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APC Convention Committee Member full of fears

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There is huge tension over the forthcoming National Convention of the All Progressives Congress. According to a member of the Convention Committee, there is uncertainty surrounding the event as the party has been deeply fragmented by events of the past few weeks. “We are in a state of confusion as I speak. There is no direction nor purpose. There is ...

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President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari signs law stopping VPs who complete a president’s tenure from contesting for presidency twice

President Buhari has signed into law a bill that prevents a vice-president who completes a president’s tenure from contesting twice. The senior special assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang, disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja today June 8th. The law also applies to a deputy governors who complete the tenure of a governor. “I just want ...

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Femi Falana backs son, Falz over controversial video

Femi Falana backs son, Falz over controversial video

A human rights activist and renowned lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN) has dared the Muslims Rights Concern, MURIC, to sue his rapper son,Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz to court if they are aggrieved by his trending “This is Nigeria” video. It would be recalled that the group during the week released a statement ordering Falz to take down “This is Nigeria” ...

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23 travelers including a nursing mother kidnapped along Birnin-Gwari road

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At least 23 travelers including a nursing mother were kidnapped along the Birnin-Gwari road in Kaduna state yesterday, June 8th, 2018. According to reports, the kidnappers intercepted the commercial bus they were travellering in at Kwanar-Tsauni, between Udawa and Labi villages. Mohammed Kebi, a commercial driver who witnessed the incident, said at least five vehicles were intercepted by the kidnappers ...

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”Buhari, call your security agents to order” Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

''Buhari, call your security agents to order'' Atiku Abubakar reacts to alleged plans by FG to arrest Obasanjo

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed concerns over the alarm by former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the Federal Government plans to arrest him using trumped up charges. In a statement he released this evening, the former Vice President who served under Obasanjo, said the alarm raised by the former president is disturbing. He called on President Buhari to call ...

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President Buhari appoints Adebisi Shonubi as new CBN Deputy Governor

President Buhari appoints Adebisi Shonubi as new CBN Deputy Governor

  President Buhari has approved the nomination of Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation as disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu in a statement today. Folashodun Shonubi is currently the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inter-Bank ...

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Uzodimma challenges Igbo intellectuals on 2019 election

Uzodimma challenges Igbo intellectuals on 2019 election

          Since the dawn of creation, agriculture has played a prominent factor in the establishing of civilizations, empires, kingdoms and society. While it is debatable whether agriculture is the first profession of man, the fact remains that any country that is not self sufficient in food production is likely to be at the mercy of those ...

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PDP expresses worry over alleged plot to arrest ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo

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Press statement from PDP The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the revelation of former President Olusegun Obasanjo that the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government is plotting to arrest him on trumped up charges and detain him indefinitely. PDP says the revelation coming from a Nigerian of Chief Obasanjo status is terrifying as it has heightened the tension ...

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Video: SARS officers allegedly shoot man they mistook for an internet fraudster in Lagos

SARS officers allegedly shoot man they mistook for an internet fraudster in Lagos

An unfortunate incident happened at Chinese town in Ojota, Lagos state yesterday. SARS officers during a raid allegedly shot a man they mistook for an internet fraudster. The young man is seen in the video lying unconscious. Watch the video below:

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“Having girls dance Shaku Shaku in Hijab in my music video was intentional, is there any law against it?” Falz speaks

"Having girls dance Shaku Shaku in Hijab in my music video was intentional, is there any law against it?'' Falz speaks

Rapper Folarin Falana aka Falz was a guest on Linda Ikeji TV’s show, Verified, hosted by Tope Olowoniyan recently where he spoke about his worries for Nigeria and how people missed the point of his new music video ”This is Nigeria”. Controversies have continued to trail the music video because he used video vixens dressed in Hijab. When asked if ...

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Ghanaian woman says Nigerian men are the best in the whole of Africa and gives reasons

Ghanaian woman says Nigerian men are the best in the whole of Africa and gives reasons

A Ghanaian lady has taken to Twitter to praise Nigerian man, saying they are the best men in the whole of Africa. She also admonished Nigerian women for not knowing what they have. She said Nigerian men are even better than her Ghanian men. One of the reasons she gave is that Nigerian men respect the women in their lives ...

