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Bukola Saraki fails in yet another attempt to stall his CCT trial

Senate President Bukola Saraki has again failed to prevail on the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, to suspend further hearing on the charges against. Saraki who is facing a 16-count charge before the tribunal also failed to disqualify the Chairman of the tribunal, Justice Danladi Umar, from hearing the case. …

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Kidnapped Former Minister And Husband Released

The Police Command in Kaduna State has confirmed the release of the immediate past Minister of Environment, Mrs Laurentia Malam, and her husband, Pius, who were kidnapped on Monday. The couple was abducted along Bwari/Jere axis on Kaduna-Abuja highway on Monday evening. The Command’s spokesman, Mr. Aliyu Usman, told the …

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UK new restrictions on overseas workers and students planned to tackle immigration

Home Secretary Amber Rudd revealed the shake-up as she reaffirmed the Government’s controversial commitment to reducing net migration to the tens of thousands. She said a “tick box” exercise has allowed some firms to get away with not training local people, revealing ministers will consider whether new tests should be …

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British Pound dipped below $1.27 for the first time in 31 years

Amid fears of a “hard” Brexit. Britain’s pound dipped below $1.27 for the first time since June 1985 on Wednesday, with fears of a ‘hard’ Brexit also pushing the currency to a five-year trough against a broadly stronger euro. Sterling has been buffeted for a fortnight by worries that Britain …

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President Buhari Looks Cool in Baseball Cap – “Change Begins With Me”

President Muhammadu Buhari sometimes surprises with his dressing. Remember during the 2015 campaign, he dumped his  trademark  Babanriga and kaftan for  an English suit. He also wore the traditional Igbo outfit. Well, if his dressing mode then was dictated by the need to get all the votes,  he has done it again, removing his traditional …

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Ministry of Agriculture Launches App For Flood Prediction

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has launched a smart phone application – “Wetin App” for flood forecasting especially along the Niger and Benue rivers. The application, which will be available on Google App Store is a collaborative project of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development …

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Nigerian Air Force destroys illegal refineries in Rivers state

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has destroyed illegal refineries and barges in the Niger Delta, its spokesman Ayodele Famuyiwa, said in a statement in Abuja on Monday “In its concerted efforts to stop illegal bunkering and criminal activities in the Niger Delta region, NAF today destroyed illegal oil refineries and …

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President Buhari Calls For Stronger Global Alliance To Combat Terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja called for stronger global alliance in intelligence and information sharing to halt the scourge of terrorism that currently haunts both developing and developed countries. The President made the call at the State House while receiving Letters of Credence from the Ambassadors of the Republic …

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NITDA DG, Dr. Pantami, holds inaugural meeting, promises integrity, expertise, professionalism and commitment to duty

The newly appointed Director General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami today delivered his inaugural address to the management and staff of the Agency at the Headquarters in Abuja. In his address, he thanked the staff of the Agency for the warm reception given …

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UNILORIN, Nassarawa State University, Covenant University top students’ first choice

University of Ilorin, Kwara State, UNILORIN, has emerged the 2016 university of first choice among student-applicants, followed by sixteen (16) others drawn from the Federal, State and Private Universities, the Economic Confidential reports. In a new report obtained from the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, and analyzed by Economic …

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