Liman Ciroma, major actor in Nigeria’s history – El-Rufa’i

Governor Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna state has described the former Chairman, Board of the National University Commission (NUC), late Mallam Adamu Liman Ciroma, as one of the major actors in Nigeria’s history. He stated this on Saturday in Kaduna during a public presentation of an autobiography of late Ciroma, tagged “Testing the Grit of the […]

2019: Onnoghen’s suspension risks affecting perceptions on elections credibility – UK

The United Kingdom has expressed serious concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, saying the decision may affect both domestic and international perceptions on the credibility of the forthcoming elections. A statement from the British High Commission in Abuja said the timing of this action, so close to national elections, gives […]

USA ‘deeply concerned’ over suspension of CJN Onnoghen by Buhari

The government of the United States of America has expressed deep concern over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen by President Muhammadu Buhari, without the support of the legislative branch on the eve of national and state elections. The USA disclosed this in a statement issued by its Embassy in Nigeria […]

Onnoghen: Supreme Court justices shun inauguration of elections tribunals

Justices of the Supreme Court on Saturday shunned the inauguration of members of the election petitions tribunal by the Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed. The event was held at the Supreme Court Complex, Abuja on Saturday. It was observed that unlike the custom where justices of the Supreme Court attend […]

Quit now, PDP tells acting CJN

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed to quit his position. The party also condemned the “illegal swearing in” of members of the election petitions tribunal, saying it was a nullity. The Director of Media and Publicity of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation, Kola Ologbondiyan […]

Onnoghen: FG says PDP crying more than the bereaved

PDP leaders at a campaign before the 72 hour suspension: FG says they are crying more than Onnoghen, suspended by Buhari By Rotimi Ijikanmi/Ilorin The Federal Government said the directive by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) suspending its campaign to protest the suspension of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, is a face saving […]

Nigeria partners with India to fight terrorism

Boko Haram leader Shekau By Temitope Ponle India is set to cooperate with Nigeria in the fight against terrorism, says Mr Abhay Thakur, India’s High Commissioner to Nigeria. Thakur said this in an interview on the sideline of a reception to mark the 70th Republic Day of India in Abuja on Friday night. The envoy […]

Sanitation law: Kano Govt. issues final warning to tricyclists

Commercial tricyclists popularly known as Keke-Napep Aisha Ahmed Kano state Government has issued a final warning to commercial tricyclists in the state, over noncompliance to the monthly environmental sanitation exercise. The State Commissioner for environment Dr Ali Makoda, gave the warning on Saturday while monitoring the exercise in Kano metropolis. He noted said that the […]

I Hated Muslims – This is why I Became One

I  converted to Islam in October 2007. I was raised Catholic, I was very strict catholic. I used to teach catechism. I was an alter server, I was very active in the church. I started to have questions about life and I went to the church for my answers and I was met with a lot of resistance. I decided […]

Federal government appoints Hassan Bashir as acting chairman of National Population Commission

The federal government on Friday appointed Hassan Bashir as the acting executive chairman of the National Population Commission. Bashir’s appointment follows the end of the tenure of the former executive chairman of the commission, Eze Duruiheoma, on January 23, 2019. Director general of the commission, Ghaji Bello, disclosed that the appointment was conveyed in a […]