Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «state»

October 17, 2017 4:03 PM Police destroy drugs worth over N50m in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, on Tuesday destroyed hard drugs worth more than N50 million at Ojota. Shortly before the exercise, Imohimi told journalists at the Ojota dumpsite that the destruction of the hard drugs marked the beginning of the move by his command to rid the state of the activities of drug peddlers. He said: “You will recall 11

October 17, 2017 3:01 PM Panic Over Immunisation Of Schoolchildren By Military In Ondo

Parents and guardians in Akure and some towns across Ondo State stormed various schools in panic on Tuesday to withdraw their children. This was a result of the rumour that some soldiers were purportedly going to schools to force pupils to take immunisation. In one of the schools visited by Channels Television crew in the state capital, some parents 10

October 17, 2017 2:59 PM Lagos ranked 8th most dangerous city for women

Thompson Reuters survey has named Lagos State in Nigeria as the eight most dangerous megacity for women. The Nigerian city was ranked eight as Cairo and Karachi topped the list. The Survey requested the opinion of 380 experts in women’s issues, and was conducted in 19 of the world’s biggest mega cities. Egypt capital, Cairo was rated the world’s most dangerous 12

October 17, 2017 2:37 PM Monkeypox: Panic in Rivers, Ondo as parents withdraw kids from schools

There was confusion in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital and Akure, the Ondo State Tuesday morning following reports of the military vaccination in the states. The incident was replica of what was witnessed in some South East states last week. It was gathered that when the news broke out Tuesday morning that some soldiers were in the states to immunize 12

October 17, 2017 2:21 PM I’ll never return to PDP again, God forbid – Obasanjo

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has said that God forbids he ever returns to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP after dumping PDP. Chief Obasanjo made the statement after a closed-door meeting with the National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi who led a delegation of PDP members to the chief 11

October 17, 2017 2:16 PM Breaking: Buhari leaves for Turkey Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari is to depart for Istanbul, Turkey, on Wednesday, to participate in the ninth Summit of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation (D-8) slated for Oct. 20. Members of D-8 are Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Turkey. Mr. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity 12

October 17, 2017 2:16 PM Biafra: Court orders Abaribe, Jewish Priest to produce Kanu or face jail

ABUJA – The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Jewish High Priest, Emmanu El-Shalom Oka BenMadu, and an accountant, Tochukwu Uchendu, to appear before it on November 20 to explain the whereabouts of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu. The court maintained the trio who stood 11

October 17, 2017 2:06 PM Charlyboy group resumes anti-Buhari protest

A group of protesters led by self-acclaimed Area Fada, Mr. Charles Oputa have hit the streets of Abuja to lash out at President Muhammadu Buhari for his alleged inaction in the face of graft accusations involving top members of his government. The protesters are demanding the President to either act or quit office. Speaking to reporters, a co-convener 11

October 17, 2017 1:55 PM Osun Assembly Confirms DMO DG, Judicial Commission Members — OsunDefender

Osun State House of Assembly has confirmed the nomination of Adejumo Babatunde Titus as the State Director General of Debt Management Office. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Mr. Goke Butika, the state parliament asked Adejumo to prepare the debt portfolio of the state with a view to furnishing the parliament about it to detail 11

October 17, 2017 1:23 PM Mining: Senate summons Fayemi

The Senate Tuesday resolved to invite the Minister of Solid Minerals, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to brief it in plenary on his ministry’s mining roadmap and implementation framework. The upper chamber also said that Fayemi should brief it on steps by his ministry to ensure protection of the residents of mining host communities. It mandated its committees on Environment 12