Thursday, August 15, 2019

Breaking: Makinde to swear in 15 new Perm Secs

The Executive Chamber of the Oyo State Governor’s Office is agog with finishing touches as Governor Seyi Makinde is set to swear in...

Conductor charged with beating up policeman

A bus conductor, Quadri Mustapha, who allegedly punched a policeman in the mouth, was yesterday brought by the police before an Ikeja Magistrates’...

Tiv/Jukun clashes: activists, Tiv youths plead with Buhari to end crises

The Tiv Youth Council and a civil society organisation, Guardians of Democracy and Development have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to help  end ...

Centre investigates 100 criminal cases, 300 paternity matters

The Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre (LSD&FC) played an important role in investigating over 100 criminal cases since its establishment two years...

Buhari issues stern warning to incoming ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has issued warning to his new ministers. This was contained in a tweet posted on his Twitter handle, @MBuhari Wednesday night. It...

Nigeria: Buhari Vows to Flush Out, Eliminate Perpetrators

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Wednesday promised victims and Internally Displaced Persons from activities of the Armed bandits in the state that government...

Safety of life, property key to growing tourism, says Adenuga

Globacom Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga (Jnr.), has advised the three tiers of government to work harmoniously and design strategies to arrest the security...

Isheri Day tragedy: Soldiers kill two youths, injure others

•CP Ogun orders investigation into killing By Evelyn Usman, Esther Onyegbolam & Daud Olatunji THE annual ‘Isheri Day’ celebration was marred by tragedy on Monday,...

Alleged $140000, $2m laundering: Court remands Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer

JUSTICE Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of Peoples Democratic Party...

Senate frowns on bailout funds for power sector

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The total amount of energy on Nigeria’s power grid plunged by 1,669.6 megawatts in one day, as the Senate has kicked...

NCDMB creates committee for Bayelsa oil, gas park

’Femi Asu The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board has inaugurated a Community Interface Committee for the Nigerian Oil and Gas Park Scheme located...

Protesters defy security men, demand Sowore’s release

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Security operatives on Wednesday blocked activists demanding the release of former Presidential candidate of African Action Congress in the last...

FG condemns pastor’s killing in China

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja  The Chairman, Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has demanded a probe into the death of a Nigerian pastor, Joseph...

Alleged $2.14m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Atiku’s Son-in-law, Lawyer

    Lagos Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday arraigned Uyiekpen Giwa-Osagie, a lawyer to Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the...

Okowa tasks FG on resuscitation of Warri Port

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, on Wednesday in Asaba, stressed the need for the Federal Government to resuscitate Warri Port.Okowa, who gave the...

Breaking: India hospital agrees to El-Zakzaky’s request

…begins treatment with his appointed Doctors Reports reaching us from India shows that the hospital has agreed to the request of Sheikh El-Zakzaky to...

Police: IGP asked to ‘urgently’ implement SARS reforms over incessant killings of Nigerians

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Muhamed Adamu has been asked to, as a matter of urgency, implement the recommendations of the presidential panel...

I will expunge ghost workers from Imo civil service —Ihedioha

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri The governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, on Wednesday said that he had introduced biometric capturing of civil servants to end...

Obaseki to investigate Uwelu Market fire incident

Sola Shittu Benin Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday said a team will be set up by his government to investigate the...

Call for Sowore’s release: DSS, police, others mount guard at Unity Fountain

Truckloads of security operatives on Wednesday barricaded Civil Society groups and activists who gathered at the Unity Fountain Abuja to demand for the...

Killing of 3 policemen: Victim’s family breaks silence

The family of Insp. Mark Ediale, one of the three police operatives recently killed in Taraba by soldiers, has suggested an independent probe...

Just in: Borno Govt, donates Sambisa Forest for RUGA

Borno By Anthony Ogbonna The Borno State government has donated some part of Sambisa forest for the controversial Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) programme. Oyo...

Atiku’s son-in-law arraigned for ‘money laundering’

Abdullahi Babalele, son-in-law of Atiku Abubakar, was today arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the...

When soldiers do police work: Disaster

If anyone is looking for a perfect illustration and confirmation of the “coming anarchy” in Nigeria, that person needs not look farther than...

JUST IN: Another pastor kidnapped in Kaduna

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Gunmen on Wednesday reportedly abducted another pastor in Kaduna State. The pastor was said to be in charge of the Nagarta Baptist...