A forum of aggrieved candidates and other stakeholders in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Wednesday rejected the results of the last Saturday’s National Convention, describing it as fraud and not the true reflection of delegates at [...]
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A 57-year-old man, Shinya Ellah, was on Wednesday arraigned in a Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa for allegedly duping Holy Cross Catholic Church, Mararaba of N1 million. The prosecutor, Cpl. Hamen Donald, told the court that one Mr Moses Adie reported the matter at `A’ Police Division, Mararaba on Aug. 24, at about 9.50 […]
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Rivers State has recorded over five hundred cases of defilement and child molestation within the last 12 months. The state branch of International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, disclosed this in an interview with DAILY POST in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. FIDA also revealed that child defilement and molestation was on the increase in the […]
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The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says that porosity of the nation’s borders remains the major cause of smuggling of used tyres into the country.
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The Theater Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has called on people in the North-East to support the military in the counter-insurgency campaign in the country. Nicholas made the call during a familiarisation visit to military units in Maiduguri on Wednesday. He said that the call was imperative to enable the military to win
THE Police in Ogun State has arrested three herdsmen for unlawful possession of arms and attempted murder. Those arrested according to a statement from the Police Command Public Relations Unit were Mohammed Bello, Muhammed Momoh, [...]
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Thirty ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Dec.13 to Dec. 30. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos. NPA said that
The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanel Group, Mr. Stanley Uzochukwu on Tuesday paid a courtesy visit to former president, Olusegun Obasanjo at the Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Receiving Uzochukwu, Obasanjo gladly welcomed and praised the oil mogul for his achievements, and impact in the nation’s economy. The former Head of State took […]
A 37-year-old trader, Ada Obi, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for allegedly obtaining 30,000 bags of rice worth N24 million from one Miss Moriamo Dosunmu under pretences.
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Dutch toilet startup Mr Friendly is not taking the piss with its new smart urinal. This is not your grandfather’s latrine: Mr Friendly (as the actual toilet bowl appears to be called) features a built-in [...]
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By Omonu Nelson, Abuja A Federal Capital Territory residency group, “Amalgamated Dawaki Extension Resident Association (ADERA), has tasked corporate bodies, especially, construction companies, operating in the area, to up their social responsibility to the District. The chairman of ADERA, Chukwudubem Egbunike, who doubles as the leader of Rockside Community in Dawaki, made this appeal during […]
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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Wednesday assured motorists of regular supply of petroleum products to filling stations during the Yuletide and beyond.
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Google and Amazon, if you haven’t heard, are in the midst of a very public schoolyard spat. And their little game of corporate one-upmanship shows no sign of slowing anytime soon. Here’s the 30-second version, [...]
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By CHIKA IZUORA, Lagos The Young Pharmacists Group Nigeria, (YPGN), an integral group of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, is seeking support of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC), towards its grassroots health outreach projects, across the country. The group also announced that it is about to launch a […]
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The German Football Association has reached an agreement to pay its players a lump sum of €350,000 (about N148.2m) if they successfully defend their title in Russia next year. Joachim Low led Die Mannschaft to their fourth world title in Brazil in 2014, as Mario Gotze’s extra-time strike sealed a 1-0 win over Argentina in […]
No fewer than 20 vehicles and four commercial motorcycles were on Wednesday afternoon burnt when a tanker laden with petrol fell and spilled its content on the Festac Link Bridge in Awuwo Odofin LGA of Lagos State. The fire started at noon and raged for about an hour. Fire fighters arrived at the scene about
Many motorists spent the night at filling stations in Jos queuing for petrol as the fuel scarcity bites harder in the Plateau State capital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent monitoring the fuel supply situation in Jos on Wednesday reports that there are long queues at NNPC and Mobil stations selling the product at
By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said ?that for the delivery of a good rail project, the Jibowu and Costain bridges in Lagos State would be demolished. Speaking on the demolition of Jibowu and Costain bridges, he said: “I was on a tour with the Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode […]
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The National Coordinator APGA Media Warriors Forum, Evang Chinedu Obigwe, has called on APGA opposition party leaders to desist from twisting facts and embellishing lies, noting that Governor Willie Obiano was ever ready to work in unionism with them to better Anambra state.
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GOVERNOR Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State will present the 2018 appropriation bill to the state House of Assembly, on Thursday. The bill sets for presentation at plenary at 1pm is expected to define the policy [...]
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