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Northern Governors Forum condemns killings in Plateau

The Northern Governor’s Forum have condemned the series of attacks leading to destruction of lives and properties in Plateau. The governors condemned the act during their condolence visit to Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau on Saturday in Jos. The delegation, led by Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, said the killings were detrimental to the progress […]

House of Reps retains Doguwa as Majority Leader

Following his victory in the House of Representatives rerun election in Tudun Wada/Doguwa federal constituency of Kano State, Alhassan Ado-Doguwa has been reinstated as the Leader of the House of Representatives. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, made this announcement shortly after Mr Ado-Doguwa was sworn in yesterday. “The APC has resolved […]

Problem With Nigeria’s Population – By Arnold A. Alalibo

By Arnold A. Alalibo | NNP | February 3, 2020 –  Nigeria’s population has become an embarrassment that cannot be hidden anymore. A population time bomb is dangling on the country waiting to detonate unless urgent preventive measures are taken. A similar fear was equally expressed by the Director of Monetary Policy of the Central Bank […]

Senate seeks protection for Plateau indigenes against terrorist attacks

The Senate yesterday asked the security agencies and the military to ensure adequate protection for all Plateau State indigenes against the deliberate attacks by the Boko Haram terrorists. The resolution was a sequel to a point of order moved by the Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang. He told his colleagues that Plateau indigenes had […]

Bayelsa Deputy Gov Decries Loot Of Guest House

The guest house of the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Gboribiogha Jonah, has been looted. In a statement, Jonah’s media aide, Ebi Evinson, said the looting was carried out by unknown people at the Bayelsa State Government House. This is coming barely two weeks to the expiration of the tenure of the Seriake Dickson administration. Evinson […]

Nigeria Gets $813m From Cashew Export

Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, has disclosed that the cashew sub-sector generated over $813million between 2015 and 2017. Nanono in his keynote at the Cashew Stakeholders and Export meeting, organised by the Association of Cashew Farmers, Aggregators, and Processors of Nigeria (ACFAP),,last Friday pointed out that Cashew being the second non-oil export commodity has been […]

Man jailed 10 years for raping master’s daughter in Kogi

By Friday Idachaba A Kogi High Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a 23-year old man, Okwudili Ayogu, to 10 years imprisonment for raping the daughter of his master. In his judgment delivered on Monday in Lokoja, Justice Nasir Ajanah, Chief Judge of Kogi, who presided over the matter, found the defendant guilty of the […]

Police arrest 24 suspects for blocking Lagos roads

By Oladapo Udom The Police from Ijora Badia, Area B Command, on Monday, arrested 24 suspects for blocking major roads in Ijora, Lagos following the recent ban of motorcycle (Okada) and tricycle (Keke) by the State Government. The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement said the suspects caused major […]

Supreme Court upholds Fintiri’s election as Adamawa governor

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, affirmed Ahmadu Fintri of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), as the validly elected governor of Adamawa State. Members of the court’s seven-man panel led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour, were unanimous in dismissing the appeals by the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship election. The apex […]

Okada ban: Lagos govt. to deploy additional buses

By Yemi Adeleye The Lagos State Government has directed the management of Lagos Bus Services Limited (LBSL) to deploy a fleet of 65 buses to join some major routes as from Monday to ease commuters’ pain. The Public Affairs Officer of the LBSL, Mr Afolabi Olawale, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. […]

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