EDO State Deputy Governor, Dr. Pius Odubu, has described as laughable the statement credited to Governor Adams Oshiomhole through the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Prince Kassim Afegbua, that he (Odubu) equipped thugs to disrupt and shoot at his security aides during the attack on him and his entourage in Auchi, weekend.
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National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has given the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, a 14-day ultimatum to recall the 13 vice chancellors sacked by the Federal Government in February.
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PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, Edo State chapter, has described the May Day announcement by the state government of increase in the minimum wage for civil servants in the state from N18,000 to N25,000 as a Greek gift and politics taken too far.
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THE Federal government, weekend, called on the people of the South East geo-political zone to be patient, law-abiding and peaceful as President Muhammadu Buhari was committed toward bringing to a halt the issue of insurgency across the country.
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lagosâ€”Ecobank Nigeria Limited has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos to restrain Anchorage Leisures Limited from accessing its funds in 20 banks over an alleged N5.5 billion debt.
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In a bid to rebuild the Ariaria International market, Aba, the Abia State government has said it would soon commence the demolition of illegal structures at the market and therefore solicited the cooperation of traders and shop owners towards the upgrade of facilities.
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The crisis in the National Assembly Service Commission, NASC, over the appoint-ment of a new Clerk of the National Assembly, deepened after the Association of Parliamen-tary Writers, APW, called for the resignation of the commission's chairman, Dr. Adamu Fika.
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With the reversal of its monetary policy easing previous month Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has deployed monetary instruments freezing about N663 billion in the last one month even as the apex bank is set to mop up additional funds from the banks this week.
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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State will meet with the leadership of the state chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and Trade Union Congress, TUC, this Friday.
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The Crown Prince of Benin Kingdom, His Royal Highness Eheneden Erediauwa has described the transition of the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Erediauwa as emotional for him as he was very close to his father.
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EUROPEANS super powers, Portugal, Russia and Hungary as well as African giant, Egypt including 11 others have confirmed their participation in this yearâ€™s ITTF Premier Lotto Nigeria Open (Lagos 2016).
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ABEOKUTAâ€”Seven days after former Minister of State for Education, Senator Iyabo Anisulowo, was abducted, the Ogun State Police Command has offered a N5m reward to any informant, who can offer useful information to the police that can lead to her rescue.
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ABUJA â€” President Muhammadu Buhari is warming up to receive a reworked copy of the 2016 budget any time this week from the National Assembly following the agreement by the lawmakers to remove most of the unbudgeted items they introduced into the fiscal document for pecuniary gains.
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BENIN CITYâ€”THE Authorities of the 4 Brigade Nigeria Army, Benin City, said it has arrested the soldier, who allegedly killed one Mrs. Akparobi Orobogha around Jakpa junction, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State, weekend.
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The World Bank is set to release more information on how the recovered loot from late General Sani Abacha was expended by the government of Nigeria.
To this end, the bank has referred the appeal by a civil group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, to the Bank Archives Unit for processing for public access.
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After Leicester City were crowned Premier League champions for the first time on Monday, AFP Sport recalls how the most astonishing title triumph in the history of English football unfolded:
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Leicester City are on course for a windfall of more than $220 million for winning the English Premier League, a new study said.
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