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Declaration of assets by Buhari, Osinbajo honourable – KOWA Presidential Candidate

Prof. Oluremi Sonaiya, the 2015 presidential candidate of the KOWA Party, has described the public declaration of assets by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yomi Osinbajo as honourable. Sonaiya said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the President had kept to his earlier promise to publicly declare his […] Declaration of assets by Buhari, Osinbajo honourable – KOWA Presidential Candidate [hmp_player]

I’m proud of Buhari, Nigeria on progress path under him – Atiku

A former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Friday stated that despite the perceived slow pace of Nigerian government, the country is gradually moving to greater heights under President Muhammadu Buhari. Atikun, in a statement issued by his media office in Abuja, Friday, said the first 100 days in office of President Buhari clearly indicated that Nigeria […] I’m proud of Buhari, Nigeria on progress path under him – Atiku [hmp_player]

Army destroys fish, meat Boko-Haram seized from citizens

The Nigerian Army on Friday destroyed 2,000 cartons of dried fish and smoked meat recovered from suspected Boko Haram insurgents. Col. Tukur Gusau, spokesman of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army Maiduguri, supervised the public destruction of the items in Maiduguri. Gusau said the items were recovered by the military after different operations in […] Army destroys fish, meat Boko-Haram seized from citizens [hmp_player]

Rector threatens to sack lecturers without additional qualification

Prof. Godwin Onu, Rector, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra, on Friday urged lecturers of the institution to strive and obtain their doctoral degrees or be ready to lose their jobs. Onu gave the order when the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Alfred Achebe, visited the polytechnic to donate some of his works. The rector said that already […] Rector threatens to sack lecturers without additional qualification [hmp_player]

Foreign policy review will address challenges to Nigeria’s development – FG

The Federal Government said on Friday that a comprehensive review of Nigeria’s foreign policy would help to address corruption, terrorism and other challenges to the nation’s development. Amb. Bulus Lolo, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said this at a retreat for the assessment of Nigeria’s foreign policy and its delivery capability in Saminaka, […] Foreign policy review will address challenges to Nigeria’s development – FG [hmp_player]

Nigeria to host World Pension Summit in Abuja

Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, the Director-General, National Pencom Commission (PenCom), said on Friday that Nigeria was ready to host the second edition of the World Pension Summit-Africa Special in Abuja. Anohu-Amazu said this in Lagos during an interactive session with newsmen on the upcoming event and the launch of a new logo for the commission. She […] Nigeria to host World Pension Summit in Abuja [hmp_player]

Ekiti proposes life imprisonment for kidnappers

Following its determination to stem the tide of kidnapping in the state, the Ekiti State government has forwarded a bill seeking life imprisonment for individuals convicted of kidnapping to the state House of Assembly. The proposed anti-kidnapping law was one of the decisions reached on Friday at the State Executive Council. The council meeting was […] Ekiti proposes life imprisonment for kidnappers [hmp_player]

APC accuses PDP of trying to drive Amaechi out of political space

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State, on Friday declared that the witch-hunting and sponsored probe against the former governor of the state, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state is a waste of time. This was stated by the state Deputy Chairman of the APC, Prince Peter Odike, […] APC accuses PDP of trying to drive Amaechi out of political space [hmp_player]