LASTMA officials arrested for collecting bribes

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has arrested eight of its officials for collecting bribe from motorists and other corrupt practices. The official attached to the Agege-Pen Cinema Office of the Agency, were arrested last week. They are Adebeshin Adeola,

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Two feared dead, others injured as Delta communities‎ clash

No fewer than two persons have been feared dead, with several others sustaining serious gun shot and machete wounds as fresh crisis rocked Uwherhun and Unenurhie Communities in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta State. Over seven persons are unaccounted

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3 confirmed dead as building collapses in Owerri

Three people have been confirmed dead after a storey building collapsed on Sunday in Owerri, the Imo state capital. At least one person is reported to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed building.  Imo state emergency services have

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I don’t want to miss heaven – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obansanjo on Saturday at Apostolic Faith Church said he wants to go heaven and longs to sing among the heavenly host. According to the News Agency of Nigeria Obasanjo made this remark during the 2017 Camp Meeting

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Facebook, Google lose $123 million to scammer

The Court of Appeal in the former Soviet bloc nation of Lithuania has decided to extradite to the United States a Lithuanian scam artist identified as Evaldas Rimasauskas, for defrauding 123 million out of FaceBook and Google to the tune

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NANS pleads with ASUU, FG over impending nationwide strike

As it becomes clearer by the day that another nationwide strike by university lecturers seems inevitable, students under the umbrella body of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) are making frantic efforts to appeal to both the Federal Government and

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APGA expels Nwoye, dissolves state excos

The national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Chief Martin Agbaso, has stated that the era of impunity  before any member of the party could secure an elective position in the party is over. He said this at

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Two die after police helicopter monitoring Virginia violence crashed

Two people have been killed after a police helicopter monitoring violent clashes between white supremacists and anti-fascists in Charlottesville, Virginia, crashed. In a message on Twitter, Donald Trump said: “Deepest condolences to the families and fellow officers of the Virginia

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184,979 retirees benefit from pensions scheme — PenCom

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Saturday said at least 184,979 retirees have benefited from the Contributory Pensions Scheme. The Acting Director-General of PenCom, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, disclosed this at a retreat organised by Pension Operators (PenOp) in Abeokuta, Ogun

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APC clears Ubah, 11 others for Anambra election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Saturday cleared all the 12 aspirants to participate in the Anambra State governorship primary. The party holds its governorship primary on August 19. The Chairman of the APC screening panel, Agboola Ajayi, said all

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