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Buhari Lands In Abuja

Buhari Lands In Abuja

Buhari Lands In Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, this afternoon, arrived Abuja from London where he had been on medical leave since May 7. The Nigerian Airforce plane conveying the President arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at 4.35. On hand to welcome him were Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President, top government officials and some state

Saraki Vows to Tackle Corruption in NNPC

Bukola Saraki, Senate President, has promised to visit the alleged corruption in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. He also promised that the Senate, under his leadership, would fix the amount the corporation could spend to run its operations. Saraki said this when member groups of the Civil Society Situation Room, led by the convener,Clement

Naval Boss Appeals for More Funding

Oyibe Jibrin, Chief of Naval Staff, has appealed to concerned authorities to provide more funding for the force in order to enable it carry out its statutory functions effectively. Jibrin made the appeal on Tuesday during the closing ceremony of activities marking the 59th Anniversary of the Nigerian Navy in Lagos. The naval boss reiterated

Teachers Commence Strike in Abuja

Primary and Secondary school pupils in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, were on Monday sent home following an indefinite action embarked on by members of the Nigeria Union of Teachers. The union went on strike over some policies adopted by the FCT administration that were not favourable to teachers. The chairman, FCT Wing of NUT,

Nigerian Investigative Reporting Project 2 Takes Off

The International Centre for Investigative Reporting, ICIR, Abuja, has announced the commencement of the second year of its media development project tagged, the Nigerian Investigative Reporting Project, NIRP. The project, which involves a training programme will run from May 19 to May 21 in Abuja. It is opened to practicing journalists in print, electronic and

Abuja: NNPC Promises End To Fuel Scarcity

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC said it has deployed more fuel tanks to ease the long queues of motorists in the various fuel stations in Abuja, the federal capital territory and its environs. In a statement, Ohi Alegbe, Group General Manager, group public affairs division, NNPC, urged the public to resist the “temptation of

APC Thanks Lagosians for Victory

The All Progressives Congress, Lagos chapter, said it owed its victory to Lagos residents, who voted immensely for its candidates in the Saturday, April 11 governorship poll in order to further entrench the culture of excellence in the state. In a recent statement, Joe Igbokwe, Publicity Secretary of the APC in Lagos, said Lagos residents

NDLEA Arrest Drug Courier in Abuja

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has arrested a Nigerian drug courier with 15.850kg of cocaine worth N126 million at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday. Ilo Chidera Alex, 27, was apprehended following the discovery of the drugs inside his luggage at the Abuja Airport while returning from Brazil. The drug suspect,

Mbu Redeployed To Lagos

Ahead of February general elections, Joseph Mbu, a controversial policeman who is Assistant Inspector General, AIG of Police in charge of zone 7, Abuja has been redeployed to Zone 2 command in Lagos. Thirteen other AIGs have been redeployed to various police formations and commands across the country. This was disclosed in a statement issued

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