555 results found for Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor)

Abia health college gives lecturers certificate upgrade ultimatum

THE management of Abia State College of Health and Management Sciences, (ASCOHMAT) has given its lecturers with academic qualification below a master’s degree up to June... Read more

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

Tags: Abia State College of Health and Management Sciences (ASCOHMAT),

Businessman, 28, docked for alleged conspiracy, peddling false information

A 28-year old businessman, Abel Agbafor, was on Thursday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court in Lagos for allegedly falsely accusing another man of fraud. The... Read more

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

Tags: National Identification Number (NIN), Lagos State Residents Registration Agency (LASRRA), State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), SP Idowu Osungbure, Adeola Adedayo,

Man in court for allegedly performing unauthorised surgery

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday, remanded a 39-year-old man, Lawrence Omatule, for allegedly performing an illegal surgery on a woman which... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP)., Adeola Adedayo, ASP Rita Momah,

CRIVIFON wants security agencies’ collaboration to fight human rights abuses

The Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria (CRIVIFON) has appealed for the cooperation of security agencies, including the Criminal Justice Agency, The Nigeria Police Force and Civil... Read more

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

Tags: Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria (CRIVIFON), Kelechi Emeh,, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Human Rights Education and Awareness Center (HUREAC), Gloria Egbuji,, Lagos State Tran

Heavy security presence at venue of Lagos PDP governorship primaries

SECURITY operatives on Wednesday,  mounted heavy presence at  the venue of the special state congress of the PDP to select its governorship candidate  in Lagos State. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Department of State Security (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Fatai Shodimu,

Monkeypox: Expert seeks active surveillance in communities

AN infectious diseases Expert, Dr Iorhen Akase, says there is the need for an active surveillance and search for suspected cases of monkeypox in communities to... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Iorhen Akase, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH),

Over 30,000 vehicles have no valid documents in Ondo State – Govt

THE Ondo State Ministry of Transport says that over 30,000 vehicles in the state have no valid vehicle documents .   Tobi Ogunleye, the Special Adviser (SA) to... Read more

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

Tags: Ondo State Ministry, Tobi Ogunleye,

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 3 days ago | seen 96 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 4 days 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 4 days ago | seen 68 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 4 days ago | seen 73 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 4 days ago | seen 22 times

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

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 5 days ago | seen 237 times

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

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 5 days ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Borno State Police Command

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 a week ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Emma Chinye, Delta State Waste Management Board,

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 a week ago | seen 39 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 a week ago | seen 118 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),

Primaries: Remember your children while voting, Obi tells Lagos PDP delegates

EX-Gov. Peter Obi of Anambra and presidential aspirant of PDP has  advised Lagos State   delegates to  the party’s presidential primaries   to remember their children while voting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 95 times

Tags: PDP, Dr Doyin Okupe, Peter Obi

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 a week 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 a week 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,

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 2 weeks ago | seen 84 times

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 76 times

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

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 2 weeks ago | seen 45 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 2 weeks ago | seen 27 times

Tags: Turkish police, Islamic State (IS),

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 2 weeks ago | seen 74 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 2 weeks ago | seen 85 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 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

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

2023: We are solidly behind you, Kebbi PDP delegates assure Obi

KEBBI State Delegates to the forthcoming Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential primaries have assured Mr. Peter Obi of their support. Speaking at the PDP secretariat at Bernin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Doyin Okupe, Alhaji Abubakar Bawa Kalgo, Peter Obi

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 37 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 95 times

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

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 58 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 47 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 57 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),

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 86 times

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

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

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 3 weeks ago | seen 69 times

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

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 3 weeks ago | seen 59 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 3 weeks ago | seen 57 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 3 weeks ago | seen 86 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 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Abia State

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 43 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),

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 51 times

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

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)

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 4 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 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

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

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 4 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 4 weeks ago | seen 84 times

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

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 4 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Corps

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 54 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,

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 53 times

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

2023: I’ve capacity to fix Nigeria’s challenges — Peter Obi

FORMER Gov. Peter Obi, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, says he has the capacity to fix the political and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 98 times

