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Supreme Court of Nigeria

Supreme Court affirms candidature of Kwara APC Reps member

The Supreme Court has affirmed the nomination of Mohamed Omar Bio as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the House of Representatives election in Baruten/Kaiama federal constituency of Kwara state.
Nigeria Police

Police: We’re working for release of Turkish nationals

Kwara State Police command has declared it is working assiduously to ensure the safe release of the abducted Turkish nationals in the state.

Northern elders: We’ll resist those trying to detach our communities

The Northern Elders Forum says that it will reject any move by leaders in the Middle Belt Forum to detach communities in North Central Nigeria from the North.

Traders swindle Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian pilgrims, especially the non-educated ones, are being swindled daily by traders in Madinah, Saudi Arabia.

Police: Four expatriates kidnapped in Kwara

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed that a gang of suspected kidnappers on Saturday night abducted four foreign nationals along Gbugbu-Lafiagi Road in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara.

Hajj: Cleric urges Nigerian pilgrims to behave with decorum

The Chief Imam of Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Headquarters, Dr Alhassan Yaqub, has advised Nigerian pilgrims to honour Madinah, the city of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by relating with one another with decorum.

Gunmen kidnap four Turkish expatriates in Kwara

Armed bandits have allegedly abducted four Turkish expatriates at a local drinking joint in Gbale village, Edu local government area of Kwara State.

Alaafin petitions President Buhari over insecurity in South West

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.

COZA scandal: Why we invited Timi, Busola Dakolo – Police

The Nigerian police have confirmed the invitation of Timi Dakolo, a popular musician, and his wife, Busola Dakolo.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Total, NNPC complete, hand over N900 million projects to eight northern states

Total Upstream Nigeria Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and its partners, yesterday, handed over 10 projects in health, education and information technology, valued at N900 million to eight states in the northern region of the country.

Family, associates seek N9 million to save ailing journalist

Family members, friends and professional colleagues of ailing veteran sports journalist Akinloye Oyebanji on Thursday appealed to governments, public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to assist him with the sum of $25,000.

Governors’s wives partner Roche on war against cancer in Nigeria

Some wives of Nigerian Governors, under the aegis of Wives of Governors Against Cancer, WOGAC, have formed strong alliance with Roche Nigeria as part of their efforts to win the war against cancer in Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC goes after ex-Kwara officials, seizes passports over N22 billion Paris refund cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, discloses that the commission has seized the passports of 34 top officials who served under former Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over a N22 billion London-Paris Club refund.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 1

Speaker Gbajabiamila appoints 27 more aides

The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.
AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq

Governor Abdulrasaq bemoans state of education in Kwara

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara has expressed displeasure over the deplorable state of education in the state.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Senate moves to avert looming strike in Nigerian universities

The Nigerian Senate has resolved to take quick measures to avert a looming strike in Nigerian universities.

Volleyball: Kwara to join division 1 playoffs next season – official

The Chairman of the Kwara Volleyball Association, Mr Kayode Bankole, has said that the state would join the Division One league playoffs next season.

Hajj: Pilgrims hail feeding, accommodation arrangements

Pilgrims from Lagos State have lauded the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and State Pilgrims Welfare Board for providing adequate meal and accommodation for them.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.