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Kaduna Electric petitions police commissioner over assault on staff

Kaduna Electric has petitioned the Kaduna state commissioner of police, Umar Musa-Muri, over assault meted out on its staff, while conducting their lawful duties.

One shot as protest over poor power supply turns violent in Kaduna

The protesters stormed the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC), Kafanchan business office, in their numbers carrying placards with inscriptions: ‘Stop charging us high’, ‘Stop the blackout’, ‘Give us stable power supply.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Jigawa govt distributes palliatives to over 40,000 households

The Jigawa State Government on Tuesday launched the distribution of palliatives to 42,312 poor and most vulnerable households in the state.
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.

NIWA to deregister operators over incessant Lagos boat mishap

Certainly disturbed and worried by the incessant but avoidable boat accidents on the Lagos waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has warned that it would henceforth deregister and withdraw the operational license of any indicted operator involved in any boat mishap due to flouting of operational rules and guidance.
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.

NIWA issues new guidelines for water transportation, jetty operations

The Lagos Area Office of the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, has issued fresh guidelines for controlled inland waterways transportation as well as jetty operations.

ITF graduates, empowers 200 trainees with start-up packs in Ebonyi

Speaking at a ceremony to mark the end of the eighth phase of the National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP) in Ebonyi, the Area Manager, ITF Abakaliki Area Office, Mrs Ifeyinwa Osagie, described NISDP as one of the flagship programmes of ITF.
The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph N Ari, said the Fund is battling criminality and other security challenges in the country using skills acquisition.

We’re battling criminality, poverty with skills acquisition – ITF chief

The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph N Ari, said the Fund is battling criminality and other security challenges in the country using skills acquisition.
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777-300

Ethiopian Airlines begins inaugural flights to Houston

At a brief ceremony to flag off the inaugural flight in Lome, Togo, on Monday, the Ethiopian Airlines Vice President, Marketing, Rahel Assefa, assured passengers of exciting journey on the new route.
L:R The Area Manager, Lagos Area Office, Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA),Engr. Sarat Braimah, Managing Director, Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), Hon Abdulbaq Balogun, Comander Police NIWA, CSP Usman Tahir and Director, Admnistration and Human Resources, Mrs Taiwo Abiodun during a courtesy visit by Management of LAGFERRY to NIWA at CMS Marina Lagos… on Wednesday 28th November, 2019.

Lagos government set to increase fleet of ferries on inland waterways

In fulfilment of the promise to revitalize water transportation and make it a viable alternative means of transportation, the Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to increase its fleet of ferries to twenty (20) before the end of 2019.
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.

NIWA flags off safety campaign on Lagos waterways

To ensure accident free ride and also to put passengers and boat operators on notice, Lagos Area Office of National Inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA) has rolled out safety campaign across key operational jetties in Lagos.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA gets acting chief after Senator Mamora’s exit

The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA blames Kwara boat mishap on lack of safety jackets, overloading

Management of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has blamed lack of adherence to safety procedures and overloading as factors responsible for the Kwara boat mishap over the weekend.
Cargo handling equipment for Baro river port - NIWA

NIWA confirms 12 dead in Kwara boat mishap

The National Inland Waterways Authority has confirmed that 12 persons lost their lives in the recent boat mishap that occurred in Lafiagi, Edu Local Government area of Kwara State.

Stakeholders seek mandatory use of life jackets on waterways

French oil giant Total has called for enforcement of the use of life jackets by people, who make use of Nigeria’s waterways.

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Thugs disrupt PDP North West zonal executive committee congress

The Northwest zonal executive committee congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna, headquarters of the North West was disrupted Saturday following a clash between major contenders.
Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has commended the Nigerian military over recent gains recorded against Boko Haram’s fighters in Gwoza and the road leading to the northern part of the State.

Osun governor: Babagana Zulum a man of strong character, conviction

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State has described his Borno State counterpart, Prof. Babagana Zulum, as a man of strong character and conviction who is determined to carry on despite the daunting security challenges in his domain.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari appoints new DTCA, NIIA chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.

Plateau senator seeks Nigerian government’s support for victims of yam market fire

Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Bauchi: Police nab kidnappers, cattle rustlers, bandits terrorising communities

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits for wreaking havoc on residents of Nabordo and Duguri in Toro and Alkaleri local government of the state.

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HBO has announced the launch of The Iron Anniversary, a month-long celebration to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the series premiere of “Game of Thrones.”

HBO announces plans to celebrate 10th anniversary of ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO has announced the launch of The Iron Anniversary, a month-long celebration to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the series premiere of “Game of Thrones.”

Akwa Ibom council chair advocates welfare for victims of military onslaught

The council chairman of Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Hon Anthony Luke, is seeking for relief items for victims of Tuesday’s military onslaught on locations suspected to be enclaves of armed hoodlums loyal to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the local government area.
Chairman of PTF and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr Boss Mustapha , disclosed this at the COVID-19 daily news conference in Abuja.

President Buhari restructures PTF, extends mandate to December

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 and extending its mandate to December 2021.
Tottenham's bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League suffered a setback as Joe Willock's late strike rescued a 2-2 draw for lowly Newcastle at St James' Park on Sunday.

Late goal sees Tottenham held at Newcastle

Tottenham's bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League suffered a setback as Joe Willock's late strike rescued a 2-2 draw for lowly Newcastle at St James' Park on Sunday.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government meets striking doctors Friday

The representatives of the federal government to be led by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, will Friday meet with the executive of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD).