2019 Budget: Senate To Give Approval On Tuesday – Saraki


The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has hinted that the 2019 budget will be passed on Tuesday 30th April 2019

Buhari Returns To Abuja After State Visit To Lagos


Following a successful state visit to Lagos, President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after inaugurating some developmental projects executed by the Lagos State Government. President Buhari and his entourage departed the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at exactly 3:20 pm en route to Abuja.

Insecurity: All Hands Must Be On Deck - Buratai


The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai has urged Nigerians to work collectively through support to the law enforcement agencies and government to win the fight against the insurgents, bandits and other criminals in the country.

Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital (UDUTH) Commences Open Heart Surgery

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Emerging reports indicate that Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto has commenced open heart surgery for cardiac-related ailments.
While briefing newsmen in Sokoto, the State capital, acting Chief Medical Director of the Hospital, Dr Nasir Muhammed disclosed that heart-related diseases are the common problems all over the world and that anything that affects the heart could lead to an untimely death.

FG Launches Policy Documents On Reproductive Health


As part of efforts to provide policy direction for all actors and stakeholders on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health service delivery in Nigeria, the federal ministry of Health in collaboration with other partners yesterday launched eleven policy documents on reproductive and maternal health.

NiMeT Warns Of Soaring Temperatures

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The Nigerian meteorological agency (NiMeT), has warned Nigerians to observe basic precaution as some parts of Nigeria have been sweltering through extreme heat precipitated by an upsurge in temperatures in the past weeks. The worst hit states, according to investigations, are Borno, Yobe, Adamawa, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, and Jigawa.

AfDB Invest $4bn In Nigeria

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President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina has revealed that the bank has invested about $4bn in Nigeria. He made the assertion during a visit to the state house in Abuja on Tuesday, 24th April 2019.
“We have 60 operations in Nigeria for a total of $4.5bn and about $2.8bn of that is in the private sector in the banking industry, financial sector, in particular about $1.7bn in the public sector.

What Buhari Told Emir Of Qatar, Tamin Bin Hamid


Details of President Muhammadu Buhari's meeting with the Emir of Qatar, Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani, at the State House Abuja on Tuesday have emerged.

Oil Price Appreciates as US Ends all Waivers on Iran Sanction

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Emerging developments on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 has it that, the global oil market will continue to record an upward shift in the price of the product in the subsequent months of the year 2019. This was glaring on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 after Washington announced that all Iran sanction waivers would end up by the month of May 2019 hence, pressuring importers to stop buying from Tehran. 

95m Invalid SIM Data Jeopardizes National Interest-NCC


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that about 95.7 million subscribers have been improperly registered since the exercise started in 2011, making the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) card data
The Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management at NCC, Mr Sunday Dare, who was represented by Mr Efosa Idehen, the Director, Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement at the commission made the statement during the South-south regional sensitisation workshop on the dangers of fraudulently-activated SIM cards organised by the commission in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

About 14,639 Porting Activities Were Recorded By Telecom Operators In February — NCC

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According to a report published by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on its website, telecommunications operators carried out 14,639 Mobile Number Portability activities in February 2019.

Invest in Nigeria’s ICT Park, FG Urges Huawei


As part of efforts to ensure a digital world for it teeming youths, the Federal Government of Nigeria has urged Huawei Technologies to invest in the Nation's ICT Park with a view to empowering youths with ICT knowledge and skills. Nigeria Minister of Communications Adebayo Shittu made the appeal on behalf of the Federal Government during a meeting with the Supervisory Board of Huawei Technologies in Lagos.

Shane Long's 7.69secs Goal Becomes EPL Fastest


Southampton striker Shane Long scored the fastest goal of the Premier League era when he netted after 7.69 seconds in Tuesday's draw at Watford. This goal breaks the initial record of 9.82 seconds scored by Tottenham Ledley King against Bradford in 2000.

Oduduru Breaks 13-Year Jinx, Finishes 100m In 9.86 Seconds


Divine Oduduru has broken Nigeria’s thirteen years record, finishing a 100 meters race in approximately 10 seconds. Oduduru broke his personal and season best records to set a world-leading record of 9.95sec to win at the Michael Johnson Invitational on Saturday.

Following recent racist abuses against some professional footballers, Premier League stars have today led footballers in England and Wales in a 24-hour social media boycott in order to curb online racist abuses.

Singer Adele Parts From Husband

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Singer Adele has reportedly divorced her husband, Simon Konecki, according to a statement from her representative, Benny Tarantini on Monday, 22nd April 2019.

Bread Seller Turned Model Olajumoke Divorces Husband


Celebrity Bread seller turned model Olajumoke Orisaguna has reportedly divorced her husband prompting her to change her surname to Chris.

Nollywood movie director and stunts specialist, Ifeanyi Onyeabor died on Friday while shooting a film in Jos, Plateau State, Premium Times reports.In a statement, SIC Entertainment Production Nigeria Limited, a company he co-owned with his partner, Steve James, confirmed his death.

We are behind Sri Lanka bombings - ISIS

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The extremists’ Islamic group ISIS claimed to have carried out the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, in a statement published by the extremist group’s mouthpiece Amaq.

Trump To Visit UK In June

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Buckingham Palace has announced that United State President Donald Trump will make his first state visit to the United Kingdom in June. The visit is coming more than two years after an invitation was first extended to President Trump.

Zambia Boost Electricity Production

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Emerging report indicates that Zambia’s power cut may now be a thing of the past as the country now enjoys a robust hydraulic and solar power generation industry, making it self-sufficient in energy.

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