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Jonathan hosts former president Obasanjo in Bayelsa

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State. Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner. Earlier before the visit, Obasanjo inaugurated a government specialist hospital in the state and unveiled the Bayelsa Heliport which

‘Absentee’ Gov. Yari blames security agencies for Zamfara massacres

•Says "we alerted them 24hours before killing but they failed to act •Buhari orders for troops deployment, dispatches Defence Minister  •Atiku condemns killings Jude Johnson   The Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari has blamed the Nigerian security agencies for the bloody violence visited upon the people of the state by armed bandits. Yari alleged

Group asks President Buhari to sign Age Reduction Bill or be vetoed by NASS

•Commends 25 states assemblies for passing bill Babatunde Abiodun    The #NotTooYoungToRun movement has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law the Age Reduction Bill whenever it is passed to him alongside other recommendations in the constitution amendment document. The group comprising of over 100 youth organizations drawn from different parts of

Boko haram drug supply intercepted by NDLEA In Adamawa

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Adamawa State have intercepted about 1,316 tonnes of tramadol worth 20M, believed to be a supply for the Boko Haram terrorists. NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Yakubu Kibo, revealed this to reporters on Friday in Yola, the state capital in

150 deputy directors fail promotion exams- Oyo-Ita

By Abbas Jimoh The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HoCSF), Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, has said over 290 deputy directors sat for the 2015-2017 batches of Directors Examination with 140 being successful. She said this on Thursday  in Abuja at the 2nd edition of the Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office

Buhari’s removal alone won’t solve Nigeria’s problems- Bishop Kukah

Nigerian democracy still work in progress- Osinbajo   Blames weak institutions, elites for failure to deliver promises Tasks African elites on nation building Jude Johnson The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Bishop Mathew Kukah, has said that the removal of Nigeria's  President Muhammadu Buhari from office alone, will not solve the

Anti-corruption: FG to probe Olejeme, other NSITF Staff over N62.3bn fraud

Jude Johnson The Federal Government has in line with its anti-corruption war, concluded planes to probe  of N63 billion fraud allegations against the former Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Mrs. Ngozi Olejeme and other staff of the agency. To this end, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige

Dasuki’s trial halted for Supreme Court’s decision

Jude Johnson  A High Court of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has adjourned further trial of former National Security Adviser Colonel Muhammadu Sambo Dasuki till March 22, 2018, to enable the determination of an appeal he filed at the Supreme Court. Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf adjourned the matter till the date following an application to

GEEP: BoI disburses N295m to 5,600 beneficiaries in Lokoja

Jude Johnson  The Bank of Induatry(BoI) has put the number of beneficiaries of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme((GEEP) in Kogi State at 5, 600.  This is even as the nation's foremost Development Finance Institution(DFI), announced that it had disbursed over N295million in the process of executing the programme in the state. The