PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Ex-Presidents, Governors Attend Burial Of Gov. Emmanuel’s Father

    The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, as well as former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, were among the leaders who stormed Akwa Ibom State. The leaders visited the state on Saturday to attend the burial of late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang, the father of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. The Akwa … Continue reading PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Ex-Presidents, Governors Attend Burial Of Gov. Emmanuel’s Father

Mane Strikes As Liverpool Beat Norwich To Seal 25-Point Lead

    Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich 1-0 to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s champions-elect were short of their fluent best in windy conditions at Carrow Road but returned immediately to winning ways after … Continue reading Mane Strikes As Liverpool Beat Norwich To Seal 25-Point Lead

Air Force Graduates 2,070 Recruits To Tackle Insurgency, Banditry, Others

    The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has graduated a total of 2,070 recruits of Basic Military Training Course 40, as part of efforts to boost the operational power of the service. The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and some top officers of NAF attended the passing out parade of the recruits … Continue reading Air Force Graduates 2,070 Recruits To Tackle Insurgency, Banditry, Others

Bandits Kill 30, Raze Houses In Two Katsina Villages

    No fewer than 30 people have been killed by bandits during separate attacks on Tsauwa and Dankar villages in Katsina State. The incident occurred on Friday evening in Batsari Local Government Area, police authorities in the state have confirmed. The Commissioner of Police in Katsina, Sanusi Buba, who visited the villages spoke to … Continue reading Bandits Kill 30, Raze Houses In Two Katsina Villages

Beneficiaries Of Boko Haram Insurgency Paying People To Protest Against Service Chiefs – Presidency

    The Presidency has cautioned those it described as “a section of the political class” against misleading the public and inciting protests against the heads of military institutions in the country. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, gave the warning in a statement on Saturday. He said, “A group … Continue reading Beneficiaries Of Boko Haram Insurgency Paying People To Protest Against Service Chiefs – Presidency

Imo Election: Supreme Court To Hear Ihedioha’s Appeal On Tuesday

    A former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, will begin his quest to convince the Supreme Court to reverse itself on the judgement sacking him from office on Tuesday. This comes as the apex court fixed the date to hear the appeal filed by Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) asking it … Continue reading Imo Election: Supreme Court To Hear Ihedioha’s Appeal On Tuesday

Amnesty Must ‘End Its Reckless Distortion Of Facts’, Military Reacts

    The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has responded to the allegation that troops deployed in the North East razed some villages in Borno State. The Acting Director Defence Information, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, dismissed the claim by Amnesty International in a statement on Friday. Rather, he accused the human rights group of frustrating the effort … Continue reading Amnesty Must ‘End Its Reckless Distortion Of Facts’, Military Reacts

Amnesty Accuses Nigerian Military Of Burning Villages In Borno

  Human rights group, Amnesty International has accused the Nigerian military of burning some villages in Borno, one of the worst-hit states by the insurgency in the North East. In a statement sent to Channels Television on Friday, it also alleged that security forces displaced residents of the affected villages in response to escalation in … Continue reading Amnesty Accuses Nigerian Military Of Burning Villages In Borno

INEC Releases New Bayelsa Governorship Election Result, Excludes APC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the reviewed result of the Bayelsa State governorship election. This comes about three months after the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Lyon, was returned elected as the winner of the November 16, 2019 poll. In the new result released at the INEC … Continue reading INEC Releases New Bayelsa Governorship Election Result, Excludes APC

Sokoto Director Arraigned For Allegedly Issuing Fake Scholarship Letters

    A Deputy Director with the Sokoto State Scholarship Board (SSSB), Mohammad Yusuf, has been arraigned before the State High Court in Sokoto. Yusuf was arraigned before Justice Muhammad Muhammad over alleged forgery on Thursday by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). He was charged with three counts for allegedly … Continue reading Sokoto Director Arraigned For Allegedly Issuing Fake Scholarship Letters

PHOTOS: PDP’s Diri Presented Certificate Of Return As Bayelsa Governor-Elect

    Senator Douye Diri of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has received the Certificate of Return as the governor-elect of Bayelsa State. He was presented with the certificate on Friday at the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.    This comes a day after the Supreme Court sack Mr … Continue reading PHOTOS: PDP’s Diri Presented Certificate Of Return As Bayelsa Governor-Elect

Bayelsa Poll: Why We Declared Duoye Diri As Winner After Supreme Court Ruling – INEC

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday declared Senator Duoye Diri as the winner of the governorship election in Bayelsa State. Senator Diri contested the election held on November 16 on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Although INEC had returned the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David … Continue reading Bayelsa Poll: Why We Declared Duoye Diri As Winner After Supreme Court Ruling – INEC

Bill Seeking Extension Of IGP’s Tenure Scales Second Reading In Senate

    A bill to amend the Police Act 2004 which prescribes a five-year tenure for the Inspector General of Police has passed through the second reading in the Senate. The bill, sponsored by Senator Halliru Jika, enjoyed the support of some senators when it was presented during Thursday’s plenary. According to Senator Jika, the … Continue reading Bill Seeking Extension Of IGP’s Tenure Scales Second Reading In Senate

