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    Mandela Day: South African Embassy Launches Community Work In Abuja

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    In commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day, the South African High Commission in Abuja in partnership with Nelson Mandela Institution, Fountain of Joy and Comfort Foundation and other will launch a 67-minute community work, today,. The 67-minute, represents one minute for every year Mandela gave to his struggle for equality for the South African people….

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    Jaiz Foundation Donates N5m To100 VVF Patients

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    The Jaiz Charity and Development Foundation is partnering with the Islamic Medical Association of Nigeria (IMAN),  to cater for the health needs of the downtrodden in the country. The foundation has also donated N5 million for surgeries of 100 Vesico Vaginal Fistula (VVF) patients. Director-general and CEO of the foundation, Amb. Adamu Babangida Ibrahim, who…

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    In Unprecedented Move, NASS Slashes 2016 Budget By N17bn

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    After several weeks of bickering with the executive over repetition of subheads and recurrent estimates, tagged ‘budget padding’, the Senate yesterday approved a total aggregate expenditure of N6,060,677,358,227 trillion for the executive to spend this year, 2016. It was exactly 93 days after the budget proposal was presented to the joint session of the National…

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    PMB In India Woos Investors, Insists On Recovery Of Stolen Funds

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in New Delhi met with chief executive officers (CEOs) of Indian firms with interests in Nigeria, promising his administration’s commitment to maintaining macro-economic stability and improving investor’s confidence in the country. He said that the fall in oil prices would not deter his government from creating an enabling environment for businesses…

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    I’ll Head Petroleum Ministry – PMB

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday revealed that he would head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in the new cabinet. Addressing some select reporters in New York, USA, after addressing a global leaders’ summit on ‘Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism,’ he said: “I will remain minister of petroleum. I will appoint a minister of state for petroleum.”…

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    Boko Haram: Kumuyi Visits Communities In Adamawa

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    The general superintendent of Deeper Christian Life Ministry and Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor Williams Kumuyi, is set to visit Adamwa State next week Tuesday to “strengthen the church and identify with the people” over persistent attacks by Boko Haram insurgents. Kumuyi will also hold a special meeting with residents of the state, “irrespective of…

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    FG Okays 9 New Private Varsities As NANS Backs President’s Re-election

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    The federal government yesterday approved the establishment on nine new private universities in the country. They are Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos State; Chrisland University, Owode, Ogun State; Christopher University, Mowe, Ogun State; Hallmark University, Ijebu Itele, Ogun State; Kings University, Ode Omu, Osun State; Michael and Cecilia Ibru University, Orode, Delta State; Mountain Top University,…

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    Twitter War: Jonathan Prays As Buhari Heads To Abakaliki, Akure

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    As the February 14 presidential election campaigns continue to attract national discourse, President Goodluck Jonathan has prayed against bloodshed, rigging and any form of violence, saying ending pre and post-election violence is not an issue for any particular party but a national challenge. Jonathan, who is the presidential candidate of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party…

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