Mr. Yaga Yarkawa, the Caretaker Chairman of Chibok Local Government Area of Borno state, has lamented the renewed attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the local government, insisting that with the recent attacks on Thlaimaklama village which has displaced many people from their homes, Chibok has again come under the control of Boko Haram.
Yaga Yarkawa told newsmen on Monday night in Maiduguri while visiting to receive food items donated by the State Government for onward delivery to displaced persons.
He said, […]
According to reports, the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice-Admiral Ibok Ette Ibas, has said that the induction of another Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Unity, after the NNS Centenary in 2014 will boost the capacity of the Navy to keep surveillance over the nation’s waterways and respond to any threat to the country’s maritime territory.
Admiral Ibas spoke at an event to celebrate the arrival of NNS Unity from the People’s Republic of China held at the Naval Dockyard, Victoria Island […]
Former Special Adviser to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reuben Abati, has described Nigeria’s seat of power, Aso Rock, as an evil place.
He, therefore, advised the Nigerian government to abandon the Villa and turn it into a spiritual museum.
Abati in his latest article titled ‘Rituals, blood and death: The spiritual side of Aso Villa’, said recent happenings in the presidency should give the citizens headache, adding that the place needs redemption urgently.
The article below:
People tend to be alarmed when the Nigerian Presidency […]
It was gathered that the Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Federal Government might re-design some portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that are susceptible to flooding.
Speaking in Abuja yesterday at the opening of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) national conference, he said the low level of some portions of the expressway was of concern to the Federal Government.
His words: “The possibility of having the Lagos-Ibadan expressway being washed away is a serious matter to the […]
According to reports, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has lauded 14 states in the federation for their improved efforts in the control of HIV.
Adewole, represented by Dr Evelyn Ngige, the Director of Public Health, Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) expressed the view at the Dissemination of the National Quality Improvement Project (NQIP) and NigeriaQual Awards Ceremony in Abuja.
The overall goal of NigeriaQual programme is to improve the quality and standard of care and related services for all patients […]
Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode, said the Federal Government must allow states to develop natural resources within their domains and create necessary infrastructure that would attract investors.
“Governors are the owners of the land in their states but underneath the land and even inside the water – the Federal Government is structured in a way that it controls those potentials. In a situation where the states are being spoon-fed, because I call the federation account more or less like spoon-feeding. The […]
According to an eye witness, this skater who wasn’t wearing any protective gear, was holding onto a speeding commercial bus (danfo) coming from Ajah and heading to Lekki.
He lost his control when he couldn’t keep up with the way the driver was speeding, stumbled and slammed onto the major road, breaking his right leg in the
Factional Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff on Thursday disclosed that his treasurer under the sacked National Working Committee, NWC, is the signatories to the party’s bank account.
Sheriff in a press briefing in Abuja, explained that his team and not the Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee is signatory to the party’s account.
He said, “Myself and the Treasurer who is also a member of the NWC are signatories to the bank accounts of the PDP. Makarfi […]
A yet-to-be-identified woman lost her life, while several others were injured in a fatal accident that occurred on Tuesday.
The woman and other passengers, traveling in Good is Good Motors, were heading to Abuja from Onitsha when the incident occurred.
According to an eye witnesses, the driver of the bus was driving at top speed despite warning from the passengers.
“The speed later led to the driver loosing control, which caused the accident,” one of the survivors posted on her Facebook
A consortium headed by American businessmen Jason Levien and Steve Kaplan has purchased a controlling stake in Swansea, the Premier League club announced on Sunday.
The deal, concluded after lengthy negotiations, will see Huw Jenkins remain in an executive role and charged with the day-to-day running of the club.
“Jason and Steve have vast experience in running sporting franchises in America,” Swansea said in an official statement on their website.
“Jason is managing general owner of MLS side, DC United while Steve is […]
One person should not be controlling Nigeria, Regional government will grow Nigeria faster – Afe Babalola insists
Aare Afe Babalola(SAN), A Senior Advocate of Nigeria has canvassed for return to regional government for Nigeria to recover fully from its economic woes and myriad of challenges confronting it.
The founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti(ABUAD), said having a central government with a president directing the affairs of a large and multiethnic and religious nation like Nigeria had been the reason why the country has failed to develop.
The senior lawyer said this in Ado Ekiti at the weekend, during […]