OPINIONS

Politicians are Nigeria’s biggest bandits – Odinkalu…

FORMER Chairman of Nigeria Human Rights Commission and Professor of Law Chidi Odinkalu has said that Nigerian politicians are the biggest bandits. Speaking at a webinar organised by The ICIR on Thursday on banditry and security challenges in Nigeria, Odinkalu explained that discussions on banditry would not be complete without mentioning politicians. He explained that there was […]

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INSECURITIES

Boko Haram terrorists are our Muslim brothers, shouldn’t be killed like pigs: Minister Pantami…

President Muhammadu Buhari’s communications minister Isa Pantami once condemned Nigerian Army’s incursion into Boko Haram strongholds, describing the insurgents as “our Muslim” brothers who did not deserve to be killed like pigs. “See what our fellow Muslim brothers’ blood has turned to? Even pig blood has more value than that of a fellow Muslim brother,” […]

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RELIGION

YouTube suspends TB Joshua’s channel, Facebook takes action too…

Prophet T.B Joshua’s YouTube account has been suspended over some videos shared on the channel.  Premium Times had reported that between 2016 and January 2020, the channel posted at least seven clips showing the charismatic Christian televangelist engaging in violent exorcism to ‘cure’ gay and lesbian congregants of their sexual orientation by casting out “the demon of […]

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POLICE

Acting IGP disbands Police monitoring units in Lagos, Port Harcourt…

The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba has ordered the immediate disbandment of the IGP Monitoring Satellite offices in Lagos and Port Harcourt, Rivers State. This followed what he described as incessant complaints of harassment and operating beyond their briefs over cases of investigations, Vanguard reports. Speaking at his maiden meetings with Command Police Commissioners […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

Federal Government approves the activation of New SIM Registration..

The Federal Government has approved the Activation of New SIM Registration with Mandatory NIN in line with the Revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration The announcement was made on Thursday in a press statement signed by Dr Femi Adeluyi, Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr […]

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GOVERNMENT

Unpatriotic citizens made Twitter snub Nigeria for Ghana, says Lai Mohammed..

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has blamed unpatriotic Nigerians for being the reason why social networking service, Twitter, decided to make Ghana its African headquarters. Mohammed stated this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Thursday. Twitter co-founder, Jack Dorsey, had revealed on Monday that it had finally set up an office […]

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SPORTS

BOXING: Anthony Joshua vs Tyson Fury mega-fight could face new delay due to Olympics..

Tyson Fury’s much anticipated fight with Anthony Joshua could be further delayed due to the upcoming Olympics. The two heavyweights are looking to set a date for their unification bout which had been planned for this summer but the fight could be delayed further due Joshua’s coach being involved in the Olympics with Team Great […]

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INSECURITIES

Chibok girls: Over 20 parents have died from waiting, says BBOG…

Allen Manasseh, strategic team member of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group, says over 20 parents of the Chibok girls have died from health complications induced by the protracted wait for the return of their children.  In April 2014, 276 schoolgirls of Government Girls’ Secondary School (GGSS) Chibok, Borno state, were abducted by Boko […]

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COVID_19

United States launches $3million food security challenge in Nigeria…

The challenge seeks to aid a Nigerian economy hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched the USAID/Nigeria COVID-19 Food Security Challenge. With this challenge, USAID will offer $3million in funding and technical assistance to youth-led companies and mid-stage companies (those having an existing customer base of more than […]

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INSECURITIES

Gunmen abduct three women on Ibadan/Ijebu Ode Road…

Two of the kidnapped women Gunmen have abducted three women at Onipe community, Idi Ayunre along the Ibadan/Ijebu Ode Road. It was gathered that the gunmen emerged from the bush around Onipe community at about 8:20am on Monday, April 12 and shot indisrciminately to scare travellers before they whisked away the women to an unknown destination. The names […]

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INSECURITIES

Governor Inuwa imposes curfew in 3 Gombe communities after violent communal clash..

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has imposed a 24-hour curfew on three communities in Balanga Local Government after a violent communal clash.  The violent clash reportedly claimed lives and led to destruction of properties in Nyuwar, Jessu and Tolde. An eyewitness, Kabiru Abubakar Sulaiman told Daily Trust that the violence erupted late Monday evening, April 12, between youth hunters of […]

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SAD NEWS

3-year-old dies after mother absconded with N3m donated for her brain surgery…

lady identified as Nymart Jamal has revealed how a 3-year-old Nigerian girl died after her mother absconded with N3m donated to the young girl for her surgery She took to her Facebook page to reveal that the donor refused to pay the money to the NGO’S account due to undisclosed reasons but requested paying to the mother of the sick […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu becomes Nassarawa’s first female chief Judge

Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu has been sworn in as the substantive Chief Judge of Nassarawa state. Effectively, she becomes the first female Chief Judge in the State. Shortly after administering the oath of office on the new CJ, the Governor Abdullahi Sule said his administration takes the judiciary as a critical institution providing the needed impetus […]

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SAD NEWS

Minimum wage: Reps proceed on break to mourn colleagues, as NASS workers threaten strike..

On Tuesday, the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASSAN) threatened to embark on industrial action over the non-implementation of the National Minimum wage and other conditions of service. However, Members of the House of Representatives has adjourned for one week to mourn dead colleagues. Haruna Maitala and Suleiman Aliyu Lere passed away while the House […]

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INSECURITIES

BREAKING: Gunmen invade Gwagwalada community, overpower police, abduct residents…

BREAKING: Gunmen invade Gwagwalada community, overpower police, abduct residents Unknown gunmen have invaded the Tungan-Maje community in Gwagwalada Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Abuja. The gunmen who stormed the area on Tuesday overpowered the security agencies who tried to repel them. A police officer and other residents were reportedly shot during the […]

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INSECURITIES

How Nigerian lawyer, Adaeze Ikpema was allegedly murdered by her husband..

The Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum (NBAWF) has condemned the alleged murder of their colleague, Adaeze Ikpeama, Esq, by her husband, Anthony Ikpeama. According to police reports, the incident occurred in Lagos when the 28-year-old woman was on admission as an in-patient for pregnancy-related complications after her husband had allegedly beaten her into a state […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

Two arrested in Rivers with fake ponmo from Madagascar…

The Rivers State Government says it has intercepted a truckload of suspected substandard animal hide, popularly called ponmo, in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area of the state, that were imported into the country from Madagascar. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Fred Kpakol, who disclosed this to newsmen, said two persons who accompanied the products to the country […]

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OPINIONS

God is not happy with Nigeria’s political and religious leaders – ‘Jehovah Sharp Sharp’ pastor carries coffin on his head to protest against bad governance..

Nigerian pastor known as Archbishop Samson Benjamin, has protested against bad governance, President Buhari’s administration, political, traditional and religious leaders. The General Overseer of Resurrection Praise Ministry, Lagos, popularly known as Jehovah Sharp Sharp, carried a coffin as he preached on the streets of Festac, Navy Town, Alakija, Satellite Town, on Sunday, April 11. He […]

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INSECURITIES

Report: US Govt places Nigeria’s Minister of Com­munications, Sheikh Isa Pantami on Terror watch-list for alleged ties with Boko Haram Leader..

Daily Independent Newspaper reports that, there’s an allegation that the Minister of Com­munications and Digital Economy, Alhaji Isa Ali Ibrahim, also known as Sheikh Pantami, has fall­en on the watch list of the America’s Intelligence Service. Ibrahim, also the Dep­uty Secretary General of the Supreme Sharia Council in Nigeria and a former student of Salafist ideologies, […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Man who turned himself to a ‘real life monster’set to star in a Hollywood film (photos)

Rico “Orc” Ledesma, 41, is set to star in a Hollywood film after transforming himself into a monster-like creature with eyeball tatts, tusks, a stretched septum and split tongue. Ledesma who lives in Brazil, is an avid tattoo addict. He is married to Krishna Insomnia, 25, they have a daughter and are expecting another child. […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Former Gov of Abia State, Sen. TA Orji’s son gets married…

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, his Enugu counterpart, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Ogah, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwakwanso, on Wednesday, attended the marriage ceremony of the son of a former Governor of Abia and current Representative of Abia central district in the National Assembly, Senator Theodore […]

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OPINIONS

You were not elected to complain about former leaders – CAN tells Buhari..

