Eid El-Kabir: Avoid violent extremist ideas, Buhari urges Muslims/newsheadline247.com

Buhari unveils made in Nigeria Armoured vehicles

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled locally produced mine resistant ambush protected vehicles named Ezugwu and other armoured vehicles designed to carry out insertion and extraction of troops, assault, counter-terrorism, delivery of high fire power and urban warfare. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the vehicles were unveiled during the Chief of Army Staff Read more

Buhari reveals 3 ways to curb banditry in South-West Region/newsheadline247

Buhari: No date yet to reopen Nigeria’s borders

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has not given any date for the reopening of Nigeria’s land borders. He said that the closure would remain until the situation improved. In August, Nigeria partially closed its land borders mainly to check the mass smuggling of products like rice and petrol. Later on in October, the Comptroller-General of Read more


Gov. Matawalle revokes land allocations on grazing reserves from 1999

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has revoked all farmland titles and allocations that were made along cattle grazing reserves in the state from 1999 to date. This is contained in a statement by Yusuf Idris, the director-general of press affairs to the governor. Mr Idris said the governor’s action had become necessary in order Read more

Buhari reveals 3 ways to curb banditry in South-West Region/newsheadline247

Buhari: We won’t allow religion to divide Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the strong determination of his administration to forge a strong, united nation from the diverse religious and ethnic communities in the country. The president stated this when he received the Tijjaniyya Muslim Religious Movement at the State House, Abuja, on Monday. Buhari lauded mutual understanding among the followers of the Read more

Just in: Ex-INEC boss, Maurice Iwu remanded in EFCC custody over alleged fraud/newsheadline247

Alleged Fraud: Ex – INEC boss, Maurice Iwu’s N1.2 billion trial stalled

The N1.2 billion fraud trial of a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Maurice Iwu, was on Monday stalled because Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos was not available. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Prof. Iwu is facing a three-count charge of fraud and Read more


Ambassador tells Nigerians what to do before business venture in Dubai

Mohammed Rimi, the Nigerian Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has advised Nigerians coming to Dubai for genuine businesses to consult with the Embassy or the Consulate before embarking on such ventures. The ambassador gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dubai at the 5th Edition of Read more


OAU, UNILAG, Covenant University win CFA Ethics Challenge

Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Covenant University Ota (CU) and University of Lagos (UNILAG) have emerged top three winners in the CFA Society Nigeria Ethics Challenge. Mr Banji Fehintola, president, CFA Society Nigeria, announced the winners after the finale of the national competition of the 2019 CFA Ethics Challenge in Lagos. According to News Agency of Read more


Bayelsa Guber Poll: Boat carrying journalists on election duties capsizes

Journalists on election duties in the governorship elections in Bayelsa State were involved in a boat mishap on Saturday. The boat conveying the journalists across flooded parts of Sampou community on Nun River in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa capsized and threw its four occupants into the water. The journalists were returning from Read more