Day: May 18, 2017

Federal government has approved the procurement of 12 intervention vessels and 3 helicopters for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to fight piracy and other illegal activities on the country’s territorial waters. The Director General of NIMASA. Dr. Dakuku Peterside made this known in a statement to Vanguard in Abuja Thursday, stating that […]

Nigeria and Morocco on Monday strengthened their business relationship by signing two bilateral agreements in Rabat, Morocco. The first agreement was the Joint Initiative on the Morocco –Nigeria Gas Regional Pipeline. Tagged “The Wonder of Africa” the pipeline project has historical significance because it is designed by Africans for Africans with a direct impact on […]

Tijani Kaura, Senate Committee Chairman on Federal Character and Inter-governmental Affairs, has said a probe has commenced into the alleged lopsided recruitment into the Department of State Services (DSS). There were reports that out the 479 cadets commissioned on March 5, a large number of them were from the North. During Thursday’s plenary, Kaura said […]

The Lagos State Fire Service on Thursday confirmed the death of a mother and her three children in a fire incident in Aguda Surulere area of Lagos. Mr Rasak Fadipe, Director of Lagos State Fire Service, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the four family members were burnt to death inside a laundry […]

Tinny Entertainment’s first lady Bella is out with the video to her debut single ‘Radio’. The Theophilus King directed video has Bella in a funky but yet classy look as she teams up with fellow label mate Ycee to deliver a top notch record. The video comes as a follow-up to the successful release of […]

The Kwara State Government on Wednesday named the state university after the late strongman of Kwara politics, Olusola Saraki. The state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, made the announcement in Ilorin at the inauguration of the Sola Saraki Educational Foundation. Mr. Ahmed, who declared that the Kwara State University, KWASU, would henceforth be called Sola Saraki University, […]

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday announced that it had re-commissioning its Kano depot so as to boost the supply of petroleum products in the northern region. The Kano depot is part of the NNPC’s System 2D pipeline network, but was knocked down three-and-half years ago by vandals. The Group Managing Director, NNPC, Dr. […]

The police said on Thursday that two soldiers have been killed in a suicide attack at a military checkpoint in Konduga, Borno State,. The female suicide bomber, according to a statement by the spokesman of the police in Borno state, Victor Isuku, detonated the explosive strapped on her at a military checkpoint just in front […]

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