Friday, February 21, 2020

ICPC, Modibbo, others to adopt written addresses February 10

The Federal High Court Abuja has fixed February 10 for counsel in the ongoing alleged N2.5 billion fraud case against the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Ishaq Modibbo,...

How Lagos can solve its traffic problem – Survey

An upgrade of the infrastructure in the water transport sector to encourage commuters to patronise boats and ferries would help end the perennial traffic congestion in Lagos, a new survey...

Gunmen kill APC chieftain in Ibadan

Suspected assassins on Wednesday afternoon shot dead a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo state, Babatunde Oreitan, in Ibadan, the state capital. Mr Oreitan was one of...

Yobe selects 228 students for Indian scholarship

The government of Yobe State has said that it has successfully screened 228 students from poor family backgrounds for a foreign scholarship in an Indian University. The 228 students, according to...

Naira’s performance against dollar in 2019 weakest in 20 years

Nigeria’s Naira recorded its weakest performance against the United States dollar in two decades, closing the outgone 2019 on an average of N362.60, the worst run since the country returned...

Review: Sambo Dasuki’s long road to ‘freedom’

Sambo Dasuki, the former National Security Adviser, regained his freedom on Christmas eve, after four years of detention by officials of the State Security Services (SSS). Mr Dasuki, a retired Nigerian...

Judiciary workers suspend one-year-old strike in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has suspended its one-year-old strike. The Chairman of the union, Jimoh Musa, who announced the suspension on Thursday in...
Six die in Jos mining accident

Six die in Jos mining accident

Six persons died as a mining pit collapsed on Tuesday at Zawan Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau. Gwottson Fom, Member representing Jos South Constituency in the State...

29 people die as South Sudan clans clash over Nile Island

At least 29 people were killed in South Sudan on Thursday when two rival clans clashed over the ownership of an island on the Nile river. An Area coordinator,...
Reps urge Nigerian govt to assist ailing industries

Nigerian lawmakers call for national census by 2020

The House of Representatives on Wednesday tasked the federal government to conduct a national census before the end of 2020. It said the result from the last one conducted in 2006...

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