The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company said five power towers were damaged by suspected vandals at the Elelenwo transmission substation in Obio/Apkor Local Government Area, plunging several communities in Rivers State into darkness. Acting Head, Corporate Communications, PHED, Ngozi Koroye, who disclosed this to newsmen in Port Harcourt, said the […]

The Nigeria Immigration Service headquarters in Abuja has been razed by fire in the early hours of Sunday. The Service which disclosed this in a statement on its official Twitter handle said the fire affected some of the offices in the headquarters. The fire, whose cause is still being investigated, has been […]

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has cautioned Nigerians against the belief that the existence of coronavirus is a hoax. Instead, he said that COVID-19 cases are rising in Lagos State in a social media post on Sunday. The governor said the Lagos government has activated a new oxygen plant to […]

After his last marriage ended, in addition to three other failed marriages, one would expect the former Aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, to give up on the institution and focus on his kids. But going by the gist in town, it seems he has found love again and nuptials may […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law. The brief signing ceremony was done inside the President’s office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja The National Assembly had last Monday passed the N13.58 trn budget for the next fiscal year. It has been the […]

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the Nigerian Professional Football League Television is expected to make at least 18 billion naira annually. He said his administration is working on growing the league to make it an integral part of the Nigerian economy. According to him, thousands of […]

NEW channels for telecommunication subscribers to link their National Identity Number (NIN) with their SIM cards have been announced by Globacom. The announcement which was made in Lagos by the telecommunications provider, was to enable its customers seamlessly complete the update process in compliance with the directive of the Nigerian […]

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has urged the Federal Government to develop a “clear” economic recovery plan capable of taking Nigeria out of recession. This was contained in a press statement by Ooni’s Director of Media and Public Affairs, Moses Olafare, titled ‘Ooni charges FG on economic […]

The Special Adviser to the Cross River State governor on Presidency and National Assembly Matters, Divine Amina Arong, has resigned her appointment. Devine Arong’s letter of resignation was contained in a letter she sent to Governor Ben Ayade through the Secretary to the state government, Bar Tina Banku Agbor. The […]

Dino Melaye, former Senator representing Kogi West, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against attempting to arrest the Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, over his Christmas message. We had reported that Kukah accused President Buhari of crass nepotism like never experienced in the history of Nigeria. Bishop Kukah, in his […]