NASS leadership: What we did wrong in 2015 – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has insisted that the will of the party must prevail in the formation of the next leadership of the National Assembly. Tinubu said the party must not repeat the mistake of the 2015 when the party was a “little careless” and in the […]

Don’t change from a leader to a liar, Marafa tells Oshiomhole

The senator representing Zamfara Central Kabiru Garba Marafa has urged the National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole to maintain his status as a leader, and not to allow pressure from some corrupt persons to change him. Reacting to Oshiomhole’s statement on a Channels Television’s programme ‘Hard Copy’, Marafa said “It’s quite […]

Oshiomhole treating senators like school pupils – Senator-elect claims

Senator-elect for Osun East Senatorial District, Chief Francis Fadahunsi, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, of treating senators like school pupils. Fadahunsi, in a statement signed and issued during the weekend by his media aide, Sam Segun-Progress, berated Oshiomhole over his endorsement of Senator Ahmed Lawan as the […]

Innoson to take over GTBank? Here’s what you should know

Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing, a Nigerian automobile company, has claimed that it has obtained a nod from court to take over Guaranty Trust Bank, one of the largest deposit money banks in the country. In a statement first shared on its Twitter page on Friday, Innoson said the Supreme Court upheld the ruling earlier given at […]

DSS ‘re-arrests’ journalist who spent two years in detention

Jones Abiri, the publisher of Weekly Source Newspaper, has reportedly been arrested again by the Department of State Services (DSS). Abiri was reportedly picked up on Saturday at Ayabowei Plaza in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital, while he was having a discussion with his colleagues. The DSS first arrested Abiri in 2016 after he was […]

Nigerian students contribute $42b to US economy

The U. S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) says Nigerians and other international students contributed $42.4 billion to the U. S. economy in 2017/2018 session. A senior official of the Bureau, who spoke on condition of anonymity, announced this during the Tour of the U.S. Community Colleges and Workforce Development […]

Deportation: Nigeria, Ghana immigration services in peace talk

By Naomi Sharang The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and its Ghanaian counterpart have begun reconciliatory talks over the recent deportation of four Ghanaian nationals by Nigerian authority. NIS Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James made this known in a Press Statement in Abuja on Saturday. He said that the Comptroller-General of NIS, Mr Muhammad Babandede […]

Buhari condoles Gov. Bagudu over deaths of brother, ex-speaker, ex-SSG

By Shuaibu Tatu/ Birnin Kebbi President Muhammad Buhari on Saturday condoled with Governor Abubakar Bagudu and entire people of Kebbi state over the death of the governor’s younger brother, Alhaji Faruk Bagudu, who died after a brief illness at 56. President Buhari also condoled Governor Bagudu over the death of Alhaji Bala Sakaba who was […]

Buhari tasks Varsities on research to attract funding

By Desmond Ejibas President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday called on the private sector to invest in research and development in the nation’s universities. Buhari spoke at the 32nd  Convocation Ceremony for the 2016/2017 and 2018/2019 academic sessions of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT). He said the Federal Government alone could not meet all the needs […]