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January 20, 2018 5:08 AM NNigeria Develops Ebola, Malaria Herbal Drugs

The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) says it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, Malaria and other diseases. The NIPRD Director-General, Prof. Karniyus Gamaniel, said this while presenting the score card of his eight-year tenure (2009 to 2017) in Abuja 13

January 19, 2018 4:06 PM N2.1 billion fraud: Dokpesi’s personal assistant exposes him in court

Gabriel Agorye, the prosecution witness in the trial of former Chairman of DAAR Communication, Raymond Dokpesi, has opened up on how he withdrew N40 million from his First Bank account. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions, EFCC, had charged Dokpesi to a Federal High Court, sitting in Abuja, over an alleged N2.1bn fraud. Agorye, who is the 11th prosecution 16

January 19, 2018 2:27 AM Kaduna dry port to commence operations in March

any unforeseen circumstances, the recently inaugurated Kaduna Inland Dry Port promoted by Inland Container Nigeria Limited (ICNL) will commence international operations by welcoming dry and refrigerated cargoes from various ports across the globe. The facility, which is expected to generate 1,500 direct and 5,000 indirect jobs, will also handle export 12

January 17, 2018 6:13 PM Presidency eulogies Nigerian for returning N150m wrongfully credited to him in Qatar

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has applauded a Nigerian, Mr. Michael Jonathan Asemota Teddy for his sincerity and honesty in returning QR1,502,000 ($441,127.99) about N150 million wrongfully posted into his account in Qatar. Dabiri-Erewa in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Wednesday 21

January 17, 2018 12:28 AM Minister demolishes property linked to Patience Jonathan

of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has confirmed the demolition of a property belonging to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, located within Abuja metropolis. Acting through the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC), the FCT Administration said it demolished the property because the structure contravened 14

January 16, 2018 4:06 PM Gambia President, Adama Barrow visits Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Gambian President, Barrow arrived at about 11:45am and was received by the Nigerian President, Buhari. According to the Presidency’s Twitter handle,”The Bilateral Meeting WAS concluded, followed by a press 18

January 15, 2018 8:34 PM NYSC Suspends Orientation Course In Benue

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) announced that the 2017 Batch ‘B’ stream II orientation course scheduled to hold in Benue from Jan. 16 to Feb. 5 has been suspended till further notice. The announcement was made on its official Facebook page in Abuja on Sunday. It said that a new date would be communicated in due course to prospective corps members 21

January 15, 2018 5:38 PM Unilorin will not join strike – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says that in spite of the challenges posed by the ongoing nationwide non-academic staff strike and fuel crisis, the University will not be joining in the action. Abdulkareem made this assertion on Monday in Ilorin at a three-day unscheduled visit to the various faculties of the University 22

January 15, 2018 5:38 AM Benue killings: Buhari meets with Saraki, Dogara

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with leadership of the National Assembly over the crisis in Benue State and other part of the country. The meeting between Buhari, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media 19

January 13, 2018 1:37 AM Buhari thanks well wishers as son leaves hospital

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to all men and women of goodwill for their prayers and best wishes, which have now seen his son, Yusuf, being discharged from the hospital. Mr. Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, conveyed the president’s appreciation in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday 20