2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

2019 Presidency: APC governors pledge support for Buhari

Even as President Muhammadu Buhari was yet to formally declare interest in the 2019 presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) governors on the party platform has pledged to endorse him for a fresh mandate. More »

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

New SGF is Babachir Lawal’s cousin, says Junaid Mohammed

A member of the House of Representatives during the Second Republic, Dr Junaid Muhammed, has revealed that the newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, is a first cousin to Babachir Lawal. More »

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

Don’t Order Diezani’s Return To Nigeria, EFCC Begs Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. More »


Ex-PDP Chairman’s Son: Court Remands Wife In Prison For Culpable Homicide

Bilyamin Bello was stabbed to death by his wife, Sanda suspects plead not guilty By Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The police on Friday arraigned Maryam Sanda before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Jabi, Abuja on charges of

Benue’s Achieved Only 28% Of 2017 Budget Due To Lack Of Funds — Commissioner

By Peter Duru MAKURDI—The Benue State Commissioner for Finance, Mr David Olofu, yesterday, revealed that the state government had achieved 28 percent of the 2017 fiscal estimate of N183 billion, lamenting that paucity of funds was frustrating the efforts of

Edo to embark on massive reconstruction of dilapidated schools

The Edo State Government is set to embark on the reconstruction of dilapidated schools across the state. Commissioner for Education, Dr. Christopher Adesotu, who disclosed this during a meeting with School-based Management Committee (SBMC) members, parents and other stakeholders in

Oba of Benin makes historic visit to Abuja

His Royal Majesty, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare II- Oba of Benin, on Wednesday made an historic visit to Abuja after his coronation in October 2016. The Oba who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about

SCC Abandons Otukpo Multipurpose Dam After Receiving Payment In Full

A project verification team from the Fiscal Responsibility Commission has accused SCC Nigeria Ltd, handlers of the N17.1 billion Otukpo Multipurpose Dam Project in Benue, of abandoning work after receiving full payment. Mr Samson Eletuo, the Team Leader, told the

Just In: Lagos Lawyer Drags IGP Idris To Court, Wants Him Removed

A legal practitioner based in Lagos, Barrister Ademola Odusote, has instituted a legal action against the embattled Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, the Nigerian Police Force and the Attorney-General of the Federation, Ibrahim Malami (SAN). In an originating

The Ostentatious Life Of The Son Of The Man Who Will Replace Mugabe

 Mnangagwa’s son wants to be a minister too These photos of Micheal Sean Mnangagwa have gone viral online.

Ebo Woleche- The Abandoned And Forgotten Community In Cross River State

By Egbara Emmanuel. It was not until I visited home recently and decided to take a walk to Woleche -Ebo,Ebo Woleche is as old as Cross river state but remain disconnected in all sphere of Government present, I never imagined

Nigerian Pastor Dies During Sex With A Teen

A Pentecostal pastor has reportedly died during an alleged sex romp with a 19-year-old-girl in a hotel room in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta. Delta Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Andrew Aniamaka, confirmed on Wednesday in Asaba. He

Suswam’s trial: EFCC declares uncooperative witness hostile

By Ade Adesomoju for Punch The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday declared as “hostile” one of its prosecution witnesses, Abubakar Umar, lined up against a former Governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Suswam before the Federal High Court

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