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February 18, 2018 4:04 PM FG inaugurates joint committee on Work Safety

The Federal Government has inaugurated two committees to develop policies towards improving workplace safety and health of public servants. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, who inaugurated the committees in Abuja at the weekend, says the Joint Committee for the Development of a framework for the implementation of the Occupational 12

February 17, 2018 9:17 AM 3 children tortured with fire over witchcraft in Calabar

The Child Protection Network and Basic Rights Counsel Initiative (BRCI), a Calabar based-non-profit organisation has condemned the torture of three children over allegations of witchcraft. The trio aged 3, 5 and 13 narrowly escaped death following torture by their grandmother. DAILY POST learnt that the grandmother, in collaboration with one Nsikak 18

February 15, 2018 7:10 PM Herdsmen killings: Ondo monarchs ask Akeredolu to break silence on cattle colony

Some traditional rulers in Ondo State on Thursday asked Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, to break his silence on the proposed cattle colony by the Federal Government. The traditional rulers under the auspices of 130 Krown Club asked the governor to make his position known to members of the public in the state. Speaking on behalf of the monarchs after 18

February 15, 2018 8:58 AM Fuel scarcity: NUPENG suspends 15-day strike notice

The President of the union, Igwe Achese, said the suspension was as a result of the timely intervention of the Director General of the Department of State Services (DSS). “The suspension of the ultimatum, which should have expired on Thursday, February 15, 2018 was due to the understanding reached after a meeting with Director General of DSS on Tuesday 15

February 14, 2018 11:58 AM Many injured as US-bound plane makes emergency landing in Lagos

At least, five passengers have sustained injuries, after an Atlanta-bound plane made an emergency landing in Lagos on Tuesday. One of the engines of the Delta Airlines flight developed an engine problem mid-air. The airline confirmed the incident in a statement, where it explained that the flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta, which took off around 10:50pm, returned 14

February 12, 2018 9:25 AM El-Rufai reacts to fresh killings in Southern Kaduna

The governor, in reaction to the attack, ordered that the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) visit the community to assess the situation and take necessary steps to relieve sufferings with immediate effect. El-Rufai sympathised with the victims and people of Bakin Kogi over the attack and assured them that perpetrators will be arrested. A statement 17

February 9, 2018 10:47 AM Confusion As Niger PDP Deputy Chairman Decamps To APC

The Deputy Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Aminu Yusuf has dumped the PDP for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Yusuf’s defection from the main opposition party, PDP is coming two weeks after the Minority Whip of the State House of Assembly, Liman Iya dumped the PDP at the floor of the house. Meanwhile, the PDP after 15

February 4, 2018 11:13 AM Akeredolu Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak In Ondo State

The Ondo State Executive Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in Akure (The State Capital) which is recorded to have taken nine lives. Akeredolu revealed that a total of 102 suspected cases of Lassa fever were reported in eight local government areas of the state. “Thirty six of 79 cases have been confirmed with laboratory 16

January 17, 2018 6:36 PM BREAKING: Boko Haram hits Maiduguri again, kills 10, injures 65

Emergency Response Team (ERT) from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Borno State Emergency Management Agency (BOSEMA) and Red Cross have already responded to the incident which occurred around Muna Garage along Mafa Dikwa road in Maiduguri. Abdulkadir Ibrahim, Information officer,NEMA North East Zone, in a statement said “the ERT Team has responded 37

January 12, 2018 2:42 AM I don’t need more Grand Slam titles –Serena

Serena Williams says that she “absolutely wants” more Grand Slam titles, but does not need them. The 23-time champion, already the most successful player of the Open era, is two Grand Slam titles away from surpassing Margaret Court’s record. Williams, who said she was bedridden for six weeks after giving birth to daughter Olympia in September, said motherhood 19