IGP Orders Investigation into the Death of NSCDC Officer

The Inspector General of police, AG. IGP M.A Adamu condoles the family of late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of Nigeria security and Civil Defence corps ( NSCDC).Recall that late Ogar Jumbo was beaten to death on Wednesday in Abuja in the presence of his wife and children by non conventional police officers (traffic warden), who was accused of violating traffic regulations. IGP Adamu  has ordered a comprehensive and speedy investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the late Ogar Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and…

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FG launched Open Defecation free website

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has embark on a journey towards an open defecation free campaign in Nigeria.With aim of ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation by 2030, the Ministry has  launched open defecation free website www.cleannigeria.ng. Recall that on the 8th November, 2018, president Buhari launched the National water, sanitation and hygiene(WASH) Action plan and declared a state of emergency in the sector with a strong  statement to end open defecation in the country by 2025. Nigeria was rank the second among countries practicing open defecation,…

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BREAKING: Tribunal Declares Ademola Adeleke Winner Of Osun Governorship Election

The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the poll. The Tribunal made the declaration on Friday after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary objection was filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate in the election, Governor Gboyega Oyetola, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The three defendants claimed that the…

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Election: Police, Army not at loggerheads

Nigeria police has said that the Nigerian Armed Forces and the Nigeria police force are not at loggerhead contrary to the news making around over electoral violence during the presidential elections in some states. The Nigeria police public relations officer ACP Frank Mba made this known while addressing journalists at a joint section of the Armed Forces and the Nigeria police at the defence headquarters in Abuja ahead of the supplementary elections scheduled for Saturday 23rd of March 2019 in some states. It could be worthy of note that their were…

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Supplementary Elections: IGP Directs AIGs, CPs in Affected States

The Inspector General of police has deployed 5 DIGs, 3 AIGs and 15 CPs to provide supervision, direction and support in the election In furtherance to the IGP statement towards ensuring hitch-free elections in the Country, the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has directed the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and their respective Commissioners of Police in states where supplementary elections are taking place to ensure that adequate mechanisms are in place towards ensuring a safe and secure environment for the conduct of the elections. …

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Kogi commences 2nd immunization against killer diseases

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (KSPHCDA) on Wednesday flagged-off the second round of 2019 Local Immunisation Days (LIDs) of children against six-killer diseases in Obeiba, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State. Dr Abubarka Yakubu, Executive Director, KSPHCDA, at the LIDs’  inauguration ceremony in Obeiba, said the LIDs program was organised to enhance the agency’s Routine Immunization (RI) performance across the State and by extension the State report at the National level. According to Yakubu, the first round of 2019 LIDs was flagged off at…

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Federal Ministry of Water Resources flags 2019 water day celebration

World water day is an annual UN observation day that highlights the importance of fresh water. The day is celebrated around the world with variety of events. In line with the preparation the Federal minister of water Resources said “water is all and they are leaving no one behind”. The minister made this statement during a brief with newsmen. According to Suleiman Adamu “water for all implies that the elderly, disabled, marginalised and poor people get access to clean drinking water and proper sanitation in line with the Sustainable Development…

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FEC Approves 27.4billion Naira For Victims Of Flood, Conflict And Insecurity

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) after a 7-hour closed-door meeting on Wednesday approved N27.4 billion intervention fund for victims of floods, conflicts, and insecurity across the nation.  Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State who is also Vice Chairman of the National Food Security Council disclosed this to State House correspondents. Bagudu noted that 69, 872 persons will benefit from over 8billion Naira earmarked for the victims of conflict and insecurity while 18billion Naira was specifically for flood victims across 14 states. For the sum earmarked for flood victims, the council targeted…

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Truck kills 7 in kogi road Mishap

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. Tragedy stroked in kogi on Tuesday as Seven persons were killed while scores injured as the articulated vehicle they were travelling plunged into a river at Koton Karfe community on Lokoja-Abuja highway.  The Kogi State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Emmanuel Abe while confirming the story said that the truck plunged into Enyogi river , a tribute of River Niger at about 5am. He said that 37 persons were involved in the accident , stressed that scores  sustained varying degrees of injury. According to him, both…

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Faleke blasts kogi APC over Betrayal of Campaign Promises

 ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.  Member representing Ikeja Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke, has condemned  the All Progressive Congress ( APC)  in Kogi State for its failure to keep campaign promises. The Leadership of APC of Ijumu LGA of Kogi State had accused Faleke  of  anti-party activities in the state during the general elections. Faleke who was a running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu, the governorship candidate of the APC in the November 21st, 2015 governorship election in the State, hails from Ekirin-adde in Ijumu LGA of…

