Thursday, October 17, 2019

President Buhari congratulates Anglican primate-elect

By Olusola Adeoye  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on his election as the Primate-elect of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican...

Federal government commended for siting projects in Daura emirate

By Agencies  The coalition of 42 political associations in Daura emirate has commended the federal government for sitting projects that would accelerate the rapid...

Stakeholders lament deplorable state of federal roads, urge government intervention

By Agencies Some stakeholders have lamented the deplorable state of federal roads in their respective areas, saying the situation is adversely affecting the socio-economic...

UNGA74: Nigeria’s day in the sun – Presidency

By Olusola Adeoye The Presidency has described the 74th United Nations General Assembly, which begins fully on Monday, as Nigeria’s “day in the sun’’. Mr Femi...

NBS: Average price for kerosene, diesel, petrol rose in August

By Brendan Umoren The average prices paid by consumers for kerosene, Automotive Gas Oil (diesel) and Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased in August, the Nigeria...

Official: Central bank, governors agree to develop agric sector

By Agencies The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop...

Nigeria records 20,000 snake bites yearly – minister

By Olusola Adeoye An average of 20,000 cases of snake bites are recorded in Nigeria annually, the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has said. He...

Nigeria earned N28.6 trillion from oil, non-oil sources in five years

By Agencies The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) said that N28.58 trillion was remitted to the Federation Account between 2012 and 2016, from...

UN correspondents fete new UNGA President, Muhammad-Bande

By Harrison Arubu United Nations, Sept 19, 2019 (NAN) The United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) on Wednesday evening in New York hosted the new President...

Buhari appoints Yemi-Esan acting Head of Civil Service

By Okon Okon President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja approved the appointment of Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan as the Acting Head of the Civil Service...

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EFCC: How we saved N10 billion for Kwara

By Danjuma Terfa The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Tuesday, said it prevented Kwara State from being deprived of about N10 billion...

5 Nigerians Arrested In UAE For Robbery

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Gombe elections: APC wins Yamaltu West assembly seat

By News Agency of Nigeria The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abubakar Ibrahim, as the...

Gombe elections: Inuwa Yahaya, 24 others receive certificates of return

By Fateema Idris Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, Gombe State governor-elect and 24 members-elect of the Gombe State House of Assembly have received their Certificates of Return at...