He came into office with a lot of goodwill, a goodwill which extended beyond Ondo State as was evident when he made a late appearance, days after being sworn-in, at the Obafemi Awolowo Centenary Lecture that was delivered by Professor Wole Soyinka at the NIIA in March.Read More
â€œThe soldiers have been professional in their conduct. They have lived very well with us,â€ he said, adding that the council was taking steps to re-orientate, reform and rehabilitate deviant youths from the area.Read More
He reiterated what the group told members of the National Assembly during the attempt to review the constitution, saying â€œwe told them that more than the fact that it establishes a democratic form of government, it is the democratic process through which it is adopted that essentially defines the character of a constitution as a truly democratic one.Read More
By Jude Njoku AGAINSTthe backdrop of worsening road infrastructure in Lagos State and the fact that the level of funding required to provide or maintain the existing ones far exceeds the budgetary and resource capacity of the State, the government in 2004 enacted the Lagos State â€œRoads Lawâ€.
…explains delays in FOI bill By Emmanuel Aziken & Inalegwu Shuaibu ABUJA â€” The Senate is not involved in the business of awarding contracts, the President of the Senate, Chief David Mark has said. Senator Mark equally expressed the Senateâ€™s interest in the passage of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill but nevertheless restated his
By AbdulSalam Muhammad KANO â€” The Presidential Task Force on Nigeria Customs Service Reform has assured the nation of its resolved to reposition the Service in line with the Vision 2020 dreams.
By Tina Akannam Dutse â€” Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State has stressed the need for the mass media to disseminate information that will promote the cultural and political values of African continent.
By Emmanuel Ovuakporie ABUJA â€” Hope of an easy passage to freedom for the trio of Thomas Iseghohi, MuhammedÂ Buba, and Mike Okoli, Group Managing Director (GMD) of Transnational Corporation (TRANSCORP) Plc, Company Secretary and Deputy General Manager (DGM) respectively was on Monday dimmed as the court granted them bail on stringent conditions.
By Taye Obateru Jos â€” The Plateau State Government is worried about the increasing number of youths abusing drugs in the state which has risen to an alarming rate in recent times.
By Emeka Mamah KADUNA â€” The Medical Director of the National Ear Care Centre, Kaduna, Professor Babagana Ahmad, has lamented the dearth of Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) doctors in the country.
By Abdallah el-Kurebe Sokoto â€” The Sokoto State Command of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) has arrested two suspected human traffickers named Mrs. Ajero Florence, 40 and Mr. Anthony Onyinjechukwu, 31 along Ilellaâ€“Konni border.
ByÂ Anayo Okoli Umuahiaâ€”ABIA state government says it is to spend N144.5 million to create about 1,630 jobs for the teeming unemployed youths in the state.
*Arrest 13 ByÂ Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”THE Nigeria Police has commenced fresh investigations into the 2007 mayhem in Osile, Ogbunike community of Anambra State, which claimed five lives and property worth millions of naira.
By Umar Yusuf YOLAâ€”Stakeholders drawn from the North-East geo-political zone of the country on Nigerian Vision 2020 are brainstorming in Yola at a workshop to collate imputes for the implementation of the vision.
By Enyim Enyim ONITSHAâ€”Two policemen attached to a commercial bank in the commercial city of Onitsha, Anambra State were yesterday shot dead by dare-devil robbers, along the busy Awka Road, Onitsha