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Buhari Tells NEMA To Assist Benue Floods’ Victims

President Buhari has directed the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA to immediately mobilise personnel and resources to come to the aid of the victims of the flooding that has displaced over 100,000 persons in 12 local government areas of Benue State. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. ... Read More »

Oh No: Darkness Looms as Power Generation Drops by 248MW in 24 Hours

It has been revealed that a total of 16 hydro, gas and steam power stations recorded various degrees of reduction in the quantum of electricity they produced within a period of 24 hours. According to the latest industry data obtained from the Transmission Company of Nigeria in Abuja on Thursday, power generation in the affected stations dropped by 248 megawatts ... Read More »

Owoseni Finally Bows Out As Lagos CP…Details

According to Punch Metro, the Lagos State Police Command has finally announced a change of guard as Commissioner of Police, Fatai Owoseni, handed over to a new Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi. Controversies had on Wednesday trailed the appointment of Imohimi as Owoseni’s successor, as the former CP had maintained that he was still in charge of the command. The ... Read More »

We’ve Slept in Water for Two Days Now – Residents Cry of Anguish, Pain as Massive Flood Sacks Nsukka Town

Residents of Nsukka town, Nsukka local government area of Enugu state are in pains as flood continue to wreak havoc in the area. Residents blamed channelisation and road construction for the flood. While speaking to Daily Sun, one resident, Fidelis Eze, who lives at New Anglican Road, aid they slept inside water for two days. “Our government seems not to ... Read More »

Naira Closes At N362 As CBN Injects $547m

In anticipation of Sallah holiday, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday raised the total intervention for the week to 547 million dollars as against 195 million dollars offred the previous week. The CBN spokesman, Mr Isaac Okorafor in a statement in Abuja, said that the intervention would uplift the Naira exchange rate, boost liquidity in the forex market and ensure ... Read More »

Fayose Gave Nnamdi Kanu Commendation For His Display Of Humility And Commitment To Peace By Attending The Meeting With South-east Governor

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the Federal Government to look into political solution for the agitations by ethnic-based groups in the country rather than the employment of what he described as “brute force”. In his statement he also hailed governors of the South East states for their meeting with leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), ... Read More »

News Flash! Five Nigerian Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia Read

Five Nigerian pilgrims to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, have passed on, Premium Times reports. This was disclosed by the chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Abdullahi Mohammed, on Tuesday, August 29 in Islam’s holiest city. According to the report, he made the disclosure at the 2017 pre-Arafat meeting with Hajj stakeholders. He was however ... Read More »

Shocker: Heavily Pregnant Mother Found Dumped In River After ‘Womb Raiders’ Cut Baby Out Of Her

A heavily pregnant woman has been found dead inside a river after womb raiders cut off her baby from inside her. The body of a missing mum-to-be has been found dumped in a river, Daily Star UK reports. Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind was found ‘wrapped in plastic after “womb raiders” stole her baby by cutting it out of her’. The 22-year-old’s body ... Read More »

Lagos State Govt Begins Demolition Of 114 Weak Buildings

In other to tackle the high rate of building collapse in Lagos state, the government started the demolition of 114 marked houses proven to be weak, yesterday. 57 of the 114 building would be demolished in the first season of demolition, Vanguard reports. Reports disclosed that officials of Lagos State Building control Agency, (LASBCA) arrived Lagos Island yesterday, where not ... Read More »

Why We Won’t Meet With FG Today – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU has shunned a meeting scheduled with the Federal Government today to address the concerns raised in an earlier agreement between them for which ASUU has been on strike. ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi told newsmen that the education body had submitted a proposal to the federal government and is yet to receive a reply ... Read More »