1074 results found for BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom

Exemplary Leadership, vision needed to succeed in marketplace – SystemSpecs boss

JOHN Obaro, the Group Managing Director of SystemSpecs, Africa’s financial and human capital technology giant, has identified vision and exemplary leadership as some of the qualities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted an hour ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Mike Bamiloye, Samuel Sanusi, John Obaro, SystemSpecs, Gloria Bamiloye, Reverend Sam Aboyeji

Violence disrupts Abia North PDP Senatorial primary election

Violence erupted midway into the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary election for Abia North Senatorial District on Tuesday, bringing the exercise to an abrupt end. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 hrs ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Samuel Anya, Ndukwe Agu, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

UNICEF improves access to education for 102,859 children in N/East in 3 yrs– Official

THE United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF) says it provided access to inclusive, equitable and quality education for 102,859 children in Borno within the last three... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 hrs ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Alhaji Ali Dogo, State Universal Basic Education Board ( SUBEB), United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF)

Nasarawa State Assembly Service Commission confirms members’ appointment

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Musa-Isa Mustapha-Agwai as Chairman of the Nasarawa State Assembly Service Commission. The assembly at its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 18 hrs ago | seen 23 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Ahmed Adamu-Agina, Shuaibu Ibrahim, Hannatu Agyas, Nasarawa State House of Assembly,

Kuwait hosts int’l meeting on foreign terrorist fighters

THE Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF) Working Group Meeting held the opening ceremony on Tuesday in Kuwait City, the capital of Kuwait. Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for International... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTF), Hamad Al-Mashaan, Islamic State (IS),

Plateau 2023: Ex-REC gets students’ support

The National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS) has promised to support the governorship bid of Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 19 hrs ago | seen 63 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS), Dr Nentawe Yilwatda,

Kwara commends FG for donating 500 hospital beds to PHCs

Dr Nusirat Elelu, the Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency on Tuesday commended the Federal Government for donating 500 beds to the  Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 20 hrs ago | seen 18 times

Tags: Dr Nusirat Elelu, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Review fertilizers distribution channels for farmers to benefit, Stakeholders urge FG

Stakeholders in the Agriculture sector from the South-West Zone have called for review of fertilizers distribution channels to enable farmers to benefit more from the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 21 hrs ago | seen 63 times

Tags: John Olateru, Samuel Akinade, Gbemisola Fayoyin, Folarin Akanni, Alhaji Sulaiman Araokanmi

NGO to Gov Ugwuanyi: Don’t Choose A Successor Who Will Come After You

A group of concerned Enugu persons has advised Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to be careful with the choice of a successor, otherwise he could... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Professor Geoffrey Ejiofor, PDP, Governor Rochas Okorocha, Chief Uche Nwosu, Chief Jim Nwobodo

Photos : Faces at NCDMB Midstream, Downstream Oil & Gas stakeholders summit in Lagos

photos at the opening event of NCDMB Midstream, Downstream Oil & Gas stakeholders summit holding in Lagos on Monday May 23 & 24, 2022   Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary NCDMB, Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,

Police parade 37 suspects in Ekiti

POLICE in Ekiti State have paraded no fewer than 37 suspects arrested at different locations in the state for offences ranging from alleged armed robbery, cattle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dairu Adamu, Usman Saidu, Nura Usman, Omotoyinbo Samuel, Sani Mamuda, Sunday Abutu

Deborah: 13 Muslim groups seek laws against blasphemy, jungle justice

13 Muslim groups under the umbrella of Muslims United for Peace and Justice yesterday called on the federal government to ensure justice for the killers of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Professor Lakin Akintola, Deborah Samuel

B/Haram kills 2 policemen, injures 5 in Borno ambush

NO fewer than two policemen were killed and five others injured when gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram fighters ambushed them along Maiduguri-Damaturu Road, Borno State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Borno State Police Command

4 unemployed men docked for allegedly stealing battery

FOUR unemployed men, were on Friday docked in an Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court in at Ibadan for allegedly stealing battery servicing the community street lights.   The police... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: O. A. Ajayi, Insp Olufemi Omilana, Abubakar Musa, Adetoro Sakiru, Adeniran  Suleiman, Samuel Kayode

Banditry: 360 Kaduna residents lost their lives – Commissioner

THE Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, says 360 persons were killed between January and March 2022 through banditry and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Malam Nasir el-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan

Board chairman urges collaboration with waste managers to reduce diseases

THE Delta State Waste Management Board has emphasised the need for stakeholders to work closely with waste managers to reduce the outbreak of epidemic in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Emma Chinye, Delta State Waste Management Board,

El-Rufai seeks wiping out of communities on Kaduna-Abuja Highway

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday proposed the clearance of Katari, Rijana and Akilibu communities along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. He said they harbour criminals and informants.   The governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Nasir El-Rufai

El-Rufai confirms Ansaru’s presence, to relocate 3 suspicious settlements

GOVERNOR Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has confirmed the presence of Ansaru terrorists and other insurgents in the state. He said the rising presence of Ansaru and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Nasir el-Rufai

LASIEC assures Citizens with Disabilities of adequate inclusion in election process

THE Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), has assured Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) that its strategic plans for election will accommodate activities by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD), Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, Joint National Association of Persons with Persons for Disabilities, (JONAPWD), Peter Ekemini, Lagos State Independent Electoral Comm

Kogi SSG resumes as part-time lecturer at Confluence University

THE Secretary to the Government of Kogi State (SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade, has resumed a part-time lecturer at the Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Secretary to the Government of Kogi State (SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade, Confluence University of Science and Technology (CUSTECH), National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC),

Ogun commissioner assures Igbo community of govt. support

 THE Ogun Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Gbenga Dairo, on Thursday said that the present administration would continue to operate an all-inclusive government in its activities and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Chief Samuel Duruoha, Mr Gbenga Dairo, Monday Chukwudi,

LG chairman condemns cult clashes, killings in Badagry

THE Chairman of Badagry Local Government, Mr Olusegun Onilude, on Thursday condemned the recent clashes and killings by cult groups in Badagry. A statement by his Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: FRSC, Mr Olusegun Onilude, Mr Sewedo Samuel,

Deborah Samuel: Students seek justice for slain colleague

LAST Thursday, social media users and students across the country received with shock the death of Miss Deborah Samuel, a 200-Level Economics student at Shehu Shagari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Abiodun Adesanya, Mohammed Halimat-Oyibo, Deborah Samuel

Ripples as 17 outgoing Govs battle to install successors

CONTROVERSIES are trailing the moves by 17 outgoing governors to install their successors ahead of the governorship primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Ifeanyi Okowa, Ben Ayade, Samuel Ortom, Emmanuel Udom, Okezie Ikpeazu

Troops kill notorious kingpin, arrest 3 suspects, rescue 2 kidnapped victims in A’Ibom

TROOPS of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, in conjunction with the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as well as other security agencies, have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Capt. Samuel Akari, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigerian army, Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

500 cataract patients to get free surgery — FCTA

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said that no fewer than 500 cataract patients would be treated in the first phase of its planned free medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Musa, Dr Saddiq Abdulrahman

Police repel bandits’ attack in Katsina communities, kill 6 suspects

THE Katsina State Police Command says it has repelled bandits’ attack at Dabaibayawa village of Batagarawa and Dankiri village of Dutsinma Local Government Area. The Command’s spokesperson,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo Isah,

I’ve been a Liverpool F.C. fan from childhood, Nnamdi Kanu tells court

LEADER of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, on Wednesday, told a Federal High Court, Abuja that he has been  a fan of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Nnamdi Kanu, Liverpool F.C, Chelsea Football Club, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Binta Nyako j, Department of State Services (DSS), Mike Ozekhome,

Deborah: NBA postpones Sokoto conference

THE President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Apata, has announced the postponement of the 2022 NBA Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Bilyaminu Aliyu, Aminu Hukunchi, Deborah Samuel, Olumide Apata

Respect people’s religious, cultural beliefs, El-Rufai tells residents

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has urged people of the state to respect the religious and cultural beliefs of one another and eschew denigration in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Nasir El-Rufa’i

Killers of Deborah were deliberately left uneducated, unemployed for political ends – Catholic Bishop

By Kennedy Nnamani BISHOP Godfrey Igwebuike Onah, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Dioceses has said that the hoodlums, who gruesomely murdered Deborah Samuel, of the Shehu Shagari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, Deborah Samuel, Bishop Godfrey Igwebuike Onah

Kano govt calls for calm over Sabon Gari gas explosion

The Kano State government has called on residents to remain calm after Tuesday’s gas explosion in Sabon Gari, Kano.This is contained in a statement by Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Kano State government, Sabon Gari, Muhammed Garba,

Alleged blasphemy: Police declare prime suspects wanted

THE Sokoto Police Command has declared the prime suspects linked to the killing of Deborah Samuel wanted for culpable homicide. The deceased, a student of the Shehu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 52 times

Tags: ASP Sanusi Abubakar, Deborah Samuel

Osun University not joining ASUU strike, says Management

The Management of the Osun state University (UniOSUN), has declared that the school has no intention of joining the ongoing industrial action by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Osun state University (UniOSUN), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Dr Wende Olaosebikan, Adesoji Ademola,

Former SGF, Lawal, denies inciting voice message

THE former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, has distanced himself from a voice note making the rounds on the social media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Deborah Samuel, Babachir Lawal

Nasarawa Gov summons emergency security meeting

NASARAWA State governor, Abdullahi Sule, has summoned a security meeting over the killing of Deborah Samuel where he cautioned against protest in the state. The governor, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Abdullahi Sule, Deborah Samuel

Deborah: Court remands 2 suspects, Tambuwal relaxes curfew

THE police in Sokoto State have arraigned two suspects in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel, a second-year level female student of the Shehu Shagari... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Professor Mansur Ibrahim, Inspector Khalil Musa, Bilyaminu Aliyu, Aminu Hukunchi, Deborah Samuel

Alleged Super TV CEO murder trial: Court adjourns till May 23

A Lagos High Court in Tafawa Balewa Square, on Monday adjourned till May 23, trial of an undergraduate, Chidinma Ojukwu, charged with murdering Mr Usifo Ataga,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Yetunde Adesanya, State Criminal Investigating Department (SCID), Usifo Ataga, Chioma Egbuchu, Chidinma Ojukwu,

Turkey captures IS member suspected of planning suicide bombing

Turkish police on Monday captured an Islamic State (IS) member suspected of planning a suicide bomb attack in Turkey’s southern province of Sanliurfa, the Interior Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Turkish police, Islamic State (IS),

Blasphemy: Trauma of Deborah Samuel's parents as father, sibling speak

THE parents of the late Deborah Samuel of Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Sokoto State have described the death of their daughter as sad and painful,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nakaka Garba, Mrs. Alheri Emmanuel, Deborah Samuel, Mr. Emmanuel Garba

Sokoto Blasphemy riot: Ohanaeze condemns attack on Igbo

..urges FG, Tambuwal to arrest those who destroyed their property, compensate victims OHANEZE Ndigbo has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for condemning the resort to self-help by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Sheik Ahmad Gumi, Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr. Chiedozie Alex Ogbonnia

Blasphemy: Peace returns to Sokoto as Govt suspends school resumption

PEACE has gradually returned to Sokoto following the 24 hours curfew imposed by the state government after Saturday’s violent protests. The protesters were demanding the release of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Samson Ayokunle, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Simon Lalong, Ahmadu Bello, Yahya Road, Deborah Samuel

How Justice Odili saved my political career - Wike

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has said he will remain grateful to Justice Mary Odili for her timely intervention which saved his political career in 2004. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Dr. Peter Odili, Prince Uche Secondus, Justice Mary Odili

LASG to clamp down on street traders

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said serious steps were being taken to address street trading and other vices in the state. The Chairman of State Taskforce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Lagos State Government

LASG to clamp down on street traders

The Lagos State Government on Sunday said serious steps were being taken to address street trading and other vices in the state. The Chairman of State Taskforce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Lagos State Government

45th NAFEST: Ministry of Tourism seeks support

THE Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture officials  have visited Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, seeking collaboration to host the the 45th anniversary of the National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Sanwo-Olu, National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST),

Sokoto: CAN asks security agencies to bring Deborah’s killers to book

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the gruesome murder of Deborah Samuel, a 200 Level student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Belusochukwu Enwere, Comfort Chigbue, Joseph Daramola, Deborah Samuel

Sokoto killing: Arrest, bring culprits to justice, says NASFAT Chief Missioner

IMAM Abdul-Azeez Onike, the Chief Missioner, Nasrul-Lahi-l-Fatih (NASFAT), has urged law enforcement agents to thoroughly investigate and arrest all culprits involved in the killing of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Deborah Samuel, Abdul-Azeez Onike

NAFDAC, NYSC sign MoU to promote healthy living among Nigerians

THE Director-General, Department of State Services, (DSS) Alhaji Yusuf Bichi, has pledged to work with the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) Nigeria to make the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Department of State Services (DSS), Alhaji Yusuf Bichi,

2022 Hajj: Jigawa Pilgrims Board trains 135 facilitators

THE Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB) on Friday trained 135 facilitators to enable them to train the state’s intending pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj. The Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Mustafa Umar,

LASUTH launches new dialysis unit to improve kidney disease treatment

THE Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it has launcheda new Dialysis Unit to improve health outcomes for patients battling kidney diseases. The Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Prof. Adetokunbo Fabamwo,

We can no longer tolerate gender based violence – NSCDC

Mr Samuel Fadeyi, Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Cross River Command, on Friday disclosed that the corps could no longer tolerate Gender Based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Samuel Fadeyi, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),

After 38 years, DSS removes Nigerian journalist from watch list

THE Director General, Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, says the service has removed a journalist, Lanre Arogundade, from its watch list in which his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Department of State Service (DSS), Yusuf Bichi, International Press Centre (IPC),

LASUSTECH agribusiness starts tomato plantation for Ikorodu community

THE Agricbusiness Committee of Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH), Ikorodu has started hectares of irrigated tomato plantation to meet the demands of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Olanrewaju Kuye, Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH), Olanrewaju Kuye,

Mediation training for Benue traditional rulers ‘ll set pace for conflicts resolution – Council

THE Benue State Traditional Rulers Council says the mediation and negotiation training for its members will set the pace for communal, farmer-herder and natural resource conflicts resolution in the state.   This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Benue State Traditional, Christopher Ijale, Chris Agoha,

Committee tasks wealthy individuals, politicians to assist the poor in health insurance

THE Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), on Friday urged wealthy individuals and politicians to pay health insurance premium on behalf of the poor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), Alhaji Balarabe Idris-Jaji, Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF),

Alleged Blasphemy: Police in Sokoto arrest 2 students

 THE Police Command in Sokoto State on Thursday says it has arrested two students of the Shehu Shagari College of Education (SSCOE), Sokoto, in connection with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: ASP Sanusi Abubakar, Deborah Samuel

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

THE Enugu State Government is putting final modalities in place to resolve issues  raised by striking primary school teachers. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Enugu State Government, Prof. Uchenna Eze, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

Sultan, Tambuwal, Kukah condemn killing of student accused of blasphemy

THERE was outrage on Thursday following the killing of Deborah Samuel, a female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto, over alleged blasphemy. Daily Trust gathered... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Mathew Hassan Kukah, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, ASP Sanusi Abubakar, Aminu Tambuwal, Isa Bajini Galadanchi, Deborah Samuel

DSS warns politicians, highly placed individuals against unguarded statements

THE Department of State Services (DSS) has warned politicians and highly placed personalities against unguarded statements that could derail efforts to deepen Nigeria’s democracy.   Dr Peter Afunanya,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Department of State Services (DSS), Peter Afunanya,

Kogi PHCDA holds inaugural board meeting, calls for improved funding

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA on Thursday called for adequate funding to enhance service delivery for residents of the state.  The agency’s board... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Dr Mary Onoja-Alexander, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Mrs Ojonugwa Achimugu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Crisis brews in PDP over Convention panel as Wike protests exclusion of Rivers rep

TROUBLE is brewing in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, over the composition of the Presidential Primary Election Committee. Vanguard gathered that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Namadi Sambo, Aminu Tambuwual, Atiku Abubakar, Samuel Ortom, Nyesom Wike

2023: PDP throws race for presidential ticket open

AFTER months of speculations, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has finally thrown open the contest for its presidential ticket to all aspirants in the race. The decision... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Samuel Ortom, Ibrahim Shema, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, David Mark

PDP shifts caucus, BoT, NEC meetings

THE leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has shifted its planned National Caucus, Board of Trustees and National Executive Council meetings earlier scheduled to hold between... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Samuel Ortom, Walid Jibrin, Bukola Saraki, David Mark

Ortom to Miyetti Allah: we’ll meet in court

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has insisted that the law banning open grazing in the state is irrevocable. He also told the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nath Ikyur, Saleh Hassan, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Samuel Ortom

INEC rejects parties request for adjustment of polls timetable

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday turned down a request by the 18 political parties to alter the timetable for the 2023 general elections. The commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu, Iyorcha Ayu, Victor Oye, Yabagi Sani, Samuel Anyanwu, Abdullahi Adamu, Iyiola Omisore

Uncertainty in APC over Jonathan, Emefiele, Adesina

THERE is uncertainty in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over three of the 26 presidential nomination forms obtained for aspirants. The forms are those obtained for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: APC, President Akinwunmi Adesina, Governor Godwin Emefiele, Goodluck Jonathan,

El-rufa’i calls for sustained operations into terrorists enclave

GOV. Nasir El-rufa’i of Kaduna State has called for sustained operations into terrorists’ enclaves to ensure the end of banditry and other security challenges in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Maj.-Gen. Paul Tarfa, Maj.-Gen. Victor Ezugwu, Maj.-Gen. Sulaiman Idris, Gov. Nasir El-rufa’i

Methodist Prelate blames parents for poor value orientation of youths

 THE Methodist Prelate, His Eminence, Dr Samuel Kanu-Uche, has blamed Nigeria parents for the lack of value orientation among children and youths. Kanu-Uche told the News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Samuel Kanu-Uche,

550 Jesse residents benefit from NYSC free medical services

NO fewer than 550 residents of Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta have benefited from the Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) programme of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Samuel Otohareri, Grace Babuba, Ehima Esan, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Augustine Iwu, Olusegun Alao

PERL mobilises support for implementation of 2nd chance education framework

THE Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), on Tuesday mobilised relevant stakeholders to support the implementation of Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE) programme. PERL, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Istifanus Akau,

I am touched by your plights, Ogunbiyi tells sacked Osun workers

THE Osun State governorship candidate of the Accord Party, Akin Ogunbiyi, has described as shocking and sad the sack of several young workers by the All... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Accord Party, Akin Ogunbiyi,

Accord Party knocks Oyetola over alleged 30,000 O’HIS youth enrolments

THE Osun State Chapter of Accord Party has bashed Governor Adegboyega Oyetola over some recent moves of the government on the alleged enrolment of 30,000 youths... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Pastor Victor Akande,

Oyo reintroduces history in public schools curriculum, distributes over 4,950 textbooks

THE Oyo State Government has directed all public primary schools in the state to immediately implement the teaching of History as an independent subject. According to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), Olamide Adeniji,

EKSG receives 62 petitions on traditional rulers’ upgrade

THE Ekiti State Government (EKSG) has assured communities who are dissatisfied with the Chieftaincy Review exercise carried out in 2019 of fairness and justice in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Ekiti State Government (EKSG), Bisi Egbeyemi, Oba Adegoroye Omoseebi,

Abia Govt decries vandalism of public utilities in Aba

Abia Government has expressed worry over the high rate of vandalism of public utilities in the commercial city of Aba. The Commissioner for Works, Mr Bob Ogu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Abia State Government, Bob Ogu,

10 feared dead in Abia pipeline explosion

TEN persons may have died when a petroleum pipeline exploded in Abia State at the weekend. The explosion took place in Uzuaku community in Ukwa West council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Abia State

Eagles Watch: Iwobi dazzles in Everton’s revival

SUPER Eagles star Alex Iwobi made his eighth consecutive start and provided an assist as Frank Lampard’s Everton took a huge step towards safety after they... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Serge Aurier, Samuel Chukwueze, Mason Holgate, Patson Daka, Frank Lampard, Alex Iwobi

Jibrin’s resignation from APC nothing to do with Tinubu – Campaign official

A member of the Bola  Tinubu Campaign Organisation, says  resignation of its  Campaign Director General (DG)  Alhaji Abdulmumin Jibrin  from membership of the APC, has nothing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdulmumin Jibrin, APC, Sen. Bola Tinubu, governor Ibrahim Shekarau, 

Troops repel bandits attack at Kaduna Airport

THE Kaduna State Government, says  security forces have reported that an attack by  bandits was repelled in the vicinity of the Kaduna International Airport on Saturday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 87 times

Tags: G, ov. Nasir El-Rufa’i, Mr Samuel Aruwan

Nasarawa SUBEB opens bid for 2020/2021 contract awards

Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has opened bid for award of contracts for construction of new school buildings for 2020/2021. The SUBEB Chairman, Mohammed Dan-Azumi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB),

‘Reincarnation’ debuts in Lagos

THE Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, in collaboration with QDance Company, has premiered the internationally acclaimed and award-winning musical, Reincarnation, in Lagos.   The Premiere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture, QDance Company, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Qudus Onikeku,

U.S. reiterates commitment in preserving Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage

THE United State (U.S.) says it is committed to preserving Nigeria’s rich cultural heritage and diversity.   The Acting U.S.  Consul General, Mr Brand Hudspeth said this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: United State (U.S.), Brand Hudspeth, David Coulson, Trust for African Rock Art (TARA),

Ansaru in massive recruitment in Kaduna, distributes ‘Sallah gifts’

MEMBERS of the notorious Ansaru terrorist group have commenced massive recruitment of residents around communities in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Daily Trust has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Muhammadu Isa, Samuel Aruwan

Again, PDP shifts NEC meeting to May 11

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again shifted its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting earlier rescheduled for May 10 to May 11. The party’s National Secretary, Sen.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu,

Court to hear suit seeking to stop PDP primaries, May 10

THE Federal High Court, Abuja has fixed May 10, for a hearing in a suit seeking to stop the planned May 28, Presidential Primary Election of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 140 times

Tags: PDP, Mr Mahmud Magaji (SAN), Mr Cosmas Ndukwe, Mr Paul Erokoro, Mr Iyorchia Ayu, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, Justice Donatus Okorowo

Don calls for engagement of blockchain technology for social economic development

A University don, Dr Abiodun Okedeyi of the Department of Physics, Lagos State University of Education, Oto Ijanikin has called for the engagement of blockchain technology... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Dr Abiodun Okedeyi, Lagos State University of Education,

Broom sellers, others make brisk businesses as President Buhari visits Ebonyi

TRADERS especially broom sellers in Abakaliki, Ebonyi capital say they are making brisk businesses following the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state. saying it sparked... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Peter Okafor, Mariah Onwe, Governor, David Umahi,

Land tussle threatens peace in Osun community

TENSION enveloped the sleepy town of Edemosi in Ila Local Government Area of Osun State as the monarch and some of his chiefs are on war... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Olawale Olokode, Gboyega Oyetola, Oba Samuel Olaniyan, David Awojide

Your visit to Nigeria a charade if…. Akintoye tells UN chief, Antonio Guterres; Urges meetings with aggrieved groups, “before war breaks out”

FOREMOST Yoruba self-determination nationalist and leader of Ilana Omo Oodua, Professor Banji Akintoye, has advised the visiting United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, to make his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Antonio Guterres, Professor Banji Akintoye, Sunday Adeyemo, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, Bishop Matthew Kukah, Gov. Samuel Ortom

Okpekpe Race organisers set registration deadline

ORGANISERS of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe International 10km road race have set Saturday 7th May and Friday 20th May as deadlines for submission of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Samuel Ogbemudia, Zack Amodu

2023: Avoid voting for political prostitutes, Wike tells Kogi delegates

 THE River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has advised delegates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), against voting for any aspirant known for cross carpeting from one... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Governor, Nyesom Wike, PDP

Gov. Ortom’s aide resigns

The Principal Special Assistant (PSA) to Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, on Culture and Tourism, Mr Tahav Agerzua, on Wednesday resigned his appointment. Agerzua made the confirmation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Terwase Orbunde, All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Samuel Ortom, Tahav Agerzua,

Edo health agency postpones oral polio vaccination

THE Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA), has postponed the second round of oral polio vaccination for children between ages 0-59 months in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA)

Simultaneous bombing of forest can end banditry - El-Rufai

A simultaneous military operation is needed in the Northwest and Niger State, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai said yesterday. He believes such an operation would secure the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli,

2023: Southwest leaders to meet Tinubu, Osinbajo, others Friday

SOUTHWEST leaders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) have scheduled a meeting with presidential aspirants from the zone. The party’s founding Chairman Chief Bisi Akande and former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Yinka Oyebode, Pastor Tunde Bakare, Governor Kayode Fayemi Chief Bisi Akande, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senator Ibikunle Amosun.

Let’s end zoning suspense, Akeredolu tells APC leaders

ONDO State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu urged the ruling party to make a categorical statement on which zone should produce its next presidential candidate. He said the principle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Chief Edwin Clark,

Oyo South PDP senatorial ticket: Kola Balogun unfair to Makinde - Group

...says arrangement on ticket in party's best interestTHE resignation of the Senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Dr. Kola Balogun, from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Adebayo Ayandele, Chief Bayo Lawal, Chief Olasunkanmi Tegbe, Governor Seyi Makinde, Senator Kola Balogun,

VC tasks lecturers on authoring well-researched books

THE new Vice Chancellor of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, has tasked lecturers on authoring well researched books meant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Prof. Alloysius Okolie, Prof. Agu Gab Agu

Ekiti govt directs school to resume Wednesday

Ekiti Government has directed public and private schools in the state to resume the third term academic session on Wednesday. The state Commissioner for Education, Science and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Ekiti State Government, Bimpe Aderiye,

30th coronation anniversary: KGSIRS felicitates Maigairi of Lokoja

Alhaji Salihu Sule-Enehe, Acting Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS), in Tuesday felicitated the Maigairi of Lokoja, Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Kabir-Maikarfi III, OON, on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Alhaji Salihu Sule-Enehe, Muhammadu Kabir-Maikarfi III, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS),

Adekuoroye’s sister Shines at Gov. Diri Classics

MERCY Adekuoroye – younger sister of two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo – stormed to an impressive gold medal in the 53kg category as Women Wrestling and Freestyle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Ebi James, Selek Peter, Bose Samuel, Mercy Adekuoroye

Six presidential, 63 governorship aspirants pick APC forms

ONLY six of 20 presidential aspirants on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have picked the expression of interest and nomination forms, it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Comrade Adams Oshiomole,Timipre Sylva, Osifo Stanley, Ken Nnamani, Rotimi Ameachi, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor Dapo Abiodun, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, Moh

Ortom sues for religious tolerance among religious adherents

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for religious tolerance between and among different religious adherents.   This is contained in his goodwill message on Eid-el-Fitr to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Nathaniel Ikyur,

Lagos govt. evacuates occupants of distressed building

OFFICIALS of the Lagos State Building Collapse Agency have begun the evacuation of occupants of a three-storey building showing serious signs of distress in Ebute Metta. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Lagos State Building Collapse Agency, National Emergency Management Agency,, Ibrahim Farinloye,

Fire Service urges lawmakers to view provision of fire-fighting station as good governance

THE Enugu State Fire Service, on Sunday urged lawmakers and political office holders to see the provision of fire-fighting/rescue stations, vehicles and other equipment as part... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Enugu State Fire Service, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Chief Okwudiri Ohaa, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

Sanwo-Olu increases primary schools’ running cost

LAGOS State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced an increase in the monthly running cost of public primary schools. He, however, did not give a figure to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, NLC, Funmilayo Sessi,

Many feared injured as Muslim worshippers, hoodlums clash in Lagos

MANY were feared injured in the early hours of Sunday when a group of Muslim worshippers and hoodlums clashed in Marina area of Lagos. The reason for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps

Two siblings, others electrocuted in Ondo

IT was double tragedy for the residents of Oke Aigo street in Ile-Oluji/Okeigbo council area of Ondo state. The last Easter festivity was turned into mourning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Rope Akinfisoye, Adebiyi Adebowale, Akinfisoye Samuel, Akinyemiju Motunrayo, Akinyemiju Jesutofunmi

Biden could draw on past correspondents’ dinners- Report

A sitting U.S. president has not attended a White House Correspondents’ Association dinner since 2016 in person. However, in a sign that history repeats itself, President Joe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Samuel Adams, Vladimir Putin, Dick Cheney, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Bayelsa APC condemns killing of member, Sunday Frank-Oputu

THE Bayelsa chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of its member, Mr. Sunday Frank-Oputu, in his Yenagoa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Douye Diri, Mr. Doifie Buokoribo, Mr. Sunday Frank-Oputu

Health agency explains universal health coverage

THE Plateau State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (PLASCHEMA) has sensitised journalists to the importance of Universal Health Coverage in the state.   Speaking the event on Friday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Plateau State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (PLASCHEMA),

Multiple crash claims 2 persons in Lagos – NEMA

TWO people have been confirmed dead following a multiple crash involving four vehicles in Lagos. The multiple crash occurred at Odo lya Alaro located on the bridge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU), Lagos State. Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS),

IntegratE project partners Enugu govt. on family planning, trains health professionals

ENUGU State Government says it is partnering with an organisation, IntegratE Project, to create awareness on family planning. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Enugu State Government,

Malami to run for Kebbi governor

MINISTER of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami says he has accepted calls from Kebbi people to run for the governor. He will be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Governor Atiku Bagudu, Abubakar Malami

Obaseki appeals to FG to name federal college of education technical, Ekiadolor, after Tayo Akpata

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Thursday in Benin appealed to the Federal Government of Nigeria to rename federal college of education (Technical), Ekiadolor, after Tayo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 685 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Samuel Aduwa-Ogiegbaen, Malam Adamu Adamu,

Sexagenarian docked for alleged assault

A 62-year-old builder, Samuel Oke, who allegedly pushed one Mr Sunday Anifowose  into a gutter, on Thursday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: O. A. Daodu, Sunday Bassey, Sunday Anifowose , Samuel Oke

Afenifere Leader Urges Southern Political Leaders To Unite For South East Presidency

...as Obi promises to turn Nigeria from sharing to production economy   SOUTHERN Political leaders have been urged to resist the divisive tendency of  any part of the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, Peter Obi, Anyim Pius Anyim, Sam Ohuabunwa, Governor Dave Umahi, Dr Chris Ngige, Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, APC

KDSG not involved in decision to pull out of ASUU strike – KASU

THE Management of Kaduna State University (KASU), says the Kaduna State Government has nothing to do with its decision to pull out of the ongoing trike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Gov. Nasir El-Rufa, Adamu Bargo, Kaduna State University (KASU),

Insecurity: FCT minister of state urges traditional rulers to evolve new methods

THE FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, on Wednesday called on traditional rulers and other stakeholders to evolve new methods of tackling insecurity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Mr Ben Igweh, Mr Samuel Atang, Dr Adamu Yunusa

Kaduna Govt using social protection policy to address deprivation, vulnerability – Official

THE Kaduna State Government is using the Social Protection policy to address deprivation, exclusion and vulnerability facing a larger proportion of the state population. Mrs Saude Atoyebi,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Saude Atoyebi,

Kaduna Govt, stakeholders map out plans on tackling nutrition obstacles

THE Kaduna State Government and stakeholders on Tuesday figured out a plan on ways to tackle nutrition impediments and food poisoning in Kaduna state. Speaking, the Permanent Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Planning and Budget Commission (PBC), Bashir Muhammad,

2023: Akume, Benue APC stakeholders serve Gov Ortom quit notice

STAKEHOLDERS of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, including a former governor of the state and current Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Samuel Ortom

Storm over plot to draft Jonathan as APC flag-bearer

THERE torm in the polity over subterranean plots by some political hawks in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to woo ex-President Goodluck Jonathan to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Moses Ayom, Ahmed Makarfi, Ayo Fayose, Samuel Ortom, Professor Ango Abdullahi, Goodluck Jonathan

Ayade, Nwajiuba join race for APC ticket

TWO hitherto unexpected aspirants  – a governor and a minister – joined the race for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential ticket yesterday. Cross River State Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Governor Ben Ayade, Emeka Nwajiuba, Governor Yahaya Bell

