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Buhari knocked for ordering new ministers to report to Kyari

President Muhammadu Buhari came under criticisms on Wednesday for directing his ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. The President had on Tuesday, at the close of the two-day retreat organised for the ministers, asked them to always go through Kyari for meeting requests and through […]

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Nollywood Actress, Ruth Kadiri Welcomes Her First Baby

The lovely actress shared photo and video of her growing baby bump yesterday, but according to our celebrity source, Ruth and her husband have welcomed their first child together… Congrats to them!

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N537m debt: Court orders takeover of Donald Duke’s property

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria and United Bank for Africa to take over an Ikoyi, Lagos property of a former governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, over an alleged debt of N537,334,360.77. The court made the takeover order in an August 8, 2019 ruling […]

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100 million Nigerians are in poverty – Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has charged ministers-designate to be ready to work with his government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty. Buhari spoke while declaring open a two-day retreat for 43 ministers-designate in Abuja on Monday, saying that incoming Ministers should ensure that all hands were on deck to realise the administration’s vision […]

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Sowore collected foreigners’ dollars to topple Buhari – DSS

The Department of State Services has alleged in fresh papers filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja that the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, met with “foreign collaborators” in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and other countries on how to topple the Muhammadu Buhari government”. DSS also alleged in the court document seen […]

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How Nigerian soldiers killed police officers, set me free — Suspected Taraba kidnap kingpin, Wadume

Hamisu Wadume, a suspected kidnap kingpin in Taraba State, has implicated Nigerian soldiers in his deadly escape two weeks ago. Mr Wadume was re-arrested on Monday night and taken to the Force Headquarters on Tuesday afternoon, where he had been making statements to the police. The suspect was first arrested on August 6 by a […]

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Ekweremadu reacts to Nnamdi Kanu’s threat to attack Igbo leaders

Former Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised South East leaders to feel free to travel abroad, saying his attack on Saturday by members of the outlawed IPOB did not represent the behaviour of the larger Igbo people in the diaspora. Mr Ekweremadu said he had “moved on” and cared less about what authorities in Nigeria […]

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Diezani Alison-Madueke defends ownership of $40 million jewellery

A former Nigerian minister of petroleum has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of violating her privacy by entering her apartment without a court order. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is still at large, said in an application through her lawyer that the action of the EFCC operatives is illegal. The EFCC at a federal court in […]

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Ekweremadu: German police rule out arrest of IPOB attackers

GERMAN police authorities, Landespolizie in Nuremberg, Germany have disclosed that no arrest has been made and will be made in connection with the Saturday attack on Ike Ekweremadu, the former Deputy Senate President. Ekweremadu, who represents Enugu West in the Senate, was in Nüremberg for the New Yam when some aggrieved members of the proscribed […]

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Ike Ekweremadu’s attackers risk 10-year jail as Nigeria seeks prosecution under German law

The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has called on German authorities to unmask the identity of and try the August 17 attackers of Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany. In a statement on Monday in Berlin, the embassy also demanded that the attackers be tried in accordance with German laws. Under German law, physical assaults are punishable by […]

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Revolution in Nigeria: We defeated IBB, Abacha; we won’t allow another dictator — Femi Falana

Human Rights lawyer Femi Falana says the call for revolution is not new in Nigeria as many political leaders had called for revolution at one point or the other. He said Nigerians called for revolution during colonial rule but unlike now, none of the agitators was charged with treason for it. Mr Falana spoke on […]

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IPOB’s attack order on us empty threat – Southeast governors

South east governors have dismissed the order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on its members to attack them on sight anywhere in overseas as empty threat. IPOB founder Nnamdi Kanu had given a matching order to its members across the world to attack the Governors of Ebonyi, Enugu, Abia and Anambra States anywhere […]

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Nnamdi Kanu speaks on Ike Ekweremadu attack, offers N1m for Southeast governors’ travel itinerary

The leader of the separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has offered N1 million reward for credible information on overseas travel itinerary of Southeast governors. The fugitive also warned other Igbo leaders except a senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, not to travel out of the country for their own good. Mr Kanu announced this […]

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Why we attacked Ike Ekweremadu– IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Sunday gave reasons why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, in Germany. It was reported how the senator was attacked in Nuremberg, Germany where he was attending the New Yam Festival of Igbo community in that country. Reacting to the attack, IPOB said it has […]

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We are in the Western world, nothing will happen to us, IPOB members speak, after attacking Ike Ekweremadu (Videos)

IPOB members yesterday, attacked the former deputy senate president at a function in Germany… In a video shared by Radio Biafra, the aggrieved Biafrans say they are against their leaders celebrating New Yam festival in Germany when their indigenes back home are being killed, raped and attacked by Fulani herdsmen. Watch the video of the attack below…

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What happened to Ike Ekweremadu in Germany is an eye-opener – Femi Fani-Kayode

This is Femi Fani-Kayode reacting to viral videos of IPOB members beating ex-deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu at an Igbo event in Germany yesterday. Watch the video below:

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Insecurity In Nigeria: Identify, kill all bandits, Buhari orders military

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday ordered the military to identify and kill bandits carrying out attacks across the country. The President said he was disturbed that bandits not only kill, but also maim and extort their victims. Buhari gave the orders in  Katsina State while addressing 15 officers and 160 soldiers of the 17th Army […]

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Samson Siasia reacts to FIFA life ban

Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia has reacted to the life ban and $50,000 fine slammed on him yesterday by FIFA. According to FIFA, he was banned for agreeing to ‘the manipulation of matches.’ FIFA did not state when he committed the infractions but said the ex-Nigeria international has been notified on Friday. Reacting to the […]

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