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Lagos bus conductors to wear uniforms from Jan 1

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from Jan. 1, 2018 for security and effective service delivery. The National President of the association, Mr Isreal Adeshola, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on …

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Anambra Election: Full text of Obiano’s acceptance speech

Governor Willie Obiano, winner of the just concluded gubernatorial election in Anambra State has thanked Anambarians for re-electing him for a second term. Obiano in a statement issued Sunday night said it was time to build a new Anambra. His statement reads below: Ndi b’ anyi, ekenem unu With utmost …

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Mugabe adamant

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe is still hanging on to power despite being sacked by his party as leader, losing the support of the military and with a public rally against him. He was expected to announce his resignation but in a live TV address, on Zimbabwe Broadcasting (ZBC0, he said …

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BVN: Govt accuses CBN, banks of shielding rogues

Attorney-General replies to banks’ objection Banks and their supervisor, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have been accused of working to derail the government’s anti-corruption war. The Federal Government and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) are querying the double standards allegedly being exhibited by the CBN and the banks …

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Boy jailed for defiling minor

A mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State has sentenced a 16-year-old boy to eight months’’ imprisonment for having carnal knowledge of a four-year-old girl. The judge, Mr. Ibrahim Shekarau, sentenced the convict without an option of fine and ordered court officials to give him 14 strokes of the cane. …

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Aisha Buhari honoured in Morocco

The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has been invested as Global Grant Patron of Nigeria-Morocco Businesswomen Summit in recognition of her commitment to uplift the living standards of women and children. She was decorated during the maiden edition of the Nigeria-Morocco Businesswomen Summit in Marrakech, Morocco on Wednesday 15th …

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Obiano re-elected Anambra governor

Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has been reelected. The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate won in all the 21 local government councils. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Returning Officer Prof. Zana Akpagu, the vice chancellor of the University of Calabar, announced the results of Saturday’s election, yesterday in Awka, the state …

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PDP ex-chairman’s son allegedly stabbed to death by wife

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night allegedly stabbed to the death by his wife, Maryam Sanda. Maryam is the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. It was gathered that the attack happened following an allegation of infidelity against …

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India’s Manushi Chhillar wins Miss World 2017

India’s Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World beauty pageant for the year 2017. Stephanie Hill of England and Andrea Meza of Mexico finished as runners-up. Manushi, who is a 20-year-old medical student, beat 39 other finalists. “Thank you, everyone, for your constant love, support, and prayers”, she wrote on …

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