By Demola Akinyemi Ilorin â€” A septuagenarian, Mallam TankoÂ Suleiman, was among the lucky 13 detainees released, yesterday, by theÂ Kwara State Criminal Justice Committee led by the Acting Chief Judge of Kwara State, Justice Fola Gbadeyan.
By Emmanuel Majebi The recent removal of the Chief Judge of Kwara State Justice Raliat Elelu- Habib has indeed sent a chill down many spines in the Judiciary.
By Innocent Anaba A coalition of human rights groups in Nigeria has called for the immediate prosecution of all those implicated in the killing of former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Onitsha branch chairman in Anambra state, Late MrÂ Barnabas Igwe and his wife and indeed several other killings by the infamous Anambra State Vigilante services
By Isiaka Oyibo KONTONKARFI(KOGI) â€” FOUR persons were feared dead while several others sustained serious injuries when two luxurious buses collidedÂ along the Kotonkarfi road on the Murtala bridge, yesterday. State Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Yomi Asaniyan, said the injured persons have been taken to the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja and
By Daniel Idonor ABUJA â€” PRESIDENT Umaru Musa Yarâ€™Adua has approved the appointment of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance, Mr Steve Oronsanye as the new Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), following a similar approval yesterday by the President of the retirement of the incumbent HOSF, Ms Ama Pepple, who has
By Dennis Agbo ABAKALIKIâ€”A consultant Surgeon with the Ebonyi State University Teaching Hospital, (EBSUTH), Abakaliki, Prof Esther Ajuluchukwu, has called on governments at all level to establish and provide machines that would be used to detect early breast cancers and complement it by providing free treatment to affected women.
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”THE Enugu State Government has said it will partner with the stateâ€™s indigenes in the Diaspora in digitalizing the Enugu Library complex, which was the first Library built in Africa by the United Nations Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), so that it can effectively serve the contemporary intellectual and educational needs
Jalingo â€” The Taraba State government has approved the immediateÂ payment of Teachers Salary Structure (TSS) to its teachers.
â€œAnother ratification of President Yarâ€™Aduaâ€™s approval on the recommendation of NIPP was approved involving contract for the construction of Ikorodu-Odogunyan-Shagamu 132 KV double circuit line, which was awarded in favour of Messrs PPCL/Westcom Joint Venture in the sum of N1.1 billion Euro 8.9 millionâ€, she added.Read More
By Ise-Oluwa Ige ABUJAâ€”A full panel of the Supreme Court led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Kutigi yesterday aborted the legal move by the gubernatorial flag-bearer of the People Democratic Party (PDP) in the April 2007 election in Anambra State, Chief Andy Uba to re-open the suit filed by Governor Peter
By Enyim Enyim ONITSHAâ€”A businessman in Onitsha, Chief Mike Nwankwo has dragged the managements of the United Bank for Africa Plc and Spring Bank Plc before the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Ethics and Professionalism Sub-committee of the Bankers Committee of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) over alleged illegal charges/deductions
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”THE police in Enugu confirmed yesterday, that the state programme coordinator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Mr. Uchenna Ani, who was kidnapped by unknown persons last Friday has regained his freedom.
ByÂ Dennis Agbo ABAKALIKIâ€”CORE investor in the moribund Nigeriaâ€™s premier cement industry, Nigercem, the Eastern Bulkcem Company Limited (EBCL) has foreclosed any possibility of revitalisingÂ the factory in the nearest future, until Governor of Ebonyi state Martin ElechiÂ vacates the Abakaliki office of the factory.
By Tony Edike ENUGUâ€”OPERATIVES of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp (NSCDC), Enugu State Command have apprehended eight persons suspected to be involved in the adulteration of petroleum products in the state.
By Ignatius Orisewezie THIS game called politics is a race for popularity in which citizens enthrone those they can trust. And the trust is earned like the fatherâ€™s love. As Robert Frost said, you have to earn and deserve your fatherâ€™s love but not that of your mother.