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Buhari Seals Agreement With Turkey’s President

President Muhammadu Buhari has reached an agreement with Turkish leader, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara, Turkey to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries on counter-terrorism. A statement by the president’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, revealed that Buhari said at a joint press conference after talks with his host, said he was ‘‘very pleased’’ that the defence ministers ...

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Adeosun Throws More Light On Nigeria’s Debt

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said 77 per cent of Nigeria’s total debt stock of N19 trillion was secured from the domestic market, which could create crowding out and reduce the availability of funds to the private sector. Adeosun said this while speaking at a meeting of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts on the $5.5 ...

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‘Evans’ Changes Kidnapping Plea To ‘Not Guilty’

The criminal trial of kidnapping kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, better known as Evans, and his accomplices took a new turn in court Thursday, as the suspects who had earlier pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of kidnapping and conspiracy preferred against them, changed their pleas to not guilty. Lagos State Government had on August 30 arraigned Evans alongside Uche Amadi, Ogechi ...

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Osinbajo Commissions Afe-Babalola University Hospital

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo Friday commissioned the 400-bed Afe Babalola University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Ado Ekiti, saying the hospital will help in stopping Nigerians from seeking medical treatments abroad. Osinbajo, who was represented at the occasion by the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole, said Nigerians spend multi-billion naira on overseas medical trips annually, revealing that the hospital, which he described ...

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Actors Guild Chairman Hails Give ‘N’ Take National Jackpot

The Chairman Actors Guild of Nigeria Abuja Chapter, Agility Onwurah has described the National Jackpot Draw by Give’n’Take as a wonderful venture that will take a lot of Nigerians out of poverty. Mr Onwurah made this commendation after the Week 17 National Jackpot Draw held at the National Jackpot studio in Abuja. He said that the National Jackpot Gameshow will ...

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Contractors groan as MTN pulls out of multi-million naira projects

Many contractors working with MTN Nigeria have been dealt a crippling blow as the company adjusts its operations to cope with the N330billion fine slammed on it by the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) in 2015. MTN, Nigeria’s largest mobile operator, was initially fined N1.04 trillion for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards. The fine on the ...

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Court Orders Abaribe, Others To Produce Kanu

The Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday ordered Senator Eyninnaya Abaribe, and two others standing as guarantors for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to explain his whereabouts. It can be recalled that Nnamdi Kanu was granted bail by Justice Binta Nyako on April 24, 2017. However, Kanu did not show up for his ...

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Buhari Worried Over Unpaid Workers’ Salaries In States

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed concern over the growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the Federal Government. Receiving a group of governors led by the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abdul’Aziz Abubakar Yari, at the State House, President Buhari said the plight of workers in the ...

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11th Media Global Concept partner Gold Cup Tourney

11th Media Global Concept has signed a partnership agreement with Nigeria’s most elaborate Pre-Season tournament, Gold Cup. 11th Media Global Concept is a full entertainment outfit that deal in Soccer players scouting, photography, video coverage, movie production, event packaging/planning, MC, PR, magazine production and printing. “Gold Cup Pre-Season Tournament is a laudable project that has come a long way. It ...

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Ortom Seeks Arrest Of Meyetti Allah Leaders In Benue

.Briefs Buhari On Security Situation In Benue Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Tuesday called for the arrest of leadership of Meyetti Allah group in the state. The group is opposed to the Anti-Open Grazing Act expected to come in force on the 1st of November, 2017. Speaking with State House correspondences after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the ...

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