Politics

Just In: Amaechi’s Chief Security Officer, Tony Iwelu Dies of Electric shock

The Minister for Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has lost his Chief Security Officer, Tony Iwelu. Information gathered reveals that Iwelu died of electric shock from a shower rose on Monday morning, February 17, 2020. Iwelu had...

NHRC Panel on SGBV begins sitting in Kano

The Special Investigation Panel on Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) , led by Executive Secretary National Human Rights Commission( NHRC) Tony Ojukwu Esq began sitting for North West Zone ,Monday in Kano...

‘How can human head bring money?’ – Fashola tackles Nollywood over kidnapping, ritual movies

Babatunde Fashola, minister for works and housing, says use of ritual themes in Nollywood movies could be responsible for widespread cases of money rituals and kidnapping across the country. According to The Punch, the minister...

Catholic priests protest in Enugu over killing of Rev. Fr

Catholic priests protest in Enugu   Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has summoned an emergency meeting of all heads of security agencies in the state. A statement on Friday by the Secretary to the State Government,...

Only criminals are against Amotekun — Gani Adams

The Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland, Chief Gani Adams, said on Monday that the agreement reached between the Federal Government and governors of the South-West on the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Operation Amotekun,...

Coronavirus: WHO puts Nigeria on alert as death toll hits 56

As the death toll from the coronavirus hits 56 globally, World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday warned Nigeria and other member countries to be ready to deal with a possible outbreak of the disease...

59th Independence Anniversary: Nigeria is among our strongest partners in Africa – Trump

President Donald Trump has congratulated the Nigerian government on the nation’s 59th independence anniversary. In a statement issued on Monday, Trump said Nigeria is one of its strongest partners and wished the country success in...

”I Didn’t Lobby For The Position But If e politicians feel that it is...

Following the outrage that has greeted the appointment of Festus Adebayo as the new spokesman for Senate President Ahmed Lawan, the appointee has spoken. According to the new spokesman who made his point known while...

It’s not illegal to call for Revolution, even Buhari did so, Sowore’s lawyer tells...

The counsel to the Publisher of Sahara Reporters has defended his client’s choice of the word “revolution” in the August 5 protest that held across the country. Mr Sowore’s lawyer, Femi Falana, said even the...

South Africa ignores Nigeria, grants visa-free status to Ghana

Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government. South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has added Ghana to a list of seven countries whose nationals will be...

Bello dissolves Exco, retains SSG, CPS

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has dissolved the State Executive Council, ahead of his second term inauguration which comes up January 27, 2020. Bello, who dissolved the EXCO at a valedictory session on Wednesday...

EFCC and other anti-corruption agencies need to continue to demonstrate that there are no...

Attahiru Jega The immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) must show that there are no ”sacred cows” in the...

Nnamdi Kanu’s Suit Against FG Seeking $800m Compensation Dismissed By ECOWAS

IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu Court has dismissed the notion filed by IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu against the federal govt seeking compensation of $800m for violation of his human right. The ECOWAS Court of Justice has dismissed...

EFCC searches Shehu Sani’s houses, grills ASD motors’ CEO’s wife

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday conducted searches on two houses and an office of the embattled Sen. Shehu Sani. The searches were said to be in line with the...

Amotekun, Ploy By Yoruba Leaders To Create Oduduwa Republic – Balarabe Musa

Musa, in an interview with the Sun, warned that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government must not allow the operation of such security network, adding that it falls out of the established laws of the...

Human rights day: NHRC urges youths to shun crimes, defend rights.Photos

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has appealed to youths to stay off crimes, but defend their rights for the development of the nation. The Lagos State Coordinator NHRC, Mr Lucas Koyejo, gave the advice...

BREAKING: INEC declares 30 staff missing in Kogi – (FULL NAMES REVEALED)

The electoral commission, INEC, has declared 30 of its staff missing. The ad-hoc staff took part in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship election. They were posted to Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA) by the commission. According to...

Coronavirus: Buhari Commends Chinese President for being proactive

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his good wishes to President Xi Jinping and citizens of the People’s Republic of China during this trying time. President Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on...

Currency scam: Court orders EFCC to produce boxes containing stolen money

A Federal High Court in Ibadan, on Friday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to produce the 106 boxes, containing the N900 million allegedly stolen by two workers of Zenith bank PLC. EFCC...

Minimum wage: TUC gives states January 31 ultimatum

The Trade Union Congress has given state governments that are yet to implement the N30,000 new minimum wage up until January 31 to comply or risk industrial action from workers. The union gave the ultimatum...