Minimum wage approval: Okei-Odumakin commends Buhari

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing into law the National Minimum Wage Bill approving N30,000 for the least paid worker…

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Some hidden costs of corruption in Nigeria

By Ndidi Uwechue CORRUPTION can be defined as any unethical means of acquiring undeserved gain or advantage. It includes stealing, fraud, and cheating. Although…

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Michael Obasuyi hosts Worship & Praise Experience in Benin City

Philanthropist and Businessman, Mr Michael Obasuyi Osasogie hosts the Fourth Edition of the Yearly ‘Worship And Praise Experience’ (WAPE4) Event in Benin City. Leader…

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REC allegedly beats, removes security guard’s tooth in Ondo as INEC staff accuse Akeju of wickedness

The Resident Electoral Commission, REC in Ondo state, Rufus Akeju has been accused of physically attacking one of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s…

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Al-Bashir, Bouteflika and Change in Africa

AS part of international delegations, I met Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir thrice when he was President of Sudan. At the first meeting, the gate…

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FG targets one train per hour, to mark 1,000 days of smooth operations

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would increase the number of trains plying the Abuja-Kaduna route to run a train per hour before…

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What Buhari should consider when appointing ministers – APC chieftain, Hadejia

Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa State, has stressed the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute…

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Onnoghen: War against corruption all encompassing – Presidency

.Says Onnoghen’s case is victory for corruption fight The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone…

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Europa League: Sarri speaks on Chelsea’s poor second half in 4-3 win over Slavia Prague

Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri has said he was disappointed with his side’s 4-3 win over Slavia Prague in the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday…

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Celebrating Easter responsibly

EASTER bespeaks eloquently of sadness before joy, pain before gain and the treasures that are often cleverly hidden under human sufferings and tribulations. The…

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Our leader got N5m before Fire Service boss was released — Kidnap suspect

By Esther Onyegbula Blessing Boyo, one of the two suspects arrested alongside his colleague, Smart Alfred, in connection with the kidnapping of Lagos State…

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Easter: IGP Adamu sends message to Nigerians

Acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commissioners of Police in Zonal and State Commands to…

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Osinbajo didn’t ask me to drop ambition — Ndume

Former Senate Leader and frontline aspirant for the office of Senate President in the 9th National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, has dismissed insinuations that…

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We’ve provided adequate security for Easter in Lagos — Police Chief

By Esther Onyegbula The Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Mr Zubairu Muazu, yesterday, assured the people in the State of adequate security during the…

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WRPC casual workers urge NNPC to regularise status

By Jimitota Onoyume No fewer than 700  casual staff of Warri Refining and Production Company, WRPC,  have pleaded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,…

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Rice processors to FG: Stop smugglers before they kill our businesses

As Customs, EFCC plan joint action against smugglers Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Rice Processors in Nigeria have cried out to the Federal Government…

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ALLEGED FRAUD: Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia re-arraigned, gets N10m bail

By Onozure Dania LAGOS—THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, re-arraigned Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia before a federal High court, sitting in Lagos, over…

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STATE OF THE NATION: Nigeria’s economy bleeding, Aare Adams tells Buhari

By Dapo Akinrefon & Patrick Azamosa LAGOS—THE Aare  Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to work on policy programmes…

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We’ll not tolerate impeachment of Speakers in our region — South West lawmakers

By Ola Ajayi IBADAN—THE Chairman, Speakers Conference in Nigeria and the Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, yesterday, vowed that…

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NDDC to complete water projects in Edo with EU support

By Alemma Aliu BENIN CITY—THE Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has said it would complete all water projects the Commission has embarked on in…

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APC, APP, MRDD challenge PDP victory in Adamawa

By Umar Yusuf YOLA—Election petition Tribunal siting in Yola   in Adamawa, has received three Petitions challenging the victory of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,…

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Charly Boy takes protest to Owerri over good governance

By Chinonso Alozie Owerri—Hundreds of Imolites led by Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, yesterday staged protests in Owerri, demanding accountability in the…

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Olowo’s passage a huge loss — Akeredolu

By Dayo Johnson AKURE—AS the traditional burial rites of the late Olowo of Owo, Oba Victor Folagbade Olateru-Olagbegi commenced in the ancient town, the Ondo…

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NURTW flags off N2bn vehicle scheme for members

By Peter Duru Makurdi—National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, Benue State branch has flagged off a N2billion scheme for the provision of commercial…

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Illegal Mining: Time for FG to consider calls for restructuring – Onuesoke

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has advised that it is time for the Federal Government to as a matter of urgency…

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