• NYSC call-up letters to be printed online as batch B camp begins Thursday

    NYSC call-up letters to be printed online as batch B camp begins Thursday

    It was gathered that the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, authorities have said that prospective corps members can now print their call-up letters online.

    It also adds that the camp for Stream 1, 2016 Batch ‘B’ commences on Thursday.

    This is a radical departure from the practice whereby intending corps members must return to their respective schools to pick up the letters physically

    According to tweets by the agency, as posted on its twitter handle, “Call-up letters can now be printed for prospective […]

  • NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, weather for Thursday

    NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, weather for Thursday

    According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted sunny and hazy weather conditions over central states of the country on Thursday.

    NiMet made the prediction in the Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Wednesday.

    It said that the region would also have day and night time temperatures of 34 to 38 degrees Celsius and 15 to 22 degrees respectively with exception of Jos city with 28 to 13 degrees Celsius.

    The agency predicted that the southern states will […]

  • Ondo guber: INEC commences configuration of Card Readers Thursday

    Ondo guber: INEC commences configuration of Card Readers Thursday

    It was gathered that the Independent National Electoral Commission will start the configuration of Smart Card Readers to be used for the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State on Thursday.

    The commission, which stated this in its bulletin released in Abuja on Wednesday, also disclosed that it would also commence a two-day training for Collation/Returning Officers for the election on Monday.

    The training, it said, would end on Tuesday next week.

    The Commission also said it would deploy 16,723 personnel for the […]

  • NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, cloudy weather for Thursday

    NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, cloudy weather for Thursday

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted sunny and hazy weather with night time temperatures of 29 to 35 degrees Celsius over the central states of the country on Thursday.

    NiMet made the prediction in the Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja.

    It also predicted that the southern states would experience cloudy to partly cloudy conditions in the morning with night time temperatures of 32 to 33 […]

  • NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Thursday

    NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Thursday

    According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states with prospects of early morning isolated thunderstorms over Abuja, Jalingo, Bauchi, Makurdi and Mambilla.

    NiMet gave the predictions in its Weather Outlook issued by the Central Forecast Office (CFO) on Wednesday in Abuja.

    It added that localised thunderstorms would prevail over the high ground areas of Lokoja, Minna, Jos and Bida during the evening/night hour with maximum temperatures of 28 to 32 degrees Celsius.

    The agency […]

  • Buhari leaves for Germany Thursday, to discuss security, others

    Buhari leaves for Germany Thursday, to discuss security, others

    President Muhammadu Buhari will embark on an official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany from October 13 to 15, 2016.

    In Berlin, President Buhari, will confer with Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel on issues of shared interests between Nigeria and Germany, including further cooperation on security, the humanitarian situation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and rehabilitation of the North-East, as well as trade and economic relations between both countries.

    Thereafter, the President, who will be accompanied by Governors Kashim Shettima of Borno […]

  • Plateau Governor Lalong to begin Jang’s probe Thursday

    Plateau Governor Lalong to begin Jang’s probe Thursday

    The judicial commission of inquiry recently set up by the Governor of Plateau state, Barrister Simon Lalong, to probe the eight years of the former governor of the state, Senator Jonah Jang, has said it has concluded plans to begin the probe this Thursday.

    Secretary of the commission, Alhaji Sani Yahaya, in an interview with journalists in Jos on Sunday, revealed that the commission will begin its public hearing on Thursday.

    He assured that all parties will be given fair hearing, maintaining […]

  • Sex scandal: Dogara to meet US Ambassador Thursday

    Sex scandal: Dogara to meet US Ambassador Thursday

    The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, will on Thursday meet with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr James Entwistle, over the sexual misconduct allegation against three legislators.

    Investigative public hearing on the scandal begins on Thursday and Entwistle is expected to provide video clips of the incident.

    The incident allegedly occurred during the International Visitor Leadership Programme in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. held between April 7 and April 13, attended by 10 members of the lower chamber.

    Chairman of House Committee on […]

  • FG extends public holidays for Eid-el Fitr celebration till Thursday July 7th

    FG extends public holidays for Eid-el Fitr celebration till Thursday July 7th

    The Federal Government has extended the public holidays for the Eid-el-fitr celebration to Thursday July 7th July, 2016.

    A statement from the office Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau which was signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bassey Okon Akpanyung and released today, states that the extension is as a result of the decision of the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto, to extend the Ramadan fast to today […]

  • Court to rule on Ikpeazu’s motion for stay of execution Thursday

    Court to rule on Ikpeazu’s motion for stay of execution Thursday

    The Abuja Federal High Court will on Thursday hear the motion for stay of execution in the judgment of the court that removed Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, from office.

    The motion praying the court to stay the judgment was filed by Ikpeazu through his counsel, Wole Olanipekun (SAN), who led other senior lawyers.

    Meanwhile, the matter may take a violent turn as Ukwa Ngwa Youths under the aegis of Supreme Council of Ukwa-Ngwa Youths have threatened to make the state ungovernable […]