The Christian Association of Nigeria has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari for the state of insecurity in the country. President of the Christian group, Samson Ayokunle while speaking at the Holy Convocation organised by the Victory Life Bible Church in Ogun state, lamented that criminals were being more professional than various security outfits in Nigeria. He added […]

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INSECURITIES

JUST IN: Unknown Gunmen set Imo Police Station on fire…

Gunmen on Tuesday razed the Ehime Mbano Local Government Area Divisional Police Headquarters in Imo State. This development came just a day after unknown gunmen attacked Owerri Correctional Centre and the Imo State Police Command headquarters, freeing 1,884 inmates and razing over 50 vehicles. Tuesday’s attack came few hours after the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, […]

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POLICE

Why ex-IGP Adamu didn’t complete his three months tenure extension- Police minister!!

Muhammad Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, has spoken on why Mohammed Adamu, former inspector-general of police (IGP), did not complete his three months tenure extension. He said it is the prerogative of President Muhammadu Buhari to decide on when to make an appointment. The president had approved the appointment of Alkali Usman Baba as the new […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

BREAKING: Buhari appoints DIG Alkali Baba as acting IGP!!

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of Police (IGP). This was announced to correspondents by the Minister of Police Affair, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday. He replaces Mohammed Adamu whose expired tenure was extended recently.

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Grammy award winner Burna Boy, gets nomination for International Male Sol Artist at 2021 BRIT Awards!!

Nigerian Grammy-award-winning singer, Damini Ogulu a.k.a Burna Boy, has been nominated for the International Male Solo Artist category of the 41st edition of the BRITs Awards. The BRIT Awards, simply called, ‘The BRITs’ are the British Phonographic Industry’s annual popular music awards. The organisers of BRITs awards took to its Instagram handle @brits to announce […]

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COVID_19

Argentina President Alberto Fernández contracts COVID-19 weeks after vaccination!!

Argentina’s President Alberto Fernández announced Saturday that he’s tested positive for COVID-19. Fernández received his first dose of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine on January 21 and the second on February 11, 2021. Fernandez, had on Friday, disclosed that he had the virus but added that he was feeling normal and would have to self-isolate. […]

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GOVERNMENT

Judicial workers begin strike Tuesday, to shut courts nationwide!!

Workers in the judiciary sector will from Tuesday shut down courts across the country, as the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) commences a nationwide strike over the non-implementation of financial autonomy of the judiciary in line with the constitution of the country and other extant laws. JUSUN has issued a 21-day ultimatum which elapsed […]

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INSECURITIES

Kaduna Govt Vows To Prosecute Anyone Caught Negotiating With Bandits!!

The Kaduna State Government has vowed to prosecute anyone caught negotiating with bandits or terrorists in the state. This is according to the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who made the government’s position known via a statement issued on Sunday. While noting that the government has not appointed an intermediary to […]

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COVID_19

FG asks states to suspend COVID-19 vaccination after using half of doses allocated to them!!

The Federal Government has directed all states administering COVID-19 vaccines to suspend the exercise immediately they use half of doses delivered to them. The directive according to Punch was issued by the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Faisal Shuaibu to enable those who have received their first jabs to complete their vaccination. This implies that […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Gospel Singer Donnie McClurkin says he’ll likely be alone forever because of his sexuality!!

Gospel singer, Donnie McClurkin, is opening up yet again about his sexuality. Speaking in a recent episode of TV One’s Uncensored, he said he has had relationships with men and women and fears he may end up alone for the rest of his life. McClurkin, 61, had previously opened up years ago about his past struggles with homosexuality, which […]

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INSECURITIES

Many killed as suspected herdsmen attack Ebonyi community!!

Many people have been feared dead following an attack launched by suspected Fulani herdsmen in four villages in Ebonyi State.  The affected villages are Umuhuali, Nkalaha, Obeagu, Nkalagu, and Amazu in Ishielu Local Government Area of the southeast state.  Eyewitnesses told Channels Television that the gunmen were shooting sporadically, killing at least 15 people in different areas of […]

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#ENDSARS

#Endsars: U.S. doubts #LekkiMassacre, says claims soldiers killed protesters inaccurate:

Amid overwhelming reports and claims by various bodies and media organisations, including Amnesty International and the U.S.-based Cable News Network, the United States government says it does not believe soldiers shot at protesters at Lekki Toll Gate. The U.S. view is contained in its newly-released ‘2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Nigeria.’ It said, […]

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OPINIONS

Tinubu retracts 50 million army recruits as slip of tongue!!

Bola Tinubu on Tuesday walked back his statement recommending enlistment of 50 million Nigerian youths into the military, saying it was a slip of tongue. Mr Tinubu now said he meant to say five million Nigerians should be recruited into the Nigerian Army to combat raging insecurity instead, according to P.M. News which cited the politician’s spokesman […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

Breaking: PDP suspends former Niger Governor, Babangida Aliyu!!

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state has suspended former Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu over allegations of anti-party activities leading to cracks in the party. The former governor was suspended during an emergency Stakeholders’ meeting of Chachanga local Area in Minna on Monday. The PDP also accused the former governor of working against […]

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OPINIONS

Nobody can bring down Buhari’s government_ Garba Shehu!!

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says nobody can bring Buhari’s government down. He said this in an interview on Channels Television’s Sunrise daily program on Friday. There have been agitations by secessionist groups, declaring parallel governments. Shehu said the current administration is addressing multiple challenges in the country but the opposition is taking advantage of the […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

US Senate confirms Nigerian-American as deputy secretary of Treasury!!

THE United States Senate has confirmed the nomination of a Nigerian-American Wally Adeyemo as deputy secretary of Treasury. Adeyemo, who was nominated by President Joe Biden in December 2020, was confirmed on Thursday after a unanimous vote. The 39-year-old has struck a hardline tone on China, vowing to fight what he called Beijing’s ‘unfair economic […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Son Of Aisha Buhari’s Aide Flaunts Newly Acquired Mercedes Benz!!

Son of Aisha Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Administration, Dr Hajo Sani, certainly knows how to flaunt his affluence. Kingdibbo, as he is known on Instagram, made a showy post in which he exhibited the Mercedes Benz he has newly acquired. In the picture he uploaded, he wrote: “Baby Flex! #MyBaby Mercedes Benz # Alhamdulillah […]

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CRIMES

Lagos govt rejects plea bargain of chef accused of killing a lawyer!!

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that during Usulor’s trial for murder on Monday at an Ikeja Special Offences Court, the prosecution counsel, O.A Bajulaiye-Bishi, informed the court that the Lagos State Directorate of Public Prosecution has rejected the agreement. “My lord, the defendant through his counsel Mr Spurgeon Ataene had applied for a plea bargain […]

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GOVERNMENT

774,000 jobs: Buhari orders release of N60,000 each to participants!!

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to begin direct disbursement of 3-month stipend for participants of the Special Public Works through their Bank Verification Number (BVN). The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, who disclosed this on Saturday via his verified Twitter handle: @fkeyamo, said he had […]

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GOVERNMENT OPINIONS

Forget government job, it’s not profitable – Umahi tells Nigerian youths!!

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, at the weekend tasked Nigerian youths to forget about government jobs which according him, add no profit to their destiny. Umahi made this known while addressing the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, during the 65th emergency senate meeting that took place at the Christian Ecumenical centre, […]

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#ENDSARS

Man who escaped from prison during #EndSARS protest, handed 14 years jail sentence!!

23-year-old Precious Azulule who escaped from the Warri Custodial Centre, Delta State, during the #EndSARS protest, has been handed a 14 year jail sentence.  Azulule reportedly escaped from prison on October 22, 2020 but was rearrested by police operatives on patrol. He was arraigned on two counts of conspiracy and escape from lawful custody, before being jailed for 14 […]

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GOVERNMENT

The law permits Adamu Mohammed to remain as IGP till 2024 – President Buhari and AGF Malami!!

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami who responded to a lawsuit filed at a Federal High Court in Abuja by an Abuja-based lawyer, Maxwell Opara over the tenure extension granted to the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu, have argued that the law allows the current IGP to stay in office till 2024.  […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Rapper, Drake has reportedly been sending messages to Kim Kardashian following her split from husband Kanye West…

Rapper, Drake has reportedly been sending messages to Kim Kardashian following her split from husband Kanye West. Kim, 40, confirmed in Feb 2021 that she had filed for divorce from the rapper, bringing their almost seven-year marriage to an end. Now, it is claimed Canadian rapper Drake has reached out to Kim in the wake of […]

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INSECURITIES

It’s not our job to negotiate with bandits – Governor El-Rufai says!!

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has once again restated his position to never negotiate with bandits and kidnappers. Following the repeated attacks by criminals in some parts of the North, there have been calls by some Nigerians for government to negotiate with the criminals so they can lay down their arms. Cleric, Sheik Gumi, has […]

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ECONOMY

Pantami orders telcos to suspend withdrawal of USSD services!!

Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has directed telecommunication companies to halt the planned withdrawal of unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) services. This minister’s directive was contained in a statement issued on Saturday by Femi Adeluyi, his technical assistant. Telcos recently announced their plan to suspend USSD services over N42 billion debt owed by financial […]

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CRIMES

With SIM card I can empty victim’s account in five minutes –Suspected hacker!!

Twenty-six-year-old Ayoola Olalekan, who was recently paraded as a suspected cyber fraudster by the Osun State Police Command, tells BOLA BAMIGBOLA what it takes to hack into a victim’s bank account What is your name and how old are you? My name is Ayoola Olalekan. I am a 26-year-old indigene of Oyo State from Oyo town. What led […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

FG confirms return of subsidy, PPPRA puts fuel price at N212.61!!

The Federal Government has officially confirmed the return of fuel subsidy, as the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, fixed the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, at N212.61 per litre, for the month of March. The new price, according to the PPPRA’s PMS guiding price, released to stakeholders, […]

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RELIGION

Adultery Allegation: I Received Instruction From God To Apologise To Apostle Suleman, Says Mike Davids!!

Mike Davids has apologised to Apostle Johnson Suleman after accusing him of having sexual relations with his wife. He alleged that Apostle Suleman slept with his wife while still in the ministry, then transferred her to Abuja, where she is now heading the church’s branch. He also alleged that the clergyman had stopped him from […]

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INSECURITIES

Failure to defeat bandits have emboldened them – Governor El-Rufai!!

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has stated that failure of security operatives to defeat bandits have emboldened them to develop a national footprint and endanger national cohesion.  The Kaduna state Governor said this at the presentation of the 2020 Annual Security Report on Wednesday March 10.  El-Rufai also disclosed that Governors in some states in the North-West […]

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GOVERNMENT

Reps ask FG to halt disbursement of £4.2m Ibori loot!!

The United Kingdom on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria to return £4.2 million assets stolen by Ibori, former governor of Delta state. Subsequently, Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), said the loot will be used to fund three infrastructural projects, including the second Niger bridge. The resolution of the house was passed […]

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SPORTS

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says Ahmed Musa will not play against Benin and Lesotho despite being invited!!

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that Ahmed Musa will not play against the Benin Republic and Lesotho despite being in the squad. Rohr has been questioned following his decision to include Musa in the Super Eagles’ squad for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against the Benin Republic and Lesotho. However, the Franco-German has clarified […]

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INSECURITIES

Bandits feel everyone is against them – Sheikh Gumi!!

Controversial Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, on Wednesday suggested ways the Federal Government can resolve the challenge of banditry in the North. Gumi said the Federal Government should adopt the non-kinetic approach in tackling banditry and insecurity in the Northern part of the country. In an exclusive interview with DAILY POST, the cleric explained that […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

The show will go on – Susanna Reid speaks on co-host Piers Morgan’s departure from the GMB show!!

Susanna Reid has addressed co-host, Piers Morgan’s departure from the Good Morning Britain Show.  Recall it was reported that Piers left the ITV show on Tuesday March 9, following 41,000 Ofcom complaints about his comments that he ‘didn’t believe’ Meghan Markle was suicidal. Returning to the show today March 10 alongside Ranvir Singh, Reid addressed her co-star’s departure. […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

Nigeria Launches $3.2bn Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Railway Project!!

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday launched the $3.2 billion rehabilitation and reconstruction of Port Harcourt– Maiduguri eastern narrow gauge railway project, Bonny Deep Sea Port and the Railway Industrial Park, Port Harcourt, to be executed with 85 per cent loan and federal government’s 15 per cent counterpart funding. The three projects will be co-financed with […]

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CRIMES

Code of Conduct Bureau Denies Report Of Missing Tinubu’s Case File!!

Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has dismissed as baseless, reports that its officials are jittery over the alleged disappearance of records relating to former governor of Lagos State and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Senator Bola Tinubu.CCB dismissed the report in its reaction to a publication in an online medium that there was tension in […]

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CRIMES

We’re pursuing additional £100m loot linked to Ibori_FG!!

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, stated this when he featured on a Channels Television programme on Tuesday. When asked about the recovery of other looted funds abroad, Malami said the federal government is still pursuing additional components linked to Ibori and Sani Abacha, former head of state. Malami noted that the federal government has […]

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CRIMES

No Crime Has Been Traced To Me In My 20 Years In Oyo- Iskilu Wakil!!

Iskilu Wakili, a Fulani leader who was arrested in Oyo State, Southwest Nigeria by members of Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) over allegations of kidnapping and killing has insisted on a clean criminal record. Iskilu Wakili, the alleged notorious fulani leader believed to be the mastermind of multiple kidnappings and killings in Ibarapa area of Oyo […]

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GOVERNMENT

Delta Tackles FG over £4.2m Repatriated Funds from UK!!

The Delta State government yesterday faulted the decision of the federal government to spend the £4.2 million forfeited by associates of a former governor of the state, Chief James Ibori, on the completion of the Second Niger Bridge, Abuja-Kano Expressway and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway under the coordination of the Nigeria Social Investment Authority (NSIA). Delta […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS FOREIGN NEWS

Royal Family reacts to Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s claims during interview with Oprah Winfrey!!

The British Royal family has reacted to the explosive interview given by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle during their interview with Oprah Winfrey. During the interview which aired on March 7, the couple made allegations of racism within the palace and a lack of support from the royal family over mental health issues and media […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Nigerians drags Churchill as he names Rosy’s new baby the same name as Tonto Dikeh’s son!!

Dikeh’s son Nigerians have dragged Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill to filth for giving his new born baby with his new wife, Rosy, same name with Tonto Dikeh’s son. The controversial Nigerian business man moments ago announced the birth of his first child with actress, Rosy Meurer. While sharing the good news with his fans and followers on Instagram the […]

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EDUCATION SCHOOL

Hijab controversy: Kwara shuts 10 schools indefinitely!!

After announcing the postponement of their resumption date indefinitely in the wee hours of yesterday over irreconcilable differences on the wearing of Hijab, Kwara State government has deployed security operatives to the 10 public/grant-aided missions schools in Ilorin, the state capital. The state government had in the wee hours of yesterday ordered indefinite closure of […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Peter Okoye did more than Harry for his wife – Nigerians make comparison!!

The recent interview and revelation by Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan Markle accusing the royal family of racism have stirred comparisons with the marriage of Peter Okoye and his wife, Lola. Meghan in an interview with Oprah Winfrey accused the Royal family of racism. Her husband, Prince Harry who took her side, stepped down from royal responsibilities […]

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INSECURITIES

Declare Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders a terrorist organization – Group tasks FG!!

The Federal Government has been tasked to declare the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria a terrorist group. A group, the Igbo National Council (INC), made the demand during a summit held in Owerri, the Imo State capital. INC President, Chilos Godsent also asked Nigerians to stop buying and eating cow meats grown by […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

Breaking: Appeal court nullifies disqualification of Ize-Iyamu, Gani Audu!!

THE Benin Division of the Court of Appeal Monday set aside the Judgment of the Edo State High Court that disqualified the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and his running mate, Gani Audu in the September 19, 2020 governorship election on the ground that Audu filled forged documents in […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Bushiri speaks about his escape from South Africa!!

Fugitive Malawian Prophet, Shepherd Bushiri has opened up on why he left South Africa where he faces money laundering, fraud and corruption charges. Recall that his escape nearly caused a diplomatic row between Malawi and South Africa as many media houses reported that he was smuggled using President Lazarus Chakwera’s presidential jet. Bushiri’s escape was discovered […]

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CRIMES

Lady who slept with 13-year-old boy wins bail application!!

26-year-old Precious Teya who was arrested for sleeping with a 13-year-old boy has been freed on $10,000 bail, following a successful bail appeal at the High Court on Friday March 5.  Teya who was initially denied bail when she appeared before Harare provincial magistrate Vongai Guwuriro on charges of indecent assault, won her bail application after High Court […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

“I love you, I swear” – Late Kashy reportedly told Barry Jhay after their fight!!

New details have emerged as regards the tragic story surrounding the death of Kashy, who was the CEO of CashNation Entertainment, the record label of singer Barry Jhay. On Sunday March 7th, 2021, news broke that Kashy Godson, CashNation Entertainment Boss, committed suicide by jumping from a balcony in Ghana. However Barry Jhay, a Headies-winning […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Rema rewards artist who spent over 100 hours sketching a portrait of him!!

