Man goes into coma after hit by Customs’ stray bullet in Ogun 

Victim of Customs’ stray bullet in Ogun James Ogunnaike A middle-aged man, Idowu Moses, on Saturday sustained gunshot injury following a clash between men of the Nigerian Customs Service and smugglers in Oja Odan, in Yewa South Local Government Area of Ogun State. Moses, who is the Chairman of the Nigerian Association of Panel Beaters, Oja …

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Group makes case for reformed ex-inmates

…wants them reintegrated, employed in communities By Bashir Bello A non-governmental organisation, Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action, (PRAWA) has on Saturday make case for ex-inmates who had undergone reformation and rehabilitation. The group wants the smooth re-integration of the persons back in their communities and also provided job opportunities to work and fend for themselves. …

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My ordeals are political arrangements ahead of Delta 2023 Guber race ― Gbagi

Gbagi Threatens legal action against sponsors Emma Amaize, Jimitota Onoyume & Perez Brisibe FORMER Minister of State for Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has denied media reports that he assaulted and stripped naked four staff of Signatious Hotel describing the reports as political arrangements ahead of the Delta State 2023 governorship election. Gbagi during a media briefing …

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Buhari condemns attack on Zulum’s convoy, killings of security agents

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the ambush on the entourage of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, which led to the death of security men and some operatives of Civilian-JTF. The President made the condemnation in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday. …

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Focus on health, education, roads, Edo people set agenda for Obaseki

By Ozioruva Aliu AS Governor Godwin Obaseki prepares to round up his first term by November 12th and begin his second term, a cross-section of Edo people want him to focus on health, education, and road construction. They lauded the EdoBEST initiative which trained primary school teachers on modern techniques of teaching and created the …

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Buhari condemns attack on Gov. Zulum’s convoy, killings of security agents

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the ambush on the entourage of Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno, which led to the death of security men and some operatives of Civilian-JTF. The President made the condemnation in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Saturday. …

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Zulum laments death of 11 security personnel ambush by Boko Haram

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno decried the killing of eight policemen and three members of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF), who were ambushed in Kukawa Local Government Area on Friday. Zulum lamentation is contained in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media and Strategies, Malam Isa Gusau, in Maiduguri …

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Gunmen abduct Catholic Priest in Delta

File photo of gunmen By Festus Ahon SUSPECTED Fulani herdsmen, Saturday evening, kidnapped a Catholic Priest, Revd. Fr. Jude Onyebadi and three of his workers in his farm along Isssele-uku-Issele-Mkpitime road, Aniocha North Local Government Area, Delta State, throwing the area into fear. Our Correspondent reports that Onyebadi who was also kidnapped two years ago was …

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Police confirm attack on Borno officials by insurgents, say 11 killed,13 injured

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum (centre). The Police in Borno on Saturday confirmed the death of eight policemen and three members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in an attack on the convoy of officials of Borno government. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Edet Okon, who disclosed this in a …

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100, 000 traders to benefit from “Trader money” in Kwara

The Kwara government says a total of 100,000 petty traders will benefit from the first phase of the state’s Social Investment Scheme, otherwise known as ‘Trader money’. The Chief Press Secretary to Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Rafiu Ajakaye, made this known in a statement issued on Saturday in Ilorin. Ajakaye said that the governor was passionate …

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FG set to address flooding as HYPPADEC takes off soon

The Federal Government is set to ensure the take-off of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) with a view to addressing the perennial flooding in the country. Dr Umar Jibrilu-Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, disclosed this in a statement …

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Fuel, electricity tariff hike: Labour mulls to boycott meeting with FG on Monday

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE organised labour Saturday said that the planned nationwide strike expected to commence midnight Sunday will go ahead despite the purported court injunction restraining labour from embarking on strike. Labour also faulted the said injunction stopping the protest, saying that the action of the government has put the Monday meeting on a shaky …

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Oduduwa Republic Oct 1 rally divides Yoruba leaders

By Dayo Johson, Dapo Akinrefon, Jimitota Onoyume, Adeola Badru,Demola Akinyemi, Olayinka Ajayi, Ola Ajayi, Shina Abubakar, James Ogunnaike & Rotimi Ojomoyela Yoruba leaders across states where there are indigenous Yoruba in Nigeria are sharply divided over the appropriateness of the agitation for Oduduwa Republic. They were particularly on different pages with promoters of the self-determination agenda, …

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Minister asks TCN to collaborate with DisCo to improve power supply

Goddy Jeddy-Agba, minister of state for power, has urged the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to collaborate with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in order to improve power supply to customers. Speaking on Thursday during a tour of upgraded facilities of the IBEDC interchange injection sub-station and Ayede sub-station, the minister said he wanted …

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Police officer kills one in Sokoto over fight for Tambuwal’s giveaway

Tambuwal Soni Daniel – Abuja An attempt by a police officer to separate a fight by two warring groups claiming ownership of an unspecified amount of cash given to them by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, claimed one life in the state on Saturday. The police officer was however promptly taken into custody on the …

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MTV Base partners Sujimoto on Celebrity Lifestyle

Sujimoto MTV Base, Africa’s finest music and entertainment platform have partnered with Africa’s luxury real estate and luxury property deal maker, Sujimoto Construction to showcase celebrity lifestyle on TV in its next episode of Celeb Living on the premium television channel. This partnership is put together with aim of offering celebrity lifestyle affinity for the best-in-class …

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