2023 Presidency: Rotation Is Divisive – Olawepo-Hashim

A Presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has said that rotation of the presidency in 2023 would be counter-productive to the polity. In a statement he issued…

20 Die In Deadly Clashes Between Gangs In Ogun State

NO fewer than 20 persons have been reportedly killed while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries during cult clashes in some parts of Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. Our correspondent gathered…

Osinbajo Calls For Improvement In CPI Ranking

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has challenged regulatory agencies in Nigeria’s ports to do more in ensuring that Nigeria’s ranking in the Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI) is…

Reps Bill: President Risks Impeachment Over Late Cabinet Formation

THE House of Representatives is proposing compelling a new President or governor to constitute his cabinet within 30 days after inauguration or risk impeachment by the National Assembly or state…

Herdsman Arrested, Cattle Seized After Herdsmen Attack Amotekun In Ondo

The Ondo State Security Network Agency, Amotekun, on Wednesday said some herdsmen attacked its operatives on a farm at Osi Community, in Akure North Local Government Area of the state,…

INEC Declares PDP’s Ibrahim Tukur Candidate Winner Of Zamfara Bye-election

The PDP has claimed another crucial victory over the APC in Zamfara state – Ibrahim Tukur, the candidate’s party in the Bakura constituency by-election defeated the APC’s candidate, Bello Dankande…

Insecurity: Buhari May Shun Reps’ Summons Over Fear Of PDP Lawmakers

Feelers from the presidency on Wednesday showed that Pres­ident Muhammadu Buhari may not honour the invitation by the House of Representatives to ap­pear before it over the rising spate of…

DHQ: Amnesty International Blackmailing Nigerian Military

The Defence Headquarters has accused Amnesty International (AI) of blackmailing the Nigerian military in its recent report, which accused the military of crimes against older people in the Northeast. The…

Uche Ogah: South East Governors Taking Credit For FG’s Projects

The Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development , Uche Ogah , on Wednesday accused Peoples Democratic Party governors in the South East of allegedly taking credit for projects…

ASUU: FG Lied, We Didn’t Reach Agreement To Suspend Strike Dec 9

THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has denied that it reached an agreement with the federal government to suspend its ongoing strike on December 9, 2020. The Union insisted…

Okonjo Iweala: Nigeria To Get COVID-19 Vaccines From January 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former minister of finance, has assured Nigeria and other African countries of access to COVID-19 vaccines as from the end of January through the first quarter of 2021,…

Anambra Pensioners Reject Christmas Rice, Want Retirement Benefits Paid

Retirees in Anambra State have rejected the annual bags of rice given to them by the state governor, Willie Obiano, saying all they want is their retirement benefits paid or…

Abolishment Of School Whatsapp Groups Only For A Particular Zone – Katsina Govt

The Katsina State Government says it has not banned the use of WhatsApp and other social media platforms by staff of secondary schools in the state, IgbereTV reports. A widely…

COVID-19 Update For December 9 2020 In Nigeria

474 New COVID-19 Cases, 132 Discharged And 2 Deaths On December 9 474 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria;FCT-180Lagos-134Kebbi-45Adamawa-26Plateau-16Enugu-14Taraba-14Gombe-12Nasarawa-8Yobe-8Rivers-5Ogun-5Kwara-2Ekiti-2Sokoto-2Osun-1 474 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; FCT-180Lagos-134Kebbi-45Adamawa-26Plateau-16Enugu-14Taraba-14Gombe-12Nasarawa-8Yobe-8Rivers-5Ogun-5Kwara-2Ekiti-2Sokoto-2Osun-1 70,669 confirmed65,242 discharged1,184 deaths pic.twitter.com/0PJYG8VipU — NCDC…

Ozekhome Counters Malami, Says NASS Has Constitutional Powers To Summon Buhari

Chief Mike Ozekhome (SAN), constitutional lawyer and human rights activist on Wednesday said the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria empowers the National Assembly to summon President Muhammadu Buhari…