Category: National News

 Bomb Scare in Air Peace Flight False, Says FAAN

Air passengers and port users in Nigeria have been reassured of safety across the nation’s airports, following a false bomb alert at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International...

Obafemi Awolowo Leadership Prize Excites Me, Says Afe Babalola

Founder Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD), Chief Afe Babalola, has expressed his excitement for winning the 2018 Obafemi Awolowo Leadership Prize award. Legal...

States Should Be Allowed to Control their Resources, Says Egbeyemi

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• The Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, has advocated that states be allowed to control resources in their domains to...

Do Not Underestimate Opposition, Shettima Tells Borno APC

BY REMILEKUN DARAMOLA in Maiduguri• Despite winning all the election contested during the 2015 General Election, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State told the All...

Fayemi Charges New Governing Councils to Reposition their Institutions

BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Governor Dr Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has inaugurated the governing councils for the state’s tertiary institutions and the...

Pro-Ambode Group Protests Lagos Assembly’s Planned Impeachment

•BY COLLINS NKWOCHA in Lagos• A group of protesters has stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly this Wednesday to protest against the planned impeachment of the...

Group Lauds Lakanu’s Appointment as DIG

•By Azu Ogbonnaya• The Police authorities lead by the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IG) Muhammed Adamu, have been commended for recommending the appointment of...

Onnoghen: Stop Abusing Your Powers, TMG Tells Buhari 

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), a coalition of 400 Civil Society Organisations, working to support and strengthen the democratic process in Nigeria, has closely...

Ekiti Govt to Arrest Parents of Pupils Hawking During School Hours

As Fayemi unfolds govt plans to stakeholders• BY AYODELE ABERE in Ado Ekiti• Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has warned that henceforth, government will arrest...

Fayemi to Complete of All Abandoned Capital Projects in Ekiti

BY AYODELE ABERE and EMMANUEL ONWUSORO in Ado Ekiti• Ekiti State Government has said that one of the major focus of the 2019 budget signed into law by the state...