Illegal mining: 4 Chinese in trouble in Ebonyi

Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi, not happy with the activity of illegal miners in the state By Chukwuemeka Opara Four Chinese businessmen and 16 other suspects were on Wednesday arrested by security agents in Ebonyi for illegal mining. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the suspects were arrested at the Emzoky African Resources mining […]

Breaking: Former NFF spokesman, Austin Mgbolu is dead

Former Nigerian Football Federation spokesman, Austin Mgbolu, has been confirmed dead. Mgbolu passed on in his home in Abuja Tuesday night after a brief illness, reports. The cause of his death was however unknown as at the time of this report. Mgbolu served under five past Presidents of the Nigeria Football Federation: Emeka Omeruah (1993 – […]

Shekau threatens Nigeria again

Boko Haram’s Shekau: threatens Nigeria in new video Elusive Abubakar Shekau, factional leader of Boko Haram, has  threatened Nigeria again, asking his men to shoot and kill infidels in Abuja, Lagos and other parts of the country. However,  an analysis of the video he released on Wednesday  showed that Shekau has not directed his message […]

Reinstated NHIS boss yet to resume – Official By Economic Confidential

NHIS Boss Usman Yusuf Reinstated NHIS boss yet to resume – Official Prof. Usman Yusuf, the reinstated boss of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is yet to resume work. Mr Ayo Osinlu, Head, Media and Public Relations of NHIS, confirmed this to newsmen in Abuja. Osinlu told newsmen that: “NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf […]


A five man investigative panel has been inaugurated by the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello on Wednesday to look into the alleged misappropriation of public funds and unruly conduct of Mashegu Local Government Council, Alhaji Saidu Kaboji. The local government boss was suspended from office following a resolution of the State House of Assembly […]

King’s College teachers demand Mathematics laboratory for students

King’s College students receiving lesson from a teacher By Chinyere Nwachukwu Teachers in King’s College, Lagos have urged the Federal Government to provide the school with a well equipped Mathematics laboratory for effective teaching and learning of the subjects. Senior teachers in the department made the appeal while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

IBB’s spokesman Afegbua questioned, released by police

The spokesman of former President Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) Kassim Afegbua was on Wednesday interrogated and released by the Nigeria Police at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. Afegbua submitted himself for interrogation after he was declared wanted by the Police on Monday over allegations of defamation of character, among others. He arrived Police Headquarters at about […]

Inter-faith group seeks support for President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari may not have officially announced his interest to run for a second term, an inter-faith group has called for his support. The Christians and Muslims For Peace, Progressive Change and Unity Initiative, (CMPPCUI), based in Nasarawa state has urged Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari in his effort to move the country […]

CCT Chairman speaks on corruption charges filed against him by EFCC

The chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Danladi Umar, said on Tuesday that he was prepared to fight off the corruption charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The EFCC brought the charges against Mr. Umar last month, accusing him of taking up to N10 million in bribes from a […]

Judge threatens to strike out Dino Melaye’s suit

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has threatened to strike out a suit filed by a senator, Dino Melaye, if the lawmaker or his counsel fails to appear in court on the next adjourned date. Mr. Melaye filed a suit before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba seeking an interpretation of the court’s judgment of September 11, 2017. The […]