Taraba State has no land to give for cattle colonies, says Government

Taraba State has no land to give for cattle colonies, says Government

Jalingo, Jan 17, 2018 (TNE) The Taraba State Government says it has no land for cattle colonies being proposed by the Federal Government, Mr Yusufu Akirikwen, the state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, declared on Wednesday. The attorney-general…

General

Police confirm kidnap of 4 foreign nationals, killing of 2 policemen in Kaduna State

Kafanchan (Kaduna) Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals, and the killing of two accompanying policemen, on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government…

NEMA urges states to come for their Libya indigenes

3 dead, 15 injured in suicide bomb attack on Maiduguri IDPs' camp - NEMA

Port Harcourt, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has called on State Governments with indigenes among the Libya returnees to come for them, so as to decongest the…

Bus attendant shot dead allegedly by customs men in Lagos

Bus attendant shot dead allegedly by customs men in Lagos

Lagos, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) A bus attendant, identified as Toheeb Olayiwola, was shot dead in Abule-Egba area of Lagos on Wednesday, allegedly by customs men chasing a bus loaded with smuggled…

Politics

INEC may partner with States' counterparts to distribute voter cards

INEC begins village-to-village issuance of PVCs

Gusau, Jan. 17, 2018, (TNE) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun village-to-village issuance of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in Zamfara state…

APC rejects Fayose’s White Paper on Fayemi

Ado Ekiti, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) The All Progressives Congress (APC) has rejected Monday’s White Paper barring Dr Kayode Fayemi from holding any…

Entertainment

Creative industry: Viable source of alternative income, says film maker

Creative industry: Viable source of alternative income, says film maker

Lagos, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) John Okafor, a filmmaker popularly known as ‘Mr Ibu’, on Wednesday said that the creative industry is capable…

Tourism stakeholder urges FG, states to organise festivals periodically

Migration: theme of 2017 Calabar Carnival

Lagos, Jan. 14, 2018 (TNE) Mr Ini Akpabio, the Group Managing Director of Nanet Hotel and Suites, has advised the Federal and state…

Sports

Nigeria, one of the surprise teams at Russia 2018

NFF reveals World Cup programme

Lagos, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has revealed the Super Eagles'…

Rangers slump 1-2 at home to Lobi Stars

Rangers slump 1-2 at home to Lobi Stars

Enugu, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) Rangers International Football Club of Enugu lost 1-2 to visiting…

Ben Stokes available for England selection, says Board

Ben Stokes available for England selection, says Board

Lagos, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) England cricketer Ben Stokes is available for selection for the…

Business & Finance

Kano Assembly passes 2018 budget of N246bn into law

Kano Assembly passes 2018 budget of N246bn into law

Kano, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed into…

NSE market capitalisation hits N16.080 trn all-time high

Lagos, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) The price rally on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) continued…

Africa’s GDP recovery expected to grow by .5% in 2018 – UN report

Abuja, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) Africa is expected to see a recovery in Gross Domestic…

Technology

Technology makes PTAD pension verification seamless, says Executive Secretary

Technology makes PTAD pension verification seamless, says Executive Secretary

Enugu, Jan. 17, 2018 (TNE) Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Executive Secretary, Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), says the deployment of…

2019: INEC deploys website technology for electorate, candidates

Enugu, Jan. 16, 2018 (TNE) The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed a website technology to simplify its dealings…

FG set for Technology, Innovation Expo 2018 in March

Abuja, Jan. 12, 2018 (TNE) The Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST) says it will hold Technology and Innovation…

Editorials

EDITORIAL: Welcome to Modular Refineries

EDITORIAL: Welcome to Modular Refineries

Among the steady stream of cheery news items coming out of Aso Rock in the…

Pictures

You Are Welcome!

You Are Welcome!

Some of returnees from Libya (Oyo State indigenes) being received by the state government in Ibadan on Monday,…

Opinions

Our Youths Have Gone Far Wild Into Drug Abuse

EXTRA REPORT: Our Youths Have Gone Far Wild Into Drug Abuse

By Supo Balogun, The Nigerian Expression (TNE) "Sniffing toilet is old-school now. They are mixing malt drinks with Knorr seasoning cube. I…