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  • Sen. Wadada empowers 586 women, youths with entrepreneurial skills

    Sen. Ahmed Wadada (SDP- Nasarawa West) has empowered no fewer than 586 women and youths in his Senatorial Zone with various entrepreneurial skills to make them self reliant. Wadada, while speaking at the closing of the entrepreneurship training on Saturday in Keffi, said the gesture was his modest way of appreciating his constituents for their mandate and support in his…

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  • Police arrest 2 scavengers over alleged murder

    The Police in Lagos State have arrested two men self-identified as scavengers, over the alleged murder of a man known only as Friday, who reportedly exposed their theft activity. Confirming the arrests, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the spokesperson for the command, informed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday. According to Hundeyin, an individual, whose name was not disclosed, complained…

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  • Manchester United  claim shock victory over Manchester City in FA Cup final

    Manchester United FC ended a poor season on a high as Erik ten Hag ignored intense speculation about his future to mastermind a shock 2-1 FA Cup final win against rivals Manchester City. The build-up to the second successive all-Manchester showpiece was dominated by the Dutchman’s future, after a report on Friday claimed he would be sacked regardless of the…

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  • Navy arrests 2 vessels, 12 crew members over violation of maritime law

    The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB) FORMOSO, Baylesa, has arrested two motor vessels and 12 crew members over alleged violation of maritime laws. The Commanding Officer, Capt. Murtala Rogo, disclosed this on Saturday while handing over the vessels and suspects to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency in Bayelsa. Represented by the Executive Officer, Commander M.A. Gada, Rogo…

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  • Tinubu starts projects inauguration to mark first year in office

    Ahead of the first anniversary of his administration on May 29, President Bola Tinubu has departed Abuja for Lagos to begin inauguration of projects completed under his administration. This is contained in a statement by Mr Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy, on Saturday in Abuja. Onanuga said that the President would inaugurate the concrete-paved…

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  • Emir of Kano: Islamic scholars seek Tinubu’s intervention

    A group of Islamic scholars in Kano State has urged President Bola Tinubu to intervene in the ongoing controversy surrounding the throne of Emir of Kano. The leader of the group, Malam Ibrahim Khalil, along with 20 others, made the call in a statement issued in Kano on Saturday. The scholars said that Kano State is known for its peace…

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  • Onuigbo commends Tinubu’s efforts towards tackling climate change

    A former federal lawmaker, Chief Sam Onuigbo, has commended President Bola Tinubu for recognizing the opportunities abound in implementing the Climate Change Act. Experts say mitigating the impact of climate change and protecting the environment would make the earth safer for humans, animals and plants. Onuigbo, who sponsored Nigeria’s Climate Change Act in the National Assembly, is also the Chairman,…

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  • We’re committed to modernising NAF to bolster national security- Tinubu

    President Bola Tinubu has pledged to continue supporting the  modernisation of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to bolster national security. Tinubu, represented by Vice-President Kashim Shettima, said this at the 60th anniversary ceremonial parade of NAF, on Saturday in Kaduna. Other events included an aerial display and  flying- out parade for the members of 37 and 38 Regular Courses, out…

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  • Anniversary: First Lady celebrates women’s progress

    First Lady Oluremi Tinubu, on Saturday in Abuja, celebrated the dedication and milestones achievements of women in the  long history of Nigeria. Oluremi gave this commendation during her address at the celebration of Nigerian women with the theme: ‘Looking Forward’. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event is in commemoration of the first anniversary of the administration…

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  • Don’t reduce FEMA to dept- Pioneer D-G urges Wike   

    Dr Abbas Idriss, pioneer Director-General (D-G) of the Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has urged the Minister of the FCT, Mr Nyesom Wike against reducing the agency to a department. Idriss made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sideline of an event in honour of Mr Mohammed Sabo. Sabo was…

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  • Lightning strike kills 2 women in Lagos – Police

    Two women have lost their lives after being struck by lightning during the rain in the FESTAC area of Lagos State. Police spokesman in the state, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, made this known in a post he shared on his X handle – @benHundeyin, on Saturday. Hundeyin said that the incident happened during the rain on Friday. “Somewhere on First Avenue,…

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  • Police nab railway track vandal with 100 pieces of tracks

    The Police Command in Kaduna State, said its operatives had arrested a suspect involved in the vandalism of railway tracks with 100 pieces of rail tracks. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Hassan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Kaduna. Hassan said the arrest took place following a credible intelligence report at about 1:30…

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  • Kano: Sanusi returns to Emir’s Palace amidst fanfare

    The new Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, made a triumphant return to the palace on Saturday, marking his official entrance as the 16th Emir of Kano. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent who witnessed the event reports that the Emir was greeted by a large gathering of dignitaries, including traditional rulers, businessmen, and well-wishers. They were at the palace…

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  • Oil Theft: Navy impound three barges, arrest seven suspects, in Bayelsa

    The Nigerian Navy has impounded three barges laden with suspected stolen crude oil and refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) ,arresting seven, at Tunu Community Creek, in Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The Commander, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) SOROH, Commodore Nanmar Lakan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that his command received an intelligence report on the…

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  • Mutfwang approves expansion of residency training programmes in Plateau

    Dr Cletus Shurkuk, Plateau’s Commissioner for Health, says Gov. Caleb Mutfwang has approved the expansion of residency training programmes at the Plateau Specialist Hospital. Shurkuk, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Jos, noted that prior to Mutfwang’s approval of the expansion, the hospital only ran its residency training programme in…

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  • Sanusi’s reinstatement: We’ll adhere to Court Order, CP says 

    The Police Command and other security agencies in Kano will adhere strictly with the Court order halting the installation of a new Emir in Kano, the Commissioner, Mr Usaini Gumel, has said. Gumel told newsmen on Saturday in Kano that the Federal High Court order in suit FHC/KN/CS/182/2024, dated May 23, 2024, was still subsisting and would be enforced. The…

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  • Cervical Cancer: NPHCDA targets over 288,000 girls for HPV vaccine in Kogi

    The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) targets more than 288,000 girls for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine against Cervical Cancer in Kogi beginning May 27. Mr Mohammed Bala, the Technical Assistant on HPV Introduction, John Snow Incorporated (JSI), made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja on Saturday. Bala explained that…

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