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Kano Journalist reports bribe to KAPCAC

A Journalist in Kano Nasiru Salisu Zango has submitted ove N700,000 to Mugyi Rimin Gado’s public complaint and anti corruption body. Zango claimed that the money was part of a bride he recieved from some Local Government employees to silence his investigations into  illegal land dealings at Kano’s Kofar wambai market. Recieving the money, Muhuyi […]

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Sex workers call for legalisation

Sex workers have called for the decriminalisation of commercial sex in Nigeria. They said the step will not only help to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country, but also stop violence against sex workers. Speaking at the Sexual Ethnography Dissemination Workshop in Abuja on Wednesday, the National Coordinator of Nigerian Sex Workers Association, […]

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Restructuring- Northern Emirs, Govs meet in Kaduna

All the 19 Northern governors on Thursday morning met with all the Northern Traditional rulers including the Emir of Kano and the Sultan of Sokoto, at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna state. The governors under the aegis of Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) met with Northern States Council of Emirs and Chiefs. The meeting was […]

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Google to train 10,000 Nigerians

Google is planning to train about ten thousand Nigerians as part o its digital skills for africa programme. The tech’s giant CEO disclosed this in Lagos after a visit to the southern Nigerian commercial hub. Silicon valley tech giants have been showing interest the burgeoning online community of the Nigerian south, with Facebook, Uber and […]

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Too Early to Celebrate, Nigerians Cross fingers as police deploy to Abuja-Kaduna highway

After a dismal performance since the ostentatious deployment of 600 police officers along Kaduna-Abuja highway, the police has now announced the deployment of special anti kidnapping units along the now dreaded highway. “The Inspector General of Police hereby urges members of the public, most especially commuters, travellers, road users and people in the towns and […]

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It’ll be suicidal to threaten National Assembly

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that it would be suicidal to threaten Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara considering their physical sizes. Osinbajo was speaking jokingly while declaring open the 16th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth (CSPOC) in Abuja on Tuesday. The acting president said the two arms […]

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Amnesty for 1800 Nigerians if they leave Saudi

The Federal Government on Saturday received no fewer than 198 deported Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 10 am. This number was out of the 1,800 Nigerians living illegally in Saudi Arabia, who were given amnesty to return to the country. The 198 persons including women […]

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Heartless! Father Abused Daughter for 7 years

A Kano Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered the remand of one Ibrahim Mohammed, 56, in prison custody, accused of having sexual intercourse with his daughter for seven years. Ibrahim, who lives at Hausawa Quarters Kano, is standing trial on a two-count charge of procuring minor and incest. The prosecutor, Insp. Aluta Mijinyawa, told the court […]

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Anti BokoHaram vigilante Bukar Jimeta killed in action

Anti bokoharam vigilante Alhaji Bukar Jimeta has been killed in an encounter with the terrorists at Dugu in Adamawa. Bukar Jimeta roose to fame after his fighters expelled bokoharam from madagali after the terrorists defeated a battalion of Nigerian soldiers and took the city. He was reportedly responding to an attack by bokoharam at Dugu […]

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Macron- No longer Darling of the French

The popularity ratings of French President Emmanuel Macron have drooped by 10 percent since he came to power, a new survey shows. Apart from Jacques Chirac, who fell 15 points between May and July 1995, it is the biggest drop for a French leader. The poll was carried out by Ifop for the Journal du […]

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Nnamdi Kanu wants Benue to be part of Biafra

The boldness of the Tribalist is only getting bigger! The embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has revealed that the Nigerian government has offered him Biafra but he had to deny the offer. Speaking to pro-Biafra groups, Namdi claimed that he was offered Biafra while in prison but denied the […]

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Tinubu’s words Stir up Trouble in Kano

The recent visit of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to the northern Nigerian city of Kano last week, has continued to generate heated discussions within various political circles. Tinubu’s visit to the state in connection with the demise of Nigeria’s leading and national figure, Yusuf Maitama Sule, the Danmasani of Kano showed that the purpose of the […]

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Nigeria can be restructured in 6 months

Former vice-president Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria can be restructured in six months. Atiku said this on Wednesday while delivering a lecture on ‘Restructuring Nigeria’ at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu state. The former vice-president said the fastest way to achieve restructuring is to reduce the power and roles of the federal government and to […]

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Egmont Suspension- Senate Moves to make FIU Autonomous

The Senate said it would initiate a bill for a law to make Nigeria Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) autonomous. This is coming on the heels of the suspension of Nigeria from the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units, the highest inter-governmental association of intelligence agencies in the […]

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EDO Dumps Grazing Reserve Bill After CAN’ Condemnation

The Edo State House of Assembly has dumped the bill seeking to establish an agency for nomadic cattle rearing and grazing in the state. The resolution came about two weeks after the assembly held a two-day public hearing on the bill, which received condemnation from several groups, including the state chapter of the Christian Association […]