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Breaking: Protest rocks INEC headquarters in Abuja over inconclusive election in Osun

Breaking: Protest rocks INEC headquarters in Abuja over inconclusive election in Osun

Breaking: Protest rocks INEC headquarters in Abuja over inconclusive election in Osun
Good news as FG moves to make local rice cheaper with special fund

Good news as FG moves to make local rice cheaper with special fund

The minister of agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday, September 20, said that the federal government is set up modalities to make the price of local rice much cheaper in order to boost its competitiveness.

Good news as FG moves to make local rice cheaper with special fund
Earthquake now a potential hazard in Nigeria - Presidential committee warns

Days after Abuja tremor, presidential committee reveals earthquake now a potential hazard in Nigeria

The minister of science and technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, in a meeting with the committee said that research activities were crucial to societal value as evidence for readiness and mitigation of earthquake hazard.

Days after Abuja tremor, presidential committee reveals earthquake now a potential hazard in Nigeria
Lagos leads as Nigeria's foreign debt hits $22bn - NBS

Lagos leads as Nigeria's foreign debt hits $22bn - NBS

National Bureau of Statistics said that despite the enviable economy value of Lagos state, it has the largest share of the foreign and local debts among the 36 states in the country coupled with that of Federal Capital Territory.

Lagos leads as Nigeria's foreign debt hits $22bn - NBS
Shugaba Buhari ya baiwa iyalan wani Ministansa daya rasu kyautar katafaren gida

Shugaba Buhari ya baiwa iyalan wani Ministansa daya rasu kyautar katafaren gida

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito kafin rasuwansa, Ocholli ne karamin ministan kwadago, kuma ya rasu ne watan Maris na shekarar 2016 akan hanyarsa ta zuwa Kaduna daga babban birnin tarayya Abuja a lokacin da tayar motarsa ta fashe.

Shugaba Buhari ya baiwa iyalan wani Ministansa daya rasu kyautar katafaren gida
Minimum wage: FG makes urgent move to beat organised labour’s 14-day ultimatum

Minimum wage: FG makes urgent move to beat organised labour’s 14-day ultimatum

The federal government, on Thursday, September 20, assured the organised labour that the tripartite committee on the national minimum wage would conclude its negotiation before the expiration of the 14-day ultimatum.

Minimum wage: FG makes urgent move to beat organised labour’s 14-day ultimatum
Crisis in Zamfara APC as party members team up against Governor Yari

Crisis in Zamfara APC as party members team up against Governor Yari

Following an alliance against the imposition of a candidate by Governor Abdulaziz Yari by eight governorship aspirants crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara state on Wednesday, September 19, worsened.

Crisis in Zamfara APC as party members team up against Governor Yari
Boko Haram terrorism forces APC caucus in Nasarawa to adopt indirect primaries

Boko Haram terrorism forces APC caucus in Nasarawa to adopt indirect primaries

In preparation for the 2019 general polls, the All Progressive Congress (APC) caucus in the National Assembly of Nasarawa has adopted the indirect mode for its primaries, one of its reasons being that it is cheap to operate.

Boko Haram terrorism forces APC caucus in Nasarawa to adopt indirect primaries
Masu zanga zanga sun hana sabuwar ministar kudi shiga Ofis a Abuja (Hoto)

Masu zanga zanga sun hana sabuwar ministar kudi shiga Ofis a Abuja (Hoto)

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito yan fanshon da suka fito daga ma’aikatar sufurin jirage sun gudanar da zanga zangar lumana ce a ma’aikatar kudi ta Najeriya, akan rashin biyansu hakkokinsu na fansho na tsawon shekaru goma sha hudu.

Masu zanga zanga sun hana sabuwar ministar kudi shiga Ofis a Abuja (Hoto)
Minimum wage: Get prepared, we are not going back on 14-day ultimatum - Labour speaks on next move

Minimum wage: Get prepared, we are not going back on 14-day ultimatum - Labour speaks on next move

The organized labour in Nigeria has declared that the 14-day ultimatum it gave the federal government recently over issues with the implementation of the minimum wage of workers will not be extended or reversed.

Minimum wage: Get prepared, we are not going back on 14-day ultimatum - Labour speaks on next move
Company wants INEC to allow it print electoral materials

Company lobbies to print INEC electoral materials

The Nigerian Security, Printing and Minting Company (NSPMC) on Tuesday, September 18, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to manage resources by allowing it to print all electoral materials.

