Abia Govt committed to security of NYSC members Abia State government says it is committed to the security and welfare of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state. Governor Theodore Orji stated this at the Government House, Umuahia, when he received in audience the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps Scheme (NYSC), Brig-Gen Johnson Bamidele Olawumi,...... read more
Labour Party decries Boko Haram activities The  Labour Party in Nigeria, (LP) has joined a lot groups in Nigeria that decried the recent spate of terrorist attacks in Northern Nigeria, describing it as the peak of the desperation of a savage gang that has no place in a modern world. In a statement signed by it National...... read more
Obasanjo under hammer for meddlesomeness Nigerians are still expressing displeasure over what they consider as former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s continued meddlesomeness in  governance issues in the country. Factnewsonline discovered that such were opinions of Nigerians reacting over the continuous criticisms of President Goodluck Jonathan by the former President who, for some time now, has used every...... read more
Scores killed in Damaturu attack More than hundreds of Damaturu residents have fled the state capital to the bush as a result of yesterday's attack by insurgents.Scores were feared dead, while at least six died in another twin blasts in neighbouring Maiduguri, Borno State capital. The military responded swiftly to the siege laid on Damaturu, deploying...... read more
Breaking news: Damaturu under attack by Boko haram Report reaching factnewsonline has it that Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state is under attack by suspected Boko haram terrorist.  According to a resident, they were woken early this morning by gunshots and explosions. As at the time of filing in this report, the Air force jet had arrived Damaturu and...... read more
Minister of Power,Chinedu Nebo advocates for improved Electircity generation capacity The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo has advocated for an increase in the maximization of gas utilization capacity if Nigeria is to experience stability in electricity supply.   The Minister who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Prof. Chidiebere Onyia, at a retreat organized in Uyo, noted that the Power Ministry...... read more
UN pledges full support to help Nigeria fight Boko Haram Following attack on Kano Central Mosque on Friday November 28, the United Nations has pledged full support to help Nigeria end the fight against terrorism.   This was contained in a statement by the UN Secretary, Ban Ki Moon, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria.   While condemning...... read more
Gov Orji Approves 20% Across Board Reduction in School Fees of Students of Abia State University (ABSU) The education friendly Governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, has approved 20 per cent across board reduction in the school fees of students of Abia State University, Uturu.In a statement signed by Secretary to Abia State Government,  Professor Mkpa Agu Mkpa, Governor Orji said the gesture was to boost education...... read more
200 People Killed in Kano Mosque Over 200 people were feared killed in Kano during a multiple bomb blast that rocked the central mosque during Friday prayer.The explosion occurred minutes after the start of the Jumaat prayer, which also caused serious pandemonium among the Muslim faithful who were at the mosque for the prayer.The first blast occurred at the...... read more
Scores feared dead as blast rocks Kano Central Mosque A bomb said to have gone off,as muslim faithfuls were getting ready for their Friday jumat prayers have left many dead,while leaving several others injured. The explosion which went off at about 2pm,before the Imam of the mosque,Zani Zahradeen began his sermon,was said to have been followed with sporadic gunshots. The number of casualties...... read more
Osun State Governor Rauf Aregbesola sworn in The inauguration ceremony which took place at the Osogbo township Stadium was attended by All Progressives Congress leaders and supporters across the country.They were led by the party's presidential aspirant,Gen. Muhammed Buhari(rtd),its national leader,Asiwaju Bola Tinubu,and governors of Kwara,Lagos,Ogun and Edo states.Also at the ceremony was the immediate past Governor of...... read more
IG fails to recognise Tambuwal as Speaker of the House of Representatives The meeting between the members of the House of Representatives Committee on Police Affairs and the Inspector General of Police,Suleiman Abba ended in a deadlock as the IG failed to recognise Tambuwal as the speaker but simply referred to him as Alhaji Tambuwal. The meeting was expected to identify the reasons...... read more
CLO blames government on NASS fracas Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Nigeria’s foremost civil rights group has expressed shock at what it described as “the odious event of Thursday, November 20” at the National Assembly (NASS). The group was disappointed that members and staff of the assembly, notably members of the House of Representatives were prevented from entering...... read more
Pensioners Block DTHA Gate. The entrance of the Delta State House of Assembly Complex in Asaba was yesterday blocked by a group of pensioners under the aegis of Association of Contributory Retirees(ACR), Delta State Chapter. The Pensioners were protesting over non-payment of pension arrears worth over N1.6 billion. They stopped workers and visitors from entering...... read more
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