Gunmen attack EFCC Abuja office, damage vehicles

By Ese Awhotu Unidentified gunmen have attacked the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, located at Wuse Zone 7 in Abuja. The attack which occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, involved a group of heavily armed men. In what is considered as a security breach, the invading gunmen shot sporadically into the premises, damaging vehicles More...

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Air force sentences aircraft man to death by hanging

From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi Nigerian Air Force, NAF yesterday night sentenced a 21year -old Air Craft man Kalu Bernard who shot and killed his girlfriend at the Nigerian Air Force Base in Makurdi to death by hanging. It More...

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2 new ministers get portfolios

By Lawrence Olaoye Three weeks after being sworn-in as ministers of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Steven Ocheni and Mr. Suleiman Hassan were yesterday assigned portfolios by the Acting President, Yemi More...

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21 states lack efficient fire stations, says Controller Fire Service

By Umar Muhammad Puma The Controller-General, Federal Fire Services (FFS) Joseph Anebi has urged the National Assembly to facilitate the amendment of Fire Service Act 1963 to enable the establishment of federal More...

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FG approves $122.62m for rehabilitation of Ajaokuta-Itakpe rail

By Lawrence Olaoye The federal government has approved the sum of $122.62 million for the rehabilitation of Ajaokuta-Itakpe rail line. Briefing State House Correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council More...

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We’ll negotiate with ASUU on strike -FG

By Lawrence Olaoye The federal government has admitted that it defaulted in agreements it entered into with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Responding to questions from State More...

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…As Senate urges lecturers to suspend strike, assures fruitful negotiations

Senate President, Bukola Saraki By Christiana Ekpa and Ikechukwu Okaforadi The Senate Committee on Tertiary Institutions, yesterday urged the Association of Staff Union of University (ASUU) to call off its 72 hour More...

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We’re yet to audit TSA – Auditor-General

The Auditor-General of the Federation, Anthony Ayene, said his office is yet to audit the Treasury Single Account, TSA, two years after its commencement. Mr. Ayene made this known in Abuja on Wednesday during an More...

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Again, Shiite protest in Kaduna, demand Zakzaky’s release

Shiite protests Zakzaky arrest From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna There was confusion in kaduna metropolises yesterday when members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN , protested against the continued detention of their More...

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Agitation: Peace Corps officers to sharpen skills in U.S

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Commandant General of the National Unity and Peace Corps Chinedu Nneji, has said that offers of the corps will visit the United States of America (USA), to acquire more skills on how to properly More...