Politics

Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185,000 Grant On Strippers.

Former Drexel University professor Chikaodinaka Nwankpa paid $25,000 bail after his arrest. A former Drexel University professor faces criminal charges after allegedly stealing $185,000 in research grant money and using it at adult entertainment venues...

LASTMA Official, Bus Driver Kill Motorcyclist While Struggling For Steering Wheel

A Lastma official dragging steering wheel with a driver (File photo) Apongbon area of Lagos state was thrown into confusion as a bikeman identified as John Abanna died at the hands of an official of...

Strike Looms As University Workers Protest Non-Implementation Of Minimum Wage

According to reports, University workers have begun mobilisation for a possible industrial action over the non implementation of the new national minimum wage. Recall that the  President directed that the new minimum wage be implemented...

Massive protest against Ihedioha’s removal by Supreme Court in Owerri . [Video]

A massive protest is currently on going in Imo State over the Supreme Court judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor, and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All...

Massive protest against Ihedioha’s removal by Supreme Court in Owerri . [Video]

A massive protest is currently on going in Imo State over the Supreme Court judgement that sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as Governor, and declared Hope Uzodinma of the All...

I never said I’ll probe Okorocha, others – Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has debunked rumours making rounds in the state that he planned to probe his predecessors. Governor Uzodinma disclosed this after inspecting some structures at the government house in Owerri. The Governor...

I never said I’ll probe Okorocha, others – Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has debunked rumours making rounds in the state that he planned to probe his predecessors. Governor Uzodinma disclosed this after inspecting some structures at the government house in Owerri. The Governor...

Valentine’s Day: EFCC, NYSC plan special engagement for Nigerian youths

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) and the National Youth Service  Scheme, (NYSC) have agreed to use Valentine’s Day to engage and sensitize the youths of Nigeria in all the states of the...

Peace Corps: Ex AGF Petions FG; Police must obey court orders

Former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Chief Kanu Agabi (SAN), has called on the Nigeria’s Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to prevail on the Nigeria Police Force to obey court orders. This is...

FG keeps mum over Uzodinma’s travel ban, N4.3bn fraud case

The Federal Government has failed to make any comment on the alleged $12m (N4.3bn) fraud case of newly inaugurated Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, as well as the travel ban imposed on...

Smuggling: NIS intercepts 42 bags of foreign rice at Kankara

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has intercepted 42 bags of foreign rice at Kankara axis of Katisna State. The Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO), Mr Sunday James, who disclosed this in a statement...

Border closure, not meant to punish neighbours —Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders is not meant to punish its neighbours but to strengthen the country’s security and economy. At a meeting on Saturday in London with...

Kaduna State demolishes late Gen Abacha’s hotel, family protests…

The Kaduna State Government on Wednesday demolished the popular Durbar Hotel located along the Independence Way in Kaduna metropolis. The hotel is said to belong to the late Gen. Sani Abacha’s family. The hotel had been...

We’ll re-erect Fela’s statue on Opebi-Toyin street -Lagos govt

The Lagos state government says the statue of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, late Afrobeat legend, pulled down from Allen roundabout in Ikeja, will be re-erected in Opebi-Toyin axis of the state capital. There had been different reactions...

President Buhari departs Nigeria for London Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday for London to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit holding on Monday, January 20, 2020. Hosted by the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, the event, according to...

Sanwo-Olu announces minor cabinet reshuffle.

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced a minor cabinet reshuffle. The ministries affected in the shake-up, according to his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, are Ministries of Local Government, Special Duties, Wealth Creation...

Gunmen abduct ex -DSS officer,Mr Peter Unogwu.

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Wednesday abducted a retired officer of the Department of State Services, (DSS), Mr. Peter Unogwu, in Benue State. Unogwu was abducted along Otukpo-Igumale road in Ado local government...

S’Court Sack: Photo Of Ihedioha Weeping Not Recent: Aide

Emeka Ihedioha of ImostateThe immediate past Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has dismissed viral photos which emerged online shortly after he was sacked by the supreme court, as his current mood.The Supreme court had on...

Journalist hacked to death by unknown gunmen in Girei LG, Adamawa State.

  A staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Maxwell Nashan was found hacked by unknown armed men in a bush. The FRCN staff who was found in the bush located on the outskirts...

President Buhari nominates Kingsley Isitua Obiora as CBN Deputy Governor.

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). In a letter to the President of the...