Month: February 2018

The Senate is asking its Committee on Judiciary Human Rights and Legal Matters to immediately open investigation into the circumstances surrounding the alleged resumption of the Executive Secretary of National Human Rights Commission, {NHRC}, Tony Ojukwu, without confirmation from the Senate. This decision by the Senate follows a Point of Order from Senator Dino Melaye, […]

FOLLOWING the ban on tricycle operators in the metropolis on the 26th of February, the plateau state government has lifted the earlier suspension with effect from march first. The government and tricycle operators union after meeting and deliberating on issues raised the government has lifted the ban. However operational period for tricycle in the greater […]

Tuesday’s meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) ended on a confusing note after the party, in contravention of its constitution, declared that it had extended the tenure of the National Chairman of the party, John Odigie-Oyegun, other members of its National Working Committee (NWC), and that of the […]

Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak has reached record highs with 317 laboratory confirmed cases, according to figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) this week. A statement from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday indicated that the number of confirmed cases during the past two months exceeds the total number of confirmed […]

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has called for the immediate and unconditional release of the abducted students of the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State. In a statement by his spokesman on Nigeria, Stephane Dujarric, on Wednesday, Guterres condemned the attack that led to the abduction of the […]

Gwamba community in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State came under attack on Tuesday by armed herdsmen herdsmen, razing houses and leaving many residents injured and displaced. The Nigerian Army, which confirmed the invasion, said that despite the deployment of troops in the community, the “notorious herdsmen set the village ablaze and fled.” The […]

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to visit Dapchi community in Yobe State. The party on Tuesday in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan said the President should ‘halt the feasting’ with the All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains in the presidential villa and visit the state. The […]

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 18 persons in connection with a fresh violence that erupted in the state. In a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the arrest of the suspects of Monday’s attack on Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru Local […]

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday took an optimistic look at the poor rating of Nigeria on the recently-released Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index 2017. He said in Abuja that the rating was not a setback for Nigeria, but an encouragement for the country to work harder and plug loopholes. The Transparency International’s report released on […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, arraigned Nanle Miracle Dariye, son of former Plateau State Governor, Joshua Dariye, on a 6-count charge of money laundering to the tune of N1.5billion before Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja. Dariye was arraigned alongside Apartment le Paradis, a hotel where he was […]

The Federal Government has released the names and full details of the 110 girls who are yet to be accounted for, following the attack on the Government Girls Science and Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, Yobe State. The schoolgirls went missing after the attack which occurred on February 19, 2018. The list was contained in a […]

-JAMES ABRAHAM The Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau state has asked Governor Simon Lalong to stop implementing policies that are injurious to the wellbeing of the people of the state The main opposition party stated this why reacting to the recent suspension of tricycle operation in Jos and Bukuru metropolis by the state Government following […]

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