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FRSC confirms 10 dead in 26 auto crashes during Easter in Kogi

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said on Thursday that 10 persons lost their lives in 26 road accidents recorded in different parts of Kogi during the Easter holiday. The…

Police arraign mechanic, 25, for assault

The Police on Thursday arraigned a mechanic, Anamalechi Okparaji, 25, in an Itire Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, charged with assault. The Prosecutor, Insp. Ezekiel Ayorinde, told the court that the…

Cleaner, 36, docked over theft of N3m wristwatch

A 36-year-old cleaner, Kazeem Balogun, was on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing an Aviator wristwatch worth three million Naira from his employer. Balogun, who…

Court dissolves 3 years marriage over frequent fighting

An Ilorin Area Court on Thursday dissolved a three-year-old marriage between Zainab and Toheeb Sule over frequent quarrelling. The Presiding Judge, Mr Yusuf Abdulkareem, in his judgment held that the…

Traffic gridlock: Motorists, commuters heave sigh of relief as military changes tactics

Traffic gridlock: Motorists, commuters heave sigh of relief as military changes tactics

Motorists and commuters on the Keffi/Abuja highway heaved a sigh of relief on Thursday as the military expanded the barricades it set up on the road for a stop and…

Imo Govt. to revive 3 moribund industries

The Imo Government has announced plans to revive three moribund industries established by the first civilian administration of the late Chief Sam Mbakwe about thirty-three years ago. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls…

Association lauds registration of Micro Finance Banks

The National Association of Micro Finance Banks (NAMB) has commended the efforts of the Rural Finance Institution Building programme (RUFIN) in the registration of  Micro Finance Banks (MFBs) in the…

Tribunal admits evidence on Obiano’s multiple registration

By Emmanuel NzomiwuCorrespondent, Awka Anambra State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Awka, Anambra State, has admitted in evidence four documents relating to Governor Willie Obiano’s alleged multiple registrations prior…

INEC to distribute permanent voter’s card in Lagos Aug

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to distribution of permanent voter’s card to eligible voters in Lagos State in August. INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Adekunle Ogunmola,…

FG secures $152m ADB loan to create crop processing zones

By Chesa ChesaState House, Abuja The Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, approved a $152.12 million loan and a grant of $385,000 from the Africa Development Bank (ADB) to boost…

Tinubu warns PDP against rigging Ekiti, Osun guber polls

By Oladele OgunsolaCorrespondent, Ibadan Following an earlier media report credited to the Vice-President, Namadi Sambo, that the gubernatorial elections holding in both Ekiti and Osun states in June and August…

Confusion over Boko Haram scare on Lagos-Ibadan road

Confusion over Boko Haram scare on Lagos-Ibadan road

•It’s not true –NEMA, Police  •Gunmen kill soldier, two others in Adamawa  •Jonathan commends Buhari on anti-terrorism stance By Yemi Adebisi (reporting from Port Harcourt), Oladele Ogunsola (Ibadan), Clement Ekong…

Police Minister lives in illusion –APC

By Gbenga Faturoti  /  Osogbo Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned recent statement credited to Minister of Police Affairs, Jelili Adesiyan, that the state government led…

Free abducted school girls now, Mark pleads with captors

By Celestine OkaforPolitics Editor, Abuja Senate President, David Mark, has described the abduction of female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State as embarrassing and sacrilegious, even…

1,400 illegal borders exist in Nigeria, says Immigration

By Innocent Oweh  / Abuja Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, David Parradang, on Wednesday said over 1,400 illegal borders exist in Nigeria, a situation he lamented contributes to the…

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