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Police seal Kano State House of Assembly over planned impeachment of the speaker

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Yesterday 14th May, 2018, morning, the Nigerian Police sealed the complex of Kano state House of Assembly apparently to prevent the impeachment of the speaker. According to reports, armed policemen were deployed to the House at about 2 am to prevent members from gaining access into the Assembly Complex. The deployment of the armed policemen may be connected to the ...

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Appointment of judges politicised — CJN

Appointment of judges politicised — CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen yesterday declared that executive recklessness could only be tackled by knowledgeable men of honour and integrity in the judiciary. Onoghen said adequate knowledge of law was the only antidote against the abuse of executive power and interpretation of law, warning judicial officers to refrain from commenting on matters of public interest ...

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Shi’ite members clash again with Police officers in Abuja

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Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) aka Shi’ites today clashed with officers of the Nigeria police force stationed at the federal secretariat, Abuja. The Shi’ites were protesting against the continued detention of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, when they were confronted by police officers. Apprehensive that the officers might stop their protest, the Islamic group members threw stones at ...

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‘A great and ancient prophecy shall be fulfilled’ – FFK reacts to US moving its embassy to Jerusalem

'A great and ancient prophecy shall be fulfilled' -FFK reacts to US moving its embassy to Jerusalem

The United States of America led by President Donald Trump will move its embassy to Jerusalem, Israel and Nigeria’s former aviation minister, Femi Fani Kayode has described the move as the fulfilment of an ancient prophecy. Reacting to the move, the PDP chieftain congratulated the US President accomplishing an age-long prophecy saying, ‘Today a great and ancient prophecy shall be ...

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Abia poly reopens as unions call off strike

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The Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, has reopened as members of the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) in the state owned institution, suspended their four weeks old industrial action after a congress of the union held in the school premises. Speaking to newsmen after the union’s congress, the Chairman of the union, Mr. Kalu Nwankwo, confirmed the decision of congress to ...

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My health is getting worse, I need help – Man shot many times cries out

My health is getting worse, I need help – Man shot many times cries out

         A Nigerian man from Akokwa , Ideato, Imo State who sustained spinal cord injury after his reported encounter with hoodlums who riddled his body with bullets in 1999 in Enugu state is soliciting for financial assistance from Nigerians and NGO’s to enable him treat himself in India. In a statement disclosed to newsmen in Lagos, Mr. ...

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Drug addict who was caught with charms and weapons smiles for the camera as he is arrested

Drug addict who was caught with charms and weapons smiles for the camera as he is arrested

                       The Lagos state Rapid Response Squad shared these photos of a drug addict caught with charms and weapons who smiled for the camera as he was being arrested in the Ketu area of Lagos state. They tweeted; “This dude was caught smoking weed around Ketu axis of Lagos. He ...

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56 year-old-man arraigned in Lagos for stealing a pot of soup and N10,000

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Tajudeen Lateef, a 56-year-old man today appeared at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly breaking into a food vendor’s shop and stealing pot of soup, and N10,000. Lateef, who resides at Atan near Ota in Ogun, is being tried for stealing but he pleaded not guilty. However, the Police Prosecutor, Sgt . Mike Unah insisted that the accused committed the ...

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Court overturns Senator Ovie Omo-Agege’s suspension by Senate

Court overturns Senator Ovie Omo-Agege's suspension by Senate

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate for 90 legislative days. Omo-Agege had gone to court to seek redress wherein he filed a suit against the Senate (1st defendant), the Senate President (2nd defendant), and the Attorney General of the Federation (3rd). By the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/314/2018, Omo-Agege, representing ...

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IGP: Nigeria Police to challenge Senate’s declaration in court

IGP: Nigeria Police to challenge Senate’s declaration in court

The Nigeria Police Force says it will be challenging the Senate’s declaration of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris as an enemy of democracy who is unfit to occupy any office in Nigeria and outside Nigeria. The police chief has been invited thrice to the senate and on the three occasions, he sent a representative who was always ...

