Edo State Government bans the use of Schools and Roads for Parties

The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Paul Ohonbamuannounced on Wednesday that The Edo State Government has banned the use of the premises of public schools, roads and other public places for social events He said that henceforth, the government would...

Police angry with officers taking pictures with Nnamdi Kanu

The Nigeria Police Force is irked that some officers are taking photographs with pro-secession leader Nnamdi Kanu, and warned that authorities will not take the action with levity. The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris,...

Ritual killers butcher pensioner in Ekitic

Some assailants, suspected to be ritual killers, on Tuesday killed a 73-year-old pensioner, Mrs. Adetutu Ajayi, in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. Adetutu, the daughter of a former Accountant General of the Old Western Region, Mr. Samuel...

Varsity partner coy in honey production

The University of Ilorin, and a Lagos-based Company, Origin Group Nigeria Ltd., have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for commercial production of honey through the university’s Apiary Unit. The university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof. AbdulGaniyu Ambali, who...

Nigeria, Singapore trade hit N846bn

Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun has said the volume of trade between Nigeria and Singapore reached N846 billion from 2011 to 2015 with absolute balance of trade of N222 billion in favour of Nigeria. She announced this...

Saraki confirms Senators have fulfilled their N300k per person pledge to IDPs

Senate President Bukola Saraki has confirmed that all members of the Upper Chamber has fulfilled their October 2016 pledge to contribute N300,000 each to support Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the North-East. He made this known on Tuesday, on...

Army chiefs seek information on insurgents

The Service Chiefs rose from a meeting in Maiduguri on Tuesday, calling on Nigerians to volunteer information to assist the military succeed in the counter-insurgency campaign. A statement issued by Maj. Gen. John Eneche, the Director...

Osinbajo asks APC governors to work harder

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured Nigerians that the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government will surely deliver on its promises to Nigerians despite numerous challenges facing the economy and the country. He spoke in...

Presidency commends CAN’s message to Buhari

Presidency has described as “touching and thoughtful,” a message received from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) expressing joy at the news of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recovery from illness. In a statement in Abuja on Monday,...

Police uncover Badoo shrine, arrest 51-year-old for killing couple

A 51-year-old man, Alhaji Alaka Abayomi, has been arrested in connection with the attack on a family of five in Oke Ota community, Ibeshe, Ikorodu by a ritual cult, Badoo. Abayomi, who lives in the Magodo area...