Buhari congratulates Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated top industrialist and Chairman of the Eleganza Group of companies, Chief Rasaq Akanni Okoya on his 78th birthday. President Buhari, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, felicitated with all business associates, family and friends of the astute businessman, …

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Petrol price increases by 17.10% in December 2017 – NBS

Samuel Bello, Abuja The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that the average price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise known as petrol, increased by 17.10 percent year-on-year in December 2017. It also stated that average price also increased by 17.98 percent  month-on-month to N171.8 in December 2017 from …

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Stop making inflammatory statements, Ortom warns Benue residents

Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has warned those raising false alarm and making inflammatory statements regarding the security situation in Makurdi, the State capital, to desist from such acts or face arrest. Governor Ortom, who described as ‘unfortunate’, the tendency of some persons to exaggerate the …

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President Buhari best candidate for 2019 – Ex LG boss

Minna – Alhaji Ahmed Dogara, former Chairman, Chanchaga Local Government Area of Niger, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari remains the best candidate for 2019 election in all the registered political parties. President Muhammadu Buhari laying a wreath during the ceremony to mark the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day at …

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Lassa fever: FG dispatches rapid response team to Ebonyi

Magnus Eze, Abuja The Federal Government, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), has dispatched a rapid response team to Ebonyi State, where an outbreak of Lassa fever claimed the lives of three health workers including two resident doctors, at the weekend. Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Centre …

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Ajimobi Harps On Peaceful Co-existence Amongst Nigerians

Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has harped on the need for peaceful coexistence amongst Nigerians irrespective of their tribes, religion and political affiliations. The governor while speaking at this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance day in Ibadan, said the falling hereos who sacrificed their lives during the civil war were …

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Armed Fulani men attack Taraba community, kill traditional ruler

Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo Armed Fulani men, on Monday evening, attacked Karmen community in Ibi Local Government Area of Taraba State. In the attack, a local traditional ruler was reportedly killed. Caretaker chairman of Ibi local government council, Hon. Bala Bako, confirmed the attack and killing in a telephone interview with, …

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Italy elections could accelerate end of EU- Marine Le Pen

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has said Italy’s March 4 general elections, in which eurosceptic parties are expected to do well, could fatally undermine the European Union. Le Pen “They could certainly mark the beginning of a new Europe (and offer) further proof that people are opposed to the …

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‘Find solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes now’

The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance (APDA) has called on the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency find lasting solution to herdsmen/farmers clashes in the country. Malam Mohammed Shittu, the National Chairman of the party, gave the advice at the APDA “Young Leaders Forum’s 2018’’ welcome dinner on Monday …

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