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100 Borno Girls Offered Scholarship In Sudan’s Female University

One hundred girls from different parts of Borno State are to be given fresh scholarship to pursue  degree programmes in various disciplines at Ahfad University For Women which is the longest serving private University in Sudan as it has been in existence since the last 50 years in Khartoum, capital of Sudan. Spokesman to Governor Kashim Shettima, Isa Gusau, said in a statement emailed to journalists on Frid ...

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Magu Preaches Integrity as Commission Launches ‘Clean Hands’ Campaign

Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has charged Nigerians to imbibe the culture of ‘ living with clean hands’  as a way of stamping out corruption from the society. Magu, who stated that the job of EFCC entails confronting looters of the nation’s commonwealth, taking on impunity and restoring hope to the hopeless, said the Commission had been reshaping the face o ...

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Nigerian Air Force Redeploys 12 Officers Of Air Rank

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed 12 officers of Air Rank comprising 10 Air Vice Marshals (AVM) and 2 Air Commodores (Air Cdre). Those affected by the new deployment include AVMs Auwal Muhammed as Air Officer Commanding Tactical Air Command (AOC TAC) Makurdi; Emmanuel Agwungwu as Air Officer Commanding Mobility Command (AOC MC) Yenagoa; Nurudeen Balogun as Air Officer Commanding Training Command ( ...

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National Assembly To Prioritize Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Says Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, said the National Assembly will continue to give required attention to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the country. Saraki stated this when he received a delegation from the Champions for an AIDS-Free Generation in Africa, led by former President of Botswana, Dr. Festus Mogae and ex-Vice President of Uganda, Dr. Speciosa Wandira, in his office, ...

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Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Chevron Facility

(Reuters) - Chevron's onshore activities in Nigeria's Niger Delta have been shut down by a militant attack at its Escravos terminal, a company source said on Thursday. A militant group called the Niger Delta Avengers, which has told oil firms to leave the delta before the end of May, said late on Wednesday that it had blown up the facility's main electricity feed. "It is a crude line which means all activit ...

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Shiite-Army Clash: Iran Recalls Ambassador, Kozechi

Emerging information revealed that the Islamic Republic of has recalled its ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Saheed Kozechi, Wednesday to avoid a potentially embarrassing situation. Although no reason was given by the country's External Affairs Ministry, a very reliable source has disclosed  that Kozechi was recalled to avert litigations and brewing diplomatic row between Iran and Nigeria over former ambassador’s ...

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States Endorse 22-Point Fiscal Action Plan-Download the Details

States have agreed to reform the finances of State and Local Governments under a Fiscal Sustainability Programme to ensure their long term viability. A statement from the Finance Ministry said the 22-point fiscal reform action plan to be implemented by States under the Programme mirrors the ongoing public financial management reforms being undertaken by the Federal Government, including: biometric capture o ...

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Economic Recession: Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele

The Senate on Wednesday invited the Minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigerian Godwin Emefiele to brief the upper chamber of the National Assembly on the monetary and fiscal policies adopted to salvage the current economic situation in the country. The development followed  a motion of urgent need to address the present economic state of the nation moved by Senator Bassey ...

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BREAKING: FG Appoints Chief Executives Of NBC,NTA,NAN,FRCN, Others

The Federal Government has appointed the Chief Executives of six information-related parastatals under the Ministry of Information and Culture. The appointments were announced in Abuja on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. According  to a statement  by Segun Adeyemi , SA to the  Minister of Information and Culture in Abuja Abuja,  the new Chief Executives are:Mr. Isha ...

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Court Bars Sheriff From Parading Himself As PDP Chairman, Recognizes Makarfi

As part of the unpredictable shape of events within the fold of Nigeria’s opposition party, a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has granted an interim injunction restraining the immediate past national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, and Professor Adewale Oladipo who were removed from office at the PDP National Convention held on Saturday May ...

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Oshiomhole Advocates For Women In Politics

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has stressed the need for men to support women in their quest to participate in active politics and occupy leadership positions. Speaking while playing host to the spouses of members of the Edo State House of Assembly who paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House, Monday, Governor Oshiomhole said, “Part of the problem of women in our country is that too many me ...

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Police Warn PDP Factions Against Violence In Abuja

(Press Release) Intelligence at the disposal of the Force leadership indicates that some aggrieved factional leaders and members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) have perfected plans to engage thugs from across the country to join them in threatening public peace and security in Abuja. ACP Olabisi Kolawole ,Force Public Relations Officer,,Force Headquarters said in a press release, this is sequel to t ...

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