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Anti-graft war: CSOs wants FG to probe on NSITF, NPA, others

A coalition of civil society organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Nigeria Ports Authority, NPA, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, amongst others, if it w [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Devil destroying marriage through lesbianism, homosexuality – cleric

The Assistant Parish Priest of St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Akwanga, Nassarawa State, Rev. Fr Raymond Tyohemba, has condemned the practice of lesbianism and homosexuality, warning it the devil’s design to destroy the marriage institution.

The Catholic priest in a sermon on Sunday s [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


We will sell fuel for N85 if - Marketers

Oil marketers in the country have given indication that they could sell Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, at N85 per litre once Nigerians were ready to absorb the fluctuations or modulations in the pump price of petrol beginning from 2016. It will be recalled that the Minister of State for Petroleum Resource [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Kwara assembly wants FG to relocate Ilorin prison

The Kwara House of Assembly has appealed to the Federal Government to relocate the Oke-Kura-llorin prison to its permanent site at Mandala to reduce the hardship of the residents of the community in the hands of overzealous security personnel at the prison complex.

The House made the call in it [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


CP scores FCT high on crime control

FCT Commissioner of Police, Mr. Wilson Inlegwu, has scored the command high on crime control in 2015, stating that crime rate in the territory was less than it was in 2014.

Addressing journalists at the command headquarters, Abuja, the police boss said: “I think we are doing well. [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


We are on course to meet biosafety December deadline – DG, NBMS

The Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency, Mr. Rufus Ebegba, has expressed optimism that the agency’ stakeholders would meet the December deadline to formalize their registration.

Ebegba disclosed this in Abuja, stating that the NBMS has continued to receive applications [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Northern Christians warn Buhari, don’t drag Nigeria into a proxy war

The National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari not to drag Nigeria into any proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran over the handling of the Shiite massacre in Zaria, Kaduna state.

The Christian elders while expressing grave regret and great sadness at the recu [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


Abuja Catholic Archbishop wants FG to review land policy

The Cardinal Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, His Eminence, Rev Dr John Onaiyekan, has urged the federal government to review its policy on land so as to facilitate the housing policy in the country.

Onaiyekan considered it an irony that the government which should through its policies [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015


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