Politics

Human Rights Activist Wants EFCC To Investigate Oshiomole.

Human Right Activist, Bishop (Dr) Osadolor Anthony Ochei has prayed that an Abuja High Court to order the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC to investigate former Governor of Edo State, Mr Adams Oshiomole over alleged looting of public funds. In several petitions filed by Ochei, the human right activist wanted the commission to begin investig ...

Makarfi Joins Presidential Race.

Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has declared his intention to contest for the presidency in 2019. The former Kaduna State Governor and two-term senator of the Federal Republic made his ambition public at a news conference in Kaduna on Sunday. He said that after due consultatio ...

Why I Fasted This Year – Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that he actually shunned advise from admirers not to observe this year Ramadan fasting. He said that many had advised him not to observe the fasting because of his ill health but he shunned them because he knew the benefit of fasting. The president said that he could not observe the Ramadan fasting last year b ...

Why I Resigned My Membership With PDP – Mimiko.

The former Governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has said that his resignation as a member of the Peoples Democratic Party is borne out of personal reasons. He said that it became imperative for him to quit PDP and find his way back to his former party, the Labour Party due to reasons that are best known to him alone. Amidst report that he is plann ...

Buhari’s Govt Is Out Of Tune – Duke.

Former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is out of tune with the reality on ground. He said this as he reiterated his commitment with his presidential ambition, adding that he would be a better president than Buhari. He described Buhari’s administration of being too steep and disconnecte ...

June 12: Lagos Unveils New MKO Abiola’s Statue.

Lagos State Government will mark the Democracy Day with the unveiling of a new statue of the late politician and winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, late Chief MKO Abiola. All roads lead to the site of the statue that stands between Ojota and Ketu as the state Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode joins other personalities to inaugurate the stat ...

Let Us Adopt MKO Abiola’s Manifesto, Tinubu Charges APC.

Barely 24 hours to the anniversary of the June 12, 1993 election, the former Governor of Lagos State and a key defendant of the day, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has challenged the All Progressives Congress to adopt the late politician’s manifesto. Tagged “Farewell to poverty”, Tinubu said that the “Hope 93” slogan should be embraced by the APC ruling ...

APDA Commends Buhari On June 12 And MKO Posthumous Award.

Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA) chairman, has congratulated the families of the late Chief MKO Abiola and Chief Gani Fawehinmi for the national honours bestowed upon them and the recognition of June 12 as the new democracy day. The Chairman of the Party, Alhaji Mohammed Kabiru Shitu while sharing with the media also said the gesture is one ...

Nothing Wrong With Anti-Grazing Law, Senate Says.

Senate has insisted that the anti-grazing laws passed by Taraba, Benue and Ekiti are not the reasons for the continued killings in those states as insinuated by Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali. The position was taken Wednesday in plenary after lawmakers debated on a motion by Senator representing Benue North-East, Barnabas Gemade. Recall that the ...

Nigerian Army, Plateau Community In Faceoff Over Land.

The faceoff between residents of Rukuba community and the third division of Nigeria Army, Maxwell Cobe cantonment Jos over land acquisition is threatening the peace of the community which hosts the third division of the Nigerian Army. Hundreds of women and youth from various Rukuba Community dressed in Black took to the streets to protest, accusing the ...

DSS Withdraws Saraki Dogara’s Security Details.

The Department of State Service has withdrawn some of the security details attached to the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Speaker, House of Representatives. A source at the National Assembly told our correspondent that the security aides had been asked to report at the DSS headquarters immediately. This, according to the source may not h ...

2018 National Convention: APC Promises Free, Fair Exercise.

The Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi has promised that the All Progressives Congress, APC will conduct a free, fair and credible national convention on June the twenty-third. The Governor who is the Chairman of the Media and Publicity Sub-Committee of the Twenty Eighteen National Convention said this during a Press Conference in Abuja on Thursda ...

Crime News

Twin Suicide Bomb Attacks Kill 31 In Borno.

The explosion in Borno state orchestrated by suspected Boko Haram insurgents has killed over thirty-one people in a twin suicide bomb attack on Damboa town. The two blasts targeted people returning from celebrating the Eid el-Fitr holiday. Following the suicide bombings, the insurgents were said to have fired rocket-propelled grenades into the crowd tha ...

RRS Foils 15 Robbery Attacks, Rescue 32 Victims In May.

The Rapid Response Squad has revealed that its enhanced security patrol operations thwarted 15 robbery attacks last month leading to the rescue of 32 armed robbery victims across Lagos State. The Commander of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), ACP Olatunji Disu, while presenting a report on the activities of the anti-crime outfit in Alausa, noted that the ...

