Category Archives: Breaking

Declare State Of Emergency In South West – Prof Soyinka On Insecurity

The Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on Thursday expressed concerns over the spate of insecurity in the South-Western part of the country. The literary icon and renowned playwright said there was the need for urgent action to be taken by stakeholders to address the issue. He stated this while speaking with journalists at the Fagunwa…

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DSS Re-arrests Journalist For Supporting Sowore On Social Media

Barely 24 hours after releasing a former Politics Editor with Daily Trust, Ibrahim Dan-Halilu, the Department of State Services on Wednesday arrested him again in Kaduna State. Dan-Halilu was arrested on Sunday for supporting the #RevolutionNow movement led by SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore. A source close to the journalist said, “Dan-Halilu was arrested on Sunday…

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Apologise To Nigerians For Dragging Them Into A Desperate Situation – Northern Group Tells Buhari

The Coalition of Northern Groups on Wednesday asked President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise to the nation for allegedly dragging the country to a desperate situation. The group, in a statement by its spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, further urged the President to own up on his inadequacies and take steps to address national grievances. It said although…

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EFCC Takes Ex-INEC Chairman Maurice Iwu To Court Over Alleged N1.2bn Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), is set to arraign a former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC), Prof. Maurice Iwu for alleged money laundering. According to The Guardian, It was gathered that Iwu will be arraigned at a federal High Court, sitting in Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on money…

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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday as Public Holidays For Eid-el-Kabir Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday, August, 12th and Tuesday, 13th, as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in Abuja on Tuesday, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion. She also called on all Nigerians,…

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