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2017 Hajj airlift begins, July 24 – NAHCON

2017 Hajj airlift begins, July 24 – NAHCON

The airlift for the 2017 Hajj will commence on July 24, the Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mukhtar Mohammed, made the announcement on Tuesday. Speaking during an interactive session with the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Mohammed said the Jeddah International Airport would be closed for Hajj operations […]

Confusion trails death of intending pilgrim in Ilorin

Confusion trails death of intending pilgrim in Ilorin

2 suspects arrested- Police Source By Ahmed Ajikobi There was perplexity among residents of Okelele area of Ilorin following the sudden murder of an intending hajj pilgrim, Abdulrafiu Alade Aloba and discovery of his body at the Moro river bank in Moro Local Governemt Area on Monday, National Pilot can report. The victim who hails from Aloba […]

Immigration Service begins recruitment

Immigration Service begins recruitment

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has begun recruitment into the service for 2017. In an advertisement placed on its portal, the service stated: “This is to notify candidates and the General Public that NIS recruitment is the official Nigerian Immigration Service URL that links to the recruitment and enlistment portal. Any website or portal apart […]

Moro Signpost Controversy: Emir summons IEDPU

Moro Signpost Controversy: Emir summons IEDPU

Agitators non residents, disgruntled politicians –‘Indigenes’ By Mumini AbdulKareem Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu Gambari has reportedly summoned leadership of the Ilorin Emirate Descendant Progressive Union (IEDPU) over the controversy brewing in the state on the call by some groups in Moro to secede from Ilorin Emirate, National Pilot learnt last night. A signpost to that […]

Knife-wielding NAF personnel raid varsity again, brutalise lecturers, students

Knife-wielding NAF personnel raid varsity again, brutalise lecturers, students

There was pandemonium at the Osun State University on Tuesday as Nigerian Air Force personnel launched a second attack, brutalizing lecturers and students. The military personnel attacked their victims with gun butts, knives and sticks, hours after a similar attack left several students and staff of the institution hospitalised, according to PREMIUM TIMES. Officials told […]

North East: Saraki seeks more EU support for humanitarian situation

North East: Saraki seeks more EU support for humanitarian situation

Worried by the humanitarian crisis in the Northeast of Nigeria occasioned by Boko Haram insurgency,  Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on the European Union and other donor agencies for more support..  Saraki, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Print Media, Chuks Okocha, made the call when the President of the Group […]

Stop referring to Lagos as ‘No man’s land,’ Osoba warns Akiolu

Stop referring to Lagos as ‘No man’s land,’ Osoba warns Akiolu

Controversy brewed at the Lagos History Lecture on Wednesday as eminent Lagosians and others kicked against the reference to the state as ‘No man’s land.’ The ceremony was held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Among those who spoke vehemently against the cliché are the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu; former Minister […]

Ortom’s ban on grazing in Benue may cause war – Fulani group

Ortom’s ban on grazing in Benue may cause war – Fulani group

Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) has stated that the signing of the anti-grazing law by Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, may lead to hostility and bloodshed. GAFDAN said the law was harsh, capable of causing breakdown of law and order and demanded its suspension until an alternative to open grazing was provided […]

LAUTECH hospital explains role on Adeleke’s autopsy

LAUTECH hospital explains role on Adeleke’s autopsy

The management of LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, on Wednesday reacted to statements by the Adeleke family regarding the role of the hospital in the conduct of autopsy on late Senator Isiaka Adeleke. The family had berated the chief pathologist who carried out autopsy on the deceased for saying that he would only release the report […]

Buhari’s wife, Aisha reveals President’s driving force

Buhari’s wife, Aisha reveals President’s driving force

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has disclosed that the “unflinching support” and prayers by Nigerian women has been the “driving force” behind her husband’s push to deliver on his electoral promises. Aisha made the disclosure during a session organised to distribute food items to women organisations in Yola, Adamawa State capital. She commended the […]