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The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is still expecting the corrected version of the 2016 Budget details from the National Assembly. She expressed the hope that the document will be transmitted to the President today. Ahmed spoke while briefing State House correspondents at the end […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday, rebuked the former Senior Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe, over a statement credited to him that governors should sack civil servants to resolve the irregular salaries payment crisis, describing the call as absurd. The former presidential spokesperson said a situation where ten […]

The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly have been impeached. Both men were removed on Tuesday. The Speaker, Honourable Victor Edoror and his Deputy were accused of incompetence and high-handedness. The two principal officers who came into office about a year ago were impeached by fifteen members in the twenty-four-member Assembly. […]

 Nigeria and Cameroun have signed agreement on trade cooperation and conservation of the Benue River. This is the outcome of the bilateral talks between President Muhammadu Buhari and Paul Biya of Cameroun, who is on a state visit to Nigeria at the invitation of President Buhari. Other areas covered in the bilateral talks include […]

The German Football Disciplinary Tribunal has reduced Leon Balogun’s suspension for violent conduct by a game after a successful appeal. Mainz had appealed the tribunal’s ban which was retrospective because the match officials failed to pick up the incident when it happened. Television cameras caught Balogun kneeing Frankfurt’s Carlos Zambrano in the latter stages of […]

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released its preliminary list of twenty-seven players invited to the men’s national team training camp ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games. NBBF President Tijani Umar, while unveiling the list at a media briefing yesterday in Abuja, said the Federation had made efforts to ensure the best available players are […]

Another long strike is now imminent in the polytechnic education as lecturers across the country have threatened to embark on a strike action if the Federal Government does not urgently address the various industrial issues bedeviling the sector. Under the aegis of Association of Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), the lecturers stated that all attempts […]

In line with its objective as the University for Community Development, the Kwara State University, Malete has donated over one hundred and eighty classroom furniture to some community primary schools in Kwara state. Speaking at the donation at Abeya Primary School in Moro local government Area and Sobi Alagbado primary school in Ilorin South, the […]

 The Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) has adjourned till May ten, the trial of Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, just as the prosecution filed an amended sixteen count charge against the Senate President. Saraki pleaded not guilty to the new charges. This came up just after the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, […]

Fuel scarcity: CNPP issues seven-day ultimatum to end queues: The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) on Thursday issued a seven-day ultimatum to the Ministry of Petroleum Resources to end fuel queues cross the country. This was contained in a statement jointly issued in Abuja by its National Chairman, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, and the Secretary […]


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