The Growing Trend Of Father’s Day Celebration

Father’s Day is an annual occasion dedicated to celebrating fathers and father figures, and over the years, it has experienced a significant surge in popularity. This special day provides a unique opportunity to express gratitude and appreciation for fathers’ invaluable role in our lives. In this guest post, we will delve into the growing trend … Read more

Whirl wind of defection sweeps through Imo State House of Assembly

The Imo State House of Assembly has taken a new political face as nineteen (19) lawmakers defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party to join the Action Alliance (AA) making the Action Alliance Party a majority. Sixteen (16) members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) including the speaker, Acho Ihim … Read more

More fire in the APC as Oshiomole blasts Okorocha and Amosun

Adams Oshiomole, the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has decided to add more fuel to the fire which has find itself into the party resulting from the loggerheads between himself and Rochas Okorocha (Imo State Governor), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun State Governor) and Abdul-Aziz Yari (Zamfara State Governor) who has expressed disappointment in … Read more

Donald Trump sends a war warning to North Korea

American president, Donald Trump has said he would rather go to war to destroy North Korea than allow it to develop a long-range nuclear-armed missile. Influential Republican and foreign policy expert Lindsey Graham told NBC’s Today Show the President had told him so himself and warned patience with the rogue state was running thin. “There … Read more

Africa’s largest rice mill opens in Nigeria

The Federal Government’s diversification programme yesterday received a boost, with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo commissioning Africa’s largest parboiled rice mill in Argungu, Kebbi State. The over N10 billion state of the art WACOT Rice Mill, which is privately owned, is capable of processing over 120,000 metric tonnes of paddy rice annually. Speaking at the commissioning, … Read more

INEC plans ‘hidden’ technology 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans technology joker for the 2019 elections, its chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, revealed yesterday. He said the plan would be kept in wraps for now to prevent politicians from sabotaging it. Prof. Yakubu, who spoke at the Second Inter Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) Annual Conference 2017 on … Read more

Group told Buhari to prepare to handover to a female president

A political pressure group advocating the emergence of a female president in Nigeria, Nigeria Female President Initiative, NFPI, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prepare to hand over to an elected female President, adding that a female Nigerian president would not run the country like an ATM without pin code where monies are diverted at … Read more

EFCC after Vice-Chancellors for taking N480,000 every month as furniture allowance

Vice-Chancellors of some Federal universities collected over N480,000 as furniture allowance monthly, National Universities Commission (NUC) chief Abubakar Rasheed has said. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is probing financial irregularities levelled against some of the Vice Chancellors and Bursars of federal universities. Prof. Rasheed broke the news at a workshop on economic recovery … Read more

Goodluck Jonathan lists items stolen from his house by buglers

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has listed items stolen from one of his house located at Gwarimpa, Abuja to include six television sets, three refrigerators and one gas cooker. A statement Tuesday by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze debunked media report that 36 units of plasma television sets and 25 refrigerators were stolen in the house. … Read more

Popular Ibadan-based radio presenter, allegedly caught with dead body of teenager

A radio presenter in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, Oriyomi Hamzat, has appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ court for the alleged murder of a 17-year-old boy. Hamzat was arrested by the State’s police command after the body of the boy was found in his car. The dead boy was an orphan being raised in an … Read more

Armed thugs invade Kogi State House of Assembly, strip lawmaker half naked and beat him to stupor

Suspected thugs on Tuesday, August 1st, disrupted plenary after they invaded the Kogi State House of Assembly, stripped and beat up Friday Sanni Makama, the lawmaker representing Igala Mela-Odolu constituency. According to an eyewitness, the House was about settling down for business when the hoodlums armed with dangerous weapons forced their way into the chamber and began … Read more

Osinbajo speaks on the major causes of poverty in Nigeria

The Acting President on Wednesday urged Nigerians to exercise caution in their utterances and respect each other in their conversations and interactions to foster national unity. Speaking at a seminar on national unity and stability at the DSS Training School, Bwari, Abuja, Osinbajo also advised the citizenry to shun all narratives which foment trouble and … Read more

Gov. Ambode: Reconstruction Of Oshodi/Int’l Airport Road Begins Next Month

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said that work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road would commence next month. The Governor, who spoke at the Third Quarter Town Hall Meeting, the 8th in the series, held at the Badore Ferry Terminal, Lagos also disclosed that plans are already … Read more

Four dead as explosion rocks Obosi, Anambra

At least, four persons were feared killed on Wednesday, at Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State when a cooking gas exploded. Several persons sustained injuries in the incident. It was gathered the incident which happened at Trinity Gas Limited Station, at Obosi, occurred during refilling of gas to a customer’s cylinder. … Read more

PDP faithfuls commends Buhari government

Alhaji Bashir Rimin-Zayam, former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bauchi State, has commended Acting President Yemi Osinbanjo for “effectively holding forte”, in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari. “He (Osibanjo) is doing a good job; he deserves commendation for steering the affairs of the country in the absence of his boss. … Read more

Respite to workers Buhari’s government vows to clear salary arrears nationwide

The Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Segun Oni, has disclosed that the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has put in place plans to clear salary arrears nationwide. Oni made the disclosure when he received Nigerian-born United Kingdom (UK) Member of Parliament, Kate Osamor at the APC National Secretariat, … Read more

N328.9b recovered from 8 major oil marketers says EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Office, has recovered N328,988,296,990.62 from some major oil marketers. The retail oil marketers are Conoil Plc, Total Plc, OVH Energy Plc, Forte Oil and Gas Plc, Mobil Plc, MRS Oil Plc and NIPCO Oil Plc The recovery followed a petition against the leadership of the Nigerian National … Read more

PDP Governor considered Buhari’s recovery a miracle

Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi last night described the recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari as “a miracle” given reports on his health in the social media. He said the social media portrayed the President’s health as “bad”. Umahi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), spoke after the visit of seven governors to the President in … Read more

Senate Okays Nigerian youths to contest for presidency

The members of the Senator Bukola Saraki-led Nigerian Senate have on Wednesday, July 26, passed a bill which proposed a 35-years as the minimum age for the office of the president from the initial 40-years mandated by the 1999 constitution.  The lawmakers also moved a motion to encourage Nigerian youths to contest for the post … Read more

All Smiles as President Buhari Meets Nigerian Governors

Seven Nigerian governors including governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) left Nigeria on Tuesday night to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London. It was gathered that the visit of the governors to Buhari was being organised by the office of the National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Munguno (rtd.). Garba … Read more

Members of House of Representatives speak on poor power supply in Nigeria

The House of Representatives on Thursday condemned rising electricity tariff in the country. This followed a motion by Rep. Shehu Musa (Bauchi-APC) on the “need to evaluate the multi-year tarried order system of electricity tariff in Nigeria.” The lawmakers said that the increase was unjustified considering the commitment of N213 billion to the operators in … Read more

Thousands of UNIPORT students took to the street against their vice chancellor

Students of the University of Port Harcourt have protested against what they described as the high-handedness of the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Ndowa Lale. The students, in their thousands, took to the streets of Port Harcourt to kick against the alleged rigid attitude of Lale towards the payment of tuition fees. Some of … Read more