Jonathan, Umahi, others pay last respect to Mama Okorie

Former First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, Governor David Umahi, Senator Obinna Ogba were among other dignitaries who paid their last respect to...

BoT obeys court orders, disbands ‘all’ NYCN executives

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has disbanded the National Executive Committee of the Council. This was in obedience...

CP orders investigation into alleged suicide of 21-year-old UNN student

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Sulaiman Balarabe, has ordered investigations into alleged suicide of a University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) student,...

Four startups get N1.2m funding from investors in Edo

In furtherance of Governor Godwin Obaseki’s commitment to promoting innovation, science and technology development in the state, the Edo State Startup Fund Initiative has...

FG inaugurates remodeled Ibadan Airport Terminal

The Federal Government has inaugurated the newly remodeled terminal building of the Ibadan Airport, to reposition the nation’s aviation industry. The Minister of State for...

Over 30, 000 children blind in Jigawa

More than 30,000 children between the age of 0-14 years in primary and junior secondary schools ‎are suffering from various eye diseases in Jigawa...

FCT Minister defends demolition of night club

Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, has said that due process was followed in the demolition of  the controversial Caramelo night club in...

Sacked Ekiti workers protest, beg Fayemi for re-absorption

Some workers recently disengaged by the Ekiti State government for being  ‘irregular workers’, yesterday   staged a peaceful protest to appeal to Governor Kayode Fayemi...

COREN inaugurates 16-man committee for new Act implementation

By Monday Ijeh The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has inaugurated a 16-man Strategic Implementation Committee (SIC) for a new COREN...

NPA in deal to solve Apapa gridlocks

As part of its efforts to find solution to the Apapa gridlock problems, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Stakeholders seek effective means to popularise Child’s Rights Act, others

By Ikenna Uwadileke Stakeholders on Thursday in Abuja engaged in conversation on the need to popularise Child’s Rights Act, Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Act...

Lagos Assembly set to address building collapse with laws, regulations

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday held stakeholders meeting on three bills and regulations designed to address incessant building collapse in the...

FHA gets transitional management committee

By Emmanuella Anokam The Chairman, Board of Directors of the Federal Housing Authority, Sen. Shuaibu Lawal has inaugurated a three-man Transitional Management Committee to enable...

Abia: Arrest of sex workers criminalisation of poverty – NHRC

By Leonard Okachie The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has decried the recent arrest of sex workers and closure of brothels in Umuahia, the Abia...

NASS inaugurates New Media Forum, Yemi Itodo as President

The National Assembly new media forum has been inaugurated, with a charge to members to adhere to ethics and professionalism. Speaking at the inauguration of...

Lagos: FRSC to begin`Operation Show Your Driver’s Licence ‘on Monday

By Kazeem Akande The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command, says defaulting motorists run the risk of being fined N10, 000 as it...

Obiano rewards policemen with N6m

By Francis Onyeukwu Gov.  Willie Obiano on Tuesday handed cash reward of N6 million to Mr Mustapha Dandaura, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, for operatives...

Buhari breaks fast with Saraki, Dogara, NASS leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari put politics aside and hosted the leaders of the National Assembly on Tuesday, to the breaking of fast. Senate President Bukola Saraki...

Kano Emirate: Sanusi’s palace records low activities

Activities in the once booming Palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi 11 have appeared to reduce to the lowest ebb following the...

Osinbajo frowns at bribes for licenses, passports, others

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is no reason why any Nigerian should give bribe to law enforcement agents whether for obtaining...
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