Monthly Archives: June, 2019

TCN Caught Fire In Edo

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City A 150MVA transformer belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria(TCN) located at the 330/132/33KVA substation along Sapele road Benin, Edo state was yesterday destroyed by fire. It was gathered that the fire which started at...

UBEC Fund: Kwara gov raises posers for ex-Gov Ahmed

*Kwara lowest in UBEC performance ratings By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Government on Sunday said the response of former Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed to the outrage greeting the diversion of N1.5bn UBEC funds has raised more questions on the sordid...

Edo State/ RUTHCHILD FOUNDATION Embarks On Anti-Human Trafficking In Schools

------------ Visits St. Maria Goretti Secondary School By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Secondary School students across Edo State have been advised to adequately embrace the present state government educational reforms being initiated by Governor Godwin Obaseki. The Senior...

Kwara govt faults BudgIT on 2019 budget document

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Government has faulted a report this week by BudgIT, a civic group, that the 2019 budget of the state government is missing from the website. The government insisted that the budget document has since been...

Kwara gets N4.2bn federal allocation for June

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Government has announced the receipt of the sums of N4,202,659,072.11 (four billion, two hundred and two million, six hundred and fifty nine thousand, seven two naira and eleven Kobo) for the month of June,...

Aiteo Cup 2019: Edo Queens zoomed into Quarter finals

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Edo Queens football club of Benin have qualified for the round of eight (8) at the ongoing 2019 AITEO Cup competition. The Godwin Izilein –led squad proved their supremacy in the round leather game on Thursday...

Alleged Attack On School Imam: MSSN seeks KWSG intervention

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara state chapter of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) has asked the state government to prevail on managements of public schools in the state to allow students of different religious beliefs to observe morning...

Appeal Court Sacks Katsina APC Rep Over Primaries

The Division of the court of Appeal Kaduna has voided the judgement of the Federal High court in katsina which nullified the election Hon. Amiru Tukur Idris of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, representing Bakori/Danja Federal constituency in...

Edo University Refutes Alleged NUC Revoking Of Operating Licences

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City Edo University Iyamho has described the current rumour being circulated in the different social media by some frustrated elements ,claiming that the operating licences of the university has been withdrawn as baseless and totally unfounded. National...

Court dismisses certificate case against Kwara Gov

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday dismissed the certificate forgery case filed against Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq after the claimant insisted he was withdrawing the case. Justice Adenike Akinpelu struck out the case after Adekunle...
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Kwara South Senator lauds Gov AbdulRazaq on infrastructure

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Senator representing Kwara South, Lola Ashiru has lauded Governor AbdulRahman...
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Saudi Arabia denies Netanyahu held secret meeting with crown prince

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Al-Saud denied on Monday reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Saudi Arabia...

Immunisation: WHO, experts call for safe resumption of services amid COVID-19 pandemic

As countries prepare for eventual COVID-19 vaccines, experts caution that falling immunisation coverage could lead to outbreaks of other vaccine-preventable diseases.

APC rents Ebonyi lCC as secretariat, says Pub. Sec

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi has rented the ultra-modern International Conference Centre, Abakaliki as its new state secretariat.The party’s state...

NEMA seeks partnership with insurance coys

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it is seeking partnership with insurance companies and brokers to create awareness on the need...