Four INEC workers, corper, three-year-old baby die in Kogi road accident

Four staff members of Independent National Electoral Commission, a youth corps member and a three-year-old girl died in an accident on Ajaokuta-Lokoja Road on Saturday, an official has confirmed. News Agency of Nigeria learnt in Lokoja on Sunday that the National Youth Service Corps member was performing his primary assignment with INEC office in Lokoja and […]

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ASUU begins indefinite nationwide strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday declared an indefinite and total nationwide strike to protest the poor funding of Nigerian universities. The union accused the government of not implementing the Memorandum of Action signed with it. Briefing newsmen after its National Executive Council meeting, National President of the ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi said […]

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Buhari receives WAEC certificate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received attestation certificate and confirmation of school certificate result from the West African Examination Council (WAEC). The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this on his Twitter handle, @FemAdesina, on Friday. Adesina wrote, “WAEC presents attestation certificate and confirmation of school cert result to […]

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Boko Haram kills 13 people in fresh Borno attack

Boko Haram insurgents have killed 13 people and sacked two villages overnight in the restive town of Konduga in Borno State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Bulama Biu, confirmed the attack yesterday in Maiduguri, the state capital. Biu […]

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Man allegedly kills another over N200 beer

The police in Ogun State have arrested Taiwo Olatokunbo, 23, for allegedly killing another man over N200 beer. It was gathered that the incident occurred at a beer parlour at 4, Ijagun Road, Ijebu Ode on Saturday afternoon. Olatokunbo was said to have stabbed Christian Williams, 32, to death after the latter intervened in a […]

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