BREAKING: Nigerian govt arraigns another judge accused of corruption

The Federal Government on Tuesday arraigned a Federal High Court judge, Adeniyi Ademola, before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Mr. Ademola is one of the judges arrested by operatives of the State Security Service on October 8 on allegations of corruption. He is alleged to have fraudulently acquired huge sums of […]

Eid-el-Maulud: Clerics Extol Prophet’s Virtues

The Chief Imam of Ife, Alhaji Abdus-Samii Abdul-Hamid, has called on Muslims to emulate the virtues of Prophet Mohammed for  the peace and progress of the nation. Abdul-Hamid gave the charge during an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Ile-Ife. He called on Muslims to preach peace and give peace a chance […]

Policeman killed in Rivers buried in Minna

Mr Mohammed Alkali, a police officer killed on Saturday in Rivers State while on election duty, was buried in Bosso, Niger State, yesterday. Alkali was killed along with some of his colleagues in the violence that characterised the rerun elections to fill vacant legislative seats. The corpse, which arrived Minna about 1.30 a.m., was received […]

CDS Olonisakin retires next week –Presidency

…denies replacing him lSays Ibas has ‘a short while more’ The Presidency has stated that the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Gabriel Olonisakin, will proceed on retirement next week, having completed the mandatory years in service. It was, however, silent on the actual time the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Admiral Ibok- Ete […]

COEs prepare for nationwide strike

Colleges of Education in Nigeria are gearing up for a massive industrial action against both the federal and state governments. The Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), the umbrella body for all such colleges in the country, has ordered its affiliates to begin mobilization to actualize the strike action. The nationwide mobilization, the union […]

Gov Bello orders immediate renovation of GSC Kagara

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has ordered for the immediate renovation of Government Science College, Kagara, Rafi Local Government Area. Established in1969, the college was last renovated in 1990 under the administration of Dr. Musa Mohammed Inuwa. The governor gave the directive when he paid an unscheduled visit to the college on Monday. […]

Nigerian Army commandant found dead in Ibadan

The dead body of Anthony Okeyim, a colonel and Commandant, Command Secondary School, Ibadan, was on Monday found at his apartment located within the school’s premises. Adekunle Ajisebutu, the Oyo State Police Public Relations Officer, who confirmed the incident to journalists in Ibadan, said the force was treating the issue as a suspected case of […]

Buhari off to Gambia to resolve presidential dispute – Reports

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is set to travel to Gambia to help resolve the political impasse in the West African country, several media have reported. Sahara Reporters stated that the Nigerian leader will join his Liberian counterpart, Ellen Sirleaf, to persuade Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to concede defeat. Presidential aide Garba Shehu on Monday evening […]

Nigeria not working, her existence must be renegotiated – Atiku

Nigeria as currently constituted is an entity that is rooted in corruption, impunity and injustice and thus must be reconstituted, a former vice-president said on Monday. Atiku Abubakar, who served under former President Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999-2007, said at a forum in Abuja that the current system is the bane of Nigeria and not the […]

EFCC summons new OAU Vice Chancellor

There is an uneasy calm at the Obafemi Awolowo University as the Economic and Financial Crimes commission has summoned the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Institution, Anthony Elujoba. A letter, signed by Oseni Kazeem of the Southwest Zonal Office of the commission in Ibadan, Oyo State, advised the VC and the school’s bursar, Aderonke Akeredolu, […]