NIN: Nigeria Government Insists On Wednesday Deadline, Diplomats’ Registration

On Sunday, the Nigerian Government insisted that the deadlines given for the registration of all Subscriber Identification Modules with valid National Identity Numbers were still in force. It also declared that the NIN was mandatory for diplomats who reside in Nigeria and all other lawful residents across the country. Asked whether the Federal Government had... Continue Reading →

Vehicle Crushes Six Siblings To Death In Edo

ix children of the same parents were killed on the spot at Arue-Uromi, Esan-North East Local Government Area of Edo State, after a Mercedes Benz car, in an attempt to dodge a pothole, rammed into them. The accident, according to sources, occurred on Friday. It was gathered that the children, four girls and two boys... Continue Reading →

Policeman arrested for armed robbery in Port-Harcourt

A police officer has escaped a mob action after being caught as part of a 2-man armed robbery gang in Port Harcourt. One of the suspected armed robbers, who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate, was seen with an Identity card of the Nigeria Police. An eyewitness... Continue Reading →

‘We’re committed to ending gender-based violence’

KOGI State Governor Yahaya Bello has said his administration was committed to the elimination of gender inequality in governance, discrimination and violence against women and girls. Bello made the declaration at a dinner during which he was conferred with the “Most Gender-Sensitive Governor Award and decoration as a Goodwill Ambassador of Nigerian Women in Lokoja... Continue Reading →

You can’t hide under subsidy to punish Nigerians ― Labour

The organised labour declared on Sunday that nobody should blackmail Nigerians again with the issue of subsidy on petroleum products, warning that the government should not hide under the guise of subsidy to punish Nigerians further either in terms of electricity tariff or pump prices of petroleum products. Deputy President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)... Continue Reading →

247 women to get Fed Govt’s N20, 000 grants

ABOUT 247 Fulani women under the umbrella of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) will receive N20, 000 grants each from the Federal Government. The grant is expected to improve their economic well-being and also take care of their families. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq revealed... Continue Reading →

Police confirm four officers killed, one missing in ambush by bandits

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has commended personnel attached to the Police Mobile Force – 9 Squadron, Kano, for repelling attack on their convoy by bandits in Kaduna State. The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. He said officers who were on their... Continue Reading →

Zulum approves N624m for Borno students

AS schools in Borno reopen today, Governor Babagana Zulum has approved the release of N624 million for the payment of scholarship to students in tertiary institutions. The Commissioner for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Dr Babagana Mustapha, revealed this in a statement issued yesterday in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Mustapha said 23,776 students... Continue Reading →

Amotekun rescues two cemetery guards

TWO security guards have been rescued from being lynched by the Amotekun Corps in Ondo State. The men were accused of exhuming corpses from the public cemetery they were hired to guard in Ondo town. An eyewitness said an alarm was raised that the two men were in possession of human heads severed from buried... Continue Reading →

INEC Abandons Kogi LGA Office As Election Materials, Voter Cards Rot Away

The Independent National Electoral Commission's office in Onyedega, the headquarters of the Ibaji Local Government Area of Kogi State, has been abandoned and overgrown with weeds due to a flood incident. It was learnt that the INEC Onyedega office in Ibaji LGA was used for the election of a former state governor, Ibrahim Idris in... Continue Reading →

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