Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam George, has urged the Federal Government to base its policy objective on popular debate and wider consultation to enhance participatory democracy and confront the many challenges facing the country.

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Alhaji Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has declared war against Vandals and other criminals in the nation, while promising robust welfare package for personnel as he marks his first year in office.

Gana made the declaration at a prayer session organized in his honour by  members of his outfit.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday engaged in a series of meetings with some former leaders of the National Assembly at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Some of those who met with the President behind closed doors were two former Presidents of the Senate, David Mark and Ken Nnamani as well as a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Masari.

 The immidiate past Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, in Abuja on Monday, July 18, 2016, described as lies the allegation by his successor, Idris  Ibrahim, that he took away 24 police vehicles.

 He advised Idris to cross-check his handover notes which contains every information needed by his successor on vehicles.

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command over the weekend arrested the suspected member of an eight-man robbery gang, Abdullahi Olanrewaju, 30, during their operations at Abeje and Onibeju streets, off Capitol road in Agege Local Government Area of the state.

Nigerian inflation accelerated to the highest rate in almost 11 years in June, complicating the task of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in an economy which is at risk of contracting this year.


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Lassa Fever Outbreak Under Control, Says Niger Govt


By Joyce Simon, Minna


Against fears of spread of disease suspected to be Lassa fever, Niger State government has advised citizens on the need not to panic over the reported outbreak as the administration is working hard to ensure the disease is contained.

Why Fuel Scarcity Persists In Niger


By Joyce Simon, Minna


The acute shortage of petroleum products has now forced motorists and other users of the commodity to buy at N200 per litre from the black marketers while most filling stations have stopped selling.

Buhari Woos Ex-Niger Delta Militants


By Daniel Abia,

Port Harcourt


The Federal Government has promised a fair deal to the Niger Delta ex-militants in the amnesty programme, saying that the present peace in the region must be sustained by all the stakeholders.

Why Fayose Condemned Faleke, Audu’s Arrest By DSS



Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has described the Saturday’s

arrest and detention of the Kogi State Deputy Governor-Elect, James Abiodun Faleke, and Mr. Mohammed Audu, the son of the late former

Bauchi Records Four Cases Of Lassa Fever


By Rita Michael, Bauchi

Bauchi State has recorded four suspected cases of Lassa fever in January 2016.

The Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry Health, Dr Saidu Aliyu Gital, disclosed this in a press conference in Bauchi.

Wakili Drills 206 Boreholes In Bauchi


By Rita Michael, Bauchi


The senator representing Bauchi South in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Wakili, has drilled 206 boreholes in his constituency as part of efforts to alleviate the  suffering of the people.

What Fayose Said About Dickson’s Election Victory In Bayelsa



Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has hailed the re-election of

the Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, describing it as a

INEC Declares Dickson Winner Of Bayelsa Governorship Election


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP)  

candidate, Mr. Seriake Dickson, winner of the Bayelsa State governorship election.


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