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Nigerian Clerics Declare 40 Days Fasting Against B

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Nigerian clerics, numbering over 500 stormed the city of Abuja on Wednesday to pray for the capture of the kingpin of the Boko Haram insurgents, Abubakar Shekau. The clergymen, drawn from many religious backgrounds also called on Nigerians to intensify prayer for the safe return of the remaining ...

Aregbesola advocates federation of Police Structure

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has called for the federation of the Nigeria Police Command structure, adding that the structure of the command shouldn rsquo;t be centralized as it is. Ogbeni Aregbesola said this while speaking on the topic, ldquo;Combating the Twin Evil of Te ...

*Lunch Meetings in UK with President are a Drain to public Fund- says HURIWA:

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
A pro-democracy and non-governmental organization HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has condemned as wasteful and unwise the series of lunch meetings between governors and the ailing President, Muhammadu Buhari in London United kingdom. In a related development, ...

Osun Peace Corps celebrate Senate passage of bill

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Osun State chapter of Peace Corps Nigeria on Wednesday, held a jubilation rally over the passage of the bill for assent. The volunteers trooped out in mass with the commandant of Peace Corp in the State, Patriot Paul Ayinde. The volunteers were armed with placards with different inscriptions o ...

Eight die, 15 killed in Lagos building collapse

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Rescue efforts have ended at the scene where a four-story residential building collapsed and killed at least eight people in Lagos. An Associated Press photographer reported that three more bodies were pulled from the rubble of the collapsed building. According to AP, emergency officials earli ...

Sagay seeks punishment for SANs frustrating grand corruption cases

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Chairman Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption Professor Itse Sagay SAN has advocated ldquo;stiff punishment for counsel, particularly Senior Advocates, who have turned obstruction and frustration of proceedings on high-profile corruption cases into an art. rdquo; Sagay said such pu ...

Crisis Loom in Ogoni as Soldiers Back Shell's Forceful Resumption of Oil Mining

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
The MOSOP Kingdom Coordinators 39; Forum wishes to alert the general public of a planned crackdown and violation of human rights in Ogoniland as Shell and the NPDC backed by Nigerian soldiers begin the laying of pipelines in Ogoni against the wishes of the people. The MOSOP Kingdom Coordinators ...

Okowa Scraps Predecessors Road Projects

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Governor Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State has abandoned the Trans Warri-Ode-Itsekiri road project which was awarded by the former governor of the state, Chief James Onanefe Ibori and continued by the immediate past governor, Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan. The road which was awarded to Setraco Nig ...

Respite for importers, motorists as Ali sacks Customs checkpoints

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Motorists who have been severally subjected to harassment and intimidation by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service who mount various checkpoints on the nation rsquo;s highways may now heave a sigh of relief as Customs Comptroller-General; Hameed Ali yesterday ordered the immediate dismantling of ...

Osun Govt reacts to Pensioners' allegations

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Osun State Government under the leadership of Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has reacted to allegation of the 2011/2012 group of pensioners led by Comrade Ilesanmi Omoniyi, that the government is trying to divert the Second tranche of the Paris Club Refunds. The group of pensioners while addressing p ...

Kreusel, German Ambassador Applauds Anambra

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The atmosphere of peace and freedom that currently pervades Anambra State as a result of the purposeful leadership of Governor Willie Obiano has earned the praise of Mr. Dietmar Kreusel, the German Ambassador to Nigeria. Mr Kreusel who spoke to Government House Correspondents after a breakfast me ...

Senate Finally Passes Peace Corps Bill

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Following an advice from its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, the Senate on Tuesday passed the Nigerian Peace Corps bill. Recall that both the Senate and the House of Representatives had separately passed the bill last year. But after the harmonisation of the two separat ...

NMA urges Aregbesola to pay arrears of salaries of doctors from Paris Club fund

Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Osun State chapter today has urged the state Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola to pay arrears of salaries of medical doctors in the state from Paris Club refund that was released to the state government. According to a communiqu eacute; issued after a crucial me ...
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