Police kill two Civil Defence officers in Calabar

Two officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were on Wednesday evening shot dead by a policeman in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. An eye witness told the nation reporter yesterday that some armed policemen at about 7pm on that fateful Wednesday mounted a road block by the gate of the Read more

Fayose writes Chinese govt not to give loan to Buhari

Ado Ekiti –  Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has written to the Chinese government, seeking the stoppage of the $2 billion loan being sought by President Muhammadu Buhari In the letter dated April 12, 2016, with reference number EK/GOV/28/10, addressed to President Xi Jinping of China and delivered by Chief of Staff to the Read more

Anti – football activities, Giwa, Baribote others face ban

  The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said on Wednesday that members of the Chris Giwa-led board of the NFF would face disciplinary action for anti football activities. A communique issued at the end of the NFF extraordinary meeting held in Abuja on Wednesday said that Giwa and his group would be bringing Nigerian football to Read more

T.B Joshua’s terror prophecy ‘useless’ – Kwesi Pratt

Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr has described as ‘useless’ and ‘vague’ the prophecy by Nigerian Pastor, Prophet T.B Joshua that Ghana and Nigeria would likely be attacked by terrorists. “I am seeing Thursday, Friday, Saturday – if I may say Thursday – because these evil people they are very funny. Anything Read more

Nigeria loses 137.9bn monthly on shipment of crude oil

The president, Nigeria Indigenous Ship Owners Association (NISA), Aminu Umar, said the nation was losing 700 million dollars monthly (N137.9 billion) to dominance of crude oil shipment by foreign shipowners. Umar made the disclosure in an interview with NAN on Thursday in Lagos on the sideline of the Annual General Meeting of the association. He Read more

Nigeria’s missing girls: A glimpse of the stolen

It is two years now the chibok girls are missing. From the CNN exclusive report, the girls were stolen from their beds in a school dormitory. Hundreds of teenage girls kidnapped by gunmen. A few dozen escaped to tell of the night that Boko Haram militants brought terror to a Nigerian girls’ school. From the rest, silence. Read more

NAICOM Approves 300 Insurance Broking Firms

The national insurance Commission (NAICOM) has announced the approval of 300 insurance broking firms to operate across the country.The commission in a statement on Monday in Abuja by its National Commissioner, Mohammed Kari, said that the approved broking firms were certified as duly registered to operate in the country.Kari said that the names of the Read more

The worst will happen if Saraki is removed – Baraje warns APC

A founding member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje has warned that the worst will happen if the Senate President, Bukola Saraki is removed from office, as the All Progressives Congress, APC, may “have the PDP taking over the Senate presidency and deputy.” The former acting National Chairman of the Peoples Read more

Ondo State Government divide NANS over governorship election

All is not well within the Ondo State Chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Students/Joint Campus Committee after its just concluded convention. The state government is being accused of causing division among members of the association because of the 2016 gubernatorial poll. Few months to the gubernatorial election in Ondo State, the state chapter Read more

Police order registration of Fulani herdsmen in Ondo

Ondo State Commissioner of Police, Hilda Harrison, yesterday said her command could no longer fold its arms and allow the excesses of Fulani herdsmen to go unchecked. Harrison ordered that all herdsmen operating in the state should be registered for identification purposes. She warned that unregistered cattle rearers would not be allowed to operate in Read more