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Jubilation greets killing of Benue crime kingpin, Gana

There were jubilation in several parts of Benue State following the reported killing of Terwase Akwaza  known as Gana. Gana who terrorised several communities in Benue State was reported to have been killed by soldiers on Tuesday, September 8, three years after Governor Samuel Ortom-led government placed a N10 million bounty on information that could lead to […]

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Buhari, North-East and the Uncommon Transformation

On the 28th of July, 2020, Nigerian governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his achievements in securing the lives and properties of Nigerians. This by no means is a significant development given its emphasis by the Constitution and how past administrations have failed in that […]

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COVID-19; C’River Government Supports Criminal Justice By Setting Up Isolation Centers In Calabara Correctional Service (Afokang Prisons)

COVID-19 should not obstruct Criminal Justice; Health Commissioner – Dr Edu Since March 2020 Criminal Justice in the State has suffered some set back as the Correctional Service has been unable to admit new inmates into the facility. This was occasioned by the COVID-19 Pandemic as management of the Correctional center did not want a […]

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‘Plan B’ to replace Johnson if he had died from COVID-19 has been revealed

  There was a ‘Plan B’, it’s been revealed, to ensure the smooth running of the country if Boris Johnson had died of coronavirus or became too ill to return to Downing Street. Sir Mark Sedwill, the outgoing Cabinet Secretary and National Security Advisor, has said that consideration was given to the worst-case scenario and […]

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After Trump comments, top Army general defends military’s leaders

  A day after President Donald Trump accused the U.S. military brass of wanting to fight wars to keep weapons makers happy, the Army’s top general said on Tuesday leaders of the armed forces would recommend sending troops into combat only when it is in American national security interests or as a last resort. Asked […]

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Lalong to Council Chairmen: No wasteful spending, financial recklessness

Plateau State Governor and Chairman Northern Governors Forum, Barr. Simon Lalong has warned all the council chairmen in the state not to embark in wasteful spending and financial recklessness in their councils, but instead must embrace prudence and accountability.   Lalong stated this on Tuesday while swearing in the former Deputy  National Welfare Secretary of the […]

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Zoning: 900 APC members defect to PDP in Sagbama

Nine hundred protesting members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party members on Tuesday stormed the Toru Orua country home of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial Candidate, Henry Seriake Dickson, the immediate past governor of the State, to defect to the PDP in protest against the violation of the arrangement on zoning of the […]

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PDP to FG: Nigerians can’t afford new fuel, electricity price regimes

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has told the Federal Government that Nigerians cannot afford the new fuel and electricity price regimes that came into effect last week.   The party in a statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the attempt by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, to justify […]

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Hope rises as Govs to meet Buhari over fuel, power tariff hikes

*Jigawa gov laments havoc caused by recent flooding Muhammad Kabir, Kano   The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) is to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to push for a reduction in the recent increases in fuel and electricity. Governor Muhammadu Abubakar Badaru of Jigawa State, who spoke to newsmen on Tuesday, said that the governors are […]

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India records highest COVID-19 deaths in more than a month  

India recorded its highest daily deaths from the coronavirus in more than a month on Tuesday, even as new infections slowed, data from the health ministry showed. The health ministry said 1,133 people had died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest since July, taking total mortalities to 72,775. But new daily cases […]