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Editors condemn military seizure of newspapers

The Nigerian Guild of Editors on Friday condemned the seizure of Nigerian newspapers meant to be sold to the general public. This was contained in a statement by Mr Femi Adesina, President of the Nigerian Guild of Editors. Leadership and …

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UNILAG debunks allegation of hike in tuition

Following the Thursday  morning  protest by students of University of Lagos UNILAG over payment of N25,000 fine for late registration courses and hike in tuition, its management has debunked the allegations saying it was not true. UNILAG management in a …

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Emir of Kano’s death a national loss – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday described the death of Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano, as a national loss. The President in a statement issued by this media aide, Dr. Reuben Abati, said with the monarch’s death, Nigeria has lost one of …

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Cross River APC crisis worsens

The crisis bedeviling the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River, is worsening as a faction of the party has rejected results of the state congress held in Calabar, on Monday. Some aggrieved APC members alleged that the committee that …

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Why soldiers confiscated newspaper vans – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters on Friday confirmed that troops were indeed given directives to search newspaper distribution vans for “materials with grave security implications.” A statement issued by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, however said the exercise …

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Police arrest Kano bomb blast suspects

The police in Kano have arrested the perpetrators of last year’s multiple bomb blasts at the New Road Luxury Park in Sabon Gari. Commissioner of Police Adenrele Shinaba said: “If you recall last year, there were bomb blasts at New …

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