The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command, over the weekend, arrested a vandal digging up the armoured cable and removing its silver protector in Ojota area of the state.

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has replied the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, attributing the state's inability to pay workers’ salary regularly to the current downturn in the nation's economy and the heavy loan burden left by his predecessor.

The Sole Administrator of the Rivers State Waste Management Agency (RIWAMA), Bro Felix Obuah, has said that for the full enjoyment of the potentials offered by nature to man, the ecosystem must be jealously guarded and protected by all.

Obuah stated this in his goodwill message for this year’s World Environment Day Sunday, June 5, 2016.

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has directed banks, financial institutions and other employers of labour to ignore the directive from Chris Ngige, the minister of labour and employment, directing banks and financial institutions to suspend further retrenchment of their workers.

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has announced the beginning of the Ramadan on Monday, June 6, 2016, after the sighting of the new moon in different places. The Sultan said that the moon was sighted in many places across Nigeria and as such Muslims are awaited to start a month-long fasting as recommended by the Almighty Allah in the Holy Quran.

Nigeria has a problem: The country is one of the world's top oil producers, but it doesn't have enough gasoline to fuel its struggling economy.


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Be Security Conscious, Niger Govt Advises Citizens

By Joy Simon


As part of measures to guaranteed peaceful Christmas and New Year celebrations, Niger State government has called on citizens to be conscious and to report any suspicious movements and gatherings to security agencies.

HERFON Trains Journalists in Yobe

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


To boost journalism in Yobe State, Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), Yobe State chapter, has ended a one-day Step Down Training on Media Strategy to HERFON’s coalition members in Damaturu, the state capital.

What Okorocha Told Nigerian Soldiers At Obinze

By Anolu Vincent, Owerri


Police Counsel Yobe Residents On Security

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


Nigeria Police, Yobe Command has cautioned residents in the state to remain vigilant, alert and give timely information to the Police about suspicious movements of people, vehicles and strange objects.

Yobe Governor Gets 10 Additional Aides

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


NEMA Distributes Relief Materials To IDPs In Pompomari

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu


The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Pompomari Camp, Damaturu, Yobe State.

FIDA Seeks Speedy Decongestion Of Prisons

By Joy Akpuka, Minna

Members of the Justice Sector Reforms Committee have been called upon to consider decongestion of prisons priority by ensuring speedy dispensation of justice for prison inmates particularly those with minor offence languishing in prison custody across the country.

Group Hails Nullification Of Ekwunife’s Anambra Central Election Victory


The campaign directorate of Senator Annie Okonkwo Campaign Organization, has hailed the Court of Appeal verdict, which set aside Uche Ekwunife’s election victory.

How Buhari Plans To Boost Nigeria’s Economy With $25b

The Federal Government of Nigeria is considering launching a $25 billion infrastructure fund to bridge the gap between government revenue and financing requirements for much-needed infrastructure.


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