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Alleged N6.3bn fraud: Jang appears in Court on Monday


A former Governor of Plateau State, Jonah Jang, will be arraigned on Monday at the Plateau State High Court in Jos, after he would have spent 168 hours (one week) in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Abuja, a family source has said. “Jonah David Jang has not been released. The case is coming up on Monday and he will be ... Read More »

Suspension: Showdown looms as Omo-Agege dares Senate


There are strong indications of a looming showdown at the Senate  on Tuesday as the lawmaker representing the Delta Central Senatorial District, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, says he will attend the  plenary. The senator stated this in an interview with newsmen, while reacting to the nullification of his suspension by the Federal High Court, Abuja. But it was learnt that the Senate had yet to inform security men ... Read More »

Buhari, NOCEF mourn CAN secretary, Asake

CAN-(christain association of nigeria)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commiserated with the Christian community on the death of the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Musa Asake. The President’s condolence message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari joins the national leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria and the Christian ... Read More »

Catholic Bishops Invite Pope to Visit Nigeria over Herdsmen Killings


Following persistent killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen, Nigerian Catholic bishops have invited Pope Benedict XVI to visit Nigeria, saying that such visit will strengthen troubled Nigerians and encourage them to cope with different challenges. The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, who was part of arecent “Ad limina” visit by the Nigerian bishops to Pope Francis at the Vatican, announced the invitation in ... Read More »

APC Taking Nigerians For Fools, Says Obasanjo


Ex President’s coalition joins ADC Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says the ruling All Progressives Congress is taking Nigerians for fools while “revelling in an unrepentant misgoverning of Nigeria.” This is coming as the promoter of the Coalition for Nigeria Movement also disclosed that the movement had adopted the African Democratic Congress as a political platform to actualise its dream for a new Nigeria. Obasanjo said ... Read More »

IG Urges Nigerians To Support Buhari’s Fight Against Corruption


Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has called on Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption to put the country back on the path of greatness. Idris made the call at the customary dinner organised for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Detective Superintendent Course (7) 2017/2018 at the Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna. He said the feat achieved by the EFCC with ... Read More »

Oshiomhole Declares For APC Chairmanship


Immediate past Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has declared his intention to take over the reins of the leadership of his All Progressives Congress APC at the National Convention slated for June 23. Former Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole during his declaration for the position of National Chairman, All Progressives Congress at the Osun Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi ... Read More »

Oyo PDP Withdraws From Saturday’s LG Election


The Oyo State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Thursday announced its withdrawal from participating in tomorrow’s Local Government election in the state. PDP Chairman, Alhaji Kunmi Mustapha who announce this at the end of the party’s State Working Committee meeting held in Ibadan, directed its members to distance themselves from the Saturday’s election. He predicted the outcome to be an effort in futility. ... Read More »

Kaduna LG Poll: El- Rufai Announces Restriction In Movement


The Kaduna State Government has announced restriction of movement during the state local councils’ election holding on May 12. Mr Samuel Aruwan, media aide to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen on Friday in Kaduna. He said all vehicular movements have been restricted from 5:30 am to 6:00 pm on Saturday. According to him, the restriction was at the instance ... Read More »

Labour No Longer At Ease With Employment Crisis, Says NLC


…Reports el-Rufai to ILO The employment crisis in Nigeria is a serious concerns to all well meaning Nigerians. This probably explains why the Kaduna State Government led by Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has entered the bad books of Organised Labour in Nigeria as the only employer, whether public or private, that has sacked the highest number of workers in one swoop without caring about the social ... Read More »

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