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PHEDC gives reasons for power shedding in Bayelsa

By Igoniko Oduma   –   Correspondent, Yenagoa   The Yenagoa Business Unit of Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) has given reasons for the load shedding currently experienced by consumers…

Boko Haram overruns Police Academy in Borno

By Stella Omona (Abuja) and Temidayo Akinsuyi (Lagos)   Heavily armed Boko Haram insurgents on Thursday invaded the Nigerian Police Training College in Gwoza, Borno State. Police sources said the…

Nestle, Guinness, Total lose, as equity drops by N7b

Equity transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) closed on Thursday on a bearish trend with the market  capitalisation  depreciating by N7 billion or 0.05 per cent following price losses…

Imo First Lady gives out bungalows to 131 widows

By Anolu Vincent  -  Senior Correspondent, Owerri    Wife of Imo State Governor and founder of the ‘She Needs a Root Project’ (SNARP), Nneoma Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, has restated her…

S’West PDP disowns TAN Ibadan rally, alleges marginalisation

By Yaqoub Popoola   –   Correspondent, Ado-Ekiti   The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the planned rally billed for Ibadan, the Oyo State capital,…

Insecurity: Criticisms against army unpatriotic, says Orji

By Emeka Okafor AND Ben Duru, Umuahia   Nigerians have been urged to encourage the Nigerian Army in the face of the current security challenges confronting the country instead of…

Jonathan tasks Nigerians on high productivity

•NEMA gets 2014 national productivity merit award By Stella Omona   –  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja   President Goodluck Jonathan has stressed the need for all Nigerians to embrace high productivity…

NDDC promises quality infrastructure in Niger Delta

By Daniel Abia  -  Snr Correspondent, P/Harcourt   The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has reassured stakeholders in the Niger Delta region that the interventionist agency would not compromise on…

Says Northerners are not parasites, says Aliyu

By Chinwendu Nnadozie   –  Snr Correspondent, Minna   Contrary to claims by some Nigerians that the north is feeding fat on southern resources, the Northern States Governor’s Forum (NSGF)…

INEC creates 1,542 additional polling units in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Plateau State has increased the number of polling units in the state by 1,542 ahead of the 2015 general elections. The state Resident…

APGA chieftain flays Anambra Reps over defection to PDP

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu  -  Correspondent, Awka   A chieftain of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chris Ejike Uche, has berated four members of the House of Representatives from Anambra…

Chime debunks poultry allegation by Deputy

The Enugu State Government, on Thursday, described as false and misleading, claims by the deputy governor of the state, Sunday Onyebuchi, that Governor Sullivan Chime also operated a poultry and…

Film village soon for Delta, says Uduaghan

A world class film village that would change the face of the film industry in Nigeria is to be established in Delta State with the state Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan,…

Ozumba inaugurated UNN VC, unfolds five-point agenda

By Temidayo Akinsuyi   /  Snr. Correspondent, Lagos Renowned Professor of Gynaecology, Benjamin Chukwuma Ozumba, is now the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). He was…

No petition yet on Osun poll, says tribunal

By Gbenga Faturoti   –   Correspondent, Osogbo   Twelve days after the conduct of gubernatorial election in Osun State, the election petition tribunal set up to look into grievances of…

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