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Rivers varsity suspends four students over assault

By Bona Ibinabo Four students of Rivers State University, Nkpolu-Oroworukwo, Port Harcourt, who are members of the Man O’ War campus security group, are to lose one academic session for assaulting a 300-level colleague, Victor Tobin. The university management disclosed the suspension in a statement issued by the acting Registrar, I.B. Harry, on Saturday, June […]

Sallah attack: Bandits kill six, abduct many in Sokoto

Armed bandits | File Image By Abdullai Jubtin Police command in Sokoto has confirmed the killing of six people and abduction of many by armed bandits at a village in Gwadabawa Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The Public Relations Officer of the Police Command in Sokoto, Ahmed Rufa’i, who confirmed the attack, said that […]

Sallah: Obi preaches sacrifice, felicitates with Muslims

Peter Obi | File Image Obi to Muslims: Draw strength from Prophet Ibrahim’s teachings on sacrifice By Valentine Amanze Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate in the 2023 general election, Mr. Peter Obi, has appealed to Nigerian Muslims to draw strength from the teachings of Prophet Ibrahim amid the hardship in the country. Obi made the […]

IGP to punish policemen lobbying for promotion

IGP Kayode Egbetokun | File Image Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has threatened to punish any policeman lobbying for undeserved promotion or placement. He said that due process must be followed to maintain discipline in the system. Also read: Abuja residents burn robber’s corpse over policeman’s death The IGP gave the warning, while decorating […]

Abuja residents burn robber’s corpse over policeman’s death

Armed robbers raid Abuja By Stella Woke No peace for the wicked as residents of the Abaji area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday June 13, 2024, set ablaze the corpse of one of the suspected armed robbers neutralized by security operatives after the foiled robbery at First Bank. One police officer was […]

My fall is Yoruba culture on display – Tinubu

President Bola Tinubu | File Image Nigeria’s president jokes about fall during ceremony. Tinubu: I’m a traditional Yoruba boy, I did my dobale By Valentine Amanze President Bola Tinubu cannot stop amusing hungry Nigerians – forcing them to laugh in the midst of hunger and starvation. Tinubu, who has brought humour to governance, jokingly described […]

How Jonathan saved Nigeria from disintegration, by Obaseki

L-R: Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman; former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; former Vice President of Zambia, Dr. Nevers-Sekwila Mumba; former President of Benin Republic, Boni Yayi; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; former Nigeria’s President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan; former President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, and former presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr. […]

Fire razes down properties worth millions of naira in Ebonyi

One of the houses affected by the fire. By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki Residents of Gilbert Street, Kpirikpiri Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, are now homeless. They are mourning and lamenting the early morning inferno that also destroyed fashion design shops, domestic utensils, and certificates. The incident, which was said to have started at about 6am […]

CAPPA advocates strengthening of Nigeria’s democracy

.Warns against govt’s planned clampdown on rallies ‘Nigeria’s democracy must strive to reflect the pursuit of fairness, inclusivity, and happiness for all’ By Valentine Amanze The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for a rethinking and strengthening of Nigeria’s democracy to achieve sustainable national development. CAPPA’s Executive Director, Akinbode Oluwafemi, who made […]

Democracy Day: I’m committed to democratic ideals, values In Ebonyi – Gov Nwifuru

Governor Francis Nwifuru of Ebonyi State | File Image .Salutes Ebonyians By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor Francis Nwifuru has declared his commitment to the sustenance and consolidation of democratic ideals and values in the state in line with the visions of the founding fathers. In his message commemorating Nigeria’s Democracy Day Celebration, Governor […]