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Armed Forces requires N9bn for military shoes, boots annually

AVM Jumo Osahor, Director-General, Defence Research and Development Bureau, Abuja says the Armed Forces of Nigeria will require about N9 billion to provide military boots…

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Nigeria records 13.9% modern contraceptive prevalence

With barely 13 months to reaching the target FP2020 objectives on contraceptives usage, indicators show that Nigeria currently has a 13. 9 per cent Modern…

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Malnutrition: UNICEF reaches over 1m children in Yobe, Borno

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says no fewer than 1,239,802 children has been given Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation in Yobe and Borno through the support…

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2019 election: Oyegun speaks on crisis rocking APC under Oshiomhole

A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has reacted to the crisis rocking the ruling party under the leadership…

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2019: I have better things to do than being governor – El-rufai

Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-rufai, said that he has better things to do with his life than being the governor of Kaduna State….

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2019: Oshiomhole carpets APC governors

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has described some state governors on the party’s platform as poor students of history. Oshiomhole…

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46 political parties back Atiku to defeat Buhari

Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), have formally adopted a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as its presidential candidate in the 2019 election. Chairman of…

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Senate okays Buhari’s N338bn local debt payment request

The Senate, Wednesday, approved a request by the Executive for the payment of N338.9 billion local debts owed by the Federal Government through a promissory…

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Electoral Act: Saraki takes on Buhari

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to heed the advice of anti-democratic elements who are putting pressure on him…

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How Evans shot Young Shall Grow Motors’ chairman – Police

The police on Wednesday gave an account of how the Chairman of Young Shall Grow Motors, Chief Vincent Obianuju, was allegedly shot in a gun…

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EFCC files N1.4bn money laundering charge against NBA President

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has filed a criminal money laundering charge against the President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Paul Usoro…

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Defection of Ambode’s commissioner to PDP shows ‘Babylon is falling’ – Agbaje

The Lagos State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party and its governorship candidate, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, have hailed the defection of the Commissioner for Energy…

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Prepare for long strike, ASUU tells members

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the President of Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has urged the striking academic staff of the Nigerian public universities to be…

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No plans for mass retirement of staff – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has reiterated that it has no plan to carry out mass retirement of staff. The Corporation’s Spokesman, Mr Ndu…

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JAMB to commence 2019/2020 UTME registration in January

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has confirmed it will commence registration for the 2019/ 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in January. The…

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Ekiti govt reverses all last minute appointments by Fayose

The Ekiti Executive Council at its sitting on Wednesday approved the cancellation of certain key appointments made by former Governor Ayo Fayose in the twilight…

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Two powerful people frustrating my husband – Aisha Buhari cries out

Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort. Mrs. Buhari spoke at a conference…

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FEC Meeting: Buhari to preside over Friday’s ‘special’ meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday preside over the meeting of a ‘Special’ Federal Executive Council to deliberate solely on 2019 draft budget proposal. Mr…

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Fayose escapes death in auto crash on 3rd Mainland Bridge

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose escaped death on Wednesday when he was involved in an auto crash on Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos,…

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2019 election: You’re poor students of history – Oshiomhole attacks Okorocha, Amosun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, has said that the party will win the 2019 election in Imo and Ogun…

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