Tags: PDP, Peter Obi, Doyin Okupe, Dayo Ogungbenro., Atiku Abubakar

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 81 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 77 times

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

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 a month ago | seen 89 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 a month ago | seen 60 times

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

2023 Presidency: Okupe drums support for Obi, urges PDP to back him

A former spokesman of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Doyin Okupe, has spoken highly of Mr. Peter Obi, a former Governor of Anambra State, now a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Doyin Okupe,

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 a month 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,

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 46 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 89 times

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

2023: Obi promises to make nation’s economy productive

A presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has said he will initiate policies and programmes that will transform Nigeria from a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Alwell Okere, Olusegun Obasanjo, Doyin Okupe, Peter Obi

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,

Only a committed president can save Nigeria from collapse – Obi

PEOPLES Democratic Party 2023 presidential aspirant, Mr Peter Obi, has warned that Nigeria is fast collapsing, saying it will take only a committed visionary leader to... Read more

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

Tags: Bukola Saraki, Bala Mohammed, Peter Obi, Doyin Okupe

2023: Obi promises to make nation’s economy productive

A presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi, has said he will initiate policies and programmes that will transform Nigeria from a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Alwell Okere, Olusegun Obasanjo, Peter Obi, Doyin Okupe

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 77 times

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

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 107 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),

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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 122 times

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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 51 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

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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,

Obi goes to Ogun State, urges Nigerians to vote people with competence

 PETER Obi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Aspirant in the 2023 general elections, on Monday, urged Nigerians to vote for people with competence and intellectual... Read more

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

Tags:  Peter Obi, Sikirulai Ogundele, Dr Doyin Okupe, PDP

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 2 months 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,

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

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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 69 times

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

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

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 64 times

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

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

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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 24 times

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

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

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 50 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 48 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 89 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 69 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,

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 89 times

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

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 56 times

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

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,

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 36 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

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Inner Wheel donates infant incubator, diapers to Paediatric Ward, Ifako Ijaiye

INNER Wheel Nigeria, Gbagada-Ifako, District 911 has donated an infant incubator and diapers to the Paediatric Ward of the General Hospital, Ifako Ijaiye, Lagos State.The Charter... Read more

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

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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),

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

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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,

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

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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

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 61 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,

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),

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 64 times

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

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,

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 76 times

Tags: Jigawa State Consumer Protection Committee (CPC), Alhaji Farouk Abdallah,

Fuel queues disappearing, electricity supply improving as Buhari summons Ministers, others

DISTURBED by the epileptic electricity supply and persistent fuel queues across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, summoned Minister of Power, Abubakar... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Prof. Doyin Salami, Prof. George Obiozor,

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 65 times

Tags: Kwara State Signage and Advertisement Agency (KWASAA), Olorunshola Omotayo,

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 50 times

Tags: Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Monday Chukwuemeka, Nicholas Obiako,

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

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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 133 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

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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 95 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,

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 70 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 104 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,

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,

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,

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

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

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

Tags: Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, EFCC, Nnaemeka A. Achebe

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Dr Abubakar Tilde, Bauchi State Government,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Samuel Aruwan,

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

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

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigerian Correctional Service, Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun,

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

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

Tags: Crowther Seth, Adamawa State Government,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Zamfara state government, Gov. Bello Matawalle, Hajiya Fa’ika Ahmad,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) 1.0, Early Child Care Development Education (ECCD), State Basic Education Board (SUBEB),

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Kaduna State Emergency Management Agency (KADSEMA), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Muhammed Mukaddas,

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

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

Tags: Boston Celtics, Marcus Smart, Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry

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

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

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Josephine Adeh, Dobi kwalita, State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID),

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Dahiru Mahmood, Mr Abdullahi Suleiman,

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Mr Bulama Geidam, Islamic State of West African Province,

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

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

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

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

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),

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Lagos State Taskforce on Environment, Shola Jejeloye,

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

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

Tags: Rolland Abu, Bayo Omo-Ige, EDO State Football Association, Moses Aghedo, Charles Olubayo,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Hakeem Olaosebikan, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Mohammed Ahmed, Gombe State Environmental Protection Agency (GOSEPA), Gov. Inuwa Yahaya,

