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Sanwo-Olu to complete Tapa court, marks 2023/’24 legal year with Lagos CJ


ARINZE NWAFOR The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured executive support for the state’s judiciary and pledged the completion of outstanding court building projects, including Tapa court, as he marked the start of the 2023…

Wike call on the Judiciary to implement reforms to restore the glory of FCT


Favour Ishember, Abuja The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike has called on the support of the judiciary in the quest to implement reforms that would not only restore the glory of the FCT, but also make it a…

Legal Year: Appeal Court handling 1209 Election Petitions Across 98 Panels – President


…Unjust Attacks Against Judicial Officers Must Stop – BOSAN Chigozie Ikpo, Abuja The President of Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongben-Mensem on Monday disclosed that the court received a total of 1209 petitions in relation to the 2023…


Idris, Minister of Information, charges advertising agencies on value orientation


CHIDIMMA UCHEGBU – Abuja Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has urged the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) to support the Ministry in its quest to promote value orientation in the country…

UNICAL Sex-for-Grades Scandal, DSS to investigate – Minister Women Affairs


CHIDIMMA UCHEGBU-Abuja The Minister of Women Affairs ,Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, promised to invite the Department of State Services for the investigation of the sex-for-grades scandal at the University of Calabar. The minister made this…

Plateau Government acquires 200 trucks of fertilizer for distribution as palliative


From Daniel Dauda, Jos Plateau State Governor, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang, said that the state government has secured more than 200 trucks of fertilizer for distribution to its citizens as part of palliative measures. Governor Mutfwang stated…

NURTW commends Labour minister for securing release of members


By AKOR SYLVESTER-Abuja The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) has thanked the Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong, for securing the release of some of its members, who were arrested two weeks ago by government…

Edo 2024: Abure not contesting governorship election – Labour Party


The Labour Party has said that its national chairman, Barrister Julius Abure has no intention to contest for the Edo state governorship election slated for 2014. This clarification is as a result of several inquiries from the media and…

Taking back Nigeria will come without violence – Labour Party


The Labour Party has been made aware of various trending stories in print and video suggesting that its Presidential Candidate Mr. Peter Obi will soon be arrested. The stories are draped with some so-called prophecies calling for prayers…

Clean Air: Dangote Cement Reaching For The Blue Skies


By Francis Awowole-Browne Air pollution has identified as one of the greatest environmental risk to human health with far-reaching impacts owing to its spread over long distances. In fact, it is estimated that no fewer than seven million…


Troops rescue 13 of 24 abducted Zamfara varsity female students


The Joint Task Force of Operation Hadarin Daji has rescued another seven female students of the Federal University Gusau in Zamfara State. Recall that bandits attacked the university and abducted over 20 students from their rented lodge in…

TUC members storm Lagos Assembly, say govt violates existing law


IBRAHIM QUADRI Members of the Trade Union Congress, TUC on Monday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly to express their displeasure over the State government’s ban of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria, RTEAN. The…

Army denies diverting troops’ allowance


The Nigerian Army, on Monday, refuted reports alleging the service diverted the Ration Cash Allowance of troops deployed to secure Chinese nationals working at the ongoing Zungeru Hydro Electricity Dam Project in Niger State. In a report…

OAU reduces tuition fees, opens portal for payment


Blessing Akorowosi, Osogbo Following recent agitations for a reduction in the tuition fees by students, the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife has readjusted the fees. The fee adjustment was announced by the University’s Public Relations…

Tinubu restates commitment to promoting ease of trade for SMEs in Africa


President Bola Tinubu has restated his administration’s commitment to promoting ease of trade for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across Africa. Tinubu gave the assurance during the Africa International Trade Exhibition (AITE) 2023’s…

We expect peaceful Bayelsa poll, says US Consulate-General


. Let people’s will prevail on November 11 – Gov. Diri The United States Consulate-General in Nigeria has said they were monitoring activities in Bayelsa State ahead of the November 11 governorship election and expect that it will be…

Eid-el-Maulud : FG declares Wednesday, September 27 public holiday


The Federal Government has declared Wednesday September 27 as public holiday to commemorate the Eid-ul- Maulud celebration. The Minister of Interior Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo made the declaration on Monday night in Abuja on behalf of the…

NUEE to Power Minister: Be concerned with outstanding issues, stop threatening workers


By AKOR SYLVESTER-Abuja The National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has urged the minister of Power, Adelabu Adebayo to focus on tackling concerned issues in power sector and enhance greater productivity, rather than issuing threat…

Monday, Sep 25


I haven’t received Impeachment Notice, says Ondo Deputy Governor


DAMISI OJO, Akure The embattled Ondo State Deputy Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa on Monday said he had not been served with notice of acts of gross misconduct that would lead to his impeachment. On Thursday, 21st September, 2023, Hon Olatunji…


Breaking: Fire guts a Section of the Supreme Court Complex


CHIGOZIE IKPO, Abuja In a shocking tale of events in the early hours of Monday morning, a portion of the Supreme Court Complex in Abuja was razed by fire. Confirming the incident, The Public Relations Officer for the Court, Mr Festus…

Supreme Court on fire, Judges’ offices razed days after Atiku, Obi’s appeal


The Supreme Court, Nigeria’s apex home of judicial powers has gone up in flames, barely a week after the filing of the appeals of Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Peter Obi, his Labour Party (LP) counterpart,…


Police arrest one suspect linked to killing of VON journalist in Zamfara


Zamfara State police command has arrested a 35-year-old suspect Mansur Haruna in connection with the gruesome murder of a veteran journalist, Comrade Hamisu Danjinga in the state. Police said the suspect was arrested for possession of the…

Sunday, Sep 24


UBA Rolls out Comprehensive Financing Solutions of $6 Billion for SMEs Across Africa, Powered by AfCFTA Partnership


Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced an initiative aimed at providing robust and comprehensive financing solutions to support and boost activities of Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) across the African…

LIRS Chief Clarifies Stamp Duty, Says It’s Revenue Stamp, Not Postage Stamp


The Special Adviser to the Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, Mr Tokunbo Akande has clarified the misunderstanding about stamp duty as he maintained that it is a revenue stamp and not a postage stamp.…

The Achonunomics of Imo State Development.


By Paschal Emeka Egerue. Development is driven by inert desires, strategy and focus. A person radiates his inate desires by what he says and does and by achievements that are based on what he says and does. This is embellished by the…

I am ready to die for peace in Igbo land – Iwuanyanwu


By Cosmas Chukwu President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu has said that he is ready to die for peace to reign in Igbo land. Addressing a world press conference in Enugu on Saturday ahead of the Igbo Day celebration…


Police begin mop up of illegal arms, weapons in Delta


Delta State Police Command has called on members of the public who have illegal and prohibited firearms in their possession to render such firearms to any nearby police station, area command, or the state headquarters. This, the command…

Rivers Police debunk accusation of alleged N80m extortion by Officers


By Emmanuel Nlewedum, Port Harcourt The Police in Rivers State have debunked claims in a viral social media video accusing an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Olayinka Ajeigbe attached to the State Criminal Investigation and…

Lagos lawmakers assess Tinubu’s 100 days in office, demand more palliatives


IBRAHIM QUADRI Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly have commended the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his achievements in the first 100 days in office. The lawmakers who took turns to assess the President administration in the…

Enugu govt. to bolster livestock industry via special agro-industrial processing zones


Gov. Peter Mbah of Enugu State Government says his government has concluded plans to bolster the livestock industry through the creation of Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones(SAPZs) within the state. Mbah revealed this in his address…