Pension theft: John Yusuf to refund N22.9b, jailed 6 years

John Yusuf, the pension thief who five years ago, was given a slap on the wrist by Justice Abubakar Talba of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, for stealing N32.8billion police pension money, has finally gotten his deserved sanctions. John Yusuf The Court of Appeal Abuja Division on Wednesday jailed him six years and also […]

Nigerian elections 2019: Di spread of fake news

Image copyrightAFP Di campaign to elect di next president for Nigeria dey reach finish line wit accusation wey dey fly upandan, say pipo dey abuse social media, dey use am dey spread information wey no true. Di two main political parties don tell BBC Reality Check say dia rivals get hand inside di spread of […]

70 killed in Bangladeshi fire

Fire in residential area in Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka killed at least 70 people At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic part of Dhaka, Bangladeshi capital, setting off a chain of explosions and a wall of flames down nearby streets, officials said Thursday. It started in […]

Buharinomics: 10 salient facts to know

President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo: Buharinomics puts economy on firm, solid footing The Fourth Quarter 2018 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) results released recently by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) show that the Muhammadu Buhari administration has put the Nigerian economy on firm, solid footing. Here are 10 salient points to note about Buharinomics: […]

Witness: How ex-NIMASA chief used my company to launder N138 million

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on February 19, 2018, heard from prosecution witness, one Fredrick Ugo, how former Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, instructed Access Bank to illegally transfer N138, 000, 000 (One Hundred and Thirty Eight Million Naira) only to […]

Mosques, churches, markets targeted for bombing – Foreign election observers

From right: Chief Observer, European Union Election Observation Mission Nigeria 2019, Maria Arena; Head of Delegation, European Union Delegation to the Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West African States, Ketil Karlsen and other Delegation during their visit to INEC on 2019 general election held at the Commission in Abuja. 21 Jan 2019. Photo: […]

DSS Makes Dramatic U-Turn, Does The Unexpected, See What It Just Did Regarding Invitation It Sent To INEC Commissioner

In a dramatic U-turn on its invitation to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s National Commissioner in charge of logistics, the Department of State Services (DSS) has withdrawn the invitation sent out to the electoral agency’s top officer. The Department of State Services (DSS) has reportedly withdrawn its invitation to Okechukwu Ibeanu, the national commissioner of the […]

‘Politicians stockpiling arms in Bayelsa’

File photo of arms. The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has accused top politicians in Bayelsa State of stockpiling arms in different local government areas ahead of the general elections. “Any plot to subvert the will of the people must be met with the full weight of the […]

Election: Atiku accuses APC of training operatives in China to manipulate card readers

PDP presidential aspirant, Atiku Abubakar during The Candidates interview. [PHOTO CREDIT: Atiku Twitter handle] The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has complained about what he described as the plan by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to slow down card readers in regions considered his strongholds. The PDP candidate stated this on Tuesday […]