Abia APC wants REC removed before March poll

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Abia state have expressed their displeasure over the spate of violence and instigated utterances by the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state 

Briefing reporters at the party's national secretariat in Abuja shortly aft [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Kwara Assembly ups budget from N116bn to N128bn

Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, has announced increment in the 2016 proposed estimate of N116.16bn to N128.10bn.

He said the decision is geared towards achieving a minimum of 70 per cent budget performance in line with the vision of the state government to extend di [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Ambode vows to end violence against children in Lagos

In response to President Muhammadu Buhari's call for every state to initiate their own campaign to end violence against children, VAC, the Lagos state government has flagged off its campaign, promising to enact legislation to end violence against children. 

The ground breaking event wa [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

APC chairman, Oyegun, dispels exit rumours

Contrary to speculations in some quarters that the absence from office of the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Oyegun, was a fallout of the meeting held in Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s office by key party leaders, the chairman has dispelled the rumour, [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Judiciary union: Finance ministry frustrating war against corruption

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has threatened industrial action over unpaid salaries of judicial officers, adding that some staffers of the Ministry of Finance were frustrating the war against corruption.

National president of JUSUN, Comrade Marwan Adamu, in a statement in Abuja o [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

UniAbuja medical experts harp on child abuse

College of Health Sciences of the University of Abuja in continuation of its lecture series has organized a seminar on the protection of the Nigerian child against any form of abuse. 

The new provost of the college, Prof. Kareem Airede, has tasked government at all levels to provide free m [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

Residents task Bello on due process before demolition

Residents of Abuja have called on the minister of the territory, Bello Muhammad, to follow due process before any demolition is carried out.

Desmond Agbe a resident of Mpape, a suburb in the FCT, said that the change administration should not be known for indiscriminate demolition of houses in [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016

3-time convict jailed for stealing fowls

A 27-year-old man has been sentenced to one year imprisonment without option of fine by an Abuja Grade 1 Area court for stealing three fowls in Dutse Alhaji, Bwari Area Council.

Shabban Umar of Dutse Alhaji was convicted for joint act, criminal trespass and theft, offences contrary to Sections [...]

Sun, 28 February 2016



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