Tax payers decry multiple taxation in Ekiti

November 19, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

Tax payers on the platform of the Tax for Service Group in Ekiti state have lamented the imposition of double and multiple taxation on them by the state government. They are worried about the effects the untoward situation has exerted on their businesses and wellbeing. The taxpayers under the informal sector in the state also requested for judicious use of the Read More

November 11 governorship election: INEC replies Labour Party, others on ‘removal of Imo REC’

November 8, 2023 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

The desire of the opposition political parties in Imo state to see the immediate removal of the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof Sylvia Agu for alleged irregularities and complicity in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has met brick wall. This followed the position of the National Commissioner in charge of South East, Mr Kenneth Ukeagu when he addressed Read More

Benue Links: I inherited N261m debt on assumption of office – GM 

October 31, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The acting General Manager (GM) of Benue Links Nigeria Limited, Mr. Alexander Fanafa Tuesday disclosed that he inherited a debt burden of over two hundred and sixty one million  (N261million) from the past administration on assumption of office. Fanafa made this known in an interview with newsmen in his office in Makurdi, the Benue state capital. He said though the Read More

Benue: PDP faults Alia for not naming security adviser 

October 29, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state Sunday faulted Governor Hyacinth Alia, for what the party described as “snubbing” of an ultimatum by the Benue state House of Assembly requiring him to unfailingly appoint a special adviser to his office on Security Matters within 72 hours. The House of Assembly was said to have given an ultimatum to the Read More

Monarch to FG: Go beyond giving palliatives to Nigerians

October 9, 2023 Ojo Oladele 0

Apparently disturbed by the growing hardship being experienced by many Nigerians due to the removal of fuel subsidy by the federal government, the Onijan of Ijan Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Aladesuyi, has called on the federal government to do much more to cushion the effect of the situation. The monarch said, “This goes beyond food items and others being rolled out Read More

Kaduna: Pay 1,266 reinstated teachers’ entitlements, NLC tells El-Rufai 

April 7, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna state government, Wednesday, reinstated 1,266 primary school teachers, who were disengaged from the state civil service following a competency test carried out by the state government in June 2022. The reinstated teachers were asked to collect their letter of reinstatement from their various education secretaries, according to a circular issued by the Kaduna state Universal Basic Education Board Read More

Afenifere to Buhari: Nigerians still finding it difficult to get cash 

March 20, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Monday, alerted that Nigerians are still finding it very difficult to obtain cash from banks and related spots such as deposit monetary banks. Afenifere raised the alarm in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan by its National Publicity Secretary, Comrade Jare Ajayi. The pan -Yoruba socio political organisation asked President Muhammadu Buhari to make Read More

Police launch investigation as masked men kill security guard, burn Lagos spare parts market

March 8, 2023 Oguntade Ismaila 0

Unknown mask men Tuesday allegedly invaded Akere spare parts market, killed a security guard and burnt down the market in Ajegunle area of Lagos state. Our correspondent gathered that one person was confirmed dead immediately after the masked men struck and burnt down the market.  Goods worth billions of naira were completely burnt down.An eyewitness who spoke with our correspondent said the Read More

Kwara: Father, son perish in auto crash 

March 2, 2023 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

  An auto crash on Thursday claimed lives of a father and his male child along Jimba Oja, Idofian in the Ifelodun local government area of Kwara state. It was gathered that the deceased, who were yet to be identified, were riding on a wine colour Bajaj motorcycle, MUN957QA, also known as okada, when  a lemon green Toyota Camry car Read More

2023 governorship poll: Abide by constitution, electoral act, Lawan tells INEC

March 2, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

  Ahead of the Gubernatorial and State Houses of  Assembly elections, the  Senate President,  Ahmad Lawan has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (  INEC ), to consider all issues raised by the public during the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections. Lawan who spoke during Senate Plenary on Thursday, said for smooth conduct of  forthcoming governorship and state Read More

Anambra governorship election: INEC makes fresh announcement on remaining LGA Ihiala

November 8, 2021 Emeka Nze 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made a slight adjustment to the commencement and closing time for the said supplementary election coming up in Ihiala Local Government Area on Tuesday, November 9.According to a statement on Monday by the National Commissioner and chairman Information and Voter Education, Barrister Festus Okoye, polling in respect of the supplementary election will commence by 10am and Read More

Insecurity: Sack FCT minister within 72hrs, Abuja group begs Buhari

November 2, 2021 Admin III 0

An indigenous Civil Society Organisation under the auspices of Abuja Grassroots Advocacy Projects (AGAP) has called for the immediate sack of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello over none implementation budgetary allocations. The CSO who made this call in a statement Tuesday in Abuja on the state of the capital city which the group Read More

PDP Convention: South-west stakeholders endorse Oyinlola, Ologunagba

October 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a last-ditch effort to secure a united front in the national convention to elect national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the Southwest zone have concluded negotiations on candidates to adopt as consensus options. Sources at the consultative meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday say that the stakeholders have concluded on former Osun Read More

Gunshots as awaiting trial, convicted inmates clash in Edo prison

October 28, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

There was panic among residents and commuters around the Benin correctional centre on Sapele road in Edo state, following repeated gunshots sounds from the facility on Thursday afternoon. The development also forced vehicles to divert to other routes, while pedestrians ran for their lives. Over 2,000 inmates escaped from the correctional centre when it came under attack during the October 2020 #EndSARS Read More

Breaking: Ex-Anambra governor, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, protests as security operatives bar entourage from Court, thugs descend on Sowore

October 21, 2021 Admin III 0

Former governor of Anambra state, Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife, has expressed displeasure over the refusal of security operatives to allow his entourage into the High Court premise where the trial of Nnamdi Kanu is expected to resume. Upon arriving the court entrance gate, Chief Ezeife was allowed in but his entourage were denied entrance, a situation that infuriated him, and he Read More

Breaking: APC state congress won’t hold in Abia, elders declare

October 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of elders and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia state led by Senator Chris Adighije, has said that the party’s state congress scheduled for Saturday 16th October, will not hold. The elders asked the national leadership under governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state to call back the state congress committee sent to Abia state. Read More

PTA rejects elongation of service for teachers, stipends to students

October 10, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The National Association of Parents/Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), has rejected the federal government policies on education, particularly the elongation of service years and payment of stipends to students reading education in higher institutions. The National Publicity Secretary of NAPTAN, Dr. Ekundayo Ademola, in a statement made available to our correspondent Sunday, warned the federal government of Nigeria not to Read More

Management closes down OAU, asks students to go home

October 2, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Authority of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has announced closing that of the university till further notice. The closure, according to a release by the institution’s Public Relations Officer, Abiodun Olanrewaju, Friday evening, became necessary to forestall breakdown of law and order following the continuous protest of the students. A 24-year-old, female, final year student of the Department of Foreign Read More

APC Convention: PGF boss sets agenda for incoming National Working Committee

September 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the national convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party and the Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PFG) Salihu Moh Lukman, has emphasized the importance of electronic membership registration by the incoming National Working Committee (NWC). Lukman also explained other measures he thinks should be implemented to make the APC function Read More

Mambila debacle and Buhari’s failed promises

September 27, 2021 Dahiru Hassan Kera 0

 The most critical sector sectori of any economy where virtually all developing and developed countries have invested heavily for rapid growth and development is power generation and distribution. It is an undergird for sustainable economic growth for any serious nation.  Unfortunately, in Nigeria reverse is the case. Successive Nigerian governments have siphoned humongous amount of money in the guise of Read More