Ambode urges workers to be govt spokespersons

Sesan Olufowobi Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged workers in the state employ to take the pains to disseminate proper information about government

$462m aircraft: Buhari has committed an impeachable offence, say Reps

John Ameh, Abuja Members of the House of Representatives did not mince words on Tuesday when they said President Muhammadu Buhari committed an “impeachable offence”

LASG screens caregivers, demands quality service

Afeez Hanafi The Lagos State Government says it is ready to screen caregivers operating in the state to ensure quality service delivery to children and

Governance in Nigeria is spiritual warfare – Osinbajo

Samson Folarin The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has called for prayers for leaders in the country, saying governance is spiritual warfare. Osinbajo spoke on Tuesday

Buhari backs Oshiomhole for APC national chairman

24 governors support President’s second term bid, says Okorocha Former Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole looks set to become the next national chairman of the

Senate, Reps joint committee to probe invasion, mace theft

John Ameh and Leke Baiyewu The Senate and the House of Representatives will jointly set up a  committee to investigate the invasion of the upper chamber

Alleged Badoo sponsor, Abayomi, loses N500m claims against police

Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday declined awarding N500m damages against the Nigeria Police Force for the arrest, detention and parade

Presidency, Senate face-off deepens over stolen mace

The festering crisis of confidence between the Presidency and the National Assembly may have deepened. There were signs yesterday that the Senate may have resolved

Glo signs deal with Huawei for another submarine cable

Mobile giant Globacom is to build another multi-billion naira optic fibre submarine cable, which is expected to boost telecom services in Nigeria and the West

Gunmen kill two priests, 14 worshippers at mass

Youths protest in Makurdi Buhari: we’ll hunt down killers Akume condemns killings it was another bloody day in Benue State yesterday. Gunmen, suspected to be

Insecurity: Lawmaker donates police stations to Taraba command

Justin Tyopuusu Jalingo The member representing Wukari I Constituency in the Taraba State House of Assembly, Pius Sabo, on Tuesday donated two police stations he

Lagos APC bans chair, others from re-election

THE Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) has banned its chairman, Chief Henry Ajomale, members of the state executive council, wards and local government executives

N13.5m running cost: SERAP sues Saraki, others

Oladimeji Ramon A human rights advocacy group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has sued the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and the 108 other senators,

Sex-for-marks: Prof. failed me deliberately, says student

miss Monica Osagie, the alleged victim in the sex-for-marks scandal at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, has told an investigative panel that Prof.

Suspected Bayelsa drug baron nabbed

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa  THE Bayelsa State Police Command says its operatives have arrested a suspected drug baron and a leader of an armed robbery gang,

Edo returnees protest stipend delay

Alexander Okere, Benin NIGERIAN returnees from Edo State on Tuesday staged a protest over what they described as a “systematic delay” in the payment of

Five injured as youths clash in Nasarawa

Umar Muhammed, Lafia No fewer than five persons were reportedly injured during a fight between youths believed to be supporters of some councillorship aspirants in

Police invade cultists’ hideout in Cross River, arrest members

Mudiaga Affe, Port Harcourt MEN of the anti-cultism unit of the Cross River State Police Command on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of five suspected members

Fish out my son’s killers, fisherman begs Rivers govt

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt A middle-aged fisherman, Mr. Gogo Onyeoma, from Agwut-Obolo in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, has appealed to the Rivers

Shodipe-Dosunmu knocks Oyinlola for attacking Bode George

Oladimeji Ramon Chief Bode George’s Special Adviser on Political Matters, Uthman Shodipe-Dosunmu, says a former governor of Osun State, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, was rude for asking