Boy stolen in Benue and sold for N500k, rescued in Aba (Photos)

Bemdoo Ajekwe, 3-year-old boy who was kidnapped on the 10th of October, 2018 at North Bank area of Makurdi, Benue State, has been rescued and reunited with his parents. His rescue followed a full scale investigation ordered by the Benue State Commissioner of Police, CP. Ene Okon, which led to the arrest of one Joy […]

Senator Ademola Adeleke arraigned for exam malpractice

The PDP governorship candidate in the September 22 election in Osun State, Senator Ademola Adeleke arraigned by the police at the Federal High court in Abuja this morning, on charges bordering on examination malpractice and impersonation. Recall that on September 19th, Adeleke who is also an uncle to Famous Nigerian Singer, Davido, was declared wanted […]

WAEC certificate: Buhari’s action shows he is hiding something – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday declared that the “fretting and jittering in the Presidency” whenever the issue of President Muhammadu Buhari’s academic certificate was mentioned was an indication that “Mr. President is morally burdened and ostensibly has something to hide.” PDP made the remark while responding to a statement credited to the Presidency […]

Details of Buhari’s meeting with four PDP Governors on Tuesday revealed

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday met behind closed-doors with State Governors from the South-South geopolitical zones, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Four out of the six Governors of the zone were present in the meeting which lasted about one hour. They were reluctant to talk to State House correspondents afterwards, but in a brief […]

New minimum wage: Stock your homes with foodstuff – Labour warns Nigerians

The Nigerian Labour union has said it will not back down on its threat to embark on a nationwide protest over the National minimum wage. The leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Trader Union Congress and the United Labour Congress with their members marched from their NLC office at DLine to the Rivers state Government […]

Police vs Shi’ites: Islamic movement loses 50 members

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has claimed that about 50 of its members were killed on Monday along the Nyanya-Keffi expressway by officials of the Nigerian Army. A member of the group, Mohammed Gamara, who spoke with Channels Television in Abuja noted that about 200 others were injured. “So far, I don’t have the exact […]

Trader Money: FG speaks on fraudsters hijacking project

The Federal Government has assured that its on-going empowerment project for petty traders would never be hijacked by fraudulent individuals. The empowerment programme, branded ‘Trader Money Project’, is taking place simultaneously across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT. Speaking at the Abakpa Enugu Market, the National Coordinator, Mr. Babatunde Bakare said every […]

New minimum wage: Outcome of Osinbajo, Governors’ meeting revealed

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday met with six state governors over the minimum wage demanded by the organised labour in the country. The meeting held behind closed-doors on Monday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. One of the governors, speaking with Channels after the meeting, said it ended inconclusively. […]

New Minimum Wage: Osinbajo, governors meet in Aso Villa over NLC’s demand

Members of the Economic Management Team led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are currently meeting with some state governors on the issue of new national minimum wage. The meeting is presently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, The Nation reports. State governors present at the meeting are; Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari; Kebbi State Governor, Atiku […]

New minimum wage: Governors hold emergency meeting Tuesday

The Chairman, Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, has said governors will hold an emergency meeting Tuesday, to discuss the national minimum wage and come up with a position. Yari revealed this while speaking with State House correspondents on the matter, after an expanded Economic Management Team meeting at the Presidential Villa […]

New minimum wage: Outcome of Osinbajo, Governors’ meeting revealed

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday met with six state governors over the minimum wage demanded by the organised labour in the country. The meeting held behind closed-doors on Monday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. One of the governors, speaking with Channels after the meeting, said it ended inconclusively. […]

BREAKING: Tension in Abuja as army open fire on Shiites

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, better known as Shi’ites, on Monday, defied warnings by a combined force of the Nigerian army and the police as they poured into the FCT from all major routes, to observe the Arbaeen mourning processions. The sect members, who came out in their thousands for the procession, […]

What Buhari told British Government about Obasanjo, Jonathan’s administrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that with the humongous resources at the disposal of Nigeria between 1999 and 2014, it was sad that infrastructure was not fixed. President Buhari said the administrations then allowed infrastructure to rot completely within the period. Buhari said this when he received the outgoing British High Commissioner to Nigeria, His […]

Buhari breaks silence on his WAEC certificate controversy

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announcement that it is going to court to challenge his West African School Certificate (WASC). Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said it was a waste of time because the record was available, as well as those of higher qualifications […]

MURIC warns FG of fuel scarcity masterminds, looming labour strike

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the Federal Government to tighten its seat belt as yuletide approaches. The organization alerted the government to the annual phenomenon of artificial fuel scarcity which usually reared its ugly head at the approach of the end of the year. Professor Ishaq Akintola, MURIC director, in a statement […]

Bakassi refugees yet to settle, 12 years after – Rep Essien Ayi

The member representing Bakassi/Calabar South/Akpabuyo federal constituency, Hon. Essien Ayi, has said that Bakassi returnees, whose ancestral homes were ceded to Cameroon, twelve years after were still occupying primary school, IDP camp in Bakassi, Cross River State. Hon Ayi told journalists on Saturday that dozens of Bakassi people have passed on due to terrible conditions […]

Bishop Oyedepo reveals sponsors of killer herdsmen

The Bishop of Living Faith Church (aka Winners Chapel), Bishop David Oyedepo, yesterday said the inability of the government to arrest killer herdsmen in some part of the Middle Belt zone was because the killers were agents of the government. Speaking in Ota, Ogun State, at the Church’s Sunday Service titled ‘Covenant Day of Settlement […]

We are learning the ‘Shaku Shaku’ dance steps for our campaign – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday in Abuja, jocularly said he was learning the Shaku Shaku dance steps for campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections. Shaku Shaku is a popular and contemporary dance style common among young Nigerians. Osinbajo, who was the Chairman and Special Guest of Honour at the launch of Five Fascinating Books […]