic and psychotropic substances in Saudi Arabia will be executed soon. The laws of Saudi Arabia states that...

President Buhari departs Abuja for TICAD7 in Japan

President Buhari has left Abuja for Japan to patriciate in the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7). A statement by the President’s media...

Shittu: I was shocked Buhari didn’t reappoint me

In an interview former minister of communication, expressed shock saying ; Majority of the 14 ministers reappointed by the president retained their portfolios. “Of...

Soyinka to FG: Security Agencies Should Not Intimidate Nigerians

Prof Wole Soyinka, has asked the Federal Government and the security agencies to stop trying to muzzle Nigerians anytime they come together to exchange ideas. He stated...

Take bribe, get fired, FRSC warns personnel

The FRSC management had in a complaint to ICPC said the incidents of extortion were rife in six states; Kaduna, Bauchi, Abia, Rivers, Kogi and Ogun. A statement by the...

Just in: Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

Agents of the Kaduna State Police Command on Saturday affirmed the kidnapping of five people by unidentified shooters at Danbushiya Village in Malali, Kaduna North Area...

Federal Government guns for 1 million houses per year to cover housing deficit

The Federal Government has promised to address housing deficit by delivering one million houses per year to close the gap of 17 million to 20 million housing deficits by...

6,828 ‘Primary 1’ Teachers Trained By Kaduna Govt

Kaduna State Government said on Saturday that it would prepare 6,828 Primary One instructors on the best way to improve education and numeracy among students in open...

Nigerian To Head US Firm

The country general manager of IBM West Africa, Dipo Faulkner, has been elected to head the American Business Council (ABC) and be the chairman of the board in Nigeria....

Nigeria’s electricity tariff has not been increased yet

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has confirmed that no increment in electricity tariff has been approved by the commission yet. In a statement...

Federal Government to enrol Newspaper vendors into N-Power Programme

The Federal Government has promised to enroll members of the Newspaper Vendors Association of Nigeria into the N-Power programme, to enable them acquire some skills....

Nigeria Customs denies closure of Seme border, explains increased security presence

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has denied closure of the Seme-Krake border with the Republic of Benin, explaining that the heavy security presence in the area was to...

Market indices at Nigeria Stock Exchange rises by 0.62%

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), for the third consecutive days, maintained a bullish trend as market indices rose by a further 0.62% to close the week...

Federal Government to begin licensing of online radio and TV stations

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved wide ranging reforms in the broadcasting industry, including the licensing of online radio and television stations, including...

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Buhari approves major reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed a wide-scope of changes in the telecom business, including the authorizing of online radio and TV slots. The Minister of...

Buhari, northern monarchs meet in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is as of now in a gathering with some conventional ruler from the northern piece of Nigeria. The gathering which is occurring on Friday,...

Federal Government share N769.52 billion with State and Local Governments for July

The Federal Government, States and Local Government Areas (LGAs) shared N769.52 billion as federal allocation for the month of July. The Funds Director at the Office of...

Ngige threatens to sanction banks that sack workers indiscriminately

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, has threatened to sanction banks, who sack workers indiscriminately, saying they ought to declare redundancy...

Federal Government to recover N614bn from 35 State Governments

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed has revealed moves by the Federal Government to recover N614 billion loan facility from 35...

NSE market capitalisation increases further by N135bn

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) sustained positive trend by 1.01 per cent yesterday as investors continued to react to the swearing in of new ministers. The...