Gunmen numbering about twelve, on Monday, killed two policeman and injured four others in a coordinated attack at Ohafia, Abia State. The intentions of the gunmen were not immediately known, but it was gathered that the policemen were on duty in a location at Okagwe, Ohafia when the gunmen swooped on them. Another report has […]

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has reiterated that the federal government is no longer fixing the pump price of petroleum products in the country. Sylva made this known on Thursday, September 3, while briefing newsmen on the increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol. An increase or […]

This was disclosed by Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Employment. Keyamo revealed this at a news conference he jointly addressed with Director-General, National Directorate of Employment (NDE); Mr Nasir Ladan, on Thursday in Abuja. The Extended Special Public Works Programme is designed to employ 1,000 unskilled workers in each of the 774 Local […]

A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has criticised the Federal Government over the increased electricity tariff; describing the development as ill-timed and ill-advised. Atiku made his reservations known on the development on Thursday, September 3, 2020. Equally important, Atiku who was the Presidential candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 polls; […]

The Senate says it is probing the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and StarTimes Joint Venture Agreement over the non-profitability of the venture which had been since 2008. Chairman, Senate Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning, Senator Solomon Adeola, said this on Tuesday in Abuja, during an interactive session with some revenue generating agencies of […]

I met with my advisors till late last night and I wish to say the following. I hereby withdraw the word “stupid” which I used in my encounter with a journalist in Calabar. I have many friends in the media who I offended by losing my cool and using such words. I hereby express my […]

The management of Media Trust Limited, publishers of Daily Trust and other titles, would like to condemn the reprehensible actions of Femi Fani-Kayode, who in a video clip now gone viral, verbally assaulted – repeatedly – our reporter, Eyo Charles, in the course of doing his job.The encounter occurred in Calabar, Cross River State, in […]

A newlywed bride and a nursing mother have been abducted at Sutti village in Tangaza local government area of Sokoto state by suspected bandits. A source said the bride was taken while being conveyed to her groom’s home on Wednesday, August 19. According to the source, the nursing mother, who is the wife of Magajin […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 476 new cases of the Coronavirus  disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.The NCDC confirmed this through its official Twitter handle on Thursday.The agency said that seven deaths were recorded in the country.NCDC said that till date, 50,964 cases have been confirmed, 37,569, discharged and 992 deaths […]

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State has raised the alarm over the politically motivated deployment of Mr. Adeyinka Fasiu Ayinla as the State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).In a statement by the State Publicity Secretary and Chairman, Sub-Committee on Media and Publicity, Edo 2020 Campaign Council, Chris Osa […]



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