Life and Times of Former Chief of Army Staff, Late Victor Malu

Former Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Victor Malu (RTD) has died in a Cairo hospital Egypt today October 9, 2017. He was the head of the Nigerian Army from 1999 to 2001 and Force Commander of the ECOMOG peace-keeping force in Liberia from 1996 to 1998. In September 2008, Malu, diagnosed with…

ASUU And FG Agreement: Union Agreed To Suspend Strike on These Terms

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and Federal Government have agreed upon some terms that made the Union suspend its five weeks old strike after a closed-door meeting with FG’s delegation. ASSU President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU had earlier on announced the suspension at a news conference the meeting with the Federal Government on…

Update On Flood Situation In Nigeria – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has released a Briefing on the Flood Situation in Nigeria on Wednesday. The report was drafted and given by the Niger Basin Authority. The report was made available to the media by the Agency’s Acting Director, Relief and Rehabilitation, Kayode Fagbemi in Abuja. The Niger Basin Authority (an intergovernmental…

Facts About National Parks In Nigeria

Nigeria is a tropical country with a total land mass of about 932,768 km2, and a coastline of 960km along the Atlantic Ocean. With an estimated population of about 182 Million issued by the National Population Commission and 191 million by the United Nation’s estimates. With the largest number of black race in the World…

Abuja Airport 2nd Runway Captured In #2017Budget Says Senate Leader

Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan said on Friday that the National Assembly (NASS) captured new projects, including a second runway for the Abuja Airport, in the 2017 appropriation bill it passed. Lawan told state House Correspondents that the projects were covered from the difference in the N42.5 oil bench mark proposed by the Executive and the…

#Breaking: President Buhari Suspends SGF Babachir Lawal

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation into the allegations of violations of law and due process made against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr David Babachir Lawal, in the award of contracts under the Presidential Initiative on the North East (PINE). This was stated in a press release issued by…

Abuja Airport Completed And Re-Opened Ahead of Time

The Ethiopian Airline (Airbus) was the first plane to land the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after six (6) weeks of closure due to reconstruction of one of the runway. The timely completion of the Abuja Airport runway that paved the way for the re-opening of the airport, after a six-week closure, has shown the…

Federal Civil Service (FCSC) 2017 Recruitment, List of Successful Candidates for Interview

The Federal Civil Service Commission has released lists of shortlisted candidates according to states, for applications into Federal Ministries according to the statement signed by Hon. Chairman, Federal Civil Service Commission MustaphA L. Sulaiman. Below is the breakdown of affected ministries that require applicants. Federal Ministry of Education. Federal Ministry of Labour & Productivity. Federal…

Nigerians In South Africa Suffer Fresh Xenophobic Attacks

There reports of fresh xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. The Nigerian Community in South Africa confirmed these attacks and looting of Nigerian-owned businesses in Pretoria West on Saturday. Mr Ikechukwu Anyene, President, Nigeria Union, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone from Pretoria, South Africa, that the attacks began at…

More Demolition, As 81 Police Families Stand Risk

The Nigeria Police in Lagos State, on Thursday said three more buildings housing 81 police families would be pulled down at the Highway Police Barracks, Ikeja due to structural defects. Mr Maigari Dikko, the Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), in charge of Works disclosed the plan to newsmen while inspecting a building that collapsed in…