Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Seven pregnant girls escape from Lagos baby factory

Samson Folarin Barely two weeks after 19 pregnant girls were rescued from a baby factory in Lagos State, another set of pregnant girls has...

Crisis looms as Labour rejects FG’s offer on Consequential Adjustment

Gives One Week Ultimatum for conclusion of adjustment —Calls for reconvening of Negotiation c’ttee By Johnbosco Agbakwuru   ABUJA-THE organized labour on Wednesday...

General Akinrinade at 80

Musa Adede Lt.-Gen. Alani Julius Ipoola Akinrinade (retd.) turned 80 today. The drums will roll out at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan...

Birth registration, key to child development

Sharon Oladiji is a child protection specialist in UNICEF.  In this interview, she highlights the importance of...

Fed Govt to attach 104 unity colleges to govt hospitals

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it had decided to attach the 104 unity schools in the country to government hospitals that are...

Gunmen raid Rivers community, kidnap two

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have invaded Amariari community in the Bonny Local Government Area of Rivers State and kidnapped...

N2.5bn NBC fraud: Lai Mohammed’s absence stalls trial

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The absence of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,  from  court on Wednesday stalled the trial of the Director-General...

Police arrest dreaded cult kingpin in Ogun

The suspect, Sunday Paul, a.k.a Blade   Adejoke Adeleye, Abeokuta Officers of the Police in Ogun State have arrested a one- eyed man described as the...

No Forensic Evidence To Prove Maina Stole Money – Lawyer

 A lawyer and rights activist, Frank Tietie, has said that there’s no forensic evidence to prove that the former Chairman of the Pension...

JUST IN: Many feared killed as bus plunges into Ogun river

Many persons have been feared killed after a passenger bus plunged into River Ososa in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State on Wednesday evening. It was gathered...

Customs rakes in over N5bn daily since border closure —Ali

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali,  on Wednesday, told the National Assembly members that the agency has been...

Publisher of Cross River Watch remanded in prison

A Federal High Court Judge, Justice Simon Amobeda has remanded the Publisher of Cross River Watch in Afokang Prison, Calabar, Cross River State...

Kogi election: SDP sues INEC over disqualification

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Social Democratic Party has sued the Independent National Electoral Commission over the decision of the latter to reject the nomination...

3rd term gambit: Your Assurances not Enough — HURIWA tells Buhari

… Says Advocacy Amounts to Treason By Emmanuel Elebeke Civil Rights Advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has called for the arrest...

Recruitment: KDSG shortlists 13700 applicants

Ben Agande, Kaduna. The Kaduna state government has shortlisted 13,700 persons for the next stage of the recruitment exercise and which it advertised some...

Islamic organization reacts to Babalola’s death

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has reacted to the death of the President of the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria, MUSWEN, Alhaji...

Buhari, Ramaphosa to discuss safety of Nigerians in South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to begin a three-day State Visit on Oct. 3 to South Africa, where he is expected to discuss...

Gunmen kill Delta community chairman

By Paul Olayemi, Sapele The Chairman of Okirighre Community, who is also the Majority leader of Sapele Local Government Legislative arm in...

Kano guber: Tribunal takes final decision on Ganduje’s election

The Kano State Election Petition Tribunal has upheld the victory of the state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The tribunal on Wednesday declared that the...

‘Southwest governors, proactive to new security challenges’

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Wednesday said his colleagues in the Southwest geo-political zone were responding comprehensively to various security challenges facing...

E-payment transactions in Nigeria hit N203.35tr in six months – CBN

Electronic payment (e-pay-ment) transactions worth N203.35 trillion were carried out by banks between January and June, this year, Central...

N2bn contract scam: DSS yet to handover Maina to EFCC

…Suspect may be arraigned this week Soni Daniel – Abuja Forty-eight hours after he was arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services in...

Melinda and I are lucky to have Dangote as a friend —Bill Gates

One of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates has said that he and his wife, Melinda are lucky to be able to call...