40 shops razed in Lagos market fire

A section of the popular cattle market also known as ‘Kara’ close to the Berger Garage along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway was gutted by fire on Tuesday morning. The correspondents of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that visited the market…

Military withdraws from internal operations 2020 – FG

• As Buhari charges service chiefs on peaceful New Year By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammdu Buhari yesterday convened what apparently could be termed the last security meeting of the year 2019. Briefing newsmen after the meeting the Chief of Naval…

Sokoto lawmaker, Harisu slumps, dies during plenary

From Raji Bello, Sokoto A member representing Kebbe Constituency in Sokoto State House of Assembly, Alhaji Isa Harisu, is dead. Late Harisu who was elected on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, suddenly collapsed when he arrived the state…

NDDC to evolve new strategies to develop region, says MD

By Nosa Akenzua Delta The Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr. Joy Nunieh has reiterated the commission’s commitment to evolve new strategies for the development of the Niger Delta region. She said this at the weekend…

Nigeria in critical need of health workers, says ex-SGF Yayale

From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Alhaji Mahmud Ahmed Yayale has advised politicians and government at all levels to understand that the country urgently needs health workers to address its health challenges.…

Gov. Buni signs 2020 budget into law

From Uche Uche, Damaturu Yobe State governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni has signed the 2020 Finance and Appropriation Bill into law with focus on fifth key objectives. Speaking during the signing ceremony, the governor described the occasion as a time…

2019: 20,000 grave violations against children recorded in N/East -UNICEF

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam The United Nations Children’s Fund ((UNICEF), has said that 2019 was ‘deadly decade’ for children in conflict zone. UNICEF in a statement issued yesterday said it recorded more than 20,000 grave violations against Nigerian children. The…

Military armoured tank razed by fire in Yobe

From Uche Uche, Damaturu Residents in Damaturu in Yobe State were yesterday thrown into fear following sounds of explosions from unknown direction. However, it was gathered that the explosion was from a military armoured tank that caught fire, reason being…

Buhari felicitates with Omoyajowo at 85

By Lawrence Olaoye President Muhammadu Buhari has greeted the pioneer General Secretary of the Anglican Communion, Rev. Professor Joseph Akinyele Omoyajowo, as he turns 85 today. According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina,…

Buhari committed to preserving Nigeria’s unity, Malami replies Falana

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government is committed to preserving the unity of the nation in accordance with the Rule of Law and respect for the Constitution. The Attorney General of the federation and Minister of…