Day: June 11, 2023

Nigeria’s democracy in bondage, stop influencing elections, Atiku tells elites

June 11, 2023

Atiku asked Nigerians to use their energy to rescue democracy from the bondage of the governing elite. Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, says democracy in Nigeria remains in bondage, calling on all Nigerians to channel their energy into rescuing it. Atiku, who flew the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag in the February 25, 2023, presidential […]

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Fuel station owners in Kano gnash teeth as sales drop

June 11, 2023

A businessman and car owner, said since the price increase, he had been using commercial tricycles as they are cheaper to use. Fuel station owners and pump attendants in Kano are lamenting low patronage as patrons have reduced volume of purchases following pump price increases. Pump price of petrol was increased from ₦195 per litre […]

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Ohaneze seeks arrest of Chima Uzor for alleged impersonation

June 11, 2023

Iwuanyanwu explained that individuals had the right to go to court and when the court of law proved the individual innocent, it would would take every step necessary to assist the individual. The Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, has urged security agencies to arrest one Chima Uzor, for what it is regarded as criminal impersonation of Ohaneze. […]

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Police confirm death of 70-year-old knocked down by a horse rider in Jigawa

June 11, 2023

The corpse was handed over to his relatives for burial, while the rider was arrested and detained by Police. Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed that a 70-year-old man, knocked down by a horse rider in Ringim area of the state on Saturday, has died. The Police spokesperson in the state, DSP Lawal Jiisu, gave […]

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FG writes military authorities over illegal petroleum lifting in Bonny, Rivers

June 11, 2023

Ahmed, in the letter, stated that NMDPRA was the agency of Government statutorily responsible for regulating operations at the Terminal. The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), has written to the military high command, alleging illegal lifting of petroleum by Exxon Mobil at Bonny River Terminal in Rivers State. The letter, signed by […]

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Lagos Police rearrest suspect 22 months after escaping from custody

June 11, 2023

Hundeyin said that the suspect was rearrested few days ago with his accomplice, Aliu Tijani. The Police Command in Lagos State has rearrested a fleeing suspected cult member, Wasiu Opeyemi, who escaped from police custody 22 months ago. Spokesperson for the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Sunday on his verified Twitter handle […]

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I’m ready to kneel down, beg my colleagues for Akpabio/Barau – Shettima

June 11, 2023

Senator Ndume said that the stability group had 73 persons who had signed for the Akpabio/Barau ticket. Vice-President Kashim Shettima says he is ready to kneel down to beg the incoming senators to give Senator Godswill Akpabio (APC-Akwa-Ibom) and Sen. Barau Jibrin (APC-Kano), opportunity to lead the 10th Assembly. Shettima said this at an interaction […]

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Rep member who called Nigeria Air fraud asked me for bribe – Hadi Sirika

June 11, 2023

Sirika said the lawmaker who branded the Nigeria Air project as fraud had approached him to ask for five per cent shares. The immediate past Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has reacted to claims emanating from the House of Representatives alleging that the launch of the national airline, Nigeria Air, was a fraud. According to […]

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NDLEA uncovers meth lab, recover packs of illicit drug

June 11, 2023

This, he said, was after credible intelligence and surveillance confirmed illegal drugs production taking place in the building. Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have uncovered a secret laboratory producing the deadly substance, Methamphetamine, in Ikeja, Lagos. This is contained in a statement by Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy of the […]

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Fuel subsidy: Kwara Gov approves bus palliatives for students, workers

June 11, 2023

The Kwara government said it will continue to offer immediate support for the public as Nigeria permanently transitions to the post-fuel subsidy regime. Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has approved the deployment of government buses to support movement of students and workers in public tertiary institutions within Ilorin and its environs. This is contained in […]

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