Monthly Archives: July, 2019

Kwara Assembly moves to restore Kwara United FC’s lost glory

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Worried by the dwindling performance of the Kwara State darling team, Kwara United Football Club, the State House of Assembly, has directed its relevant Standing Committee to convene stakeholders meeting with a view to restoring its...

Insecurity: Stakeholders advocate community policing in Nigeria

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Stakeholders have attributed the current security challenges in the country to Nigeria’s porous land borders. They, therefore, for the umpteenth time, recommended community policing as panacea to the seemingly intractable insecurity challenges in some parts of the country. The...

59,306 candidates to partake in UNILORIN admission screening exercise

By Steve Oni, Ilorin A total of 59,306 candidates are expected to take part in a four-day screening exercise for the 2019/2020 academic session of the University of Ilorin that will end on Thursday. Speaking with journalists in Ilorin on Tuesday,...

Bendel Insurance FC Confirm Bernard Ogbe’s Appointment As Technical Manager

... As Tactician Assumes Duty By Ikhili Ebalu , Benin City The appointment of Coach Bernard Okpeh Ogbe as the new Technical Manager of Bendel Insurance FC of Benin has been confirmed and the Benue born Tactician has since assumed duty. The former Mighty...

Full List of Nominated Commissioners appointed by Gov. Zulum

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno state has appointed commissioners that would work with him. Below is a full list of the commissioners. (1) Prof.Isa Hussaini Matte (2) Engr.Bukar Talba (3) Engr. Alhaji Mustapha Gubio (4) Hon.Yerima Kareto (6) Hon.Sugun Mai Mele (7) Barr.Kaka Shehu...

Arrest Oshiomhole Now- Edo APC Tells Obaseki

By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City APC leaders in Edo state have called on the governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki to arrest his predecessor in office who is now the National chairman of the party, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, following allegations ...

BSMC Crisis: Committee submits Report to Kwara govt

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi has called on the people of the State to support and cooperate with the government in its determination to improve and make life easy for the citizenry. Alabi made the call...

UniPort Alumni commend Buhari for appointing 2 Credible Alumni

By Ere-ebi Imisi The University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the nomination of 2 illustrious, people-focused and credible alumni of the unique University as members of the Federal Executive Council. In a statement issued to...

Ex PDP National Chairman decries rising insecurity in Nigeria

Steve Oni, Ilorin Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Abubarkar Kawu Baraje, has strongly condemned religious extremism, saying no religion, particularly Islam, approves of killing of other people in the name of religion as being canvassed...

Kwara Gov mourns veteran journalist Oyebanji

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has expressed sadness at the death of veteran sportscaster, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62 years. "We commiserate with the family, colleagues, friends and the NTA where the veteran journalist served for 35 years...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...