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

Soldier bags 7 years Imprisonment for Manslaughter

A General Court Martial (GCM) of the Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, sentenced a Lance Cpl., Hassan Adamu, to seven years imprisonment, having found him...

FG to Re-constitute Governing Councils of Tertiary Institutions

The Federal Government says it will soon reconstitute governing councils of all its universities and polytechnics across the country. Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National University...

Power Supply Improves at 3,528MW Generation

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says that the nation’s power generation improved slightly to 3,528.90 megawatts...

Delta Assembly Passes 2017 Appropriation Bill of N294.4bn

The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the state’s 2017 Appropriation Bill of N294.4billion. Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa had presented budget proposal of 270.9 to...

German Police Arrest Suspect in Right-wing Bombing 17 years ago

German police on Wednesday arrested a suspect in a terrorist attack that injured 10 persons most of them Jews and killed a woman’s unborn...

Gov. Ahmed appoints Rector, Registrar for Entrepreneurship College

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the appointment of Dr Wendy Daeges as the pioneer Rector of the International Vocational, Training and Entrepreneurship...

EFCC Headquarters’ Building to Be Ready By December – Dogara

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has assured of appropriation of funds in 2017 budget towards ensuring that the timeline set for...

Court Orders Remand of Former FCT Minister’s son in Kuje Prison

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday ordered the remand of Shamsudeen Bala, son of former FCT Minister, in Kuje Prison, pending ruling on...

Customs Zonal Coordinator Calls for thorough Physical Examination of goods

The Zonal Coordinator, Zone `A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Assistant Comptroller-General Monday Abueh, has urged officers and men of the service to...

Budget Presentation: Ondo Youths Protest against Mimiko

Some youths in Ondo State on Wednesday in Akure protested against Gov. Olusegun Mimiko over planned presentation of the 2017 budget at the state...

Arik Air Announces Valentine Promo

Arik Air Communications Manager, Mr Ola Adebanji says the airline is rolling out a series of sales promotions as part of its 10th anniversary...

Afenifere Insists on Implementation of 2014 Confab Reports

The Pan-Yoruba Social group, Afenifere, has once again called for the implementation of the reports of the 2014 national conference for Nigeria to survive...

N660bn Debt: FG Assured Us of Payment – Oil Marketers

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) on Wednesday said Federal Government had assured of full settlement of all debts owed on importation...

NANS Rejects Expulsion of 29 Students, Wants Reversal within 14 Days

The National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS) has rejected the expulsion of 29 students of the Federal College of Education(FCE), Gombe over their alleged...

I Run a Government that Takes Responsibility-Dickson

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, says he runs a government that takes responsibility on security. Dickson made the statement in Yenagoa when the new General...

AU Bans Ministers from Representing Presidents

Alfa Conde, AU Chairperson. The Chairperson of the African Union, President Alfa Conde of Guinea, has banned ministers from addressing the Assembly of Heads of...

Rivers: Former NUJ Chairman Appointed GM

A former State Chairman of the Rivers State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalist,(NUJ), Vincent Ake, has been appointed General Manager of the...

PDP Condemns Alleged Impeachment of Ondo Speaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has condemned in strong terms the purported impeachment of the Speaker of the State House of...

Tears and Grieve over Death of Rivers Police Commissioner

It was tears and grief at the Rivers State Police Command, Moscow Road, Port Harcourt as the news of the death of Commissioner of...

PCNI on Fact-finding Mission To Bauchi State

The Economic Development Sub-Committee of the Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative has visited Bauchi State on a fact finding mission and stakeholders engagement...

Magu Calls for Discipline Among New Recruits

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has identified courage, discipline, commitment and loyalty as crucial to success...

31 Ships Laden with Petroleum Products, Food Items, to Arrive Lagos...

Thirty one ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Jan....

Dasuki: Court Rules on FG’s fresh Application for Witnesses’ Protection March1

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed March 1 to rule on a fresh application by the Federal Government seeking to protect witnesses in...

Install Speed Limiters or Face Fine, FRSC Tells Transporters

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)  in Kwara has directed  commercial  vehicles’ owners  to install speed limiter device on their vehicles  or face  fine...

Turkey Dismisses no Fewer than 90,000 Public Servants in Post-coup Purge

Turkish authorities have dismissed no fewer than 90,000 public servants for alleged connections to a coup attempt in July as part of a purge...

Police Get New Spokesman

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, NPM, mni has appointed CSP Jimoh Olohundare Moshood as the substantive Force Public Relations Officer. He takes over...

Kogi Screening Committee‎: School Cert. Holder Employed as Medical Officer

A mild drama ensued at the venue of the Kogi State Staff Screening Appeal on Monday when a lady, Alalonu Vivian Chinyere Salawu, confessed...

Akeredolu bans Congratulatory Adverts Ahead of Inauguration

The Governor-elect of Ondo State,Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN, has warned public officers and heads of government ministries, departments ,agencies not to place any paid or...

Plateau University to Hold First Convocation

The Plateau State University, Bokkos, will hold its first convocation 12 years after the establishment of the institution, its Vice Chancellor, Prof. Doknan Sheni,...

How Adequate Food Production can End Recession -Don

A Professor of Agricultural Engineering, Professor Michael Alatise, has advised government at different levels and the Nigerian populace to take adequate care of the...

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