Re UK Travel Alert: Akwa Ibom State Peaceful, Safe- Ekuwem

Re UK Travel Alert: Akwa Ibom State Peaceful, Safe- Ekuwem

The Government of Akwa Ibom State on Monday insisted that the state was one of the most peaceful places in Nigeria. The state, reacting to a recent travel alert by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (United Kingdom), which mentioned it as one of the flashpoints of insecurity in the country, insisted that “Akwa Ibom State […]

JUST IN: Atiku, PDP Lose Bid to Access INEC’s Server

JUST IN: Atiku, PDP Lose Bid to Access INEC’s Server

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has dismissed an application by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking permission to have access to the central server which it claimed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, used for the conduct of the February 23 elections. The panel of five justices led by […]

Film institute trains 240 film practitioners on digital cinematography

Film institute trains 240 film practitioners on digital cinematography

The Nigeria Film Institute, Jos has organised a professional training on digital cinematography and non-linear editing for 240 film practitioners, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who covered the training held in Jos between June 17 and June 23, reports that the exercise focused on […]

Kidnapping, Killings: Buhari Advocates Death Penalty

Kidnapping, Killings: Buhari Advocates Death Penalty

The immediate past Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime, Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari (APC-Oyo North), has called for the introduction of death penalty for kidnapping and other violent crimes as a way of curbing the growing insecurity in the country. He decried the high rate of criminal activities in the country, especially kidnapping and killing […]

SERAP Drags CCB to Court over Refusal to Disclose Past Leaders Assets

SERAP Drags CCB to Court over Refusal to Disclose Past Leaders Assets

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sued the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, over its refusal to disclose details of the asset declarations submitted by successive Presidents and governors since 1999. The suit filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos, is seeking among others, “An order granting leave to the applicant to apply […]

My predecessor spent N2.3bn on burial in five months – Bauchi gov

My predecessor spent N2.3bn on burial in five months – Bauchi gov

The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has alleged that his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar, spent N2.3bn to buy materials for burial in the state. But Abubakar has dismissed the allegation, describing it as laughable. The governor, who spoke through his spokesperson, Dr Ladan Salihu, in an interview with journalists in Bauchi, said the funds were spent […]

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