Mimiko has paralysed Ondo economy – APC aspirant

A governorship aspirant, Foluso Adeyemi, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, had accused Governor Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo state of having paralysed economic activities in the state. 
Adeyemi told journalists at the APC national secretariat in Abuja after picking his expre [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

There is lot of value addition going to pilgrimage – el-Rufa’i

Governor Nasiru el-Rufa’I of Kaduna State, has said that there is a lot of value addition going to pilgrimage.
He disclosed this in Kaduna while receiving the Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Tor Uja and his management team who were in Kaduna state on a [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

PDP dares Justice Abang, August convention still holds

The factional leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi Caretaker Committee, has dared Justice Okon Abang, who recently declared the committee as illegal by recognising the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff leadership, insisting that the National Convention scheduled for Aug [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

Hajj: Nigeria begins airlift of Pilgrims

The Federal Government has announced August 8 for the inaugural flight to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Abubakar Sa’ad II, at a Hajj Stakeholders Conference at the National Mosque, Abuja, said the flight which would commence at the Sokoto Airport would see [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

Bello moves to enhance satellite technology

The on-going National Information Communication Technology, ICT, infrastructural project, has received a boost following the decision by the FCT Administration to partner Galaxy Backbone, facilitators of the scheme. 
FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, gave the assurance while receiving the [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

Buratai urges military to restore full peace to northeast

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged the military to restore full peace to the North East.
Buratai gave the charge while addressing troops undergoing training at the Nigerian Army Special Forces Training School at Buni Yadi, Yobe state.
The army chief said he was im [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

I didn’t share $20,000 to appropriation c’ttee members -Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has denied the allegation that he gave out $20,000 each to members of the appropriation committee.
The former chairman of Appropriation Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, had alleged that the speaker bribed each member of his committee to ac [...]

Fri, 12 August 2016

Munich gunman ’obsessed with mass shootings’

The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in Munich was obsessed with mass shootings but had no known links to the Islamic State group, German police say.
Written material on such attacks was found in his room. Munich's police chief spoke of links to the massacre by Norway's Anders B [...]

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