Category Archives: National

‘Operation Deep Punch 2’ led to the fall of Sambisa forest,says Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, said this at the 2018 West Africa Social Activities (WASA) programme which ended late on

Fashola wants professionals indicted for collapsed buildings

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said that jailing any professional responsible for collapsed building would serve as deterrent

NCSDC deploys 2,000 personnel to guard schools in North-East, says Commandant-General

Mr Muhammadu Gana, the Commandant-General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says over 2,000 personnel have so far been deployed to provide physical security

Troops kill 4, arrest 9 militiamen in Bauchi State

The Nigerian Army said its troops killed four armed militiamen in Ningi Local Government Council of Bauchi State.Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, the Director, Army Public Relations,

NCC seizes N36.1 broadcast items, apprehends 2 suspects in Delta

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), said it had seized broadcast contrivance worth N36.1 million in Delta.Mr Augustine Amodu, the NCC Director of Enforcement, made the

Olusosun Dumpsite:Ambode to engage scavengers on means of livelihood

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos has assured that the state government would engage scavengers and other workers at the Olusosun dumpside on ways to make

ULC passes vote of no confidence on NLC

The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC), yesterday, passed a vote of no confidence in the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), saying its leadership has failed

We pay for treatment, Lassa fever survivors, relatives insist

Only days after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) claimed that the federal and state governments have been providing free diagnosis, treatment and care

APC holds NEC, to adopt report on restructuring

The National Chairman, of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun [/caption]As the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) plans to hold it’s National Executive Committee

Scholars lament social marginalisation of Nigerian youths

Some scholars have expressed worry over the social marginalisation of Nigerian youths, noting that Nigeria’s biggest challenge was not unemployment, but social marginalisation of young

NUJ, PNN to access states’ infrastructural development

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) will embark on a nationwide tour, to access the state of infrastructural development across the country. The NUJ said

NDE alarmed over high rate of unemployment, vices

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has expressed concern over the growing rate of unemployment in the country, the fallout of emerging new universities and

Boko Haram kills 5 fishermen in Borno

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed five fishermen on a remote island in northeastern Nigeria for aiding the search for dozens of schoolgirls kidnapped last month

UNAIDS appoints Aisha Buhari as special ambassador

The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination

IGP urges officers to intensify efforts in tackling security challenges

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris, has reiterated call on police personnel to intensify efforts in tackling security challenges in the country.

CAN donates relief materials to IDPs in Nasarawa state

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Nasarawa State Chapter, on Saturday donated relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

Governor Obiano, sworn-in for second term in office

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State and his Deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke were on Saturday sworn-in for second term in office with a pledge for

Arik Air operates PH flight from MMA2, ending 10-year dispute

An Arik Air flight to Port Harcourt on Saturday took off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, (MMA2) Lagos, signalling the end of a 10-year

Arik Air operates PH flight from MMA2, ending 10-year dispute

An Arik Air flight to Port Harcourt on Saturday took off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport 2, (MMA2) Lagos, signalling the end of a 10-year

Buhari congratulates China’s President XI Jinping on re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chinese President Xi Jinping on his re-election as the President of the Peoples Republic of China.