by on December 23, 2018
Buhari Inaugurates New Airport Terminal         President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated the new Terminal at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, in line with his administration’s promise to inaugurate the project before the end of Dec. 2018. Speaking at the event, Buhari assured that the Federal Government would remain committed to developing Nigeria to regional air transportation hub, thereby assuming its leadership in the aviation sub-sector in...
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by on December 22, 2018
adbuka         Search For : MENU NAHCO appoints new GMD/CEO Posted By: Kelvin Osa Okunbor   On: December 22, 2018 In:Business, News Update 0   FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp A new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer has been appointed for the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company Plc (nahco aviance) following the adoption of a new group structure by the Board of Directors.  She is Mrs. Olatokunbo Adenike Fagbemi. Her ...
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by on December 22, 2018
Japan's birthrate has dropped to a historic level, the lowest since data gathering began in 1899. That's what The Japan Times has reported, citing government figures released Friday. For years, Japan has seen a decline in its population, leading experts and lawmakers to consider the economic and social repercussions. And on Friday, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare estimated that 921,000 babies will be born by the end of 2018 — 25,000 fewer than in the previous year. WORL...
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by on December 21, 2018
At least 25 people were killed when armed men raided two villages in a northern Nigerian state wracked by cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, witnesses and the police said on Friday. Gunmen on motorcycles on Wednesday invaded the villages of Gidan Halilu and Gidan Kaka in Birnin Magaji district of Zamfara state, they said. We lost 25 people in the attacks, which were carried out by cattle thieves who have been terrorising us for years,” Usman Wadatau, a community leader in Gidan Hal...
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by on December 21, 2018
The Zamfara Police Command has confirmed the killing of five persons in Gidan Halilu village in  Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of the state. The Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Muhammad Shehu, made the confirmation in a statement issued in Gusau. “We wish to confirm that on Dec. 19, a group of armed bandits attacked some villagers of Gidan Halilu Village in Billashe district of Birnin Magaji Local Government Area in their farms. “On receiving the report, the command mo...
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by on December 21, 2018
Suspects arrested Soldiers attached to 144 Battalion, Ohafia, Abia State have arrested  Samson J. Enweriji for allegedly being in possession of a day-old baby. Enwereji, 50, is said to hail from Isialangwa South Local Government. The Nation learnt that the suspect was arrested following a tip-off, while attempting to escape with the baby. The soldiers, who were suspicious, flagged down Enwereji who was in a black Toyota Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) with two women. It was gath...
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by on December 21, 2018
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has embarked on operational visit of troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, as part of effort to enhance campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the Northeast. In a statement on Friday in Maiduguri, Brig. Gen. Sani Kukasheka, the Director, Army Public Relations, said that Buratai had on Thursday visited troops of the 27 Task Force Brigade and the Nigerian Army Special Forces School, Buni Yadi in Yobe. Kukasheka said the visit was part of the Chi...
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by on December 21, 2018
FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has given a “No Objection” nod to the merger plans of Access Bank Plc and Diamond Bank Plc, the boards of both banks said yesterday. The deal is expected to be completed in the first half of 2019. Transaction completion is subject to Access Bank and Diamond Bank obtaining shareholder and regulatory approvals (CBN, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal High Court (FHC) and the National ...
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by on December 21, 2018
Force Posted By: Onyedi Ojiabor and Dele Anofi, Blessing Olaifa On:December 21, 2018 In: Featured, News, News Update 0   FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedInWhatsApp •Senate, House seek investigation THE Air Force said last night that progress has been made on the circumstances surrounding the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh. According to the Air Force Director of Information and Public Relations, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramo...
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by on December 20, 2018
The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) on Thursday paraded 10 persons suspected to be yahoo boysfor impersonating American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan. The suspects were paraded at the commission’s head office in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. Head of operation Nnaghe Obono Itam said the suspects impersonated American soldiers fighting in Afghanistan to defraud American citizens. Itam said the suspects used American tunes to extort money from their victims and...
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by on December 11, 2018
A Facebook user identified as Steven Ken Damola, has revealed how a day-old baby was found and rescued after the guardian left the baby on the roadside in Rivers State. The baby was seen wrapped in a pink and blue fluffy blanket sleeping, and according to Damola, the newborn was spotted in front of Mile 3 motor park in Port-Harcourt.  Damola who shared the photos online, wrote: "this baby said to be a day old was found after abandoned in front of Mile 3 Park in Port Harcourt early this Sun...
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by on November 29, 2018
At simultaneous events held in Lagos, Johannesburg and Nairobi yesterday, Google announced the winners of its first Google Impact Challenge in Africa. This is in part fulfilment of Google’s commitment to grant a total of $20 million, over the next five years, to non-profits that are working to improve lives across Africa. The first tranche, $6m in total, will be granted to yesterday’s winners — 12 from each represented country (Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa), 36 in total. Applications...
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