Popular Hip-Hop/Rap musician, Divine Ikubor better known as Rema has gifted an artist the sum of 200K for drawing a pencil sketch of him. According to a pencil-artist, Olisaemeka Crystaladuaka_art, spent over 100 hours sketching the young musician and ended up coming out with a beautiful piece. In reaction to the art, Rema expressed gratitude to the piece […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Record label boss Kashy Godson is dead, allegedly commits suicide! (Video)

Nigeria record label boss Babatunde Oyerinde Abiodun aka Kashy Godson is dead. Popular singer Barry Jhay is signed to his record label. According to the reports, the founder of Cash Nation Records, died on Sunday, March 7, 2021, after committing suicide. While some allege he jumped from his house balcony after battling depression for a long […]

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CRIMES

BREAKING: Notorious Fulani warlord Iskilu Wakili arrested in Oyo!!

Members of the Oodua Peoples Congress have arrested the notorious Fulani warlord terrorising Oyo communities, Iskilu Wakili. Kehinde Aderemi, Special Assistant on Media to Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams Adams, confirmed this on Sunday. “Yes, he has been arrested by our team. You will get details later,” he said on the telephone. Meanwhile, the […]

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INSECURITIES

Army debunks report of bandits’ attack on military base in Katsina State!!

The Nigerian Army has dismissed the report of bandits’ attack on its base and killing of soldiers at Marina in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Director Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Saturday described the report as false and unsubstantiated. Yerima said the report in a newspaper publication claimed […]

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GOVERNMENT

FG empowers 2,510 rural women in Abia with N20,000 each!!

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development says it has empowered 2, 510 rural women in Abia with N20,000 each through its Special Cash Grant Project. Beneficiaries of the programme are from all the local government areas in the state.Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the humanitarian affairs and social development minister disclosed this […]

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INSECURITIES

Shoot-on-sight Order: Lawyers fault Buhari, say Nigeria is not a jungle!!

Nigerians have begun to lambast President Muhammadu Buhari and some governors over comments to summarily shoot anyone illegally seen carrying an AK-47 rifle. President’s spokesperson Garba Shehu Wednesday said Mr. Buhari has directed the military to shoot whoever is seen with sophisticated weapons like AK-47 at sight. Mr. Shehu said the president’s directive was to […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Fani-Kayode’s estranged wife sues for custody of children, seeks N3.4m monthly support!!

A federal capital territory (FCT) high court sitting in Apo, has fixed March 12 to commence hearing in a suit filed by Precious Chikwendu, estranged wife of Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation, seeking custody of her four children. In the suit marked CV/372/2021, Chikwendu is praying the court for an order giving her […]

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GOVERNMENT

Bawa assumes office as new EFCC chief, pledges modern anti-corruption fight!!

Abdulrasheed Bawa has pledged to steer the EFCC towards proactive and intelligence-led investigation. Mr. Bawa said this in Abuja on Friday when he officially assumed duties at the commission’s headquarters. EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren said in a statement that the new EFCC boss promised a paradigm shift in the agency’s approach to anti-graft war, from […]

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COVID_19

”I feel good”- Nigerian doctor who was the first to receive COVID19 vaccine shares his experience!!

Dr. Cyprian Ngong of the National Hospital, Abuja, was the first Nigerian to receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID19 vaccine in Nigeria. He took the jab at the launch of the COVID19 vaccination ceremony which held at the Trauma center, National Hospital Abuja today March 5. The vaccine was administered to Dr Ngong by the Executive Director […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Lagos council renames Old Ipaja Road after Senator Tinubu!?

Alhaji Ganiyu Egunjobi the Executive Chairman Agege Local Government Area has renamed the popular Old Ipaja Road in Agege, after Sen. Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State. Egunjobi announced the new name during the official inauguration of Agege Pen Cinema Bridge on Friday by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Newsmen report that the Agege Pen Cinema […]

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COVID_19

Speaker Gbajabiamila begs Nigerians to accept COVID-19 vaccine!!

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has charged Nigerians not to give in to conspiracy theories concerning COVID-19 vaccines but to accept the vaccine. He said only a collective effort devoid of politics and conspiracy theories could guarantee a successful war against COVID-19. The Speaker appealed to the media to pass […]

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GOVERNMENT

Ogun Deputy Speaker impeached over misconduct!!

Ogun state assembly have impeached deputy speaker Oludare Kadiri over allegations of gross misconduct, a move Kadiri has called “grossly unconstitutional and illegal”. Kadiri had clashed with some leaders of the party over allegations of violent conduct during the membership registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. It was […]

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#ENDSARS

Oba Of Lagos dragged for saying he lost millions during the #Endsars Protest!!

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, is currently under fire over the comment he made on Wednesday, March 3, that hoodlums who invaded his palace during the #EndSARS protest stole his $2 million and N17 million. Akiolu, who spoke at the Glover Hall Memorial Commissioning, Lagos on Wednesday, lamented the devastation inflicted on Lagos by the protesters, including […]

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GOVERNMENT

Your Freedom of speech has limit _Presidency warns Nigerians!!

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has cautioned people calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari. said those calling for Buhari’s resignation due to the issue of insecurity in Nigeria were only exercising their freedom of speech, but such expression has its limitations. Adesina said those calling for Buhari’s […]

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GOVERNMENT

Governor of Gombe sacks three Commissioners!!

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has sacked three commisioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle. The sacked commissioners are Alhassan Ibrahim Kwami – Information & Culture, Dr Ahmed Mohammed Gana- Health and Mela Audu Nunghe (SAN)- Special Duties. Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Njodi who made the announcement on Monday March 1, added that six commisioners were redeployed to other […]

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ECONOMY

We’re committed to buying, promoting Made in Nigeria vehicles – FG

The Federal Government says it is committed to buying made in Nigeria products including locally made vehicles to boost the nation’s manufacturing sector and provide more job opportunities to Nigerians. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the maiden edition of the ‘State House […]

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GOVERNMENT

Bauchi State Government releases N32m to vaccinate 800 cows!!

The Bauchi State Government has released the sum of N32m for the vaccination of over 800,000 herds of cattle in the state. The state governor, Bala Mohammed, disclosed this at the inauguration of 2020/2021 annual livestock vaccination campaign at the Galambi Cattle Ranch, Bauchi on Wednesday, February 24. “We have released over N32m for this […]

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GOVERNMENT

Senate Confirms nomination of ex-Service Chiefs as ambassadors!!

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors, despite criticisms in some quarters. They are former Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; the former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai; and the former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas. Others are former […]

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INSECURITIES

BANDITRY: Niger has only 4000 Policemen instead of 14,000_Gov Sani!!

Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari regime to recruit more Nigerians into the country’s security forces as bandits ravage the northern state. Mr. Sani-Bello lamented that the Buhari regime only provided his state with 4,000 police officers instead of the 14,000 required, the Voice of Nigeria reported. The governor […]

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FRAUDS

N2.6 BILLION FRAUD: Senate issues arrest warrants of NDDC Managers!!

The Senate Committee on Public petition, Ethics and Privileges has issued a warrant of arrest on the management of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ayo Akinyelure issued the order following the management’s failure to honour the invitation of the Senate panel to account for how the sum of N2.6 […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

UGANDA: Bobi Wine withdraws election petition case!!

Ugandan opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, said on Monday he was withdrawing his case over election fraud from the country’s highest court, the media reported. The singer-turned-politician ran against longtime incumbent President Yoweri Museveni in the January election. The country’s electoral commission declared Museveni won a sixth term with over 58 […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

I wasted my youthful age with Shatta Wale_ Michy, his Ex Girlfriend!!

Shatta Michy, ex-girlfriend of Dancehall musician Shatta Wale has shared her regret of wasting her youthful age with him.  Michy who spoke in an interview on United Showbiz show on UTV, said she could have achieved an enviable feat if she had focused on her schooling and abandoned Wale’s budding dream at a youthful age. The singer’s ex-girlfriend also revealed […]

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POLITICS

Rochas’s son in-law goes to court to seek Uzodimma’s removal!!

Mr. Uche Nwosu, has returned to the Supreme Court barely 24 hours after his in-law Rochas Okorocha was humiliated by aides of Governor Hope Uzodinma for reopening a property sealed by the Imo state government.  Nwosu asked the apex court to declare that Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma was not the candidate of the All Progressives […]

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ECONOMY

Expect N195 for One litre of fuel_Marketers warn Nigerians!!

Members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, have advised Nigerians to expect a higher petrol pump price in the coming days, saying price may rise to N195 per litre. They lamented what they described as “inconsistencies” on the part of the Federal Government, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and its subsidiary, […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

BREAKING: Seven Passengers died in Abuja Air crash_Air Force!!

The Nigerian Air Force on Sunday said seven passengers onboard a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died when the jet crashed in Abuja on Sunday. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed this in a statement. He said, “This is to confirm that a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

METRO FILE: Channels TV Presenter Ogechukwu Osih weds, Photos!!