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NGO donates Uniforms to 103 pupils, train 16 job seekers on tailoring in kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA.  Ladi Memorial Foundation (LMF) a Non-Governmental Organisation ( NGO) has  donated uniforms to indigent  103 pupils of LGEA Primary School, Ileke, Olamaboro Local Government area of Kogi. Just as the  Chateko Vocational Institute an arm of the foundation  has also trained  16 unemployed youths on garment making and tailoring.  Mrs Rosemary Osikoya, the founder of the institute stated that the sixteen indigent youths were trained for six months in the art of garment making adding that everything needed were provided for all the trainees free of charge, including materials,…

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Wendy Okolo, The First Black Woman To Earn A Doctorate In Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Wendy Okolo is a Nigerian-born National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) aerospace engineer and the first Black woman to earn a doctorate in the field. According to her profile on the organization’s website, Okolo works as a special emphasis programs manager at Ames Research Center and is a research engineer in the Discovery and Systems Health Technology (DaSH) Area. Her role includes researching control systems applications, systems health monitoring and creating solutions for issues related to the designing of aircraft and spacecraft.  She earned her B.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Texas at Arlington in 2010 and…

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Enugu police command nabs notorious kidnappers

Juliet EzehThe Enugu state police command has arrested 3 notorious suspected kidnappers who has been terrorizing residents of Umueze Awkunanaw axis of Abgani LGA of Nkanu west in Enugu state.The state police public relation officer (PPRO) Ebere Amarizu stated this today at the command.According Ebere ” suspects were arrested  when their hideout at Umueze Agbani was raided by the operatives based on intelligence information.” During this operation, we were able to rescue Chime Edeh who was kidnapped by this suspects on the 16th March 2019″.During interrogation suspects confessed to the…

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4 People Rescued From Collapsed Building In Oke Arin, Lagos

Four people have been rescued from the collapsed building in Oke Arin, Lagos Island, Lagos. The building located at No 57, Egerton Square, Oke Arin, reportedly collapsed some few hours ago and rescue operations have begun immediately on the site. According to report, the build collapsed during the demolition of another building by officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency. The four people were rescued by the firefighters at the scene and they have been taken to the hospital for medical treatments The Director of the Lagos State Fire…

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Court sacks Omo-Agege, Others

The Federal High Court sitting in Asaba today sacked the Jones Erue-led executive committee of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Delta State.  In its two-hour judgment, the court, presided over by Justice Toyin Adegoke upheld the Cyril Ogodo-led Delta APC faction in the state, declaring the executives as duly elected. Justice Adegoke further held that all actions purportedly taken by the Erue-led executives were null and void, thereby nullifying the candidacy of the candidates who emerged from the primaries conducted by the Erue-led executives. According to Rowland Ekpe, the…

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Okorocha appeals to INEC to release his senate certificate

Governor Rochas Okorocha has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission to issue him with certificate of return as the senator-elect for Imo West. He made the appeal at a press conference in Abuja today. “I will advise INEC to do the right thing, to release my certificate so that I can celebrate as others. I want to be in the Senate and it will be interesting if I am there ” Okorocha said. He urged INEC not to allow itself manipulated by his political opponents, who he said, wanted…

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Thugs, 52 kidnappers in Police net in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS LOKOJA. The Kogi State command of the Nigeria police has paraded 52 suspected kidnapers, armed robbers and political thugs arrested from their various hideout across the state during the state House of Assembly elections.. The commissioner of police Hakeem Busari stated that in line with the implementation of the IGP Mohammed Adamu ‘s implementation  for the general elections adopted systematic security measures through intensive raids of criminal hideouts , black spots and flash points which led to the arrest ot these 52 criminals Parading the suspects before the Journalists…

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INEC fixes date to end deadlock in Sokoto, Kano, Bauchi, Plateau, 2 others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will conduct supplementary election in on 23 March in Sokoto, Kano, Adamawa, and three other states where the March 9 elections are deadlocked. The other states are Benue, Plateau and Bauchi. Festus Okoye, head of the commission’s information and voter education committee, announced INEC’s decision on Tuesday in a statement. “The Commission met today, 12th March 2019 and reviewed the conduct of the 29 Governorship and 991 State constituency elections held on 9th March 2019. In all, the Commission declared winners in the Governorship…

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Group hails Ihedioha’s election as victory for Imo people

Lagos – The League of Imo Professionals in Lagos state has hailed the election of Mr Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of the state, describing it as victory for the Imo people. The victory of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate was greeted with widespread jubilation among Imo indigenes in Lagos. Mr Obi Anyawu, the spokesman of the group, which played significant role in the realisation of the change of leadership in the state, said that “the victory is for the people of Imo.” Speaking in an interview with NAN…

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PDP Reacts To Inconclusive Polls

Obasanjo’s counsel to Buhari: We are vindicated-PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, of playing the script of president Buhari and the APC by declaring states where the PDP clearly won as inconclusive. PDP national publicity secretary kola Ologbondiyan said this in Abuja while addressing newsmen. On the situation in Rivers state, the PDP blamed the Director general of Buhari campaign organization and minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi of mounting pressure on INEC to remove the REC.

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