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Assault on Journalist: Court grants Motion for Oral evidence

adjourns case to Apr 24 A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos yesterday (Tuesday) granted the motion to call oral evidence in respect of a N500 million Assault suit filed against the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, by the Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, on behalf of a Badagry-based journalist, Otunba Yomi Olomofe. Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos whi ...

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Nigerian, Cameroonian Troops Conduct Joint Clearance Operation

In order to clear fleeing Boko Haram terrorists hibernating within remote and border areas, Nigerian and Cameroonian troops have carried out another joint operation to weed out Boko Haram terrorists along Nigeria and Cameroon border. The two-day joint operation which was led by Col Dourai and Lt Col  Mohaman of the Cameroonian Defence Forces had troops drawn from the Cameroon’s Battalion Rapid Intervention ...

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PDP Crisis: Dickson’s C’ttee Submits Report, Proposes Early Convention

The National Reconciliation Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chaired by Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, in Abuja on Tuesday submitted its report to the chairman of the party, Senator Modu Sheriff, with a proposition that he should to hold convention as soon as possible. The committee also stressed the need for a template that would culminate into a Unity National Convention. Di ...

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My Victory was a litmus test for Party Supremacy – Gov Sani Bello

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has  said  the Supreme Court judgment that upheld his candidacy as the standard bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Niger State at the 2015 governorship election was a confirmation of party supremacy. The governor said the trend of judgment from the lower to the apex court showed that the party was guided by its constitution in the conduct of the pr ...

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Nigerian Army flags-off new Brigade in Bayelsa, commend Dickson

The Nigerian Army has again commended Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State for placing security as one of his administration's top priority and for his continuous support to security agencies as well as the provision of modern crime fighting equipment. The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai gave the commendation when he led other senior military officers on a courtesy call on the governor at t ...

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Nigerian Navy Rescues Attacked Oil Tanker, Repels Attack On Another Vessel

(Press Release) The Nigerian Navy has recorded another major feat in its ongoing operations against piracy and other criminalities in Nigerian waters. Today, Nigerian Navy Ship OKPABANA rescued an oil tanker, MT GAZ PROVIDENCE which came under pirate attack yesterday off Bonny Island, River State. Acting Director of Information, Navy Captain Suleman Dahun said in a statement that  the rescued ship had 21 cr ...

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GOC 82 Div Visits Formations, Units

(Press Release) As part of a working visit to Formations and Units under his command, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army (NA), Major General Adamu Abubakar was on Wednesday 18 – Thursday 19 January, 2017 on a visit to 34 Brigade Owerri where he was briefed by the Brigade Commander Brigadier General KAY Ishiaku on the operational readiness of the Formation. Thereafter, Colonel Sag ...

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Don’t Expect Miracles From Us, Lawmaker Warns Nigerians

Tina George - Minna A Member of the House of Representatives,Mr Bala Farouk has said that Nigerians should stop expecting legislators to perform miracles adding that the demands of constituents have become above the capacity of the Legislators. He urged Nigerians to streamline their demands and reduce their expectations from their representatives. Farouk who is representing Bida/Katcha Conmstituency in the ...

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NN Intensifies Clampdown On Illegal Crude Oil Refineries, Maritime Crimes

(Press release) The Nigerian Navy has intensified the ongoing clampdown on illegal crude oil thieves, illegal refineries and other related crimes in the maritime areas. Between 19 – 24 December 2016, the NN recorded an impressive result in this regard. This is even as the vigilance of the service personnel helped to avert the departure of more than 47 stowaways who attempted to leave the country illegally o ...

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Buhari’s Presentation of 2017 Budget Shifted 

The presentation of the 2017 budget to NASS by President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday  has been shifted From 12 noon to 3pm same day.   The shift was first confirmed by a a presidency official. This was also corroborated by a top official of the Senate in a brief chat with Newsdiaryonline.    It was learnt that the 2 hour shift was occasioned by President Buhar's trip to The Gambia over That's Jammeh's sudden ...

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Nigerian Military Debunks Report On Retirement of Service Chiefs

The Defence Headquarters has raised an alarm over a false story going round on the social media claiming that some service chiefs have been retired and replaced. Speaking to PRNigeria on the rumours, the Director Defence Information, Brigadier General Rabe Abubakar described it  as baseless and unfounded. He added that the service chiefs are still discharging their official responsibilities. General Rabe sa ...

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BREAKING: Wike Congratulates Senator –Elect Abe

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stunningly congratulated Magnus Abe, the senator –elect Magnus Abe on his landslide victory during weekend’s rerun election. In a statement emailed to Newsdiaryonline from  Rivers State capital, Wike said “I convey my hearty congratulations to the Senator elect Sen Magnus Abe on your landslide victory recorded in the just concluded re-run election. “It is indeed a victo ...

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