Friday, July 23, 2021

DSS Warns against Public Display of Affluence

The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned Nigerians on the dangers of public display of affluence, saying it is dangerous and a great security risk. Mr Paul Oduh, the

Igboho: We’re Helpless, Buhari is Hopeless; We Call on God to Deal with him – Adebanjo

The acting leader of the foremost Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has once again taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari over his alleged one-sided policies and actions

Manchester United Complete Jadon Sancho Signing

Manchester United have announced the signing of England winger, Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund. The Premier League giant signed the forward for an undisclosed fee believed to be worth £73

Man Beats Spouse to Death Over N1,000 in Adamawa

One Usman Hammawa, has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly beating his 36-year-old wife to death over N1,000. It was gathered that a fight ensued after

Court Orders DSS to Produce Detained Igboho’s Aides

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered the Department of State Services to provide the 12 detained aides of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday

Benin Court Adjourns Sunday Igboho Hearing Till Monday

The Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, has adjourned the hearing of the case of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Igboho, till Monday. The umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana

Sunday Igboho: No Extradition Agreement Between Nigeria, Benin Republic, Lawyers Claim

The lawyers handling the Sunday Igboho extradition saga have told the Cour De’appal De Cotonou, in Benin Republic that the activist cannot be extradited to Nigeria for a couple of

Sunday Igboho not Arrested with Beninise Passport – Lawyer

The counsel for Yoruba Nation agitator,  Sunday Igboho, in Benin Republic, Ibrahim David Salami, has said that the  activist was arrested with Nigerian and German passports. This is contrary to

Seriake Dickson Wants PIB Reviewed, Urges Buhari to Withhold Assent

The senator representing Bayelsa West Henry Dickson has called for the review of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) recently passed by the National Assembly. The bill provides that three percent

Benin Court Orders Release of Igboho’s Wife, Remands Activist

Cour D’Appel De Cotonou, Benin Republic has ordered the release of Ropo, the wife of Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo. The court ordered her release after a hearing on Thursday.

Defection: Ex-Gov Yari Restates Commitment, Loyalty to APC

Against the background of rumours making rounds in some quarters purporting possible flouting of a new political party, a former governor of Zamfara State ...

Anambra 2021: Umeoji Reacts to INEC List, Says No Victor, No...

The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate for the Anambra State gubernatorial election,  Chukwuma Umeoji, has extended an olive branch to a former governor...

Railway Infrastructure Development Remains our Greatest Priority – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Kano pledged that his administration will continue to accord railway infrastructure development the greatest priority, describing rail transportation as...

Southern Kaduna Youth Stage Protest against Killings, Kidnappings

Hundreds of youth under the aegis of Southern Kaduna People’s Union, on Saturday morning, protested against the spate of killings and kidnappings in the...

Buhari Hails Ganduje, Preaches Project Completion

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for imbibing the culture of completing projects of importance in order to save time and cost overruns without minding...

FG Places Igboho on Stop-List to Enforce Arrest, Says Activist Planning...

The Federal Government has placed Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, on stop-list as a measure to prevent him from...

Anambra 2021: Soludo Challenges Exclusion in Court

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo,  has reacted to the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) to drop...

Buhari Approves N6.25bn for Ranching in Katsina, Ortom Kicks

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N6.25 billion for his home state, Katsina, to commence ranching in the country. The Presidency confirmed this...

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Dropped to 17.75% in June-NBS

Nigeria's Consumer Price Index, which measures inflation rate, fell by 0.18 per cent in the month of June, the National Bureau of Statistics said...

Police in Kano Arrest, Charge Sheikh Abduljabar to Court for Blasphemy....

The police in Kano have arrested Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru and charged him to a Shari’a Court. Sheikh Abduljabar has been in the news for challenging...

NAF Wings Six New Helicopter Pilots

The Nigerian Air Force on Thursday winged six new helicopter pilots who recently completed their basic flying training at Draken Helicopter Academy in the...