Ogechukwu Osih, popularly known for presenting ‘Metro File’ an entertainment show on Channels TV is now married. The Edo bride, Ogechukwu Osih found love in the arms of a Yoruba groom and their wedding was indeed a beautiful occasion. The bride’s colleague, Maupe Ogun Yusuf shared photos from the occasion on Instagram with the caption […]

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SAD NEWS

Governor Okowa’s aide Okiemute Sowho shot dead by suspected assassins!!

The Special Assistant to Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Youth development, Comrade Okiemute Sowho has been killed by suspected assassins in Sapele. 40-year-old Sowho was shot dead around 6 p.m. on Saturday evening February 20, near a popular hotel along Akintola road close to the Adeniyi end of the town. According to reports, the […]

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GOVERNMENT

EFCC acting Chairman, Bawa promoted to Level 14 ahead of Senate Screening!!

The new acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has been promoted to the rank of Chief Detective Superintendent ahead of his Senate screening. The move comes amid a lawsuit challenging Bawa’s qualification for the job. Section 2 of the EFCC Act states that a person who will be appointed as […]

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GOVERNMENT

Kwara State shuts down schools over Hijab Controversies!!

Kwara on Friday directed an immediate, but temporary closure of some grant-aided schools in Ilorin pending the resolution of a Hijab controversy in the schools. Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development, said in a statement that affected schools are the Cherubim and Seraphim (C&S) College, Sabo Oke and St. […]

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#ENDPOLICEBRUTALITY #ENDSARS

#Endsars: Lagos Panel awards N10m each to 2 Victims of Police Brutality!!

The petitioners are the first set in Lagos to be awarded compensation since the panel started hearing cases last year. The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry has awarded monetary compensations to two petitioners who were victims of police brutality. The panel was set up last year after hundreds of Nigerians protested nationwide against years […]

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INSECURITIES

Whether illegal or not, Herdsmen must carry Ak 47_Balance Mohammed!!

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has doubled down on his justification for arms-bearing herdsmen, stating that the use of  ‘AK-47 is a figure of speech for protection’  “It is a figure of speech to show you the despondence, the desperation and frustration and the agony that this particular person is exposed to by his own people, […]

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POLITICS

IMO STATE :Uzodinma can’t rename my University_Rochas Okorocha!!

Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday, said it would be contemptuous for Governor Hope Uzodimma and Imo State House of Assembly to rename the Eastern Palm University. The former Imo governor said the university was set up based on a public-private partnership between the state and the Rochas Foundation. Governor Uzodimma had announced the renaming of the […]

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INSECURITIES

(VIDEO)Gumi meets bandits who kidnapped Kagara School Students!!

Popular Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi,  met with abductors of the staff and students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger State. According to TVC News, the meeting took place at Tagina forest in Niger State on Thursday, February 18. The bandits wielding their guns, were led by their leader, Dogo Gide. Sheik Gumi appealed to […]

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#ENDSARS

#Endsars: Ekiti Panel recommend N500,000 as compensation for slain officers’ widows!!

The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Human Rights Violations has recommended N500,000 as compensation to Ogunleye Ajayi, wife of a murdered officer in the disbanded police Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS). The panel presided over by its chairman, Cornelius Akintayo, recommended the amount at its resumed sitting in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday. The deceased, […]

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POLICIES

Kano to arrest, hand over street beggars to wealthy individual!!

As the ban on street begging takes effect in Kano, the government has threatened to arrest beggars and hand them over to wealthy people in their local councils. This warning came from the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Zahra’u Muhammad-Umar, during an empowerment package’s presentation to the beneficiaries, in Kano, on Thursday. The […]

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#ENDSARS

#ENDSARS: Ekiti Panel received 85 Petitions, recommend N7 million for Victims!!

Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry on Human Rights Violations has so far received 85 petitions and recommended a total of N7,440,350 as compensation to victims of Human Rights Violations who appeared before it. The panel disclosed this while sitting on Thursday in Ado Ekiti. The panel at its resumed sitting Presided by the Chairman, […]

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POLITICS

Zamfara Commissioner resigns, says APC will unseat Matawalle!!

Alhaji Sirajo Maikatako, Permanent Commissioner, Zamfara Hajj Commission, has resigned. Maikatako announced his resignation when he addressed a pro-All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Gusau, the state capital, on Thursday. He expressed optimism that APC would reclaim the state in the 2023, urging the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) government he served under to focus on […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Court orders a DNA test on Nollywood Actress, Odusanya’s daughter!!

An Ogba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered a DNA test to be conducted on Oluwafifehanmi, the daughter of Nollywood actress, Ronke Odusanya. The trial Magistrate, M. O. Tanimola, gave the order while ruling on an application brought before her court by Olanrewaju Saheed, the estranged lover of Odusanya. The daughter of the estranged […]

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GOVERNMENT

‘Whatever you say is a lie’, APC Spokesperson blasts Lai Mohammed!!

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Yekini Nabena has described the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed as the biggest problem of the Buhari-led administration. Mr Mohammed had in a statement on Monday called Mr Nabena an impostor and said he would not dignify him with a statement over his […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Rosy Meurer finally explains how she married Tonto’s husband!!

Nollywood actress, Rosy Meurer has finally disclosed how she got married to Olakunle Churchill, Tonto Dikeh’s ex-husband. In a question and answer session with her followers, the Nollywood actress gave a thorough account of how she ended up getting married to Churchill. A fan had asked Rosy, “Why did you break another woman home, your […]

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INSECURITIES

Niger State shuts down School after bandits kidnapped School Children!!

The Niger state government has shut down boarding schools in four local government areas (LGAs). This follows the abduction of school children at the Government Science College (GSC), Kagara. Gunmen had attacked the school early hours of Wednesday and abducted yet-to-be-known number of the students. Sani Bello, governor of the state, gave the order at […]

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POLICE

Court dismisses suit seeking to stop IGP Adamu from being in Office!!

Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking an order restraining Mohammed Adamu from parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police (IGP). Justice Ahmed Mohammed gave the ruling Tuesday following a motion exparte with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/106/21 filed by Maxwell Opara, a legal practitioner, and argued by his lawyer, Ugochukwu Ezekiel. Arguing the […]

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SCHOOL

UNN suspends a Lecturer for impregnating and threatening a student!!

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has suspended its lecturer, Dr. Chigozie Odum, accused of impregnating a student and threatening her.  LIB recalled that Dr. Odum, a senior lecturer in the Department of Archeology and Tourism, Faculty of Arts allegedly impregnated a student identified as Onah Chinyere.  Dr. Odum Jude was said to have demanded to be sleeping with the […]

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BUSINESS

Nigeria exempts Rice, Sugar, Flour & 180 other goods from free deal!!

Nigerian government has exempted cement, flour, rice, sugars and 180 other products from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal.  These items were exempted from the list, based on national priorities, trade volume, priority, food security and competitive advantage, The Guardian reported. A complete list is expected before the end of the month after […]

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GOVERNMENT

President Buhari appoints Bashir as Manager in Petroleum Department!!

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed his junior media aide Bashir Ahmad to supervise a powerful and lucrative division at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) — a role that supersedes his work experience and area of expertise, officials familiar with the development told Peoples Gazette over the weekend. Mr. Ahmad, 29, has served as personal […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

Turkmenistan President names his son as the deputy!!

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov has named his 39-year-old son, Serdar, as deputy head of government. Mr. Berdymukhamedov created the new office for his son in a decree published in the Neutralny Turkmenistan newspaper on Friday. The younger Berdymukhammedov is seen as the likely successor to his father who is 63. His job will be to […]

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#ENDSARS

#ENDSARS: Support Rinu pulls our from Lagos Judicial Panel!!

About fifteen hours to the scheduled #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest, Rinu Oduala, youth representative on the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing alleged shooting of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki toll gate, has stepped down from the panel. Her argument was that the government was using the panel for ‘performative actions’. Disclosing this on […]

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INSECURITIES

Its a stray cow, there’s no invasion in Soyinka’s house_Police!!

The Ogun state police command has denied a viral video claiming some Fulani herdsmen attacked the house of Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, in Abeokuta on Tuesday, February 9. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, DSP Abimbola Oyeymi, states that on Tuesday, one Kazeem Sorinola who is an indigene of ijeun Abeokuta who is into […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

Twitter confirms Trump’s ban is forever, even if he runs 2024 Presidential election!!

Former US President Donald Trump’s Twitter ban will remain forever, even if he runs for president again in 2024, a top company official said on Wednesday February 10. During an interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Twitter’s chief financial officer, Ned Segal, was asked if the platform would restore Trump’s account if he ran again and […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS SPORTS

Man. United’s new signee,Amad Diallo fined £42,000 for falsifying his Parents!!

