Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-Moon, has said Nigeria is currently passing through a crucial moment. He, however, said that he was happy to know that despite this, the country was facing all the challenges with the needed vigour. The UN scribe spoke in Abuja when he held a meeting with Nigerian governors under the aegis of […]
The Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for the UN system in Nigeria,Mr. Munir Safieldin has called for more humanitarian assistance for various intervention programmes of both the Federal and State Governments. Mr Safieldin who made the call Wednesday at a media briefing as part of activities to mark the World World Humanitarian Day in Abuja, said the United Nations […]
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has alerted the state governments and communities along River Benue of possible flood following information from Cameroonian authorities to release excess water from Lagdo dam. Director General Muhammad, Sani Sidi, said that the Cameroonian authorities in Garuoa have indicated that between now and November 2015 there would be routine […]
The Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja will today decide whether Umana Okon Umana of the All Progressive Congress (APC) can call additional witnesses in the petition challenging the election of governor Emmanuel Udom. Justice Sadiq Umar yesterday fixed the ruling after APC counsel Wole Olanipekun (SAN) argued his application to bring […]
The Rivers State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja has refused an application by the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Dakuku Peterside, to transfer electoral materials to Abuja for inspection. In his ruling, Justice Mu’azu Pindiga, said granting the request by APC counsel, Akin Olujimi (SAN), would amount to variation of its order of […]
The Perm Sec Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Martin Uhomoibhi, said the action of the Industrial Court to force judgment on it, was a big blow on the Ministry including Nigeria as a whole. He said this at the graduating ceremony of the 21st Foreign Service Academy (FSA), in Abuja. It will be recalled that […]
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday assured Nigerians that no amount of pressure would make him give up the war against corruption in the country. In an address to a group of Nigerians who marched to the Presidential Villa to pledge their full support for his administration’s anti-corruption campaign, President Buhari promised a relentless prosecution of […]
The National Hospital, Abuja has performed six open heart surgeries on patients in the last one week, chief medical director of the hospital, Dr Jafaru Momoh has said. Fielding questions from newsmen on Thursday in Abuja, Momoh said five of the patients who are all children have been successfully operated upon, and one was still […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the service chiefs to brace up and team up with other stakeholders to come up with a well-coordinated effort that will end Boko Haram insurgency within three months.
Chief of Defence Staff, Major-General Abayomi Olonishakin has assured Nigerians that he and his team would not let the country down. Olonishakin, however, asked for the cooperation of all Nigerians in the ongoing counter-terrorism efforts. Asked later by State House journalists whether three months would be enough to defeat the Boko Haram sect, the CDS […]
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