PDP hails Supreme Court judgment on Saraki

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hailed, as a triumph of justice, the Supreme Court judgment, dismissing the asset declaration case against Senate President Bukola Saraki at the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). The party said the Supreme Court, by the judgment, has further reinforced the confidence of Nigerian citizens in the courage of the […]

Man sets self ablaze, says hardship in Nigeria is biting hard

A man believed to be in his early 20s Wednesday afternoon, set himself ablaze in the Omole Phase 1 area of Ojodu, Lagos.The man, whose identity has not be confirmed, was said to had armed himself with a gallon of petrol and lighter and started narrating how Nigerians were going through hardship. A witness, Ben […]

End of Boko Haram in sight – VP

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Boko Haram insurgents have been greatly degraded and defeated and that its end is insight. Vice President Osinbajo, who stated this while speaking at the Military Innovation, Exhibition and Trade Fair, as part of Nigerian Army Day Celebrations, held Kinnasari continent, Monguno said “this year’s theme of […]

Dogara Congratulates Saraki on S’Court victory

Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon Yakubu Dogara, has congratulated the President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on his victory at the Supreme Court. In a statement issued on Friday, Speaker Dogara said he received the news of the apex court’s verdict with joy.”The judgment of the Supreme Court today has once […]

Plateau Govt Bans Processions

Sequel to recent happenings occasioned by the protracted long age crisis, the  Plateau State Government has banned public processions in all parts of the state until further notice. The state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Yakubu Dati explained that  this is to “prevent miscreants and unpatriotic elements from hijacking any protest to further inflict pain […]

UNICEF Sign N2.5bn Programmes Support Fund With Niger State

As part of plans to increase support in all areas of intervention that concerns children and women, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday signed N2.5 billion 2018 support  funding with the Niger State Government for implementation of  programmes. Dr Zakari Adam, the Chief Field Officer of  UNICEF, Kaduna, said at the signing ceremony […]

Mogadishu car bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab

Militants have launched their first major attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu since the start of Ramadan almost two months ago. Journalists say al-Shabab fighters stormed the ministry of the interior and national security after detonating two car bombs. The BBC’s Somali service says there have been 10 deaths and at least 20 civilians are […]

Bayelsa police commissioner decorates 83 promoted personnel

The Bayelsa State Police Commissioner, Mr. Don Awunah, has decorated 83 personnel of the State Police Command elevated to different ranks. Five officers were promoted from the post of Superintendent to Chief Superintendent of Police, 14 Assistant Superintendent of Police were lifted to the rank of Chief Superintendent of Police.(CSP). Also promoted to the position […]

Board directs Kano intending Muslim pilgrims to go for medical screening

The Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board has directed intending Muslim pilgrims from the state to go for medical test at the 25 selected health facilities in the state. The board’s Public Relations Officer, Hajiya Hadiza Abbas, gave the directive in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Kano. She said that […]

Kenya set to introduce tax on selfie and roving preachers

Kenya is set to impose tax on street preaching, taking phone photos commonly known as selfies and hawking of food on the streets. The new taxes are being proposed by different counties in Kenya. In Siaya County, street preachers will pay KSh20,000 ($198) upfront per day to use lawns maintained by the county government if […]