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Federal DPP Tackles Mounting Prosecution Cases amid High Expectations By Emeka Nwankpa on 12/07/2021 3:30:58 PM

The Directorate of Public Prosecutions of the Federation (DPPF) in the Federal Ministry of Justice has stepped up strategies to meet high expectations over increasing prosecution demands arising from cases that......more

President Buhari promises the nation a vibrant space sector By Editor on 27/06/2021 6:50:48 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday expressed a renewed commitment to the space sector, describing it as the foundation of cyber security and a vibrant digital economy. The President, who spoke at a......more

Ex-Service chiefs: Association backs Buhari over nomination By EDITOR on 08/02/2021 9:52:17 PM

Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Sunday faulted those questioning the nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors. President Muhammadu Buhari, last week nominated the ex-service......more

CORONAVIRUS: Nigeria Records Lowest Daily Cases Since December 2020. By EDITOR on 08/02/2021 9:30:18 PM

Nigeria on Sunday recorded its lowest COVID-19 daily infection toll since last December with 506 new cases. However, while the new cases reduced, the death toll from the virus remained relatively......more

Buhari unveils 60th anniversary logo, presides over 15th virtual FEC meeting. By Editor on 17/09/2020 08:53:23 AM

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the nation’s 60th Anniversary Logo with a pledge that his administration will continue to work towards greater inclusiveness. President Buhari also called for the participation of......more

Buhari appoints CEO of NAN, other agencies By Editor on 26/08/2020 9:37:23 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Executive Officers for nine of the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji......more

Buhari swears in 12 new Permanent Secretaries (FULL LIST) By Editor on 26/08/2020 9:34:37 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, swore in 12 permanent secretaries appointed in June. The officials were sworn in at the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja.......more

Coronavirus: FG to inject N2trillion in Nigerian economy By editor on 06/05/2020 4:23:46 PM

With the coronavirus pandemic rapidly ravaging the global economy, the Federal Government is planning to inject N2 trillion as an intervention in the economy, the Minister of State for Budget and......more

Africa approaches 50,000 COVID-19 cases, 2,000 deaths – WHO By editor on 06/05/2020 4:10:49 PM

The number of coronavirus cases across the African continent has reached 49,121, with 1,956 related deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO) Africa said on Wednesday. According to the organisation’s statistics, COVID-19......more

Group Backs DHQ's Recall of Retired Military Medical Personnel Against COVID-19 By Editor on 04/05/2020 3:03:38 PM

  Concerned Professionals’ Congress (CPC) has expressed support to ongoing advanced plans by the Defence Headquarters under the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin to recall retired military medical personnel to complement those......more

Buhari Mourns Murdered UNIPORT Students By Editor on 04/05/2020 12:26:50 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three University of Port Harcourt students reportedly murdered by their kidnappers and their bodies buried in a shallow grave in April. The......more

COVID-19: Nigeria To Evacuate Over 700 Citizens From US By Editor on 04/05/2020 12:22:17 PM

Evacuation of Nigerians stranded in the U.S. due to the novel coronavirus pandemic is to begin on May 10, according to the Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York. The consulate-general disclosed......more

Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Rise To 2,558 By Editor on 04/05/2020 12:17:33 PM

Nigeria’s tally of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 2558 on Sunday evening, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed. There was a drop in the number of infections......more

Abuja Eases Lockdown, Asks Workers Living Outside FCT To Keep Off By Editor on 04/05/2020 12:10:47 PM

The FCTA says it will enforce rigorously the guidelines regulating the easing of the lockdown in the FCT as part of measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the Territory.......more

59 Garlands for the Nigerian Military By EDITOR on 05/10/2019 12:51:42 PM

At 59, Nigeria is in war! It is a brutal fact. The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, NAM, tried to pass this message on Thursday, September 26, 2019......more

59 Garlands for the Nigerian Military By ed on 05/10/2019 12:50:04 PM

At 59, Nigeria is in war! It is a brutal fact. The Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, NAM, tried to pass this message on Thursday, September 26, 2019......more

Group hails President’s Independence Day pledge to equip the Armed Forces By EDITOR on 05/10/2019 12:47:39 PM

A GROUP, the Concerned Professionals’ Congress, CPC, has called for more civilian support to the armed forces while endorsing President Muhammadu Buhari’s Independence Day pledge to continue addressing the critical needs......more

Pres. Buhari will leave sustainable legacies, says Boss Mustapha, SGF By EDITOR on 25/06/2019 06:53:50 AM

Against the backdrop of heightened expectations in some quarters that much action is yet to be seen after President Muhammadu Buhari was inaugurated on May 29, 2019 for a second term,......more

