Names of the six persons rescued from under the rumbles of the collapsed building were Haolu, Sola, Muritala Abubakar, Yausa, Rilwan Garuba, Muritala Suleman, Lawan Adam and they were immediately taken to a nearby hospital in Asokoro.Read More
Former governor of the state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who was represented at the meeting by an aide, Professor Tunde Samuel, said that the ultimatum, apart â€œfrom being totally unwarranted and an abuse of the constitution, in essence seeks to punish the people of Lagos State for being democratic.â€Read More
The clash came as Nigerian soldiers patrolled the northern city of Maiduguri yesterday searching for the remaining members of Boko Haram. Nearly 300 people have been killed since the crackdown, which included the shelling of a compound believed to be home to sect leader Mohammed Yusuf.Read More
While pledging their support to the President, they therefore invited the President to reassure the region by immediately dismissing Dr. Lukman from office.Read More
After the fourth excretion and there was no drug in their faeces, the self acclaimed systems engineer went mad with NDLEA officials, saying that he was wrongly detained. However, the shocker came moments afterwards when Uche started excreting wraps of the substance at the fifth trial, which was the second day in detention.Read More
Imoke said President Umaru Yarâ€™Adua could be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize if the amnesty deal succeeded, adding that they had no wish to play politics with the issue.Read More
President Yarâ€™Adua who gave the assurance at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, shortly before he departed for Brazil on a state visit said he had directed the security chiefs to launch a special operation, particularly in Borno State, to contain the situation.Read More
He told the court that the extradition process had become impossible because of the request by the London Crown Court that Justice Awokolehim should enter an undertaking on behalf of the accused person, Ms Udoamaka Okoronkwo.Read More
The minister, who was asked to react to a report in a national daily that he supported the alleged movement of the university to Kaduna by the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr. Rilwan Lukman, said â€œthose who have ambition in whatever form would employ blackmail and character assassination to score any point to realize such self-seeking and unpatriotic ambition.Read More
IN the early life of this administration, the Federal House of Representatives nearly passed for House of scandals, no thanks to the show of shame that trailed the 628 million naira house renovation scandal.
Obviously, former Speaker Patricia Etteh, was the dramatic personae, just as she emerged the tragic hero, as she lost her speakership through it.
THE sectarian unrest that erupted in Bauchi, at the weekend, has spread to neighbouring Adamawa and Kano States. In Bauchi alone, the official death toll is put at 39, while 3 were killed in KanoRead More
Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Commu-nication, Gregory Yenlong, had assured that the state government was alive to its responsibility of maintaining law and order and would take steps to ensure that the crisis does not spread to the state.Read More
They accused Lagos State government of not providing alternative markets to them before embarking on the demolition exercise.Read More
They have been in the business of adulterating palm oil for over five years. Their target is how to make quick money from the adulteration not minding the consequences it would have on numerous consumers.Read More
They have also vowed not to back down, especially when they meet President Yarâ€™Adua today, as regards their last Thursdayâ€™s threat to pull out of the amnesty package for militants by the Federal Government if their demands were not looked into.Read More