The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 presented two Innoson PY250 Motorcycles to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as a mark of goodwill and support in the anti-graft agency’s war against financial crimes in Nigeria. The bikes were presented by Mr. Qiu ... Read More »
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The Police Special Fraud Unit, SFU, in Lagos, has declared a former deputy governor of Lagos State (...
A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu, has awarded N15 million damages to Joseph Agu against the Nig...
The ruling of Rivers State High Court which sentenced a bus driver, Emeka Mbachu, to death for killi...
Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Dr. Ade Abolurin has lamented the...
A female student of Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife was yesterday reportedly apprehended by...
A little girl known as Praise, kidnapped from the Children department of the Living Faith Church in Ota, Ogun State two years ago has been found. The girl who was taken to church this morning by her parents is said to be around four years old now. Her abductors reportedly ... Read More »
A nine-year-old boy was allegedly killed by a police stray bullet in Lagos on Thursday. His parents were hospitalised following the tragic incident, as sources say they are still in shock and are being watched closely. Timilehin Ebun, the last child of the family was said to have been killed ... Read More »
General Electric (GE) has scheduled the groundbreaking for its $250 million manufacturing and assembly plant for Tuesday in Calabar. This is coming following the company’s announcement last year that it intends to invest $1 billion in Nigeria, The groundbreaking ceremony will be performed by Vice President Namadi Sambo. The manufacturing ... Read More »
The reportedly proposed scrap of government agencies could deepen unemployment in the country, former Senate Chief whip, Senator Rowland Owie has noted. He therefore appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan not to follow the Stephen Oronsaye-led committee’s recommendation. Owie, who commended the president for the effort to resuscitate the Ajaokuta Steel ... Read More »
The Federal Medical Centre, Umuahia, has discharged one of the four officials of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) injured in an auto crash on Thursday.Mr Michael Okereke, an Assistant Director, Accident Unit of the centre, told reporters on Saturday in Umuahia that the student was discharged after medical personnel certified him physically ... Read More »
The 23 Armour Brigade, Nigerian Army, Yola, on Saturday announced a review of the curfew imposed on Adamawa following the declaration of the State of Emergency in May. The curfew was initially from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. A statement by the Brigade Commander, who doubles as Operational Commander of ... Read More »
Governors of the 19 northern states under the aegis of Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF), has commiserated with former national leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on the demise of his mother – Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji – who died ... Read More »
The University of Benin Campus was last weekend thrown into confusion as clashes between rival cult gangs left some students lying in their own blood, dead. While the number of students killed so far could not be ascertained as at press time, no fewer than four deaths have been reported ... Read More »
In the spirit of his golden jubilee anniversary on the throne, Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Abdullahi Bayero yesterday said he holds no grudge against anyone just as he appealed to those he might have offended to forgive him as well. Ado Bayero made this known Saturday in Kano at ... Read More »
Governor Seriake Henry Dickson of Bayelsa State on Saturday announced the enlistment in a youth empowerment programme of 10,000 of the 11,000 youths who reportedly renounced cultism to bewilderment of the public and observers of political developments in the oil-rich state. The governor, who was speaking at an elaborate ceremony ... Read More »
Security agents have detained an Ukrainian cargo plane at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) for carrying suspected military hardware. The plane which landed at the airport Saturday evening was detained following a search conducted on it by security operatives. Soldiers and airport security have now cordoned the area ... Read More »
As ailing Danbaba Suntai’s fate as governor of Taraba state hangs in the balance following moves by forces opposed to his long absence from work following his hospitalisation, first in Germany and now the USA, for multiple injuries he suffered in a plane crash late last year, a group, the ... Read More »
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has described the death of Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji, mother of Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who passed away yesterday, as a painful loss which has created a vacuum in the ranks of philanthropic Nigerians. Tambuwal, in a statement issued by his ... Read More »
Claims by the Movement for Emancipation of Niger Delta (MEND) that it bombed two fuel-laden tankers in Abaji area of the Federal Capital Territory on Saturday, have been dismissed by the police. The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, Altienne Daniel, while debunking the claim by MEND as untrue, added that ... Read More »
Alhaja (Dr) Abibatu Asabi Mogaji is dead. She passed on at the age of 96 at about 6pm on Saturday at her residence number 10 Sunday Adigun, Ikeja, Lagos. The late Alhaja Mogaji, who until her death was President-general, Association of Nigerian Market Women and Men, is the mother of ... Read More »
Prof. Paul Emeka has described the National President of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor as an astute defender of the faith, adding that his fearless disposition has saved the Nigerian Church several embarrassment. The General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church said this in a sermon at ... Read More »
Patience Jonathan Promises To Continue Promoting Peace As She Attends Anti-Amaechi Lawmaker’s Wedding
Wife of the president, Dame Patience Jonathan on Saturday assured that she would continue to promote peaceful co-existence among the people of Rivers State. Mrs Jonathan said this in Port Harcourt at the wedding reception of a member of the state House of Assembly, Hon Evans Bapakaye Bipialaka, noting that ... Read More »
The Movement for Emancipation of the Niger-Delta, MEND, claimed it struck in the early hours of Saturday in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. This came weeks after it called-off what it described as planned attacks on mosques and related institutions over the bombings and killing of southerners in the ... Read More »
The Federal Government Friday expressed shock and sadness over the death Thursday of the Senate President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Donald Onukaogu and four others in a ghastly auto crash along the busy Umuahia-Ikot Ekpene road. Onukaogu and the other NANs officials were on their way to ... Read More »