Northern bigwigs dividing South to retain power in 2023 – Afenifere leader

LEADER of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has alleged that the political bigwigs in the North are dividing the South as part of their game plan to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Edwin Clark, Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Nyesom Wike, Muhammadu Buhari, Ayo Adebanjo

Ondo to support dairy processors to meet demand for local milk products

PASTOR Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant to Ondo state Governor on Agriculture Business, said the state government had concluded plans to develop dairy industry to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Akin Olotu, Ondo state Government, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Adekunle John, Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO), airy Development Operation, Friesland Campina Wamco Nigeria PLC,

Kano State Govt, UNICEF unveil report on rights of children

THE Kano State Government and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday  unveiled a report on children’s rights and wellbeing. Unveiling the report, tagged: ”Situation Analysis of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Rahama Farah, Alhaji Mukhtar Yakasai, Kano State Government, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

South East parades presidential talents in Abuja

...as Anyim tells how he would rebuild Nigeria     SENATOR Anyim Pius Anyim and other aspirants of South East extraction in all political parties, were showcased to Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Governor Dave Umahi, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Dr Chris Ngige, Mr. Peter Obi, Dr Nwachukwu Anakwenze, Mrs Caroline Nwosu, Yahaya NDU

45 Enugu College of Education students, staffs graduate in free vocational skills

THe Potter’s Wheel Foundation (PWF), on Sunday, graduated 45 students and staff of the Enugu State College Of Education Technical ( ESCET), including two visual impaired... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Potter’s Wheel Foundation (PWF), Enugu State College Of Education Technical ( ESCET), Osondu Eze, Adline Okere, Godsown Onuzulike, Chika Amuka, Oby Otiji,

PDP holds NEC meeting May 4

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is to hold its 96th National Executive Committee (NEC) on Wednesday, May 4. The party disclosed this in a notice issued by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, PDP

Jonathan Set To Declare For 2023 Presidency Under APC

 ALL seems to be set for former President Goodluck Jonathan to officially declare his intention to contest the 2023 presidency under the platform of the All Progressives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 128 times

Tags: INEC, All Progressives Congress, Mayor Samuel, APC, Goodluck Jonathan

IBB’s PDP Consensus Committee Rules Out North West

THE North West has been ruled out of the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primary contest by a committee on consensus candidate set up by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Aminu Waziri Tambuwa, General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, Ango Abdullahi

Don’t divert public wealth to your personal pockets – CCB Boss advises public officers

PROF. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), has advised public officers to desist from diverting public wealth to their personal pockets. He gave the advice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Elijah Mohammed, PROF. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare

2023: Methodist Church declares operation get your PVC

THE Prelate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu, on Friday declared that any Methodist Church member of voting age must get and validate their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Methodist Church of Nigeria, Samuel Kanu, Permanent Voters Card (PVC),

Edo Revenue Board announces availability of number plates

Edo State Internal Revenue (EIRS) says it has taken delivery of number plates from Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), thus ending its long months of scarcity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Edo State Internal Revenue (EIRS), Egboigbe Courage,

Niger govt provides relief materials to victims of bandits attack

THE Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Friday, provided relief materials to victims of bandits attack in Gurara and Lavun Local Government Areas of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Ahmed Inga, Yusuf Gawu,

Rainstorm: Ondo govt donates relief materials to NYSC

THE Ondo State government on Friday, donated relief materials to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state. The donation is to cushion the effects of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ondo State, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)

Ugwuanyi inaugurates Anglican Diocese of Nike’s specialist hospital

GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Friday inaugurated St. Luke The Physician Specialist Hospital built by the Anglican Diocese of Nike at Trans Ekulu, Enugu. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, St. Luke

PMS spillage burns cars, shops on Abeokuta-Lagos expressway, says Lagos rescue service

THE Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has said that it had combated the Friday fire outbreak on the Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos. The Director of the Service,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Margaret Adeseye,

Agency seeks compulsory insurance enrolment for intending couples

THE Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) on Friday called on the state government to make enrollment of health insurance schemes compulsory for intending couples. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubakar Hassan,

2023: Abia IPAC, PWDs collaborate on participation in political process

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Abia says it will collaborate with Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) to ensure they have equal access and participation in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Samuel Ekeoma, David Anyaele, Iroabuchi Alozie, Uzodinma Nwoko, Tony Ojih, Ceekay Igara

DLM Capital Group unveils Sofri Digital Bank

DLM Capital Group, a development investment bank, has unveiled its digital bank – Sofri, a one-stop-shop mobile app, to provide innovative, simple, and convenient services to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Funsho Idowu, Samuel Perry

Court remands 2 over alleged membership of secret cult in Ilorin

 AN Ilorin Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, remanded two men, Olapade Muyiwa and Olamilokun Moses, in Mandala Correctional Centre over alleged membership of Eiye confraternity. The Magistrate, Afusat... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 503 times

Tags: Afusat Alege, Samuel Umoh, DSP Mathew Ologbonsaye, Olapade Muyiwa, Olamilokun Moses,

Errant driver fatally knocks down LASTMA official in escape bid

THE General Manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr Bolaji Oreagba, has confirmed the death of one of his officials, Jamiu Issa. The late Issa was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Bolaji Oreagba,

Community leaders raise alarm over group’s plan to stage violent protest in Awka

COMMUNITY leaders from Amanuike in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra raised an alarm on Wednesday over plans by a group to stage violent protest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Samuel Okoye,

Battle for PDP ticket hots up as nomination closes Wednesday

THE scramble for delegates by presidential aspirants has intensified as the submission of nomination forms ends today in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The aspirants visited many... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olabode George, Peter Obi Muhammed Hayatu-Deen, Atiku Abubakar, Anyim Pius Anyim, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Aminu Tambuwal,

Man, 40, docked over alleged N6.4m visa fraud

THE Police on Tuesday arraigned a 40-year-old man, Vincent Uwala, before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, over alleged N6.4m visa fraud and forgery. Uwala of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Patrick Adekomaiya, Samuel Okpe, ASP Akpan Nko, Vincent Uwala

NAPTAN applauds LASG over shut down of Christland Schools

THE National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) has commended the Lagos State Government (LASG) for shutting down Christland Schools, following an alleged sexual scandal among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 104 times

Tags: National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Lagos State Government (LASG), Adeolu Ogunbanjo, Christland Schools,

Delta to be premier Coconut producing state in Nigeria – Official

THE Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa on Agriculture, Mr Aneke Ifemeni, has assured that the state will become Nigeria’s major coconut producing hub. Ifemeni, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Aneke Ifemeni, Delta State Coconut Development Programme (DESCODEP),

Wike has no moral justification to criticize state pardon to Dariye, Nyam - Presidency

The Presidency has said that Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has no moral justification to criticize the state pardon granted to a former Governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Jolly Nyame, Joshua Dariye, Governor Nyesom Wike, Malam Garba Shehu,

2023: Kano Deputy Gov Resigns As Commissioner For Agriculture

KANO State deputy governor, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, on Sunday, tendered his resigbation letter as the Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gawuna, in a letter to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje,

Abia NULGE Alleges Unfair Treatment Under Ikpeazu

NIGERIA Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Abia State said it has not been given fair treatment in the scheme of things under Governor Okezie Ikpeazu’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Ikechi Nwaigwe, Afolabi Abayomi,

Let’s unite to confront our common enemy; Ortom charges Benue people

BENUE State Governor, Samuel Ortom has sued for unity among the people of the state irrespective of their political affiliations to enable them defeat their common... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: George Akume, Samuel Ortom, David Afatyo Ajoko

I’ll replicate Rivers’ feat for Nigeria – Wike

 PDP Presidential aspirant and Rivers governor Nyesom Wike has said that he would replicate Rivers’ socio-economic growth and infrastructural development at the centre, if elected President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: PDP, governor Nyesom Wike, Sen. Istifanus Gyang,

Police Training School presents valuable student award

THE authorities of the Police Training School, PTS, Lagos has awarded the prestigious valuable student award to Uche McRichard Onunaku, General Manager, ERL Telecoms & CEO... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Samuel Ajiboyede, Christiana Onephirojiro, Musa Yusuf Garba, Uche McRichard Onunaku, Elvis Otobo

Ortom tasks Nigerians on lessons of sacrifice, forgiveness at Easter

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has advised Christians to imbibe the Easter lessons of sacrifice, perseverance, forgiveness and care for the less privileged. Ortom gave the advice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nathaniel Ikyur, Samuel Ortom

Ebonyi governorship aspirant pledges wealth creation

Dr Ifeanyi Odii, governorship aspirant on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi has promised to create wealth if he becomes the next... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Samuel Onwe, Ugorji Oti, Dr Ifeanyi Odii

Political touts, charlatans are Nigeria’s problems – Prof Anya

By Anthony Isibor.  PROF Anya O. Anya has lamented that the absence of quality and responsible leadership have been the bane of governance in the country. Prof... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Samuel Iheanyichukwu Ohuabunwa, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, Akinwumi Adesina,

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu as ENSIEC chairman for second term

GOV. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, swore in Dr. Michael Ajogwu, SAN, as Chairman of the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), for a... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),Michael Ajogwu,

KADSEMA begins enforcement of fire safety certification to enhance revenue generation

THE Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) has began enforcement of fire safety certification to improve revenue generation drive in the state. The Executive Secretary of KADSEMA,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), Muhammed Mukaddas, Gov. Nasir El-Rufa’i, Paul Aboi,

Kaduna Govt provides free healthcare services to 124,858 poor, vulnerable – Official

THE Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) says it is providing free basic healthcare services to 124,858 poor and vulnerable groups in the state. The Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Philip Yatai, Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA), Abubabkar Hassan,

2023: Kwara Govt promises level playground

THE Kwara Government has assured all political parties in the state of a level playing ground in carrying out their political activities across the state ahead... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Olabode Towoju, Kwara State Signage and Advertisements Agency (KWASSA),

Easter: Police assures residents of security

THE Police Command in Kaduna State has assured residents of adequate security during and after Easter celebration.   The Commissioner of Police, Mr Yekini Ayoku, said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Yekini Ayoku, Police Mobile Force (MOPOL), State Intelligent Bureau (SIB), Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Explosive Ordinance Disposal Units (EOD),

Remain professional in your training, NSCDC tells new intake

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has advised the 185 newly recruited personnel of the corps to remain professional, humble and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 537 times

Tags: Samuel Fadeyi, Ahmed Audi

CCB committed to eradicating corrupt practices in public service – Chairman

THE Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says it is committed to eradicating corrupt practices within the public service. The Chairman of the Bureau, Prof. Muhammed Isah, made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare, Mohammed Bello,

NSCDC charges new recruits on competence, selflessness

The New recruits into the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Edo have been charged on competence and selflessness to duty. The state Commandant of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Samuel Dan,

Enugu FA promises to discover more soccer talents

THE Chairman of Enugu State Football Association, Tony Ugwu, has said the body will undertake a tour of the senatorial districts to discover raw football talents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Tony Ugwu, Enugu State Football Association,

Easter: Group donates food items to motherless babies Home, pays medical bills

AN Enugu based group, Eminent Sisters, on Wednesday, donated food items and cash to the Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH) for the Easter celebrations. The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Eminent Sisters, Enugu State Motherless Babies Home (ESMBH), Enugu State University Teaching Hospital (ESUTH), Christine Miller,

Enugu fire service sensitises 44 major markets, 18 schools, others in one year

THE Enugu State Fire Service says it had sensitised thousands of traders in 44 major markets within the state within the last one year, to minimise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Enugu State Fire Service, Okwudili Ohaa,

Land donation excites Sokoto Polo Club

THE Sokoto Polo Club has commended the Sokoto State Government for donating 10 hectares of land to promote polo in the state. The acting Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Sokoto Polo Club, Alhaji , Mujitaba Ahmed, Sokoto State Government, Attahiru Bafarawa, Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir-Usman, Alhaji Faruk Koko, Alhaji Shehu Kangiwa,

Reps move to regulate operations of orphanage homes in FCT

THE House of Representatives yesterday passed for second reading, a bill to regulate the establishment and operations of orphanages in the Federal Capital Territory. The sponsor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

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PDP zoning committee submits report to NWC

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Zoning Committee on Tuesday submitted its report to the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) without disclosing its recommendations. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Governor Samuel Ortom, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), National Working Committee (NWC), Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, National Executive Committee (NEC), Ndudi Elumelu, Ayo Fayose,

Gunmen kill monarch, 23 farmers in Benue

A monarch, and 23 farmers have been killed and scores injured in a fresh attack in the wee hours of Monday by suspected gunmen in Guma... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Samuel Ortom, Terseer Agber, Aondoakura Gwa Kile

Chukwueze helps Villarreal sink Bayern Munich, as Benzema again unstoppable for Chelsea

SUPER Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze made the difference for Villarreal as he scored two minutes from time on Tuesday to stun former champions Bayern Munich. His effort... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Real Madrid, Unai Emery, Samuel Chukwueze, Robert Lewandowski

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the result of Saturday’s local government election announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC). The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal,

We will continue impacting positively on society — Ibadan-Jericho Rotary

THE Rotary Club of Ibadan-Jericho Metro has pledged its commitment to continually impact positively the society as it marked its 10th anniversary. The President of the club, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Ayoola Oyedokun, Samuel Kolawole

Intelligence failure, bane of security challenges in Nigeria – Gen. Wahab

THE failure of intelligence gathering and sharing is the reason security agencies have not been able to address the current security challenges in Nigeria. Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Commodore Abraham Zipele, Maj.-Gen. Bala Isondu, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab, Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo

Court remands NOGASA boss in prison over alleged N43.5m fraud

JUSTICE Mojisola Dada of the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja has remanded the Chairman of the Natural Oil and Gas Suppliers Association of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Charles Ugbonna, Samuel Daji, Elochukwu Okoye, Mojisola Dada, Fatuyi Philips

Atiku ready to withdraw his presidential bid if PDP zones it to South East

ATIKU Abubakar, former vice-president, has said that if the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  zones its presidential ticket to the South-East, he would withdraw his interest for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Babangida Aliyu, Namadi Sambo, Governor Ahmadu Fintiri

Plateau gov’ship: APGA aspirant promises special attention to job creation

MR Samuel Abashe, a retired military officer seeking the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) ticket to contest the Plateau governorship seat, says he will focus on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Samuel Abashe, APGA

PDP presidential aspirants ask party to zone presidency ticket to South East

IN significant show of solidarity and unity of purpose, presidential aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the South East have demanded that the Party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Anyim Pius Anyim, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, governor Samuel Ortom, Dr. Nwachukwu Anakwenze.

I pity president Buhari on security failure – Bauchi Governor

BAUCHI State Governor Bala Mohammed has described as unacceptable the inability of the federal government to secure the country despite the huge resources at its disposal. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Governor Bala Mohammed,

Foundation organises football tournament for children in 23 LGAs in Benue

EUNICE Spring of Life Foundation (ESLF) plans to organise a football tournament for both male and female children in the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Tijani Babangida, Moses Kpakor, Tama Aondofar, Eunice Ortom, Emmanuel Babayaro

Media expert rejects claims nollywood fueling ritual killings

MR Steven Adesemoye, a media and communication expert, has refuted claims that Nigerian films are responsible for ritual killings. Adesemoye told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Steven Adesemoye, Lagos State University of Science and Technology (LASUSTECH),

Smuggling: Navy nabs 2 suspects, impounds 70 bags of rice in A’Ibom

THE Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, has apprehended two suspects, impounded 70 bags of smuggled rice and seized the two boats used in smuggling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Samuel Ola, wookere

Edo SIEC suspends council election

THE Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) on Friday announced the suspension of the state local government election earlier scheduled for April 19, over a court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), James Oyomire,

Zoning: Atiku, Wike, Saraki, Tambuwal shift lobby to PDP NEC, BOT

FOLLOWING reports that the Governor Samuel Ortom Committee had recommended that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) should not zone the presidency in 2023, the presidential gladiators... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Alhaji Mohammed Hayatuden, Governor Samuel Ortom, Bukola Saraki, Governor Bala Mohammed

Jonathan’s convoy accident: FRSC suspects speeding, begins probe

THE Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, has said preliminary findings suggested speeding might be the cause of the Wednesday accident that killed two orderlies in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Peter Timothy Igbifa, Samuel Ogar Ochi, Goodluck Jonathan

CAC president visits Plateau, sues for peace

The President of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Pastor Samuel Oladele, has called on communities in Plateau to live in peace with one another. Oladele made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Christ Apostolic Church (CAC), Samuel Oladele, Charles Balogun, Orekoya, Essien, Orogun, Akilin, Sophia Ajayi, Joseph Guluwa,

Dep. gov. wants NYSC training shared with host communities

NASARAWA State Deputy Governor Emmanuel Akabe has urged national youth corps members to transfer the knowledge and skills obtained during their National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Governor Emmanuel Akabe, Keffi Local Government Area

Police rescue 12 passengers from alleged kidnappers in Kogi

THE Police Command in Kogi State have rescued 12 passengers from the hands of alleged kidnappers in Kogi. Commissioner of Police in the State, Mr Edward Egbuka,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Kogi State, Mr Edward Egbuka, SP William Ovye-Aya

We’re committed to restoring peace in Southern Kaduna- Defence Chief

THE Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor, has restated the resolve of Nigeria’s military to restore peace in the southern part of Kaduna State. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gen. Lucky Irabor , Samuel Aruwan, Kafanchan, Gov. Nasir El-rufai,

Glo, Airtel back in Kogi as govt. unseals Lokoja offices

GLO Mobile and Airtel telecom service providers are back on line in Kogi, two weeks after the state government sealed up their Lokoja offices over alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Glo, Airtel, MTN, Kogi, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, Alh. Sule Salihu-Enche

Association lauds Gov. Lalong over plan to rebuild burnt terminus market

THE Plateau State Traders and Marketing Association, has expressed joy over plans by Plateau Government to reconstruct the Jos Main Market, which was gutted by fire... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Mr. Uthman Dafaan, Plateau State Traders and Marketing Association,

NYSC DG appeals for speedy passage of Trust Fund Bill

 MAJ-GEN. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has appealed to stakeholders to speed up the passage of the NYSC Trust Fund Bill. He made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: NYSC, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Samuel Elijah

Police arraign man, 27, for allegedly stealing woman’s N38,000 phone

ONE Adeniyi Adegoroye, 27, on Thursday, appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing cell phone worth N38, 000. Adegoroye, whose address was not provided,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Adeniyi Adegoroye, Insp Foluke Adedosu, Criminal Law, Oyo State

Anambra govt to commence 5-day polio vaccination on Saturday

Anambra Government said it would commence a five-day outbreak response vaccination against Circulating Vaccine-Derived Polio Virus type 2 (cVDPV2), across the state from April 9 to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

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Amid new deluge, Sydney tops annual average rainfall in 3 months

 A month after Australia’s east coast was hit by severe flooding, parts of the city of Sydney were pummelled by heavy rain on Thursday. The situation was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 23 times

Tags: New South Wales State Emergency Service, Bureau of Meteorology, Australia

Group identifies those killing Nigerian Christians - Report

 By Anthony Isibor. A report released by the International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, Intersociety has revealed those responsible for more than 45,644 Christian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Intersociety, Obianuju Joy Igboeli Esquire, Emeka Umeagbalasi, Samuel Kamanyaoku, Ndidiamaka Bernard Esquire,

Oyo Govt deploys technology to block leakages in adverts, signage

OYO State Government says it has put in place arrangement to block annual leakages of over one billion Naira signage and advertisement through the use of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Oyo state government, Mr Temi Adibi, Mr Olufemi Awakan

Okowa highlights ways to reduce road crashes

THE Delta Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has called for a national emergency on road transport to address incessant road crashes and prevent commuters from avoidable deaths in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Federal Road Safety Corps

PDP commits political suicide by not zoning presidency to South East - Obiozor

...INSISTS on zoning presidency slot to South East   Ambassador George Obiozor, president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo World Wide, has condemns in its entirety the political suicide that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo, George Obiozor, Governor  Samuel Ortom, Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP, Chief E K Clark,

Bureau urges public officers to uphold moral standards

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has called on public officers to always uphold moral standards as they carry out government activities. Prof. Muhammed Isah, the Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Prof. Muhammed Isah, Prof. Samuel Ogundare, Bello Maigari

Bauchi Govt Votes N514m For Rural Electrification

BAUCHI State Executive Council has approved N514 million for the purchase of transformers and cables for rural communities in the state. The project which is domiciled with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Bauchi State Government, Maryam Garba Bagel,

Kebbi govt reduces working hours for workers for Ramadan

The Kebbi State government has reduced the working hours for the state workers by one hour, due to Ramadan fast. This is  contained in a statement by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, Kebbi State government

Blackish Substance Found In Oromoni’s Intestine Not Tested – Police

AN assistant commissioner of police and forensic toxicologist, Benedict Agbo, has told the Lagos State Coroner probing the controversial death of Sylvester Oromoni that he didn’t... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Sylvester Oromoni, Magistrate Mikhail Kadiri, Dowen College, Benedict Agbo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Dr Sunday Soyemi

Oyo Upgrades 200 Public Health Centres

OYO State government  has completed the upgrade of 200 Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in 200 wards across the state, while 99 are ongoing. The state’s commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Oyo State government, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun,

Lagos Assembly Passes Training Institute For Law Enforcement Officers Bill

LAGOS State House of Assembly has passed a bill to establish a training Institute for law enforcement officers in the state in its bid to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Lagos State House of Assembly, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Olalekan Onafeko, Sanai Agunbiade, Victor Akande, Mudashiru Obasa,

Edo LG polls: SIEC extends party primaries

THE Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) says  it has extended political parties primaries in the state by two days ahead of the  local government election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Edo State, Mr Peter Ojo,

2023 presidential ticket: PDP to jettison zoning

THERE were indications that the Peoples Democratic Party’s 37-man panel on zoning has opted to throw the presidential ticket for the 2023 race open. The implication is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: PDP, Governor Udom Emmanuel, Governor Nyesom Wike, Atiku Abubakar, ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Governor Bala Mohammed

El-Rufai, Tinubu seek stiffer actions against bandits, terrorists

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Kaduna State Governor agreed yesterday that urgent steps should be taken to secure the country. They spoke in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,

2023: PDP zoning committee to submit decisions to NEC

The Peoples Democratic Party PDP (PDP), Zoning Committee,  says  it will  present its unanimous decision on zoning to the party National Executive Committee (NEC). THE Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Prof. Jerry Gana, Chief Tom Ikimi, Samuel Ortom,

Gov Diri tasks accountants on accurate reporting

GOVERNOR Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Tuesday charged accountants on acurate financial reporting to enhance governance and financial policies in the country. Diri gave the charge while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Governor Douye Diri, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo,

Edo Primary Health Care Agency commences polio vaccination April 9

Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (EDSPHCDA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, will, on Saturday, commence an “Outbreak Response” (OBR) on Polio virus. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Mrs Irene Uabor, Polio

Southern Governors, others visits IBB, Abubakar

By Anthony Isibor.   GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and a frontline contender for the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential ticket, alongside Governors Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Okezie Ikpeazu, Seyi Makinde, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Police arrest 7 over marijuana farming

THE Police Command in Ogun has discovered a large expanse of land cultivated for marijuana, also known as Indian Hemp, while seven suspects met planting the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Abeokuta, Nelson Enu, Patrick Emmanuel, Samuel Paul, Ekioya Joe, Lokuta Village ,Remo North Local Government Area

Ramadan: Sokoto govt expends N397m on food aid to 17,000 needy

SOKOTO State Government has begun the distribution of assorted food items and clothing materials worth over N397 million to 17,000 less privileged through its special Ramadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Sokoto state, Ramadan Welfare scheme, Aminu Tambuwal

Traditional ruler vows to flush out cultists, end killings in Badagry

OBA Olalekan James, the Aholu of Kweme Kingdom, Badagry, Lagos State, has vowed to make cultism a thing of the past in his kingdom.   The royal father... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Oba Olalekan James, Kweme Kingdom, Badagry, Lagos State, cultism, Pengbo and Oglogbo, Sito Grammar School

Jettisoning zoning, suicidal for PDP, clark cautions Ortom committee

ELDER Statesman and former federal commissioner of Information, Chief Edwin Clark, yesterday said jettisoning zoning arrangement in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will be suicidal for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Mallam Adamu Ciroma, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan, Bukola Saraki, Edwin Clark, Samuel Ortom

UNICEF urges states to commit more resources to welfare of children, women

THE UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has advised state governments to commit more resources toward improving the welfareof children and women. Dr Tushar Rane, the Chief of Field... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: UNICEF, Yusuf Auta, Social Investment Programme, State Operation Coordinating Units

OGHA to review signage agency’s operational law, block leakages

The Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday assured the State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OGSAA) that it would review the law guiding its operations. It said it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Ogun House of Assembly, State Signage and Advertisement Agency (OGSAA), Yusuf Adejojo, Fola Onifade, Olalekan Gbeleyi,

Katsina State debunks report that A/Ibom is evacuating indigenes over insecurity

KATSINA State has debunked reports in some sections of mainstream and social media that Akwa Ibom evacuated 38 of its indigenes over security concerns. Alhaji Al’amin Isah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Katsina State, Alhaji Al’amin Isah,

2023: PDP able to take over presidency — Okowa

GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, Monday, said the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was able to take over the presidency in the 2023 general election. Speaking at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Okowa, PDP, APC,

2023: Enugu group throws support behind Edeoga’s guber ambition

AHEAD of 2023 gubernatorial election, a pressure group, Concerned Enugu Citizens for Good Governance, CECGG, has thrown its weight behind Hon. Chijioke Edeoga is the right... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Chijioke Edeoga, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, CECGG,

NESREA seeks collaboration with ODIRS on emission control

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has sought the collaboration of the Ondo State Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS) on the National Emission Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Tolu Adegbie, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), nmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) Ondo State Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS),

Plateau varsity urges students to be peaceful

The Vice-Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, has called on the students of the institution to be peaceful at all times. He made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohana Izam, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

2023: Catholic ArchBishop urges politicians not to use youths for thuggery

DR Matthew Ishaya Audu, Catholic ArchBishop of Jos, has advised politicians to engage the youth in positive ventures rather than  using them as thugs as the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 35 times

Tags: DR Matthew Ishaya Audu, Catholic ArchBishop, Nasarawa State, Dr David Ajang, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

Nasarawa lawmaker urges Muslims to pray for unity, peace

ALHAJI Muluku Agah, representing Nasarawa Eggon East Constituency, Nasarawa State House of Assembly has advised Muslims to use the Ramadan period to pray for continuous peace... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alhaji Muluku Agah, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ramadan

Benue: PDP’s zoning plan raises old questions

LIKE most states the politics of zoning in Benue has been topical. For pundits, zoning, which has become a critical element in Nigeria’s political space, is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Chille Igbawua, Iyorchia Ayu, Samuel Ortom, Gabriel Suswam, George Akume

Intervene in Anambra PDP crisis now, stakeholders tell Ayu

ELDERS and stakeholders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State have accused some members of the PDP National Working Committee, NWC, of sabotaging the  party’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Emeka Nwankwo, Kamaldeen Ajibade, Samuel Anyanwu

How NRC ignored warnings on planned attack on Abuja-Kaduna train

FRESH facts in the aftermath of last Monday’s fatal attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train service have shed more light on the failure of officials at different levels... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Umar Yakubu, Fidet Okhiria, Leo Irabor, Samuel Aruwan

Rising insecurity : Hiring mercenaries not an option, our troops are capable – CSOs

CIVIL Society Organisations (CSOs) are among those who have rejected the idea of hiring mercenaries to tackle insecurity in the country, stating that such is not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Edo APC holds primaries today

THE All Progressives Congress (APC), Edo State chapter, is holding its primaries today to elect candidates for the April 19 chairmanship and councillorship elections in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: APC, Governor Godwin Obaseki, Chief Dan Orbih, Lawrence Okah, Dr. Tony Aziegbemi, ony Anenih (Jr.),

ACF to Fed Govt: wage total war on terrorists, bandits

IT is time for the Federal Government to wage a total war on bandits and terrorists, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) said yesterday. The North has been... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Murtala Aliyu, ACF, FRSC

We are negotiating with KGSIRS on alleged N300m tax liability – Globacom

The Indigenous Telecom Giant, Globacom/Glo Mobile Nig, on Friday said efforts are being made to resolve the controversy surrounding alleged N300 million, owed the Kogi State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGSIRS),

Appeal Court dismisses suit against gov Umahi, Deputy

THE Appeal Court sitting in Enugu, Friday affirmed the ruling of the Ebonyi State High Court, which declared that Governor David Nweze Umahi and his Deputy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Governor David Nweze Umahi, Kelechi Igwe

Medical students honour lecturer for selfless services

By Christabel Ejenike THE medical students of the department of medicine and surgery, faculty of medical sciences, college of medicine, university of Nigeria, Enugu campus on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: university of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Ebede,

FCT-IRS to enforce withholding tax on rent —acting chairman

Mr Haruna Abdullahi, the Acting Executive Chairman, Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS), says plans are ongoing to enforce withholding tax (WHT) on rent. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Samuel Agbeluyi, Haruna Abdullahi, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria,

Vice-Chancellor warns against cultism as Edo varsity matriculates 683 students

THE Edo State University, Uzairue on Thursday matriculated 683 students for the 2021/2022 academic session. PROF. Emmanuel Aluyor, the Vice- Chancellor of the institution, at the 7th... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, Edo State University

Phoenix Suns beat Golden State Warriors 107-103 to equal win record

THE Phoenix Suns equalled their single-season record for victories with a 107-103 win over the Golden State Warriors. Chris Paul delivered the final two baskets of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors, Chris Paul, Mikal Bridges, Devin Booker,

Jamoh commiserates with El-Rufai on recent attacks in Kaduna

BASHIR Jamoh has commiserated with the Kaduna State government on the recent attacks involving Abuja-Kaduna Train service and the invasion of the Kaduna Airport leading to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: BASHIR Jamoh, Governor Nasir El-Rufai

Gunmen kill 3 in Benue town

GUNMEN on Tuesday night killed three people in a fresh attack on Naka town of Gwer West Local Government Area in Benue State. Our correspondent reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Samuel Ortom, SP Catherine Anene, Daniel Abomtse, Grace Igbabon, Ter Nagi

Pupil dies, 14 others injured as fire guts school bus in Ondo

A pupil of a private school in Akungba Akoko, Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, was killed while 14 others sustained serious injuries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ondo State

Non-payment of ground rates: Ebonyi govt seals 4 Hotels

EBONYI State Government, yesterday, sealed four Hotels within the Abakaliki metropolis, for refusing to pay it’s ground rates in the state. Addressing newsmen on the development, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: EBONYI State Government, CEVERO Hotel,  Abuson Hotel, Inland Comfort, City Pride Hotel

Kaduna train attack: We have failed, governors apologise to victims

NIGERIt governors have apologised to the victims and families of the Kaduna train attack which claimed over eight lives on Monday night and injured 26  others,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Kayode Fayemi, Governor Nasir El-Rufai, HRH Ufuwai Bonet,

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

FORMER Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Alhaji Sanin Malam- Bauchi, Mr Dipo Olayoku, Prof. Rufai Alkali

NSCDC arrest 2 trucks laden with suspected adulterated diesel

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has arrested two trucks loaded with 90,000 litres of suspected adulterated diesel. Commandant of NSCDC in Cross River, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Samuel Fadeyi, NSCDC

Nasarawa Govt strategises to improve business environment

The Nasarawa State Government on Wednesday held its maiden business town hall meeting with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MEMEs) to  improve the business environment in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State Government, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Nasarawa State Investment Development Agency (NASIDA),

Kaduna cricket team to embark on tour of Uganda

The Kaduna State Cricket team have concluded plans to embark on an international tour of Uganda beginning from April 15. Head Coach of the association, Joseph Onoja-oche,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Kaduna State Cricket team, Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai,

Many train attack victims unaccounted for – Kaduna Govt

SEVERAL passengers who boarded the train that was attacked on Monday night are yet to be accounted for, according to the  Kaduna State government. Daily Trust had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan,

Why I established NSUK- Adamu

THE National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, says the dilapidated education sector he met as governor of Nasarawa State in 1999 informed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK),

Train attack: Buhari meets security chiefs

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has met behind closed door with security chiefs few hours after Monday night’s terrorist attacks on Abuja-Kaduna bound train by bandits. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Usman Baba, Yemi Osinbajo, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Muhammadu Buhari

