Obey court orders to avoid anarchy, Onnoghen tells govt

The Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN), Walter S. N. Onnoghen, has said that there may be anarchy in the country unless governments at all level learn to obey court orders and rule of law. Onnoghen gave the warning as the guest lecturer at the first University of Lagos (UNILAG) Faculty of Law public lecture […]

Solid mineral exploration cost huge for only govt – Minister

The new Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, has said the cost of solid mineral exploration is too prohibitive for government to bear alone. Speaking during the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the East China Metallurgical Institute of Geology and Exploration and the Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, the […]

No hiding place for Lagos militants

Militants operating in parts of Nigeria By Henry Oladele The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has declared war on militants who are regrouping in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria and vowed not to give them a hiding place. The Force said it has recruited 7,000 personnel in three years as one of the measure aimed […]

Serena passes second test, says wants daughter proud of her

Serena Williams: wins second test in Paris Serena Williams said she wants to make her daughter proud after fighting back to reach the French Open third round on Thursday. The 36-year-old American came from a set and break down to defeat Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. The three-time champion and former world number one, […]

EFCC arrests fake pastor over N1.33b scam

James Ezekiel: fake pastor in EFCC net A fake Pastor, James Ezekiel has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for defrauding a businessman of N1.33billion. Ezekiel deceived his victim by enlisting him as one of the “financiers” of a spurious contract in the sum of N1.8 billion. Ezekiel, who claimed […]

Delta eyes oil palm to boost economy

Oil palm By Ifeanyi Olannye Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has kicked off a 3,000-hectare oil palm plantation owned by Norsworthy Farms and Allied Industries, as a major investment that would boost the state’s economy. At the ground-breaking for the plantation and processing plant at Akwukwu-Igbo, Oshimili North Local Government Area, Okowa said the project would […]

Five soldiers killed in action

Soldiers in action By Johnson Eyiangho The military has confirmed the death of five soldiers  when their vehicle stepped on Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted in Pridang-Bita road in Gwoza, Borno state. The Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Texas Chukwu, said in a statement that the incident occurred in Gworza Local Government Area of Borno state when […]

NPO, Buhari, Tinubu, Atiku mourn Aboderin

Wale Aboderin: Died during heart surgery By Emmanuel Oloniruha The sudden and shocking death of Punch chairman, Wale Aboderin on Thursday has triggered a flood of condolences and tributes from President Muhammadu Buhari, many prominent Nigerians, including the Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), led by Prince Nduka Obaigbena. The NPO,  consisting of  the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association […]