Thursday , 25 May 2017

Metro News

Kaduna To Spend N45bn On Education

The Kaduna State Government said on Wednesday that it would spend more than N45 billion on education as part of efforts to raise the standard of the sector in the state. Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i disclosed this when he received the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) Executive Director, Dr Babatunde Osotimehin, in …

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Edo PDP Governorship Candidate, Ize-Iyamu Opens Case At Election Tribunal

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the Edo September 28, 2016 governorship election on Wednesday opened his case before the Justice Ahmed Badamasi-led three-member tribunal sitting in Benin. The PDP and Mr. Ize-Iyamu are challenging the declaration by the Independent National Election Commission, INEC, …

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Borno Govt Discovers Baby Factory

Borno State Government on Thursday said it discovered a baby factory where children were being sold in the state. The Commissioner for Justice, Mr Kakashehu Lawal, stated this at a press conference in Maiduguri. Lawal said that four women alongside the principal suspect were arrested for taking part in the …

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Fayose Evicts NSCDC, Other FG Agencies From Office

  Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose on Wednesday evicted the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Ekiti State command and other Federal ministries and agencies from their various offices. According to reports, they were evicted from Fayose Housing Estate, located along Afao Ekiti Road in Ado Ekiti, the state …

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Police Arrests Sahara Reporters’ Publisher, Sowore In Lagos

The Publisher of an online news medium, Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore has been arrested by the Police in Lagos State. His arrest followed a complaint by one Lekan Fatodu, a London-based journalist, who accused him of defamation of character.  In a tweet, Fatodu said: “I just got Sowore Omoyele of …

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NAFDAC Uncovers Fake Wine Factories In Onitsha, Arrests 9 Suspects

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has arrested nine suspects connected with alleged fake wine and beverage manufacturing factories at the Relief Market, Onitsha. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that this followed a special raid and enforcement operation of the Federal Government’s ban on …

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Army Arrests 963 Boko Haram Suspects In Borno

  The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had arrested about 963 persons suspected to be Boko Haram terrorists during an operation between January 4 and January 9. Lucky Irabor, the Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this at the weekly review of the Operation Rescue Final at Maimalari …

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Check out Warri billionaire Ayiri Emami’s 1965 Bentley Automobile

The billionaire has been spotted at different locations in Lagos with his new acqusition, a 1965 Classic Bentley automobile. Since manufactured, the automobile has become the ultimate expression of power and luxury. With custom interiors, high-powered engines and traditional qualities of sumptuous trim and fabrics, the 1965 Bentley is tailored …

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Court Remands 15-Year-Old Student For Defiling 3-Year-Old Girl In Lagos

A 15-year-old secondary school student, who allegedly defiled a three-year-old girl, was on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused, who resides with his parents at Adeyemi Makinde Street, Alagbado, a suburb of Lagos State, is facing a charge of defilement. Prosecutor Simeon Inuoha told the court that …

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Fuel Scarcity Looms As NUPENG Begins 3-Day Warning Strike

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has declared a nationwide strike beginning from today. The strike which will affect the flow of petrol to filling stations, has shut down seven crude flow stations in the Niger Delta, a union official said on Wednesday. The strike is …

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Police Arrest Masterminds Of Southern Kaduna Killings

Some of the masterminds of the attacks and killings in southern Kaduna have been arrested, Governor Nasir el-Rufai, said on Tuesday. El-Rufai unveiled the names of the suspects when he visited the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyle Abeh. He vowed that government would ensure that all those involved in …

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Staff Of Kogi State Polytechnic Protests Non-Payment Of Salaries

Workers of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja on Tuesday took to the streets in protest against the non-payment of salaries. The workers, who took over all routes leading to the institution, held placards some of which indicated that more than 20 per cent of them had not been paid salaries for …

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Former Katsina Gov. Shema Appears In Court Over Alleged Misappropriation Of Funds

The immediate past governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, has appeared in court for alleged financial misappropriation during his tenure as governor. Mr. Shema was arraigned before Justice Ibrahim Bako by the Katsina state government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday. He, however, did not take …

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QATAR AIRWAYS UNVEILS ITS BIGGEST TRAVEL FESTIVAL EVER FOR 2017

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways’ popular Travel Festival is back and has been significantly enhanced for 2017, inviting world travellers to take advantage of a number of exceptional deals across the airline’s global network. Extraordinary deals can be found on the World’s Best Business Class* and Economy Class, along with …

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NSCDC Discovers Boko Haram Bomb Timers In Maiduguri

The Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Tuesday said it had discovered ‘’Count down Timers’’ used by Boko Haram terrorists to detonate explosives. The Commandant of the corps, Mr Ibrahim Abdullahi, made the disclosure while speaking with reporters in Maiduguri, the state capital. …

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Wife Seeks Divorce Over Husband’s Defiling Of Daughter

A house wife, Mrs Olamide Bola, on Tuesday told an Akure Customary Court, that her husband, Mr Ogunlana Bola had s*x with her daughter more than once. The complainant is seeking divorce of her 5-year-old marriage that produced a 4-year-old boy. According to her, she can no longer tolerate the …

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Gunmen Kill Professor After Dedicating New Car In Benue

A lecturer at the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Professor Gabriel Okayi, on Monday was gruesomely murdered by unknown gunmen at his residence in Asase community in North Bank area of Makurdi. The gunmen, it was learnt stormed the house of the university don at about 3:00 am and shot him …

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2 Missing Police Officers In Adamawa Herdsmen Attack Found Dead

The Adamawa State Police Command have confirmed the death of the two mobile police officers declared missing on Sunday following an attack by suspected “Fulani militia” on three villages in Demsa Local Government Area of the state. Confirming the report, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Othman Abubakar, told journalists …

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LET’S BE YOUR PARTNER IN PROGRESS THIS YEAR

Generally, life works clockwise, taking you round in circles as you begin the year in January and end it in December only to start the process again. The difference however, is that change is constant and your decisions at the beginning of the year determines how the rest of the …

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How We Lost N130m To Ghost Farmers In 2016 – C/River Govt

Cross River Government lost over N130 million revenue in 2016 due to allocation of cocoa farms to ghost farmers, Oscar Ofuka, Special Adviser to Governor Ben Ayade on Cocoa Development, has said. Mr. Ofuka made the disclosure on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Calabar. …

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