Man docked for allegedly stealing generator

A 24-year-old man, Tobiloba Sunday, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing a generating set worth N25,000 . Sunday, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: T.A. Shotobi, Samuel Thomas, Tobiloba Sunday, Insp Christian Okonofua

LSPWC deploys tech to rid Lagos of pot-holes

The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) on Tuesday said it would use technology to make Lagos roads motorable all year round. LSPWC’s General Manager, Mr Lateef... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,

Train Attack: Family members apprehensive over where-about of relatives

SOME family members of passengers aboard the Kaduna-bound train attacked on Monday say they are yet to know the fate of their relatives. Speaking to a News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Mohammed Barau, Lami Gombo

We have evacuated all trapped passengers in Kaduna-bound train – Kaduna govt

The Kaduna State Government says the evacuation of passengers trapped in the Kaduna-bound train from Abuja has been concluded this morning by security forces.     The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Samuel Aruwan,

Train attack: Dead bodies recovered from scene, says Kaduna Govt

THE Kaduna State Government has confirmed that fatalities were recorded in the terrorist attack on a train along Abuja-Kaduna route on Monday. The state government gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Nasir El-Rufai

Focus on winning, not zoning, Metuh urges PDP

FORMER national publicity secretary of PDP, chief Olisa Metuh has urged the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to focus on setting up an electoral committee to prepare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Samuel Ortom, Olisa Metuh

Wike: Group demands Ortom’s resignation from PDP zoning panel

A pro-Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, platform, The Democrats Group, TDG, has called for the resignation of Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State as chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Asiwaju Abidemmy Elegbede

Bandits didn’t shut down Kaduna airport – Military

THE Kaduna State government and the military authorities, on Monday, said bandits did not shut down Kaduna International Airport as reported at the weekend. The military confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Ademuyiwa Adedoyin, Brig-General Uriah Opuene, Ademuyiwa Adedoyin, Samuel Aruwan

Committee confiscates 10 sacks of adulterated rice in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) has seized 10 sacks of adulterated paddy rice in Hadejia Local Government Area of the state.The Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC), Alhaji Farouk Abdallah,

Change of strategy may tackle challenge of poor female participation in politics

With the clamour for more female representation, gender equality, girl-child education, the call to end violence against women, rape, and other female related problems continues to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Sen. Biodun Olujimi, Governor, Nyesom Wike, Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, Ebere Ifendu, Sen. Aliyu Wamakko, Odi Lagi, Sen. Helen Esuene, Sen. Yusuf Yusuf,

Gov Emmanuel to politicians: No ambition is worth the lives of A-Ibom people

CONCERNED about the ways some desperate aspirants are going about their political activities, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has warned that no ambition of any... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Governor Udom Emmanuel, PDP, Bassey Okon, Offiong Offoh, Enefiok Isaac, Iniobong Ekong,  Bob Emem

Report To Work On Mondays Or Face Sanctions, Soludo Warns

GOVERNOR Charles Soludo of Anambra State has ordered all public servants and political office holders in the state to begin reporting to their places of work... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Governor Charles Soludo,

Troops repel bandits attack at Kaduna Airport

THE Kaduna State Government, says  security forces have reported that an attack by  bandits was repelled in the vicinity of the Kaduna International Airport on Saturday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Mr Samuel Aruwan,

We Can’t Act On Umahi, Others’ Sack Now – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended action on the court judgment sacking Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, his deputy, Eric Igwe and 16 members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Governor David Umahi, PDP

Kaduna Govt confirms killings in 6 villages of Giwa LGA

THE Kaduna State Government has confirmed the killing of some citizens in six villages of Giwa Local Government Area of the state.   The state Commissioner for Internal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Aruwan,

Electioneering: KWASAA pledges level playing field for political parties

THE Kwara State Signage and Advertisement Agency (KWASAA) says there will be a level playing ground for erection of billboards and posters by all political parties... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Kwara State Signage and Advertisement Agency (KWASAA), Olorunshola Omotayo,

African PR Industry emerges from pandemic in position of strength

THE majority (67%) of African PR professionals believe the reputation of PR in business and society has improved since the beginning of the pandemic, according to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Samuel Bekele, Soni Kayinamura,

Nigerian Correctional Service debunks report of smuggling of Indian hemp into facility

THE Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service on Friday debunked a report that its officers were smuggling Indian hemp and alcohol into its custodial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Monday Chukwuemeka, Nicholas Obiako,

Wike: Bully or staunch party loyalist? [Viewpoint]

IN the past few days, Nigerians from all walks of life have watched with amazement, the verbal war between two governors who belong to the same... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: APC, Governor Nasir El- Rufai, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Governor Godwin Obaseki,

Lagos FUMAN Chairman pledges to reposition Fuji music

THE newly elected Chairman , Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Mr Omotunde Adeshina, popularly known as ‘Dharmendra’, has pledged to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Omotunde Adeshina,

Call for sack of Defence chiefs reckless, says northern group

A coalition of Northern Youths, Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), has condemned the call for the sack of Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Leo Irabor, and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo, Adamu Muhktar, Northern Advocacy for Peace (NAP),

Delta State Governor commends Heritage Energy Operational Services for exemplary local content practices

HERITAGE Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL), operator of OML 30 Joint Venture between the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and Shoreline Natural Resources Limited (SNRL) has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Chief Patrick Ukah, Dr. Morris Idiovwa, Heritage Energy, Mr. Naeem-Atiq Sadiq, Barr. Isaiah Bozimo, Mrs. Gladys Puegeren, Mrs. Chisa Otokpa

Why we chose consensus option, by APC

NASARAWA State Governor Abdullahi Sule yesterday shed light on why the All Progressives Congress, APC opted for consensus to pick party officials at tomorrow’s convention. The convention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: APC, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Abdullahi Sule, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Panel on future of health, economic resilience in Africa meets

Members of the Core Panel of the Initiative on the Future of Health and Economic Resiliency in Africa (FHERA) convened in Dakar, Senegal from March 14... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Muhammad Ali Pate, Professor of the Practice of Public Health Leadership at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Minister Prof. Awa Coll Seck, Minister of State in the Presidency Senegal,

Rheumatologist seeks improved care for lupus patients

A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, has appealed to the three tiers of governmentto intervene and reverse the current challenges affecting lupus patients in the country. Olaosebikan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),

Kwara Govt advocates early sexual education for adolescents

The Kwara Government has advocated for early sexual education to enhance young people’s understanding and improvement in their attitudes about sexual and reproductive health and behaviour. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Kwara State Government, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu,

47,975 terrorists surrender to troops – DHQ

THE Defence Headquarters says a total of 47,975 terrorists and their families have so far surrendered to troops of Operation Hadin Kai in the North East... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP), Boko Haram terrorists, Hadarin Daji, Unguwar Adam,

Unpaid entitlements: Former Nasarawa United FC players seek CAF intervention

A group of 66 former players of Nasarawa United Football Club (FC) on Thursday appealed to Confederation of African Football (CAF) to act fast on their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 662 times

Tags: Confederation of African Football (CAF), Nasarawa United Football Club (FC), Nasarawa State Government,

Attack: 3 more corpses discovered in Jema’a, Kaura LGAs.-KDSG

KADUNA State Government said three more corpses had been discovered in Jema’a and Kaura Local Government Areas, bringing the death toll as a result of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Nasiru El-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan, Francis Zimbo

Buhari condemns terrorist attacks in Kaduna State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the terrorist attack on four locations in Kaura Local Government of Kaduna State in which two soldiers and many others were... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Malam Garba Shehu, Muhammadu Buhari

Obaseki sacks 513 workers, paralympics, of Edo sports council

NO fewer than 513 workers of the Edo State Sports Council have been relieved of their jobs by Gov. Godwin Obaseki with effect from March 21,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Yusuf Ali, Friday Aibangbe, Samuel Ogbemudia, Godwin Obaseki

Osun 2022: My achievements will speak for my reelection — Oyetola

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his achievements in more than three years in office in the state will speak for his reelection in the July... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Sunday Obafemi, State Barbers Association,

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

Convocation: VC hails LASU graduates as symbols of knowledge, right ethics

THE Vice-Chancellor, Lagos State University (LASU),Ojo, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, has hailed the institution’s products as graduates with repository of knowledge imbued with the right ethics needed for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Lagos State University, Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Tokunbo Wahab

Emergency agency donates relief materials to victims of Kaura attacks

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Wednesday donated relief materials to victims of Sunday attacks in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Speaking while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Siman Mathias, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Muhammed Mukaddas,

NYSC members undergo compulsory COVID-19 test in Kogi

The 2022 Batch ‘A’, Stream ll Corps members have been made to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test before gaining access to the orientation camp in Kabba Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mofoluwasho Williams, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Richard Olorunfemi, Samuel Obayomi,

NYSC swears in 1,568 corps members in Nasarawa State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday in Magaji Dan-Yamusa NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp, swore in 1,568 corps members of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Abdullahi Jikamshi, ,Samuel Ayiwulu,

Defection: Court fixes April 11 for judgment in suit seeking Dogara’s sack

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, fixed April 11 for judgment in suit seeking for the declaration of the seat of Rep Yakubu Dogara vacant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, INEC, APC, Governor David Umahi, Yakubu Dogara, Jubrin Jubrin,

APC will not be distracted from holding successful Convention – Buni

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will not be distracted by agents of destabilisation using the media to cause crisis in the party. Gov. Mai Mala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Governor Sani Bello, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Mamman Mohammed,

Tambuwal meets IBB, Abdulsalami, says zoning won’t work in 2023

SOKOTO Governor Aminu Tambuwal has visited former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar at their residences in Minna. Tambuwal,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Governor Bala Mohammed, Peoples Democratic Party,

PDP’ll take over power in 2023 — South-South stakeholders

STAKEHOLDERS of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-South zone have reassured Nigerians of their commitment and preparedness to take over power during the 2023 general elections. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: PDP, Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator George Sekibo, Governor Douye Diri, Governor Nyesom Wike, Udom Emmanuel,

2023: What option for South-East if Presidency eludes them

FROM the scheming and permutations currently going on in the two major political parties ahead of the 2023 elections, there seems to be a calculated and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Abraham Chris Udeh, APGA, Bukola Saraki,, Governor Aminu Tambuwal,

PDP quakes over zoning

THE North-South divide in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over zoning of the 2023 Presidential ticket is widening. Presidential aspirant Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto State governor, said yesterday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Aminu Tambuwal, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Seyi Makinde, NEC,

Nigeria can adopt Edo govt’s interventions to stem slide — Obaseki

GOVERNOR Godwin  Obaseki of Edo State has said Nigeria can adopt the novel interventions and radical changes implemented in the state in tackling the myriad of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Godwin  Obaseki

Florida governor Ron DeSantis refuses to recognise Thomas win

FLORIDA governor Ron DeSantis has signed a proclamation recognising runner-up Emma Weyant as the winner of the highest US national college swimming title - an event... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: governor Ron DeSantis, Emma Weyant, Lia Thomas,

KDSG confirms 34 people killed in Kaura attack

THE Kaduna State Government on Tuesday confirmed that 34 people were killed on Sunday when unidentified assailants attacked  Kagoro Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area. The Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Aruwan, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai

You lied, we never said you’re not owing salary, NLC replies Kogi Govt

THE National Labour Congress (NLC) Kogi State has debunked the statement of the Kogi State Government that the State NLC chairman, Onuh Edoka had confirmed to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: NLC, Governor Yahaya Bello,

Bauchi Govt upgrades 75m litres water treatment plant

THE Bauchi State Government has upgraded its urban water facilities to supply 75 million litres of water daily to over one million consumers in Bauchi metropolis. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 465 times

Tags: Bauchi State Government, Aminu Gital, SWCSC,

Sack of Umahi: SDP Gov’ship candidate to join suit at Appeal Court

THE Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, SDP in the 2019 general election, Ebonyi State, Barr. Ndubuisi Onwe Chibueze, Tuesday, said he would join the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: SDP, Governor David Umahi, Barr. Ndubuisi Onwe Chibueze,

Zoning: It’s misrepresentation of facts - Tambuwal clarifies statement on PDP presidential ticket

GOVERNOR Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has clarified an earlier statement he made on the 2023 presidency. In a statement, which Muhammad Bello, his Special Adviser... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal, PDP,

Plateau Assembly declares embattled Speaker’s seat vacant

THE Plateau State House of Assembly has declared the seat of embattled speaker, Abok Ayuba, vacant. Abok, the Member representing Jos East State constituency in the House,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, Yakubu Sanda, Abok Ayuba, APC, PDP,

Ayade to know fate Friday

A Federal High Court, Abuja, will on Friday, deliver judgment in a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Governor Ben Ayade of Cross... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal High Court, PDP, Governor Ben Ayade

Shinkafi withdraws from APC national chairmanship race

ALHAJI Sani Shinkafi, one of the National chairmanship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has withdrawn from the race. Shinkafi gave this indication at a Press... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: APC, Alhaji Sani Shinkafi,, Governor Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, Gov. Aminu Masari

Southsouth PDP governors demand presidential ticket

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) remains divided along the North/South lines over its presidential ticket zoning. Yesterday, the Southsouth leadership of the party made up of governors,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: PDP, Debo Ologunagba, Governor Nyesom Wike, Udom Emmanuel

Buhari approves more security operatives, arms for Imo

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved a fresh range of solutions, including the deployment of more security personnel, arms and ammunition to douse the security situation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Hope Uzodinma, Abubakar Aliyu, Professor Doyin Salami, Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Umahi approves promotion of Ebonyi civil servants, payment of pension

 THE Ebonyi Governor, David Umahi has approved the release of the promotion for all deserving civil servants in the state. This is contained in a statement issued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Mr Uchenna Orji,

Lagos Govt sanctions 6 indicted LASTMA officers

THE Lagos State Government says it has said disciplined six officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) over misconduct while performing their official duties.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Olumide Filade, LASTMA, Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo

Bauchi govt trains 216 principals on e-learning teaching method

THE Bauchi State Government says it has trained 216 principals to enhance application of ICT in teaching and learning in schools across the state. Mr Aliyu Tilde,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

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Handle Obiano with due respect, civility – ANSTRC tells EFCC

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, ANSTRC, has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to handle the interrogation of former governor... Read more

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The Soludo Solution: bold visions and great expectations

By Chido Nwakanma   DO you know that the average Keke rider in Onitsha, Anambra State contributes N90, 000 to taxes annually? Or that the pepper seller in... Read more

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Kaduna declares 24-hour curfew in 2 LGAs over attacks

FOLLOWING advice from security agencies, the Kaduna State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura local government areas of the State with immediate... Read more

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NVMA donate tools to Bauchi vet. clinics

 The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Bauchi State Council, has donated clinical tools to clinics across the state, theChairman of the association in the state, Dr... Read more

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KDSG declares 24-hour curfew in Jema’a, Kaura LGAs

THE Kaduna State Government on Monday declared 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura Local Government Areas of Kaduna State. The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs,... Read more

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Sack: Court strikes out Umahi’s motion to stop execution of judgment

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, struck out the motion filed by sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, seeking for a stay of execution... Read more

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Tags: Governor David Umahi, Federal High Court (FHC), Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Inyang Ekwo,

Correctional centre promotes made-in-Nigeria goods – Official

THE Nigerian Correctional Service says it is promoting made-in-Nigeria goods, produced by inmates in Lagos State to boost their income. Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun, the Service Public... Read more

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Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigerian Correctional Service, Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun,

Sen. La’ah inaugurates campaign to support less privilege in Kaduna

SEN. Danjuma La’ah, PDP-Kaduna South), on Sunday inaugurated the Catholic Archdiocese of Kaduna’s Lenten Season Campaign toward mobilising resources to support the poor and vulnerable in... Read more

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Tags: Sen. Danjuma La’ah, PDP, Mr Samuel Aruwan, Rev. Matthew Nmanso-Ndagoso,

APC convention: Southwest picks Kekemeke, Omisore

SIX days to the All Progressives Congress, APC convention, there is no consensus yet on who will be the national chairman. President Muhammadu Buhari is believed to... Read more

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Tags: Senator Godswill Akpabio, Ali Modu Sheriff, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Farouk Adamu Aliyu, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak, Governor Aminu Masari, Donald Ojogo, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Senator Iy

Resign, hand over to Osinbajo, Ortom tells Buhari

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has berated President Muhammadu Buhari for plunging Nigeria into unimaginable economic crisis as well as his inability to tackle the... Read more

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Certificate of Return: We’ve hope INEC will do the needful – Ebonyi Information Commissioner

EBONYI State Government, weekend, expressed hope that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC would do the needful by ensuring that their decision on the Federal High... Read more

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Edo PDP: Glimpses Of Peace After the storm

AFTER nearly one year of bluster that blighted the victory of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the Edo State governorship election of 2020, stakeholders are... Read more

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LG boss honours 2 CDAs for outstanding performance

CHAIRMAN of Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Council in Lagos, Usman Hamzat, has presented award of excellence to two community development associations, CDAs, in recognition of their outstanding... Read more

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We’ve recorded full coverage in routine immunisation – Adamawa govt

The Adamawa Government said it had achieved full coverage in routine immunisation across the state.   Chief Crowther Seth, the Deputy Governor of Adamawa, disclosed this while addressing... Read more

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Zamfara unveils empowerment programme for IDPs

The Zamfara state government has unveiled an empowerment programme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across the state’s 14 local government areas. This is contained in a statement... Read more

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Akpanudoedehe absent as Buni, Sani Bello, CECPC members meet

THE Chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni on Thursday met with the Sani... Read more

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Court orders INEC to return Stephen Ntukekpo-led Akwa Ibom APC EXCO

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to return Stephen  Ntukekpo as state chairman of Akwa Ibom chapter of the... Read more

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Tags: Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, Uduakobong Udoh, Uko Obonodo Ini, INEC, APC, Augustine Ekanem, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Justice Taiwo Taiwo,

Ensure your wife does not go into politics, former Anambra Ohaneze Ndigbo president urges Obiano

CHIEF Chris Elunmuno, Former President of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Anambra, has called on former governor of the state, Chief Willie Obiano, not to allow his wife to... Read more

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Gov Ikpeazu insists Abia PDP will choose guber candidate

...party commends his commitment to democracy   ABIA State Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has pledged to ensure that the gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the... Read more

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Edo Commissioner recounts gains of reform in basic education

Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, Edo Commissioner for Education says the basic education reform in the state has improved the literacy and numeracy of pupils in public schools. Osa-Oviawe... Read more

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KDSG partners with UNICEF to mitigate natural disasters

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), says it will partner with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on strategies to mitigate natural disasters. Muhammed Mukaddas, Executive... Read more

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Benue Gov’t cautions against deforestation

THE Benue State Government has warned the public against deforestation in the State. The Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment, Godwin Oyiwona, issued the warning during an... Read more

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Marcus Smart on Stephen Curry injury - 'I'm not a dirty player'

THE Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart said he would never intentionally hurt another player after a collision with the Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in Boston's... Read more

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World Athletics ratifies Ingebrigtsen’s indoor 1500m record

World Athletics, the track and field sport’s world governing body, has ratified the world indoor 1500m record set by Jakob Ingebrigtsen in Lievin, France on Feb.... Read more

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Police, military repel kidnap attack, rescue victim in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in a joint operation with the military has repelled kidnap attempt and rescued the victim in Dobi... Read more

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Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Josephine Adeh, Dobi kwalita, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID),

No true progressive’ll leave APC —Kwara gov

GOVERNOR AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State, yesterday said no true Progressives would leave the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC for another party. Speaking at the inauguration of the... Read more

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Buhari to APC governors: Buni remains party chair

THE leadership impasse in the All Progressives Congress, APC has been halted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The President asked party members to support Yobe State Governor Mai... Read more

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Umahi withdraws stay of execution motion

SACKED Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, on Wednesday, approached a Federal High Court (FHC). Abuja, to withdraw a stay of execution motion he filed due to... Read more

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Bauchi State Govt. revives mobilisation teams to curb epidemic

 THE Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, BSPHCDA has revived its communication and crisis management team in Giade Local Government Area. The Director, Disease Control and... Read more

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Agency sensitises informal sector on enrolment into health scheme –DG

The Kaduna State Contributory Health Management Authority (KADCHMA) has embarked on sensitisation of relevant stakeholders in the informal sector to buy into the scheme. The Director-General of... Read more

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Strike: Engage govt, others, ASUU chapter pleads with stakeholders

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Chapter, has pleaded with stakeholders in education sector to engage government at all levels in... Read more

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Borno Govt. confirms abduction of health worker by ISWAP

Borno Government on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of a health worker with the General Hospital Gubio, Mr Bulama Geidam, by the Islamic State of West African Province... Read more

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112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

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Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Group canvasses continuous capacity building for nutrition desk officers

A group, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in collaboration withstakeholders in the nutrition circle has called for continous capacity building on basic nutrition concepts... Read more

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Tags: Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), National Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCFN), Olubunmi Braheem, Lilian Okafor, State Committees on Nutrition (SCFN),

Obiano, Soludo Rejoice as Achebe's Son Wins International Prize 

BOTH outgoing Anambra State governor Willie Obiano and incoming governor Chukwuma Charles Soludo have felicitated with the second son of Chinua Achebe, Africa's greatest novelist, raconteur... Read more

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No amount of protests’ll deter us from safeguarding lives – Lagos taskforce

THE Lagos State Taskforce on Environment has said that no amount of protests or reactions from traffic offenders could deter it from safeguarding lives and property. Chairman... Read more

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As Buni finally takes charge: INEC confirms attendance of APC NEC meeting tomorrow

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC confirmed yesterday that it would attend an emergency meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the governing All Progressives... Read more

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PDP NEC to produce schedule for party primary

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is expected to unveil its schedule and timetable of party activities ahead of the 2023 general election today. The party’s National Executive Committee (NEC)... Read more

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Edo FA conducts election to fill vacant positions

EDO State Football Association, EFA on Tuesday conducted election to fill vacant positions in the association and to make up the required number of members of... Read more

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Tags: Rolland Abu, Bayo Omo-Ige, EDO State Football Association, Moses Aghedo, Charles Olubayo,

Quarantine Service partners NVMA on safety of animal products

THE Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS says it will work with the newly elected president and executives of Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) to ensure healthier... Read more

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Rheumatologist associates recurring typhoid fever, malaria to lupus disease

 A Consultant Rheumatologist, Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, says Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) disease should be suspected if a person, especially female had recurring malaria or typhoid illness. Olaosebikan,... Read more

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Police arrest officers allegedly involved in shooting Poly student in Oyo

THE Police Command in Oyo State, on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of officers allegedly involved in shooting, Samuel Akinsuyi, a student at Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa,... Read more

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All Progressives Confusion

  By Mahmud Jega      DURING birthday and get together parties during our secondary school days, Riddles and Jokes was a regular item on the program. In case students... Read more

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Tags: INE,. APC, El Rufa, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle, Prof Tahir Mamman, John Akpan Udoedehe

Gospel preachers optimistic of better leadership in 2023

SOME Gospel preachers on Tuesday expressed optimism that a better national leadership will emerge in Nigeria from the 2023 general elections. The preachers, in separate interviews with... Read more

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Tags: Archbishop Joseph Ojo, Most. Rev. Stephen Adegbite, Pastor Samuel Sanusi, CAN

Obiano, Soludo Laud Air Peace for Role in African Regional Integration

THE Anambra State Government has described Air Peace commencement of three weekly flights into Niamey, Niger Republic, as historic and a decisive step in the economic... Read more

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Tags: Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Governor Willie Obiano, C. Don Adinuba.

FG, CBN set to finance 75,600 N-power beneficiaries

THE Federal Government in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has concluded plans to give financial empowerment to 75,600 batches A and B beneficiaries... Read more

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Tags: Samuel Daniel, Bashir Alkali, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, N-Power

Mixed reactions trail sack of Gov. Umahi, deputy for party defection

By Anthony Isibor. THE recent sack of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State and his deputy, Eric Igwe, by the Federal High Court Abuja, presided by over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: INEC, Gov. Bello Matawalle, Governor Dave Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Agency advises residents of Gombe against open defecation

Mr Mohammed Ahmed, the General Manager of Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA) on Monday advised residents of the metropolis against open defecation around public facilities. Ahmed... Read more

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Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

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Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

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Five communities protest land encroachment by Nigerian Army in Lagos

FIVE communities in Badagry, Lagos on Monday protested at the premises of the local government secretariat over alleged encroachment on their land by the Nigerian Army. The... Read more

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Wike replies Obaseki, says Edo Gov a serial betrayer

RIVERS Governor Nyesom Wike has descended heavily on his Edo counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, describing him as a serial betrayal and ungrateful person. Wike, who rubbished Obaseki’s diatribe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: APC, Adams Oshiomole, Governor Nyesom Wike, Godwin Obaseki,

Man dies after intimacy with wife in Anambra

A mob in Anambra State nearly lynched a woman after her husband passed away, following an extensive session of intimacy with her. The incident happened in Aguleri,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Governor Willie Obiano, Ikenga Tochukwu, Echeng Echeng

Bauchi traffic agency to recruit 250 wardens – Official

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA) has begun recruitment process of 250 traffic wardens and officers to enhance safer roads in the state. BAROTA’s Spokesman, Malam... Read more

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Tags: Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND),

Klay Thompson leads Golden State Warriors to win over Milwaukee Bucks

KLAY Thompson scored a season-high 38 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 122-109 to end the champions' six-game winning run. It was the... Read more

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ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, frustrated youths losing interest in education – NAN survey

THE statistics are frightening ! In the last two decades or so, University teachers have gone on nationwide strikes 16 times covering a cumulative period of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ewa Chukwumaijem, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi, National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Adeolu Ogunbanjo,

CBN Governor bags Giant Stride Award

The Queens of the Niger Delta, a Non Governmental organisation, NGO, has honoured the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, with an award-... Read more

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Maiduguri residents protest rising criminal activities

SOME residents of Shagari Low-cost Housing in Maiduguri on Saturday staged a peaceful protest against what they described as ‘increase in criminal activities’. The News Agency of... Read more

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Tags: Abdu Umar, Malam Mustapha Isa, Idris Wada, Babagana Zulum, Malam Kabiru Musa, Aga Citi, Felix Samuel

SESSPN holds its maiden 2022 Honour Nite in Lagos 

By Kennedy Nnamani A non-political association under the aegis of South East South South Professionals of Nigeria, SESSPN, is set to hold its maiden 2022 Honour Nite. According... Read more

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Tags: Chike Okoroafor, Denzil Kentebe, Collins Ugwu, Noble Uchechukwu, Mathew Ogagavworia, Samuel Ulaikere, Anthonia Ofere, Ireke Kalu Onuma, Andy Wabali, Hannibal Uwaifo, George Agu

Mbonu Campaign opens national campaign headquarters in Abuja  

...plans 8 regional campaign offices in Nigeria,  Diaspora  ...appoints campaign spokesperson      THE Mbonu23 Campaign Organization, an organization backing presidential hopeful, rising political star, and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential contender Okey Samuel... Read more

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Defection sack: Court orders Umahi, Deputy to remain in office

EBONYI Governor David Umahi and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, have secured an order from the High Court of Ebonyi State not to vacate their offices in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Kelechi Igwe, Sunny Ogbuoji, David Nweze Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Roy Umahi, All Progressive Congress, PDP, APC,

UNPF assures Ondo Govt. of collaborations

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has assured the Ondo State Government of stronger collaborations and partnerships towards improving qualitative healthcare delivery in the state.   Dr Omolaso... Read more

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Tags: United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (OSPHCDA), Dr Francis Akanbiemu,

NSCDC seeks collaboration of C’River communities in protection of infrastructure

 Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has solicited for the collaboration of various communities in Cross River to enhance protection of critical infrastructure in the... Read more

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Ministry commences advocacy for clean, transformed environment

THE Delta Government says it has embarked on advocacy for cleaner and transformed environment for Delta residents.  Mr Lucky Adah, Director, Sanitation, Delta State Ministry of Environment, in... Read more

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Ministry commences advocacy for clean, transformed environment

THE Delta Government says it has embarked on advocacy for cleaner and transformed environment for Delta residents.  Mr Lucky Adah, Director, Sanitation, Delta State Ministry of Environment, in... Read more

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Tags: Delta State Government, Lucky Adah, Private Sectors Participants (PSPs),

Ondo govt lauds health commission for qualitative healthcare services

THE Special Adviser to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Health, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, has commended staff of the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC) for their contributions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC), Dr Abiodun Oyeneyin,

Anambra, best destination for investments… ANSIPPA Boss

Prince Ike Chioke, an Investment Expert says Anambra has become the best destination for investment in Southern Nigeria outside Lagos and Ogun states. Chioke, the Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Investment Protection and Promotion Agency (ANSIPPA), Prince Ike Chioke,

Buni, Malami, Emefiele to confer with Buhari in UK

THE ousted caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, is due in London to confer with President Muhammadu Buhari, it was learnt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,President Muhammadu Buhari,Mai Mala Buni,Governor Nasir El-Rufai,Central Bank of Nigeria,Godwin Emefiele.

Sack: Umahi, deputy, others seek stay of execution of judgment

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi and others have sought an order of the Federal High Court, Abuja, staying the execution of its judgment directing them to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Reps warn Dangote on gridlock, accidents

THE House of Representatives on Thursday warned Dangote Group over what it called endless gridlock and road accidents on Kabah-Obajana-Lokoja-Abuja road. The Chairman, House Committee on Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Dr Frederick Balogun, FRSC, Mr Bisi Kazeem, Mr Carlos Juan-Rincon, Akinfolarin Mayowa-Samuel, Dangote Cement Plant,

Kingmakers pick laboratory scientist as Ologotun-Elect in Ekiti

A 51-year-old Director of Laboratory Sciences in the Ekiti state public service, Prince Adebayo Adesanmi, has been endorsed as the Ologotun-elect by the kingmakers of Ogotun... Read more

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Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Jide Oluwajuyitan, Prince Adebayo Adesanmi, Mr Reuben Ayodeji, Samuel Oyebade, Mr Dada James, Mr Olowolafe Ade, Mrs Bodunde Theresa, Mrs Olofinfiyi Titilayo

FG committed to ending banditry, other crimes – SGF

 SECRETARY to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, on Thursday in Kaduna re-assured that government would end banditry and other crimes in the... Read more

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Tags: Mr Boss Mustapha, Mr David Attah, Director, Mr Samuel Aruwan,

Life insurance: Families of 47 deceased workers get N148.3m in Kaduna

THE Kaduna State Government has disbursed N148.39 million life insurance cover to 47 employees who died in active service.   The state deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe handed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

PDP to hold caucus, NEC meetings Monday, Tuesday

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed its National Caucus meeting for Monday March 14, and its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Tuesday, March 15. The... Read more

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Ondo govt executing 40 road projects in Akure — Commissioner

THE Ondo State Commissioner for Infrastructure, Lands and Housing, Mr Raimi Aminu, says the state government is executing over 40 roads projects in Akure metropolis. Aminu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr Raimi Aminu, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,

Defection: Court fixes April 8 for adoption of final address in PDP’s suit against Matawalle

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, fixed April 8 for adoption of final written addresses in a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: PDP, APC, Governor Bello Matawalle, INEC

Ondo FA urges state govt to return grassroots football funding to sports council

ONDO State Football Association wants the state government to return the funding of grassroots football to the state sports council, its chairman, Dele Ajayi, said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Henry Babatunde, Ondo State Football Association,

APC crisis: Buni’s letter counters el-Rufai’s narratives

THE crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has deepened following a letter by Governor Mai Mala Buni, which faulted Governor Nasir el-Rufai’s narratives on his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: APC, Governor Mai Mala Buni, INEC,

FOREX volatility contributes to cost of cooking gas –Gas plant manager

UMORO Samuel, the Plant Manager of Sky Wave Energy and Gas Ltd., on Thursday said foreign exchange volatility contributed to high cost of cooking gas. Samuel made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Umoro Samuel, John Moses

Power outages hit water availability as supply drops to 30m litres a day in Bauchi

POWER outages currently being experienced nationwide have reduced available potable water in Bauchi State from 60 million litres per day to 30 million litres per day. Even... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Gital, Bauchi State Water and Sewerage Corporation

Defection: PDP Moves To Replace Matawalle With Former Deputy

A Federal High Court in Abuja has fixed April 7 for hearing of the suit seeking the removal of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Governor Bello Matawalle, Mahdi Aliyu Gusau, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Mike Ozekhome, Emmanuel Ukala, PDP, APC

El-Rufai: 19 APC governors endorsed Buni’s removal

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai last night explained why the All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker chairman had to be pushed aside. According to him, certain actions and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, James Akpanudoedehe, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Umahi under fire for attacking judge

EBONYI State Governor David Umahi came under fire yesterday for his tirade against Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja. The judge, on Tuesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Eric Igwe, APC, PDP

Drugs menace: NDLEA admonishes parents to monitor children closely

Parents and guardians have been admonished to closely monitor their children and wards, in order to curb the prevalence of drug abuse in the society. The Oyo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), Akin Fagbemi,

Umahi attack on judge: NBA demands apology

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has called on Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State to immediately render an apology for his attack on Justice Inyang Ekwo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Governor Dave Umahi, APC, Olumide Akpata, PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Neither a Governor nor Deputy Governor can be removed from office by a court of law for defecting from his political party to another

BY Mike A. A. Ozekhome, SAN       I have just read social media publications regarding the judgment delivered today by the respected Honourable Justice Inyang Ekwo of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: PDP, Justice Inyang Ekwo, INEC, Governor David Umahi, Eric Kelechi Igwe

Family counters police, insists Bamise’s body was mutilated

DAMILOLA Titilayo Ayanwola, elder sister of the murdered lady on Lagos BRT, Bamise Ayanwola, has revealed how she died in pain. Countering the claim made by Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 352 times

Tags: Damilola Titilayo Ayanwola, Governor Sanwo-Olu,

Umahu reacts to court rulling, says judge lacks powers to remove him

GOVERNOR David Umahi has reacted to the judgement of the Federal High Court in Abuja that declared his seat and that of his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Governor Dave Umahi, justice Inyang Ekwo, PDP, APC, Kelechi Igwe, INEC

Sylvester Oromoni: Accused Dowen College student suffered shock, says father

SAMUEL Inyang, father of one of the senior students of Dowen College, Lagos, accused of beating the late 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni Jnr., has  said that his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Olumide Akinimi, SAMUEL Inyang, Sylvester Oromoni Jnr,

5 die while excavating sand in Kano

 THE Kano State Fire Service has confirmed the death of five people trapped under a heap of sand at Yanlami Village in the Bichi Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Kano State Fire Service,Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi

Ex-gov Okorocha dragged to International Criminal Court

A pro-life advocate and neuroscientist, Prof (Dr.) Philip Njemanze, has petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC), over the demolition of the ancestral Eke Ukwu Owere Market,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Philip Njemanze, UNESCO, Governor Hope Uzodimma, Dr. Mechtild Rossler,

Leadership: Lawmaker urges Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, others to intervene in Lagos Ndigbo APC crisis

A Lagos lawmaker, Mr Jude Idimogu, has called on Sen. Bola Tinubu, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Mr Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Rt- Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Lagos APC Chairman, Hon. Cornelius Ojelabi and other leaders to call Igbokwe to order, Mrs Nelly Okafor,

APC chairmanship: Aspirants adamant, governors push for open race

THE battle for the national chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC) remains tough for ex-Narasawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu despite his endorsement by President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Fayemi identifies good governance as panacea for security, devt.

