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‘APC has failed Nigerians’

The National Chairman of Labour Party, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, says the All Progressives Congress’ government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has “failed woefully” in its over two years in office. Abdulsalam who spoke at a press conference on Friday in

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Atiku’s exit not good for APC – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has said that the exit of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar from the ruling All Progressives Congress was not a good development for the party. Atiku who was a former Vice-President recently defected from the

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Kwara earmarks N200m for rural road projects

The Kwara Government on Sunday said it had earmarked N200 million as counterpart fund in the 2018 budget for the construction of over 300 kilometres of rural roads across the state. Ahmed said this in Esie, Irepodun Local Government Area,

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Zamfara dep. gov. to sponsor wedding of 100 ‘vulnerable couples’

Zamfara State deputy governor, Malam Ibrahim Wakkala Muhammad, has promised to sponsor the marriage ceremony of 100 vulnerable couples across the state. Wakala said his decision to sponsor the wedding of the would-be couples was borne out of the desire

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Bayelsa picks medical bill of shot journalist

Bayelsa State government has taken over the medical treatment of Patience Onisofien Owei, a correspondent of the Africa Independent Television (AIT), who was shot by armed youths on Friday in Yenagoa, the state capital. The Special Adviser to the Governor

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8 persons die, 9 injured in Ogun auto crash

Eight persons, including six males and two females have been reportedly killed, while nine others sustained serious injuries in an early morning accident on yesterday at Olorunpodo Junction, near Ogbere, Ogun State, along Lagos-Sagamu-Benin Expressway. The accident, which involved a Toyota

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PDP convention: Police arrest 20 for stealing phones

At least 20 touts have been arrested by the police for allegedly stealing phones and other valuables at Eagle Square, the venue of the Peoples Democratic Party’s convention. Our correspondent was informed by policemen and men of the Nigeria Security

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Buhari greets former NNPC boss, Kupolokun, at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated a former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Funsho Kupolokun, on his 70th birthday. Kupolokun clocks 70 on Sunday.  Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and

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Shehu Sani’s aide ‘kidnapped in Kaduna’

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, says Bashir Ahmed, his aide, has been kidnapped by masked gunmen in the Tudun Wada area of Kaduna state. According to a Facebook post by Sani, the kidnap took place on December 8, with witnesses

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Police deny report of burglary in Benue govt house

The police in Benue State have denied reports that burglars broke into the flat of the aide-de-camp of the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom. Reports had suggested that the burglars stole four bags of rice, a television set and a

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