Inspector general of police Usman Baba has urged political parties to embrace peaceful campaigns across the country ahead of the 2023 general elections. The Police chief stated this on Thursday in Abuja at the signing of the first National Peace Accord for the 2023 general elections by presidential candidates and their political parties. He, however, […]

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has expressed worry over the lingering Academic Staff Union of Universities strike, urging all parties to come together to an agreement. The forum appreciated the Federal Government for removing its earlier position, sanctioning members of the academic units to reach an amicable settlement so that students can return to school. The […]

Ahead of the 2023 Presidential Elections, the United Nations Development Programme, Human Rights Organisation, Yiaga Africa and Channels Television have launched a televised programme series designed to provide a public platform for citizens to conduct political debates and focused dialogues to promote electoral awareness for the 2023 general election. Among those to feature in the series […]

Residents living along Akerebiata ,kunlende ,hamony estate road have  lamented the effects of the  overnight rainfall and the attendant floods that affected  their area . The early morning rainfall, which lasted for hours, caused floods in many  communities Idi igba were, irepodun community forced a stand still of  motorists and road users who could not  to […]

The US will “never, never, never” recognise Russia’s attempt to annex territory in Ukraine, President Joe Biden has said. He was speaking ahead of a speech on Friday from Vladimir Putin, who is expected to declare that four Ukrainian regions are joining Russia. The Kremlin says Luhansk, Donetsk, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson voted to join Russia […]

The Kwara State Police Command has arraigned a 40-year-old man, Gabriel Ojo, for allegedly being in possession of human fibroid for ritual purposes. The suspected ritualist was arrested at Apata community, Eiyenkorin area of the state. Daily Trust reports that the charge sheet read that the suspect  confessed that the fibroid found in his house […]

The Lagos government has suspended all activities of the Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) with immediate effect. The announcement comes a day after factional members of the association clashed in the Iyana Iba and Lagos Island areas of the state. In a statement announcing the suspension on Thursday, the Special Adviser to the […]

The University of Ilorin Alumni Association has said the death of the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, University of Ilorin Governing Council, Mallam Abidu Yazid Rafindadi, OON  is  shocking, unbelievable and indeed a great loss to them. A press statement signed by Professor Jeleel Olasunkanmi Ojuada ,Chairman and Coordinator,University of Ilorin Alumni Association,made available to Royal Times […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has promised to monitor political parties’ campaigns and expenses for the 2023 general elections to ensure compliance with the laws. Royal Times reports  that the INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this at the signing of the peace accord for the peaceful campaign organised by the National Peace Committee […]

The National Examination Council, NECO, has released the 2022 Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, SSCE, (internal) results, with 60.74 percent scoring five credits and above in both English Language and Mathematics out of a total of one million one hundred and ninety-eight thousand four hundred and twelve (1,198,412) candidates. Royal Times reports that NECO stated […]

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