Discordant tunes trail move to impeach Gov. Ortom

• As APC, PDP lawmakers trade blames From Uche Nnorom, Makurdi, Christiana Ekpa, Umar Muhammad Puma and Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja There was drama at the Benue State House of Assembly yesterday as heavily armed security personnel took over the assembly…

Oil prices rise back above $70 a barrel

Oil prices rose back above $70 a barrel on Monday, with U.S. crude on pace for its best one-day dollar gain in over a month, after four weeks of losses for the benchmark. The contract to deliver international benchmark Brent…

ECOWAS/ ECCAS Heads of Govt. worry over upsurge in farmers, herders’ conflict

By Lawrence Olaoye Abuja Head of States and Governments in the western and central African states have expressed concerns over the upsurge in the spread of violent conflicts between herders and farmers due particularly to the adverse effects of climate…

Presidency warns opposition against exploiting security challenges

By Lawrence Olaoye Abuja The Presidency has warned opposition politicians in the country to stop exploiting the security situation in the country for political gains. In a statement made available to newsmen by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu…

Air Force raids Boko Haram terrorists in Tongule

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The Nigeria Air Force said its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on Sunday successfully conducted a massive attack on Tongule village, 9km South West of Dikwa in Borno State and destroyed Boko Haram…

Court stops INEC, APC, others from conducting Imo congresses

By Vivian Okejeme Abuja Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), the All Progressives Congress, (APC) and the National Chairman, APC, not to conduct any congress in Imo…

36 finalists emerge in maiden national MSMES awards

In line with the Buhari administration’s commitment to continue to support growth in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) sector, arrangements have reached advanced stage to host the first ever National MSMEs Awards as 36 finalists have emerged for…

EFCC docks 3 INEC staff for alleged N180m fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned three Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials in Ogun State before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged laundering of N179.8 million. The EFCC arraigned Yemi Akinwonmi, Dickson Atiba and…

2019: DG warns corps members against misconduct

By Albert Akota Abuja Corps members have been warned to avoid electoral malpractices as they would be participating in the forthcoming general elections as adhoc staff. The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Suleiman Kazaure gave this warning in Okada while…

Farmer develops solar powered borehole for dry season farming

From Ahmad Mohammed Bauchi   A peasant farmer in Tafawa Balewa Local Government Area of Bauchi state, Pastor Paul Daniel has developed a solar powered borehole for the provision of portable water and easy dry season farming. He also developed…