• Ondo guber: Jimoh Ibrahim remains PDP candidate – Sheriff

    Ondo guber: Jimoh Ibrahim remains PDP candidate – Sheriff

    According to reports, the factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has declared that the party had no other candidate for the November 26 governorship election other than Mr. Jimoh Ibrahim.

    Ibrahim was declared the candidate of the party by the Independent National Electoral Commission, following the order of the Abuja High Court. Though the candidate of Ahmed Makarfi’s faction, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, had approached the appeal court to challenge the action of the INEC.

    Sheriff presented […]

  • Sultan remains a symbol of stability, peace, unity In Nigeria, says Buhari

    Sultan remains a symbol of stability, peace, unity In Nigeria, says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday noted that, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA) Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar is a symbol of stability, peace and unity not just in the state, but also in the nation at large.

    Buhari who was in Sokoto to witness the Durbar event held at the Shehu Kangiwa Square in honour of Sultan’s 10th anniversary, admitted that he was full of joy when he received the news of Sultan’s tenth […]

  • Bail remains free, roadblock banned – Police

    Bail remains free, roadblock banned – Police

    According to reports, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 6, Abubakar Marafa, has re-affirmed that bailing of suspects remain free.

    Marafa said this in on Tuesday in Abakaliki when he visited the Ebonyi State Police Command, which is one of the commands under the zone.

    Marafa said: “There should not be any form of payment for bail as the Inspector-General of Police has mandated that this instruction should be carried to the latter.”

    According to the AIG, the ban on […]

  • Man Discovers Rotten Remains of a Dead ‘Mermaid’ on a Beach (Photos+Video)

    Man Discovers Rotten Remains of a Dead ‘Mermaid’ on a Beach (Photos+Video)

    A video purportedly showing the remains of a dead mermaid has caused some stir online after it was released.

    A man identified as Paul Jones has claimed that a mermaid was washed up on a Norfolk beach, England, and filmed it as evidence.

    According to him, he filmed it after he found the mythical creature in the surf.

    Mr Jones posted a series of photographs taken at Great Yarmouth, which have been shared 15,000 times on social media in two days.

    He wrote: “Today […]

  • Insecurity: North East remains indebted to President Buhari – Chief Imam

    Insecurity: North East remains indebted to President Buhari – Chief Imam

    Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, Sheikh Ahmed Baban-Inna, said on Monday that the people of North East sub-region would remain indebted to President Muhammadu Buhari for coming to their rescue at a critical period.

    Delivering his Eid-El-Kabir sermon in Bauchi, Baban-Inna said that but for the dogged determination of the President in tackling the security threat posed by insurgents, the story would have been different today.

    He noted that at the peak of the security threat, a lot of inconveniences were […]

  • UK and US bond remains special despite Brexit – Obama

    UK and US bond remains special despite Brexit – Obama

    President Barack Obama says the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom will not change following the Brexit vote.

    President Obama made the statement in his reaction to UK’s vote to leave the European Union on Friday.

    He noted that the referendum, characterised by a fierce populist debate on issues, including immigration and the economy, addressed ongoing changes and challenges that were raised by globalisation.

    Obama spoke with British Prime Minister, David Cameron and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, saying the […]

  • Ex-Customs Boss ‘Abdullahi Dikko’ Remains In EFCC’s Custody Over N40bn Fraud

    Ex-Customs Boss ‘Abdullahi Dikko’ Remains In EFCC’s Custody Over N40bn Fraud

    The interrogation of a former Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko, by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is continuing.

    Investigation revealed, that ex-Customs boss, who reported at the headquarters of the Commission on Thursday, was still being quizzed as at the time of filing this report.

    Dikko is answering questions on alleged diversion of N40 billion from the proceeds of the seven per cent cost of collection, as well as one per cent […]