No governor can tackle insecurity says Ishaku

Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba state, says any governor who promises to tackle insecurity is lying. The governor’s statement comes a few days after he banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to “boost clean environment”. While fielding questions from journalists after he flagged off the distribution of fertilizers, seedlings, and […]

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Zainab Aliyu: FG indicts Egypt, Ethiopian airlines of running drugs cartel

Following the recent rescue of a Nigerian teenager, Zainab Aliyu, from execution for drug offences in Saudi Arabia, the Federal Government has fingered two foreign airlines, Egypt airline and Ethiopian airlines of running drug cartel in the country. The two airlines were accused of neck deep involvement in drug business network across airports in Nigeria. […]

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Why Imo State’s N5bn Was Seized Days Before Election – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has explained why it withheld N5 billion belonging to the Imo State Government a few days to the governorship and house of assembly elections. EFCC’s Zonal Head for South-East, Usman Imam, in a chat with journalists Monday evening, said the funds were seized because Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha […]

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First Degree/HND Minimum Qualification For LG Caretaker Chairman In Benue ― Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has said that the minimum qualification for been appointed as local government caretaker chairman is now a degree or Higher National Diploma. Special Adviser to the governor, Tahav Agerzua, who gave an insight into the deliberation at the PDP caucus meeting held in government house, Makurdi was the composition of […]

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Eight Taxi Drivers gets 3 Months in Prison Sentence for driving Unpainted Taxi

A Grade I Area Court in Abuja has handed eight taxi drivers with three months Imprisonment each for failing to paint their taxis and for also disregarding the traffic rules and regulation. Inuwa Maiwada, sentenced Peter Ani,40; Anyebe Sunday,37; Chidi Npuzu,32; Obinna Wande, Mathew Ugwu 22; Nnamdi Ndubisi 41, Evis Monko 38, and Edward Joseph, […]

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Federal Government disapproves Obasanjo’s Comment on Boko Haram

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo has been asked by the Federal Government to withdraw and tender a public apology over his comments imputing ethno-religious motive to Boko Haram and ISWAP. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said it was particularly tragic that a man who […]

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Minister of Health Appears before Senate on Poor State of Healthcare

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has been asked to the Red Chambers to brief the Senate following a report on the poor quality of service in Nigerian teaching hospitals. Senate President Bukola Saraki while introducing the Health Minister to the House said the lawmakers are concerned about the deteriorating conditions of facilities at […]

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Plans to Interrupt Dapo Abiodun’s May 29th Inauguration Exposed

The Ogun State Police Command on Tuesday said it has uncovered plans by unscrupulous individuals to instigate crisis across the state, ostensibly to disrupt the inauguration of the Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun and his Deputy; Engr. Noimot Salako – Oyedele on May 29, 2019. The Command added that the unscrupulous elements intended to carry out […]

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