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COVID-19 lockdown measures worsen gender-based violence – Buhari

COVID-19 lockdown measures worsen gender-based violence – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said while the issues of sexual and gender-based violence have been recurring in Nigeria, the lockdown measures introduced to curtail further spread of COVID-19 worsened the situation. Buhari disclosed this in his message to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women....

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FG Set To Ban Importation Of Trucks Above 10 Years Span

FG Set To Ban Importation Of Trucks Above 10 Years Span

In a bid to curb the frequent petroleum tanker crashes on roads, the Federal Government has expressed its intention to ban the importation of articulated trucks older than 10 years. The government has also directed the Federal Road Safety Corps to commence the enforcement of the maximum load capacity of 45,000 litres of petroleum products...

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Don’t allow 5th columnists undermine our security, Sanwo-Olu urges citizens

Don’t allow 5th columnists undermine our security, Sanwo-Olu urges citizens

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed concern over security challenges experienced across Nigeria. He said this during a Stakeholders’ Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution held in Lagos State on Tuesday. The programme was organised by the Federal Ministry of Interior with the purpose of strengthening peace and security in the aftermath of...

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17 year old girl best student who scored 7 A1 in WAEC dies mysteriously

17 year old girl best student who scored 7 A1 in WAEC dies mysteriously

A Professor and Consultant Surgeon at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Nsukka, Felix Chukwuneke, has taken to social media to mourn his daughter, Chisom, who died on October 18, 2020, barely a year after being named the best graduating student of Graceland School, Enugu. Chisom, according to the school, obtained seven distinctions at the...

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2023: There is zoning agreement, respect it – Fashola warns APC

2023: There is zoning agreement, respect it – Fashola warns APC

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said although the issue of zoning was more of gentlemen’s agreements, it behoves on parties who entered into such agreements to honour them. Fashola, a former Governor of Lagos State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, said this while speaking to reporters covering the activities...

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Buhari:Libya’s instability affects us.

Buhari:Libya’s instability affects us.

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said the instability in Libya is affecting all countries in the Sahel region, including Nigeria. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving a special envoy from President Idris Itno of Republic of Chad at...

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Senate urges FG to compensate states AFFECTED  by Violence WITH 1% VAT

Senate urges FG to compensate states AFFECTED by Violence WITH 1% VAT

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to compensate the states affected by the massive destruction that took place when the peaceful protests by the #EndSARS agitators were hijacked by criminals last month with one per cent of proceeds from Value Added Tax. The decision of the red chamber followed two separate motions moved...

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Court orders the immediate ARREST of Maina’s son, summons surety

Court orders the immediate ARREST of Maina’s son, summons surety

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday revoked the bail granted Faisal Maina, the son of Abdulrasheed Maina, and ordered his arrest for jumping bail in his trial on money laundering charges. Justice Okon Abang also ordered that his trial on money laundering charges would proceed in absentia pending when the security agencies would...