How Nigeria lost 90% of its original forest cover

Deforestation in Nigeria By Christian Njoku The Director, Cross River Landscape Programme of Wildlife Conservation Society of Nigeria, Dr Ina-Oyon Imong, says Nigeria has lost 90 per cent of her original forest cover due to human activities. Imong who stated this in Calabar on Sunday during the celebration of the World Wildlife Day, said over […]

Elections: Sultan salutes Buhari, others

Sultan of Sokoto By Mohammad Tijjani Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto and head of Jama’tu Nasril Islam (JNI), has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari, contestants and voters for the peaceful conduct of presidential and national assembly elections. The leader of JNI, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto, made the felicitation in a statement […]

Mass defections hit Kaduna PDP

Mohammed Sani Sidi, 30,000 others quit Kaduna PDP By Hussaina Yakubu
/Kaduna With six days to the 9 March governorship election in Kaduna, a major defection of members has hit the opposition People’s Democratic Party. Mohammed Sani Sidi, one of the prominent governorship aspirants of the PDP said he and his political associates and many other […]

Governorship election : Cleric urges Nigerians to vote choice candidates

Voters on Queue By Hilary Akalugwu Most Rev.Godfrey Onah, the Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, on Sunday urged Nigerians to cast their votes for candidates of their choice on March 9. Onah made the call while giving the homily at St Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral, Nsukka. He said Nigerians should perform their civic responsibility of electing […]

Gov. Bello rallies support for APC in Niger

Gov Abubakar Sani Bello Bello made the call on Saturday during a rally held at the Government House in Minna by the Buhari Support Organisation led by its state Coordinator, Malam Umaru Shuaibu. The governor said: On behalf of the state government, I appreciate the support given to the APC in the Presidential and National […]

NIGER 2019: The Four Leading Gubernatorial Candidates

As the governorship election approaches, NIGERLITES have decision to make on who THE PEOPLE will vote for as the executive governor of the state on 9th March 2019. The incumbent governor, ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO, is the candidate of APC seeking for 2nd term, BELLO BAWA BWARI, a lawyer and a businessman is the candidate of […]

EFCC arrests Atiku’s finance director

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, son in-law to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. He is also the Finance Director of his group of companies. A statement by his media office yesterday said, “In a desperate move to have Atiku Abubakar concede and congratulate […]

How Pastor Adeboye saved my life – Osinbajo speaks on re-election as Buhari’s VP

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has provided more information on how prayers by General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye Saved his life. Osinbajo, speaking on Saturday at the 35th anniversary of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Holy Ghost Service, which marked Mr Adeboye’s 77th birthday anniversary revealed […]

30 killed in fresh Zamfara carnage

About 30 people are feared killed in a reprisal attack by hoodlums on members of a local vigilance group known as “Yan sa kai” in Kwari community of Shinkafi local government of Zamfara State in the early hours of Friday. No fewer than 60 others were also abducted by bandits during a raid of the […]

Elections: EFCC stopped from probing plane loaded with cash

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly been barred from investigating a private jet loaded with money on February 15, 2019, the eve of the aborted presidential and National Assembly elections. On February 15th, a video of a plane unable to fly because of the huge amount of cash stuffed on it, went viral. […]