• Don’t bring gift to me – Aisha Buhari warns Nigerians

    Don’t bring gift to me – Aisha Buhari warns Nigerians

    Wife of  the President, Aisha Buhari, has alleged that she has not received any gift from anyone since her husband assumed office as the number one citizen of the country, warning those who would want to gift her this season to perish the thought.

    Mrs. Buhari made this revelation at the lauching of a new campaign against graft tagged, “Women Against Corruption” in Abuja, on Wednesday.

    According to her, she did not also intend to collect gifts as the wife of the […]

  • Interesting Read: El-Rufai speaks on Southern Kaduna killings and banning Shi’ites in Kaduna

    Interesting Read: El-Rufai speaks on Southern Kaduna killings and banning Shi’ites in Kaduna

    Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, is a controversial figure in Nigerian politics, never afraid to implement policies that seem unpopular to the masses.

    He recently spoke with jounalists on various issues including the ban of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky’s Islamic Movement of Nigeria(IMN) and Southern Kaduna killings.

    Southern Kaduna crisis and killings have become almost a regular occurrence, what is your administration doing to curtail this ugly trend?

    When we came to office, the two problems we face in the area of security […]

  • Saraki, Oyegun others meet over crisis rocking APC

    Saraki, Oyegun others meet over crisis rocking APC

    Senate President, Bukola Saraki yesterday led some main officers of the Senate to a critical meeting with the national leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), led by the party chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun at the National Secretariat of the party in Abuja.

    He was escorted to the meeting by the Senate Leader, Mohammed Ali Ndume, his deputy, Bala Ibn Na’Allah and the Whip, Prof. Sola Adeyeye.After the meeting, which lasted for over two and a half hours, both Saraki […]

  • Finally, Senate ready to screen Magu as EFCC boss

    Finally, Senate ready to screen Magu as EFCC boss

    The Senate has announced that it will screen the acting chairman of the Economic amd Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, in its chambers today.

    The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, made the announcement as he presided over the plenary session on Wednesday, said the chamber would screen Magu, in a move that will set aside the controversy surrounding the EFCC boss.

    President Buhari had, in June this year, forwarded a request for Magu’s confirmation to the Senate but the matter had […]

  • Breaking: Ghana’s Main Opposition Party Leads In Early Poll Results

    Breaking: Ghana’s Main Opposition Party Leads In Early Poll Results

    Results from Wednesday’s general election in Ghana have begun dribbling with early signs that the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) has impetus in numerous parts of the country. A SaharaReporters crew monitoring the election from Accra, the capital of Ghana, reported that the NPP, led by Nana Addo Dankwa, is leading, according to provisional poll results from at least 60 percent of polling units across the country and the official results declared in parliamentary competitions.

    The results also indicated that the […]

  • Obasanjo, Soyinka shower accolades on Ooni of Ife

    Obasanjo, Soyinka shower accolades on Ooni of Ife

    Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has praised the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, for preserving the custom and culture of Yorubaland.

    Obansanjo noted that within his one year on the throne, the Ooni had done a lot in enhancing peace and cooperation among the traditional rulers in the South-West.

    Speaking during the one year coronation anniversary of Oba Ogunwusi, on Wednesday, held inside the Ile Oodua, where the monarch’s palace is located, he said: “I have been watching the Ooni with […]

  • 48 killed in Pakistani passenger plane crash

    48 killed in Pakistani passenger plane crash

    A passenger plane with 48 persons on board yesterday crashed in Pakistan, killing all its occupants. The Pakistan International Airlines ATR-42 aircraft vanished after taking off from the Northern Chitral region.

    Pakistani pop star, actor and TV presenter, Junaid Jamshed, was among those who perished when the plane crashed. It is also believed two children were among the casualties.

    So far, 36 bodies have been recovered from the site of the crash, AFP reports, with local legislator Sardar Aurangzeb Nalota saying there […]

  • Unfairness exists among Buhari’s security details – NOPRIN

    Unfairness exists among Buhari’s security details – NOPRIN

    The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria has petitioned the National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno, alleging discrimination against different sections of the presidential security guard.

    The group said a biased practice has left the victims with several months in unpaid salaries and allowances, a crisis it said is capable of causing disharmony amongst personnel.

    NOPRIN said Mr. Monguno should “intervene and ensure a just treatment and resolution of the complaints and grumblings among many State House (Presidential Vila) security staff over their […]

  • Auchi Polytechnic Sacks 13 Lecturers, Demotes 16 Others For Sexual Harassment, Extortion

    Auchi Polytechnic Sacks 13 Lecturers, Demotes 16 Others For Sexual Harassment, Extortion

    Federal Polytechnic in Auchi, Edo State have dismissed 13 lectures and demoted 16 others over sexual harassment and extortion of students, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

    The polytechnic’s spokesperson, Mustapaha Oshiobugie, disclosed this to NAN on Wednesday.

    “A total of 41 persons were involved in sexual harassment and extortion of money,” he said. “Five lecturers were dismissed, eight got their appointments terminated and 16 were demoted. Four others were warned, two advised, two cautioned, one recommended for mentoring while […]

  • Buhari demands independent probe of corper’s death

    Buhari demands independent probe of corper’s death

    President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for independent investigation into the death of a 2016 Batch ‘B’  corps member, Miss Ifedolapo Oladepo, who died at the Kano Orientation Camp recently.

    The instruction came after 24 hours after the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brig. Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, announced that the corps member died of renal sepsis occasioned by urinary tract infection.

    The Special Adviser to the President in Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, announced the President’s decision to institute a […]

  • Buhari should intervene in crisis rocking Kaduna – BEF

    Buhari should intervene in crisis rocking Kaduna – BEF

    The Borno Elders Forum has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to interfere in the crisis rocking Kaduna State in relation to the banning of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiite, in the state.

     

    This was contained in open letter to the President, by the forum Chairman, Usman Galtimari, urged Buhari to note that the situation with the Shiites in Kaduna was similar to what happened in Borno in the early days of the Boko Haram sect […]