Politics

Mamman Daura: How Abba Kyari almost became Obasanjo’s VP in 1999

Mamman Daura, a nephew to President Muhammadu Buhari, says Abba Kyari was recommended as running mate to Olusegun Obasanjo in 1999. Obasanjo was president from 1999 to 2007. Kyari, who died of complications from COVID-19 on...

Governor El-Rufai’s Son Tenders Apology After Threatening To Rape A Twitter User’s Mom

Bello El-Rufai Bello El-Rufai, the son of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has apologised after threatening to gang-rape the mother of a twitter user. Recall that he added an ethnic diatribe to the insult which...

Coffin, Female Pants Recovered From Pastor’s House In Enugu

The Enugu state police command has arrested one Pastor Sunday Egbo, the general overseer of Christ Mercy Ministry, after multiple female braziers, pants and a small coffin was recovered from his residence, Daily Trust...

Celebrity Police Officer, Dolapo Badmus Welcomes Baby Girl (Photo)

Beautiful Lagos Police Command’s PRO, Dolapo Badmus has just announced the birth of her daughter, Anike Aliona. The chief superintendent of police broke the exciting news via her official Instagram page with a photo of...

You must explain inhuman treatment against Nigerians – Gbajabiamila tells China

The leadership of the House of Representatives has expressed displeasure over the inhuman treatment meted out on some Nigerians by the Chinese authorities in Beijing. He said China must explain its humiliating action on Nigerians,...

MD Indigo, Bolaji Abimbola Emerges ‘PR Practitioner of the Year’

Bolaji Abimbola, Managing Director of Integrated Indigo Limited, one of Nigeria’s leading integrated communication firms, has been honoured with the ‘Public Relations Practitioner of the Year Award’. Abimbola, who was honoured during a Communication Industry...

NDDC: Buhari gets letter demanding Akpabio, Pondei, Ojuogboh’s immediate sack.

Godwin Ojeh, a human rights lawyer, has written President Muhammadu Buhari demanding the immediate sack of Godswill Akpabio as the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs.In a copy...

Late Oba’s son sentenced to death for murder .

Prince Adewale Oyekan, son of the late Oba of Lagos, Adeyinka Oyekan, has been sentenced to death for the murder of Sikirat Ekun, a businesswoman and politician. An Ikeja High Court on Monday sentenced to...

El-Rufai to decide El-Zakzaky’s fate – FG

The release from custody of the leader of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky can only be decided by the Kaduna State government, the Federal Government has said. Attorney-General of the Federation and...

Man jumps into lagoon from third mainland bridge

A man, on Saturday, plunged into the lagoon from the Third Mainland bridge in Lagos state. The man, whose identity is yet to be confirmed, was said to have told the driver of the vehicle...

New York Times fills front page with names of US COVID-19 victims

As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front page – one-line obituaries for 1,000 victims. “The 1,000 people...

Insecurity in South-West real, Yoruba don’t want war – Ooni declares after meeting Buhari

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Presidential Villa. Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, the monarch noted that the...

We are worried Buhari is yet to address Nigerians on coronavirus -PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is worried that President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to address Nigerians over coronavirus. Nigeria recorded its index case of the disease on Friday when a visiting Italian tested...

Olumide Akpata wins NBA presidential election

At the end of its online presidential election, the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) now has a new leader who is not from the rank of senior advocates.

NSITF: N48bn proceeds entered pockets; officials, spouses flew first class – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has alleged that the suspended management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), misappropriated N48billion.He spoke on Tuesday...

FG spent N1.7trn on power sector in 3 years -El-rufai

Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says the federal government spent N1.7 trillion on electricity in the last three years. The governor said this in Abuja on Thursday after the national economic council (NEC) meeting...

Reign of King Pharaoh in Kogi State is coming to an end – Dino...

  Senator representing Kogi West, in the National Assembly Dino Melaye has said that the autocratic reign of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello will soon come to an end in the State. The embattled Senator...

Again, President Buhari allegedly gives appointment to dead person

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, allegedly appointed a dead person into the board of one the federal government agencies. Chief Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru is one of the member-nominees (Ebonyi State) in Buhari’s letter to the...

2019 ELECTIONS: Be vigilant at polling booths, IG warns policemen

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has called on policemen deployed in polling units to be on the alert during the governorship and House of Assembly elections on Saturday. He urged the operatives to...

Azman Airline makes emergency landing after passenger started a fire in the toilet

What could have been a tragedy was averted today as an #Azman airline aircraft had to make an emergency landing after a passenger started a fire inside the toilet, midair. According to #Payporte’s CEO, Eyo...