Five die in rival cults’ clash in Akwa Ibom

Five persons have been feared dead in Urua Ekpa community, an outskirt of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state when two rival cult groups clashed in the area. It was learnt that the clash which involved members of the Vikings confraternity and Iceland group started over a girl on Tuesday night and continued into Wednesday morning. The […]

May 29: Gov. Al-Makura inaugurates transition committee

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has inaugurated a 31-member transition committee to ensure hitch free transfer of power to the state’s governor elect Mr Abdullahi Sule, on May 29. Al-Makura inaugurated the committee at the Government House in Lafia on Wednesday. He said the committee would guide the process of ensuring smooth and seamless […]

I have not left PDP — Jimi Agbaje

By Bolaji Buhari The Lagos State Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the March 9 election, Mr Jimi Agbaje, on Wednesday said there was no truth in the report that he had left the party. Agbaje, in a statement by Mr Felix Oboagwina, his Director of Media and Publicity, said he was […]

Lassa fever national mortality rate drops in 2019

By Jessica Onyegbula Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, the Chief Medical Director (CMD), Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Edo, says Lassa fever mortality rate has reduced tremendously in the country. Okogbenin told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Irrua, Edo, that the mortality rate had dropped to a single digit from the 14 per […]

Groups demand 50% of NNPC vacancies for PTI graduates

The African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI) and the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) have called for the reservation of 50 per cent of vacancies in the ongoing Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation(NNPC) recruitment for graduates of Petroleum Training Institute(PTI), Effurun, Delta State. ASESI’s Executive Director, Mr Chinonso Obasi, in a statement on Wednesday in […]

Why FG must compel dental health services in hospitals – ARD

By Ummul Idris The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) has urged the Federal Government to compel all hospitals in to establish dental health service department. Dr Roland Aigbovo, the FCT branch President of the association, made the call at a news conference in commemoration of 2019 World Oral Health Day celebration on Wednesday in Abuja. […]

‘Charlyboy Confessed To Collecting Money From Buhari To Attack Atiku’

Popular activist, Deji Adeyanju has tackled the co-covener of ‘Our Mumu Don Do’ movement, Charlyboy, over his role in the just concluded 2019 election. Adeyanju who earlier accused Charlyboy of working with the federal government said the Maverick entertainer confessed to him that he collected money from President Muhammadu Buhari to attack presidential candidate of […]

PDP threatens to halt Buhari’s inauguration

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the court order stopping the collation of pending results of the Bauchi governorship election. The party described the order as unconstitutional, and threatened to obtain similar ones stopping the swearing in of all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) “particularly President Muhammadu Buhari”. A federal high court […]

I’m not meddling in Kano elections – Tinubu

All Progressives Congress National Leader, Sen.  Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday refuted rumours that he was in Kano and meddling in the state’s rescheduled elections. Tinubu in a statement said he had not been in Kano at any point during the conduct of the elections.  A copy of the statement was made available to newsmen in […]