Articles Posted in the " Metro " Category

  • Wike’s administration will be best in Rivers history – Justice Suzette

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Wife of Rivers State Governor, Justice Suzette Nyesom-Wike has declared that the Wike-led administration will be the best in the recorded history of the state as it will entrench unprecedented projects and programmes across the state. Addressing Rivers women leaders during the first Rivers Women Stakeholders meeting in the Government House in […] Post from PM News


  • Senator Abe charges Andoni to embrace APC

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the Rivers South East Senatorial District re-run election has charged Andoni people to vote for APC in the forthcoming re-run legislative elections in the state in order to be part of the ruling party in Abuja. Abe gave the charge while […] Post from PM News


  • Lagos Police nab 47 robbery suspects, 34 cultists

    The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, says 47 suspected armed robbers and 34 cultists were arrested in the state from January 2 to February 19. Parading 25 suspects before newsmen on Friday in Lagos, the police commissioner said the arrested robbery suspects include six Nigerien nationals. Owoseni said the Nigeriens were arrested […] Post from PM News


  • 30 candidates battle for 6 chairmanship seats in FCT

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says 30 candidates are vying for the six chairmanship seats in the forthcoming Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils elections scheduled for March 19. This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Commission, Augusta Ogakwu in Abuja on Friday. According to the statement, 13 political […] Post from PM News


  • NDLEA raids Mushin, recovers 301.2kg of Cannabis

    The Lagos State Command of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Friday recovered 301.2kg of cannabis in Mushin. This is contained in a statement by Mitchell Ofoyeju, the spokesman of the agency and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. The statement said the NDLEA Command carried out a […] Post from PM News


  • Ijaw youths storm NDDC, begs Buhari to spare Maritime University

    Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt Ijaw youths on Friday, stormed the headquarters of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC not for anything sinister but on a courtesy visit to the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari. The youths, under the aegis of Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) were represented by the council executive led by the President, […] Post from PM News


  • Ajimobi promises free uniforms for pupils of burnt school

    GBENRO ADESINA/IBADAN Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has promised to personally provide new uniforms for over 400 pupils of Ifesowapo Community Primary School, Boluwaji, Ibadan, which was the worst affected by the fire incident that recently engulfed the area. Ajimobi, who made the promise during a sympathy visit to the victims of the inferno […] Post from PM News


  • Pregnant woman dies aboard an Arik Air flight

    A 39-year old pregnant woman was on Friday confirmed dead on board an Arik Air flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos. The deceased, identified as Mrs Ijeoma Nwokedi, was confirmed dead on arrival by the medical personnel at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Domestic Terminal One, Lagos. A reliable source told NAN, that Nwokedi was travelling […] Post from PM News


  • FA Cup: Pellegrini wants City’s youngsters to shine

    FA Cup: Pellegrini wants City’s youngsters to shine

    Ahead of Sunday’s English FA Cup fifth round cracker at Stamford Bridge, City boss, Manuel Pellegrini has charged young players in his team that the tie will give them the opportunity to showcase their talent. But to Chelsea manager, Guus Hiddink, the match will be a hard nut to crack for the Blues. Pellegrini says […] Post from PM News


  • I prefer to die fighting corruption – EFCC Chairman

    I prefer to die fighting corruption – EFCC Chairman

    The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has stated his unalloyed commitment to the anti-graft war with a solemn declaration that he was prepared to make the supreme sacrifice to see that Nigeria is free from the grips of corruption. “I am not afraid of anything. I prefer to […] Post from PM News