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By admin On 20 Feb, 2018 At 01:51 AM | Categorized As Metro | With 0 Comments

THE Police on Monday arraigned a 33-year-old man, Love Ita, in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court over the alleged s3xual assault on two sisters. The accused, a furniture maker, who resides at 3, Jafojo St., Iyana Ipaja, a suburb of Lagos is tried for s3xual assault. The prosecutor, Insp. Clifford Ogu told the court that […]


By admin On 20 Feb, 2018 At 01:28 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

It’s a new season in Nigeria’s body-politic—the season of reconciliations—with major political parties setting up committees to mediate and reconcile warring interests ahead of the landmark 2019 general election and amid the threats of an emerging Third Force. LEON USIGBE, TAIWO AMODU and MOSES ALAO write on the attempts taken by the major parties to […]


By admin On 20 Feb, 2018 At 01:40 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

There was pandemonium in Etim Ekpo Local Council of Akwa Ibom State yesterday as gunmen killed a suspected soldier and three civilians in a gun battle.The gunmen, suspected to be militants, engaged a combined team of soldiers, Department of State Services (DSS) and Police officers during a raid of militants’ hideout in the council area. […]


By admin On 14 Feb, 2018 At 08:55 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

  In its bid to galvanise support for the war against corruption in Nigeria, the Cleen Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 organised a one-day Project Launch and Sensitisation Workshop tagged “Voices Against Corruption in Nigeria”, calling for active engagement of citizens in the fight against corruption in order to move the […]


By admin On 10 Feb, 2018 At 04:44 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Despite praise for the president’s anti-graft campaign, perceived corruption remains high in Nigeria, especially in the public sector, a recent Afrobarometer survey indicates. The police are perceived as the most corrupt and least trusted among key public institutions. Although most Nigerians think they can make a difference in the fight against graft, many still fear […]


By admin On 17 Jan, 2018 At 01:14 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Public perceptions of the Nigeria government’s fight against corruption have improved dramatically since 2015, a recent Afrobarometer and CLEEN Foundation survey in Nigeria indicates. More than 90% of Nigerians, however, still say “some,” “most,” or “all” public officials are corrupt, with the police perceived as the most corrupt, and most citizens fear retaliation if they […]


By admin On 16 Jan, 2018 At 08:32 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Nigerian stocks rose further Monday as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) climbed to a new high of 43,119.08 while market capitalisation hit N15.447 trillion. This follows sustained rally in the market since the beginning of 2018, which has seen the Nigerian exchange gaining the most among the 96 major exchanges tracked by […]


By admin On 16 Jan, 2018 At 01:27 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

Indicted by the judicial panel of inquiry set up by the Ekiti State Government, a former governor and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, and his Finance Commissioner, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, have been barred from holding any public office in the state and Nigeria for 10 years. The decision was part of […]


By admin On 16 Jan, 2018 At 01:23 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Crude oil price hits $70 per barrel Monday despite surging production by the United States, which is offset by the production cuts led by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russia. The international benchmark Brent crude futures rose above $70 per barrel earlier in the session before trading at $69.69 per barrel. The […]


By admin On 16 Jan, 2018 At 01:06 AM | Categorized As News | With 0 Comments

Scores of people were on Monday dismembered and several others sustained injuries, including third degree burns, as two gas explosions rocked both the Magodo and Badagry areas of Lagos. While the first explosion occurred at the Second Coming Nigeria Limited gas located on CMD Road, Magodo, the second followed hours later at a gas retail […]


By admin On 16 Jan, 2018 At 01:57 AM | Categorized As Politics | With 0 Comments

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja appealed to the Governor of Benue State, Dr. Samuel Ortom, to accommodate his fellow countrymen, promising that all perpetrators of violence in the state would be made to face the wrath of the law. “I ask you in the name of God to accommodate your countrymen. You can also […]