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Buhari To Employ 10,000 Police Officers, Put CCTV In Major Towns & Cities

Against the backdrop of checkmating crime, and criminal tendencies among youths arising from the problems of massive unemployment in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the federal government is emplacing appropriate framework that will facilitate the employment of an extra 10, 000...

AFCON: Nigeria beat Sudan 3-1 keep qualification hopes alive

Ahmed Musa scored twice to help Nigeria overcome Sudan 3-1 and keep alive the African Champions’ chance of reaching the 2015 African Cup of Nations in a qualifying match played this evening in Abuja. Great pressure was on the Super Eagles to recover from a...

Michel Platini: Uefa chief wants sin-bin over yellow cards

European football chief Michel Platini has called for yellow cards to be replaced by a sin-bin. "I would make it like rugby, punishing the offender with 10 or 15 minutes out of the game," he said in an interview with Spanish sports daily newspaper AS. "It...

Nyako congratulates Ngilari, tackles Fintiri in fresh row over impeachment

Former Governor Murtala Nyako and former Acting Governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, have disagreed over the course of action that led to the sacking of the acting governor from office. Nyako had through his spokesman, Ahmad Sajoh, issued a statement congratulating Governor Bala Ngilari over his...

Amaechi vs Okonjo Iweala Crisis: Rivers Got N257.6Bn in 2013 says Finance ministry

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, says Rotimi Amaechi, governor of Rivers state, received a total of N N257.6 billion from the federation account between January and October 2013. Okonjo-Iweala said the governors’ forum had no basis asking her to...

Naira Devaluation Will Increase Cost Of Importation Says Shippers Association

The President of the Shippers’ Association, Lagos State, Mr Jonathan Nicol, said on Monday that the devaluation of the Naira would increase the cost of importation and consequently reduce imports. Nicol, who made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Agric Attracted Over $5bn Investments From Private Investors – minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has said that the country’s agriculture sector attracted a total investment of $5.6bn from private investors. Adesina said at the launch of the Agricultural Transformation Agenda Policy Working Group in Abuja on Monday that...

Nigeria’s Economy Will Remain Stable Despite Tumbling Oil Price – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians and foreign investors that the Nigerian economy will remain stable despite the drop in global oil prices.   President Jonathan gave the assurance on Friday at the Presidential Villa while in a meeting with a delegation of multinational industrial giant,...

FG to reopen diversion to Alimosho road on Lagos expressway — Official

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, said on Wednesday the Federal Government would reopen the diversion leading to Alimosho Road from the Lagos/Abeokuta expressway. Eke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) would redesign a...

Cross River 2015: Next Governorship Candidate Must Have Imoke’s Passion For Development – Commissioner

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in Cross River State and a governorship hopeful, Patrick Ugbe, yesterday informed reporters that any candidate aspiring to succeed the state governor, Liyel Imoke, must share in his vision. While arguing that anyone who does not share Imoke’s...