BY GODWIN OBI The Rivers State Police Command has taken over all the 23 Council Secretariats and some critical government infrastructure in the state. Following the Local Government (LG) crisis rocking Rivers State in the oil-rich South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria, two security operatives have lost their lives in theContinue Reading

Eid-al-Kabir BY GODWIN OBI/JAMES AKINOLA/EFE MODESTUS President Bola Tinubu enjoined Nigerians to reflect on the essence of Eid-el-Kabir, which bears strong meaning and significance for the nation. This is even as he reassured Nigerians that his administration is prioritising their physical, social, and economic security and would not relent onContinue Reading

BY GODWIN OBI Nigeria’s inflation rate increased to 33.95 per cent in May 2024, the National Bureau of Statistics disclosed in its latest data. This represents an increase of 0.26% points when compared to the April 2024 headline inflation rate, according to the NBS Consumer Price Index report released onContinue Reading

BY GODWIN OBI The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it has seized plastic drums concealing several packets of Cannabis Indica; 46 bags containing 2,144 packets of Cannabis Indica all weighing 1,072kg seized from 40ft container number GAOU 669921/5 imported from Canada. Customs Comptroller General, Adewale Adeniyi, who disclosed this duringContinue Reading