Immigration: How ECOWAS Protocol Aids Human Trafficking

ECOWAS Protocol to which Nigeria is signatory is one of the key factors aiding trans-border trafficking in persons, Public Relations Officer, Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS, E. S King, a deputy comptroller, has said. The Protocol allows for free movement of persons within the 16-member ECOWAS nation upon possession and presentation of the ECOWAS Passport. Following […]

Hillary Clinton picks Kaine as VP

US Democrat presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has named Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate. Clinton made the announcement via Twitter and a text message to supporters after the first day of a two-day campaign swing in Florida. She called Kaine to tell him about 40 minutes before the announcement, and called President Barack Obama […]

Heavy rain kills 87, millions evacuated in China

Heavy rain in China has killed at least 87 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday. Seventy-two people have been killed and 78 are missing in the northern province of Hebei after rain triggered floods and landslides, the Xinhua news agency reported, citing the civil affairs department. Nearly 50,000 […]

IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS- Seasons of Arrest and Recoveries in Niger State 

We received many questions on the explanation and further details about the meaning of our CAPTION – ADMINISTRATIVE BAIL? Before we receive legal definitions from our team of lawyers, lets journalistically say that “a person is given Administrative Bail” after being interrogated for criminal offences ranging from money laundering, mis-application of public funds or any […]

Federal government okays 14 solar investors to generate 1,125MW

The Federal Government has given 14 front-line solar developers a nod to generate about 1,125 megawatts, through solar, to the national grid, as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola assured that the price Nigerians pay for the supply of electricity is expected to drop as the technology grows better. Speaking in […]

Aggrieved senators reject Saraki’s peace moves

In spite of fresh overtures with juicy committees, Senators opposed to the emergence of Dr. Bukola Saraki as the President of the Senate were yesterday insisted on seeing through the ongoing trial of Saraki and the Deputy Senate President, Chief Ike Ekweremadu. They said the case was already beyond them since the Federal Government is […]

NIGER STATE- BONDED ROAD  PROJECT  TO  BE – UNBONDED  SOON….

The #2.581.906.58 Billion- Eastern-bye-pars Maikunkele-Maitumbi road Construction Contract Awarded in  2012 (June) is Nearing Completion. Governor Abu Sani’s Directive on the Timely Completion of the Jobs Before the End of 2016 is Yielding positive Results on the hitherto Abandoned Contract. Faces photos news.

Buhari confirms talks with Niger Delta militants

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday confirmed that his administration was currently engaging the Niger Delta militants in talks in order to end the spate of destruction of crude oil facilities in the region. He said the talks were being done through oil companies and law-enforcement agencies and were meant to find a lasting solution to […]

Strike: I bear no grudge against my workers – Gov. Sani Bello

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said he bears no grudge against the leadership of the organised labour and the entire workforce in the state over the just suspended strike action. The governor said he only saw the four day industrial action called by the state chapters of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and […]

Halliburton: Buhari’s wife sues Fayose

The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has sued the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, for alleging that she was one of those indicted for involvement in the Halliburton multi-million dollar scandal. The President’s wife had on many occasions denied involvement in the scam with a threat to sue Fayose if he did not stop […]