Hajj 2017: NO going back on airline online registration- NAHCON

By Maryam Garba Hassan The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria NAHCON has reiterated its commitment towards ensuring airlines’ online registration for this year’s Hajj exercise. The Chairman of the Commission, Barr. Abdullahi Mukthar restated this while declaring open the collaborative partnership between the Commission, the Pakistani’s More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Controversy trails bail granted ex gov. Nggilari

From Umar Dankano,Yola.   The bail granted to convicted  former Governor Bala James Nggilari of Adamawa state by Justice Nathan Musa of High court Yola at a seating yesterday has been greeted with serious More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Customs seize N2.6m fake drugs from India, China

Lucky Lawal Lagos The Comptroller General of Custom Hammed Ali on tuesday visited the Federal Operation Unit, Ikeja, Lagos ware house on inspection of about N242, 688, 000 trucks load of smuggled drugs. The drugs More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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No vacancy at PDP national secretariat – Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that there is no vacancy at the party’s National Secretariat, Abuja. Mr. Makari stated this in a statement More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Reps probe smuggling, illegal migration into Nigeria

By Umar Muhammad Puma The House of Representatives Committees on Customs and Excise and Interior is to conduct public hearing on smuggling and illegal immigration into the country within the next four weeks. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Court grants ex GMD NNPC, Yakubu N300m bail

By Paschal Njoku, Abuja Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday granted Engr. Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation bail to the tune of N300m and two sureties More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Ganduje lunches 500 km rural roads project

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano   Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has lunched the Rural Access Mobility Project (RAMP), a project that involved the construction of up to 500 KM long roads across More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Father, son die inside well in Sokoto

A middle-aged man, Malam Umar, and his teenage son, Abubakar, died inside a well they were digging at Gidan-Filani village, near Wamakko in Sokoto State, on Wednesday. A witness told the News Agency of Nigeria in More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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WAEC plans to release results 60 days after exam

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, says it plans to reduce the waiting days for the release of its West African Senior School Certificates Examination (WASSCE) results to 60 days. The Head of National More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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N1.4bn fraud: FG slams 90-count charge on Peace Corps boss

By Paschal Njoku, Abuja   The Federal Government has slammed a 90-count criminal charge against the National Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria, Ambassador (Dr) Dickson Akor and the Incorporated Trustees of More...