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Irate youths set commercial bus ablaze for allegedly killing motorcyclist

A commercial bus was, in the early hours of Wednesday, set ablaze by some angry youths after the driver had allegedly killed a motorcyclist in Ibadan. Our correspondent reports that the accident occurred at Idi-Ape area of the city. Mrs Uche...

Peacekeeping: UN recognises Nigerian policewoman

CSP Catherine Ugorji of the Nigerian police and serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has been selected by the UN as one of two runners-up for the prestigious UN Woman Police Officer of...

Ebonyi gov’t seeks NDPHC’s collaboration on power supply

Abuja, Sept. 8, 2020 The Ebonyi state government says it is seeking the collaboration of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) in the area of power projects delivery to enhance industrialization drive. NDPHC’s General Manager Communication, Mr Yakubu...

FIRS: Senate summons Nami over alleged recruitment scandal

BARRING any last minute hitch, the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Mohammed Nami, would be making an appearance before the Senate Committee on Public Petitions to answer questions bothering the alleged recruitment scandal at the tax...

N40bn NDDC probe: Reps step down consideration of report

The House of Representatives on Thursday stepped down consideration of its reports on the alleged N40 billion irregular expenditures in the Niger Delta Commission (NDDC) investigation. This followed an observation raised by the Chairman, House Committee on Rules and Business,...

Manchester City aren’t the only big spenders — Guardiola

If there is one thing that still riles Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, it is the suggestion that his English Premier League (EPL) success is down to money. Manchester City were cleared on Monday of breaking UEFA’s Financial Fair Play...

COVID-19: Ondo govt fumigates markets, motor parks in Okitipupa LGA

The Ondo government, on Wednesday, took its fumigation and distillation of markets, motor parks and streets to the Okitipupa Local Government area of the state. Our corespondent reports that the exercise was part of efforts by government to contain the...

Lockdown: Kaduna residents complain of hunger, demand food

Some residents of Kaduna have expressed reservation over the stay-at-home order imposed on the state government, and alleged that starvation was setting in. A cross section of the residents, who spoke to our correspondent in separate interviews, said they could no...

Covid-19: Dr. Yusuf, Senior Pastor, TROI Church Abuja distributes preventive kits to taskforce members

  By Ere-ebi Imisi As part of efforts to contain the spread of the Corona Virus otherwise known as Covid-19, the Senior Pastor of Touch for Recovery Outreach International, TROI, Abuja Dr. Yusuf JS is distributing preventive kits to members of...

PAP: Ex-agitators call for immediate appointment of S.A

    By Ere-ebi AGEDAH   Ex agitators of the Federal Amnesty programm have called for an immediate appointment of a Special adviser to pilot their affairs in the amnesty program.   Speaking during a peaceful protest at the Amnesty office in Abuja they also...
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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...