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Police demolish kidnapper’s den in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has demolished a building inside of a forest where kidnappers hid their victims while waiting for ransom to be paid.
El-Kanemi Warriors

El-Kanemi ends Akwa United’s nine-match unbeaten run with a 4-1 thumping

Akwa United tasted defeat for the first time in nine games, as they were thrashed 4-1 by El-Kanemi Warriors in Maiduguri on Sunday.

Senator Akpabio wants tribunal to declare him winner of election

Godswill Akpabio, a senator from Akwa Ibom State, has filed a petition at the election tribunal against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and Chris Ekpenyong, his opponent and the winner of the just concluded election for Akwa Ibom North-West District.

2019: Willie Obiano denies supporting Muhammadu Buhari

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has decried reports that he was supporting the 2019 presidential bids of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party.

APGA reconciles with aggrieved members in Anambra

The leadership of the All Progressives Grand Alliance has commenced reconciliatory moves to bring together all its aggrieved members in Anambra State, ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Kogi United beat Niger Tornadoes to qualify for the group stage of the Aiteo Cup

Kogi United hope win over Wikki Tourists will lift them to Aiteo Cup last-eight

Kogi United coach Tunde Abdulrahman has said he hopes his team beat Wikki Tourists on Friday to stand a chance of advancing to the quarterfinal of the Aiteo Cup.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Nigerians will live better lives if corrupt officials are exposed

A human rights activist, Femi Falana, on Monday said the extensive corruption that has eaten deep into Nigeria’s fabric could be reversed if citizens speak out against the practice.

Official: Anambra records 44 fires in 5 months

No fewer than 44 fires were recorded in Anambra between December 2017 and April 2018, the State Director of Fire Services, Mr Martin Agbili, said on Wednesday in Akwa.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

NUC releases names of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has released the list of 58 illegal universities in Nigeria.

Biafra: Police dislodge MASSOB/BIM members in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State police command, on Tuesday, dislodged members of the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM) who had gathered at Oko, near Asaba to celebrate the 18th anniversary of Biafra as declared by Ralph Uwazuruike.

Anambra guber: IPAC wants security agencies to be proactive

Chief Bartho Igwedibia, the Chairman, Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC) in Anambra, has urged security agencies to be proactive in tackling rising cases of political misconducts in Anambra.

Anambra guber: Police to deploy 28, 000 personnel for security

Mr Garba Umar, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, says it will deploy 28,000 of its personnel to ensure hitch-free state governorship election scheduled for Nov. 18.

Two wanted robbers, 28 suspects arrested in hotel, other places

The Anambra State Police Command has arrested 28 suspected criminals for various crimes in the state’s metropolis.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.