Court discharges ex-Jigawa Governor, Sule Lamido

An High Court sitting in Dutse, Jigawa State, has discharged and acquitted the former governor of the state, Sule Lamido, who was standing trial since 2017, following a suite instituted against him by Jigawa state government. The Jigawa state government dragged, former governor Sule Lamido, before Magistrate Court II in Dutse, on charges of inciting […]

Court remands ex-Minister 4 others in EFCC custody

A former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others were on Friday remanded in EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State for alleged money laundering. Justice Isa Hamadashin, gave the order when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission presented a seven-count before the court accusing the defendants of […]

SAD…..Former Vice President Dies During Early Morning Exercise

Former Vice President of Ghana Kwesi Amissah-Arthur collapsed early Friday at a gym at the Air Force base where he had gone to exercise and was eventually pronounced dead. The deceased was the number two man under the John Mahama led National Democratic Congress He was subsequently rushed to the 37 Military Hospital where he […]

Amaechi expresses dissatisfaction over Lagos-Ibadan road project

Aminat Isah,  Abuja China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC), has been urged to hasten the pace of work on the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Railway project, ROYAL NEWS has gathered. The Minister of Transportation, Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, stated this on Thursday while inspecting the level of work on the site. The Minister who expressed displeasure on […]

5 Wild Elephants kill 40yr-old man (READ DETAILS)

Five wild elephants on Friday killed a Thai man near a rubber plantation. It was reported that the latest deadly encounter in a country where pachyderms are both venerated and feared. Masaree Samae, 40, was killed in the early morning attack in southern Yala province, home to many of Thailand’s sprawling rubber plantations. “The victim was […]

35 million Nigerians are without access to telecoms services…NCC

Aminat Isah The Executive Vice Chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission, (NCC), Umar Danbatta has announced that a total of 35 million Nigerians are still without access to telecommunications services. Danbatta disclosed this at the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) themed: “improving Telecomm Service Delivery to consumer: key to Industry sustainability” stating that effort are being made as […]

PDP failed S’South, S’East for 16yrs—Minister

Aminat Isah in Enugu The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has expressed satisfaction at the rate of work done on the Enugu-Port Harcourt road projects, which he said has not received attention from the previous administrations. The Minister who was on a site visit to the 240 kilometer road projects, which stretched along […]

Nigeria Customs confiscates 870 cartons of Tramadol, other goods worth N379.29m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’, Owerri says it seized Tramadol and other goods with Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N379.29 million between March and June. The Comptroller Ahmed Azarewa, made this known on Thursday when he briefed newsmen on activities of the unit in the zone. Azarewa said that the items seized […]

IGP Idris warns politicians against arming thugs, hate speech

The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has warned politicians in the country to desist from arming thugs and see politics as a call to service. Idris spoke at a one-day retreat on “Electoral Logistics in Preparation for the 2019 General Elections’’ organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos on Thursday. The police chief, who also […]