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Gunmen were said to have killed 10 persons and injured many others at Yar Centre Sherere village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State on Sunday. Eyewitnesses said the gunmen on motorcycles arrived the village at about 6pm and opened fire on the residents before settling ablaze shops and vehicles. Dikko Sherere, a community […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Althani today at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Daily Trust reports. The emir is coming three years after President Buhari visited Doha, the Qatari capital in February 2016, where he attended a meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Presidential spokesperson,  […]

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, in a statement last night, said the religious leader’s statement was not a fair comment. The statement reads: “There is so much that has changed in the past three to four years in and around Yola, and the Catholic Church in particular that a true assessment would show that but for […]

The ongoing construction work on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project will not be abandoned, both the Federal Government and the National Assembly declared on Friday. According to them, the project will be given all the attention required until it is completed. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, and the Senate Committee Chairman on Land Transport, Senator […]

The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied that it was instructed to work against the completion of the electoral process in Rivers. The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) had suspended the collation of the March 23 governorship elections in Rivers. The commission has fixed April 2 and 5 for collation, announcement of the […]

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians. Abubakar made the remark at a high-level interactive dialogue on ‘Building Alliances for Social Protection Systems, Access to Public Services and Sustainable Infrastructure and the Empowerment […]

No fewer than 790 scholarships are awarded to brilliant needy boys and girls by the 15 ECOWAS countries in the last one year, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari, who is current Chair of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS, said this at the 63rd Session of the Commission on […]

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that he was looking forward to a mutual and effective working relationship with the ninth National Assembly toward improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle. Receiving his old school mates, who came to congratulate him on his re-election in Daura, the President recounted how […]

Losses from Boeing  737 Max operated by Ethiopian Airlines which crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa on Sunday has been speculated to be in the region of $50m to $60m, according to a report by The airline, which was heading to Nairobi, killed all 157 passengers on board including two Nigerians. The Nigerian victims […]

Troops of the Four Brigade, Nigerian Army, Benin, on Friday foiled a suspected robbery attempt on the Benin-Lagos expressway. Capt. Mohammed Maidawa, the Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin, said that the troops on Operation Safe Conduct, were on a routine patrol when they received […]

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