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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 […]

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Bindow Reshuffles Cabinet

Governor Mohammed Jibrilla of Adamawa State has appointed his Chief of Staff, Abdulrahman Jimeta, to supervise the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology. This follows the deployment of the erstwhile Commissioner of Education, Keletapwa George, as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the State University, Mubi. Mr. George’s appointment follows the decision of the state […]

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Army Intercepts Terror Wives

The Army said on Wednesday it intercepted 37 people suspected to be wives and children of Boko Haram militants after they escaped from the insurgents’ custody. A statement issued by the Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said 30 escapees were intercepted on Tuesday at Gujba local government area of Yobe. Usman said they comprised eight […]

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Police Confirm 27 Fulanis Killed in Southern Kaduna

The Police said on Wednesday calm has been restored to villages in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, where 33 people died in clashes between villagers and Fulani. A total of 27 Fulani people living in the area were killed by the villagers in two separate attacks, while six villagers died, the police said […]

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74 Yr Old Man Rapes 4 Yr Old Grand Daughter in Kano

A 74-year-old Kano resident, Ashiru Suleiman has been remanded in prison custody by a Kano Magistrate court for allegedly raping his granddaughter. Suleiman was arraigned before the court for defiling his 4-yr-old granddaughter and making attempt to rape another 5-yr-old daughter of his neighbour. The accused person, who was charged under section 283 of the […]

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700 Ghost Students in Sokoto

A committee set up by the Sokoto State Government to verify the actual number of students entitled to its scholarship says it has uncovered 706 “ghost” students. Its Chairman, Mr Shehu Wurno, announced this on Tuesday in Sokoto, when he presented the committee’s report to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal. Wurno said that the committee visited 40 […]

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Taraba Passes Anti Grazing Bill

The Taraba House of Assembly has passed the controversial Anti-Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Bill 2017. The passage of the bill came a day after the Assembly adopted the report of the public hearing on the bill which was conducted across the three senatorial zones of the state. At the plenary presided by the […]

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3 LG Admin Nominees Fail to Clear Kano Assembly

The Kano State House of Assembly has cleared 32 out of the 44 local government chairmanship nominees presented to it by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for approval. Alhaji Ibrahim Garko, the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government, while presenting the report of the committee that screened the nominees, said three of them were disqualified, while nine […]

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Governors Forum Inaugurates Committee on Restructuring

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum has inaugurated a six-member committee to look into the possibility of establishing state police in the country. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, made this known while speaking with State House Correspondents after the Forum’ meeting held at the Banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja late […]

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UN Intervenes to stem sexual aduse at IDP Camps

United Nations (UN) and National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have collaborated to create awareness and stem cases of sexual violence at internally displaced persons camps. The two bodies, in order to reduce the vulnerability of women/girls in camps and non-camp locations, have organized a four-day capacity building workshop on strengthening state response to sexual and […]

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Is Muhammad Abacha Joining the Green Party?

Gumsu Abacha certainly knows how to get people all worked up. She shared the emblem of the Green Party of Nigeria and everyone is now talking about the Abacha’s moving to the green party. Well, there are a couple of reason’s to take Gumsu seriously, first, the green party is supposedly the brain child of […]

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We Didn’t Promise to fix Nigeria in 4 years- APC

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) has declared that it did not promise to fix the nation’s economy and ultimately turn around the fortunes of Nigerians in four years. Reacting to a report attributed to a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a national daily, that accused the ruling party […]