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SUSPECT WHO ROBBED UBER DRIVER IN LAGOS ARRESTED IN OGUN

SUSPECT WHO ROBBED UBER DRIVER IN LAGOS ARRESTED IN OGUN

By Bola Owolola Men of Ogun State Police Command on June 9, 2019 arrested one Philip Efosa with a Toyota Corolla car with Reg. number GUS 15 RU which was snatched at gun point in Lagos. His arrest followed a message received from police control room that a Toyota corolla car was snatched by two armed men in Eleko area ... Read More »

Rotary announces US$100 million grants to eradicate polio in Nigeria, others

Rotary announces US$100 million grants to eradicate polio in Nigeria, others

EVANSTON, Illinois, June 10, 2019/ — Rotary http://www.Rotary.org is giving US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. The funding comes as Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) (http://PolioEradication.org) address the final—and most pressing—challenges to ending poliovirus transmission, and as ... Read More »

May 29 no longer public holiday as Buhari signs June 12 bill to law

May 29 no longer public holiday as Buhari signs June 12 bill to law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into the law the Public Holiday (Amendment) Bill, which legalizes June 12 as Nigeria’s democracy day. This was confirmed to State House Correspondents by Senator Ita Enang, the National Assembly Liaison Officer to President Buhari, on Monday. The new law accommodates June 12 as a public holiday in Nigeria, replacing May 29. By the ... Read More »

Gov Wike appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

Gov Wike appoints SSG, Chief of Staff

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the appointment of Dr Tammy Danagogo as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG). The governor also approved the appointment of Engr Chukwuemeka Woke as the Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt. A statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, said the two officials ... Read More »

Opinion: Our Mistakes On Victims Of Depression, By Abdulwarees Solanke

Opinion: Our Mistakes On Victims Of Depression, By Abdulwarees Solanke

The growing incidence of suicide in the country over situations of hopelessness or helplessness is indicative of the collapse of safety net that once was a hallmark of our socio-cultural system. This anomie is best classed as an emotional health issue especially depression. Unfortunately, Emotional health is hardly taken so serious in many cultures or generally misunderstood, the occurrence of ... Read More »

Gov Zulum offers scholarship to 6,000 pioneer students of Borno State University

Gov Zulum offers scholarship to 6,000 pioneer students of Borno State University

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has offered scholarships to 6,000 pioneer students to be offered admission into the Borno State University (BSU) to kick start its academic activities. The Governor made the pledge during an assessment visit to the university on Sunday in Maiduguri. He said:“One hundred students from each of the 27 local governments will be admitted and ... Read More »

Tambuwal, others mourn as 25 victims of bandit attacks were buried

Tambuwal, others mourn as 25 victims of bandit attacks were buried

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal on Sunday joined other mourners to attend the funeral of 25 persons killed by bandits in a fresh attack which occurred on Saturday in three communities in Rabah local government area of the State. Tambuwal, together with heads of security agencies, traditional rulers and government officials later condoled the families of the victims after the ... Read More »

Buhari accepts voluntary retirement of Justice Onnoghen

Buhari accepts voluntary retirement of Justice Onnoghen

 President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019. This was disclosed in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu on Sunday. According to the statement, the President thanked Justice Onnoghen for his service to the Federal Republic ... Read More »

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

JAMB releases another 15,490 results

“The righteous has no fear but the culpable has reasons to be afraid. The Board will continue to update the public as the screening progresses.” Press Release: In consonance with the promise made by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) during the release of the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) on Saturday, 11th May, 2019 that it would ... Read More »

We Are Compiling List of Judges Soiling Their Hands In Ongoing Election Tribunals –ARDI

We Are Compiling List of Judges Soiling Their Hands In Ongoing Election Tribunals –ARDI

The Anti-Corruption and Research Data-based Initiative, ARDI, which exposed Justice Walter Onnoghen for failing to declare his five bank accounts with about $3m last January, has begun another crusade to name judges who are engaged in corrupt acts in the ongoing election petitions tribunal across Nigeria. Dennis Aghanya, executive director of ARDI, in a statement he issued on Sunday said: ... Read More »

Senate Presidency: Northern group rejects Lawan, declares Ndume suitable

Senate Presidency: Northern group rejects Lawan, declares Ndume suitable

The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, has opposed the candidacy of Ahmed Lawan as president of the ninth Senate, a position that would be filled this week Tuesday. Lawan and Ali Ndume are the contestants. AYCF said that the chieftains of the All Progressives Congress, APC, who are supporting Lawan for the coveted seat are doing so in pursuit of ... Read More »