The 24- member Kaduna House of Assembly has impeached Deputy Speaker, Hon. Mukhtar Isa Hazo. The development followed a vote of no confidence on him. Just after the impeachment, a new Deputy Speaker emerged. He is Hon. Isaac Auta representing Kauru Constituency. As at the time of filing this report, the allegations against the impeached […]

Members of the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly have passed the revised 2020 budget of N10,805,544,664,642. The lawmakers passed the budget during plenary on Thursday, a day after members of the House of Representatives approved the same figure. A breakdown of the figure shows that the sum of N2,488,789,433,344 is for capital expenditure and […]

Following the confirmation of two persons testing positive to corona virus in the State and contact tracing of seventy-five people in isolation, the Kwara state government has announced a total shut down of the state from vehicular movements and all other businesses from 6pm on Friday.   The state Deputy governor and Chairman of the […]

In a bid to curtail the spread of  COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Nigeria, an Afro pop Artist ,Frequencie has called on the Federal and State governments to intensify  efforts in sensitizing residents within interior communities in Nigeria on the deadly effects of coronavirus (Covid-19) . Eyanro Ayokanmi Oluwasegun “Frequencie” who stated this while lending his voice […]

In continuation of efforts to curb smuggling activities, the  Coordinator of the Joint Border Drill Operations, Sector 3, Ilorin, Kwara State Comptroller Mohammed Uba Garba embarked on a three-day sensitization tour to border communities along Kaiama-Jebba-Mokwa-Wawa-Babanna and Kotangora axis of Kwara and Niger States with a stern warning to recalcitrant smugglers still operating in the area […]

The country’s refineries under the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation made a cumulative loss of N123.25bn from January to October 2019, latest figures released on Wednesday showed. An analysis of data in the October 2019 oil and gas report of the NNPC showed that all three entities recorded losses during the period under […]

Aged pensioners in their hundreds on Wednesday marched on the streets of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital in demand for the payment of their long-held pension arrears and gratuities owed by the administration of Bukola Saraki who served as Governor of the state from 2003 to 2011. Led by their executives, the concerned pensioners marched […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has said that it will create a platform that will enable  candidates who scored 250 and above to know why they are denied placements in their respective schools of choice. Dr Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Media and Information, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of […]

The Senate on Wednesday approved the N10bn loan refund for Kogi State despite stiff resistance from the opposition senators. No sooner had the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Loans, Senator Clifford Ordia, laid the report of his panel on the issue at plenary than the Senate President summoned for the debate […]

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has said that the 4,000 megawatts generated in Nigeria daily cannot meet the electricity needs of Nigerians. Head of Corporate Communications, EEDC, Mr Emeka Eze, said this while reacting to an allegation that it was deliberately providing poor services to the customers in the zone. Speaking with The PUNCH on Tuesday, Eze […]


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