Monday 24 September, 2018
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Buhari and wife, Aisha, arrive in New York for UNGA

Buhari and wife, Aisha, arrive in New York for UNGA President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in New York to attend the 73rd Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA73) which officially opened on Sept. 18. The president who was accompanied...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 24th, 2018
Saraki, Dogara and Ekweremadu

Saraki, Dogara and Ekweremadu The National Assembly has shifted its resumption from its annual recess from Sept. 25 to Oct. 9, according to its Clerk, Mohammed Omolori. Omolori announced this on Sunday, attributing it to the primary elections...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 24th, 2018
INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu

INEC Chairman, Prof Yakubu The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Saturday’s Osun governorship election as inconclusive. Prof. Joseph Fuwape, the Returning Officer for the Sept. 22 election made the declaration in...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 23rd, 2018
Caught in the act: PDP agents a.k.a vote buyers arrested in Iwo, Osun by the police

Caught in the act: PDP agents a.k.a vote buyers arrested in Iwo, Osun by the police The Nigerian police have arrested two PDP agents out on a mission to buy votes in the course of voting in the Osun governorship election. The agents were caught...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 22nd, 2018
Adebayo Shittu: says he did not violate any law by dodging NYSC in 1978

Adebayo Shittu: says he did not violate any law by dodging NYSC in 1978 The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has said that he did not violate the Constitution by not participating in the compulsory one year National Youth Services...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 21st, 2018
Skye Bank now defunct, Polaris Bank takes over

Skye Bank now defunct, Polaris Bank takes over Polaris Bank has taken over the assets and liabilities of Skye Bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria said today. Consequently, the CBN has revoked the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc with immediate...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 21st, 2018
Osun election: over 400,000 registered voters won’t vote says INEC

Osun election: over 400,000 registered voters won’t vote says INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 435,015 registered voters in Osun are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and would not be participating...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 21st, 2018
Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the Commissioner for Health, stated this in a...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 21st, 2018
Buhari and new DG DSS Yusuf Bichi

Buhari and new DG DSS Yusuf Bichi President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja met, for the first time, with the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 21st, 2018
AfDB debars consulting form for fraud

AfDB debars consulting form for fraud The African Development Bank Group on Thursday banned for 48 months, Geo Sciences International Sarl, a consulting firm based in Yaoundé, Cameroon for alleged fraudulent practices. An investigation conducted...

By METRO DAILY on Sep 20th, 2018