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Senate confirms 8 RECs-nominees

By Taiye Odewale Abuja Th e Senate yesterday confi rmed eight of the 12 Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) it screened on Wednesday as demanded by President Muhammadu Buhari in his communication to it earlier in the year. Th e confi ...

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Aguero to stay at Man City – Guardiola

Striker Sergio Aguero will not leave Manchester City this summer, says manager Pep Guardiola. The 29-year-old, who has scored 122 Premier League goals, had been linked with a move to champions Chelsea. Antonio Conte reportedly wanted to sign Aguero as ...

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Troops kill 4 bandits in Niger Delta

By Joy Emmanuel Yenagoa Troops of Joint Military Task Force, Operation Delta Safe, yesterday killed four suspected bandits in a gun duel during an attack on a military house boat. Commander, OPDS, Rear Admiral Apochi Suleiman, disclosed this at a ...

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Karu vigilance group descends on robbers

By Godwin Tyonongu Men of the underworld terrorising residents of Karu in the neighbouring Nasarawa state have started meeting their waterloo as members of the vigilance group, operating in the area, are not leaving anything to chance. Th ey are ...

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Health workers threaten nationwide strike

Stories by Moses John Abuja Th e Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN), has threatened to shut down medical health facilities across the country, over federal government’s failure to implement a collective agreement reached with the union on ...

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Bwari council unfolds new agric programmes

By Donald Iorchir Bwari area council has unfolded new agriculture programmes to boost farming within the area and the entire Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Its Supervisory Councillor for Agriculture and Water Resources, Hon. Makama Kawu, while speaking to Blueprint the ...

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US, FG and stolen funds

Th e United States government has left no one in doubt about its intention to seize the $144 million allegedly stolen from Nigeria. According to a statement by the US Department of Justice, corrupt foreign offi cials and business executives ...

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Osinbajo opens APBN summit July 26

By Martin Paul Abuja Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has been penciled to declare open the 6th annual summit of Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) scheduled for Tuesday 25th and Wednesday 26th July, 2017 at NAF Conference Centre & ...

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NAF partners UniMaid to produce alpha jets

By Musa Umar Bologi Abuja Nigerian Air Force (NAF) yesterday, at its Headquarters in Abuja, unveiled an Alpha Jet aircraft antiskid test bench, which it had locally produced, in collaboration with the University of Maiduguri (UniMaid). Anti-skid braking system of ...

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Finally, Okupe joins Accord Party

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Less than three weeks he dumped the People Democratic Party (PDP), a former Senior Special Assistant on Public Aff airs to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has formally joined the Accord Party (AP). Okupe revealed this ...

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Sen. Shehu Sani to sponsor NSSF Bill

By AbdulRaheem Aodu Kaduna Senator Shehu Sani representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District has said he is sponsoring the National Sports Support Fund Bill at the National Assembly aimed at assisting ex-sportsmen and women who have represented the country in various ...

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Al-Makura sets stage for successor

By Bode Olagoke Abuja Governor Tanko Almakura of Nasarawa, state has put in place a machinery that will drive the development of the state and well being of its citizens beyond his reign in offi ce thereby making governance easier ...

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