Reps suspend debate on sexual harassment bill

The House of Representatives has suspended debate on the bill to seek punishment for sexual harassment of students. The bill, sent to the House for concurrence from the Senate, was suspended because it is restricted to...

Two Sentenced to 6 Months Imprisonment Each for BVN Scam

Justice Sa’ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on Thursday sentenced the duo of Innocent Uche Clinton and Emmanuel Okanni for fraud. Innocent and Emmanuel specialised in scamming unsuspecting members of the public by sending text messages claiming...

More Nigerians move back from Libya

At least 155 Nigerians have voluntarily returned from Libya barely two weeks after 171 returned home from the north African country. They were brought into Nigeria on Thursday aboard a chartered Nouvel Air aircraft with registration...

Bayelsa govt to partner Legal Educ Council for NDU Law Faculty’s accreditation

Bayelsa State Government has restated its preparedness to collaborate with the Council for Legal Education to ensure the sustenance of the accreditation of the Faculty of Law, Niger Delta University. Speaking on behalf of Governor Seriake...

Rice Revolution: CBN Gov Godwin Emefiele says 250,000 Kebbi Farmers will become Millionaires by...

Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has said that 250,000 millionaire farmers will be created Kebbi state by the end of 2017. Emefiele made the disclosure to Kebbi farmers when he visited the WACOT Rice...

Ondo PDP warns Akeredolu against ‘politics of vendatta’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has again warned Governor Rotimi Akeredolu against dissolution of the existing local government administration in the state. The party also cautioned the present administration in the state not...

U.S. commends Nigeria, neighbours over Boko Haram war

Nigeria and its neighbours have received the commendation of the U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson or the effective strategies adopted to combat the destructive activities of the Boko Haram terrorists. The Correspondent of the News...

Water shortage causes tightness in Ekiti

scarcity of water has become a perennial problem in Ekiti State owing largely to the disadvantaged rocky terrain of its landscape. In dry season, December of a preceding year to April of the following year, water...

Islamic Bank gives Osun $65m loan for water

Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Wednesday said the state government had secured a $65-million loan from Islamic Development Bank (IDB) to  improve water supply in the state. He made this known during the celebration of...

23 Persons Die in Ghastly Accident in Kebbi

Twenty three persons have died following an accident involving a Toyota Canter vehicle and a motorcycle. The incident occurred on the Tunga Giwa – Ruwa road in Shanga Local Government Area of Kebbi State. The driver Toyota Canter...