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Jonathan condoles with Ola Vincent’s family

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday condoled the family of late former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Ola Vincent who died on Monday, saying they should take solace in the fact that he was an illustrious economist and banker …

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Economic team endorses N5000 note

The Nation’s Economic Team on Tuesday threw its weight behind the much vilified Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, introduction of N5000 denomination. The Economic Team draws its membership from the Federal Executive Council, State Governors and leaders of the private …

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Otukpo chairman seeks second term in Benue State

A chairmanship aspirant for Otukpo local government in Benue State under the platform of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP Dr. Innocent Onu has urged his supporters to desist from politics of violence, intimidation and acrimony during the forthcoming polls. Dr. …

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Court fixed August 13 for Judgement on PSC

An Abuja High Court yesterday fixed August 13th, 2012 for judgment in the suit filed by a Deputy Director of Budget, Police Service Commission, Mr. Emmanuel Ibe, challenging his alleged suspension by the commission, following the administrative panel of inquiry …

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The Lagos State Government flags off the 5th Lagos Book Expo

The fair being organised by the Lagos Television is aimed at broadening the horizon of Nigerian youths through reading. It was flagged off by the Commissioner for Education, Olayinka Oladunjoye in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. Permanent Secretary, Lagos Television, Lekan …

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Okada riders to resist Lagos Traffic Law

Commercial motorcycle operators, also called Okada riders, in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria have vowed to resist the new traffic law banning them from operating on major roads in the metropolis. The okada riders have gone to court to seek an …

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Abia to hold local government elections

Abia State governor, Theodore Orji has assured all political parties in the state of a level playing field when the next local government elections are conducted in the state. The governor stated that the next elections in the state would …

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Thunderstorm kills five students in Benue State

Five (5) students of LGEA Primary School, Iorkyiir Tse- Agberagba, Konshisha local government area of Benue State at the weekend were struck by thunderstorm. The victims who were in their early twenties were said to be returning home from a …

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FG empowers 1200 women in second phase of you-win programme

1200 women across the six geo-political zones of the Federation received grants from the Federal Government on Monday as President Goodluck Jonathan launched the send phase of the you-win programme. The selected women received grants ranging from N1million to N10million …

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