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Nigeria beat Libya, gets four points

Nigeria threw one leg into the quarter –finals of the on –going 5th African Nations Championship in Libya after Sunday Faleye’s 79th minute goal separated them from 2014 champions Libya in Tangiers.  Both teams fought a fierce and tactical battle

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Consumers paid more for petroleum products in December – NBS

Prices of petroleum products including Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol, Household Kerosene, and Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) or diesel, increased by over 6.32 per cent in December, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed. Specifically, consumers

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Lassa fever: Nurses call for overhaul of nation’s health system

Nurses under the auspices of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), on Friday, called for the overhaul of the nation’s health system to enhance effective health care delivery. In reaction to the recent death of doctors and nurses due

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Sokoto spends N6b on LG pensioners, retired teachers

The Sokoto State Government said it has spent about N6 billion to offset payments of pension arrears and gratuities to retired staff of local government and primary teachers across the state. Chairman of the Local Government Staff Pension Board, Alhaji

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YCE rejects cattle colony, grazing reserves in Yorubaland

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE), yesterday, at a meeting in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, rejected establishment of cattle colony and grazing reserves in any part of Yorubaland. The meeting also resolved that it is time for President Muhammadu Buhari

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DPR compels marketer to return diverted fuel in Gombe

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has compelled a fuel marketer, B. A. Bello, in Gombe State, to return 13,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) it earlier diverted. DPR official,s who were on ground to ensure the marketer complied

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I got only 198,000 votes from south East, yet they have four ministers – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has debunk claims that he is ethnic bias, explaining that while seven states of the North are only represented in his cabinet by ministers of state, the South East, where he got only 198,000 votes at the

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Kiidnapped ex-Bayelsa commissioner regains freedom

A former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa,  Mrs Marie Ebikake,  abducted by gunmen  with a soldier in separate incidents in Bayelsa, has regained freedom. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ebikake was freed at about 3 a.m. on Friday,

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Boko Haram attacks Adamawa town, ‘kills five’

Five people were feared killed Friday by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in an early morning attack in Kaya village of Madagali in Adamawa, residents and local officials have said. Kaya is one kilometer drive from Gulak, the administrative headquarters of

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Politicians dividing Nigeria for selfish reasons — Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has accused a section of Nigerian politicians of causing disunity in the country for selfish reasons. Mr. Amosun advised the media in the country to focus more on things that unite the populace as the

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