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”National Assembly resolution on Buhari has vindicated us” PDP says

''National Assembly resolution on Buhari has vindicated us'' PDP

  The National Assembly yesterday, Tuesday 5th, June 2018, held a joint session where resolutions against President Buhari were taken. The lawmakers at the session warned that they would not hesitate to invoke their constitutional powers if President Buhari fails to call security chiefs to order and stop the killings in many parts of the country. Read the press statement ...

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Paris Mayor awards Malian migrant, Mamoudou “Spider-Man” Gassama the city’s ‘Grand Vermeil’ medal

Paris Mayor awards Malian migrant, Mamoudou "Spider-Man" Gassama the city's 'Grand Vermeil' medal

Malian migrant Mamoudou ” Spider-Man ” Gassama has been awarded with the city’s Grand Vermeil medal by Paris’ mayor Anne Hidalgo at the city council room in Paris. Gassama’s extraordinary feat on May 26 when he scaled four floors with his bare hands to rescue a child propelled him to global superstardom. The Malian migrant, 22, arrived illegally in France ...

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”Expect war if you try to impeach Buhari” House of Reps member, Muhammadu Kazaure, warns colleagues

''Expect war if you try to impeach Buhari'' House of Reps member, Muhammadu Kazaure, warns colleagues

            A House of Representatives member, Muhammadu Kazaure (Jigawa-APC), has disassociated himself from National Assembly’s alleged plan to impeach President Buhari saying any day the lawmakers attempt to carry out impeachment proceedings, they should expect war. At a joint executive session of the both chambers of the Assembly earlier today, members of the National Assembly ...

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Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami writes Abuja High court, orders immediate resumption of Dino Melaye’s trial

Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami writes Abuja High court

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice , Abubakar Malami, has written a letter to the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, demanding the immediate resumption of the trial of Dino Melaye which was adjourned indefinitely to enable him attend to his failing health. The letter, dated June 4, 2015 and titled ‘Re: Charge ...

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‘We reaffirm our vote of no confidence on Police IG” – National Assembly threatens to invoke constitutional power of checking Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands

'We reaffirm our vote of no confidence on Police IG" - National Assembly threatens to invoke constitutional power of checking Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands

  The National Assembly has passed a ‘Vote of No confidence’ on Police IG, Ibrahim Idris and threatened to invoke its constitutional power of checking President Buhari if he fails to accede to their demands. Senate President Bukola Saraki read the resolutions of the lawmakers after a closed-door session which lasted about three hours yesterday. The resolutions were on insecurity ...

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Duncan Mighty & Wizkid release Music Video for “Fake Love”

Duncan Mighty & Wizkid release Music Video for “Fake Love”

          Following the rave reviews that trailed the audio release and the teases from the visuals, Starboy finally premieres the official music video for the trending single Fake Love. The song which is a collaborative effort between Wizkid and Duncan Mighty has been charting all over the country since it was released and the visuals directed ...

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Chief Press Secretary to Enugu state governor, Uwakwe Abugu, dies In India

Chief Press Secretary to Enugu state governor, Uwakwe Abugu, dies In India

The Enugu State Government has announced the death of Mr. Uwakwe Abugu, the Chief Press Secretary, CPS, to the State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. A statement released this evening said Mr. Abugu passed on yesterday June 4th in a hospital in India after a protracted illness. Abugu was appointed chief press secretary in June 2015. Before his appointment, he was the ...

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‘Corrupt INEC officials in Oyo State will be prosecuted’ – Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mutiu Agboke

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Mutiu Agboke, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, has said officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who are found to be corrupt, risk being sacked and prosecuted. Agboke who gave the warning today in Ibadan at the maiden Ramadan lecture organised by the commission, said that INEC would not hesitate in sacking and prosecuting any of its ...

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Gospel act, Chris Morgan attacked and stabbed by armed men along airport road in Abuja

Gospel act, Chris Morgan attacked and stabbed by armed men along airport road in Abuja

Gospel musician, Chris Morgan is recovering in the hospital after he was attacked and stabbed by some armed men along airport road in Abuja just a few days to June 10th concert. Chris Morgan who is the convener of Worship on the Hills of Africa was on his way to minister at a vigil in Kuje before he was attacked. ...

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