Tag: 2016

Ministry of Finance Release Details of 2016 Budget As It Closes

Tanimu- May 11, 2017

Salisu Dambatta, Abuja: As the 2016 budget closes, Federal Ministry of Finance has released details of the N1.2 trillion capital releases made. In line with ... Read More

Niger State Records 472 Road Traffic Crashes In 2016 — FRSC

Henry Solomon- May 9, 2017

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) Command in Niger has said that no fewer than 472 road traffic crashes were recorded in the state in ... Read More

NPDC Remits Over $608m As Royalty and Petroleum Tax In 2016

Tanimu- January 12, 2017

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, the upstream subsidiary Company of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has provided clarification on the ... Read More

Leicester City Manager, Ranieri Crowned Coach Of The Year

Henry Solomon- January 9, 2017

Leicester City manager, Claudio Ranieri has been awarded the Best FIFA Men's Coach of the Year 2016. At a ceremony in Zurich, the Leicester boss ... Read More

High and Lows of FAAC Disbursements In 3rd Quarter of 2016 – NEITI

Tanimu- December 26, 2016

The Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) recently completed disbursements for the 3rd quarters of 2016. The disbursements to all tiers of government in the 3rd ... Read More

Why 2016 Is My Best Year – Gov. Kashim Shettima

Tanimu- December 25, 2016

‎Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has described the outgoing year, 2016 as one that witnessed a major breakthrough in the ongoing fight against the Boko ... Read More

President Buhari Congratulates Veteran Journalist, Areoye Oyebola at 80

inno.korie- December 22, 2016

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates renowned journalist, author and publisher, Chief Areoye Oyebola, as he clocks 80 years on December 23rd, 2016. ... Read More

Kanye West Vs Taylor Swift: Beyonce, West Nominated, Swift shut out of VMA

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2016

Beyonce's critically-praised visual album "Lemonade", has earned the R&B singer a career-best 11 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards. The list included multiple nods ... Read More

INEC To Await Court’s Decision On PDP’s Candidate For Edo 2016

Henry Solomon- July 9, 2016

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would wait for the final outcome of court cases in deciding on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s candidate ... Read More

#BREAKING Government Extends Eid-el Fitr Public Holiday To Include Thursday 7th July 2016

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2016

The Federal Government, through Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau in a statement on Tuesday signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bassey Okon Akpanyunghas added ... Read More

NAF Warns Against Enlistment Scam Into The Force

Henry Solomon- June 30, 2016

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said that its attention has been drawn to a comment, going round the internet, by one Bridget Ehichoya Violet who ... Read More

Chief Of Army Staff Briefs Media On Army Day 2016 Celebration

Henry Solomon- June 28, 2016

The Nigerian Army said that this year’s Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) promises to be unique albeit low key, that will showcase the Nigerian Army’s commitment as ... Read More

NLC Strike Update: Nigeria Labour Congress States Reasons for Suspension

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 23, 2016

An emergency meeting of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) held today, Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Bolton White Hotels, ... Read More

Siasia Stops Players From NPFL Midweek Matches Ahead Olympics

Henry Solomon- May 4, 2016

Head Coach of the Nigerian under-23 male football team, Samson Siasia, has said he was going to change his disposition to players’ release from the ... Read More

African Champions, Super Falcons qualify For AWCON 2016 On a 3-1 Aggregate

Henry Solomon- April 12, 2016

The Super Falcons of Nigeria defeated the Teranga Lionesses of Senegal 2-0 on Tuesday in Abuja to qualify for the 2016 Africa Women Cup of ... Read More

#WorldWaterDay 2016: Working Towards Better Water, Better Jobs

Henry Solomon- March 22, 2016

March 22nd is a day set aside to celebrate and learn more about water as an important element to humanity and world at large. Today, ... Read More

Nigeria Trash South Africa 6-0, Show Supremacy In FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

Henry Solomon- March 13, 2016

Nigeria’s national under-17 women football team, the Flamingos, on Saturday in Abuja overran their South African counterparts 6-0 in the qualifiers for the 2016 FIFA ... Read More

#IWD2016 Aisha Buhari Advocates Gender Equality As World Marks Women’s Day

Henry Solomon- March 8, 2016

Mrs Aisha Buhari, Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has urged stakeholders to strive toward bridging the gender ... Read More

2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League Weekend Results

Henry Solomon- March 7, 2016

Results of Matches played on Day 5 fixtures of the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), on Sunday and Saturday, saw El-Kanemi Warriors stun Enyimba ... Read More

Leonardo DiCaprio Wins First Oscar 23 Years After First Nomination

Henry Solomon- February 29, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio wins his first Oscar Award in 2016 Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won his first Oscar award, for his role in the revenge movie "The ... Read More