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14 May
Ijaw National Congress (INC) has described President Bola Tinubu’s pledge to maintain neutrality in the political crisis rocking Rivers State as a welcome development, saying such would liberate the state and usher in the much-desired peace and progress to the oil-rich State.  
1 Apr
Following the killing of 17 soldiers in Okuoma Community, Delta State, the Ijaw National Congress (INC), at the weekend, warned the military and the Federal Government against continuous harassment and intimidation by the Nigerian Army against a Niger Delta elder statesman, Pa Edwin Clark.
21 Mar
Ijaw National Congress (INC) has condemned the alleged killing of women and children by the Nigerian Army in the aftermath of the assassination of soldiers in Okuama, a community in Delta state.  
5 Mar
Bandits have killed a soldier and other residents of Kwande and Apa local councils of Benue State, in separate attacks, over the weekend.
23 Oct 2023
Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has clarified his October 3 meeting with Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Freeman, dismissing as baseless, insinuations that he expressed support for Israel against Palestine.
26 Sep 2023
Almost two decades after the contract for dualisation of the 338-kilometre East-West Road was awarded in four sections to four different contractors under the President Olusegun Obasanjo administration, each subsequent administration has turned the Eleme-Onne....


Scores of party faithful from the North Central geo-political zone have stormed the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) with a call on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to remove the national chairman of the party, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The protesters led by Malam Hamisu Suleiman said that the continuous stay of…
8 mins ago
The House of Representatives has passed a bill mandating the nation to revert to the old National Anthem, “Nigeria We Hail Thee.” The bill, sponsored by the leader of the House, Julius Ihonvbare, was presented for a second reading on Thursday, May 23. ] It was considered by the committee of the whole, approved, and…
16 mins ago
The camp of the Ondo State governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, is beaming with confidence ahead of the publication of the candidates list for the November 16 Ondo State Governorship by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC in a statement on Thursday announced that the personal particulars of the candidates and their running mates contesting the…
28 mins ago
Managing Director of Abuja-based Alliance Hospital, Dr. Christopher Otabor, has been barred from traveling outside Nigeria by Justice Keziah Ogbonnaya, of Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), High Court over a case of alleged organ, (Kidney), harvest. The 52-year-old Dr. Otabor and three staff of his hospital, Alliance Hospital, were before the court on charges of organ…
35 mins ago
Looking for a fun and exciting way to spend your weekend in Lagos? Look no further! Here are the top events to attend this weekend in Lagos. The two-day break is not enough. The thought of Monday also sends cold shivers down our spines, but it is not bad to enjoy the days in between.…
38 mins ago
The Okumu Oil Palm Company Plc, said it recorded a gross earning of N75.2 billion in 2023 in line with its strategic objectives and excellence. The Chairman of the company, Mr Gbenga Oyebode, said this during the 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company held on Thursday in Abuja. Oyebode said in spite of…
42 mins ago
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has advocated for improved access to housing and shelter for older persons. The commission made the call at the 14th session of the Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing (OEWGA) at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Dr. Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the NHRC, emphasized Nigeria’s proactive…
42 mins ago
The Department of State Service (DSS) on Thursday, denied media reports alleging that it invaded the Emir of Kano’s Palace, saying it is untrue. The state Director, DSS, Mr Muhammad Alhassan, said this when he spoke with newsmen in Kano. Alhassan said that the DSS only deployed its personnel to the palace as part of…
49 mins ago
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved 13 new undergraduate and postgraduate programmes for Kwara State University (KWASU) Malete. The approval was contained in a letter signed by the NUC Acting Director of Academic Planning, Abubakar Girei, to KWASU Vice-Chancellor. KWASU spokesperson Dr. Saeedat Aliyu said two programmes are at the undergraduate level while the…
1 hour ago
Finland-based Biafran agitator, Simon Ekpa, has declared May 29 to 31, 2024, as a sit-at-home day across the Southeast to celebrate Biafran soldiers. Ekpa, who was declared wanted by the Nigerian government earlier this year, said the sit-at-home was necessary to enable "Biafrans to vote for the Libration of Biafra." Ekpa, self acclaim Prime Minister…