Wizkid Imposter Arrested in Lagos

A fraudster who has been taking advantage of unsuspecting victims claiming to be a rep for Wizkid and EME has finally been arrested by the police. A statement released Tuesday night, and made… Continue reading

Reps panel summons NSC DG over N3 billion

THE House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts Wednesday summoned the Director General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), , to appear before it and respond to several auditor queries raised against the… Continue reading

Why Unilorin will not join ASUU strike – Chairman

CHAIRMAN, Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities (ASUU), University of Ilorin chapter, Professor Wahab Egbewole, has said his members will not join the ongoing nationwide strike, because the national headquarters of the union… Continue reading

Suswam’s security aide assaults journalist

A POLICE officer attached to the Government House Gate, Makurdi, simply identified as Gbenga, yesterday assaulted the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Benue State Council, Chris Atsaka. Gbenga publicly flogged Atsaka with… Continue reading

2015 and emerging alliance in Oyo

DARE ADEKANMBI, in this piece, looks at how the happenings in the three major political parties in Oyo State- the ruling Action Congress of Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party and the Accord Party-are… Continue reading

Communities enjoined to complement govt on education

Communities in Kwara State and their leaders have been charged to be alive to educational responsibilities in their various areas as part of measures to complement government efforts in the area of educational… Continue reading

Chime sacks commissioner

IN an apparent response to the demand by the Enugu Province of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Governor Sullivan Chime yesterday sacked his Commissioner for Education, Simon Ortuanya, and replaced him with… Continue reading

ACN chieftain flays Obasanjo for not condoling with Tinubu over mother’s death

A chieftain of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Ayo Akande, has flayed former President Olusegun Obasanjo for failing to condole with National Leader of the ACN, Bola Tinubu, over the death of… Continue reading

Between Tambuwal And PDP: Can The Speaker Be At The Threshold Of Defection?

In the wake of the beginning of the third session, the Speaker of the 7th House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, delivered a speech in what many public commentators observed as a… Continue reading

Maid Steals Employer’s N40m Jewellery For Fraudsters

A 23-year old housemaid, Rita Emmanuel, has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly stealing her employer’s jewellery valued at N40 million on Victoria Island, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria. Rita, an indigene… Continue reading

Mavin Records CEO Don Jazzy Flaunts His Luxury Custom Smartphone

Luxury designer and ‘serial entrepreneur’ Alexander Amosu and Nigerian Mega producer Don Jazzyreally appear to have a developed quite a business relationship. As Don Jazzy was the first person to savour Amosu‘s luxury champagne, it was barely a shocker whenDon… Continue reading

Akure prison break: Health workers protest soldier attack on a senior nurse

Pandemonium broke today in Akure, the Ondo State Capital following a protest staged by the health workers of the State Specialist Hospital over alleged attack on a senior nurse by a soldier. The… Continue reading

Jonathan’s Treatment To Muslims Will Determine 2015 Election – Sultan

Politicians thinking of getting the Muslim vote in 2015 have been told that performance in their present capacity would be the main determinant. The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence Abubakar Sa’ad (III), who… Continue reading

Pension scam: Ex-pension director to remain in prison indefinitely

A former Director of Pension in  the office of the Head of Service, Sani Shuaibu Teidi, who is standing trial before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja will have to remain in… Continue reading

Obi donates N733m to Anambra mission schools

Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State on Monday gave out N733m to Catholic and Anglican churches to run their schools in the state. He said the money was for the rehabilitation of primary schools taken… Continue reading

Jailbreak: 54 Prison Inmates Rearrested In Akure

  Out of the 175 prison inmates who escaped during a jailbreak from the Olokuta Medium Security Prison in Akure, the Ondo state capital in the early hours of Sunday, no fewer than… Continue reading

ASUU embarks on indefinite strike nationwide

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has embarked on an indefinite strike following the failure of the federal government to implement part of the 2009 agreement reached by the two parties. The… Continue reading

One officer, 17 others face general court martial

The General Officer Commanding 3 Armoured Division of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Eboibowei Bonna Awala, has convened a general court martial to try one officer and 17 soldiers of the division serving with… Continue reading

Visa bond, an insult to Nigeria -Oba Akiolu

The Lagos traditional ruler,  Oba  Rilwan Akiolu,  has condemned the proposed  £3000 visa  application bond by the  government on Nigeria and some other nations. Oba Akiolu  described  the proposed visa application bond as… Continue reading

Afenifere faults Turaki Committee on compensation to victims of Boko Haram

THE pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, on Monday faulted the plan by the Presidential Committee on Dialogue and Peaceful Resolution on Security challenges in the North that only military personnel among victims of the Boko… Continue reading