COVID-19: Despite risking their lives, Lagos fails to pay health workers

The Lagos State Government is yet to clear the three-month COVID-19 remunerations of the over 70 volunteer frontline healthcare givers comprising nurses and doctors working at the state isolation centre…

Kaduna NUJ honours Sani with ‘Outstanding Senator’ award

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has bestowed on Senator Uba Sani (APC, Kaduna Central) the award of ‘Outstanding Senator’ in the 9th National Assembly, describing…

Amachree’s comments on Imo attacks, his personal opinion, says DSS

By Nicholas Kalu, Abuja The Department of State Services (DSS) says comments by a former Assistant Director of the Service, Dennis Amachree, on the Tuesday attacks on the Police Command…

Agitators insist on NDDC forensic audit before board’s inauguration

By Simon Utebor, Yenagoa A group of agitators, under the auspices of the 21st Century Youths of the Niger Delta and Agitators with Conscience (21st CYNDAC), have demanded that forensic…

Gunmen free kidnapped Imo monarch, 7 cabinet chiefs, guards

By Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri The Umueze Nguru autonomous community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State was on Saturday morning thrown into celebration mood following the return of…

Real Madrid Beat Barca To Move Top Of Table

Real Madrid Real Madrid moved top of La Liga with victory over Barcelona in an El Clasico played under heavy rain at the Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium. Karim Benzema broke…

Police rescue 15 kidnapped victims, 32 rustled cows in Kaduna

A traditional ruler in Ekiti State and the Elewu of Ewu Ekiti in Ilejemeje Local government, Oba Adetutu Ajayi narrowly escaped death Friday evening, as suspected gunmen rained bullets on…

Doctors Return To Work As NARD Suspends Strike After 10 Days

The National Association of Resident Doctors has suspended its strike ten days after it ordered its members to down their tools.  The President of NARD, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, disclosed the…

How I masterminded abduction of three bank managers, got N15m share of ransoms – Driver

By Ebele Boniface Five suspected members of a notorious kidnapping gang allegedly responsible for the recent abduction of three managers of Zenith Bank PLC in Delta State have been arrested…

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Sunday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The Northern Governors’ Forum, yesterday, told the Acting Inspector General (IG) of Police, Usman Baba, to take proactive measures in…

Ex-IGP Adamu outstayed his welcome

By Adekunle Ade-Adeleye Former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu was replaced last Tuesday while on official assignment in Owerri, Imo State, inspecting the damage done to the Police…

Madam Tasie championed cause of widows, says Diri

Our Reporter Bayelsa State governor, Senator Douye Diri and his deputy, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, on Saturday, paid tributes to the late Madam Eunice Tasie. Mrs. Tasie, who passed on at…

True confession

By  Nairalovers Nigeria   The original title I had in mind for this piece was ” I’m Afraid”, but I don’t want to sound alarming, even though the one I…

Benue communal crisis: Uproar as troops commandeer church as operation base

By Uja Emmanuel, Makurdi The Tiv Professionals Group (TPG) on Saturday accused soldiers attached to Operation Whirl Stroke of commandeering the St. Lucy Catholic Church, Awajir, in Benue State for…

Pressure on Buhari to implement Oputa Panel report

By Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation The 22 year old report of the Human Rights Violations Investigation Commission may be dusted up for a review by President Muhammadu Buhari,…