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Ladgo Dam: Benue govt raises alarm over impending flood

Benue State Government has raised alarm over an impending flooding in the state,

Executive Secretary Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, Mr. Emmanuel Shior, disclosed this during a chat with journalists in his office in Makurdi.

He said the agency has been informed by the National Environ [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


‘It came as surprise president gave me triple-tier ministry’ – Minister

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said she was surprised President Muhammadu Buhari gave her a triple-tier ministry.

She disclosed this on Saturday in Kaduna, while also saying that the Federal Government has developed strategies to create employment opportuni [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


$9bn debt: Yar’Adua, Jonathan, Lukman, Diezani, others knew of contract negotiations – P&ID

As the storm over the botched gas supply contract that resulted in the recent $8.9billion arbitral award against Nigeria by a UK court, rages, officials in the know of the contract negotiations have been named.

Founder of the company at the centre of the controversy, Michael Quinn, named late P [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


Shi’ites dare IG, We will carry out Ashura procession

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, commonly known as Shi’ites, has vowed to carry out its annual Ashura procession as well as continue the struggle for the freedom of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and the others still in detention.

The group said it would not be deterre [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


Buhari didn’t abandon Daura flood victims, Presidency says

The Presidency on Sunday described as “false and untrue” reports that President Muhammadu Buhari turned his back on Daura community in Katsina State, which was hit by massive floods on last Thursday August 29.

One of the President’s spokesmen, Garba Shehu, in a statement in Ab [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


AEPB alarmed at rampant sale of donkey meat in FCT

The Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEBP, has raised the alarm over the rampant sale of donkey meat in the Federal Capital Territory.

Malam Baba Lawan, director, AEPB, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, also decried the unhealthy state of meat brought into the FCT for sale to residents.

Mon, 02 September 2019


Nigerians Hail New NDDC Board

...Odubu, Okumagba can make a difference

...Governors Pursuing selfish interest

...Senate Screening begins September

Several Nigerians, particularly from the Niger Delta region, have hailed the compositi [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


Outrage greets treason charge against journalist

Nigerians and groups have been expressing concern over the continued detention of journalist and human rights activist, Agba Jalingo, by the Cross River State government on allegations of treason.

Jalingo has been in police detention for over 11 days after he was picked from his home in Lagos s [...]

Mon, 02 September 2019


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