Tag: LYK

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Suspension of strike à welcome development —ERC

By Amaka Abayomi Following the suspension of the one month six days old strike action embarked upon by...

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Lagos sets up squad to secure riverine, vulnerable schools

By Monsuru Olowoopejo The Lagos state government yesterday, set up a Joint Tactic Squad comprising  officers of all...

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Why court granted FG’s request, to proscribes IPOB

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA – The Federal Government, yesterday, secured an order from the Federal High Court in...

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WAFU Cup: Benin Squirrels aiming to cage Eagles

Benin Republic Squirrels are aiming to beat Nigeria’s Super Eagles in today’s WAFU Cup of Nations semi-final clash...

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Registration of ULC in progress — FG

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—THE Federal Government yesterday said it has not foreclosed the registration of the United Labour...

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Enugu LG election: Aspirant vows to harness LG’s economic potentials to improve lives

By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—FLAG bearer of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for Enugu North Local Government Area...

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IPDI urges govt to resettle Akwa Ibom community

By Emma Amaize WARRI—IJAW People’s Development Initiative, IPDI, has called on Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom State...

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CHILD ABUSE: Signs of a dysfunctional society

By Victoria Ojeme THE recent spate of child  abuse in the country is a sad reminder of the...

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Why the NGO Regulatory Bill’s an anti-social intendment

By Chris Akiri YET, under section 23 of the proposed anti-progress Law, “Any organization registered under this Act...

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2017/2018 Legal Year: The big stick against graft shall spare no one — CJN

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA — AT the commencement of Judiciary’s new legal year last week in Abuja, the...

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Transformation: INT set to train 21,000 across sectors

By Kelechukwu Iruoma BOTHERED by the decadence in  virtually all sectors, the Institute for National Transformation, a non-governmental...

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Ekeukwu Market: Owerri community drags Okorocha to court

By Innocent Anaba Twelve representatives of Owerri community have dragged the Imo State Governor, Mr Rochas Okoroha before...

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Wike assigns portfolio to Commissioners 19

By Jimitota Onoyume PORT HARCOURT— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday assigned portfolios to 19 newly-sworn in...

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Senator Misau vs IG: The legal position

By Sebastian Ozoana RECENTLY a sitting Senator Hamman Misau, who is also a retired police officer leveled humongous...

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CCN sets up trauma centres for conflict victims in North

By Marie-Therese Nanlong Jos—THE Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, has called on government at all levels and non-governmental...

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Bury your pride, apologize, judge advises Tsav

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—Former Commissioner of Police, and the current Public Complaints Commissioner for Benue State, Alhaji Abubakar...

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Kwara communal clash: Gov Ahmed wields big stick against monarchs

By Demola Akinyemi ILORIN—Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State, yesterday, wielded the big stick against the two warring...

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Obaseki flags off immunisation project, rewards LGAs with N10m

By Simon Ebegbulem BENIN CITY—GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has flagged off the 2017 routine immunisation intensification...

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Ban on protest still in force, Kaduna govt warns

By Ben Agande Kaduna State Security Council, yesterday, reminded residents in the state that the ban on street...

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Delta commissioner lauds stakeholders for supporting Okowa

By Victor Ahiuma-Young AGBOR—Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, has applauded stakeholders and members of People...

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Troops raid kidnappers’ dens in Ondo, arrest 7

By Dayo Johnson Akure—DISTURBED by the security threat occasioned by various abductions of prominent and innocent persons in...

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Gov Ayade takes Joy Odama’s murder case to President Buhari

By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA—GOVERNOR Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, vowed to take the case of murdered...

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Kanu: A parody

By Mohammed Adamn Prologue NNAMDI Kanu’s hot air   reminds one of Adolf Hitler’s historic rebuff of that...

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Anambra: Your husband’ll get our votes, Nnewi North LG boss tells Obiano’s wife

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu THE Transition Committee Chairman of Nnewi North Local Government Area, Prince Chukwudi Orizu, yesterday, said...

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Importance of insuring small businesses

BUSINESS Insurance is an important aspect of business startup process that is often over looked because its importance...

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Corona offers Crèche, Playschool, After-school services

By Ebele Orakpo IN response to the changing  environment and needs of parents to have their babies constructively...

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Intafact offers N50m seed capital to entrepreneurs

By Princewill Ekwujuru INTAFACT Hero’s Foundation, a care giving arm of Intafact Breweries Nigeria, has set aside over...

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FG begs nurses, other health workers to shelve planned strike

Abuja – The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has appealed to National Association of Joint Health Sector...

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…going to Africa to ‘get rich’, Trump tells Buhari, others

US President Donald Trump hailed Africa’s business potential Wednesday, telling several leaders of African nations he has many...

