Day: November 29, 2017

The European Union has announced support for Nigeria’s vision on the rule of law and the fight against corruption for the next four years. The Union on Tuesday, launched a four-year program to support the Federal Government vision for the rule of law and its anti-corruption war. Head of the European Union delegation in Nigeria, […]

On this day in 1987, North Korean agents planted a bomb on Korean Air Flight 858, and killed all 115 passengers and crew members on board. The Flight was a scheduled international passenger flight between Baghdad, Iraq and Seoul, South Korea. On the day of the incident, the aircraft exploded mid-air upon the detonation of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Nigerian Senate to request for the confirmation of nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB). The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, read the letter to lawmakers during Wednesday’s plenary at the Upper House of the National Assembly in Abuja. The President, who sent the names of 10 nominees, […]

The Federal Government has declared Friday as public holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), made the declaration on behalf of the FG in a statement on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Abubakar Magaji. He admonished all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the […]

One person has been confirmed dead and two others injured due to a gas cylinder explosion that occurred in a residential building around Lebanese quarters behind plateau state polytechnic in jos. The explosion which occurred about 10am today is said to have been caused by a leaking gas cylinder An eye witness who was there […]

The Lagos State Government, through the office of the Special Adviser on Central Business Districts, on Monday inaugurated the Lagos CBD e-Business Guide for ease of shopping experience. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District, Agboola Dabiri, at the event held in Alausa, Ikeja, said the government streamlined the markets on the […]

Kaduna State House of Assembly, KSHA, at its plenary on Tuesday, suspended two of its members, Danladi Angulu Kwasu, representing Zangon Kataf and Bityong Yakubu Nkom of Kaura constituency. The members were suspended for their alleged involvement in activities capable of bringing the house to disrepute. Mukhtar Isa Hazo, Basawa, had moved the motion that […]

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said some recovered stolen funds cannot be accounted for by the agencies that investigated and recovered them. He said this at a retreat tagged ‘Strategic Retreat on Tracking the Progress of Anti-Corruption Bills in the National Assembly’ in Abuja on Tuesday. He said this was the reason some countries do […]

On this day in 1970, a Sports administrator, who is currently the General Manager of Nigeria Professional Football League side, Plateau United Football Club of Jos, Pius Henwan, was born in Shendam, Plateau State, North-Central Nigeria. Henwan had attended Government Secondary School Shendam and obtained his National Diploma and Higher National Diploma in administration in […]

On this day in 1963, United States President, Lyndon B. Johnson established theWarren Commission. The Warren Commission was a Presidentialcommission established through Executive Order11130 to investigate theassassination of United States President John F. Kennedy that had taken place on November 22nd1963 in Dallas, Texas. The United States Congress passed Senate Joint Resolution 137 authorizing the […]

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a Boko Haram commander and rescued 212 persons held hostage by the terrorists in Borno State. Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Usman, this in a statement signed by him on Tuesday. He said the feat was made during a clearance operation by troops of 3 […]

Senators have described as unrealistic some fiscal projections of the 2018 national budget and want federal agencies to be reduced as public finances spent on them remains unjustified. They made these arguments during debate on the general principles of the document. Senators at the commencement of debate on the general principles of the eight point […]

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