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“It’s fake” – NAN disowns recruitment platform

The management of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has reacted to an advertisement purportedly announcing ”NAN Recruitment 2020/2021 Application Form Portal – www.nan.ng” on a certain media platform.

Buhari appoints CEOs for NAN, National theatre, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Executive Officers for nine of the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture.

Lai Mohammed reacts to NAN chairman, Wada’s death

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has condoled with the staff, management and board of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) over the death of the agency’s board chairman Wada Maida.

Malam Wada Maida NAN chairman, ex-Buhari aide dies suddenly

Malam Wada Maida, Chairman, Board of Directors of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), is dead. He was aged 70. A member of his family, Lawal Sale Maida, said Maida died in Abuja on Monday.

Oladele Ojo appointed acting MD for NAN

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has appointed another director in the agency to act as the Managing Director

Onanuga demands public apology from NAN unions

Immediate past managing director of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Bayo Onanuga, has demanded a public  apology from members of four industrial unions in the agency over allegations that he embezzled the agency's money. 

NAN sacks reporter over fake news

The reporter, Bridget Kyado, filed a report titled, ‘Akume, a great asset to Benue—-Ortom’, in which she claimed to have witnessed a birthday party for Sen. George Akume and which was attended by Gov. Samuel Ortom.

News agency of Nigeria (NAN) budgets N1.6bn in 2018

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday presented to the Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation its 2018 appropriation proposal of N1.62 billion.

Alumni group seeks partnership with NAN to enhance national development

The South Korea International Alumni in Nigeria on Wednesday sought the cooperation of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) to develop initiatives towards national development.

BPE And Privatisation That Is Not Beneficial To Nigerians

John Tosin Ajiboye Privatisation has been defined by economic scholars and jurists “…to encompass a wide range of options for involvement of private capital and...

PDP Drops 20 Gov Aspirants

The PDP in Ekiti State on Tuesday announced that it had dropped 20 of its governorship aspirants. Twenty-nine aspirants were jostling to contest for...

NGO To Create 63,000 Agric Jobs

A Birnin-Kebbi-based organisation, Youths In Agriculture, said it had registered 63,000 unemployed youths for its agricultural empowerment scheme aimed at providing jobs. Hajiya Rabi Zuru,...

NDLEA Arrests 158 Suspects

The Kebbi Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said on Monday that no fewer than158 suspected drug dealers and addicts were...

Pre-Paid Meters: Indigenous Firms Partner Ikeja DISCO

Six indigenous pre-paid meters manufacturing companies on Friday said they were partnering the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company on meter procurement and installation to customers. The...

Germany To Supply Electricity To 4 Varsities

The Secretary, National Energy Council, Alhaji Ibrahim Njiddah, said on Tuesday that the German government had offered to provide electricity to four universities in...

Social Media And Public Information Management In Nigeria

By Jude Zoho The National Council on Information met recently at its 44th session in Osogbo and focused on the role of social media and...

NDLEA Arrest 95 Suspects

The Ebonyi command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday announced the arrest of 95 drug suspects from January to date. The...

I’ll Sign More Death Warrants —Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, southern Nigeria, said he would sign the death warrants of convicts who killed their victims. Oshiomhole gave this assurance...

Pope honours Oyo, boss of Nigeria’s news agency

Mrs Oluremi Oyo, the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), is now a 'Dame' of the Catholic Church. The honour was conferred...

5 Days To Xmas: Prices Of Goods Soar

With just a few days to Christmas and New Year celebrations, the prices of basic food items have skyrocketed in most markets across the...

Driver Arrested Over Killing Of 3-Month Old

The police in Lagos have arrested a driver, whose car allegedly ran over a  three-month old baby strapped on its mother’s back atop a...

24 Hours To Sallah: Ram Prices Soar

Barely twenty-four hours to Eid-El-Kabir, the prices of rams in the country have  soared beyond the reach of many muslims, P.M.NEWS investigations have revealed. Investigations...

APCON Insists On Approving Political Adverts

Politicians have been advised to seek the approval of the Advertising Practitioners  Council of Nigeria (APCON) before publishing any advertisement in respect of the ...

Bureau To Comence Prosecution Of Contractors

The Rivers State Bureau of Public Procurement (RSBOPP) is to begin the prosecution  of contractors and government organisations that flouted its rules on the...

Thugs Snatch N500,000 From Politician

Some youths suspected to be political thugs, in a broad daylight in Katsina on  Sunday, snatched N500,000 cash from the Chairman of CPC, Charanchi...

ACN Urges Nigerians To Support Opposition

The FCT Chairman of ACN, Mr. Sunny Monidafie, on Sunday in Abuja urged Nigerians to  be supportive to opposition parties toward change in 2011. Speaking...

Gunmen Kill Policeman, Guard

Gunmen have killed a policeman and a security guard attached to Assemblyman Kasim Ayilara of Oyo State House of Assembly. They were killed in...

FRSC Applicant Dies In Fitness Exercise

Mr. Funmibi Olawoyin, the FCT Sector Commander of FRSC, has confirmed the death of one person in the ongoing fitness exercise for applicants seeking...

EFCC Storms Children’s Home

Six officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday  raided the premises of the Child Rights and Rehabilitation Network (CRARN) and ...

Doctors In Enugu Not On Total Strike

The Chairman of Resident Doctors at the Enugu State University of Science and  Technology Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Dr. Okechukwu Ogbodo, said that doctors at...

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