In celebration of United Nations Day, the Federal Government has handed over the renovated UN building to the global body. The event which was held today in Abuja was also marked with the significant laying of a wreath for victims of the 2011 car bomb explosion. The UN building was renovated by the Federal Government […]

Officials of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have busted two illegal rehabilitation centres in Kaduna State. The sting operation was carried out by operatives on the NSCDC on Tuesday morning in the ancient city of Zaria. The facilities discovered are Limanchi Iya and Marmara Rehabilitation Centres. During the operation, the security operatives […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised pharmacists and patent medicine dealers to store medicines with due care, to sustain their shelf life and potency. The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Mr. Venatius Ihekire, NAFDAC Assistant Director, Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, gave the […]

The Kwara State House Of Assembly has received another batch of six  commissioner nominees making total of sixteen nominees.   The  Speaker right Honorable Yakubu Danladi today read the message from the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdurazaq Abdulrahman intimating the Honourable House another batch of  Commissioner nominees for screening and confirmation.   The […]

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has declared former chairman of the Special Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP), Okoi Obono-Obla, wanted.   The anti-graft agency said it took the action due to his Obono-Obla’s “repeated failure to appear before it to answer questions bordering on allegations of […]

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the temporary forfeiture of twenty-three properties that were allegedly traced to former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina. The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Folashade Giwa-Ogunbanjo today, made the order following an ex-parte motion that was filed by […]

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo state has donated two coaster buses to the newly created Imo State Sports Commission headed by veteran sports journalist, Chief Fan Ndubuoke. The governor announced these rewards when the Imo State contingent to the NYG led by Chief Fan Ndubuoke, paid him a courtsey visit at the Executive Council Chambers, […]

Turkish forces are stepping up air strikes and a ground offensive, as their incursion into Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria enters a second day. Turkey's military said it has seized designated targets. There are also reports of heavy fighting in the central area of the border region. Tens of thousands of people are reported to […]

In Kwara state, a Senior Medical Officer in charge of Omupo Cottage Hospital in Irepodun local government area of Kwara state, Dr. Bakare Ismail Afolabi, has expressed concern over rising cases of depression in Nigeria, particularly among rural women, lamenting that research had shown that more women are being afflicted with depression. Afolabil gave the […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again renewed it claims that the N10.7 trillion 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly will further impoverish Nigerians and mortgage the future of the nation. The party in a communique through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, urged the legislature to redirect the fiscal proposal to […]


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