How “Money bags” destroy Nigeria’s democracy

Politicians sharing money for votes By Angela Atabo The Not-Too-Young-To-Run Movement on Monday said Nigeria’s democracy was not delivering its dividends adequately due to “money bag politics’’. A member of the group, Mr Hamzat Lawal, stated this to newsmen in Abuja at the National Day of Action on Youth Candidacy and Democratic Party Primaries briefing. […]

Saraki, Dogara slam Ortom’s impeachment by 8 legislators

Speaker Dogara, Senate President Saraki and Governor Samuel Ortom in March 2017: The two leaders of the National Assembly describe impeachment move illegal Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have described the move by eight members of the Benue House of Assembly to impeach Governor Samuel Ortom as illegal. […]

3 INEC staff charged with receiving N179m Diezani bribe

The INEC staff docked in Lagos today for receiving Diezani AlisonMadueke’s bribe to rig 2015 elections The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday  arraigned three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos and charged them with receiving N179.8 million  stolen money as bribe  from […]

Scholarship scheme: PTDF to partner Nigerian Universities

PTDF Executive Secretary Aliyu Gusau: On introduction of scholarship scheme to Nigerian Universities By Yetunde Bada and Emmanuel Afonne The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has concluded plans to introduce scholarship scheme for students in Nigerian Universities. Executive Secretary of PTDF Dr Bello Aliyu Gusau, said this at the 2018/2019 induction of scholars for the […]

Okorocha, with impeachment, sees off deputy Eze Madumere

Eze Madumere, former Imo deputy governor removed by the House of Assembly Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo has finally dumped his deputy,  Mr Eze Madumere, who has been locked in a fight for political supremacy against him. Madumere was impeached on Monday by 19 out of the 27 members of the state assembly, despite his […]

35-year-old man electrocuted in Kano

Electricity transformer By Bosede Olufunmi Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, the spokesman of the State Fire Service, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Monday that incident happened around 8:25 a.m. “We received a distress call in the early hours of Monday from one Malam Alhassan Akilu around 8:25 a.m., that one Aminu Sani […]

Hotunan yadda aka kalli kusufin wata mafi tsawo a duniya

Mutane a kasashe da dama sun ga yadda kusufin wata da ake kira “blood moon“ a Turance ya kasance, wanda shi ne kusufi mafi tsawo da aka taba yi a karni na 21. Hakkin mallakar hotoREUTERS A kasar Girka, watan ya bayyana ta bayan Wajen Ibada na Poseidon a Cape Sounion, kusa da birnin Athens. A yayin […]

Girgizar kasa ta rutsa da masu hawa tsauni 200

Sama da masu hawa dutse 200 ne suka makale a kan wani dutse a wani tsibirin yawon bude ido na kasar Indonesiya, Lombok, bayan wata mummunar girgizar kasa ta haddasa zaftarewar kasar da ta yanke hanyoyin tserewa. A halin yanzu daruruwan masu aikin ceto suna kokarin kubatar da su daga dutsen Rinjani, wani wurin hawa […]

An tsige Shugaban Majalisar Dokokin jihar Kano

‘Yan majalisar dokokin jihar Kano da ke arewacin Najeriya sun tsige Shugaban Majalisar jihar Alhaji Yusuf Abdullahi Ata, bayan da aka shafe tsawon lokaci suna kokarin yin hakan. A ranar Litinin da safe ne ‘yan majalisar 27 daga cikin 40 suka sanya hannu a kan kudurin tsige Honorabul Ata, ciki har da shugaban marasa rinjaye […]

Fayose dissolved exco to deny me SAN, ex-Attorney-Gen. alleges

Former Ekiti State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr.Owoseni Ajayi, has revealed that Governor Ayo Fayose allegedly dissolved the State Executive Council to deny him the opportunity of becoming a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Ajayi disclosed that the governor dissolved the State Executive Council a day before he faced a panel of interviewers of […]