Akwa Ibom Tribunal: Governor Udom Opens Defence

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Emmanuel Udom, has opened his defence at the Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. The Tribunal reconvened on Wednesday after four days of recess.

Navy Chief Warns Ship Owners Against Oil Theft, Sabotage

Stiff sanctions will be meted out to ship owners who engage in crude oil theft or any illegal operations that sabotage the maritime sector, the Nigerian Navy on Wednesday.The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, gave the warning during a meeting with top management of Ship Owners

Defence Chief Visits Site Of Kaduna Helicopter Crash

The Chief of Defence Staff, Maj. Gen Gabriel Olonisakin on Sunday visited the site at the Nigerian Defence Academy, where a Dornier 228 light aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed on Saturday, killing all seven people on board.

NOUN matriculates 1,000 in Abuja, 187 in Lafia

At least 1,000 new intakes of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Abuja Study Centre participated in the 2015 matriculation of the institution on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ceremony was presided over by Prof.

DSS Nabs Terrorist Spy Network At Abuja Airport

The Department of State Services (DSS) says it has disrupted a spying network said to have been mounted by Boko Haram terrorists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory. A 14-year-old boy, Sulaiymon Abdulraman was apprehended with the help of the aviation security officials at

DSS uncovers Boko Haram spy ring at Abuja Airport

Nigeria’s Department of State Services (DSS) says it has uncovered a spy cell run by militant Islamist group Boko Haram at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international Airport in the capital Abuja apparently aimed at selecting targets for attack, the country’s national security agency said.

Top 5 Most Romantic Restaurants In Abuja

Yes we know it’s not Valentine’s Day…calm down.  Romance should be a 365, 7 days a week affair and we know our users always want to know the best place to take their significant other for a delightful dinner. It was hard work because Abuja has a quite a selection

BBOG: Campaigners Organise Candle Light To Mark 500 Days Of Abduction

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG), campaigners on Thursday organised a walk and a candle light procession to draw the attention of Nigerian leaders and the international community to the plight of the girls after 500 days of abduction of over 219 schoolgirls from their hostel in Borno State.Members of

Nigeria’s Economy Diversification Remains A Priority – Buhari

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday said that the country under his leadership will work more closely with other countries facing the challenges of falling oil prices.He said the decision will help Nigeria to move away from dependence on crude oil exports for economic survival.

Delay In Release Of 40 Billion Naira Development Fund Worries Al-Makura

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has express concern over the delay in payment of a 40 billion Naira development fund to neighboring states to the Federal Capital Territory.The Governor expressed this concern while flagging off the Angwuan Hashimu Road and clearing the Abuja-Keffi express drainage and setbacks in Karu

Rotary sets up mobile health camps for IDPs in Abuja

Some internally displaced persons struggling for food The District 9125 of Rotary International has set up mobile health camps to meet the health needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Abuja, its Governor, Dr Mike Omotosho, has said.

Living Faith Church, Kubwa holds musical concert

Bishop David Oyedepo The Living Faith Church, Kubwa, Abuja‎, has held its debut musical concert to give praises to God, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports that the musical concert tagged: “The Atmosphere”, organised by the Glorious Voice, the resident choir of the Church on a Friday

Gaidam Opens Defense At Yobe Election Petition Tribunal

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has opened his defense in a petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Adamu Waziri at the Yobe State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja. Mr Waziri is challenging the declaration of Governor Gaidam as the winner of the April governorship polls alleging that

Akwa Ibom Tribunal Shifts Ruling Till August 20

The Akwa Ibom State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has reserved ruling till Thursday August 20 to decide whether the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its governorship candidate, Mr Umana Umana, can invite additional witnesses and present fresh documents in the prosecution of their petition. The party is

Jail Anyone Found Guilty Of Corruption, Sultan Tells Buhari

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, wants President Muhammadu Buhari to prosecute anyone that had looted Nigeria’s funds. The Sultan, who spoke on Monday in Abuja at a Summit organised by the Nigeria Police Force, advised that anyone found culpable of corruption should not only forfeit their asset, but should also

Road Crashes in Nigeria Reduce By 12 Per Cent

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Nigeria says road traffic crashes, as at the middle of 2015, have reduced by 12 per cent compared to the same period in 2014. Death rate, according to the agency also reduced by 15 per cent.

Al-Makura Queries Contractors Over Maraba Road Projects

Worried by the slow pace of work at the Orange Market Road  in Maraba, the Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-makura has given the contractors handling the project, a 30-day ultimatum to complete the project. The Nasarawa State Governor gave the warning while on an inspection visit to road projects in