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Edo 2020:Group Petitions Buhari For Endorsing Ize-Iyamu …Says It Negates Anti-Corruption Fight …… “It’s An Indication That Once You Are On The Side Of Powers That Be, You Can Continue To Steal The Country Blind”

Less than 24 hours after endorsing the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,  an anti-corruption group –  Kick Corruption Out of Nigeria –  has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari.  To the group, the endorsement was either Buhari has[…]

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Michael Ojo: Dabiri-Erewa Condoles Family

Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM),Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has described the sudden death of Michael Ojo, a Nigerian basketball player, as saddening and shocking. NIDCOM in a condolence message,  signed by its Spokesman, Abdur-Rahman Balogun, quoted Hon Dabiri-Erewa, as saying that the news of the sudden death of the promising[…]

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Army To Establish Reference Hospital In Abakaliki

PRESS RELEASE NIGERIAN ARMY TO ESTABLISH REFERENCE HOSPITAL IN NKWAGWU MILITARY CANTONMENT ABAKALIKI  In line with the desire of the Chief of Army Staff to provide easily accessible and adequate health care services to Nigerian Army personnel and their families as well as the host communities, the Ground Breaking Ceremony[…]

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LASG Grounds Six Boats For Contravening Safety Measures

By Benjamin Omoike In a bid to end the spate of boat mishaps in Lagos, the Lagos State Waterways Authority, LASWA, has impounded no fewer than six boats for flouting safety regulations on the waterways. LASWA said that the impounded boats were discovered conveying above the number of prescribed passengers, thereby resulting in overloading[…]

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ICPC Investigates LUTH CMD For ‘Fund Diversion, Reckless Spending’

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission says it is investigating the Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Prof. Chris Bode. The spokesperson for the ICPC, Mrs. Azuka Ogugua, confirmed the investigation but said she could not provide details. The agency told our Correspondent[…]

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Edo ‘Deteriorating Political Climate’ Worrisome—US

The United States government has expressed concern over the deteriorating political climate in Edo State. It also expressed disappointment with the role played by some political actors in the state and the alleged interference by security forces in political matters. The US Mission in Abuja in a statement issued Friday[…]

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Sad! Nigerian Basketball Player, Ojo, Dies In Serbia

A Nigerian basketball player who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, Michael Ojo, has died. He died at the age of 27. Red Star’s spokesperson, Igor Vujicin, in a press statement, on Friday, said the Nigerian died during a training session in Serbia. “We are deeply saddened by the news”,[…]

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