Kidnapped Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara, released; describes her encounter

Donu Kogbara, Vanguard columnist, looked calm as she spoke to journalists who rushed to her residence as news of her release by kidnappers filtered into Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital, on Saturday morning. The state Police Commissioner, Mr Musa Kimo, was probably her first visitor about 6:30 am when Sunday Vanguard got there. It was… Read More Kidnapped Vanguard columnist, Donu Kogbara, released; describes her encounter

Lagos Assembly summons LASTMA boss, others

Lagos State House of Assembly has summoned the general manager, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, Permanent Secretary, Transportation, Lagos State Safety Commission, as well as, Head of Lagos State Fire Service Authority to appear before it on Monday, September 21, over the spate of fire and tanker accidents in the state. Earlier, in its… Read More Lagos Assembly summons LASTMA boss, others

Sultanate council declared Sept. 24 Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) day

The Sultanate Council has declared Tuesday, Sept. 15 as the first day of the Muslim month of Dhul-Hajj. This is contained in a statement issued by the Jamatu Nasril Islam (JNI) Secretary General, Dr Khalid Aliyu, in Kaduna. Aliyu, in the statement said that, Thursday, Sept. 24, will be marked as Eid-el-Kabir also known as… Read More Sultanate council declared Sept. 24 Eid-el-Kabir (Sallah) day

Senate probes Ministry of Power permanent secretary for N3.5billion scam

As the senate probes into the management of funds appropriated to the power sector from the Olusegun Obasanjo civilian administration to date, there were revelations weekend of alleged diverting of the sum of N3.5bn meant for the payment of participants of the scheme by the Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Power, Dr. Godknows Igali. In… Read More Senate probes Ministry of Power permanent secretary for N3.5billion scam