Sunday, December 15, 2019

Omo-Agege Mourns Former Delta State Gubernatorial Aspirant, Obuh

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed deep shock and grief over the death of Mr. Anthony Chucks Obuh, a one-time leading governorship aspirant in Delta

Chinese TV Removes Arsenal vs Man City Match from Broadcast Schedule over Ozil’s China Criticism 

China state broadcaster CCTV has removed the screening of the game between Arsenal and Manchester City in the Premier League following Mesut Ozil's criticism of China's treatment of Uighur Muslims.

Turkish Airline Pledges to Commence Freight of Passengers Baggage to Nigeria

Turkish Airline has promised to begin the freight of all leftover passengers' luggage in Turkey to Nigeria following the suspension of its operations in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a

Akure to Receive $124m Loan for Water Project

The African Developement Bank (AfDB) has approved a loan of $ 124.2 million to finance the Urban Water Sector Reform and Akure Water Supply and Sanitation Project in Ondo State.

Association Commends FG over Sanction on Turkish Airline

The Executive Secretary of the Africa Air Passengers Rights Association (AAPRASS), Ambassador Victor Walsh Oluwafemi has commended the move by the Federal Government to suspend the operations of Turkish Airlines

Makinde Approves N200m for Polytechnic Accreditation

Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has given his approval for the sum of N200 million be released to the Ibadan Polytechnic to secure accreditation for some of its courses

IBB not Dead- Spokesperson

Contrary to the rumor making the rounds in the social media, spokesman to the former military dictator, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda, said he was not dead. According to Yemi Saka,

Prince Momoh, “Derogatory” Words and Sedition By Richard Akinnola

"There is nothing wrong in addressing the President as Major-General as long as they don’t commit an offence doing so. If they commit any offence, then the government will deal

Those Linking Me with APC will Burn in Hell Forever—Fani-Kayode 

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has described as insulting the rumour that he has joined the All Progressives Congress.  Fani-Kayode, who is a member of the People's Democratic Party,

Police Release Duncan Mighty

The Imo State Police command has released popular musician , Duncan Mighty.  Mighty was arrested by the police following allegations of N11 million fraud Police Public Relations Officer, SP Orlando

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...

Rivers Re-Run: Youths to Protect Votes at all Cost

Youths in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State, under the aegis of Ikwerre Political Forum have vowed to protect votes cast in the...

Rivers Re-Run: Ogoni People United Behind Abe

Candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Magnus Ngei Abe, in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run elections, yesterday, says Ogoni people are...

Police Avert Attack on Kaduna APC Headquarters

…as State Chapter, 7 council bosses endorse indefinite suspension of Senator Shehu Sani In what was suspected to be pre-planned attack, thugs suspected to be...

Abuja Carnival Providing a Credible Platform for National Unity, Peaceful Co-Existence...

President Muhammadu Buhari says that the Abuja Carnival has continued to provide a credible platform for national unity, peaceful co-existence and understanding of our...

Dangote, Moroccan Group Sign MoU on Fertilisers Production

The Nigeria’s agricultural sector has received a major boost as the Dangote Group and the OCP Group of Morocco signed an agreement to boost...

MDAs in Arrears of Unaudited Accounts – Ex-ANAN President

A former president of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Dr Samuel Nzekwe, said on Sunday that most Ministries, Departments and Agencies...

President Buhari to Attend 3rd Dakar Forum on Peace and Security...

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart Abuja for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the 3rd Dakar International Forum on Peace and Security in Africa...

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