Thursday, November 21, 2019

Child Protection Network Raises Alarm over Increasing Rate of Child Abuses in Oyo

A consortium of Non-Governmental Organisations, Child Protection Network, has alleged that some of the inmates freed from illegal Olore Correctional Centre are back in "incarceration with operators of similar establishments. 

Gov. Dickson Inaugurates 41-Member Transition Committee

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa on Tuesday inaugurated a 41-member transition committee in readiness for the inauguration of the incoming administration in the state. The committee, which has the Secretary

What Shapes Russia’s Foreign Policy?

Mustapha Shehu The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Tufts University Medford, MA “Prestige, rather than power, is the everyday currency of international relations, much as authority is the central

Gov. Zulum Approves Sales of Houses on Owner Occupier Basis to Tenants In Public Estates 

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagaba Zulum has approved the sale of houses on owner occupier basis to tenants in government-ownned estates in the state. The Governor announced this when he

Anti-social Media Bill Passes Second Reading at Senate

A bill to regulate the social media use on Wednesday during the plenary passed second reading. The bill titled ‘A bill for an Act to make provisions for the protection

IPPIS: FG Sets Date for University Lecturers Enrollment

The federal government has fixed fixed 25th November to 7th December 2019 for staff of Federal Universities and Colleges of Education to enrol into Integrated Personnel and Payroll System (IPPIS).

Buhari Hails Jonathan at 62

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the legacy of humility and patriotism of former president Goodluck Jonathan will continue to resonate.  Buhari said this in a statement issued by his Special

PDP Invokes Wrath of God on Killers of Woman Leader, Says Rigged Elections will not Stand

The Peoples Democratic Party has invoked the wrath of God on the killers of its Woman Leader of Wada Aro Campaign Council, Ochadamu ward, in Kogi State, Mrs Acheju Abuh,

Tottenham Appoints Jose Mourinho as Manager

Tottenham Hotspur have appointed former Chelsea and Manchester United coach, Jose Mourinho as the club’s new manager on a three-year contract which expires at the end of the 2022/23 season.

Tottenham Sack Mauricio Puchettino

North London side, Tottenham Hotspur, has relieved Mauricio Pochettino of his position as manager of the club just five months after reaching the final of the Champions League. Spurs have

Rivers state is the Headquarters of Corruption Nigeria – Ganduje

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje,Thursday, said  Rivers State was  the headquarters of corruption in Nigeria. Ganduje made the statement while addressing All Progressive...

Rivers State Key to Governance in Nigeria -Tambuwal.

Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, Thursday, said  Rivers State was key in the economic development of Nigeria. Tambuwal made the statement while addressing All...

Seven NIPOST Staff Honoured

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi. Seven NIPOST staff have been bestowed with a merit award for their dedication to duty at the 2015 NIPOST North East...

Okonjo-Iweala disowns ‘2019 Atiku for President’ poster

Former Finance Minister in the Goodluck Jonathan era, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has dissociated herself from 2019 permutations suggesting she would run as Vice President...

FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 12 , as public holiday to mark the Muslim festival of Eid-El-Maulud, to celebrate the birth of...

Senate Reschedules Magu’s Confirmation to Dec. 15

The Senate on Thursday, rescheduled the screening and confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu...

ECOWAS Single Currency: Naira Depreciation, Economic Challenges Slow Adoption

The  depreciation of the naira and other economic challenges affecting member states have slowed down ECOWAS economic integration  and the adoption of a single...

Food Exportation Threats to National Security- Gov. Bello

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger has described the persistent exportation of food items to neighboring countries for monetary gains as an act capable of...

Unemployed Man Docked for Alleged Rape of 12-Year-Old Niece

Over an alleged sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl, Samson Akinse, on Thursday, appeared before Chief Magistrate B. O. Osunsanmi of an Ikeja Chief...

Woman Docked for Allegedly Cutting Husband’s Lover’s Breast with Razor

A housewife, Taye Akinbolade, 28, has been charged before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly slashing the breast of her husband’s...

