The Presidential Initiative on Continuous Audit (PICA) disclosed this in a report made available to sources on Sunday in Abuja. The report showed that government had successfully recovered N7.8 billion, 378 million dollars and 27,800 pounds sterling. According to the report, since the policy was introduced in 2016 to fight financial crimes and corruption, PICA […]
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At least five civilians were killed and several others wounded in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in southeast Niger, near the border with Nigeria, according to local sources. “The BH (Boko Haram) came to the market place early Friday evening, they shot the crowd and took food,” said a resident of Toummour, in […]
Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial zone Senator Dino Melaye has reacted to claims that he has fled Nigeria over crisis peddling his political career. According to Punch Newspaper, Senator Dino Melaye on Saturday night debunked the rumours circulated by media outlets (NOT NGHUBS) as well as threatened to implicate President Buhari, Senator Saraki and host […]
The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has denied media reports quoting him as saying the withheld Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, will be released yesterday March 24th. Idris said he was misquoted by the media. Read a statement from the police denying the report below The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been […]
Boko Haram members willing to surrender their arms will be granted amnesty, President Muhammadu Buhari said yesterday. The President made the offer while receiving 105 Dapchi secondary schoolgirls and two Dapchi Primary School pupils earlier abducted by the insurgent group at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The insurgents had invaded Government Girls Science and Technical […]
Four years after the kidnap of Chibok girls by Boko Haram insurgents, over 110 schoolgirls from Girls Technical College, Dapchi were also kidnapped in a similar manner as Chibok school girls on February 28, 2018. Unlike the Chibok girls, the Dapchi Girls were released by the deadly Boko Haram sect less than 30 days after […]
Boko haram apologises to dapchi Parents: “we didn’t know they were Muslim Girls” – The Guardian Boko Haram has released more than 100 of the schoolgirls it abducted last month, returning them to their village in north-east Nigeria. Waving the black and white flag used by the Islamic State and wearing balaclavas, military fatigues and […]
Youths of opposition Peoples Democratic Party units has faulted claims by the federal government that school girls of Dapchi, Yobe state that were kidnapped a couple of weeks ago have regained their freedom. The National Coordinator of Peoples Democratic Party National Youth League, Hon Inioribo Tamunotonye described the purported abduction and release of the Dapchi […]
I am happy that the Dapchi girls are all back home but I am deeply troubled by the fact that one of them was left behind and by the assertion that 5 of them died whilst in captivity. The day the truth coes out about what really happened to the Chibok and Dapchi girls and […]
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed insinuations by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo that his government stole N150 billion which it shared two weeks to the conduct of the 2015 general elections. Osinbajo had, while speaking at the 7th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum for private sector stakeholders at the presidential villa on Monday, lamented that it […]
Abubakar Tsara, Chairman, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state is dead. Tsara died in the early hours of Tuesday at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto after a brief illness. He has since been buried in his country-home in accordance with Islamic rites. Tsara, 52, is survived by three wives and 17 children. Governor […]
The police have paraded two men said to be members of an armed gang terrorising Kogi State. The police said the suspects have confessed to being provided weapons and financial support by Dino Melaye, a senator from the state. The development could further complicate the ongoing political crisis that has seen Mr. Melaye and Governor […]
The senator representing Kogi West in the Senate, Dino Melaye has found himself in another mess after being charged with illegal possession of guns. Senator Dino Melaye who is challenging moves to recall him by his constituency is in fresh trouble: the Police said they have filed a case in court accusing him and three […]
A former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs Godsday Orubebe, has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is gradually heading towards its grave. According to the former minister, the PDP “is still lost in depression and suffering from a Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD),” adding that the platform had crossed the bridge “from pride to shame.” […]
Vice President @profosinbajo walks Oludamilola her daughter up the aisle at the church service where her marriage to Oluwaseun Bakare was solemnized today at the Christian Ecumenical Center Abuja. Photos by NOVO ISIORO
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has visited and offset medical bills of persons who suffered various degrees of injuries, in a road accident involving a bus attached to the Governor’s Press Unit and two vehicles, in Ugbowo area of Benin City. Some of the victims are admitted and receiving medical care at the University […]
President walked on the red carpet at disaster site yesterday when he visited Yobe yesterday.Nigerians took to social media user to air their views.One social media use KUNLE ODUAH in part wrote…. “What manner of leader will be walking on a red carpet in a school that witnessed the worst tragedy in recent time. Buhari […]
Oludamilola Osinbajo’s – traditional engagement to Oluseun Bakare which took place today at the Presidential Villa. The vice president, his wife and other guests were present at the event… The bride-to-be, Damilola will on March 17, 2018, tie the knot with Oluseun Bakare, a pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God and son of […]
Last year, the former Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy Mr. Steve Ayorinde was a special guest at The Other News, a comic-talk show which was hosted by Okey Bakassi, where he stated that the Lagos state government will unveil the new and ultra-modern blue buses which will replace the danfo buses, according to […]
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting production, sale, and consumption of alcohol in certain areas. Ahmed gave his assent to the Ilorin Township (Prohibition Against the Production, Sale, and Consumption of Liquor in Certain Areas) Law, 2018, as passed by the Kwara State House of Assembly. Under the law, no […]