Politics

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan finally names Senate Committees

The Senate President, Dr Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan on Tuesday announced Senate standing Committee shortly before he adjourned sitting until 24th September, 2019. Before announcing the Committees and Special Committees, there was high expectations among Senators...

Breaking: Boko Haram kills 23 mourners after funeral in restive Borno

Photo credit Vanguard Boko Haram gunmen on Saturday killed 23 mourners in Borno state in Nigeria’s restive northeast after they attended a funeral, local militia and residents said. Boko Haram members At around 1030 GMT, the...

Proscription Of IMN Is ‘Immoral And Illegal’ – Falana

Femi FalanaMr Femi Falana, lawyer to the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has condemned the action of the Federal Government to proscribe the Shiite group. In a statement forwarded to Channels...

Buhari mourns veteran Broadcaster, Akinloye Oyebanji

President .Buhari: President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sorrow at the passage of veteran sports journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, aged 62. According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina in Abuja on Saturday, the President...

AfDB proposes Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Bank for Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has proposed the establishment of a Youth Entrepreneurship Investment Bank, an initiative that will focus 100 per cent on providing funding for start-ups, small and medium enterprises across Africa. The...

Proscription of Shiites movement illegal, unconstitutional ― Ozekhome

A constitutional lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Chief Mike Ozekhome, on Saturday kicked against the proscription by the Federal government of the Shiites religious group under the umbrella of Islamic Movement of Nigeria,...

After Beating Up A Lady , Senator Abbo Receives Award Of Excellence

Senator Elisha AbboThe Senator representing Adamawa North Senatorial Zone, Sen. Elisha Abbo has received an award of excellence from members of inter-community awareness for change and development initiative in his office in Abuja. The lawmaker, who made...

Bauchi governor marries new wife in Lagos

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, wedded his second wife, Natasha Mariana, a Lebanese-Nigerian woman at the Syrian mosque in Ikoyi, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Friday. The wedding attracted a plethora of political figures and bigwigs...

Eiye and Aye confraternities battle in Lagos, 4 feared dead

There is palpable fear in Oworonshoki and Gbagada areas of Lagos State during the week as fresh violent clashes broke out in the neighbourhoods between two rival cult groups – Eiye and Aye confraternities. It...

Shiites group finally declared a terrorist group in Nigeria

The federal government's request for the proscription of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria as a terrorist organisation has been granted by a Federal High Court in Abuja. According to PUNCH, the court made the declaration...