Category: News & Investigation

Nigeria, Africa’s Largest Economy Moving out of Recession

*Ghana’s growth continues to be strong* The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team...

Police Authorities Promotes EFCC Chairman Magu, 17 others

The Police Service Commission (PSC) on Friday pronounced the promotion of 18 senior officers. Amongst them was Ibrahim Magu, the acting chairman of Economic and...

End Incessant Herdsmen Attacks, Killings, Bishop Charges Buhari

BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Abakaliki* The Bishop of Methodist Church, Diocese of Abakaliki, Bishop Lawson Elom, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to put an end to the...

Airtel, MTN Lead Pack for 100.9m Internet Users in NIgeria

*MTN meets govt stakeholders ahead of market launch Two telecommunications giants, Airtel and MTN, are in competition in a renewed race for internet subscription in...

Nigeria is Doomed If Buhari Wins in 2019, Says Activist

BY STANLEY AHUKANNA in Umuahia A pro-democratic activist and promoter Paul Ikechukwu Njoku has foretold that Nigeria would be worse than Greece if President Muhammadu...

Osinbajo presides over FEC as Lai Mohammed Presents Ministry’s Scorecard

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) as the Federal Ministries of Information and Culture as well as Women Affairs...

Pope’s Confusing Teaching Rejected, as Cardinals Issue Declaration on Marriage

In response to the ever-growing confusion and scandal in the Catholic Church created by Pope Francis’s ambiguous teachings on divorce, remarriage, and adultery,...

Eko Disco Refutes Allegations of Non-remittance to NBET

*Explains power outage in Ikoyi, others* BY REMI FAYEMI in Lagos• The Eko Electricity Distribution Company has said it remitted payment in respect of the bulk energy...

Buhari Wants Senate Confirmation of NPC Members

Nigeria’s President, Mr. Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday requested the Senate to confirm the appointments of 23 members of the National Population Commission (NPC)....

Buhari’s Second Term Declaration a Nullity, Says HURIWA

A leading pro-democracy and non-governmental organisation, Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has declared as a nullity, the declaration of...

2019 Election: Why I Decided to Run for Second Term, Delares Buhari

After several months suspense, pandering and postulations, President Muhammadu Buhari has formally announced his intention to seek a second term in office in 2019...

Mark at 70 Groans over Hardship, Violence in Nigeria

Former President of the Senate and the longest serving senator, Senator David Mark has groaned over the level of hardship people are through in the country just as he...

Presidential Aide Defends Buhari’s Approval of $1bn Security Fund

Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticising President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only...

FG Receives N263.28bn from FAAC Allocation in February, Says NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said that the Nigerian Government received a total of N263. 28 billion from the N635.55 billion Federation Account...

Presidency Reacts to Obasanjo’s Criticisms, Says He Hates Buhari Administration

The Presidency on Monday night said the administration of President Muhammad Buhari would not join issues with former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments on...

Gov Umahi Appoints New SSG

•’All isn’t well with your administration’, Ebonyi SSG who resigned tells Umahi• Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has appointed Dr. Hygenius...

Victim of Police Brutality Begs Buhari to Intervene

 BY EMMANUEL EDOM• A cictim of Police brutality, Mr. David Ehiosun, who was shot on his left leg by a trigger happy mobile policeman, Inspector Sunday Omoseigho in...

Lagos State: Two Firms Associated with Tinubu, Ambode’s Assistant to Collect Land Use Charge

Two companies, associated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) leader, Mr. Bola Tinubu, and Mr. Lasisi Olalekan, Special Adviser on Taxation to Mr. Akinwumi Ambode,...

Your List of Looters is ‘Hollow and Laughable,’ PDP Tells Buhari Govt.

BY CHUKS NNOCHIRI in Abuja• Nigeria’s opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the list of the alleged “looters” made public by the...

Easter: Saraki, Obaseki, Bello Ask Nigerians to Emulate Virtues of Christ

As Christians all over the world celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin...