Gani Adams: President Buhari’s government tainted with nepotism

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has described the recent event that played out during the crusade for the establishment of operation Amotekun across Southwest as a blessing in disguise, pointing out that the Yoruba spoke with one voice in their efforts to make sure that the new initiative came alive. […]

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Second term: Miyetti Allah sends message to Governor Bello

The Fulani socio-cultural group, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MCBAN), has urged Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to continue to make security of lives and property a priority of his administration. The group made the call in a message issued in Lokoja on Tuesday to felicitate with the governor on his inauguration for […]

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Kano re-run: Police arrest 3 suspects for vote-buying, other electoral offences

The Kano State Police Command said it has arrested three suspects over alleged possession of voter cards and money during the January 25, national and state House of Assembly re-run election. The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Abdullahi Haruna, confirmed the arrest in a statement on Tuesday in Kano. The House of Representatives and state […]

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CISLAC sets agenda as NASS resumes session today

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has urged the National Assembly, NASS, to prioritise amendment of the Electoral Reforms Act to promote credibility and transparency in electoral processes. Auwal Musa-Rafsanjani, the Executive Director, CISLAC, made this appeal in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja as the NASS resumes plenary. He urged members of the […]

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Fashola orders articulated vehicles to vacate highway shoulders

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has ordered drivers of articulated vehicles and fleet owners to remove their vehicles from the shoulders of highways under construction. Mr Fashola gave the order on Monday in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area of Niger state, while on a 2-day inspection tour of Highway projects in the […]

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NSCDC arrests couple over torture of 10 year-old daughter in Ibadan

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, on Monday said it arrested a couple for torturing a 10 year-old child in Ibadan. NSCDC Commandant, Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya while parading the suspects, said that Olawale Taofeek a carpenter who lives at No 43 Olupo, Amuloko area of Ibadan and his wife Romoke […]

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Herdsmen kill Nollywood actor in Kwara

A Nollywood actor, identified simply as “Juwon” has been killed by suspected herdsmen along Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway, the Nation reports. The herdsmen reportedly attacked motorists, including some Nollywood actors going to shoot a film at Otte area of the expressway on Monday. According to the report, the suspected herdsmen came out from nowhere into the middle […]

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Zamfara APC reacts to monarchs’ remand in prison custody, suspension by State Govt

The Zamfara State chapter of the All Progressive Congress(APC) has reacted to the suspension of two senior district headsby the state government over undisclosed reasons . The affected monarchs are the district head of Kanwa in Zurmi Local Government Area, Alhaji Bello Kanwa , and the district head of Bakura in Bakura Local Government Area […]

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Plane crash ‘killed a lot US service members’ – Taliban claims responsibility

Taliban has claimed responsibility for the Monday plane crash, saying it was a US forces aircraft. The plane went down in an area controlled largely by the Taliban in eastern Afghanistan. Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid claimed the crash killed “lots” of US service members, according to Al Jazeera. “An aircraft of American occupiers has crashed […]

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2023: PDP takes final decision on change of name

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has ruled out the possibility of changing its name, ahead of the 2023 general election. Recall that Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan had started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for the PDP. Other supporters of the party had also made a […]

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