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President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Children’s Day: Federal government will review national drug control master plan – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, disclosed that the Federal Government would review the National Drug Control Master Plan 2015-2019 with a focus on drug control and consumption.

Federal government takes delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats for maritime security

The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Zainab Aliyu: How I survived 124 days in Saudi prison

Zainab Aliyu, a Nigerian who was detained in Saudi Arabia for alleged drug trafficking, says she learnt “pure Arabic” and memorised half of the Qur’an during her 124-day stay in prison.

Central bank to withdraw N7.9 trillion dirty, mutilated notes

A large proportion of the N7.9 trillion pieces of naira notes in circulation are dirty, mutilated, unfit for Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and over-the-counter payments, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said.

General Buratai: Bandits are as strong as the society paints them

Tukur Buratai, chief of army staff, has cautioned the public against “glorifying bandits and kidnappers”.
The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Ministry: Third mainland bridge safe for use

The ministry of power works and hosing has asked Nigerians to be rest assured that the third mainland bridge in Lagos poses no danger to users.

Edo IRS commences aggressive tax enforcement exercise

The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has commenced aggressive tax enforcement exercise to collect revenue owed the state government.

Customs arrest eight suspected smugglers in Oyo

The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS), Oyo/Osun Area Command, has arrested eight suspected smugglers, reporting that the service generated over N6 billion in the first quarter of 2019.

Edo government to demolish illegal structures on moats, river banks, others

The Edo State Government has said it will commence demolition of illegal structures following the expiration of notices earlier served on illegal developers for contravening the state’s extant town planning laws, which includes erecting unapproved structures and buildings on moats and river banks.

Transition: Committee calls for memoranda for incoming Imo administration

The Transition Technical Committee (TTC) set up by the Imo Governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, has called for memoranda from the general public on ways to develop the state.

MNJTF denies reported recent attack on its troops by Boko Haram

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) has denied any recent attack on its troops and killing of 18 soldiers in its area of responsibility.

Rights groups alerts security agencies on protests in Rivers

Rivers State Civil Society Organisations has alerted the state Government, Security Agencies and the general public over what they described as threat to law and order by party surrogates and protest consultants in the guise of civil societies.

How PDP, INEC, security agencies ganged up against APC in Ebonyi – APC candidates

Twenty-four House of Assembly candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi State, weekend accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of colluding with the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and security agencies to compromise elections in the State.

NAQS on high alert to contain outbreak of foot, mouth disease

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has expressed its readiness to contain the outbreak of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) currently in Vhembe and Capricorn Districts in Limpopo, South Africa.
Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi denies approaching Atiku Abubakar for help on governance

Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has denied reports in the media credited to former Vice President and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, the he (Fayemi) had upon his election last July, approached him (Atiku) for an economic policy document and that he had obliged him one.

Justice Onnoghen: Law taking its course, no interference – Presidency

The Presidency has refuted allegations that it is planning to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen and frame three other Supreme Court justices up.
Bukola Saraki

Police: Senator Saraki’s allegation unprovoked attack on IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Nigeria Police Force has said that the allegation by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that his life was in danger is false and an unwarranted attack on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

Where’s the devil in the electoral bill?

Exaggeration is the most common strain of fever at election period. Politicians make voters – and the general public – believe that the world might end on ballot day, when in fact what they are playing for is their own survival.

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Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai urged not to sign religious bill into law

A Kaduna based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Haliru Abdullahi Maraya, has advised Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai not to sign the religious bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly.
Clara Chime

Why I abandoned my matrimonial home – Ex-Governor Chime’s wife

The estranged wife of former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Clara, on Monday told an FCT High Court Apo that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life.
Huawei

US budget chief requests two-year delay on parts of Huawei ban

The White House’s acting budget chief is pressing for parts of the US’s Huawei ban to be delayed an additional two years, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Africa Independent Television (AIT)

NBC, AIT resolve differences as ‘media elders’ intervene

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) and DAAR Communications Plc, owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM, have resolved their differences.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

President Buhari: Police, military capable of securing Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.