Bill Seeking Extension Of IGP’s Tenure Scales Second Reading In Senate

    A bill to amend the Police Act 2004 which prescribes a five-year tenure for the Inspector General of Police has passed through the second reading in the Senate. The bill, sponsored by Senator Halliru Jika, enjoyed the support of some senators when it was presented during Thursday’s plenary. According to Senator Jika, the … Continue reading Bill Seeking Extension Of IGP’s Tenure Scales Second Reading In Senate

Abuja Failed Robbery: Court Remands Suspects, Adjourns Till March 13

    A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has ordered the remand of five suspects arrested in connection with the failed robbery attack on a commercial bank in Abuja. Justice Ajoke Adepoju ordered that the suspects be remanded at the Kuje Correctional Centre following their arraignment on Friday. The suspects were arraigned by the … Continue reading Abuja Failed Robbery: Court Remands Suspects, Adjourns Till March 13

Police Arraign Five Suspects Arrested Over Abuja Failed Bank Robbery

    The police have arraigned five suspects arrested in connection with the failed robbery attack on a commercial bank in Abuja. The suspects were arraigned on Friday at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, seven weeks after they were said to have committed the crime. They were charged with five counts bordering on … Continue reading Police Arraign Five Suspects Arrested Over Abuja Failed Bank Robbery

Minister Speaks About Flight Diversions, Cancellations At Lagos Airport

    The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has reacted to the diversion and outright cancellation of flights at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. A statement by the Director of Public Affairs, James Odaudu, on Thursday said the minister noted with great concern the experiences of air travellers to and from the airport … Continue reading Minister Speaks About Flight Diversions, Cancellations At Lagos Airport

Supreme Court Verdict: Wike Slams Oshiomhole, Asks FG To Caution Him

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has called on the Federal Government to warn the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to stop making inflammatory remarks capable of destabilising the country. In a statement on Thursday by his spokesman, Simeon Nwakaudu, slammed the APC national chairman for saying there would … Continue reading Supreme Court Verdict: Wike Slams Oshiomhole, Asks FG To Caution Him

Bayelsa Election: Be Careful Of Your Utterances, PDP Warns Oshiomhole

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to be mindful of his utterances following the judgement of the Supreme Court on the Bayelsa State governorship election. In a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party described Oshiomhole as … Continue reading Bayelsa Election: Be Careful Of Your Utterances, PDP Warns Oshiomhole

‘There Will Be No Govt In Bayelsa From Friday’, Oshiomhole Rejects Verdict Which Sacked David Lyon

    The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has rejected the judgement of the Supreme Court on the Bayelsa State governorship election. He faulted the judgement while addressing a press conference in Abuja, shortly after the apex court sacked the candidate of the APC, David Lyon, as the governor-elect in … Continue reading ‘There Will Be No Govt In Bayelsa From Friday’, Oshiomhole Rejects Verdict Which Sacked David Lyon

Suspected Bandits Kill Seven, Injure 14 In Kaduna Village

    Gunmen suspected to be bandits have killed at least seven people and injured 14 others during an attack on Maru village of Kaduna State. The incident occurred on Wednesday night in Kajuru Local Government Area (LGA), about one year after bandits attacked and killed several people in Ungwar Barde and Iri communities in … Continue reading Suspected Bandits Kill Seven, Injure 14 In Kaduna Village

AMCON Debt: Ifeanyi Ubah’s Arraignment Stalled

    The absence of the Chairman of Capital Oil & Gas Limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, has stalled his arraignment before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. Ubah and his company were to be arraigned by the Federal Government for alleged false claims relating to the indebtedness of N135 billion to the Asset Management Corporation … Continue reading AMCON Debt: Ifeanyi Ubah’s Arraignment Stalled

PHOTOS: Petrol Tanker Fire Kills One, Injures Two In Imo

    A tanker fully loaded with Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol has gutted fire in Imo State. The incident occurred on Thursday along Owerri-Aba Expressway, a few kilometres from the Imo Airport. One person was killed and two others critically injured as a result of the inferno. An eyewitness told Channels … Continue reading PHOTOS: Petrol Tanker Fire Kills One, Injures Two In Imo

‘His Place In History Is Guaranteed,’ Buhari Pays Tribute To Victor Olaiya

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday mourned veteran highlife singer, Dr Victor Olaiya. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President paid tributes to the 89-year-old who died on Wednesday. He also condoled with the family, friends and all lovers of vintage highlife music as played by … Continue reading ‘His Place In History Is Guaranteed,’ Buhari Pays Tribute To Victor Olaiya

APC, PDP Senators Shun Political Divide To Honour Late Benjamin Uwajumogu

    The Senate has held a valedictory session to honour one of its deceased members, late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu. Until his death, late Uwajumogu represented Imo North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. During Wednesday’s plenary, a total of 34 senators eulogised and relived individual experiences and last … Continue reading APC, PDP Senators Shun Political Divide To Honour Late Benjamin Uwajumogu

Let’s Deny Boko Haram Access To Our Citizens, Buhari Urges Local Leaders In Borno

    President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to local leaders in Borno to support the government in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the state. He made the appeal during a condolence visit to Maiduguri on Wednesday, three days after the terrorists killed 30 travellers in the Borno State capital. “I want to call … Continue reading Let’s Deny Boko Haram Access To Our Citizens, Buhari Urges Local Leaders In Borno