Tiwa

Sex Tape: Yul Edochie Praises Tiwa As Singer Loses 4 Endorsements

Famous Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has applauded Tiwa Savage’s position in the aftermath of her leaked video amid the outrage across Nigeria’s social media platforms. Despite the commotion that has surrounded the leaked tape, the artist who has been making news for days now has continued to maintain her composure amidst the different opinions that have greeted…

Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army Confirms Death of ISWAP Leader

The Nigerian Army Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Lucky Irabo, on Thursday, confirmed the death of Musab al-Barnawi, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist group. The confirmation was made during a media briefing organized by the presidential communications team at the presidential villa, Abuja, on Thursday. There were recent reports which claimed the…

National security

National Security: a duty of Government

National security or national defense is the security and defense of a nation state, including its citizens, economy, and institutions, which is regarded as a duty of government. Originally conceived as protection against military attack, national security is now widely understood to include also non-military dimensions, including the security from terrorism, minimization of crime, economic…

South-East governors

South-East Governors Dares Ipob Over Sit-At-Home Order

In what could be described as a daring move, the governors of the insecurity-ravaged South-East governors Nigeria have unanimously agreed to bring to an end the festering sit-at-home orders issued by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and support security agencies to forestall peace in the region. Rising from the meeting of South-East governors, leaders,…

Nigeria

Nigeria, Home or Hades?

There goes the question like it has been for days; How safe is Nigeria? Is it our heaven or our Hades? When the flag of ethnicity still flutters over this land of TWO SHINING RIVERS, and ever since ‘The Tribe’ infiltrated, my people have been mis-governed. Killings of innocent souls have become the norm in…

Independence or In Dependence

Growing up in Nigeria, every child must know the chant ‘First of October 1960, Nigeria got Independence..oh FREEDOM, FREEDOM everywhere….. History has it that the people sang and danced because the Queen was no longer The Head of State. The jubilation was beyond compare because Power over Nigeria will now be held by a Nigerian.…

Adegboruwa

2023 Elections: Adegboruwa said one group is opposed by the constitution

Human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN), has said that the 1999 Constitution recognises the principle of power spread and opposes the dominance of one ethnic group against the others in terms of power-sharing. Adegboruwa also described as “insensitive”the resolution of the 19 Northern Governors after their meeting in Kaduna on Monday, opposing power shift to…

arms proliferation

Control against Arms Proliferation

The recent transmission by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of two executive bills to the National Assembly to control arms proliferation and regulate the importation of explosives into the country appears in order. But deeper scrutiny exposes the regime’s tactless approach and the helplessness of security forces in curbing arms smuggling into Nigeria.…

President Buhari

President Buhari finally approves 5G Network in Nigeria

The President Buhari Muhammadu led government has approved the National Policy on fifth generation (5G) networks for the country’s digital economy. According to a report on Naija news, the policy was approved on Wednesday, 8th September, 2021 during the weekly Federal Executive Council presided by President Buhari himself. Confirming the development in a statement, Femi…

Physical Presence Is Mandatory For Membership Registration – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that the upcoming membership registration to its party will require the physical presence of intending members and members alike. According to the political party, the move is to ensure that members’ data are captured during the membership registration and revalidation exercise. While speaking on Thursday at a workshop…

Buhari Relieves Service Chiefs, Makes New Appointments

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has relieved the senior Service Chiefs of their duties; appointing replacements in the respective cabinets. In a statement released on Tuesday afternoon by Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, the president had thanked the outgoing Chiefs for their endeavours and time during their service to the country, whilst announcing the newly…

OAU Announces Resumption Date For Academic Activities

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has announced its resumption date for academic activities. The prestigious Institution had released a statement titled, ‘Resumption of academic activities for 2019/2020 academic session’, after a meeting held by its Senate on Tuesday. According to the statement, final year students will be allowed into residence on the 7th of February,…

Education Minister Reaffirms January 18 School Resumption Date

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has confirmed that the January 18, 2021 school resumption date will stand. According to a statement released on Thursday, by Bem Goong – the Ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, the Education Minister stated that the decision was reached following extensive consultations with state governors, commissioners of…

Twenty-One Commissioners of Police Redeployed By IGP

About twenty-one Commissioners of Police have been redeployed to new commands and formations; following an order by the Inspector-General of Police,Mohammed Adamu. According to a statement on Tuesday from Aremu Adeniran – the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, CSP, the redeployments will take immediate effect as directed by the Force’s Inspection-General. Some of the redeployed…

PDP Felicitates With Obiozor After Victory In Ohanaeze Ndigbo Election

Newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo – the Igbo socio-cultural organization – Professor George Obiozor has been congratulated by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the Ex-National Ambassador to United States, Israel and Cyprus was lauded with accolades after his victory in Sunday’s election;…

President Buhari, Osinbajo and Other Leaders Will Receive COVID-19 Vaccine on Live TV – Shuaib

The Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has announced that Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will receive Covid-19 vaccine on live television, alongside other top and prominent Nigerian leaders including Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss…

FG Sanction Passport Holders, Travellers, Govt. Officials For Skipping COVID-19 Test Protocols

The Federal Government has sanctioned travellers, government officials and other passport holders; for failing to undergo compulsory COVID-19 tests after returning into the country. Dr Sani Aliyu – the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 – spoke extensively in a video released on Twitter; by the Ministry of Information and Culture on…

COVID 19: More NYSC Members Test Positive, PTF Speaks On Rising Rate Of Infections, Commences Sanctioning of Defaulting Passengers

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19 has announced that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Boss Mustapha– The Chairman of the PTF on Covid-19 – had informed the public during Tuesday’s briefing at Abuja. The Chairman who spoke extensively, explained that the PTF had…

COVID-19 Vaccines May Arrive In Nigeria By January – Ehanire

The Nigerian Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has stated that Covid-19 vaccines could possibly arrive in the country by January, 2021. The Minister, who attended the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday at Abuja – presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, was on ground to address State House correspondents, assuring that a technical group…

NCC Orders Network Providers To Block SIM Cards Registered Without NIN after Dec. 30

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunication companies to block SIM Cards not registered with National Identity Numbers (NIN) after December 30. In a meeting held on Monday, – the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the National Identity Management Commission…

FG Suspends Issuance Of Licenses For Free Trade Zones, Inaugurates Performance Evaluation Panel

The Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended the issuance of licences for the operation of free trade zones (FTZs) across the country. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo revealed the development during the inauguration of the panel set up to evaluate the performance of Free Trade Zones; which was held on Monday.…

Lagos State Governor Self-Isolates After Aide Contracts COVID-19

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reportedly gone into self-isolation after one his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 While speaking on Friday, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi had confirmed the news and stated that other members of the Governor’s team will be tested for COVID-19 and will remain in self-isolation till…

Onuachu bags third brace of the season, Dessers scores as Genk extend unbeaten run against Antwerp

The Nigeria internationals delivered impressive performances in front of goal to inspire the Blue and White to their seventh consecutive win Paul Onuachu grabbed his third brace of the season while Cyriel Dessers scored as Genk secured a 4-2 victory over Royal Antwerp in Sunday’s Belgian First Division A game. Onuachu has been delivering eye-catching…

Abiru Emerges Winner Of Lagos East Senatorial Bye-Election

The All Progressives Congress candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, has been declared winner of the Lagos East senatorial bye-election conducted on Saturday. In an announcement made by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Abiru had amassed a total of 89,204 votes defeating his rival Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who emerged with 11,257 votes.…

Senate Urges Present Administration To Purchase COVID-19 Vaccine

The Muhammadu Buhari led administration has been urged by the Senate to release necessary funds required for the purchase and administration of COVID-19 vaccine in the country. The Senate made their intentions known during Thursday’s seating by directing the Committees on Health and Primary Health Care to invite the Ministry of Health and the Presidential…

Senate Confirms Re-appointment of Yakubu As INEC Chairman

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). His re-appointment comes after he was selected by President Muhammadu Buhari to chair the electoral body two months ago. Mahmood Yakubu, who oversaw the previous elections held Nationwide will become the first chairman of the electoral…

Ekanola Secures Approval As Acting VC From UI Governing Council

Newly elected acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adebola Ekanola has yesterday secured the approval of The Governing Council of the University of Ibadan. Prof. Ekanola’s appointment comes after an election was held at the University’s International Conference Centre in Ibadan and was presided over by Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun who is the Provost, College of Medicine. His…

NIN Compulsory For Driver’s Licence Renewal and Vehicle Registration – FRSC

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi has said that the FRSC will introduce the National Identity Number (NIN) information for vehicle registration by the first quarter of 2021. Mr Oyeyemi also stated that driver’s licence would no longer be issued without the NIN information from next month. The Corps Marshall expressed his…

Okocha: I will Score Rohr 7 Over 10

Former Super Eagles skipper and talisman, Austin Jay Jay Okocha believes that Nigerian coach, Gernot Rohr has done a considerably good job since taking charge of Nigeria’s national team. The German tactician has been subject of heavy criticism in recent times especially after the forgettable performance in the two legged AFCON qualifiers encounter against Sierra…

Nigerian Money

Nigerian Money

Nigerian Money: The House says Akpabio is trying to distract Nigerians from the investigation into the financial activities of the NDDC. The House says Godswill Akpabio’s should go ahead and publicly publish a list of names of lawmakers who received contracts from the NDDC like he alleged [BBC] The House says Godswill Akpabio’s should go…

Arewa youths react as Atiku’s son declaration

Arewa youths react as Atiku’s son declaration

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has reacted to reports that Atiku Abubakar, former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, will be running for the same office in 2023. One of Atiku’s sons, Abubakar Adamu had explained that the former Vice President would contest for the presidency again in 2023 because “he has been an astute, strategic,…