Tag: News Agency Of Nigeria

Delay in passage of 2018 budget impacts negatively on economy — CSO

inno.korie- April 3, 2018

Mr Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says the delay in the passage of the 2018 budget ... Read More

Harvest Season Forces Drop In Foodstuff Prices ~ NAN survey

Abdul Jimoh- September 6, 2017

The harvest of food crops in the South-West has made appreciable positive impact on the prices foodstuffs, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria ... Read More

Fuel Hike: Nigerians Flay Senate’s Recommendation

Abdul Jimoh- June 2, 2017

Some Nigerians in Abuja on Friday flayed the Senate recommendation for a N5 fuel levy on every litre of petroleum or diesel imported into the ... Read More

3 Suicide Bombers Killed In Another Foiled Attack In Borno

Abdul Jimoh- May 24, 2017

Another Suicide Bombers Killed In Maiduguri The Police in Borno on Wednesday confirmed the killing of three suspected female suicide bombers after a failed attack ... Read More

Alleged N190m Fraud: Court Discharges Oronsaye

Abdul Jimoh- May 9, 2017

Court Discharges Oransaye Over Corruption Allegation An FCT High Court, Maitama, on Tuesday discharged Steve Oronsaye, former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, ... Read More

South Africa to Withdraw from International Criminal Court, ICC

inno.korie- October 21, 2016

South Africa says it is withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, ICC,  a year from the month it files a notice to the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, ... Read More

Attacks: Police Flood Kaduna Community

admin- October 18, 2016

The Kaduna State Police Command, on Tuesday said it had deployed two additional units of mobile police personnel to restore peace in Godogodo. The command’s ... Read More

‘I’m Not Aware Of Appointment of New Super Eagles’ Coach’ – Dalung

admin- September 1, 2016

NAN, Abuja: Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) did not officially inform him of the ... Read More

Kaduna Government To Ban Sale Of High Energy Bulbs

admin- August 23, 2016

Nasir El-RufaiKaduna State Governor NAN, Abuja: The Kaduna State Government said on Monday that it would soon ban the sale of high energy consuming bulbs ... Read More

Ogoniland cleanup: Beware of fraudsters extorting money from unsuspecting public – FG warns

inno.korie- August 2, 2016

The Federal Government has warned the public to beware as fraudsters are using the Ogoniland cleanup to extort money from unsuspecting people from people of ... Read More

FG to Investigate The Murder of Two Nigerians In Johannesburg, South Africa

admin- August 1, 2016

NAN(Abuja): Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, President, Nigeria Union in South Africa, has confirmed that two Nigerians were killed in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. Anyene told the News ... Read More

We’ve Started Process For Manufacturing Military Hardware – Army Commandant NDC

admin- July 30, 2016

Nigerian Army Shock unit in North-east in the fight against Boko Haram The Commandant, National Defence College, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade, says the Nigerian military ... Read More

Court Upholds Ali-Modu Sheriff As PDP Chairman

admin- July 29, 2016

Peoples Democratic Party Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday upheld Sen. Ali-Modu Sheriff as the authentic National Chairman of the ... Read More

National Open University To Offer Scholarships To 100 IDPs

admin- July 28, 2016

National Open University of Nigeria Prof. Abdalla Adamu, the Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), has said that the university is working towards offering ... Read More

110m People Have No Business Being Poor In Nigeria – NEITI Boss

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2016

The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Mr Waziri Adio, on Tuesday said that there was no reason for Nigeria to have 110 ... Read More

Dieticians Urge Nigerians To Eat Ofada Rice To Reduce Life Threatening Diseases

admin- July 18, 2016

Ofada Rice(PHOTO: Knorr Nigeria) Two dietitians on Saturday in Lagos advised Nigerians to eat more of ‘ofada’ rice than polished rice because of its immense ... Read More

25 Insurgents Killed In Firefight With Boko Haram At Kangarwa – Nigerian Army

admin- July 13, 2016

Nigerian Military The Nigerian Army said 25 bodies of Boko Haram terrorists had been recovered after Troops of 119 Task Force Battalion stationed in Kangarwa, ... Read More

Police refutes alleged gas pipeline attack in Akwa Ibom

inno.korie- June 16, 2016

Nigerian Police The Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom, Mr Murtala Mani, on Thursday refuted an alleged explosion of pipelines at Ikot Osutek, Oruk-Anam Local ... Read More

NAN To Team Up With EFCC

AMT Tanimu- June 15, 2016

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Bayo Onanuga, has expressed the readiness of the agency to further support the Economic ... Read More

How Salary Disparity Causes High Corruption

Henry Solomon- May 23, 2016

Civil servants, workers in the private sector and other stakeholders in the economy have taken a swipe on the current disparity in their salaries and ... Read More