SDP has started repositioning ahead of 2023 – Prof. Adeniran

The Acting National Chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Professor Tunde Adeniran, says the party has commenced its rebuilding and repositioning process ahead of future elections. In a statement made available to journalists today by the party’s Director of Media and Publicity, Hon. Yemi Akinbode, Professor Adeniran said that “very soon, Nigerians will see […]

JAMB fixes new date for mock exam

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation (JAMB) has fixed Monday, April 1, 2019 for its 2019 mock examination earlier scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 2019. The change according to a statement by JAMB’s head of media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin was due to circumstances beyond the Board’s control. The statement urged candidates who had indicated interest in […]

School building collapse : 20 rescued victims on treatment – Official

Building Collapse The Lagos State Government says 20 victims of the collapsed school building located at Itafaji in Lagos Island, are receiving treatment in some hospitals in Lagos. Dr Titilayo Goncalves, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health (MOH), made the disclosure  at a news conference at the hospital on Wednesday. Goncalves said that some of the victims had been […]

FG sends healthcare support to victims of Lagos school collapse

FG sends healthcare support to victims of Lagos school collapsei By Mustapha Yauri The Federal Ministry of Health has directed all the Federal health institutions in Lagos State to provide necessary healthcare support and ensure adequate services to victims of the collapsed school building in the state. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave […]

Naira gains against dollar

Naira gains marginally against dollar at parallel market The Naira on Wednesday gained marginally against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, exchanging at N358 to the dollar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the naira had exchanged at N358.2 to the dollar on Tuesday. The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed […]

How Customs seized 300 bags of imported rice in Borno

Nigeria Customs Service addressing the media on the seized bags of rice By Hamza Suleiman The Borno-Yobe Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Wednesday said it seized a truck conveying 300 bags of imported rice in Borno State. The Zonal Controller of the Command, Abdullahi Biu, made the disclosure in an interview with […]

Money laundering: EFCC re-arraigns ex-Intercontinental Bank MD

Former MD of defunct Intercontinental Bank Erastus Akingbola By Sandra Umeh The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned a  former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank PLC, Erastus Akingbola in a Federal High Court in Lagos, for alleged Money Laundering. He is facing an amended 22 count charge bordering on money […]

Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh gets new counsel

Alleged N400m fraud: Metuh gets new counsel By Wandoo Sombo Mr Olisa Metuh, former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), accused of diverting N400 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki. has engaged a new lawyer, Mr Abel Oziokor to continue his case at the Federal High Court, […]

Gunmen attack Police Station, kill DPO, 3 officers in Edo

Gunmen attack Police Station, kill DPO, 3 officers in Edo By George Edomwonyi Gunmen have attacked the Divisional Police Command at Afuze, headquarters of  the Owan-East Local Government Area of Edo, killing the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and three other officers on duty. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the hoodlums also attacked […]

Child mortality: Nigerian Physicians in U.S. to train health workers

Child mortality: Nigerian Physicians in U.S. to train health workers By Olasunkanmi Onifade Dr Biodun Ogungbo, a Neurosurgeon with a private hospital in Abuja, said that the maternal child group of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) would train health workers to provide neonatal services to curb deaths. Ogungbo, who is a member […]