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By admin On 15 Jan, 2019 At 04:44 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

China has asked some of the state-run companies to avoid business trips to the United States and its allies, and to take extra care to protect their devices if they need to travel, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. The State-Owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, which oversees about 100 government-run companies, has told some firms in […]


By admin On 15 Jan, 2019 At 01:45 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Action Alliance (AA), a party formed by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State 14 years ago, has adopted Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party as its presidential candidate in the February 16 election. The national chairman of the party, Kenneth Udeze, disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. “We are […]


By admin On 15 Jan, 2019 At 11:46 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Monday took his campaign to Ondo State, warning that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari are planning to “steal votes.” Mr Abubakar, who had at an earlier campaign in Ekiti State promised to create jobs and fight […]


By admin On 15 Jan, 2019 At 10:35 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Nigerians need more access to information especially as the 2019 general elections draw nearer. Mohammed stated this on Monday while inaugurating the Chinese government-sponsored “1000 Villages Access to Satellite TV Project’’ in Kpaduma village, Federal Capital Territory. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the […]


By admin On 15 Jan, 2019 At 10:57 AM | Categorized As Metro | With 0 Comments

Three children have died after getting trapped in an unplugged freezer while playing outside, police in Florida have said. According to the Suwannee County Sheriff’s Office, the youngsters could not be revived by the time they were found in the garden of a home in Live Oak on Monday. Two of the children – a […]


By admin On 14 Jan, 2019 At 10:43 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday arraigned Dr. Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant to former President, Goodluck Jonathan, before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court over allegations of fraud. Okupe was arraigned on a 59-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of […]


By admin On 14 Jan, 2019 At 10:05 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Justice Evelyn Maha of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Monday temporarily halted the arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The CCT had Friday, last week, scheduled the arraignment of the CJN for Monday, January 14, 2019, before a three-man panel of the […]


By admin On 14 Jan, 2019 At 10:32 PM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) National Commissioner for North-central, Malam Mohammed Haruna, has said that 22,643 candidates would contest 1,504 positions during the forthcoming general election in the country. Haruna, who is in charge of Kwara, Kogi and Nasarawa States, made this known Monday in Ilorin during an interactive session with the traditional rulers […]


By admin On 14 Jan, 2019 At 10:58 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The federal government and the Chinese government have launched the 1,000 Villages Satellite TV Project in Abuja. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday launched the scheme at Kpaduma Village, Abuja, which is part of the Chinese government-sponsored ‘Access to Satellite TV for 10,000 African Villages Project’. Under the project, each of […]


By admin On 14 Jan, 2019 At 10:51 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Justice Ajoke Adepoju of an Abuja High Court on Monday dismissed the suit filed by a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Oladipupo Adebutu, challenging the nomination of Senator Buruji Kashamu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State for the March 2, 2019 governorship election. Justice Adepoju in […]


By admin On 14 Jan, 2019 At 09:51 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the trial of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, over improper assets declaration by the Code of Conduct Bureau must be allowed to run its course. Against the background of criticisms trailing the trial of Onnoghen, APC said the Peoples Democratic Party had shown affinity with […]