Category Archives: Breaking

FG Instruct Schools To Add History as Stand-Alone Subject In Curriculum

The Federal Government has directed all basic and secondary schools across the country to immediately implement the teaching of history as a stand-alone subject from the next academic calendar. Mr Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education made this known on Friday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria  in Abuja. It would…

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Domestic Staff Kills Employer and Mother Two Days After Employment

22-year-old domestic staff, Joseph Ogbu has allegedly killed his employer, Oreoluwa John, and her mother, Adejoke John, at their residence in Surulere, Lagos state on Thursday. The Public Relations Officer of the State command, Bala Elkana, said the Surulere Police Station received a distress call at 3am, reporting the murder of Oreoluewa and her mother…

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Ekiti Government Warns Citizens Against Attacking Fulani Herdsmen Who Operate Legitimately

Amidst the chaos between the people and the Fulani herdsmen, whose reports are always in the news, responsible for one killing or the other.The Ekiti State government has appealed to its citizens not to victimise any Fulani herder performing legitimate businesses in the state. The government urged the populace to be cautious and be circumspect…

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Catholic Church In Cross River Disowns Two Priests Over Irregularities

The Catholic Diocese of Ogoja, Cross River State, has disowned two priests, Rev. Frs. Peter Okoi of the Missionary Sons of St. Peter (MSP) and Alfred Umagu of the Missionary Society of St. Paul (MSP), over questionable activities. The diocese through its diocesan chancellor, Rev Fr. Matthew Otuji, issued a statement of disclaimer on Thursday…

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Several Shot and Wounded After Gunman Opens Fire On Wedding Guests In Kano

An unidentified gunman opened fire on youths riding horses during a wedding ceremony in Kano on Wednesday. The youth, who were said to be celebrating the wedding of one of their colleagues, were shot at and wounded by the yet-to-be identified gunman. The victims, who suffered varying degrees of gunshot injuries, were rushed to the…

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Buhari Appoints New Group Managing Director for NNPC, Removes Baru

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, bringing to an end the tenure of Maikanti Baru, as the oil firm’s boss. NNPC’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Ndu Ughamadu, who disclosed this in Abuja on Thursday morning, stated that…

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