Politics

Buhari Deserved to Have Lost The Last Election – Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Wole SoyinkaProf Wole Soyinka on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have lost the last presidential election over his lackadaisical attitude towards herdsmen killings in his first term.The Nobel Laureate said this...

Finally, Buhari Suspends Ruga Initiative

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhamadu Buhari has heeded the voice of the people, and suspended the proposed Ruga Settlement Project.The Buhari-led administration had claimed that the idea was to minimise or completely eliminate herdsmen/farmers clashes across the...

President Buhari assents to 9th bills ,rejects 17 fresh bills passed by the National...

President Muhammadu Buhari has rejected 17 bills passed by eighth National Assembly. He, however, assented to nine bills passed by the immediate past members of the eighth Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Senate),...

Power: Buhari Asks Discos To Improve On Electricity Distribution

  President Muhammadu Buhari has asked DisCos to improve on electricity distribution across the country, assuring the companies that the Federal Government will sustain efforts in building transmission infrastructure. The President stated this when he received a...

FG begins probe of its ex-minister over alleged fraud

Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, former Minister of Budget and National Planning as FG probes ex-ministers over $2bn Fraud   The Federal Government has begun interrogation of those implicated in the alleged fraud that left over 65,000...

Senator Abbo: “Punishment For Assault Is Up To 10 Years” – Police reacts

The controversy stirred by Senator Elisha Abbo, by slapping a nursing mother in a sex toy shop, does not strike as one that Nigerians will forget anytime soon.CSP Dolapo Badmus, the public relations officer...

Assault: Senator Abbo apologises, begs Nigerians for forgiveness

Senator Ishaku Abbo (PDP Adamawa North), on Wednesday amidst tears, offered public apology for assaulting a lady at an adult toy shop in Abuja. Abbo gave the apology during a press conference at the Peoples...

Nigerians can go to war over religion, but not over poor governance – Kukah

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has lamented that region was tearing the country apart, noting that country would continue to perform below expectations if its leaders continued to mismanage its...

Photos: Released District Head of Daura

  The Police in Kano has confirmed that the Inspector General of Police’s Puff Adder Intelligence Response team in conjunction with the Kano state Police command have in an early morning operation freed the the...

Lagos State Government Pronounce Jail Term For People Who Eat And Drive With One...

A billboard has been spotted in Meiran area of Lagos state where-in the state government stipulates a 3-months jail term for offenders caught eating and driving with one hand. Under rule 148 of the Highway...

Patient Jonathan To Forfeit A Whooping Sum Of $8.4 million and N9.2 billion To...

Nigerian Ex-first lady Dame, Patience Jonathan has been ordered by the Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday, 1st of July 2019 to fortify $8.4 million and N9.2 billion to the Federal Government. Justice Mojisola...

Five Yahoo Boys Jailed In Enugu (Photos)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office has secured five separate convictions that involved Orji Uchenna, Chime Isaiah, Ogbu Obinnna, Dunu Franklyn Tochukwu and Victor Patrick before Justice N.I Buba of...

Labour plans nationwide strike over minimum wage delay

The organised labour have alerted Nigerians that plans were underway to embark on industrial action if the current state of affairs as regards the issue of consequential adjustment arising from the new national Minimum...

Atiku Files N2.5bn Libel Suit Against Lauretta Onochie

A former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has carried out his threat to sue President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, for her alleged libellous tweet via her Twitter handle on May...

We can’t accommodate RUGA’ in South-East, South-south-Gov Umahi

The South East governor’s forum led by the governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi has categorically joined other political zones in the country to denied members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of...

I’m Not Emir Of Lagos, Sarkin Fulani Clears Air

The Sarkin Fulani of Lagos State and the Chairman of the Association of Fulani Chiefs in the South-West Nigeria, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Bambado has debunked the insinuations making the round that has plan to...

“The passenger who owned the passenger seat had a right to demand his seat...

Olaokun Soyinka, the son of Prof. Wole Soyinka, has reacted to the window seat saga involving his father and another plane passenger. In the letter, Mr Soyinka thanked Me Tonye Cole for ”standing up for...

I’m not supervising Ruga settlements, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says his office has no hand in the setting up of Ruga settlement in some parts of the country. According to the federal government, Ruga settlement is an initiative meant to address...

Buhari, CJN under fire over appointment of new Supreme Court justices.

Access to Justice (A2Justice) on Friday has described as worrisome the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari for appointment of new Supreme Court justices. Joseph Otteh, the Convener, in a statement, recalled how Buhari asked the...

Borno: NAF destroys insurgents’ hideouts in Gobara, Bakassi

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed terrorists’ hideouts and killed some fighters at Gobara and Bakassi in Borno. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director...