EFCC released 22- man list of Prominent Nigerians to testify against Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed 22 witnesses who will testify in the trial of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose. Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister, is one of those listed as witnesses. Below are details on the 17 witnesses to testify against Fayose in court. 1. AYOTUNDE OWOPE – […]

Revealed: There’s A New Development With The Ganduje Bribery Scandal

The Kano State House of Assembly has written to Jafar Jafar the Journalist behind the Viral corruption Video implicating Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to appear before the committee set up by the house. In the letter, which was dated October 18, the state assembly said it is inviting the editor in relation to the […]

Osinbajo promises aid to Bayelsa, Rivers flood victims

Osinbajo speaks with kid flood victims in Bayelsa By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has assured flood victims in Bayelsa and Rivers States that the Federal Government is committed to alleviating their pains. Osinbajo gave the assurance on Friday in Bayelsa State, when he spoke at St. John’s Catholic Church, Internally Displaced Persons […]

Niger-Basin project to improve 130 million lives

Suleiman Adamu, Water resources minister By Tosin Kolade The Federal government says no fewer than 130 million people will benefit from the Niger-Basin project when it is completed. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, at the opening of the 37th Ordinary Session of the Council of Ministers of the Niger Basin Authority on […]

Police raise alarm over cloned certificates, ATM cards in circulation

The Commissioner of Police, Anti-Fraud Unit, Federal Criminal Investigation Intelligence Department (FCIID) Ikoyi- Lagos, Mr Dan Okoro, on Thursday raised alarm over many cloned certificates and ATM cards in circulation. Okoro raised the alarm while briefing newsmen in Lagos on the discovery of some cloned certificates by syndicate, which specialised in printing fake documents of […]

Why Abia women prefer fairly-used underwear

Women busy selecting fairly-used underwear in the market By Leonard Okachie The business of fairly-used female underwear now enjoy high patronage among the womenfolk in Umuahia, Abia, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The dealers of the materials locally called “okrika’’, are also recording high traffic of customers daily from neighbouring communities to the state capital. […]

Why we want to join ECOWAS– Morocco

President Muhammadu Buhari and King Mohammed VI of Morocco watch as Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe and Moroccan Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fisheries, Rural Development, Forestry and Water, Mr Aziz Akhannouch sign Cooperation Agreement in the field of Agricultural Vocational Training and Technical Supervision between Nigeria and Morocco in Ramat By […]

Africa is ‘on the rise’, says UN chief

Africa is “on the move and on the rise” with communities coming together to resolve their problems and offer mutual support, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said. Guterres, while addressing the inaugural Africa Dialogue Series at the UN Headquarters, in New York, urged collaboration among African countries for better future. The UN chief urged everyone […]

FG destroys materials infected with cow disease

The Nigerian Veterinary Services evacuated all RVCMs at National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Vom, to Pan-African Veterinary Vaccine Centre (PANVAC) based at Debre Zeit, Ethiopia for destruction. A search for RVCMs was carried out at all 11 Veterinary Faculties in Nigerian Universities to ascertain the actual status of rinderpest  in these faculties. Rinderpest, a deadly […]

Typha grass threatens farming in Jigawa

Typha grasses block water way. The proliferation of an invasive weed known as typha grass, is threatening the agricultural ecology of the Kumadugu Yobe Basin wetland in Jigawa State. The weed hinders crop production, fishing activities and destroys grazing fields. The typha grass covers 365sq km of land across six local government areas of the […]