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Lagos rescues 12 persons after boat mishap

Stampede near Morocco’s Essaouira kills 15

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it rescued twelve victims of a boat mishap which occurred Wednesday evening at about 8:20 pm. The Guardian had earlier reported three persons were confirmed dead after a boat conveying about twenty passengers capsized in Lagos. The passengers were en route Ojo from Coconut jetty, a suburb […] …

Niger State issues alert over poisonous meat in circulation

Benue – Tor Tiv Seeks South Africa’s Support to Boost Agriculture

Niger State Government has warned Nigerian to be cautious of meats in circulation that contains steroid applied by local livestock farmers and butchers. Steroid is used for decreasing inflammation and reducing the activity of the immune system. They are used to treat a variety of inflammatory diseases and conditions. Niger state commissioner for livestock and […] …

Three persons confirmed dead in Lagos boat mischief

Three persons have been confirmed dead after a boat conveying about twenty passengers capsized in Lagos. The passengers were enroute Ojo from Coconut jetty, a suburb in Lagos when the boat capsized in the middle of the sea. Although there was yet to be a report on the state of safety of the remaining seventeen […] …

Police uphold protest ban in Kaduna as El-Zakzaky appears in court

Paris Club Refund: Ogun Govt Earmarks N11.8bn For Workers’ Welfare

As the trial of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) Ibrahim El-Zakzaky holds in Kaduna on Wednesday, November 7, the state police command has reiterated its stance of barring protest by individuals and groups from holding in the state. Scores of IMN members also known as Shiites were allegedly killed and injured during […] …

Shehu Sani knocks police over degrading Ekweremadu assassination attempt

Shehu Sani knocks police over degrading Ekweremadu assassination attempt

Nigerian lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani, has berated the Nigerian Police over a comment made on Tuesday’s failed assassination attempt on deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu. Nigeria police Tuesday night said the country’s deputy senate president was a victim of a burglary attempt and not assassination as he claimed. “Preliminary investigation carried out so far did […] …

Police response to security issue worrisome, says Ekweremadu

Anambra poll: Security tightened after ‘Biafran boycott’ call

Nigeria’s Deputy Senate president Ike Ekweremadu on Tuesday said the level of security in the country does not guarantee the safety of its citizens. Ekweremadu, his wife Nwanneka and son had earlier survived an assassination attempt at his residence in the country’s capital, Abuja. “The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife, […] …

Buhari appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa as National Diaspora Commission chairman

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as chairman and chief executive officer of the National Diaspora Commission. Dabiri-Erewa, who is currently the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, was a member of the House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in Lagos from 2003-2015. Nigeria Senate president, Bukola […] …

Why FG, ASUU agreement would be difficult – Education minister

Nigeria’s education minister, Adamu Adamu, has said it would be difficult for the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to agree for a suspension of the ongoing indefinite strike action due to crashing oil prices. Adamu who was addressing reporters in Abuja stated that the well-being of the education sector of the […] …

Police arrests housemaid who murdered Lagos businessman

Police arrests housemaid who murdered Lagos businessman

The cook who allegedly murdered a Lagos businessman and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Ope Bademosi, in the early hours of Wednesday 31 October has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command. The suspect identified as Sunday Afoubhale allegedly killed Bademosi at his residence at Onikoyi Lane, Parkview Estate, Lagos. According […] …

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