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Buhari Appoints Kabiru Bala as High Commissioner to South Africa

2018-11-27T11:15:52+00:00

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Kabiru Bala as new High Commissioner to South Africa, with concurrent accreditation to Swaziland and Lesotho. A statement by Ms Sarah Sanda, the Special Assistant on Media to Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, said this on Monday in Abuja. Sanda stated that the minister presented letter of credence to the new ambassador on Monday in Abuja. She added that before his appointment, Bala was Deputy High Commissioner to the UK. A career diplomat, Amb. Bala joined the Foreign Service in 1999 and had at different times served in Brasilia, Sudan, The Gambia, Netherlands and Thailand. [...]

Buhari Appoints Kabiru Bala as High Commissioner to South Africa 2018-11-27T11:15:52+00:00

BREAKING: Police Escort Suspended NHIS Boss Into Premises, Tear Gas Staff

2018-10-22T10:43:26+00:00

Policemen numbering close to 50 broke the gates to the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme, escorting the suspended Executive Secretary, Professor Usman Yusuf, into the premises. It was reported that the policemen fired tear gas to disperse members of staff, who had attempted to prevent Usman from gaining entry. The NHIS boss, who was suspended by the governing council of the NHIS insisted that the board had no power to suspend him.  

BREAKING: Police Escort Suspended NHIS Boss Into Premises, Tear Gas Staff 2018-10-22T10:43:26+00:00

‘Madwoman’ Says Sex Partners Own Human Parts Found With Her

2018-09-05T12:14:20+00:00

A woman alleged to be mentally deranged, Folake Falade, has denied knowing anything about human parts found in her possession in Aiyetoro, Cele-Nizer, on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. The 40-year-old said the body parts found with her on Monday, August 27, belonged to men who usually had sex with her in a tunnel where she lived. There had been turmoil in the community after some residents allegedly spotted the suspect, who was widely believed to be mad, making telephone calls. A mob was said to have gathered and would have lynched her but for the intervention of some officials of the Lagos [...]

‘Madwoman’ Says Sex Partners Own Human Parts Found With Her 2018-09-05T12:14:20+00:00

Third Mainland Bridge Temporarily Shut Down

2018-08-24T10:31:57+00:00

The third mainland bridge has been temporarily shut down for an investigative maintenance test. The bridge was shut down on Thursday midnight after it was earlier announced by the Lagos State government. Different government agencies and officials were seen on Thursday night waiting for the midnight deadline before the eventual closure of the bridge. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, was also at the bridge to supervise the closure. The bridge was closed with concrete barriers put in place and will remain shut down till Sunday, August 26th. According to the Lagos State government, the Third mainland bridge [...]

Third Mainland Bridge Temporarily Shut Down 2018-08-24T10:31:57+00:00

President Buhari Resumes, Meets With Security Chiefs

2018-08-20T14:27:25+00:00

President Muhammadu Buhari officially resumed duty on Monday and is presiding over a meeting with the security chiefs. The President is meeting with the service chiefs inside the Presidential Villa in Abuja, two days after he returned to the country from his vacation in the United Kingdom. The meeting has in attendance the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, and other security chiefs. The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris; Acting Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mr Matthew Seiyefa, and Director-General of the national intelligence agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar, are also present. Also in attendance are [...]

President Buhari Resumes, Meets With Security Chiefs 2018-08-20T14:27:25+00:00

BREAKING: Mother of Bayelsa State Gov; Dies of Cancer

2018-08-10T18:59:31+00:00

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has confirmed the passing on of his beloved mother, Mrs. GoldCoast Dickson. She was aged 72. The governor in a statement on Thursday by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah-Agbo, said the late GoldCoast died of cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, United States, where she had been receiving treatment. Dickson expressed appreciation to the hospital, “especially the team of medical professionals who did their best” to save the life of his mother. The governor also thanked “family members, friends, political associates and Nigerians generally for their prayers and [...]

BREAKING: Mother of Bayelsa State Gov; Dies of Cancer 2018-08-10T18:59:31+00:00

LEGEND OF THE DAY: Sa’adu Zungur

2018-08-10T19:01:34+00:00

Sa'adu Zungur was born in 1915 and died in 1958. He was a leading Hausa poet and political activist. During the pre-independence period, he was at various point in time, a member of the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons, NEPU and the Northern Peoples Congress. Zungur was an outspoken activist and nationalist at a time few non aristocratic Hausa men were conspicuous in political matters. He is sometimes called the leading Hausa poet of the mid-twentieth century. Zungur was born into a Hausa family and was educated in Arabic and English. He was well versed in the knowledge of [...]

LEGEND OF THE DAY: Sa’adu Zungur 2018-08-10T19:01:34+00:00

APC Shuns Ali Modu-sheriff, Asked To Go And Join Party At Ward Level

2018-08-10T13:29:12+00:00

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress in Nigeria has snubbed former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff, who was scheduled to join the ruling party in Abuja today. Sherrif who was billed to be received at the national headquarters by the National Chairman of the APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and other members of the party’s National Working Committee was asked to go and join at his ward level. A statement was issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, in which he directed Modu-Sheriff to join the party in his ward. The statement [...]

APC Shuns Ali Modu-sheriff, Asked To Go And Join Party At Ward Level 2018-08-10T13:29:12+00:00

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2015-03-10T09:57:52+00:00

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unity train 2015-03-10T09:57:52+00:00