Category Archives: Local News

PDP Presidential Flag Bearer Abubakar picks Obi As Running Mate -Spokesman

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UDO ONYEKA Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, main opposition political party’s candidate Atiku Abubakar has selected a former governor from the southeast of the country to be his running mate, in the February 2019 presidential election according to the candidate’s spokesman. Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president who will stand as the candidate for the People’s […]

UN says 833 children released by Nigerian militia group

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A militia fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has released 833 children from its own ranks, some as young as 11, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday. UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac said the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) was formed in 2013 by vigilante groups in Borno state […]

Ochagwuba, IDMSS Building Human Capacity For Future Sustainability

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Established in the year 2015, Institute of Disaster Management and Safety Science (IDMSS) in line with its vision in 2017, expanded its activities with a view to impact skills to interested youths, male and female alike as part of its contributions to human development through skill acquisition. The Organization since inception has assisted over 50 women in […]

UBA receives award

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Strike: Unions disrupt flight operations at Lagos airport

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The operations of airlines at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammad Airport, Lagos were interrupted for over four hours on Friday by members of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria. According to reports, the unions’ leaders got to the airport early in the morning and ordered airline employees […]

IPC Condemns Humiliation Of Journalists At Osun Governorship Election

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The International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned the humiliation of journalists during the Osun State governorship election which According to Report from Premium Times, “a mob attacked Oladipo Abiodun a Premium Times election observer at CAC, Ward 3 polling at Isokan Local Government Area of Osun State.  He was harrased by some persons because they […]

NUATE Honours SAHCOL Chairman With Philanthropic Award

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The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited, SAHCOL, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi (MON) has been honoured with the ‘NUATE Philanthropic Award’, by the Nigerian Union of Air Transport Employees, NUATE.                 The award was presented to him at the Union Quadrennial National Delegates […]

Nigerian Shippers Council Condemns Exclusion From Port Concession Review

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  The Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, has condemned its exclusion from the planned review of the port concession exercise, adding that this  will deny the country needed technical input that would correct the mistakes of the past. The Executive Secretary of NSC, Hassan Bello, made this known in Abuja at the on-going West and Central […]

CBN To Revoke 154 MFBs, Others’ Licences

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has recently expressed its plan to revoke the operating licences of some182 financial services institutions in the country. The apex bank in a list published on its proposed plan indicated that the affected institutions comprised 154 microfinance banks (MFBs); six primary mortgage banks; and the remaining 22, finance companies. It […]

Osun: INEC officer arrested for allegedly tearing controversial result sheet

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A man who claimed to be a staff member of the Independent National Electoral Commission was arrested by party supporters at Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State for tearing an INEC result sheet believed to be under contention when results of the state governorship election were being released. The man, Salawu Mutiu Kolawole, with […]