GOV. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has identified good governance as the basic parameter for effective security and economic development in the country.Fayemi said this at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Gov. Kayode Fayemi, Prof. Tunde Adeniran, Prof. Eddy Olanipekun, Ekiti State University,

ISWAP training suicide bombers to attack northeast-DSS

THROUGH its Adamawa State Division, the Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday claimed that the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) group is training suicide... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Department of State Services,

PPP best option for funding education sector, others – LCCI

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce of Industry (LCCI) says Public-Private Partnership (PPP) remains the best option for tackling national challenges on funding.   It believes that PPP is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale -Cole,UNESCO,UNICEF,LCCI,President Muhammadu Buhari,Prof .Samuel Bandele,Anchor University Ayobo,

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Uzodimma in APC convention panels

GOVERNORS  have been named as chairmen of many of the 20 sub-committees announced yesterday by the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,Mai Mala Buni,Justice Abubajar Malami (SAN),Governor Abdulrahaman Abdulrazaq,Governor Hope Uzodimma,Governor Bello Masari,Governor Dapo Abiodun,CECPC,Senator John Akpanudoede

Benue designates LG hqtrs urban towns — commissioner

BERNARD Unenge, the Commissioner for Lands, Survey, and Solid Minerals in Benue, says the 23 local government areas of the state have been designated as urban... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: James Kachina, Samuel Chir, Bernard Unenge, Mario Bajouk

Agency wants laws mandating LGs to fund nomadic education reviewed

THE Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE) has called for a review of the law mandating the 20 Local Governments in the state to contribute... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 635 times

Tags: Malam Imamu Itas, Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE),

Edo will soon become strongest PDP base in Nigeria- Chieftain

ALHAJI Kabiru Adjoto, Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo e-registration committee on Wednesday said that the state was fast becoming the strongest PDP base in Nigeria. Adjoto,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Alhaji Kabiru Adjoto,Peoples Democratic Party,Governor Godwin Obaseki,

Lagos taskforce apprehends 2 suspected miscreants

The Lagos State Task Force has arrested two men suspected to be specialists in picking pockets of commercial vehicle passengers. The suspects – Sodiq Olagoke, 25, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Lagos State Task Force, Abdulraheem Gbadeyan,

Don urges balance of power on Russia/Ukraine conflict

DR Samuel Okeke, a lecturer in Nnamdi Azikiwe University, (Unizik), Awka, has called for balance of power between the East and West in the ongoing Russia/Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, Dr Samuel Okeke, Kyiv State University, Nnamdi Azikiwe University

U.S. sanctions 4 S/Africans over alleged Islamic State links

THE United States has sanctioned four South Africans it says have led Islamic State cells in the country or facilitated support for branches elsewhere, including by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Farhad Hoomer, Siraaj Miller, Abdella Hussein Abadigga, Peter Charges Mbaga, ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria),

Ondo Govt. cautions students against taking energy drinks, hard drugs

The Ondo State Committee on Drug Control on Wednesday cautioned students against consuming energy drinks and other illicit substances.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ondo State Committee on Drug Control, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

Obasanjo laments decay in Nigeria’s education sector

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo has lamented the extent of decay in Nigeria’s education system and called for all-inclusive reforms to effectively rescue the sector. Obasanjo who expressed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Victor Moses, Professor Samuel Gowon Edoumiekumo, Olusegun Obasanjo

Lessons from Osun APC Governorship Primary

By Abiodun KOMOLAFE “As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us.” - Winston... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: APC, Governor Gboyega Oyetola,

Buhari turns down governors’ plea to drop Adamu

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday insisted that former Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Adamu should become the next national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 244 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Abdullahi Adamu, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Kayode Fayemi, Aminu Masari, Nasir el-Rufai, Abubakar Badaru, Yahaya Bello, Hope Uzodinma, Gboyega

International Civil Defence Day: NSCDC solicits information to curb crimes

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has called on members of the public to always avail them with useful and timely information that would... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Samuel Fadeyi, NSCDC

Benue APC tells members to boycott LG polls in Benue

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State has asked its members not to participate in the forthcoming local government elections that would hold in May... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: George Akume, Samuel Ortom, Austin Agada

Obiano has institutionalised himself in Anambra, says state lawmaker

A member of the Anambra state house of assembly, Chief Pete Ibida, says the sterling leadership skills of Anambra Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, is a legacy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, APGA, Chief Pete Ibida,

Threats of terrorist attacks: Kaduna urges residents to be vigilant

THE Kaduna State Government has advised residents to be vigilant over the fear of possible terrorist attacks, using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The Commissioner for Internal Security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Aruwan,

Innoson brand remains one of Obi's enduring legacies - Gabros Boss

THE President of Gabros Group, Chief Gabriel Chukwuma, has stated that Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing, remains one of former Governor Peter Obi's indelible legacies in Anambra State.   Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Governor Peter Obi, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano, Patience Jonathan, Dr Sampson Ogah, APGA, Chief Victor Umeh, Gabros Group, Chief Gabriel Chukwuma, Mrs Martina Chukwuma,

Ganjude lauds researcher for developing model for tracing  fake news

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended  Isah Nasidi, a P.hD in Mass Communication student from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, for developing a model... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship, Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship,GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje, University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN,

Osun primary: Why Aregbesola’s man’s appeal was dismissed, by APC panel

THE Appeal Committee raised by the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the Osun State governorship primary has explained why it threw out the petition of an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr. Bayo Aina, Rt. Hon. Suraju Adekunbi; Sen. Binta Masi Garba; Rt. Hon. Eugene Odo, Saad  Birnin-Kudu, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Sen. John James Akpanudo

INEC polls timeline creates anxiety in APC, PDP

THERE  is anxiety, almost disarray, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the release of the timeline for the 2023 elections by the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Godwin Emefiele, Senator James Akpanudoedehe, APC, PDP,

2023: PDP already shaking in Abia — Oriaku

Obinna Oriaku is a former banker and Abia State Commissioner for Finance from 2015 to 2019. He has declared interest to run for 2023 governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: EFCC, Obinna Oriaku, Governor Okezie  Ikpeazu

Warri Stadium was never abandoned by Okowa – Ossai

THE Special Assistant on Media to the Delta State Governor Mr. Ossai Ovie Success has described All Progress Congress APC in Delta State as an uninformed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Ossai Ovie Success, APC, Omene Odafe Wilson, Governor Okowa

Plateau by-election litmus test for 2023, says Bauchi governor

GOV. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has observed that the Saturday by-election in two constituencies in Plateau will be a litmus test for 2023 general elections. Mohammed,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: PDP, Gov. Samuel Ortom, Gov. Bala Mohammed,

Zimbabwe’s inflation surges to 6 month high

DATA released by Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT) stated that Zimbabwe’s annual inflation accelerated to 66.1 per cent in February, up from 60.6 per cent the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency, Governor John Mangudya, Mthuli Ncube

Nigerians appeal to FG to meet ASUU demands

 SOME Nigerians on Friday in Abuja had called on the Federal Government to meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to end... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: ASUU, Hope Opumo, Mr Samuel Onime

APC stakeholders rage over Adamu’s ‘selection’ as party chairman

SOME stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed disappointment over the reported endorsement of Senator Abdullahi Adamu by the Presidency. Members of the Governor Atiku... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, John Akpanudoedehe, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, Abubakar Sani Bello, Simon Lalong, Yahaya Bello, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Senator Abdullahi Adamu,

Committee warns students against drug abuse, says it can destroy them

The Ondo State Committee on Drug Control on Friday warned secondary school students to put away drug abuse before it destroyed their lives and goals. The committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Ondo State Committee on Drug Control,

Enugu State Govt bans tricycles, motorcycles, tipper trucks in 3 LGs

THE Enugu State Government has banned the operations of tricycles, motorcycles and tipper-trucks in Nkanu East and West Local Governments, as well as some selected communities... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Enugu State Government

PDP sweeps council polls in Enugu State

THE  ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State won all the 17 chairmanship and 260 councillorship seats in the local government elections held in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Mike Ajogwu,

Resources in terrorists’ hands can destabilise Nigeria - El-Rufai

THE resources available to various terror rings is enough to destabilise the country, Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i said yesterday. He believes the nature of terrorism in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Olusegun Obasanjo, Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i,

I Have No Presidential Ambition In 2023 – El-Rufai

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said he has no presidential ambition in the 2023 elections, promising to back any presidential candidate that emerges from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai

Investigations Link Police, Military Personnel To Bandits – El-Rufai

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said reports of preliminary investigation linked some serving police and military personnel to bandits. He spoke during the weekly briefing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai,

Bayelsa, Ekiti come tops in 1st Judo open trials

BAYELSA  and Ekiti states came tops at the first National Open Judo Commonwealth Games Trials which ended on Thursday at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Sports Hall, Surulere... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Commonwealth Games, Olabanji Oladapo, Olutosin Ihaza, Fatia Muritala, Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu,

Gov. Ortom launches construction of 55km Makurdi-Guma road

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday launched the construction of the N5.1 billion 55 kilometre Makurdi-Guma road in the state. Ortom said at the groundbreaking on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Mr Caleb Aba, Mr Mzungwega Dyegeh, Mr Jude Uungwa, Triacta Nigeria Ltd.,

Delta Govt assures Burutu community of readiness to reposition School of Maritime

THE Delta Government has assured of its preparedness to reposition the  Delta State School of Marine Technology, Burutu, to be at par with its likes in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Delta State School of Marine Technology, Prof. Patrick Muoboghare, Mr Famous Akpoyibo, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa

How get-rich-quick syndrome is fueling ritual killings — Stakeholders

WORRIED by the high spate of cultism and ritual killings among school children and youths in the South West, including Ogun State, stakeholders have raised concerns... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Ogun State, State Police, Adeyemi Azeez, Samson Kunle Popoola

Matawalle appoints Hassan Gusau as new deputy governor

BARELY seven hours, Zamfara House of Assembly impeached Mahadi Aliyu, Governor Bello Matawalle has appointed Hassan Gusau as the new deputy governor. Vanguard had reported how Mahadi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Governor Bello Matawalle, Mahadi Aliyu, Hassan Gusau

Kebbi Govt donates relief materials to female students affected by inferno

THE Kebbi State Government on Wednesday donated 376 matresses and other items to students of Nana Asma’u Government Girls’ College, Kamba, Dandi Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdussalam Jibril, Kebbi State Government, Gov. Atiku Bagudu,

Ondo State Govt is committed to functional, qualitative health care delivery – Commissioner

THE Ondo Government is committed to functional and qualitative health care delivery in the state, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka, has said.   Ajaka made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Ondo State Primary HealthCare Development Agency (SPHCDA), Dr Banji Ajaka,

Reps urge IGP, DSS to end killings by suspected cultists in Osun

THE House of Representatives has urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Director General, Department of State Security (DSS) and other security agencies to  deployed officers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Department of State Security (DSS), House of Representatives, Rep. Lawrence Ayeni,

AWCON: Football administrators hail Super Falcons’ qualification

Football administrators in Enugu State on Wednesday hailed Super Falcons of Nigeria qualification for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Morocco. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON), Enugu State Football Association (ENSFA),, Tony Ugwu, Super Falcons,

Unknown gunmen attack polling units in Enugu community, burn 3 vehicles

Unidentified gunmen numbering about 10, on Wednesday, disrupted ongoing council elections at Enugu South council area ward 3, in Obeagu community near Enugu, burning electoral materials... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr Mike Ajogwu,

Enugu LG poll: APGA blames ENSIEC for poor turnout

MR Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, the Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has blamed poor planning by the state electoral body for the low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),

Kwara State building infrastructure to support ECOWAS integration - Governor

KWARA State, which shares a border with the country’s neighbour, the Republic of Benin, is building necessary infrastructure to support and strengthen regional ties in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq

Esan Okpa wants AAU Multi-Campus Policy Reversed

...deplores Edo government serial intervention in university ESAN Okpa Initiative (EOI), a socio-cultural nonpartisan organization floated to promote the interests of Esan people, has asked the Edo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: ESAN Okpa Initiative, Governor Godwin Obaseki

Ortom sues for lasting peace between Egba, Ologba clans in Agatu

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has called for lasting peace betweem the Egba and Ologba clans in Agatu Local Government Area of the state. Ortom made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Chief Godwin Onah, Chief Baba Odangla, Benue State University (BSU), Prof. Armstrong Adejo, Dr John Elaigwu, Prof. James Ayaitse,

Current contributory pension scheme unpalatable for police retirees- Lawmaker

REP. Francis Waive (APC-Delta) says operating under the current pension scheme has been unpalatable and regrettable for the retirees of the Nigeria Police Force.   The lawmaker made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Rep. Francis Waive, Department of State Services (DSS),

Attah Igala loses elder brother

PRINCE Samuel Ogwuche-Akpa, the elder brother of the new Attah of Igala, is dead. He died in his sleep in the early hours of Tuesday, Feb. 22... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prince Samuel Ogwuche-Akpa, Mathew Opaluwa-Ogwuche II

Humanitarian crisis: 40,000 IDPs returns in Nasarawa

No fewer than 40,000 Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs) have returned to their ascentral homes from humanitarian crisis  in 2021 in Nasarawa state.   Mr Zachary Zamani-Allumaga, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Internally Displaced Persons ( IDPs), Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency (NASEMA), Zachary Zamani-Allumaga,

Mbonu Declares for President Under the PDP

...vows to defeat other presidential candidates on merit   ...calls on Nigerians to wake up from slumber   PRESIDENTIAL hopeful, and rising political star, Okey Samuel Mbonu, has declared his intention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 542 times

Tags: Okey Samuel Mbonu, PDP, Iyorchia Ayu,

HIV/AIDS patients to benefit from Delta empowerment programme – Commissioner

Delta Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, has said that persons living with HIV/ AIDS in the state would benefit from government’s empowerment programmes. The Commissioner disclosed this on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Charles Aniagwu, Dr Iheaka Ezieme, Delta State Agency for the Control of AIDS (DELSACA), Dr John Osuyali,

Queries issued to Ekiti Varsiy lecturers justifiable- Management

THE management of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, on Monday clarified that lecturers allegedly  involved in portal fraud and other infractions were justifiably queried. Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

Chief of Defence Staff seeks collaboration with stakeholders to stop oil theft, bunkering

THE Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Leo Irabor, has solicited sustainable collaboration among all stakeholders in the value chain of the oil and gas industry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: NNPC, General Leo Irabor, Ahmed Abubakar, Alkali Baba, Governor Douye Diri, Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

NNL 2022/2023: Insurance triumph in season’s first home match

INSURANCE FC of Benin on Saturday beat their visiting opponent, J Atete 2-0 in their very first home match of the 2022/2023 season in the Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Sarki Ismael, Samuel Ogbemudia, Insurance FC

APC govs pressure state chairmen to shift convention

SOME governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have launched an underground move to shift next Saturday’s national convention of the party. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: APC, Governor Ben Ayade, Hon. Yakubu Dogara.

We will not politicize security issues in Kebbi – Gov. Bagudu

THE Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, says his administration will not politicize security issues, rather more efforts will be made to further secure the lives... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, Alhaji Hassan Muhammad- Shalla,

Two factions of Ebonyi varsity ASUU issue conflicting strike directives

TWO two factions of the Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities (ASUU) in the Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki have issued conflicting directives to their members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ebonyi State University, ASUU, Dr Godfrey Nwambeke, Dr Ikechukwu Igwenyi,

E-sports: Lagos drums support for grassroots development

The Chairman, Lagos State E-sports Association (LSEA), Emmanuel Oyelakin, on Friday said that the state was intensifying efforts at promoting the game at the grassroots level,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Lagos State E-sports Association (LSEA), Emmanuel Oyelakin,

HURIWA reveals those behind Abia cattle market killings

"Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, has alleged that the Tuesday attack on Abia State cattle market, which claimed eight persons, was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, IPOB, HURIWA, Miyetti Allah, Emmanuel Onwubiko, Miss Zainab Yusuf

Ebonyi varsity joins ASUU’s warning strike

THE Ebonyi State University (EBSU) branch of ASUU has joined the national body in its four-week warning strike declared on Monday. This is contained in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi,

Warri has been abandoned — Clark

SOUTH-SOUTH leader and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said the oil city of Warri has been abandoned with no development, just as leaders feared before... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Chief Edwin Clark, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator James Manager,

Why I dumped APC for PDP in Bayelsa — Lokoson

A former Commandant of the National Defence College, Abuja, Rear Admiral Thomas Lokoson (retd) has said the decision to dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Rear Admiral Thomas Lokoson, APC, PDP, Governor Douye Diri

PDP Govs didn’t travel to Europe to pick presidential candidate- Wike

RIVERS Governor Nyesom Wike has dismissed insinuations that he and other Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) travelled to Europe to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Peoples Democratic Party, Kelvin Ebiri, Vice-President Atiku Abubakar

Norwegian runner sets new 1500m indoor world record

NORWEGIAN Jakob Ingebrigtsen set a new 1500m indoor world record at the World Indoor Tour event in France. The Olympic 1500m champion opened his season by winning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Jakob Ingebrigtsen, Samuel Tefera, Hicham El Guerrouj,

Graduates of Plateau Varsity are competing globally – VC

THE Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University, Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam, says  the institution has produced quality graduates who are exceling in diverse endeavours globally.   Izam made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Plateau State University Bokkos, Prof. Yohanna Izam,

Plateau govt releases N100m for varsity earned allowances

PROF. Yohanna Izam, the Vice-Chancellor, Plateau State University, Bokkos, has said that the State Government has released N100 million for the payment of arrears of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

NNPC tasks mechanical engineers on energy transition

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) has urged the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NiMechE) to support Nigeria toward becoming an energy sufficient country and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Fola Shonubi, Governor Babajide Sanwolu, Mr Yemi Adetunji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited,

LASAA unveils e-sticker verifier app for mobile advert registration

 THE Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) has launched a dedicated e-Sticker Verification Application (app) for mobile advert registration by its clients. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA), Temitope Akande, Prince Adedamola Docemo,

Kaduna varsity lecturers join one-month ASUU warning strike

ACADEMIC staff of the Kaduna State University (KASU) on Thursday joined the one-month warning strike called by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Kaduna State University, Dr Peter Adamu, Prof. Yohanna Tella, Mr Abubakar Jumare

Lagos Assembly Speaker mourns APC chieftain, Tunde Samuel

SPEAKER of Lagos House of Assembly, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, has described Prof. Tunde Samuel, an International Consultant for UNESCO and UNICEF, who died on Wednesday as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mudashiru Obasa, Prof. Tunde Samuel,

Man in court for allegedly stealing cartons of beer

SAMUEL Ogunleye, a 58-year-old man, who allegedly stole packs of beer worth N400,000, on Thursday appeared  before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos. Ogunleye, whose address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: F.M. Kayode-Alamu, Oladayo Adenuga, Samuel Ogunleye, Oladele Adebayo

Adeleye inaugurates Kaduna cycling association board

 KADUNA State Cycling Association Chairman Sunday Adeleye on Thursday inaugurated the board of the association.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the members include Dr Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kaduna State Cycling Association, Sunday Adeleye, Abdullahi Idris,

Aregbesola’s Monarch to Oyetola: You will be returned

THE Owa Obokun Adimula of Ijesaland, Oba Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran, yesterday endorsed Governor Gboyega Oyetola for a second term. He said the people of Ijesa will back... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Oba Gabriel Adekunle Aromolaran, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Chief Rauf Aregbesola,

Ortom condemns violent clash over fish pond in Benue, calls for peace

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Thursday condemned the violent clash over ownership of a fish pond between the Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups living... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nathaniel Ikyur, Anthony Dyegeh, Samuel Ortom

Lagos GAC member, Professor Tunde Samuel dies

A prominent member of the Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC) in Lagos Professor Tunde Samuel is dead. He was a former Special Adviser on Education to former Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: UNESCO, UNICEF, Mudashiru Obasa, Bola Tinubu, Professor Tunde Samuel

Nasarawa varsity joins ASUU strike

 The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nasarawa State University Keffi (NSUK) chapter has joined the ongoing one month strike declared by ASUU. Dr Samuel Alu, Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

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13 women, girls die after falling into well during marriage celebrations

AN official on Thursday said 13 woman and girls died when they fell into a well during a wedding ceremony in northern India. The incident took place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 308 times

Tags: t Nebua Narangia village , Kushinagar district , Uttar Pradesh state.

APGA won ln Obiano's achievements, Soludo's Credentials

By IfeanyiChukwu Afuba     J. Obi Oguejiofor's angry protest of the APGA's resounding victory in the November 6, 2021, Anambra State governorship election was long expected. The only... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Governor Willie Obiano, Professor Chukwuma Soludo, Allen Onyema, Chief Cosmas Maduka, J. Obi Oguejiofor, APGA, ze Akachukwu Nwamkpo,

Ex-Gov Oni finally joins SDP for Ekiti 2022

FORMER Ekiti Governor Segun Oni has finally announced his defection to the Social Democratic Party, SDP to contest the June 18 governorship election. Oni’s announcement put to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Governor Segun Oni, Social Democratic Party, Otunba Bisi Kolawole, PDP

Lagos to produce one million coconut seedlings in 2022

THE Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) says it will produce one million coconut seedlings in conjunction with the private sector in 2022. LASCODA’s General Manager, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 299 times

Tags: Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA), Dapo Olakulehin,

Albinos in Anambra seek support to prevent skin cancer

ANAMBRA State Albinism Association has urged the state government to establish a healthcare support scheme for persons living with albinism to reduce the rate of death... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Anambra State Albinism Association,

Adamawa University appeals to indigenes to seek admission

THE Vice-Chancellor of the Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta, has appealed to the indigenes of the state to take advantage of their admission slots... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Adamawa State University, Mubi, Prof. Kaletapwa Farauta,

Kanu trial: DSS complies with court order not to block court premises

 THE Department of State Services, on Wednesday, complied with the advice of a Federal High Court, Abuja, not to block the court premises and environs ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Department of State Services,

Association lauds Buhari for confirming Bello-Koko’s appointment as MD NPA

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) on Wednesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for confirming the appointment of Mohammed Bello-Koko as the managing director of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS), President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Rev. Jonathan Nicole, Chibuike Amaechi,

Iteire assures of completion of ongoing projects in Isoko North

ISOKO North Council Chairman, Deacon Christian Iteire on Tuesday expressed the desire of his administration in completing ongoing projects sited at Wards in the local government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Deacon Christian Iteire, Joseph Emasibeta Idiareh, Oghogho Ikrumale, Mr Joel Urute, Surv Samuel Irori, Mr Ajirioghene Oreh, Mr Collins Onajega, Mr Mark Ekakitie

98,271 persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Benue- Official

The Executive Secretary, Benue Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Bem Ageda says 98,271 people have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Ageda, represented by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Dr Bem Ageda, Emmanuel Beeka, Benue State Primary Healthcare Board, Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH),

We’ll shift February 26 APC convention date if necessary – Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said the February 26 date for the National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is not sacrosanct. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: APC, Governor Hope Uzodinma, President Muhammadu Buhari.

German agency, LSETF collaborate to build sustainable MSMEs

THE German Agency for International Corporation (GIZ)-SEDIN is collaborating with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) to build resilient Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mrs Teju Abisoye, LSETF, Mr Akin Omoware, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

2023: North-Central deserves presidency more than South-East — Gov Bello

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, yesterday said the north-central has been the most marginalised in the country since 1960 when it gained its independence and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Prof. George Obiozor, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello

Signing of Electoral Amendment Bill: The waiting game continues

By Christabel Ejenike Despite the reactions that trailed the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill into law and the amendments made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, All Progressive Congress APC,

Gombe govt moves to boost COVID-19 vaccination, targets 1.9m

The Gombe State government on Tuesday engaged stakeholders at a meeting in Gombe to boost COVID-19 vaccination in the state. Dr Manassah Jatau, the state’s deputy governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Gombe State government, Dr Manassah Jatau, Julius Lepes, Malam Musa Kuna,

Enugu LG election: SIEC commits to credible exercise

The Chairman, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Mr Michael Ajogu, has promised that the commission would conduct a credible and transparent local government election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Michael Ajogu, European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

Osun gov poll: Aregbesola denounces Oyetola

MINISTER of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, yesterday, openly denounced the relationship with Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State, just as he vowed to ensure that former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: APC, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola,

Abe May Become Wike’s Successor – APC Stalwart

A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Princewill Dike, has predicted that a frontline member of the party in the state, Senator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Princewill Dike, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi

Northern group gives Okowa 2 weeks to join race

THE Arewa Vanguard has called on Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, to join the presidential race in order to bail the country from the shackles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Arewa Vanguard, Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa,

Delta 2023: I’m unaware of Okowa’s pact with Ijaw — Edwin Clark

ELDER statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has said he is unaware of any treaty by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to hand over power to Ijaw ethnic nationality in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: Chief Edwin Clark, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Senator James Manager,

PDP governors knock FG over duplicity on fuel subsidy, delay on electoral bill

GOVERNORS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, yesterday, charging the Federal Government to immediately bring to account all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: PDP, Central Bank of Nigeria, Douye Diri, Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Ifeanyi Okowa, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Oluseyi Makinde, Godwin Obaseki, Udom Emmanuel, Bala Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari, APC, Ok

Valentine: 165 Red Cross youth corpers donate blood

 No fewer than 165 corps members in Lagos State have donated blood in demonstration of their love and service to the well being of humanity. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Lagos State Red Cross Community Development

Valentine: NGO organises tea party for adult literacy class

AN NGO, Care and Action Research, on Monday in Kaduna, held a tea party for students of its adult literacy class to promote expression of love... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Prof. Bala Dogo, Christiana Audu, Joy Dogo, Hauwa Samuel

Makinde approves appointment of 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland

......revokes amended Ibadan chieftancy declaration law OYO State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has approved the appointment of Senator Lekan Balogun as the 42nd Olubadan of Ibadanland. The approval follows a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: High Chief Lekan Balogun, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, Governor ‘Seyi Makinde,

Remedial Health to digitise neighborhood pharmacies, raises $1million pre-seed funding

REMEDIAL Health, a health-tech startup, says it has raised $1million dollars in pre-seed funding to digitise Africa’s neighborhood pharmacies and Proprietary Patent Medicine Vendors(PPMVs). The company said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Remedial Health, Mr Samuel Okwuada,

COVID-19: Edo Govt advises residents to embrace vaccination

 The primary healthcare  agency in Edo has appealed to Edo residents to vaccinate and continue to wear their facemasks in order to curtail the spread of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA),

Education: Firm urges state govts to emulate Bayelsa

 A private firm, T&T Web Designing and Marketing Services has called on state governments to emulate the effort of Bayelsa Governor, Douye Diri, to reposition the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Dr Thaddaeus Thompson, Governor Douye Diri,

Oluwo of Iwo land has denied letter circulating in social media on marriage - Commissioner

THE Osun State Government says that it is aware of a letter that is in circulation on the social media purportedly from the palace of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi, Ado Bayero, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola,

House rent to crash as Abia begins mass housing

RESIDENTS of Umuahia, Abia State capital, may no longer have to pay through their nose for house rent in the months ahead. This is following the acquisition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Abia State, ASEPA,

Delta zoning war: Anioma monarchs open up on Okowa’s successor

AS it is usual in every political era, politicians across the political divide, particularly in Delta Central and Delta South, have thrown their hats into the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: PDP, James Onanefe Ibori, Emmanuel Uduaghan, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

Lebron James breaks all-time scoring record but LA Lakers lose to Warriors

LEBRON James became the leading NBA scorer in combined regular season and play-off history in the Los Angeles Lakers' 117-115 defeat by the Golden State Warriors. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: LEBRON James, Karl Malone, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Klay Thompson, NBA, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors

2023: Gov’s wife receives accolade for encouraging female aspirants

KALADA Belema Meshack-Hart, the Executive Director of Engage Empower Educate Initiative, and National Council For Women Societies, NCWS, “He for She” ambassador, has commended Eunice Ortom,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Kalada Belema Meshack-Hart, Eunice Ortom

3 SANs, 7 others storm court, defend Abacha's family over Durbar Hotel demolition

THREE Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, and seven lawyers yesterday stormed a Kaduna State high court as counsels to the Abacha family over the demolition of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Mustapha AU, Sani Abacha, Nasir El-Rufai, Hannatu Balogun, Johnson Usman, Samuel Katung, Reuben Atabo

184 illegal refining sites uncovered in Rivers LG

THE leadership of Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State, has declared that no fewer than 184 illegal refining sites have been uncovered in the area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Joseph Obelle, IPMAN, Darlington Orji, Samuel Nwanosike

Malaria: Agency begins 10-day sanitation exercise in 4 Jigawa LGAs

 The Jigawa State Environmental Protection Agency (JISEPA) has embarked on a 10-day environmental sanitation exercise in four Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. The Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Jigawa State Environmental Protection Agency

Edo Cricket League exposes talents to high level of competitiveness, Official

Abraham Oviawe, vice president, Edo State Cricket Association says the 2021/2022 edition of the state’s cricket league season has exposed talents to the high level of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Abraham Oviawe,Edo State Cricket Association,

Group warns against any attempt on life of Governor of Benue State

THE Coalition of Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Assembly, COSMBYLA, the umbrella body of all the youth groups in the South East, South-South, South West... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Terrence Kuanum, Department of State Services, Tito Zokumor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, COSMBYLA

