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Metro

Police rescue 2 kidnapped girls in Bayelsa

By Christian Ogbonna Yenagoa –  The Police in Bayelsa said they had rescued two female teenagers, abducted by a gunman in Agbura, near Azikoro village in Yenagoa Local Government Area of the state. In a […]

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Metro

Children Day: NGO feeds 500 children in Lagos slum

By Tinuade Adeshiyan Ikorodu (Lagos State) –   Black Diamond Support Foundation (BDSF) has fed more than 500 children in the slum of Lagos to commemorate this year’s Children Day. The foundation visited the slums […]

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News

Stop Frustrating our anti-graft fight – FG tells TI

By Rotimi Ijikanmi Abuja –   The Federal Government has admonished the global anti-corruption body, Transparency International (TI) and local civil society organisations affiliated to it, to stop frustrating its anti corruption fight. The Minister […]

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News

NITDA, CPN inaugurate committee to resolve overlapping of duties

By Stellamaris Ashinze Lagos –   Nigeria Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA), in collaboration with Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria, has inaugurated a committee, to resolve overlapping of licensing, registration and regulation of […]

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Politics

Al-Makura lauds peaceful conduct of LG polls in Nasarawa

By Isaac Ukpoju Lafia –   Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has commended residents for their peaceful conduct during Saturday’s local government election in the state. Al-Makura, who spoke to newsmen shortly after casting […]

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Foreign

UN chief praises Africa’s resilience

By Prudence Arobani New York –   UN Secretary-General António Guterres has praised efforts by African countries to alleviate poverty and build more stable societies. Guterres also pledged his on-going support for ending conflict and […]

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Health

Tambuwal launches reproductive health programme in Sokoto

By Muhammad Bello/Hauwa Gold Sokoto –  Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday launched the Reproductive, Maternal, New Born Child, Adolescent Health plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) programme for the state. Tambuwal flagged-off the programme at […]

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Metro

Lawyer identifies 4 causes of rape

By Richards Nzemeke Port Harcourt –  A Port Harcourt based lawyer, Mr Kingdom Ifedichukwuezi, says alcohol and drug abuse are responsible for the increasing incidences of rape in the country. Ifedichukuwuezi told the News Agency […]

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Health

Strike: JOHESU confirms receiving Court Order, but…….

By Felicia Imohimi Abuja –   The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) on Saturday confirmed receiving an Order of Interim Injunction from the National Industrial Court (NIC) compelling it to immediately resume duties. Addressing an […]

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News

FCTA approves N700m to pay 75 retirees 14 years after

By Kabir Muhammad Abuja –   The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Friday approved payment of over N700 million to 75 staff members of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), who were affected by […]