Category Archives: National

Police take over communities in Enugu over boundary clash

Aku and Ikolo communities in Igboetiti local government council in Enugu State are now under heavy police occupation following a clash that erupted on Thursday between the two communities that left several injuries and property worth....

Community cries out for help against industrial pollution 

Face with the problems toxic waste and industrial pollution, residents of Wudil community in Kano State have cried out for urgent intervention from the federal government to save them from the environmental disaster ravaging the area.

Data, information-sharing agreements will expose tax dodgers, say experts

Tax defaulters and prospective taxpayers have been advised to seize the opportunity provided by the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) or risk having themselves exposed through data and a series of information-sharing......

Buhari commiserates with Egyptian government over attacks on mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the government and people of Egypt over the attacks on a mosque in North Sinai yesterday that left over 235 dead after prayers.

Governor Udom presents N651.500 billion budget to state assembly

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State yesterday presented a total budget outlay of N651.500 billion for 2018 financial year to the state House of Assembly for consideration.

MAN president seeks reduction in import duties

The President of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Dr Frank Jacobs has canvassed a radical reduction in the Import Duties on raw materials into Nigeria.

Ondo acting judge, JSC face N300m damages, litigation

Sequel to the suspension of 60 magistrates by the Ondo State Judicial Service Commission (JSC), the Acting Judge, Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, is currently facing N300m litigation for breach of civil service laws and gross judicial misconduct.

Apapa gridlock continues, despite government’s pledge to clear illegal parking of tankers, articulated vehicles

Two days after Lagos State Government issued a statement, saying it has commenced process of clearing the Apapa-Mile 2 axis of illegal parking of tankers and articulated vehicles, a check by The Guardian has revealed that the harrowing experience....

Zimbabwe needs cooperation of all, says Obasanjo 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Africans to give the necessary cooperation and support to the new government of Zimbabwe. Obasanjo, in his congratulatory letter to the new President, Emmerson Mnangagwa...

Diabetes kills only careless people, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said yesterday that diabetic disease kills only those he described as “careless” people, disclosing that he had been a diabetic patient for over 30 years.

Absence of lawyer stalls Evan’s arraignment till January

The arraignment of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly called Evans, before an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on fresh charges, was yesterday stalled for the second time due to the absence of his counsel, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje.

Ten killed as militants clash with vigilante group in Rivers

The chaos in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Council of Rivers State intensified on Thursday night, as 10 persons were killed following a gun battle between suspected militants and a vigilante group in the area.

Diabetes kills only careless people, says Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment.

Diabetes kills only careless people, says Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says that diabetes only kills those who are careless about its treatment.

Lagos Government moves to check drink-driving

The Lagos State Government, in conjunction with Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1FM, on Friday launched an exercise to check incidents of drink-driving and resultant fatalities, especially during end of year festivities.

Lagos Government moves to check drink-driving

The Lagos State Government, in conjunction with Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1FM, on Friday launched an exercise to check incidents of drink-driving and resultant fatalities, especially during end of year festivities.

Banky W’s wedding, Anambra election dominate Google search

Popular Nigerian singer/songwriter, Oluwabankole Wellington, a.k.a Banky W, and actress Adesua Etomi’s wedding dominated the internet search engine Google this week.

Absence of lawyer stalls Evans’s arraignment on fresh charges

Absence of defence counsel on Friday again stalled arraignment, on fresh charges, of suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a Evans) before an Igbosere High Court in Lagos.

31 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos ports

No fewer than 31 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from Nov. 24 to Dec. 23.

Appeal court justices ask court to dismiss complaints over alleged N8.93bn theft

THREE serving Justices of the Court of Appeal accused of conspiracy and theft of N8.93billion, have asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the private complaints charge sheet filed against them. One businessman - Alhaji Abdulrauf Tijani and his firm, Tundokun Investment Company Limited had approached the Supreme Court, alleging that