NIGERIA AND TURKEY STRIKES NEW PACT ON COUNTER TERRORISM

Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Recep Tayyip Erdogan thursday in Ankara, Turkey agreed to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both Nigeria and Turkey on counter-terrorism. A statement by the president’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, said Buhari at a joint press conference after talks with his host, said he was “very pleased” that the defence […]

PRESIDENT BUHARI FELICITATES WITH FORMER VP DR ALEX EKWUEME AS HE MARKS 85TH BIRTHDAY

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday congratulated former Vice President and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, on his 85th birthday. Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman Mr. Femi Adesina, joined all former leaders of Nigeria, professional colleagues and friends of the Ekwueme family in celebrating the octogenarian “whose life’s journey, undoubtedly, had been a narrative […]

SEXUAL ASSAULT- GROUP RANKS FCT TOP

A new report released by a group of lawyers under the aegis of Lawyers Alert on Friday ranked the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high among states with the prevalence of sexual assault. Second in the ranking was Benue followed by the Lagos States in violation of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). President, Lawyer’s Alert, […]

MAN GUILTY OF LADDER THEFT TO BE LASHED BY AUTHORITIES

A 28 year old man pleaded guilty yesterday at  Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for stealing a ladder from a building under construction. The Convict  was found with the ladderho was found with the ladder at Dape village, Abuja, where he couldn’t give clear information on how he came by the ladder. The Convict […]

REPS URGES NPA TO REINSTATE INTELS CONTRACT

The House of Representatives has called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to reinstate the contract of Integrated Logistic Facilities and Services, also known as Intels Nigeria Limited. NPA had terminated its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision contract with Intels on October 10, following the company’s alleged non-compliance with government’s policy on the Treasury Single […]

NIGERIA.. GREAT FOR BUSINESS – EMIRATES AIRLINE

NEW Emirates Regional Manager, Afzal Parambil, has described Nigerian aviation market as exciting even as the airlines has opened new routes. Speaking during a media chat, Parambil described the Nigerian market as exciting, adding “what makes it interesting is that apart from businessmen, some families go to China and some far east countries for leisure. […]

LIFELESS FEMALE BODY FOUND ALONG ABUJA-KEFFI ROAD

The lifeless body of a female was found along the Abuja-keffi road at Nyanyan Gwandara very early this morning by a passerby on his way to Maraba. A crowd was seen at the scene, a vast expanse of land between New Nyanya and Nyanyan Gwandara, to have a glimpse of the lifeless body of the […]

NEMA GOES ON INDEFINITE STRIKE OVER UNPAID ALLOWANCES

The Abuja headquarters of the National Emergency Agency was closed down early Thursday by protesting workers who decried neglect and unpaid allowances by the management of the agency. It was gathered that the directive to proceed on strike was issued by the Trade Union Congress and the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria in […]