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November 16, 2017 6:43 PM How Yar’Adua’s spokesman, Adeniyi was denied access into Aso Rock

Olusegun Adeniyi, former spokesperson to late President Umaru Yar’Adua, was on Thursday denied access into the Presidential Villa, Abuja for a book launch on President Muhammadu Buhari. Adeniyi, who claimed to have been invited for the event by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu explained that he was turned back from the villa 18

November 16, 2017 4:32 AM FEC endorses new Building Code for Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday endorsed a new National Building Code for the country. The council at its meeting in Abuja, presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, also approved the reconstruction of the Gombe-Biu Road at a cost of N27 billion. Speaking with State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Power 24

November 13, 2017 6:03 AM Anambra guber: Jonathan, Olisa Metuh caused my defection from PDP – Tony Nwoye

Gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election in Anambra state, Tony Nwoye, has said he left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of the impunity orchestrated by members of the Party, which was tolerated by former President Goodluck Jonathan. Nwoye said this during the Anambra State governorship debate 24

November 8, 2017 2:26 PM Algeria vs Nigeria: Recap of previous meetings between Desert Foxes, Super Eagles

Algeria will host Nigeria in the reverse fixture of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier in Constantine on Friday, 10 November. To both teams, it is a dead rubber encounter as the Super Eagles have already picked African qualifying Group B’s sole ticket to next year’s World Cup in Russia. Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has vowed to take his best legs to Algeria 18

November 7, 2017 4:17 PM NYSC Director, Chief Frank Ekpunobi is dead

The management of the National Youth Service Corps, has announced the demise of its Director of Corps Mobilization, Chief Frank Ekpunobi. The scheme mourns the Director, describing him as a great asset to the scheme. ”With deep sense of loss, the Director General National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Suleiman Zakari Kazaure, Management and the entire 25

November 2, 2017 3:21 PM Senator Goje’s wife for burial Friday

The remain of late Hajiya Fatima Yelwa Goje, wife of Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, shall be committed to mother earth tomorrow, 3rd November 2017. Mrs Goje passed on, Monday morning at the United States of America hospital after a brief illness. In a statement signed by her son, Ahmed Mohammed Goje on Thursday, the body of Mrs Goje will arrive 32

November 2, 2017 2:07 PM World Bank’s support fund disbursement in North East ends 2018

The World Bank says the disbursement of $50 million for the livelihood and food support programme under the Fadama III second Additional Financing (AFII) will end in first quarter of 2018. Engr. Ibrahim Alkali, Project Desk Officer for Fadama III AFII, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. Alkali said that the bank had disbursed 53

November 2, 2017 1:58 PM Leaked Memo: Buhari Summons Kyari, Oyo-Ita After FEC Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, over their clash at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The fierce crossfire between Kyari and Oyo-Ita, which occurred shortly before the Federal Executive Council meeting, was believed 65

November 2, 2017 12:07 PM EFCC Set To Go After Human Traffickers – Magu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Acting Chairman Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has expressed the commission’s resolve to go after human traffickers. Magu said this during the visit of a delegation from the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) visited him in Abuja. Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, the spokesman of the commission 17

November 2, 2017 11:36 AM Mrs Buhari condoles with Tinubu family over son’s death

Abuja – The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Thursday, condoled with family of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu, over the death of his son, Jide. Jide, the first son of the APC national leader, in his 30s, died of heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 in Lagos and had since been buried. The law graduate of University 19