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Buhari tasks security chiefs on safety of all citizens

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to safeguard the lives and property of all citizens and secure the nation’s borders from aggressors.

ULC issues 2-week ultimatum to state govts over unpaid salary

The United Labour Congress of Nigeria (ULC) has issued a two-week ultimatum to the State Governments to settle all outstanding salary or face indefinite industrial actions.

Nasarawa legislators laud Al-Makura over roads, bridges

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has commended Gov. Umaru Tanko Al-Makura for constructing roads, bridges and culverts, noting that the projects would open up rural areas for development to flourish.

JAMB fixes cut off marks for varsities, others

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has fixed minimum cut off marks for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions.

UTME: 569,395 candidates score over 200 marks – registrar

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said 569,395 of the 1.7 million candidates that wrote this year’s UTME scored over 200 marks.

Why Nigeria broadcasting sector is underdeveloped – Lai

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Tuesday that lack of scientific Audience Measurement System was responsible for the underdevelopment of the nation’s broadcasting sector.

Fed govt to de-radicalise repentant Boko Haram members

The Federal Government has pledged to ensure the total de-radicalisation and rehabilitation of all ex-Boko Haram members before re-integrating them into the society in line with international best practices.

Reps decry seeming knowledge gap on climate change

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change, has blamed the poor attitude of Nigerians to the issue on the seeming knowledge gap among the major actors in the sector.

Obiano distributes N258.5m to faith-based hospitals

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano says his administration is committed to improving healthcare delivery across the state to provide affordable and accessible service for all.

Osinbajo hails ECOWAS bank for infrastructure funding, development

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday praised the ECOWAS Bank for investment and Development for being proactive in infrastructure funding and development in the sub-region.

We no longer issue visas to Nigerians – Netherlands Embassy

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria, on Tuesday reminded Nigerians that it was no longer in the business of issuing them visas.

Buhari orders security chiefs to ensure Nigeria remains one

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday directed the nation’s security chiefs to ensure that Nigeria remains one in accordance with his position as stated in his nationwide broadcast on Monday.

Fed govt lifts post-UTME test ban

The federal government has lifted the ban it hitherto placed on the post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) otherwise called Post-UTME being conducted by individual universities for admissions.

Gov. Okowa condemns renewed violence in Isoko communities

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday expressed sadness over renewed hostilities between Igbide and Okpolo-Enwhe communities in Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.

We discussed IPOB secret service in our meeting with Buhari – CDS

Gabriel Abayomi Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, has revealed that the secret service of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was among the issues discussed at the meeting which President Muhammadu Buhari had with members of the national security council on Tuesday.


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Agitations for Biafra sheer waste of time – Presidency

Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has said that those groups calling for the disintegration of Nigeria are only wasting their time as “Nigeria remains one.’’

Court orders forfeiture of 56 houses linked to Diezani

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

Ronaldo’s final appeal against 5-game ban rejected

Cristiano Ronaldo's final route of appeal against his five-match ban for pushing a referee after being sent off in the Spanish Super Cup was rejected by Spain's administrative sports court (TAD) on Tuesday.

Ex-Taraba acting gov dumps PDP for APC

Former acting governor of Taraba, Alhaji Garba Umar, on Tuesday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nigerian Navy names successful candidates for 2017 recruitment

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Woman married to 2 men granted divorce in Ibadan

A middle aged woman married to two husbands in Ibadan has gotten the leave of a Customary Court to divorce one of the husbands.

Something radically different must happen for Nigeria to survive – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education, has said the existing order must be overthrown for Nigeria to survive, warning that the country is “not presently sustainable”.

Own goal seals Liverpool win at Hoffenheim

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool are far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite their 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg.

The pro and anti Buhari protests

Just like the presidents of every country of the world are very important to their citizens, the case is the same in Nigeria. Nigerian presidents are of great significance to their people.

Fed govt to review all trade, investment agreements since 1960

Chiedu Osakwe, director-general of the Nigeria office for trade negotiations, says the agency will embark on a review of all the trade and investment agreements entered into with countries and entities since 1960.