Mr Mike Omeri, the Director-General, National Orientation Agency (NOA), has called on Nigerians not to patronise a purported recruitment Website by the agency, describing it as a scam. Mr Paul Odenyi, the Chief Press Secretary to the agency said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of ... Read More »
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The Ijaw Youths Council on Saturday in Yenagoa expressed its displeasure at the non-inclusion of its...
The Kano State Government has released N6.4 million for the treatment abroad of two children who wer...
A litre of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) sold for N120 in Osogbo, the Osun capital, and its environs on...
In a major offensive against members of the Boko Haram sect, Security Forces in the past few days ha...
Relatives of Muntari Suleiman, who was clamped into detention for allegedly belonging to the dreaded...
A 19-year-old boy, Burwa White, was on Monday sentenced to four months imprisonment by a Special Offences Court in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos for breach of peace. The imprisonment also covered the offence of disrupting the duties of Cpl. Oladele Oladipupo, a policeman. The Magistrate, Mrs J.E. Adeyemi, who sentenced the ... Read More »
Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima highlighted reasons why the country’s security operatives are finding it hard to win the war against insurgency in Nigeria;s Northeast. Shettima, who spoke with State House Correspondents after meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan on the latest attacks by the terrorist sect at Izge in Gwoza ... Read More »
A 30-year-old police woman, Tutu Willoughby, who allegedly assaulted her colleague, Corporal Raymond Ogweh by slapping him, has been dragged before an Ikeja Magistrate’s court. Willoughby faces a two-count charge of assault and obstruction, having committed the offence on February 11, 2014 along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos. Investigative ... Read More »
Over 158 people were killed, weekend, across eight villages in Adamawa and Borno States, by members of the Boko Haram sect. About 100,000 residents have fled the attacked villages afraid the insurgents would come again to kill more people. The federal government has responded to the increasing loss of lives ... Read More »
The police in Ekiti State have finalized arrangements to begin the prosecution of the seven suspected kidnappers that were arrested in connection with the abduction of two people in the state recently. The Police Public Relations Officer, Ekiti State Command, Mr. Victor Babayemi, who spoke on behalf of the state ... Read More »
Missing $20 billion: Stop Usurping Functions Of ICPC, EFCC – Falana Tells National Assembly, Okonjo-Iweala
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana, SAN, has accused the National Assembly and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, of conducting a diversionary investigation into the alleged non-remittance of $20 billion oil money. Mr. Falana said by law, the legislature and the finance minister are not constitutionally empowered ... Read More »
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission has in its possession 372 international passports confiscated from several persons and agents. The recovery is part of an ongoing clampdown on corruption-prone processes in the acquisition of visas. A statement by the Resident Consultant, Mr. Folu Olamiti, said the Commission ... Read More »
Supected Boko Haram Gunmen on Saturday night unleashed another round of terror in Izghe, a village in Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State by killing dozens of people there. The latest killings came barely a few hours before President Goodluck Jonathan during a Sunday worship service at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Olive Tree Parish, ... Read More »
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, has decried recent media reports that the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan was secretly flown out of the country to Germany for medical treatment, saying no one should play God. Mohammed, who spoke on Sunday in Abuja, when President Gooduck Jonathan’s ... Read More »
The Kaduna State Government has donated items worth N7.6 million to the owners of 173 houses, destroyed during the recent attack in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. This is contained in a statement signed by Mr James Kazah, the Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, and made ... Read More »
President Goodluck Jonathan has attributed the relative peace in the country to prayers offered by different religious faiths. The made the disclosure on Sunday at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Olive Tree Parish, Ikoyi, Lagos, where he attended Church service. The service was attended by the General Overseer of ... Read More »
Indications have emerged that the Federal Government may be under pressure to open fresh negotiations with outlawed sect Boko Haram, following renewed attacks by members of the sect. Sources revealed to Vanguard that the pressure was being mounted on the Presidency by diplomats from the European Union and America, who ... Read More »
Property worth millions of Naira were destroyed when fire razed five buildings in two different parts of Lagos State, weekend. While the first incident, which involved three buidlings, occured at Alhaja Owoade Street, Ketu, Alapere, the second was recorded at Arewa Street, Gaskiya, Ijora. While the Alapere incident got prompt ... Read More »
In a bid to stop the channeling of wastewater into the lagoon, Lagos State Government has concluded plans to construct wastewater plants in housing estates across the state as part of effort at reducing the rate of pollution in the state Governor Babatunde Fashola disclosed this after inspecting the Abesan ... Read More »
A mob armed with wooden clubs and iron bars, screaming that they were going to “cleanse” their neighbourhood in Nigeria’s capital of gay people, dragged 14 young men from their beds and assaulted them, human rights activists said Saturday, laying credence to the United States reasons for being against the ... Read More »
GTBank’s Ndani TV to host 100 of the Most Innovative in the Nigerian Tech Space at Social Media Week Lagos 2014
Ndani TV will present the first edition of the annual #YTech100 – 100 of Nigeria’s most innovative at Social Media Week, Lagos 2014. The 100 will be hosted at an invitation only event on Friday, 22 February 2014 at Four Points by Sheraton, Lekki, Lagos. “We are excited to host the brightest ... Read More »
The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has committed $100 million to the development of the power sector, as part of its focus on the infrastructure development in the country. Making the disclosure at a lecture he presented at the Founders day of the University of Port Harcourt, Managing Director and ... Read More »
The Lagos State Government said it has completed 1,104 homes for the residents of the state in a bid to address the housing deficit in the state. Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola, who disclosed this in Lagos during the launch of the Lagos Homs Ownership Scheme, said another 3,156 units are ... Read More »
Chairman of Abia State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Emma Nwaka has called on the federal government to stop fulani herdsmen, who had been alleged to be perpetrating senseless killings in Nigeria’s middle bet. Nwaka said this at the weekend when addressing journalists at the party secretariat ... Read More »