Company lobbies to print INEC electoral materials
Oshiomhole releases APC's comprehensive time-table for screening of aspirants, dates of primaries

Oshiomhole releases APC's comprehensive time-table for screening of aspirants, dates of primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) after an intense meeting convened by its National Working Committee (NWC) under its national chairman, Adam Oshiomhole, has fixed Wednesday, September 19, to begin screening of its aspirants.

Oshiomhole releases APC's comprehensive time-table for screening of aspirants, dates of primaries
NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains activities for Wednesday, September 19

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains activities for Wednesday, September 19

NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Tuesday,September 18, predicted morning thunderstorms over the central cities like Abuja, Lokoja, Bida, Minna, Ilorin, Mambilla Plateau and their environs.

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains activities for Wednesday, September 19
Minista Shamsuna ta bankado wata babbar kalubale da gwamnatin Buhari ke fama da ita

Farawa da iyawa: Ministan kudi ta gano wata babbar kalubale da Najeriya ke fuskanta

Majiyar NAIJ.com ta ruwaito minstan ta bayyana wannan kalubale a matsayin karancin kudaden shiga na gwamnatin tarayya, inda ta bada tabbacin ma’aikatar kudi a karkashin sa idonta zata habbaka adadin kudaden shiga da gwamnati ke sa

Farawa da iyawa: Ministan kudi ta gano wata babbar kalubale da Najeriya ke fuskanta
Babachir throws weight behind Buhari's re-election bid, gives reasons

Babachir throws weight behind Buhari's re-election bid, gives reasons

An ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has listed reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should be re-elected in 2019. He mentions upgrade in security as the president's topmost achievement.

Babachir throws weight behind Buhari's re-election bid, gives reasons
New minister of finance Zainab Ahmed raises alarm over revenue challenges hitting Nigeria

New minister of finance Zainab Ahmed raises alarm over revenue challenges hitting Nigeria

The new finance minister of Nigeria, Zainab Ahmed, has reportedly raised the alarm with claim that the country is facing serious revenue challenges. She said the ministry will do everything possible to shore up the revenue base.

New minister of finance Zainab Ahmed raises alarm over revenue challenges hitting Nigeria
Fresh defections hit PDP as 3000 members join APC in Abuja

Fresh defections hit PDP as 3000 members join APC in Abuja

Fresh defections have hit the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as about 3,000 former loyalists of the party renounced their membership and joined the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abaji area council of Abuja.

Fresh defections hit PDP as 3000 members join APC in Abuja
Independence Day celebration: NAF carries out aerial display in Abuja (photos)

Independence Day celebration: NAF carries out aerial display in Abuja (photos)

As part of the 58th Independence Day celebration, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has started aerial display in Abuja. NAF called on Abuja residents not to panic as jets will be flying low and this will go on till October 2.

Independence Day celebration: NAF carries out aerial display in Abuja (photos)
ACI Africa names Nnamdi Azikwe airport best in Africa

ACI Africa names Nnamdi Azikwe airport best in Africa

The Airport Council International (Africa) has announced the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja as the best improved airport in Africa (Safety category), with over 20,000 ATM's (Air traffic movements) for the year 2018.

ACI Africa names Nnamdi Azikwe airport best in Africa
Take note: Nigeria to experience nationwide thunderstorms, rains on Saturday, September 15

Take note: Nigeria to experience nationwide thunderstorms, rains on Saturday, September 15

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted that thunderstorms and rainfalls would prevail over most parts of the country on Saturday, September 15. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office made this known.

Take note: Nigeria to experience nationwide thunderstorms, rains on Saturday, September 15
Buhari unfolds goodies to southeast as Abia monarchs visit Aso Villa (photos)

Buhari unfolds goodies to southeast as Abia monarchs visit Aso Villa (photos)

President Buhari on Friday, September 14, in Abuja, expressed optimism that new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualised within the shortest time.

Buhari unfolds goodies to southeast as Abia monarchs visit Aso Villa (photos)
Why I have not signed PDP nomination form bought for me by my constituents - Speaker Dogara reacts to alleged defection

Why I have not signed PDP nomination form bought for me by my constituents - Speaker Dogara reacts to alleged defection

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has reacted to his alleged defection from the All Progressives Party (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and he has even obtained a nomination form.

Why I have not signed PDP nomination form bought for me by my constituents - Speaker Dogara reacts to alleged defection
There will be nationwide rains, thunderstorms on Friday, September 14 - NiMet warns

There will be nationwide rains, thunderstorms on Friday, September 14 - NiMet warns

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), on Thursday, September 13, predicted that prevailing atmospheric condition could give rise to nationwide rains on Friday, September 14. The government agency gave details.

There will be nationwide rains, thunderstorms on Friday, September 14 - NiMet warns
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