Endsars: IGP calls for an end to violence against Law Enforcement Officers

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has condemned the unprovoked and violent attack on policemen and damage to police operational vehicles and other assets by ENDSARS protesters in Ughelli, Delta State, on Thursday, 8th October, 2020. The incident which resulted in the unfortunate death of one Police officer, Corporal Etaga Stanley attached to ‘A’ Division, Ughelli, Delta State who was attacked and brutally murdered by the protesters also left another, Sergeant Patrick Okuone with serious body injury sustained from gunshot by the protesters. The protesters also…

Read More

APC NWC Approves New National Officers

The National Working Committee (NWC) of All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved the nomination of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the Party’s Acting National Secretary. According to information made available by the partys National Publicity Secretary Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu He said The decision was reached on January 14, 2020 during the meeting of the NWC at the party’s National Secretariat. Following the resignation of H.E. Mai Mala Buni as the Party’s National Secretary in May 2019 prior to his election as the Governor of Yobe State, the party subsequently gave notice for…

Read More

Press Release: Price Gouging, Unreasonable and Arbitrary Increases in Prices of Protective and Hygiene Products on Account of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has warned suppliers and retailers across the country against increasing the price of face mask and sanitizer.   In a statement released on Saturday February 29 by Babatunde Iruekera who is the Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), vendors were told that abusing citizens’ sensitivity, apprehension, anxiety and vulnerability, especially during emergencies that could adversely affect national security is a violation of law. He warned that Any exercise or exploitation of undue pressure in selling or the sale…

Read More

Press Release: NDLEA aids release of Ibrahim Ibrahim Abubakar held by Saudi Arabia for alleged Drug Trafficking

Efforts by National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to secure freedom for Ibrahim Ibrahim Abubakar, a Nigerian held by Saudi Arabia for Drug Trafficking has finally paid off. Abubakar has been released after three years of incarceration in Saudi following presentations from investigation reports by NDLEA that exonerated him. 2. Abubakar was arrested upon arrival in Saudi Arabia when his luggage was found to contain 1, 497 tablets of illicit tramadol. He has been standing trial since 2017 in Saudi Arabia where punishment for drug trafficking is execution. 3. A delegation from Nigeria in…

Read More

Bayelsa Violence: Arrest Oshomhole now, PDP tells IGP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Inspector General of Police, Adamu Muhammed to immediately pull in the factional National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, for questioning and prosecution for incitement. In a press statement made available by the National Publicity Secret of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kola Ologbondiyan says the violence and arson being perpetuated by the APC agents in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, on Friday, was in furtherance of Oshiomhole’s inciting call that no governor would be sworn-in in Bayelsa state, contrary…

Read More

Former First Lady Patience Jonathan visits Aisha Buhari in Aso Rock

The first lady of the Federal republic of Nigeria Aisha Buhari on Monday received the wife of former President Dame Patience Jonathan at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Mrs Buhari disclosed this on Tuesday on her tweeter handle. The first lady said, their discussion centred on issues affecting the growth and development of women in the country, especially girl-child education, women’s participation in politics at local level. “Yesterday, I received my predecessor, Her Excellency Dame Patience Jonathan at the State House. “We discussed my efforts with regards to greater involvement…

Read More

Corps Members Exchange Marital Vows in Kano (PHOTOS)

The ancient city of Kano stood still today when two serving Corps Members, Mohammed Alhaji Musa and Hauwa Yahaya Bagudu exchanged marital vows. The new couple met at NYSC Kano State Orientation Camp in Kusallah Dam Karaye during the 2019 Batch ‘A’ Orientation Course. NYSC Kano State Coordinator, Malam Baba Ladan, who led other NYSC Staff and Corps Members to the wedding reception which took place at Nigeria Air Force Base in Kano, commended the new couple for maintaining their relationship which blossomed into marriage. He also praised them for fulfilling one…

Read More

OkadaBan: Occupy Lagos Releases Rules For Tomorrow’s Protest

INFORMATION FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC REGARDING #OCCUPYLAGOS We will like to thank everyone for the immense support we’ve gotten for the #OccupyLagos protest holding on Saturday (08/02/2020). We are ready to march tomorrow and look forward to protesting with you. In view of this, please note the following information: 1. Security: we are determined to maintain a peaceful, law-abiding and civil protest. Please, note that we are working with security agents and we will not hesitate to hand over any defaulter to the authorities. Alcohol, pepperspray, tasers, knives, blades and other…

Read More

NUJ President cautions Buhari on insecurity

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The President of Nigeria Union of Journalists ( NUJ) Comrade Chris Isiguzor has called on president Muhammadu Buhari to urgently overhaul the security architecture to tame the widespread insecurity of  lives and property across the country. The President gave the advise on Thursday in Lokoja, at the grand finale of the Kogi state Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists 2019 press week. He reminded the government  of their principal responsibility  to ensure safety of lives and property disclosed that the present trend in which people’s lives…

