Edo primary school teachers to commence strike Monday

The Edo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has directed primary school teachers and school heads to embark on an indefinite strike as from Monday, January 18, 2021. A communique signed by the state Chairman, Pius Okhueleigbe, Assistant Secretary-General, Moni Modesty Itua, and three others said the teachers were embarking on the strike... Continue Reading →

BREAKING: Kidnappers release sister of Oyo lawmaker

The abducted sister of  Honourable Sunkanmi Babalola, the Deputy Majority Leader in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Mrs Jumoke Babalola Oludele, has been released after spending 11 days in captivity. Oludele, who was kidnapped at Monatan area of Ibadan on Monday, December 21, 2020, was set free at about 6:30 a.m. on Saturday, January... Continue Reading →

Gunmen kidnap another businessman in Ibadan

Gunmen have kidnapped an Ibadan based business man, Mr. Wole Agboola. It was learnt that the gunmen stormed Abaodo Area, Olukitibi village, in Akinyele Local Government Area and kidnapped Mr. Agboola. Our correspondent gathered that Agboola was abducted on Sunday. The abduction of Mr. Agboola comes a few days after the kidnap of Babalola Jumoke Oludele, a sister... Continue Reading →

Why I sponsored bill for women, vulnerable, by Taraba Speaker

Speaker of Taraba State House of Assembly, Joseph Kunini, has explained that he sponsored the ‘Taraba State Violence and Discrimination Against Persons’ bill for the emancipation of women and other vulnerable persons from all forms of ills in the society. The bill, which, according to him, has undergone first reading, if eventually signed into law,... Continue Reading →

Stolen Ogun Assembly mace recovered in Lagos

The mace of the Ogun State House of Assembly, which was stolen on Thursday, has been recovered in Lagos State. It was reported on Thursday, that the mace was carted away by some unknown hoodlums. The hoodlums were said to have broken into the office of the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo overnight and went away with... Continue Reading →

Gov Mohammed urges PDP supporters to accept defeat in Bauchi by-election

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has appealed to supporters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to accept defeat in Saturday’s by-election in Dass State Constituency. The governor made the appeal in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Mukhtar Gidado, in Bauchi on Sunday. He urged party members and supporters... Continue Reading →

“Why we declared Zamfara Bye Elections Inconclusive” – INEC, shifts exercise to Dec. 9th

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted fifteen bye-elections spread across eleven States of the country on Saturday, 5th December 2020. The bye-elections involved nine State House of Assembly seats and six Senatorial seats.The results of all the House of Assembly seats have been declared, except for Bakura State Constituency in Zamfara State. Also, the... Continue Reading →

Bandits Kill Seven Farmers, Abduct 30 Villagers In Katsina, Says Lawmaker

Hours after members of the Boko Haram terrorists beheaded over 30 farmers in Borno State, gunmen suspected to be bandits have slaughtered seven farmers, including a nursing mother, across three communities of Tashar Bama, Dogun Muazu and Unguwar Maigayya villages of Sabuwa Local Government Area of Katsina State. A member of the House of Assembly... Continue Reading →

Fayose’s aide petitions police, alleges threat to life

The media aide to the former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose, Lere Olayinka has petitioned the Commissioner of Police over alleged threat to his life by some suspected thugs. The petition by Barr. Sunday Olowolafe, lawyer for Olayinka, titled, ‘Save Mr. Lere Olayinka Soul’, stated that some thugs on Saturday, October 24, 2020... Continue Reading →

Abia Assembly receives petitions against ABSU VC, Commissioner

The Abia State House of Assembly, Monday, received a petition against the Abia State University, Uturu by a Non Governmental Organization, known as End Corruption Initiative. The petition is based on alleged misappropriation, mismanagement, diversion and criminal conversion of public funds by the Management of the Varsity. It was signed by Dr. Sampson Ogbonna and... Continue Reading →

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