Sports festival will put Abuja on global tourism map - Bello

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has disclosed that the FCT Administration will use the opportunity of the 19th National Sports Festival to put Abuja on the global map of sports tourism and to attract investment and economic development. 

The minister made t [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018

2019: foundation tasks politicians on peace

Ahead of the 2019 general election, a non-governmental organization, Caleb Danladi Foundation, has urged aspirants vying for political office to preach peace and encourage their supporters to shun acts capable of disrupting public peace.

Chief Executive Officer of the Foundation, Mr. Caleb Danl [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018

Killing of priests, worshippers: Anagbe, Ortom preach forgiveness

The Bishop of Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Wilfred Chikpa Anagbe, has appealed to Christians to forgive the invasion and killing of two priest and 17 worshippers at Ayar Mbalon in April this year.


Bishop Anagbe spoke when he led the Catholic faithful to the atonement rites at St. [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018

2019: NPC reassures INEC of peaceful elections

The chairman of the National Peace Committee, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, (retired) has reassured the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the general of the committee's preparedness to ensure the 2019 general election enjoys peace and orderliness throughout the exercise. 

Tue, 04 December 2018

Graft: EFCC partners Nigerians in Diaspora

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has appealed to Nigerians in the Diaspora to show more interest and be keen in seeing Nigeria take the lead in the fight against corruption on the African continent.

Magu made this charge while receiving a d [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018

What Nigeria needs to do to win the war on terror

In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018

Buhari in Poland for COP24

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Krakow, Poland, ahead of the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

The conference is slated for between Dec. 2 and 4.

Buhari’s aide on New Media, Alhaji Bashir Ah [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018

NAFDAC to destroy N198bn seized tramadol

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control said it is set to destroy a tramadol consignment valued at N198 billion which it impounded recently.

Director-General of the agency, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made this known on Sunday in a speech at an event to commemorate her one year in [...]

Tue, 04 December 2018


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