Read More

Benue Assembly Condemn plans to establish Fulani Ruga Settlements for Herdsmen

Benue State House of Assembly has condemn in strong terms recent plan by the Federal Government to establish Ruga settlements for Herdsmen with the claim that it would stop Open Grazing by Herdsmen and end Herdsmen/Farmers crises across the country. The Speaker of the Benue State House of Assembly, Hon Titus Uba rejected the move in Makurdi. Speaking to newsmen, he said ” I like to condemn in strong terms recent plan of the Federal Government to set Fulani Rugs Settlement across the country which has been approved by the…

Read More

Mustapha Mona Audu promises to liberate kogi from poverty

ATABOR JULIUS The frontline aspirant  of the All Progressives Party  [APC] for the  November 16 Kogi State  governorship election ,Prince Mona Mustapha  Audu ,  has promised to work towards the emancipation of the people  from poverty and  socio  economic  deprivations pervading the state. Mustapha Mona  Audu  made the promise on  Sunday in Lokoja , the state’s  capital , when he kick started his campaign for the Lugard House which was  witnessed by thousands of his supporters  and  party faithful who  participated in  a memorable “Walk for Freedom “  on June…

Read More

You cannot license preachers, court tells El Rufai

Ben Agande A Kaduna State High Court, presided over by Justice Hajaratu Gwadah on Wednesday declared that the Kaduna state government has no right to screen and issue licences to religious preachers in the state. El Rufai, Kaduna Governor The state High court however asserted that the government has the right to regulate religious activities in the state. The judgement was delivered in suit filed by the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), challenging the constitutionality of the bill on the regulation of religious preaching in the state. The Bill which…

Read More

Kogi Govt, NEWMAP sign Multi-billion Naira Erosion control projects

Kogi Government along side Nigerian Erosion and Watershed Management Peoject, NEWMAP on monday signed the contracts for the stabilisation, reclamation and Channeling of Adumu and Agassa erosion sites in Olamaboro and Okene respectively towards ensuring a lasting solution to concerns of environmental degradation in those areas. The agreement was signed by Governor Bello, the NEWMAP representatives, alongside the contractors at the Governor’s office, Lokoja. Governor Bello noted that his government cared for the people of the State by ensuring that the environment where they lived in was safe and conducive…

Read More

Sanwo-Olu increases LASTMA officers allowance, warns against Corruption, Harassment

…Says No Cabinet Member Will Be Exempted From Traffic Rules Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced one hundred percent increase in the allowances of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA officials to encourage and motivate the workers in the performance of their duties and also in fulfilment of his vision to make traffic management and transportation number one priority in his administration. Governor Sanwo-Olu made this announcement on Friday during an interactive session with staff of the agency when he paid an official visit to the operation’s Headquarters…

Read More

Rochas Okorocha Leaving Imo Government House In Style (Photos)

Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that his tenancy in Imo State Government House where he has lived in the past eight years as governor has expired and also his governorship, stating that whatever has a beginning must have an end. The governor also stated that he enjoyed the wonderful support of Imo people as their governor for eight years adding that some of the elite who had certain reservations about his administrations must have had their reasons, adding that he has done very well as the governor of the State…

Read More

Press Release: STOP DISTURBING OUR ROYAL FATHERS AND STOP DESECRATING THEIR PALACES (SCIN)

We the members of the SUPREME COUNCIL of IGALA NATION (SCIN) world wide at this point in the life of the IGALA nation and by extention the life of kogi state deem it extremely necessary to grant this press release. Supreme council of Igala Nation is peaceful pan IGALA organisation with membership spread across the globe made up of all IGALAs from Kogi State, Ondo State, Oyo State, Anambra State, Enugu State, Rivers/Bayelsa State all in Nigeria and IGALAs from Democratic republic of Congo plying our trades in different parts…

Read More

Rotimi Akeredolu Repairing 300 Vehicles Used By Past Administrations In Ondo

Ondo state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu rehabilitating over 300 old vehicles that have recklessly used and condemned. The State Chairman of Logistics and Ideas, Oluwole Okunnuga, revealed that the state government is repairing more than 300 vehicles used to waste and will soon be a useful tool to service the government. He also said he believe there are more than 600 government vehicles in the state that have been recklessly used but they are currently working on 300 of them. See photos

Read More

Serving humanity my passion Hon. John Aduga, Ankpa Administrator

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. As a child, it always gladdened my heart whenever I have the opportunity to render assistance to some people. It is always a thing of joy for me whenever there is an opportunity for me to extend benevolence to humanity as giving has become a passion for me. “And the opportunity to demonstrate my passion came when I got employed by Total Nigeria plc. I was able to use my vantage position to add value to my people and our land. I couldn’t get full satisfaction because of my limitations. However,…

Read More