CAPPA, AUPCTRE urge Reps to reject lobby for Water Resources Bill’s passage

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have described the lobby for passage of the Water Resources Bill by the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, as an insult to the sensibilities of Nigerians who have rejected the Bill. …

Iyana-Ipaja accident update: Miscreants attack LASEMA team, halts operation

Miscreants have attacked a team of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, in the course of carrying out their essential duties at the scene of a multiple accident which occurred at about Noon on Sunday. The attack which occurred few minutes ago has disrupted the ongoing response at the scene. ALSO READ: Two dead, three-year old, …

Two dead, three-year old, mother, others survive multiple accidents in Lagos

By Bose Adelaja Two adult males including one Christopher Eyor have lost their lives while an unidentified three years old girl, her mother and other road users were Sunday, rescued in a multiple accident which occurred at Al-maruf, bus-stop Iyana- Ipaja area of Lagos State. The incident which occurred inward Abule-Egba at about Noon involved …

Senate queries N110m paid ghost workers by JAMB

Senate By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has queried the issue of N110.4 million allegedly collected by ghost workers, which is presently rocking the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB. The allegation of the ghost workers paid about N110.4 million was raised by the Senator Matthew Urhoghide-led Committee on Public Accounts. Senator Urhoghide represents Edo South …

#EndSARS Protests: Don’t be afraid, come for dialogue with Govt Buhari tells youths

Warns against use of violent force against any innocent persons By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA–PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari last night in Abuja appealed to Nigerian youths to end street protests and participate in meaningful discussions with government aimed at comprehensive reforms to end all forms of police brutality against Nigerians. President Buhari has also condemned wrongful use and …

Senate queries N110m paid ghost by JAMB

Senate By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has queried the issue of N110.4 million allegedly collected by ghost workers, which is presently rocking the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB. The allegation of the ghost workers paid about N110.4 million was raised by the Senator Matthew Urhoghide-led Committee on Public Accounts. Senator Urhoghide represents Edo South …

Osun: Government‘ll deal with trouble makers decisively — commissioner

Shina Abubakar, Osogbo Osun State Government has reiterated its commitment to protecting the lives and property of resident and deal with anyone fomenting trouble across the state. This was contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode on Sunday. She disclosed that the state is aware of …

#Endsars: FG reassures youth of 5-point demand implementation

A file image of the #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Tollgate, before the gunfire. Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology has reiterated the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in implementing the five-point demand of the EndSARS protesters. Onu gave the assurance in Abakaliki on Sunday during a sympathy visit to Miss Favour Imoha, …

US rescue operation confirms Buhari’s incompetence ― PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sunday said the swift operation by the United States to rescue her citizen held hostage by bandits on Nigerian soil has further confirmed that the Buhari Presidency can neither secure the territorial integrity of the nation nor arrest the wave of insecurity ravaging the country under its watch. …

Allow peace in Alor, Ngige’s community begs him

Dr. Chris Ngige By Vincent Ujumadu Awka — The people of Alor in Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State have accused the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, an indigene of the town, of fuelling crisis in the area, urging him to allow peace reign. However, the minister said all he had …

Senate queries N110 million collected by ghost workers rocking JAMB

Senate By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate has has querried the alleged N110.4 million ghost workers presently rocking the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, JAMB. The allegation of the Ghost workers of about N110.4 million was raised by the Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South led Senate Committee on Public Accounts. The Senate Committee is …

9 Nigerians contesting in Tuesday’s U.S. elections

No fewer than nine Nigerian Americans are on the ballot in Tuesday’s general elections in the United States, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Running mostly on the platform of the Democratic Party, the candidates are bidding for different offices at the federal, state and local levels. NAN reports that besides the presidential election, …

Police arrest 5 suspected cultists in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command says it has arrested five suspected members of a dreaded cult group for allegedly unleashing terror on the people of Ifo town in the early hours of Sunday. The Spokesman of the command, Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement he issued in Abeokuta on Sunday. Oyeyemi, who said that …

Ogulagha-Odimodi/SPDC Rift: Dialogue, Way to Settlement – Otuaro

By Etop Ekanem Delta State Deputy Governor, Deacon Kingsley Otuaro indicated  dialogue held prospects of resolving rift between Ogulagha/Odimodi Communities and Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) while advising all aggrieved communities to always leverage on the state’s peace institutions to resolve conflicts. Otuaro, gave the advise, Friday, shortly after closed-door meeting in Government House Annexe, …

HQ attack: Critical information, documents not tampered with — NPA boss

Hadiza Bala Usman Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has said that critical information, finance and payment documents of the authority were not tampered with during the fire incident at its headquarters. Bala-Usman made this known on Sunday in Lagos when addressing newsmen after an on-the-spot assessment of the damage at the headquarters. …

Buhari condoles with Turkey, Greece over earthquakes

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey and the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, over the reported earthquakes in the two countries, leaving many casualties. The Nigerian leader’s condolence message was contained in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, …

Leadership crisis: Yoruba groups deny disowning Akintoye as leader

Pass vote of confidence on renowned historian By Dapo Akinrefon LEADERS of the self-determination groups, yesterday, reaffirmed Professor Banjo Akintoye as Yoruba Leader and equally passed a vote of confidence on the leadership of the Emeritus Professor. In a communiqué reportedly issued after its meeting in Ibadan, Oyo-State, the Assembly of Yoruba Groups Worldwide which …

US rescue operation confirms Buhari’s incompetence- PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said the swift operation by the United States to rescue her citizen held hostage by bandits on Nigerian soil has further confirmed that the Buhari Presidency can neither secure the territorial integrity of the nation nor arrest the wave of insecurity ravaging the country under its watch. …