Items filtered by date: Friday, 09 June 2017

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu has denied allegations of an improper concession of the Port Harcourt Refinery. The rebuttal is coming after an oversight hearing at the National Assembly on the matter.

Published in Domestic
Friday, 09 June 2017 13:51

Senate marks second year in office

Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on Nigerians to be patient with the present administration led by Muhammad Buhari as it strives to transform the country.

Published in Domestic

Britain's Conservatives have lost their majority in a snap general election that has resulted in a hung parliament. With just a handful of seats left to declare, Thursday's poll shows gains for the opposition Labour Party.

Published in World/Int'l

Bafana Bafana of South Africa have arrived Uyo ahead of Saturday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria's Super Eagles.

Published in Sports
Friday, 09 June 2017 13:15

NAF pledges loyalty to democracy

The Nigerian Air Force has re-affirmed it loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian government.

Published in Domestic

At least 20 foreign journalists have been refused permission to enter South Sudan. Elijah Alier from the country's Media Authority disclosed the position to the AFP news agency.

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The Nasarawa state Government and Dangote group have signed a memorandum of understanding to set up a sugar factory which is intended to boost local production and promote economic diversification.

Published in Domestic

The Senate has passed a bill to protect whistleblowers and witnesses directly involved in the prosecution of certain criminal cases.

Published in Domestic
Friday, 09 June 2017 12:30

IG orders probe of divisive ultimatum

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Kaduna State to investigate and arrest members of the Coalition of Northern Youths for issuing ultimatum to South Easterners living in the North.

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