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July 19, 2018 7:59 PM Dino Melaye escapes assassination attempt in Kogi

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west district at the National Assembly Thursday allegedly escaped another assassination attempt on his life as unknown gunmen allegedly open fire on his car. The Senator, who arrived Kogi State on yesterday, was in his constituency to commission over 143 projects scattered across the seven local government areas 17

July 19, 2018 7:29 AM WAEC: Lagos candidates yet to get WASSCE results two weeks after release

Students of Lagos State public schools are yet to access their results, two weeks after the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) released results of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A source from the Lagos State Ministry of Education, who pleaded anonymity, told The Nation that the non-release of the result, may not be unconnected 16

July 16, 2018 12:10 PM Osun guber: APC suspends state chairman, secretary

As the July 19 primaries of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Osun governorship election draw near, there is palpable tension in the party as 11 out of 16 members of the State Working Committee, SWC, have passed a vote of no confidence on the Chairman, Prince Gboyega Famodun, and the Secretary, Alhaji Rasak Salinsile. Addressing newsmen in Osogbo 17

July 15, 2018 5:45 AM Ekiti guber: Fayemi wins Ekiti guber poll

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Saturday July 14, 2018 governorship poll, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has won the keenly contested exercise with close margin. He won in 12 out of the 16 local government areas of the state, to defeat the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prof Kolapo Olusola, who won in four local 19

July 13, 2018 4:40 PM Delta chief allegedly commits suicide over N450, 000 debt

A 58-year-old grandfather, Chief Ovie Umukoro, in Ugborikoko Estate, Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State allegedly committed suicide on Thursday night in the area over his inability to pay a N450,000 debt. It was gathered that Ovie was indebted to his friend, one Chief Obukoyho, N450, 000, being proceeds of the contract they both executed, but allegedly 20

July 13, 2018 12:41 PM Olorunda North LCDA Boss Assures Workers Of Adequate Welfare

The chairman, Olorunda North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Honourable Quadri Owonikoko has emphasised the commitment of his administration to provide social amenities for the welfare of workers. Owonikoko stated this while inspecting the ongoing 3rd phase of the council secretariat in Ota-Efun, saying the building of the secretariat is considered 18

July 13, 2018 5:04 AM Boko Haram kills 5, hoists flag in Adamawa– The Sun News

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State. The terrorists were reported to have invaded Luru on Tuesday, killed five persons, including a former secretary of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the area identified 19

July 10, 2018 4:22 PM Hijab controversy: Firdaus finally called to bar

Amasa Firdaus, the Law graduate who sparked controversy after challenging the restriction on use of hijab during call-to-bar ceremony, has eventually been called to bar. In a list of the new lawyers called to the Nigerian bar by the Council for Legal Education on Tuesday morning, Amasa name appeared on number 788 in the new list. She had described the action 22

July 10, 2018 12:41 PM Imo Assembly begins process of impeaching MadumereThe Sun NewsThe Sun News

Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, may be finally losing his post by the time impeachment proceedings commenced by the State House of Assembly, on Tuesday, is concluded. The House, during its seating had, accused Madumere of gross misconduct and dereliction of duty. In a petition submitted by the Deputy Speaker, Nnanna Ozuruigbo, and signed by 13 of the 27 members 19

July 10, 2018 5:25 AM Succour for Gbarain/Ekpetiama Cluster from the grips of ShellThe Sun News

The story of Revd. Fr. Kevin O’ Hara in Bayelsa State, to give help to the 12 communities of the Gbarain/ Ekpetiama Cluster to extract maximum benefits from the Gbarain/Ubie oil and gas project reads like a line from the Bible. Fr O’Hara, a missionary attaché to the Irish Embassy in Nigeria had stayed in Agudama community before he went back to Ireland 18