I Will Resign If Abuja Airport Does Not Reopen As Scheduled, Says Hadi Sirika

Nigeria’s minister of aviation, Hadi Sirika, has said he would resign if the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, is not reopened on schedule. The airport was shut down on March 7 for a six-week repair work on its failed runway and it is expected to be ready for operations on[Read More…]

My Husband Beats Me for not Bearing Male Child, Wife Seeking Divorce Tells Court

A wife, Sayo Akomolafe, on Monday told Ikole-Ekiti Customary Court in Ekiti State that her husband beats her constantly for not having a male child. She pleaded with the court to dissolve her marriage to her husband Segun Akomolafe due to neglect, lack of care and constant beating. She said[Read More…]

President Buhari’s Lawyer Bribed Justice Adeniyi Over School Certificate Scandal – Witness Tells Court

A witness in the corruption trial of Justice Adeniyi Ademola has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s lawyer gave the embattled judge N500,000 while his certificate controversy was pending before Mr. Ademola. PREMIUMT TIMES reports that some persons had filed a suit challenging Mr. Buhari’s candidacy prior to the 2015 elections, alleging the[Read More…]

Famine Looms In Nigeria, UNICEF Warns

  Famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan with close to 1.4 million children at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition, UNICEF has said. UNICEF revealed this via a statement by Doune Porter, UNICEF spokesperson, on Tuesday. “Time is running out for more than a million children,” said Anthony[Read More…]

Ex – NNPC Boss, Andrew Yakubu Wants FG To Return Money Discovered In His Bunker

Former Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Andrew Yakubu has asked a Federal High Court in Kano to set aside the order of forfeiture granted the Federal Government on the sum of $9.8 million recovered from his Kaduna house. The former NNPC boss wants the court to[Read More…]

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka Slams Police For Stopping #IStandWithNigeria

  Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has lambasted the Nigeria Police Force for its plan to stop the #IStandWithNigeria protest. In a statement issued on Sunday Soyinka said Freedom of Expression was a Fundamental Human Rights that should not be trampled upon. See Soyinka’s full statement below: AGAIN AT RISK[Read More…]

“The Economy Is Dying” – Nigerian Christians Want Buhari To Resign

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, Thursday called for resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari, alleging that he is no longer fit to lead the country. South South chapters of CAN and PFN, at a joint meeting in Warri, Delta State said the president’s[Read More…]

“Unjust Allocation of Resources” – Tinubu Slams Buhari’s Economic Policy

Former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Wednesday, took a swipe at the Federal Government’s economic policy, asking for immediate review to save the country of sliding into depression. This was even as he warned against what he called “lack[Read More…]

Malabu Oil Deal Wasnt Done Under My Administration- Goodluck Jonathan

Press Releases Our attention has been drawn to news reports published mostly by online media which suggested through innuendo, rather than factual evidence, that former President Goodluck Jonathan received kickbacks in the $1.3bn OPL 245 oil block deal involving oil giants ENI and Royal Dutch Shell. With regards to the[Read More…]

Govt Declares Holiday For Women During Menstruation

Zambia has made a provision in the country’s labour law that allows female workers to take off one day a month known as Mother’s Day during their menstruation period, even though it applies to all women, whether or not they have children. The legal definition is not precise – women[Read More…]