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NCSDC Intercepts a Tanker Diverting 45,000 Liters

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NCDSC) has intercepted a tanker diverting 45,000 liters of petrol from Yobe State yesterday. The Commandant, NSCDC, Yobe State command, Ayinla Taiye Olowo, said intelligence report indicated that the tanker was being driven away to offloa ...

Insurgency, Lack of Political Will Delay Take Off of Maiduguri Dry Port

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Maiduguri Dry Port which was approved for establishment by the Federal Executive Council in 2007 alongside other dry port projects across the northern part of the country has not commenced work since then neither took off due to boko Haram insurgency threat and lack of political Will from th ...

Afenifere On Olu Falae's Farm: Don’t Provoke Yoruba Into War

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Lagos ndash; Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, on Monday, condemned the incessant attacks on elder statesman, Chief Olu Falae, saying those behind the attacks should be careful not to provoke Yoruba into war. Speaking exclusively with INDEPENDENT, Yinka Odu ...

Court dismisses application to stop Osun local government election 

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
The Osun State high Court sitting in Ilesha has dismissed an application to stop the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSSIEC) from conducting the local government election in the state scheduled for this Saturday. The application which was filed by an activist lawyer, Mr Kanmi Aj ...

Eight Libya returnees killed, seven others injured in auto crash

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Eight returnees from Libya have been reported dead, while seven others were injured in an auto crash along Sagamu expressway . The auto accident , which occurred along Ijebu Ode-Sagamu expressway, Ogun State involved a white Toyota Hiace 18-seater commercial bus marked AYB 479 XA and a blu ...

Oby Ezekwesili regains freedom after police arrest in Abuja

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Police say Ezekwisili, other BBOG leaders were in protective custody The former Minister of Education and convener of the BringBackOurGirls group, Oby Ezekwesili, and other leaders of the group were released from the police custody on Tuesday evening after they were arrested in Abuja in th ...

Woman dragged out of car, raped in front of husband: Police

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
A 22-YEAR-old woman was dragged out of a car and raped in front of her husband and brother-in-law, who were held at gunpoint in the northern Indian state of Haryana, the police said on Tuesday. The woman was raped, according to police, on Sunday night in Sector 56 of Gurugram on the outskirts of ...

Oby Ezekwesili, Some members of BBOG Group Arrested On ‘Orders Of Buhari’ [TWE

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Oby Ezekwesili, the convener of the BringBackOurGirls Group and Some members of BBOG Groupans has been arrested and detained by the FCT Police Command on the orders of President Buhari during a meeting of the advocacy group. In series of posts on her Twitter handle, @obyezeks, the former Min ...

Benue Killings: ALBNI Demands Prosecution  of Miyetti Allah’s Leaders  

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Federal Government has been urged to immediately order the arrest and prosecution of the national and Benue state leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) for perceived complicity in the dastardly murder of 73 people in the state on the eve of the new y ...

Tinubu, Akande and Buhari ends Meeting..............Presidency Silent Over Obasa

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari rsquo;s meeting with national leader of All Progressive Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu and the former Interim National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has has ended with both leaders keeping mute. The duo of Akande and Tinubu refused to speak ...

Aftermath of Obasanjo’s letter, Tinubu, Akande in closed door meeting with Buhar

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed door meeting with national leader of All Progressive Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu and former national chairman of the party Chief Bisi Akande. The meeting is coming barely three hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo, issued a stateme ...

Put Modalities In Place To Pay Stipend To Female Monarchs, Omu Task 9 Delta Nort

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
For smooth running of palaces headed by female monarchs in the nine local government areas of Delta North Senatorial District, Delta State, the Omu Okpanam/Omu Anioma, HRM Obi Martha Dunkwu, has called on the newly sworn-in nine Local Governments Chairmen to come up with modalities through which ...

Ekiti Government frustrating efforts to get Panel report, Fayemi’s lawyer says

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Chief Rafiu Balogun, Counsel to Dr Kayode Fayemi, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, has accused the Ekiti State Government and its top officials of deliberately frustrating efforts to obtain the report of the Ekiti State Panel that purportedly indicted the former Governor, more than a wee ...
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