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2019: Intimidation by APC threat to democracy – PDP governors

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm over alleged intimidation and harassment of its members by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which the party said, was capable of truncating the nation’s democracy.

Gospel Music Africa Season One announces audition dates

Gospel Music Africa (GMA) competition is officially set to kick off Auditions in Abuja April, 19, Owerri April 24 and Lagos April 30.

Presidency: 297,000 vulnerable households get stipends in 20 states

Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social Register.

TSA: President Buhari govt saves N24.7 billion monthly

The Federal Government, yesterday, said it has continued to save up to N24.7 billion monthly as a result of Treasury Single Account, TSA, policy.

Ondo, Rivers, Bayelsa paid highest motorcycle fair in January – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says residents of Ondo State, Rivers and Bayelsa paid the highest per drop fares to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as `Okada’, in January

Traders to close shops over kidnapping in Calabar

This is one too many since the turn of the year in Calabar, Cross River State. The fear of kidnappings is so strong it is altering life in the serene and peace city of Calabar. And the target these days seem to be thriving businessmen.

NULGE rejects APC committee report on local government

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has rejected the proposal by the APC Committee in True Federalism that Local Government Councils be delisted from the constitution as a tier of government and be left to the whims of the states.

Federal govt approves construction of irrigation dam in Cross River

The Federal Government has approved the construction of an irrigation dam at Ijegwu community in Yala Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State to facilitate dry season farming in the area.

Nigerian Air Force to establish forward operating bases in Cross River, Akwa Ibom

The Nigerian Air Force said it has concluded arrangement to establish Forward Operating Bases (FOB) at Akwa Ibom and Cross River states to curb militancy and other criminal groups terrorizing the south-south geopolitical zones of the country.

Two arrested for beheading friend to steal his motorcycle in Cross River

Operatives of Cross Rivers State Police Command, weekend, in Ugep, Yakkur Local Government Area, arrested two friends for allegedly conniving to behead a mutual friend of theirs and stealing his new motorcycle.

Governor Ortom’s cows also graze in open – Miyetti Allah

National Vice President of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, Malam Husaini Yusuf Bosso, has noted that even the governors’ cows graze in the open like those of the herders.

NDLEA staff petition President Buhari, accuse agency chief of conniving with drug barons

Some aggrieved members of staff of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have accused Col. Muhammad Abdallah (rtd), chairman of the agency, of conniving with drug barons.

Police commission approves promotion of 250 senior officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion and confirmation of acting appointments of 250 senior Police officers.

Gov. Wike national wrestling championships filled with debutantes

New wrestling sensations are currently pulling their strings at the ongoing maiden edition of Wike National Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt.


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NAF trains personnel to enhance quality service delivery

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Bayelsa Mobility Command, has organised a workshop to enhance professional performance of its personnel in Bayelsa.

NACCIMA lauds federal government for supporting initiatives to promote standards

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has lauded the Federal Government for supporting initiatives meant to promote standards of goods and services in the country.

Botswana’s Ian Khama accuses Donald Trump of ‘encouraging’ elephant poaching

Botswana's President Ian Khama on Friday accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching following its recent decision to reverse a ban on imports of sport-hunted trophies.

Governor Ortom: I can’t sleep due to herdsmen attacks

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said that he could no longer sleep as a result of the incessant Fulani herdsmen attacks in several communities across the middlebelt state.

Governor Fayose, others in Anambra as Willie Obiano takes oath for second term

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors to the second term inauguration of Willie Obiano, governor of Anambra state, on Saturday.

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2018 UTME: There will be no rescheduling of exams – Ishaq Oloyede

The Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Professor Ishaq Oloyede, on Thursday said that there will be no rescheduling of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Exam for any student like it did last year.

Russia to expel British diplomats

Russia’s foreign minister says the country will expel British diplomats “soon” as it moves to match the UK’s aggressive stance.

Tonye Princewill knocks Governor Wike, Rivers youths over misgovernance, descent to anarchy

Former gubernatorial aspirant and serial entrepreneur, Prince Tonye Princewill, has taken Governor Nyesom Wike and the youths of the state to task for what he describes as ‘the gradual slip into oblivion and anarchy’ that the state was descending into.

Maria Zakharova: Russia will respond to UK actions in regard to Sergei Skripal poisoning...

Russia will soon adopt retaliatory measures in response to the actions of the UK in regard to the poisoning of former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said Thursday.

Nigerian Army, police partner to boost security in Bayelsa

The Military Joint Task Force, Operation Delta Safe, in Bayelsa, has pledged to support the Nigerian Police Force in the state to achieve a more secure environment for the people.