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The Lagos State Government, Akinwunmi Ambode, has revealed plans to overhaul the power, transportation and education sector in the state. Ambode made this known on Tuesday while speaking at the Lagos Means Business event which was held at Victoria Island, Lagos State. The governor said that about 7.5million people come to Lagos Island district on […]

Philomina Chieshe, the official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), who claimed that the board’s N36 million was swallowed by a snake, has made a U-turn. Chieshe, who works as a clerk at the JAMB office in Markurdi, Benue state, had told top officials of the examination body that a “mysterious snake” swallowed […]

The Federal Government will from April 1 this year start the prosecution of tax defaulters who fail to take advantage of the nine-month amnesty window provided by the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme. It said that from that date, special tax courts would be established to prosecute those who failed to regularise their tax […]

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has issued a directive for necessary arrangements to be made for another mass burial in the state. The mass burial is planned to hold next week Friday, March 16. The governor gave this directive on Tuesday during his visit to Omusu village. He described the attack as unfortunate and called […]

The Plateau State Police Command has deployed about 2,309 officers to provide security during the one-day visit of President Muhammdu Buhari on Thursday. A breakdown of the figure, as contained in the operation order for the visit of the President, revealed that 42 police Inspectors, 1,687 rank and file, and 72 traffic wardens would be […]

The conference report of both chambers of the National Assembly on the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency (NFIU) bill was on Tuesday laid before the House of Representatives. This came a week after the Chairman of Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, Chukwuka Utazi, accused his House of Representatives counterpart, Akinloye Babajide, of hindering the progress of the […]

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun on Tuesday ruled out any possibility that the Federal Government would extend the March 31 deadline of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme. She said this while granting an interview aired by the Nigeria Television Authority. The VAIDs programme offers a grace period from July 1, 2017, to […]

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says humanitarians would, on Friday, conduct an assessment of Rann in wake of last Thursday’s attack and evacuation. It explained that the operational capacity of humanitarian partners in the three most affected states by the Boko Haram insurgency – Adamawa, Borno and Yobe – continued […]

The Gidi Culture Festival ‘GidiFest’ has announced Wizkid, 2Face and Adekunle Gold as headliners for its 2018 line-up.   This year’s edition tagged ‘The Gidi Tribe’ will take place at the Hard Rock Café Beach Front on Good Friday, March 30, 2018. The headliners will be flanked by some of the most sought after Nigerian […]

Liberian President, George Weah, on Monday said political change was meaningless without development, prosperity and growth. He also said Liberia would need at least 6,000 teachers from Nigeria Weah said this while addressing State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the crisis on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba State had claimed more lives than that of the herdsmen killings in Benue and Zamfara states. The President stated this during a stakeholders’ meeting with representatives of ethnic groups and the Taraba State Government at the Taraba Government House in Jalingo. […]

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has expressed satisfaction with the level of preparation ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state Correspondent JAMES ABRAHAM reports that President will arrive in the state on Thursday as earlier confirmed by the State Commissioner for Information, Yakubu Datti at a press conference in Jos Governor Lalong who […]

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