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Another boat capsizes with 22 passengers in Niger, says NSEMA

  A boat carrying about 22 passengers on board from Kasabu village in Agwara local government area of Niger State to Yauri in Kebbi State has capsized. Alhaji Salihu Garba, overseeing Director General of the Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) …

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  By Toyin Falola To run for an election in Nigeria, as you raise the money you need, now in billions of naira, remember one thing: divide the money into two—one for the elections and the other for legal matters. If you win, the loser will take you to court. …

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Ooni pleads support for Tinubu

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has pleaded with Nigerians to persevere with President Bola Tinubu’s administration in view of the current economic situation. The royal father made the appeal during the visitation to his family compound as grand-finale of Olojo Annual Festival at Oketase …

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 23 feared dead as boat capsizes in Kebbi

  The Kebbi State Government has condoled with members of immediate families, Yauri Emirate Council, and the Local Government over a boat which capsized involving 30 traders. In the ugly accident, 23 people were feared dead. Alhaji Ahmed Idris, Chief Press Secretary to the governor disclosed this in a statement …

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Motorists groan over bad state of Mowo-Ikoga Road in Badagry

  Motorists plying  Mowo – Ikoga  Road in  Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State have expressed serious concern over the bad state of the road. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) on Tuesday in Badagry, some of the motorists said the deplorable state of the …

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NECA lauds govt, organised labour over suspended strike

  Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has lauded the Federal Government and the Organised Labour for the resolution reached to avert the indefinite strike in the country. Mr Smatt Oyerinde, Director-General of NECA gave the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. …

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Going nostalgic with Fabowale

  By Olayinka Oyegbile A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness ~Robert Frost (A review of Lola Fabowale’s Nostalgia and Tears F’orile, Kraftgriots, Ibadan, 2023) Lola Fabowale’s Nostalgia and Tears F’orile, a debut collection of poems makes for easy reading …

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Court remands doctor for allegedly N6m fraud

    A Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja on Friday ordered that a 34-year-old doctor, Kelvin Royce be remanded in a correction centre for allegedly defrauding his friend of N6 million. The Judge, Ibrahim Rufai, adjourned the matter untill Oct.2 for ruling in the defendant’s bail application made …

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World Heart Day: FG unveils cardiac emergency response devices

      The Federal Government on Friday unveiled the Cardiac Emergency Response Box otherwise known as Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to respond to heart emergencies such as cardiac arrest. The Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof. Ali Pate, inaugurated the three devices in Abuja in commemoration of …

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PDP rejects Kaduna tribunal’s judgment

  The Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the judgment of the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal affirming the election of Gov. Uba Sani of All Progressives Congress (APC), saying it will seek redress at the Court of Appeal. Mr Alberah Catoh, the Publicity Secretary of …

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