Edo is capital of human trafficking – US

The team from the political desk of United State Consulate currently on a visit to Edo, has described the state as the capital of human trafficking. Chief Dan Orbih, Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo state chapter, who hosted the team to a closed door meeting in Benin City on Tuesday, quoted the team […]

Ekiti driver who murdered colleague sentenced to death

By Opeyemi Aremu-Gbemiro An Ado-Ekiti High Court on Tuesday sentenced 40-year-old driver, Ajibola Abednego to death by hanging for the murder of a fellow driver. Justice Lekan Ogunmoye, sentenced the convict to death by hanging for the murder of a driver, Ojo Ogunsakin, 42, during a disagreement over loading arrangement. “The prosecution has established the […]

TY Danjuma Foundation disburses N3bn in 10 years

By Angela Atabo The TY Danjuma Foundation (TYDF), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) says it has provided more than N3 billion worth of social interventions in the last ten years. Mr Gima Forje, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the organisation made this known on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Environmentalist wants Lagos governor-elect to review environmental law

By Itohan Abara-Laserian An environmentalist, Mr Toyin Oshaniwa, on Tuesday urged the  Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu to review the state’s Environmental Law of 2017, when inaugurated. Oshaniwa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on telephone that the law failed to address issues of climate change, waste management and wetland management. He said […]

Agric Investor tasks President Buhari on food security

By Itohan Abara-Laserian Prince Wale Oyekoya, Managing Director, Bama Farms Ltd, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use his re-election as another opportunity to enhance Agricultural development and food security in the country. Oyekoya made the call at a recent stakeholders’ meeting with members of the Food and Agriculture Writers Association of Nigeria (FAWON) […]

Algerian army demands immediate removal of ailing president

Ahmed Salah, Algeria’s chief of army staff, has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule after weeks of protests against him. The army chief urged an immediate adoption of the country’s Article 102, which allows for a president to vacate office if declared unfit. “We must find a way out of this crisis […]

Police confirm abduction of top cleric in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday confirmed the abduction of a Christian cleric, Rev.Father John Bako, at Ankuwa village in Kachia Local Government Area of the state. The Command’s Public Relations Officer,DSP Yakubu Sabo, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) late night in Kaduna. Sabo said that information reaching the […]

BREAKING: “Ban Sports Betting With immediate effect” – Buhari

President of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari has ordered for Sports Betting to be banned immediately, Chief editor Ochuku can confidently report for NAIJ Tv. The President made this order during an appointment of Juaro As NESREA DG Ochuku reports that the order came after three ministers who accompanied the President lost concentration as results of bet slips they […]

CSO urges Govt. to give attention to ICT development

By Constance Imasuen The African Civil Society for the Information Society (ACSIS), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has urgedgovernment to pay more attention to the development of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) in the country. Mr Peter Akinremi, the ACSIS West Africa Regional Coordinator, made the appeal in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]