We are not tapping telephone lines of citizens – DSS

DSS arrests Kidnappers, Boko Haram medic The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday said it does not tap or eavesdrop on private conversations of citizens and residents. A statement from DSS spokesperson Peter Afunanya denied the allegation leveled against the service by a political group. “Recently, the agency has come under the focus of uninformed […]

Witness: How ex-NIMASA chief used my company to launder N138 million

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on February 19, 2018, heard from prosecution witness, one Fredrick Ugo, how former Director General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Akpobolokemi, instructed Access Bank to illegally transfer N138, 000, 000 (One Hundred and Thirty Eight Million Naira) only to […]

Mosques, churches, markets targeted for bombing – Foreign election observers

From right: Chief Observer, European Union Election Observation Mission Nigeria 2019, Maria Arena; Head of Delegation, European Union Delegation to the Nigeria and to the Economic Community of West African States, Ketil Karlsen and other Delegation during their visit to INEC on 2019 general election held at the Commission in Abuja. 21 Jan 2019. Photo: […]

GDP growth shows our policies working – FEC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday said the growth of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has shown that its policies are yielding the desired result. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), in its latest report, released February 12 said the country’s GDP grew by 2.38 percent in real terms (year-on-year). The latest growth rate […]

ARMY DISSOCIATES SELF FROM VIRAL PHOTO, COMMENCES FULL INVESTIGATION

The Nigeria army has reacted to a trending photo, in which four(4) armed ‘soldiers ‘ in military uniform, struck the 4 + 4 pose. The 4+4 pose is synonymous with President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection campaign symbol. The army, is suppose to be non-partisan, hence the reason the photo is a serious cause of worry for […]

Return My Money I Gave You For Mobilisation Last Saturday Or…. Governor Warns His Aides

Trouble is currently brewing in Niger State the state governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, gave a directive to his commissioners, asking them to refund monies that were advanced to them to mobilise voters for last Saturday’s botched elections with immediate effect. It was gathered that all commissioners and permanent secretaries were given an undisclosed amount […]

36 years after ‘Ghana Must Go’ revolution, Ghana deports 723 Nigerians

  By Omotilewa Quadri  The authorities in Ghana have deported no fewer than 723 Nigerians, according to officials.  This is coming 36 years after Nigeria deported more than one million Ghanaians when an executive order was issued by the administration of former President Shehu Shagari for immigrants without proper documents to leave the country or […]

INSECURITY: GOV SANI-BELLO VISITS IDPS CAMPS IN KAGARA, PANDOGARI … ASSURES AFFECTED COMMUNITIES OF SAFETY, VOTING RIGHTS

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has visited Internally displaced Persons, IDPs in Kagara and Pandogari Camps in Rafi Local Government area of the state and assured them of the administration’s determination to provide adequate security as well as ensure that they exercise their fundamental rights to participate in the 2019 general elections. Armed bandits […]

NAN MD wants journalists’ retirement age extended to 70

NAN MD wants journalists’ retirement age extended to 70 By Okeoghene Akubuike Mr Bayo Onanuga, Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has called for the extension of retirement age for journalists in the public service from 60 years to 70 years. Onanuga made this call in Abuja on Wednesday while speaking at the retirement […]