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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Bayelsa discrediting Sylva to cover poor performance – group
Some Niger Delta elders say Timipre Sylva was a good leader.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Palace fire: Oyo Governor visits Alaafin, pledges to rebuild palace
The Nigerian monarch lost 21 rooms in the palace.
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.
Update: Ogun sacks TASUED Vice-Chancellor, appoints replacement
A replacement has already been named.
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.
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 […]
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 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 […]
Auto dealer charged with defrauding bank manager of N30m
The accused allegedly defrauded an Eco Bank manager to the tune of N30 million.
You have case to answer, court tells ex-Ogun State Governor, Daniel
The Ogun court gave the ruling on Tuesday.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]