2019: Atiku reveals what he’ll do if voted in as Nigeria’s president

Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, on Wednesday, highlighted six things Nigerians should expect from him if voted in as Nigeria’s next President. Speaking at the Chatham House, London, the Waziri of Adamawa said if voted as President in 2019, his administration will ensure improvement in the country’s sovereign wealth funds, railways, other areas, as well […]

Nigeria Can Only Achieve Self Sufficiency Through Agriculture – Minister

The Minister for State Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has said that the only way to achieve self sufficiency is to invest on research and technological agricultural development. He stated this during his facility tour at Agric and vet complex of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, stressing that funding research will improve this year. […]

Nigeria Is Becoming A State Of Anomie – CAN

In its swift reaction to the killing of two priests and 17 worshippers of St. Ignatius Catholic church, Mbalom, Gwer East LGA of Benue State, the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared Sunday, 29 April, 2018, as a National Day of Protest against unending killings in the country. This was contained in a statement […]

Commissioner: Lagos to fight drug abuse among youth to standstill

The Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr Agboola Dabiri, on Wednesday decried the rate of drug abuse and other social vices among the youth. He said it was a menace which had become a “cankerworm”, vowing, however, that the state government was ready to tackle and fight it to a standstill. Dabiri […]

Dbanj launches script writing platform for actors

Music star, Oladapo Oyebanji, a.k.a Dbanj, on Wednesday, said that a platform for Nigerian talented actors to showcase their scripts for sponsorship would be launched May 1. He disclosed this during the 2018 Nigerian Entertainment Conference with the theme “Understanding Emerging Markets, Trends and Opportunities” in Lagos. Dbanj who established similar platform showcasing talented musicians […]

Police arrest doctor treating Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has been handcuffed on his hospital bed by the Nigeria police after he was re-arrested at Zankli hospital, Mabushi in Abuja. Melaye who was alleged to have jumped off the moving police vehicle enroute Lokoja was admitted at Zankli hospital when an ambulance brought him and was wheeled on a stretcher into the […]

APC convention: What Buhari told governors about Oshiomhole

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly told the governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to support the candidacy of former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole for the party’s National Chairmanship position. Buhari on Tuesday evening met behind closed door with the APC governors at the Presidential Villa. A Presidency official […]

Bauchi govt declares public holiday for Buhari’s visit

The Bauchi state government has declared Thursday, April 26, 2018, a public holiday in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. The Special Adviser on Media and Strategy to state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen. He said the work-free day was part of the effort to […]

Senate mace invasion: An attack on President Buhari’s government – Speaker, Dogara

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has stated that last week’s invasion of the Senate chamber was an attack on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Dogara said this during Tuesday’s plenary when he ruled on a motion by Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, who called on the House to probe the circumstances surrounding the invasion of […]

Saraki leads Senators to National Hospital over Melaye, summons IGP, shuts down session

Senate Wednesday lamented the brazen humiliation meted out to one of their own, embattled senator Dino Melaye and consequently invited the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to appear before the hallowed chamber tomorrow morning for explanations. It also alleged that there are indices of threats to the survival of democracy in the country ranging from […]