• Dogara heads cabal that can go to any length to protect their interest – Jibrin

    Dogara heads cabal that can go to any length to protect their interest – Jibrin

    Suspended member of the House of Representatives, Abdumumin Jibrin has alleged that a cabal headed by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara will go to any length to protect their interest.

    Jibrin had recently accused Dogara, his Deputy; Yusuf Lasun, Chief Whip, Ado-Doguwa and Miniority Leader; Leo Ogor of padding the 2016 budget to the tune of N30bn. -budget-jibrin

    Following his earlier allegations, the lawmaker was summoned to appear before the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges to shed light on […]

  • I bought two human heads for N10,000 – Herbalist

    I bought two human heads for N10,000 – Herbalist

    According to reports, the Oyo State Police Command has arrested three persons in possession of two human skulls have been arrested at a hideout in Ogbomoso.

    The state Commissioner of Police, Samuel Adegbuyi, said the arrest was made after the police received information from members of the public, who had raised the alarm that the suspects were dealing in human parts.

    One of the skulls was discovered to have had what looked like a deep machete cut at its temple, leaving the […]

  • Ex-Senate President Ken Nnamani heads Buhari’s 24-man electoral reform panel

    Ex-Senate President Ken Nnamani heads Buhari’s 24-man electoral reform panel

    President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a 24-man committee to address perceived defects in Nigeria’s electoral laws and constitution.

    The Committee, which members were drawn from Civil Society Organisations, academia, legal profession, traditional institutions, as well as former legislators, is headed by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani.

    The committee would be inaugurated Tuesday by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami.

    The AGF, in a statement by his media aide, Salisu Isah, said the Constitutional/ Electoral Reform Committee was […]

  • Governor Tambuwal appoints nine heads for Sokoto agencies

    Governor Tambuwal appoints nine heads for Sokoto agencies

    Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved the posting of eight Directors-General and one Managing Director of the state government parastatals.

    This is contained in a statement signed by the governor’s spokesman, Imam Imam, and issued to newsmen in Sokoto on Friday.

    The chief executives are as follows: Shehu Usman Malami, Director-General, Debt Management Office, Dr Ibrahim Usman, Director-General, Waziri Junaidu, History and Culture Bureau and Shehu Adamu, Director-General, State Contributory Health Agency.

    Others are: Abdullahi Muhammad, Director-General, State Housing Corporation, Aminu […]

  • Top US envoy Kerry heads to Britain amid Brexit crisis

    Top US envoy Kerry heads to Britain amid Brexit crisis

    Top US diplomat John Kerry will fly to Brussels and London on Monday for talks with Washington’s key allies in the aftermath of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.

    US officials travelling to Rome with the secretary of state told reporters on the flight that two stops had been added to his European itinerary at the last moment.

    “Tomorrow we’ll go to Brussels and then on to London,” one official said.

    Washington was dismayed last week when British voters chose to leave […]

  • Men in Benin start shaving their heads in honour of late Oba

    Men in Benin start shaving their heads in honour of late Oba

    Men in Benin, the Edo State capital, have started shaving their heads in honour of the late Oba of Benin, Omo n’Oba n’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Erediauwa.

    The monarch’s demise was announced on Friday, which was followed with the breaking of a native chalk by the Iyase of Benin Kingdom, Chief Sam Igbe.

    As the ancient tradition demands, part of the mourning rites to be performed by males in Benin include the shaving of heads and the closure of markets in the […]