Nigeria’s Democracy Clocks 22 years

On May 29, 1999, when President Olusegun Obasanjo was inaugurated as president after about 16 decades of military interregnum, positive excitements swept through the nation from urban centres to rural areas; from Lagos to Maiduguri. But 22 years later, each expectation conceived in 1999 was aborted, and the Motherland is now in a very critical condition, facing the danger of …

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Nigerian govt shortlists 47 directors for the vacant of permanent secretary

The Federal Government has shortlisted 47 directors for the vacant permanent secretary places from the federal civil service. The Manager of Press and Public Relations, Office of the Civil Service of the Federation, Aminu AbdulGaniyu, who disclosed this in an announcement on Saturday, said the capacity evaluation for the places would continue May 31. The supervisors will fill the vacant …

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FG seeks global action to combat against drug trafficking, terrorism, says Marwa

The national government has urged world leaders to reinforce international collaboration as part of attempts to successfully fight terrorism and drug trafficking in addition to other kinds of crimes. This is as Nigeria expressed concerns over the incidence of illegal financial flows from developing to developed markets of the world. These were parts of the positions presented by Nigeria at …

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APC Chieftains welcomed Governor Ben Ayade who defected to APC

Chieftains of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Cross River State have welcomed Governor Ben Ayade who defected to the celebration on Thursday at Calabar. He advised the governor that”Cross River State has always been in the Egyptian Nigeria politics. There’s no gainsaying the fact that the past 6 years of being in the opposition has impacted the State negatively, even …

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Mother, two children burnt beyond recognition in gas explosion in Delta

A 34-year-old girl and her two children have been reportedly burnt beyond recognition in a gas explosion in the Amekpa area, in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the episode occurred on Tuesday evening once the gas cylinder the deceased used in cooking abruptly exploded. The names of the girl and her children could …

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Senate summons CCT Chairman, Danladi Umar over assault on security guard

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges, and Public Petitions has summoned Danladi Umar, Chairman of this Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT), to testify before the board on June 7, 2020. The committee had previously given the CCT chairman a two-week grace period to react to a request filed against him in connection with an alleged assault on a security guard …

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Champions the goals of Sustain Interventions in Infrastructural Development

Through time, the country and by extension, the market, had been crippled by an infrastructural deficit that cut across all sectors. With each administration, attempts to handle it was done in half steps or without political will. However, recently, the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), has begun to champion change through interventions that are sustainable. Aside that, the authority, which …

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BREAKING:’ Suspected ‘Yahoo boys’ protest, block major roads over Incessant Arrest in Osun

There is palpable fear in Osogbo funding of Osun State as some suspected internet fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Yahoo boys’ stormed the streets to protest against alleged arrest by Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The Country accumulated EFCC operatives had stormed Adetunji Estate and Hallelujah Estate in Osogbo to detain suspected internet fraudsters on Monday night but youths from …

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Baba Ijesha Granted Bail on health grounds

Nollywood celebrity, Mr. Olanrewaju James, popularly called Baba Ijesha, was last night awarded bail from the Lagos State Police Command. He was being detained by police for the alleged sexual assault of a minor. A source close to the celebrity confirmed last night he was granted bail on health grounds. It was gathered his bail conditions were being perfected as …

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PFN plans to sponsor 200 Christian youths for Unemployment with Skills Acquisition

In its efforts to tackle unemployment in the country, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) yesterday voiced its determination to create prosperity and employment opportunities for Christian youths through ability acquisitions. The President of PFN, Bishop Wale Oke, made the revelation at a three-day federal leaders’ retreat of their entire body with the theme:’Gideon’s Army’, held in the Global Skills …

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FBN Crisis And financial sector

The current boardroom crisis from the 127-year-old First Bank of Nigeria Ltd (FBN) that culminated from the intervention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has again raised corporate governance concerns in the financial sector. The country is replete with relics of unsuccessful institutions both in the public and private businesses, occasioned by sundry ills, including poor corporate governance, mind-boggling …

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Nigeria’s power grid suffered another system collapse Again

The nation’s power grid suffered another system collapse, throwing Nigerians into darkness and departing companies to hook on to alternative electricity sources. Nigeria’s erratic power grid, along with the resulting precarious energy supply is a key issue hindering growth in the continent’s biggest economy. On the other hand, the nation has continued to implement tariff increases in state-controlled costs because …

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Aki And PawPaw Considering At Working On A New Joint film Project

Nollywood celebrities, Chinedu Ikedieze aka Aki, and Osita Iheme aka PawPaw may have decided to heed the call of supporters to get a comeback after many years. The movie stars engaged in a back and forth over the possibility of a joint film or series project after several calls from fans to collaborate again. Recently PawPaw took to Instagram to …

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NSIA revenue hits N160b

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) recorded an income of N160.06 billion last year, signalling 343 per cent more compared to the N36.15 billion income it recorded the preceding year. Announcing its 2020 audited financial reports in a digital platform, Managing Director of NSIA Mr. Uche Orji said despite the challenges of Covid-19, NSIA had a solid year. He attributed …

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Nigerian women in film welcome standard, union degree fee structure in Nigerian Film Industry

Initiated by the Co-founder of Inkblot Productions Zulumoke Oyibo, the IWIF was created to advocate for women’s inclusiveness and unbiased entry into the Nigerian Film Industry. With the purpose of handling societal, professional and ethical issues surrounding women in Nollywood, IWIF aims at creating a working environment that’s safe and free. One of the problems discussed in the lunch was …

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Adamawa Police Command deploys 1,207 personnel for Sallah celebration

The Adamawa State Police Command has deployed 1,207 personnel to secure citizens over the span of the Sallah celebration. The personnel are to boost visibility policing throughout the 21 local government regions of the State and protect against crime while individuals go about feasting at the soul of the year. Read Also:¬†¬†Matawalle denies paying ransom to secure release of 26 …

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IPOB deny planned attack on Lagos, allegations baseless

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described an allegation from Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, it, along with Oodua Republic agitators, intends to execute attacks on soft targets in Lagos, as baseless, false and tribal, including that it had been hatched to cause division between both caring and friendly states Nnamdi Kanu, leader of IPOB who said …

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Nigerians mock presidency over robbery attack on Ibrahim Gambari’s residence

The Presidency on Monday night confirmed that there was a ridiculous effort to burgle Gambari’s residence. That is coming at a time where there are worries in the country about the increasing insecurity in the country. The current attack at Aso Rock has stirred reactions from Nigerians who advised the government over its failure to secure the Presidential villa. According …

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