Category: National News

Sanctity, Safety of Civilians Should Be Top Priority even in War, Says ICRC

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said the sanctity and safety of civilians should be a top priority at all times, even during war. Speaking in...

Delta Gov Calls for Steady Efforts to Check Housing Deficit

Delta State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has called for steady efforts towards addressing the housing deficiency in the country. The governor made the call at the...

Freezing of A/Ibom, Benue Govts’ Accounts, Worst Coup in Nigeria, Says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that the freezing of the accounts of Governments of Benue and Akwa Ibom States by the APC Federal Government through the...

Plot by Wike to Indirectly Levy Students of Tertiary Institutions Uncovered, Says Rivers APC

*After allegedly duping Rivers State of N117B through illegal bank withdrawals* The Rivers State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) says it has uncovered an...

HURIWA Decries Pervasive Corruption in Nation’s Judiciary

A prominent pro-transparency and non-governmental organization – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has accused the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice...

Rivers State: Stoppage of 255 Demonstration Schools’ Workers is Unlawful, Says Court

The National Industrial Court has ruled that the non-payment of salaries to 255 workers of the various Demonstration Primary and Secondary Schools in Rivers State since...

Bloodshed: Nigeria Should Ban Activities of IMN Nationwide, Says Human rights group

*Threatens to drag AGF before ICC, UN* A human interest organisation, Save Humanity Advocacy Centre (SHAC), has expressed concern over the failure of the Federal...

FAO Launches LEGS to Develop Nigeria’s Livestock Sector

The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) on Monday took a great step towards developing Nigeria’s livestock sector with the launch of Training...

Akwa Ibom: Emmanuel to Declare Intention to Re-contest on Friday

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has disclosed that he will declare his intention to re-contest the governorship seat on Friday August 24, 2018. Speaking...

Akeredolu Moves to Revolutionise Cocoa Production in Ondo 

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti* Ondo state Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Sunday, led some members of his cabinet on tour of some Cocoa Plantation project sites...