All victims of Jabi collapsed building rescued- AMMC Coordinator

All victims of Jabi collapsed building rescued- AMMC Coordinator

Chris Steven, Abuja  THE Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) Umar Shuaibu says all trapped victims of the Jabi building collapse have been rescued with no further deaths recorded outside the lone fatality that was earlier reported. He added that no other casualty figure has been recorded apart from the initial six persons that were […]

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 […]

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 […]

PMB Rediscovering Nigeria for Youths – FCT Minister

PMB Rediscovering Nigeria for Youths – FCT Minister

Chris Steven, Abuja  Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has described the policies and programmes of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration as laying solid foundations that will rediscover Nigeria for the benefits of the youths. Malam Bello who made this remark during the Iftar Ramadan breakfast with FCT youths at his […]

‘June 12 2018 is NOT a public holiday’ – presidency

‘June 12 2018 is NOT a public holiday’ – presidency

The declaration of June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day does not make it a public holiday, the presidency has clarified. In a tweet on Friday through its official handle, @asorock, the federal government said the clarification was in response to questions raised by the public. ‘There have been questions regarding whether or not there will […]

Boko Haram sympathizers taking advantage of humanitarian crises says Coalition

Boko Haram sympathizers taking advantage of humanitarian crises says Coalition

Chris Steven, Abuja A Coalition of CSOs on Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria, a governmental global human rights activists’ organization, has reacted to the recent report released by the Amnesty International, accusing the Nigerian security forces of raping and starving Internally Displaced Persons, IPDs, to death in northern part of the country. AI […]

Protesters shutdown Amnesty International’s office in Abuja over plot to destabilize Nigeria

Protesters shutdown Amnesty International’s office in Abuja over plot to destabilize Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja Activities at the Abuja office of Amnesty International was temporarily brought to a halt as over 1000 protesters on Wednesday stormed the office to protest what they described as ‘plot to destabilise Nigeria.’ The angry protesters claimed that the international had concluded plans to release a report, which would attempt accuse the […]

Court Grants Senator Melaye Bail

Court Grants Senator Melaye Bail

Bayo Oyewale, Lokoja. A Kogi State High Court sittibg in Lokoja has on Wednesday granted the embattled senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district Senator Dino Melaye bail over the allegation of dealing in Illegal firearms., In his ruling, the Chief Judge of Kogi State,Justice Nasiru Ajanah has disclosed that heath situation of the accused person […]

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