Two feared dead as police, IPOB clash in Nnewi

Members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, and officers of the Nigeria Police Force, Nnewi Division, Friday, clashed at the popular Nkwo Nnewi Market. At least, one police officer and one member of the pro Biafran group were killed in the clash. Members of the pro Biafra group were at Nnewi to drive home […]

Boko Haram: Buhari govt under fire over killing of 44 soldiers

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has come under attack over the recent killing of about 44 soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents. Immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, in a tweet on Friday, queried the silence treatment of Buhari over death of soldiers yet was quick to criticize Goodluck Jonathan’s book “My Transition […]

New minimum wage: Senate takes stand on N30,000 proposal

Majority Leader of the Senate, Bala Na’Allah, has restated that the National Assembly will give the new national minimum wage bill speedy hearing as soon as it is sent to the legislature. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, Na’Allah, who represents Kebbi South Senatorial District of Kebbi, gave the assurance in an interview […]

Ahmad Salkida reveals those behind attack on military base, killing over 100 soldiers

Ahmad Salkida, a journalist known to have access to Boko Haram, on Friday revealed those behind the recent attack on a military base in Metele, Borno State. Salkida disclosed that a factional group of the Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, was behind the recent attack that claimed the lives of several military personnel. In […]

Scores feared dead as 7-storey building collapses in Port Harcourt

A seven-storey building under construction has collapsed in Woji Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, trapping several persons. Details are still sketchy, but report says masons and other workers were on site when the building collapsed. Some workers who found their way out of the rubbles have been rushed to the hospital. More to come. SOURCE

FRSC replies Nigerians who blame demons for accidents

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has cautioned against the belief by some people, including commuters, of the existence of blood-sucking demons that kill travellers on the road during the yuletide. Mr Samuel Obayemi, FRSC Zonal Commanding Officer, Zone RF9 Enugu, gave the caution in Owerri on Thursday, during the flag-off of this year’s “ember […]

2019: Obasanjo speaks on meeting Osinbajo behind closed door

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reacted to reports in the media that he held a meeting with Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo at his Ota Farm, Ogun State, on Wednesday. Reports circulated during the week of a meeting between Obasanjo, Osinbajo, and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi. But in a statement signed by his […]

‘My Transition Hours’- Jonathan’s ex-aide hits back at Presidency

Reno Omokri, the former aide to Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has fired back at the presidency over statement countering claims of corruption in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity on Thursday denied allegation made by Jonathan in his book ‘My Transition Hours’ that the present […]

Sanwo-Olu will complete my unfinished projects – Ambode

Governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode, has assured that the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state for the 2019 general elections, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will not abandon pending projects. Ambode gave this assurance while inaugurating an ultra-modern lecture theatre donated to the Lagos State University (LASU) by businessman and philanthropist, Remi Makanjuola, […]

2019 presidency: Atiku, Amaechi clash in Abuja

Spokesperson of the Atiku Campaign Organisation, Segun Sowunmi, and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, have clashed over the privatisation programme of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, when Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was president and Atiku his vice. Amaechi and Sowunmi clashed at the first 2019 presidential debate hosted by The Osasu Show and held at NAF […]