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January 8, 2019 7:17 PM 2019: Buhari reveals why he doesn’t want state police, says Lagos richer than Federal Government

President Muhammadu Buhari has said Lagos State is richer than the Federal Government. President Buhari said while revealing why he does not want to be a part of State Police, even though it was a good initiative. The President spoke in an interview with Arise TV aired on Monday night. He said, “It may be more efficient, which was why I congratulated 21

December 23, 2018 11:35 AM Two die, others injured in Ogun auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said two persons were killed while two others were injured in an accident involving two vehicles around Animashaun Estate on Idi Iroko road in Ogun on Saturday. Oguntoyinbo said that a Mack Truck with registration number AAA 330 XX heading towards Sango-Ota from Idi lroko lost control due to brake failure, crossed 25

December 22, 2018 11:08 AM ASUU strike: Again, INEC raises alarm over 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, has again expressed concern on the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). He spoke on Friday in Abuja after the swearing-in of the new Secretary to the Commission, Mrs Rose Oriaran-Anthony. Yakubu warned of the implications on the 2019 general 28

December 8, 2018 6:24 AM Buhari approves NYSC, Law school for National Open University graduates

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) Amendment Act, to allow the institution to operate as all other universities in the country. With the assent, graduates of the NOUN can now participate in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the Nigerian Law School. Presidential Assistant on National Assembly 31

December 4, 2018 7:25 AM Army Council promotes 230 officers [See list]

The Army Council yesterday approved the promotion of some senior officers of the Nigerian Army to the ranks of Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels and a Lieutenant Colonel, respectively. A statement by Army Director Public Relations, Grigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, indicated a breakdown of those that benefited from the promotion where 33

November 23, 2018 8:16 AM FRSC replies Nigerians who blame demons for accidents

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has cautioned against the belief by some people, including commuters, of the existence of blood-sucking demons that kill travellers on the road during the yuletide. Speaking on the theme, ‘Safe Driving, Safe Arrival,’ the zonal commanding officer describe such belief as erroneous, and said human factors were responsible 27

November 18, 2018 5:30 PM Four INEC workers, NYSC member, 3 year-old die in Kogi auto crash

Four staff members of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), a member of the NYSC and a three-year-old girl on Saturday died in an accident along Ajaokuta–Lokoja Road. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the victims were returning in the evening from Ayingba, Kogi, where they attended the wedding ceremony of another INEC staff 32

November 13, 2018 6:06 AM NYSC: Anambra corps members moved to Ebonyi, Imo over lack of facilities

Prospective corps members, who were supposed to do their national service in Anambra State were moved to Ebonyi and Imo states due to lack of adequate camping facilities. Mr Kehinde Aremu, Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra, made the disclosure during the closing of camp for 2018 Batch C orientation exercise in Umunya 44

November 6, 2018 8:09 AM Trailer crushes ASUU LASU Welfare Officer’s son, one other to death

Usaamah, the son of Dr AbdurRasheed Adetokunbo Adenowo, the Welfare Officer of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Lagos State University (LASU) chapter, was killed on Sunday night in a road crash at Volks bus stop on Lagos-Badagry Expressway. It was gathered that a motorcycle rider and Usaamah were hit by a trailer while trying to avoid an oncoming 33

November 4, 2018 3:11 PM 2019 elections: NYSC issues warning to corps members

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, Director General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has admonished corps members that would take part in the 2019 general elections to display high sense of integrity. Kazuare gave the warning on Saturday while addressing 2018 Batch ‘C’ Stream 1 corps members at the Oyo State NYSC Orientation Camp in Iseyin. A statement 32