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Substantial parts of Borno still under Boko Haram control – Senator Garbai; No! Military are on top of situation – Senator Ndume

BY ABDULLAH ISAH, MAIDUGURI The Senator representing Borno Central Senatorial District, Senator Babakaka Bashir Garbai, has said that Nigerians should know that Borno State is equally shared between the Boko Haram insurgents and the Nigerian military. Senator Garbai disclosed this in an interview with journalists on Saturday during a condolence …

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Philip Asiodu Lecture Series debutes; Arunma Oteh delivers the first on role of oil

A group of concerned technocrats and business executives has instituted the Philip Asiodu Lecture Series (PALS) in honour of Chief Philip Asiodu, renowned economist, technocrat, retired Federal Permanent Secretary, former Chief Economic Adviser and Federal Minister. The Lecture Series will serve as a veritable platform for discussing critical national economic …

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Doctor, Nurse in Police net over disappearance of new born baby in Bayelsa; Mother agreed to sell the baby but changed her mind before it disappeared

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA The Police in Bayelsa state has arrested a Medical Doctor and a Nurse over the sudden disappearance of a new born baby in their hospital located at Igbogene near the state capital. Police said the doctor and the nurse supervised the delivery of the new born before …

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Stakeholders pledge support for FG’s anti-graft, security awareness and national re-orientation campaigns

Key stakeholders on Saturday pledged their support for the Federal Government’s ongoing campaigns against corruption and insecurity, as well as the soon-to-be launched national re-orientation campaign tagged ‘Change Begins With Me’. The stakeholders, including the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) and the Electronic Media …

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EFCC arraigns Edo Council Chairman, gets bail

AGENE GODWIN, Benin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Friday arraigned Akoko Edo Council Chairman, Mr. Joseph Akerejola and 5 others before the Benin High Court three. Akerejola, Engineer Victor Ewelaku, Gabimor Ogabashe, and three others who were arraigned on a 12 count charge bothering on criminal conspiracy, fraud, …

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Lagos City Marathon has come to stay – Ambode …Says govt will make Tournament best in the world IAAF Chief, Minister, athletes laud organisers, says event well planned …Kenyan Star, Kipton wins race in 2hrs/16mins

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday said the 2016 Lagos City Marathon has come to stay, just as he assured that the state government will work towards making the competition the best of its kind in the world. The Governor who spoke at the finish point of the …

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Ugwuanyi moves against petroleum products racketeers in Enugu …Dissolves State Monitoring Team

In a bid to maintain his administration’s commitment to the welfare of the people, zero tolerance to impunity and other forms of irregularities undermining the progress of the state, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State during the weekend ordered the immediate dissolution of the State’s Petroleum Products Monitoring Team (PPMT). …

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(Photonews) 2nd Pastor E.A Adeboye Public Lecture/74th birthday anniversary holds in Lagos

The 2nd Annual Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye Public Lecture and commemoration of the 74th Birthday of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) took place on Wednesday at the Haven Events Center G.R.A Ikeja Lagos. The theme of the Lecture was Vision and Vision Carriers and …

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Lagos debunks death rumour during raid on criminal hideout in Iddo …Arrests 159 suspects; Recovers ammunitions …Hoodlums injure eight policemen

The Lagos State Task Force has dismissed rumours making rounds that some hoodlums were killed during a raid of a criminal hideout at Iddo Terminus area of the state on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. According to a statement signed by the Chairman of the Taskforce, Olubukola Abey, a Chief Superintendent …

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Why we need to amend Procurement Law, says Saraki; Receives Made-in-Aba Trade Fair organisers

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said that as a way of realising the objectives of the 2016 Budget, the Senate will immediately after the completion of the on-going process of passage of the Appropriation Bill, commence the amendment of the Procurement Act. Saraki while addressing the organizers of …

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