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    January 15, 2018 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued certificate of registration to Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) in obedience to a court order. The certificate was presented to the leadership of the newly registered party by INEC’s National Commissioner, Alhaji Baba Arfo, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. The Federal High ...
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    January 15, 2018 Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14, 771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN), Prof. Abdalla Adamu, NOUN’s Vice-Chancellor, has said. The former president is expected to receive a doctorate in Christian Theology, Adamu said at a news briefing on the institution’s ...
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    January 15, 2018 An FCT High Court Maitama, on Monday adjourned until Jan. 29, commencement of trial of Sen. Isah Misau (APC-Bauch-Central), charged with injurious falsehood. Misau was dragged before the court by the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), on a five-count charge. The charge bordered on injurious ...
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    January 15, 2018 The world is on the “brink” of nuclear war, Pope Francis warned on Monday, as he set off on a trip to Chile and Peru that threatens to become overshadowed by sexual abuse scandals. “Yes, I am really afraid. We are on the brink. We only need an accident to trigger war,” ...
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    January 15, 2018 The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Compliance Team, Zone ‘C’, generated N30,737,646.00 internally in 2017, the National Coordinator, Mr Ahmed Azarema, has said. Azarema, a Comptroller of Customs, gave the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Monday. The official said that the revenue was generated ...
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    January 15, 2018 Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State, says on Monday that the Federal Government has very clear plans to end herders/farmers clashes in the country. The governor told newsmen after laying wreath to mark the Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Kaduna that the issue is being tackled head-on. “We met with the Minister ...
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    January 15, 2018 Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and National Planning has assured Nigerians that the economy would be better in 2018. Udoma gave the assurance in a statement signed by his Media Adviser, Mr Akpandem James in Abuja. Udoma spoke at an economic forum organised by the Redeemed Christian Church of God ...
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    January 15, 2018 Benue Police command said it had arrested 59 persons in connection with the recent cult-related crises in some parts of Makurdi, the state capital. Several people were injured and property worth millions of Naira destroyed during the crisis. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Moses Yamu, made the ...
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    January 14, 2018 Bishops of the Catholic Ecclesiastical Province of Abuja, have called for prayers to forestall the reoccurrence of the killings in villages in Benue communities by herdsmen. In a communique after its meeting on Jan. 12 and Jan. 13 in Makurdi, the bishops, while condemning the massacre of over 73 people in Guma ...
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    January 14, 2018 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Sunday took delivery of five Super Mushsak aircraft from Pakistan meant to enhance its training and operational efficiency. The Chief of Logistics, NAF headquarters, AVM Garba Bello said while taking delivery of the aircraft in Kaduna that the total Super Mushsak aircraft received from Pakistan now ...