By Ummi Ismaeel


Niger State Police Command on Friday raised the alarm that the number of rape cases in the state has been on the increase with the victims mostly between two and seven years old, just as the command has absolved itself of blames over the trend.

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then defied the United States for nearly half a century as Cuba’s maximum leader, bedeviling 11 American presidents and briefly pushing the world to the brink of nuclear war, died Friday. He was 90.


His death was announced by Cuban state television.

The giant strides of Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, have received commendation from a key member of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), Honourable Kosoko Dele.

Kosoko said that Ambode has indeed raised the leadership bar of the state, stressing that he sees all sectors as a priority.

You know how we know Victor Moses is having a good season? Barcelona have just been linked with him.

By Ummi Ismaeel,



The Permanent Secretary, Niger State Planning Commission, Alhaji Mustapha Mohammed, has raised the alarm over dangers posed by the perversion of due processes in doing government businesses in the state.

By Ummi Ismaeel,


The Niger State government generated about N31.6 billion from all sources between January and June this year, the House of Assembly Committee on Finance, which investigated the financial standing of the state government for the period under review, has said.


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10 swimmers for CANA trials


Ten swimmers have been picked to represent Nigeria at the forthcoming CANA Zone 2 swimming competition among West African countries slated from May 27th in Dakar, Senegal.

Yobo to give out balls


Yobo to give out 100 balls, signed Jerseys, Boots, tickets in the 10-day period leading up to his Testimonial match at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port-Harcourt on May 27, 2016

Heartland FC protests ‘crazy’ NPFL schedule


In what must be the first public revolt against the grueling conditions in which players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) play, Heartland FC has called for a postponement of Friday’s game against Enugu Rangers.

Crude oil discovery will generate jobs – Commissione


r Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, has declared that the recent commencement of production of crude oil in the state would generate job for the youth.

How to boost Nigeria’s economy, by Ambode


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday, May 17,  2016, advissed states in Nigeria to explore their comparative advantage among themselves especially in agriculture to move the vision of transforming Nigeria economic fortunes for the better.

Centre for Citizens with Disabilities kicks against hike in fuel price


Dissatisfied by the recent increase in petrol price from N86.50K to N145.00K per litre announced by the Minister of State, Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has said that its members were in agreement with mass action against the escalation. 

How Umahi's quest for political dynasty cracked Ebonyi PDP


The decision of Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, to put his family members in positions of influence in the state is causing division among stakeholders in the state.


Why Ajimobi outlawed night grazing of animals


Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has outlawed night grazing and straying of cows outside a proposed ‘enclosed designated grazing areas’ across the state, just as he warned farmers against poisoning farmlands and water.

Naira appreciates, traders forsee devaluation

Naira forwards surged by the most on record as traders bet that the ability of Nigerian authorities to maintain their almost 15-month-long currency peg is waning.


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