• NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, weather for Tuesday

    NiMet predicts sunny, hazy, weather for Tuesday

    It was gathered that the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted sunny and hazy weather over central states of the country on Tuesday.

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

    It said that the region would also have day and night time temperatures of 34 to 37 degrees Celsius and 14 to 20 degrees Celsius respectively.

    The agency predicted that the southern states will experience cloudy to partly cloudy morning with day and night […]

  • Senate to discuss unemployment situation Tuesday

    Senate to discuss unemployment situation Tuesday

    It was gathered that the Senate will on Tuesday consider a motion on the high level of unemployment in the country, with a view to proffering solution on how to curb the trend.

    The motion entitled “Intolerable upswing of unemployment in Nigeria” according to the Senate’s Notice Paper for this week, is among other matters to engage the Red Chamber’s attention this week.

    Sponsored by the lawmaker representing Ekiti North, Senator Duro Faseyi, the motion would specifically call on the nations’s security […]

  • Recession: Senate to begin debate on 2017 MTEF/FSP Tuesday

    Recession: Senate to begin debate on 2017 MTEF/FSP Tuesday

    In line with its resolve to prioritize all economic bills as a way out of the current recession, the Senate will on Tuesday commence debate on the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) submitted for its approval by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday October 4, 2016.

    The MTEF and FSP provides the framework for the 2017 budget. The early listing of the MTEF/FSP for debate in Senate, shortly after it was laid before both chambers of […]

  • NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Tuesday

    NiMet predicts cloudy, rainy weather for Tuesday

    According to reports, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted cloudy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Tuesday, with chances of early morning isolated thunderstorms over Jalingo, Makurdi, Mambilla and environs.

    NiMet gave the predictions in its Weather Outlook issued by the Central Forecast Office on Monday in Abuja.

    It added that localized thunderstorms would prevail over the high ground areas of Abuja, Jos, Southern Kaduna and Minna in the evening/night hours with maximum temperatures of 28 to 33 […]

  • Injured Rangers striker Egwim operated, second surgery Tuesday

    Injured Rangers striker Egwim operated, second surgery Tuesday

    Injured Rangers striker Ifeanyi Egwim was operated on Sunday night at the National Orthopedic Hospital in Enugu with another surgery scheduled for Tuesday, officials said.

    Egwim suffered a double leg fracture in Sunday’s championship decider against El Kanemi Warriors at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu.

    Rangers team doctor Emeka Onyia disclosed Egwim was first operated Sunday night and another surgery will be done on Tuesday.

    “The surgery went into the early hours of Monday and everything is looking good,” Onyia announced.

    “And the […]

  • Kano declares Tuesday public holiday

    Kano declares Tuesday public holiday

    Kano state government has declared Tuesday, October 4th as Public Holiday to mark the beginning of the new Islamic calendar 1438 A.H. The Islamic New Year is on the first day of Muharram, the first month in the lunar Islamic calendar.

    The state government had on Friday, 30th September, 2016 organized a prayer session at the Government House Mosque in Kano, to usher in the new Islamic year, which coincided with activities marking the nation’s 56th anniversary celebration. In the same […]

  • FG, states, others meet over economy on Tuesday

    FG, states, others meet over economy on Tuesday

    It was gathered that the National Council on Finance and Economic Development (NACOFED) 2016 conference, which opens in Abeokuta, Ogun state tomorrow, will examine options available to government to improve its revenue streams, especially in a period of low earnings from crude oil.

    The conference, which is being hosted by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has been themed: Enhancing Revenue Generation and Obtaining Best Value for Money in Expenditure.

    According to the Federal Ministry of Finance, the event will attract […]

  • FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays for Eid-el-Kabir celebrations

    FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays for Eid-el-Kabir celebrations

    The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 12 and Sept.13 as public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Kabir.

    The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Muhammadu Maccido.

    He enjoined all Muslims and Nigerians in general to support and join hands with President Muhammadu Buhari in his sustained efforts to diversify the economy and progressively accelerate the pace of economic […]

  • NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rainy weather for Tuesday – Check your States’ predictions

    NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rainy weather for Tuesday – Check your States’ predictions

    The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted chances of localized thunderstorms over Abuja, Yola, Mambila Plateau, Jalingo, Makurdi and Lokoja on Tuesday morning.

    The predictions are contained in the Weather Outlook issued by NiMet’s Central Forecast Office  in Abuja on Monday. The agency also predicted localised thunderstorms over Abuja, Jos, Kaduna and Lokoja in the afternoon, with day time temperatures of 27 to 31 degree Celsius.

    NiMet predicted that the Northern states would also experience thunderstorms, especially over Yelwa, Sokoto, Bauchi and Nguru and […]

  • Court rules on Fayose’s ally’s N500m suit against EFCC Tuesday

    Court rules on Fayose’s ally’s N500m suit against EFCC Tuesday

    Justice Olukayode Adeniyi of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Friday picked July 19 for ruling on a N500 million suit brought against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by Abiodun Agbele, an associate of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose.

    The judge picked the date after entertaining arguments from lawyers from both parties on whether or not to grant the reliefs sought by the plaintiff.

    Agbele is challenging his continued detention by the EFCC and has […]

  • Forgery: FG to arraign Saraki and Ekweremadu Tuesday

    Forgery: FG to arraign Saraki and Ekweremadu Tuesday

    The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, is scheduled to appear on Tuesday before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Jabi, Abuja for arraignment on charges of forgery.

    Saraki will also appear before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for his ongoing trial for alleged false and anticipatory asset declaration.

    Both the FCT High Court and the CCT share a boundary in Jabi area of Abuja.

    Sources from the Federal Ministry of Justice confirmed to our correspondent on the telephone on Monday […]