Owukpa Development Association, ODA, Abuja branch central body will on Saturday celebrate Owukpa Day tagged “Owukpa Day/Award Night/ N100m Appeal Fund For ODA Hall," in Abuja. Owukpa community is one of the three districts in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State with unique preserved cultural values and traditions. Afri Post...
Investment inflows into Nigeria rose by 95.02 per cent from $884.1 million in the first quarter of this year to $1.79bn in the second quarter. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed this in a capital importation report released yesterday. The bureau, in the report made available to LEADERSHIP, attributed the...
By Sunday Isuwa, Abuja  The Nigerian Air Force has said that it is not and won't be part of a coup plot to dislodge the present government. According to the Air Force, there is a mischievous allegation of a purported involvement in a coup plan. The chief of Army Staff Lt Gen...
The outgoing interim national chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Sen Ahmed Makarfi, has appealed to the incoming leadership of the party to ensure that PDP’s doors remain wide open for both returnees and new members. Makarfi, who stressed that vibrant, decent and patriotic opposition was required to develop...
A High Court sitting in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, on Friday granted former FCT Minister, Bala Mohammed bail in the sum of N500m and two sureties in like sum. In his ruling, Justice Abubakar Talba held that one of the sureties must be a Senator, while the other must...
Crisis facing the nation’s public universities took a turn for the worst as non-teaching staff unions of Nigerian public universities yesterday announced their decision to join the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in its indefinite strike by Monday, thereby grounding any form of activities at the universities. The unions...
An Ilorin High Court has summoned the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it next Wednesday to justify the continued detention of Lekan Alabi, Personal Assistant to Kwara state Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed, who was arrested over the April 5, 2018 armed robbery in Offa. This followed protest by...
Former President Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organization Spokesperson, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has distanced the campaign organisation from the reported N13 billion cash found in a National Intelligence Agency, NIA, safe house in Ikoyi, Lagos. Fani-Kayode said attempts to link the suspended Director-General of the NIA, Ambassador Ayo Oke, to the PDP...
My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. In the course of my stay in the United Kingdom, I have been kept in daily touch with events at...
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, yesterday said the conduct of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, across 624 Computer Based Test, CBT, centres in Nigeria was successful. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, told newsmen that the exercise recorded huge success in some places on the first day,...

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