Dangote Cement Plc commences free medical outreach in 3 Benue LGs 

November 29, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

Dangote Cement Plc Gboko in collaboration with NiGrowth services and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA), Tuesday commenced free medical outreach for communities in Benue state. The programmes tagged: ‘Safer and healthier transit communities initiative’ features HIV /AIDS voluntary counseling and testing, diabetes  screening, BMI screening and hypertension screening.  Apart from Tse- Kucha community in Gboko where the factory plant is Read More

Suspected herders invade Enugu communities, kill scores 

November 22, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

Many people have been reportedly killed in Agu-Amede, Mgbuji and Eboh communities in Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo local government area of Enugu state, Tuesday, by suspected Fulani herders. It was gathered that the attack, which was still ongoing as at Tuesday afternoon, first started on Saturday when armed herders carrying heavy weapons, invaded Ohualu Mgbede village in Agu-Amede on Saturday and Monday. Read More

17 convicted in Oyo, Ogun for cyber-fraud

November 21, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

  The Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of 17 internet fraudsters before Justices Bayo Taiwo, Ladoke Akintola, and Mohammed Owolabi of the State High Court, Ibadan, Oyo state and Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu of Ogun state High Court, Abeokuta, on a separate one count charge each. A press statement by spokesman Read More

KASU wins maiden Kaduna metro tertiary institutions sports festival

November 7, 2022 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna State University (KASU) has emerged winners of the first Kaduna Metropolitan Tertiary Institutions Sports Festival at the Greenfield University City Campus Sports Center Kudenda, Kaduna. KASU won four gold, three silver and two bronze medals to win the maiden competition, while Kaduna Polytechnic (KadPoly) settled for second position with four gold and two silver medals. Colourful Air Force Institute Read More

ODA tasks Ogidi indigenes on community devt, spendsN12.8m on projects

December 28, 2021 Oyibo Salihu 0

President of Ogidi Development Association (ODA), Mr Femi Oloruntoba has appealed to the indigenes of Ogidi at home and in the Diaspora to show more interest in the development of the community in order to make the town more attractive to investors. Oloruntoba made the appeal on Monday during the annual general meeting of the community jointly organised by Onah Read More

Obaseki’s incentives for industrial sector to drive productivity – Aide

November 5, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, 0

The Special Adviser on Media projects to Governor Goodwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said the state government’s support for manufacturing and industrial sector was to ensure the provision of the right incentives to drive productivity. This was just as he stated that the state is more positioned to becoming a business destination haven; following “the expanding CCETC- Ossiomo Independent Power Read More

Soldiers allegedly invade Enugu community, set house ablaze

November 2, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

Some military personnel, armed to the teeth, Monday, allegedly invaded Mgbowo community, Awgu local government area of Enugu state and shot sporadically into the air. The angry soldiers, it was learnt, set somebody’s house on fire when they could not get the person suspected to be a member of Eastern Security Network (ESN), the vigilante arm of the pro-Biafra group, Read More

FG commissions Jiwa-Gwagwa erosion channelisation works

October 21, 2021 Helen Oji 0

The federal government has commissioned the Jiwa – Gwagwa erosion control and channelisation works. The project was executed by the Ecological Project Office (EPO) in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). Abdulmumim Mohammed Ari, representing Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency, who represented President Muhammad Buhari, said the project would check flooding and gully erosion menace at Read More

How I stood strong, killed Obasanjo’s third term agenda – Ken Nnamani

October 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Senate President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Ken Nnamani, has revealed how he aborted the planned to amend constitution to allow for third term in office during former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Nnamani said his model of legislating was shaped by the debate about whether the legislator is an agent or a trustee. Speaking Thursday in Read More

Again, gunmen set police division ablaze, kill sergeant in Ebonyi

October 18, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha 0

Unidentified gunmen at about 12 midnight Sunday invaded Ohaukwu Police Division at 135, Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu local government area, Ebonyi state and set the station ablaze. The gunmen were also said to have killed a police Sergeant and burnt vehicles at the station. Confirming the incident,the state Police Public Spokesperson, DSP. Loveth Odah, said policemen on duty repelled the attack but regretted that Read More

Breaking: Hoodlums invade Enugu community, kill 2, injure others, burn security patrol vehicles, office (PICTURES)

October 5, 2021 Editor 0

Gunmen on Tuesday morning invaded a vigilante office of a central security outfit in Ogrute, Enugu-Ezike, Igbo–Eze North local government area of Enugu State and two security operatives. The gunmen whose identities were yet to be ascertained also injured others just as they burnt security patrol vehicles and office. Police authorities are yet to confirm the incident as at the Read More