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

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

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

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

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

Tags: KLAY Thompson, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks

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,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (OSPHCDA), Dr Francis Akanbiemu,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Delta State Government, Lucky Adah, Private Sectors Participants (PSPs),

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

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 3 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 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Anambra State Investment Protection and Promotion Agency (ANSIPPA), Prince Ike Chioke,

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 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Kaduna State Pension Bureau, Prof. Salamatu Isa, Mr Suleiman Dauda, Rahama Tahir, Dr Hadiza Balarabe,

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 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Henry Babatunde, Ondo State Football Association,

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 3 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Alhaji Aminu Gital, Bauchi State Water and Sewerage Corporation

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 79 times

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA), Akin Fagbemi,

Petrol: Akeredolu joins task force, enforces N165 approved pump price

 GOV. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state on Monday evening, joined the special Task Force Team to ensure compliance with N165 approved pump price of petrol at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags:  Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Mr Richard Olatunde, Dr Doyin Odebowale,

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

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 68 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,

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 637 times

Tags: Malam Imamu Itas, Bauchi State Agency for Nomadic Education (BASANE),

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 121 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 79 times

Tags: Ondo State Committee on Drug Control, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

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 131 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 63 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 82 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Mike Ajogwu,

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 89 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 104 times

Tags: Ogun State, State Police, Adeyemi Azeez, Samson Kunle Popoola

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 54 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 105 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 83 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 97 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 87 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),

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 89 times

Tags: Rep. Francis Waive, Department of State Services (DSS),

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,

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 106 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 100 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

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 64 times

Tags: Lagos State E-sports Association (LSEA), Emmanuel Oyelakin,

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,

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 234 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 82 times

Tags: PROF. Yohanna Izam, SSANU, ASUU, Plateau State University, Bokkos,

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

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 85 times

Tags: Kaduna State Cycling Association, Sunday Adeleye, Abdullahi Idris,

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.

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 302 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 103 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 134 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,

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),

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 106 times

Tags: Mrs Teju Abisoye, LSETF, Mr Akin Omoware, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund

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 106 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Michael Ajogu, European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

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 92 times

Tags: Lagos State Red Cross Community Development

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),

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,

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

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

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 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Cletus Akalusi, Mr Augustine Nnamani, People Democratic Party, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission

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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 94 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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 85 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Prof. Chigozie Ogbu,

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 4 months ago | seen 97 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 81 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)

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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Kano State Fire Service

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,

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 109 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)

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

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 290 times

Tags: Deborah, Edo State, Benin Republic

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 61 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

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

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

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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,

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,

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

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,

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 120 times

Tags: Dr Akin Fagbemi, Oyo State Road Traffic Management Agency

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 90 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 115 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

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 120 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

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.

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 201 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

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 197 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 126 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,

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 124 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 105 times

Tags: Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Simeon Onyemaechi, Prof. Dora Akunyili, Dr Chioma Ezenyimulu, Dr Nnamdi Uliagbafusi

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 122 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 169 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 112 times

Tags: Civil Defense, Department of State Service, Sunusi Sa’id Kiru, Abdulmalik Tanko

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 107 times

Tags: MBMJP, APC, IDPs, Benue State

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 128 times

Tags: Zamfara State Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Alhaji Lawal Muhammad, Alhaji Bashar Ibrahim,

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 118 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 98 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

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 434 times

Tags: Pickering, Susan Rice, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe, Moshood Abiola, Former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar

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

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

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 150 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

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

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 93 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,

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: United States (U.S.), North Korean state media, KCNA, Pyongyang,

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

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,

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 62 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,

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,

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 172 times

Tags: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB, Abia State High Court,

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 113 times

Tags: Delta State Livestock Management Committee (DLMC),Julius Egbedi, Godwin Adode,

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 205 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 79 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 115 times

Tags: Ebonyi State Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (ESCCSOs), Dr Kelechi Okezie,

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

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant

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 73 times

Tags: Anambra State,

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 133 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 144 times

Tags: GIANNIS Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors

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 114 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Plateau State,

