Clean environment: Ayade introduces ‘waste to wealth programme’

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has announced the introduction of a waste to wealth programme commencing from the first quarter of 2019. The programme, according to the Governor, is meant to create employment opportunities for youths and generate organic fertilizer for the farmers in the state. Addressing Journalists …

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Kaduna Governor imposes 24-hour curfew on Kasuwan Magani

The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the Kasuwan Magani community. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity) Samuel Aruwan on Thursday. Kasuwan Magani is situated in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state. Although the …

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AFCON 2019: Details of South Africa vs Nigeria match confirmed

The details for the Super Eagles’ 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against South Africa has been released. In an update via their official Twitter handle, the Bafana Bafana confirmed the game will be played on Saturday, November 17 at the FNB Stadium. Kick-off is 3pm. “@BafanaBafana next face Nigeria …

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Imo APC guber primary: FCT High Court fixes date for ruling

The FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has adjourned hearing on the suit filed by Senator Hope Uzodimma against the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to October 23. In a suit filed by the lawmaker’s Counsel, Mr. Cyprian Akolisa, before Justice Othman Musa’s …

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Gunmen abduct police officer, two others in Delta

Rampaging kidnap gang in Delta State on Wednesday abducted a senior police officer, SP Mike Ndikwe attached to the “B Division” Police Station Asaba. They also abducted two businessmen around Okwe Quarters of Asaba before they zoomed into unknown destination towards Ogwashi-Uku community, near Asaba. It was gathered that the …

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ADC guber aspirant, Sharafadeen Alli lambasts Ajimobi, Aregbesola, APC over N250,000 LAUTECH school fees

A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and former Secretary to the Oyo State Government, Barrister Sharafadeen Abiodun Alli has criticized Governors Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo) and Rauf Aregbesola (Osun) for allowing the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso to increase school fees …

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5 killed in renewed boundary dispute between Ebonyi, Benue

No fewer than five persons from Ngbo in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi State were on Wednesday allegedly killed by gunmen suspected to be from Agila community of Benue State. The victims were reportedly killed following the renewed boundary crisis that ensued between the two states, which according to …

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Fayemi abrogates education tax in Ekiti schools

The Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday abolished the education tax introduced by the Government of Mr. Ayodele Fayose in all primary and secondary schools. Fayemi said education would henceforth be free in all public primary and secondary schools across the state, saying it was an aberration for …

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I’ll rather die than repeat jail term – Anambra inmate

An inmate in Anambra State prison, Kingsley Mgbemena, has expressed remorse over the actions that led to his prison sentence. He said he would prefer death to committing any other crime that would bring him back to the prison custody. The 32-year-old inmate made the confession on Wednesday at the …

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Over 30 per cent farmland lost to flooding in 2018 – Uduaghan

The Delta South Senatorial Candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Emmanuel Ewetan Uduaghan has lamented the devastating effects of flooding this year, 2018. He said “it has led to premature harvesting and destruction of farmlands, including fish ponds in the country, particularly in the oil-rich region.” Uduaghan made …

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Buhari group blasts Kukah over Obasanjo, Atiku

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has called for the withdrawal of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah from the National Peace Committee led by former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar. The organisation made the call in a statement issued by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary …

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New minimum wage: Oil workers warn FG, states

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the Federal, state governments and the organised private sector to resolve the differences in the ongoing negotiation for a new national minimum wage. The National President of the Union, Mr Olabode Johnson made the appeal on Tuesday …

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