RRS Seeks Collaboration With Other Security Agencies.

The Lagos State Rapid Response Squad has emphasised the importance of synergy among agencies of government involved in emergency response services as an avenue for enhancing security and rescue operations in the State. The Commander of RRS, ACP Olatunji Disu revealed in a statement released in Alausa that collaboration of the security outfit with other ...

Gunmen Kill 10 Persons In Zamfara.

No fewer than 10 persons have been killed by gunmen in Dutsen-Wake and Oho villages in Birnin-Magaji Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The state Police Command disclosed this on Wednesday, adding that the gunmen stormed the area early Tuesday to carry out the dastard act. According to the Police Public Relations Officer of the state police comm ...

Police Arrest Man 45 for Operating Illegal Blood Bank.

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Mr Achebulu Paul for operating an unregistered blood bank located at No. 18, Kusa Street, Bariga Somolu, Lagos. He was alleged to have lured a seventeen-year-old boy, Ayomide Adesanya, and drained four pints of blood from him. Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal who led his men to arrest Paul said that the ...

Police Parade Man For Killing 24-Year-Old Girlfriend.

The Yobe State Police Command has arrested one Muhammed Adamu, 30 for killing his girlfriend, Hauwa Muhammad. Adamu, a native of Potiskum Local Government, Damuturu, Yobe State committed the crime on May 29, 2018, said that the suspect had made a confessional statement. Confessing, Adamu said that he killed Hauwa because she was dating another man. He s ...

Minna Jail Break: 16 Inmates Escape, One Warder Killed.

No fewer than 16 inmates of the Minna medium prison, Niger State have escaped after some hoodlums attacked the place on Sunday. The gunmen gained entrance to the prison through the main gate, killing one of the warders on duty and a commercial motorcyclist, “Okada” operator. As they shot repeatedly to the prison, part of the wall collapsed, creatin ...

Gunmen Ravage Ekiti As Opeyemi Bamidele Sustains Injury.

The former member of the House of Representatives from Ekiti State, Mr Opeyemi Bamidele is currently receiving treatment in hospital after he was shot by hoodlums in the state on Friday. Opeyemi was in the entourage of the state All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi when the hoodlums attacked him. The convoy had entered E ...

Churches Shut Due To Herdsmen Attack In Jalingo Nigeria.

Some churches in Jalingo, Taraba State have closed due to incessant attack by herdsmen, our correspondent has learnt. The popular Sacred Heart Minor Seminary in Jalingo is one of the Christian worship centres that have been closed in the last one week due to herdsmen attack. About three days ago, the herdsmen attack some Catholic priests in which two of ...

Female Suicide Bombers Kill Three In Borno.

No fewer than three persons have been killed by two female suicide bombers suspected to be Boko Haram jihadists in northeast Nigeria. The emergency services said this on Monday, adding that the bombers detonated their explosives inside a house and near a mosque in the Mashamari area of Konduga. Mashamari is about 35 kilometres (20 miles) southeast of t ...

Nigeria News Analysis

Southwest Votes; The Pivotal Element In 2019 Polls.

Nigeria News takes a look at the pivotal role of the southwest in the coming 2019 general election President Muhammadu Buhari’s singular gesture of posthumous awards to late Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola and late legal luminary Chief Gani Fawehinmi have since changed the thoughts of many people, especially in the southwestern part of Nigeria. ...

World Cup: Lagos Viewing Centres Excite Football Fans.

Nigeria News takes a look at the attitude of football fans and how bar operators are making more money in Lagos at the ongoing world cup. This is the best time for operators of restaurants and bars in Lagos. They are making good money from football lovers who troop in on a daily basis to watch their favourite teams play at the ongoing Fifa world cup in ...

Sowore’s Anatomy of MKO Abiola’s Immortality.

Nigeria News takes a look at those who ganged up to annul June 12, 1993 election and what the government must do to them. For a true reconciliation in Nigeria, Mr Omoyele Sowoe, a presidential candidate and publisher of Sahara reporters opined on a radio station monitored in Ogun State that names of all that colluded to annul the June 12, 1993 electio ...

Meeting MKO Again On Lagos Road.

Nigeria News takes a look at the unveiling of a new Abiola statue and its significance in Nigeria history. On June 10, ahead of the June 12 commemoration, I met MKO at the park being enhanced and upgraded by the administration of Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi AMBODE. It was a queer re-union. He was a wooden semblance of his natural being, elevated into ...

