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NECA PRAISES FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON FUEL PRICE MODULATION

Employers under the aegis of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has praised the Federal Government for the new fuel price modulation. Speaking with newsmen the Director-General of NECA, Mr Olusegun Oshinowo, said hopefully, the issue of fuel subsidy and its financing would not surface again in the government’s budget. He said it is pertinent for government to […]Read More

Foreign

INDONESIA NAMES ‘MASTERMIND’ OF JAKARTA ATTACKS

Police have named an Indonesian, Bahrun Naim, as the mastermind of Thursday’s deadly attack in Jakarta’s main business district after it arrested three men in a pre-dawn raid. The arrests on Friday came less than 24 hours after the shooting and bombing rampage, the first such attack in the world’s most populous Muslim nation since 2009, which […]Read More

Nigeria

SAUDI AUTHORITIES HONOUR KANO STATE GOVERNMENT

The Office of Establishment for African non – Arab Pilgrims, in Saudi Arabia, has bestow honour on  Kano state government handing  an award of Excellence for its   performance in the  Hajj 2015. Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje  TODAY described the award as a recognition of his administration’s compliance with Saudi regulations on the annual religious obligation. […]Read More

Nigeria

BUHARI ORDERS EFCC TO INVESTIGATE BADEH, AMOSU, OTHERS

President Mohammadu Buhari has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to investigate former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Bice Marshal Alex Badeh, former Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshall Adesola Amosu among others. The directive was contained in a statement issued today by the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media […]Read More

Business Nigeria

CBN REPORTS A DEPRESSED MANUFACTURING SECTOR IN 2015

Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has indicated sluggish growth amidst adverse operating environment across manufacturing sector at year end 2015. But the apex bank’s report shows non-manufacturing sector at steady growth during the same period. CBN Manufacturing PMI Index for the month of December 2015 shows production level and new orders are […]Read More

Health Nigeria

PLATEAU CONFIRMS FRESH CASES OF BIRD FLU

The Plateau State Government on Friday announced a fresh outbreak of Avian Influenza, saying that the bird flu had so far affected six farms. The announcement is contained in a statement signed by the state’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr Doris Bitrus, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos. According to him, […]Read More

Foreign Health

NEW EBOLA CASE EMERGES IN SIERRA LEONE

Sierra Leone officials have confirmed a death from Ebola, hours after the World Health Organization declared the latest West Africa outbreak over. The country was declared free of the virus on November 7, and the region as a whole was cleared when Liberia was pronounced Ebola-free on Thursday. Tests on a person who died in […]Read More

Nigeria

ARMED FORCES REMEMBRANCE DAY: BUHARI, OSINBAJO HONOURS FALLEN HEROES

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday led other top government officials and service chiefs to lay wreaths in honour of soldiers who died in service in Nigeria and during international assignments. Every January 15th is dedicated for remembrance of military men and women who died in active service. The occasion is […]Read More