The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to automate its payment collection processes to engender greater efficiency and eliminate revenue leakages.

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured farmers in the state of judicious disbursement of the N1 billion Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme Loan which the state recently obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

By Onyema Amanze


The Office of the Deputy President of the Senate has said that Senator Ike Ekweremadu was not involved in the alleged forging of the Senate Standing Orders 2011.

 It also stated that the senator has no business with the production of the Senate Standing Orders.

 Uche Anichukwu, the

World Refugee Day: Meet the Nigerian who was kicked out of Iceland and now remains in limbo in Sweden over deportation.


Eze Okafor, 32, lived in Iceland for four years before being deported.

As Eze sat in the pew at a church where he goes most mornings to pray, his phone buzzed with a new message. His Icelandic teacher was checking in on him, giving him support.

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has advised the Federal Government to think of establishing farms across the 36 states, using members of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) as drivers of a youth agricultural  initiative.

The governor gave the advice when he received the Director General of NYSC, Brig. Gen. Sule Zakari, at Government House, Umuahia.

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has reportedly "vetoed" the idea of Ryan Giggs remaining at Old Trafford as his assistant, as he believes the Red Devils legend could "become a potential managerial rival."


Welcome to Nigeria News Flight


Senate Explains ‘Missing 2016 Budget


Controversy appears to be trailing the passage of the 2016 budget, as there are reports that the budget is missing.

A federal lawmaker, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that there were fears that the 2016 budget had disappeared from the National Assembly.

Why Pep Apologised To Premier League 'Colleagues'



Pep Guardiola apologised on Monday after being accused of putting extra pressure on managers at England's top teams by announcing he will coach in the Premier League next season.

Ekiti Govt Disburses N500m SMES loan


Ekiti State Government will on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, begin the disbursement of

N500 million Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) loan to 4,564


The N500 million is the first tranche of the N2 billion the Central

Why Wike’s Aide Seeks Probe Of Bayelsa Political Violence


By Daniel Abia,

Port Harcourt

Security agencies have been enjoined not to sweep the political violence in the just concluded governorship election in Bayelsa State under the carpet as a deterrent in other states.

Buhari Has Not Withdrawn Proposed 2016 Budget, Says Aide


Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has not withdrawn the proposed 2016 Budget, which he presented to a joint session of the National Assembly on December 22, 2015, the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, stated in multiple tweets.

Anglican Church Will Not Split Over Homosexuality - Welby




A split in the Anglican Communion over homosexuality "would not be a disaster, but it would be a failure", the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.

Cologne Attackers Were Migrants - Minister



The men suspected of attacking women in Cologne on New Year's Eve were "almost exclusively" from a migration background, mainly North African and Arab, an official report says.

Niger Presidential Candidate, Amadou, Denied Bail



The former speaker of Niger's parliament, Hama Amadou, will not be released from prison to campaign for elections, Niger's Court of Appeals has said.

Amadou was arrested in November 2015 for baby-trafficking charges after fleeing to France for a year.


No front page content has been created yet.