Manchester United’s new signing, Amad Diallo has been fined £42,000 amid an Italian immigration probe into his arrival in Europe. Born in Ivory Coast, the young winger travelled to Italy with his brother Hamed in 2015. The pair first settled in the northern city of Parma, where prosecutors launched an investigation into their move last […]

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INSECURITIES

Unfreeze my accounts or face the consequences_ Igboho to FG!!

Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, has warned the federal government to unfreeze his bank accounts or face massive protests in the South West. Igboho, speaking with Vanguard, confirmed that all his accounts were frozen, because some people were collecting donations. However, he insisted he had no hand in the said […]

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OPINIONS

Thieves must end in Prison_Rotimi Amaechi!!

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says corruption persists in the country because those guilty are not jailed or appropriately punished. Amaechi, a former Governor of Rivers state, disclosed this while delivering the Founders’ day lecture at the University of Port Harcourt. The minister urged Nigerians to stop celebrating people who enrich themselves by stealing […]

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CRIMES FRAUDS

N7.1bn Fraud: Court suspends OUK’s retrial, says suit’s ‘double jeopardy’!!

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday stopped the re-arraignnment of a former Abia State governor,  Orji Kalu, in an alleged N7.1bn money laundering charges. According to him, the trial should be put on hold pending the resolution of the legality of the charges of retrial against him. Delivering his […]

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RELIGION

Winners Chapel’s Pastor Afolabi Sam jails for stealing church’s money!!

Afolabi Samuel, a Pastor of the Living Faith Church popularly known as Winners Chapel has bagged a 3-year jail sentence by the Lagos State Special Offences Court after being found guilty of stealing $90,000 and N4.5 million that belonged to the church. Samuel who was the church accountant and treasure was arraigned before Justice Mojisola […]

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COVID_19

New List of Covid_19 defaulters On Travel Ban!!

The Federal Government has placed a travel restriction on 100 passengers for flouting COVID-19 directives. This was announced by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 via its Twitter handle on Tuesday. The PTF also released the passport details of the defaulters, stating that they have been restricted from travelling for six months. “Presidential Task Force […]

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CRIMES

Court jails man for stealing Gas Cylinders, others, in Lagos!!

Magistrate’s Court sitting in Agbowa, Lagos State sentenced a 24-year-old man, Daniel Johnson, to four months’ imprisonment for stealing goods worth N70,000. Mr. Johnson had been in prison since his first arraignment on June 19, 2018, on two-count charges of breach of peace and theft. Although the defendant had earlier pleaded not guilty to the […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

Biden threatens to sanction Nigeria over anti Gay law!!

President Joe Biden has issued a presidential memorandum aimed at expanding protection of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people worldwide, including potentially through the use of financial sanctions. Nigeria’s anti-gay laws have been increasingly criticised by global rights groups, which have categorised the country as overtly homophobic. President […]

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POLITICS

Fani Kayode reportedly makes moves to dump PDP and rejoin APC!!

A former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode may be on his way back to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) six years after he left for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Sources close to him informed The Nation he met with chairman, Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Gov. Mai Mala Buni and Kogi Governor […]

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#ENDSARS

ENDSARS: Judicial panel orders police to produce victims missing for 2 yrs!!

The Independent Investigative Panel on Human Rights Violations by defunct Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS) on Monday ordered the police to produce Morris Ashwe, a victim of alleged “enforced disappearance” unfailingly by February 24 The panel chairman, Suleiman Galadima, a retired justice, gave the order after his younger brother Raphael, told the panel that the […]

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#ENDSARS

‘I’m the enemy’ Segalink explains why he backed Lekki Tollgate reopening!

Social media activist, Segun Awosanya, popularly known as Segalink, has explained why he threw his weight behind the reopening of Lekki tollgate plaza. Four out of the nine members of the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing alleged killing of #EndSARS protesters by soldiers at the Lekki tollgate have faulted the report of the […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

$25M: Diddy sues his former clothing company for using his Image in Ads!!

Diddy is taking his former clothing company, Sean John to court for using his image, likeness, and persona without his permission. The Hip Hop mogul has filed a $25 million lawsuit against his former clothing brand, Sean John, and the company’s new owner Global Brand Groups USA, according to All Hip Hop. According to a complaint filed last […]

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POLITICS

Millions of Nigerians are joining APC for their outstanding performances_Ganduje!!

As the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, commences the revalidation exercise for its members, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said that Millions of Nigerians are registering, returning to register with their darling Party. Ganduje said, Nigerians have been keenly observing the performances of the party in the last five years and are convinced that APC […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

STEPHANIE OTOBO: Pastor Mike threatens to expose Apostle Suleman!!

Mike Davids, former pastor at Omega Fire Ministries (OFM), has threatened to reveal information about the infidelity saga involving Stephanie Otobo and Apostle Johnson Suleman in 2017. Suleiman, founder of OFM, has been in a running battle with Davids over the latter’s allegation that he slept with his wife. In the latest instalment in their war of words, David […]

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GOVERNMENT

Lagos State Govt appoints Adenike Oyetunde, others, as SSAs!!

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu, @jidesanwoolu has approved the appointment of Arc. Gbolahan Oki as GM of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LABSCA) and Adenike Dasola Oyetunde as the Senior Special Assistant to Mr. Governor on Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD). “Oyetunde’s appointment is in fulfillment of Governor Sanwo-Olu’s promise, on 30th December 2020, to […]

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INSECURITIES

INSECURITY: Bandits kill 19 as many are reportedly missing in Kaduna!!

No fewer than 19 persons have been confirmed dead after bandits invaded Kutemeshi Community in the Birnin-Gwari area of Kaduna State. The bandits, who attacked the community on Saturday, operated for two hours as they shot indiscriminately at residents of the community. A resident of the community, who confirmed the attack to SaharaReporters, said several […]

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INSECURITIES

Gunmen kidnap NLC Chairman in Taraba State!!

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, chairman of the Taraba State chapter, Peter Jediel. He was abducted at his residence in Sunkani, the headquarters of Ardo-Kola Local Government Council. Confirming the incident to journalists, the younger brother of the NLC chairman, Boniface Stephen revealed that the hoodlums shot sporadically […]

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INSECURITIES

BREAKING: Osun State Government declares 24hrs curfew in Irepodun & Orolu LGA!!

The Osun State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Irepodun and Orolu Local Government Areas of the State, following the community crisis that broke out between Ilobu and Erin-Osun communities on Saturday. That two persons have been killed while several others have been injured in the wake of the crisis. Houses and some other […]

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BUSINESS ECONOMY

CRYPTO: Two ways Nigerians can bypass CBN’s restrictions_Expert!!

Cryptocurrency operators in Nigeria are preparing for life after a draconian crackdown on the novel cyber cash trading by the Nigerian government. The Central Bank Friday ordered deposit money banks and other financial institutions to close accounts used in trading cryptocurrencies by Nigerians.  The controversial and largely unpopular directive came amidst Nigeria’s ranking as the […]

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INSECURITIES

CRYPTO: CBN action will help Nigeria’s fight against Terrorism_Adamu Garba!!

Information Technology expert, Adamu Garba, says the recent policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria that Deposit Money Banks, Non-Financial Institutions, and other financial institutions should not do business in crypto and other digital assets will help Nigeria’s fight against terrorism. Garba, who is also a former presidential aspirant, spoke on Saturday while featuring on […]

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GOVERNMENT

Abuja Rail running below 100km/h because we don’t want to kill cows_Amaechi!!

The minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Abuja-Kaduna rail line cannot run faster that 90 kilometres per hour because “we don’t want to kill cow.”According to him, there are cows everywhere between Abuja to Kaduna and the ministry does not want to kill cows any longer with the locomotives.The minister said the […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Lil Frosh rearrested for domestic Violence!!

Fast-growing rapper and Davido’s ex-artist, Sani Goriola Yusuf, aka Lil Frosh, has been re-arrested for beating his ex-girlfriend, Gift Camille. Allegations of domestic violence had surfaced online in October 2020, where Lil Frosh was alleged to have been physically abusing Gift. Gift had taken to her Instagram page that her estranged boyfriend, Lil Frosh, had […]

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BUSINESS

Atiku condemns ban on Crypto trading, demands reversal from CBN!!

Nigeria’s opposition leader Atiku Abubakar on Saturday condemned Friday’s decision to ban cryptocurrencies by the Central Bank of Nigeria. The CBN issued a directive to all Nigerian banks against conducting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions, saying it was an unregulated market and cannot be allowed as a legitimate source of exchange in Nigeria. The decision […]

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COVID_19

COVID_19: WHO disqualifies Nigeria and eight others from global Vaccine bid!!

