Month: August 2018

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, for the firm and progressive leadership he has provided for the National Assembly.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, for the firm and progressive leadership he has provided for the National Assembly. He heaped praises on the lawmaker on Wednesday when Saraki paid him a visit at his Maitama Office in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Jonathan recalled the blockade of …

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, for the firm and progressive leadership he has provided for the National Assembly. Read More »

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger says its 2018 Batch B stream II members will take their orientation in Kaduna State. It said that this was based on directives to hold the orientation in cluster in 19 States due to the limited number of corps members in the batch across the country. This …

Read More »

Anxiety is growing at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) following the rejection of the 2018 budget of the agency by its Governing Council over alleged improprieties. The scheme’s Governing Council is empowered by law to review and approve the budget of the NHIS. The budget was delayed by the protracted crisis at the agency …

Read More »

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a pastor, Ayodele Bamiduro, and a prophet, Olushola Akindele, for allegedly killing a woman in the state. The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, disclosed this while parading the suspects on Wednesday at the scene of the incident in Ijoko area of the state. He said the arrest was …

Read More »

There was a violent protest on Wednesday in Akure the capital of Ondo State, following the death of a commercial motorcyclist who was knocked down by an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps. Thousands of Okada riders began a protest in the city bearing the corpse of their colleague and attempted to …

Read More »

A police sergeant, Collins Esiabor, was killed by an angry mob on Wednesday at the Ogba area of Lagos.

A police sergeant, Collins Esiabor, was killed by an angry mob on Wednesday at the Ogba area of Lagos. A statement by the police said the officer, was performing his duty when he was lynched by the mob who vandalised their patrol vehicle stationed at College Road, Ifako Ijaiye, Ogba, Lagos. The police spokesperson Chike …

A police sergeant, Collins Esiabor, was killed by an angry mob on Wednesday at the Ogba area of Lagos. Read More »

Edo Govt Declares Friday Work Free Day for PVC Registration.

The Edo State Government has declared Friday, August 31, a work-free day for civil and public servants to process, regularise or obtain their Permanent Voter Cards (PVC). The state government has therefore urged workers to partake in the Continuous Voter Registration exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission, so they can perform their civic duty. …

Edo Govt Declares Friday Work Free Day for PVC Registration. Read More »

Police confirm 8 people dead,95 houses burnt in fresh attack on Barki Ladi communities.

Plateau state police command has confirmed eight people dead and three persons wounded in the fresh attacks which occurred in Barki Ladi Local Government Area In a statement in Jos on Wednesday, the state commissioner of police, undie Adie disclosed that 95 houses were also burnt down during the attack on Tuesday in Abonong and Zayit …

Police confirm 8 people dead,95 houses burnt in fresh attack on Barki Ladi communities. Read More »

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of complicating Washington’s relationship with North Korea by rendering its ally economic assistance, as talks on Pyongyang’s denuclearization are at a standstill. But he insisted his relationship with Kim Jong Un remained “very good” and said he was not considering resuming joint military exercises on the Korean Peninsula …

Read More »

Real Madrid said Wednesday they have re-signed striker Mariano Diaz from French side Lyon for 33 million euros ($39 million) on a five-year deal having only last summer allowed him to move to France for eight million. Diaz, a Spain-born Dominican Republic international, is a product of the Real academy, but had looked initially set …

Read More »