Russia 2018: World Cup Fever Hits Nigerians.

Nigeria News takes a look at the Russia 2018 Fifa World Cup that starts today and the chance of Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the tournament. As 32 countries, including Nigeria, gather to trade tackles today in the Fifa World Cup being hosted by Russia, football enthusiasts in Nigeria have been expressing their worry about the Super Eagles. The 2018 world ...

Removing The Red Carpet On Abiola’s Blood.

Nigeria News takes a look at the presentation of the posthumous award to MKO Abiola and the jubilation afterwards. For 25 years, his blood has been flowing across the country. Injustice prevailed when his soul was cut short and his stool was ceded to his clan. Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola, MKO won the June 12, 1993 election but never became Ni ...

Who Will Save Obasanjo?.

Nigeria News takes a look at the various steps already taken by ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from the second term as he raised the alarm of a plot to jail him by FG Not even his people, the Yorubas of southwest Nigeria will save him. Chief Olusegun Obasanjo was never a member of the Yoruba socio-political organisatio ...

Are Yorubas Sophisticated Morons?.

Nigeria News takes a look at the statement credited to the Chairman, Vanguard Editorial Board, Ochereome Nnanna, describing Yorubas as sophisticated morons. There is no doubt that the Yoruba ethnic group are classy and erudite. It is the first ethnic nation that embraced western education in Nigeria and this has helped the tribe a lot in many areas of h ...

Security Threat List That Scared Obasanjo.

Nigeria News takes a look at the alleged plan by President Muhammadu Buhari to list Ex-President Obasanjo on security threat list. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo missed it with his recent statement that he is being investigated and might be invited to answer questions about alleged graft issues related to him. I am not a fan of President Muhammadu B ...

Nigeria News: Buhari’s Master Stroke.

Nigeria News takes a look at the President Muhammadu Buhari’s motive of declaring June 12 as democracy day. I do not want to believe that President Muhammadu Buhari honoured the winners of the June 12, 1993 election, Chief MKO Abiola and his vice, Baba Gana Kingibe with national awards to gain cheap popularity as many have thought. I think Buhari ju ...

As NASS Draws Battle Line Against Buhari.

Nigeria News takes a look at the joint meeting of the National Assembly and the impeachment threat against President Muhammadu Buhari The National Assembly after a closed-door session that lasted for over hours on Tuesday reached a resolution to include; Marching orders to security agencies to curtail the killings across the country and protect lives ...

Saraki And The Thugs In Police Uniform.

Nigeria News takes a look at the turn of events in the Offa Bank robbery. Still on the brouhaha between President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki and the Nigeria Police. Undoubtedly Saraki has humbled himself in the last few days. He was ready to appear before the police over his alleged involvement in the Offa bank robbery and killings of innocent people. ...

Ekiti Police Stray Bullet Or Attempted Murder?.

Nigeria News takes a look at the uproar that greeted APC at the Ekiti rally. At present, the All Progressives Congress, APC has put its campaign on hold in Ekiti, pending the return of peace to the state, following Friday’s shooting. A mobile policeman has pulled the trigger during the flag-off of the gubernatorial campaign by the APC, killing one and ...

Offa Bank Robbery: A Plot Or Probe By Police To Nail Saraki?.

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki earlier raised the alarm about the plot by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to robe him in the cult case in Ilorin Kwara State. The Senate had to inaugurate an ad-hoc committee to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari over the matter. It looked like a dead issue until Sunday when the Nigeria Police a ...

Nigerian Sports News

Why We Lost to Croatia – Rohr.

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said that the penalty awarded by the referee against Nigeria during the Croatia encounter affected the performance of his players. He said that the Super Eagles were in control of the game even despite trailing the Croatians by a lone goal but that the team was deflated through the penalty that resulted in the second ...

Nigeria Can Still Muster Four Points And Qualify – Rohr.

Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr said that the team can still muster four points and qualify from the group D in the ongoing world cup in Russia. After the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in its opening game on Saturday, Rohr defended his players, saying that they played well but unprofessional in their reactions to set pieces. Nigeria has failed to ...

Ronaldo Thrills Football World With Hat-Trick.

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo broke a new record yesterday scoring a hat-trick against Spain in the Fifa world cup going on in Russia. The Real Madrid forward opened score through a penalty kick three minutes into the match. Spain came back with the equalizer in a jiffy but Ronaldo’s shot in the Spanish 18 yard beat the goalkeeper to make it 2-1 ...

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