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,

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 153 times

Tags: GOVERNOR David Umahi, Ebonyi State

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

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

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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 150 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 121 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 348 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Peace Building Agency, Plateau State Emergency Management Agency, SIMON Lalong, News Agency of Nigeria

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

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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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

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 147 times

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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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 397 times

Tags: Rivers State government, Godwin Obla, Giandomenico Zingali, Vitto Testaguzza, and Davide Anelli, Justice Okogbule Gbasam, Kelechi Sinteh Chinakwe, Saipem Contracting, Walter Peviana

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Babangida, Dapo Abiodun, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gbemileke Ogunrombi, Damilola Simeon, News Agency of Nigeria, Ernest Shonekan, National Association of Ogun State Students, National Association of

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS),Dr Kayode Farinto,Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC),

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Therese Loken Gheziel, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Dr. Elfatih Abdallah, Khartoum State security committee, Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors, Omar al-Bashir, Khartoum Teaching Hospital

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: herdsmen, Amaeze Ishiagu, Ebonyi state

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 119 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Oke-Ogun zone,Prof. Yisa Yusuf,Chief Judge of Oyo State,Justice Munta Abimbola,Commissioner for Special Duties,Alhaja Fausat Sanni and Prof. Sola Aderounmu,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kano State Transport Associations Forum,Malam Ashiru Sallau,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 158 times

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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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

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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

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

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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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 123 times

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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

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

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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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Ministry of Local Government Affairs, Ministry of State, Science and Technology, Federal Executive Council, Malam Garba Shehu, Pauline Kedem Tallen, Mohammed Musa Bello, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ruhnan Murtaza, UNICEF,Aamawa state, Gombe state, Borno state, Bauchi state, Kebbi state, Yobe State, Kano State, Zamfara state

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, State Criminal Investigation Department, Insp. Veronica Shaagee, Faith Akase, Elizabeth Kumbar, Sgt. Kuegh Abugh

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps, Alex Ibrahim, Dr Andrew Asemota, National Vanguard for the Nigerian State, NASS, Centre for Transparency and Accountability, Hakim Afolabi, INEC, National Integration For

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel, State Criminal and Investigation Department, Shehu Haruna, Insp. Chidi Leo

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Lagos Building Investment Company, News Agency of Nigeria, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Adetoun Adediran, Lagos State House of Assembly,Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Samuel Manshop, Kaduna State University

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Edwin Onwe, Raphael Ibiam, Ebonyi State Fire Service, Solomon Odeh, News Agency of Nigeria, Abakaliki Local Government Area

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags:  CHIEF Julius Egbedi, Delta State Livestock Management Committee

‘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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: APC, High Chief Ikechi Emenike, Abia State

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nureni Akanbi, Government of Oyo state, Olayiwola Olakojo, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Oba Saliu Adetunji

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mary Nansel- Gbakle, Jok Rwang-Pam, Simon Lalong, Non-academic Staff Union, Plateau State University

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Correctional Center, Dooshima Ikpambese, Anti-Cultism Section of State Criminal Investigation Department, Gwer-West Local Government, Insp. Rachael Mchiave, Paul Ajio, Makurdi Upper Area Court

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: KATSINA State Government, Prof. Badamasi Lawal

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Lagos State Poultry Association of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Egbebe,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, State Police,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, Mr Obinna Ogwuegbu,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Ekiti State University, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun, Prof. Edward Olanipekun,

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Prof. Uchenna Eze, ENUGU State Ministry of Education

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 450 times

Tags: Lagos State Women in Agriculture,  ALHAJA Mulikat Ogunlola, President,

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Col. Fola Akande, Lagos State Government, Nigerian Legion, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Buhari appoints Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP). The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina,  confirmed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Doyin Salami

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Kaduna State,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 102 times

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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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags:  Anambra State, Valentine Ozigbo, Charles Amilo,

Buhari appoints Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Doyin Salami as Chief Economic Adviser to the President (CEAP). The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina,  confirmed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Chief Economic Adviser to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Doyin Salami,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Stephen Curry

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 54 times

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Kaduna State, Gov. Nasir El-Rufai

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: BAYELSA State, Olice Kemenanabo

