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Nigeria News Today: March 20, 2017

I’ve reconciled with Suswam – Ortom

By adekunle By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, announced that he had reconciled with former governor, Gabriel Suswam, following...

I don’t know if Makarfi is interested in political solution –...

By adekunle By Ben Agande & Samuel Oyadongha Bayelsa State governor and chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Reconciliation Committee, Seriake Dickson, has...

500-level LASU undergraduate killed, students clash with police

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Samson Folarin There was tension at the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, on Monday, after students protesting against the...

Cult war claims five in Calabar, another community boils

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Mudiaga Affe, Calabar No fewer than five more persons have been killed in Calabar, the Cross River State capital,...

Man kills, dismembers lady for ritual in Lagos

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Samson Folarin Residents of Ikoga Zebbe area of Badagry, Lagos State, were shocked on Sunday after the head and...

Doctor’s suicide: Family wants to be left alone

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Afeez Hanafi Odunukan Street, Abule Ijesha, Yaba, Lagos State, was enveloped in distress on Monday, following the death of...

NURTW chairman’s aide kills wedding guest

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Samson Folarin The venue of a wedding party in Lagos, Victory Event Centre, Agege, was on Sunday turned into...

French firm, Biogaran acquires Nigeria’s Swipha

By adekunle By Peter Egwuatu THE French pharmaceutical multinational firm, Biogaran, has acquired Nigeria’s leading drug maker, Swiss Pharma Nig Ltd (commonly referred...

FG has challenged us to deliver S’East –APC

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ihuoma Chiedozie, Enugu The South-East chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Monday said the Federal Government has challenged...

Petrol dealers, Fayose on the warpath over Cs-of-O

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Petrol Dealers Association of Nigeria and the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas workers...

CP threatens to arrest Imo commissioners

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Chidiebube Okeoma The police said on Monday that they would arrest two Imo State commissioners and four government...

Kanu, others reapply for bail as DSS bars journalists

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, along with three other persons with...

Chinese, Nigerian remanded over N5bn imported substandard tyres

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ramon Oladimeji The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, ordered that two Chinese and a Nigerian, who were...

Ondo: Akindele resigns as Speaker

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Peter Dada, Akure The embattled Speaker, Ondo State House Assembly, Mrs. Jumoke Akindele, on Monday, resigned her position as...

INEC begins voter registration, distribution of 7.8 million PVCs

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Fidelis Soriwei and John Alechenu, Abuja The Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakubu, has reaffirmed that Continuous...

AMCON names Keystone Bank buyers

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Akinpelu Dada The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria has announced Sigma Golf Nigeria Limited and Riverbank Investment Resources Limited...

FG launches immigration policy to curb terrorism, alien herdsmen

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has inaugurated a new immigration regulation aimed at curbing the influx of terrorists,...

Ile-Ife riot: Afenifere kicks as police parade 20 suspects in...

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Akeem Lasisi, Friday Olokor, Adelani Adepegba and Godwin Isenyo The pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, on Monday, faulted the arrest and...

Saraki advises NASS management on service delivery

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Monday, called on the management staff of the National...

Fayose backs LGs’ autonomy, pardons NULGE boss

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Monday, stated his support for the autonomy of local...

World Bank approves $57bn for Nigeria, others

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Everest Amaefule, Abuja The World Bank Group has announced the approval of $57bn for Nigeria and other sub-Saharan African...

Paris Club refund: NLC, TUC, Umar disagree on disbursement of fresh...

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Fidelis Soriwei, Friday Olokor and Ifeanyi Onuba  The two main labour movements in the country, the Trade Union Congress...

Paris Club refund: We’re reviewing states’ claims, says Adeosun

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Monday stated that the Federal Government would within...

PDP, APC disagree over cult activities in Ogoni

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Two major political parties in Rivers State, the Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives...

FG, states owe foreign creditors $11.41bn

By Abdulfatai Ayobami Ibrahim Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government, the 36 state governments, and the Federal Capital Territory Administration currently owe foreign...

Police arraign Apostle Suleiman’s accusers: Stephanie Otobo, others for blackmail

By adekunle By Onozure Dania Lagos—The Police yesterday arraigned a lady, Stephanie Otobo, 23, who claimed to have had affair with Apostle Johnson...

FG tracking govs’ use of Paris Club refunds

By adekunle By Emeka Anaeto, Business Editor & Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief The Ministry of Finance is in the process of releasing...

SMEDAN unveils credit information portal to aid small business funding

By adekunle By Yinka Kolawole THE Small and MediumEn-terprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has unveiled a Credit Information Portal to facilitate easier...

Cartoon: Mr & Mrs

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

OPL 245: Abacha, firm ask court to declare them owners of...

By adekunle By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — Controversy over the disputed Oil Prospecting License, OPL, 245, took another dimension  on yesterday, as son of...

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