Chanchaga Local Government in Niger State has concluded tripartite arrangement to build UNICEF standard Toilets in the area. The Council Chairman Alh. Yusuf Inuwa Fuka said the council will provide Land and an enabling environment for the investors. He said Hamyuz Investment Limited will build and manage the toilets after which they will hands off […]

Edo communities raise the alarm over high number of gunmen

  Elders of ‎four agrarian villages namely Orhua, Oke, Umokpe and Ekpan in Irhue Clan, Uhunmwode Local Government Area of Edo State have raised an alarm over what they said amounts to an, “invasion”, of their communities by suspicious men carrying sophisticated guns, bows and arrows, cutlasses and other lethal weapons. In a statement, signed […]

Senate mulls 5-year jail term for randy lecturers

  A bill for a law prescribing five-year jail term for lecturers who engage in sexual relationship with students passed first reading at the senate on Wednesday. The bill, sponsored by Ovie Omo-Agege (Labour-Delta Central) and co-sponsored by 46 other senators, seeks to completely prohibit any form of sexual relationship between lecturers and their students. […]

Remi Tinubu is senate chief whip for 25 mins

  Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday appointed Oluremi Tinubu, a senator from Lagos central and wife of Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), acting chief whip of the senate. Tinubu acted as chief whip of the senate in the absence of both Olusola Adeyeye, substantive chief whip of the upper […]

Nigeria and the search for peace

  Disturbed by the seemingly unstoppable conflicts trailing Nigeria since independence, opinion leaders from all parts of the country, gathered in Lagos recently to proffer solutions that can lead to a peaceful co-existence in a country from where tranquility seems to have long taken flight; reports GBOYEGA ADEOYE. Dateline: Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The usual […]

Fire outbreak claims two lives, destroys five vehicles in Kano

  A fire outbreak, on Wednesday, claimed two lives in Kano with about five cars burnt completely. The fire outbreak which occurred at AA Rano filling station on Bompai Road, was reported to have started at about 2 pm and lasted for almost two hours before it was put out by the state’s fire service […]

APC has reversed our legacies, says PDP

  The leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party have accused the All Progressives Congress of reversing its (PDP) legacies and accomplishments. Rising from their meeting in Akure, on Wednesday, the PDP leaders said the ruling APC had not demonstrated the capacity to resolve the economic challenges facing the country. The PDP leaders said the APC […]

Ohakim gave me $2.29m cash to buy house –Witness

  A witness,  Mr. Abu Sule, told a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday that he collected $2.29m cash in Ghana-Must-Go’ bag from a former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, to help the former governor to buy a property in Asokoro, Abuja. Sule, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s second prosecution witness in […]