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December 16, 2017 11:24 AM NNPC Discovers 144 Trucks Of Hoarded Petrol

A monitoring team comprising of security agents and officials of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have discovered 144 trucks of petrol not streamed by some marketers in Kano. The NNPC Group General Manager, Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Ughamadu said “Sequel to the discovery 12

December 14, 2017 1:57 AM Turkey’s TAV plans bid for 4 Nigerian airports

TAV Havalimanlari Holding AS, Turkey’s biggest airport operator, is planning to bid for concession contracts for four airports in Nigeria, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The Istanbul-based company, majority owned by Aeroports de Paris, has already submitted a non-binding bid for the airports, which include those in Lagos and Abuja 22

December 13, 2017 7:44 AM Russia 2018: Nigeria can win World Cup – Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Sports has said that as far as they were concerned, the Eagles could win the World Cup. They also pledged total support to the national team towards the Russia 2018 World Cup campaign. The committee also commended the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) for its efforts towards transforming the country’s 27

December 11, 2017 12:30 PM Buhari departs Nigeria for France [VIDEO]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday departed the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport for Paris, France. Buhari is scheduled to participate alongside over 50 world leaders in One Planet Summit in Paris. The President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Amad Basir announced Buhari’s departure via his Twitter handle. Ahmad wrote: “President @MBuhari 28

December 9, 2017 11:26 PM FIFA 2018 world cup sponsor, Hisense takes over Toshiba TV

Official Sponsor of the FIFA Russia 2018 World Cup, Hisense has acquired Toshiba Visual Corporation (TVS) ahead of the FIFA World Cup competition which will hold next year in Russia. Hisense Electronic Company LTD, a leading global brand in home appliances manufacturing acquired 95% shares of the television business subsidiary of the Toshiba Corporation 29

December 9, 2017 9:03 AM 19 military officers receive AFWC Fellowship

19 Officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces, on Friday, at the Officers Mess of the Nigeria Air Force Base, Makurdi, Benue State, were conferred with the Fellowship of Air Force War College Nigeria (AFWC). The 19 comprised 16 Nigerian Air Force (NAF) officers (11 Group Captains and five Wing Commanders), two Commanders from Nigerian Navy and one Colonel 21

December 7, 2017 9:09 AM 2019: Buhari hints on seeking re-election, says ‘people of Kano in my pocket’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday hinted on seeking a second four-year term in 2019. Speaking in Kano, on Thursday, the President said if elections were to be free and fair, “people of Kano are in my pocket.” According to Buhari, “I know the elections. If they are to be free and fair, if it is a question of numbers, if it is a question of allowing 25

December 6, 2017 5:17 PM Buhari sets 500 prison inmates free in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari, has pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano. Buhari’s action is said to be part of Federal Government’s efforts at decongesting prisons across the country. The President, who is currently on a two-day working visit in Kano State, arrived the Kurmawa Central Prisons in company of the state Governor, Abdullahi 28

December 6, 2017 2:05 PM Buhari visits Emir Sanusi, says ‘reception I got in Kano overwhelming’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday described the reception accorded him by residents of Kano as, “overwhelming.” Buhari’s remark was disclosed by his Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, via his Twitter handle. Ahmad quoted Buhari as saying, “Though I haven’t expected anything less, I was overwhelmed by the reception I received from Kano people 33

December 3, 2017 7:09 PM Murtala Mohammed’s son quit politics

Abba Risqua Murtala Mohammed, first son of late Head of State, Murtala Ramat Mohammed has declared his intention to quit politics so as to concentrate on his business. Risqua who was a running-mate to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the 2015 election in Kano, Alhaji Sagir Salihu Takai, said his decision to step aside from politics 54