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Igbo don’t have anything to bargain for presidency in 2023 – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says the people of south-east not to demand the presidency in 2023. The All Progressives Congress (APC) got less votes in the region during the 2019 presidential election and the minister described this as voting against the party. In an interview with The Sun, Amaechi said the Igbo has nothing to […]

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Update On Alleged Billionaire Kidnapper Evans

Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, suspected billionaire kidnapper better known as Evans, has got a new lawyer to handle his case. Olukoya Ogungbeje and Chino Obiagwu, his former counsels, withdrew from his case on January 31, 2019. But on Friday, RBC Eke, a lawyer represented him at Igbosere high court in Lagos. This is Evans’ third counsel since he was arraigned […]

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Nigerian singer, Naira Marley risks seven years in prison – EFCC

Upcoming musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, courted controversy when he openly supported youths involved in online fraud commonly called ‘Yahoo Yahoo’. Following his arrest last Friday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has preferred 11 charges bordering on fraud against him, including alleged credit card fraud. The musician effectively risks seven years […]

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Dear Abuja residents: Task force planning to arrest more women this weekend

Some Abuja residents say a joint task force of the federal capital territory (FCT) is planning to carry out raids on women this weekend. In a statement on Friday, the residents under the aegis of Concerned Abuja Residents said task force is targeting women at clubs and other public areas in the nation’s capital. The […]

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Why US suspends Dropbox visa application for Nigerians

The United States (US) decision to suspend the drop box system of visa renewal for Nigerian regular travelers may not be unconnected to the number of Nigerians who overstay their visit in the U.S, it was learnt. The United States (U.S.) Embassy in Nigeria on Wednesday announced the indefinite suspension of the Dropbox visa application […]

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Nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces life sentence

German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany’s deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly killing as many as 100 patients. Lead prosecutor Martin Koziolek told CNN that 42-year-old Hoegel is suspected of taking that many lives, but there is […]

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Finally, Senate passes bill to make June 12 Democracy Day

The Senate has passed the Public Holiday (Amendment) Act 2019. The bill seeks to declare June 12 as Democracy Day in Nigeria. It also seeks to bring the Act in tandem with the current realities and exigencies of modern times. The House of Representatives had in December 2018 passed and transmitted the bill to the Senate for […]

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RCCG gospel artiste commits suicide (Full Details)

A gospel artiste with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Michael Arowosaiye, has allegedly committed suicide. Arowosaiye, who regularly performed at RCCG programmes, was said to have hanged  himself with his belt on Tuesday at Sunnyvale Estate, Lokogoma District, Abuja. It was learnt  that the deceased, who ministered during a recent youth praise event at […]

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Troubled Nigeria : Stop beating the drums of war, Nigerian government warns PDP

The federal government says the kind of politics being played by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) constitutes a threat to the nation’s democracy. Addressing state house correspondents at the presidential villa in Abuja on Wednesday, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said the PDP and Atiku Abubakar, its presidential candidate, were doing everything possible to sabotage […]

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Defeated politicians behind insecurity in Nigeria – Army

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday accused some politicians defeated in the just concluded general elections of being responsible for the current heightened security situation in parts of Nigeria. Mr Buratai, a lieutenant-general, levelled the accusation in Maiduguri when he received the House Committee on Army led by its Chairman, Remande Shawulu, […]

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Why EFCC is investigating Saraki — Magu

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has said the investigation of Senate President Bukola Saraki is not based on personal motive. He said the commission only invites people it suspects of corruption-related crimes. Mr Magu spoke on Tuesday with journalists after receiving an award at the commission’s conference room […]

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Nigerian Military dissociates self from call to overthrow Buhari administration

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Tuesday dissociated the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) from the circulation of document, calling for the overthrow of the democratically elected government led by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued by Muhammed Wabi, a navy captain and Deputy Director of Defence Information, the DHQ accused a group, “Nigerian Continuity […]

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You have the right to search a policeman before he searches you – Nigeria Police

The police say Nigerians have the right to search its men in certain situations when the officers are about to carry out inspections. In a statement titled, “(Part 2) Tips For Safe And Cordial Conduct During An Arrest”, Frank Mba, force public relations officer, said if an officer is about to search a citizen or a […]

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Chris Attoh’s murdered wife married to two men, Police say

Bettie Jennifer, the wife of popular Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh, who was shot dead on Friday, was married to two different men, one of whom is a convicted Baltimore drug lord, U.S. police officials said Sunday. The Greenbelt Police Department said in a statement that Jennifer had been chased through the parking lot of an […]

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Nigerian Army commander, two soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

At least three Nigerian soldiers were killed, while four suffered critical injuries after a roadside bomb ripped through a military convoy on Monday morning, according to Premium Times. A lieutenant-colonel was amongst those killed in the attack, alongside his driver and orderly, Premium Times learnt. The development marked the latest loss for the military, which […]

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Blackout looms as labour plans power transmission shutdown

The Trade Union Congress has asked Nigerians to look for alternative power source beginning from Monday (today), as it declared that it would shut down the nationwide operations of the Transmission Company of Nigeria today. But the TCN described the move by TUC as ill-motivated, stressing that it was wrong for the labour union to […]

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49 of 127 Buhari, Osinbajo’s aides get N2.48bn in four years

No fewer than 127 aides are serving President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Of the 127 aides, four are a little bit above the rank of ministers; 18 are aides that are paid for by donor agencies; 56 are aides of varied ranks whose emoluments could not be determined while 49 are on the […]

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Premature ejaculation: Why I exposed my ex-husband’s sexual problems – Tonto Dikeh

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has revealed the reason why she exposed her ex-husband’s alleged sexual disease. Tonto, 33, made the disclosure while replying a fan who said she was a fan of hers not until she alleged her ex-husband had sexual issues. Replying, Tonto said, “So a f**king man say(s) I’m on drugs and […]

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