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Gunmen kidnap SAN in Delta

Unknown gunmen on Saturday kidnapped a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Chika Onyemenam. The SAN was abducted by the gunmen in Asaba, the capital of Delta state. The abduction of the SAN was confirmed by a member of the lawyer’s firm, Chika Onyemenam and Associates. The Lawyer was quoted to have revealed that the…

How soldiers repelled Boko Haram attack on UniMaid

There was panic at the University of Maiduguri on Sunday night as soldiers battled to repel a Boko Haram attack on the higher institution. Sources at the university, located along Maiduguri-Bama road, said deafening sounds of gunshots were heard echoing from a direction the female hostels are located. The gunshots lasted for about an hour…

Xenophobia: Apologies from South Africa not enough – HURIWA

The leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reject any apology from the South African president, Cyril Ramphosa, over the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. HURIWA said the messages to be brought by the envoy of President Cyril Ramaphosa are cosmetic…

Police declares seven suspected murderous criminals wanted in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has declared seven suspected criminals wanted, seeking information from the general public to assist n their arrest. The command issued warrants of arrest in respect of the suspects over alleged cases of murder, Armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra State particularly in Amawbia, Awka and its surroundings. They…

Sanwo-Olu seeks approval for Badagry, Lekki seaports

…Receives House of Reps Committee on Seaports Decongestion Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to accelerate the process of giving approval to the State’s request to build two seaports in Lekki and Badagry. The Governor said the State had already deployed resources and manpower to the…

Seun Onigbinde resigns as Technical Adviser from Buhari Govt

The Technical Adviser to the Minister of National Budget and Planning, Seun Onigbinde, has resigned his appointment on Monday. The Co-founder of BudgIT and Bloomberg retained financial expert said he resigned his appointment owing to the noise over his choice. Onigbinde, a serious critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, said his appointment has generated…

Fayemi expresses sadness over FUOYE killing in state-wide broadcast

Text of a State wide Broadcast on the Violent Protest at the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State By His Excellency Dr. Kayode Fayemi, CON Governor, Ekiti State, Nigeria Sunday, September 15, 2019 Ekitikete, I have in the last few days agonised over the incident that took place at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) on…

Masari receives 30 abducted victims

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on Saturday received another batch of 30 persons, who were released by suspected bandits. Masari was told that eight of the victims were from Kankara Local Government Area of the state while 18 were from Shimfida in Jibiya LGA. The LGs of the remaining four victims were not disclosed….

Fayemi restates commitment to community dev’t

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has assured that his administration will not renege on his promise to spread development to all communities in the State. Speaking at the 30th Ijurin Day celebration in Ijurin Ekiti, the governor lamented that developmental projects were concentrated in larger communities at the expense of smaller ones, leading to…

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