ABEOKUTA—A 32-year-old father of the stolen three-week-old baby in Ile-Ife, Peter Oluwaseun, said his wife fainted thrice after their baby was stolen by a visitor in Ita-Osi, Ife-North Local Government Area of Osun State.
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Akure—under the influence of alcohol, a 64-year-old grandfather, Gabriel Fasoyin, has reportedly shot dead his grandson, Seun Fasoyin, with his dane gun in Ile-Oluji area of Ondo State.
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ABUJA - STUDENTS of tertiary institutions across the 36 states, on Thursday, passed a vote of confidence on the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris, for his genuine efforts in addressing the security challenges bedeviling the nation.
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Unions in the media industry have called on all key actors in Saturday’s governorship election in the state to play the game by the rule in order to enhance peaceful exercise.
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THE management of an indigenous construction company, S. Makintosh Nig. Ltd, has entered into partnership with Osun State government to run a civil engineering materials testing laboratory belonging to it.
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Onyeka Nwelue, is a 30-year-old cultural entrepreneur and lecturer, as well as a noted novelist, poet and filmmaker—with six books and two films, to his credit.
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Thirteen years ago, two Nigerians in their prime died in an auto crash at Potiskum, on their way to Abuja after a rally against deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum sector at Maiduguri, organised by the Labour Civil Society Coalition (LASCO). The rally was part of a series of zonal rallies to mobilise working people against the anti-poor neoliberal policies of the Nigerian state which had started in Lagos.
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Kaduna State Government, yesterday, said it might have made mistakes in the last three years, but insisted that it was committed to correcting those mistakes and improving the lives of the people of the state.
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THE member representing Ika North East Constituency in the Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Anthony Elekeokwuri, has called on Deltans to remain supportive of the Ifeanyi Okowa-led administration and work for the governor's re-election in 2019.
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With report showing that vaccination eludes 75 percent of Nigerian children, a professor of virology, Prof Oyewale Tomori, has said that the country has no business depending on donor agencies in the provision of resources for children’s vaccination even as he stressed the need to increase the awareness of parents and caretakers for vaccination to ensure that every child receives the full complement of vaccine at the right time.
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Senator Abdullahi Adamu, representing Nasarawa West senatorial district, has described Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, as a fraudulent group, alleging that the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, was behind the emergence of the group.
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The Finland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mrs Pirjo Suomela-Chowdhury, has expressed her country’s commitment to promote trade relations with Nigeria.
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CONTRARY to media report that the newly-introduced Nigerian Integrated Customs Information System, NICIS, is causing delay of cargo delivery at the ports, a maritime stakeholder, Prince Olu Ologbese, has absolved Nigeria Customs Service of any blame, saying “the initiative is yielding result as the agency has recorded an increase in its revenue profile.”
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Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Nasarawa State, yesterday, told Governor Tanko Al-Makura to site some of the ranches proposed for the state in Kwandere, his ancestral village.
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Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, yesterday, launched what he called an affordable health insurance scheme for residents of the state on the platform of Kwara State Health Insurance Fund with an initial N200 million.
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France are determined not to make the same mistakes they did two years ago in losing the Euro 2016 final when they take on Croatia for the biggest prize in football, midfielder Paul Pogba said on Thursday.
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Yangon – The UN is preparing to send teams of experts into Myanmar’s Rakhine State to eventually repatriate Rohingya Muslims, the Regional Head of the U.N. Development Agency said on Thursday. Rohingya Muslims fled violence in 2017. The UN agencies for development and refugees struck an outline deal with Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’sRead
Worried by the spate of violent crimes in the state, the Cross River State Government has introduced a new coding system on commercial vehicles operating in the state, including tricycles, to curb armed robbery, kidnapping and other crimes.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched a property tracker to expose self centered and selfish Nigerians who have stolen public funds and hidden then in lush properties.
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