By:Muhammad Muhammad The Niger State Teacher Professional Development Center, Mararraban Dandaudu had presented her annual first edition Language Day celebration held at the school hall. The Language Day which was organized by the center’s department of Languages was staged to showcase Debate, Talk show, Drama and Cultural exhibition by the students. During the Language Day […]

House of reps in rowdy session over June 12 Democracy Day declaration

It was quite a disorderly session this morning at the Federal House of Representatives at the National Assembly in Abuja during delibrations over the recently declared Democracy Day. President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to declare June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day in honour of late M.K.O Abiola, has caused a heated fracas between the lawmakers. It was gathered […]

Just In: Supreme Court gives GTBank 14 days to pay Innoson’s N14bn

Innocent Chukwuma may be having the last laugh over his travail with GTBank giving the Supreme Court ruling today striking out the bank’s motion for stay of execution of the Enugu Court of Appeal Division’s order that it should pay over N6 Billion into an interest yielding account at the Court of Appeal. The Supreme Court […]

Civil Defence Nabs Suspects With 15,000 Litres Adulterated Diesel

Two persons have been arrested by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ekiti state with adulterated Automotive Gas Oil, AGO, loaded in a trailer with 15,000 litres. The suspects,Olagunju Mukaila, the driver, Male 40 years and Olanrewaju Lukman, Motor boy, Male 39 years were arrested in Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti State with fake waybill and other […]

Amosun Joins Campaign Against Plastic Pollution

By: NIYI OGUNGBOLA,  Abeokuta The Ogun State Government has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the 2018 World Environmental Day, while calling for sustained awareness, towards addressing the threat posed by plastic pollution across globe. Speaking on the this year’s theme, “Beat Plastic Pollution”,  at a workshop organized to commemorate the day in […]

Tens Of Thousands Of Youth Rally In Calabar In Support Of Ayade

Tens of thousands of  Cross  Riverian youths from  seven  local government  areas  of  Southern  Senatorial  District in the state,  under the umbrella  of Generation Foundation,  on Wednesday  held a thank you rally in honour  of the governor  for his developmental  strides in three years. Speaking on behalf of the group, former member of the Cross […]


Niger state government has embarked on total overhauling of Bida, Suleja and Kontagora water works, few weeks ago it was reported that the state govt did receive water pumping machines for the aforementioned local governments. This is a progress report that installations of the machines currently ongoing in Kontagora water works which will be followed […]

London Stock Exchange loses one hour of trading due to technical glitch

London’s stock market opened an hour behind schedule on Thursday following a rare trading outage in one of the world’s busiest financial centers. A spokesperson for the London Stock Exchange confirmed that trading commenced at 4 a.m. ET after the opening auction was delayed. The spokesperson said the outage was caused by a technical issue, […]

Senator Melaye: MKO Abiola cannot be awarded GCFR, he’s no longer Nigerian

The senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari against breaching the constitution in his latest move of conferring the honour of Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) on Moshood Abiola, the widely acclaimed winner of the 1993 presidential election. Mr Buhari on June 6, 25 years after the election, […]

Burundi’s president enacts disputed new constitution

President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi on Thursday enacted a new constitution adopted by a referendum, despite opposition concern that the charter will enable him to keep his grip on power until 2034. “History is being written in the centre of the country at Gitega, the head of state Pierre Nkurunziza has just put his signature […]