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65 years after, family asks Delta govt to return Stc land

By Gab Ejuwa Sapele— About 65 years after Sapele Technical College, STC, was founded, the Agbuja Aberenabe family...

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As Nigeria launches the Police Duty Solicitor Scheme: Looking back, looking forward

Today marks a significant milestone in the effort to address the crisis of irrational and interminable pretrial detention...

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No crisis in Delta APC—Edojah

By Perez Brisibe KOKORI—CONVENER, Delta All Progressives Congress, APC, Unity Group, Chief Solomon Edojah, yesterday, said contrary to...

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Mummy Dearest 2: Wilis Ikedum reveals some real-life problems, in filming a fictional wedding

Earlier this month, J.K. Obatala spent three days on location, where the sequel to Willis Ikedum’s successful light...

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Osun education: Commissioner calls for stakeholders’ dedication to success of children

For the efforts of the Aregbesola administration at improving education in the state to yield positive results, parents...

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Rivers, among safest states in Nigeria — NGE

Port Harcourt – The President of Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) Mrs Funke Egbemode, on Wednesday, said Rivers...

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Ex-Senate President Ebute writes UN over IPOB proscription 

Ameh Ebute, Nigeria’s senate president during the end of the third republic, has written a letter to the...

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IPOB headquarters is France – FG

—-Says proscription has removed funding oxygen —-Sympathy funding from Diasporans By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Federal Government...

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Islamic New Year: Osun Govt declares Thursday, September 21 public holiday

The Governor of the State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has declared Thursday, September 21, 2017 public holiday to commemorate...

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EFCC arrests man for alleged visa scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested one Akomolehin Johnson Olusesan a suspected Visa racketeer. Visa...

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Melania, Trump host Buhari, other world leaders at UN

US First Lady Melania Trump dined with the spouses of dozens of world leaders at the United Nations...

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Anambra poll: Omambala drivers, park workers declare total support for Obiano

By Nwafor Sunday As the Anambra governorship poll billed for November 18 draws near, the Omambala drivers and...

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Court adjourns EFCC’s suit against Jonathan to Nov. 13

The absence of Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday, stalled proceedings in an...

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Oki declares for Warri South chairmanship

By Onozure Dania WARRI—A former Supervisory Councillor for Culture and Tourism in Warri South Local Government Area, Delta...

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Why England women’s coach Sampson was sacked

England Women’s manager Mark Sampson was sacked on Wednesday after evidence of “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” during his...

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40m people in modern slavery, 152m in child labour – ILO

By Victor Ahiuma-Young THE International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said no fewer than 40 million are trapped in...

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Nigeria to woo England starlet Abraham – Amaju Pinnick

Nigerian Football Federation chief Amaju Pinnick said on Wednesday he has had “a positive meeting” with Tammy Abraham...

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US university president apologizes to black students for cotton stalk centerpiece

A US university president has apologized to black students invited to his home for dinner for using cotton...

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FIFA probe Chelsea over signing of young foreign player

Premier League champions Chelsea are the subject of a FIFA investigation, reportedly for possible breaches over the signing...

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Carter opts against France World Cup 2023 presentation

All Blacks legend Dan Carter will not attend France’s World Cup 2023 bid presentation in London next week,...

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Republican healthcare plan would make Americans worse off – Obama

Former US president Barack Obama used a rare public appearance Wednesday to speak out against the latest Republican...

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Nurses, midvives, other health workers begin strike

—LG workers to join in 15 days By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Joint Health Sector Unions JOHESU,...

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LASU to sponsor 12 students, 2 staff to NITIMUN Conference

Lagos – Lagos State University (LASU) on Wednesday said it would sponsor 12 of its students and two...

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Vocational education: Obaseki kick-starts reconstruction of old Benin Tech College

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, said that vocational education is a proven route...

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Infrastructure deficit: Experts advocate private financing

By Yinka Kolawole Investment and finance experts have called on the federal government to vigorously explore private capital...

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Debts profile: FG’s disclosure confirms my claim on Fayemi – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said the Federal Government’s disclosure on the debt profile of the...

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NBS’s report confirms Aregbesola’s prudence, accountability in public spending – Osun Govt

The Osun state government has said that the recent dept profile report released by the National Bureau of...

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Restructuring and justice

By Sunny Ikhioya THE problem of the world is injustice. No matter how  hard justice is  suppressed, it...

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Nigeria Guild of Editors scores Rivers high on security

BY JIMITOTA ONOYUME PORT HARCOURT – EDITORS in Nigeria have scored Rivers state high in the area of...

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Buhari begins process of IPOB proscription-FG

Information Minister Lai Mohammed on Wednesday said that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) group had written to...

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Breaking: Court proscribes IPOB, designates it as terrorists organisation

By Soni Daniel Abuja: The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted an order declaring the activities...