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Armed Robbers Kill FRSC Marshal

A driver with the Federal Road Safety Corps, has been killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja- Kaduna express way at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, in what seems to be a armed robbery attack. In an official statement released by the Corps Public …

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Sylva Warns Dickson Over Fake News Against Presidency

All Progressives Congress (APC) Chieftain and Former Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Timipre Sylva, has accused incumbent governor, Seriake Dickson of planning fake news campaign against key officials of the Buhari presidency campaign in the state. In a statement signed by Julius Bokoru, Media Assistant to the former governor, Sylva …

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Commotion, Gunshots at APC Lagos Rally, MC Oluomo stabbed

Sporadic gunshots rent the air as pandemonium broke out in Lagos on Tuesday when the All Progressives Congress, APC, flagged off its campaign for its governorship candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other party flag-bearers in the state. Popular ‘area father’, MC Oluomo, was said to have been stabbed in the skirmish …

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FG, ASUU Reach Truce, Strike May End Soon

The Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) reached possible agreement on Monday toward resolving the ongoing lecturers’ strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this after a reconciliatory meeting with ASUU in Abuja. Ngige said the meeting was fruitful as an agreement had …

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Ogun: Six Commissioners Quit

Six commissioners in Ogun State has resigned their appointments from the cabinet of Governor Ibikunle Amosun. Those who resigned their appointments are: Mrs Ronke Sokefun (Urban and Physical Planning); Mrs Adepeju Adebajo (Agriculture); Leke Adewolu (Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs); Adedayo Adeneye (Information and Strategy); Kolawole Lawal (Forestry) and Modupe …

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Take Charge of Campaign Council – Buhari Asks Tinubu

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council and asked Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the co-chairman of the council to fully take charge of the campaign. Speaking at the inauguration of the Council at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, the president, who is the Chairman …

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EFCC Secures Babangida’s Conviction in Drug Importation Trial

A case being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Kano State High Court has ended today with a 6-month prison sentence for the defendant. Justice Ibrahim Karaye convicted and slammed the 6-month prison sentence on Mustapha Babangida who was facing trial over N2.5million fraud. According …

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Court Nulifies APC Direct, Indirect Primaries in Rivers

A Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on Monday nullified the direct and indirect primary elections allegedly conducted by two factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers. Delivering judgment, Justice Kolawole Omotosho, said both factions of the APC acted in disrespect of a pending suit before a Port Harcourt …

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Minimum Wage: Labour to Stage Nationwide Protest Tomorrow

The Nigeria Labour Congress has announced it would embark on a nationwide protest tomorrow to press home its demand for a higher minimum wage. The union’s general secretary, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, however clarified today that the planned protest by Nigerian workers is not a strike action. The umbrella labour union …

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Sowore Gets Support From Home Front

Presidential Candidate of the Africa Action Congress, AAC, Omoyele Sowore has met with political parties and stakeholders of Ondo South Senatorial zone, his home base. At the meeting, he urged them, along with others Nigerians to do the right thing at the polls to truly experience a New Year. “This …

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