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: APC suspends State Congress in Oyo over irregularities 

October 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced suspension of the ongoing State Congress in Oyo state due to forging of documents meant for the exercise and other irregularities. Governor of Yobe state and Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, gave the ordered. In a statement signed by the party’s National Secretary Sen. Read More

Flying Officer’s Cup 2021: Nasarawa Amazons, Edo pull victorious as Honey Badgers cage Royal queens, set for Naija Ratels clash on matchday 6 (PICTURES)

October 14, 2021 Editor 0

Honey badgers of Makurdi on Thursday held Royal Queens of Warri to a 1-1 draw in one of the games decided on matchday five of the ongoing Flying Officer’s Cup 2021. Honey Badgers came from behind to pick an important point against Royal Queens on thursday morning, in the first game of the day 5 of the 2021 Flying Officers Read More

Chieftaincy: Osun court jails 6 for impersonation

October 13, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

An Osun atate high court aitting in Osogbo, Wednesday sentenced six persons to nine months imprisonment for impersonating kingmakers. The convicts were said to have paraded themselves as kingmakers and members of Ataoja in council to install one Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi as Baale of Irepodun Community, Osogbo. The convicts are: Akande Suleiman, Chief Oladunjoye Abdullahi, Isiaka Balogun, Prince Lateef Jayeola, Basiru Read More

Delta APC leaders demand fresh Ward, LGAs congresses

October 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Delta All Progressives Congress (APC) Leaders’ Council, has called on the party’s Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) to cancel the recently held Ward and Local Government Area (LGA) Congresses in the state. The council made the call in a communique made available to newsmen Sunday in Abuja, adding that a fresh all-inclusive Ward and LGA Congresses should Read More

2023 presidency: APC national secretariat approves Osinbajo mobilisation group

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ongoing mobilization towards ensuring that Vice President Yemi succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari has received further boost with the APC National Headquarters formal recognition of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG). An October 4, 2021 letter issued by the APC and titled ‘Letter of Recognition as Support Group’ formally makes the pro-Osinbajo PCG the first 2023 presidential mobilization group to be granted 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

Anambra: Uba, APC cancel campaign flag-off ‘to honour victims of attacks’

October 2, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The campaign flag-off ceremony of the All Progressives Congress (APC) scheduled to hold today ahead the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra state has been postponed to honour victims of various attacks. Governorship candidate of the APC, Senator Andy Uba, has said in a statement he personally signed. Uba said his party will not play politics with people’s lives, and added Read More

Pantami advocates artificial intelligence for protection of critical infrastructure

September 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami, has advocated the use of artificial intelligence in protection of critical infrastructures across the country. Pantami, who was speaking Tuesday in Abuja, at the opening ceremony of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) stakeholders summit on the protection of critical infrastructure in Nigeria, stressed the need for more awareness, Read More

Breaking – Sports federations elections: Sani Lawal, Chinazum Nwosu emerge technical, athletes reps for Taekwondo (VIDEO)

September 25, 2021 Editor 0

Veteran tactician Alhaji Sani Lawal a while ago on Saturday defeated his only opponent Osita Egwim to emerge technical representative in the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation (NTF) after a rescheduled Nigeria Sports Federations Elections (NSFE). The peaceful but fiercely contested election held inside Moshood Abiola National stadium Abuja saw Alhaji Lawal beat Egwim 19-16. While Lawal is of the Ahmadu Bello Read More

Breaking: DSS raids, arrests railway vandals, thieves in Jos (Pictures)

September 22, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

The Plateau state command of the Department of Security Services (DSS) on Wednesday raided vandals and thieves of railway property. The DSS according to its deputy director operations Garba Audu, a retired police inspector, was first arrested Tuesday night driving a vehicle with items and further investigation led to raiding of their stores at Bukuru in Jos South local government Read More

Geocycle, Lafarge turning industrial waste into profit

September 20, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Lafarge Africa Plc has announced the celebration of its “2021 Geocycle week to coincide with the World Clean up Day. The theme of the Programme tagged ” Think Plannet, Think Solutions”. Geocycle partnered with the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) to commemorate the World Clean Up Day with a cleaning exercise at Bariga market in Lagos. Employees and volunteers Read More

Breaking: Buhari orders incorporation of NNPC, appoints board

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, the State House has announced. A statement on Sunday issued by Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, said the president gave the order in his capacity as Minister of Petroleum. “This is in consonance with Section 53(1) of the Petroleum Industry Act Read More

PGF boss attacks Wike, says Buhari responsible for increased VAT collection

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has condemned the Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike, for “shamelessly talk about Value Added Tax (VAT) which President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration responsible for its increasing collection. The APC chieftain reminded governor Wike that the current increased record of VAT Read More

Breaking: PDP spokesman resigns, joins APC

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The state publicity secretary of Imo PDP, Hon. Ogu Bundu Nwadike has just dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Nwadike announced his defection to APC in a resignation letter he personally signed. His decision to resign was based on personal decision after due consultations with his family and mentors for resigning from the party. Part of the Read More

We’re borrowing for the good of Nigerians, APC tells PDP

September 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has replied criticism by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over its borrowing spree, saying the act “is for the good of the country.” In a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by the National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe, the ruling party said unlike in the brazen looting days Read More

Breaking: Inflation has declined to 17.01 in Nigeria – NBS

September 15, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

For the fifth consecutive month, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) , which measures inflation rates dropped to 17.01 per cent in August as against 17.38 per cent recorded in June.  According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its CPI Report for August released Wednesday morning in Abuja, the figure represents a 0.37 per cent drop.  Nigeria’s inflation figures Read More

FG introduces policy on food, nutrition, okays ratification of ILO Convention on occupational safety

September 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the country’s national policy on food and nutrition. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, said this while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said following the approval of the new policy, there would be Read More

FEC approves deployment of 5G network

September 9, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a policy on deployment of Fifth Generation (5G), Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, said Wednesday. The minister said this while speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the new network would help open up Read More

Should Buhari sack more ministers?

September 7, 2021 Blueprint 0

For the first time in the six years of his administration, penultimate week, President Muhammadu Buhari sacked his power and agriculture ministers, a development that surprised many Nigerians. Sacking or changing of ministers in successive administrations was not new. During the administration of Olusegun Obasanjo,Yar’adua and Jonathan, Nigerians witnessed cabinet changes frequently or with even some ministers shown the way Read More