2022 Enugu LG Elections: Ugwuanyi takes PDP campaign to market places

…As Senator Nnamani narrates how Ugwuanyi brought him back to political limelight THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, on Thursday, continued its campaign ahead of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Senator Nnamani, Hon. Prince Cornelius Nnaji, Cecilia Ezeilo, PDP, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Hon. Augustine Nnamani,

Akwa Ibom 2023: I’m not seeking 3rd term by proxy - Emmanuel

GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has reiterated that he has no intention of running a surrogate leadership after his tenure in 2023. Besides, he said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Udom Emmanuel

Afenifere backs Akeredolu, insists power must shift to South in 2023

The Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday, expressed full support of Southern Governors’ Forum (SGF)’s position on the need to shift power to the South in 2023,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Ohaneze Ndigbo, Mr Emmanuel Yawe, Mr Abul-Azeez Suleiman, Comrade Jare Ajayi, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu,

Court remands man for allegedly diverting 600 bags of sugar

AN Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered that a 42-year-old man, Isiaka Lawal, be remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly  diverting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Olaitan Rahman,, Jacob Samuel, Isiaka Lawal, O.O. Akingbesote

Cancer: Experts advocate right policies, accurate data, for proper planning

MEDICAL experts in cancer management have urged governments and relevant stakeholders to generate real cancer data and enact policies that will enable private sectors to thrive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Dr Ekundayo Samuel, Dr Abubakar Bello,

Police rescues 2 men from kidnappers in Kwara

THE Police Command in Kwara has rescued two men, Samuel Faremi and Emmanuel Adeyemi from kidnappers in Obbo Ayegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Samuel Faremi, Emmanuel Adeyemi, SP. Okasanmi Ajayi

Psychiatrist identifies memory loss risk factors

A Senior Registrar in Psychiatry, Dr Samuel Aladejare, has identified uncontrolled sugar level, hypertension, high cholesterol and smoking, as risk factors for memory loss irrespective of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Dr Samuel Aladejare,

LG Elections: PDP flags off campaign, lauds Ugwuanyi’s performance

THE Enugu State Chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday flagged off its campaign ahead of the 2022 local government elections in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Cletus Akalusi, Mr Augustine Nnamani, People Democratic Party, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission

Only united PDP can salvage Nigeria from APC shackles - Wike

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday pleaded with members of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, to play down their political ambitions ahead of 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: PDP, APC, GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike

NAF investigates ‘mystery’ helicopter flying over bauchi forest

BASED on a report by the Bauchi State governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has begun investigation into a suspicious helicopter hovering over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: NAF, governor Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir, Air Vice Marshal Tajudeen Yusuf

My will has been written, I’m not afraid of anybody — Ortom

THE governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has revealed that he has already prepared his will due to the spate of insecurity in the country. Known to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, ASCON, Mrs Cecilia Gayya

KNSG to partner Ethiopia on agro-processing zone devt

Kano State Government says it will partner the Government of Ethiopia to fast track development of Special Agro-Processing zone in the state.   This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Hassan Musa-Fagge, Kano State Government, Alhaji Nasiru Gawuna,

Enugu 2023: APGA chairman calls for credible, free, fair election in Enugu

The chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Enugu, Mr Ndubuisi Elechionyia, had called for credible, free and fair Local Government Council and Governorship elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ndubuisi Elechionyia,, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Jeff Nnamani,

Hisbah Board destroys 3.8 m bottles of beer in Kano

The Kano State Hisbah board has destroyed over 3.8 million bottles of assorted beer that were confiscated in the last few months. The Commander-General of the board,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Kano State Hisbah, Dr Harun Ibn- Sina, Gov.  Abdullahi Ganduje,

Niger Assembly confirms Kigera as new Grand Khadi of Sharia Court of Appeal

NIGER House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Alhaji Abubakar Kigera as the substantive Grand Kadi of the state Sharia Court of Appeal. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: NAN, Niger State House of Assembly

We’ll conduct free, fair LG elections in Enugu – ENSIEC

Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has assured people of the state of free and fair local government elections on Feb. 23. Chairman of the commission, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

Oyo State Govt seals IBEDC offices in Ibadan

Offices of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in Ibadan metropolis, Oyo State, have been sealed on the order of the state government over outstanding tax... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Oyo State Government, Dr Wasiu Olatubosun, John Ayodele,

Umahi reconstitutes Council of Ebonyi varsity

Governor David Umahi has reconstituted the Council of Ebonyi State University (EBSU) for a period of 12 months.Umahi, said at the inauguration ceremony on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu,

Militants issue ultimatum to Gov Emmanuel over preferred successor

MILITANTS, under the aegis of ‘Unyekisong Akwa Ibom’, have given Governor Udom Emmanuel one- month ultimatum to rescind his endorsement of Pastor Umo Eno as his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Governor Udom Emmanuel, Akan Bassey, General Ekpo Ekpo, Pastor Umo Eno, PDP

Several attempts made to eliminate me but God kept me ― Ortom

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue state Wednesday disclosed that several attempts were made to eliminate him for his forthrightness and unwavering commitment to the safety and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: ASCON, Cecelia Gayya, Goodluck Audu, GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom

IPMAN condemns abduction of chairman, urges his unconditional release

The Edo Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has condemned the abduction of its chairman, Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele by gunmen. Egele was said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mrs Angelina Aigbokhai, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele,

LG Polls: Emergence of 16 women councillors excites Gov. Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Wednesday, expressed appreciation to Kebbi people for electing 16 women as councillors in the just concluded Local Government elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State Independent Electoral Commission (KSIEC),

Bayelsa Govt says will require J&J Vaccine for difficult terrains

 , says it is yet to get the special Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine it requires for hard to reach areas of the state. Dr Bekesu Martins,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags:  Bayelsa State Primary Health Care (BYSPHC)

IPAC congratulates Sanwo-Olu on newly approved state-owned varsities

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Lagos State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Lagos residents on the newly approved state-owned universities. IPAC Chairman in Lagos, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Olusegun Mobolaji, Young Progressives Party (YPP), National Universities Commission (NUC), Lagos State University of Education (LASUED)

Wike storms Plateau Court to witness trial of ex-Gov Jang

RIVERS State Governor, Barr. Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday morning, stormed a Plateau State High Court sitting in Jos, the State capital where a former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Governor. Nyesom Wike, Da Jonah Jang, Yusuf Pam, Justice Christy Dabup, EFCC

Any party with Northern presidential candidate will lose, Southern governors warn

CHAIRMAN of Southern Governors’ Forum (SGF) and Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, warned that any party that fields a northern candidate in the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Kennedy Iyere, Ken Robinson, Jaye Ajayi, Ayodele Oni, Abagun Kole Omololu, Dr. Pogu Bitrus, General Collins Ihekire

Obaseki inaugurates eight new commissioners

EDO State Governor Godwin Obaseki will today inaugurate eight commissioners, confirmed on Monday by the House of Assembly. Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Osarodion Ogie said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Governor Godwin Obaseki, Osarodion Ogie, Chris Nehikhare, Omololu Ojehomon, Afishetu Braimoh, Osasere Evbuomwan, Donald Ojemeh, Okojie Newton, Jonathan Lawani.

Bill to appropriate N73.5bn for 23 LGs passes 2nd reading in Kaduna Assembly

A bill for a law to appropriate over N73.5 billion for the 23 Local Government Councils of Kaduna State has passed the second reading on Tuesday. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Isaac Auta,

Kogi health agency denies cash- for- COVID-19- vaccination allegation

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has denied reports  of alleged  demand  for money from clients by COVID-19 administrators for  vaccine. An NGO, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

Nigeria’s Future Rests On Science And Technology – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s collective future rests on active participation in science and technology. He spoke Tuesday at State House in Abuja when he conferred the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Oluyinka Olurotimi Olutoye, Professor Charles Ejike Chidume,Professor Godwin O. Samuel Ekhaguere,

3 Scholars receives NNOM awards on medicine, science

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, in Abuja conferred the Nigerian National Order of Merit, NNOM, Award for years 2020 and 2021 on three Nigerians who distinguished... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: George Akume, Shekarau Yakubu Aku, Femi Adesina, Godwin O. Samuel Ekhaguere, Charles Ejike Chidume, Oluyinka Olurotimi Olutoye, Muhammadu Buhari

Police deny kidnap of couple in Ondo

 The Police in Ondo State have denied media report that gunmen kidnapped a couple on Monday evening in Akure, the state capital. Funmilayo Odunlami, the Police Public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Police in Ondo State

Rice production: FG’s intervention creating jobs in Gombe – Millers

Some rice millers in Gombe State have said the Federal Government’s investment in rice cultivation through the Central Bank’s Anchor Borrowers Programme was creating job opportunities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Gombe State,

Medical exodus: Ondo govt. maps out strategies to retain health workers

 Ondo State Government says it has put in place strategies to dissuade health workers from seeking greener pastures abroad. Prof. Dayo Faduyile, the Special Adviser (S.A.), on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags:  Ondo State Government

1 dead, 1 rescue in gas explosion in Kano

  The Kano State Fire Service has confirmed that one person died in a gas explosion that occurred in Ijarawa Village in Bichi Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Kano State Fire Service

APC Sets Up Peace Committee In Kano, Reinstates Ganduje As Party Leader

THE National Secretariat of the APC has set up a five-man “National/State Joint Supervisory Committee” to implement the template to resolve the lingering crisis in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Yakubu Dogara, Senator Abba Ali, Senator Ibrahim Shekarau., APC, Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle, Governor Abdullahii Umar Ganduje,

NSCDC arrests 19 suspects oil thieves in Rivers

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has arrested 19 suspected oil thieves in Rivers State. The operatives also seized 400 drums of suspected illegally refined... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: NSCDC, Abu Abdu Tambuwal, Governor Nyesom Wike

Why I built Almajiri schools in the North ― Jonathan

FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has stated that he embarked on the Almajiri Schools programme in the north while he was in office to infused western education... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: NCDMB, President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Douye Diri,

2023 Presidency: Zamfara PDP pledges support for Tambuwal’s ambition

ZAMFARA state chapter of the People’s Democratic Party has endorsed the Presidential ambition of Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Tambuwal.  Governor Tambuwal who visited the state earlier today... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: PDP, Col. Bala Mande, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Mahdi Aliyu Gasau

Environmental Corps: Gombe govt. inducts 500 youths

Gombe State Government has recruited 500 youths to serve as officers of the Gombe State Security, Traffic and Environmental Corps (GoSTEC). Malam Sani Ahmed, Coordinator of GoSTEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Gombe State Security, Traffic and Environmental Corps (GoSTEC), Malam Sani Ahmed,

Police repel attack on its command in Okene , kill 1, injure others

The Kogi  Government said the Nigerian Police on Sunday, repelled an attack by unknown gunmen on its Area command in Okene,  killing a member of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Kogi State Government, Mr Kingsley Fanwo,

Oyetola not using me to attack anyone — Osogbo NURTW boss

THE Chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, in Osogbo/Olorunda, Kazeem Oyewale, popularly referred to Asiri Eniba on Monday disclosed that the State Governor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: NURTW, APC, Kazeem Oyewale, Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

2023: Nigeria is bleeding, PDP has to take over — Wike

AHEAD of the 2023 Presidential election, Governor Wike of Rivers state, in Kaduna, on Monday, has described Nigeria as a country that is bleeding. He called on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: APC, PDP, Governor Wike

Enugu FA Chairman hails Senegal for breaking AFCON jinx

The Chairman of Enugu State Football Association (ESFA), Tony Ugwu, has commended the Teranga Lions of Senegal for emerging the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions.Ugwu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Enugu State Football Association (ESFA), Tony Ugwu, African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Ongoing projects will open Badagry to the world — LASG

The Lagos State Government says it is executing different projects in Badagry to open the ancient town to the world and enable investors come into it. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Lagos State Government, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu,

Yobe healthcare scheme to incorporate informal sector – Official

 Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (YSCHMA), says it has begun stakeholders engagement to fast track incorporation of informal sector into the scheme. The Executive Secretary of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Yobe State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency (YSCHMA)

Hanifa: Let justice prevail, re-open private schools

THE recent tragic kidnap and murder of five-year-old Miss Hanifa Abubakar by her teacher, Abdulmalik Tanko, in Kano, elicited a number of knee-jerk reactions by people... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Abdulmalik Tanko, Governor Umar Ganduje

Imo elders task Uzodimma on recovery of stolen state, private lands from ex-govt officials

IMO State Council of Elders has urged Governor Hope Uzodimma to ensure the total recovery of all properties, including lands belonging to both the government and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Governor Hope Uzodimma, Cletus Ilomuanya, Maxwell Duru,

Abdulrazaq imposed hijab on mission schools in Ilorin, Kwara CAN alleges

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Kwara has accused the State Government of forceful imposition of hijab-wearing by female students on all the grant-aided schools... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Bishop Samson Adewole, CAN, Governor, Gov. AbdulRahman Abdulrazaq

APC National Convention: Party stakeholders back Sen Sani Musa as National Chairman

AHEAD of February 26 National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Stakeholders, members and loyalists of the party have thrown their weight behind the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, APC, Senator Sani Musa,

Gratuities: Nasarawa releases N340m for 1,190 retirees

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, has released N340 million for the payment of gratuities to 1,190 retirees in the state, in fulfillment of his promise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Sule, Suleiman Nagogo,

Akume receives PDP defectors, assures equal opportunities in APC

THE Minister of Inter- Governmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume, has charged PDP members who defected to the APC to work hard to ensure the party’s victory... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Tersoo Mnenga, Austin Agada, Samuel Ortom, Muhammadu Buhari, Joseph Boko, George Akume

Osun 2022: Oyetola begs for the trust of Osun electorates

GOVERNOR Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, on Sunday, vowed not to betray the trust the electorate reposed in him, if reelected during the July 16 governorship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Oba Samuel Abe, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Gboyega Oyetola

Mbonu agitates for mandatory debate before primaries

OKEY Samuel Mbonu is the executive director of Nigerian-American Council, NAC, and a presidential aspirant in 2019. In this interview with CHIBUZO UKAIBE, he says Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: CHIBUZO UKAIBE, Okey Samuel Mbonu

No going back on closure of markets – Abia Govt

ABIA State government has stated that the closure of the Waterside abattoir and Ahia Udele market in Aba is permanent. The State Commissioner for Trade and Investment,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: John Okiyi Kalu, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu

Atlanta Hawks end Phoenix Suns' streak while Los Angeles Lakers beaten

TRAE Young scored 43 points as the Atlanta Hawks ended the Phoenix Suns' 11-game winning run with a 124-111 win. The 23-year-old made 16 of his 25... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: TRAE Young, Atlanta Hawks, Phoenix Suns, Golden State Warriors

Kogi to build first holiday village in Africa

A nine-man committee set up by Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello to develop the first-holiday village in Africa has come up with an 8 point agenda on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Governor Yahaya Bello, Otunba Segun Runsewe,

School proprietor advises parents against using children as hawkers

Mr Samuel Olabode, the proprietor of  Champions Nursery and Primary School, Ilorin, has advised parents to desist from sending their children to hawk thus denying them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Olabode,

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates Swedish Embassy in Lagos

LAGOS Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the opening of a new Swedish Embassy in Lagos as a well-deserved opportunity for Lagos business community as well as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ECOWAS

I was kidnapped, trafficked for sex in 4 countries — 16yr-old student

ON June 11, 2021, when 16-year-old Senior Secondary School, SSS 2 student, Deborah (not real name) of a government secondary school in Benin, Edo State, left... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 289 times

Tags: Deborah, Edo State, Benin Republic

Apapa customs intercepts 9 containers of wood, seizes N78m codeine

 THE Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted nine containers of unprocessed and semi-processed wood at the point of loading into a vessel. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, NDLEA, Samuel Gadzama

Truck rams into market, kills 6 in Aba

NO less than 6 persons have lost their lives following an auto crash at the Ahia Udele market along with River Layout, Aba, Abia State. The truck... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Abia State.

Rivers residents rendered homeless as govt demolishes shanties

NO fewer than 1,000 residents of Rivers State have been rendered homeless, following the demolition of houses in over nine waterfronts by the state government. The affected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Rivers State, Gift Otonnah

NSCDC arrest 7, shut down 3 private security companies in Calabar

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested  seven private security guards while shutting down operations of three private security companies in Calabar. Commandant of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: NSCDC, Samuel Fadeyi

Plot to shift APC convention thickens

A plot to shift the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from February 26 to a yet-to-be determined date has triggered fresh tension in the party,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: All Progressives Congres, INEC, Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, Governor Mai Mala Buni

Lagos Govt. to create Tertiary Drainage Squad in 57 LG/LCDAs

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has approved the creation of Tertiary Drains Squad (TDS) in the 57 Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Mr Joe Igbokwe, Dr. Samuel Akingbehin, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Assistant Commissioner of Police in Imo killed by Cultists

INDIGENES of Agwa clan, in Oguta Local Government Area of Imo State, were on Wednesday thrown into mourning following the gruesome murder of a retired Assistant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Barr. Christian Kpatuma, CSP Michael Abattam,, Governor Hope Uzodimma

Enugu 2023: Nwobodo insists on Nkanu East governorship

SENATOR Jim Nwobodo has insisted that justice would be seen to be done if an indigene of Nkanu East local government council is chosen to become... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: SENATOR Jim Nwobodo, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Rivers soot menace: Blame game as ONELGA boss sends taskforce after offenders

IT has been blame game in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA), Rivers State, since Vincent Job, the council Chairman declared war on oil theft and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: ONELGA, Vincent Job, Governor Nyesom Wike

Heavy traffic in Lagos as fuel tanker, truck collide

AN accident has occurred at Fadeyi Bus Stop along Ikorodu Road, Lagos, involving an oil tanker and a heavy-duty truck loaded with sand. Ikorodu is the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Lagos State Transport Management Agency

Over 90% of repentant Boko Haram members ‘re genuine- Zulum

GOVERNOR Babagana Zulum of Borno State, Wednesday said over 90 percent of repentant Boko Haram members have genuinely repented. The governor’s declaration was the opposite of what... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Babagana Zulum, Boko Haram, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nasir el-Rufai,

Anambra Assembly orders suspension of recruitment, conversion of PTA teachers

The Anambra State House of Assembly has ordered the suspension of the conversion of teachers engaged by  Parents Teachers Association (PTA) to permanent staff in state’s schools. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Anambra State House of Assembly,

Anambra Assembly orders suspension of recruitment, conversion of PTA teachers

The Anambra State House of Assembly has ordered the suspension of the conversion of teachers engaged by  Parents Teachers Association (PTA) to permanent staff in state’s schools. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Anambra State House of Assembly,

Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Benue Governor of not being truthful about the payment of accumulated salaries, pensions and gratuities owed civil servants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Niyi Akinsiju, Cassidy Madueke, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Governor Ortom, Garba Shehu,

BudgIT co-founder suggests ₦10 billion crowdfunding for Peter Obi's presidential campaign

SEUN Onigbide, the co-founder and CEO of BudgIT, a Nigerian civic tech organization, has suggested raising ₦10 billion through crowdfunding for the presidential campaign of former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Seun Onigbide, Atiku Abubakar, governor Bala Mohammed, CEO of BudgIT, Peter Obi, PDP, Aminu Tambuwal, Bukola Saraki

Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission boss files suit

The suspended chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission,  Muhuyi Rimin-Gado on Wednesday, challenged his suspension before the National Industrial Court. Rimin-Gado instituted the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi,

Heavy security as Court rules over suit challenging Osun APC congress

THERE is heavy security ahead of the ruling of Federal High Court, Osogbo on a suit filed by 2,517 aggrieved All Progressives Congress (APC) Osun State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Justice Emmanuel Ayoola, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Mai Mala-Buni, Dr Mubaraq Adekilekun

Why Amaechi didn’t hand over to me, by Wike

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, refused to hand over to him in 2015 because of his decision to convert... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Rotimi Amaechi, Governor Peter Odili.

Oyetola, Aregbesola loyalists trade blame as hoodlums clash

LOYALISTS of Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola have traded blame after hoodlums clashed in Ikirun on Tuesday. The Nation gathered that the loyalists... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Rauf Aregbesola, APC

Banditry: I killed over 20, but I’ve repented now - 21-yr-old arrested Turji’s boy confesses

THE 21-year-old suspected terrorist, Naziru Sani, working under the camp of Bello Turji, a notorious terrorist, on the police wanted list for acts of terrorism has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Naziru Sani, SP Gambo Isah, Zamfara State

Zamfara youth parliament campaigns on empowerment to check insecurity

 The Zamfara state Youth parliament had launched an empowerment campaign to check insecurity in the state.   The Speaker of the Parliament, Abdulhamid Ibrahim, made the disclosure at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Zamfara state Youth parliament

Ortom orders full probe into Obasanjo farm fire

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has expressed sadness over the fire that razed former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s orchard farm at Howe in Gwer Local Government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Mr. Emmanuel Otserga, Mr. Donald Ikyaaza, Governor Samuel Ortom, Olusegun Obasanjo

Will PDP implode over 2023 presidential ticket ?

By Raymond Mordi.   CHIEFTANS of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP from the South and North are heading for a collision over the zoning of the party’s presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: PDP,  Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, Goodluck Jonathan, DAAR Communications,  Mr. Raymond Dokpesi, Governor  Bala Mohammed

How to end banditry, killings, by El-Rufai

KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai yesterday called for the establishment of a theatre command to tackle insecurity in the Northwest and Niger State. Bandits have turned the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Mallam Yohana Yakubu, Mary Berje, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello,

Why Amaechi didn’t hand over to me - Wike

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, refused to hand over to him in 2015 because of his decision to convert... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Governor Nyesom Wike, Rotimi Amaechi, Chief Victor Odili, Liyel Imoke

2023: We didn't endorse Yahaya Bello -  Northern CAN

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in 19 Northern States and Abuja has described as untrue, reports that it had endorsed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Governor Yahaya Bello, Rev. Yakubu Pam, CAN, Chaplain Jechonia Gilbert, INEC,

1,192 persons killed, 3,348 kidnapped in Kaduna in 2021 - Kaduna government

THE Kaduna State government, on Tuesday, disclosed that 1,192 persons were killed by bandits and other forms of violence in 2021 across the state, just as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Samuel Aruwan, Nasir El-Rufai

Stephen Curry scores 40 points as Golden State Warriors win sixth game in a row

STEPHEN Curry scored 40 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 122-108 to win their sixth game in a row. Curry hit 21 points... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets,

Adamu panel asks for time, Feb 26 APC convention shaky

DOUBTS that the proposed national convention of governing All Progressives Congress (APC) would hold on February 26 as earlier scheduled were, yesterday, raised by the Senator... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: APC, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, Dr. Salihu Lukman, Dr Oluranti Adebule, governor, Sullivan Chime, George Akume, Otunba Moses Alake Adeyemo, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Senator Ken Nnamani

Police to sanction unauthorised users of sirens in Oyo

 The Police Command in Oyo State has vowed to heavily sanction unauthorised users of sirens, covered plate numbers, and unregistered vehicles, among others. The Commissioner of Police... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags:  The Police Command in Oyo State

Traffic control : 15,000 youths apply for OYRTMA job- Official

NO fewer than 15, 000 youths have applied  for the Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency (OYRTMA) job vacancies online.   Dr Akin Fagbemi, the Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Dr Akin Fagbemi, Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency

North can’t stop South from getting PDP ticket - Wike

THE seeming unity among Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders before and after its convention last October may hit the rock with the tense struggle for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: PDP, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Bala Mohammed, Rotimi Akeredolu, Bukola Saraki, Dr. Raymond Dokpesi, Chief Edwin Clark,

Governor evacuated by helicopter as gridlock hits Abuja-Kaduna Expressway

GOVERNOR Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger was evacuated by a helicopter when his convoy was stuck in a gridlock on the Abuja-Kaduna highway on Sunday. The governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Garba Datti Mohammed, FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, Mary Noel-Berje, Ahmed Nuhu Bamali

Luke disagrees with Gov Emmanuel over preferred successor

CHAIRMAN, House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary Onofiok Luke has opposed Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel over his choice of preferred successor. Emmanuel, on Sunday night in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Onofiok Luke, Mr Harry Udoh, Umo Eno, People Democratic Party, Governor Udom Emmanuel

Olubadan succession row: High Chiefs withdraw suit

MEMBERS of the Olubadan-In-Council have withdrawn their suit challenging the consent judgment that nullified their elevation to beaded crown-wearing Obas to end the controversy and delay... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Governor Seyi Makinde, Ekeri, Biodun Kola-Daisi, Hamidu Ajibade, Dr. Lekan Balogun, Owolabi Olakulehin, Tajudeen Ajibola, Lateef Adebimpe, Ashipa Balogun, Kola Adegbola, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, Governor

ESHDC tackling housing challenge of civil servants in Enugu – GM

THE Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) says it is tackling the housing deficit in the state through the provision of affordable housing for civil servants.     The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Enugu State Housing Development Corporation, Mr Chukwuemelie Agu,

Surgeon urges more funding for heart surgeries

 A Consultant Cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr Bode Falase, has appealed to governments at all levels as well as philanthropists and NGOs to assist in funding heart surgeries... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Dr Bode Falase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital

Registrar calls for collaboration among regulatory bodies to promote traditional medicine

 MR Olorunkemi Kadiku, the Registrar of the Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board on Monday called for effective collaboration among regulatory bodies to promote herbal medicine in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags:  Mr Olorunkemi Kadiku, Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, NAFDAC

Gov Emmanuel reveals preferred successor

AKWA Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel has unveiled Commissioner for Lands and Water Resources Mr Umo Eno as his preferred successor, The Nation can authoritatively reveal. But his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Governor Udom Emmanuel, Mr Umo Eno, Governor Victor Attah

Fresh attack: 11 confirmed dead, others injured in Southern Kaduna

NO fewer than 11 people were killed by unknown gunmen in Kurmin Masara of Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State on Sunday. Security forces said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nasir El-Rufa’i, Samuel Aruwan

Trump facing legal, political headwinds as he eyes comeback

By Jill Colvin AS he prepared to tee off at one of his Florida golf courses, a fellow player introduced Donald Trump as the “45th president of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis , former Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Darrell Scott, Jill Colvin, Allen Weisselberg, Donald Trump, President Joe Biden

APC chair: Governors in the dark as Buhari keeps party guessing

By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation and Jide Orintunsin, Abuja … Anger over secret push of Bawa Bwari, Abdullahi Adamu for slot … Northeast aspirants in jeopardy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: ex-Governor Isa Yuguda, Alhaji Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, Governor Danjuma Goje, All Progressives Congress, Hon. Bawa Bwari, Governor Dapo Abiodun,

North must produce Buhari’s successor, says Bala Mohammed

GOVERNOR Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State is not swayed by arguments in favour of presidential power shift to the South next year as he insists that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof George Obiozor, Governor Bala Mohammed, Vice President Atiku Abubakar,

‘GAC has not settled for any replacement for Sanwo-Olu’

THE Governance Advisory Council (GAC) has debunked reports that it has settled for replacement for Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. It said the reports were aimed at sowing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Governance Advisory Council, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Abba Kyari makes first public appearance at IGP Alkali’s son’s wedding

THE suspended erstwhile head of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, yesterday graced the wedding Fatiha of Maina Alkali, the son of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Kashim Shettima, Abba Kyari, Aminu Ahmed, Aliko Dangote, Governor Babagana Zulum, Usman Alkali Baba.

Umahi, Atiku in war of words over PDP spokesman, party secretariat

EBONYI State Governor, David Umahi, has denied having a hand in the continued closure of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) state head office in Abakaliki, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Governor David Umahi, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, All Progressives Congress

Fight against cancer gains support from NYSC

MAJ.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the Director-General of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has pledged the partnership and readiness to involve corps members in the fight against cancer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Chris Ifediora, Samuel Agwu, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

Wike accuses Supreme Court of delaying resolution of VAT dispute

RIVERS Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accused the Supreme Court of being “lethargic” in resolving the legal dispute on the Value Added Tax (VAT) between the State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Governor, Nyesom Wike, Justice Anwuri Ichegbu Chikere,

Monarch’s dethronement not revocable – Gov. Diri

BAYELSA Governor Douye Diri has said the removal of the paramount ruler of Otuokpoti community in Ogbia Local Government Area, Chief Cousin Wongo, is irrevocable despite... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Mr. Ben Okolo, Gentle Emelah, Moses Teibowei, Chief Rescue Abe, Ebiyon Turner, Governor Douye Diri, Cousin Wongo, Mr. Federal Otokito,

No going back on the use of mannequins in Kano

THE Kano State Hisbah Board has insisted that its ban on the use of mannequins in tailors’ shops and boutiques across the state stands.   It, however, exempted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Harun Ibn Sina, Kano State Hisbah Board

Katsina contributory healthcare scheme enrols 258,675 workers – Official

THE Katsina State Contributory Healthcare Scheme (CHCS), enrolled 258,675 civil servants in the programme, according to its Director-General, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim-Tukur. Ibrahim-Tukur stated this at a monthly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Katsina State Contributory Healthcare Scheme, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim-Tukur.

Stop seeing politics as dirty - Gov. Diri urges Christians

 BAYELSA Governor, Douye Diri, has advised Christians to actively participate in politics and stop seeing it as dirty if they want to positively impact on society.   Diri... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Governor, Douye Diri, Pastor Enoch Adeboye

Suspected armed robber burnt to death, 3 escape in Imo

A suspected armed robber was yesterday, burnt to death by angry youths at Eziama- Obaire around Mgbabano junction in Nkwerre Local Government Area of Imo State. According... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: Imo State,

6 buried alive, as illegal gold mine collapses in Cross River

SIX persons died when an illegal gold stone mine in Umai community, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, collapsed. Reports from the area, which is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Cross River State, Ada Charles Egwu

Delta gas tanker explosion leaves 3 dead, 25 houses razed

THREE persons have been confirmed dead while many houses were razed in Ohoror community, Ughelli North council, after a truck conveying liquefied petroleum gas exploded. The accident... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Simeon Okofo, Eugene Oziwele, Sherrif Oborevwori, Patrick Ukah,

Court again remands Ebonyi PDP spokesman

THE Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ebonyi State, Nwoba Chika Nwoba, was yesterday again arraigned at a magistrates’ court sitting in Abakaliki,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nwoba Chika Nwoba, Blessing Chukwu, Mathias Eze, Luke Nkwegu, Governor David Umahi Chinedu Ogah

NeoCov Coronavirus detected in South Africa requires more research - Centre

A Russian virology research centre has called for further research and assessment of the new NeoCov Coronavirus strain identified by Chinese scientists in bats in South... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Wuhan University, Russian State Research Centre of Virology and Biotechnology Vector, NCDC, Federal Ministry of health

Government praises Fire Service for responsiveness

THE Anambra State Government has praised the state fire service for containing fire outbreaks throughout the state in a very professional way. The commendation is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Anambra State Government, APGA, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Chinua Achebe, NSE, Governor Willie Obiano, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, C. Don Adinuba, Air Vice Marshall Ben Chiobi,

Oyo government gives scholarship to 23-year-old blinded from EndSARS brutality

SAMUEL Ogundeji, a 23-year-old, who was falsely accused of stealing a banker’s wallet and brutalised by men of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, which resulted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Justice Badejoko Adeniji, Seyi Makinde, SAMUEL Ogundeji, Special Anti-Robbery Squad

Miyetti Allah charges Ortom 'treat us as Benue indigenes'

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, has appealed to Samuel Ortom, Benue state governor, to consider its members as indigenes of the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: Ibrahim Galma, Risku Mohammed, Samuel Ortom, MACBAN

Another girl murdered in Kano - Ganduje

…It’s barbaric, says NHRC BARELY days after news of the gruesome killing of Hanifa Abubakar spread like a wildfire, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, yesterday, confirmed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Abubakar Muhammad, Tony Ojukwu, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, NHRC,

Wike did not lie about Rivers abandoning aircraft - Tolofari

OUR attention has been drawn to a write-up titled: “RIVERS AIRCRAFT: AGAIN WIKE LIED AGAINST AMAECHI, by George Tolofari, former Rivers State Commissioner of Transport (2007-2015),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: RIVERS AIRCRAFT, AMAECHI, George Tolofari, Governor Nyesom Wike

Construction of roads, bridges gets N64.69bn approval from FEC

THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N64,686,536,230 for the construction of roads and bridges in various parts of the country, including the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Jabi Samuel, Jabi Yakubu, Babatunde Fashola, FEC, Garba Shehu, Malam Mohammed Musa Bello

Gov. Ortom saved Benue State from terrorists, COSMBYLA replies Tiv Youth Council

By Benprince Ezeh THE Coalition of Southern and Middle Belt Youth Leaders Assembly, COSMBYLA, has dismissed as baseless the allegations of  Tiv Youth Council, a faceless group, who said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: COSMBYLA, Samuel Ortom,

Watford sign Nigeria winger from Bordeaux

Watford have signed Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu from Bordeaux. He joins the Hornets for a fee reported to be close to £3m on a three-year deal, keeping him at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Watford, Samuel Kalu, Bordeaux

Sanwo-Olu makes revelations about COVID-19, higher institutions

By Kennedy Nnamani BABAJIDE Sanwo-olu, executive governor of Lagos state, has revealed that the epicenter of the COVID pandemic has successfully overcome the fourth wave of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Adeniran Ogunsaya College of Education, Lagos State Polytechnic, The Guardian, Martin Oloja, Lanre Tejuosho, BABAJIDE Sanwo-olu, Oluwatoyin Temitayo Ogundipe

ASHIA holds an interactive meeting with the WDC's, OIC for BHCPF

THE Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, ASHIA, held a one day meeting with the Ward Development Chairmen, WDC, and Officers in charge, OIC, of various Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Simeon Onyemaechi, Prof. Dora Akunyili, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu, Dr Nnamdi Uliagbafusi

Bukola Saraki enters race for 2023 Presidency in Nigeria

THE number of high-profiled Nigerians declaring their interest to run the race to occupy Aso Rock is gaining momentum. The latest entrant into the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 264 times

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Bukola Saraki, Governor Dave Umahi, President Goodluck Jonathan, Orji Kalu, Rochas Okorocha,

That call before the Eagles’ Crash

By Uzor Maxim Uzoatu SUPERSTITIOUS Nigerians believe ever so vociferously that the crashing out of the Super Eagles from the Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, tournament in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Alex Iwobi, Maduka Okoye, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Augustine Eguavoen, Mohammed Salah, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze. 

