UBEC To Commence 2022 Personnel Audit Of Basic Education Schools

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Executive Secretary Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Dr Hamid Bobboyi has announced that plans are underway to

Social Mobilization Officers Across 23 LGAs Visit SUBEB

….appoint him Mobilizer General Ibrahim Goronyo,Sokoto Speaking shortly after receiving them in his office the Executive Chairman of the State

2023: Federal High Court Has Not Restrained Emefiele…

Abdulrahman Obaje The Federal High Court has not refused the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele

Ibom Air Shuns Airline Operators’ Strike, Urges Customers To Heed Flight Schedules Today

Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Barring last minutes change of heart, flight operations across all airports in the country would be grounded,

Bureau For LG &CA Commences Payment Of Furniture Allowances To Outgoing Officials In Benue – Achabo

Henry Ibya, Makurdi Bureau for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, BLG&CA, in Benue State has revealed that it has commenced

2023: Zulum Dissolves State Executive Council

Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri The Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has approved the dissolution of the Borno state executive

Director General Advises NYSC Drivers On Safety Precautions, Healthy Lifestyle

Joel Ajayi The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim has advised drivers in the

Soludo Declares State Of Emergency On Anambra Roads

Ruth Gbaka Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has declared a state of emergency on infrastructure, especially roads. Soludo made

Rainy Season: FEMA Urges FCT Residents To Heed Early Flood Warnings

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel, Abuja Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, has called on residents to heed its early warnings to avert flood

Sale Of Presidential Pardon: EFCC Probes AGF’s Aides

Our Correspondent Some aides of the Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), have been

Press Freedom Day: Edo NUJ  Bemoans Attacks  On Journalists, Seeks Protection

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Edo State council, Festus Alenkhe, bemoaned the incessant attacks on

2023: Get Your PVC To Alter Non-performing Leaders, Cleric Urges Nigerians

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Abdufatah Enabulele, has urged Nigerians to get their

LG Unveils Energy Saving ACs with Multi Step Control for Users

Ladi Patrick-Okwoli Electronics giant, LG has unveiled a 70% energy saving GENCOOL Multi Step Control air conditioner with 40% faster

Former EDHA Speaker Urges Journalists To Be  Watchdog Of Society 

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Former Edo State House of Assembly Speaker, Elizabeth Ativie has charged journalists to perform their role as

Edo State Police Command Arrests Two For Defiling 13 Year Old

BY IKHILI, BENIN CITY Edo State Police Command in its resolves efforts to stem the increasing rate of sexual violence

Workers Day: Govt ‘ll Continue To Improve On Welfare Of Workers – Uzodimma 

Onyeañuna Onyedikachi, Owerri Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has assured workers in Imo State that his government will continue to

Senate President Celebrates Nigerian Workers on May Day

Abdulateef Bamgbose The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan sends his best wishes to the Nigerian workers on the occasion

2 New Infrastructure Projects Will Create 5,800 Jobs, $2.06bn Revenue’

Teddy Nwanunobi Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC, yesterday, disclosed that it had issued two Full Business Case, FBCs, Certificates of Compliance

238 NDE Trainees Benefit From Loans In Niger

Samson Alfa, Minna In a bid to cushion the effects of poverty in the country, National Directorate of Employment, NDE,

NLC Berates FG Over Prolonged ASUU Strike

Cyril Ogar Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has berated the federal government over the prolonged industrial dispute between it and the

Abba Kyari: Court Grants NDLEA’s Application On Drug Dealers

Deborah Onyofufeke, Abuja Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday, granted the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency’s, NDLEA, application to review the

Aba Residents Send SOS To Gov Over Flooding

Residents of Ohanku Road, Aba, Abia State have appealed to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to save them from flooding. It was

Illegal Refinery: Senate Mourns Victims Of Imo Refinery Explosion

…As Lawan urges FG to take immediate action to end looming disaster  Abdulateef Bamgbose Senate yesterday mourned the death of

NSCDC Assures Of Hitch-free Eid-El-Fitr, Deploys 700 Personnel In Zamfara

…as police shut down popular drinking joint in Yobe Ahmad Ibrahim (Gusau) and Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu Nigerian Security and Civil

HSN Commends Major General Ibrahim For Transforming NYSC

Joel Ajayi The Historical Society of Nigeria has commended Major General Shuaibu Ibrahim for his giant strides since he assumed

NIS: Confusion As ACG Idris Returns After ‘Retirement’

Teddy Nwanunobi The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Headquarters, Abuja was thrown into confusion on Monday, April 25, following the return