“My Husband Left Because I Refused to Give Him Oral Sex”,...

A 42-year-old woman, Fausat Ayinde has approached a Lagos Island Customary Court on Thursday for the dissolution of her 15-year-old marriage on grounds of...

Boko Haram: Nigerian Military to Reopen Key Borno Road After 3...

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno said on Thursday that the Nigerian Nigerian military is poised to re-open the Maiduguri-Magumeri-Gubio and Damasak roads. Shettima made this known...

Police Chase Ondo Monarch out of Palace

The traditional ruler of Atijere community in the Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Samuel Edema, has been chased out of his...

Gov Kashim Shattima Donates Food Items to Corps Members

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi In an effort to boost the morale of Batch B Corps members deployed to Borno State,   Governor Kashim Shettima has donated...

FUTA staff unions petition IG over VC’s assaults on members

By Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. The Joint Action Congress, JAC, of the Federal University of Technology Akure, FUTA, has petitioned  the Inspector General of Police, IGP,...

Police Nab Man Who Supplied AK47 to Herdsman in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious gun runner who allegedly supplied AK47 rifle to one herdsman, Ibrahim Adamu, earlier arrested...

Gov Ahmed Commends Military on Fight against Insurgency

Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has commended the Nigeria Army and other security agencies for their bravery in the fight against insurgency in the...

Nigerian Graduates Need Analytical Skills to Succeed – Expert

An Economist, Mr Olakunle Fakiyesi, on Tuesday said that Nigerian graduates needed to imbibe analytical skills and verbal reasoning to succeed in their future...

Borno Govt to Employ 5,000 Teachers – Commissioner

Borno Government on Tuesday said it would employ 5,000 teachers to improve quality of education in the state. The Commissioner for Education in the state, Alhaji...

Yobe Livestock Farmers Call for Taskforce on Quackery, Expired Drugs

Livestock farmers in Yobe on Tuesday advocated for the establishment of a government task force to eliminate the menace of unqualified healthcare providers and...

Police Arrest 10 Suspects over Alleged Abuse of Female IDPs

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Ibrahim Idris, said two policemen, three Soldiers, one prison official, one Air Force personnel, a staff of Borno...

Benue Set o Export Farm Produce in 2017

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has directed each of the state’s 23 local government areas to come up with four exportable farm produce within...

Oyo Sacks 662 Workers for Certificate Forgery, Expunges 2,021 from Payroll

The Oyo State Government has sacked 662 workers for certificate forgery and expunged 2,021 fictitious names from its payroll. Mr Soji Eniade, the Head of Service (HoS), told newsmen in Ibadan that...

No Longer Business as Usual – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Nigerian elite to stop insisting that things should be done the ‘old way’, which impoverished the nation. Speaking...

Police Recruitment: Commission Releases Names of Successful Applicants

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has released names of successful applicants for recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force in the Federal Government’s 10,000 policemen recruitment...

Military to Re-open Maiduguri/Baga road December, 24, 2 Years after –...

Alhaji Habib Kekeno, the Caretaker Chairman of Kukawa Local Government area of Borno on Tuesday said the military would reopen Maiduguri/Baga road on December,...

Buhari Presents 2017 Budget Proposal to National Assembly December, 14

President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2017 budget proposal to the joint session of the National Assembly on December, 14. This was contained in a...

FG Worried about Allegations of Sexual Harassment in Institutions — Minister

Alhaji Abubakar Malami, the Attorney -General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, said the Federal Government was worried and deeply concerned about allegations...

Aviation, Tourism Can Accelerate Nigeria’s Exit from Economic Recession, Says Expert.

Mr Gbenga Olowo, President, Aviation Round Table (ART), has advised the Federal Government to focus on the aviation and tourism sectors as the country...

Wike Links Withdrawal of CSO to Assassination Plot

Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, said the withdrawal of his Chief Security Officers (CSO) was part of a plot by the Police High Command to...

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