Governor Ugwuanyi will choose his successor in 2023 - Nnamani

FORMER Governor of Enugu State and Senator representing Enugu East in the Senate, Senator Chimaroke Nnamani has reiterated that it is the prerogative of the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: Senator Chimaroke Nnamani, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

El-Rufai reveals 387 lives lost in 2 Kaduna LGAs in 2 years

NASIR El-Rufai, Kaduna State governor, on Wednesday, has revealed that 387 lives were lost to armed attacks among Atyap, Fulani, Chawai, Irigwe and Hausa communities in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: ACP Danladi Ibrahim, Col. Tony Opurum, Bashir Dawaki, Francis Sani, Dominic Gambo Yahaya, Yahaya Mohammed, Nasir El-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan

Okonkwo seeks government support for investors in Enugu State

OBIORA Okonkwo, chairman of United Nigeria Airlines, has called for the support of the Enugu State government towards driving investments to the state. When he led a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Obiora Okonkwo, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, United Nigeria Airlines,

Gov. Wike accuses Amaechi of secretly abandoning state aircraft in Germany

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has said the Rivers State government has through intelligence discovered a Legacy 600 aircraft owned by the state, which he said was flown... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Desmond Akawor, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor; Hon. Ken Chikere, Hon. Ehie Ogerenye Edison, Hon. Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani, Rotimi Amaechi, governor Nyesom Wike, Kevin Ebiri, Dr Peter Odili, , General Atomics Aer

Ex-Rep. member, Linus Okorie declared wanted

EBONYI State Government yesterday declared wanted a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Linus Okorie. It accused him of posting inciting statements on his Facebook... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Linus Okorie, Uchenna Orji, Governor David Umahi.

Zone presidency to north and experience mass defection - Group warns PDP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) risks mass defections if it fails to zone the 2023 presidency to Southern Nigeria, a group, Vanguard for Justice, has warned.  The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Vanguard for Justice, Governor Babangida Aliyu, Peoples Democratic Party, Emmanuel Nduka, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Governor Aminu Tambuwal

You have done nothing good for people of Benue - Presidency attacks Ortom

THE Presidency last night attacked the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom over his comment when he appeared on Arise television programme where he said that Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Mallam Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

1 psychiatric doctor attends to 50 patients daily as brain-drain worsens

A Senior Registrar in Psychiatry, Dr Samuel Aladejare, has identified brain-drain, limited slots and complicated recruitment process as major factors responsible for the limited number of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Dr Samuel Aladejare,

Boko Haram/ISWAP strikes Chibok again, kill four, abduct 24

BOKO Haram/ISWAP terrorists killed four persons and abducted 24 during the recent attack on Chibok communities in Borno State. The chairman of Chibok Local Government Council, Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Umar Ibrahim, Governor Babagana Zulum,

I won’t hesitate to sign death sentence of Hanifa’s killer - Ganduje

…As Aisha Buhari wants the killer to be publicly executed GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State yesterday vowed not to hesitate to sign the death sentence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Abdulmalik Muhammad Tanko, Aisha Buhari, Hanifa Abubakar,

Golden State Warriors hold on to beat Utah Jazz

THE Golden State Warriors overcame the Utah Jazz 94-92 while Jayson Tatum scored 51 points as the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 116-87. Jazz turned a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James, Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Jayson Tatum,

Police seek ‘logistics fund’ to investigate Man, 40, who allegedly beats, strangles 38-yr-old lover to death

THE Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 40-year-old mechanic, Olasunkami Oluwole for allegedly beating and strangling his lover to death at the Oke Igbo community... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Ondo State Police, Olasunkami Oluwole, Biola Soyinka,

Private schools to stop operation in Kano

THE government of Kano has revoked operating licences of all private schools in the state. The government took the action amid the outrage over the killing of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Civil Defense, Department of State Service, Sunusi Sa’id Kiru, Abdulmalik Tanko

NGO lauds National Assembly for supporting NYSC Trust Fund Bill

 THE Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has applauded members of the National Assembly for giving overwhelming support to the Bill seeking... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Samuel Akinfolarin,

Anambra salutes Bishop Okeke  as he retires at 75

ANAMBRA State has paid a glowing tribute to the Catholic Bishop of Nnewi, Most reverend Hilary Odili Paul Okeke, who retired at the weekend as the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Hilary Odili Paul Okeke, Bishop Jonas Benson-Okoye, Governor Willie Obiano, C. Don Adinuba, Cardinal Francis Arinze,

We are not happy with FG - Middle Belt group

THE Middle Belt Movement for Justice and Peace, MBMJP, has said there is discontent in Benue State against the All Progressives Congress, APC, led Federal Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: MBMJP, APC, IDPs, Benue State

Niger PDP challenges Sani Bello on projects

THE Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has challenged the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration to display the projects it has executed in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, Vice-President Yemi Osibanjo, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

ZACCIMA dismisses DG, renews tenure of president, others

The Director General, Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, has been relieved of his appointment.   The Public Relations Officer of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, Alhaji Bashar Ibrahim,

NGO lauds National Assembly for supporting NYSC Trust Fund Bill

 THE Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has applauded members of the National Assembly for giving overwhelming support to the Bill seeking... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Samuel Akinfolarin,Joyce Ogwu, President Muhammadu Buhari

2023: Group insist on zoning formula in Enugu

COALITION for Equity and Good Governance, weekend insisted on zoning arrangement in the state which according to them has shaped political firmament of the State. The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nkanu East, Enugu State

Nigeria reports 228 new COVID-19 cases in 13 States, FCT

NIGERIA on Sunday reported 228 new COVID-19 cases in 13 States of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Gombe-38, Lagos-32,  Osun 14 and Taraba-12. Others are Imo-five, Kaduna-five, Rivers, Borno, Kano, Bauchi, Delta, Ekiti, Ogun State

Victims urge Shell to pay $3.4bn NOSDRA fine over Bonga oil spill

VICTIMS of the 2011 Bonga oil spill have demanded that Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCO, should immediately pay the sum of $3.4billion fines and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Samuel Ayadi, Shell

2023: Wike not in support of Atiku, Saraki, courts five Govs

AS the 2023 presidential race gathers momentum, Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor, is all out to edge out Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, erstwhile Bukola Saraki,... Read more

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Tags: Aminu Hayatu, Kassim Afegbua, Yusuph Olaniyonu, DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi, Darius Ishaku, Aminu Tambuwal, Seyi Makinde, Nyesom Wike, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Godwin Obaseki, Ifeanyi Okowa, Samuel

General Abdulsalami Abubakar reveals how MKO Abiola died

FORMER Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar has broken his silence on how winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola died... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 433 times

Tags: Pickering, Susan Rice, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, Moshood Abiola, Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar

EKITI 2022: Fayemi shatters Fayose’s calculation

2022 is the election year in Ekiti State. Candidates for the June 18 governorship election will be determined at the latest end of this week, according... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: INEC, APC, PDP, Governor Kayode Fayemi, Governor Ayodele Fayose

Rivers APC tells Gov Wike, forget politics, fight the soot

THE Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, says despite the best efforts of the party to discourage the politicization of the fight against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: APC, Rivers State, Gov. Nyesom Wike

We are alleviating poverty through Social Intervention programmes – Oyetola

GOVERNOR Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, on Sunday, said the various social intervention programmes by his administration are geared towards poverty alleviation among the people of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Gboyega Oyetola, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye,

2023: Okowa, Ibori, Uduaghan bull session on next gov

AS Governor of oil-rich Delta State from 1999-2007, glitzy and powerful Chief James Ibori, an Urhobo from Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area in Central senatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 270 times

Tags: Okowa, Ibori, Uduaghan, Delta State, PDP

We will secure justice for deceased pupil, Hanifa - Gov Ganduje

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the state government would continue to meticulously monitor and ensure the prosecution of anyone found culpable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Hanifa Abubakar

Ayu, Saraki, Wike, Makinde, Obi, Mimiko, others storm Lagos, receive defected Adediran-led APC group

NATIONAL Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, governors elected on the platform of the party and other leaders, yesterday, welcomed the Leader... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: PDP, Iyorchia Ayu, APC, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Ogun launches OP-MESA, declares war on kidnappers, ‘yahoo boys’

OGUN State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has disclosed the plan of his government to set up its own financial crimes agency to deal with internet frauds... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Dapo Abiodun, OGUN State, OP-MESA

Golden State Warriors star makes game-winning score on the buzzer

STEPHEN Curry hit the first buzzer-beating game-winner of his NBA career to help the Golden State Warriors to a dramatic win over the Houston Rockets. The sides... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

Ortom suspends four Benue traditional rulers for misconduct

FOUR traditional rulers in the Sankera axis of Benue state comprising, Ukum, Logo and Katsina-Ala Local Government Areas of the state have been suspended by Governor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Chief Enoch Kyumen, Chief Johnson Boi, Prof. James Ayatse, Tor Sankera, Governor Samuel Ortom

Why i granted Ortom amnesty to 49 convicts on death row - Ortom

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue State has granted amnesty to 49 convicts on death row in Correctional Centers across the country. Of that number 34 of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Micheal Gusa, Makurdi, GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom

Nigerians seek justice for murder of five-year-old Hanifa

OUTRAGE has greeted the abduction and murder of a five-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar in Kano state. Until her demise, Hanifa attended Noble Kids Academy located in Kwanar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Hanifa Abubakar, Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje,

Intel invests $20bn to build 2 chip factories in Ohio

CHIP giant Intel announced plans on Friday for an initial investment of more than $20 billion to construct two new semiconductor factories in the U.S. state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Governor Mike DeWine, Intel

Certificate of Occupancy: Ondo Govt. sensitises public on reduced costs

 The Ondo State Government on Friday embarked on road show to sensitise members of the public on reduced costs of getting Certificate of Occupancy(C of O)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags:  The Ondo State Governmen

Nigerians regret electing president Buhari — Ortom

GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue state, on Thursday, said Nigerians are feeling very sorry for electing President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Governor Samuel Ortom, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Livestock Law: Police, sister agencies assure Delta C’ttee of support

The Police and sister agencies in Delta have assured the Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC) of support for the peaceful implementation of the livestock law to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Department of State Services (DSS), Chief Julius Egbedi, CP Muhammed Ari,

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Babagana Zulum, National Bureau of Statistics, Baba-Ahmed, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic

2023: PDP stakeholders disagree over choice of candidate

PROXY war among contenders for the 2023 presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gathering steam, it was learnt yesterday. Those who have signified interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Rufus Omeire, Segun Sowunmi, Dele Momodu, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso, Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Pius Anyim, Bukola Saraki, Aminu Tambuwal, Bala

Rice pyramid false, big mistake electing President Buhari, APC – Ortom…

….Nigeria cannot display rice pyramid and masses are hungry …..signs amended Benue grazing law proving stiffer penalties for offenders GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom of Benue state, Thursday, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 600 times

Tags: GOVERNOR Samuel Ortom, APC, Open Grazing, President Muhammadu Buhari

NFSC appoints Amb. Olonisakin as patron

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), on Thursday appointed Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Nigeria’s  Ambassador to Cameroon as its patron. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Dr Rafiu Ladipo, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles,

Buhari recalls how he survived Kaduna bomb attack

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday recalled how Boko Haram terrorists “wanted to blow me”, saying that he survived because “my escort somehow stopped them”. He spoke while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Governor Nasir El-Rufai, President Muhammadu Buhari

Niger Gov backs Tinubu for 2023 presidency

NIGER Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello has backed the presidential aspiration of National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. He spoke on Thursday when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello, All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Ortom signs anti-open grazing amendment bill into law

 GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday signed the state anti-open grazing amendment bill into law. Speaking at the ceremony in Makurdi, Ortom said that the amendment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags:  Gov. Samuel Ortom, Mr Titus Uba,

Lagos acquires two speed trains from U.S. for city service

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration’s commitment to traffic management and mass transportation in Lagos State got a push yesterday. The governor sealed a pact for the acquisition of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Cavalier Johnson, Talgo Incorporated, Aramide Adeyoye, Gboyega Akosile, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde

Nigerian Idol season 7: IK Osakioduwa returns as host

 AFTER a thrilling ride filled with suspense and humour in the last season, IK Osakioduwa is set to return as a second-time host for Nigerian Idol... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

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Nasarawa State Fire Service saves N5.6bn property in 2021

The the Acting Director, Nasarawa State Fire Service, Mrs Hannatu George, says the service has saved  property valued at more than N5.6 billion from being destroyed... Read more

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Tags: Nasarawa State Fire Service, Mrs Hannatu George,

North Korea hints at possible restart of nuclear tests

After the United States (U.S.) imposed new sanctions, North Korea has indirectly threatened to start testing nuclear bombs and intercontinental missiles again. North Korean state media, KCNA,... Read more

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Tags: United States (U.S.), North Korean state media, KCNA, Pyongyang,

Anyim commiserates with Gov Tambuwal over elder brother's death

FRONTLINE 2023 presidential aspirant, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim has condoled with the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal over the death of his elder brother, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, Governor Aminu Tambuwal, Bello Tambuwal

Rulling family petitions Akeredolu over Obaship tussle

ONE of the ruling houses at Ore in Odigbo Local Government of Ondo State, the Dero family, has urged Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to save the town... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Tope Temokun, Mrs. Margaret Akinsuroju, Sir Charles Titiloye, Governor Lucky Ayedatiwa

KAROTA reduces tricycles’ operational permit from N8,000 to N5,000

THE Kano State Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA)  has reached an agreement with tricycles operators in the state to reduce their operational permit from N8, 000 to... Read more

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Tags: Kano State Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA),Mr Abba HikiAlhaji Nabulusi Abubakarma,

Kaduna Govt sets aside N6.6bn for township roads in 2022

 The Kaduna State Government has earmarked N6.6 billion for the construction of township roads in 2022. The budget document, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Mr Godwin Akau,

2023: Only God’ll determine my successor - Okowa

AS politicians strategise and group up ahead of 2023, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State said only God would determine his successor and not man, insisting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa,

AFCON 2021: Food vendors record sales boom at Agege Stadium

Food vendors and other petty traders around Agege Stadium, Lagos, are enjoying trade boom from the 10 sponsored viewing centres for the ongoing 33rd African Cup... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Lagos State Government (LASG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Lagos State Football Association, (LSFA), African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Fire Outbreak in Ibadan School: Oyo Govt restates commitment to protect schools

THE Oyo State Government has restated its commitment to collaborate with relevant agencies to curb fire outbreaks in public schools The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 412 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, Nureni Aderemi Adeniran,

NAPTIP hands over trafficked children to Sokoto govt.

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Wednesday, handed over four trafficked children to the Sokoto state government. The Sokoto Zonal Commander of... Read more

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Tags: National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abubakar Bashiru, Governor, Hajia Mariya Tambuwal, Mariya Aminu Tambuwal Development Initiative (MTDI), Hajia Fatima Khalid,

Ondo govt intensifies campaign against open defecation

The Ondo State Government says it has resolved to completely eradicate open defecation in all parts of the state to ensure a cleaner and healthier society. Mrs... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Ondo State Government, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju,

Soludo's intending cabinet members to ready CV, prepare for written and oral interviews

WITH less than 60 days to the swearing-in of the Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, indications are that the old ways of selecting cabinet... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 298 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Ejimofor, Prof Charles Soludo,

LIRS announces January 31 deadline for filling annual tax returns

THE Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, says it is reminding businesses and employers of labour of their statutory obligation to file annual income tax returns... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, Ayodele Subair,

Murder of Benue revenue staff raises controversies

AUTHORITIES of the Benue State Internal Revenue Service, BIRS, have appealed to security agencies to unravel the circumstances under which a staff member, Sixtus Terfa Akure,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Terfa Akure, Catherine Anene, Mimi Adzakpe-Orubibi, Benue State Internal Revenue Service

Nnamdi Kanu: Heavy security as court set to deliver judgement

HEAVILY armed security operatives have cordoned off the roads leading to the premises of Abia State High Court complex located on Ikot Ekpene Road Umuahia as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Abia State High Court,

Why CECPC fixed February 26 - APC

AFTER series of back and forth, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally announced February 26 for its national convention.Chairman of its Caretaker Extraordinary Convention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: APC, CECPC, Governor Mai Mala Buni

How APC governors arrived at Feb. 26 convention date

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors at the weekend foiled a plan to shift the party’s convention. The governors at a meeting in Abuja voted for the convention... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prince Uche Secondus, Governor Mai Mala Buni, Kayode Fayemi, Senator John James Akoanudoedehe,

Herders Invasion: Delta Govt tasks Uwheru community on peace

Delta Government on Tuesday urged the people of Uwheru Community in Ughelli North Local Government Area to sheath their sword and embrace peace in the wake... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Delta State Livestock Management Committee (DLMC),Julius Egbedi, Godwin Adode,

Davido attacks cousin over Osun governorship ambition

SINGER Davido has launched a scathing criticism at his cousin Bamidele Adeleke who declared his interest to run in the 2022 Osun State gubernatorial election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Bamidele Adeleke, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, Senator Ademola Adeleke

APC announces date for national convention

THE National Convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress(APC) will hold on February 26, 2022, chairman of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Governor Mai Mala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni,

Anyaoku at 89: A Global Citizen who thinks Home

AS Chief Emeka Anyaoku, the first African to serve as Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, turns 89 today, the government and people of Anambra State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

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List of bandits and their leaders in Zamfara

A university don, Dr. Murtala A. Rufai of the University of Sokoto has enumerated the number of bandit leaders and estimated followers in Zamfara State, which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Dr. Murtala A. Rufai, University of Sokoto, bandits, Zamfara State

Residents of South East observe sit-at-home order as hoodlums hijack the exercise

By Benprince Ezeh MANY residents in the South East on Monday failed to resume their normal business activities in spite of the announcement that Monday’s sit-at-home order... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Enugu State, sit-at-home, IPOB, Emma Powerful, NNamdi Kanu

FRSC pledges more collaboration with Lagos Govt.

Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, has pledged more collaboration with Lagos Government to enhance seamless traffic control in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA),

Coalition urges Ebonyi govt to strengthen democratic governance, cautions against alleged harrasment

Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs) has called on the state government to promote robust engagement and interaction with civil society groups  in the state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs), Dr Kelechi Okezie,

PDP will surely produce next president - Ayu

NATIONAL Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senator Iyorchia Ayu has said his party will surely produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor. He said the current alleged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Dr Ipalibo Harry-Banigo, Mohammed Bala, Okezie Ikpeazu, Samuel Ortom, Udom Emmanuel, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Seyi Makinde,

Minnesota Timberwolves take advantage of injury-hit Golden State Warriors

A depleted Golden State Warriors side suffered a 119-99 defeat to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. The Warriors were without star players Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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2023: Tinubu support groups merge ahead of APC convention

VARIOUS support groups in support of the presidential ambition of former Lagos State governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Monday were merged into a single structure. The support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Bola Ahmed Tinubu, governor Kashim Shettima,

Bad economy forced us out of towns, cities, Anambra residents complain

WITH the increasing hardship occasioned by the bad economy in the country, many residents in Anambra State say they have been forced to relocate to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Anambra State,

Ezeagu Leaders, Monarchs laud Ugwuanyi over commitment to equitable zoning

LEADERS of Thought and Traditional Rulers from Ezeagu South in Ezeagu Local Government Area of Enugu State, including some of their brothers from other zones that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Ezeagu, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, PDP

Nollywood promoted rise in ritual killings - Samklef

MUSIC producer Samklef has blamed Nollywood producers for the rise in ritual killings. Born Samuel Oguachuba, the entertainer argued the promotion of fetish stuff in movies is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

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Convention: ‘We must avoid PDP’s self-destruction, no stampeding APC into wrong moves’

THE national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has picked holes in allegations that the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC, does not want to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: APC, CECPC, President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Mai Mala Buni

 Obi praises FG for lifting ban on Twitter

FOLLOWING the recent lifting of ban on Twitter by the Federal Government, Former Governor Peter Obi, has described it as a welcome development.   Speaking to newsmen in... Read more

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Lagos government rehabilitated 524 roads in 2021, to fix 600 in 2022

THE Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) on Sunday,  said it rehabilitated 524 roads in 2021 and was targeting rehabilitation of additional 600 in 2022. Spokesman of the corporation,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Mr Samuel Ayetutu, Gov Babatunde Sanwo-Olu

2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Let’s work to enthrone peace - Iteire urges

ISOKO North Council Chairman, Deacon Christian Iteire has called on Nigerians to desist in fanning the embers of disunity but work to ensure peace for the... Read more

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Tags: Deacon Christian Iteire, Hon Francis Udubra, Hons Abel Godwin, Samuel Okogbe, Hon Ejoor Igbuduma, Barr Henry Obukoewho, Canon Okuda, Prince Enakeno Ogbo, Mark Ekakitie, Samuel Irori, Oghogho Ikrumale,

Makinde, Balogun, Ladoja, Olubadan-in-Council in closed door meeting

OYO Governor Seyi Makinde has entered a closed-door meeting with members of the Olubadan-in-council. According to sources, the nominated Olubadan of Ibadan Senator Lekan Balogun; Ex-Governor Rashidi... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Governor Seyi Makinde, Senator Lekan Balogun; Ex-Governor Rashidi Ladoja,

Police arrest Syndicates specialize in eating human penis, intestine in Zamfara

THE Police Command in Zamfara state, Friday, arrested 4 suspects linked to a syndicate that specialised in eating human meat and selling human body parts. In what... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Police, Zamfara state, Ayuba Elkanna

KDSG records 12 cases of Mutant Polio Virus in 2021 — Agency

THE Kaduna State Government (KDSG) said it recorded 12 cases of circulating Mutant Polio Virus (cMPV) in 2021. Dr Hamza Ikara, the Director of Disease Control, Kaduna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Hamza Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks to win over Golden State Warriors

GIANNIS Antetokounmpo hit his third triple-double of the season as the Milwaukee Bucks secured a 118-99 win over the Golden State Warriors. The 27-year-old notched 30 points,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: GIANNIS Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors

Nasarawa LG Chairman Slumps, Dies In Hospital

EMMANUEL Leweh, Chairman of Akwanga Local Government Council in Nasarawa State, is dead. A source, who spoke with Daily Trust said the deceased had a meeting with his council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Hon Emmanuel Joseph Leweh, Mr Samuel Tsebe

Nigerians waiting for PDP takeover in 2023, says Fintiri

BARELY 11 months to the conduct of the next general elections, Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said that Nigerians are patiently waiting for the opposition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Abdulrazak Namdas, Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri

Ekiti 2022: Imposition of candidate won’t work in APC, says Adeyeye

THE former Minister of Works and a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dayo Adeyeye, has warned against the imposition of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Dayo Adeyeye, Oyetunde Ojo, Governor Mai Mala Buni

2023: Umahi’s Presidency will kill secessionist movement in South East - Ebonyi APC Chieftains

…. there’s no sectionalism in Umahi administration in Ebonyi A Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress, APC and Chairman of Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 239 times

Tags: APC, David Nweze Umahi, Governor David Umahi

Plateau Killings: No group should take laws into its hands – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has warned warring communities in the recent mayhem in Plateau State that no group should take the law into its hands in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

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Ibadan High Chiefs, others drop Obaship title, revert to original concept

THE eight High Chiefs and Baales crowned by late Governor Abiola Ajimobi in 2017 have dropped their crowns after agreeing to revert to the old system. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Governor Seyi Makinde, Eddy Oyewole, Kola Adegbola, Lateef Adebimpe, Tajudeen Ajibola, Chiefs Owolabi Olakulehin, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, Chief Rashidi Ladoja, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Hamidu Ajibade

Man stabbed to death by daughter’s lover

…I went to carry a crying child -Suspect THERE was confusion in Otu -Jeremi, headquarters of Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, Wednesday night,as a man... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Otu -Jeremi, Delta State, Bright Edafe

Security operatives rescue 17 kidnapped Niger victims, recovers rocket propel launcher in Zamfara

SECURITY operatives in Zamfara State on Thursday said it has rescued no fewer than 17 victims abducted from Niger State into the state. The victims were said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Zamfara State, CP Ayuba Elkanah, Nigerian Army,

Full list of members of Anambra 2022 Governorship Transition Committee

PROFESSOR Chukwuma Soludo, has announced the constitution of a Transition Committee which will be chaired by Oby Ezekwesili, former minister of education also known as Madam... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 447 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuema Soludo, Oby Ezekwesili, Governor Willie Obiano, Dr chinedu Onyeizugbe, Sir Damian Okolo, Comrade Churchill Okonkwo, Prof benedict Okey Oramah,

2023: Don't be afraid of Igbo presidency – Umahi

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State and Presidential aspirant in the 2023 general elections, Thursday stated that Nigerians from other regions of the country should not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 151 times

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Dele Momodu declares intention to run for president in 2023

By Anthony Isibor.   DELE Momodu has declared his interest to contest for president in the 2023 general elections under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The letter written by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: DELE Momodu, Iyorchia Ayu, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Governor Dave Umahi, Senator Orji Kalu

FG receives accolade over free train ride during Yuletide

SOME Nigerians, who enjoyed free train rides between Lagos and Ibadan during Yuletide have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s efforts in revamping the rail sector. The passengers, who... Read more

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Tags: Damilola Ajayi, Umar Aliu, University Teaching Hospital Ibadan, Rotimi Amaechi, Samuel Ladipo, Muhammadu Buhari, NAN

Those kidnapped are not our students – Plateau Poly

THE authority of the Plateau State Polytechnic, Heipang, Barkin Ladi local government area has debunked the ongoing rumour that two students of the institution were abducted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Plateau State Polytechnic, Heipang, Matthew Dokotri, Police

Buhari visits Ogun, inaugurates Ijebu-Ode/Epe expressway on his arrival

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has arrived at Ogun State on a one-day official visit to inaugurate some projects undertaken by Governor Dapo Abiodun. Buhari, clad in agbada made... Read more

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Tags: All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Dapo Abiodun

Lagos highway shut over Buhari's visit to Ogun

THE Lagos State Government has diverted traffic from the Epe/Ijebu-Ode Highway and Abeokuta Interchange from 7:00am till 4:00pm on Thursday following the visit of President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Ogun State Traffic Management Authority, Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Road Safety Corps

Gunmen abduct two Plateau poly students

GUNMEN on Wednesday night stormed the Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi and kidnapped two students. The abducted students were identified as Bencit and Longfei. The Police confirmed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Plateau State Polytechnic Barkin Ladi, ASP Gabriel Ubah

Gunmen abduct polytechnic students in Plateau

GUNMEN on Wednesday night invaded the main campus of the the Plateau State Polytechnic and abducted not yet known number of students.   Details later….(NAN)  1/13/22 9;20 Read more

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Resign now, Diri tells appointees eyeing elective offices

BAYELSA State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has called on his appointees to nursing political ambition ahead of the 2023 elections to resign. Speaking during the State Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Governor Douye Diri, Mr. Daniel Alabrah, Senator Seriake Dickson

Ex-Governor Alao-Akala found dead in his bathroom

FORMER Oyo State Governor Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala is dead. It was learnt that the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain died yesterday in his Ogbomoso, Oyo State home. Alao-Akala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 832 times

Tags: Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Olugbenga Olayemi, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, Kolapo Kola-Daisi, Chief Kunle Sanda, Governor Seyi Makinde,

Policemen in Rivers protest as demolition of illegal structures in barracks on order of IGP begins

SOME men and officers of the Nigeria Police have stormed the streets of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, in protest over the alleged demolition of their residents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Rivers State, police

Katsina Govt announce ban on illegal mining activities

THE Katsina State Government has directed members of the general public to cease all forms of illegal mining activities ongoing in the state. The State Commissioner of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Katsina State Government, Hassan Musa Funtua, Abdullahi Iman

Herdsmen Killings: Don’t resort to self-help - Akeredolu

FOLLOWING the renewed hostilities between farmers and herders, resulting in casualties in Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, appealed to the people of the state not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Donald Ojogo, Amotekun

Governor Matawalle urges FG to review insurgency fight strategy

GOVERNOR Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Wednesday called for a comprehensive review of the strategy of fighting insurgency to restore law and order in the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Sadiya Farouq, Maigari Dingyadi, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Mongunu, Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi,

Bauchi normadic agency to partner SUBEB on school rehabilitation – Official

THE Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE) has called for closer collaboration with the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to fast track rehabilitation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education, Malam Iliyasu Zwall,

PDP seeks dialogue between Kano govt., commercial tricycle operators

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) has called for dialogue between Kano State Government and commercial tricycle operators, saying that the strike by the latter is negatively affecting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 347 times

Tags: PDP, Kano State Government, Shehu Wada-Sagagi

4 men docked over alleged murder of RCCG pastor

FOUR men on Wednesday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing a Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) pastor, Babatunde Dada... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: RCCG, pastor, Babatunde Dada, State Criminal Investigations Departmen

Zulum confirms two Borno LGAs under Boko Haram control

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno has disclosed that two Local Government Areas – Abadam and Guzamala – are under the control of Boko Haram. The governor disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Islamic State of West Africa Province

Lalong comments on Bassa violent attacks

SIMON Lalong of Plateau has described attack in Ancha community of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau where lives were lost and property destroyed as a... Read more

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Tags: Peace Building Agency, Plateau State Emergency Management Agency, SIMON Lalong, News Agency of Nigeria

Makinde stalls state event to mourn Alao-Akala’s death

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, abruptly ended the 2022 inter-faith prayer service organised by the Oyo State Civil Service, following the receipt of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Wale Adebiyi, St Peter’s Anglican Cathedral, Alhaja Ololade Agboola, Taiwo Adisa, Governor Seyi Makinde, Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala

Ogun Govt. urges simplification of teaching techniques in primary schools

The Ogun Government has advised teachers in the public primary schools to simplify their teaching techniques by making use of simple illustrations and diagrams for easy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Dr Femi Majekodunmi, State Universal Basic Education Board, St. James African School,

Late Ekpebu, first African Harvard graduate for state burial-Bayelsa govt

Bayelsa state government says late Ambassador Lawrence Ekpebu, the  first African graduate from the prestigious Harvard University in the United States, will be given a state... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

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C’ River Govt. urges contractor to complete school project on time

The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has charged the contractor handling the British Canadian International Model School, Obudu, to speed up the work... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), British Canadian International Model School,Sen. Stephen Odey, Engr Gilbert Oyama,

Lassa fever kills two in Kaduna – KSPHCDA

AN outbreak of Lassa Fever has claimed two lives in Kaduna on Wednesday according to a government health agency. Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, the director of Disease... Read more

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Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Gunmen abducts mother of Kano lawmaker

SUSPECTED kidnappers have abducted Hajiya Zainab, the mother of Isiyaku Ali Danja, the Minority Leader of Kano State House of Assembly, around midnight of Tuesday. Sources said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Isiyaku Ali Danja, Kano State House of Assembly, Hajiya Zainab

2023 Presidency: Group names gov. Bello the best of the pack

A political support group ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’ said Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support of even the opposition party to run for the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Tunde Bakare, Kingsley Moghalu, Akinwunmi Adesina, Jack Rich Tein, Oby Ezekwesili, Babatunde Fashola, Bola Tinubu, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Governor Yahaya Bello, Rochas Okorocha, Rotimi Amaechi, Godswill

2023 Presidency: Group names gov. Bello the best of the pack

A political support group ‘Got Your Back Nigeria’ said Yahaya Bello of Kogi state has the support of even the opposition party to run for the... Read more

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Agency promises quality sanitation services for 2022

Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA) has said it would provide quality sanitation services in 2022 and maintain existing dumpsites. Mr Felix Obuah, Sole Administrator of the... Read more

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NBA: Memphis Grizzlies beat Golden State Warriors to win their 10th consecutive game

JA Morant scored 29 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to their 10th consecutive win with a 116-108 victory over the Golden State Warriors. The Grizzlies trailed... Read more

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2023: Anybody can run, no consultation – Umahi

GOVERNOR David Umahi of Ebonyi State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Tuesday stated that the purpose of his consultation... Read more

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2023 PRESIDENCY: Can godsons, allies work for, against Tinubu

THE declaration of Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC,  to contest for the 2023 presidential election has stirred the political waters... Read more

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Convention: Divided APC governors seek Buhari’s help

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) governors have resolved to seek President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention in the resolution of conflicts arising from preparations for the party’s national convention,... Read more

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Tags: Governor Mai Mala Buni, Orji Kalu, Governor Atiku Bagudu, Chief Sylvester Sunny Monidafe, President Muhammadu Buhar,

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Uzodimma launches 2022 emblem

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo on Tuesday launched the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day emblem in Owerri. Uzodimma, while performing the brief ceremony, noted that the emblem... Read more

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Why court jailed Walter Peviana of Saipem Contracting, Chinakwe

A Rivers High Court on Tuesday, January 11, remanded Walter Peviana, managing director of Saipem Contracting and Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre. They... Read more

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Ogun students mourn Shonekan, agitate for his immortalization

LEADERSHIP of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS and National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, have mourned the passing of Ernest Shonekan, former Head of... Read more

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Tambuwal has qualities and experience to be President, says Youth Initiative

THE Youth Initiative for Sustainable Leadership and Good Governance has called on Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State to contest the office of the President, noting... Read more

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Lagos shippers move to monitor Cargo Defence Fund

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) on Tuesday said it would monitor the implementation of the Cargo Defence Fund to make it effective. The spokesperson for... Read more

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Governor Umahi joins presidential race, informs Buhari

THE rank of presidential aspirants in the All Progressives Congress is increasing with Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi State, informing President Muhammadu Buhari of his intention... Read more

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IPOB to S’East Govs: deal with criminals enforcing sit-at-home

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dissociated itself from Monday’s shooting in Enugu and Anambra States by those it referred to as hoodlums and cultists... Read more

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Wife of Deputy Chief of Staff, Director in Plateau abducted by gunmen

VEM was abducted in front of her house, close to the State Government House in Rayfield, Jos while returning from an outing. However, another set of armed... Read more

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Sudanese medics under tension over attacks on hospitals treating anti-coup protesters

ON the afternoon of Dec. 30, security forces banged on the windows of Khartoum Teaching Hospital then fired tear gas into an emergency room packed with... Read more

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Leaked: Wike meets with Duke, Imoke, other PDP stalwarts

DISCUSSIONS at a closed-door meeting in Abuja, of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike with stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State have... Read more

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Sen. Anyim felicitates with Gov Tambuwal on his 56th birthday

THE Chieftain and Presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen. Anyim Pius Anyim, has felicitated with Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on his 56th... Read more

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Panic as herdsmen kill three farmers in Ebonyi

SUSPECTED herdsmen have killed three persons in their farms at Amaeze Ishiagu in Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state. Daily Sun gathered that the incident occurred... Read more

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Ferran Torres: Barcelona able to register forward after Samuel Umtiti agrees new pay cut deal

BARCELONA say they are able to register Spain forward Ferran Torres, two weeks after he joined the club from Manchester City. A new extended contract for defender Samuel... Read more

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Malami’s many controversies

THE office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice is a creation of the 1999 Constitution under sections 150(1) & (2). The current... Read more

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Tags: Abubakar Malami, Governor Olurotimi Akeredolu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Usman Baba Alkali.

