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Kogi declares holiday to hold thanksgiving for Buhari

Kogi State government has declared Monday as a public holiday for citizens to thank God for safe return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country. The Director -General, media and publicity to the state governor, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, said the holiday would enable the people to give thanks to God for returning Buhari in sound health and sound mind. He said that ... Read More »

Lady Disappears with Partner’s N7m

Operatives of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad have arrested one Gladys Assah – Asor for allegedly defrauding her business partner, Nkiruka Okon, of N7million. The 35 year old graduate, a single mother from Cross-River State, lives at 33b Silifatu Abioye Street, Ogba, Oke-Ira. She works as a network marketer for a popular product based in Ikeja. The suspect confessed to ... Read More »

Lagos shuts illegal plank market in Oko-baba

The Lagos State Government on Sunday ordered the immediate closure of an illegal plank market in Oko-Baba Extension by Wright Street in Yaba Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the State. The government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami, said the decision to shut down the market was based on ... Read More »

Police arrest five ‘fake journalists’

The Nigeria Police Force on Friday announced the arrest of five persons who had allegedly specialise in impersonating journalists to gain access to occasions so as to steal from important personalities. A statement signed by Jimoh Moshood, the force’s spokesman, said those arrested included the gang leader, one Musa Auwalu, 43, from Kano, Kolawole Akinbode, 50, from Ogun and Umar Abba, 53, ... Read More »

We will not partner with secular artistes –RCCG

The Redeemed Christian Church of God  has unveiled its  official music record label, One Hallelujah Records The label which is already home to popular gospel saxophonist, Kunle Ajayi, will focus on using its reach and spread to specially project gospel music and the gospel of Jesus Christ by winning more souls for Christ. According to the label’s director, Pastor Lanre ... Read More »

Imo Catholic crisis: Pope may shut down 163 parishes

Okpalaeke’s appointment four years ago after the demise of Bishop Victor Chikwe has been vehemently resisted by Reverend Fathers of Mbaise extraction and the Laity, leading to a stalemate. Ahiara Cathedral and the Bishop’s Court have remained under lock and key with nobody to administer Holy Communion ever since. A key figure at the Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria confided in ... Read More »

CNPP Welcomes President Buhari, Calls for Better Governance

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country after 103-day medical leave. The umbrella body of all registered political parties and association thanked God for answering the prayers of well-meaning Nigerians by healing the President. According to a statement signed by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu, the CNPP urged the President ... Read More »

Strange Disease: Kogi govt suspects malaria, gastroenteritis

The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Saka Audu, has appealed for calm over reports of a mysterious disease in the state. The commissioner, who denied that 62 people had died from the disease, told journalists in Lokoja that those so far diagnosed were found to be suffering from gastroenteritis and malaria. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ... Read More »

Saraki welcomes Buhari, says we need to strengthen economy

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki thanked God for the safe return and recovery of the President. He reaffirmed the commitment of the National Assembly to work with the President  to improve the standard ... Read More »

Buhari’s Return A Sign Of Nigeria’s Recovery – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the recovery and return of President Muhammadu Buhari to Nigeria is a symbol of the nation’s recovery. Professor Osinbajo told reporters on Saturday in Abuja shortly after he received the President that he is happy President Buhari came back in good health. He said, “The message to Nigerians is that the recovery and recuperation of the ... Read More »