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Nigerian Police Refuse to Arrest Arewa Youths Nine days After el-Rufai’s Order

Nine days after Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State ordered the arrest and prosecution of some Northern youths that gave Igbo in the North a three-month ultimatum to leave the region, no arrest has been made by the police. A coalition of Northern groups, including the Arewa Youth Consultative Forum,[Read More…]

Despite Orji Kalu’s Ties To Buhari, EFCC Invades And Disrupts The Sun Head Office, Disrupts Newspaper Operations

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) stormed the head office of The Sun Newspaper in Apapa, Lagos, on Monday, disrupting its operations. The “heavily armed ” operatives were said to have subjected our staff to “crude intimidation, psychological and emotional trauma”. In a statement after the raid,[Read More…]

Breaking: Justice Ademola Resumes Sitting At The Federal High Court, After NJC Recall

Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday resumed sitting following his recall by the National Judicial Council last week. This is coming against the background that the presidency has insisted that the Judge should not sit until the pending appeal was heard and determined. The[Read More…]

Former Governor, Peter Obi Warns of An Imminent Collapse of the Nigerian Economy

A former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has warned that the Nigerian economy will collapse soon if the federal government does not take immediate steps to arrest the rot in the system. He also accused the government of not doing enough to alleviate the sufferings of the people even[Read More…]

In Lagos, ‘Many Trapped’ As 3-Storey Building Collapses

A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in the Ilasa area of Lagos state, leaving many, especially workers, trapped. A witness said the incident occurred around 2pm. Rescue operation is ongoing at the building located at 2/4, Richard Abimbola, Off Limca Road, Ire Adri Estate. The Lagos State Ambulance Service[Read More…]

For Stealing From Boko Haram Victims, Nigerian Gov’t Officials Jailed

Two Nigerian officials have been jailed for selling food aid meant for people fleeing militant attacks and food shortages in the country’s north-east. The two sold 180 bags of rice donated by an international aid agency, the court in Maiduguri, Borno State, heard. They were jailed for two years and[Read More…]

Babalola Borishade, Former Education Minister, Dies In London

Babalola Borishade, former minister of education, has died in a London hospital after a brief illness. According to NAN, the deceased was initially rushed to Reddington Hospital in Lagos, last week from where he was taken to London. The cause of death was said to be lung and heart related.[Read More…]

Ex-President Jonathan Says Most Corrupt Nigerians Speak Loudily Against Corruption

Even after leaving power, some Nigerians still believe that former President Goodluck Jonathan headed the most corrupt government in the history of the country. Jonathan is often alleged to have supplied the oxygen for the malfeasance in his administration. But the former president says some Nigerians who accuse him of[Read More…]

Gunmen Strike Again In Southern Kaduna Killing Villagers

No fewer than twelve persons were reportedly killed while several others injured in a renewed attack on the residents of Asso Community in Jemaa Local Governments Area of Southern Kaduna by suspected herdsmen. A source, who crave for anonymity said the gunmen invaded the community on Saturday and opened fire[Read More…]

In His Easter Message, Buhari Says He Has Worked Hard To Meet Expectations of Nigerians’

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday expressed his administration’s resolve to restore peace and stability to the Niger Delta area, adding that he has worked hard to meet Nigerians’ expectations. In his Easter message to Nigerians, the President urged all Nigerians in the interest of the country to live in peace.[Read More…]