Tag: 2017

Nasarawa Government Says It Has Generated N5.5bn IGR in 2017

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2017

Nasarawa State Government said it generated about N5.5 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between January and October 2017. Mr Ayuba Ayenajeh, the Commissioner for ... Read More

Brexit: Talks May Not Start On June 19 – UK Minister

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2017

Formal talks on Britain’s exit, (Brexit) from the European Union may not begin on June 19 as that is the same date the government is ... Read More

Monday, 29th May 2017 Declared As Public Holiday To Mark Democracy Day

Tanimu- May 26, 2017

The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (Rtd), while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulated Nigerians for witnessing yet ... Read More

50 Percent Of Nigerians With Hypertension Are Unaware – Expert

Henry Solomon- May 17, 2017

A retired Reproductive Medicine consultant at the University College Hospital, (UCH) Ibadan, Prof. Modupe Onadeko, says 7 out of 10 Nigerians  hypertension and that 50 ... Read More

Update On JAMB: 57,000 Candidates Sit For Saturday’s UTME

Henry Solomon- May 13, 2017

No fewer than  57,000 candidates sat for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday in 642 centres  across the country. The Registrar of  ... Read More

Mrs. Buhari Conducts Health Screening For IDPs

Suleiman Idris- May 9, 2017

  Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has stressed the need for women to be conscious of their health, as a precondition for a ... Read More

Communique of 2017 Biennial Convention of The Nigerian Guild of Editors

Tanimu- May 1, 2017

Ayinde Soaga, Abuja: Editors from across Nigeria converged on Lagos for the Convention with the theme "A Nation in Recession: Whither the Nigerian Media." There, ... Read More

2017 Beauty Pageant Winner Serving 13 Years Jail Term

Tanimu- April 18, 2017

Irina Ayupova, convicted drug dealer serving 13 years imprisonment emerged winner of 2017 beauty pageant "Miss Spring" in Russia prison. Ayupova 36-year-old won the third ... Read More

All Progressive Congress Easter 2017 Message

Tanimu- April 15, 2017

Bolaji Abdullahi, Abuja: The All Progressives Congress (APC) extends its best wishes to Christians in the country and indeed all Nigerians on the joyous occasion ... Read More

Nigerians Expect Speedy Passage of 2017 Budget – BMSG

Tanimu- January 11, 2017

Muhammad Labbo, Abuja: The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) has implored members of the National Assembly (NASS) to speedily consider and pass the 2017 budget ... Read More

NNPC Commences Moves To Reduce Fuel Importation

Tanimu- January 8, 2017

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced moves to reduce products importation by boosting the capacity utilization of the refineries to ... Read More

President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year Message To Nigerians

Tanimu- December 31, 2016

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you ... Read More

Lt. Gen. TY Buratai Christmas and New Year 2017 Goodwill Message To Officers and Soldiers

Tanimu- December 24, 2016

It is with utmost humility and gratitude to the Almighty that I send this goodwill message to officers, soldiers and indeed the Nigerian Army family ... Read More

Borno State Declares ‘Stomach Infrastructure’ In 2017

Tanimu- December 21, 2016

Isa Gusau, Maiduguri: Borno State Government will from January 2017, kick start quarterly distribution of rice and other food staples freely to millions of its ... Read More

Economic Recession Will Ebb In 2017 – President Buhari

Tanimu- December 19, 2016

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the current economic recession will ebb in 2017. Speaking Monday, in Abuja while declaring open ... Read More

Early 2017 National Assembly Will Complete Constitution Amendments

Tanimu- November 24, 2016

Chuks Okocha, Abuja: Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that the on-going process of amending the 1999 Constitution being undertaken by the 8th ... Read More

Pan-African Congress Plans To Return FESTAC In 2017 To Commemorate 40th Anniversary

Henry Solomon- April 11, 2016

The Pan-African Cultural Congress Bureau (PACCB) said that it was planning to hold another World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture, popularly called ... Read More

Siasia: Eagles Can Recreate October ’77 Triumph Against Egypt

Henry Solomon- March 9, 2016

Samson Siasia, Super Eagles Coach Super Eagles coach Samson Siasia says he believes the Senior National team can give Nigerians joy on March 25 by ... Read More