THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Samuel Ortom, Governor of Benue has announced that he is dumping All Progressives Congress (APC) party for People’s Democratic Party (PDP). The governor made this announcement today, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Makurdi, while speaking to elected local government chairmen and councillors at the government house,
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – According to information circulating on social media since the last 12 hours, Dr Ngozi-Okonjo Iweala, a former Nigerian minister who served under Goodluck Jonathan’s regime as Minister of Finance, has been appointed a board member of Twitter Incorporation. Twitter is one of the leading social media
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – A recent report has revealed that business owners in Lagos stormed the premises of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in Marina yesterday, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, to protest against the scanty power supply from the company. The business owners, under the umbrella of Association of Shop
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – The government of Lagos is making a move to upgrade sports facilities across the megacity. According to a recent report, this was disclosed by Babatunde Bank-Anthony, the Director-General of Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), in an interview with journalist in Lagos today, Wednesday, July 11, 2018.
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – A 3-year-old boy has been declared missing in Lagos. The little boy was said to have been at the scene of the tanker accident that occurred yesterday at the Otedola Bridge, Berger, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. An Instagram user with the username @tm_fabrics_n_more shared the picture of
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode, has embarked on the training of unemployed graduates as a fulfillment of his job creation policy. According to report, while flagging off the on-boarding ceremony of the first 50 recipient of the training in Alausa, Ikeja, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, the Lagos State
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – All over the news yesterday was a reported case of Lymphatic Filariasis, a health problem widely known as elephantiasis. Gombe State Government says it has recorded cases of this infection at Galdamaru community in Kaltungo Local Government Area (LGA) of the state, a recent report notes.
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – The Nigeria forward who bagged two goals against Iceland is optimistic that the Super Eagles can avenge previous defeats inflicted by Lionel Messi. Ahmed Musa has warned Lionel Messi and Argentina about revenge when Nigeria take on Argentina in their decisive last group stage fixture of
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – For years, Nigerians have called for June 12 to be recognised as Democracy Day and a national holiday in honour of late Chief MKO Abiola, the winner of the 1993 presidential election. But successive governments have ignored this call. So Nigerians expressed great excitement as President
THE NEWSGHOST, NIGERIA – For failing to honour the invitation of the National Assembly (NASS) for the third time in two weeks, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris has been pronounced an ‘enemy of democracy’ by NASS. After first refusing to appear before NASS on April 25, the police