American journalist suggests Atiku paid $540,000 to get into US

Judd Legum, a journalist and former research director of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, says Atiku Abubakar paid as much as $540,000 to get his way into the US. In his article titled “What does a $1.1 million lobbying contract buy in Trump’s Washington?” Legum said the Peoples Democratic Party’s deal with Brian Ballard, a top lobbyist […]

Police in Ebonyi nab man for killing wife, children, 4 others

Illustration: Man with machete By Chukwuemeka Opara The Police Command in Ebonyi says it has arrested “an insane man“, name withheld, for allegedly killing his wife, two children and four other members of his community in Ebonyi. The Police Public Relations Officer  (PPRO) for the Command, ASP Loveth Odah, told newsmen in Abakaliki on Tuesday […]

DPR generates N1.3tn revenue in 2018 – Official

Mordecail Ladan, DPR Executive Dirrector By Folasade Folarin Mr Mordecai Ladan, Executive Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says the organisation generated N1.3 trillion as revenue and additional 200 million dollars from legacy indebtedness in 2018. Ladan made this known at the opening of a workshop on Revenue Generation, Accounting and Reporting Process to the […]

Labour rejects N27,000 minimum wage

Ayuba Wabba: NLC President By Joan Nwagwu The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N27,000 new National Minimum Wage adopted by the National Council of State on Tuesday. Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, the NLC General Secretary, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the council […]

JUST IN: Rep returns to APC few months after defecting to PDP

A member of the House of Representatives, Dickson Tarkighir, who represents Makurdi/Guma has dumped the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) just few months after joining the party. Mr Tarkighir rejoined the All Progressives Congress, upon whose platform he was elected as member of the House in 2015. He was one of the over 30 lawmakers that […]

Najeriya ta gano ‘yan matanta 20,000 da aka sace

Image caption‘Yan matan suna gudunar da rayuwa tamkar bayi Wata kungiya a Najeriya mai yaki da safarar bil adama ta bayyana cewa jami’anta masu bincike sun gano a kalla ‘yan mata 20,000 a Mali. Daraktar kungiyar da ke yaki da safarar bil adama ta NAPTIP Ms Okah-Donli ta shaidawa BBC cewa sun samu rahoto akan […]

2019: APC chieftain promises unprecedented crowd at presidential rally in Enugu

Chief Eugene Odo, a chieftain of All Progressives Congress, said larger crowd will turn out for the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari – Odo, a former speaker of Enugu state House of Assembly, said party members had agreed to bury differences to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari was given a grand reception – According to […]

BREAKING!! Day Of Tears For Shii’te Leader El-Zakzaky As Court Remands Him In Custody

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheik El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat will continue to be remanded in custody as a Kaduna High Court has adjourned the trial of the embattled muslim cleric.     The Shiites’ leader is currently facing trial over allegations of culpable homicide, unlawful assembly, and disruption of public […]

Emenike woos town unions for Buhari

UMUAHIA—THE Court recognized All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Abia State, Chief Ikechi Emenike has called on the association of South East Town Unions, ASETU, to mobilise for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that Buhari  means well for Ndigbo. Emenike, who spoke when the leadership of ASETU paid him a visit at […]