• 178
    0

    January 12, 2018 The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Command, says it arrested 192 suspects and seized 7,090.34kg of hard drugs between January and December 2017. The state Commandant, Mrs Omolade Faboyede, disclosed this in a statement in Ibadan, released by the command Public Relations Officer, Mrs Mutiat Okuwobi on Friday. Faboyede ...
  • 204
    0

    January 12, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Otunba Gani Adams, Leader of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), on his investiture as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land. President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Friday, charged Adams to use ...
  • 215
    0

    January 12, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf Buhari, who was admitted into Cedarcrest Hospital, Abuja, following injuries he sustained in a motorcycle accident, is ready to be discharged. According to a statement issued by Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, in Abuja on Friday, the Medical Director of ...
  • 185
    0

    January 12, 2018 The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its decision to go ahead with the proposed Jan. 13 Anambra Central Senatorial rerun election. Chief Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, National Publicity Secretary of APGA, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Awka that INEC had ...
  • 203
    0

    January 12, 2018 The CBN on Friday inaugurated the Financial Inclusion State Steering Committee for implementation of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS) in Anambra. The committee was inaugurated at the Awka Branch office of the CBN on Friday. At the inauguration, Prof. Solomon Chukwulobelu, the Secretary to the Anambra government urged members of the ...
  • 227
    0

    The Bayelsa Government and the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON) have agreed to collaborate to reduce the high infant and maternal mortality rate in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the 2013 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) put maternal and neonatal, under-five mortality rate in Bayelsa at ...
  • 209
    0

    January 11, 2018 The newly registered Restoration Party of Nigeria (RP) says it is committed to creating a new Nigeria driven by youths when elected into power in 2019. The National Chairman of RP, Mr Nsebong Nsehe said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. Nsehe said ...
  • 208
    0

    January 11, 2018 Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday maintained a bullish run with the All-Share Index hitting all-time high of 43,041.54, while market capitalisation crossed over to N15.317 trillion. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the index rose by 1,225.43 points or 2.93 per cent to close higher at ...
  • 190
    0

    January 11, 2018 The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Thursday said that petrol allocations by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to Ibadan Depot was grossly inadequate. Alhaji Raimi Tayo, Chairman, Ibadan Depot of IPMAN, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that independent marketers hardly loaded 12 trucks daily. ...
  • 217
    0

    January 11, 2018 The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it has concluded plans to develop training programmes that will fast-track job creation in the region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, said this in a statement issued by the commission’s Director of Corporate Affairs, Ibitoye Abosede, in Port Harcourt on Thursday. Ekere said ...