Breaking: Boko Haram launches fresh attack in Gwoza town – Residents

File photo of terrorists By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri Fleeing residents of Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno state have revealed that armed Boko Haram sect have on Sunday night launched an attack on the town with fear of severe casualties. Gwoza is one of the Council areas declared as Boko Haram caliphate until it was liberated. The incident according to …

ASUU urges FG to take out IPPIS as condition to call off strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) urged the Federal Government to leave the Integrated Payroll Personnel Information System (IPPIS) as condition to call off its ongoing strike in the country. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President said this in a statement made available on Sunday in Abuja that the ongoing strike may still linger if …

US electoral process worth emulating – Kalu

Orji Kalu … hails Biden,  Harris By Victor Ajihromanus Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Orji Kalu,  has said the victory of US President-elect,  Joe Biden,  shows the country’s electoral process is a model worthy of emulation. Describing the victory  as victory for the world, Kalu emphasised the role …

FG is addressing job creation for youths — Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday in Lagos said that the Federal Government will continue to address the issue of job creation for the youth. Mohammed said this while speaking with newsmen on the sideline of the meeting of governors, ministers and traditional rulers of South-West states following the …

South-East Governors meet Wike over IPOB

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, South-East Governors and other stakeholders are currently locked in crucial talks at the Government House, Port Harcourt. Ebonyi Governor Dave Umahi, was said to led other South East Governors to the meeting at the Rivers Government House. READ ALSO:VIDEO: LCC boss presents footages of Lekki shootings as legal tussle …

Nigeria’s most wanted robbery kingpin, Shina Rambo resurfaces

robber One time Nigeria’s most wanted criminal, Shina Rambo, has resurfaced in the Ekiti capital professing that he is now a changed man working for God as a preacher of the gospel of Christ. He spoke on Sunday night on a weekend Yoruba programme monitored on Fresh FM Radio, Ado Ekiti, and anchored personally by prominent ace …

Why strike still lingers – ASUU

By Adesina Wahab The Acsdemic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Sunday night the insistence of the Federal Government to use its  payment platform, the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System, IPPIS, to pay some entitlements due to its members is the main reason the ongoing strike by the union members has lingered. The umion …

Economic diversification, ethical leadership panacea to Nigeria’s economic downturn – Danbatta

•Prof Umar Garba Danbatta By Emmanuel Elebeke Says digital age offers greater revenue-earning potential. The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, says  economic diversification and ethical leadership are needed at all levels of government as panacea to the current economic headwinds in Nigeria. Danbatta stated this when he …

Ghanaian lady bites off Penis of ‘Rapist who asked for blow job’

Juanita, a 24-year-old Ghanaian woman, has bitten off the penis of Emmanuel Ankron, a suspected armed robber who had asked for a blow job after allegedly raping her. Blow job is the activity of giving sexual pleasure to a man by using the mouth on his penis. According to BBC, the incident occurred at Obuasi …

Hisbah destroys over N200 million beers in Kano

By Bashir Bello KANO – Kano State Hisbah Board has destroyed 1,975,000 bottles of beer worth over N200 million confiscated within Kano metropolis. The destruction exercise was carried out at Kalebawa in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. Speaking at the event, Ganduje represented by his Deputy, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf …

Communal clashes: Lagos issues a-7 day quit notice to over 2,500 illegal squatters in Fagba, environs

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government through the states Environmental and Special Offences, Enforcement Unit, called taskforce, has served a 7-day ‘Removal Order’ and quit notices to owners, occupiers of all illegal structures, shanties numbering over 2,500 in Fagba, Iju-Ishaga along, Abbatoire new Oko-Oba area of the state. Recall there had been …

Valuable items destroyed as fire razes Ajimobi’s wife’s Grandex stores

By Adeola Badru Items worth millions of naira, were yesterday destroyed as part of a grocery and household supermarket, Grandex stores, believed to be owned by Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, wife of the late former Governor Abiola Ajimobi, located at Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State, was razed by fire. The incident which started at 3:00 pm, from …

Valuable items destroyed as fire razes Grandex stores in Ibadan

By Adeola Badru Items worth millions of naira, were yesterday destroyed as part of a grocery and household supermarket, Grandex stores, believed to be owned by Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, wife of the late former Governor Abiola Ajimobi, located at Bodija, Ibadan, Oyo State, was razed by fire. The incident which started at 3:00 pm, from …

N75bn ESP: Lagos, Kano, Abia on priority list – Presidency 

A map of Nigeria By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA–THE Presidency has said that Lagos, Kano and Abia states will be treated differently from other states of the federation in the distribution of palliatives under the N75 billion Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) MSMEs Survival Fund because they will have more beneficiaries. The Presidency also said that other states …

N75bn ESP: Lagos, Kano, Abia on priority list ― Presidency

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Presidency has said that Lagos, Kano and Abia states will be treated differently from other states of the federation in the distribution of palliatives under the N75 billion Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) MSMEs Survival Fund because they will have more beneficiaries. The Presidency also said that other states and the Federal …

Organise National Convention now or quit, Senator Marafa tells Buni

Mai Mala Buni …Says Organising membership registration outside his mandate of the committee, an attempt by Buni to perpetuate himself in office. By Henry Umoru SENATOR Kabiru Marafa who represented Zamfara Central in the Senate has asked the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, to immediately convene a national …

Group rescues 200 children, others from developing deafness in Kano

By Bashir Bello – Kano Not fewer than 200 patients including children with different ear and hearing problems have been treated and rescued from developing deafness through medical interventions by a charitable group, Suleiman Hearing and Educational Foundation. The Foundation’s Director, Hearing Mission, Dr. Abdulmajid Suleiman disclosed this while carrying out a medical outreach in …