Herdsmen: Gov. Ortom reacts to kidnapping of Catholic Priest in Delta

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Wednesday condemned the kidnapping of a Catholic Priests and three others by suspected armed herdsmen in Umutu/Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. Ortom, who described the abduction of the four Reverend Fathers as “barbaric, dehumanizing and shameful,” warned that the activities of herdsmen, if not […]

APC reacts to alleged detention of Oshiomhole by DSS over bribery

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has said it is not aware of the detention and quizzing of its National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, by the Department of State Security, DSS. The national spokesman of the party, Lanre Issa-Onilu, who described the report of Oshiomhole’s ordeal with the DSS as a rumour because the APC has not […]

Defective microphones stalls reps plenary

Defective microphones thwarted Wednesday’s proceeding at the House of Representatives, thereby forcing the house to adjourn plenary to Thursday, November 8. The Speaker of the house, Yakubu Dogara, said that the Green Chamber had to halt proceedings as most of the microphones were faulty. Mr Dogara explained that the malfunction was as a result of […]

Emir Sanusi seeks structured policy on ageing

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders to produce a structured policy on ageing in order to address the problems of ageism. Sanusi II made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on the sidelines of the first Africa Stakeholders Regional Conference […]

APC national vice chairman sacked from party

The national vice chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Inuwa Abdulkadir, has been sacked from the party for alleged anti-party activities. DAILY NIGERIAN gathered Mr Abdulkadir, who is a close friend of the Governor Aminu Tambuwal, has fallen out of favour with state party leader, Aliyu Wammako. But the chairman of the Sokoto chapter […]

IGP Idris dismisses drunk policeman in Lagos

A police provost, Insp. Kadima Useni, attached to Police Mobile Force, Squadron 22 Base, Ikeja was on Wednesday dismissed by the police for getting drunk on duty. Lagos State Police Command’s Spokesman, CSP Chike Oti, said that the dismissed policeman was apprehended following a viral video which showed the policeman drunk at Dopemu area of […]

Buhari reversing mind-boggling mismanagement

Hosting One-on-One Nigeria, a group from South East, President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is trying its best to re-organise Nigeria after mind-boggling mismanagement of past administrations. Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, said Buhari stated this when he received a group from the South-Eastern part of Nigeria […]

Shito: Made in Ghana soup attracts buyers at Lagos fair

Ghanaian entrepreneurs are making fortunes, selling sachet soup, known as “Shito’’ at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A NAN correspondent at the fair reports that many women were seen on Wednesday besieging the Ghana stand at the fair, to buy Shito, packaged in 500 grammes and selling […]

Prince Charles, Nigerian leaders discuss peace, girl-child

The Prince of Wales Charles met with some Nigerian traditional leaders to discuss, among other issues, peace and security, and educating the girl-child. Prince Charles received the traditional rulers in Abuja on Monday during a visit to Nigeria, the final leg of an eight-day tour to three West African countries. The prince and his wife, […]

Minimum wage: Buhari has not endorsed N30,000, says Presidency

The Presidency has frowned at the misinterpretation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s remarks when he received the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage from the committee’s chairman, Ama Pepple, on Tuesday. A presidential source, who preferred not to be named, said the president did not endorse N30,000 as proposed by […]