The World Health Organisation-led COVAX global initiative has failed to shortlist Nigeria for the Pfizer vaccines following its inability to meet the standard requirement of storing the vaccines at the required -70 degrees Celsius.The Nigerian government had stated that it was expected to receive 100,000 doses through the COVAX initiative, which was set up to […]

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RELIGION

Apostle Suleman sues Pastor Mike, demands N5bn, asks Police to arrest him!!

Apostle Johnson Suleiman has responded with a lawsuit against his former Pastor, David Mike, who accused him of interfering in his marriage. The highly placed cleric filed a law suit against Pastor David for “conspiracy to blackmail and defamation of character.” Apostle Johnson filed the lawsuit through his legal team led by Osa Director, Esq, […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

CBN bans Nigerians from buying & selling bitcoin, other Cryptocurrencies!!

The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered banks and other financial institutions to close customer accounts used in trading cryptocurrencies and other related transactions.  In a circular seen by Peoples Gazette after circulating on social media on Friday afternoon, the Nigerian bank regulator ordered deposit money banks, non-bank financial institutions and other financial institutions to “identify persons and/or entities […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

“I was barren for six years but God surprised me with five Children at once’

A Nigerian couple, Foyeke Omage and Ewanle Omage has been blessed with quintuplets, six years after marriage. According to the wife, Foyeke Omage she and her husband waited for the fruit of the womb for six years and was subjected to mockery as people tagged her barren. Recounting how she welcomed their “miracle” babies at […]

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GOVERNMENT

Buhari Shielding Ex-Service Chiefs from Investigation_PDD!!

Ambassadorial Nomination: PDP Rejects Moves To Shield Ex-Service Chiefs From Investigation The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) firmly rejects plots by the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to use the decoy of ambassadorial appointments to shield the immediate past service chiefs from investigation over alleged killing of innocent Nigerians and crimes against humanity […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

BREAKING: SSANU, NASU to embark on Strike tomorrow

Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions have written their branches to commence strike from tomorrow (Friday). A copy of the notice signed by SSANU National President, Mohammed Ibrahim, and NASU General Secretary, Peters Adeyemi, was obtained by our correspondent on Thursday. The non-teaching staff in […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

BREAKING: Buhari nominates Buratai, Olanisakin as Ambassadors!!

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated the newly retired service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. In a letter to the senate, Buhari said: “In accordance with section 171 (1), (2) (c) & sub-section (4) of 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the […]

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POLICE

Buhari extends IGP Adamu’s tenure for 3 months!!

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu for three months. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi disclosed this on Thursday while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.He said that the decision of the President to extend the IGP’s tenure for another three […]

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INSECURITIES

Herdsmen are kidnapping, killing and destroying farm_Abia State!!

The Abia State government has accused herders of kidnapping citizens of the state. John Okiyi Kalu, the state commissioner for information, made the allegation in a statement on Monday.He said the state government also condemned the destruction of farmlands by cows grazing openly. This came as the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, warned herdsmen […]

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POLITICS

Igbo’s don’t have the numbers to produce the next President_Pastor Tunde Bakare!!

Pastor Tunde Bakare, the Serving Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church in Lagos, has said the South-East does not have the numbers yet, to produce a Nigeria President of Igbo extraction. Bakare stated this on Tuesday night, during an Instagram Live session with media mogul, Dele Momodu. According to the outspoken cleric, the Igbo […]

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CRIMES

Governor Umahi files a N1bn case against Peoples Gazette In Court!!

Ebonyi Governor David Umahi has sought N1 billion as “atonement” for Peoples Gazette’s exposé of his underhand dealings in public service. In a letter dated February 1, 2021, counsel to Mr. Umahi, Chukwuma-machukwu Ume, a senior lawyer, also demanded a retraction of the Gazette’s investigative report, while threatening to commence legal action if the proposed […]

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GOVERNMENT

Federal Government extends NIN and Sim linkage by eight weeks!!

The ongoing National Identification Number and Subscriber Identity Module integration exercise has been extended by eight weeks, the Federal Government announced on Tuesday morning. It said the new deadline was now April 6, 2021. Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adinde, who disclosed this in a WhatsApp message to our correspondent, said the extension […]

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CRIMES

Cultism: Lagos to Punish parents for their Children’s crimes!!

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed the Unlawful Societies and Cultism (Prohibition) Bill 2020 seeking to punish parents for their children’s crimes. The parliament passed the bill during a plenary session on Monday through a voice vote conducted by the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa. Obasa said the state assembly had included punishment for parents […]

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CRIMES

N157m FRAUD: EFCC brings fresh Case against Mompha!!

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has named internet celebrity, Ismail Mustapha, alias Mompha, in its amended N157.1million fraud charge filed against an auto dealer, Sarumi Babafemi, alias 606. Mompha has since November 25, 2019 been facing a separate 14-count N32.9 billion money laundering charge before Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court (FHC) […]

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FOREIGN NEWS

Bobiwine challenges Uganda Election results in Court!!

Lawyers for Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine filed a challenge in the Supreme Court on Monday against President Yoweri Museveni’s victory in last month’s election, claiming the poll was rigged. “We want nullification of the election. We do not want (Museveni) participating in any future election,” said Medard Sseggona, one of Wine’s lawyers, at the […]

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INSECURITIES OPINIONS

South-East next target for Killer Herdsmen Destruction_OPC!!

The Oodua Peoples Congress (OPC) has called on South-East governors to prevent fleeing killer herdsmen from entering their region. The group also threw its weight behind the South-West Security Network (Amotekun) despite recent controversies regarding the outfit. In a statement by its spokesman, Yinka Oguntimehin, the group said with the recent efforts of Amotekun in […]

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COVID_19

Don’t Violate Covid_19 rules like Buhari_PDP tells Nigerians!!

The Peoples Democratic Party has pleaded with Nigerians not to take a cue from the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to violate COVID-19 protocols. This was contained in a press statement titled, “PDP Expresses Dismay By Buhari’s Violation of COVID-19 Law…Charges Nigerians Not to Follow Such Examples,” signed by the National Publicity Secretary of […]

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GOVERNMENT

FG reopens Lagos Third mainland Bridge!!

The federal government has reopened the Third Mainland Bridge which was closed down for maintenance days ago.  Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola said the bridge was reopened after they completed the maintenance work by midnight of January 31.   Popoola also disclosed that the Lagos State Government and other relevant agencies have been notified of the […]

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COVID_19

Covid_19 violators to face 6 months imprisonment_Presidency!!

The Presidency Sunday admonished Nigerians to comply with the recently-ratified executive order on mandatory use of face masks and maintenance of physical distance to flatten the curve of the dreadful coronavirus infection. In a statement Sunday evening, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, beckoned COVID-19 task forces nationwide to ensure compliance with the new regulation, […]

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#ENDSARS

ENDSARS: Many Lekki Tollgate victims were brought to our facilities_Reddington Hospital!!

Babajide Lawson, a physician with Reddington Hospital has confirmed to the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry on police brutality that victims of the Lekki shooting of October 20, 2020, with gunshot wounds were treated at the hospital’s facilities. Mr. Lawson’s testimony countered the military who claimed that no live rounds were fired by the Nigerian […]

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POLICE

Save lives first before demanding ‘Police Report’ IGP tells Hospitals!!

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has urged doctors to treat victims of gunshot wounds first before asking for any Police report. Mr. Adamu stated this on Monday while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Newsnight programme. Shedding light on the police policy on people with gunshot wounds, the police chief said, “No, […]

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RELIGION

Police arrest Prophet who planned to raise the dead in Anambra State!!

Operatives of the Anambra State Police Command have confirmed the arrest of the Founder of Children of Light Anointing Ministries in Nkpor, Idemili North Local Government Area of the state, Mr. Onyebuchi Okocha, popularly known as ‘Onyeze Jesus’. The prophet was rumoured to have been arrested in his house in Nkpor, near Onitsha, last Wednesday […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Beyonce’s “Rapper Cousin” shot dead at his Texas Apartment!!

Beyonce’s “rapper cousin” was shot dead at his Texas apartment. Martell Derouen, 34, better known as Kordone, was reportedly found dead in his apartment in San Antonio on Tuesday, Jan 26. According to local reports, Derouen who had a blossoming rap career, was the cousin of the iconic singer Beyoncé. Cops are now searching for […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Why Zlantan blocked DJ Cuppy on Social Media_Davido’s Aide!!

