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May 29 Inauguration will be low keyed- Niger Govt.

May 29 Inauguration will be low keyed- Niger Govt.

Activities marking the May 29th inauguration ceremony of the 2nd term in office of Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello would be low keyed in the state. A statement issued by the Secretary to the Government, SSG, Hon Ibrahim Isah Ladan, said the decision to make the celebration low keyed is in line with the Federal Government’s disposition and ... Read More »

Corps Member, Graduate, Two Others Jailed For Internet Fraud

Corps Member, Graduate, Two Others Jailed For Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Thursday May 23, 2019 secured the conviction of four internet fraudsters. Three of the convicts – Alimi Azeez Oluwadamilare, Paul Opeyemi Omotunde and Igberase Hope Odianosen – were tried in the Federal High Court, Abeokuta Division, while the other, Okuneye Opeyemi James, got the reward for his criminal act ... Read More »

Romance Scam: Court Jails Fraudster for Defrauding American $5,260

Romance Scam: Court Jails Fraudster for Defrauding American $5,260

By Bola Owolola Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Onuoha Danhessy Akachuku (alias Joe Dickson) to three months imprisonment, for defrauding an American, Maria Jose Alvarez the sum of $5,260 (Five Thousand Two Hundred and Sixty American U S Dollars) in a failed online romance deal. Akachuku was ... Read More »

Dapsy: A reporter’s encounters with a man of unusual courage, By Wahab Gbadamosi

Dapsy: A reporter’s encounters with a man of unusual courage, By Wahab Gbadamosi

It was a few minutes to midnight. Then, the folks who man the rail lines between Maryland and Washington had slammed the access to the train station against late night commuters. “WG,” he said casually, “let’s go”. He picked his car key and a 40-minute journey was underway. Some not too disapproving smile panned the sitting room. What if some ... Read More »

NGF: Help Achieve  Restructuring Of Nigeria To  Benefit Masses Through Your Position ,NGO Tells  Fayemi

NGF: Help Achieve Restructuring Of Nigeria To Benefit Masses Through Your Position ,NGO Tells Fayemi

Adewumi Ademiju,Ado- Ekiti A humanitarian organisation, BrigdeWaters Foundation, has called on the newly elected Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), and Ekiti State Governor, John Kayode Fayemi to use his position as number one governor in Nigeria for the benefit of  Nigerian masses. The NGO also urged Fayemi to work towards a proper restructuring of the nation. President of ... Read More »

Education Minister applauds JAMB Registrar, recommends him for ‘Presidential Handshake’

Education Minister applauds JAMB Registrar, recommends him for ‘Presidential Handshake’

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu has commended the achievements of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) under the leadership of Professor Is-haq Oloyede as Registrar. He said the achievements of the agency since Oloyede took over have been significant and far-reaching and that he will recommend the JAMB Registrar for a special recognition and presidential handshake. Malam Adamu ... Read More »

Amosun’s government  the most wicked ever in history of Ogun state, says Gbenga Daniel

Amosun’s government the most wicked ever in history of Ogun state, says Gbenga Daniel

“Mr. Amosun has the next six days to hand over government to a newly elected governor and no doubt the citizens are already counting the days with a great sigh of relief; many citizens are celebrating and looking forward to their freedom from Mr. Amosun’s needless lies.” Our attention has been drawn to a statement credited to the outgoing governor ... Read More »

MURIC asks NASS to withdraw new stringent media accreditation rules

MURIC asks NASS to withdraw new stringent media accreditation rules

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has asked the National Assembly management to withdraw its recent rules stipulating stringent accreditation conditions for media houses and journalists. Among such restrictions are the imposition of strict rules for renewal and the need for a print media house to prove that it circulates at least 40,000 copies daily. Other new pre-requisites include evidence that a ... Read More »

We will turn Ogun to tourists’ destination, Dapo Abiodun promises

We will turn Ogun to tourists’ destination, Dapo Abiodun promises

Ogun state Governor -elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has promised that his Administration would turn Ogun state to tourists’ destination. He stated this at the Cultural Evening held Saturday evening at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta as part of the activities for his inauguration as the governor of the state.   Prince Abiodun ( middle) flanked by the deputy ... Read More »

Success Adegor: Group sues Gov Okowa over ‘poor, substandard primary schools’

Success Adegor: Group sues Gov Okowa over ‘poor, substandard primary schools’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court to: “compel governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State to explain the disparity between budgetary allocations to primary education and the reality that several of the around 1,124 primary schools across the State are in shambles, and with very poor teaching facilities.”   According to ... Read More »

Post May 29: Shettima’s Spokesman, Isa Gusau reveals he’s off to school again

Post May 29: Shettima’s Spokesman, Isa Gusau reveals he’s off to school again

Special Adviser on Communications and Strategy to Kashim Shettima, outgoing governor of Borno State, Malam Isa Gusau, at the weekend said he plans take one year off for the purpose of mind refreshment and to rebuild his capacity through an academic pursuit. Gusau revealed his future plans to a group of 13 journalists, led by former executive director at Newswatch ... Read More »

Two students arrested, three hospitalized over detonation of chemical weapon in Rivers State School

Two students arrested, three hospitalized over detonation of chemical weapon in Rivers State School

Two students of the Community Secondary School, Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have been arrested in connection with the detonation of a chemical weapon in the school on Thursday, 23rd, May. Nicodemous Nkaparo ‘m’ 18 years and Darlington Sylvanus ‘m’ 17 years were arrested and taken to the Olu-Obasanjo Police Station, Port Harcourt, following complaint lodged by the principal of ... Read More »