CPJ Criticises Cameroon Over Continued Detention of Nigerian Journalist, Others

CPJ Criticises Cameroon Over Continued Detention of Nigerian Journalist, Others
 

The Committee to Protect Journalist, CPJ, has criticised the government of Cameroon over rampant cases of harassment and arrest of journalists, including a Nigerian journalist working with Hausa Service of Radio France International, Ahmed Abba. CPJ called on the Confederation of African Football to...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal

NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal
 

Saturday’s week 38 Nigeria Professional Football League match between Gombe Utd and Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi, ended abruptly in Gombe as fans turned violent, protesting an own-goal by the home team. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Gombe Utd fans, already feeling aggrieved over...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

Public Servants on Surveillance Over Corruption – Enugu govt

Public Servants on Surveillance Over Corruption – Enugu govt
 

Enugu State Government said on Saturday public servants in the state are under surveillance due to high level corruption in the service. Therefore, the State Executive Council had vowed to dismiss and prosecute corrupt workers in the state. The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Ogbuagu Anikwe,...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway

BREAKING: Floods Take Over Abuja-Lokoja Highway
 

  From Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja   Travelers on the Abuja- Lokoja highway are now stranded as the road is heavily flooded making it difficult for them to continue with their journeys. The flooded area is the Nataco Junction at Seriki Numan Village about 1km to Lokoja. There was heavy rainfa...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Police Arrest Woman Over N700m Forex Fraud

Police Arrest Woman Over N700m Forex Fraud
 

The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) on Wednesday said it had arrested a 36-year-old woman for allegedly posing as a bureau-de-change operator to defraud several persons of N700 million. The unit’s spokesman, ASP Audu Lawal, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the suspect was arres...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

ASUU Strike: Osinbajo Disowns Ngige Over Negotiation Team

ASUU Strike: Osinbajo Disowns Ngige Over Negotiation Team
 

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja   The ray of hope which emerged Wednesday for embattled students of public-owned universities with the announcement, that the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, had taken over the headship of the Federal Government team that will negotiate with the striking Academic S...

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2017

Osinbajo Says He’s Not Taking Over Negotiation With ASUU

Osinbajo Says He’s Not Taking Over Negotiation With ASUU
 

BEVERLY HILLS, September 01, (THEWILL) – The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday stated that he is not taking over Federal Government’s negotiation with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, as reported in a section of the media. In a message posted on Twitter, the ...

Posted on Sep 1, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 1, 2017

Sergeant Dismissed Over Alleged Murder

Sergeant Dismissed Over Alleged Murder
 

From Paul Osuyi, Asaba For alleged murder and professional misconduct, a sergeant in the Nigerian Police Force, Habila Samaila, has been dismissed from the force. In fact, Samaila’s ordeals have only just begun as he will soon be arraigned in court for professional misconduct and alleged murder of...

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 31, 2017

PMB’s Return: APC NEC In Marathon Meeting Over Convention

PMB’s Return: APC NEC In Marathon Meeting Over Convention
 

By ANDREW ESSIEN, The leadership of the governing All Progressives Party (APC) has for the past two days been locked in intense meetings ostensibly to fine-tune its preparedness to finally meet President Muhammdu Buhari on a proposed date to hold the much awaited  national convention. LEADERSHIP ch...

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 31, 2017

Communities Raise Alarm Over Activities Of Illegal Miners In Osun

Communities Raise Alarm Over Activities Of Illegal Miners In Osun
 

BY JOSHUA DADA, OSOGBO Communities in the Atakumosa West local government area of Osun State have raised the alarm over the devastating activities of illegal miners on their land. The communities that include, Epe, Igbadae, Igun, Itagunmodi among others expressed dismay at the levels of incursion a...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

OPINION: BROUHAHA  OVER 120  CUT OFF POINT FOR UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS

OPINION: BROUHAHA  OVER 120  CUT OFF POINT FOR UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS
 

The 2017 policy meeting of Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  has come and gone with complaints and distasteful reactions. Some reacted based on ignorance while some were deliberately mischievous. In the first category are persons that had the wrong notion about the approved admission...

Posted on Aug 26, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 26, 2017

Almakura Inherited Over N40bn Debt From Predecessor – Commissioner

Almakura Inherited Over N40bn Debt From Predecessor – Commissioner
 

From Linus Oota, Lafia Nasarawa State Commissioner for Works and Transport, Mohammed Yahaya Wada, has revealed that Governor Umaru Tanko Almakura inherited a huge debt burden of over N40 billion on assumption of office in 2011.   Wada, who disclosed this to newsmen in Lafia, yesterday, said the Gov...

Posted on Aug 20, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 20, 2017

Uncertainty Over Waterways as FG, Lagos Disagree on Appeal Court Verdict

Uncertainty Over Waterways as FG, Lagos Disagree on Appeal Court Verdict
 

By Olasunkanmi Akoni,  Godfrey Bivbere & Favour Efughi The fight for the control of the multi-million naira inland waterways in Lagos area has shifted to the Supreme Court as the Federal Government and the state government go head to head. waterway The first move by Lagos State government to co...

Posted on Aug 20, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 20, 2017

Anxiety in APC Over Kwankwaso

Anxiety in APC Over Kwankwaso
 

There was anxiety yesterday over former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso’s political future. There were rumours that he had defected to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). It was learnt that many PDP bigwigs had been disturbed over Senator Kwankwaso’s next move. But the former governor yesterd...

Posted on Aug 16, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 16, 2017

You Handed Over a Ruined Economy, Presidency Replies Jonathan

You Handed Over a Ruined Economy, Presidency Replies Jonathan
 

By Lawrence Olaoye The Presidency has said that former President Goodluck Jonathan handed over an economy in shambles to President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. The ex-President had at his party’s, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), convention at the weekend claimed that he bequeathed a robustly h...

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 15, 2017

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