Wednesday, January 22, 2020

APC Chieftain Assassinated in Ibadan, Party Says Break Down of Law and Order has Returned to Oyo

A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in Ona Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alhaji Babatunde Oreitan, has been murdered. Oreitan was killed Tuesday afternoon by yet-to-be

Florida Man Kills Boss for Supporting Donald Trump

A 28-year old man in Florida has allegedly killed his boss on a construction site where they worked because he was supporting Donald Trump. Mason Toney was subsequently arrested and

Gov  Sule Optimistic on Women Roles for National Development

Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has reiterated his  administration's  commitment towards  empowering women, stressing that women will continue to play key roles in the politics and economy of not

FG to Establish Agro-allied Industry in Each Senatorial District in the Country

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment Amb. Maryam Katagum, has revealed that the Federal Government would be establishing an agro-allied industry in each senatorial district in the

Bauchi Governor Solicits Journalists’ Support in Service Delivery

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State  has  solicited the support of  journalists to enable his administration deliver on his campaign promises, especially in its effort to overcome the challenges facing critical sectors

EFCC Apologizes to Court over Mistake in Maina’s Son’s Suit

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has admitted that it made a mistake in a bank account linked to Faisal Maina, son of embattled former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform

Adoke Arrives Court for his Arraignment on Fraud Charges

The former Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, has arrived the Gwagwalada Division of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for his arraignment on fraud

Oyetola Cautions against Giving Amotekun, Religious, Ethnic Colouration

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has cautioned against giving the Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named Amotekun, religious or ethnic colouration.  Oyetola who said such behaviour will be unhealthy, dangerous and

Oxford Adds 29 Nigerian Words to Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary has added 29 Nigerian words and expressions to its dictionary after a review carried out in January 2020. Some of the words added are Okada, Danfo,

ISWAP Kills Abducted Plateau Student

The Islamic State West Africa Province has executed a Christian hostage, Mr. Ropvil Daciya Dalep, from Plateau State. Dalep 22, a student of Biology Education in University of Maiduguri, was

NULGE Commences Rally in Jos, Demands LG Autonomy

In a renewed effort to drive home their grievances, the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), has flagged off its rally in Jos...

PDP can unseat APC-led Government in Bauchi- Bala Mohammed

The former FCT minister Senator Bala Mohammed Kaura has said he was confident that the PDP could unseat the ruling party in the next...

CBN Offers $246.2m for Wholesale, SMEs, others

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has offered the sum of $246.2 million to authorized dealers at the forex auction in the interbank wholesale...

Senate President Visits Adeleke’s family, Describes His Death as Great Loss

Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday paid a condolence visit to the family of late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke in Ede, Osun. He said Adeleke’s sudden...

Write Books to Re-position Profession, Minister Urges Journalists

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday called on Journalists to write books that would help to re-position the profession,...

Emir Sanusi did not Inherit N4bn from His Predecessor–Walin Kano

The Kano Emirate Council has debunked the rumours going round that the Emir, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II inherited N4 billion from his predecessor, Late...

Police Service Commission Approves Promotion of 1 CP, 24 Others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Monday approved the promotion of a Commissioner of Police to the next rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police...

NCC Wins ‘Regulator of the Year’ Award

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has won the ”Regulator of the Year” award for the contributions of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to the...

Police Uncover Suspected criminals’ Hideout in Kano

The Kano State Police Command said it had arrested 12 suspected criminals including five females who have been terrorizing Kano residents. The Public Relations Officer...

Hollande Says Backing Macron in Second Round

AFrench President Francois Hollande on Monday said he would vote for centrist Emmanuel Macron in the presidential election’s run-off in two weeks to face...

Ministry Seeks Understanding of Staff, Kings’ College over Salary Irregularity

The Federal Ministry of Education has appealed to the staff of King’s College, Lagos to be patient with government while it resolves irregularity in...

Obanikoro Loses Bid to Restrain EFCC’s Right to Search

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday struck out a suit by a former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, against...

N18.7m Debt: Businesswoman, 51, Arraigned over Attempt to Jump into Lagoon

A 51-year-old textile dealer at Balogun Market, Titilayo Momoh, who attempted to jump into the lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos, was on...

Gov. Lalong Promises to Support Research to Boost Economic Diversification

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has promised to support any research effort that would enhance his administration’s economic diversification efforts. Lalong made the promise on...

NDLEA Arrests 32 Drug Suspects in Gombe

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Gombe State command, has arrested 32 drug suspects with 39.908 kilogrammes of hard drugs and psychotropic substances...

CRUTECH: Battle of Wits over Students Indebtedness

Bugged by heavy debts by students of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH), the senate of the university weekend did the unusual...

OPL 245 Malabu Oil Deal: MEND urges Reps to Invoke Power...

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has said it was in support of the House of Representatives to summon former...

Niger Delta Region, no Longer Hostile —MEND

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) says the Niger Delta Region is no longer hostile to business interest in the...

Buhari Mourns Senator Isiaka Adeleke

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Osun State Government and members of the National Assembly on the passing away of Senator Isiaka Adeleke on...

Adeleke’s Death a Great Loss to Nigeria- Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has described the death of the first civilian governor of Osun State, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, as sad...

Osinbajo Committee to Quiz Government Officials, Individuals

The Presidency on Saturday said the panel set up by President Muhamadu Buhari to investigate the grass cutting scandal and the 13 billion naira...

Buhari congratulates NIMASA boss on election as head of African body

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, on his election as...

ASUU Demands Probe of Ondo Varsity VC

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU), has called on the Governor of Ondo State, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to as a matter of urgency...

CBN Creates FX Window for Investors, Exporters

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has established a forex widow for investors and exporters tagged: “Investors’ & Exporters’ FX Window”. This is coming a...

Osinbajo Panel Quizes Magu, Daura, IGP

The three-man panel set up by Preident Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the grass cutting scandal and soures of the 13 billion naira cash recovered...

Akeredolu Urges Nigerians to Restore Lost Values

The Ondo State Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Friday, enjoined Nigerians to re-orient themselves in order to recover all values lost over time. The...

Bauchi Police Command Nabs Wanted Boko Haram Leader

Bauchi State Police Command has announced the arrest of​​​ a notorious Boko Haram member, Muhammad Adamu Nafiu, male, aged 25, of Balanga, Gombe State,...

Ningi Monarch Says Tsangaya Education Underdeveloped The North

Emir of Ningi, Alhaji Yunusa Danyaya has lamented that non-inclusion of formal education in the Tsangaya Arabic system has been one of the reasons...

Buhari Nominates Professor James Momoh as NERC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Professor James Momoh for the position of Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). According to a statement by...

Buhari Expresses Sadness Over Death of Football Fans in Calabar

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the death of several Nigerians at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River State...

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