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Governor Abiodun visits scene of OPIC Plaza fire outbreak

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has paid a visit to the scene of OPIC Plaza fire outbreak and described the incident as unfortunate and regrettable. The Governor who also sent his heartfelt condolences to families of the victims, also commended the bravery of men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency for preventing the fire […]

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BREAKING: One dead as troops rescue five abducted students, teacher

Four of the abducted students of federal government college Birnin Yawuri and one teacher have been rescued by the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji. Unfortunately, one other student was killed in the process of being rescued. A yet-to-be identified number of students and teachers were abducted on Thursday by suspected bandits in Kebbi state. Advertisement […]

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Police in Kebbi dismiss allegation that kidnappers of students, teachers used Police vehicle to perpetrate act

Kebbi State Police Command has dismissed allegations that the kidnappers who abducted about 50 students from the Federal Government College, Birnin Yawuri, on Thursday morning used a police vehicle to convey the abductees. The Public relations officer of the command, Nafiu Abubakar, said the Toyota Hilux van used by the kidnappers was hijacked from a […]

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Federal High Court upholds powers of President to extend the tenure of retiring IGP

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has upheld the power of the President to extend the tenure of a retiring Inspector General of Police (IGP) pending the completion of the process for the appointment of a substantive successor. Justice Ahmed Mohammed made this pronouncement in a judgment in the suit by a lawyer, Maxwell […]

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APC Governors set to commence implementation of Judicial, Legislative autonomy

Governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to commence the process for the implementation of autonomy of the judiciary and state legislature as agreed by the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) Committee and other stakeholders. The decision was reached at an emergency meeting of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF), the […]

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Ogun State government expresses regret over OPIC plaza fire, calls for calm

The Government of Ogun State and the Management of Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation have expressed and sadness over the tragic incident of fire that gutted OPIC Plaza, along Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja on Thursday night. The Ogun State government said available report to it indicates the fire by a gas tanker that […]

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Bandits abduct five teachers, unspecified number of students at FGGC Birnin Yauri

At least a police officer was killed as suspected armed bandits invaded Federal Government Girls College Birnin Yauri where unspecified number of students were abducted. Police Public Relations Officer of the command, who spoke to our correspondent through a telephone interview confirmed the attack. According to him, five teachers of the school were abducted and […]

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Tambuwal seeks intervention of Canadian Government on passage of Electoral Act

Governor of Sokoto state Aminu Tambuwal, has urged the Canadian government to join the appeal for the Nigerian National Assembly to pass the electoral act as soon as possible. Governor Tambuwal made the request while visiting Sokoto with Acting Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria Nicolas Simard and other High Commission officials for a two-day working […]

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Osinbajo presides over NEC, presents Road Safety Strategy NRSS II 2021- 2030

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council meeting at the Presidential Chamber, Abuja. He also inaugurated the National Road Safety Advisory Council (NaRSAC) and publicly presented the Nigeria Road Safety Strategy NRSS II 2021- 2030 for Implementation at the State House, Abuja. Tags: 9ja breaking newslatest news in nigeria newspapers […]

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2 dead, several injured, shops looted in Ibadan fracas

Two people have been confirmed killed in Ibadan when men of the Oyo State Park Management System under the leadership of Mr Mukaila Lamidi (also known as Auxiliary) allegedly attacked some shop owners in the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital city on Wednesday. The attack on the shop owners was said […]

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APGA Leadership remains intact- Victor Ike-Oye

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has dismissed move by some persons it described as political buccaneers, to remove the national leadership. In a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Tex Okechukwu, he affirmed their National Chairman, Victor Ike-Oye, who is backed by the constitution, didn’t convene any meeting or NEC meeting of the […]

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Judiciary workers back at work following suspension of strike

Courtrooms nationwide have resumed operations following the suspension of the judicial workers strike. Some courtrooms even started held proceedings on Tuesday and this is bound to pick up on Wednesday as more matters including high profile cases are billed to hold. One of them is the trial of Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James also known as […]

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Wives of district head regain freedom after N5m,100 handsets & 5 motorcycles ransom in Niger State

Two wives of District Head of Zungeru, Wushishi Local Government Area of Niger state (Madakin Zungeru), Mallam Mustapha Madaki abducted by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits have regained their freedom after payment of N5 million ransom. It will be recalled that Gunmen, numbering about 20 about a week ago stormed the sleepy town at […]

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Governor Uzodinma charges Policemen to take the fight to bandits, Others

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodimma has told the police not to close their eyes and allow bandits to murder them in cold blood. The governor charged the officers and men to shoot the bandits first before they are killed. Uzodimma gave the charge at the state Police Command Headquarters, Owerri when he paid visit to […]

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FG approves automatic employment for families of corps members killed in 2011 post election violence

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved automatic employment in the Federal Civil Service for one graduate from each of the immediate families of the 10 slain National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in 2011 in Bauchi State. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Akin Dare disclosed this on Tuesday. He said the President also […]

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Bandits Kill 4 policemen, 1 Civil Defence personnel in Zamfara

Four policemen and one Civil Defence Personnel have been killed, leaving one other critically injured by armed Bandits in Zamfara state. They were killed when the bandits layed ambush along Gora Community in Maradun local government area of the state. TVC NEWS has gathered that the criminals also set ablaze a patrol vehicle belonging to […]

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Nasarawa Government Invokes No Work, No Pay Rule as industrial action continues

The Nasarawa State government has invoked the no-work-no-pay rule for striking civil servants in the state. This is part of the resolutions taken at an emergency expanded security meeting held at the Government House, Lafia. The emergency meeting was convened at the instance of Governor Abdullahi Sule, which is aimed at seeking for amicable resolution […]

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UNICEF, NASFAT Partner To End Violence Against Women

Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society, NASFAT says it’s partnership with the United Nations Children Funds UNICEF will help in reducing the incident of rape, harmful traditional practices and other forms of violence against women. President of the faith based organisation Abdulmumuni Olaniyi Yusuf stated this in Sokoto, during a press conference on ending gender based violence and […]

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West African, Sahel countries need to team up to confront insecurity – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday emphasised the need for countries in the West African sub-region and those in the Sahel, affected by security challenges, to team up to confront the menace. The President spoke at State House, Abuja, while receiving the new Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS), […]

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Federal lawmakers rebuild ‘Akodi’, meeting place of Ile-Ife ruling houses

A federal lawmaker has rebuilt an ancient meeting place of ruling houses in Ile-Ife, popularly known as Akodi, to accommodate the modern day desire of the royals in the ancient city. [embedded content] Tags: 9ja breaking newsAkodibreaking news in nigeria todayIle-IfeLawakersMeeting Placenigeria news headlines todayRoyal Families Get updated with latest news from www.globaltimesng.com

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