A man simply identified as Mr Ali, Saturday morning lost his life after he was knocked down by a car at the front of the Kwara state NYSC secretariat, along Ahmadu Bello way, Ilorin, the Kwara state capital. Eyewitnesses told RoyalFM News that the driver of the saloon car was coming from a vigil before […]

Member representing Shaare-OkeOde state constituency, Honourable Abdulrasaq Owolabi, has berated security personnel, especially officers of the Police Force and those of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, for failing to work hand in hand and accord each other regard during the exercise. He also rebuked them for taking advantage of their office to […]

Top government officials of the Kwara state Ministry of Environment and Forestry Saturday went on a tour of Ilorin, the state capital to ensure compliance with environmental sanitation exercise. The officials inspected areas posing environmental and hazards, deliberated with the communities and ensured that violators no matter how highly placed were penalized. The inspection exercise […]

German great-grandmother Lisel Heise’s ambition to enter politics crystalised a few years before her 100th birthday, when organisers of a public hearing cut off her microphone. Heise, who retired from teaching school 40 years ago, was arguing for the reopening of an outdoor pool. What changed was Heise’s election, against the odds, to the town […]

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Friday for Monrovia, Liberia to attend the 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebrations of the country. A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said apart from being the Special Guest of Honour at the event, Buhari would receive “The Grand […]

As the screening exercise of the ministerial nominees entered its second day in the Senate on Thursday, four nominations have been confirmed by noon. The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that the Senate adjourned the exercise by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday after screening 10 nominees. Those screened as at 12:35 a.m. on Thursday are: Sen. Tayo Alasoadura […]

Boris Johnson has promised the “beginning of a new golden age”, as he made his first Commons statement as PM. Speaking to MPs, Mr Johnson said his government would throw itself into Brexit negotiations with energy. He also assured EU citizens living in the UK they would have “absolute certainty” of their right to live […]

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader, died Thursday at the age of 92, his office said. The veteran politician, the oldest head of state after Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, came to power in 2014, three years after the Arab Spring uprising toppled longtime despot Zine El Abidine Ben […]

Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth, and Advancement also known as YIAGA Africa has decried the absence of young people on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees list describing it as disappointing. The statement which was signed on Wednesday by the Director of the group, Samson Itodo, noted that it is disappointing that young Nigerians were omitted […]

The Ebonyi Police Command says no fewer than 330 applicants were successfully captured in the just-concluded first round of the screening into the constable cadre of the force. The spokesperson for the command, DSP Loveth Odah, told the newsmen in Abakaliki that out of 1, 679 shortlisted, only 779 turned out for the screening while […]

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