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Ohaneze decries Army’s Show of Force in South East

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, a pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has said that the deployment of armed soldiers to the South-East is calculated to intimidate, harass and exhort money from the people of the region. Ohanaeze, in a statement yesterday by its president general, Chief John Nia Nwodo, noted that the Operation Python Dance I, launched before now by the military in South-East, ... Read More »

“Buhari Beware of El-Rufai, he is a snake”-Richard Akinnola

Two days ago, Nasir El Rufai said he warned President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) not to appoint Aisha Alhassan as a minister as she could not be trusted. El Rufai talking of trust! Incredible!! Nasir El Rufai is a snake slithering through the crevices of the power edifice. In an interview granted to The Guardian in September 2003, as the head ... Read More »

“I never linked El-Rufai to Boko Haram”-Al-Hassan

Minister of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Jumai Al-Hassan has denied making any statement linking Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to the kidnapping of Chibok Girls A statement  released by the Minister through her Aide read : “The Attention Of The Minister Of Women Affairs, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan Has Been Drawn To a Statement Allegedly Made By Her Governor ... Read More »

IS Commander arrested in Kano

The Department of State Service (DSS) said yesterday it arrested a wanted terrorism suspect and member of the Islamic State of West Africa (ISWA), Husseini Mai-Tangaran. A statement by a DSS official, Tony Opuiyo, said the Service uncovered and foiled plans by the ISWA terrorists to cause mayhem that would have disrupted the Eid-Kabir Sallah festivities. He said the plan ... Read More »

Quota System is bad, it promotes mediocrity-El Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has blasted the age-long quota system or federal character policy which he said promotes mediocrity. “To complement the pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals, we must have discourse around the imperative of a project dedicated to enabling equal opportunity so that the circumstances of a citizen’s birth don’t prescribe his or ... Read More »

Alhassan’s Open Support for Atiku’s Presidential Aspiration is a Disappointment- AmosuN

The Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has described the open declaration of the Minister for Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator  Aisha Alhassan for the political aspiration of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar as a disappointment. Speaking to news men in Abeokuta yesterday, Amosun, while saluting her courage, said, “though she is entitled to her own opinion at any ... Read More »

“Count Me Out”Osinbajo denounces Campaign group:

Vice President, Proffessor Yemi Osinbajo has denounced a group launched today that want him to become the next President of Nigeria. Taking to Twitter, Osinbajo ‘s media Aide, Laolu Akande wrote “Please disregard this website created by faceless people for mischievous purposes. It has absolutely nothing to do with the Vice President.” The group, Osinbajo Volunteers initiated a website dedicated ... Read More »

Brila FM Reacts:”We didn’t sack any staff, they have just absconded from duties”

Contrary to stories flying all over the social media, Nigeria’s pioneer all-sports radio, Brila FM, has come out to set the records straight as regards the disappearance of some of its on-air personalities. Explaining that it never relieved any of the said OAPs of their duties, the Larry Izamoje-led media empire stated that all that transpired was an internal reshuffling ... Read More »

Diezani:Court Fixes Date for final forfeiture of N2.6billion properties

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria on Friday fixed September 22, 2017, to hear the application for the final forfeiture of four properties across Lagos and River States, and Abuja, valued at N2. 611, 592, 199 billion, linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Allison-Madueke and her associates. The said application was filed by ... Read More »

Man in court for impersonating Lagos Deputy Governor

A middle-aged man, Adamu Aminu was on Friday arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court for fraudulently collecting N1million from an unsuspecting victim for a bogus orphanage falsely claimed to be owned by Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule. Aminu (45), who was arraigned by the Lagos State Government on a four-count charge before Chief Magistrate Oluyemisi Adelaja, was ... Read More »