The soldiers who opened fire on the protesters were said to have arrived at the company in Hilux vans, having left their duty post at Numan bridge.
The Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, put the motion to vote three times and each time, members unanimously voted against the motion.
The death was announced in a statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, on Friday in Abuja.
He urged the congressmen to endeavour to use this recess to spend time with their families, as well as
“Night grazing must stop; grazing must stop by 6 p.m. Underage grazing too must stop.”
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said the Federal Government would henceforth look for the right type of investors in its privatisation and commercialisation drive. He explained that the regime … Continue Reading FG looking for right privatisation investors – says Osinbajo
More suspects have been arrested by the police in connection with the murder of late SuperTV boss, Usifo Ataga. Lagos Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu disclosed this during a briefing and parade of … Continue Reading Police apprehends more suspects over Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga’s murder
Nwachukwu said there was no place for such a barbaric act in the army
Angry residents of Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State on Wednesday stopped the convoy of the state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, demanding explanation for his failure to fix the Abeokuta-Ota-Lagos … Continue Reading Gov Abiodun blames FG as residents tackle gov over Lagos-Abeokuta highway
The commander-general expressed outrage over the alleged actions of the suspects
The passage of the bill followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja “To order the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) and the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) to perform their … Continue Reading SERAP Wants Jumbo salaries slashed for high-ranking political office-holders
The Imo State Police Command has smashed drug distribution syndicates, arrested a drug baron, teenage girl and recovered substance suspected to be cocaine valued at 150,000000.00. Spokesperson of the command, CSP Mike … Continue Reading Police raids drug distribution syndicates in Imo, recover cocaine worth N150m
The Police Command in Niger, on Tuesday, said it had arrested 16 students of Ibrahim Babangida University, Lapai, during cult initiation. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed … Continue Reading Police nabbed 16 varsity students during cult initiation in Niger
The motorcycles were plying different restricted routes in the state. No fewer than 5,200 motorcycles were impounded by the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Unit (Task Force) between January … Continue Reading Lagos Government impounds 5,200 motorcycles in 6 months
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Tuesday congratulated literary giant and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, as he clocks 87. Prof. Soyinka, a 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature winner, was … Continue Reading Gov Okowa congratulates Soyinka at 87