Artistes, National Theatre at loggerheads over demolished buildings

For all, the New Year comes with new hopes and aspirations. But, for the Nigerian artistes, who have their studios within the Artistes Village of the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, things are no longer at ease.. Last Saturday, January 23, will not be forgotten in a hurry, as the management of National Theatre brought bulldozers […]

BREAKING NEWS: Supreme Court sacks Andy Ubah, Stella Oduah from Senate

  The Supreme court has sacked Andy Uba and Stella Oduah from the upper chamber of the national assembly. Both lawmakers from Anambra state are of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). While Uba represented Anambra south senatorial district, the other affected lawmaker represented Anambra north senatorial district. Details soon..

Rep Calls For Re-opening Of Banks In Potiskum

The chairman, House Committee on Chad Basin Development Authority, Hon Sabo Garbu who represents Potiskum/Nangere federal constituency of Yobe State has called for the re-opening of eight commercial banks shut down in the last four years after series of attacks by suspected Boko Haram insurgents in Potiskum, Yobe State. According to him, the call was […]

Husband Machetes Wife To Death

A 25-year-old husband, Buba Juli has been arrested on alleged conspiracy and culpable homicide for macheting his wife to death after a domestic quarrel at Bujaye village, Kafin-hausa local government, Jigawa State   . The suspect was said to have connived with his friend, Adamu Muhammad in carrying out their dastardly and in-human act meted on […]

NDLEA Arrests 286 Suspects In Niger Command, Seizes 1, 614.529kg Of Drugs

The Niger State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 286 drug suspects and seized 1,614.529kg of various drugs. The state commander of the Agency, Mr Iweajunwa Joseph stated this yesterday at a news conference that it is the number of suspects that were arrested in 2015 and the quantity of […]

From Yerwa To Glasgow; When The World Honours Borno’s Caregiver

Last week, a Borno State-born lawyer, Barrister Zannah Mustapha, made history as the first Nigerian to earn a global recognition for humanitarian services from far away Scotland where he contested with two other nominees to emerge the first runner up for the 2016 Robert Burns Humanitarian Award. Zannah runs the only school in Borno State […]

Nasarawa Lawmaker Gives N7m Scholarship To 600 Students

The member representing Akwanga South in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Kassim M. Kassim, yesterday, gave scholarship worth N7 million to 600 students of tertiary institutions in his constituency. The event which took place at the convocation square of College of Education, Akwanga, also witnessed the distribution of over 2000 wrappers to women […]

Senators disagree over presence of Boko Haram in Taraba

TWO serving senators from Taraba State, on Thursday, disagreed on the presence of Boko Haram terrorists in the state. The two lawmakers are Senator Yusul Abubakar Yusulf representing Taraba Central Senatorial district and Senator Emmanuel Bwacha representing Taraba South. Senator Emmanuel Bwacha had told the Senate last week during plenary when he raised point of […]

When will the circus show in Kogi end?

Forty-year old businessman-turned-politician, Alhaji Yahaya Bello,of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday made history by being inaugurated in Kogi State as the youngest governor in the country. He also made history as the first governor to be sworn-in in the country without having a deputy. This was because the Deputy Governor-elect, Mr. James Faleke, […]