As security agents comb the South-East and South-South regions for suspected criminal elements over attacks and killings of security personnel, the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) has warned against extra-judicial killings and harassment of innocent Nigerians.
No fewer than six persons, including an infant, were on Wednesday confirmed dead when a refrigerator gas cylinder exploded in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.
Lagos State has received another batch of AstraZeneca vaccine from the Federal government, the Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has disclosed.
Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has declared 3-days of national prayer for the country to seek divine intervention concerning the spate of insecurity and violence across the states.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has lamented that the country was indeed in a deep trying time following the recent burglary incident in the Aso Rock residence of the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
The governor also said that he would continue to interact with the masses through civic engagements and other platforms for proper and effective spread of dividends of democracy in the state.
The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has urged the Federal Government to deduct funds meant for state judiciaries from the May 2021 Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
The acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr Usman Baba, has acknowledged the security ecosystem Nigeria is currently battling with, assuring, however, that they are not insurmountable.
South East Governors have been criticised by the Human Right Liberty Access and Defender’s (HURIDE) for their alleged failure to immortalise renowned human rights activist, Innocent Chukwuma, who died recently in Lagos.
A former Vice Chairman of Lagos Island East Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Asekun Kehinde Sakiru, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos.
The Rivers State Taskforce on street trading and illegal motor parks said it arrested one person after some commercial drivers attacked its members on duty at the Agip axis of Port Harcourt.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has urged Nigerians to embrace dialogue in resolving differences, to ensure sustainable peace in the country.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has said it’s time for Nigerians to pray and seek God’s face on the issue of insecurity ravaging the country.
House of Representatives members from the 17 Southern States have thrown their weight behind the region’s Governors in their quest for restructuring, true federalism and permanent ban on open grazing.
Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza on Wednesday and Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel Aviv and the southern city of Beersheba in the region’s most intense hostilities in years
The Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, OSSAP-SDGs has denied report on the social media linking it with an “abandoned” 7 kilometer road project in Gungura Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari (APC – Oyo North) says Nigeria needs restructuring to resolve its myriads of problems, not secession.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged Muslims in the state and across the country to continue on the path of spirituality and peaceful co-existence.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has raised the alarm over the poor delivery of healthcare services, as a result of the worsening state of insecurity in the country.
Former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is reportedly the leading contender to take the Crystal Palace job this summer, with Roy Hodgson set to leave Selhurst Park.
Nine of the original 12 founding teams involved in the controversial project – including all six English clubs – have renounced the competition and promised to take all possible steps to remove themselves from it. \
The federal government and governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed on a revenue-sharing formula to resolve the raging dispute over the full implementation of financial autonomy for state judiciaries and legislatures.
The newly appointed Executive Secretary/Chief Executive, Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN), Alhaji Shuaibu Ahmed, Thursday said he is committed to the enforcement of accounting standards, supervision and collaboration with regulatory supervisory bodies including the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the National Pension Commission (PenCom).
Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, has said the threat of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, a Biafran separatist organization in Nigeria to attack soft targets in Lagos and agitators for the Oodua Republic by some Yoruba separatist groups and the threats to disrupt law and order in the state are being put on the radar of the command intelligence gathering and other security services in the state and being closely monitored.
Chelsea have set a £40 million asking price for striker Tammy Abraham this summer for any interested clubs, and there are expected to be a few.
A Bayelsa State councillor, Onem Miracle Tyna, has rejected offers of a GoFundMe or any other fundraising campaign planned on her behalf by members of the public.