No fewer than six people have lost their lives in Anambra West Local Government Area, Anambra State, following the raging and devastating flood that has taken over the whole of the communities in the area, including the Diocese of Mbamili Cathedral Church of St Michael Umuikwu Anam, belonging to the Church of Nigeria Anglican communion, and the only one in the area.Read More
—THE Task Force set up to find a lasting solution to the perennial gridlock orchestrated by trucks in various parts of Lagos, yesterday, declared its readiness to take all trucks, particularly those with empty containers out of the roads, to designated holding bays.Read More
DAYS after a protest by elderly women from Ogbozinne autonomous community in Nkanu West Local Government over the arrest of a Methodist priest, Rev Kenneth Okafor and some of their children over the death of the traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Stephen Nwatu, the Nigeria Police, Enugu State Command has admitted arresting the priest, saying the arrest followed a petition which indicted him.Read More
A middle aged mentally ill man has taken over one MC’Intire Secondary School in Utu Abak, Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom state, chasing away the staff and students with a matchet and destroying more than three vehicles belonging to staff.Read More
The Federal Government says it plans to demolish houses built on waterways in the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) estate Lugbe, Abuja.
Mr Suleiman Zarma, Minister of State II, Power, Works and Housing stated this while inspecting houses at First Avenue, FHA Lugbe on Tuesday in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dualisation of the road linking Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom State and Aba in Abia State.Read More
The Edo State Government has unveiled plans to leverage on the growing investor confidence in the state to grow tourist traffic with the repackaged Edo Festival of Arts and Culture (EDOFEST).Read More
The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state.Read More
A 15-year-old boy, Mohammed Basa, has drowned while bathing in a pond at Kuka Bulukiya Community in the Dala Local Government Area of Kano State.Read More
In what has been described as a revolution in Edo State’s housing sector, the first set of homeowners in Governor Godwin Obaseki’s affordable housing project, Emotan Gardens, will move into their property at the end of the year.Read More
The first time he slept with me was the day l came to play with his daughter who is my age mate and l slept off. While l was sleeping in the night, he came to where l slept in the sitting room and had sex with meRead More
Edo State Government has ordered the arrest and prosecution of a syndicate of illegal wood loggers, who were allegedly, felling and transporting logs of wood in breach of a government order terminating permits on wood logging and outlawing such operations for environmental reasons.Read More
The war cry that a hungry man is an angry man is the clearest endorsement of the importance of food in the life of any human being. Even though wild animals can get their food from the forest without planting, the era of man as gatherer of food has been consigned to history. Today, as a deliberate effort both on the part of government and individuals, placing food on one‘s table is a priority. That is why food security is taken as a strong policy for those countries that want to prevent her citizens from famine. Students of contemporary international politics are wont to say that at the height of cold war rivalry between the United States of America and the defunct Soviet Union, the Americans were always using food as political weapon against the Russians. It came to a crisis point that the American government had to buy excess grains from the farmers only to dump them at sea.Read More
The number of communities submerged by flooding in Niger state continues to rise on daily basis. They are now 100.Read More
OSOGBO—AS part of his efforts at showcasing the rich Yoruba culture to the world and to generate foreign income for the country, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has called on the Yoruba nation to harmonise efforts towards promoting all cultural festivals and traditions of the race.Read More