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Saturday, 16th December, 2017
 African News:
Nigeria: (Dec 16, 2017) - Nigeria’s former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mallam Gidado Idris, GCON, has passed on. Gidado Idris died at the age 82. According to family sources, he...
Nigeria: (Dec 16, 2017) - There were revelations yesterday on why former Senate President, Senator David Mark, was arrested and quizzed by the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC), Nation reports. A...
Nigeria: (Dec 16, 2017) - Prince Aminu Sanusi Lamido, the first son of His highness, the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has joined the Nigeria Police Force. Born in 1991, Prince Aminu joined the Nigeria...
Nigeria: (Dec 16, 2017) - Two Nigerian teachers, Ayodele Odeogbola and Itodo Anthony have been named among the top global 50 teachers penciled for the prestigious 2018 Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - DPC Anamabra guber candidate in November election  and Nollywood actor Yul Edochie has officially joined the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA). Edochie, who ran for governor...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised the federal government over the plan to spend $1billion from the excess crude account on the fight against insurgency. The decision...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - Reactions have continued to trail the alleged double registration saga by Kogi State, Governor Alhaji Yahaya Bello that led to the sack of two INEC officials and the compulsory retirement...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - Chief Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy President of the Senate, has advocated six-year single tenure for president, governors, National Assembly and state assembly members “to stop...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the purchase of patrol vessels to reduce unregulated fishing activities and boost security on the country’s waterways. The Vice-President,...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The founder of Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka  has declared that former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar is the new blessing for Nigeria. He said Abubakar has what it...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the appeal filed by Yanaty Petrochemical Limited seeking to set aside the decision of the Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, allowing the EFCC to...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - There was a mild drama at the Aguata prisons in Anambra State on Thursday when a prison inmate, Tobias Mbaekwe, who was discharged on health grounds by the state Chief Judge, Justice...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - Abdulrasheed Maina, embattled former Chairman of defunct Pension Reform Task Force Team, PRTT, has alleged that bigger names involved in the looting of public funds are in the Presidency...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Friday identified municipal waste as major materials causing pollution in Lagos Lagoon. Mr Yunusa Ibrahim, the Principal Manager, Environment...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Osun State House of Assembly on Friday announced the revocation of arrest warrant earlier issued against the Late Bola Ige’s son, Muyiwa Ige, who was a former Commissioner...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - Kano State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba has said that Kano state government is not making any plan to sack teachers in the state. Responding to a widely circulated...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says a total of 1,317 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya in the last 10 days having been stranded in the volatile country...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun says any motorist caught driving against traffic will forfeit the vehicle till after the Yuletide. Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency as a means by the All Progressives...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - A video where a policeman in the Mowo area of Badagry, Lagos, was soliciting bribe from an operator of commercial motorcycle better known as ‘Okada’, has been trending on...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Council of Authentic Ibadan Mogajis (Family Heads), has given a 7-day ultimatum to some High Chiefs in Ibadan who issued a 21-day detronment notice to the Olubadan of Ibadanland. It...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - An unidentified pick-pocket woman has been humiliated in public after she was caught stealing money from a man’s pocket inside a tricycle popularly known as ‘Keke Napep’...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the current fuel scarcity would end by Saturday. Disclosing this on Thursday at a meeting of the National Economic Council presided...
Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday said it has sacked three staff involved in the double voter registration of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello. The commission...
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Nigeria: (Dec 15, 2017) - The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the Federal Government to ensure transparency and accountability in the handling of recovered loots of former Head of...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has just one agenda, which is “Amaechi”. Amaechi, who governed Rivers between...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on Thursday rejected Department of Petroleum Resources’ (DPR) proposal of N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year. The...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Aside the primary role of a lawmaker which is making laws for the good of his people, the people of Akinyele constituency II in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria, were full of praises for...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - The Director General of the DSS, Lawal Daura, and the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, are before a Senate panel. Acting Chairman of...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - The PDP Post National Convention Reconciliation Committee led by Governor Dickson of Bayelsa state today visited the former Governor of Oyo State and the national chairmanship aspirants,...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - A national chairmanship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded national convention, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has reaffirmed his commitment and loyalty...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - The Nigerian Police Force on Thursday arraigned Maryam Sanda; her mother, Maimuna Aliyu; her brother, Aliyu Sanda; and a fourth defendant, Sadiya Aminu for alleged murder. Mrs. Sanda...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Governors from Nigeria’s 36 states have approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to be used in the ongoing fight against Boko...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - A picture of Aisha, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, inside the tricycle better known as ‘Keke NAPEP’, is trending on social media. She sat comfortably in the passengers’...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) -  The congress of Yoruba Sons and Daughters within the Peoples Democratic Party say they are outraged by the insults allegedly hauled on the Yoruba by the Governor of Rivers State,...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Former presidential aide, Pastor Reno Omokri has described former Rivers State governor and Nigeria’s current Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi as “a notorious...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least 13 police officers, officials said. Police...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - A pastor, Adedayo Adeyemo, has prayed an Ado-Ekiti Customary Court in Ekiti State to dissolve the nine-year-old marriage between him and his wife, Kemi. According to the News Agency...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Boko Haram fighters battled Nigerian soldiers for about an hour on Wednesday as they tried to take over a military base, in the latest attack against troops in the restive northeast. A...
Kenya: (Dec 14, 2017) - The Kenya opposition coalition Nasa has declared it will only hold talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta on issues at the root of political and electoral tensions in the country. National...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal yesterday met with Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and former Delta State Governor James Ibori at Asaba, the...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor turned 50 years old yesterday, December 13th. His wife, Justice Suzette, led members of his cabinet, political associates and friends to a thanksgiving...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State  arrived Bridgehead Onitsha fully-kitted in Police uniform to launch 2017  Ember months Security initiative codenamed "Operation...
Nigeria: (Dec 14, 2017) - Some aggrieved aspirants under the aegis of PDP Candidates and Stakeholders Forum, yesterday, rejected the results of last Saturday’s national convention of the party which produced...
Nigeria: (Dec 13, 2017) - Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not planning to replace Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Tinubu said this in response to a report that...
Nigeria: (Dec 13, 2017) - Omarosa Manigault, a Nigerian who is director of communications for the White House’s office of public liaison, has resigned. According to sources, Manigault who earns $180,000...
Nigeria: (Dec 13, 2017) - Chairman Oyo State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government, Chieftaincy Matters and State Honours, Honourable Bolaji Saheed Badmos (BJ), representing Akinyele II Constituency...
Nigeria: (Dec 13, 2017) - Kogi State Police Command has dismissed three of its officers for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of 30 bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp. The command’s...
Nigeria: (Dec 13, 2017) - Armed persons on Tuesday night attacked an unoccupied residence of the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu. The house, located within...
Nigeria: (Dec 13, 2017) - The senator representing Kaduna Central at the Upper Legislative Chamber, Shehu Sani, has admonished northerners in power to see themselves as servants and not demi-gods. Sani noted...