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Ekwueme, Clark, Gbonigi, Other Elders Slam Buhari For Biased Appointments, Anti-graft War

Elders under the auspices of the Southern Nigeria Peoples Assembly (SNP), on Tuesday in Ondo State ‎slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over what they see as his lopsided appointments and selective fight against corruption. Speaking at the meeting of the elders council held in Akure, the state capital, the SNP led …

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Kwankwaso Wins As Tribunal Dismisses Petition Against Election

  The National Assembly Elections Petition Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by Sen. Bashir Lado challenging the victory of former Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso in the 2015 general election. Kwankwaso defeated Lado in the March 28 senatorial election for Kano Central Senatorial District. Justice Corneleaus Akintayo, …

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PhotoNews: First Bank NSE Premium Board Launch

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Boko Haram: Female Suicide Bomber Kills 5, Injures 20 Others In Damaturu

  A female suicide bomber in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State this morning detonated her device near a bus station and killed five people while more than 20 others were injured. Security personnel have since cordoned off the area. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director of Media and Publicity to Yobe …

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N1trn EFCC Diversion: PDP Senators Demands Stopping Probe… As EFCC Absolves Lamorde

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Monday described as infantile a report suggesting that the Senate was set to probe its Chairman, Mr. Ibrahim Lamorde, over alleged diversion of N1 trillion, saying the allegation assaults the sensibilities of stakeholders in the anti-corruption war. According to the report …

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DSS Charges Former NSA, Dasuki To Court Over Illegal Firearms

The former National Security Adviser to President Goodluck Jonathan, Col Mohammed Dasuki has been charged to court for possession of fire arms without license. The crime, according to the Directorate of State Services (DSS), is punishable under Section 27(i)(a)(i) of the Firearms Act Cap F28 LFN 2004. In a statement …

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Breaking: Buhari Orders Probe of Ammunition Procurement From 2007

  President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Security Adviser to convene an investigative committee on the procurement of hardware and munitions in the Armed Forces from 2007 till now. A statement by President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, said, “The investigative committee’s mandate is to identify irregularities and make recommendations for …

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APC 2nd Anniversary: Why We’ll Roll Out The Celebration Drums

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it has every reason to celebrate its existence as a political party because of its numerous achievements within just two years of its formation. Senator Osita Izunaso, APC National Organising Secretary and Chairman of the Anniversary Committee said in a chat …

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219 Chibok Girls: BBOG Calls For Ban ki-Moon’s Intervention

  The #BringBackOurGirls group has called for the intervention of the United Nations’ Secretary General Ban ki-Moon in the rescue of the Chibok school girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram sect last year. Speaking during the group’s Special Christian prayer session as part of its Global Week of …

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Reps Ready For Salary Cut, Declare Support For Anti-graft War

The House of Representatives has declared its readiness to take salary cut and back President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft measures. Hon. Mohammed Sani Zorro, Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs, told newsmen in Lagos that all members of the House of Representatives irrespective of party affiliation are on the …

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