Category Archives: Breaking

Senate Confirms Aliyu Abubakar, Buhari’s Nominee Rejected in 2016

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday has approved the appointment of  Mr Aliyu Abubakar, as a non-executive commissioner on the board of the National Communications Commission. Abubakar, from Bauchi State, was nominated to represent the North-East last week on the board by President Muhammadu Buhari for the same position despite his rejection by the eighth Senate because of…

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Bauchi Governor’s Wife Commends Fidelity Bank On Free Medical Outreach

Wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammad has commended Fidelity Bank for providing free medical outreach to 1,000 people in Misau Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. The outreach was organised by the Al-Muhibbah Foundation in collaboration with staff members of the bank.…

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Non-Oil Exports: Fidelity Bank, NEPC, LBS Trains 100 MSMEs In Kano

Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender is training over 100 SMEs at the 8th edition of the highly acclaimed Export Management Programme (EMP) with the aim of providing impactful, world-class support to Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kano State. Organised by the bank in strategic partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the…

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Senate Confirms Tanko As Chief Justice of Nigeria

The Nigerian Senate has on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of Justice Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. The upper chamber of the Nigeria’s bicameral legislature questioned Muhammad on corruption, administration of criminal justice and the poor funding of the judiciary. Prior to this time, President Muhammadu Buhari had on July 11, 2019,…

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CAN Denies Sending Pastors To COZA on Solidarity Visit, Says Investigation Is Still Ongoing

Following a viral video of two pastors who were allegedly representing the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and paid a visit to the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) to stand with its pastor after he was accused of Rape. The Christian central body has denied such solidarity move, disassociating themselves from the visit. COZA founder…

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You’ve Failed Nigerians As A Government – Wole Soyinka Swipes At Buhari

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has taken a swipe at the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the administration has failed Nigerians over its approach to the herders/farmers’ crisis and other security problems bedeviling the country. According to Punch, Soyinka said this on Sunday at his residence in Ijegba, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun State…

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Atiku, PDP Claims Witnesses Scheduled To Testify At Tribunal Were Attacked

Proceedings at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja were halted on Friday following the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that their witnesses scheduled to testify were attacked on their way from Zamfara. Atiku and the PDP, who are challenging the…

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Daughter Of Yoruba Socio-cultural Organisation “Afenifere” Chairman

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has stated that it has received information that the daughter of the organisation’s chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen. According to Punch, the spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, made this known on Friday. According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading…

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Two Students Injured As Gunmen Invade UI Female Hostel

Gunmen yesterday reportedly invaded a female hostel at the University of Ibadan and carted away valuables after assaulting some female occupants of the hostel. It was gathered from authorities of the institution that the armed men came around 1:00am yesterday morning and invaded Awo Hall. It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about ten  robbed…

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