By Rita Michael, Bauchi

The Speker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has donated office equipment and cash to Bauchi State Chapter of the Correspondents' Chapel of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ).

Every night in the U.S., an Airbus A300 aircraft takes off from Denver, Colorado bound for Memphis, Tennessee.
Nobody is on board except for the pilots and often the flight starts and completes its route with an empty hold.

Buhari Ahmadu Tanko, the Commander of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in charge of Kakuri community, Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been murdered. The Nation reports that Tanko was reportedly killed by some yet to be identified assailants. The Kaduna State police command spokesperson, ASP Aliyu Usman, confirmed the incident.

On September 1, the moon will pass in front of the sun, creating a brilliant ring of sunlight visible from areas around the southern Indian Ocean.

A four-storey building has collapsed in Gwarinpa Estate in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
Rescue efforts are said to be on-going as officials of the Red Cross, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and Security Operatives are on ground.

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has again renewed his commitment to the rescue of the Chibok girls.
He said that the government would not give up in the search.
Commenting via Twitter on Sunday, Buhari paid glowing tributes to the military for their efforts in the war against insurgency in Nigeria’s northeast.


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Why Edo Abolished Customary Court Of Appeal

Edo State Government has finally abolished the Customary Court of Appeal in the state with the swearing-in on Friday, March 11, 2016, of five former judges of the Court as Judges of the State High Court.

What Rivers APC Said About Peteride’s New Job As NIMASA Boss

The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed the  appointment of Dr. Dakuku Peterside, the Rivers State APC flag-bearer in the 2015 general elections, as the new Director General of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

How Explosion Rocked CBN Calabar office

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, May 11, 2016, confirmed that there was an explosion in its office in Calabar, the Cross River State capital.

 It also explained that the explosion on Friday, was caused by gas at the part of the premises under re-construction.

What Ekweremadu Said About Zoning Of PDP NWC Office

s  Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday, March 11, 2016, denied any tension within the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over alleged secret zoning of national offices of the party by some of its leaders.

Saraki’s CCT trial adjourned till 18 March

The prosecution and the defence counsel on Friday, March 11, 2016, agreed on next Friday, March 18, 2016, for the argument of the motion on jurisdiction of the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) to try Senate President Bukola Saraki on a charge of alleged false asset declaration slammed on him by the

Lagos Collapsed Building: Lekki Gardens MD, Contractor Arraigned

The Managing Director of Lekki Gardens, Mr. Richard Nyong, has been arraigned before a Magistrate Court in Lagos following the collapse of one of the buildings being developed by the company in the Lekki area of the Nigeria’s commercial city.

Why 172 Nigerians Were Deported From Libya

No fewer than 172 Nigerians deported from Libya have returned to the country under the voluntary returnee programme organised by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

Spokesperson for the Nigerian Immigration Service, Ekpedeme King, confirmed the return of the deportees.

APC Chieftain, Danmaraya, Dies

Ali Danmaraya, the vice-chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State, is dead, The Cable reports. Danmaraya died at his residence on Thursday morning, March 10, 2016, after a brief illness.

Why Buhari Appointed Dakuku Peterside As NIMASA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has appointed the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Rivers State in the last general election, Dakuku Peterside, as the new NIMASA director general (DG).

FG Didn’t Refund Ekiti Govt On Federal Roads’ Rehabilitation – Former Works Minister

The immediate past Minister of State for Works, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has declared that no refund was made to the government of Ekiti State onthe rehabilitation of federal roads during his tenure as minister.


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