Weeks After NBC Inspection: Independent Radio 89.7 FM Abuja Gets Approval, Commences Test Transmission

The Former Governor of Edo state, His Excellency Chief Lucky Nosakhare Igbinedion today officially launched the test transmission of Independent Radio 89.7 FM Abuja. John Terna reports that the test transmission launch is coming a week after the inspection and approval of the radio facility by the National Broadcasting Commission.

Nicki Minaj’s Dad Dies In A Hit-And-Run Accident

American superstar rapper, Nicki Minaj has lost her dad Robert Maraj in a hit and Run accident in New York. Mr Maraj was said to be walking on the road between Roslyn road and Raff Avenue, when he was hit by a vehicle heading Northbound. Cops said the driver fled the scene without meaningful description from the witness. He was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed to the critical injuries he sustained and passed away over the weekend, according to TMZ online. Homicide Squad is investigating the case and…

NASS LEADERSHIP MEETS PRES. BUHARI, CALLS FOR END TO #ENDSARS PROTEST

The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #ENDSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the country to stop. The Senate President,  Ahmed Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Femi Gbajabiamila spoke to journalists today after meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa ITV statehouse correspondent Ikharo Attah completes the Report. The leadership of the National Assembly says it is time for the #EndSARS protest currently going on in most parts of the… Posted by Independent Television-ITV Abuja on Sunday, 18…

President Buhari Full Speech At 2021 Budget Presentation

PROTOCOLS It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members of the National Assembly, at this juncture, I wish to commend your tremendous efforts in approving the revision of the 2020 – 2022 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper, and passage of the 2020 Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Today marks an important occasion in our quest to accord the federal budget process the seriousness it…

Nigeria @60: President Buhari Addresses Nigerians

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to renew my appreciation to Nigerians for entrusting me with your hopes and aspirations for a better and greater Nigeria. Today, it is my unique privilege to re-commit myself to the service of this great country…

FG Recovers Hijacked 5 Hecters In Abuja For Art and Crafts Village

Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, said his organisation has been able to recovered about five hecters of land meant for Art and Crafts village which were illegally acquired by some Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory FCT Abuja. Otunba Runsewe lamented that the country has left behind the biggest secret , which is the development of culture and tourism, adding that about 17 countries in Africa rely only on that to develop their economy. Speaking as the chairman of occasion at…

Igbo, Yoruba, May Go Into Extinction In 50 Years Says NICO

The Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation NICO, Mr Ado Muhammed Yahuza, has said that some Nigerian Languages might go into extinction if urgent measures were not taken to reverse the trend. Yahuza said this at the 2nd edition of the Nigerian Indigenous Language Programme (NILP) on Monday in Abuja. According to him, some Nigerian languages including Igbo and Yoruba, may not survive next 50 years. “The alarm has been raised in socio-linguistic circles that over 90 per cent of the world’s 7,000 languages are likely to go into…