FEC approves purchase of 50 vehicles to check illegal mining

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday in Abuja approved N987 million for the procurement of 50 vehicles for Special Mines Surveillance Task Force to check illegal mining activities across the country. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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WASSCE: 26.01 percent of candidates pass English, Mathematics

From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua Katsina West African Examinations Council ( WAEC)  has announced the release of West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE)  for private candidates in 2017. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Reps to commence work on 2018 budget Wednesday

The House of Representatives has said it will  commence work on the 2018 budget estimates tomorrow.   President Muhammadu Buhari had, on November 7, 2018 laid before a joint session of the National Assembly, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Senate postpones 2018 budget debate, to consider MTEF

By Christiana Ekpa and Umar Muhammad Puma Abuja Senate yesterday postponed the 2018 budget consideration to Tuesday Nov. 28 and Wednesday Nov. 29. It could be recalled that the Upper Legislative Chamber had earlier More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Boko Haram insurgents behead 6 farmers in Borno

Boko Haram insurgents have beheaded six farmers at Dimge plantation in the Mafa Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the killing is the latest in a string of attacks in the More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Former Nigeria vice president, Alex Ekwueme is dead

By Johnson John Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, the former vice president of Nigeria has been announced dead. Igwe Laz Ekwuemey his brother and the traditional ruler of Oko community in Anambra state announced More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Buhari didn’t support sack of 22,000 teachers in Kaduna- Saraki’s aide

From Mohammad Ibrahim, Kaduna   Kaduna state All Progressives Congress ‎ Chieftain, Dr Hakeem Baba Ahmed has said President Muhammadu Buhari never supported the sacking of primary school teachers in Kaduna More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Lagos bus conductors to start wearing uniforms January 1 – Official

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. Israel Adeshola, the National President More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Benin deploys 150 troops to fight Boko Haram

The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, an official has disclosed. Mustapha Anka, the Chief Military More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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FG confirms murder of two Nigerians in South Africa

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it is following police investigations on the death of two Nigerians in South Africa. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja on Wednesday, signed by the spokesperson, More...