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Cross River dismisses ranking by NBS on child labour as unrealistic

Cross River dismisses ranking by NBS on child labour as unrealistic

Cross River on Saturday dismissed as untrue a survey report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that it had the highest incidence of child labour in the country. The NBS had stated in the report that of the 24.6 million children in child labour in Nigeria, Cross River recorded the highest incidence of 67.4 […]

4 die, 7 injured in Ogun separate accidents

4 die, 7 injured in Ogun separate accidents

By James Ogunnaike, ABEOKUTA The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Saturday confirmed that four persons lost their lives in two separate accidents in Ogun State. The first accident, according to a statement made available to newsmen by the spokesperson Ogun State sector of FRSC, Florence Okpe, occurred late last night on Ijebu Ode-Ore expressway […]

Navy decries economic loss to illegal oil operations

Navy decries economic loss to illegal oil operations

The Navy has decried the magnitude of economic loss due to acts of illegal oil bunkering and vandalism of oil pipelines along the riverine communities of Nigeria. The Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) SOROH, Commodore Nanmar Lakan, cried out at Okolomade Community of Abua Odual Local Government Area of Rivers during a tour of sites with […]

Why Force Headquarters ordered detention of ex-Gov Yahaya Bello’s ADC

Why Force Headquarters ordered detention of ex-Gov Yahaya Bello’s ADC

The Police force headquarters ordered the detention of the aide-de-camp (ADC) to former Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, because the officer was not forthcoming when asked to give details of how the former governor escaped from his house in Abuja where EFCC operatives were waiting to arrest him.