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Police Reaffirm The Ban Of Street Carnivals And Fireworks

Police Public Relations Officer, Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos, CSP Adebowale Lawal, on Wednesday reaffirmed the ban on street carnivals and the use of fireworks during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Lawal added that the ban on street carnivals and the use of fireworks would also help to avoid unnecessary bloodshed during the festivities. […]

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10 Escaped Death As Fire Raze Tankers In Petrol Station

No fewer than 10 persons narrowly escaped death in Akure, the Ondo State capital Wednesday as two petroleum tankers in a filling station caught fire. The inferno, which occurred at a filling station located along Akure/Ondo express road, caused traffic gridlock along the busy road for several hours. Those who escaped death in the fire […]

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12 Feared Dead In Rivers As Pirates Ordered Passengers To Jump Into Sea

AT least, 12 persons are feared killed following an attack by bandits suspected to be sea pirates. The sea pirates reportedly operated along the waterways in Kula Community in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State. The deceased were in four boats when they were attacked by pirates. They reportedly drowned in the sea. It […]

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Buhari Felicitates With Muslims At Eid-el-Maulud

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Islamic community in Nigeria as they celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President called on all Muslims to use the opportunity of his birthday to reflect on the teachings of the Prophet, who lived […]

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2016 Will Be Tough – Oshiomhole

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Wednesday said the Year 2016 will be tough going by the crisis in the economy triggered by a sharp decline in the national revenue by more than 55 per cent. He, however, expressed optimism that his government will finish strong despite the negative economic indicators. Speaking during a meeting […]

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Consumer Group Goes Against Electricity Tariff Increase

Electricity tariffs have been increased by over 100 per cent this year if the percentage increase approved in the first quarter of this year is taken alongside the latest increase announced on Monday, the Nigerian Electricity Consumer Advocacy Network has said. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had on Monday announced the new tariff regime in […]

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Senate: 2015 Budget Implementation, Extended To March 2016

The Senate on Tuesday amended the 2015 Supplementary Appropriation Act to enable the Executive arm of government to implement the N557bn capital expenditure component in the budget till March next year. The amendment was perfected at plenary shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2016 budget estimates to the joint session of the National Assembly. […]

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Buhari’s Budget, A Big Fraud – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the N6.8tn 2016 federal budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday as a big fraud. It also described it as an executive conspiracy which it said was tailored towards mortgaging the future of the nation. The party, which was in power for 16 years before it was defeated […]

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Online Lifestyle TV Channel, RED​TV​ Debuts

REDTV, a dynamic online lifestyle channel an initiative of global financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal has been launched. REDTV, a digital online television network, features the very best of entertainment, news, design, travel, fashion, music, sports, comedy and much more. “REDTV […]

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Ghana President Bans First Class Travel For Public Officials

Ghana’s President John Mahama has banned public officials from first class air travel in a renewed effort to cut wasteful spending as the West African nation implements an IMF aid deal to revive state finances, the government said on Tuesday, Reuters report. Ghana is preparing to hold presidential and parliamentary elections next year and, with […]

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Kaduna Refinery Resumes Production

The Kaduna refinery has resumed production following its closure three months ago, the Managing Director, Kaduna Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited, Mr. Seidu Muhammed, has said. Three of the nation’s four refineries in Warri, Kaduna and Port Harcourt had resumed production of refined petroleum products in July after undergoing rehabilitation, but they were shut down […]

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FG Files Fresh Charge Against Biafra Spokesman, Kanu

Nigerian government yesterday filed a fresh six count criminal charge against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu before Justice A.R Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Another judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola of the same court had last week Thursday discharged and acquitted Kanu of the charge preferred against […]

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