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Aba South LG boss’ election upheld

Aba South LG boss’ election upheld

By Anayo Okoli Umuahia—THE Abia State Local Government Elections Appeal Panel sitting in Umuahia, yesterday upheld the appeal of the Chairman of Aba South Local Government Area, Chief Okezie Erondu over the nullification of his election by the State Election Tribunal. The tribunal had nullified Chief Erondu’s election, following the petition filed by Action Congress […]

Road expansion: Aliero threatens to revoke contract

Road expansion: Aliero threatens to revoke contract

By Henry Umoru ABUJA— THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Senator Muhammad Adamu Aliero yesterday threatened, Dantata and Sawoe, the construction firm handling the expansion of Kubwa and Airport roads of the nation’s Capital city with revocation of contract over what he described as slow pace of work. Aliero who attributed the […]

Senator canvasses adequate funding for Police

Senator canvasses adequate funding for Police

By Tordue Salem ABUJA—Senator Caleb Zagi yesterday called for more funding for security agencies in the Country to enable them battle crime more effectively. The Lawmaker from Kaduna State, also tasked the Executive on the creation of more jobs for the jobless who are prone to crime, through  a deliberate revival of moribund industries across […]

Violence mars Anambra PDP congress

Violence mars Anambra PDP congress

THE ward congress of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Anambra State for the election of the party’s gubernatorial candidate in the state for the 2010 elections was marred, yesterday, by violence with supporters of rival governorship aspirants engaging one another in physical combat.

Police Kill 4 suspected kidnappers

Police Kill 4 suspected kidnappers

By Anayo Okoli Umuahia – FOUR suspected kidnappers,  were on Sunday killed by a combined team of Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) Port-Harcourt, River state and officers of the Abia state Police Command. The suspected kidnappers had earlier killed one of their victims. The gang of four dare devil kidnappers, were said to have terrorizsed residents […]

Lawmaker warns over indecent language against Warri monarch

Lawmaker warns over indecent language against Warri monarch

MEMBER representing the Warri Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mr. Daniel Reyenieju, has warned non-Itsekiri living in Itsekirilands to specifically note Itsekiri sensibilities on matters that affect Itsekiri traditions and cultures, particularly the Oluship.

Senator donates bus to physically challenged

Senator donates bus to physically challenged

IN line with his campaign promise of reaching out to the masses, the senator representing Delta Central in the Senate, Professor Adegor Eferakeya, has donated a brand new 18-Seater Mitsubishi L300 bus to the association of physically challenged persons in Sapele, Delta State to ease their transportation to their place of skill acquisition.

Kaduna suspends two over alleged N9m fraud

Kaduna suspends two over alleged N9m fraud

The Kaduna State government has suspended two top management staff of the Kaduna State Development and Property Company (KSDPC) Limited for allegedly defrauding the company of N9,689,530.13.

Editors, group move for enforcement of  Nigerian laws

Editors, group move for enforcement of Nigerian laws

AS the world today celebrates the World Right to Know Day, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and Right to Know Movement in Nigeria (R2K Nigeria) have launch a campaign to enforce Nigerian laws, which contain guarantees of access to publicly-held information.