UAE 2018 Club World Cup: Again FIFA snubs Nigerian refs

UAE 2018 Club World Cup: Again FIFA snubs Nigerian refs

Just like the Russia 2018 World Cup, world soccer governing body, FIFA has refused to look the way of Nigerian referees for the Club World Cup UAE 2018. FIFA in a release made available to the media yesterday named the referees, assistant referees and the Video Assistant Referees (VARs) that would be on parade in […]

Ekiti Muslims reject Fayemi’s appointments

Ekiti Muslims reject Fayemi’s appointments

The Muslim community in Ekiti state on Thursday rejected what it called lopsidedness in the three appointments made so far by Governor Kayode Fayemi, since he was sworn in on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that state Coordinator of the National Council of Muslim Youth Organizations, (NACOMYO), Mr. Tajudeen Ahmed, made the […]

Kano State Govt. approves mandatory drug test for political appointees, civil servants

Kano State Govt. approves mandatory drug test for political appointees, civil servants

The Kano State ‎Government has mandated compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, made this known while addressing newsmen after the weekly State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Thursday. ‎He explained that the council approved the policy as a […]

FG begins implementation of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon Phase-out Plan

FG begins implementation of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon Phase-out Plan

The Federal Government said it has begun the implementation of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFCs) Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) aiming for the complete phase-out of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFCs) or ozone depleting substances by 2040. Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) are compounds consisting of hydrogen, chlorine, fluorine, and carbon atoms. HCFCs and hydrofluorocarbon (HFCs) were created as substitutes for chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) for use in […]

2019: Atiku will return PDP to power — Babatope

2019: Atiku will return PDP to power — Babatope

A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, on Thursday said the party’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar would win the 2019 election. Babatope, a former Minister of Transport, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that he was confident that Atiku would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari to return PDP to power. […]

Just In: NHIS Executive Secretary suspended indefinitely

Just In: NHIS Executive Secretary suspended indefinitely

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Usman Yusuf, has been suspended indefinitely by the governing council of the scheme. “The chairperson of the NHIS governing council, Ifenne Enyanatu revealed the resolution of the council to journalists after a two-day closed door meeting at the Abuja head office of the scheme,” Premium […]

Police nab 8 suspects with 11 human skulls in Kwara

Police nab 8 suspects with 11 human skulls in Kwara

The Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday said it had arrested eight suspected ritual killers, including a woman with 11 human skulls in Ilorin, Kwara. Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood, the Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja. He listed the suspects as: Azeez Yakubu, principal suspect, Ahmed Yahaya, Abdulfatai Kadri ( […]

Two policemen, civilian killed, five others injured in Kaduna

Two policemen, civilian killed, five others injured in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command, has confirmed the killing of two policemen and a civilian by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday in Kaduna. The Command Public Relation Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the policemen were on foot patrol when they were killed at about 05 […]

Niger Delta groups condemn smear campaign on Kachikwu

Niger Delta groups condemn smear campaign on Kachikwu

A coalition of leaders from nine states of the Niger Delta on Wednesday criticised ongoing smear campaign targeted at Dr Ibe Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources. The leaders, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa, said that unwarranted attacks to tarnish the image of Kachikwu were unacceptable. A Niger […]

2018 Youth Olympic Games: Ineh wins Nigeria’s third medal

2018 Youth Olympic Games: Ineh wins Nigeria’s third medal

Oritsemeyiwa Ineh on Tuesday evening won a silver medal for the country at the ongoing Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the triple jump athlete leapt 16.34m in stage one for a silver medal position in the men’s event. Cuba’s Jordan Diaz Fortun placed first after leaping […]

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