Ex-Kogi Governor, Audu’s son in court for alleged N18m scam
The Abuja court adjourned the case to May.
Akpabio condemns illegal detention, murder of Akwa Ibom indigenes in Lagos
The governor said he would assist the organisation with funds.
Rioters strip Ogun traditional ruler naked after beatings
The police have promised to deal with all the culprits.
Badagry French Village will not witness flooding this year – DG
Adequate preparations have been made to prevent the flood, the DG said.
Lagos advised to hand-over management of parks to experts
An amusement park owner stated this in Lagos.
Canada eyes Nigeria for infrastructure, transportation investment
Canadian investors are exploring options of investment in Nigeria. Canada is exploring multiple options for investment in Nigeria, the country’s envoy said on Sunday. Such venture should be in the area of infrastructure, transportation, and technology, the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Chris Cooter, said during a visit to Ogun state governor, Ibikunle Amosun in […]
NNPC GMD’s brother killed in Kaduna
A brother of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Andrew Yakubu, was on Sunday killed by unknown gunmen who shot at his car. Details of the incident are still sketchy, but PREMIUM TIMES learnt the gunmen shot at Yohanna Yakubu as he drove towards Zango Katab, his hometown in Southern Kaduna. Mr. Yakubu’s wife and […]
Ogun Gov. Amosun attacks “dead” PDP; says second term will be walkover
The governor has reacted angrily to critics who accused him of non-performance.
Traditionalist demands N1.5m from Ogun gov, Amosun, to relocate shrine for road work
The money will be used to appease the gods, the traditionalist said.
Benue Government has abandoned us, flood victims say
Benue got N500 million from the federal government as flood relief.
Kidnapped wife of ex-council chairman in Abia regains freedom
The kidnappers released their victim and fled, the police said.
FG spends N5bn on road rehabilitation in Jigawa
The Hadejia-Biniwa was rehabilitated by the Nigerian government. The Federal Government on Friday said it spent N4.9 billion on the rehabilitation of the Hadejia-Biniwa road in Jigawa. The Federal Controller of Works in the state, Jimoh Yusuf, made the announcement while speaking in an interview with a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria in […]
India to build textile institute in Kaduna
The institute intends to start with a six months training programme with an initial intake of 30 students. The Indian government is set to build a textile institute in Kaduna State. The institute would provide Nigerians opportunities to acquire modern skills in operating textile machines and manufacturing textile materials, an Indian delegation to Kaduna has […]
Wase crises: LG resettles 4,000 displaced persons in Kanam
Several people were killed in different attacks in Wase. The Kanam Local Government Area in Plateau said on Friday that 4,000 persons displaced by the Wase crisis in the state were re-settled in the neighbouring Kanam Town. Abubakar Dashe, Chairman of the local government, announced this in Kanam when the Special Task Force (STF) maintaining […]
Nigerian Supreme Court affirms death sentence on election day killer
Oduak Jimmy was sentenced to death in 2006. The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the conviction and the death sentence imposed on Oduak Jimmy for killing one Aniefiok Bassey in 1998. Delivering judgment, Justice Musa Muhammed held that Mr. Oduak failed to counter the evidence used by the two lower courts to arrive at his […]
Ogun traffic control officer gets cash reward for competence
The reward was made out to the Officer by a member of the public.
College riot: Ogun Police grant bail to forty students
6 students remain in custody for alleged involvement in cultism.
Oyo Senator Lanlehin secures bail for ex-commissioner, wife
The senator is in the same political party as the ex-Commissioner.
National museum proposes Oyo relics as national monuments
The relics are scattered across the state particularly in Ogunmola Alakia, Ibadan, Oke-Ogun and Ogbomoso.