87-year old man weds 40 year-old Woman to ease off loneliness An 87-year-old lawyer and former lawmaker, Senator Cyrus Nunieh, said he decided to marry another wife because he was alone and needed a companion. Nunieh officially married a lady in her 40s on Tuesday at the Presidential Hotel in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. The former member of the National...... read more
Kachikwu escapes death as fire rages inside his residence The residence of the Minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu in Abuja on Sunday evening caught fire. According to TheCable, Kachikwu was not at home when the incidence happened. It was reported that the fire started in his bedroom as a result of a suspected electrical fault to the air conditioners....... read more
BREAKING: Embattled ex-Vanguard Correspondent, Binniyat Regains Freedom from prison Former Vanguard Correspondent in Kaduna Luka Binniyat on Thursday met all the bail conditions and has been released on bail and has been reunited with his family. Making this known a while ago, Chairman Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Adamu Yusuf remarked; "On behalf of NUJ Kaduna Council,...... read more
Panic in Lagos as boat rolls over, one dead, many injured The Lagos State government has confirmed the death of one person in a boat accident which occurred at the Oworonshoki end of Third Mainland Bridge area of the state. Managing Director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, who confirmed the incident on Tuesday in a statement, said...... read more
NJC launches probe on 'corrupt' Chief Judges, other Judges The National Judicial Council, under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, has set up 15 panels to probe two state chief justices and 13 other judges accused of misconduct, the council announced in a statement. The decision was taken at the 83rd meeting of the NJC. The...... read more
Dickson to Bayelsans: Don't despair, be courageous, hard times don't last forever For Governor Seriake Dickson, it was a word of encouragement for the people of Bayelsa State, as he asked them not to despair, despite the challenges of the present times. He has equally urged all Bayelsans and the Ijaw Nation to rekindle their hope in the greatness of the state and...... read more
Lagos, third worst 'nightmare' City for motorists -Forbes Nigeria’s business capital and commercial nerve center, Lagos state has been ranked as the world’s 3rd worst city for drivers according to Forbes. Germany city of Dusseldorf came first on the list as the best city for drivers with 20% congestion, 21.20 mph average speed. Lagos is the only African city that appeared...... read more
You've done well for Bayelsa, US congress tells Dickson *Canvasses support for gov It was another colourful feather yet, on the hat of Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson for placing the state on the path of development, prosperity and peace, this time from the influential Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. Chairperson, Rep Sheila Jackson Lee, who was full of praises for the governor, said...... read more
NLC: Workers set to down tools Nationwide friday if... The United Labour Congress has threatened that workers in the country would embark on an indefinite strike if the Federal Government failed to meet its demands by Friday. The threat came barely two weeks after the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment responded to the workers through a letter, which the...... read more
Angst in Akwa Ibom as youths dump Coffins on Mobil facilities gateway Protesters on Monday dumped a red coffin at the entrance of a residential estate belonging to the American oil giant, Mobil Producing Nigeria, in Eket, Akwa Ibom State. A similar coffin was also dumped at the entrance of Mobil Air Strip in Eket. Another was kept at a major junction, Marina...... read more
Strike: Three Labour Unions set to shut down sole government News Agency, NAN Three labour unions in the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) have given the management a 21-day strike notice to implement three of their demands.The unions are the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services (AUPCTRE) and the Radio, Television and Theatre Art...... read more
2Baba supplies relief material to Benue flood Victims, raises funds as FG stays adamant Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia has joined the fray of people rendering assistance to the victims of flood in Benue state. According to the Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), over 110,000 people in 24 communities, including Makurdi, the state capital, have been displaced by the heavy flood. The singer on Tuesday visited...... read more
BREAKING: Many injured as fatal accident crashes car along Kaduna-Abuja highway A gruesome motor accident has just occurred on the Kaduna-Abuja expressway a while ago on Sunday leaving several people injured. Officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) responded swiftly. They arrived at the location and the injured were ferried to a hospital nearby. The accident which occurred at Tafa local...... read more
Dickson resumes work after vacation, thanks Bayelsans for their support Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson is back at his desk after the expiration of his annual vacation, according to his spokesman Daniel Iworiso-Markson. Dickson had travelled outside the country for his vacation, last month, shortly after hosting many dignitories across the country, including former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon,...... read more
Fayemi's probe begins in Ekiti *How ex-gov, spent N212.8billion - witness The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by the Ekiti State government to look into the state's finances from October 2010 to September 2014 commenced its proceedings on Monday at the Magistrate Court 1, Ado-Ekiti, with the first witness disclosing how a total of N212billion came into the state coffers within...... read more
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