Category Archives: Breaking

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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EFCC Freezes N9.9bn Bank Accounts Linked To Former Lagos State Governor, Ambode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has frozen three bank accounts containing a total of N9.9bn linked to the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. According to reports from Punch in June, loyalists of the ruling All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, had decided to drag Ambode to the EFCC for investigation.…

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Buhari Commends Nigerians For Ignoring ‘Revolution’ March

Pres. Buhari has thanked millions of Nigerians, who deliberately ignored calls on social media to join a phantom ‘revolution’ but instead went about their businesses. The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday. The statement read in parts:…

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Buhari Media Organisation Slams Falana, Soyinka Over #RevolutionNow Commentss

The Buhari Media Organisation has criticised Nobel Laurate, Prof Wole Soyinka, and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN),  for their comments  over  the  Federal Government’s  handling of the ‘#RevolutionNow’ protests. In a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju,  and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, the group accused the duo  of encouraging a move it said was …

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DSS Grants El-Zakzaky’s Request To Travel Out For Medicals

The Department of State Services has confirmed receipt of a court order granting the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky to travel to India for medical attention. According to Pumch, the service said it was currently liaising with relevant stakeholders to allow him travel to seek medical attention in India. This was…

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Villareal Confirms Samuel Chukwueze’s Return

Nigerian Forward, Samuel Chukwueze has returned to his Spanish club Villarreal ahead of the 2019-20 season. The winger has teamed up with the rest of Javier Calleja’s squad after helping the Super Eagles finish third in the Africa Cup of Nations The forward was given an extended break after featuring in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, where…

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