'FG has spent over N1.7tril on electricity with no progress'- El-rufai makes shocking revelation. 1

‘FG has spent over N1.7tril on electricity with no progress’- El-rufai makes shocking revelation.

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has disclosed that the Federal Government has spent a whooping sum of N1.7trillion on power in the last three years without much progress. El-Rufai made the disclosure while briefing journalists on the outcome of the National Economic Council, NEC, meeting presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at […]

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Former commissioner for Agriculture bags 19 years jail term for diverting over N19m meant for Kogi cocoa farmers. 2

Former commissioner for Agriculture bags 19 years jail term for diverting over N19m meant for Kogi cocoa farmers.

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured the conviction of Zachaeus Atte, a former Commissioner for Agriculture in Kogi State.  Atte was convicted on corruption charges by a Kogi State High Court sitting in Okene, Kogi State and presided over by Hon. Justice J.J Majebi. He was found guilty on […]

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NPF assure of peaceful rerun elections in Kano state on Saturday. 3

NPF assure of peaceful rerun elections in Kano state on Saturday.

The Kano State Police Command has assured residents of adequate protection of lives and property during and after the re-run election in the state. The re-run election will be held on Saturday, across nine Local Government Areas in the state. DSP Abdullahi Haruna, Spokesman for the command, gave the assurance in a statement in Kano […]

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Panic heightens As Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 24. 4

Panic heightens As Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 24.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said the number of deaths associated with Lassa fever in January 2020 has risen to 24, with 163 reported cases confirmed. In the situation report, which is based on data retrieved from the National Lassa fever Technical Working Group, published by the NCDC for the third week of […]

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Nigerian National falls to his death from 12th floor of storey building, while attempting to escape Indonesian authorities. 5

Nigerian National falls to his death from 12th floor of storey building, while attempting to escape Indonesian authorities.

A Nigerian man has died after falling from the 12th floor of his apartment while allegedly attempting to evade immigration officers.  The man, known as Ogodor, from Uli, Anambra state, fell from the Gading Nias Apartment in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Thursday, January 23, 2020. There are conflicting reports about how he died. Some Nigerians in Indonesia claim that […]

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Delta State government makes clarification over fears corps member was infected with Lassa Virus in Asaba. 8

Delta State government makes clarification over fears corps member was infected with Lassa Virus in Asaba.

Delta State government has debunked rumours that a cadet of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) was diagnosed with Lassa fever in Asaba, thereby recording an isolated case of the dreaded disease in the state capital. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu, made the government’s position known during a press briefing in Asaba. Aniagwu, at […]

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Turkey moves to introduce new law which would allow Rape suspects marry their victims to avoid punishment. (See details) 9

Turkey moves to introduce new law which would allow Rape suspects marry their victims to avoid punishment. (See details)

The Turkish government is planning to introduce a new law that will allow men accused of raping underage girls to avoid punishment by marrying their victims, a move which has outraged women’s rights campaigners who say the law will pave the way for ‘child exploitation and legitimize child marriage and statutory rape.’  The “marry your […]

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Church of England amends marriage laws, says '$ex is not for gay couples.' 10

Church of England amends marriage laws, says ‘$ex is not for gay couples.’

The Church of England, on Thursday announced changes in marriage law. In a statement issued by the House of Bishops, led by the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, the bishops declared that Christians in gay or straight civil partnerships should be sexually abstinent. According to him, sex is for straight married couples […]

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Police arrest pensioners over peaceful protest demanding their arrears in Abia state. 11

Police arrest pensioners over peaceful protest demanding their arrears in Abia state.

  The arrested persons included Daniel Amugo and Chukwuemeka Augustus, the Chairman and Secretary of a group, called Abia State Concerned Pensioners. Speaking with newsmen, the Vice Chairman of the group, John Kalu, said that police arrested the two people after their meeting with the Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Aham Uko, in his office. He […]

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Delta State Senator, Ned Nwoko unveils plan to fumigate the entire country. 12

Delta State Senator, Ned Nwoko unveils plan to fumigate the entire country.

  Ned Nwoko, a former senator representing Delta-north and husband of Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels says has revealed his plans to fumigate the entire country. Addressing journalists on Monday at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja, he said the fumigation whuch will be done by pilots will help get rid of mosquitoes which breed […]

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