One of the suspect that killed 7 policemen at Giri check Point along Zuba road and carted away their weapons was arrested with the weapons along Nyanya Kubo check Point. He was arrested by Guards Bde soldiers and he handed over to the Police FHQ Abj. Regrettably he is a serving police inspector, Mattias by […]

FAAC: Governors insist on full remittance from NNPC

Governors of the 36 states of the federation vowed Thursday that the deadlock in the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) will continue unless the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) remits what is due to the account. The governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) met in Abuja Wednesday night to deliberate on the […]

SWAN Disowns FCT Chapter’s Communique On National Issues

The  National Secretariat of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has dissociated itself from  a communiqué issued by its Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter, wherein the association was presented to have taken a position on certain burning national issues. “The said communiqué is not the position of SWAN, and the chapter lacks the power to […]

Two Dead, One On Danger List As Train Collides With Commercial Bus

Two persons have reportedly died in Lagos, with another seriously injured as a moving train collided with a stationed commercial bus. The incident, as learnt, occurred Friday at the railway crossing at Pen Cinema, in.Agege area of the state at about 8.57am.  The General Manager Lagos State Emergwncy Management Agency (LASEMA) Mr Adesina Tiamiyu made […]

ENetSuD To Kwara Govt, Traditional Rulers: Be Proactive On Herdsmen-Farmers Clashes

The Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) based in Kwara state, has noted that the herdsmen-farmers clash is not a recent phenomenon in Kwara State but that series of feud have been occurring for decades between farmers and herdsmen, especially in areas of Kwara North, adding that “in fact, news […]

Buhari Govt Visionless, Incompetent, Insensitive – Arewa Youth

The Arewa Consultative Youth Forum has described the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government as vision less bunch running the country to the edge of precipice. The group expressed this in a statement reacting to the response from the Presidency to comments credited to the Northern and Southern Elders, signed by its President, Alhaji Yerima Shettima, […]

Experts: Use pension funds to boost private sector

Financial Experts on Friday deliberated on how pension funds could be utilised to add more values to contributors and boost private sector. The discourse was at a roundtable conference organised by Sigma Pensions in Lagos. Sigma Pensions Business RoundTable is the first series of leadership initiative to bring to fore key issues in investment places […]

Governor Ugwuanyi approves N400 million rural projects counterpart fund

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has approved the release of the sum of N400, 238,237 .00 as counterpart fund payment to the state’s Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP II) to enable the project continue effectively. The project is under the joint sponsorship of the World Bank and French Development Agency in collaboration with […]

Zimbabwean president tells white farmers their land is safe

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday assured Zimbabwe’s white farmers that their land will not be taken, calling on them to work together with the government ahead of landmark elections on July 30. Under his predecessor Robert Mugabe, white farmers were evicted in favour of landless black people from 2000 by a controversial policy that wrecked […]

Cote d’Ivoire government faces collapse in coalition row

Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara’s government faced collapse on Friday after his junior coalition partner said it had expelled party members named to a new cabinet. Ouattara reshuffled his cabinet last week because of a row between his RDR party and the PDCI party of former President Henri Konan Bedie. The changes were largely cosmetic, […]