The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the timetable for 2019 general elections early to enable it plan well and set a new template in line with international best practices, officials said yesterday.
Two National Commissioners, Dr. Mustafa Lecky (South-South) and Solomon Soyebi told The Nation in separate interviews in Abuja Read More
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) peace deal brokered by the Governor Seriake Dickson-led reconciliation committee has run into a brick wall in the Southwest.
Leading party chieftains in the zone are in a quandary on how the two factions in the area are going to reconcile and work together as before.
One of Read More
The entire 22 deposit money banks in the country process a paltry 1, 500 credit report on a daily basis, we have learnt.
Making this disclosure recently was Mr. Miguel Llenas, who sits atop Dun and Bradstreet Credit Bureau Limited, a world acclaimed credit reporting agency with headquarters at the Dominican Republic.
Mr. Read More
A medical expert, Professor Femi Williams, categorically said yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari, was anaemic.
This, the certified physician in Anatomic Pathology from London and Ireland, told The Nation in an interview, could only have been responsible for the blood transfusion which the president got during his medical vacation in the United Kingdom.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party claimed election victory in four Indian states on Saturday, calling it a “historic mandate” that would take the country’s politics in a new direction.
BJP leader Amit Shah said the party would form governments in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, where early counting Read More
Retired unbeaten boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says that when it comes to a possible big- money fight with Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor, he is “out of retirement.”
In a posting on the MMA website, the 40-year- old American said he wants to face McGregor, 28, in June.
“For Conor McGregor, I’m Read More
Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has formally confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Yabagi Sule as the Head of Service of Niger State, after being on acting capacity for about six months.
A statement issued by his chief press secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace yesterday noted that the appointment was based on merit Read More
By CHRIS EKEKE
Barely a day after the closure of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for repair, the contractor responsible for the repair, Julius Berger has mobilized and started work.
LEADERSHIP Friday findings at the airport yesterday, showed that the contractor has marked the runway and surveys have commenced.
According to the International Terminal Manager, Read More
By CHRIS EKEKE
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday challenged the fundamental human rights enforcement suit filed by the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu. Yakubu approached a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to challenge his continuous detention by the EFCC for about a month now.
During Read More
BY HEMBADOON ORSAR
Benue State government has set up a committee to work out modalities to recover micro, small and medium scale enterprises loans disbursed by the immediate past administration to over 100 beneficiaries. Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Terso Kpelai disclosed this yesterday while giving account of his stewardship at
the ongoing 2017 Read More