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BREAKING: Issa Hayatou named FIFA Acting President

The President of the Confederation of African Football, Issa Hayatou has been named to take charge of FIFA after former President, Sepp Blatter was suspended and “stripped of all duties.” Hayatou on Thursday took temporary charge of FIFA after Sepp Blatter was “relieved of his duties” because of his 90-day …

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Immunity Clause: Group Opposes Consideration For NASS Leadership

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, a civil society organisation, has frowned against the National Assembly’s proposed immunity clause for its leadership. I a statement on Thursday by the group, it explained that by contemplating immunity clause for the Senate President and others at this time, the lawmakers were simply …

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Full Text: Gov.Ambode Inaugural Town Hall Meeting

This government has decided to change from the traditional “100 Days Address” to an interactive Quarterly Report. This Quarterly Town Hall Meeting is one of the many platforms we have designed to enable us to bring government closer to our people, to enable us come together and rub minds on …

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Army Retires Al-Mustapha After 33 Yrs In Service

The Nigerian Army has ordered the compulsory retirement of Maj. Hamza al-Mustapha, a former Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, from the service. It was learned, Al-Mustapha was compulsorily retired as a result of his unavailability in the Army for a period of over …

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Customs Orders Removal Of Restriction On Rice Import

The Comptroller-General of customs, Col. Ali Hammed has ordered immediate removal of restriction on rice importation and re-introduce import of duty payment at land borders. The Public Relations Officer of customs, Wale Adeniyi made this known during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. Adeniyi …

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Jonathan Lacks The Will To Fight Corruption, Says Edwin Clark

Prominent Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark,  said  earlier today  that former President Goodluck Jonathan meant well for the country, but that he lacked the will power to fight corruption. Claark also said he was quitting partisan politics but would play the role of an Elder Statesman. Clark who was a …

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Tribunal Nullifies PDP Rep Election for lack of Educational Qualification

The Yobe Legislative Elections Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja has nullified the election of Rep. Sabo Garba (PDP-Nangere/Potiskum) for lack of educational qualification. The three-member tribunal, presided by Justice Frances Ikponmwen, gave the nullification order while delivering judgment in a petition filed by Alhaji Ali Yakubu of the All Progressives …

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Again, Fulani herdsmen Invade Falae’s Farm

Barely two weeks after some fulani herdsmen attacked and kidnapped the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Chief Olu Falae, some herdsmen have again destroyed the same  farmland. The farm Manager Bruno ‎Akhigbodemen conducted newsmen round the farm located at Ilado in Akure North Council area of …

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Multiple Bomb Blast Hits Yobe

 Multiple bomb has  just exploded in Damaturu, Yobe State. The explosion went off at Buhari Housing Estate and killed over 16 people. More to folloow

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Governor Oshiomole Suspends Four LG Chairmen

The Edo State Govenor, Adams Oshiomole has suspended four local government chairmen for non payments of staff salaries and diversions of funds. The affected chairmen are are Emmanuel Momoh, Etsako Central Local Government Area; Victor Enobakhare, Egor Local Government Area; Osaro Obazee, Oredo Local Government Area and Roland Ibierutomwen, Orhionmwon …

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