U.S. launches first military base in Israel to curb Iran

The U.S. Army has inaugurated its first military base in Israel, which sends a message of readiness to Iran in the region. The base’s opening comes as Israel faces a slew of regional threats especially from its Iran, Israeli newspaper...

Customs targets more revenue at Kaduna Airport

The Assistant Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service, Zone B, Kaduna, AminuDahiru, has said the commencement of international flight operation from Kaduna Airport would boost revenue generation of the zonal command. Dahiru said in Kaduna that it was a good development for...

Mission urges Nigerians in SA to be law abiding

Nigeria`s Consul General (CG) In South Africa, Amb. Godwin Adama, has urged Nigerians in that country to remain law abiding and resist being lured into crime. He said in Johannesburg that while the mission was working hard to protect their...

Unions seek involvement in airports concession process

Two unions in the aviation sector have expressed dissatisfaction over their non-involvement in the ongoing plan to concession the Lagos and Abuja airports.   The Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport...

Dangote Foundation partners GBCHealth to fight malnutrition, malaria

The Chairman of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, had revealed plans to build an African Business Coalition on Health (ABCHealth) in collaboration with GBCHealth to fight malnutrition and malaria in the continent. Dangote Group’s Chief Corporate Communication Officer, Mr. Anthony Chiejina,...

Gov Ortom: Benue not part of secessionist agitation

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom said the state was committed to building a strong and indivisible Nigerian nation and would never support any secessionist agitation. Ortom, who spoke at a meeting with Benue Council of Chiefs, also restated government’s readiness...

ASUU suspends 5-week old strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its five weeks old strike following a closed door meeting with the Federal Government’s delegation. ASUU President,Prof. BiodunOgunyemi, announced this at a news conference after the closed door meeting with the...

NSCDC sets up special squad for Bama

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has set up a special squad to boost security operations in Bama community of Borno. Spokesman of the Corps, Mr. Emmanuel Okeh, disclosed this in a statement. He said the squad was...

London’s giant ‘fatberg’ to be recycled into biofuel

A giant, 250-metre “fatberg” of oil, fat and other solid waste blocking a main sewer under London is to be recycled into biofuel, Thames Water, the company working to remove it, said on Tuesday. “The congealed mass under a street...

Full text of President Buhari’s speech at 72nd session of UNGA

On behalf of my country, Nigeria, I congratulate you Mr. President on your election and Mr. Gutteres on his first General Assembly outing as our Secretary-General.  I assure you both of my country’s solidarity and cooperation.  You will indeed...