Anambra 2021: INEC Replaces Soludo, Drops PDP Candidate

The Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) has published the list and personal particulars of candidates and their running mates for the November 6 governorship election...

100 Percent Local Production will Save Nigeria $50bn, Says Sugar Council...

The Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Zacch Adedeji, has stressed the need for Nigeria to take the giant leap into...

NBC Warns Radio, TV Stations against Divulging Details of Terrorists, Bandits’...

The National Broadcasting Commission has cautioned radio and television stations against divulging details of the activities of bandits, terrorists and kidnappers in their reports. The...

Dollar Video: Ganduje Files Fresh Suit against Journalist

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has filed a fresh civil suit against the publisher of Daily Nigerian, Mr Jaafar Jaafar. The fresh litigation comes...

Army Mourns as Gunmen Kill General

Gunmen on Thursday shot dead a top Nigerian Army officer, Major General Hassan Ahmed. It was gathered that Ahmed's vehicle was attacked by gunmen at...

Group Lauds NAF as Air Strikes Neutralize over 120 Bandits...

Against the background of series of airstrikes carried out by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) which neutralized over 120 bandits in Sububu Forest of...

1,009 Suspected Ex-Boko Haram Terrorists Released after Clearance, Not Linked...

The Nigerian Army has said the 1,009 suspected former Boko Haram members handed to Borno State Government had been cleared of having no connection...

Electronic Transmission: APC Senators Want to “Murder Our Democracy”- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Senate is set to undermine electoral process by refusing to approve the...

Despite Rising Debt Profile, Senate Approves Buhari’s Request for $8.325m,...

The Senate on Thursday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for ongoing external loans to the tune of $8,325,526,537 (USD) and €490,000,000 (Euros) under the 2018-2020 External...

NAFDAC Approves Use of Moderna, Sputnik as COVID-19 Emergency Vaccines

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the use of Moderna and Sputnik COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria. NAFDAC DG, Professor...

PIB: Commotion as South-South Reps Protest 3% Allocation to Host Communities

The House of Representatives Plenary on Thursday was engulfed in a commotion as members mostly from the South-South protested against the reduction in the...

2023: Group Wants Presidency Zoned to Northeast

A group, the Coalition for Peace and Justice Advocates (COPJA), has called on the political class to ensure the Presidency of the country is...

Sallah: FRSC Deploys 35,000 Officers, Vows to Prosecute Traffic Violators

The Federal Road Safety Corps has deployed 35,000 personnel and operational equipment for special patrol during Eid-el-Kabir celebration. This was disclosed by the Corps Public...

The DSS Raid on Sunday Igboho’s Residence is Unconstitutional

IN the early hours of Thursday, 1st July 2021, a joint team of security operatives consisting of the DSS and the Nigerian Army raided...

Military Hands Over 1,009 Detained Boko Haram Terrorists to Borno Government

The Nigerian military has handed over 1,009 former Book Haram terrorists, to the Borno State Government. The released insurgents had been held in a military...

DELSU SUG Reacts over Killing of Student, Kidnap of Two Others...

The Student Union Government (SUG), Delta State University (DELSU), Abraka, has described as “horrifying and unacceptable” the killing of one student Odje Stephen of...

Another Zamfara Rep Dumps PDP, joins Matawalle in APC

Another member of the House of Representatives from Zamfara State, Hon Kabiru Amadu, has formally dumped the Peoples Democratic Party for the All Progressives...

Alleged Genocide: ICC Acknowledges Yoruba Nation Agitators’ Petition Against Buhari

The International Criminal Court has acknowledged the receipt of a petition sent to it by Yoruba Nation agitators against President Muhammadu Buhari and some...

Buhari Hosts NASS Leadership, Members to Dinner

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday evening hosted the leadership and members of the National Assembly to a dinner at the Conference Centre of the...

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