Man arrested with 17 sacks of hemp (photos)

A suspected distributor of cannabis sativa (Indian hemp), Daniel Elimuya, has been arrested along Lagos-Ibadan expressway with 17 sacks of weed suspected to be Indian hemp. Our correspondent gathered that Elimuya was conveying the Indian hemp in a Ford car from Delta to Lagos when he was arrested by operatives of Ogun Police Command attached […]

Buhari, South West Monarchs Meet In Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with traditional rulers from the South West geopolitical zone of the country. It started around 12.30 pm at the President’s office in Abuja. Among the traditional rulers is the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, The Ooni of Ife, had paid similar courtesy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari on […]

BREAKING: Shi’ites Heads To Court Over Proscription

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is to challenge the court order obtained by the federal government banning the operations of the organization. Spokesman of the Movement, Ibrahim Musa confirmed that “we will be in court challenging the proscription”. Musa who spoke through a phone message on the recent accusation by a rival Shiite group that […]

BREAKING: WAEC Officials Finally Confirms Buhari’s Secondary School Results

According to The Nation, President Muhammadu Buhari opened his second day of defence on Wednesday before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) by calling a senior official of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) as his first witness of the day. The official, Oshindeinde Henry Adewunmi, who is now in the witness box, said he […]

Fuel tanker explodes along Gombe-Bauchi road (photos)

A fuel tanker exploded on Wednesday at Tunfure along Gombe-Bauchi Expressway, Gombe State. According to Channels Television, the number of casualties could not be ascertained as of the time of filing this report. However, a motorcyclist was seen at the scene, burnt beyond recognition.

Atiku, father, grandfather not Nigerians, Kyari tells tribunal

Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar in the February 23 general election was a Cameroonian “flesh and blood’’. Kyari, who was led through his deposition by Chief Wole Olanipekun, SAN, counsel for the […]

UPDATED: WAEC official disowns Buhari’s Cambridge credentials

A West African Examination Council official, Osidehinde Adewunmi, on Wednesday, disowned the Cambridge University’s Moderated International Examination credentials produced by President Muhammadu Buhari and tendered as exhibits before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja. The two documents earlier admitted as Exhibits 19 and 21 were Buhari’s statement of results and the broadsheet for the […]

Lady Gives Birth To Conjoined Twins In Benue State (Photos)

A Nigerian woman delivered conjoined twins in Genyi Yandev, Gboko Local Government, Benue State recently and according to reports following her delivery, the conjoined twins consist of two heads, two legs and four hands. A Reverend pastor, Teryange Nyaghve introduced her to N.K.S.T worshipers and asked the congregation to help her. See photos below, The […]

Senate Confirms All 43 Ministerial Nominees

The appointment of forty-three (43) ministerial nominees sent to the hallow upper chamber of the national assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari has been confirmed by the Senate. Buhari had last Tuesday sent a list of potential ministers to the Senate for screening. The Senate postponed its annual vacation to conduct the screening of the ministers. […]

6 things to know about Nigerian appointed UK minister for Children and Families

A Nigerian, Kemi Badenoch, was on Saturday, appointed the junior minister for Children and Families by the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Badenoch acknowledged the appointment on her verified Twitter handle on Monday, where she said, “I’m humbled to have been appointed a junior minister at the DfE. A huge privilege to be able […]

Boris Johnson Appoints Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch As Minister

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, has appointed Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch, aged 39, as Children and Families Minister, as part of his government reshuffle. Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden. Tweeting about her appointment, Badenoch @KemiBadenoch posted on 29 July: “Thank you for all good wishes and kind […]

Ambode Speaks On Dumping APC For PDP

Former governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode has spoken on his rumoured planned defection from the All Progressive Congress, APC, to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. There have been speculations in some quarters that Ambode was disappointed he did not make the ministerial list President Muhammadu Buhari submitted to the Nigerian Senate. Many had thought […]

30 Nigerians apply for N180m US investment visa

About 30 Nigerians are said to have indicated interest in securing the United States EB-5 foreign investor visa. The Managing Director, Emerging Markets (Africa) for Atlantic American Partners, Daniel Ryan, disclosed this in an interview with journalists in Lagos on Monday. Ryan, an equity fund management firm in charge of the programme, explained that an […]

Delay: Ekiti, Ondo, other pilgrims shut Ilorin airport

About 500 intending pilgrims to the 2019 Holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia from Ondo, Ekiti, Kwara and Oyo states in the early hours of Monday disrupted activities at the Ilorin International Airport to protest delayed flight to the Holy Land. The pilgrims, who began their protest at about 3am, blocked the Ilorin/Ogbomoso/Ibadan Expressway and shut […]