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INEC issues Certificate of Return to Miriam Onuoha –

The Independent National Electoral Commission has issued Certificate of Return to Princess Miriam Onuoha of the All Progressives Congress, winner of the Okigwe North Federal Constituency rerun election in Imo State.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the certificate was presented by INEC’s National Commissioner, Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, at the commission’s headquarters in Abuja on […]

Friends bag 9-year imprisonment for armed robbery in Jigawa

Jigawa State High Court sitting in Dutse, on Tuesday, sentenced two friends Ya`u Baba and Muhammad Sani to nine years imprisonment for armed robbery. The convicts, who pleaded guilty, were slammed with two-count charges of criminal conspiracy and armed robbery. Delivering the judgement, Justice Ahmad Isah Gumel said the prosecution proved that they committed the […]

Iheanacho, Ndidi miss out on Wembley final

Kelechi Iheanacho and his compatriot Wilfred Ndidi have missed out on the chance to play in the final of this season’s Carabao Cup final otherwise known as the League club. The Nigerian duo were in action on Tuesday night as Aston Villa beat Leicester City 2-1 to reach the EFL Cup final. Matt Targett initially […]

Obaseki orders probe of controversial Benin Specialist hospital contracts – Edo State

…constitutes commission of inquiry  …to ascertain persons culpable for violating contracting procedures  The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has ordered the probe of contracts for the construction of the Benin Specialist Hospital and supply of hospital equipment. The state government consequently constituted a Commission of Inquiry to conduct a detailed inquiry into the process […]

Obaseki inspects projects, commits to repositioning Ambrose Alli Varsity – Edo State

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated his commitment to reposition the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, into a world-class institution with full complements of infrastructure and human capital investments to drive Research and Development (R&D). Governor Obaseki, who said this during the inspection of construction works at the administrative building of the institution, […]

President Buhari writes Senate, to reconstitute NDDC board

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday disclosed that a new Board for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) will be constituted and sent to the National Assembly for confirmation. The disclosure was contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and dated December 23, 2019. According to the letter, the earlier Board duly […]

Governor Obaseki inspects projects, commits to repositioning Ambrose Alli University

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reiterated his commitment to reposition the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, into a world-class institution with full complements of infrastructure and human capital investments to drive Research and Development (R&D). Governor Obaseki, who said this during the inspection of construction works at the administrative building of the institution, […]

Akwa Ibom re-run election: Police arrest 79 suspects

The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, said it had arrested 79 suspects, who were allegedly involved in election related offences during Saturday’s re-run election at Essien Udim Local Government Area. Police Public Relations Officer, Nnudam Fredrick, a chief superintendent of police, disclosed this in a statement issued in Uyo on Monday on the re-run […]

Tribunal dismisses Green Party petition against…

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed a petition filed by Eneyi Zidougha of Green Party (GP), challenging the victory of David Lyon of the All Progressive Congress (APC), in the governorship poll. The petitioner had through his counsel applied to the tribunal for the withdrawal of the petition challenging the outcome of the […]

Gunmen kidnap unidentified man in Delta

Suspected gunmen have kidnapped yet to be identified young man along Idumuje-Ugboko/ Onicha-Ugbo/Abuja road, in Delta State, abandoning his family on the road. It was gathered that the victim was driving with his family in his car when the gunmen attacked him around 4:30 pm at a bad spot between Ugboko and Ewohimi boundary communities […]

Obaseki commiserates with Adenomos, Edosonwans – Edo State

…celebrates with Ndoma-Egbas The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, joined friends and well-wishers to commiserate with the families of late Madam Rosemary Adenomo and late Mrs. Omorose Edosonwon. The governor led other members of the State Executive Council, including Chairman, Edo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC), Barr Anselm Ojezua; Chief of Staff […]

Obaseki to unveil new policy on education – Edo State

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will in February meet with stakeholders drawn from different sectors of the state to unveil a new policy on education. The governor said this during a courtesy visit by leaders and members of the Baptist School of Theology, at Government House in Benin City. […]

Edo State Poly, Usen, ranked fifth best in Nigeria – Edo State

The Edo State Polytechnic, Usen, has been ranked the fifth best polytechnic in Nigeria by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities in the July 2019 edition of the global web presence ranking of institutions of higher learning. The “Webometrics Ranking of World Universities” is an initiative of the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group belonging to the Consejo Superior […]

Human trafficking: Immigration ‘arrest 7 girls’

The Operatives of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Command in Lagos, have apprehended seven girls allegedly being trafficked. The Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James made the disclosure in a statement to NAN on Sunday. James said the girls were on their way to Cairo, Dubai and Oman on Emirates […]