Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Abdulrazaq Invites EFCC to Probe Kwara LG Funds

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State has invited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to conduct an independent probe into funds so far received and disbursed to the 16

Senate Urges FG to Commence Rehabilitation of Eastern Rail Line

The Senate on Tuesday called on the executive arm of Government, to as a matter of urgency, commence rehabilitation of the Eastern Rail Line. This was even as the upper

Dickson Congratulates Diri, Deputy on Supreme Court Victory, Solicits Timi Alaibe’s Support

The immediate past Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, has congratulated Governor Douye Diri and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on their legal victory at the Supreme Court. The

WHO: 8,000 Health Workers Infected with COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported that no fewer than 8,000 health workers have been infected with novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Africa Region. WHO Regional Office for

Keyamo to Commence Recruitment of 774,000 Workers.

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has disclosed that the President, Muhammadu Buhari has given him the go-ahead with the plan to recruit 774, 000 under

Supreme Court Dismisses Alaibe’s Suit against Diri

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the appeal by a governorship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Ndutimi Alaibe, challenging the declaration of Governor Douye Diri

Kidnappers Now to be Jailed for Life- Senate.

The Senate has passed a bill which prescribes life jail term for anyone found guilty of kidnapping instead of the current 10 years maximum sentence. The bill titled, “A bill

Kaduna Killings: NASS to Engage Security Agencies – Lawan.

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the National Assembly will engage security agencies in the country with a view to upscaling operations in hot-spot areas to avert

Despite Rising Insecurity, Buratai Says Service Chiefs have not Disappointed Buhari

THE Chief of Army Staff, Lt.Gen. Tukur Buratai, has declared that he and other service chiefs have not disappointed President Muhammadu Buhari in the discharge of their responsibilities. This is

Virtual Court Sitting is Valid–Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that virtual court sittings are not unconstitutional. The apex court made the declaration while hearing separate suits filed by the Attorneys-General of Lagos and

Whistle-blower to Receive 5% of Loot Recovered — FG

The Federal Government has approved payment of not more than five per cent of the recovered loot to any successful whistle blower, who provides...

Nigeria Declares Monday, Tuesday Holidays

Nigeria has declared Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th December, 2016 and Monday 2nd January, 2017 for the celebration of festivities lined up in the coming...

24-hour Curfew Imposed on 3 LGAs in Kaduna State.

A 24-hour curfew has been imposed on three local government areas in Kaduna State. These are Zangon-Kataf, Kaura and Jema’a. The Kaduna State Security Council...

James Onanefe Ibori Released

Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has reportedly been released from prison in the United Kingdom. He was released a few minutes...

Don’t Attack Anyone, Governor El-Rufai Cautions Citizens

Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday appealed to citizens of the state not to respond to the treatment meted on him...

24-Year-old Remanded for Father’s Murder, Stabbing Mum

Babalola Rotimi Junior, 24, had been remanded at the Ikoyi Prisons for  the alleged murder of his father and stabbing his mother into a...

Sultan Gives Recipe for Peace in Nigeria

The Sultan of Sokoto, Dr Sa’ad Abubakar III, said the various ethnic and interest groups in the country can co-exist peacefully if there is...

47 Ambassadors Get Postings

The Federal government has released the postings of the 47 Ambassadors recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari.The Ambassadors are currently undergoing a four-day induction...

Human Right Group Honors Governor Abubakar, Others

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi The African Youth for Conflict Resolution and Prevention Organization yesterday presented an award of Excellence to Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, his...

Bauchi Sets to Conduct Workers’ Promotion Exams

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi Preparatory to the forthcoming workers promotion exams,  Bauchi State government has concluded all arrangements for the conduct of the examination to...

Man Bagged 5-year Imprisonment for Killing Lover in Ondo

The Ondo State High court has sentenced to a 5-year imprisonment ,one Mr Ayorinde Igbasan for killing his girlfriend, identified as Tope Ajibade.The Presiding...

66 Lost Their Lives in Bauchi Road Accidents

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi Sixty six lives were lost in Fifty six road crashes, while Four Hundred and Nine people were injured from January 2016...

Gov’s Wife Donates to People Living With Disability

BY BASHIR HASSAN, BAUCHI The wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, on Sunday donated items worth millions of naira to physically...

Buhari, Obasanjo for South-East summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is to declare open the South-East Economic and Security Summit (SEESS), scheduled to hold in Enugu on Dec.22. Mr Tony Usidamen, the...

FRSC Bans Night Journey for Petrol Drivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday reiterated its total ban of petroleum tanker drivers from embarking on night journeys across the country...

NUPENG to Go on Nationwide Strike, Jan 9

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG)s members would begin a three-day nationwide warning strike by Jan. 9 2017, against the...

Kano Recovers N1.150bn Cash, Property

The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, has recovered more than N1.150 billion cash of movable and immovable properties between 2015 and 2016. Malam...

Boko Haram: FG Re-builds 25 Police Stations, 25 Schools in Adamawa

The Federal Government on Sunday said it had rebuilt and renovated no fewer than 25 police stations and 25 schools destroyed by the Boko...

130 Power Transmission Projects Abandoned Since 2002 – TCN Official

Dr Atiku Abubakar, Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Sunday said that about 130 power transmission projects have been abandoned across the...

18 Farmers Hacked to Death in Taraba Community

At least 18 farmers are believed to have been hacked to death by unknown assailants at Dan-anacha in Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba...

2017 Budget is Over-ambitious – Dr Usman

A lecturer in Kaduna State University, Dr. Usman Mohammed has described the 2017 budget presented to the National Assembly as over-ambitious, when placed against...

Bayelsa Catches 5000 Ghost Workers

Bayelsa Government on Saturday said it had fished out 5,000 ghost workers from its payroll. Dr David Ala-Peter, Chief Accountant, the office of Special Adviser,...

Nigeria’s Current Humanitarian Crises, a Major Challenge to NEMA- DG

Mr Muhammad Sani-Sidi, Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA),  says the major challenge of the agency is how to respond to the...

Yuletide: Army Urges Nigerians to Pray for Soldiers Fighting in Northeast

The 81 Division General Officer Commanding (GOC), Nigerian Army, Lagos has urged  Nigerians to pray more for the soldiers fighting in the North East...

President Buhari Lauds ECOWAS’s Adoption of Single Biometric Identity Card

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended member countries of the ECOWAS for adopting single biometric identity card meant to facilitate free movement of persons within...

Norway Gives $11.5m to Northeast States -UNICEF

Norway has donated $11.5 million approximately N3.6 billion to improve basic education, support girls and women who have been victims of sexual violence by...

Youth Urge Senate to Rescind Rejection of Magu

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter has called  on the Senate to rescind its decision on Mr Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman of...

Don Advocates Synergy among Stakeholders to Sustain Varsities.

By 'Yomi Ayeleso, Akure. A Professor of Economic History, Prof Olukoya Ogen, has advocated the cooperation of all stakeholders, including parents, students, and alumni to...

Drama as Rivers Police Command Shut Own Door on Wike

There was drama yesterday as Rivers Police Command shut own door on the state Governor, Nyesom Wike while leading a motley crowd of protesters...

UNICEF Tasks Journalists on Child Rights Reportage

By Bashir Hassan, Bauchi The Chief of UNICEF D Field office Bauchi, Abdullahi Kaikai, has called on journalists and media organizations to see violation of...

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