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Abuja’s N69 billion Millennium Tower for completion next year

A total of N34 billion has so far been spent on the Millennium Tower project. (more…)

ICPC, COREN partner to prosecute quacks in engineering sector

The Council raised alarm over some estates in Abuja (more…)

Nigeria Online Publishers form association, promise to sanitise industry

Online publishers in Nigeria have come under an association in a bid to sanitise the industry. The Nigerian Online Publishers Association (NOPA), already registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), held its inaugural meeting on Tuesday in Lagos. The meeting was attended by online publishers from various parts of the…

Ajumogobia elected chairman of Reconciliation Programme advisory committee

The advisory committee was inaugurated on September 24. (more…)

Ghana becomes first country to launch national yam strategy

Ghana has taken a major step ahead of other yam-producing nations with the launch of a strategy for the development of the yam industry from farm to market. This follows the global conference on yams held in Accra on 3-6 October and ongoing strategic development for the sector. The national…

Plane crash: Osun declares three days of mourning, prayers

 Thirteen people were confirmed dead in the crash. (more…)

PDP crisis: Saraki denies asking for immunity from EFCC probe

The former Kwara Governor said the Baraje-led PDP never made such demand. (more…)

Nigerian, Caribbean students celebrate Nigeria at 53 on Buckingham streets

While the students celebrate abroad, back home, the universities have been on strike for over three months. (more…)

Nigerian Soldiers in joint training exercise with foreign counterparts

The training will occur in the South West and South South coastal areas. (more…)

Soyinka, Others To Witness Unveiling of Port Harcourt World Book Capital City in Trenton, New jersey

Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka is expected to be the Special Guest of the Rivers State government at the formal international presentation of Port Harcourt The World Book Capital 2014 on Saturday, September 28 at Trenton, New Jersey, USA. Other speakers and special guest at the event include Prof Toyin…

The truth and the facts in Agrisaba community, the role of the police intimidation.

Gentle of the press distinguished ladies and gentlemen, it is with great sense of responsibility and sadness that we the chiefs of Agrisaba addressed you today. It necessary to inform the general public on the true pictures of the events that are unfolding in our community. The community is known…

World Tourism Day 2013: Nigerian Travel Journalist Launches E-Book

To mark this year's World Tourism Day celebrations holding September 27, award-winning travel writer, Pelu Awofeso, has launched the e-versions of his travel books, TOUR OF DUTY: JOURNEYS AROUND NIGERIA AND SKETCHES OF EVERYDAY LIFE and NIGERIAN FESTIVALS: THE FAMOUS AND NOT SO FAMOUS. Both titles have been available in print…

N10.9bn fraud: You have case to answer – Court tells Ex –Kogi Governor, Audu

  N10.9bn fraud: You Have Case to Answer - Court Tells Audu Ex –Kogi Governor. (more…)

Keyamo accuses Delta APC of fraud, pulls out of senatorial primary election

Mr. Keyamo wrote a petition to the APC leadership. A Lagos lawyer, Festus Keyamo, has taken a swipe at the All Progressives Congress leaders who organised a primary election to choose the party’s candidate for the APC Delta Central Senatorial Bye-Election. Mr. Keyamo, an aspirant for the APC ticket, described…

Attack on APC Members: APC Lied

The attention of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Abia State has been drawn to spurious allegations by the All Progressives Congress (APC) that “10 youngmen armed with guns, machetes and wooden sticks” purportedly disrupted APC’s meeting in Abia State on the 17th of Sept. 2013. Ordinarily, we would have disregarded this…

Utomi took N59m undisclosed loan from BANKPHB –EFCC

By Wilson Uwujaren The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday told Justice Lateefa Okunnu of a Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja, that a director of the Lagos Business School, Prof. Pat Utomi, the first defence witness in the trial of a former Managing Director of BankPHB, now…

Nigerian youth group demands constitution review expenditure records

Following the resumption of Nigerian lawmakers from their six-week recess, Nigeria’s youth coalition on Constitution Review and electoral reform, the Youth Alliance on Constitution & Electoral Reform (YACORE), a coalition of over 60 youth civil society organizations committed to constitutional and electoral reform, electoral justice and public accountability has forwarded…

Shop owners bemoan proposed demolition of Ogba Retail Market

Shop owners and workers at the Retail Market in Ogba, Lagos State on Tuesday staged a peaceful demonstration to express their displeasure at the news of the proposed demolition of the market. The protest, which started with a meeting of the shop owners at the market, also saw the protesters…

America alerts citizens on planned terror attack in Abuja

Published: 18 April 2012 Byline: Press Release The United States’ mission in Nigeria is sounding an alarm of a possible terror attack in Abuja, and warning its citizens residing or those who have businesses in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to be watchful and excercise security caution. The mission said,…