The Sun Award: I like your sense of judgment, says...

The Registrar, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has commended The Sun Publishing Limited for its annual awards, saying he liked the newspaper’s sense of judgement in picking winners. Expressing excitement over his emergence as The Sun Public Service award winner, he said he was particularly pleased that the reforms his leadership…

BREAKING: My residence not raided by EFCC – CJN…

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has refuted reports that his Abuja official residence has been raided by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Onnoghen, who denied the report through his Senior Special Adviser on media, Mr Awassam Bassey, described it as “false news”. “I…

“Anarchy,” says Presidency about PDP call for disobedience against govt….

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Presidency has described a call by opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for disobedience against the state as anarchy. The executive arm of government pushed back by calling on Nigerians not to allow the PDP sabotage the country’s democracy. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, responding…

Buhari orders Ag. IGP Adamu to set up joint operations...

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has instructed  the new Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to quickly initiate joint operations that will rid the country of all forms of criminal activity. The president’s directive comes against the backdrop of the latest round of bandit attacks, occurring this time in the Gandi District of…

Minimum wage: FG, governors to deliberate on Thursday…

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal Executive Council (FEC) headed by President Buhari will on Thursday consult with the National Economic Council (NEC) headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo over the N30,000 minimum wage. The NEC comprises state governors and relevant ministries of government and the Central Bank of Nigeria. Minister of Information Lai Mohammed confirmed…

Suspected NUPENG taskforce allegedly caused Ebonyi tanker fire…

Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki A taskforce team suspected to be working for the Nigerian Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Tuesday allegedly pursued a tanker laden with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) into a ghastly accident in Ebonyi State. The incident took place at about 3pm on Tuesday along the Abakaliki-Enugu Expressway shortly after…

PDP shuts down Kaduna as Ashiru flags off guber campaign,...

Noah Ebije , Sola Ojo, Kaduna. Kaduna-Zaria highway was practically shut down on Tuesday as the governorship candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State, Alhaji Isa Ashiru, kick-started his campaign at the International Trade Fair Complex. Hundreds of thousands of party supporters trooped to the venue, literarily blocking the Kaduna-Zaria highway. Several commuters…

Buhari to attend APC mega rally in Warri…

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected in Warri on Thursday to flag off the Delta State All Progressives Congress (APC) rally for the presidential, gubernatorial, national and state House of Assembly campaigns dubbed “mother of all rallies”. To this end, APC chieftains in the state including the state gubernatorial candidate, Chief Great Ogboru, met for several…

TETFund saving grace for public institutions –NUJ President…

 Fred Ezeh, Abuja National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Christopher Isiguzo, has described the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) as the saving grace of public tertiary institutions in Nigeria, promising the support of the Union to the intervention activities of the Fund. TETFund, few days ago, begun the disbursement of N161 billion recently…

Python Dance 2 drove away Nnamdi Kanu from South East,...

PHILIP NWOSU The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, on Monday attributed the escape of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu as one of the major successes of Exercise Egwu Eke II. The Army Chief who spoke at the flag off of the third edition of the military…

Millions of PVCs uncollected nationwide -INEC…

Gyang Bere, Jos A National Commissioner of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) supervising Niger, Kaduna and Plateau states, Prof. Anthonia Simbine, has lamented that with 31 days to the presidential elections, millions of PVCs are yet to be collected across the country, informing that 343, 469 PVCs alone are yet to be collected in Plateau…