Sunday, May 16, 2021

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May 16, 2021

Cloudiness, thunderstorms expected from Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency gives an update to the weather outlook for the first half of the week.

thunderstorms
May 16, 2021

NSE calls for more investment in engineering education

The competency of engineers plays a key role in the nation’s prosperity, the engineer said.

Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)
May 16, 2021

Governors run Nigeria, president “just one person in Abuja”: Ex-President Jonathan

“So if the governors of the states meet and dialogue, interrogate things that are good for this country, then we will move forward.”

Former Nigeria President, Goodluck Jonathan [PHOTO CREDIT: Premium Times]
May 16, 2021

We are heading for secession: Miyetti Allah

“Criminality started in the South. Armed robbery, kidnapping, all started in the South. We have been watching these on television.”

Miyetti Allah
May 16, 2021

Suspected cultists arrested with firearms, hard drugs in Enugu

The spokesman said that the suspects would be prosecuted once ongoing investigations into their nefarious activities are concluded.

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor, Enugu State
May 16, 2021

Buhari begs Turkish President for more humanitarian support in North-East

The Nigerian leader held talks with the Turkish President on Saturday.

President Muhammadu Buhari and President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan
May 15, 2021

Buhari jets off to Paris for 4-day visit

President Buhari would meet with the French President to discuss growing security threats in the Sahel and Lake Chad region.

May 15, 2021

Fresh N192bn contract breach penalty threatens FG’s Mambilla power project

The contract breach by the Nigerian government has now stalled progress of the power plant, as the Chinese bank says it would not release the funds until the legal standoff ends.

Mambilla
May 15, 2021

Oyo electoral commission refunds candidates’ nomination fees for LG election

The commission had in its guidelines stipulated a nomination fee of N250,000 for chairmanship candidates and N50,000 for councillorship candidates.

Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission
May 15, 2021

Kidnapped Plateau varsity student released

The victim entered the kidnappers’ car and they took the N3,000 in his pocket and cleared the money in his bank account.