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PDP Chieftain, Bode George’s son dies at 42

PDP Chieftain, Bode George’s son dies at 42

PDP chieftain Bode George, has lost his son, Dipo. The 42-year-old died in the early hours of Tuesday, May 8th after a long battle with an undisclosed ailment. He died at a hospital in Ikoyi, Lagos state. Dipo was born by the politician’s first wife, Feyi. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

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Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, gives tips on how to identify suicide bombers

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, gives tips on how to identify suicide bombers

Chief of Army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, over the weekend, gave tips on how to identify suicide bombers. Speaking during a condolence visit to Mubi, Adamawa state where over 80 persons were killed during two suicide attacks, the Army chief said “People can identify them by the abnormal way they dress. Therefore, people should be vigilant. Because of improvement ...

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Dino Melaye’s bail application adjourned till Thursday May 10th

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The Chief Justice of Kogi State High Court, Justice Nasiru Ajanah, has adjourned hearing on the bail application of embattled senator, Dino Melaye till Thursday, May 10th. Recall that Dino was re-arrested last week and arraigned in a Kogi magistrate court for alleged possession of fire arms and funding a criminal group. The magistrate court last week ordered that he ...

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‘Headies is yoruba award, no igbo artist performed or won an award’ – OAP MC Akonuche

'Headies is yoruba award, no igbo artist performed or won an award' - OAP MC Akonuche

As he shared by the comedian/Blaze FM, Anambra, OAP on Instagram … Read below… For d past 6 years iv been on radio iv come to realise DAT there is particularly a special type of segregation bw d Eastern Nigerian musicians n d westerners.. But with critical analysis, I noticed DAT d Easterners contributed so much to dia own problem.. ...

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”National Assembly to pass 2018 Budget next week” Senate President Bukola Saraki

'National Assembly to pass 2018 Budget next week'' Senate President Bukola Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said that the National Assembly will ensure that the 2018 budget will be passed next week. The senate president disclosed this to state house correspondents after his visit to President Buhari yesterday May 7th. In the same vein, the House of Representatives says it will pass the 2018 budget before the end of next week. ...

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Russian cabinet resigns just hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Russian cabinet resigns just hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration

Hours after Vladimir Putin’s inauguration for another term as President, the Russian cabinet has resigned. Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev signed an order on the Russian government’s resignation,” the government said. Putin won the March 18th elections gaining 76.69 per cent of the vote, with over 56.4 million voters casting their ballots for him, according to Central Election Commission data. He ...

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Breaking: Nigerian Army rescues over 1000 Boko Haram captives

Nigerian Army rescues over 1000 Boko Haram captives

Troops of 22 Brigade deployed in operation LAFIYA DOLE of the Nigerian Army has rescued over 1000 hostages from the Boko Haram Terrorists enclave. The operation which was conducted in conjunction with allies of Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), rescued the hostages from Malamkari, Amchaka, Walasa and Gora villages of Bama Local Government Area oThe hostages. The hostages consisted mainly ...

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Lagos State to begin the refund of N30 Million to 2017 Pilgrims

Lagos State to begin the refund of N30 Million to 2017 Pilgrims

The Lagos State Government will begin the disbursement of N30 Million Refund to 2017 pilgrims on Wednesday, May 9th at the Lagos Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board premises, GRA, Ikeja. The State Commissioner for Home Affairs and Amir-ul-Hajj, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef disclosed this at the weekend while briefing newsmen on the preparation for the 2018 Hajj exercise. He explained that adequate ...

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Breaking: President Buhari off to the UK to see his doctor

President Buhari off to the UK to see his doctor

President Buhari will today, Tuesday May 8th, 2018, embark on a four-day trip to the United Kingdom to see his doctor. A statement by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, says in the course of the technical stop-over for aircraft maintenance in Londo n on his way back from Washington last week, President Buhari had a ...

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Lagos Police Command arrests pastor for propagating hate speech

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The Lagos State Police command have arrested a 35-year-old pastor, Chris Mordi, of the Miracle of Fires Ministry, Langbasa, Ajah, Lagos, for allegedly propagating hate speech in the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Edgal Imohimi , disclosed this to newsmen, stressing that the suspect was arrested on May 5 at Ado Road, Langbasa area of Ajah in ...

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