Regional

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State.

Ogun donates land to store condoms, other HIV related materials

The Ogun State government announced the condom storage land on Thursday. The Ogun State Government has provided a 7,500 square metre land in Ota for the building of a central warehouse for the storage of condoms and other consumables relating to HIV and AIDS prevention. The gesture, according the government, is in fulfilment of its promise to […]

Civil_defence_695127519

Nigeria Civil Defence declare hunt for escaped suspects with gunshot wounds

The vandals allegedly opened fire on men of the Civil Defence Corps in Ogun State. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ogun State Command on Thursday declared vandals who escaped with gunshot wounds during a gun battle wanted. The command said in a statement that the vandals on Wednesday evening engaged in a gun duel […]

FILE PHOTO: Accident scene in Ogun

68 die in 204 road crashes in Plateau in 2012 – FRSC

A total of 68 persons died in 204 road crashes in Plateau State between January and December 2012. Plateau Sector Commander, Federal Roads Safety Corps, FRSC, Sunday Maku, said in Jos on Thursday that four persons among the number died during the yuletide. “Only four persons out of the 280 deaths recorded across the country […]

EFCC logo

EFCC docks two for impersonation, forgery in Port Harcourt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arraigned two suspects, Otoko Micha Owon and Wokoma Augustine, before the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy and forgery. Messrs. Owon and Augustine were accused of impersonation by presenting themselves as civil servants under the employment of River State Government to bail one Tambaya […]

Timipriye sylva house efcc sealed

Bayelsa discrediting Sylva to cover poor performance – group

Some Niger Delta elders say Timipre Sylva was a good leader.

Tanko Almakura,  Nassarawa State Governor

Nassarawa to invest N5bn in power supply

The Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura, on Thursday said that the state government would invest N5 billion on the construction of a power substation in Lafia to boost electricity supply. Mr. Al-Makura, who disclosed this at a meeting with experts in the power sector in Lafia, said that power for the substation would be drawn […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Asaba High Court jails two women for smuggling petroleum products

A Federal High Court in Asaba has sentenced two women, Helen Itemba and Aladi Johnny Money, to three years in jail for conspiracy and illegally dealing in petroleum products. The judge, Ibrahim Buba, gave the women the option of serving the jail term or pay N300,000 fine. The women, who were prosecuted by the Economic […]

Bukar Ibrahim

How criminals gave me, others, fake leadership awards — Senator Ibrahim

Senator Bukar Ibrahim (ANPP-Yobe) on Wednesday in Abuja dissociated himself from sponsors of the African Grassroots Development Campaign Award. NAN reports that the organisers of the award, which purportedly took place in South Africa in December 2012, included Mr. Ibrahim as one of its awardees. The senator said that he was listed among other notable […]

Alafin of Oyo house razed by fire

Palace fire: Oyo Governor visits Alaafin, pledges to rebuild palace

The Nigerian monarch lost 21 rooms in the palace.

Judge_143576235

Ogun swears in 48 new Customary Court Judges

The Ogun judges were sworn in on Wednesday.

police_brut_956000498

Ondo police arrest two for beating 50-year-old woman to death

Two men allegedly beat up a 50-year-old woman in Ondo State.

FLOODED FALLUJA VILLAGE IN TARABA

Gombe flood victims return home

The victims say there were cases of theft in the victim’s refugee camp.

TASUED

Update: Ogun sacks TASUED Vice-Chancellor, appoints replacement

A replacement has already been named.

Special Task Force  [Photo: sweetcrudereports.com]

Nigeria Security officials arrest nine suspected gunmen in Plateau

The Nigeria Security force say the men sporadically shot in Du, the state’s governor village. 

FILE PHOTO: Accident scene in Ogun

63 die in Nassarawa road accidents in 2012

At least 63 people lost their lives in 193 road traffic accidents in Nassarawa State between January 2012 to date, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said. The Nassarawa State Sector Commander of the Corps, Francis Udoma, said on Wednesday in Lafia that 49 other persons sustained various degrees of injury. He attributed the […]

TASUED

Breaking News: Ogun sacks University, TASUED, Vice Chancellor

The Ogun State Government, Wednesday, relieved the Vice-Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED, of his position. A new university boss has been appointed. Details later

Lagos rail

Lagos light rail project to be ready in June — Fashola

The first phase of the on-going Lagos light rail project, covering Okokomaiko, Mile 2, Orile, Iganmu, and Marina will be completed by June, the State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Mr. Fashola made the statement while inspecting the light rail and other on-going projects in the state on Tuesday. He said work had reached advanced […]

school nigeria-students-classroo-006

Panel on virginity test submits report in Ogun

The young female students were subjected to virginity test.

efcc_logo_488479906

Auto dealer charged with defrauding bank manager of N30m

 The accused allegedly defrauded an Eco Bank manager to the tune of N30 million.

Gbenga daniels in court

You have case to answer, court tells ex-Ogun State Governor, Daniel

The Ogun court gave the ruling on Tuesday.

Quarry

Comply with regulations, Ondo Assembly charges quarries

The Ondo State House of Assembly Committee on Solid Minerals on Tuesday charged quarry companies to comply with all regulations guiding their operations in the state. The Chairman of the Committee, Lubi Akpoebi, gave the charge on Tuesday in Akure during the committee’s visits to Niger Construction Company and other quarry companies in Akure. He […]

FRSC officials

27 die in Katsina accidents in three months- FRSC

No fewer than 27 persons were killed in various road accidents in Katsina State in the last quarter of 2012, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in the state, Habu Dauda, has said. Mr. Dauda said in Katsina on Tuesday that 114 others sustained injuries in the road mishaps recorded across the state from October […]

nafdac

Abia residents stall our battle against fake, sub-standard products- NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food, Drug, Administration and Control, NAFDAC, on Tuesday warned traders in Abia against selling banned products. Gabriel Ezeaguba, the Chief Regulatory Officer in Aba Special Zone of NAFDAC, gave the warning in an interview in Aba. He said the agency would intensify public enlightenment campaigns to sensitise the traders against selling […]

funeral

Dele Giwa’s mother dies at 87

Elekia Giwa, the mother of Dele Giwa, the journalist who was killed in 1987 by a parcel bomb during the heady days of the military junta, is dead. Mrs. Giwa, 87, passed away at about 5 a.m. on Tuesday at a hospital in Ikorodu, Lagos. Ronke Aboaba, the deceased’s daughter, said that the family are […]

Governor Olusegun Mimiko

Ondo Election Tribunal: Akeredolu presents 46 Lawyers to challenge Mimiko

The Ondo State Chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, and its Governorship Candidate, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, have presented 46 lawyers that will prosecute their petitions against Governor Olusegun Mimiko at the Governorship Election Tribunal. The legal team, headed by Akin Olujinmi, has concluded its physical inspection of the documents used by Independent National Electoral […]