Expect cloudy skies, thunderstorms on Friday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted cloudy morning in the central states of the country on Friday with prospects of thunderstorms over Abuja, Lafia, Minna, Makurdi, Ibi, Jalingo and Mambilla Plateau. NiMet’s Weather Outlook by its Central Forecast Office (CFO), in Abuja on Thursday also predicted partly cloudy conditions later in the day. It… Continue reading Expect cloudy skies, thunderstorms on Friday – NiMet

APC offers ex-Eagles Coach Christian Chukwu new job

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday inaugurated a 26-member committee for its maiden Unity Cup Football Competition aimed discovering young talents. The committee is headed by former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, and the championship is targeted at non-league players in the six geo-political zones. The APC National Youth Leader, Alhaji Dasuki Jalo, who… Continue reading APC offers ex-Eagles Coach Christian Chukwu new job

Calabar agog as Acting President Osinbajo visits

Calabar, the Cross River State Capital was agog on Thursday as residents comprising women, men and children thronged the streets to give acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN a fitting welcome. The Acting President is on a one day working visit to the state. Our correspondent who was on the entourage of the Acting President reports… Continue reading Calabar agog as Acting President Osinbajo visits

Bode George: call for Buhari’s resignation wrong

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, on Thursday faulted calls by some politicians on President Mohammed Buhari to resign over his ill-health. George faulted the calls while speaking with some journalists in Lagos, describing them as wrong and inflammatory. He said it was inhumane of anyone to pressure the president… Continue reading Bode George: call for Buhari’s resignation wrong

NSE market indicators up by 2.77%

Indices at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday recorded an 11-month high, appreciating by 2.77 per cent, amid huge gains by banking and cement stocks. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the All-Share Index crossed the 30,000 mark, growing by 815.83 points or 2.77 per cent, to close at 30,314.14, as against 29,498.31… Continue reading NSE market indicators up by 2.77%

JTF kills 4 suspected sea robbers in Rivers

The Joint Task Force (JTF) deployed to the Niger Delta says it has destroyed a hideout used by kidnappers in Bayelsa and killed four suspected sea robbers in crossfire. Maj. Abubakar Abdullahi, Spokesman of the JTF, christened Operation Delta Safe, confirmed the development in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)… Continue reading JTF kills 4 suspected sea robbers in Rivers

44 Nigerian, Ghanaian migrants perish in Sahara Desert

More than 40 migrants from Nigeria and Ghana have died in the Sahara Desert after their truck broke down in arid northern Niger. The Red Cross said the migrants, most of whom have not been identified, died this week. According to Reuters, six survivors walked to a remote village where they said that 44 people,… Continue reading 44 Nigerian, Ghanaian migrants perish in Sahara Desert