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Nigeria News Today: March 15, 2017

ECOWAS Wants Nigerian Religious Leaders To Become Whistle Blowers

By Kreazetofa Odey The Inter-governmental action group against money laundering and terrorism financing in West Africa (GIABA), an arm of ECOWAS, yesterday ...

Fresh Suicide Attacks Kill 6, Injure 16 In Borno

By Kreazetofa Odey Six persons including four suicide bombers were yesterday confirmed dead while 16 persons sustained various degrees of injuries in...

N1.4bn Fraud: FG Slams 90-count Charge On Peace Corps, Commandant

By Kreazetofa Odey The federal government has  filed a 90-count criminal charge against the commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, Mr....

NASSP Holds Training To Identify The Poor, Vulnerable In Kaduna

By Kreazetofa Odey Officers drawn from nine selected local government areas of Kaduna State, National Orientation Agency (NOA), Kaduna State ministry of...

Benue Commences Training To Identify Poor, Vulnerable

By Kreazetofa Odey In preparation for the full take off of the federal government interventions and social Investments programmes in Benue State,...

Adeosun Intervenes In PenCom/Naicom Feud Over Annuity Asset Holdings

By Kreazetofa Odey In an apparent move to ensure harmonization of pension and insurance regulatory operations in Nigeria, the Minister of Finance,...

Beninoise Anjorin vows to beat Pinnick

By adekunle By Tony Ubani in Addis Ababa AS the zero hour draws near to the 39th CAF General elections holding at the...

Stakeholders call for sports to be part of curriculum

By Tony By Elizabeth Uwandu GOVERNMENT and stakeholders in the education sector have been called upon to see sports an important aspect of...

EFCC confirmation screening: How DSS helped Senate stop Magu

By adekunle By Henry Umoru, Dapo Akinrefon, Charles Kumolu, Wahab AbdullaGbenga Oke & Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The   Acting Chairman of the  Economic & Financial...

Water shortage hits Abuja train station

By DTN …Toilets closed to passengers Barely one week after the officials of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) were involved in ticket...

Bazee doubtful for London friendlies

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Festus Abu German-born Hannover 96 forward  Noah Joel Bazee    may have to wait to make his Nigeria debut as...

FG makes a U-turn, allows helicopters into Abuja airport

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Government has changed its stance on the banning of helicopter shuttle services from Kaduna...

We’ve no case to answer, Justice Ademola, wife tell court

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court, his wife, Olubowale, and a Senior Advocate of...

Police, FRSC abandon kids after mother dies in crash

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Afeez Hanafi Two kids between the ages of eight months and two years are currently at the General Hospital,...

CAF poll: Ahmad confronts Hayatou in a titanic battle

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Festus Abu All eyes will be on the Confederation of African Football congress in Addis Abba on Thursday where ...

‘CPC’ll intensify fight against consumer rights abuses’

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Consumer Protection Council on Wednesday said it would intensify its fight against the violation of...

OGBEMUDIA: Exit of a consummate leader

By adekunle MAE West was essentially right when she asserted, “You only live once but if you do it right, once is...

BREAKING: Judge blocks new Trump travel ban

By John Abayomi A federal Judge in Hawaii has blocked President Donald Trump’s revamped travel ban. Details later Source:: Punch News

Customs suspend import duty payment on old vehicles

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ifeanyi Onuba and Anna Okon The Nigeria Customs Service on Wednesday announced the suspension of the implementation of the...

FG cuts fertiliser price by half

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of the outstanding N22bn that is meant for...

Soldiers brutalise woman for protesting brother’s assault

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Afeez Hanafi A woman, identified as Ruth Orji, is battling with injuries inflicted on her body by some soldiers,...

Rivers monarch lauds INTELS on devt

By Okogba By Godwin Oritse The Paramount Ruler of Onne Clan, Rivers State, His Royal Highness King John Osaronu, has commended the management...

UK Alumni Awards: Ambode charges Nigerian Alumni on govt programme

By Tony By Elizabeth Uwandu GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged winners of the 2017 United Kingdom Alumni Awards to take...

Inflation Update: NBS reports mixed transportation fare

By adekunle By Prince Okafor AGAINST the backdrop of a softening inflationary pressure, average transportation fare paid by commuters intra-city increased to...
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Army detains six soldiers after attack on woman

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army sets up a Board of Inquiry (BOI), and detains six soldiers over the brutality of a woman...

Army sets up Board of Inquiry, detains six soldiers over brutality...

By Olusola Babarinsa The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had set up a Board of Inquiry, and...

Students make case for ‘made in Nigeria’ products

By Tony By Kelechukwu Iruoma Authorities of the Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition, MONEC, have called for entries for the 14th edition of...

Expert calls for devt of laboratories for global relevance

By Tony By Amaka Abayomi NIGERIA’s quest to achieve global competitiveness in sciences will continue to be met with a brick wall until...

Cartoon: Mr & Mrs

By Okogba The post Cartoon: Mr & Mrs appeared first on Vanguard News. Source:: Vanguard News

Reps caution military against destroying illegal refineries

By Zovoe Jonathan The House of Representatives has urged the military to desist from destroying illegal refineries in the country and adopt...

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