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Buhari Begins 3-Day Official Visit To France Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari leaves Abuja for Paris on Monday to begin a three-day official visit to France at the invitation of President Francois Hollande. Buhari will be accompanied on the visit by the National Security Adviser, Major-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd.), the Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Ministries of Defence, Finance, Agriculture, …

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Reintroduce WAI, Lawlessness In Nigeria Is Very High -Anglican Archbishop Tells Buhari

The Archbishop of Jos Ecclesiastical Province and Bishop of Maiduguri Diocese of Anglican Communion Emmanuel Kana Mani, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to reintroduce the War Against Indiscipline (WAI), which was the centre of his rule as military head of state between 1983 and 1985. The clergyman, in a …

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3 Nigerians Injured In Mecca Crane Crash

Three Nigerian pilgrims sustained minor injuries in the crane crash at Mecca’s Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed. Abdullahi Mukhtar, Chairman of the commission, who made this known at a news conference in Abuja, said the victims were responding to treatment in …

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TY Danjuma Chairs All IDPs’ Rehabilitation Initiatives – VP Osinbajo

The Federal Government has said that General TY Danjuma would supervise every presidential intervention inItiatives aimed to rehabilitate Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the nation. Vice President, ‎Prof. Yemi Osinbajo revealed the expanded portfolio on Saturday at the Northern Reawakening Forum ‎organised to rebuild the 19 northern states ravaged by …

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Kidnapped Donu Kogbara, Vanguard Columnist Released

Vanguard newspaper columnist Donu Kogbara has been freed in Port Harcourt by her kidnappers early Saturday morning. DSP Ahmed Muhammad, the state Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed her release saying the state commissioner of police has visited her in her home. The circumstances of her release are yet to be …

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War Against Corruption: Kumuyi Offers Victory Prayers For Buhari

Pastor William Kumuyi, General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, has offered to God prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari for victory in the war against corruption in the country, saying that the war against the notorious vice is one in Nigeria that the President must win. Pastor Kumuyi spoke after the …

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Scores Killed As Crane Crashes In Mecca Grand Mosque

At least 65 people have been killed after a crane collapsed in Mecca’s Grand Mosque on Friday, Saudi Arabia’s civil defence authority says. It said 154 people were injured as well. Al Jazeera’s Hasan Patel, reporting from Mecca, said witnesses told him that a crane fell on the third floor …

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Ojuelegba Accident: Police Arraign Driver

Yesterday, the Lagos State Magistrate court sitting in Yaba has remanded in prison custody the driver of the truck which its container fell on SUV and killed all the three occupants on Septemebr 2, 2015. The Magistrate, Mrs. Folashade Bokotu ordered the driver be remanded in the prison custody by …

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A Prominent Islamic Scholar Kidnapped in Enugu

Gunmen has kidnapped a prominent Islamic scholar in Enugu. The scholar identified known as Adam Idoko was kidnapped on Thursday, September 11 in his village , Ogrute Enugu-Ezike in Nsukka. Idoko is the deputy Secretary General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and also the Chief Imam of …

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Rivers Gov Poll, A Sham, Mockery Of Democracy – INEC

The Rivers State governorship election held on April 11, 2015 was a sham and mockery of democracy, the Independent National Electoral Commission told the Rivers State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, sitting in Abuja on Friday. The electoral body, which conducts governorship and state houses of assembly elections through its Resident …

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