ABUJA – The 47-member states of the World Health Organisation (WHO), African Region, has nominated Dr Matshidiso Moeti to serve a second five-year term as Regional Director for Africa.
The nomination took place during the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Africa, which is the governing mechanism involving health ministers from all member-states. Moeti’s candidacy was endorsed by the African Union Executive Council...
Commissioner nominee, Seun Fakorede has thanked all his well-wishers, especially youth for the “outpour of love” ever since the announcement of his new height.
The Head of Oyo state Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin on Monday confirmed that a 27-year-old man from Ibarapaland had been picked for commissioner by Governor Seyi Makinde.
However, it was gathered that his social media pages have been buzzing with congratulatory messages ...
Many homes in Borno towns have been displaced following Boko Haram attacks Wednesday night.
The insurgents attacked Gubio and Mongumeri in the northern part of Borno and burnt down the local government secretariat, other renovated public and private buildings.
According to sources, the attack started at about 6pm on Wednesday and lasted till the early hours of Thursday.
There are fears of casualty following of the attack.
Ogun state police command have arrested four suspected kidnappers who reportedly collected N3.5m, a carton of schnapps, 30 litres of palm oil and 10 tubers of yam before their victims were released.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ogun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this on Wednesday.
It was learnt that the kidnappers abducted three persons in Ode-Omi in the Ogun Waterside Local Government Area of Ogun State — a bounda...
Intellectuals across the world has on Monday gathered at the 10th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit (ISDS) 2019 organized by the Centre for Sustainable Development (CESDEV), University of Ibadan in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) as they discussed ways forward for sustainable development in Nigeria on the theme “Building and Sustaining Strategic Partnerships for the Sustainable Develop...
The Ogun State Police command has arrested the duo of Lekan Odusote and Monday John for allegedly killing and snatching a bike from a yet-to-be-identified commercial motorcyclist in Ijebu Ode town.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Ogun State police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Wednesday said the suspects who are 27 and 22 years of age respectively, were arrested on August 20 in the town.
Following the robbery attack on the convoy of the Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe, wherein five persons, including three policemen and two civilians, were killed, Governor Abdullahi Sule has charged security operatives to find those who carried out the attack, as he assured residents of government’s protection of their lives and property.
The governor gave the assurance Wednesday during an emergency security meeting h...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the newly sworn-in ministers.
The full list is below:
1.Dr. Ikechukwu Ogah
Abia State-Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development
2. Mohammed Musa Bello
Adamawa State-Minister of the Federal Capital Territory
3. Godswill Akpabio
Akwa Ibom State- Minister of Niger Delta
4. Chris Ngige
Anambra State- Minister of Labour and Employment
The Kaduna State Police Command on Wednesday banned the activities of a volunteer security outfit, known as Yan Sa Kai/Yan Bula throughout the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.
In a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, said on no account must any individual or group parade themselves as members of the outlawed security outfit across the state.
The police spokesman said the command would deal...
The managements of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, have suspended the chairman of ASUU branch of the university, Dr. Monday Igbafen.
Dr. Igbafen was suspended following an alleged gross misconduct bordering on sexual harassment and threats of sex-for-marks.
The suspension order was contained in the University’s News Bulletin, dated 13th February, 2019 and signed by the Deputy Registrar Information/Public Relations Officer, Edwar...
The Federal Road Safety Corps said on Friday that no fewer than 393 children were involved in crashes towards the end of the year out of which 29 lost their lives.
The corps noted that the fatality figure represented 21 per cent increase in the casualties recorded during the same period in 2017.
Overall, the FRSC specified that 275 persons were killed during the end of year special patrol for 2018 tagged, “Operation Zero Tolerance fo...
Two serving Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senators have vowed to sack the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai from office in the 2019 governorship election of the state.
Senators Suleiman Hunkuyi (Kaduna North) and Danjuma La’ah (Kaduna South) said they have joined forces against the governor to defeat him at the poll.
While Hunkuyi is contesting the position on the platform of the PDP, La’ah said he was mobilizing voters in...
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