July 08

  • Nigeria: 'Nigeria Lagging Behind On Anti-Tobacco Targets'

    Daily Trust

    Nigeria lags behind set targets to control world tobacco use in a treaty it signed onto in 2005. There are also claims that the tobacco industry is undermining efforts at... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Protest in Ondo Poly Over Hike in School Fees

    Daily Trust

    Academic activities were yesterday disrupted at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo in Ondo State following a students' protest over hike in school fees. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Katsina - PDP Flags Off Campaign for LG Polls

    Daily Trust

    The Peoples Democratic Party PDP in Katsina yesterday flagged off campaigns for the local government council elections with the presentation of party flags to its 34 chairmanship... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Fresh Influx of 'Herders' Cause Anxiety in Benue

    Daily Trust

    The Chairman of Guma LGA of Benue State, Frank Usah Adi, yesterday expressed concern over a fresh influx of people described as herders into area, saying the development if... Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Never Promised to Do Only a Term in the Senate - Gemade [interview]

    Daily Trust

    Senator Barnabas Gemade represents Benue North East at the National Assembly. In this interview at his residence in Makurdi, the former PDP national chairman speaks on his... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Abu to Host Second Edition of Varsity Oratory Contest

    Daily Trust

    The National Association of Students of English and Literary Studies (NASELS) Nigeria has said all is set for its 2nd Annual Prof. Remi Raji National Inter Varsity Oratory Contest... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Insecurity Meant to Destabilize Jonathan - Bishop

    Daily Trust

    The Anglican Bishop of Ohaji/Egbema in Imo State, Rt.Revd.Chidi Collins Oparaojiaku, has described the insecurity situation as "a gang up by some people to destabilize the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: MDCAN Obey Court Order, Continue to Offer Services

    Daily Trust

    The Medical and Dental Consultants' Association of Nigeria in compliance to a court ruling which stopped them from joining the strike action called by the Nigerian Medical... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Something Really, Really Dangerous [opinion]

    Premium Times

    Something really, really dangerous has happened in Nigeria. It is the reduction of human life to the scale of an ant. It is not about to happen; it has happened already. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Why We Should Split Nigeria Now [opinion]

    Premium Times

    Sardauna of Sokoto and Obafemi Awolowo used to be good friends. They visited each other a lot and Sardauna was very keen to implement Awolowo's policies only if he told him before... Read more »

  • Nigeria: DSS Knew About Boko Haram Long Ago - Rep Terab

    Daily Trust

    The State Security Service (SSS) has full information on Boko Haram insurgency even before the public got to know about them in 2002, a member of the House of Representatives from... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Govt Takes to Social Media to Celebrate World Population Day

    Daily Trust

    The National Population Commission (NPC) says it is launching a social media campaign to amplify awareness of young people's needs, including sexual and reproductive health... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Govt Signs MoU With Development Partners On Gender

    Daily Trust

    The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with development partners on gender matters. The move is expected to promote the general... Read more »

  • Nigeria: MDAs to Migrate to One Portal By September

    Daily Trust

    All ministries, agencies and departments of federal and state governments will, starting from September, transact their activities from one portal, the Minister of Communication... Read more »

  • Nigeria: DPR Commences E-Service Permits

    Daily Trust

    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has commenced electronic processing and issuance of statutory oil and gas service permits in the country. Read more »

  • Nigeria: More Northerners Detained in Fresh Abia Raid

    Daily Trust

    Soldiers yesterday arrested more Northerners in Abia State including an Imam of a Juma'at mosque, the BBC Hausa Service reported. Read more »

  • Nigeria: We May Have to Return to the Drawing Table [column]

    Daily Trust

    Reflecting on the impasse at the, about to be concluded National Conference, ones get the impres-sion that we can forget about any consensus. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Court to Rule On Lagos Speaker's Case

    Daily Trust

    A Lagos Federal High Court yesterday fixed July 11, for ruling on a no case submission made by the defence in the trial of Lagos House of Assembly Speaker, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, who... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Experts X-Ray Gas Monetization in Nigeria

    Daily Trust

    A group of energy professionals has concluded arrangement to host a conference on the Nigeria's gas monetisation and prospects in Lagos on July 18. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Vote Candidates On Merit, Aregbesola Urges Electorate

    Daily Trust

    Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has urged the people of Osun State to shun religious sentiment and vote for merit in the forthcoming August 9 governorship election in the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Why We Kidnapped Banker'

    Daily Trust

    A 32-year-old suspected member of a four-man gang of kidnappers at the weekend gave reasons why they kidnapped a member of staff of Mainstreet Bank in Lagos State. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Man Who Killed Father Is a Drug Addict - Police

    Daily Trust

    Police in Ogun State have said that the 21-year-old student, Tolani Ajayi, who killed his father, chopped the body to parts, before dumping the remains in a bush inside the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'Saraki Should Be Given APC Presidential Ticket'

    Daily Trust

    A group, New Generation Nigeria, a youth organization within the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the party to give its presidential ticket to former Governor of Kwara... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Northern Delegates Write Kutigi Again, Reject Voice Voting

    Daily Trust

    For the second time in two months, the Northern delegates to the National Conference yesterday wrote a letter to the conference chairman Justice Idris Kutigi, expressing their... Read more »

  • Nigeria: 10 Years After, Ogun to Pay Sacked Staff

    Daily Trust

    Ten years after, reprieve has come the way of 34 sacked managers of the defunct Ogun State owned GATEWAY Hotels, as Governor Ibikunle Amosun approves payment of the N58.1 million... Read more »

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