SGF Boss Mustapha Cautions on LG Funds, Seeks Support for NFIU By Emeka Nwankpa on 05/06/2019 08:11:07 AM

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, has said that the increasing threats to the nation’s economy and public safety arising from lack of information on how local......more

How Buhari administration is tackling Nigeria’s security challenges – Presidency By editor on 13/05/2019 10:17:54 PM

As Nigeria continues to grapple with multi-facetedsecurity crises in different parts of the country, the Buhari administration has released some measures being taken by the police and security forces to address......more

News Analysis: Awaiting Buhari's Anti-graft Fight vs the Convicted CJN at Appeal Court By Emeka Nwankpa on 21/04/2019 6:05:15 PM

The riveting drama that culminated in the guilty verdict by the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) on suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen for violation of the code......more

IDPs Jubilate as IOM, South Korea Complete Water Boreholes in N’East By Nkiru Emeka-Nwankpa, with Agency reports on 21/04/2019 5:16:31 PM

Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in their thousands, are jubilatingas the giant United Nations humanitarian agency, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) handed over completed waterboreholes to Gwoza and Konduga communities in Borno State. The projects were executed under the auspices of an initiative funded......more

Analysts, stakeholders endorse Buhari’s new moves to curb leakages in revenue agencies By Nkiru Emeka-Nwankpa on 04/12/2018 10:57:49 PM

Civil society groups, analysts and stakeholders promoting good governance and accountability in government business have endorsed Federal Government’s new directives to curb leakages and profligacy in over fifty revenue agencies henceforth......more

U.S. govt places order for Nigeria’s Super Tucano aircraft By Editor on 30/11/2018 11:43:12 AM

The United States Department of Defence on Wednesday announced it has awarded the contract for the manufacturing of 12 A-29 Super Tucano combat aircraft on behalf of the Nigerian Air Force.......more

BREAKING: Buhari accepts Kemi Adeosun’s resignation By Editor on 14/09/2018 10:49:35 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday accepted the resignation of the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun. The President thanked the Minister for her services to the nation and wished her well......more

Sympathizers shocked as ex- IG of Police, Gambo Jimeta, bursts into laughter over his rumoured death By Editor on 21/06/2018 06:39:20 AM

It was a dramatic scene at the expansive all-white colour No. 5, Cassandra Street, Maitama -Abuja home of former Inspector- General of Police, Alhaji Gambo Jimeta who burst into hilarious laughter......more

Buhari Exhumes Ghost of 'NASS Padding' at 2018 Budget Signing By Admin on 21/06/2018 06:30:42 AM

President Muhammadu Buhari has accused the National Assembly of tampering with the 2018 budget sent to them by cutting essential projects and inserting non-essential ones. Mr Buhari stated this while signing......more

Ekiti Guber election: Fayose's Deputy picks PDP ticket, APC cancels primaries, goes back to poll again amidst fracas By SoundBite Admin on 09/05/2018 6:23:05 PM

With 1,190 votes secured in the primary election, Deputy governor of Ekiti state, Kolapo Olusola has won the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the July 14 governorship election. Olusola, is......more

Looters’ list: FG after me for refusing to join APC – Former Niger Gov, Aliyu By SoundBite Admin on 05/04/2018 06:44:03 AM

Former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu has said he did not loot the state treasury during his eight year tenure in the state. He said this in reaction to the looters’......more

Uproar as Dikko, Minimah, Amosun top FG's updated 'looters' list By SoundBite Admin on 02/04/2018 06:34:03 AM

Self-exiled former Customs Comptroller-General, Dikko Abdullahi Inde, former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Kenneth Minimah and his Nigerian Air Force counterpart, Air Marshall Adesola Amosin topped the fresh list of......more

Customs Identifies, Issues Ultimatum To Importer Of Military Items Allegedly Owned By Kogi Govt By SoundBite Admin on 30/03/2018 12:26:32 AM

The Nigeria Customs Service said it has identified the importer of military wares which allegedly belong to the government of Kogi State. The customs ‎also said it issued a 30-day ultimatum......more

President Buhari Visits Taraba By SoundBite Admin on 30/03/2018 12:16:26 AM

President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing visit to Taraba today to be followed with visits to Benue, Yobe, Zamfara and Rivers States over reported attacks that left many dead and injured has sparked......more

Presidency Accuses Obasanjo Of Influencing Transparency International Damning Report On Buhari By Admin on 29/03/2018 10:16:29 PM

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, came short of accusing Transparency International (TI), of taking a cue from former President Olusegun Obasanjo in giving its damning verdict that corruption in Nigeria has......more

 

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