Kogi REC Laments Large Number of Uncollected

Kogi REC Laments Large Number of Uncollected

Bayo Oyewale , Lokoja The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Independent Electoral Commission , Kogi State, Professor James Apam has expressed concerns over high figure of uncollected Permanent  Cards, stating that a total total of 293 241 have not been collected . Professor Apam who disclosed this while speaking during the stakeholders meeting at INEC headquarters […]

FG to remodel Abuja federal secretariat complex

FG to remodel Abuja federal secretariat complex

Chris Steven, Abuja Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, says the Federal Government is set to remodel Federal Secretariat, Abuja, through Public Private Partnership (PPP) to ensure safety of staff and boost productivity. Oyo-Ita disclosed this on Monday while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Pilot PPP with Alpha […]

Suicide bomber killed 8 worshippers in Borno

Suicide bomber killed 8 worshippers in Borno

A suicide-bomb attack at a mosque in the Mainari area of Konduga, Borno State, claimed the lives of eight worshippers in the early hours of Monday, July 23, 2018. According to a report, a security source and a local resident confirmed that a male suicide bomber detonated his explosives at about 5:15am, leaving five people […]

Flood kills at least five people in Abeokuta

Flood kills at least five people in Abeokuta

At least five people have been reported dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun State. The downpour, which started around 4p.m. and stopped by 9p.m, caused river channels in the capital city to overflow their banks resulting in loss of lives […]

Kogi NLC Decries Extortion of Pensioners By Desk Officers

Kogi NLC Decries Extortion of  Pensioners  By Desk Officers

Bayo Oyewale, Lokoja Worried by nefarious activities of desk officers,  the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),Kogi State Chapter has raised alarm over alleged extortion of pensioners by Desk Officers in charge of pension matters in the 21 Local Government Areas of the State. The State Chairman of NLC ,Comrade Onuh Edoka who disclosed this while speaking […]

Police confirm 8 dead in Niger flood

Police confirm 8 dead in Niger flood

Olaniyi Eniolawun; The Police Command in Niger says eight persons have died as a result of a downpour in Rafin-Gora village in Kontagora Local Government Area of the state. The Police Commissioner, Alhaji Dibal Yakadi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Monday that two bodies of the victims had been recovered. […]

Gas explosion razes 15 shops in Kaduna State

Gas explosion razes 15 shops in Kaduna State

Olaniyi Eniolawun;  On Saturday evening, a gas explosion burnt down 15 shops on Ibrahim Taiwo Road by Abeokuta Street in Kaduna State. It was gathered that the incident occurred at about 5:40 pm. before residents mobilized to put out the fire before it spread further in the densely populated area.  Most of the shops affected […]

NHRC to begin comprehensive audit of detention centres next week

NHRC to begin comprehensive audit of detention centres next week

Chris Steven, Abuja The National Human Rights Commission says it will embark on  comprehensive audit of detention centres across the country next week, with the former flagg-off at Kuje prisons, Abuja. The commission also said contrary to media report that it does not need to seek police permission before it can carry out its constitutional […]

Jubilation as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG, Borno State

Jubilation  as over 2000 IDPs return home in Guzamala LG, Borno State

Chris Steven, Abuja It was all  joy on Tuesday when  over 2000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of Guzamala extraction living in Bakassi IDP Camp in Maiduguri  commenced movement to return to their original homeland in Guzamala  Local Government Area of Borno state. The IDPs numbering about 2,043 individuals, making up 378 households constitute the first […]

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