• Christian clerics fault Governor El-Rufai’s plan to rebuild worship centres with N100m

    Christian clerics fault Governor El-Rufai’s plan to rebuild worship centres with N100m

    Christian clerics in Kaduna have faulted the plan by the Kaduna State government to spend N100 million on the rehabilitation of churches and mosques destroyed by armed Fulani herdsmen in Southern Kaduna communities.

    They urged Governor Nasir El-Rufai to rather use the money meant for this purpose to reinforce the security of lives and property in the affected areas.

    Governor El-Rufai had announced plans by the state government to provide N100 million for the reconstruction of damaged churches and mosques in some […]

  • FG to upgrade seven cancer centres, provide more treatment machines

    FG to upgrade seven cancer centres, provide more treatment machines

    According to reports, the Federal Government says it will upgrade seven cancer treatment centres and provide additional machines to reduce the burden of the disease in Nigeria.

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday.

    Adewole said: “As we are talking today, there is no public hospital that has cancer treatment machine that is working.

    “Ideally, we need one machine per one million people; going by our population, Nigeria […]

  • Lagos to build five stadiums, mini sports centres

    Lagos to build five stadiums, mini sports centres

    The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to build five new stadiums in the five major districts across the State as part of its vision of massive development of the sports sector.

    The newly-appointed Director General of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Gbolahan Adewunmi Ogunsanya, said the construction of the stadiums would commence early next.

    Ogunsanya disclosed that the famous Maracana Stadium playing pitch in Ajegunle, where many ex-internationals were discovered, would be constructed with modern facilities, having been chosen as one […]

  • DSS uncovers plots to bomb Computer Village in Lagos, worship centres, parks

    DSS uncovers plots to bomb Computer Village in Lagos, worship centres, parks

    The Department of State Services (DSS) announced yesterday it had uncovered a plot to bomb Nigeria’s largest computer market, the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos.

    It named one Chidiebere Onwudiwe, a graduate of Mechanical and Chemical Engineering and local members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as the brains behind the plot.

    Onwudiwe is currently under arrest.

    The DSS said in a statement that the suspect was working with foreign and local members of IPOD to perfect the plot.

    It also claimed to […]