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”Rice Importation Will Be Banned This Year – Buhari

Pesident  Buhari has pledged that his administration will ban rice import in 2018. The president said this in his New Year broadcast on Monday. He said, “We have got to get used to discipline and direction in economic management. The days of business as usual

Nigeria Will Be Better In 2018 – Dr Oludare Adesina

Dr Oludare Adesina, the Oyo State Commandant, Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), has expressed optimism that Nigeria would return to prosperity in 2018. Adesina expressed this hope on Sunday in Ibadan in his New Year message made available to newsmen. He called on Nigerians and

Gunmen Attack Deputy President’s Residence Leaving Police Guard Wounded

Unknown gunmen attacked the residence of Kenya’s deputy president William Ruto. File picture: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters Unidentified gunmen attacked Kenyan Deputy President William Ruto’s residence in the western town of Eldoret on Saturday when Ruto and his family were absent, local television stations reported. A police

Governor Obaseki wins Edo election petition tribunal

Governor Godwin Obaseki’s election, has been upheld by the Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, that sat in Benin on Friday. Justice Ahmed Badamosi dismissed petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, declaring that it lacked merit. The

Why We Can’t Leave South Africa Despite Attacks – Nigerians

Despite repeated xenophobic attacks, some Nigerians in South Africa have said they would not return home. In the recent attacks which started early February 2017, at least 20 shops and homes — belonging to foreigners, mostly Nigerians — were looted and burned, as stated by

Notorious Hoodlums Attack Redeemed Church In Abuja

The Christian Association of Nigeria (Youth Wing) has given the Federal Government and security agencies one-week ultimatum to identify and prosecute the hoodlums who razed the Redeemed Christian Church of God (Root of David Parish) in Dei Dei, a satellite community in the Federal Capital

JAMB Poised To Introduce CCTV Cameras In Exam Halls

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has said that all computer-based centres to be accredited for the registration of 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), must now have Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras. This was revealed by JAMB Registrar, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, during an interactive

2017 Will Be Better, APC Govs Assure Nigerians

  As Nigerians continue to grapple with tough times occasioned by the ongoing recession, governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have pleaded with Nigerians to be patient, assuring them that there will be a positive change in their living conditions next year. Speaking with