• Zakzaky’s lawyer reacts to court judgment, says they may challenge Kaduna govt. soon

    Zakzaky’s lawyer reacts to court judgment, says they may challenge Kaduna govt. soon

    Im a reaction to the judgment releasing the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, one of the Counsels to the group, Barrister Festus Okoye, told newsmen that he was confident that the government would obey the court order.

    “Well, I think the judgment was well reasoned. The trial judge advised the government to find a way of deescalating the rising tension between it and the members of the IMN. I believe that the court has given the […]

  • Makarfi faction of PDP to challenge Ondo elections at tribunal

    Makarfi faction of PDP to challenge Ondo elections at tribunal

    Senator Ahmed Makarfi faction of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has resolved to challenge the outcome of the Saturday’s Ondo State governorship election at the tribunal.

    The party in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, said this in Abuja on Monday.

    Adeyeye said that the faction had instructed its candidate in the election, Mr Eyitayo Jegede, to be joined by the state chapter of the party for the legal battle.

    The faction which called for the total cancellation […]

  • Akeredolu promises to banish poverty from Ondo state, calls his victory a challenge to perform

    Akeredolu promises to banish poverty from Ondo state, calls his victory a challenge to perform

    Ondo state governor-elect, Chief Rotimi Akeredolu has promised to banish poverty and stagnation in the state, after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), declared him winner of Saturday’s election.

    Speaking from his home town of Owo,  Akeredolu described his victory as “an act of  God”, and promised welfare and employment for his people and pleaded for the cooperation of all, irrespective of political platform and differences.

    “For me, it is a challenge to perform. It is a call to rescue our state […]

  • Strip Club Performs the Mannequin Challenge With Customers (Photos+Video)

    Strip Club Performs the Mannequin Challenge With Customers (Photos+Video)

    People have been left totally in awe after an entire strip club performed the Mannequin Challenge at a Vegas night club.

    The Mannequin Challenge has reached a new peak as an entire strip club in Las Vegas performed the stunt.

    The footage, taken in the Sapphire club, shows strippers and punters alike frozen in a number of risque and elaborate positions. The strippers who were half-n*ked made the challenge more spectacular as some were seen hanging off poles with gravity-defying poise […]

  • Senate’s rejection of $30bn loan should challenge Buhari – Falana

    Senate’s rejection of $30bn loan should challenge Buhari – Falana

    Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has challenged the Nigerian government to take the rejection of the $30 billon (N9.61 trillion) loan request by the Senate as a challenge to review the recovery of the nation’s looted wealth.

    In a statement on Tuesday, Mr. Falana said the decision of the Senate to turn down the borrowing plan should spur investigation into the criminal diversion of billions of dollars from the Federation Account.

    The Senate on Tuesday rejected Mr. Buhari’s request to borrow $29.9 […]

  • Handling IPOB my toughest challenge -AIG Karma

    Handling IPOB my toughest challenge -AIG Karma

    The Assistant Inspector General of Police in-charge of Zone 9, Umuahia,  Hassan Karma, was until recently the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State. In this interview, he speaks on Biafra agitation, kidnapping, armed robbery and general security situation in the zone as well as his experience while serving in Anambra.

    What are your strategies for policing the zone?

    My strategies are in tandem with what is already laid down as roadmap by the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim Idris. He is a […]

  • Nigeria electricity challenge man-made, says Fashola

    Nigeria electricity challenge man-made, says Fashola

    Former governor of Lagos State and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, said, yesterday, that Nigeria’s electricity problem is man-made.

    Fashola, who spoke at the maiden edition of Made in Nigeria Festival taking place at Eko Atlantic, Lagos, said his blueprint for the power sector is in three phases: power-generation, steady supply of power and uninterrupted power supply.

    He has also pledged to ensure the power sector works to the point where Nigeria has uninterrupted power supply.

    Speaking on man-made […]

  • Burying 13 Generals was my greatest challenge as CDS, says Agwai

    Burying 13 Generals was my greatest challenge as CDS, says Agwai

    Former Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Lieutenant-General Martin-Luther Agwai, yesterday said the greatest challenge in his entire military career, was burying 13 Generals who died in the ill-fated Nigerian Air Force plane crash of September, 17, 2006, in Benue State.

    Agwai, who said their death created a huge vacuum in the army, noted that if they were to be alive today, perhaps most of the challenges facing the military in its counter insurgency operations in the Northeast would not have gotten […]

  • Manchester United will be Ibrahimovic’s biggest challenge – Jose Mourinho

    Manchester United will be Ibrahimovic’s biggest challenge – Jose Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic has given himself the biggest challenge of his career by choosing to join Manchester United.

    The 34-year-old completed his move to Old Trafford last week, signing a one-year deal after leaving Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.

    Ibrahimovic is a proven winner having won league titles in Italy, France, Spain and the Netherlands but Mourinho feels the striker has taken on a difficult task through his move to the Premier League.

    “Zlatan is Zlatan,” Mourinho told MUTV.

    “He wins […]

  • Alicia Keys still continuing with her no make-up challenge…(photos)

    Alicia Keys still continuing with her no make-up challenge…(photos)

    Alicia Keys said many months ago that she was done with make-up.

    The singer is hoping more celebs will join her and wear less make-up but so far, none have.

    Alicia is trying to bring attention to the objectification of women in popular culture.

    She continued the no make-up challenge at the BET Awards. She came barefaced…and still looked

  • I challenge Amaechi to a public debate on monorail project – Wike dares

    I challenge Amaechi to a public debate on monorail project – Wike dares

    Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor has chal­lenged his predecessor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, to a public debate on the logic, financial cost and so­cial value of the monorail project along Azikiwe Road in Port Harcourt.

    Amaechi had recently criticised Wike for not completing the controver­sial project. But, in its response, the state government said it would meet Amaechi for a debate on any platform, concerning projects aban­doned by the previous gov­ernment.

    In a press statement by the Commissioner for Informa­tion and Communication, Dr. […]