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Nigeria News Today: March 18, 2017

FCT Budgets N530m for Inclusive Education In 7 Public Schools

By John Young The Federal Capital Territory Secondary Education Board (FCT SEB), has budgeted about N530m to ensure that seven models schools,...

Group Wants EFCC To Release Andrew Yakubu On Bai

By John Young The Southern Kaduna Coalition of Professionals (SKCOP) has attributed the continual detention of the former group managing director (GMD),...

Acting President Osinbajo Signs Seven Bills Into Law

By John Young The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has signed into law Pension Rights of Judges (Amendment) Act, 2017, and six other...

Electricity: Military, Others Owe N91.2b Debt – PHED

By John Young Authorities of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has expressed concern over the huge debt owed it by...

Senators on Economic Diplomacy Mission

By Urowayino Warami By Yusuph Olaniyonu Since last September when Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki   announced that the focus of the upper...

Buhari receives senate reports on Magu’s rejection

By adekunle By Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA-President Mohammadu Buhari has received a written communication believed to be the report of the Senate on the...

Attack On Female Activist Tears Ijaw Youths Apart

By John Young A consultancy firm, the MRL Public Sector Consultants, working together with the Niger state government on the project, Transforming...

Kogi: Forum Drums Up Support For Governor Bello

By John Young A  Forum of Concerned Kogi State Workers has warned those nursing the ambition of distracting Governor Yahaya Bello  from...

Delta: Bewitched JSS 1 Students Confesses To Being Teachers At Night

By John Young Three bewitched JSS 1 female students of a privately owned group of schools (name withheld) around Ugbolu community, near...

Women Are More Affected By Land-Grabbing – Report

By John Young Women in rural areas are more affected by the incidence of land-grabbing, a study has revealed. This was unveiled during...

Chief Superintendent Of Police Kidnapped Around Garaku Village

By John Young Yet to be identified armed men, yesterday, kidnapped a chief superintendent of  police, Fergus Manger. It was gathered that Manger...

Group Petitions IGP Over Alleged Murder Of Youth Leader

By John Young Supreme Niger Delta Youth Council Worldwide (SNDYCW) has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to...

Uvwie monarch to reward best FUPRE students

By Urowayino Warami In his bid to promote academic excellence amongst students of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, FUPRE, HRM Emmanuel Ekemejewan...

March 30 no longer feasible for budget passage — Reps

By Taiwo Ojoye JOHN AMEH and LEKE BAIYEWU About 86 out of the 96 standing committees of the House of Representatives have failed...

Turkey: Where Uba Gaya, Others Got it Wrong

By John Young I had thought I would be replying to the story of one TaofeekLawal on his story about Turkish espionage...

GE Partners Tony Elumelu Foundation on Lagos Garage

By Urowayino Warami Multinational company, General Electric (GE) and leading entrepreneurship body The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), have announced a partnership that...

AHMAD’S MEN WHO KICKED OUT FOOTBALL’S MUGABE

By Taiwo Ojoye Kicking out a man who had clung on to power for 29 years is no mean feat, but Ahmad...

ECOWAS threatens to sanction Nigeria over Dasuki

By Taiwo Ojoye BAYO AKINLOYE The Economic Community of West African States has threatened heavy sanctions against Nigeria if it fails to obey...

There are traitors in the music industry – Lil Kesh

By Taiwo Ojoye Shoki singer, Lil Kesh, has said that there are a lot of sly people in the entertainment industry. The...

Jonathan meets Wike, commends governor

By Taiwo Ojoye Chukwudi Akasike Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday held a closed-door meeting with Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State. The meeting...

Paternity mess: I’m not doing another DNA test, vows Davido

By Taiwo Ojoye From all indications, the latest paternity scandal that pop singer, Davido, is enmeshed in wouldn’t be abating anytime soon. This...

Akeredolu recognises Coker as Ondo speaker, Akindele kicks

By Taiwo Ojoye BAYO AKINLOYE and PETER DADA There are indications that Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, may have deepened the ongoing...

Nigerian entertainers don’t understand business of entertainment – Ali Baba

By Taiwo Ojoye Veteran comedian, Ali Baba, says that many Nigerian entertainers do not know much about the business side of entertainment. Ali...

Unlicensed marketers dispensing fuel at Kaduna airport – Oil marketers

By Taiwo Ojoye Oyetunji Abioye Barely two weeks after the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, and subsequent movement of...

Nasir el-Rufai’s gift

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Sonala Olumhense Six weeks ago, in this column, I diagnosed the Muhammadu Buhari government as having fallen. With the leaking...

I won’t quit acting for politics, says Mercy Johnson-Okojie

By Taiwo Ojoye Entertainers are having a jolly time these days. Apart from the mouth-watering concert, appearances, acting, brand ambassador gigs and...

Recovery: President scales down itinerary

By Taiwo Ojoye OLALEKAN ADETAYO President Muhammadu Buhari’s handlers have scaled down his itinerary drastically to allow him more time to rest, SUNDAY...

I don’t have a favourite among my three wives — Jibril

By Taiwo Ojoye The Deputy Majority Leader, House of Representatives,   Buba Jibril, representing Lokoja/Kogi Federal Constituency of Kogi State, tells JOHN AMEH...

I started publishing magazines with no experience —Aluya

By Taiwo Ojoye In this interview with TOFARATI IGE, the Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of Afro100 Media, Samson Aluya, 26, talks...

Murdered farmer: Police launch manhunt for herdsman

By Taiwo Ojoye SAMUEL AWOYINFA and OLUFEMI ATOYEBI The Oyo State Police Command on Saturday said it has launched a manhunt for...

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