• GSS Chibok: Reps To Investigate N500m Reconstruction Fund

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    The House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to investigate the N500 million budgeted fund for the reconstruction of Girls Secondary School, (GSS) Chibok, Borno. This followed a motion by Rep. Raphael Igbokwe (PDP-Imo), which was unanimously adopted through a voice vote. Moving the motion, Igbokwe noted that N1.6 billion was budgeted by the Federal Government in…

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  • 18 Farmers Hacked To Death In Taraba

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    At least 18 farmers are believed to have been hacked to death by unknown assailants at Dan-anacha in Gassol local government area of Taraba in the early hours of Sunday. The killings are one of the series of bloody attacks in the state. Most of the farmers were killed on their farms. David Misal, the…

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    Eid-el-Maulud: FG Declares Monday, Dec 12, Public Holiday

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    The federal government has declared Monday, Dec. 12 , as public holiday to mark the Eid-el-Maulud celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. AbdulrahmanDambazau (rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the federal government yesterday in Abuja. In a statement signed by the acting permanent secretary of the ministry, AlhajiMuhammaduMaccido, Dambazau enjoined all Muslim faithful…

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  • FG Worried About Allegations Of Sexual Harassment In Institutions — Minister

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    Alhaji Abubakar Malami, the Attorney -General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, says the Federal Government is worried and deeply concerned about allegations of sexual harassment of students in institutions of learning. Malami made the statement at the 5th National Conference of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) in Umaru Waziri Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi,…

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  • $29.9bn Loan: Presidency Replies Emir Sanusi

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    The Presidency has said that the proposed external borrowing of 29.9 billion dollars by the government is meant for the execution of developmental projects across the country. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, stated this in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday night. The Presidential aide…

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    Card Reader Failure: Gov. Mimiko Angry

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    There was mild drama on Saturday in Ondo town as the card reader deployed for the governorship election rejected Gov. Olusegun Mimiko’s thumbprint when he wanted to vote at his Ward 7, Unit 20 Polling Unit in Ondo West Local Government Area. Mimiko had to fill the incident form before he was finally allowed to…

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    Nigeria Jumps To 50th In FIFA Ranking

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    Nigeria is now ranked 50th in the world, in the latest FIFA ranking of footballing nations. The new ranking released today saw Nigeria jumping 10 places to be placed 50th, from its 60th position in October. At 50th, Nigeria is tied with Burkina Faso, which has one of the significant movements, from 67th last October….

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  • Clinton Blames FBI’s Comey For Her Defeat

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    Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blamed Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Director James Comey for her defeat in Tuesday’s presidential election. Clinton said in a conference call with her top campaign donors on Saturday that Trump was able to seize on both of Comey’s statements and used them to attack her, according to two participants…

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    Anti-Trump Protests Turn Violent In US

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    The Police in Portland, Oregon, U.S., have classified the anti-Trump protests in the area as a “Class C felony” after a once peaceful protest turned into a riot. A riot is a Class C felony in Oregon. Demonstrators were seen attacking drivers and committing acts of vandalism during their march against Donald Trump’s election Thursday…

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  • FG To Legalise Artisan Mining

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    The Federal Government has promised to develop a framework that would legalise artisan mining activities and provide them with legitimate land in the country. Minister of Solid Mineral Development, Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this on Tuesday after inspecting artisan mining site at Muye Kafinkoro in Paiko Local Government Area of Niger He added the Federal Government…

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