Atiku Abubakar Condemns DSS Court Invasion To Rearrest Sowore

Atiku Abubakar on Friday said he experienced “extreme anguish of spirit” while watching the invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by operatives of the Department of State Service. Sowore was freed on Thursday evening, but during a court appearance on Friday (today), DSS operatives disrupted court sitting as they attempted to rearrest him. Taking […]

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Former Governor Abia State Orji Kalu gets 12 years imprisonment

The federal high court in Lagos has sentenced the former governor of Abia State Senator Orji Uzor Kalu to 12 years imprisonment after being found guilty on all the 39-count charges brought against him. He was convicted of N7.65billion fraud perpetuated when he was Abia State governor between 1999 and 2007. Kalu was convicted alongside […]

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I Met My Wife in A Church Fellowship – Diezani’s Husband

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), has revealed how he met, fell in love and married his wife, Diezani, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources. Diezani’s husband revealed this in his recently published book titled, ‘Riding the storms with God on my side.’ Narrating how he met the former minister, […]

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Real reasons Jonathan worked against PDP in Bayelsa guber poll

the just concluded charade called the Bayelsa governorship election seems to show in a puzzling manner a summersault of principle and conviction on the part of the former President. His actions before and after the election are a virulent negation of the ideals of maturity and liberalism for which he has become highly reputed after […]

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Kaduna Assembly confirms 2 more women as commissioners

The Kaduna House of Assembly on Thursday, confirmed two more women as commissioners. The Assembly also confirmed the nomination of a board member of the state Fiscal Responsibility Commission. Their confirmation followed a letter sent to the House by the Acting Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe. Those confirmed include Dr Amina Baloni as Commissioner for Health […]

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APC member calls for amendment of constitution to allow Buhari contest third term

Charles Enya, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi state, has filed a suit, seeking the amendment of the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari get another term in office. According to Daily Trust, Enya, who served as organising secretary to Buhari during the 2019 general election, filed the suit (FHC/AI/CS/90/19) before […]

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Senator Dino Melaye Stars In Nollywood Movie

Dino Melaye, has landed a lead role in a new Nollywood movie titled ‘Lemonade’. The film was shot in several locations in Abuja. The producer of the movie, Joy Idoko, has said that Mr Melaye played the role of a “distinguished senator.” Ms Idoko said this on her Instagram handle. Describing Mr Melaye’s role, she […]

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At Aged 16, I preached in Buses – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, on his Instagram page today, he revealed a bit of his life, we didn’t know about. He stated he started winning souls for Christ at aged 16 while he was an undergraduate in University of Benin Nigeria.

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Thugs snatch ballot boxes at Dino Melaye’s polling unit

Some thugs have snatched ballot boxes and chased away voters at PU 004, Ayetoro ward 1 in Ijumu local government area of Kogi state. The polling unit is Dino Melaye’s voting unit. Melaye had cast his vote before violence broke out in the area.

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El-Rufai Kneels, Begs For Forgiveness of Governor Yahaya Bello

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State went all out on Thursday, going down on his knees to canvass support for Governor Yahaya Bello’s re-election bid. El-Rufai who is also the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress Gubernatorial Campaign in Kogi State made the gesture at a mega rally held for the governor in the state […]

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Bayelsa Guber: Court Disqualifies APC Governorship Candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, has declared invalid the announcement of David Lyon, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate and that of his running mate, Degi Eremienyo, for Saturday’s governorship election in Bayelsa. Justice Jane Inyang said that the APC breached the rules when another person, other than the statutorily recognised authority, the […]

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APC governors give Oshiomhole ultimatum to resign

The Progressives Governors Forum has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairman Adams Oshiomhole to convene a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting to address the party’s challenges or resign his position. “It is either Comrade Oshiomhole respect the provision of the party constitution and convene superior organ meeting to deliberate on all our challenges, or […]

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Senate approves N10bn for Kogi 3 days to governorship election

The senate has approved the sum of N10 billion for Kogi state. The sum is a refund for projects executed on behalf of the federal government by the state government. The approval is coming two days to the governorship election in the state. On October 15, President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the funds was read […]

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70 people killed in Guinea ahead of 2020 presidential polls

At least 70 people have been killed in Guinea during protests ahead of the 2020 presidential election, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The deaths have occurred since 2015, during various demonstrations against President Alpha Conde’s plans to amend the constitution to run for a third term, the human rights organisation said in a statement. In […]

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Buhari Will Seek A Third Term In Office – Femi Falana

Human Rights Lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari has been working against the media to prepare the grounds for the launch of his third term campaign. According to him, Nigeria has gone to the dogs and only the media can assist us. He believes the President […]

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Otedola donates N5bn, as Dangote donates N100m to DJ Cuppy Foundation

Business mogul, Femi Otedola, has donated N5bn to the Cuppy Foundation, a philanthropic project of his daughter, Florence Otedola, popularly known as DJ Cuppy. Mr. Otedola, who was represented by another one of his daughters, Tolani, made the announcement during the ‘Gold Gala,’ an event by his daughter, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, on Sunday […]

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My parents never believed in educating the girl child — Bauchi gov’s wife

The wife of Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State, Aishatu, said on Saturday that she never went to school in her parent’s house and that she had no formal education as of the time she married her husband because her parents never believed in educating the girl child. Speaking in Bauchi at the ‘Naija Youth […]

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We thought my mother was praying when she died — Tafawa Balewa’s son Usman

Usman Abubakar Tafawa-Balewa, a retired senior public servant in Bauchi State, is one of the children of Hajiya Jummai Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, the only surviving wife of Nigeria’s first and only Prime Minister, the late Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, who passed on recently at the age of 85. He spoke with DAVID ADENUGA about his mother’s passion […]

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Sowore rejects Apostle Suleman’s surety offer

The legal team of Sahara Reporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, has rejected a possible offer by President, Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to stand surety for the detained activist. Suleman had in a tweet on Monday expressed concerns that though Sowore had hurt many people in the past — including Suleman himself — he is of […]

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Governor of Anambra State Claims ‘evil spirits’ take over Anambra Govt House

Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, on Saturday, admitted the presence of evil spirits in the Government House. The governor made the statement at the Province of the Niger, Anglican Prayer Rally of Anambra State (APRAS) 2019, with the theme “The Righteous shall Flourish like Palm Tree”, held at the Dr. Alex Ekwueme Square, […]

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