June 12: Osun warns protesters as military commences show of force

June 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Government has warned protesters planning to occupy the state on June 12 to beware of those that might be planning to hijack the protest. The Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on security, Mrs Abiodun Ige, said the state government will not allow anybody to rupture the peace and tranquility that have existed in the state.  She said Read More

NCFront demands urgent council of state meeting to address insecurity

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The National Consultative Front, (NCFront) has appeal to former heads of state, former Presidents and other stakeholders to take a break from their rest and work together to rescue Nigeria from imminent civil war. The group which gathered in Abuja to discuss what they described as “pervasive killings, kidnappings, wanton destructions of public assets and general insecurity in Nigeria” said Read More

Insecurity: Importers threaten to expose dealers in illegal arms, sub-standard items

June 4, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Importers Association of Nigeria (IMAN) has warned all the importers of arms and ammunition and sub-standard items into the country to desist, threatening to expose behind the illegal activities leading to insecurity in Nigeria. The association said it will do everything possible to assist the federal government on the efforts to end insecurity through all forms of illegal importation. Read More

Ex-Buhari’s aid urges South-east elites to condemn attacks on Police stations, INEC offices

June 3, 2021 Bashir Mohammed 0

Elites and elders in the South-east have been urged to publicly denounce the ongoing attacks by the suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South-eastern part of the country. Former special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Assembly matters, Alhaji Abdurrahman Sulaiman Kawu Sumaila, who made call   Wednesday, said until the Southern elites make their potion Read More

Sit-at-home: Casualties recorded, total compliance in Ebonyi

May 31, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Ebonyi state among other states in south-east zone Monday recorded total compliance of the sit at home order of Biafra. Major streets in the state like water works road, Ogoja road, Afikpo road were business activities are always going on were all deserted. Banks were closed, commercial motor parks were closed, fuel and gas station  and other business activities were all Read More

Lagos kicks off review of obsolete laws

May 26, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The administration of Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has kicked off move to urgently review 54 obsolete laws in parastatals across the state.Special Adviser on Parastatals Monitoring Office (PMO), Afolabi Ayantayo, stated this at a ministerial press conference to mark the second year of Governor Sanwo-Olu in office. He said the move was to raise the standard of performance of the Read More

Stock market remains Volatile, loses N16bn

May 26, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Activities on the floor of Nigerian Exchange yesterday sustained declining profile , shedding N16 billion, amid slowdown in profit taking and selloffs Specifically, market Capitalisation of listed equities declined by 0.08 per cent to N19.940 trillion from N19.956 trillion reported the previous day. The NSE All Share index also depreciated by 30.82 basis points to 38256.76 points from 38287.58 traded Read More

C’River anti-tax boss warns politicians on sponsoring tax touts

May 21, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

In line with the Cross River state policy on tax exemption for low-income earners, artisans, petty traders and a host of others, the chairman of the state anti-tax agency, Bishop Emmah Isong, has warned politicians to stop sponsoring tax touts. Isong, who is also the national publicity secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), spoke in Calabar during the Read More

NSCDC commissions female squad to promote safe school initiative

May 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has commissioned its female squad as part of strategies to address the present security challenges confronting the nation. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, while commissioning the squad commended the leadership of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for taking the lead in establishing a gemale squad. A statement released Friday in Read More

We won’t be intimidated by El-rufai’s sponsored thugs – Labour

May 19, 2021 Moses John 0

…As thugs again invade NLC secretariat The Nigera Labour Congress (NLC) on Wednesday said workers will not be intimidated by the action of the El Rufai led government in Kaduna for sending thugs against workers who were peaceful in demanding for their rights. The workers who made this known at the ongoing warning strike disclosed that despite another round of Read More

Ebonyi: PDP NASS caucus accuses Umahi of raising militias against opponents

May 19, 2021 Taiye Odewale, 0

Gov dismisses claim, says lawmakers are idle  Ebonyi state Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) caucus  in the National Assembly,   has accused the State Governor, David Umahi, of fueling series of violent attacks in the state . This they alleged , is being done by the governor through  indiscriminate arming of known cultists and agents against perceived political opponents in the state who Read More

YAF to South-west youths: Don’t aide terrorism through secession agitation

May 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Tuesday, in Akure, Ondo state, warned South-west youths against aiding terrorism by certain groups and individuals acting under the guise of agitating for an independent of Yoruba nation. YAF stated that Yoruba youths should be cautious and vigilant to avoid unknowingly aiding or participating in terrorist activities under unpatriotic Read More

Lottery Commission to introduce central monitoring system to boost revenue generation

May 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Determined to make lottery a major source of revenue for the country, the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) said it will introduce a central monitoring system that would ensure all earnings due to government on lottery are collected with precision. Director General of the commission, Lanre Gbajabiamila who made the disclosure Sunday in Abuja, said with the new system, all Read More

Southern Governors: APC chieftain Okechukwu appeals for caution, canvasses dual restructuring

May 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Osita Okechukwu has called on Nigerians to look beyond the frenzy of restructuring as canvassed by the Southern Governors summit in Asaba Delta state, recently. Okechukwu, a chieftain of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), warned that conceding more powers to the Governors would put the country’s democracy grave danger. In a statement Read More

Eid-el-fitr: NSCDC deploys new tactics, technology to forestall insecurity

May 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ahmed Audi, has ordered the zonal commanders to beef up security in all the state commands under their jurisdiction by deploying improved tactics to maintain security before, during and after the Eid-el-Fitr celebration. NSCDC revealed that it has set up a technology called Integrated Electronic Arrest Reporting System Read More

Corruption in NPA, NDDC: APC dismisses PDP’s call for Ameachi’s sack

May 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the call by the call to sack the Minister of Transportation Rotimi Ameachi by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the alleged corruption in the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA). The ruling party, however described as a “routine administrative probe” the scandal rocking the NPA. In a statement signed Tuesday in Abuja by Read More

Insecurity: FG warns against influx of inmates into custodial centres

May 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has warned against the influx of more inmates into the Nigeria custodial centres as a result of increased insecurity and criminality across the country. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, said this development should prompt the leadership of the nation’s Correctional facilities not only to be proactive and vigilant, but alive to their responsibilities to defend the Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s insecurity is real, APC admits, sympathises with citizens

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has admitted that the current state of insecurity bedeviling the country is real even as it sympathised with Nigerians who have been victims. The ruling party, however, assured that it won’t play politics with matters of life and collective wellbeing of the country. In a statement released Monday in Abuja by the National Secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Read More

Insecurity: Bala purchases 50 vehicles for security agencies in Bauchi

April 25, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has donated 50 brand new vans to security agencies in the state with a view to enhancing their operations and improving security in the state.  The governor during the official flag-off of the distribution of the vehicles at the premises of the government house Bauchi on Saturday said that the procurement of the vehicles Read More