LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY: SENATE MOVES TO ESTABLISH INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION FOR LOCAL COUNCILS

Following the financial autonomy granted for the existence of the local government in Nigeria, the Senate has moved to establish the Local Government Independent Electoral Commission. The upper house kickstarted…

SEE THE HIGHEST SCORERS IN 2024 UTME AS RELEASED BY JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday unveiled the list of 2024 top scorers of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. The list was unveiled by the Registrar of JAMB,…

HOUSE OF REPS MEMBERS AGREE TO CUT THEIR SALARIES BY 50% FOR SIX MONTHS AS SOLIDARITY FOR HUNGER NIGERIANS ARE GOING THROUGH

By Itodo Daniel Sule Members of the House of Representatives have agreed to cut their salaries by 50 percent for six months as part of their solidarity and sacrifice to…

WHEN I WAS CHIEF OF STAFF, LG ELECTION RESULTS WERE WRITTEN IN MY OFFICE – RIVERS APC CARETAKER CHAIRMAN, OKOCHA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3zRMxcz6I0 During my time as Chief of Staff, results were written in my office and handed over to the Commission to announce – Tony Okocha Okocha, a former Chief of…

UPROAR AS EDUCATION MINISTRY PEGS MINIMUM AGE FOR ADMISSION INTO TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AT 18

minister summit 681×383 By Chidimma C. Okeke Some stakeholders at the 2024 Joint Admissions Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) policy meeting on education holding in Abuja have kicked against the new minimum…

SSANU, NASU MEMBERS CLASH WITH SECURITY PERSONNEL AT UNITY FOUNTAIN ABUJA DURING PROTEST

 Williams Anuku Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and that of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) are currently gathered at the Unity Fountain Abuja,…

RETIRED COLONEL FOUND DEAD IN HIS ROOM AT JOS MILITARY CAMP

Kits belonging to fallen soldiers By Yusufu Aminu Idegu Colonel BT Vandi, a retiree of the Nigerian Army, has been found dead at the Defence Academy base camp located at…

2 FRIENDS DIE IN FIGHT OVER GIRLFRIEND IN DELTA

A bloody clash over issues relating to an alleged affair with a girlfriend has reportedly left two friends dead in Ogume community, Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State. One of the deceased…

OONI OF IFE REACTS TO ALLEGATION HE’S INVOLVED IN 180,000 DOLLARS MARRIAGE SCAM

Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi “The so-called Ms Fagbule was and is never known to the Ooni of Ife for any interpersonal communication or relationship whatsoever, talk less of being promised…

PDP GOVERNORS ADOPT POLITICAL SOLUTION TO RIVERS CRISIS, DECLARE STANCE ON MINIMUM WAGE, SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY

The governors addressing repoters in Enugu on Wednesday PDP governors declare stance on Governor Simi Fubara and his predecessor, Nyesom Wike, now FCT minister, have been locked in an intense…

POLICE REVEAL WHY LATE EDO HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST WAS KILLED WITH SLEDGEHAMMER BY HIS 17-YR OLD SON, BURIED IN SHALLOW GRAVE

By Adeyinka Adedipe   The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday said Arthur Angel Jr., the 17-year-old son of the 70-year-old deceased human rights activist, Arthur Judah Angel, killed his father…

401 CHAIRMEN AND CARETAKER COMMITTEE MEMBERS RUNNING OSUN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND COUNCILS DEVELOPMENT AREAS RESIGN ENMASS OVER SUPREME COURT JUDGEMENT

  Osun State map By Bola Bamigbola   Following last week’s Supreme Court judgment granting local government autonomy, the 401 chairmen and members of the caretaker committees running the 62 local…

BORNO GOVT SPEAKS ON GOVERNOR’S SON GETTING ARRESTED FOR MURDER IN INDIA

The Borno State government has dismissed reports that Umara, one of the sons of Governor Babagana Zulum, was arrested for the alleged murder of an Indian. According to social media…

STUDENTS LOAN: SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL START RECEIVING ALERTS FROM NEXT WEEK, NELFUND REVEALS

The  Managing Director of the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND), Akintunde Sawyerr, has said that successful applicants will start receiving alerts from next week.  He said over 110,000 students had successfully applied…

SEE REACTIONS FROM OBASEKI, EDO ASSEMBLY AFTER COURT REINSTATED SHAIBU AS DEPUTY GOVERNOR

  Philip Shaibu By Usman A. Bello (Benin) & John C. Azu (Abuja) Godwins remain my deputy – Obaseki The Edo State government and the House of Assembly have appealed…

IMO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY RECOMMENDS SACK OF STATE CHIEF JUDGE OVER AGE FALSIFICATION

Imo State House of Assembly By Daily Trust The Imo House of Assembly has recommended the immediate sack of the state Chief Judge (CJ), Justice Theresa Chikeka, over alleged age…

NDUME: IT’S A CRIME TO SPEAK THE TRUTH UNDER APC- LABOUR PARTY

By Abbas Jimoh The leadership of Labour Party (LP) has condemned the removal of Senator Ali Ndume as the chief whip of the senate. At plenary on Wednesday, Senate President…

HOUSEWIFE CHARGED TO COURT FOR STEALING CO-WIFE’S BABY’S PLACENTA AT CHILDBIRTH

Housewife Docked For Stealing Co-Wife Baby’s Placenta After Child Birth A 30-year old jealous wife, Mary Arumashan, has been arrested and charged in Lagos State for allegedly stealing the placenta of…

METHODIST BISHOPS AND ISLAMIC CLERICS WARN TINUBU: INCREASED HARDSHIP MAY LEAD TO CHAOS, ANARCHY

By Shina Abubakar & Olayinka Latona LAGOS— BISHOPS of the Methodist Church in Nigeria have charged the Federal Government to implement policies that will tame inflation in the country warning…

ONE SHOT AS KIDNAPPERS INVADE EL RUFAI ESTATE IN ABUJA

by Adebayo Paul A Nigerian man who was simply identified as Nathaniel has been reportedly shot by gunmen. The man was shot by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers after an attempt…