Thursday, January 23, 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

Dry Season Farmers to Benefit from E-Wallet Scheme in Bauchi

About 31,756 dry season farmers will benefit from the federal government’s Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS) in Bauchi State. Bauchi State Director, Federal Ministry of...

NSE Market Capitalisation Loses N74 bn in One Day

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opened for the week on Monday on a downward trend with the market capitalisation losing N74 billion,...

Dickson Advocates Motorcycle Patrol Force to Beat Cultists, Vandals from Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has advocated for the creation of a motorcycle patrol force for combating cultists and vandals in the state. Dickson...

Netanyahu Visits London Amid new ‘Diplomatic Opportunities’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday said he plans to take advantage of the new “diplomatic opportunities’’ starting with a meeting with British...

Heavy Police Deployment as Protesters Gather at National Stadium

The police on Monday took over strategic locations in Lagos metropolis in readiness for the anti-government protest initially planned by popular musician Tuface Idibia...

NIMASA Pushing for Passage of Anti-Piracy Bill, says D-G

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said the agency is pushing for the passage of a dedicated...

Facebook Launches Anti fake-news Drive in France as Election Approaches

Social media company Facebook launched on Monday an initiative to tackle fake news stories in France, with the media in the spotlight as the...

Akoko Residents Lament Continuous Blackout

The Residents of Akoko Land in Ondo North Senatorial district of Ondo State have expressed their displeasure over the epileptic electricity supply in their...

We’ll Make Practical Contributions to Nigerian Economy Through Cocoa Production –Ondo...

The Vice Chancellor of Adekunle Ajasin University ,Akungba Akoko,Ondo state, Prof Igbekele Ajibefun has said the university, through its Faculty of Agriculture, would influence...

3.5million Tyres Vanish from Dangote Stores

A woman Truck driver at Dangote Three and a half million truck tyres have been declared missing by Dangote Group. The tyres which bear the...

IBB Returns from Medical Vacation

Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has returned to Nigeria after a seven-week medical vacation in Switzerland. He arrived in Minna International Airport on Saturday...

President Buhari Extends Leave

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his 10-day leave, which expires today (Sunday.) The president, who had handed over the reins of power to the...

How Jailed Sunmola Entrapped Women in Romance Scams

Olayinka Sunmola Nigerian Olayinka Sunmola who was jailed in United States last week for romance scams victimized at least 30 women in Illinois, Missouri...

FG’ll Complete All Ongoing Road Projects in 18 Months — Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has assured the people of Enugu State that the Federal Government will complete ongoing...

Fadama 111 Empowers 4,128 Farmers in Edo

No fewer than 4,128 farmers in Edo have been empowered through Fadama 111 Project, the Project Coordinator of the programme in the state, Mr...

Tuface Cancels Anti-Govt Protest

2face-idibia1 Award winning musician Tuface Idibia alias 2baba, has canceled his much-publicised Feb. 6, anti-government protest. In an Instagram post and a short video via his...

Gunmen Shoot Police Officer in Ondo

Unidentified gunmen on Sunday morning shot Corporal Michael Olujimi, a policeman attached to the Okitipupa  Police Division in Ondo State. The News Agency of Nigeria...

Army Establishes Operation Base in Southern Kaduna

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has laid the foundation stone for the Forward Operation Base (FOB) of 2 Battalion of the...

Trump Urged to Free Nigeria’s $500m

A civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the US President Donald J. Trump urging his...

Recession: Ireland Seeks Stronger Ties with Nigeria

The Republic of Ireland has called for stronger ties that will enable it to help Nigeria overcome the current economic recession. This is contained in...

Group Urges FG to Stop Killings in Rivers

A socio-political organisation in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers, on Saturday urged the Federal Government to stop the killings in the area The group,...

Three Graduands Bag First Class as PLASU holds first Convocation

The Plateau State University, Bokkos, has held its maiden convocation yesterday with 3 graduands bagging first class. The first class graduates are Miss Tongshakap Gamsuk...

COAS Charges Troops on Commitment to Fight against Insurgency

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has charged troops fighting insurgency in the north east to remain committed and be...

Write More Books to Promote Peace, Sultan Urges Nigerians

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged Nigerians to write more books that will promote sustainable peace and unity. Abubakar made the...

DSS Loses Kano State Director

Alhaji Abdullahi Bello-Charanci, the Director, Department of State Services (DSS) in Kano State is dead. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Rabiu Yusuf,...

Gurara, Kaduna Power Stations Commence Transmission Soon – Fashola

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday said Gurara and Kaduna Power Stations would soon commence transmission into the National...

FG to Refund Money States Invested on Federal Roads

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said that Federal Government will raise bonds to refund money owed state governments...

Court Voids Trump’s Travel Ban

Donald Trump: blasts Seattle judge U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denounced the Seattle judge who lifted a ban for citizens of seven mainly Muslim...

Deported Ibori Lands in Benin

Ibori, right when he was released from prison last December The former Governor of Delta State, Mr James Ibori who arrived Abuja and later flew...

Borno Govt Sacks 27 LG Caretaker C’tees

Borno Govt. dissolves LG caretaker committees The Borno Government on Saturday announced the dissolution of the state’s 27 Local Government Caretaker Committees. Alhaji Usman Zannah, the...

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