Police nab ‘armed robber’ terrorising Ogun community

October 3, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state police command have arrested one armed robbery suspect terrorising residents of Silva Estate Odomalasa area of Ilese ijebu. The suspect, Bolanle Ojomu was arrested while carrying out robbery operation in the area. The police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi in a press statement made to Blueprint Sunday, stated that the suspect was arrested following a distress call received by the Read More

Group urges Edo govt to lift embargo on hospital project

October 1, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, 0

A Non-Governmental Organization,  Talakawa parliament has urged governor Godwin Obaseki to use his office and allow work resume at the site of an ongoing hospital project in  Ugbokun community,  Ovia North East local government area of Edo state. The group’s president Marxist Kola Edokpayi, made the appeal on Thursday when he led elders of the community on a protest march to the government House Read More

African Peace Brand lists Obasanjo, Jonathan, Adesina among 33 peace ambassadors awardees

September 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The African Peace Brand at an elaborate event in Abuja slated for November 11, 2021 will hold this year edition of its Awards ceremony. For this event, 33 eminent personalities, among which are 21Nigerians  have been nominated for different categories of awards. Among those listed in the Special Award category include the President of Ghana, HE Nana Addo  Dankwa- Akufo Read More

VAT war portends danger for Nigerian business community, OPS argues

September 20, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The Nigerian Organized Private Sector (OPS) has said the consequences of the current VAT ‘war’ between the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and some state governments, portends grave danger for the business community and the fragile economic recovery being witnessed in Nigeria if the issue is not resolved amicably. Rivers State has since enacted a VAT law which mandates all Read More

Birshin fulani residents berate Bauchi gov, lawmakers over incessant killings

September 20, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Residents of Birshin fulani community in  the Bauchi state capital have berated the state governor Bala Mohammed, senator representing Bauchi south Lawal Yahya Gumau, member house of representatives from Bauchi local government Yakubu Shehu Abdullahi and member of the state house of assembly representing the area Danlami Ahmed Kawule for allegedly not supporting the community on incessant killings and kidnappings Read More

Senator Bamidele donates Coaster bus to Oluyin-in-Council

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele representing Ekiti Central Senatorial District on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) has donated a Toyota coaster bus for the operational use of the Oluyin-in-Council.  The council comprises of all the traditional chiefs and title holders in Iyin-Ekiti, hometown of the senator, is headed by HRM Oba Adeola Adeniyi Ajakaiye, the Oyinyosaye Uyin III.  The senator, Read More

NAF admits ‘bombing’ of civilians in Yobe, sets up Board of Inquiry

September 16, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has set up a Board of Inquiry to investigate the circumstances leading to the bombing of civilians at in Yunusari local government area of Yobe state. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Residents of Buhari community, in Yunusari local government area of Read More

Buni mourns victims of NAF airstrike, calls for investigation

September 16, 2021 Yusuf A. Yusuf 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, has commiserated with families of those who lost their lives in the unfortunate Air strike on Buhari village in Yunusari local government area of the state. In a statement signed by his director general press and media affairs Alhaji Mamman Mohammed said, although it could have been an accident or mistaken target, the government will join Read More

NPower batch C employment: All you need to know about monthly stipend of beneficiaries after verification

September 15, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

The federal government of Nigeria pays all beneficiaries of Npower a certain amount of money as stipends at the end of every month for upkeep depending on the category they fall into. The scheme, however, is yet to make an official statement on when batch C Beneficiaries will begin to receive their monthly stipend, but rumour has it that payment Read More

Breaking: Fear grips many as gunmen assasinate Anambra monarch, driver

September 10, 2021 Editor 0

There is rising tension in Aguleri, a popular community in Anambra state after its traditional ruler, HRH Abakpulu Anamco, and his driver were killed by gunmen suspected to be hired assassins. The unfortunate incident which reportedly happened on Friday afternoon has already flooded the social media. While the traditional ruler was seen lying dead outside his silver colour Toyota Prado Read More

Mpape: FCTA continues war against illegal structures, remove markets

September 8, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has Wednesday, continued with its ongoing war against criminalities at Mpape community, where several illegal markets, warehouses and scrap dumps were removed. Chairman , FCT Ministerial Committee on City Sanitation, Ikharo Attah, while fielding questions from journalists in Mpape, in Abuja, said the demolition in Mpape will enter the 2nd quarter of next year or untill when Read More