I’ll continue to beat my political wife Adeyemi ― Dino Melaye

By Emmanuel Afonne Sen. Dino Melaye has assured his supporters that he will continue to defeat his political rival Sen. Smart Adeyemi, in any senatorial election organised in Kogi West. Melaye was reacting to Appeal’s Court judgement that upheld the Election Tribunal’s ruling which annulled his election as the senator representing Kogi West. The Appeal […]

Policemen pummel lawyer in Onitsha, Anambra

Some officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have been caught on camera assaulting a man said to be a lawyer in Onitsha, Anambra. The video posted on the Facebook page of one Ben Chuks Udoh captured the policemen assaulting the lawyer and wrestling him to the ground. The policemen could be seen […]

Gov. Ganduje tasks club owners on talent discovery

By Muhammad Nur Tijani ‎Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has charged club owners and players across the country to be cooperative and develop new talents during sport activities. The Governor made the call when he received officials of the ongoing Ahlan pre-season tournament holding in Kano led by the Chairman Club Owners Association of […]

MTN Nigeria transforms 510 communities in 454 LGAs

By Precious Akutamadu/Dianabasi Effiong MTN Nigeria Plc, a multi-national telecom provider, says it has transformed 510 communities in about 454 local government areas in the country. Mr Innocent Entonu, General Manager, Regional Operations (East), said this at a dinner for nominators of “What can we do together’’, organised by MTN Nigeria Plc and the MTN […]

36 States, FCT generate N691.11bn as revenue in first half 2019 — NBS

By Folashade Akpan The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says in the first half of 2019, the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) generated N691.11 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The NBS said this in its “IGR at State Level for Quarter One and Quarter Two, 2019” report obtained from its website […]

NAF graduates 71 young officers

By Mohammad Tijjani The Nigeria Air Force on Friday said it would continue to enhance the capacity of its personnel to meet Nigeria’s security needs. Air Secretary, AVM Mahmoud Ahmad gave the assurance at the graduation of 71 personnel of Young Officers Course 14, held at the Military Training Centre (MTC) NAF Base Kaduna. “The […]

Osinbajo, Okowa seek collaborative effort to fight poverty

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and Governor of Delta, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, have advocated strong collaboration among the three tiers of government in the fight against poverty in the country. They made the call at the 18th Joint Planning Board and National Council on Development Planning meeting in Asaba on Friday. Osinbajo said that synergy […]

Banditry: Committee indicts 5 Zamfara Emirs

By Abubakar Ahmed The committee on finding solutions to banditry in Zamfara, on Friday said it has concrete evidence that five Emirs in the state were complicit in the spate of banditry in which more than 6,319 men and women were killed. The Chairman of the committee and former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar […]