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New urban plan excites Suleja, Tafa residents

Residents of Suleja and Tafa have expressed optimism over the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) initiated by Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger to make towns and cities socially inclusive and self-sustaining.

House of Reps move to enforce installation of CCTVs in 36 states

The House of Representatives is considering a bill to mandate the Federal and State governments to install Close Circuit Televisions (CCTVs), across the country, in order to check insecurity.

Nasarawa accountant general seeks cut in workers salary

The Accountant General of Nasarawa State, Mr. Zakka Yakubu, has proposed the review of civil servants salaries in order to free up funds for infrastructural development .
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Edwin Clark: Nigeria today not what our past heroes foresaw

Chief Edwin Clark, a nationalist who served under former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as Federal Commissioner for Information has revealed that Nigeria today is not what the nation’s heroes past foresaw.

Oyo governor appoints former Lagos police chief as security adviser

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has appointed former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue States, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, as his Special Adviser on Security Matters.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.
Onome Da Saint

Comedian: Arts veritable means to keep youths from criminality

Onome Owhodo, a.k.a Onome Da Saint, an Abuja based comedian, says arts can be a veritable tool to keep youths away from drug addiction, unemployment, restiveness and other forms of criminality in the country.

Nigerian women accused of prostitution arrested, then raped

In Nigeria, being a young woman "is a crime", said a 25-year-old beautician, arrested two weeks ago while walking home in the capital Abuja.

Nasarawa allocates land to Nigerian Air Force

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Nasarawa State Government has allocated about 100 hectares of land for the establishment of its base in Lafia.

Court orders Senator Oduah to appear over suit challenging defection

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has ordered that a senator, Stella Oduah, appear before it and state her defence in the suit filed against her by JohnMary Jideobi, an Abuja-based lawyer.

Ex-Taraba Governor Jolly Nyame found guilty of fraud

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja, the nation’s capital has found a former Taraba State Governor, Mr. Jolly Nyame, guilty of fraudulently approving N250 million naira.

Lagos truly deserves a special status – Governor Ambode tells President Buhari

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday evening urged President Muhammadu Buhari to seriously consider the possibility of granting Lagos a Special Status to enable it sustain its position as the driver of the nation’s economic growth.

Full Text: President Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE.

2018 pivotal to change agenda – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the importance of the year 2018 in the realization of his administration’s change agenda, laying out efforts to improve what he said was the huge infrastructure deficit in the country.

FCTA spent N9.6 billion on education projects in 2017 – Senator Maina

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disclosed that it spent over N9.6 billion on education development projects in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), in 2017.

Why I rejected Governor Fayose’s N52m SUV – Segun Oni

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Deputy ​Chairman (South) and governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Engr. Segun Oni, has explained why he recently rejected a N52 million Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) gift from Governor Ayo Fayose.

PDP chieftain tasks national leadership to carry grassroots members along

A Chieftain of PDP in Lagos State, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, has urged the National Caretaker Committee of the party to carry grassroots members in the preparations for the forthcoming party’s national convention.

NFF appoints Danjuma as Falconets’ head coach

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Christopher Danjuma as Head Coach of the U20 Women National Team, also known as Falconets.

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PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
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Senator urges President Buhari to save APC from disintegration

Senator Abu Ibrahim, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT), Council for New Nigeria initiative (CNNi) says President Muhammadu Buhari will preserve his legacy after leaving office if he saves the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from disintegration.
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Teenager steals N340,000 after hiding in bank’s toilet overnight

A 16-year-old boy, Adekunle Ayomikun, who allegedly hid in the toilet of a bank overnight and stole N340,000 was yesterday, remanded at Special Correctional Centre for boys in Oregun, by a Lagos magistrate’s court sitting in Igbosere.