BREAKING: Doctors Suspend Strike

BREAKING: Doctors Suspend Strike
 

Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)  has announced the suspension of its two weeks strike for two weeks. The two weeks interregnum is to enable the doctors discuss further with the federal government and find a final solutions to the disagreement However,  the position as announced by ...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway
 

  From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja   Travelers on the Abuja- Lokoja highway are now stranded as the road is heavily flooded making it difficult for them to continue with their journeys. The flooded area is the Nataco Junction at Seriki Numan Village about 1km to Lokoja. There was heavy rainfa...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

BREAKING: Kenya Supreme Court Annuls Presidential Election

BREAKING: Kenya Supreme Court Annuls Presidential Election
 

Kenya’s Supreme Court has nullified the result of the August 8 presidential election won by President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a ruling issued on Friday, the court said the electoral board committed “irregularities and illegalities” during last month’s vote, harming the integrity of the election. ...

Posted on Sep 1, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 1, 2017

BREAKING: 30 Trapped in Mumbai Building Collapse

BREAKING: 30 Trapped in Mumbai Building Collapse
 

Rescuers are searching for at least 30 people feared trapped in a building collapse in Mumbai. Local reports say a three-storey building in India’s financial capital toppled early on Thursday. “Forty people are believed to be stuck inside and a 43-member team is conducting rescue operations,” ...

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 31, 2017

Breaking: President Buhari Departs London For Abuja, To Address Nation On Monday

Breaking: President Buhari Departs London For Abuja, To Address Nation On Monday
 

BEVERLY HILLS, August 19, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari will return to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital today (Saturday) after spending over 100 days in London, United Kingdom, receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, his spokesman, Femi Adesina said in a statement on Saturday morning. ...

Posted on Aug 19, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 19, 2017

BREAKING: Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of N7.6bn Linked to Diezani

BREAKING: Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of N7.6bn Linked to Diezani
 

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of a sum of N7,646,700,000 said to have been illegally kept in Sterling Bank Plc. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission linked the offence to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The ...

Posted on Aug 9, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 9, 2017

BREAKING: Scores Feared Killed as Suicide Bombers Attack Borno

BREAKING: Scores Feared Killed as Suicide Bombers Attack Borno
 

Two suspected suicide bombers struck in Molai, a community on the outskirts of Maiduguri in Borno State. It was gathered that the suicide bombers, a male and female, had attempted to gain entry into the General Hospital at Molai around 5:30 am. In the process, they blew themselves, with the loud exp...

Posted on Aug 4, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 4, 2017

Breaking: Lagos Begins Demolition of Shanties in Obalende

Breaking: Lagos Begins Demolition of Shanties in Obalende
 

The Lagos State Government, Saturday, started the demolition of illegal structures and shanties in Obalende. The government has served another 48 hours ‘Abatement Notice’, Tuesday, 25th to Thursday, 27th of July, 2017, to all owners of illegal structures and shanties including containerised shop...

Posted on Jul 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 29, 2017

BREAKING: Senate Rejects Devolution of Powers to States

BREAKING: Senate Rejects Devolution of Powers to States
 

The agitation for restructuring of the country has suffered a setback as the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday voted to reject a proposal to amend the 1999 Constitution to devolve more powers to the states. Using electronic voting, 48 of 95 Senators present voted against the proposal, which had been chal...

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 26, 2017

BREAKING: Osinbajo Swears in Two New Ministers

BREAKING: Osinbajo Swears in Two New Ministers
 

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has sworn in two new ministers into the federal cabinet. Stephen Ocheni from Kogi State and Suleiman Hassan from Gombe State were screened and confirmed by the Senate in May and have been waiting to be brought into the federal cabinet. They were sworn in Wednesda...

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 26, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Abuja Federal Secretariat on Fire

BREAKING NEWS: Abuja Federal Secretariat on Fire
 

  From Uche Usim, Abuja The Federal Secretariat, Abuja has been gutted by fire Saturday morning. This comes barely six days a section of the House on The Rock Church Abuja was burnt in a midday fire. Eyewitnesses said the building housing the Federal Ministry of Health was the one caught in the...

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 1, 2017

Breaking: Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget Into Law

Breaking: Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget Into Law
 

…Confirms Vanguard’s exclusive report on Friday Soni Daniel Abuja: Barely a few hours after receiving the nod from President Muhammadu Buhari, the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law. Prof Osinbajo signed the budget at about 4:40 p.m. on Monday inside h...

Posted on Jun 12, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 12, 2017

BREAKING: NJC Recalls Justice Ademola, Five Other Judges Accused of Corruption

BREAKING: NJC Recalls Justice Ademola, Five Other Judges Accused of Corruption
 

The National Judicial Council has recalled a Federal High Court judge, Adeniyi Ademola, who was suspended alongside seven other judges following allegations of corruption brought against them by the federal government. In a statement Saturday, the council said Mr. Ademola was recalled alongside five...

Posted on Jun 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 5, 2017

BREAKING: PDP Crisis: Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Makarfi Faction

BREAKING: PDP Crisis: Supreme Court Rules in Favour of Makarfi Faction
 

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by a factional leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali-Modu Sheriff, asking the court not to hear a motion by his challenger, Ahmed Makarfi. Mr. Sheriff had asked the court to refuse hearing on the application filed by Mr. Makarfi, challenging...

Posted on May 22, 2017 - Last updated on May 22, 2017

Breaking: Supreme Court Dismisses Sheriff’s Application Against Makarfi Over PDP Crises

Breaking: Supreme Court Dismisses Sheriff’s Application Against Makarfi Over PDP Crises
 

The Supreme Court, Monday, dismissed the application filed by the factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Modu Sheriff, against his rival, Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led faction of the party. Sheriff had filed the application on March 21, seeking to stop the Supreme Cour...

Posted on May 22, 2017 - Last updated on May 22, 2017

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