Coronavirus: Reps reject move to return Nigerians from China

Coronavirus: Reps reject move to return Nigerians from China NEWS DIGEST - The House of Representatives on Tuesday rejected a call for the evacuation of Nigerians from China as coronavirus spreads from the country to other parts of the world. The...

Buhari appoints Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

Buhari appoints Amokachi as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador NEWS DIGEST - President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed retired a Nigerian professional footballer, former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and...

Boko Haram cause of religious crises in Nigeria – Buhari 

Boko Haram cause of religious crises in Nigeria - Buhari NEWS DIGEST - President Muhammadu Buhari has said the terrorist group, Boko Haram, is setting Nigerians against one other. Mr Buhari, who made this known in a statement made available on...

Saudi Arabia ambassador to Nigeria is dead

Saudi Arabia ambassador to Nigeria is dead NEWS DIGEST - The Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Adnan Bostaji, is dead. The Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Nigeria, which announced this in a statement on Tuesday, said the envoy died in...

House of Reps uncovers N65bn under-remittance in FAAN

House of Reps uncovers N65bn under-remittance in FAAN NEWS DIGEST - The House of Representatives Committee of Finance on Tuesday took the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority(FAAN) Captain Rabiu Yadudu, to task over the huge discrepancies in the...

Iran to execute CIA agent over spy – Official

Iran to execute CIA agent over spy – Official NEWS DIGEST - The semi-official Fars news agency on Tuesday said a man sentenced to death in Iran for spying for the CIA and attempting to pass on information about Tehran’s...

Senate passes N238.15bn budget for Nigerian Customs

Senate passes N238.15bn budget for Nigerian Customs NEWS DIGEST - The Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, 2020 budget of N238.15 billion amidst dissenting views by some senators. The passing of the budget followed the presentation...

PRNigeria publisher sues Benue youth leader over ‘malicious’ allegations

PRNigeria publisher sues Benue youth leader over ‘malicious’ allegations NEWS DIGEST - The Publisher of PRNigeria, Yushau Shuaib has instituted legal action against Terrence Kuanum, leader of Benue Youth Forum, for accusing him of promoting Boko Haram terrorism after his...

Youths Digest constitute Screening Committee for 2020 Campus Journalism Awards

Youths Digest constitute Screening Committee for 2020 Campus Journalism Awards NEWS DIGEST - As the deadline for the Campus Journalism Awards, CJA 2020 draws closer, Youths Digest, organisers of the award have announced members of the screening Committee saddled with...

100 Islamic scholars begin 3-day fasting/prayers for national unity, stability

100 Islamic scholars begin 3-day fasting/prayers for national unity, stability NEWS DIGEST - The team leader of the Volunteer and Patriotic Muslim Scholars, Salihu Abdullahi-Mai, during  a news conference in Tudun Wada, Kaduna, said the group mobilised 100 clerics for...