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 162 times

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

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

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

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

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 459 times

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

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors

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

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, Williams Wadzingi,

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

Tags: Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, state of emergency on banditry,

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 82 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

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

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors

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

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors

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 6 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: 2023 general elections, PDP, Enugu State

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 6 months ago | seen 139 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 6 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 6 months ago | seen 89 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 6 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: gas consumption, residents of  Lagos State, kerosene, firewood

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 205 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

Tags: Yakubu Sanda, Plateau State House of Assembly, Gov. Simon Lalong

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 157 times

Tags: Oyo State Governor, HIV/AIDS

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 743 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

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

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Gold, en State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

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 106 times

Tags: Anambra State Library, C Don Adinuba

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 184 times

Tags: Ebonyi State, Sit-at-home,

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

Tags: GOV. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, State House of Assembly

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

Tags: IMO State Government, Rochas Okorocha

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 138 times

Tags: mosquito nets, Ondo State

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

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 199 times

Tags: Lagos State government, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf

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 181 times

Tags: PROF. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, Lekki Toll Gate massacre, Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry,

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 116 times

Tags: Gerald Irona, Imo State,

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 7 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Gbenga Omotoso, LAGOS State Government

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 7 months ago | seen 106 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: DELTA State, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

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 7 months ago | seen 209 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, NBA, Golden State Warriors, Atlanta Hawks

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 1,032 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 144 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 242 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 127 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 177 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

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 303 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 239 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 146 times

Tags: Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi

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 119 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

Tags: Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, NBA

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 150 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly

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

Tags: Lagos state government, Abisola Olusanya

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

Tags: doctors in Sudan, STATE oil company workers

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: APC, Kano State,

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

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Col. Babatunde Solebo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigerian Army Medical Corps,

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 273 times

Tags: Adamawa Government, State Executive Council

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

Tags: Bauchi State,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 270 times

Tags: STEPHEN Curry, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers

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 256 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army, soldiers, Department of State Services, DSS

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

Tags: Justice Osagade Osabo Emmanuel, Nasarawa State House of Assembly

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

Tags: EMMA Okah, United Kingdom, Rivers State

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 327 times

Tags: Ebonyi state, Ebubeagu Security Network

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

Tags: Comrade Uchenna Madu, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra

#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 126 times

Tags: Mr. Olufunsho Elulade, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory,

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,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Kaduna State,

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

Tags: Enugu State, Ike Okoli

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 173 times

Tags: SIFAX Group, Oyo State

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,

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

Tags: Enugu State, Rev. Christian Onyia, Bishop of Anglican Diocese of Nike

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

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 227 times

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

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 296 times

Tags: Sunday Ajayi,, Kehinde Adeniyi (State Welfare Secretary), Doyin Pikudan (State Auditor), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas (State Woman Leader), Dr Muritala Seriki (State Youth Leader), Sunmi Odesanya (State Secret

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

Tags: Kaduna State

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

Tags: Mrs Oyeyemi Ayoola, Lagos State Ministry of Finance,

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

Tags:  DR Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, Ondo State Specialist Hospital,

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

Tags: Oyo State,

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 159 times

Tags: Enugu State, Police

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

Tags: LAGOS State

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 263 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

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 632 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 192 times

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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 379 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

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

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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 188 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

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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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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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 151 times

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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 163 times

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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 373 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 395 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 587 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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 213 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 254 times

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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

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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

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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 455 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 302 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 196 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 352 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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 245 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 337 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 231 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

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 819 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 142 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 140 times

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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 275 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

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 114 times

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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 9 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 9 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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 160 times

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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 9 months ago | seen 304 times

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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 9 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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 150 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 406 times

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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 9 months ago | seen 292 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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 155 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 137 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 144 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 363 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 255 times

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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 318 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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 126 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 348 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 120 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 185 times

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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 571 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 478 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 213 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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 146 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 108 times

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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 219 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

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 500 times

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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

Tags: Dr. Monday Ubani, has reacted to the arrest of the former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, and his son, Chinedu Orji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 151 times

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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

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 556 times

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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

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 597 times

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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

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 766 times

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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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