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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 09:27 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday released the regulations and guidelines for the conduct of the general elections. The 33 page document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja said Smart Card Readers (SCRs) and Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) would be used for the forthcoming elections. “Voting shall be in […]


By admin On 7 Dec, 2018 At 12:23 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

In a renewed bid to regain lost grounds, the Nigerian Army Thursday effected a massive reorganisation of its operational commands just as troops of 117 Battalion, 28 Task Force Brigade, Operation Lafiya Dole engaged and pushed back suspected Boko Haram terrorists in a hideout, along Yachida, Korongelen, Bombula and Forfor axis of Damboa Local Government […]


By admin On 5 Dec, 2018 At 01:33 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, Wednesday resigned from the State Executive Council, citing anomalies and irregularities that characterised the governorship primaries. Oluwo, who contested governorship election with Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi on the platform of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in 2007, also announced his defection to the Peoples […]


By admin On 5 Dec, 2018 At 01:42 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday stated the reasons for its decision to cancel and re-award the contract for security of 87-kilometre Trans Forcados Pipeline (TFP) to a new firm. The corporation stated that so far in 2018, it has lost crude oil worth $800 million from the line despite the former security contract. […]


By admin On 1 Dec, 2018 At 01:54 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

A 49-year-old civil servant and father of five in Ekiti , Mr. Abolarinwa Olaoye, on Tuesday’s night, hung himself at the State Secretariat in Ado Ekiti, state capital. His body was found, on Wednesday morning, hanged with a piece of clothe to the railing of a building at the Ministry of Education, where he had […]


By admin On 1 Dec, 2018 At 01:36 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Former United States President George HW Bush has died at the age of 94, his son George W Bush has announced. George Bush Sr passed away at 22:10 local time on Friday (04:10 GMT Saturday), a family spokesperson said. He served as the 41st US president between 1989 and 1993, his term defined by the […]


By admin On 1 Dec, 2018 At 01:21 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday wrote an article for a foreign Christian newspaper, Church Times UK, in which he described himself as a descendant of Abraham, a biblical hero regarded as the father of faith, while also urging Nigerian Christians and Muslims to unite and flourish together. The president in the opinion article, titled: “Don’t Politicise […]


By admin On 1 Dec, 2018 At 01:14 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday urged women to rise above all forms of discriminations and ‘weaker sex’ tag and truly play their role as change agents, saying such was necessary to transform Nigeria starting from the family unit. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the 2018 National Women’s Summit of Oyo State […]


By admin On 1 Dec, 2018 At 01:33 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has given assurances that the commission is revving up its investigations into the Malabu Oil scandal, and those found culpable will be prosecuted in line with the law. Magu gave the assurance while receiving some documents from the President, Resource for Development Consulting, Dr. […]


By admin On 1 Dec, 2018 At 01:51 PM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Barely a week after it seized 50 containers of controlled drugs in Lagos, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of another nine 40ft containers of Tramadol and other controlled pain-killer drugs with a duty paid value of N3,060,000,000 at the Onne Port, Rivers State. Briefing journalists at Port Harcourt II Area Command, […]