Police Confirm Killing Of Catholic Priest In Abuja

Authorities of the FCT Police Command on Sunday night confirmed the killing of a Catholic Priest on Sunday in Gwagwalada area of Abuja. DSP Ajuguri Manzah, spokesman of the FCP Police Command who confirming the news of the killing to

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Group Laud INEC For Suspending Rivers Bye-Election

The Centre for Public Accountability (CPA) has praised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for indefinitely suspending  Saturday’s House of Assembly bye-election for Port Harcourt Constituency 3. It will be recalled, that the bye-election which began on a peaceful took an ugly

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3,000 Lives Lost To Banditry, Gulps N17bn – Zamfara Govt

The ongoing banditry in Zamfara has claimed over 3,000 lives with the State Government spending some N17 billion in the past seven years on fighting the problem. The Secretary to the Government of Zamfara, Prof. Abdullahi Shinkafi, made the disclosure

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$20Bn Gas Park: Kachikwu Inaugurates Committee

By Cyril Ogar Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, formally inaugurated the Technical Working Committee for the $20bn Ogidigben Gas Revolution Industrial Park project during the Steering Committee session for the project held recently in the

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Be Bold In Tackling Nigeria’s Challenges, Okowa Charges Christians

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has challenged Christians to boldly challenge the problems bedevilling Nigeria as a nation. The governor made the call at the weekend at the national convention of Evangelical Fellowship In The Anglican

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PenCom Cautions Pension Contributors, Pensioners Against Kickbacks

By Cyril Ogar The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Saturday urged pensioners and pension contributors not to give any inducement to facilitate the payment of their retirement benefits and issuance of Compliance Certificates. A statement signed by the Acting Director-General

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$91 Billion Entered Nigeria In 2017, Says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said the aggregate foreign exchange inflow into the country stood at $91 billion in 2017, a record compared with 2016. The bank disclosed in its 2017 annual report released on Thursday that the figure was an

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Teachers Issue Edo Govt 21-Days Ultimatum Over Poor Education Funding

The Edo State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the State Government to provide adequate funding for education. The ultimatum is contained in a nine-point communiqué, issued in Benin on Sunday. The

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PDP Wins Taraba Assembly By-Election

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Garba Ahiya has won Saturday’s Takum 1 state constituency by-election into Taraba House of Assembly. The election which was meant to fill the vacant seat of the late Hosea Ibi, member

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No Disagreement Between Saraki, Dogara, Says Speaker’s Spokesman

There is no disagreement, quarrel or misunderstanding between the Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara and Senate President Bukola Saraki, the Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs to the Speaker, Turaki Hassan, has said. Dogara’s spokesman, in a

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