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FEC Approves N108bn For Road Projects In 4 States

FEC Approves 65 Years Retirement Age For Teachers – Minister

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved an increase in the retirement age of teachers across the country from 60 to 65 years or 40 years in service as against 35. Minister of Education, Adamu...

Okorocha Not Responsible For Uzodimma’s Failure – Ex-Gov’s Aide

The Media aide to former Imo State Governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Sam Onwuemeodo, has urged Governor Hope Uzodimma and his aides to stop blaming his principal’s administration for their failures. He made the appeal in...

COVID-19: WHO, China Showed Rather Slow Response At Onset Of Pandemic – Panel

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and China were too slow in their reaction to the emerging coronavirus pandemic, the Geneva-based Independent Panel for Pandemic Readiness and Response, said on Tuesday. The panel was created by...

COVID-19: Oxygen Demand May Hit 750 Cylinders Daily – Lagos Govt

The Lagos State Government has projected that before the end of January, the demand for Oxygen by Coronavirus patients will increase to 750 of 6-litre cylinder daily. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu gave the projection at Lagos...
Stakeholders Pick Holes In Osinbajo’s Stance On Orientation Camping For NYSC Members

1m Nigerians To Benefit From COVID-19 Cash Transfer, Osinbajo Says

No fewer than One million Nigerians are to benefit from the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Cash Transfer Project which aims to lift the urban poor affected by the pandemic out of poverty. The Vice President, Prof....
All Nigerian Political Leaders Should Spend Two Days At Correctional Centres-Suswam

Insecurity: Sen. Suswam To Sankera People, Embrace Peace Now Or Perish

Irked by the spate of criminal activities in Sankera axis of Benue state, Senator representing Benue North East Senatorial District, Senator Gabriel Suswam has cautioned the people to embrace peace or perish. Sen. Suswam gave...

Breaking! Udo Ekpenyong, Akwa Ibom State PDP Chairman Is dead

Akwa Ibom State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Udo Ekpenyong, is dead. He died on Monday, January 18, 2021. An unofficial source through a phone call broke the news to the The Next Edition today,...
One Killed In Attempt To Kidnap Provost Of Taraba College Of Education

Bandits Kidnap Prof, Kill Son, Three Others In Fresh Kaduna Attacks

Some gunmen in separate attacks invaded three Local Government Areas in Kaduna State, on Sunday, killing four persons, including a Professor son, two vigilante members, and one other. The invaded Local Government Areas are Igabi,...

Buhari Nominates Abubakar Fikpo As Acting DG NDE

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Malam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo as the acting Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), pending the appointment of a substantive Director-General for the Agency. A statement by the president’s...

FUTA Deputy Registrar Attacked By Bandits Dies

A Deputy Registrar in the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State, Dr. Amos Arijesuyo who was allegedly shot by some hoodlums at Iwaraja Area of Ilesa-Akure Expressway in Osun State, on Saturday, has...
Lockdown: Police Impound 23 Vehicles With 281 Passengers In Niger

Ondo Cemetery Guards Arrested For Stealing Corpses’ Heads

Two cemetery security guards have been arrested by men of the Ondo State Security Network Agency, aka Amotekun, for allegedly being in possession of heads of dead bodies buried in a cemetery in the...
Bandits Kill 22 In Sokoto Community

Bandits Kill Octogenarian, 14 Others In Zamfara, Kaduna Attacks

Some bandits have killed five people, including an 80-year-old woman, in separate attacks on three local government areas of Kaduna State. The local government areas are Chikun, Igabi and Giwa. The state Commissioner for Internal Security...

LASEMA Identifies Faulty Cooking Gas Cylinder As Cause Of Ijesha Fire — DG

A building on Market Street, off Ijesha, in Surulere, Lagos, housing  nine apartments and 12 shops, was on Saturday evening, gutted by fire, caused by a faulty cooking gas valve that exploded, according to...

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