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Nigerian Maritime University To Commence Lectures In April – Osinbajo

  The Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, is set to commence the admission of students into the university for the 2017/2018 academic year and start lectures next month. A statement by his (VP) Senior Special Assistant on Media and

Nigerian Engineers Ask Buhari To Build Nigeria’s Infrastructures

File photo: President Muhammadu Buhari// Facecook – @GarShehu The Nigerian Society of Engineers has called on the Federal Government to invest more in growing its Local Content to build the nation’s infrastructures rather than over-relying on the third world countries

Nigerian Navy Arrests 16 Foreigners For Suspected Illegal Oil Trade

Some of the arrested suspects The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Bonny, Rivers State on Friday arrested a ship for suspected illegal oil trade. The ship had on board 16 foreigners who are Ukrainians. They were caught while operating

How lobbying, godfatherism weaken Nigerian judiciary – Ex-CJN Mukhtar

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A former Chief Justice of Nigeria,  Justice Mariam Aloma Mukhtar, on Saturday lamented the negative impact of what she termed  “rising culture” of lobbying, favouritism and godfatherism in the Nigerian judiciary. According to her, the culture leads

Israel Trains Nigerian Air Force On Counter-Terrorism

  file photo Following the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks in the northeast, which has resulted in the deaths of many people and abduction of innocent students,  Special Forces  from the Nigerian Air Force has been trained on counter-terrorism to

$1billion Insurgency Fund Is Grossly Inadequate – Nigerian Army

Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas   In the midst of the ongoing war against insurgency in the North East, the Nigerian Army has said that the $1billion fund requested from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to

Ambode To Invest In Nigerian Athletes As Foreigners Win Lagos Marathon Again

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has revealed plans to invest in training of Nigerian athletes to compete with elite athletes all over the world for the grand prize of the Lagos City Marathon. The made this known on Saturday

Boko Haram Has Been Completely Defeated – Nigerian Army

Military authorities have revealed that the Nigerian army has completely defeated Boko Haram insurgents in the country. The Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major General Rogers Nicholas said this on Saturday during the inauguration of the Nigeria-Cameroon military joint

Outrage As Emirates Flight Attendant Punch, Tie-Up Nigerian Man

David Ukesone and family lawyer, Alex Ogoke. PHOTO Credit: ABC news A 71-year-old Nigerian man has narrated how he was punched and tied up for hours on an Emirates flight which he was taking to reunite with his family in

IPOB Loses Suit Against Nigerian Army To Produce Kanu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed an application filed by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) seeking to compel the Chief of Army staff to produce the missing leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu. The trial judge,

South African Policemen Apprehended, Arraigned Over Death Of Nigerian

The South African policemen suspected to be responsible for the death of a 27-year-old Nigerian, Ebuka Okori, have been remanded in prison. Okori was allegedly killed by two members of the South African Police Service (SAPS) on Friday, January 19.

Yobe Government Presents 20 Operational Vehicles To Nigerian Army

The Yobe State Government has presented 20 Toyota Hilux vehicles to the Nigeria Army, as part of its efforts in fighting the Boko Haram insurgency. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam who handed over the vehicles to the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General

29 Nigerian referees get FIFA badges

World football governing body, FIFA has presented badges to 29 Nigerian referees. Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Referees Association, Kelechi Mejuobi, said 22 men and seven female referees received the badges. They are 14 centre referees and assistant referees, four

2018 World Cup: Croatian coach, Dalić hires scouts to monitor Nigerian players

Croatia manager, Zlatko Dalić, has revealed his plans towards caging the Super Eagles of Nigeria ahead of their group game at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Dalić said he is sending scouts to watch Nigerian players both in the