Politics

2019 presidency: Herdsmen in Yoruba land endorse Buhari

South-West chapter of the Miyetti Allah, an umbrella body of cattle dealers association, on Wednesday, declared support for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC). The Chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Kabir, made the declaration when Dapo Abiodun, APC Ogun governorship candidate met with members of the group at Sabo Market […]

Buhari receives former PDP national official, supporters into APC

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday received the former National Financial Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Bolaji Anani and his supporters into the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President received the defectors at the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Rally inside the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar. Buhari said that his administration […]

Health

JOHESU announces date for nationwide strike

The Joint Health Sector Unions, JOHESU, has threatened to resume the industrial action it suspended on 30th May 2018. The body said this was imperative following Federal Government’s failure to resolve lingering disputes. It said it would down tool if the issues in dispute are not resolved by Thursday, 31st January, 2019. JOHESU chairman, Comrade […]

Lagos Bus driver sentenced for stabbing LASTMA official

A commercial bus driver, Kenneth Anyanwu, who stabbed an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment by a Lagos State Mobile Court sitting in Oshodi. Anyanwu stabbed Olanrewaju Yusuf with a broken bottle following a disagreement on April 26, 2018. The disagreement ensued after Yusuf attempted to […]

Delta Assembly committee, Health commissioner In cold war over Bill

The Health Committee of the Delta State House of Assembly and the State Commissioner for Health, , are currently embroiled in cold war over the health commissioner’s failure to respond to invitations by the committee on health and other related matters. It was gathered that several invitations to the House extended to the health commissioner […]

Metro

Two dead as fuel tanker explodes in Lagos

Two persons were on Wednesday confirmed dead after a truck, loaded with 33,000 litres of petroleum product, fell and caught fire at Barracks Bus Stop, along the Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, Lagos State. According to TVC, eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 5 am on Wednesday. It was gathered that two trucks and three cars were […]

EU reacts to Buhari’s suspension of CJN Onnoghen

The European Union has expressed concern over the process and timing of the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. The European Union Election Observation Mission, EU EOM, on Nigeria’s 2019 general elections stated this in a statement on Saturday. The statement was signed by its Press and Public Outreach Officer, […]