Abuja demolition: Falana’s case adjourned to November 29

Abuja demolition: Falana’s case adjourned to November 29

A Federal Capital High Court sitting in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja on Thursday adjourned hearing in the demolition of a N3 billion Minanuel Estate by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA to November 29th, 2012. The Presiding Judge, Danlami Senchi also set aside the interlocutory injunction earlier granted in order to hear the main case […]

Insecurity: Nigeria needs help from international community says Maku

Insecurity: Nigeria needs help from international community says Maku

Minister of Information, Labaran Maku on Thursday said Federal Government would greatly welcome any form of assistance the international community can offer in tackling the present spate of terrorism across some parts of the Northern Nigeria He noted that Nigeria is not self sufficient in tackling the current security crisis, hence its call for international […]

ECOWAS Parliament endorses peace efforts in Mali

ECOWAS Parliament endorses peace efforts in Mali

The Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, has expressed support for the African-led International Force in Mali. The Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu said the endorsement was made after a meeting with the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and President of Cote d’Ivoire, […]

VIO arrest Lawmaker over traffic offence

VIO arrest Lawmaker over traffic offence

A mild drama ensuedon Thursday when a member of the Federal House of Representatives, Honourble Samson Okwu was arrested by the Vehicle Inspection Officers popularly known as VIO at the Games village junction of the Federal Capital Territory for driving against the traffic. Samson Okwu who represents Uju/Obi Federal Constituencies of Benue state at the […]

Name Ilorin International Airport after Saraki, Senate urges FG

Name Ilorin International Airport after Saraki, Senate urges FG

The Senate on Tuesday unanimously resolved to write President Goodluck Jonathan to rename the Ilorin International Airport after the late second Republic Senate Leader, Senator Dr. Olusola Saraki. The resolution was reached shortly after paying glowing tributes to the late politician through a motion sponsored by the Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba. The Senate further […]

Abuja Carnival: Akinjide assures 36 states, others of adequate security

Abuja Carnival: Akinjide assures 36 states, others of adequate security

As preparations for this year Abuja carnival are getting to advanced stage, Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, has assured the 36 states and 12 foreign countries participating in annual cultural fiesta of adequate security during the four-day event. Oloye Akinjide in a statement signed and issued by her Special Assistant,Media […]

UniAbuja crisis: Nigerian students will occupy UniAbuja in 48 hrs says NANS

UniAbuja crisis: Nigerian students will occupy UniAbuja in 48 hrs says NANS

The last might not have been heard about the problem of accreditation of three academic programmes suspended by the federal government at the University of Abuja which has already degenerated into a face off between the affected students and management of the university as the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has said that it […]

Create markets for innovations, President Jonathan tells Trade and Investment Ministry

Create markets for innovations, President Jonathan tells Trade and Investment Ministry

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday, directed the Ministry of Trade and Investment to create necessary linkages between higher institutions of learning and the private sector as way of creating markets for all the innovations coming out the institutions. The President asked the Ministry to intensify efforts to make sure that a number of the innovations […]

Musicians to get COSON’s N100m windfall December

Musicians to get COSON’s N100m windfall December

Come December 11, 2012, members of Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) will congregate in Lagos as the Collective Management Organization holds its Extra-Ordinary General Meeting. The main item on the agenda is for the members to pass a resolution approving the distribution of the sum of N100 million as copyright royalties. This follows the decision […]

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