Senator Sefiu Adegbenga Kaka has declared his intention to join the governorship race in Ogun state, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. Kaka, who was deputy of Governor Olusegun Osoba, from 1999-2003, made the declaration in Abeokuta on Monday. He spoke at a press conference at the Nigeria […]

Aliko Dangote and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundations have expressed commitments to reduce malnutrition in Nigeria through improved quality fortification of foods. They made the pledge during the Food Processing and Nutrition Leadership Forum in Lagos where chief executives of leading food processing companies committed to adequate fortification in major […]

There has been a reduction in the retail price of electricity by 6 per cent, subsequently cushioning 3.6 million users in Kenya. Kenya’s Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced the reduction. According to ERC, the overall unit cost of power will reduce from Kshs 17.77/($0.18)KWh in 2017/18 to Kshs 16.64($0.17)/Kwh 2018/19 […]

President Muhammadu Buhari will never be part of any unconstitutional act, the Presidency said today, in a blistering reaction to attempts by some political actors to link him with the unfolding political drama in Benue state. On Monday, eight members of the Benue Assembly threatened to begin an impeachment proceedings […]

Three members of staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have been remanded in prison custody for alleged money laundering. They were remanded by the Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Justice Justice Muslim Hassan. The INEC officials are Yemi Akinwonmi, Dickson Atiba, and Ogunmodede Oladayo, who […]

Troops of 28 Task Force Brigade deployed in operation Lafiya Dole have intercepted a 15 year-old girl, who claimed to have escaped from a Boko Haram camp. Brig.-Gen Texas Chukwu, the army spokesman said the teenager, identified as Zainab Mohammed was intercepted at Gubia, while repelling a terrorist attack. The […]

The Speaker of Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, on Saturday appealed to the Federal Government to provide sustainable security in the state. Rikiji, also the Chairman of the State Government, Damage Assessment and Relief Committee, made the appeal in Zurmi, Emir’s palace while speaking on the security […]

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