Flood Ravages Several Houses In Kaduna Several houses have been ravaged by flood in parts of Kaduna State. The flooding occurred after a downpour on Thursday evening which lasted till Friday morning. As a result, many residents have been forced out of their homes. The incident comes weeks after the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), had issued...... read more
Preach good about Buhari – Lai Mohammed begs churches The Federal Government has appealed to churches and other religious organisations to use their platforms to propagate the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at his country home, Oro, near Ilorin, Kwara, when he paid a Sallah visit...... read more
Usoro wins NBA presidency as Okafor, Ojukwu kick The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (ECNBA) Monday declared a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Paul Usoro winner of NBA presidential election. The election was held by electronic voting from Saturday to Sunday. The result was announced in the early hours of Monday. Usoro polled 4,509 votes to beat Chief Arthur Obi...... read more
Govt to shut Third Mainland Bridge for four days The Lagos State Government has said the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut for four days starting from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018. The government explained that the measure was to make it easy for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out on the bridge....... read more
Police to conduct psychiatric test on FSARS officers The Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of operation, Joshak Habila, has met with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad commanders at the force headquarters. He used the opportunity to brief them about the planned overhaul and renaming of the squad to Federal SARS. Habila, who heads the overhaul committee set up by...... read more
UN, Buhari,Saraki, others mourn late Kofi Annan The United Nations has described the late Kofi Annan, as “a guiding force for good” and a “proud son of Africa who became a global champion for peace and all humanity.” Annan, the former Secretary-General of the World body, died after a short illness, according to a statement published on his...... read more
Governors were not elected to pay salaries alone - NGF Governors under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, have said that they are not elected to only pay salaries of civil servants. They argued they were also elected to provide good roads, electricity, education and other necessary amenities for the people. They said there was no way they could perform...... read more
Court threatens to imprison IGP over alleged contempt A High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, presided over by Justice Ibrahim  Yusuf has threatened to imprison the Inspector General of Police, Mr Idris Ibrahim, for alleged contempt. The IG was alleged to have disobeyed the order of the court to release Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed’s Personal Assistant on...... read more
Obiano’s aide, Chima dies in his sleep A Senior Special Assistant to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Mr. Randie Chima, has been reported dead. Chima, according to government sources, was found dead in his room at Nwakpodulu Avenue, Awka, the Anambra State capital.A Senior Special Assistant to Obiano on Television Documentary, Chima, was reportedly “hale and hearty” at...... read more
EFCC berates Buhari's aide for linking it to Saraki The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has berated the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, for accusing the EFCC of playing out a script written by Senate President Bukola Saraki. Ojudu had in an article titled, ‘Fifth columnists in our recent history’, accused Saraki of orchestrating...... read more
IPOB spits fire, demands de-proscription The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday urged Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the South East governors to produce its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and his parents if they hope to achieve genuine peace and reconciliation.It was one of the five conditions given by the Deputy IPOB leader, Mr. Uche Mefor and head...... read more
Makarfi warns PDP against accepting all defectors The former caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ahmed Makarfi, has warned the party to be careful about the type of persons it accepts back into the party. The former Kaduna State governor spoke on Friday in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, during a visit to the party’s secretariat in...... read more
Obasanjo is an Opportunist - Soyinka Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has described former president Olusegun Obasanjo as an opportunist. He made the remark yesterday, when he unveiled the 8th book in his intervention series titled Quis custodiet Ipsos custodies: Gani’s unfinished business at Freedom Park, Lagos. Soyinka alleged that he had been at the receiving end...... read more
FG set to increase NYSC members’ allowance – DG The Federal Government has begun an upward review of the N19, 800 monthly allowance paid to members of the National Youth Service Corps, according to the Director-General of the scheme, Brig Gen Suleiman Kazaure. The DG stated this on Thursday, noting that the NYSC, through the Ministry of Youth and Sports...... read more
Enugu: Community threaten mass suicide over govt plan to acquire land Ngwuagu community in Abor, Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State, has expressed fears of mass suicide among its citizens should Enugu State government go ahead to carry out its intention to acquire their only ancestral land.The community which stated this is in a passionate letter they sent to the state...... read more
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