Vigilante Killing: Four Police Officers to Face Orderly Room Trial in Edo

IKHILI EBALU, BENIN CITY Four Police officers attached to the New Benin Divisional Police Headquarters, Edo State, are to face

We’re Broke, Governors Cry Out  

Blame worsening insecurity, poor economic environment Highlight impact of rising expenditures, others Charles Ebi, Abuja Worsening insecurity and deplorable economic

Police Nab Couple For Turning Teenage Girls, Others To Sex Slaves

Owen Akenzua, Asaba Police detectives attached to Ughelli Police Division in Delta State yesterday arrested a couple identified as Mr

PDP Holds NEC Meeting May 4

Mbachu Godwin, Abuja Barring any last minute changes, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will hold its 96th National Executive Committee,

Minister Condemns Illegal Oil bunkering, Sympathizes With Explosion victims

Blessing Bature (Abuja) and Onyeañuna Onyedikachi, Owerri Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq has decried

FRSC Records 47% Increase In Rescued Accident Victims

Abdulateef Bamgbose Following the just concluded Easter special patrol which lasted from April 14 to 19, the Federal Road Safety Corps,

Obaseki Seeks Support Of Religious Bodies To Tackle Food Crisis, Hunger

Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Sunday, called for the support of religious bodies

Workers Lament As $1.5 Million A’Ibom Newspaper Printing Machines Rot

Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Journalists and workers at the Akwa Ibom Newspaper Corporation (AKNC), publishers of the state government owned newspaper,

NDLEA Decorates Senator Wamakko, Ambassador On War Against Drug Abuse

Ibrahim Goronyo, Sokoto The Chairman Senate Committee on Defense and Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Anti Corruption and other related

Sexual Based Violence: NGO Urges Govt Agencies To Set Up Save-Place Centre 

Blessing Bature, Abuja Despite the widespread outcry over the rising cases of rape in Nigeria, there seems to be no

EU-UN Spotlight Calls For Inclusivity On Sexual Violence

Blessing Bature, Abuja As the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative begins its second phase of implementation, the European Union, EU, has called

Buhari Tasks Senate On Quick Passage Of Money Laundering, Terrorism Bills

Abdulateef Bamgbose President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Senate to quickly pass the Money Laundering and Terrorism Prevention Bills, which

Over 145 NDDC Projects Completed, Others Ongoing In Delta

Owen Akenzua, Asaba No fewer than 145 projects awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in Delta State have

NSCDC Deploys 1,200 Personnel For Easter Celebration In Osun

Akintade Richard, Osogbo Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Osun State Command, said yesterday that it had deployed 1,200

Kwara To Deploy 1,025 Youths For Public Work Activities

Kwara State Labour Intensive Public Workfare, LIPW, under the Nigeria COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus, NG-CARES, Intervention Programme, is

Gov Matawalle Hosts Zamfara Workers To Ramadan Breakfast 

FAhmad Ibrahim, Gusau Zamfara State governor, Mohammed Matawalle hosted workers under the auspices of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to

Police Didn’t Exhume Corpse In My Compound – Suspect’s Father

Iniobong Sunday, Uyo Murder of one Miss Imiubong Umoren, a philosophy graduate of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State,

Bandits Abduct 5 Female Students In Zamfara

Our Correspondent Bandits have abducted five students of the College of Health Science and Technology in Tsafe, headquarters of Tsafe

Gov Diri Pledges Support For Lawyers Capacity Building

Aniefiok Obong, Yenagoa Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri said he would support any initiative towards enhancing the capacity of

Supreme Court Affirms Six Years Imprisonment For Ex-Federal Pension Director

Deborah Musa , Abuja The Supreme Court on Wednesday in Abuja affirmed the six years imprisonment imposed on a former

APC National Chairman, Deputy Resign From Senate

Abdulateef Bamgbose The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, on Tuesday, resigned as Senator representing

VP Osinbajo To Host APC Senators To Iftar Dinner 

Abdulateef Bamgbose Members of the Senate Caucus of the All Progressives Congress have been invited by the Vice President, Yemi

Ojukwu Expresses Optimism Over Presidential Assent To NHRC Bill

Deborah Musa, Abuja Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, Tony Ojukwu (SAN), has expressed optimism that President Muhammadu Buhari

Ortom Consoles Wike Over Bonny Fire Outbreak

Abdulateef Bamgbose Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has condoled with his Rivers State counterpart, Nyesom Wike over the fire