NYSC deploys 1,750 corps members to Gombe

No fewer than 1,750 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have been deployed to Gombe State for the 2021 Batch ‘B’ Stream 1 orientation. Ms...

Kano Govt. to follow blasphemy case to logical conclusion — Ganduje

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State said his administration would follow the blasphemy case involving Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru-Kabara to the logical conclusion. He stated the...

Nasarawa NYSC gets new Coordinator

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has appointed Mr. Abdullahi Jikamshi as the new NYSC coordinator in Nasarawa State. This is contained in a statement signed...

Why Nigerian pilgrims will go to Jordan – NCPC boss

 Rev. Yakubu Pam, the Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), says the ongoing crisis in Gaza is part of the reasons why pilgrims...

Ugwuanyi offers automatic employment to slain officers’ widows

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has offered automatic employment to widows of the police operatives killed by unidentified gunmen at their duty posts. Ugwuanyi...

Visually impaired newspaper vendor seeks assistance to treat Glaucoma

A visually impaired newspaper vendor, Mr. Hakeem Olukerede, has appealed to corporate organisations and philanthropists for financial assistance to treat Glaucoma. The 50-year-old vendor, who operates around...

Navy releases seized vessel in Delta

The Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) has released a seized vessel, MV Platform Care I, to its owner at the Naval Base in Warri, Delta...

Generator smoke kills four family members in Kwara

Fumes emitted from a generator exhaust yesterday killed four members of a family in Kwara State. The incident occurred in the Ojomu family house, Sanmora,...

Nnamdi Kanu fires Radio Biafra broadcaster, Ekpa

Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has relieved Mazi Simon Ekpa of his appointment as Biafra radio broadcaster over failure...

9 die, 16 injured on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun has confirmed the death of nine people in an accident involving two vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan...

FG, UNICEF to inaugurate expanded schemes for young Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) will inaugurate an intervention effort for young Nigerians. Named Generation Unlimited, (GenU),...

Nelson Mandela: Synonymous with the fight for justice – UN deputy chief

UN Deputy Secretary-General, Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed, has hailed Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black President, describing him as exemplifying “courage, compassion and an unwavering...

Fayemi inaugurates 260,000 capacity private cemetery in Ekiti

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Wednesday inaugurated a 260,000 capacity, first private-owned cemetery, the first in the state. Fayemi, while inaugurating the ‘CitiGate Park...

Eid-el Kabir: Kogi Gov. preaches love, peaceful coexistence

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi has urged the people of the state, Muslim Ummah and Nigerians in general to continue to embrace peaceful coexistence,...

Angry mob set ablaze 3 suspected motorcycle thieves in Lagos

A group of angry mobs on Monday evening meted out jungle justice on three suspected motorcycle thieves in Ayobo area of Lagos. The News Agency...

Sallah: Fire service boss cautions Nigerians on safety

Dr. Ibrahim Liman, Controller General of the Federal Fire Service (FFS), has cautioned the Muslim faithful to apply all necessary fire safety precautions while...

PTAD pays 9 months pension increments arrears to DBS pensioners

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate  (PTAD) has paid an additional nine months of consequential adjustment arrears occasioned by the new minimum wage increase of...

Pastor dies separating fight between couple

The police command in Imo has confirmed the death of a senior Pastor in Owerri, Thompson Onyekwuru, while trying to separate a fight between...

You will end up in jail like Hushpuppi, Deji Adeyanju blasts Obi Cubana

Activist Deji Adeyanju has warned billionaire club owner Obi Cubana to slow down on his open display of opulence to avoid ending up in...

Cervical cancer: Corps member screens 300 women in Lagos

A corps member in Lagos State, Miss Oyinkansola Oneuchekwa, says passion to save women from suffering cervical and breast cancer informed her Community Development...
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