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November, 2017

  • 2 November

    I Got N30m From Diezani, INEC Official Tells Court – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONI Got N30m From Diezani, INEC Official Tells CourtCHANNELS TELEVISIONA staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr. Christian Nwosu, has told a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos that he collected the sum of N30 million from the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke ...Diezani: N30m

  • 2 November

    Why Buhari won’t get automatic ticket in 2019 – Okorocha – Daily Post Nigeria

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONWhy Buhari won't get automatic ticket in 2019 – OkorochaDaily Post NigeriaImo governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will not get the 2019 presidential ticket of the APC on a platter. Okorocha said this in a chat with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. He noted that though Buhari was ...2019 APC Ticket: Igbo oil tycoon is first challenger to BuhariVanguard2019: Buhari must go through primaries, Says OkorochaBusinessDay (satire) (press release) (blog) 2019: Forget automatic ticket, Okorocha tells BuhariDaily TrustIndependent Newspapers Limited -The Eagle Online -Naija247news -

  • 1 November

    Nigeria, Russia Sign Nuclear Power Plants Deal – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria, Russia Sign Nuclear Power Plants DealCHANNELS TELEVISIONNigeria has signed a deal with Russia to build two nuclear power plants in the country, in a bid to end its energy crisis. According to the agreements signed earlier in the week, Russian state-owned company Rosatom is to build the plants in the ...Nigeria: Russia's Rosatom to build power plantThe AFRICAN BULLETINRussia's Putin set to build two nuclear plants

October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Many dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque

    At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists said. The leader of the Civilian Joint Task Force in Ajiri Yala, some 15 kilometres north of Maiduguri, said the attack happened at about 4:30 am .

  • 31 October

    .com | At least 5 dead in suicide bombing in Nigeria mosque: militia

    At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists said. The leader of the Civilian Joint Task Force in Ajiri Yala, some 15km north of Maiduguri, said the attack happened at about 04:30.

  • 31 October

    Just in: Emir Sanusi launches first Islamic insurance in Nigeria

    The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11, on Monday in Kano, launched the first Islamic insurance in Nigeria, tagged 'Jaiz Takaful Insurance'. The Emir said at the event that the introduction of the system in Nigeria was a welcome development, especially as it would contribute towards boosting the country's economy.

  • 31 October

    Group tasks Nigerian leaders on selfless service

    The John Maxwell Team, an International Leadership and Personal Development group of coaches and trainers, wants those in leadership positions in Nigeria to render selfless services to the masses. Miss Teena Ogbugoh, Executive Director and President's Advisory Council member of the Team, spoke to Newsmen on the sideline of a leadership training workshop titled: "Live2Lead" in Port Harcourt.

  • 31 October

    Despite Global Efforts, TB Mortality Still High in Nigeria, Others – WHO

    [Premium Times] Despite global efforts to reduce the mortality rate of tuberculosis, TB, Nigeria still ranks high among the seven countries which account majorly for the disease globally.

  • 31 October

    Outcry of Nigerians forced Buhari to sack Babachir, Oke – Fayose

    Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari's sack of the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Babachir Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency , Ayodele Oke as face-saving and an afterthought, noting that; "The President only acted because of the outcry of Nigerians, especially over the fraudulent reinstatement of the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Mr Abdullahi Maina."

  • 31 October

    Emir Sanusi Launches First Islamic Insurance in Nigeria

    [Vanguard] The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11, on Monday in Kano, launched the first Islamic insurance in Nigeria, tagged 'Jaiz Takaful Insurance'.

  • 31 October

    Govt to Pay Victims of Civil War

    [Guardian] The Federal Government has agreed to pay N88 billion as compensation to victims of the Civil War in some affected states in the country.

  • 31 October

    Ex-Oil Minister Begs Court to Delete Her Name From Criminal Charge

    [This Day] A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Monday moved to compel a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order listing her as a party to a N500 million fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Dele Belgore.

  • 31 October

    Buhari Sacks Spy Chief and Cabinet Secretary

    [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has studied the report of the panel headed by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), which investigated allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ayodele Oke.

  • 31 October

    Nigerian leaders tasked on aid to less privileged

    Nigerian Leaders have been charged to extend a hand of fellowship to the less privileged in the society, so as to make the society a better place. The charge was given in Warri by the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Reverend Doctor Okoroji Justin and the Chief Inspector of Education, Warri South Local Government, Mrs. Ojimah represented by Mrs. Oki Awoyinka, who said the Delta State Government under the leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has done well in the education sector and that Government cannot do it alone hence good spirited Nigerians, NGOs, Churches among others should support Government at all levels in creating a better society.

  • 31 October

    Nigeria:Ex-Oil Minister Begs Court to Delete Her Name From Criminal Charge

    A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Monday moved to compel a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order listing her as a party to a N500 million fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria , Mr. Dele Belgore. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had charged Belgore together with a former Minister of National Planning, Prof.

  • 31 October

    Save Nigerians from cancer, Dolapo Osinbajo tasks doctors

    The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo has tasked Nigerian medical practitioners to help raid the country of cancer. Osinbajo who made the call in Abuja during the 3rd Cancer Summit organised by the Cancer Education Advocacy Foundation Of Nigeria CEAFON, said the country needed to change the way it does business in order to attack the problem.

  • 31 October

    Society of real estate developers of Nigeria debuts, to tackle country’s huge housing deficit

    Overwhelmed by the country's huge housing deficit estimated to be whopping 17 million units, a new group known as the Society of Real Estate Developers of Nigeria, has emerged to support the government at all levels in tackling this huge housing shortfall. As windows of opportunity, the Society is to construct and deliver to the federal government of Nigeria 10,000 housing units for each of the 37 states in Nigeria including the FCT.

  • 31 October

    Nigeria:The New Ways of Nigeria’s Human Traffickers

    Thousands of young people move from the Nigerian state of Benue in the east to the country's southwest every year. They are promised a good education and well-paid jobs.

  • 31 October

    The New Ways of Nigeria’s Human Traffickers

    [Deutsche Welle] Thousands of young people move from the Nigerian state of Benue in the east to the country's southwest every year. They are promised a good education and well-paid jobs. But they end up in modern slavery.

  • 31 October

    Council Highlights Stark Gender Inequality in Labour Force

    [This Day] The National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN) has highlighted the stark gender inequality within the nation's labour force. Speaking to journalists, yesterday, after a round-table discussion on competitiveness, NCCN's CEO, Chika Mordi, while explaining the findings of a new report to be released by his councik on Thursday, said female participation in the labour force of some Nigerian states was less than two per cent.