Mrs. Jonathan commiserates Synagogue’s collapsed building Nigerian First lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, through her Media Assistant, Ayo Adewuyi, commiserated with families of victims of last Friday’s guest house building-collapse at the premises of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) at Ikotun Egbe in Lagos. Reading through her statement, she expressed sadness over the incident and sympathized with...... read more
FG steps-up road construction in Benin/Ore axis The Federal Government on Wednesday at the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting approved the sum of N147.4bn for two major roads, the‎ Benin-Ore and Okene-Benin expressways. Addressing newsmen after the FEC meeting, the Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, and his works counterpart, Mike Onolememen, disclosed that the four sections of the road...... read more
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Senate Summons Military Chiefs Over Seized $9.3m, NSA Following the seizure of Nigeria’s $9.3 million cash by the South African authorities on Monday, the Senate has asked military and the security outfits to brief its committees on the matter. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence and Army, George Sekibo disclosed this in a chat with journalists on Thursday.   Those...... read more
Nigeria summons Egyptian ambassador, demands apology over maltreatment of teenager Nigeria summoned the Egyptian ambassador Thursday to protest the maltreatment of a 17-year-old Nigerian by Egypt’s national carrier, Egypt Air. The foreign ministry summoned the Egyptian ambassador, Ashraf Salama, to formally lodge a protest over the treatment meted out to Joshua Abdul-Azeez, and demanded an unreserved apology from the Egyptian Government....... read more
LIST OF 2013/2014 NATIONAL HONOURS AWARD RECIPIENTS The President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the award of National Honours to the following Nigerians and friends of Nigeria, in various categories as listed below:   2013 AND 2014 NATIONAL HONOURS AWARD S/NO NAMES STATUS CLASS OF MEDAL 1. AIR MARSHAL ALEX SABUNDU BADEH...... read more
Tribunal on Lagos BRT vandalism begins Lagos State Government’s tribunal investigating the vandalism of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), on July 4, 2014 at Palm Grove, has assured all concerned that it would uphold fair-hearing while carrying out its duties. The tribunal is investigating the road traffic accident and vandalism of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses, which took...... read more
I’ll Expose Bad, Corrupt Govs – Edwin Clark Ijaw leader and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart, Chief Edwin Clark has said that he will expose both past and present corrupt governors in the country, saying that he has their records.The elder statesman, who spoke in Abuja also declared that there is no vacancy in Aso Rock in 2015 as...... read more
Seized $9.3 million: Nigerian officials blame U.S. for secret South Africa arm deal The Nigerian government opted for a discreet purchase of arms with cash as a desperate measure after the American government allegedly blocked all legitimate arms order made by the military, ‎high ranking military officers and top administration officials have told PREMIUM TIMES.The Nigerian government had on Tuesday admitted that it owned the $9.3million...... read more
Armed Men Killed 13 students in Kano College attack — Police At least 15 people were killed Wednesday after armed men stormed a Federal College in Kano, the state police commissioner said.   The dead include 13 students and two armed attackers. About 47 people were injured, the police said.   Police Commissioner Adenerele Shinaba said the attackers were shot dead by officers during...... read more
Army ‘crushes’ Boko Haram in failed Konduga revenge Nigerian forces crushed a revenge attack by Boko Haram fighters in Konduga, Borno State, killing many of them, the military said Wednesday.     The revenge mission followed the killing of more than 100 militants by soldiers last week, the military said.   “Troops this morning successfully crushed another attempt by terrorists...... read more
Gov Orji Charges National BoundaryCommission to Help Maintain Peaceful Coexistence amongst Nigerians The National Boundary Commission has been charged to help maintain peaceful coexistence amongst neighbouring states in the country. Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, gave the charge when he received the Director General of the National Boundary Commission, Dr. MB Ahmad and his team at the Government house, Umuahia, during their...... read more
Give us 30 per cent Representation In Government; PDP Youths Demand The leadership of the nation has been advised to lay a trusted base for the future of the nation by trusting in her youth and giving them more opportunities to lead and partake in governance.   Speaking at a press conference organised by the Peoples’ Democratic Party National Youth Frontier (PDPNYF),...... read more
Scores Of Women And Children Abducted In Adamawa By Insurgents Insurgents Abduct Scores Of Women, Children In Adamawa Boko Haram insurgents have abducted scores of women and children in Gulak town, the headquarters of Madagali local government area of Adamawa State, security sources said.... read more
Dead Liberian woman: The morning after Following the early morning confusion faced by residents of Bankole Street, Isheri-Oke, in Lagos on Friday, where the people woke up in the morning to see Kate – a Liberian woman hanging on a tree, dead – they are still shock wondering why the lady would commit suicide. Factnewsonline yesterday gathered that...... read more
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