Spain fulfilled its commitments by accepting Aquarius migrant ship — deputy prime minister

Spanish Deputy Prime Minister, Carmen Calvo, on Thursday, said by taking in the Aquarius rescue ship with over 600 migrants on board, Spain was fulfilling its obligations as a European country. On Sunday, Italy refused to...

Sokoto varsity to get 3 new Faculties

Plans are on to establish three new facilities at the Sokoto State University, Governor Aminu Tambuwal has disclosed. They include Faculties of Medicine, Engineering as well as Information and Communications Technology. He stated this at the inauguration ...

Buhari meets security chiefs again

President Muhammadu Buhari again on Thursday met with the nation’s service chiefs and other heads of security agencies. The brief meeting which was held inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja was the third one this...

Nigeria’s trade grew by N1.2tn to N7.2tn in Q1 – NBS

The country recorded an increase of N1.18tn in merchandise trade from N6.02tn in the fourth quarter of last year to N7.21tn in the first quarter of this year. The figures are contained in the Foreign Trade...

FG fulfils housing promise to Bonfrere Jo 22 years after

The Federal Government on Tuesday fulfilled its promise to former Super Eagles coach, Bonfrere Jo,  handing him the keys to a three-bedroom apartment  in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The Dutchman was promised  a house after  guiding the national...

Pantami, Obaro to lead discussions at BoICT lecture 2018

The board and management of CommunicationsWeek Media Limited, have announced that Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, director general, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and John Obaro, chief executive officer, SystemSpecs Limited are keynote speakers for...

Zimbabwe approves $1b for Mugabe varsity

The government of Zimbabwe has approved $1 billion grant for the establishment of Robert Gabriel Mugabe University, APA reports. The proposed named after the long-serving leader of the country would be constructed in Mazowe district, about 40km northwest...

Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan wasted N11tn on electricity –SERAP

A human rights advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, on Wednesday released a report detailing how over N11tn  had been pumped into the power sector since 1999 without any result to show for it. The...

Obaseki probes N283m exam budget fraud

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has ordered the immediate investigation into the N283 million padded budget for the conduct of the First School Leaving Certificate Examination in the state. Obaseki vowed to unmask the officials...

Saraki refunds pension money to Kwara

The Secretary to Kwara State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold, on Wednesday said Senate President, Bukola Saraki has returned all monies paid to him as pension back to the coffers of the state government. The SSG...