By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah  Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating fast and is expected back very soon. Osinbajo made this known to State House Correspondents before the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting on Wednesday. The Acting President also disclosed that he doesn't know when Buhari will swear...
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos Lagos State Government on Monday revealed that it has paid its pensioners over N11 billion in the last in one year. The state Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pension Dr. Akintola Benson Oke who disclosed this at a press briefing in Lagos said there is significant reduction...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja Minister of defence,Mansur Dan-Ali,  has said  acting president Yemi Osinbajo peace moves in the Niger Delta has halted pipeline bombings and oil theft in the region . Osinbajo yesterday met behind closed doors with some top security Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was mainly...
By Adebayo Waheed, Ibadan After 15 years of neglect, Oyo State governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi will on Friday, flag off the construction of Ibadan Circular Road to enhance the socio-economic development of the ancient city. The governor's Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Yomi Layinka in statement said the project...
BY DAVID ADUGE-ANI   It is no longer news that there is a fresh outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) in the federal capital territory (FCT), including seven other states in the country.   Gideon Mshelbwala, director of veterinary and pest control services, federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, who raised the...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja In recognition of the effort of Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari to improve the lives of women and children across the country, especially victims of insurgency in the North East, the People’s Republic of China has made a financial donation of N60million...
By Tunde Oguntola, Abuja As the October 1, 2017 ultimatum issued to Igbo’s residing in the north draws nearer, the chief security officer to the former Head of State, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha has called for peace and unity, saying that the quit notice would not be implemented. This is even as...
BY ABDULGAFAR OLADIMEJI, Kano A  newly married bride carrying seven months pregnancy last Sunday night at their 54 Middle road, Sabon Gari  residence  set herself and her husband ablaze causing their death. The catastrophe  occurred around 11 30 pm, after the man received a phone call prompting the wife accusing her...
The Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Niger, said on Saturday arrangements has been concluded to introduce degree programmes in the institution. The Chairman of the Governing Board, Prof. Mohammed Yahaya, stated this when he led members of the board on a visit to the Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar, in Bida. The polytechnic...
By Patrick Ochoga, Benin City The traditional ruler of Igarra in Edo State, Oba Emmanuel Adeche Saiki, the Otaru of Igarra, has called for unity among the families and people of Igarra as the community gears up activities to celebrate the 288 years old Aba festival. The monarch was reacting to...