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Council of State vows to end terrorism by December

•Raises panel to end eviction of ‘non-indigenes By Chesa Chesa  - Snr Correspondent, Abuja The National Security Council met on Thursday in Abuja and resolved to end terrorism in the country…

FG has no reason disallowing state police – Fashola’s aide

By Akinwunmi King   –  Snr Reporter, Lagos Special Adviser to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State on Security Matters, Major Tunde Panux, has said that the Federal Government has…

It’s now eye for eye with Ali, threatens Delta PDP chairman

By Felix Igbekoyi  -   Asaba The Delta State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Nwaoboshi, has insisted that “it is now an eye for an eye with Mariam…

Umeh’s senatorial ambition, a huge joke, says PDP

By Okey Maduforo  - Correspondent, Enugu   The reported ambition of National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Victor Umeh, to contest the Senatorial seat of Anambra Central has…

Fayemi plans to lift N10b through new councils – PDP

By Yaqoub Popoola -  Ado-Ekiti   The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the administration of Governor Kayode Fayemi of using the creation of 19…

Boko Haram: Rep urges Jonathan to take $1b from Excess Crude Account

By Rotimi Akinwumi  -  Snr. Correspondent, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to withdraw $1 billion from the excess crude account to fight Boko Haram instead of waiting for…

Tension in Ibadan over planned removal of NURTW boss

By Oladele Ogunsola - Ibadan There was tension in Ibadan on Thursday, as a cross-section of motor park touts were spreading falsehood of the removal of the state chairman of…

Boko Haram sets churches ablaze in Borno

By Sunny Nwankwo   –   Special Correspondent, Maiduguri At least five churches in Kwajaffa, Tashan Alade and other communities in Hawul Local Government Area of Borno State were on Wednesday…

Jonathan appoints Abba IGP

•Okiro, Jang hail appointment By Hassan Zaggi  -  Correspondent, Abuja President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of AIG Suleiman Abba as the new Inspector-General of Police. This was contained…

NHRC to probe allegation of state sponsored killings

By Joe Nwankwo /  Assistant Editor, Abuja   The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will on September 2, 2014 commence a public hearing into allegations of state sponsored killings spanning …

Osun election: Aregbesola leads by 73% in opinion poll

The latest survey conducted by the firm of TNS-RMS (a member of Gallup International) has confirmed that All Progressives Congress (APC) is dominating the politics of Osun State on all…

Okagbare adds C’wealth 200m gold

By Peter Edema –  Group Sports Editor African queen of the tracks, Blessing Okagbare’s hope of a treble gold medals in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland is still…

FG demolishes structures on oil pipelines

The Federal Government has commenced demolition of buildings and structures obstructing oil pipelines’ ‘right of way’ across the country, a Pipelines and Products Marketing Company (PPMC) official, has said. The…

Lagos earns N120b from tax in six months

•Ogun records 67.17% budget performance Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) generated more than N120 billion from taxation between January and June this year. Executive Chairman of the service, Tunde…

Jonathan to attend Omisore’s campaign rally Saturday

Preparatory to the Osun State governorship election next week, President Goodluck Jonathan, his Vice, Namadi Sambo, and the National Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu are…

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