No UN official was killed in Borno food trucks attack – Army

The World Food Programme (WFP) an agency of the UN had on Sunday confirmed an attack on its food convoy which was taking food to Internally Displaced Persons in Ngala, Borno State on Saturday, December 16. Deputy Director Public Relations

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MAPOLY students protest delay in semester examination

Movement of vehicles and commuters was on Monday put on hold around major areas of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital as students of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY) embarked on a protest. The students of the Ogun State-owned institution are protesting

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Buhari extends tenure of service chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the country’s service chiefs. Mansur Dan-Alli, the minister of defence, communicated the tenure extension in a statement released on Monday by Tukur Gusau, his public relations officer. The service chiefs are Abayomi

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PENGASSAN suspends nationwide strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has suspended its planned nationwide strike. The decision to suspend the strike which was planned to commence 11:59 pm today (Monday) followed the intervention of the Director of State

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Blow whistle when you see fake drugs – NAFDAC DG

Prof. Christiana Adeyeye, Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Monday called on Nigerians to report any form of illegal drug production in their environments. Adeyeye made the call at the ongoing 8th

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Appeal court declares Kogi east senate seat vacant

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Monday declared the seat for the Kogi East senatorial district vacant. The judgement was delivered by Justice Abdul Aboki on a pre-election matter instituted before the appellate court. Two persons, Attai Aidoko and

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President Buhari cancels trip to Niger Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday cancelled his scheduled trip to Niger Republic. His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, had announced on Sunday that Buhari would join some worlds leaders for the 59th Proclamation of Republic of

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Ogun govt to spend N203.3m to control gully erosion in 2018

The Ogun government says it will spend N203.3 million to control gully erosion in 2018. Mr Bolaji Oyeleye, the State Commissioner for Environment, disclosed this on Monday, while defending the ministry’s 2018 budget proposal before the House Committee on Finance

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Gaddafi’s son to declare presidential ambition in Libya soon ―Family’s spokesman

Saif Gaddafi, the second son of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi will announce in coming days his intention to run for the presidency post of Libya, the family’s spokesman, Basem Hashimi Soul, told Sputnik Monday. On Wednesday, the Libyan Government

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FG floats N10bn Green bond

The federal government, through the Debt Management Office (DMO), has launched a N10.69 billion Green bond to fund clean energy projects in the 2017 budget. The bond has a 5-year tenor and an interest rate of 13.45 percent. Subscription for

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