Category: National News

No End to Wike’s Politics of Deceit and Lies, Says Rivers APC

The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress has described as “really bizarre” for a state governor to blame the federal government for deliberately...

Nigerians in US Hard Working, Law Abiding, Says Consul-General

Nigerians resident in the U.S. are hardworking and law-abiding, Consul-General of Nigeria at Atlanta, Mr Kayode Laro, has said. Laro said that the Consulate was proud of...

NIMASA, World Maritime Varsity Sign MoU to Develop Maritime Industry

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), and   World Maritime University (WMU), Malmo, Sweden on Monday in Lagos signed a Memorandum of...

Imo Has Suffered Neglect at Niger Delta Ministry, Says Okorocha

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that the state suffered total neglect in the hands of the Ministry of Niger Delta since it was created and noted that the...

Non-payment of Terminal Benefits: Group Gives THISDAY, AIT 7-day Ultimatum

*Seeks liquidation of media firms over non-payment of salary arrears The Citizens Advocacy for Social and Economic Rights (CASER), a human right group has issued a seven...

Abuja: Police, Shiites clash over El-Zakzaky

It was chaos Monday afternoon in the streets of Abuja as members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also called Shiites, clashed with police officers during a...

Enugu Workers Endorse Ugwuanyi for Second Term

Workers and pensioners in Enugu State under the auspices of the Organized Labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Thursday...

FIIRO Calls Deeper Synergy Research Institutes and Universities

Director-General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Prof. Gloria Elemo, has called for deeper synergy between research institutes and...

Payroll Fraud: We’ll Clean the System, Says Bayelsa Deputy Gov.

Bayelsa State Government has declared its intention to sustain the ongoing reforms in the public sector despite what it described as pockets of opposition by some...

Presidency Visit: I was Deceived, Says Bishop Sado

A fresh insight into the recent endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari by Arewa Pastors Non-Denominational Initiative for Peace in Nigeria (APPIN) has emerged. This...

Edo Partners EU on Water Projects in 46 Communities, Says Commissioner

The Edo Government has said tha it is partnering with the European Union (EU) to provide potable water to 46 rural communities across the state. The Commissioner for...

NCAT Denies Sack of 37 Teachers

The Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria, Kaduna State, has denied sacking 37 teachers from its staff school. The Spokesperson for NCAT, Mr Jude Amadi,...

Nasarawa Residents Worried over Increasing Cases of Domestic Violence

Following the increasing cases of domestic violence in the society, some residents in New Nyanya and Mararaba in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa state have...

Breach of Property Lease: Court Dismisses Landlord’s Suit against UBA

Justice Bola Okikiolu-Ighile of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Tuesday dismissed the N36.8 million suit filed by a Lagos businessman, Alhaji Azeez Ayomumoye,...

FAAN to Complete Installation of CCTV at Lagos, Abuja Airports Airside Soon

The ongoing installation of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at the airsides of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International...

IGP to Adopt Stringent Measures to End Violence in Taraba

Nigeria’s Police Chief, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Monday declared stringent measures aimed at tackling the insecurity that had enveloped parts of Taraba in the past few...

Federal Govt Upgrades Electricity Distribution Capacity in Umuahia, Aba

Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister for Power, Works and Housing, has said that the transmission capacities of Umuahia and Aba transmission sub-stations have been upgraded to...

PDP Stalwart Wants Ex-SSG Apologise to Umahi

BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Abakaliki• A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ebonyi state, Chief Godwin Akaji, has urged former Secretary to the...

Rivers: APC Congratulates Opobo People for Abandoning Wike, PDP

Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the success of the Opobo/Nkoro grand reception/mega rally hosted by the Director General of...

Buhari’s Declaration A Patriotic Response to Clarion Call, Says Okorocha

•Good news for anti-corruption fight, says CACOL• BY ROLAND OGBONNAYA• Governor of Imo State and Chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha...