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Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 14 Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors in teaching hospitals, federal medical centres and specialty h
John Charles, Makurdi The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on  Wednesday said  he was seeking God’s directive and leading  on whether to seek re-election in 2019 or not. The governor said this when
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday frown on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission over an alleged sloppy handling of the trial of a former  Minister of Interior, Ab
Nigerian energy businessman Kola Aluko, declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has been identified as the owner of Apartment 79, a penthouse apartment in One57, one of New Yo
Probate means the authority that validates the powers and functions of an Executor without prejudice to the fact that the authority of an Executor to act is derived from the Will. The Probate Grant gi
Eniola Akinkuotu and Godwin Isenyo A combined team of policemen, officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission and some officials of the Department of State Serv
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has urged youths to protect their names and those of their families. A statement on Wednesday by the Director of Information, Offi
Friday Olokor, Jos The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded an audience with the National Assembly leadership concerning the new education curriculum. The General Secretary of CAN, Dr Musa As
Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari is suffering from voice impairment and has been on life support in a West-End Londo
Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra on Wednesday attacked the All Progressives Grand Alliance for calling its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, a maximum emperor. IPOB said it was saddening that Biaf
Alexander Okere, Benin The Edo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has called on the state House of Assembly to throw out the proposed law to establish a control and nomadic cattle g
Folashade Adebayo The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has directed candidates for the rescheduled Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination on Saturday to print their e-slips. The board has
John Alechenu, Abuja Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has said the Igbo living in the state will not leave Kano which they have called home for decades over the quit notice given by a group of
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Health workers at the Federal Medical Centre, Abeokuta, under the aegis of the Joint Action Committee of Unions/Associations have protested against an alleged plan by the Min
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, has said Nigeria recorded 71 pirate attacks on ships in the Niger Delta region in the first halves of 2016 and 2017. Dan-Ali disclosed thi
Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt OPERATIVES of the Nigerian Air Force on Wednesday barred hundreds of employees of a shopping mall in Port Harcourt, Blue Boulevard, from gaining entrance into their off
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the inclusion of National Youth Service Corps members in the National Health Insurance Scheme across the country. The Minist
Kayode Idowu, Maiduguri Five suspected suicide bombers, two males and three females, were killed in Maiduguri when an explosive one of them strapped on his body detonated. According to a security sour
    Samson Folarin The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has threatened to deal with traders who display their wares by roadsides, thereby obstructing traffic in the state. Ambode said markets,
Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Kwara State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association on Wednesday advocated continuous psychiatric evaluation for all political office holders. Such political office holde
THE cruel fate that has dogged the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, undoubtedly the most economically valuable highway in the country, has taken a turn for the worse. This is because the National Assembly has
Peter Dada, Akure The All Progressives Congress in Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency of Ondo State has declared that there is no plan to recall the lawmaker representing the federal constituency in
Sesan Olufowobi The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Dr Abdurrazaq Balogun, says the police and other agencies could crack any crime if given support. He added that the LSST
When the World Health Organisation, last year, released the report which included three Nigerian cities among world’s 20 most polluted cities, Aba featured as the world’s sixth most polluted. For thos
Ayo Baje    “After all, no one is stupid enough to prefer war to peace; in peace sons bury their fathers. But in war fathers bury their sons.” ? Herodotus Those beating the drums of war, with their ta
As the day goes by, honest Nigerians must own up to the fact that our leaders are some of the luckiest in the world. I do not know of many other countries where leaders get away with so much careless
Alexander Okere, Benin The Edo State House of Assembly on Wednesday  confirmed the nomination of 18 persons sent to it by Governor Godwin Obaseki for consideration as commissioners. The nominees were
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar Thousands of Bakassi indigenes on Wednesday demanded a probe of the N37.5bn so far disbursed to the Cross River State Government for the resettlement of internally displaced pers
Since a large number of recruiters are now on LinkedIn, it is important to understand how to utilise the site’s resources to help put your best foot forward to these recruiters. Here are seven ways to
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Wednesday warned developers and land speculators in the Lekki-Epe corridor to stop work on the land acquired by the government or face the wrath of the la
Seydou Kane The issue of safety in commercial buildings is an ongoing discussion in Nigeria, with its steadily growing population. It is expected that the number of large commercial buildings in the c
I believe in quality leadership not a system of governance. In better governance, not different and new governance. I see policy somersaults by new administrators everywhere in Nigeria against the old
Most blogs out there don’t get the kind of traffic or attention they desire, and this is mainly because there are a couple of vital things about blogging that their owners  are not aware of. Once this
Friday Olokor, Jos A coalition of pro-democracy organisations under the aegis of Good Governance Groups on Wednesday warned the military against extrajudicial killing of people in the Mambilla Plateau

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