Month: June 2017

Motorists and residents plying Jos-Mararba Ja’ama road have again renewed their call on the Plateau state government to speed up construction work on the ever-busy road in order to save them from the nightmare they are currently experiencing Reconstruction work on the less than 30km federal  road was started by the immediate past administration of […]

The three-time Olympic 100m champion won in 10.06 seconds, 0.03secs ahead of Cuba’s Yunier Perez. Britain’s Mo Farah won the 10,000m in 27 minutes and 12 seconds, 2mins 34secs clear of Kenya’s Mathew Kimeli. South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk set a 300m world record of 30.81, beating Michael Johnson’s 30.85 set in 2000. Van Niekerk […]

The Nigerian equities market appreciated by N185bn at the close of trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The NSE banking index recorded the highest gain, as it appreciated by 3.16 per cent. This was followed by the NSE industrial, food/beverage and oil/gas indices, which gained 1.08 per cent, 0.84 per […]

Former Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba State, who was involved in a plane crash on October 25, 2012, at the Yola airport in Adamawa State, has died in Houston, United States on Wednesday. Emmanuel Bello, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Public Affairs, confirmed the incident on Wednesday. Suntai, 56, has since the […]

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose yesterday disclosed that the health situation of President Muhammadu Buhari has worsened, and that he has been on life support since June 6 at a West-End, London hospital. The governor, who said Buhari would need a miracle from God to survive his current predicament, admonished those he described as “cabal” […]

Pop superstar and Starboy Records head Wizkid has unveiled the artwork for his summer project “Sounds From The Other Side” which is expected to drop on the 14th of July. The 12-track album already has 5 previously released singles including “Sweet Love“, “Come Closer” feat. Drake, “African Bad Gyal” feat. Chris Brown, “Daddy Yo” & […]

The ongoing town hall meetings  being organized by Governor Simon Lalong across the seventeen Local Government Areas of the state have been marred by allegations of recruitment of praise singers by government to launder its image In an interview with journalists in Jos on Thursday,State Chairman of the Action Democratic Party, Andrew Nanyak Daman alleged […]

The Incorporated Trustees of Kingdom Human Rights Foundation International has dragged the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu and the Federal Ministry of Education before the Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged removal of Christian Religious Studies (CRS), from the academic curriculum of studies for Nigerian schools. The group, […]

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Bayelsa State Command, says its anti-vandals’ team has arrested a suspected ringleader that masterminded the blowing up of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company’s pipeline. The State Commandant, NSCDC, Desmond Agu, who gave the name of the suspect as Suoyo Dickson, said he (Dickson) and his gang members […]

Leaders of the Middle Belt and other Northern minorities, on Thursday urged the Federal Government, to immediately begin the implementation of the 2014 National Conference report, to address the agitations for the restructuring of the country. The meeting, which was convened under the aegis of Middle Belt Leaders’ Forum, was attended by other leaders from […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Thursday wrote to the senator representing Kogi West senatorial district, Senator Dino Melaye, to inform him that it would commence the process of recalling him by July 3. The commission said it had formally acknowledged the receipt of the petition from the petitioners’ representatives and had conveyed a letter […]

The Minister Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, says the Federal Government is considering providing special intervention funds for victims of human trafficking in the 2018 budget. Udoma said this when he received the Director-General of National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, Julie Donli, on Thursday in Abuja. The minister […]

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