Ekeremor in Bayelsa agog over first motorable road (Guardian)

The Bayelsa State governor, Seraike Dickson, scored a first when he led his entire executive council for the first motor ride to Ekeremor, headquarters of Ekeremor local government area of the state, the first in the history of the community.…

Yahoo boy jailed for defrauding foreign lover of $140,000 (Guardian)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Benin Zonal Office on Wednesday secured the conviction of one Onovo Osita Malachy at the Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.   The convict was arraigned on a one-count charge…

Eight die in Ondo auto crashes as truck crushes mother, child to death in Ogun (Guardian)

Six persons reportedly died on the spot and 10 others sustained serious injuries in a ghastly lone accident that involved a Benue State-bound bus from Ogbomoso. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred on a bridge between Ajowa and Gedegede in Akoko…

Police burst ritualists’ den, arrest two suspects in Ekiti (Guardian)

Ekiti State police command has burst a ritualists’ shrine in Odo, a suburb of Ado Ekiti, the state capital and arrested two suspected ritualists. The Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, who led a team of officers and journalists to the…

Court sentences man to death for murder (Guardian)

An Osun State high court sitting in Osogbo, the state capital, on Thursday, sentenced a middle-aged man, Sunday Palms, to death by hanging for murder. The convict was arraigned on December 8, 2014, on a one-count charge of murder, a…

Southern, Middle Belt leaders want due process on Onnoghen (Guardian)

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the prosecution of Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) and resort to due process.It said this while…

Army foils fresh attack on Borno community (Guardian)

The Army has said that three soldiers were lost while repelling Boko Haram attack on Rann Village in Borno State on Tuesday.Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement yesterday in Maiduguri, said that troops successfully foiled…

Ex-governor Akande moved to tears as eminent persons eulogise him at 80 (Guardian)

Former Interim National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, yesterday recounted how he survived early death, which took his parents at 45 and 50. Akande struggled to fight back tears and guests during the reception of his…

UNECA, others advocate PPP for improved investment in healthcare (Guardian)

Top African leaders including Heads of States, Ministers, Chief Executive Officers as well as representatives from the African Union and United Nations have advocated improved investment in healthcare for economic growth. Noting that health is both a business and social…

FG to review revenue sharing formula over minimum wage (Guardian)

The Federal Government yesterday resolved to engage governors of the 36 states of the federation and the Council of State in a review of the nation’s federal allocation sharing formula.The review is part of demands by the Nigeria Governors Forum…

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