As the crisis in the Ondo State House of Assembly continues, the Majority Leader of the Assembly, Jamiu Maito, has resigned. Maito’s letter of resignation was read by the Clerk of the House, Bode Adeyelu, during the plenary session on Wednesday. He was said to have violated the standard rule […]

An explosion on Oil Mining Lease 40 operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company has killed seven workers, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation announced on Wednesday. NPDC is the flagship subsidiary of NNPC. The explosion occurred on Tuesday at the petroleum company’s Benin River Valve Station. The Group General Manager, […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has suspended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Buhari had earlier set up a presidential panel headed by Justice Ayo Salami to probe the various allegations leveled against the EFCC boss. The source said, “It is commonsensical […]

Ghana’s president has gone into self-isolation for two weeks as a precautionary measure despite testing negative for coronavirus, the government said, after one of his contacts was confirmed to have the illness. President Nana Akufo-Addo began his quarantine on Saturday and will be working from the presidential villa in Accra, […]

The Chairman of Nigeria Labour Congress, Delta State, Goodluck Ofobruku, has been kidnapped. It was gathered that the union leader was kidnapped around 8 pm on Saturday while driving out of his house behind the Immigration office along Ibusa/Asaba road in the Delta State capital. It was learnt that the […]

The House of Representatives is making a move to prevent illegal charity homes and orphanages, also referred to as ‘baby factories,’ in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The House is now considering the regulation of their activities through registration and monitoring by a body to be established by it. The […]

Benue State University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, Prof Godwin Achinge, is dead. Achinge, who was also the vice-chairman of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19, had earlier tested positive for coronavirus. The academic, according to a source, died on Sunday afternoon at an undisclosed hospital in Jos, the Plateau State capital. […]