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NAF unleashes terror on deadly bandits in Sokoto, despatches fighter jets!

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed fighter jets, helicopters and surveillance aircraft to flush out bandits in Sokoto State and environs. Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao, the Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Tactical Air Command (TAC), told newsmen on Saturday when the Special Force at arrived at the Sultan Abubakar III International Airport, Sokoto. Amao said the deployment to Sokoto ...

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#SDGs4Universities: Nile University Hosts Training Program for 70 Students

By ‘Seyifunmi Adebote, Abuja Educational institutions are well positioned to communicate the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, especially among young people. No doubt, Nigerian Universities, when they accept this responsibility, can play a central role in promoting the Global Goals to deliver a better, more sustainable future for all. On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, the International Climate Change Development Initiative ...

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FG to resolve Minimum Wage at Council Of State Next Week–Ngige

The Federal Government is to table the new national minimum wage issue before the Council of State expected to meet next week Tuesday. The National Economic Council (NEC) met in Abuja on Thursday where it was expected to take a final decision on the submission by the National Minimum Wage Tripartite Committee which had recommended N30,000 as demanded by the ...

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Eminent Nigerians Celebrate the Fallen Heroes

In commemoration of the day set aside for the past Nigerian fallen Heroes which was yesterday, January 15th, President Buhari in company of the Vice President and other eminent Nigerians as well as top military officers in the Army, Navy, Air force laid wreath in remembrance of these Nigerian heroes at the National Memorial Acade Abuja. This was followed by ...

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CBN may relax Policies for easy Wireless Cash Transfer!

There are indications that Nigeria’s apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is preparing to relax its Fintech license regime in a bid to allow for Mobile network operators (telcos) to handle cash transfer. According to Bloomberg, the CBN would be rolling out a policy that uses a “non-bank led model” that would allow non-banking organizations including telcos and even supermarket chains apply acquire ...

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NCC moves To Intervene in Latest 9Mobile – Teleology Holdings Crisis

Following the recent hiccup in the conclusion of the Teleology takeover of Nigerian telecom company, 9Mobile, regulatory body, the NCC has decided to step back into the matter. The regulator is looking to avoid a breakdown in the transition process falling the sale last November.V 9mobile’s troubles may not be over yet, as Adrian Wood and Teleology Holdings move to withdraw from the ...

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China vows to support Nigeria in combating insurgency

The Peoples Republic of China on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria to assist Nigeria’s Armed Forces strengthen its counter insurgency measures. The Hon Minister of Defence Mansur Muhammad Dan-Ali and the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria Dr  Ziyou Pingjian signed  the MOU on behalf of their countries.  Col Tukur Gusau the Public Relations Officer to the Defence ...

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“Nigerians must vote in the right leadership into Office, -Bishop Adeoye

The only patriotic thing Nigerians can do in the forthcoming elections is to vote out bad government and allow fresh people with vision and ability that can move the nation forward take over, Bishop Seun Adeoye of Sufficient Grace and Truth Ministry, Okinni, Osun State has urged the citizens. Bishop Adeoye, who is also the Spokesman of World Bishops Council, ...

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FG yet to reach an agreement with us! – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has refuted having any agreement with the Nigerian government. “The @ASUUNGR is hereby issuing this statement to inform the General public and by extension students of Nigerian universities that “the union has not reached any agreement with @AsoRock,” ASUU tweeted Wednesday night. Biodun Ogunyemi, national president of ASUU, said “It was just yesterday ...

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‘FUNAM Propagates Disinformation, Fuels Ethno- Religious Hate’ – CDD

The fake news project set up by the Center for Development and Democracy (CDD) to counter all sorts of heinous agenda of misinformation and other sinister strategies by unscrupulous elements to disrupt the forthcoming elections this year has uncovered hideous agenda of Fulani Nationalist Movement (FUNAM). FUNAM, a group that have been parading themselves as a faceless group have been ...

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