Yuletide: Enugu Assembly committee lauds transport ministry over smooth traffic flow

ENUGU State House Committee on Transport has lauded the state Ministry of Transport for the smooth flow of traffic in the state during the Christmas and... Read more

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KDSG inaugurates governing boards for 3 tertiary institutions

The Kaduna State Government on Monday inaugurated the Governing Councils for its three tertiary institutions. The institutions are: Kaduna State University (KASU), Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, and... Read more

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Kajuru attack: SEMA donates relief materials to 1,610 displaced persons in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA) has donated relief materials to 1,610 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.Muhammed... Read more

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Oke Ogun indigenes launch education advancement agenda

Indigenes of Oke-Ogun zone in Oyo State, on Monday, inaugurated a sustainable education advancement and development agenda for the zone. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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Buni glad with Gashua Modern Market project

Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has expressed satisfaction with the quality and pace of work at the Gashua Modern Market. Buni stated this while inspecting the... Read more

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Veteran musician Dayo Kujore dies

VETERAN singer Dayo Kujore is dead. Sources in the home of the popular Juju singer first announced his death on Monday. Hours after, the singer’s widow reportedly confirmed... Read more

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Passengers stranded as tricycle operators strike in Kano

 Passengers were stranded in Kano on Monday following a one week strike embarked on by tricycle operators. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the development... Read more

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NBA: Klay Thompson helps Golden State Warriors win on return from 31-month injury absence

KLAY Thompson returned from a 31-month injury absence to help the Golden State Warriors secure a 96-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Thompson, 31, tore the anterior... Read more

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NGO donates drugs, items worth N.5million to psychiatric patients in Enugu

THE Diana Foundation International (DFI), a non-governmental organization, has donated loads of psychiatric drugs and other items, worth over N500,000, to psychiatric patients at the in... Read more

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Insecurity: Why politicians are under fire

The problems facing the nation now are enormous and every Nigerian, including the politicians should stop playing the ostrich in the name of politics. The nation... Read more

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80,000 Kano students make 9 credits in NECO examinations, says Commissioner

THE Kano State Government says the state recorded 95 per cent success in the National Examination Council (NECO) examinations in 2021, with over 80,000 students obtaining... Read more

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More trouble hits Buni-led Committee, as factional APC CECPC writes it to vacate secretariat

THERE is still no light at the end of the tunnel for the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)... Read more

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APC reconciliation committee meets Oyetola, seeks party members cooperation in Osun

THE National Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, visited Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State in Osogbo, the state capital, to settle the rift... Read more

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Kano govt to establish ICT Girls Secondary School – Commissioner

KANO State Government has announced plans to establish an Information and Commmunication Technology (ICT) Girls Day Secondary School, to boost ICT education among women in the... Read more

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Wike has set Rivers on threshold of development – Nsirim

RIVERS State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, said that Governor Nyesom Wike has set the state on the threshold of a development agenda that... Read more

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Kano govt. to conduct house-to-house vaccination against polio virus

THE Kano State Government says it will conduct a house-to-house vaccination against Circulating Vaccine Drive Polio Virus type 2 (cVDPV2), across the 44 local government areas... Read more

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New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

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President Buhari felicitates Ministers of FCT, Women Affairs at 63

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Mohammed Musa Bello and Pauline Kedem Tallen, minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, on... Read more

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NBA: Golden State Warriors miss Stephen Curry in Pelicans defeat

THE Golden State Warriors felt the absence of star point guard Stephen Curry as they lost 101-96 to the lowly New Orleans Pelicans in the NBA. Curry,... Read more

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UNICEF urges Zamfara Govt. to domesticate Child Rights Act

THE United Nations International Children Emergency Funds, UNICEF, has called on Zamfara Government to domesticate the Child Rights Act to ensure safety and protection of children... Read more

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Benue Police arraign woman for alleged abduction of a minor

THE Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned one Elizabeth Kumbar before a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged abduction of a four-year-old boy. Sgt. Kuegh Abugh,... Read more

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Group lauds Buhari’s appointment of Ukeagu as INEC National Commissioner

SOME pressure groups and non-governmental organisations have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Kenneth Ukeagu, an election logistics strategist, as INEC’s National Commissioner. The groups in separate... Read more

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Alleged theft of 10 bags of maize sends man to court

SANI Hassan, a 30-year-old man, on Friday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Kaduna, for allegedly stealing 10 bags of maize worth N300,000. The police charged Hassan,... Read more

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Former governor, wife, mourn ex Lagos deputy speaker, Adediran

BOLA Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC,  National Leader, says the death of Adetoun Adediran, former deputy speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, is painful... Read more

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14,000 candidates competes for 4,800 admission slots in KASU

THE Kaduna State University, KASU, has begun screening to admit 4,800 candidates for various programmes in the 2021/2022 academic session. Samuel Manshop, the registrar of the university,... Read more

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Benue Police arraign man for illegal possession of firearms

THE Police Command in Benue on Friday arraigned Godwin Terzungwe A.K.A Emperor in a Makurdi Upper Area Court 2B, for allegedly being in possession of firearms. Terzungwe... Read more

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Fire bring down household property in Ebonyi

NO fewer than 32 rooms, household property and documents were razed on Thursday night in Obeagu Iniymagu Village in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi. The News... Read more

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Livestock law, a win, win for all stakeholders in Delta – C’ttee Chairman

 CHIEF Julius Egbedi, Chairman, Delta State Livestock Management Committee (DLMC), said the full implementation of the livestock law would benefit all stakeholders in the state.   Egbedi, also... Read more

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‘Campaign of calumny against Emenike will fail’

A political organization, the Emenike Support Group, has decried the campaign of calumny against High Chief Ikechi Emenike, leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in... Read more

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Former president sends condolences to late Olubadan’s family

FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo paid a condolence visit to the family of the late Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji on Thursday in Ibadan. Oba Adetunji, the... Read more

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Plateau: NASU resume strike over unpaid allowances

The Non-academic Staff Union, NASU, Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, on Thursday declared resumption of its suspended strike over alleged unpaid allowances. The union took the stand... Read more

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Man arraigned over alleged illegal possession of firearms

THE police in Benue on Thursday arraigned Paul Ajio, a 25-year-old man for alleged unlawful possession of firearms and belonging to an unlawful society. Ajio, whose address... Read more

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Don canvases the use of virtual lab in secondary schools

PROF. Samuel Onasanya of Department of Educational Technology, University of Ilorin, on Thursday advocated the use of virtual laboratory in teaching selected concepts in secondary schools... Read more

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Uzodimma has a killer squad - Okorocha

FORMER Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has accused Governor Hope Uzodimma of setting up a killer squad known as Hopism Strike Force (HSF). He also alleged that... Read more

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Buhari’s displeasure with power sector performance an indictment on NERC – Group

 A group, the All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s displeasure with the performance of the power sector is an indictment on the Nigerian... Read more

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42nd Olubadan emerges

IBADAN kingmakers, also known as Olubadan-in-Council, have forwarded the name of Otun Olubadan, Senator Lekan Balogun, to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, for approval as the... Read more

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Insecurity wouldn’t disrupt education in Katsina, says commissioner

KATSINA State Government said on Wednesday that it will not allow insecurity or any pandemic to disrupt teaching and learning in the state, Malam Sani Danjuma, the... Read more

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Poultry association restates commitment to boost production

THE Lagos State chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria has restated its commitment to boost production by assisting embattled farmers. “We are hopeful for a great... Read more

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Buhari: State Police Is Not An Option

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said he believes that state police is not an option for the nation. The President made the remark in an exclusive interview with... Read more

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Environmental Nuisance: Minister orders clean up of FCT satellite towns

THE Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has ordered the comprehensive cleaning of all satellite towns across the six Area Councils of the... Read more

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El-Rufai: carpet bombing of forests will end banditry

...Bandits kill nine, injure five in Kaduna attacks ...97 kidnapped victims freed KADUNA State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said forests in northern Nigeria should be carpet-bombed to end... Read more

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Ekiti Varsity evolves measures to accelerate transcripts processing

THE management of Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, on Tuesday said it had put in place measures to accelerate the processing of transcripts in the institution. Mr... Read more

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Schools in Enugu to resume in Jan. 10 -Commissioner

ENUGU State Ministry of Education says all schools in the state will resume for the new academic session on Jan. 10 . Prof. Uchenna Eze, the Commissioner... Read more

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Women in agriculture urge farmers to embrace value addition

 ALHAJA Mulikat Ogunlola, President, Lagos State Women in Agriculture, has urged farmers to embrace value addition to agricultural products through processing, packaging, and marketing to sustain... Read more

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2022 Armed Forces Remembrance: Sanwo-Olu unveils Emblem, donates N50m 

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, on Tuesday unveiled the emblem and appeal fund for the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, ahead of the Jan. 15 commemoration. During... Read more

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Tags: Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Col. Fola Akande, Lagos State Government, Nigerian Legion, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

9 persons killed, 5 injured over bandit’s attacks in Kaduna….Commissioner

NINE persons were killed while five others sustained injures, following attacks by bandits in Igabi and Zaria Local Government Areas of Kaduna State. Mr Samuel Aruwan, the... Read more

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Enugu HOS charges civil servants on commitment to work

THE Enugu State Head of Service, Mr Ken Chukwuegbo, on Tuesday advised civil servants in the state to be committed to work, for effective service delivery. Chukwuegbo... Read more

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 Anambra condoles Ozigbo and Amilo families

THE people and government of Anambra State have expressed condolences to the Ozigbo family of Amesi in Aguata Local Government Area and the Amilo family of... Read more

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NBA: Wins for Bulls & Warriors as Bucks and Nets lose

THE Chicago Bulls secured an eighth NBA win in a row by defeating the Orlando Magic 102-98 but Stephen Curry had an off night as his... Read more

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4-year-old boy drowns in well in Kano State

A four-year-old boy drowned in a well at Dawanau Ilesha Nawawu in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area in Kano State on Monday. Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, spokesman of... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji Saminu Abdullahi, Malam Musa Habibu, Aminu Sani-Sha’aibu, Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area, Kano State Fire Service,

Kaduna Govt to spend N4bn on social protection programmes in 2022

THE Kaduna State Government is to spend a total of N4 billion to uplift more people from poverty and vulnerability in 2022. This is contained in the budget N278.6... Read more

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Bayelsa wades into conflict between Shell and host community over power supply

BAYELSA State government on Monday directed the Managing Director of the State Electricity Company, Mr Olice Kemenanabo, to immediately connect Otuasega community to the national grid. The... Read more

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All set for 1st Lagos squash championship in 2022 – Official

THE Lagos State Squash Association (LSSA) said all arrangements had been concluded to host the first tournament of the year from Jan. 25 to Jan. 29... Read more

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Tags: Tomi Falase, Lagos State Squash Association, Lagos squash championship, 2022,

NBA: Stephen Curry breaks own three-pointer record in Golden State Warriors win

STEPHEN Curry broke his own NBA record for consecutive three-pointers as he led the Golden State Warriors to a 123-116 win over the Utah Jazz. Curry scored... Read more

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IPOB to address its members on January 1

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, is to address its members on January 1. A statement by Emma Powerful, spokesman of IPOB, made this known on Monday,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Department of State Services, Nnamdi Kanu, Mazi Chinasa Nworu, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Emma Powerful, Mazi Chika Edoziem

Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

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Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

Governor Uzodimma signs 2022 appropriation bill into law

  Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo has signed the 2022 Appropriation Bill into law with a total outlay of N381,462,947,677 billion.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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Police nab cleric with fresh human head

OYEYEMI Oyeridan, commissioner of police in Ondo State, has paraded a cleric, Alfa Tunde Olayiwola, who was caught with a fresh human head. Olayiwola was arrested in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

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Fulani herders never invaded Anambra Airport - Adinuba

THE Anambra State government has denied that Fulani herdsmen invaded the newly opened Anambra airport on Thursday, December 23. C. Don Adinuba, stated this in a statement... Read more

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Tags: C. Don Adinuba, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Allen Onyema’s Air Peace, Obiora Okonkwo’s United Nigeria Airlines,

NBA: Stephen Curry returns in Golden State Warriors win while Philadelphia 76ers fight back

STEPHEN Curry returned to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 113-98 win at home to the Sacramento Kings. The Warriors had four players out and trailed... Read more

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COVID-19: Lalong gives Plateau residents 72 hours to get vaccinated

GOVERNOR Simon Lalong of Plateau State has given residents 72 hours to present evidence of COVID-19 vaccination o or negative PCR test result to be able... Read more

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Uzodimma to pay Imo workers ’13th month’ salary bonus

  Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo has announced plans to pay 13th month salary as end of year bonus to workers in the state.     This is contained in... Read more

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Tambuwal wants FG to declare state of emergency on banditry

GOV. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the declaration of a state of emergency on banditry would enable security operatives to access to clear bandits’ enclaves... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 348 times

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Stephen Curry: Golden State Warriors player breaks Ray Allen's NBA three-point record

STEPHEN Curry received plaudits from across the NBA after breaking the league's three-point record as the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks at Madison... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

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NBA: Stephen Curry one off Ray Allen record as Golden State Warriors beat Indiana Pacers

STEPHEN Curry moved to within one three-pointer of the NBA record as the Golden State Warriors earned a 102-100 win at the Indiana Pacers. Curry registered five... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 168 times

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Oyo govt to enforce copyright laws

 THE Oyo State Government says it will ensure the enforcement of copyright laws in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, Mr Wasiu Olatunbosun,

NBA: Stephen Curry waits for record as Golden State Warriors lose to Philadelphia 76ers

STEPHEN Curry was made to wait to break the NBA three-point record as the Golden State Warriors lost at the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday. Needing 10 more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 60 times

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2023: Rep aspirant calls for end to election manipulation

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, an aspirant for the Awgu, Aninri, and Oji River Federal Constituency of Enugu State on the platform of the Peoples... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 208 times

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FG’s delegation condoles Gov. Masari over Commissioner’s assassination

A Federal Government delegation on Friday paid a condolence visit to Katsina State over the assassination of the state Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Rabe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Federal Government delegation, Katsina State, Dr. Rabe Nasir, state Commissioner for Science and Technology,

Worker arraigned for allegedly stealing palm fruits worth N150,000

 A 32-year-old palm oil depot worker, Timothy Arolowo, on Friday appeared before an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly stealing palm fruits valued... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ondo State, ASP Zedekiah Orogbemi,

NSCDC cautions public against gender based violence

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has cautioned perpetrators of gender based violence to desist from it saying suspects will be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: NSCDC, Ondo State Command, WISE

Lagos residents adopt lifestyle changes to lessen cooking gas consumption

 SOME residents of  Lagos State  have resorted to  change in lifestyle, to help reduce their gas consumption, while  awaiting improvements in supply and reduction in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: gas consumption, residents of  Lagos State, kerosene, firewood

Late Okwaraji, Yekini honoured at African Illustrious Award night

LATE Samuel Okwaraji, Rashidi Yekini and Joseph Blankson were among those honoured at the 2020 African “Illustrious Award’’ event for their contribution to the country’s development. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

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Ugwuanyi has satisfied over 80 percent of Enugu people –Bishop

BISHOP of the Catholic Diocese of Enugu, Most Rev. Callistus Onaga, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the sacrifices he makes to ensure that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

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Include Miyetti Allah, FUNAM on terrorists list, Ortom tells FG

BENUE State Governor, Samuel Ortom has reiterated his call on the Federal Government to include Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

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Ogun arrests 124 offenders for open defecation

THE Ogun State Government on Thursday arrested 124 offenders for contravening the state’s environmental and health laws. The offenders arrested in various locations across the state for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 203 times

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Plateau Assembly passes N116.7bn as 2022 appropriation bill

THE Plateau State House of Assembly (PLHA) presided over by the Speaker, Yakubu Sanda, on Thursday passed into law an appropriation bill of N116. 7 billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

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World AIDS Day: Makinde’s wife declares support for victims

THE wife of Oyo State Governor, Tamunominini Makinde, has reaffirmed her commitment to the well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS, calling on World leaders to join hands... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 156 times

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Nnamdi Kanu scheduled for emergency hearing today

  NNAMDI Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has been scheduled for an emergency hearing on Thursday, December 2.   Realnews reports that the expectation is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 739 times

Tags: Department of State Services, DSS, Nnamdi Kanu, Emmanuel Kanu, Orji Uzor Kalu, Justice Binta Nyako, Bruce Fein, Femi Adesina, Mbazulike Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari

Gov. Diri, Sylva commend NCDMB for sustaining growth in oil, gas

THE 10th  Practical Nigerian Content Forum which formally opened on Tuesday, November 30, saw many stakeholders in the oil and gas sector commending the Nigerian Content... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 255 times

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Sokoto assembly approves N3.27bn virement

SOKOTO State House of Assembly on Tuesday approved state government request for 3rd Quarter Capital and Recurrent Virement Warrant in the 2021 budget worth N3.27 billion. This followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: SOKOTO State House of Assembly, APC, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal

NBA: Stephen Curry inspires Golden State Warriors to victory over LA Clippers

STEPHEN Curry inspired the Golden State Warriors to a seventh straight victory as he scored 33 points in a 105-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Curry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 90 times

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Parents enjoined to promote Igbo language from cradle

THE Anambra State Library in its bid to promote and preserve Igbo culture held a one-day campaign urging parents to promote Igbo language from childhood. The campaign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 105 times

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EFFC's inelegant drama over Anambra Governor

NIGERIANS were dismayed that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, went a new low on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, when it sponsored media reports claiming... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: EFCC, Governor Willie Obiano

2023: Yahaha Bello’s presidential bid and bailout controversy

WHEN speculations that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State will contest for the presidential ticket of his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) began to circulate last... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 124 times

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Sit-at-home paralysing economy

INDEED, Ebonyi State has been experiencing worrisome security concerns in almost all the corners of the state. The security challenges ranged from attacks on police stations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 183 times

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Gov. Sanwo-Olu presents N1.38trn 2022 budget for Lagos State

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday presented a budget of N1.388 trillion for 2022 to the State House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget, christened”Budget... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 209 times

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Imo govt indicts, recovers seized properties from Okorocha, family

IMO State Government Whitepaper Implementation Committee on Lands and other Related Matters has recovered government, individual and institutions properties allegedly converted by the former governor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 183 times

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Former defence college commandant tasks journalists on dissemination of information

REAR Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), former commandant of the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, has urged journalists to ensure proper dissemination of factual information to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 92 times

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Ondo govt. to distribute 3.3m mosquito nets

NO fewer than 3.3 million insecticide-treated mosquito nets are to be distributed free to residents of Ondo State, as part of measures by government to prevent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

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Kano children seek abolition of child marriage, street begging

CHILDREN in Kano State, on Tuesday, called for abolition of child street begging and early marriage, even as they sought for review of voting age to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Kano State, UNICEF

Benue Assembly approves Ortom’s request to borrow N18.225bn

BENUE House of Assembly on Tuesday approved a request made by Gov. Samuel Ortom to borrow N18.225 billion from the Federal Government. Ortom asked for approval to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

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Yuletide: Get clearance to hold events, Commissioner tells Lagos residents

THE Lagos State government on Tuesday said that residents and event centre owners should obtain clearance from the Lagos State Safety Commission to hold events during... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Lagos State government, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf

Electoral Act: Ortom urges Buhari to reject direct primaries for parties

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to reject the direct primaries adopted by the National Assembly in Electoral Act amendment bill... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: INEC, GOV. Samuel Ortom

Moghalu calls for persecution of people responsible for Lekki Toll Gate massacre

By Anthony Isibor.   PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party, YPP,  in the 2019 general elections has called for the immediate persecution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry,

LG chairmen plead for military intervention in returning IDPs in Benue

NO fewer than 14 local government areas  of Benue on Monday pleaded for military intervention in returning the Internally Displaced Persons in the state to their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 118 times

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Governor Obiano: In the Halo of History.

By James Eze RECEIVING the flag that made him the standard-bearer of APGA on Monday October 7, 2013, Chief Willie Obiano declared, “History will be kind to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 439 times

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Four killed, others injured as gunmen attack mourners in Benue

NO fewer than four persons have been feared killed and several others injured after yet to be identified gunmen reportedly attacked some mourners at a village... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 179 times

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Man, 35, rapes two teenage sisters in Delta

TWO sisters in Asaba, Delta State, have allegedly be raped by a 35 years old man, identified as Jude Nduka. One of the rape incident resulted in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Delta State, rapes

Ex-Imo deputy governor, Irona loses sister

THE immediate past deputy governor of Imo State, Gerald Irona, has lost his only sister, Ona Anthonia Nwobi, Nee Irona, to the cold hands of death.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 115 times

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Ikoyi 21-storey building collapse: Recovered bodies increase to 45 – LASG

LAGOS State Government says two more bodies have been recovered, bringing to 45 the number of bodies from the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi. The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 145 times

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Wike uges Nigerian Senate to protect Law school from politics

Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers State, says the  bill in the National Assembly which seeks to establish two campuses of the Nigerian Law School in each... Read more

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Fayemi felicitates with Prof Chukwuma Soludo

THE Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has congratulated the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the November 6 governorship election, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo,... Read more

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Direct primaries’ll overstretch INEC, says APC govs

PROGRESSIVES Governors Forum (PGF) has said adopting direct primaries by political parties would overstretch the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Chairman of the Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: INEC, PROGRESSIVES Governors Forum, Governor Abubakar Bagudu

Come back to APGA, Governor enjoins defected party members

GOVERNOR Willie Obiano of Anambra State has urged all the defected members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), to come back to the party in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

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Ortom congratulates Soludo on Anambra election win

BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom has congratulated Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) on his victory at the November 6 Anambra... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: BENUE State Governor Samuel Ortom, APGA, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo

Nasarawa Speaker tasks councilors on good working relationship with LG Executives

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has called for harmonious relationship between local government chairmen and councillors for development to thrive at the grassroots. Speaker of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, Local Government Councils Legislative Arms,

“My victory reflects supreme will of God, people’s mandate” -Soludo

Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the Governor-elect of Anambra State, says his victory reflects the supreme will of the Almighty God, as well as an overwhelming sacred mandate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Aguata Local Government Area, Sen. Andy Uba, Mr Valentine Ozigbo,APC, PDP, APGA

Delta, firm partner to establish tricycle factory

DELTA State Government and Stallion Auto Keke Limited on Tuesday, reached an agreement to establish tricycle manufacturing plant in the state. Chief Economic Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Kingsley... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 89 times

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Defamation: Aruwan vows to pursue justice to logical conclusion

THE Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan whose character was allegedly defamed in an online publication has vowed to use the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 116 times

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Anambra election: Cleen Foundation observes massive vote trading

By Benprince Ezeh ...says police welfare package for the election was poor ELECTION Security Support Centre, ESSC of CLEEN Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, NGO, has said that it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: CLEEN Foundation, ELECTION Security Support Centre, Anambra state

Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

Ikorodu LG boss pledges improved workers welfare package

The Executive Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Tuesday, reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve workers’ welfare package for increased productivity. Adesina made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, N300,000, Lagos State Civil Service Commission,

NBA: Stephen Curry scores 50 as Golden State Warriors beat Atlanta Hawks

STEPHEN Curry scored 50 points and had 10 assists to help the Golden State Warriors beat the Atlanta Hawks 127-113 for their fifth straight win. The Hawks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 153 times

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APC accused of writing results of 10 LGs ahead of Anambra election

    THE government of Anambra State has alerted Anambra people and Nigerians in general to the credible evidence it has that the All Progressives Congress, APC, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 1,031 times

Tags: APC, C. Don Adinuba, Anambra State election

Ekiti Assembly approves change of name for College of Agriculture

EKITI State House of Assembly has passed the State College of Agriculture and Technology (first amendment) Bill, 2021, and committed the 2022 budget to its Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

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Coalition urges Kano govt. to disengage tax consultants, proffers solutions

COALITION of stakeholders and professionals on taxation, “Taxation, Justice for Governance Platform,” has called on Kano State government to disengage tax consultants. The coalition made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 241 times

Tags: Kano State government

Anambra 2021: IPC establishes Special Journalists' Safety Monitoring & Alert Desk

.......issues advisory on coverage BARELY 24 hours to the Anambra State governorship election on Saturday November 6, 2021, the International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos-Nigeria, has announced the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: International Press Centre, Anambra State governorship election

Delta to establish energy hubs in 3 newly established universities

The Delta Government has concluded plans for the establishment of energy hubs in three newly established universities in the state. The state Commissioner for Power and Energy,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Delta Government, University of Delta Agbor, University of Science and Technology, Delta State University

Ogun govt warns miners, dredgers against environmental damage

Mr Ola Oresanya, Special Adviser to Ogun State  Governor on environment has  warned miners and dredgers in the state to operate responsibly or face sanctions. Oresanya, gave... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Ola Oresanya, Ogun State, Sango-Ota

Gombe borrowing to address development deficits — Gov. Yahaya

GOV. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, on Thursday said his administration was borrowing to address development deficits and improve the well-being of the people in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: GOV. Inuwa Yahaya, State Commissioner for Finance, People’s Democracy Party, Gombe State

Order freezing our bank accounts has crippled all activities, Benue Govt tells court

The Benue State Government, on Thursday, appealed to a Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside its earlier order, freezing all its bank accounts.   Counsel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Benue State Government, Terkura Pepe, Justice Ekwo, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Anambra Commissioner raises alarm over alleged plan to arrest key govt. officials on fabricated charges

Mr C. Don Adinuba, Anambra Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, has cried out over alleged plan by the opposition to arrest key officials of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Mr C. Don Adinuba, he Anambra State Government, the Anambra Police Command Public Relations Officers

Reinstated Langtang North Chair resumes office, dedicates victory to God

MR Joshua Laven,  the reinstated Chairman of Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, on Thursday  resumed office, saying he dedicated his victory at the High Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: MR Joshua Laven, Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC)

Exposed: Plans to arrest key Anambra State government officials on trumped-up charges afoot

THE Anambra State government has alerted Nigerians of a dastardly plan to upset the government machinery in the State by a planned arrest of some key... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 370 times

Tags: Anambra State government,

Gunmen abduct 60 worshippers from Baptist Church

AT least 60 worshippers were reportedly abducted when bandits raided Emmanuel Baptist Church located in Kakau Daji in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The armed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Gunmen, Baptist Church

Nigerian Press Council charges media to ensure balance in terrorism reportage

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), on Wednesday, urged the media to moderate their reportage of terrorists’ activities and violent extremism by ensuring balanced, unbiased and factual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), Mr Francis Nwosu, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Government inaugurates Egbengwu Ojideleke Health Centre at Nimo

THE Anambra State Government inaugurated a Health Centre at Nimo, Njikoka Local Government Area, LGA.  The Commissioner for Health, Vincent Okpala, while inaugurating the project, commended Sir... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 176 times

Tags: Anambra State, Vincent Okpala, Gov. Willie Obiano

Unemployed man in court for unlawful possession of fire arms

An unemployed man, Ahmed Azeez, was on Wednesday docked at a Lagos High Court, sitting at Tafa Balewa Square, for allegedly shooting a passerby to dispossess... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Ahmed Azeez, The Lagos State Prosecutor, Tafa Balewa Square

Physically challenged persons throng church venue to celebrate Ankeli at 57

PHYSICALLY challenged persons on Wednesday in Otukpo turned out in large numbers to attend the 57th birthday anniversary of Dr Samuel Ankeli, the Senior Special Assistant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

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Economic cost of road accidents N450bn annually – Minister

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, on Wednesday said the economic cost of road accidents in Nigeria amounted to about N450 billion annually. Saraki... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 298 times

Tags: Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC)

