Thursday, April 24, 2014

Ondo election: PDP candidate, Olusola Oke, debunks corruption allegation

The accusations and counter accusations preceding the forthcoming Ondo governorship elections heightened  Thursday as the Peoples’ Democratic Party’s gubernatorial candidate... read more

Policeman killed as car falls off bridge

A black Honda saloon car, with registration number CY 691 LND, on Tuesday fell off a bridge near Wuse Market, Abuja,... read more

Adamawa governorship election: ACN heads to Supreme Court

Governor Murtala Nyako The Action Congress of Nigeria in Adamawa has vowed to appeal the verdict of the Court of... read more

Hotelier kidnapped in Ogun

Two days after throwing a lavish party, a popular hotelier in Ogun State, Segun Oyebolu, was kidnapped by gunmen and... read more

Tribunal upholds 2006 census figures for Kano LGs

Three local governments in Kano had disagreed with the figures allotted to them by the NPC during the 2006 elections.…... read more

Teachers strike grounds Lagos schools

Teachers in Lagos State made good their threat to ground academic activities in public schools as they commenced an indefinite... read more

Policeman’s absence stalls trial of man accused of killing banker wife

The accused is facing trial for allegedly killing his wife.…... read more

Man arrested in Ogun for impersonating police commissioner

A 40-year-old man, who paraded himself as the Deputy Commissioner of Police in Ogun State and attempted to pay a... read more

Flood sacks five schools, displaces 350 families in Bayelsa

Flooded Sagbama community in Bayelsa state Photo: NAN The flood currently ravaging Northern Nigeria has extended to the South of... read more

Traders chase enforcement officials from Wuse Market

Traders subdue Environmental Board officers in raid on popular Wuse market.…... read more

Driver sentenced to death for killing lecturer

The victim was a lecturer at the Federal College of Education, Okene, Kogi State.…... read more

Adamawa police accused of causing businessman’s death

Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar The death of a businessman while in police detention in Yola has put Adamawa... read more

Abuja administration buys 200 mass transit buses

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has purchased 200 urban mass transit buses to reduce the transportation challenges faced by... read more

Abuja residents complain about poor quality of mobile

The telecommunications service in Nigeria has steadily deteriorated with customers crying foul.…... read more

Bauchi refutes report of new cases of diphtheria

The Bauchi State government has denied reports that the state has witnessed new cases of diphtheria. The Executive Secretary of... read more

400 contractors submit bids for renovation of Karu International Market

The Nasarawa Investment and Property Development Company, NIPDC, on Tuesday disclosed that about 400 contractors have submitted bids for the... read more

3000 job seekers throng Lagos Secretariat for employment

No fewer than 3000 job seekers, mostly university graduates, have besieged the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa, to submit applications for employment... read more

Nigerian actor goes to jail for having sex with another man

The actor said he had sex with another man under the influence of alcohol A 28-year old actor, Bestwood Chukwuemeka,... read more

Ogun seeks partnership with Nigerian-Danish Chamber on Agriculture

Governor Ibikunle Amosun Denmark produces more food than its citizens can consume Nigeria.…... read more

Bridge collapse cuts off Dobi community in FCT

File The torrential Sunday rains washed away the connecting bridge between the small community and the University town.…... read more

Abuja passengers lament Jabi Motor Park filth

Users say Abuja’s largest bus and taxi terminal has been abandoned by the government since the upper class barely makes... read more

Flood renders 25,000 people homeless in Benue- NEMA

In Adamawa State, the heavy rainfalls caused floods that killed two people and ravaged properties worth millions of naira. Many... read more

FCTA constitutes committee to tackle deforestation

The committee will find ways to curbing deforestation.…... read more

Jigawa inaugurates 18-member committee for Jonathan’s visit

Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido An 18 man committee will prepare the way for President Goodluck Jonathan’s visit to Jigawa State.…... read more

FAAN destroys illegal structures at Lagos International Airport

Domestic Terminal, Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos FAAN says the demolition will allow a government contractor to start the construction of... read more