Zlatan and Cuppy have continued to make the headlines over the pair’s seemingly strained relationship. Cuppy had in 2019 enlisted Zlatan for ‘Gelato‘, a hit song, while the street singer also performed at the DJ’s charity event held in Abuja in November that same year. But months after the collaboration, the 28-year-old had revealed that […]

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OPINIONS

HERDSMEN: Some Journalist are planning to ruin my reputation_Buhari!!

There is a compelling reason to alert the nation of another orchestrated smear campaign against President Muhammadu Buhari, using some online newspapers and blogs. The campaign, scheduled to be launched anytime soon through editorials and purported special investigative stories, is designed to further exacerbate tension in the land, by portraying the President as pandering to […]

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GOVERNMENT

Documents shows Governor Umahi’s cash transfer to his account from Ebonyi treasury!!

Governor David Umahi has clutched onto his vast business interests just as firmly as his grip on political power, Peoples Gazette can report, in sheer disdain for extant code of conduct regulations precluding senior public officials from conducting private businesses, except subsistence agriculture, while in office. Bank records of Ebonyi State’s, recently obtained by the […]

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CRIMES

Kidnappers to face Death Sentence, Rapist, Life Imprisonment_Kebbi Governor!!

Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has signed into law a bill making kidnapping a capital offence and rape attracts life imprisonment. A statement on Thursday by Rahmatu Gulma, the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, said, “Therefore, with the assent into law of the model penal code 202, punishment of Kidnapping in the state, under section […]

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COVID_19

Nigeria secures additional 41 million doses of Covid_19 Vaccines_Minister!!

Minister of Health Osagie Ehanire has announced that Nigeria has secured additional 41 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine.  Ehanire who appeared on a Channels Television programme on Thursday January 28, said the 41 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines was secured through the African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT) (a vaccine strategy organised by the African Union) […]

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INSECURITIES

NBC orders media houses to be soft on killer Herdsmen Coverage!!

The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has warned media houses in the country to cautiously report the issue of insecurity particularly around the Herdsmen crisis in Ondo and Oyo state.  The regulatory body, in a statement dated January 26,  said this directive to “remind broadcasters of the rules governing the coverage of crisis.” The statement invoked certain provisions […]

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INSECURITIES

SERVICE CHIEFS: Ohaneze Ndigbo applauds President Buhari over new appointments!!

The group says the appointment would go a long way to reassure Nigerians that the President is determined to control the nation’s security problems. The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing new service chiefs. The President-General of the group, Prof. George Obiozor, gave the commendation in […]

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BREAKING NEWS!

Buhari approves New Covid_19 rules & regulations !!

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed CoronaVirus Disease, COVID-19, Health Protection Regulations, 2021. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and Chairman, Presidential Task Force to COVID-19 in Nigeria, Boss Mustapha announced this in Abuja, Nigeria. President Buhari said signing the Regulations was in consideration of the urgent need to protect the health and […]

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GOVERNMENT

Nwodo Slams Buhari for not appointing an Igbo as Service Chief!!

The newly-appointed Coordinator of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum, SMBF, and immediate past President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Nnia Nwodo, has expressed shock and disappointment at President Muhammadu Buhari’s exclusion of Igbo in the appointment of the new Service Chiefs. Nwodo insinuated that Buhari’s action was an obvious expression of disdain for the Igbo people […]

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GOVERNMENT

More than 7 million Nigerians benefitted from cash transfer _FG!!

President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has said more than 7 million Nigerians are beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT). Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. The programme is under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP). Farouq accused “unpatriotic persons” of trying to give it a […]

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SPORTS

Frank Lampard breaks silence after being sacked by Chelsea!!

Chelsea legend, Frank Lampard has released his first statement since he was unceremoniously sacked by the club on Monday, January 25. Lampard was axed by Chelsea on Monday, 18 months after being appointed following the club’s decision to sack Italian, Maurizio Sarri. Despite his status as the club’s greatest goalscorer, Lampard was axed with the Blues […]

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COVID_19

Elderly woman who died of Covid_19 reappeares at Nursing home after 10 days!!

Rogelia Blanco returned to her nursing home in Xove, Spain, after her fmaily though she died of COVID-19. The region of A Mariña, where Xove is located, is seen here.Carlos Castro/Europa Press via Getty ImagesSign up for our special edition newsletter to get a daily update on the coronavirus pandemic. An elderly Spanish woman stunned […]

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RELIGION

Police arrest 5 Shiites members during protest in Abuja!!

The suspects are accused of destroying public property and attacking citizens and police officers. The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says its officers have arrested five members of a proscribed religious movement for a protest in Abuja. The Police Public Relations Officer in FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf, announced this in a statement […]

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COVID_19

COVID_19: FG extends lockdown Phase three by one Month!!

The Nigerian government has extended the phase three ease of COVID-19 lockdown. Boss Mustapha, Secretary of the Government of the Federation, SGF, has disclosed that the easing of COVID-19 lockdown has been extended by one month. Mustapha, who is the Presidential Task Force, PTF, on COVID-19 disclosed on Monday in Abuja.Speaking during the daily briefing […]

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GOVERNMENT

FG approves employment of 30,000 Graduates to be trained on Agric Sector!!

The Federal Government has approved the employment of 30,000 graduates to be trained on soil samples and to render extension services to farmers. The recruitment is part of efforts to enhance food security. Executive Secretary of the National Land Development Agency, Paul Ikonne, made the announcement on Monday. Ikonne disclosed that the young Nigerians would […]

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#ENDSARS

ENDSARS: Court in Abuja dismisses case against four protesters!!

A court in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Monday discharged four out of six protesters arrested in November for demonstrating outside the National Assembly. Last year, the nation was swept by weeks of widespread #EndSARS protests sparked by anger over brutality from the police’s loathed Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The government disbanded the […]

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INSECURITIES

Miyetti Allah bans herdsmen from night movement and underage grazing!!

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) said Monday that it would discourage underage and late night grazing amongst herders, as part of solutions proffered by the group to quell raging conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in the Southwest. The umbrella body of cattle breeders in the country said in a statement issued […]

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ELECTIONS POLITICS

2023 PRESIDENCY: Wike denies being interested as campaign posters flood FCT!!

The Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has denied his interest in running for the position of president in 2023, shortly after campaign posters pointing to his run were seen across the Federal Capital Territory. Earlier on Monday, campaign posters with photos of Mr. Wike were sighted on buildings along Herbert Macaulay Way, a central axis […]

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COVID_19

Court orders that El-Zakzaky’s wife undergoes Covid_19 treatment!!

A Kaduna State High Court, on Monday, ordered the Nigerian Correctional Service to evacuate the wife of the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Zeenat, to an isolation centre, for COVID-19 treatment. Delivering a ruling, Justice Gideon Kurada, specifically ordered that she should be moved to a government-approved isolation and treatment centre. Confirming […]

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CELEBRITY GOSSIPS

Atiku’s wife Jennifer relocates as he welcomes child with fourth wife!!

Atiku Abubakar’s hankering for a large and boisterous household had been taken in good faith by his wives of many years. But his seemingly audacious entanglement with a new wife of Morrocan origin appears to have dropped a match in the powder barrel for his hitherto favourite spouse. Jennifer Douglas-Abubakar, third wife of the former […]

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COVID_19

Mexican President, Obrador tests Positive for Covid_19!!

Mexico’s President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for Coronavirus.  The South American country’s President who has been criticized for his handling of his country’s pandemic and for not setting an example of prevention in public, said his symptoms are mild and he his currently undergoing treatment.  Obrador tweeted;  “I regret to inform you that I […]

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INSECURITIES

OYO CRISIS: Fulani leaders beg for forgiveness, promise peaceful stay!!

Two Fulani leaders, the Seriki Fulani of Igbo Ora, Alhaji Idris Abubakar, and the Seriki Fulani of Eruwa, Alhaji Sule Mohammed, have solicited for forgiveness, assuring the people of Oyo State that they would facilitate peaceful coexistence in Ibarapaland.Recall that there was violence at Igangan on Friday when a popular Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo, […]

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GOVERNMENT

Akwa Ibom urges street traders, others to relocate to designated places!!

Akwa Ibom State Government has advised all Street traders and operators of illegal markets especially around the plaza area, and other highbrow areas to relocate to designated trading places on or before February 1, 2021, or be prepared to face the wrath of the law. The Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Charles Udoh, who announced this […]

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CRIMES

These two sell kids for N100k, after luring them with Biscuits!!

A 19-year-old has been arrested in Anambra for child trafficking, along with his 10-year-old accomplice. The principal suspect, Chinecherem Odurukwe, from Ogboro Isiala village of Ihiala is said to use his 10-year-old accomplice, Chinedu Adom, from Umuozu village of Nwangele council area of Imo to lure children, according to police investigation. The pair operated in […]

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