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2015: I am not annointed by Gov. Lamido, says ex-chief of staff

Alhaji Aminu Ringim, one of the four gubernatorial aspirants on the platform of the people’s  Democratic Party (PDP) in Jigawa, said on Sunday that he was not annointed by Gov.…

Intending pilgrims from Kwara pledge to be good ambassadors of Nigeria in Israel

The Kwara delegation to the 2014 Christian pilgrimage to Israel has pledged its commitment to avoid any action that could tarnish the image of Nigeria. The head of the delegation,…

FRSC orders removal of extra lights from vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), in Kogi, has ordered drivers to remove the extra headlights on their vehicles or face prosecution. The Sector Commander of FRSC in the State,…

Army promises to provide working environment conducive for officers, men

The Nigerian Army said it was determined to provide its officers and men with environment conducive for working. The General Officer Commanding 2 Division of the Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Emmanuel…

Foundation registers 180,000 IDPs from Bama in Maiduguri

The Bama Development Foundation, an NGO, said on Sunday that it had registered 180,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from Bama taking refuge in Maiduguri. Malam Mohammed Hassan, the Chairman of…

Send children back to school – Borno Govt. urges parents

Following the re-opening of public primary schools in Maiduguri last week, the Borno State Government on Sunday appealed to parents to send their children back to schools Dr Mohammed Dongel,…

Foundation offers to offset N4.7m electricity bill in Omu-Aran

The Living Faith Foundation has offered to offset the N4.7 million electricity bill owed by Water Works and the General Hospital in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government of Kwara. The founder…

INEC to engage Air Force, Navy personnel for elections in 2015 – Commissioner

The Independent National Electoral Commission said it would engage the services of Nigerian Air Force, Navy and other security agencies for adequate security during general elections in 2015. Mr Austin…

Bauchi to introduce wheat, maize, others into dry season farming – Manager

The Bauchi State Agricultural Development Authority (BSADP), said it would add wheat, green maize, vegetables and spices to its dry season rice farming in 2014. Dr Illiyasu Gital, Programme Manager,…

Lagos police re-arrest suspected fraudster over N165m deal

By Emmanuel Udom Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Lagos State Police Command has re-arrested a suspected fraudster, who allegedly swindled a wealthy family in Osun State of over N165million. The suspect, Nurudeen…

Bayelsa Speaker applauds Jonathan’s leadership style

By Igoniko Oduma Correspondent, Yenagoa Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Konbowei Benson, has said that President Goodluck Jonathan’s humane leadership style is a fundamental departure from what…

Taraba lawmakers move to sack Speaker

By Janet Audu Correspondent Jalingo It has been incessant drama in Taraba State following the Supreme Court Ruling that reinstated Sani Danladi Abubakar as Deputy Governor, about two years after his…

Ekiti monarchs wade into Fayose, Assembly crisis

By Joe Nwankwo (Abuja) and Yaqoub Popoola (Ado-Ekiti)  Ekiti State monarchs have expressed readiness to initiate truce between Governor Ayo Fayose and the State House of Assembly members in the…

2015: Lagos CAN adopts Pitan for governorship

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Lagos State chapter, has adopted the candidature of Dr Leke Pitan as its candidate for the 2015 governorship election in the state. Pitan was…

FG establishes 52 e-libraries in Unity Schools

By Anolu Vincent Snr Correspondent, Owerri  The Federal Government has established and equipped 52 modern e- library blocks across the country, each costing N250 million. The action, it said, was part…

Police rescue kidnapped LG chief

By Gbenga Faturoti Correspondent, Osogbo Men of the Osun State Police Command have successfully rescued the Head of Service of Atakunmosa-West Local Government Area of the state, Kunle Falode, who was…

Boko Haram: Let’s involve deities, says Adams

By Temidayo Akinsuyi Snr Correspondent, Lagos Chief Promoter of Olokun Festival Foundation and National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC), Gani Adams, has said one of the reasons Nigeria has…

Tension in S’East over number of aspirants

By Emmanuel Nzomiwu (Enugu), Vincent Anolu (Owerri) and Chukujekwu Ilozue (Onitsha) and Felix Uka People of the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria have expressed discomfort over the large number…

Health workers strike bites harder

By Hassan Zaggi Correspondent, Abuja Nigerians who are praying for the striking health workers to suspend their strike so that they can access quality health care services at Federal Government-owned tertiary…

Insurgency: Saboteurs have infiltrated FG – Okogie

By Aramide Oikelome (Lagos), Stella Omona (Abuja) and Patience Ogbodo (Bauchi) Retired Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi Okogie, has expressed fear that saboteurs have infiltrated the government…

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