By Anayo Okoli Umuahiaâ€”ABIA state Governor, Chief Theodore Orji has expressed concern over the lingering state of insecurity in the state,Â saying that adequate measures have been put in place to deal with those perpetrating violent crimes, particularly kidnapping in the state.
By Isiaka Oyibo LOKOJA â€” A man in his mid-30s, yesterday, got drowned in River Niger while trying to fetch water with a bucket from the river at Ganaja area of Lokoja.
By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRIâ€”The winner ofÂ Miss Imo 2009 beauty pageant, Miss Onyinyechi Ibeagi, has been given automatic admission into Imo State University, Owerri, to study any course of her choice.
Kano â€” Governor Ibrahim Shekarau has asked for closer ties between the executives and the legislatures in the country to stabilised the civil rule in the country.
By Chidi Nkwopara OWERRIâ€”The Transition Committee Chairman of Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State, Augustine Achilike, narrowly escaped death, when he jumped out from his car, on top speed, after he was abducted by kidnappers.
By Wole Mosadomi MINNA â€” Barely a year after surviving impeachment moves, Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, MrÂ Mohammed Mohammed Alkali, was yesterday impeached and replaced by Sheidu Ndako Idris.
By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin â€” Governor Bukola Saraki of Kwara State, on Monday, lost one of his commissioners, Mrs Helen Popoola, who was in charge of the Ministry ofÂ Social Development, Culture and Tourism before her death.
By Emmanuel Aziken & Inalegwu Shaibu ABUJA â€” The Senate yesterday went on the moral high ground condemning in the disbursement of funds for constituency projects to members of some state Houses of Assembly.
Enuguâ€”The Enugu State House of Assembly yesterday cleared two Commissioners designate, describing them as fit to be appointed into the stateâ€™s executive council.
Onitshaâ€”Suspected armed robbers, yesterday in Onitsha, Anambra, shot dead the driver of a car and wounded two others, carting away an unspecified amount of money.
Enuguâ€” The Police in Enugu have intensified search for the state Coordinator of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr Uche Ani, who was kidnapped weekend in Enugu.
ABUJA â€” A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja yesterday, granted leave to bring an application for judicial review for an order of mandamus in the case of two law students of the University of Abuja, Yinka Afolayan and Bright Edobor against the chairman of the Economic and Financial crimes Commission, Farida Waziri, Inspector General
By Chris Ochayi ABUJAâ€”The Minister ofÂ Â Petroleum, Dr. Rilwanu Lukman said yesterday that the Federal Governmentâ€™s target of generating 6,000 megawatt of electricity by the end of 2009 may be hampered by pipeline vandalisation.
Abuja â€” An Abuja Magistrateâ€™s Court, yesterday, sentenced a 20-year-old furniture maker, Kabiru Lawal, to two months imprisonment for stealing from a church.
Maiduguri â€” The Borno Government said, yesterday, that its proposed state university would take-off before the end of the year.