Police recover Gombe assembly’s Mace

The Police in Gombe State on Friday, said they had recovered the mace of the state’s House of Assembly, forcefully taken away in a scuffle by some members during plenary on Thursday. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Shina Olukolu, told newsmen in Gombe that the mace was found around National Industrial Court […]

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Hoodlums feast on ‘Toyota’ pothole

Eze counting the money made from pushing vehicles stuck in the pothole at Toyota bus-stop… on Wednesday. PHOTOS: EMEKA NWACHUKWU • I make N5,000 daily from pushing vehicles stuck in the bad spot As Lagosians await the delivery of the gigantic Oshodi interchange project expected to change the landscape of the mega-city and transform it […]

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Reps okay Buhari’s veto against peace corps

The House of Representatives Thursday aligned itself with President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent to the Peace Corps establishment bill. President Buhari had in February declined his assent to the Nigerian Peace Corps Bill passed by the National Assembly in 2017. In separate letters to the Senate and House of Representatives, Buhari cited security concerns […]

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Senate makes fresh move to end killings, kidnappings

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • Asks security agencies to submit special funding needs in two weeks • Armed men abduct 41 travellers along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them […]

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Senate makes fresh move to end killings, kidnappings

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • Asks security agencies to submit special funding needs in two weeks • Armed men abduct 41 travellers along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them […]

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Senate makes fresh move to end killings, kidnappings

SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN • Asks security agencies to submit special funding needs in two weeks • Armed men abduct 41 travellers along Funtua-Birnin Gwari road The Senate rose from a closed-door meeting with the nation’s security chiefs and heads of paramilitary agencies, yesterday, directing them […]

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Minister dismisses Wike’s murder plot

Nyesom Wike The Federal Government has dismissed the allegations by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led administration was planning to kill him.The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, spoke to State House Correspondents yesterday after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. He expressed surprise that Wike was abusing his power […]

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