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Former Minister, Jumoke Akinjide Returns N650m To EFCC

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The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has recorded a fresh milestone achievement in its anti-corruption drive. A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, has returned N650 million to the Federal Government. Akinjide informed the court about this development today, when she notified Justice Muslim Sule Hassan of ...

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Berlusconi vows to deport 600,000 Nigerians, other immigrants in Italy

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Three-time former Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has pledged to deport 600,000 illegal immigrants if his centre-right coalition wins the fortcoming March 4 elections. The deportation will affect Nigerians and other African countries. This followed tensions over the shooting of six Africans by a far-right extremist on Saturday. The 81-year-old ...

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Politicians Buy AK47, Weapons For Herdsmen – Miyetti Allah

Politicians Buy AK47, Weapons For Herdsmen - Miyetti Allah

Nigerian politicians have been accused of culpability in the endless crisis involving Fulani herdsmen and the local farmers. President of the Miyetti Allah cattle breeders association, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo has revealed that politicians are responsible for purchasing sophisticated weaponry like AK-47s for herdsmen. Bodejo wondered how many farmers in Nigeria ...

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Photos Tears In Anambra As Ekwueme Is Finally Laid To Rest

Photos Tears In Anambra As Ekwueme Is Finally Laid To Rest (3)

The body of former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme has been committed to mother earth following his sad death. Nigeria’s former Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, was laid to rest on Friday at his hometown, Oko in Anambra state after a week-long burial rites. Top government officials, close friends and ...

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Obasanjo’s coalition for Nigerians holds rally in Ondo

Obasanjo’s coalition for Nigerians holds rally in Ondo

The Coalition for Nigeria (CN), initiated by former President Olusegun Obasanjo has held its first meeting in Ondo State. The meeting, which held in Akure, the Ondo State capital, had in attendance members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC). Prominent members of the PDP ...

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Obasanjo reveals why he didn’t snub Buhari at AU Summit

Obasanjo reveals why he didn’t snub Buhari at AU Summit

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed that he greeted President Muhammadu Buhari at the African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, because of his upbringing. Obasanjo explained that he had gone round to greet other African leaders present at the Summit and decided to also shake hands with Buhari. ...

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Lekki toll hike causes traffic lock-down on Lagos Island [PHOTOS]

Lekki toll hike causes traffic lock-down on Lagos Island [PHOTOS] (4)

The hike in Lekki toll led to serious gridlock on Lekki-Epe expressway on Thursday. This new tariff was implemented today February by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC), managers of the road. At the Admiralty Circle Plaza (Lekki-Epe expressway), cars now pay N200 from N120; sports utility vehicles (SUV) now pay ...

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EFCC reacts to Fayose’s victory, reveals next action

EFCC reacts to Fayose’s victory, reveals next action

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reacted to the ruling by a Federal High Court in Ekiti that the commission cannot investigate state finances. The commission said the ruling was an error and cannot stand the test of time. The EFCC disclosed that it would approach the court of ...

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Owoseni cries out over herdsmen, communal clashes in Benue

Owoseni cries out over herdsmen, communal clashes in Benue

The Commissioner of Police in Benue, Fatai Owoseni, has stated that the state is under threat of attacks from herdsmen, communal clashes and armed bandits. Owoseni stated this on Tuesday in Makurdi during his maiden news briefing. He described the attacks on villages in Katsina-Ala and Zaki-Biam axis as pure ...

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Why Fayose Can Never Forgive Obasanjo

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The fight between Governor Ayodele Fayose and former President Olusegun Obasanjo didn’t start today and here is why it will not end soon. Have you ever seen a governor jump on a table, roar and spit fire? I saw Governor Ayodele Fayose do these during the public hearing on constitution ...

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