Woman, 45, bags10 years imprisonment for attempted murder

AN Ekiti State High Court, sitting in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday sentenced a 45-year-old woman, Yemisi Najimu, to 10 years imprisonment with an option of N70,000 fine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Ekiti State High Court, Yemisi Najimu, Justice Lekan Ogunmoye

Kogi begins closure of illegal schools

THE Kogi State Government on Wednesday began the closure of sub-standard and illegal schools operating in the state. Speaking to journalists shortly after the exercise in Lokoja,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 238 times

Tags: Kogi State Government, Mr. Wemi Jones, Pastor Emmanuel Idenyi

Alleged manslaughter: LASG raises questions in court over housemaid’s death

THE prosecution team of the Lagos State Government on Wednesday at an Ikeja High Court again raised questions over the circumstances surrounding the death of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Lagos State Government, Ikeja High Court, Ms Joy Adole, Mr Yusuf Sule

Plateau House of Assembly sealed as contending parties embark on negotiations

THE Plateau State House of Assembly complex has been sealed by security operatives as the two parties laying claim to the Speakership of the Legislature continue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), Abok Ayuba

As Anambra State confronts an organized crime family

ON 6 November 2021, Anambra State, at 4,844 km² the second smallest state by landmass in Nigeria – Lagos State with 3,577 km² is the smallest... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Anambra State Nov. 6 election,

Fake appointments: Nasarawa Assembly lifts suspension on member

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has lifted its suspension on the member representing Obi II constituency, Mr Luka Iliya-Zhekaba over his alleged involvement in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi

Ozigbo, Anambra And Tomorrow

By Oseloka H. Obaze OFTEN, while the past is fraught with bleak history, the future is poignant with imponderables. That cliché fits well into Anambra States governance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 446 times

Tags: Anambra, Governor Willie Obiano, Oseloka H. Obaze, PDP

Lawyers call for immediate release of 18 Igbos unlawfully incarcerated

By Anthony Isibor Some lawyers in Anambra state have cried out over what they described as unlawful detention in correctional centers in Anambra state of Igbo men,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Anambra state, Willie Obiano

Reject free ride from strangers, Oyo govt warns

By Anthony Isibor. THE Oyo State Government through its ministry of education has called on all principals, head-teachers of public and private schools, private school owners, and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 311 times

Tags: Oyo State Government, ride from strangers,

Golden States Warriors have unbeaten start to NBA season ended by Memphis Grizzlies

THE Golden State Warriors had their unbeaten start to the NBA season ended by a 104-101 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies trailed by 19 points... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 87 times

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Security takes over Plateau Assembly as 8 APC lawmakers plot to impeach Speaker

TENSION mount at the Plateau State House of Assembly as six Lawmakers the under the All Progressives Congress (APC)  out of the 24 members of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 149 times

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Lagos to host food festival Dec.12, targets over 3,000 guests, N15m sales –commissioner

THE Lagos state government has announced that it would hold its rebranded Lagos Food Festival 2021 on Dec. 12, to stimulate local and foreign investor interest... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

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Fayemi presents 2022 Appropriation Bill to Assembly Oct. 28

EKITI Governor Kayode Fayemi will on Thursday, Oct. 28, present the 2022 state appropriation bill to the House of Assembly. The Chairman, House Committee on Media and... Read more

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Ortom presents 2022 budget of N155.61bn to Benue Assembly

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Wednesday in Makurdi presented the 2022 budget of N155,611,390,265 to the House of Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 154 times

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Doctors, oil workers join disobedience movement against Sudan military takeover

STATE oil company workers and doctors in Sudan said on Wednesday they were joining protests against the military coup that has derailed the country’s planned transition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 255 times

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Uba accused to leading war against INEC chairman

THE Soludo Solidarity Group, one of the 34 groups campaigning for the victory of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 735 times

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APC Congress: we didn’t receive any petition – Kano State Appeal Committee

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) State Congress Appeal Committee for Kano State, said it did not receive any petition or complaint from the conduct of the... Read more

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APC has no candidate in November 6 election in Anambra State - CSOs

THE Coalition of Civil Society Organizations in Anambra State has asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 3,764 times

Tags: Coalition of Civil Society Organizations, November 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, George Moghalu,

Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

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Adamawa Govt approves N18.71bn loan from FG

THE Adamawa Government has approved an N18.714 billion loan to enable the state to access the Federal Government’s bridging finance facility. Dr. Umar Pela, Commissioner for Information... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 272 times

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We supply 60m litres of water daily to Bauchi metropolis – Official

THE Bauchi State Water and Sewage Corporation (BSWSC), says it has maintained a regular supply of over 60 million cubic liters of water daily to Bauchi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 141 times

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Ending HND, BSc dichotomy, our goal — NATE

THE Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) says it is working on completing the process of total removal of dichotomy between polytechnic and university graduates. NATE... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Ahmad Yabagi, Mr Samuel Ibidapo, Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering,

Stephen Curry scores 45 as Golden State Warriors beat Los Angeles Clippers

STEPHEN Curry's 45 points, including two late three-pointers, helped the Golden State Warriors continue their winning start to the season as they beat the Los Angeles... Read more

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Tension in Arochukwu over killing of 5 IPOB members

  THERE was tension in Arochukwu, Abia State on Thursday, October 21, as security operatives battled members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the area.   A... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 255 times

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Gombe govt engages 15,000 facilitators for ‘Tsangaya Almajiri’ schools –Gov. Yahaya

THE Gombe state government has employed 15,000 facilitators to work in Tsangaya Almajiri schools across the state, the state governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has announced.   Yahaya stated this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 74 times

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Maligning Ebelechukwu Obiano's reputation can't help Andy's sinking ambition 

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Campaign directorate has asked Senator Andy Ubah, candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to stop maligning Ebelechukwu Obiano, wife... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance, Governor Willie Obiano, Emeka Ozumba, Ebelechukwu Obiano,

Nasarawa Assembly confirms appointment of President Customary Court of Appeal,others

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has confirmed the appointment of Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel as President, Customary Court of Appeal of the state. The House also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 173 times

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Former commissioner urges UK to withdraw travel advisory against Rivers State

EMMA Okah, former Rivers State Commissioner for Information, has called on the United Kingdom to withdraw the travel advisory warning her citizens not to travel to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 139 times

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PDP demands sack of 68 council caretaker committees

PEOPLES Democratic Party (PDP) has sued Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola at the High Court in Osogbo, over the appointment of caretaker committees to manage the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 81 times

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Ebubeagu accused of killing five youths in Ebonyi community

RESIDENTS of Amasiri in Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state have accused members of the Ebubeagu Security Network of killing five youths in the... Read more

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Ihiala LGA lauds Obiano for solidarity

  ...urges him to tackle problems of roads and waste management   THE leaders of Ihiala Local Government Area have lauded Governor Willie Obiano for demonstrating solidarity with their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Governor Willie Obiano, Mr C. Don Adinuba, Mrs Joy Ulasi, Barrister Chidi Udemadu,

MASSOB supports total economic, social lockdown for Nnamdi Kanu if…

THE leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said it would support total economic and social lockdown if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 124 times

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APC Congresses: Amosun, others engaging in self-deceit, says Oladunjoye

THE newly-elected Publicity Secretary of the Ogun State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Tunde Oladunjoye, on Tuesday insisted that there was no parallel congress of... Read more

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#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism

MR Olufunsho Elulade, General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), on Tuesday appealed to youths to protect public infrastructure in their locality against any act... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 125 times

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Katsina govt. partners travel agency for hitch-free lesser Hajj operations

 THE Katsina state government has said that it would partner Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours to ensure the smooth conduct of this year’s Lesser-Hajj (Umrah) operations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu-Kuki, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kofan-Sauri., Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours, Alhaji Badaru Karofi, Katsina state Pilgrims Welfare Board,

ECOWAS observation mission salutes Cabo Verde’s Political Maturity

THE ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) has commended Cabo Verdeans for their “political maturity” and praised the National Electoral Commission, NCE and other election management institutions... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 315 times

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Security forces eliminate 10 bandits, rescue 1 hostage

THE Kaduna State Government said security forces have killed 10 bandits and rescued one hostage in Giwa Local Government Area (LGA). The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home... Read more

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Foundation donates computers, generator sets to Enugu community to promote computer literacy

IKE Okoli Foundation has donated 21 computer units, and two generating sets to Community Primary School, Akpugoeze in Oji River Local Government Area of Enugu State. President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 238 times

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165 persons benefit from Taiwo Afolabi free medical outreach

OVER 165 traders at the popular Gbagi market in Ibadan, Oyo State, have enjoyed free dental and medical care at the community health outreach sponsored by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 172 times

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Ogun state residents protest prevalence of bad road

By Christiana and Anthony.   THE residents of Lafenwa/Itele towns in Ado-Ota in Ogun state have on Monday staged a protest against the prevalence of bad roads in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Alhaji Oyelakin Wahab, Gov. Amosun, Oluwadara Kehinde, Ado-Ota, Ogun state, Binukonu, Egbejoda, Ayetoro, Itele Awori,

Edo Women group lauds Obaseki's appointment of Prof. Akoria as health commissioner

THE Edo Women’s Consultative Forum has commended  Governor Godwin Obaseki for appointing one of their daughters and a shining light in their community, Prof. Obehi Akoria,... Read more

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Malami under pressure to unleash EFCC against Anambra govt officials

THERE are strong indications that the pressure which the All Progressives Congress (APC) gubernatorial candidate in the November 6 election in Anambra State, Senator Andy Uba,... Read more

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2022 Budget: Kogi Gov. Bello increases education allocation to 30%

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi says his Administration is increasing budgetary allocation to education sector from 20 per cent to 30 per cent in the 2022... Read more

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National convention: Fresh crisis hits S’West PDP

AHEAD of the October 30, 2021 national convention of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), fresh crisis has hit the party in the South West geo-political zone over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 221 times

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Bishop identifies solutions to kidnapping, banditry

Rev. Christian Onyia, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Nike in Enugu State, has identified five major solutions to kidnapping and banditry in the country. Onyia made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 256 times

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Congress: Ojelabi heads new APC exco in Lagos

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State on Saturday elected its 36 state party officials through voice votes at the party’s 2021 state congress held... Read more

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Tags: Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader),Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Adebayo Adelabu, All Progressives Congress,

Lagos APC: Any other congress, tea party– Sanwo-Olu

GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said that any other All Progressives Congress, APC, state congress in Lagos State apart from the one held at Mobolaji Johnson... Read more

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Vulnerable women seek financial support from Kaduna State Govt.

SOME vulnerable women, on Friday, asked the Kaduna State Government for financial support to enable them to establish small businesses for their daily livelihood. The women made... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 287 times

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Abductors take away traditional ruler’s twin children, aides in Kwara

 KIDNAPPERS has abducted the twin children of Oba Samuel Adelodun, the Owalobo of Obbo Aiyegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 132 times

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Allocating more revenues to states will aid infrastructure development – Lagos official

THE Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Oyeyemi Ayoola, has said that the allocation of more revenues to state governments will aid... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 128 times

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Don’t ignore other killer diseases for COVID-19 – Medical Director warns

 DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Chief Medical Director, Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Okitipupa, on Friday advised Nigerians to maintain hygienic living at all times. Speaking with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 134 times

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Witnesses’ absence stall N11.5 bn suit against Alao-Akala, others

THE trial of the former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala and two others over alleged N11.5 billion fraud was on Thursday stalled due to absence... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 56 times

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Police arrest 3 suspects for alleged murder in Enugu community

THE Police Command in Enugu State, says it has arrested three suspects in connection with alleged murder of Mr Chika Nwobodo at Ogbozinne-Ndiagu in Akpugo community... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 158 times

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LASG warns against indescrminate construction on Regional Road, Lekki

LAGOS State Government has warned against uncoordinated physical developments on the alignments of its Regional Road in Lekki. This state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

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What Soludo did in 2017 to secure release of Nnamdi Kanu  

PROF. Chukwuma Soludo, candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has said that he led 12- prominent Igbos to Abuja, for the release of leader... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 396 times

Tags: Governor Willie Obiano, Nnamdi Kanu, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA,

NNPC to find lasting solutions to challenges faced by PTD, NARTO

AS a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Petroleum Tanker Drivers, Mallam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of State Services (DSS

PDP N/Central stakeholders adopt Iyorchia Ayu for party national chairman

THE North Central stakeholder of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have adopted former President of the Senate, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, as their consensus candidate for the... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party, Iyorchia Ayu, North Central PDP, Gov. Samuel Ortom,

Don cautions against promoting social media content

DR Shadrach Idi, the Acting Head, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Taraba State University, Jalingo, has cautioned against usage of Social Media content without fact-checking. Idi... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

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Ndigbo. Let not your heart be troubled

By Prof. A.B.C Nwosu I became greatly rattled after reading Mr. Ike Abonyis excellent write-up titled: “South East, PDP, and matters Arising”, on the back page of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 631 times

Tags: Gideon Akaluka, Mrs. Bridget Agbaheme in Kano, Nimbo massacre in Uzo-Uwani in Enugu State, Prof. A.B.C Nwosu, President Olusegun Obasanjo, President Muhamadu Buhari, Ike Abonyi

Chiwetalu Agu freed from DSS custody

THE Department of State Services, DSS, has freed Chiwetalu Agu, Nollywood actor, who was arrested by the service after he was released by the Nigerian Army... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Chiwetalu Agu, Department of State Services, DSS, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Steve Eboh, Public Relations Officer of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Monalisa Chinda Coker

Anambra Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill

THE Anambra State House of Assembly has passed the anti-open grazing bill. The Bill entitled: “Anambra State Open Grazing of Cattle and other Livestock Prohibition and Ranches... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 378 times

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Police Act: EKSG to appeal Court ruling striking out suit says A-G

THE Ekiti State Government says it will appeal the ruling of the Federal High Court in Ado Ekiti which struck out the suit seeking nullification of... Read more

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DSS moves actor Chiwetalu Agu to Abuja

VETERAN actor Chiwetalu Agu has been moved to the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja by the Department of State Services (DSS). The move, The Nation learned, is to... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

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Edo assembly passes bill to establish nursing college

THE Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday in Benin passed the Edo State College of Nursing Science Law 2021 and repealed the Edo State College... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Emma Okoduwa, Henry Okhuarobo, Edo State House of Assembly, Edo State College of Nursing Science Law,

Shun indecent dressing, cultism, rector urges new students

THE Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, in Osun State, Dr John Adekolawole, has warned the newly admitted students of the institution to shun indecent dressing, cultism... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

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Security forces repel attack by unknown gunmen

  ....ask people to report persons with Gunshots A COMBINED team of policemen and soldiers this afternoon repelled an attack by unknown gunmen at Odoata Primary School, Ihiala,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 634 times

Tags: Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Odoata Primary School, All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Governor Willie Obiano, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo,

I was not involved in police arrest of suspended traditional ruler- Enugu lawyer

NNAMDI Ezemagu, an Enugu-based Lawyer, says he was not involved in the police arrest of Chief Christopher Okwor, the suspended Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu community in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

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Leadership Excellence Awards: Wife of former Rivers governor voted 2021 Woman of the Year

NIGERIANS at home and in the diaspora have voted wife of the former Rivers State governor, and renowned humanitarian, Dame Judith Amaechi, as Woman of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 226 times

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Council boss swears in councillors, cautions against corruption

ABDULLAHI Aliyu, the Executive Chairman, Toto Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has charged the council officials to shun corruption while discharging their duties for development... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

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Police orders investigation into missing female Officer in Enugu

THE Police Command in Enugu State has ordered intensive investigation into a missing female officer during an attack on its Divisional Headquarters in Umulokpa, Uzo-Uwani Local... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

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Bauchi Govt. gives reasons for demolished house

THE Bauchi State Government has given reasons for the demolition of a house located in the Commissioners Quarters, Old GRA, Bauchi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

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Golden State Warriors forward has Covid vaccine after exemption request rejected

GOLDEN State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins has had the Covid-19 vaccine after the NBA rejected his request for a religious exemption. San Francisco's health rules require those... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 162 times

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Betsy Obaseki cup semis: Rivers’ Angels outclass Edo Queens 3 -1 to romp into finals

RIVERS’ Angels continued their dominance of Nigeria’s female football when they defeated Benin-based Edo Queens FC by 3-1,  to romp into the finals of the maiden... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Betsy Obaseki cup, Chiamaka Okuchukwu, Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium,

Bagudu wants cattle movement from Sahel to other African regions restricted

GOVERNOR Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has advocated for a permanent framework to limit the movement of cattle from the Sahel to other regions in Africa.   Bagudu... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 163 times

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Boko Haram captures 500 communities in Shiroro – LG chairman

SULEIMAN Chakuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, is worried over the incursion of Boko Haram terrorists, whom he said, have captured... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 372 times

Tags: Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, SULEIMAN Chukuba, chairman of the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State,

Nigerians who cannot afford medical treatment abroad do not deserve to die – Wike

RIVERS State Governor Nyesom Wike has said that Nigeria must strengthen public health institutions, saying Nigerians who cannot afford medical treatment abroad do not deserve to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 508 times

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APC lacks the political will to move Nigeria forward – Sen Anyanwu

A leader in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Samuel Anyanwu, has slammed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for lacking the political will to tackle... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 182 times

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Nursing mother electrocuted to death by power line in Rivers

A nursing mother identified as Latifa Seiyi has been electrocuted to death at Agip Estate area of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. The Sun gathered that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 394 times

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Why today is the happiest day of Governor Zulum's Life

…as NNPC pledges to deliver Maiduguri power project on schedule PROF. Babagana Umara Zulum,  Borno State Governor, has described the groundbreaking ceremony of the Maiduguri and  Environs... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 586 times

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Insecurity: KDSG shuts telecoms services in parts of the state

THE Kaduna State Government on Wednesday announced the closure of telecommunications services in some part of the state, with effect from Sept. 30. The Commissioner of Internal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 194 times

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Kebbi safe for tourists, investors – Dep. Gov.

KEBBI state Deputy Governor, retired Col. Samaila Dabai, says the state remains one of the most secured and safe haven for tourists and investors in the... Read more

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WTD: Enugu State remains preferred tourists’ destination, says Tourism Board GM

THE General Manager, Enugu State Tourism Board, Chief Steve Odo, says the state has remained the preferred tourists’ destination for the past six years in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 251 times

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Video: Ariaria International market flooded, building collapses

AFTER downpour in Ariaria International market in Aba, the commercial nerve center of Abia State, a building collapses while people try to rescue those trapped inside Sept.... Read more

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Video: Soludo speaks at his flag off campaign to be governor of Anambra State

...MASSIVE crowd turned up at the event  Sept. 27, 2021 @ 15:16 GMT | Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 515 times

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Dog bites off Ondo undergrad’s manhood

A dog, identified as Charlie, has bitten off a part of the private parts of an undergraduate of the Adekunle Ajasin University, in the Akungba Akoko... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 298 times

Tags: dog, Ondo State

PDP Ward Congress: Makinde calls for unity among members

GOVERNOR Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Saturday, called for unity among members of the People's Democratic Party, PDP, in the state, declaring that aggrieved members... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 107 times

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Commissioner enjoins Anambra people to vote for credibility, economic viability

THE commissioner for health, Anambra State, Vincent Okpala, has called on the people of Anambra to vote for credibility in order to achieve economic viability as... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Vincent Okpala, APGA, Anambra State

What Nigeria requires to address infrastructure deficit — Emefiele

GODWIN Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Saturday, September 25, said that the federal government needed about US$100 billion annually to address... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 587 times

Tags: Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Osita Nwanisobi.,GODWIN Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN,

Enugu royal father alleges invasion of his residence

IGWE Christopher Okwor, the Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu Aku Community of Enugu State, has cried out over an alleged invasion of his residence by suspected thugs.Okwor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 454 times

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Cholera outbreak: Oyo ministry launches prevention measures

OYO State government, on Friday, reassured the residents of the state of its preparedness to prevent the outbreak of cholera in the nooks and crannies of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 301 times

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Anambra State Cattle, other livestock `Open Grazing’ prohibition law passes 2nd reading

THE bill for a law to prohibit and abolish open and nomadic cattle and other livestock grazing and rearing in Anambra State has passed through second... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 195 times

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Kaduna gov’s statement against southern govs devious –Akeredolu

CHAIRMAN of the Southern Governors’ Forum and Ondo Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has taken a swipe at his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, for castigating southern... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 283 times

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Suspected robber killed as operatives foil cult initiation

A suspected member of a three-man gang has met his waterloo after sustaining injuries during a shootout with policemen on stop and search duty in Delta... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 351 times

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Gunmen attack police checkpoint in Enugu, kill 2 cops

THE Enugu State Police Command has suffered another loss in the hands of unknown gunmen as it lost two policemen to bullets of the hoodlums. The two... Read more

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Reps Committee commends FMC Ebute Metta on proper utilisation of budget

THE House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions has commended the management of the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Ebute Meta, Lagos State, on appropriate utilisation of... Read more

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Nasarawa Assembly urges FG, State Govt. to assist victims of flood disaster

THE Nasarawa State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Government and Nasarawa State Government to provide relief materials to victims of flood disaster in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 186 times

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Insecurity: Lalong has implemented 5 of 6 resolutions of Plateau Assembly – House Spokesperson

THE Plateau State House Assembly on Thursday said Gov. Simon Lalong had implemented five out of the six resolutions it gave him to address the security... Read more

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Police confirm killing of 4 in alleged cult clash in Benue

NO fewer than four persons were killed in a clash between rival cult groups in Gboko Local Government Area, Benue, on Wednesday.An eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 938 times

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Court of Appeal reserves ruling in Lagos application to join suit

THE Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal has reserved ruling on the application filed by Lagos State Government seeking to join an appeal by the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 80 times

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Governor Emmanuel enacts Akwa Ibom State anti-open grazing law

  UDOM Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State governor, on Wednesday, September 15, enacted a law to prohibit open rearing and grazing and provide for the establishment of ranches... Read more

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Enugu: Judiciary to protect human rights of all segment of society–Acting CJ

THE Acting Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Raymond Ozoemena, on Wednesday, said that the state judiciary would continue to ensure the protection of human rights... Read more

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The Youth of Anambra State: A Time for Action

By C Don Adinuba  THE Anambra State Government is pleased with the enthusiastic messages of solidarity it has been receiving from the public, especially the youth, to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 365 times

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APC makes effort to politicise Edozieuno’s tragic death - Commissioner

By C Don Adinuba      THE Anambra State Branch of the All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday held a press conference where its leaders attempted to politicise the... Read more

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Prison attacks: Strengthened security network urgently needed – controller

THE Controller of Correctional Service, Lagos State Command, Mr , , on Tuesday called for a robust security network in custodial centres in the state. Adebisi made... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 274 times

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APC to hold State Congresses on Oct. 2

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled its State Congresses for Oct. 2. Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary, APC Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), said... Read more

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Kebbi pays N300m compensation to construct 5km roads

GOV. Abubakar Atiku-Bagudu of Kebbi State says government paid more than N300 million as compensation to property owners to actualise the construction of roads in Jega... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 127 times

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AASDU is the only recognized umbrella body of Anambra indigenes in Lagos - Ebeledike

By Anthony Isibor   AMECHI Ebeledike, president, Association of Anambra State Union, AASDU, Lagos, says that the association is the only authorized, registered and recognized umbrella body of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 144 times

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ICPC tracks N92m solar light constituency projects in Ondo State

THE Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) on Friday tracked N92 million Supply and Installation of Integrated Solar Street Lights in Ile-Oluji, Okitipupa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 118 times

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Gumi relocating fleeing northern terrorists to Oyo State, Group alleges

ISLAMIC scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, is attempting to relocate fleeing terrorists that are being smoked out of the Northern Nigeria via military operations to Oke-Ogun, which... Read more

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Fintiri chairs PDP national convention organising committee  

THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has announced Adamawa Governor Ahmadu Fintiri as chairman of its 2021 National Convention Organising Committee and his Enugu counterpart, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 304 times

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Abiodun buries father amidst emotional tribute

THE late  father of Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun, Emmanuel Abiodun, was  on Thursday interred in Iperu amidst emotional tribute from the governor.   Abiodun, in his tribute... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 176 times

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Police arrest killers of 93-year Patriarch of ex-governor of Plateau, Dariye

THE operatives of the Intelligence Response Unit of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested eight (8) notorious high-profile kidnapping suspects indicted in Police investigations for the... Read more

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AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates in October

AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates, Oct. 9   By Anthony Isibor.   THE Association of Anambra State Development Unions, AASDU, is to host all candidates of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 299 times

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Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State

Photos: President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Imo State - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Photos: Street s in Imo State deserted

PHOTOS: Street s in Imo State deserted - Sept. 9, 2021 @ 14:00 GMT | Read more

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Video: President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State

President Muhammadu Buhari inspects guard of honour in Imo State Read more

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Buhari approves Anambra’s Status as petroleum-bearing State

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved Anambra’s new status a petroleum-bearing state. The approval is contained in a letter to Governor Willie Obiano which the president’s Chief of... Read more

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MASSOB urges Igbo leaders to ask Buhari to release IPOB Leader

THE Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has urged Igbo leaders to seize the opportunity provided by the visit of President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 292 times

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How Atiku procured US visa through American firm paid $16.5m

NIGERIA’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, reportedly paid $16.5million to an American firm to help him destroy President Buhari campaign message and procure a visa to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 361 times

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Anambra People Cannot Accept De-Marketing of their State

By C.Don Adinuba   AS the campaign for the November 6 gubernatorial election in Anambra State has started in earnest, it is understandable that some candidates and their... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 228 times

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Ekiti state govt monitors schools’ resumption for the 2021/2022 session — commissioner

EKITI state government on Monday embarked on monitoring of activities and inspection of schools, as pupils and students resumed for the 2021/2022 academic session across the... Read more

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Court remands 4 for alleged attack on JTF checkpoint in Benue

A Makurdi Upper Area Court 2 on Monday remanded four persons at the Federal Correctional Centre, Makurdi for allegedly attacking a Joint Task Force checkpoint in Benue. The... Read more

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Minister’s NGO donates drugs, medical equipment to cholera victims in Kebbi State

KHADIMIYYA for Justice and Development Initiative (KJDI), an NGO, distributed drugs and medical equipment in Maiyama Local Government Area of Kebbi State on Sunday to tackle... Read more

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Journalist emerges APC Chairman in Awgu LGA, Enugu State

A very senior journalist with the New Telegraph Newspapers,Mr Kenneth Ofoma has emerged as the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Awgu local government... Read more

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Why NCC directed GLO to stop its services in Zamfara State

THE Nigerian Communications Commission has directed the management of Globacom Nigeria Limited to shutdown its signal in Zamfara State. The directive was contained in a letter signed... Read more

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Anambra election will be free and fair, not written - commissioner

THE Anambra State government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state in large numbers... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 242 times

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ICPC commences constituency, executive projects tracking in Ondo State –official

THE Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has commenced the third phase of Constituency and Executive Project tracking in Ondo State. Mr... Read more

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Anambra’s oil-bearing status:  A good fight

By C. Don Adinuba       WHEN he received on Tuesday, August 31, a letter from the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission pronouncing Anambra a petroleum-bearing state with... Read more

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Benue APC stakeholders urge Ortom to apologise to Buhari

THE Benue Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged Gov. Samuel Ortom, to tender an unrerserved apology to President Muhammadu Buhari, for using foul languages... Read more

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Residents of Lafenwa, Ado-Odo Ota lament absence accessible roads in their communities

Faced with the absence of any form of government’s presence, the residents of Lafenwa, a town in Ado-Odo Ota, Ogun state, are appealing to Gov. Dapo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 317 times

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Anambra expands evacuation of indigenes from Jos, Plateau State

FOLLOWING renewed hostilities in Jos, which have caused the Plateau State Government to re-impose a 24-hour curfew in the city, the Anambra State Government has decided... Read more

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PGF DG gives conditions for state police in Nigeria

SALIHU Lukman, Director-General, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), says state police can only operate in Nigeria, under the supervision of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Lukman said this... Read more

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MRA sues Lagos State Government, Police Authorities over killing of journalist covering #ENDSARS protests in 2020

  THE Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Lagos asking it to order the Lagos State Government and Police... Read more

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Governor Ganduje commends NIMASA’s CSR project

GOV. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has said that the relief materials donated to Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state by the Nigerian Maritime Administration... Read more

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Buhari pays tribute to ex-Ondo military governor, Abiola Olukoya

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Ondo State and Ekiti  over the death of retired Rear Adm. Abiola  Olukoya,  who passed on at 72. This... Read more

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Ihejirika, Nigerian Army clear the air on kidnappings, insecurity in Abia State

THE Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it is promoting criminality in Abia state and involved in the release of kidnap suspects in Isuikwuato Local Government... Read more

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Health Commissioner laments poor attitude to COVID-19 preventive measures

THE Anambra State commissioner for health, Vincent Okpala, has lamented the poor attitude of Ndi Anambra to COVID-19 preventive measures, even as third wave is ravaging... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 115 times

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Anambra re-strategizes evacuation of University of Jos students

 THE Anambra State Government has re-strategize the evacuation of students of Anambra State origin from the University of Jos following the sudden closure of the University... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 569 times

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Ogoni people to cooperate with NPDC on oil production

THE leaders of Ogoniland in Rivers State under the auspices of the Ogoni Liberation Initiative have pledged to cooperate with the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 476 times

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Kaduna urban agency demolishes 9 structures in Barnawa, Narayi

THE Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA) has demolished nine structures in Barnawa, Narayi, High-cost Estate for violating Urban Planning Laws. This is contained in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 212 times

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Lagos pays N2bn as insurance premium for workers

THE Lagos State Government on Monday said over N2 billion had been paid as insurance premium for its workers in 2021. Dr Rabiu Olowo, Commissioner for Finance,... Read more

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Nasarawa State Govt distributes relief materials to flood victims

 NASARAWA State Government has begun the distribution of relief materials to people affected by flood in three communities in Nasarawa Eggon and Akwanga Local Government Areas... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 135 times

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Zamfara govt. collaborates with FG to resettle IDPs

ZAMFARA State Governor,  Alhaji Bello Matawalle, says he is determined to collaborate with the National Commission for Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to resettle all... Read more

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LASEMA warns Lagos residents

THE Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it recovered a fallen tanker around Oregun area in Ikeja and warned residents to abstain from activities that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 218 times

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Makinde mourns former General Olurin, Oyo military governor

  Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo State, on Saturday, mourned the death of a former Military Administrator of the state, General Adetunji Idowu Olurin. Makinde, who described the... Read more

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I Will Not Believe That EFCC And FG Are Fighting Corruption Till Theodore Orji And His Son Are Prosecuted — NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Ubani

By Unini Chioma   *Says This Is Not The First Time Of Arresting Orji And Releasing Him Under Questionable Circumstances *Says EFCC Under Magu remained mute despite sufficient evidence Provided... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 399 times

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Gov. Emmanuel donates fishing inputs to farmers in Akwa Ibom state

GOV. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has donated fishing inputs to farmers to boost food sufficiency in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Glory Edet while... Read more

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TB detection in Kaduna increased 33% in 1 year – programme manager

 THE Kaduna state Tuberculosis (TB) and Leprosy control programme has disclosed that case detection for tuberculosis in the state rose to 5,878 in 2020 as against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 354 times

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COVID-19: Katsina State receives 92,370 doses of Moderna vaccine – official

 THE Katsina State Government has received 92,370 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the Executive Secretary, Katsina State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), Dr Shamsuddeen Yahaya... Read more

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Oyo Govt refutes claims of not paying counterpart UBEC/SUBEB funds

THE Oyo State Government has refuted claims that the state has not accessed N715 million counterpart funds for Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for year 2020... Read more

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Wabote, Sanwo-Olu, Ogunsanya, Shell Nigeria, others win 2021 African Business Leadership Awards

…winners, runners-up to be decorated at the 6th Invest in Africa Summit 2021 (virtual) on September 16- 17 FOUR Nigerians and Shell Nigeria have emerged winners in... Read more

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Edo government kicks against planned coronation of a Sultan in State

THE Edo State government through Osarodion Ogie, secretary to the state government on Thursday, August 19, reacted to the planned coronation of a sultan in the state. Oge, in... Read more

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Senator Theodore Orji in EFCC's net over N48bn security votes

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has taken into custody a former Abia Governor, Sen. Theodore Orji and his son, Chinedu over alleged N48 billion... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 243 times

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