Nothern Borno Clearance Operation: Theatre Commander Urges Troops to Sustain High Combat spirit after victory

ONYEMA NWACHUKWU, Abuja: The Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Major General Benson Akinroluyo has urged troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE conducting clearance operations in Baga town and adjoining villages to sustain the fighting spirit with which they have defeated Boko Haram terrorists in Baga and other surrounding villages. General Akinroluyo gave the charge on Saturday […]

Boko Haram: Troops diffuse bomb planted on Borno road

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had successfully diffused a bomb planted by Boko Haram insurgents on Kawuri-Alauri Road in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno. In a twitter post, the army said that troops of the 222 Battalion on clearance operations diffused an Improvised Explosive Device (IEDs) planted on the road by […]

False asset declaration: NBA, others condemn planned arraignment of CJN

The Nigerian Bar Association, (NBA) and other lawyers have condemned plans by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), to try the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen. Onnoghen is set to be arraigned by the bureau at the tribunal on Monday on six counts of alleged false asset declaration at the Code of Conduct […]

My administration will make Education Nigeria’s new oil, gold – Ezekwesili

Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says she will make education as Nigeria’s new oil well and gold mine if elected. Ezekwesili made the pledge during her Presidential campaign visit to Alhaji Mohammad Baba, the Hakimi of Ushafa, in Bwari Area Council, FCT, on Sunday. According to […]

Salah penalty kick keeps Liverpool in EPL driving seat

Liverpool went seven points clear at the top of the English Premier League (EPL) after a penalty kick gave them a 1-0 win at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday. The penalty kick was scored by Mohamed Salah and the victory ensured that Liverpool bounced back from two successive defeats in all competitions. The result […]

Ohaneze not in haste to endorse any presidential candidate – Publicity Secretary

The Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex pan-Igbo socio-cultural group, says it is not in a haste to endorse any presidential candidate for the Feb.16 Presidential Election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that prominent among the contenders are incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Vice President, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, […]

President Buhari at Bauchi APC campaign rally, elated by success recorded in Agric.sector

President Muhammadu Bahari said on Saturday that the agricultural programme embarked upon by his administration had produced the desired result. Buhari stated this in Bauchi at a political rally organized to receive some prominent PDP members in the state who had defected to APC. “The last two rainy seasons recorded in the last two years […]

Kwande, APC BOT member, attends PDP presidential campaign rally in Jos

Ambassador Yahaya Kwande, elder statesman and member of the APC Board of Trustees (BOT), was among dignitaries that attended the PDP presidential campaign rally in Jos on Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. Also at the rally held at the Polo Ground were Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the PDP Presidential Candidate, as well as […]

MAN seeks policies to discourage importation of used, smuggled electronics

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to support its Electrical and Electronics Sectoral Group with policies that will discourage unbridled inflow of used and smuggled electrical and electronics products to the country. MAN made the appeal in its review of the December 2018 Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) report of the […]

South Africa’s ANC puts jobs, growth at heart of 2019 election campaign

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, vowed to create more jobs, boost economic growth and address racial inequalities at a rally on Saturday to launch the ruling party’s parliamentary election campaign. The vote, expected in May, will be a test of whether Ramaphosa has been able to reverse a decline in support for the African National […]