NAHCON Records Five Death, One Birth So Far in Hajj 2017

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria says five Nigerian pilgrims have lost their lives since the beginning of the 2017 Hajj Operation. The Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad disclosed this during the 2017 Pre-Arafat meeting with stakeholders organised by the commission on Tuesday in Mecca, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Muhammad, however, did […]

NAHCON Records Five Death, One Birth So Far in Hajj 2017

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria says five Nigerian pilgrims have lost their lives since the beginning of the 2017 Hajj Operation. The Executive Chairman of NAHCON, Alhaji Abdullahi Muhammad disclosed this during the 2017 Pre-Arafat meeting with stakeholders organised by the commission on Tuesday in Mecca, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Muhammad, however, did […]

Major Shake-up in NNPC Affects 55 Top Managers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Tuesday announced the re-organisation of its management staff in a major shake-up that affected 55 top executives. The NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, said the new appointments would not only help to position the corporation for the challenges ahead but help fill the gaps created by statutory retirement […]

Three-storey Building Collapses in Lagos (Photos)

A three-storey building collapsed on Tuesday at Ilufe road, Alaba International Market, Ojo Lagos State. According to PM News, there were no casualties as residents were not in the building. It was also reported that the General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu said, “Investigation conducted at the incident scene revealed that […]

No Plans to Increase Tuition – LASU

Authorities of the Lagos State University on Tuesday reassured that there were no plans to increase tuition fees in the institution. According to the latest edition of “LASU News’’, tuition has not been increased and there is no immediate plan to do so. It said that the Lagos State Government had earlier approved N25, 000 […]

Labour Party Disagrees With Buhari on Economy

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said he was pleased with the progress being witnessed in all sectors of the economy. He expressed gladness that things were looking up after two years of what he called serious hard work. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President […]

Kogi Govt House Security beats, Locks Up Channels TV reporter

Security personnel attached to Kogi state government house went on rampage on Monday night and beat up Channels TV reporter, Segun Salami. Salami is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital in Lokoja, the state capital. Salami told our correspondent that trouble started when one of the security personnel wrongly claimed that he was pointing at […]

Breaking: Court Stalls on Evans’ Suit, Adjourns to Sept 5

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday adjourned till September 5 the suit seeking for the fundamental rights enforcement of alleged kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known an Evans. Details soon…

Don’t Paint Me Bad Before Public, Olubadan Replies Ajimobi

The Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji, yesterday urged Governor Abiola Ajimobi not to paint him bad before the public. The monarch said his decision to oppose the review of the Olubadan chieftaincy system was not political. In a statement by the Director of Media and Public Affairs to the palace, Mr Adeola Oloko, the […]

Senator Kanti Bello Dies At 72

A two-time senator from Katsina State, Kanti Bello, is dead. He died in the early hours of Tuesday, in Abuja. Associates said he was 72. Mr. Bello, who represented Daura Senatorial Zone between 2003-2007 and 2007-2011, was the pioneer Managing Director of Katsina Steel Rolling Mill. Kabir Faskari, a younger brother to former Katsina State […]

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