Bayelsa LGs, health workers suspend three months strike

Bayelsa Local Government and health workers on Thursday suspended a three-month strike they embarked on to protest non-payment of their salaries.  A meeting of the Joint State Executive Council of the unions consisting of the Nigerian Union of Local Government

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Jigawa State bans alcohol, destroys 475 bottles, jerry-cans of assorted beer

The Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa has destroyed 475 bottles and Jerry-cans of assorted beer in the area. Alhaji Magaji Muhammad, the Information Officer in charge of the council, confirmed this in Dutse on Thursday. Muhammad said that the

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People now buy and sell children like groundnut in Kaduna, says Commissioner

Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development in Kaduna State, Hajiya Hafsat Mohammed Bala has revealed that child trafficking is on rampage in the State as children are being sold and bought like groundnut. Addressing newsmen on Tuesday in Kaduna, the commissioner

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Senate considers Buhari’s $5.5bn loan request

The senate on Thursday begun consideration of the approval of the $5.5 billion loan request of President Muhammadu Buhari. Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, referred the president’s request to the local and foreign debt committee after Ahmed Lawan, senate leader, moved for

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Davido attends Dj Olu’s funeral

Gbenga Abiodun, better known as DJ Olu, was on Thursday laid to rest. The burial ceremony took place at 405 close, Emmanuel Chapel, Banana Island, Lagos. Davido alongside his manager, Asa Asika, and cousin B-Red, among other celebrities, were in

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Buhari appoints new DG for law school

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the nomination of Prof. Isa Hayatu Chiroma as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Law School. According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina,

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Are Nigerians bewitched against Atiku?

As another presidential election year draws near, Nigerians will again have to deal with the deluge of accusations and counter-accusations of corruption that will bedevil every aspirant as political gladiators try to outwit themselves. For some, it will be an easy shake off even

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“We know you are packaging yourself to become vice president in 2019” – IPOB fires back at Ohaneze Leader

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB On Wednesday, picked holes in the comments of President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nwodo, that the apex Igbo socio-cultural body supported the decision of the South-East Governors in proscribing IPOB’s activities because the

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Reps probe deplorable condition of Aso Rock clinic

he House of Representatives Thursday, mandated its Committee on Healthcare Services to investigate the controversies surrounding the State House Clinic. There have been reports of the deplorable condition of the Clinic, the most outspoken from President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha; also,

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Uefa appoints Figo as football advisor

Former Barcelona and Portugal striker Luis Figo has joined Uefa as a football advisor. The 44-year-old’s role at European football’s governing body will include technical aspects and laws of the game. During his 20-year playing career, which also included spells

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