Day: March 14, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday took the oath of office in parliament, launching her fourth-term government in Europe’s biggest economy. Lawmakers in Berlin’s glass-domed Reichstag had elected her with a margin of 364-315 with nine abstentions. Merkel was then formally appointed by President Frank-Walter Steinmeier before taking the oath of office in the lower […]

The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday said the country’s Consumer Price Index which measures inflation rose by 14.33 per cent (year-on-year) in February 2018. The bureau in the report said the 14.33 per cent rate for February is 0.08 percentage points lower than the 15.3 per cent recorded in January. The report said this […]

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh, who is facing corruption charges, on Wednesday, arrived for continuation of his trial before the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, in a wheelchair. Metuh was wheeled into the courtroom to continue his defence to the seven-count charge the Economic and Financial […]

Members of the #NotTooYoungToRun group on Wednesday stormed the Presidential Villa entrance in protest. The group which comprises Nigerian youths are protesting President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent the Electoral Act Amendment. The protesting youths converged at the Unity Fountain in Abuja on Wednesday morning and thereafter marched to the entrance of the Presidential Villa […]

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday denied rumours that it had increased the cost of processing vehicle particulars and application for number plates, saying the rates remain the same across the state. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan. According to him, the clarification became […]

Barely two weeks after a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol fell at Owode-Iyana Ilogbo axis along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway, another tanker also loaded with the same litres of petrol fell on the road early Wednesday morning at Singer Area, Sango-Ota. The tanker travelling outside Sango-Ota fell at a […]

Earlier today,People in Dong Kassa Rafiki, Jos North Local Government of Plateau State woke up to gunshots fired by suspected Fulani herdsmen. The principal of International center of Evangelism Dong Kassa along Miango Road; Evangelist Philip Alams in a phone interview with Jayfm correspondent Ponsak Fanab narrated the ordeal The principal of International center of […]

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed candidates who have taken the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) to visit the board’s website for their results. The Head of Media of the Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, gave the directive at a news conference on Tuesday in Bwari, Abuja, saying that the results had […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld his assent to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which seeks to re-order the sequence of polls in 2019. In a letter written to both chambers of the National Assembly dated March 8, 2018, Buhari said the amendments by the lawmakers were in conflict with existing laws. President of the Senate, […]

The Peoples Democratic Party, National Council of Tiv Youths and Middle Belt Youth Council have said that President Muhammadu Buhari has not been effectively monitoring security problems in the country. The groups stated this on Tuesday, when they commented on the President’s remark in Benue State, that he was not aware that the Inspector-General of […]

Suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans, has filed a fresh suit against the Police at a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. This time, Evans wants the court to compel the police to immediately and unconditionally release his two residential houses located in Magodo area of Lagos State. He also wants the court […]

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